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Stats of our lives

Stats of our lives: The century club

Women are much more likely to reach age 100 than men — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

53,364Americans who are age 100 or older. That's fewer than 2 in 10,000 Americans.

17,444Centenarians who live in the South — the country's most centenarian-heavy region

83Percent of centenarians who are women

Source: U.S. Census