The Graying of Virginia

People are living longer. Birth Rates are declining. By 2040, nearly one in five Virginian's will be 65 or older.

Notes: Population data for 1990, 2000, and 2010 are from the Decennial Census by the U.S. Census Bureau. Population projections for 2020, 2030, and 2040 are from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service (UVA). Bedford City population is included in Bedford County and Clifton Forge City population is included in Alleghany County.