Special Report

The Oldest County in Every State

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Massachusetts: Barnstable County
> Median age: 53.3 years (state: 39.5 years)
> Population under 18: 15.3% (state: 20.0%)
> Population 65 and over: 29.8% (state: 16.2%)
> Total population: 213,496
> Largest place in county: Barnstable Town

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Michigan: Ontonagon County
> Median age: 58.6 years (state: 39.7 years)
> Population under 18: 12.4% (state: 21.9%)
> Population 65 and over: 35.4% (state: 16.7%)
> Total population: 5,877
> Largest place in county: Ontonagon

Minnesota: Aitkin County
> Median age: 55.5 years (state: 38.0 years)
> Population under 18: 16.7% (state: 23.3%)
> Population 65 and over: 32.5% (state: 15.4%)
> Total population: 15,834
> Largest place in county: Aitkin

Mississippi: Carroll County
> Median age: 47.6 years (state: 37.5 years)
> Population under 18: 19.2% (state: 23.9%)
> Population 65 and over: 22.9% (state: 15.4%)
> Total population: 10,070
> Largest place in county: Vaiden

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Missouri: Hickory County
> Median age: 55.0 years (state: 38.6 years)
> Population under 18: 17.0% (state: 22.6%)
> Population 65 and over: 33.5% (state: 16.5%)
> Total population: 9,404
> Largest place in county: Hermitage

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