The percentage of older Americans — those age 65 and above — has been on the rise since the early 1990s. This brief examines workforce trends for this population by gender, education level, marital status, and rural versus urban settings.
How the number of older Americans working at paid jobs has grown.
The correlation between education level and work status.
The correlation between marital status and work status.
The implications of this trend on employers and the economy.