The Worst States to Grow Old In

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11. Kansas
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 15.4% (18th lowest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 7.3% (10th lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 29.5% (18th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 14.2 years (25th lowest)

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12. Washington
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 15.1% (11th lowest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 8.0% (18th lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 32.6% (5th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 15.1 years (7th highest)

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13. Hawaii
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 17.8% (8th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 9.3% (14th highest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 31.8% (10th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 16.2 years (the highest)

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14. Delaware
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 18.0% (6th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 8.5% (25th highest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 28.9% (20th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 14.7 years (16th highest)

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15. South Dakota
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 16.3% (23rd highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 8.0% (18th lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 25.4% (18th lowest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 15.0 years (9th highest)