Special Report

The Youngest County in Every State

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Alabama: Pike County
> Median age: 31.2 years (state: 39.0 years)
> Population under 18: 19.4% (state: 22.5%)
> Population 65 and over: 14.8% (state: 16.5%)
> Total population: 33,333
> Largest place in county: Troy

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Alaska: Kusilvak Census Area
> Median age: 24.1 years (state: 34.3 years)
> Population under 18: 40.4% (state: 25.0%)
> Population 65 and over: 5.5% (state: 11.2%)
> Total population: 8,250
> Largest place in county: Hooper Bay

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Arizona: Coconino County
> Median age: 30.7 years (state: 37.7 years)
> Population under 18: 20.7% (state: 23.2%)
> Population 65 and over: 12.0% (state: 17.1%)
> Total population: 141,274
> Largest place in county: Flagstaff

Arkansas: Washington County
> Median age: 32.0 years (state: 38.1 years)
> Population under 18: 24.5% (state: 23.5%)
> Population 65 and over: 11.4% (state: 16.6%)
> Total population: 232,289
> Largest place in county: Fayetteville

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California: Tulare County
> Median age: 31.0 years (state: 36.5 years)
> Population under 18: 31.0% (state: 23.0%)
> Population 65 and over: 11.2% (state: 14.0%)
> Total population: 461,898
> Largest place in county: Visalia