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By 2010, the oldest of the large baby boom generation will prepare to celebrate their 65th birthday. These boomers will be the first wave of more than 2 million North Carolinians born between 1946 and 1964, who today represent nearly a third of our state’s population.

-North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services (2010)

As of 2010, North Carolina ranked:

9th in the size of population 60+

10th in the size of the population 65+

10th in the size of the population 85+

-North Carolina Aging Statistics (2009)