It's All Relative
While the number of school-age children will increase from 2000 to 2020, the proportion of the total population that is 5 to 17 years old will shrink. The population age 65 or older will increase both in absolute and relative terms.
Census Bureau, series A population projections by age for 1995 to
Vol. 20, Issue 4, Page 33Published in Print: September 27, 2000, as It's All Relative