I subscribe to about 20 different blogs which I generally read daily. I do slip every once in awhile and than often scan the articles to catch up. During one such scanning session, a post on Calculated Risk Blog, one of my favorites, caught my eye and am I glad I stopped and took a closer look.
Being 63 next Tuesday, I am coming of the age where you wonder how the number of Baby Boomers will affect things, especially Social Security and Medicare. With all the hoopla about health insurance and the potential hidden costs, it is more prevalent there ever and Calculated Risk comes to the rescue, or maybe that should be nightmare. They have produce a great graphic showing the U.S. Population Distribution by Age, 1950 through 2050. Their graph changes ever two seconds showing the age distribution every five years based upon population data and estimates from the Census Bureau. Below is the starting graph for 1950 but you need to go to their site to see the entire range.