Percentage distribution of the U.S. D/HH population by age: 2011

Source: 2011 American Community Survey public use data sample. Data analysis conducted using DataFerrett.

Comments: Results from the 2011 American Community Survey show that the majority of the more than 11 million D/HH individuals are 65 years of age or older. Only about 4.5 percent  are under 18 years of age, and 366,458 individuals are between 19 and 25.