Click a marker to display 2010 Census population statistics for each county's age groups. Zoom out or pan the map to view population data for Alaska, Hawaii and other areas of the U.S.
Areas are shaded based on the age 45 to 64 percentage of a county's total population.
While the nation is aging, a few select areas are not only bucking the trend but may actually be getting younger.
View state population estimates, including births, deaths and net migration totals.
The mass exodus of baby boomers from the workforce has been a crisis in the making for years. Yet in many cases the public sector is still not prepared.
The wave of boomer retirees will transform the way cities look, from the way they grow and sprawl to minutiae such as curb heights and the fonts on street signs.
The baby boom generation is about to retire, and it has vastly different wants, needs, likes and dislikes than the generations before them.