• A report by the Census Bureau found that by 2035, adults over the age of 65 are expected to outnumber children under 18 for the first time in United States history.
  • The demographic change is attributed to declining fertility and aging baby boomers.
  • The report also said immigration will be a bigger driver for future population increases.

In less than two decades, retirees are expected to outnumber children in the United States for the first time in history, according to a newly released report by the Census Bureau, which noted that the findings had implications for government programs like Social Security.  Continue reading...