The census bureau website provides data about the american public, such as population size, race, gender, ethnicity, ancestry, housing, commute time, family size, and educational attainment. Aging stats federal interagency forum on aging related statistics is a group of member agencies that provides information on older adults. Workrelated opportunity costs of providing unpaid family. Aarp livability indexthe aarp public policy institute promotes development of sound, creative policies to addressour common need for economic security, health care, and quality of life.
Joint center for housing studies of harvard university. Us census bureau, acs pums, american community survey public use microdata sample. Census data overview the us census bureau provides useful population information that you can use to locate underserved forestland owners such as race, income, education level, and number of people living under the poverty line. After a demographic holiday that lasted nearly two decades, america is now showing signs of societal aging. We work to design policies that help improve life for older americans. Clearly, given the percentage of the population affected by these challenges, identifying effective means to promote optimal function and reduce disability is. Census bureau predicts that by 2050, the number of aians age 65 and older will more than triple and aians age 85 and over will increase.
Census 2000 and 2010, which include the total number of houses and percentages of older house ownersrenters in ohio u. From a geographical perspective, in the united states, state is arguably the most distinguishable unit from an administrative i. Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas. Sortable stats is an interactive data set comprised of behavioral risk factors and health indicators. The aarp public policy institute dataexplorer allows you to search for data on people 50 years and older by topic or location. Contains lots of free public health datasets for downloading on issues that affect race and ethnic minority populations. According to a 2015 analysis of census bureau data, in 20, 17 percent of adults over 50 had a bachelors degree, compared with 23 percent of adults between the ages of 25 and 49. Families caring for an aging america examines the prevalence and nature of family caregiving of older adults and the available evidence on the effectiveness of programs, supports, and other interventions designed to support family caregivers. The highest data resolution you can find from census data is at the census block level. Ds001b handbook for administrative data projects census. Different strategies work for different communities the aarp public policy institute has been tracking topperforming cities since the. Since 2010, however, this percentage has increased from.
The number of women doing so went from 8 to 10 percent. Source authors estimates based on data for 201115 from the national study of caregiving, 20 estimates of the us resident population for selected age groups from the census bureau. The census bureau produces downloadable american community survey acs data files, as well as other materials, on the census bureau s file transfer protocol ftp server files on the ftp server are intended for advanced users. The life expectancy of the wealthiest americans now exceeds that of the poorest by 1015 years. Identifying naturally occurring retirement communities. Per capita personal income, personal income, and population, by state and region, 2005 2006. Data visualization tool for postsecondary employment outcomes.
Resources for seniors the american college of financial. Files on the ftp server are intended for advanced users. Aarp public policy institute analysis of data from the 2004 national nursing home survey. Each of these four subject areas is a separate data profile. Aarp, along with researchers from western carolina university and the international association for indigenous aging, took a closer look at aging american indians and alaska natives aians because the u.
Written by ari houser, aarp public policy institute april 2007 2007 aarp. Census bureau, statistical abstract of the united states. According to the aarp ppi 2006, 40% of older adults in the united states in 2005 had a disability, although almost the same percentage of individuals age 75 and older lived alone. Widening economic inequality in the usa has been accompanied by increasing disparities in health outcomes. Nov 24, 2015 aarp, along with researchers from western carolina university and the international association for indigenous aging, took a closer look at aging american indians and alaska natives aians because the u. Source aarproper public affairs and media group of nop world, n1005 beyond 50. Reinhard, enid kassner, ari houser, kathleen ujvari. The aarp public policy institute promotes the development of sound, creative policies to address our common need for economic security, health care, and quality of life.
Aarp public policy institute analysis of center on budget and policy priorities, housing vouchers 2011, 2015. Aarp has planned a news conference with the state attorney generals office to make residents aware of censusrelated scams. Sep 19, 2014 an analysis of the 20 american community survey data on residents living below the federal poverty line e. This data set compiles state level data for the 50 states, dc, and u.
Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the northeast and around washington, dc, are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country. Coordinating housing and health care provision for america s growing elderly population. Their livability indexmeasures community livability. Medicaids role in meeting seniors longterm services and. Across the states profiles of longterm services and supports aarp. This report, part of a series on health and inequality in the usa, focuses on how the healthcare system, which could reduce incomebased disparities in health, instead often exacerbates them. The livability index is a webbased tool developed by the aarp public policy institute to measure community livability on a scale of 0 to 100, with higher scores representing greater livability. This is intended to be a firstblush analysis of the data.
Source authors estimates based on data for 201115 from the national study of caregiving, 20 estimates of the us resident population for selected age groups from the census bureau, and. Online resources for assessing and measuring social. Taking a closer look at aging american indians and alaska natives. Brief summaries of the housing conditions for older residents in each of the 50 u. In 2005, 25 percent of persons between the ages of 65 and 74 reported a limitation caused by one or more chronic conditions, while 44 percent of. The administrative data typically used in commingled data is federal tax information fti that we receive from the internal revenue service irs. Comparisons of different regions a because the pums data series provides com mon data sets for all regions of the country, and the census bureau provides the same attention to detail in its data collection.
Oct 24, 2014 after a demographic holiday that lasted nearly two decades, america is now showing signs of societal aging. Women face greater obstacles to retirement security 2. Census bureau, american community survey, table b25001 2011, 2015. Statistics social work ucf research guides at university. Screenshot the latest posting from pew comes as the admini. Marylanders will be asked to fill out census forms online, but paper documents will still be available for people uncomfortable with a digital format.
