Total Money Income of Aged Units

,
Excluding Social Security
Table 4.1
Percentage distribution of aged units and Social Security beneficiaries, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age
Nonmarried persons
Total
Income (dollars)

55–61

62–64

Married couples
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Total
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Men
65 or
older

55–61

Women

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

All units
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

None
Loss or 1–999
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999
7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999

5.5
1.9
1.2
0.8
0.7
0.8
0.8
2.2
0.9
0.9
0.8

11.0
4.0
2.3
1.8
1.6
1.3
1.8
2.2
1.4
1.2
1.9

21.4
10.1
4.6
4.0
3.4
2.9
2.4
3.0
2.8
2.0
2.7

1.6
1.0
0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3

4.2
2.6
1.9
0.7
0.7
0.8
1.1
1.5
0.5
0.5
1.3

11.5
6.6
2.7
2.5
2.2
2.1
2.0
2.2
2.6
2.1
2.6

10.7
2.9
2.4
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.5
4.5
1.8
1.8
1.5

19.0
5.6
2.7
3.2
2.5
1.9
2.5
3.0
2.5
1.9
2.6

27.9
12.5
5.8
5.0
4.2
3.4
2.6
3.4
3.0
1.9
2.7

10.7
2.3
2.5
1.4
1.8
0.9
0.8
4.7
1.6
2.3
1.2

25.8
3.0
1.3
1.6
1.5
2.0
1.5
1.6
2.4
1.7
1.8

24.3
8.4
5.2
3.2
4.3
2.4
2.2
3.7
3.0
2.5
3.1

10.7
3.3
2.3
1.3
1.0
1.5
2.0
4.4
1.9
1.4
1.6

15.2
7.1
3.5
4.0
3.1
1.8
3.1
3.8
2.5
2.0
3.0

29.2
13.9
6.0
5.7
4.2
3.8
2.8
3.3
3.0
1.7
2.6

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

1.2
0.9
1.4
0.8
0.9
4.9
5.4
5.4
5.4
4.7

1.5
1.3
1.3
1.0
1.0
5.6
6.3
6.2
5.5
4.0

2.0
1.6
1.8
1.4
1.4
6.3
4.9
3.2
2.8
2.0

0.6
0.5
0.7
0.4
0.6
3.0
3.1
4.1
4.8
4.5

1.1
0.7
0.9
0.5
1.1
4.8
5.4
5.9
5.9
4.4

2.1
1.4
1.8
2.1
1.9
8.6
6.4
4.8
4.2
3.2

2.0
1.3
2.4
1.2
1.4
7.3
8.4
7.1
6.2
4.9

2.1
2.0
1.8
1.6
1.0
6.6
7.4
6.5
5.0
3.6

2.0
1.7
1.8
1.0
1.0
4.8
3.9
2.1
1.9
1.2

1.4
1.1
2.1
0.9
1.5
8.0
7.2
6.5
5.0
5.1

1.8
1.1
1.7
1.4
0.9
6.2
5.7
7.7
5.6
4.3

