Share of people 65 and over with jobs in 2018: 17%
Share in 2013: 19%
A recent study by the The Pew Trust found that in 36 states, the share of people 65 or over with jobs has increased in the past five years, following a national trend that economists say will continue over the next decade. More information can be found online at https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2019/09/20/for-passion-or-for-money-more-seniors-keep-working.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Stateline analysis.