•Bergen, Ocean, Middlesex, and Monmouth counties
will have more
than 100,000 senior citizens (65 or older) each by 2018. Together, these four counties will
account for 37.5% of the
state’s total elderly population.
•Hudson County (11.8%) will have the lowestproportion of seniors among the state’s 21
counties by 2018.
•Cape May County is projected to have the highest proportion (26.2%) of elderly population in the state by 2018, followed by Ocean County (23.8%).