1.8
1.5
2.2
1.5
1.2
6.4
5.2
3.0
2.2
1.6

2.3
1.4
2.5
1.3
1.3
6.9
9.2
7.5
7.0
4.9

2.2
2.6
1.8
1.7
1.0
6.8
8.4
5.9
4.7
3.2

2.0
1.9
1.6
0.9
1.0
4.2
3.4
1.8
1.7
1.1

4.9
3.9
4.3
3.7
3.5
2.5
3.1
10.8
9.0
3.6
3.1

4.1
3.1
2.9
2.4
2.9
2.0
2.0
7.1
5.4
1.9
1.8

1.9
1.3
1.5
1.0
0.8
0.9
0.9
2.3
1.8
0.5
0.4

4.9
4.5
4.8
4.5
4.9
3.6
4.2
15.8
13.9
6.0
5.0

5.3
4.2
4.1
3.8
4.8
2.9
3.5
10.6
7.9
3.3
3.1

3.3
2.4
2.3
1.8
1.5
1.7
1.8
4.5
3.1
1.0
1.0

4.8
3.2
3.6
2.6
1.7
1.1
1.7
4.2
2.6
0.5
0.8

2.6
1.9
1.6
0.9
0.8
1.0
0.4
3.1
2.3
0.2
0.3

1.1
0.5
0.9
0.4
0.4
0.3
0.4
0.9
0.8
0.2
0.1

4.5
3.3
3.9
3.0
2.1
1.0
1.6
5.7
4.4
0.5
1.1

2.0
2.1
2.0
0.8
0.1
1.5
0.8
4.1
4.5
0.7
0.6

1.6
0.9
2.0
0.9
0.6
0.3
1.0
1.5
1.7
0.3
0.3

5.1
3.2
3.4
2.3
1.5
1.1
1.7
3.2
1.4
0.5
0.6

3.0
1.9
1.3
1.0
1.1
0.6
0.1
2.5
1.1
0
0.1

0.9
0.4
0.6
0.3
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.7
0.5
0.1
0

Median income (dollars)

41,994

25,503

6,257

63,000

42,600

15,724

21,330

11,001

2,687

22,700

13,800

5,999

20,929

10,247

2,160

Number (thousands)

14,430

4,722

26,219

8,160

2,542

10,412

6,270

2,180

15,806

2,414

783

4,187

3,856

1,397

11,620

40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000–54,999
55,000–59,999
60,000–64,999
65,000–69,999
70,000–74,999
75,000–99,999
100,000–149,999
150,000–199,999
200,000 or more

(Continued)

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002 ♦ 67

Total Money Income of Aged Units,
Excluding Social Security
Table 4.1
Continued
Nonmarried persons
Total
Income (dollars)

55–61

62–64

Total

Married couples
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Beneficiaries
Total percent

Men
65 or
older

55–61

Women

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

a

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

None
Loss or 1–999
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999
7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999

