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Georgia on list of 10 fastest-aging states

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As the baby boomers age, the U.S. is seeing more and more seniors. The 65-and-over population grew to 41.1 million, an 18% increase between 2000 and 2011. In these 10 states, the retiree population grew significantly faster than the rest of the country.

Top 10 states with fastest growing retiree population

1. Alaska; 58.1% increase

2. Nevada; 53.1% increase

3. Arizona; 37.3% increase

4. Idaho; 37.3% increase

5. Colorado; 37.2% increase

6. Georgia; 36.5% increase

7. South Carolina; 35.3% increase

8. Utah; 35.3% increase

9. New Mexico; 32.6% increase

10. North Carolina; 31.7% increase

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