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The oldest and youngest places in every state are determined by data from the US Census Bureau.

Here are the oldest and youngest places in America, in one map

Age distributions vary widely across different parts of the US. Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the US counties with the highest and lowest median ages.
Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera

Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera says Americans need a border wall to calm fears of demographic change

Longtime Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera walked a tight-rope on Friday morning on "Fox and Friends" — appearing to support the president's border wall, despite Rivera's belief that the right's approach to immigration lacks "humanity" and is motivated by xenophobia.
Japan is making more babies. The US is not.

Japan is reversing a dangerous demographic time bomb — but now the US is in the danger zone

Japan has been struggling for years to undo its aging problem. But over the past decade, the birth rate has been rising steadily, while in the US, it's been falling precipitously, as more people opt out of parenting. Childcare could play a key role.
Younger workers tend to have lower incomes than older workers.

Here’s what the typical American worker earns at every age

We estimated the median income for full-time, year-round American workers at each year of age using data from the Census Bureau's 2016 American Community Survey available from the Minnesota Population Center's Integrated Public Use Microdata Series. The results show an interesting pattern.

Russia has a plan to tackle its ‘demographic squeeze’

In efforts to tackle demographic challenges to Russia's economy, Moscow looks poised to keep people working longer.
Sumo wrestling students hold babies as they try to make them cry during the Crying Sumo competition at Sensoji Temple. It's said that crying is good for babies' health and the first baby to cry wins the competition.

Japanese politicians want to fix the country’s demographic time bomb and it starts by letting babies cry in public

Thirteen male politicians have pledged their support to the "We Love Babies Project," which encourages businesses and restaurants to display "It's OK to cry" stickers. Japan's birth rate hit its lowest-ever level in 2017, with only 946,060 babies being born.
Japan's population is shrinking.

Japan’s demographic time bomb is getting more dire, and it’s a bad omen for the country

Japan's population is shrinking fast. The number of babies born in Japan dropped to 946,060 last year, the lowest level since statistics were started in 1899. It's a dire situation, and it's only getting worse.
A man prepares a meal near a "help wanted" sign hanging in a restaurant window in San Francisco

The world’s working-age population is set for a slowdown — here’s what that could mean for the global economy

Economists predict workforce growth around the world is set for a slowdown, and some worry about what that could mean for the global economy.
Chinese President Xi Jinping

China is thinking about scrapping birth limits — but that won’t have the impact it’s hoping for

As China to lift birth limits in efforts to shift its aging workforce, analysts remain skeptical.

Here’s how many Americans there are at each age and sex

A population pyramid shows the overall demographic structure of a country's population.