22.1
8.1
5.8
2.4
2.6
2.9
1.4
2.6
1.7
1.6
2.2

16.3
6.4
3.5
2.9
2.2
2.3
2.7
2.4
1.5
1.7
2.3

21.3
10.9
4.9
4.4
3.6
3.1
2.5
2.6
2.8
2.0
2.6

8.8
4.4
2.1
1.2
0.7
2.0
0.5
0.9
0.8
0.6
2.1

7.1
3.7
3.7
1.0
1.0
1.7
2.1
2.5
1.1
0.9
1.8

11.7
6.9
2.9
2.7
2.2
2.3
2.1
2.3
2.7
2.2
2.7

35.7
11.9
9.6
3.7
4.5
3.7
2.4
4.2
2.6
2.5
2.4

26.1
9.2
3.4
5.1
3.5
3.0
3.4
2.3
2.0
2.5
2.8

27.8
13.6
6.3
5.5
4.6
3.6
2.7
2.7
2.9
1.9
2.5

37.9
9.3
11.7
3.4
4.6
1.4
0.7
4.4
2.6
2.5
2.5

36.9
5.0
0.7
2.9
2.4
3.1
2.0
0.8
0.9
2.7
1.2

24.8
9.2
5.7
3.4
4.7
2.6
2.1
3.2
2.9
2.5
3.2

34.5
13.4
8.4
3.9
4.5
5.0
3.3
4.1
2.6
2.5
2.3

19.7
11.7
5.0
6.4
4.2
3.0
4.3
3.2
2.6
2.4
3.7

28.9
15.1
6.5
6.2
4.6
3.9
3.0
2.6
2.9
1.7
2.2

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

1.4
0.7
1.6
1.5
1.5
5.2
4.4
5.1
4.2
3.3

2.4
2.0
1.7
1.1
1.2
5.9
6.3
6.7
3.6
3.5

2.1
1.6
1.8
1.5
1.5
6.2
4.8
3.0
2.6
1.9

1.9
0.5
2.5
1.2
2.2
7.6
5.6
8.6
7.5
6.1

2.1
1.1
1.6
0.8
1.5
6.4
7.0
7.3
4.8
4.5

2.2
1.4
1.8
2.1
2.0
8.5
6.5
4.7
4.2
3.1

0.9
0.8
0.7
1.8
0.8
2.8
3.1
1.5
0.8
0.4

2.6
3.0
1.7
1.5
1.0
5.3
5.5
6.0
2.4
2.5

2.0
1.8
1.9
1.1
1.1
4.6
3.6
1.9
1.5
1.1

0
1.0
0.7
1.0
1.4
5.1
3.8
1.5
0.2
1.0

2.7
1.9
2.3
1.4
0.5
4.9
6.5
7.5
3.8
4.6

1.8
1.4
2.4
1.7
1.3
6.0
4.6
2.9
2.0
1.6

1.4
0.7
0.7
2.3
0.5
1.5
2.8
1.5
1.2
0.1

2.6
3.7
1.4
1.5
1.2
5.5
4.9
5.2
1.5
1.2

2.1
1.9
1.7
0.9
1.0
4.1
3.2
1.6
1.3
0.9

40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000–54,999
55,000–59,999
60,000–64,999
65,000–69,999
70,000–74,999
75,000–99,999
100,000–149,999
150,000–199,999
200,000 or more

2.4
2.2
1.5
1.5
1.4
0.9
1.7
3.5
2.0
0.2
0.3

3.3
2.7
1.7
1.6
1.9
1.5
1.2
3.8
2.5
0.6
0.6

1.8
1.3
1.3
1.0
0.8
0.8
0.9
2.2
1.6
0.4
0.4

3.9
4.3
3.0
2.8
2.5
1.6
2.5
6.5
3.9
0.5
0.6

5.5
4.4
2.8
3.1
3.1
1.9
2.2
6.7
4.4
1.2
1.1

3.2
2.4
2.2
1.8
1.4
1.7
1.6
4.2
2.7
0.9
0.8

0.9
0.1
0
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.7
0.4
0.1
0
0

1.0
0.9
0.6
0
0.6
1.0
0
0.6
0.5
0
0

0.8
0.5
0.8
0.4
0.4
0.2
0.4
0.9
0.8
0.1
0.1

0.8
0
0
0.8
0.6
0
0.5
0.4
0.1
0
0

0.6
1.0
1.3
0
0.1
2.3
0
0.4
0
0
0

1.6
0.9
1.5
0.8
0.5
0.3
1.0
1.3
1.6
0.3
0.3

0.9
0.1
0
0
0
0.4
0.9
0.4
0
0
0

1.3
0.9
0.2
0
0.9
0.3
0
0.7
0.8
0
0

0.6
0.3
0.5
0.3
0.4
0.2
0.1
0.7
0.5
0.1
0

Median income (dollars)

8,000

12,804

5,629

27,155

26,474

14,852

1,200

4,800

2,400

1,200

4,692

4,896

1,200

4,836

1,917

Number (thousands)

1,691

2,341

23,487

856

1,207

9,486

835

1,134

14,001

296

422

3,649

539

712

10,352

NOTE: See Table 3.2 for total income of nonbeneficiaries.
a. Social Security beneficiaries may be receiving retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.

68 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Total Money Income of Aged Units,
Excluding Earnings
Table 4.2
Percentage distribution, by Social Security beneficiary status, marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age
Nonmarried persons
Total
Income (dollars)

55–61

62–64

Married couples
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Total
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Men
65 or
older

