Most recent numbers and percentages of older Americans in major ethnic populations are available from census data at www.census.gov.
Future Projections of Changes in Sizes
See Table 1-2 and Figure 1-1 below:
Heterogeneity Within Ethnic Populations
- Very important: needs to be emphasized to counteract the common tendency to stereotype individuals from other populations
- Within all ethnic groups, older adults vary in all significant demographic variables