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This Is Where Retirees Are Moving

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5. Hays County, Texas
> Short-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +16.1% (+3,925)
> Long-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +98.8% (+14,092)
> Total 65+ population, July 1, 2020: 28,354, or 11.7% – #230 out of 1,027 counties
> Total population, July 1, 2020: 241,365 – #144 out of 1,027

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4. Denton County, Texas
> Short-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +16.1% (+14,066)
> Long-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +101.8% (+51,204)
> Total 65+ population, July 1, 2020: 101,526, or 11.0% – #40 out of 1,027 counties
> Total population, July 1, 2020: 919,324 – #19 out of 1,027

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3. Wasatch County, Utah
> Short-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +16.3% (+624)
> Long-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +108.1% (+2,311)
> Total 65+ population, July 1, 2020: 4,448, or 12.6% – #835 out of 1,027 counties
> Total population, July 1, 2020: 35,300 – #658 out of 1,027

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2. Lincoln County, South Dakota
> Short-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +16.5% (+1,256)
> Long-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +107.4% (+4,594)
> Total 65+ population, July 1, 2020: 8,873, or 14.1% – #568 out of 1,027 counties
> Total population, July 1, 2020: 63,019 – #461 out of 1,027

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1. Jasper County, South Carolina
> Short-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +20.6% (+1,175)
> Long-term change in 65+ pop, 2018-2020: +128.7% (+3,867)
> Total 65+ population, July 1, 2020: 6,871, or 21.8% – #675 out of 1,027 counties
> Total population, July 1, 2020: 31,588 – #689 out of 1,027

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