Raleigh has 2nd fastest growing senior population

“Raleigh has 2nd fastest growing senior population” headlined by TBJ.

“While the Raleigh-Cary metro currently is low on senior citizens as a percentage of total population, that segment is growing at the second-fastest rate in the U.S., according to a report by Forbes.

Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, Forbes ranked the 53 largest U.S. metros based on the rate of growth of the senior population from 2010 to 2014. Atlanta saw the highest growth, at 20 percent, followed by Raleigh, at 18.1 percent, and Las Vegas, at 17.7 percent….

Here are the 10 metros with the highest percentage growth in the senior share of the population:
Las Vegas
Portland, Oregon
Jacksonville, Florida
Austin, Texas
Sacramento, California
Tucson, Arizona”
as reported by TBJ.


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