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It’s no secret that Americans are staying on the job longer, or returning to work after retiring. In some cities, though, the 65-and-older crowd is more of a presence in the workforce than others.
To identify where those older workers are clocking in the most, retirement community operator Provisional Living analyzed Census Bureau data from cities with total populations of 200,000 or more. While that includes the nation’s largest metro areas, fewer than half of the cities that ranked in the top 25 have at least 500,000 residents.
Additionally, because some spots have smaller older populations than others, Provisional Living did its ranking based on the share of the 65-and-older group who are working.
For example, in Anchorage, Alaska, 24% of its 28,100 older residents are working, while in Los Angeles — which ranks 20th on the list — the share is 20.6% of 463,000 older workers.
Separately, Provisional Living ranked cities that have shown the…