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Seniors in the Workforce 


San Mateo County’s seniors are an essential part of the local economy. Nearly 19% of county residents over the age of 65 are working in the labor force (ACS 2011-2015) and many are working full time and year round. Forty-five percent of San Mateo County senior employees work more than thirty-five hours per week for fifty or more weeks of the year (ACS 2011-2015).