A special report from the U.S. Census Bureau finds more people than you might expect over 100 years old in the Northwest.
Centenarians are still a rare breed, but their ranks are swelling. The most recent Census found more than a thousand centenarians in Washington state, nearly 700 in Oregon and 220 in Idaho.
100-year-old Justine Ackerman of Newport, Wash., credits her longevity in part to clean living.
"I never drank or smoked, or anything like that," she says.