76 million babies were born during the baby boom from 1946 to 1964
2010 census: ages 46-64 total baby boomer population 74,550,112
2008 election: baby boomer total population 77,097,000; 72,206,000 were citizens; 53,851,000 or 75% reported registered to vote; 49,625,000 or 69% reported to have voted
2009: highest percent population of baby boomers living in a metro area was 29.9% – the area: Portland, So. Portland, Biddeford, ME
2009: lowest percent population of baby boomers living in a metro area – Provo Orem, Utah – 14.9%
Male baby boomers account for an estimated 28.02% of the male population in the U.S. and female baby boomers account for 27.64%
Baby boomers have a higher level of education than any generation before them • 88.8% of boomers completed high school • 28.5% have a Bachelor’s Degree, or more
Starting January 1, 2011 every 8 seconds a baby boomer turns 65 years old totaling 10,000 boomers a day turning 65!
By the year 2030, the baby boomers will be ages 66—84 and make up approximately 20% of the total population.
If you are a baby boomer, YOU are part of a powerful voting demographic in this country!