- The latest statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau found that Maine and Vermont surpassed Florida and West Virginia as the states with the highest median age.
- Maine has the highest median age in the country at 42.7. Vermont came in second with a median age of 41.5.
- In 2010, the median age increased to 37.2 from 35.3 in 2000. The aging of the baby boom population, along with stabilizing birth rates and longer life expectancy, have contributed to the increase in median age.
Source: 2010 U.S. Census