Special Report

Oldest County in Every State

cherokee_county_courthouse_in_centre_ala
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1. Cherokee County, Alabama
> Median age: 45.4
> State median age: 38.4
> Population 65+: 19.8%
> Avg. retirement income: $17,689

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska
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2. Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska
> Median age: 50.4
> State median age: 33.4
> Population 65+: 21.6%
> Avg. retirement income: $21,472

La Paz County, Arizona
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3. La Paz County, Arizona
> Median age: 54.8
> State median age: 36.8
> Population 65+: 35.2%
> Avg. retirement income: $21,292

Baxter County Arkansas
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4. Baxter County, Arkansas
> Median age: 51.5
> State median age: 37.7
> Population 65+: 29.6%
> Avg. retirement income: $21,510

Sierra County, California
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5. Sierra County, California
> Median age: 54.5
> State median age: 35.8
> Population 65+: 24.4%
> Avg. retirement income: $31,008