The Worst States to Grow Old In

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6. New Hampshire
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 17.6% (9th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 5.8% (the lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 32.3% (8th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 15.1 years (7th highest)

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7. Montana
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 18.1% (5th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 7.2% (9th lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 31.4% (11th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 14.6 years (19th highest)

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8. Utah
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 10.8% (the lowest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 6.4% (2nd lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 32.0% (9th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 15.0 years (9th highest)

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9. Minnesota
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 15.4% (19th lowest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 7.0% (4th lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 28.9% (20th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 15.6 years (3rd highest)

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10. Massachusetts
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 16.1% (24th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 9.0% (19th highest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 34.9% (3rd highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 15.0 years (9th highest)