Census: U.S.’s Aging Population to Double by 2050

The Wall Street Journal
May 06, 2014 AT 12:53 PM
A new Census report estimates that Americans aged 65 or over will grow to 83.7 million in population by 2050, almost double from 2012's 43.1 million. Cato Institute senior fellow Daniel Mitchell joins Lunch Break to discuss the impacts this has on the economy and services like Medicare and Social Security. Photo: Getty