- Nearly a fifth of Florida’s population is made up of seniors.
Florida’s sunny climate attracts a flock of seniors looking to spend their retirement in warmth each year. According to World Atlas’ ranking of states with the largest senior population, Florida tops the list with just over 19% of its residents over the age of 65. This means Florida will be forking over billions in monthly Social Security payouts. Luckily, residents in this state fare surprisingly well in terms of financial responsibility, so they should be able to make do with what they’re getting — for now.
Next: A tiny New England state