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February 25, 2014 12:00 AM

America’s over-100 crowd is booming

California leads the way with the oldest of the old: In 2010, according to the census, the state was home to 5,921 centenarians, or more than one-tenth of the nation's total population 100 years old and older. The four-county Sacramento region is home to about 320 residents in that age group.

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