Statistics

Updates: Living longer, minors buying alcohol, worker shortages, and rising home prices

Live Long and Prosper in Olmsted County Olmsted County is ranked 43 out of the top 50 counties where people live the longest. This according to USA Today.  See the article here:  https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/09/06/the-50-counties-where-people-live-the-longest/40072465/   82.24 Years:  Life expectancy…

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Our Aging Population

At an open meeting on November 7, the County Board discussed the current and future needs of the County’s aging population. (Read the Post Bulletin article, “Are we ready for growing senior needs?” http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/county-keep-sights-on-growing-senior-needs/article_d99886d5-b68c-51f8-a833-89f996b459e1.html I…


Elder Economic Security

June 2017 The Elder Index benchmarks basic costs of living for elder households and illustrates how costs of living vary geographically are based on the characteristics of elder households, including household size, home ownership or…