Age-Related Population Data

Understanding local and national population and health trends is essential to ADS’s role in planning and developing services for older adults, caregivers, and adults with disabilities.

Aging and Disability (ADS) Area Plan for Seattle-King County: The ADS Area Plan describes the function of Aging and Disability Services as the local Area Agency on Aging, presents relevant demographic trends, and outlines the major goals and objectives to be achieved over the course of four years.

The Demographic Trends Impacting Need for Long-Term Services and Supports: Presentation by David Mancuso, PhD, DSHS Senior Research Scientist (October 2023)

Administration on Aging AGing Integrated Database (AGID): An on-line query system based on Administration for Community Living related data files and surveys. Includes population characteristics from the Census Bureau for comparison purposes.

U.S. Census Bureau Data:

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS): A nationwide health survey administered by the Centers for Disease Control. Tools are available to access city and county prevalence data, interactive maps, and other resources.

Communities Count: A summary report of social and health indicators across King County. ADS uses the indicators as one way to measure the impact of our programs on the social and physical well being of older adults in King County.