Puget Sound Trends

Brief summaries of data trends in the central Puget Sound region.

Latest Trend:  Aging Population

The region is undergoing a major demographic transformation as baby boomers cross into the 65+ category.  The share of seniors is projected to increase steadily to 18% by the year 2030 and is expected to remain at that level through 2050.

Chart, Regional Population by Age Group, 1970-2050, showing growing share of people 65 and over

 

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