How Many People Die From Dementia in Every State

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50. New York
> Dementia-linked death rate: 43.0 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 11,520 (6th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 30.6%
> Total population: 19,849,399
> Share of population 65 and older: 15.9% (25th lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.5 (5th highest)

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49. Hawaii
> Dementia-linked death rate: 49.3 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 1,151 (8th lowest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 40.4%
> Total population: 1,427,538
> Share of population 65 and older: 17.8% (8th highest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.3 (11th highest)

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48. Florida
> Dementia-linked death rate: 51.8 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 17,523 (3rd highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 39.8%
> Total population: 20,984,400
> Share of population 65 and older: 20.1% (the highest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.9 (the highest)

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47. New Jersey
> Dementia-linked death rate: 53.5 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 6,422 (14th highest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 44.1%
> Total population: 9,005,644
> Share of population 65 and older: 15.7% (22nd lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 73.5 (5th highest)

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46. Wyoming
> Dementia-linked death rate: 53.7 per 100,000 people
> Total dementia deaths: 349 (2nd lowest)
> Dementia deaths linked to Alzheimer’s: 60.7%
> Total population: 579,315
> Share of population 65 and older: 15.6% (21st lowest)
> Median age of people 65 and over: 72.6 (9th lowest)