How Many People Die From Dementia in Every State

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10. Minnesota
> Dementia-linked death rate: 79.9 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 5,672 (17th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 43.6%
> Total population: 5,576,606
> Share of population 65 and older: 15.4% (19th lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.3 (11th highest)

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9. Massachusetts
> Dementia-linked death rate: 81.3 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 7,584 (11th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 24.3%
> Total population: 6,859,819
> Share of population 65 and older: 16.1% (24th highest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.4 (8th highest)

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8. Georgia
> Dementia-linked death rate: 81.8 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 7,659 (10th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 56.0%
> Total population: 10,429,379
> Share of population 65 and older: 13.4% (4th lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 72.5 (4th lowest)

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7. North Carolina
> Dementia-linked death rate: 82.3 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 9,503 (8th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 45.1%
> Total population: 10,273,419
> Share of population 65 and older: 15.9% (23rd lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 72.8 (17th lowest)

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6. Oregon
> Dementia-linked death rate: 83.0 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 4,274 (25th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 43.3%
> Total population: 4,142,776
> Share of population 65 and older: 17.1% (12th highest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 72.6 (9th lowest)