55–61

Women

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

All units
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

23.0
21.7
6.5
3.5
3.1
2.5

14.6
11.3
3.5
2.0
2.6
1.7

3.8
1.2
0.6
0.6
0.8
1.0

17.9
23.7
6.9
3.5
3.3
2.7

12.2
13.3
2.7
1.7
2.3
2.0

2.3
1.0
0.4
0.3
0.6
0.4

29.7
19.0
5.9
3.7
2.9
2.2

17.4
8.9
4.5
2.2
2.8
1.3

4.8
1.3
0.8
0.7
1.0
1.5

31.6
14.6
6.7
3.1
2.8
1.2

16.4
6.2
4.4
2.1
3.4
0.3

5.2
1.1
0.5
0.8
1.0
1.0

28.5
21.8
5.3
4.0
3.0
2.8

17.9
10.4
4.5
2.3
2.5
1.8

4.7
1.3
0.8
0.7
1.0
1.6

5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999
7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999

2.2
3.7
2.5
2.7
2.1

2.7
4.0
3.6
2.5
3.1

1.7
3.6
4.1
3.8
4.5

2.4
2.2
1.8
2.6
1.9

2.6
2.7
1.8
1.9
2.4

0.6
0.7
0.7
1.0
1.5

2.0
5.7
3.5
2.7
2.3

2.8
5.5
5.7
3.1
3.9

2.3
5.5
6.4
5.7
6.5

1.7
5.4
2.6
3.0
2.1

1.9
3.7
5.0
1.6
3.8

2.2
4.2
4.4
4.6
4.7

2.2
5.8
4.1
2.5
2.4

3.3
6.5
6.1
4.0
3.9

2.4
5.9
7.0
6.2
7.2

10,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999

8.0
4.4
3.4
2.4
1.7

13.4
7.4
6.4
4.6
3.6

20.6
14.8
10.1
7.5
5.2

8.3
4.9
4.0
3.1
2.0

10.2
6.9
8.3
5.9
5.0

10.4
16.0
13.5
12.2
9.0

7.5
3.9
2.5
1.4
1.2

17.2
7.9
4.3
3.1
1.9

27.4
13.9
7.9
4.4
2.6

8.0
4.8
3.4
2.0
1.4

17.9
7.6
4.5
5.4
2.2

25.0
13.4
9.9
6.3
3.4

7.2
3.3
2.0
1.1
1.0

16.9
8.1
4.2
1.8
1.7

28.2
14.1
7.1
3.8
2.3

35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

1.1
1.1
0.5
4.1

2.7
1.8
1.7
6.8

3.5
2.6
1.8
8.1

1.3
1.5
0.6
5.4

3.6
2.5
2.1
9.6

6.1
4.8
3.3
15.0

0.8
0.5
0.3
2.3

1.7
0.9
1.2
3.6

1.8
1.1
0.8
3.6

1.2
0.6
0.4
3.1

3.6
1.7
2.2
5.9

2.6
1.9
1.1
6.7

0.5
0.5
0.2
1.8

0.7
0.4
0.6
2.3

1.5
0.8
0.7
2.5

1,700

9,412

16,000

2,200

11,800

25,122

1,083

7,848

12,096

1,292

10,212

13,848

923

7,044

11,627

14,430

4,722

26,219

8,160

2,542

10,412

6,270

2,180

15,806

2,414

783

4,187

3,856

1,397

11,620

None
Loss or 1–999
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

(Continued)

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002 ♦ 69

Total Money Income of Aged Units,
Excluding Earnings
Table 4.2
Continued
Nonmarried persons
Total
Income (dollars)

55–61

62–64

Total

Married couples
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Beneficiary
Total percent

Men
65 or
older

55–61

Women

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

a

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Loss or 1–999
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

0.4
1.1
0.6
1.2
2.7

1.2
1.1
0.9
2.1
1.3

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.6
0.9

0.5
0.8
0.4
1.1
3.3

0.8
0.6
0.8
0.8
1.4

0.1
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2

0.4
1.5
0.7
1.3
2.1

1.6
1.7
1.0
3.5
1.1

0.3
0.4
0.5
0.9
1.3

0
0
0.4
1.1
1.5

0.7
1.4
0.7
5.2
0.5

0.3
0.1
0.2
1.0
0.9

0.6
2.3
0.9
1.4
2.4

2.1
1.9
1.2
2.5
1.5

0.4
0.5
0.6
0.9
1.5

5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999
7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999

