There is only one county in America where more than half of the residents are over the age of 65.
It’s located, not surprisingly, in retiree haven Florida — though many people may never have heard of it: Sumter County, population of a little over 100,000, where the median age is nearly 67 and 55% of residents are 65 and up, according to Census Bureau data released Thursday. “Sumter County is unique as the only county with a majority age 65-and-older population,” said Jason Devine, assistant division chief of population estimates and projections at the Census Bureau.
Here’s the link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-little-place-is-the-retiree-capital-of-america-2016-06-23
The article has a map of places where the top 10 retirement locations in the US based on counties with the highest median age. Surprisingly, there are none in Arizona. Not Yavapai county. Not Maricopa county which has Sun City and the east Mesa area that’s full of us oldsters. I found this interesting.