Longterm support system research and data summit, aarp public policy institute, baltimore, md, october 28, 2010. Can search by state or city to see data available for that location. Aarp public policy institute analysis of national housing preservation database 2012, 2016. Inequality and the healthcare system in the usa the lancet. Aarp public policy institute analysis of data from the 2005 american community survey. Nearly 1in4 foreignborn immigrants in the united states are here illegally, according to an analysis of u.
It is also important to recognize that while data are available on older adults who. Bureau of economic analysis and bureau of the census, u. Census bureau, social, economic, and housing statistics division. Different strategies work for different communities the aarp public policy institute has been tracking topperforming cities since the index was launched in 2015. Read reports about economic security, health care, and quality of life.
Yet challenges and consumerrelated concerns loom, and consumers need a seat at the table for the. Data used in this report draw heav ily from the 2010 census. Users can search the index by address, zip code, city, or countyfor livability scores in seven categories for. Fire and the older adult fa 300 us fire administration fema. Census bureau, american community survey, table b25001.
Data profiles have the most frequently requested social, economic, housing, and demographic data. The public policy institute publishes analysis and reports on topics such as financial security, health care, and quality of life. Aarp foundation, aarp public policy institute, the commonwealth. Chapter 2 moving people bureau of transportation statistics. Between 1990 and 2010, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over increased by only four tenths of a percentage point, from 12. The results released based on these data collections are often called statistics. An analysis of the 20 american community survey data on residents living below the federal poverty line e. Based on a 2015 study, the aarp public policy institute and the national alliance for caregiving 2015 estimates that the united states is home to approximately 43. Census bureau released an update to postsecondary employment outcomes pseo explorer. Jun 10, 2019 seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the northeast and around washington, dc, are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country. Analysis of disability prevalence among the civilian. Chapter 3 moving people bureau of transportation statistics. A census job can be excellent for older americans who are looking for flexible work, says bob murphy, aarp s state director in colorado and former mayor of lakewood. Taking a closer look at aging american indians and alaska.
Data are facts on people, places and business collected in censuses and surveys and through administrative records e. Policy research for the aarp public policy institute. Within the census, the american community survey acs is an ongoing national survey of. Aarp public policy institute, analysis of data from federal highway administration fhwa and u. Department of commerce, bureau of the census, cps 2007 march supplement. Themes and promising practices longterm care in the. A similar question has been asked on the american community survey for a very long time this is the longform of the census sent to a select number of people every year for a more detailed analysis of data like housing, education, health insurance coverage, work, transportation, income, language. The microdata represented by the pums data allow users to evaluate variable relationships at the housing unit and person level. The census bureau also creates and uses commingled data, which is census bureau data that has been enhanced with administrative data. Refers to the percentage of noninstitutionalized medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had employerprovided retirement or other health insurance at any time during 2006.
The aarp research division studies and reports on social security, medicare, longterm care and caregiving, work and job security, healthy living, technology, and relationships. United states fire administrationnational fire data center. Aarp public policy institute analysis of data from caregiving in the u. Census bureau data show that the majority of women who were not. Educational attainment sloan center for aging and work. National institutes of health research plan on rehabilitation. Public information office and linda chen of the census bureaus. Growing contributions and costs of family caregiving, aarp public policy institute brief ib82 washington, dc. The analysis assumed that current agespecific caregiving rates based on.
The american association of retired persons public policy institute estimated that 12 percent of all trips and 10 percent of all miles traveled in the united states in 2009 were taken by persons age 65 and older aarp 2011. A report to the nation on people working together for a livable community 2005. Public health, primary health care and epidemiology. According to aarp public policy institute ppi analysis of the 2005 nhis, 4. Balanced look at selfemployment transitions later in life. Experienced data users can download large data files. Data stewardship the census bureau collects and processes data from many different. Statistics, the number of individuals ages 55 and above. This report also assesses and recommends policies to address the needs of family caregivers and to. Public policy institute leads policy research, analysis and development at aarp. Families caring for an aging america examines the prevalence and nature of family caregiving of older adults and the available evidence on the effectiveness of. The data covers housing, health, education, crime, income and wealth, youth behavior, and politics.
Data and technology have the potential to transform the healthcare experience. Users can search the index by address, zip code, city, or county and receive an overall score along with scores in each of seven livability categories. Its users work for a myriad of organizations, such as agencies of the federal. Center for economic studies ces ces partners with stakeholders to improve measures of the economy and people of the united states through research and. In addition, the data analysis and dissemination tools. Dataferrett is a webbased data analysis tool developed by the us census bureau designed to equip users with the ability to analyze large amounts of data and create customized reports to support decision making. Census bureau are a range of surveys, data, and visualization tools for learning about the u. According to the aarp, 52 percent of all assisted living facility residents have a cognitive impairment. Data point data year source family caregiver alliance.
A third of adults over 50 33 percent have no more than a high school degree, compared with 27 percent of adults between 25 and 49. The bureau is hiring census takers to go doortodoor to help people fill out census forms as well as for office and supervisory positions. Census bureau personnel including both federal employees and contractors, as representatives of the census bureau, are to be held accountable for their actions and may be subject to administrative penalties, fines, termination removal, andor imprisonment. The public policy institute is the focal point of public policy analysis and development at aarp.
The american association of retired persons public policy institute estimated that the percent of all trips in the united states taken by persons age 65 and older increased from 11 percent in 2001 to 12 percent in 2009, accounting for 45. Census bureau projections show a slower growing, older, more diverse nation a half century from now press release. Source aarp analysis of census bureau s 2003 american housing survey. The aarp public policy institute analyzes and publishes a wide range of statespecific data related to americans over 50.1034 1669 1654 649 1300 1030 394 1150 1269 873 59 1662 729 196 519 1069 385 1592 327 891 1554 84 1469 1542 864 82 924 540 1257 1430 1471 272 1013 351 1371