The Top 100 Cities in the U.S. by Number of Seniors
Ranking the U.S. Cities by Size of the Local Senior Population

It's a known fact that the aging population is growing, but let's rank the top 100 cities in the United States by the size of the local 65 years and over residents. To come up with the top cities, we've collated the data using the 2010 U.S. Census by filtering through their recent survey.

When viewing the city guides, you'll get a grasp of the local area's age range, where the older population lives and with whom, the marital status, Social Security benefits received, median income, the number or working seniors, and how the city's state ranks in health and long-term care.

You can click on the name of each city to view more statistics and demographics in our city senior guides.

  1. New York, NY - Total Population: 8,175,133 - Senior (65+) Population: 993,158
  2. Los Angeles, CA - Total Population: 3,792,621 - Senior (65+) Population: 396,696
  3. Chicago, IL - Total Population: 2,695,598 - Senior (65+) Population: 277,932
  4. Houston, TX - Total Population: 2,099,451 - Senior (65+) Population: 189,942
  5. Philadelphia, PA - Total Population: 1,526,006 - Senior (65+) Population: 185,309
  6. San Diego, CA - Total Population: 1,307,402 - Senior (65+) Population: 139,637
  7. San Antonio, TX - Total Population: 1,327,407 - Senior (65+) Population: 138,604
  8. Phoenix, AZ - Total Population: 1,445,632 - Senior (65+) Population: 121,943
  9. San Francisco, CA - Total Population: 805,235 - Senior (65+) Population: 109,842
  10. Dallas, TX - Total Population: 1,197,816 - Senior (65+) Population: 105,943
  11. San Jose, CA - Total Population: 945,942 - Senior (65+) Population: 95,242
  12. Jacksonville, FL - Total Population: 821,784 - Senior (65+) Population: 89,940
  13. Indianapolis, IN - Total Population: 820,445 - Senior (65+) Population: 86,036
  14. Detroit, MI - Total Population: 713,777 - Senior (65+) Population: 81,925
  15. Louisville, KY - Total Population: 597,337 - Senior (65+) Population: 75,222
  16. Baltimore, MD - Total Population: 620,961 - Senior (65+) Population: 72,812
  17. El Paso, TX - Total Population: 649,121 - Senior (65+) Population: 72,617
  18. Las Vegas, NV - Total Population: 583,756 - Senior (65+) Population: 70,043
  19. Columbus, OH - Total Population: 787,033 - Senior (65+) Population: 67,600
  20. Memphis, TN - Total Population: 646,889 - Senior (65+) Population: 66,870
  21. Albuquerque, NM - Total Population: 545,852 - Senior (65+) Population: 65,899
  22. Seattle, WA - Total Population: 608,660 - Senior (65+) Population: 65,495
  23. Oklahoma City, OK - Total Population: 579,999 - Senior (65+) Population: 65,407
  24. Miami, FL - Total Population: 399,457 - Senior (65+) Population: 63,987
  25. Boston, MA - Total Population: 617,594 - Senior (65+) Population: 62,237
  26. Denver, CO - Total Population: 600,158 - Senior (65+) Population: 62,132
  27. Charlotte, NC - Total Population: 731,424 - Senior (65+) Population: 62,016
  28. Tucson, AZ - Total Population: 520,116 - Senior (65+) Population: 61,893
  29. Mesa, AZ - Total Population: 439,041 - Senior (65+) Population: 61,759
  30. Nashville, TN - Total Population: 601,222 - Senior (65+) Population: 61,503
  31. Portland, OR - Total Population: 583,776 - Senior (65+) Population: 60,789
  32. Fort Worth, TX - Total Population: 741,206 - Senior (65+) Population: 60,561
  33. Austin, TX - Total Population: 790,390 - Senior (65+) Population: 55,695
  34. Milwaukee, WI - Total Population: 594,833 - Senior (65+) Population: 53,228
  35. Kansas City, MO - Total Population: 459,787 - Senior (65+) Population: 50,706
  36. Sacramento, CA - Total Population: 466,488 - Senior (65+) Population: 49,420
  37. Tulsa, OK - Total Population: 391,906 - Senior (65+) Population: 48,839
  38. Cleveland, OH - Total Population: 396,815 - Senior (65+) Population: 47,496
  39. Omaha, NE - Total Population: 408,958 - Senior (65+) Population: 46,512
  40. Virginia Beach, VA - Total Population: 437,994 - Senior (65+) Population: 46,435
  41. Fresno, CA - Total Population: 494,665 - Senior (65+) Population: 46,101
  42. Colorado Springs, CO - Total Population: 416,427 - Senior (65+) Population: 45,313
  43. Wichita, KS - Total Population: 382,368 - Senior (65+) Population: 43,830
  44. Oakland, CA - Total Population: 390,724 - Senior (65+) Population: 43,559
  45. Scottsdale, AZ - Total Population: 217,385 - Senior (65+) Population: 43,471
