by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Census Bureau estimates show that in 2035, we’ll see a major demographic shift. Seniors (65-plus) will outnumber kids (under 18) for the first time in U.S. history. Think about that. If this is correct, in less than 20 years, an already powerful block of voters — seniors — will become even more powerful. The implications are huge for federal entitlement spending, taxation, and health care. The Census Bureau infographic is below. Look at 2060.