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Aging in Arkansas

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  • Quick Facts for Arkansas and Arkansas Counties This reference presents "People QuickFacts" that include Arkansas population figures and estimates including ethnic data, as well as housing units and household data. There are also "Business QuickFacts" and "Geography QuickFacts" available from this US Census Bureau site. Tables include Population by County by various Age Groups and other characteristics. 2000 Census data.
  • Poverty Level (PDF) by Age Group, 2000 Census Data
    See also an excellent map from UALR depicting poverty data for Arkansans 65 and over, by county. Click HERE.

Other Sources of Data

  • Data Base News In Aging Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), and prepared by staff in the Aging Studies Branch, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, DBNA highlights statistical information about the older population. Data is obtained from several member agencies of the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.

    Other detailed population data, estimates and projections are available from the United States Bureau of the Census.

    Local sources for similar data are the Arkansas Census State Data Center, and the IEA Research Group resource at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

  • DHS Division of Aging and Adult Services | P.O. Box 1437 - Slot S-530 | Little Rock, AR 72203-1437 | 501.682.2441 | eMail
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