Alzheimer’s Disease Statistics

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Alzheimer’s Diseaese Statistics Data
Number of Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s disease 5,000,000
Percent of assisted living residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias 41.8 %
Number of nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s 231,900
Percent of nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s 15.5 %
Percent of seniors who die with Alzheimer’s or some form of dementia 33 %
Number of deaths each year due to Alzheimer’s 84,974
Cause of death rank 6th
Percent of Alzheimer’s patients who are women 66 %
Annual cost of Alzheimer’s patient care in the U.S. $220,000,000,000
Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s.
Alzheimer’s disease doubles every five years beyond age 65.
Racial Makeup of Alzheimer’s Percent
Ages 65-74  
White 2.9 %
African American 9.1 %
Hispanic 7.5 %
Ages 75-84  
White 10.9 %
African American 19.9 %
Hispanic 27.9 %
85 Years and Older  
White 30.2 %
African American 58.6 %
Hispanic 62.9%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Alzheimer’s Association
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 12, 2015

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