2.7
6.5
8.7
6.9
6.5

2.2
5.2
4.9
3.7
3.8

1.6
3.2
4.3
4.0
4.6

1.7
4.5
3.7
5.9
4.6

1.5
3.7
2.0
2.4
2.6

0.4
0.6
0.6
0.8
1.4

3.6
8.5
13.8
7.9
8.5

3.1
6.9
8.1
5.0
5.1

2.4
5.0
6.7
6.2
6.8

0.9
6.9
9.5
5.3
6.9

2.1
4.4
6.2
2.9
5.0

2.0
3.7
4.5
4.8
4.9

5.1
9.3
16.2
9.4
9.4

3.6
8.4
9.3
6.2
5.3

2.5
5.5
7.5
6.7
7.4

10,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999

26.2
12.2
6.9
4.9
2.8

21.4
11.1
9.4
6.4
5.3

22.4
15.9
10.9
8.0
5.6

24.9
13.6
8.7
7.1
4.4

15.5
10.7
12.5
8.4
7.8

10.8
16.7
14.4
12.9
9.7

27.5
10.8
5.0
2.7
1.1

27.7
11.5
6.2
4.3
2.7

30.3
15.4
8.5
4.7
2.8

33.4
15.2
7.6
3.8
2.5

26.3
10.2
6.2
7.7
2.7

28.1
15.0
10.7
6.9
3.9

24.2
8.4
3.5
2.1
0.4

28.6
12.2
6.2
2.2
2.7

31.1
15.6
7.7
4.0
2.4

35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

1.4
2.6
1.2
4.4

4.5
2.6
3.2
9.5

3.8
2.7
1.9
8.5

2.1
4.3
2.0
6.3

5.9
3.7
4.2
14.8

6.6
5.1
3.5
15.7

0.7
0.9
0.3
2.5

3.0
1.3
2.2
3.9

2.0
1.1
0.9
3.7

1.8
0.8
0
2.2

6.0
2.7
4.0
5.3

3.0
2.0
1.3
6.8

0.2
1.0
0.5
2.7

1.3
0.5
1.2
3.1

1.6
0.8
0.7
2.6

11,809

15,605

17,162

14,614

22,612

26,276

10,315

12,026

12,748

12,228

13,570

14,874

9,237

11,256

12,276

1,691

2,341

23,487

856

1,207

9,486

835

1,134

14,001

296

422

3,649

539

712

10,352

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

(Continued)

70 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Total Money Income of Aged Units,
Excluding Earnings
Table 4.2
Continued
Nonmarried persons
Total
Income (dollars)

55–61

62–64

Married couples
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Total
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Men
65 or
older

55–61

Women

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

Nonbeneficiary
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

26.0
24.5
7.2
3.9
3.4
2.4

29.0
21.2
5.9
3.0
3.0
2.1

36.7
9.0
3.3
2.5
2.3
2.2

20.0
26.4
7.6
3.8
3.5
2.6

23.3
24.7
4.7
2.6
3.8
2.6

26.1
10.3
2.9
2.8
4.1
2.0

34.2
21.9
6.5
4.1
3.2
2.2

36.3
16.8
7.5
3.6
2.1
1.5

42.1
8.4
3.6
2.4
1.4
2.4

36.0
16.7
7.7
3.5
3.1
1.2

35.7
12.6
8.0
3.7
1.4
0.1

40.5
6.3
3.0
4.5
1.3
2.3

33.1
25.3
5.8
4.5
3.3
2.9

36.6
19.0
7.2
3.5
2.5
2.2

42.8
9.3
3.9
1.5
1.4
2.4

5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999
7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999

