The Worst States to Grow Old In

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31. Ohio
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 16.6% (18th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 7.7% (13th lowest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 22.5% (9th lowest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 13.2 years (15th lowest)

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32. Pennsylvania
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 17.8% (7th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 8.5% (25th highest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 24.1% (14th lowest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 13.9 years (20th lowest)

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33. North Carolina
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 15.9% (23rd lowest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 9.1% (17th highest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 26.0% (22nd lowest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 12.7 years (10th lowest)

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34. Michigan
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 16.7% (15th highest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 8.5% (25th highest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 24.4% (15th lowest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 13.9 years (20th lowest)

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35. California
> Pct. of pop. age 65+: 13.9% (6th lowest)
> 65 and older poverty rate: 10.2% (7th highest)
> 65 and older bachelor’s deg. attainment: 31.3% (12th highest)
> Healthy life expectancy after 65: 14.7 years (16th highest)