  46. Hialeah, FL - Total Population: 224,669 - Senior (65+) Population: 42,864
  47. Long Beach, CA - Total Population: 462,257 - Senior (65+) Population: 42,835
  48. Pittsburgh, PA - Total Population: 305,704 - Senior (65+) Population: 42,151
  49. Atlanta, GA - Total Population: 420,003 - Senior (65+) Population: 41,339
  50. St. Petersburg, FL - Total Population: 244,769 - Senior (65+) Population: 38,319
  51. New Orleans, LA - Total Population: 343,829 - Senior (65+) Population: 37,639
  52. Henderson, NV - Total Population: 257,729 - Senior (65+) Population: 36,780
  53. Tampa, FL - Total Population: 335,709 - Senior (65+) Population: 36,762
  54. Corpus Christi, TX - Total Population: 305,215 - Senior (65+) Population: 36,249
  55. St. Louis, MO - Total Population: 319,294 - Senior (65+) Population: 35,175
  56. Toledo, OH - Total Population: 287,208 - Senior (65+) Population: 34,744
  57. Raleigh, NC - Total Population: 403,892 - Senior (65+) Population: 33,138
  58. Cincinnati, OH - Total Population: 296,943 - Senior (65+) Population: 31,936
  59. Anaheim, CA - Total Population: 336,265 - Senior (65+) Population: 31,222
  60. Lexington, KY - Total Population: 295,803 - Senior (65+) Population: 31,138
  61. Greensboro, NC - Total Population: 269,666 - Senior (65+) Population: 30,973
  62. Minneapolis, MN - Total Population: 382,578 - Senior (65+) Population: 30,511
  63. Fort Wayne, IN - Total Population: 253,691 - Senior (65+) Population: 30,356
  64. Buffalo, NY - Total Population: 261,310 - Senior (65+) Population: 29,813
  65. Arlington, TX - Total Population: 365,438 - Senior (65+) Population: 29,752
  66. Bakersfield, CA - Total Population: 347,483 - Senior (65+) Population: 29,336
  67. Stockton, CA - Total Population: 291,707 - Senior (65+) Population: 29,252
  68. Aurora, CO - Total Population: 325,078 - Senior (65+) Population: 29,063
  69. Winston-Salem, NC - Total Population: 229,617 - Senior (65+) Population: 28,698
  70. Lincoln, NE - Total Population: 258,379 - Senior (65+) Population: 27,733
  71. Spokane, WA - Total Population: 208,916 - Senior (65+) Population: 26,805
  72. Birmingham, AL - Total Population: 212,237 - Senior (65+) Population: 26,341
  73. Reno, NV - Total Population: 225,221 - Senior (65+) Population: 26,246
  74. Riverside, CA - Total Population: 303,871 - Senior (65+) Population: 26,242
  75. Baton Rouge, LA - Total Population: 229,493 - Senior (65+) Population: 25,772
  76. St. Paul, MN - Total Population: 285,068 - Senior (65+) Population: 25,588
  77. Paradise, NV - Total Population: 223,167 - Senior (65+) Population: 24,777
  78. Lubbock, TX - Total Population: 229,573 - Senior (65+) Population: 24,710
  79. Chula Vista, CA - Total Population: 243,916 - Senior (65+) Population: 24,439
  80. Newark, NJ - Total Population: 277,140 - Senior (65+) Population: 23,699
  81. Chesapeake, VA - Total Population: 222,209 - Senior (65+) Population: 23,146
  82. Plano, TX - Total Population: 259,841 - Senior (65+) Population: 23,055
  83. Norfolk, VA - Total Population: 242,803 - Senior (65+) Population: 22,796
  84. Orlando, FL - Total Population: 238,300 - Senior (65+) Population: 22,408
  85. Madison, WI - Total Population: 233,209 - Senior (65+) Population: 22,383
  86. Jersey City, NJ - Total Population: 247,597 - Senior (65+) Population: 22,354
  87. Santa Ana, CA - Total Population: 324,528 - Senior (65+) Population: 21,911
  88. Fremont, CA - Total Population: 214,089 - Senior (65+) Population: 21,809
  89. Anchorage, AK - Total Population: 291,826 - Senior (65+) Population: 21,139
  90. Garland, TX - Total Population: 226,876 - Senior (65+) Population: 20,919
  91. Glendale, AZ - Total Population: 226,721 - Senior (65+) Population: 20,760
  92. Durham, NC - Total Population: 228,330 - Senior (65+) Population: 20,146
  93. Rochester, NY - Total Population: 210,565 - Senior (65+) Population: 18,954
  94. Laredo, TX - Total Population: 236,091 - Senior (65+) Population: 18,604
  95. Irvine, CA - Total Population: 212,375 - Senior (65+) Population: 18,461
  96. Chandler, AZ - Total Population: 236,123 - Senior (65+) Population: 18,418
  97. San Bernardino, CA - Total Population: 209,924 - Senior (65+) Population: 16,534
  98. North Las Vegas, NV - Total Population: 216,961 - Senior (65+) Population: 15,501
  99. Irving, TX - Total Population: 216,290 - Senior (65+) Population: 14,999
  100. Gilbert, AZ - Total Population: 208,453 - Senior (65+) Population: 12,628


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