2.2
3.4
1.7
2.1
1.5

3.2
2.8
2.3
1.3
2.3

2.4
6.7
2.9
2.2
3.9

2.5
2.0
1.5
2.2
1.6

3.6
1.8
1.7
1.5
2.2

3.2
2.5
1.7
2.5
1.9

1.7
5.2
1.9
1.9
1.4

2.6
4.1
3.1
1.1
2.5

1.9
8.8
3.4
2.1
4.9

1.8
5.2
1.6
2.7
1.5

1.7
3.0
3.6
0.1
2.5

3.3
7.7
4.1
2.9
2.9

1.7
5.2
2.1
1.4
1.3

3.0
4.7
2.8
1.7
2.5

1.4
9.3
3.2
1.7
5.7

10,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999

5.6
3.4
2.9
2.0
1.5

5.6
3.8
3.5
2.8
1.9

5.1
4.6
3.6
3.2
1.8

6.4
3.9
3.5
2.6
1.8

5.3
3.5
4.5
3.6
2.6

6.6
8.9
4.4
5.2
2.3

4.5
2.8
2.1
1.2
1.2

5.9
4.1
2.2
1.8
1.1

4.3
2.4
3.2
2.1
1.5

4.5
3.4
2.8
1.8
1.3

8.1
4.5
2.4
2.6
1.7

3.8
2.9
4.6
2.5
0.4

4.5
2.4
1.7
0.9
1.1

4.7
3.9
2.1
1.3
0.7

4.5
2.2
2.6
2.0
1.9

35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

1.0
0.9
0.4
4.0

1.0
1.0
0.1
4.1

1.0
1.2
0.7
4.7

1.2
1.2
0.4
5.3

1.5
1.4
0.2
4.9

1.3
1.6
1.5
8.3

0.8
0.5
0.3
2.3

0.3
0.4
0
3.2

0.8
1.0
0.3
2.9

1.1
0.6
0.4
3.2

0.9
0.6
0.1
6.7

0.3
0.8
0
5.7

0.6
0.4
0.1
1.7

0
0.3
0
1.4

1.0
1.1
0.5
1.7

Median income (dollars)

900

942

2,400

1,400

1,420

5,395

312

540

754

600

1,039

2,400

271

374

547

12,739

2,381

2,732

7,304

1,335

926

5,435

1,045

1,806

2,118

360

538

3,317

685

1,268

None
Loss or 1–999
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

Number (thousands)

a. Social Security beneficiaries may be receiving retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002 ♦ 71

Total Money Income of Units 65 or Older,
Excluding Social Security
Table 4.3
Percentage distribution, by marital status and quintiles of Social Security benefits
All units

Married couples

Nonmarried persons

Income (dollars)

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

None
Loss or 1–999
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999
7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999

