1/26/13 – Alaska, D.C. Have Highest Proportion of Seniors Working Longer (The Examiner)

Many Washington-area seniors are eschewing retirement for more time at the office — some by choice, and some by necessity.

The District is second only to Alaska in the percentage of those 65 and older still in the workforce, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Of the 69,738 residents in that age group, 21.5 percent are employed or searching for jobs — up from 15.1 percent in the 2000 census.

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