States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

Source: Sean Pavone / iStock via Getty Images

15. Idaho
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 22.2% (from 27,000 to 33,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.2% (total: 288,617)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.4% — 4th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $25,505 — 12th lowest

Source: Sean Pavone / iStock via Getty Images

14. Texas
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 22.5% (from 400,000 to 490,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 12.9% (total: 3,738,727)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.7% — 22nd lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $30,444 — 19th highest

Source: Matt Anderson / iStock via Getty Images

13. Montana
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 22.7% (from 22,000 to 27,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 19.5% (total: 207,909)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.6% — 20th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $26,811 — 21st lowest

Source: dougtone / Flickr

12. New Hampshire
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 23.1% (from 26,000 to 32,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 18.6% (total: 253,147)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.3% — 15th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $27,906 — 25th lowest

Source: Sean Pavone / iStock via Getty Images

11. New Mexico
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 23.3% (from 43,000 to 53,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 18.0% (total: 377,730)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.4% — 17th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $31,487 — 15th highest

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.