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This is an eclectic combination of statistics you've put together, though somewhat misleading when it comes to demographic trends. The median age of persons in the United States is 37.1 years, and since Facebook disallows people under the age of 13 from participating, the data actually points to Facebook's audience in the US approaching parity with the overall US (non sub-13 year old) audience. Your sources are also not directly referenced next to the data, so it's difficult to tell where the user data was from, and also since these are active user numbers I'm assuming there is no seasonal adjustment, which one should be cautious about given a sub-year period. In short, I believe that there certainly is a case for somewhat reduced engagement on Facebook over the past 12 months among certain demographics (indicated by their 10-K disclosure, some of which they helpfully acknowledge goes to another property they own), I'm not sure you've pulled out data that makes a very robust case for it. Social media is still early but ironically now mature enough that we should be able to get a more quantitative assessment of these patterns.
The default post promotion doesn't allow limiting it by country which is a pain - and something Facebook should fix. however you can run ads campaigns with that limitation and promoted posts for pages are just that (as you can see in Facebook.com/ads/manage if you are running one.
I think it is also important to point out which page you are promoting in a story like this. The experience with 802 fans of the Silverback Social page is probably not relevant to large enterprises or even mid-sized pages.
However as this points out, if your page fans are not your target audience then either change your fan acquisition strategy (eg use Custom Audiences or use ads tools for post promotion to be more sprcific. Sorry for iPhone typos!