Age Pyramid

The Fiscal Costs of Demographic Winter

As we blogged recently, New Hampshire’s age pyramid is inverting such that the composition of the population under the age of 18 is shrinking while those over the age of 65 is increasing. This shift will also have significant fiscal impacts at the federal, state and local levels. In a recent study –by Ronald Lee and Ryan Edwards titled “The Fiscal Impact of Population Aging in …

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New Hampshire’s Inverting Age Pyramid

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released new data showing state and county population by major age groups as of July 1, 2011. This new data shows another slice of “Demographic Winter” in New Hampshire by looking at the overall age pyramid of the state. A healthy age pyramid, as the name suggests, is one where young folks form the large base and the oldest folks …

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