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The Oldest County in Every State

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Oklahoma: McIntosh County
> Median Age: 47.7 years (state: 36.7 years)
> Population 65 and over: 25.7% (state: 15.7%)
> Total population: 19,677
> Life expectancy: 74.7 years
> County seat: Eufaula

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Oregon: Wheeler County
> Median Age: 56.9 years (state: 39.5 years)
> Population 65 and over: 34.4% (state: 17.6%)
> Total population: 1,417
> Life expectancy: N/A
> County seat: Fossil

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Pennsylvania: Sullivan County
> Median Age: 54.5 years (state: 40.9 years)
> Population 65 and over: 28.0% (state: 18.3%)
> Total population: 6,038
> Life expectancy: 77.5 years
> County seat: Laporte

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Rhode Island: Newport County
> Median Age: 45.8 years (state: 40.0 years)
> Population 65 and over: 22.2% (state: 17.3%)
> Total population: 82,731
> Life expectancy: 81.6 years
> County seat: Newport

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South Carolina: McCormick County
> Median Age: 56.6 years (state: 39.7 years)
> Population 65 and over: 34.5% (state: 17.7%)
> Total population: 9,495
> Life expectancy: 72.5 years
> County seat: McCormick

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