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Jasper County Demographic Report on the Population of Elders: An Overview of Census 2000 Data Population total Jackson County Age Distribution Total in 2000 30043 2000 Total in 2006 (est.) 32296 % Growth 2000-2006 7.5% 1500 Ages 65 and over in 2000 3737 1000 Ages 65 and over in 2006 4209 % 65 and over in 2006 12.03% 500 total number % Growth (65+) 2000-2006 12.6% Population over 85 in 2006 576 0 Population est. 55-64 2006 2785 Spanish Speakers (65+) 0 males Speak little or no Engl. (65+) 0 While the total population of Jasper County age cohort females increased rapidly during the period from 2000 to The ratio of females to males generally increases in 2006, the population ages 65 years and older in the older cohorts. county increased proportionally much faster. Income Distribution among the Population 785 Ages 65 and Older 775 800 700 Jasper County 600 500 425 400 319 320 300 225 (*Number of seniors ages 65 and over by census tract.) 154 200 150 Total Number Income 90 54 39 40 60 70 % of ages 65+ living below poverty level 5.1 100 24 % of total population below poverty level 6.7 Ages 65+ living below 150% of poverty 18.76 0 Labor force participation rate for ages 65+ 13.48 Unemployment rate (%) among labor force 1.59 participants ages 65+ The percentage of seniors in Jasper County that lives below the poverty level is smaller than the percentage of the county’s total population as well as the percentage of seniors across Indiana (7.7%) that lives below the poverty level. The labor-force In Jasper County the income category of $5,000 to participation rate among seniors in Jasper County is $9,999 contains the largest frequency of seniors, as nearly the same as among seniors across Indiana in most counties in Indiana, however, in Jasper (13.93%), but unemployment among seniors in the County there are also nearly as many seniors in the county is lower than among seniors across the state category of $10,000 to $14,999. *Note that income (3.45%). categories for this graph are larger for those making more than $54,999. Jasper County Demographic Report on the Population of Elders: An Overview of Census 2000 Data Housing Jasper County Housing Households with 1 or more 65+ 2577 Characteristics for Seniors 65+ Number of 65+ householders 2385 % 65+ householders who own (v. rent) 82.26 90 82.26 % 65+ householders living in housing 42.14 80 67.5 built before 1960 70 % 65+ householders who moved in 30.4 60 Percent before 1970 50 42.14 41.84 Number of 65+ females living alone 808 40 30.4 26.71 Number of 65+ male living alone 190 30 17.74 21.38 % of householders living alone 41.84 20 % of 65+ householders who pay >35% 21.38 10 0 of income for housing The percentage of senior householders in Jasper County who live in older housing is smaller than the percentage of senior householders who live in older housing across Indiana (48.6%), and the percentage of senior householders in the county who have been living in the same household for over thirty years is also smaller than the corresponding percentage across the state (37.8%). Most householders over 64 years old own their home as opposed to rent, while almost one third of Grandparents as Caregivers for Grandchildren all seniors live alone. The percentage of senior 18 Years Old and Younger householders in Jasper County who own their home is nearly the same as the percentage of senior Tot. % Aged 65+ who live with one or 100 2.82% (of householders who own their home across Indiana more own grandchildren sample) (82.13%). The percentage of householders ages 85 Aged 65+ having primary 20 *20% years and older in the county who own their home is responsibility for grandchildren somewhat larger than the corresponding percentage Aged 65+ live with, but not 70 *70% across the state (70.94%). Finally, the percentage of responsible for grandchildren seniors in Jasper County who live alone is smaller Aged 55-64 who live with one or 150 5.42% (of than the percentage of all seniors who live alone more own grandchildren sample) Aged 55-64 having primary 80 *53.33% across in Indiana (29.11%). responsibility for grandchildren Aged 55-64 live with, but not 80 *53.33% Disabilities among Non- Total responsible for grandchildren institutionalized Population Aged number *Percent of total of those who live with one or more of their own 60+ grandchildren. Sample size for 65+ = 3540; sample size for ages Sensory 525 55-64 = 2770. Physical 1120 This information is provided by the Center on Aging and Community at the learning/remembering/concentrating 375 Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, with funding from the US Administration on Aging, Morgan # 90AM3026. For downloadable Self-care disability 390 formats, visit the link at: http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/cac/. Go-outside-home disability 695 Employment disability 105 Or contact: Philip B. Stafford, Ph.D. at 812-855-2163, firstname.lastname@example.org Percent of ages 65+ with any 42.0 All data was assembled by Frank Marshalek (email@example.com) using disability Census data from Summary Files 1, 2 and 3 and “Special Tabulations for *Categories are not mutually exclusive. (Source: US Census the Aging (www.census.gov), and from census data assembled by the AOA Summary File 3) (http://www.data.aoa.gov).
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