Total Senior (65+) Population in Arizona by Race
Arizona seniors are still mostly Caucasian, but all races are experiencing dramatic percentage increases in the 65+ population. From 2006-2007 Maricopa County showed the largest numeric increases in the country in Asian/Pacific Islanders, American Indian/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic/Latino populations. In 2010-2050 there are expected to be large percentage increases in all 60+ populations with projects of the following: Whites 74%, Blacks 270%, Hispanics 593%, Amer Ind/AS Native 188%, and Asian/PacIsl 367%. The largest growth by far will be posted by the Hispanic population detailed in a separate section.