Other interesting facts from the report:
- More than 80 percent of centenarians are women.
- The majority live in households (about one third live in nursing homes or other group quarters).
- California has the most population age 100 and older (5,921) followed by New York (4,605), and then Florida (4,090).
- Despite Florida's reputation as a retirement destination, South Dakota and Iowa have substantially higher proportions of centenarians as a share state population (0.0295 and 0.0278, respectively compared with Florida's 0.0218).
|Image from Time magazine special section on "How to live to 100 years"|