27.7
11.6
6.8
6.0
3.7
2.8
2.5
2.1
2.4
1.7
1.7

31.4
13.3
5.3
4.9
3.8
3.0
2.3
2.6
2.3
1.8
2.7

21.9
12.3
5.0
4.0
4.1
4.1
2.5
2.9
3.1
1.8
2.1

15.3
10.5
4.8
3.8
3.7
3.4
2.7
2.9
3.6
2.2
2.4

10.1
6.4
2.8
3.2
2.7
2.1
2.4
2.4
2.7
2.4
3.7

10.6
5.9
2.8
3.1
1.5
1.9
1.5
1.7
1.6
1.3
1.4

16.7
7.5
2.8
2.4
0.6
1.9
2.0
2.6
1.6
1.9
1.4

13.3
8.8
3.7
2.7
3.5
3.7
2.2
2.4
4.3
2.0
3.9

11.1
5.6
2.2
3.3
2.5
1.8
2.7
2.1
2.6
3.7
4.3

7.0
6.5
2.9
2.0
2.7
2.1
1.9
2.8
3.4
1.9
2.6

29.6
12.7
7.4
7.3
4.3
3.0
2.8
1.8
2.6
1.9
2.2

38.4
15.0
6.3
5.1
3.5
2.9
2.3
3.3
2.5
1.9
2.1

31.7
14.1
6.0
4.6
4.8
3.9
2.7
2.6
2.8
1.9
2.9

23.8
14.2
5.9
5.0
5.1
4.7
2.7
2.8
3.3
1.9
2.2

16.2
11.9
6.1
5.5
5.1
3.4
3.1
3.3
3.3
1.8
2.8

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

1.8
1.4
1.9
1.0
0.8
4.9
3.7
2.2
2.1
1.8

1.9
1.9
1.3
0.9
1.0
4.9
3.3
2.1
1.5
1.0

2.0
1.7
2.3
1.5
1.7
5.7
4.5
2.5
2.3
2.1

2.6
1.4
1.7
2.1
1.8
6.8
4.9
3.8
2.9
1.6

2.1
1.7
2.0
2.1
2.1
8.6
7.4
4.5
4.1
3.0

1.6
0.7
1.9
1.8
1.3
7.6
7.9
4.8
4.4
4.3

2.7
1.1
1.6
1.2
1.4
7.2
4.8
5.2
3.9
2.8

1.8
2.0
1.5
3.1
3.4
9.3
4.8
3.5
3.9
1.7

3.6
2.0
2.2
3.3
1.7
9.7
7.6
5.6
4.4
3.5

1.4
1.2
1.8
1.0
2.4
8.8
7.5
4.3
4.1
3.3

1.8
1.7
2.1
0.9
0.7
5.2
3.3
1.7
1.7
1.1

1.9
0.7
1.2
0.5
0.9
3.4
2.6
1.7
0.6
0.3

1.9
2.7
1.6
0.9
1.1
4.8
2.8
1.6
1.3
0.8

2.0
2.0
2.7
2.0
1.8
4.7
3.3
1.8
1.4
1.8

2.4
1.5
1.8
1.3
1.1
4.8
5.8
3.0
2.5
1.4

40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000–54,999
55,000–59,999
60,000–64,999
65,000–69,999
70,000–74,999
75,000–99,999
100,000–149,999
150,000–199,999
200,000 or more

1.4
1.2
0.8
0.8
0.8
0.4
0.3
1.7
1.3
0.3
0.3

1.1
0.6
0.9
0.7
0.7
0.3
0.4
0.9
0.8
0.1
0.3

1.5
1.0
1.3
0.9
0.7
0.6
0.8
1.9
0.8
0.3
0.1

2.0
2.1
1.9
1.2
0.9
1.1
1.0
2.3
1.4
0.5
0.5

3.0
1.5
1.7
1.4
1.0
1.5
1.7
4.2
3.5
1.0
0.8

4.5
3.7
1.9
2.6
2.5
1.9
2.0
5.5
3.2
0.8
1.5

3.1
3.8
3.9
1.9
2.0
2.5
1.8
4.9
1.7
0.8
0.2

2.5
1.5
1.2
1.6
0.8
0.6
0.9
2.2
2.0
0.6
0.8

1.9
1.2
1.4
1.3
0.8
1.0
1.1
2.5
2.5
0.4
0.4

3.8
1.9
2.5
1.6
1.0
2.4
1.9
5.8
4.4
2.0
1.3

0.7
0.5
0.6
0.4
0.3
0.1
0
0.7
0.7
0.1
0

0.4
0
0.8
0.4
0.4
0
0.2
0.2
0.7
0
0

0.4
0.4
0.6
0.1
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.4
0.1
0

0.9
0.4
0.9
0.6
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.7
0.5
0.2
0

1.9
1.1
1.1
0.6
0.6
0.5
1.2
2.4
1.8
0.3
0.4

Median income (dollars)

2,484

1,964

4,724

7,826

14,400

20,399

15,076

9,826

13,000

18,504

2,000

528

1,656

3,128

5,495

Number (thousands)

4,404

4,987

4,685

4,675

4,736

1,896

1,881

1,897

1,910

1,902

2,795

2,518

3,083

2,803

2,802

NOTES: Social Security includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
Social Security quintile limits are $7,848, $10,788, $13,320, and $18,000 for all units; $11,988, $15,648, $18,648, and $22,200 for married couples; and $6,828, $9,048, $11,196, and $12,936
for nonmarried persons.

72 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002