Private Pension or Annuity Income

of Aged Units
Table 5.C1
Percentage distribution of recipients, by marital status and age
Private pension or
annuity (dollars)

All units

Married couples

Nonmarried persons

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

1.4
1.7
4.6
3.8
3.3

2.2
4.0
3.9
3.6
2.0

2.1
5.0
4.8
6.2
5.6

1.3
1.0
4.1
3.7
3.2

1.7
3.3
2.5
3.0
2.2

1.3
3.0
3.0
3.9
3.9

1.5
3.1
5.5
4.0
3.4

3.0
5.1
6.1
4.6
1.7

2.9
7.2
6.8
8.6
7.3

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,499
3,500–3,999
4,000–4,499
4,500–4,999

1.8
2.3
2.5
1.7
3.0

2.4
2.9
1.9
2.7
3.0

3.4
3.6
4.1
2.6
3.6

1.4
0.8
1.9
1.3
3.7

2.5
1.8
1.2
2.0
1.7

2.8
3.4
2.7
2.5
3.3

2.5
5.1
3.6
2.6
1.8

2.2
4.8
3.1
3.8
5.3

4.1
3.7
5.6
2.7
3.9

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

2.4
5.2
3.0
3.4
2.9

4.6
4.4
3.6
3.6
4.1

5.1
5.6
5.4
4.7
4.4

2.3
4.3
1.8
3.2
2.2

3.2
5.4
3.6
2.0
3.5

4.6
5.6
5.7
5.9
5.0

2.5
6.8
5.3
3.6
4.2

7.0
2.7
3.7
6.2
5.0

5.6
5.5
5.1
3.4
3.9

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999

2.7
0.9
4.1
1.4
2.5

2.2
2.3
4.0
2.2
3.3

3.5
2.4
3.4
1.7
2.4

2.6
0.8
4.1
1.3
2.4

2.0
1.8
5.5
1.4
3.7

3.9
2.6
3.9
2.0
3.1

2.7
1.0
4.1
1.5
2.6

2.6
3.1
1.4
3.6
2.6

3.0
2.2
2.9
1.4
1.6

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

8.5
10.6
6.2
6.5
3.2

10.4
9.7
4.9
3.9
2.4

7.4
4.7
2.9
1.6
0.9

7.6
11.5
7.6
6.9
4.2

12.1
12.0
4.5
5.8
3.6

8.9
6.1
4.6
2.2
1.3

10.2
9.0
3.7
5.6
1.3

7.5
5.9
5.6
0.6
0.3

5.7
3.2
1.2
1.0
0.4

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

1.7
0.3
8.5

1.5
0
4.5

0.6
0.1
2.3

2.6
0.5
11.6

2.1
0
5.9

0.9
0.2
3.6

0.1
0
2.5

0.4
0
2.1

0.3
0
0.9

12,792

10,584

6,588

16,800

13,728

8,460

8,800

7,000

4,668

1,345

1,006

7,532

881

634

3,885

464

372

3,647

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

88 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Private Pension or Annuity Income
of Aged Units
Table 5.C2
Percentage distribution of recipients, by Social Security beneficiary status and age
Private pension or
annuity (dollars)

Beneficiary a

Nonbeneficiary

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

2.7
1.2
8.1
9.6
3.1

1.7
4.4
4.1
2.5
1.9

2.0
5.1
4.8
6.4
5.5

1.0
1.9
3.6
2.2
3.3

3.9
2.6
3.0
7.0
2.5

4.1
2.8
4.7
1.3
7.4

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,499
3,500–3,999
4,000–4,499
4,500–4,999

2.5
4.0
1.9
3.3
4.3

2.7
2.8
2.0
2.9
3.5

3.6
3.4
4.2
2.6
3.6

1.6
1.8
2.7
1.3
2.7

1.3
3.2
1.5
2.0
1.6

0
6.9
2.1
1.2
1.8

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

3.3
8.8
6.2
6.3
5.6

4.6
4.6
3.4
3.4
3.9

5.2
5.4
5.4
4.6
4.5

2.1
4.2
2.1
2.6
2.2

4.4
3.7
4.3
4.0
4.5

2.8
8.9
5.2
6.0
3.6

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999

1.8
0.4
4.9
0.7
3.2

2.8
2.3
4.7
2.7
3.4

3.5
2.4
3.4
1.8
2.4

2.9
1.0
3.9
1.6
2.3

0.4
2.4
1.6
0.4
2.8

3.2
3.3
2.7
0.7
1.5

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

7.1
3.5
1.9
0.7
0

10.6
8.2
4.5
4.2
2.5

7.4
4.6
2.9
1.6
0.8

8.9
12.6
7.4
8.1
4.0

9.7
14.5
6.2
3.0
2.1

6.5
9.5
4.2
1.4
2.3

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

1.7
0
3.4

2.0
0
3.6

0.6
0.1
2.3

1.7
0.4
9.8

0
0
7.2

1.6
0.7
3.6

6,528

10,584

6,540

16,800

10,800

8,316

290

761

7,258

1,054

246

273

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
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 ♦ 89

Private Pension or Annuity Income
of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.C3
Percentage distribution of recipients, by marital status and quintiles of total money income
Private pension or
annuity (dollars)
Total percent

All units
First Second

Married couples

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First Second

Nonmarried persons

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

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

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

10.3
22.5
16.5
10.0
9.1

6.3
14.8
12.5
14.3
12.8

1.8
4.6
6.2
7.1
8.4

1.0
2.2
1.8
4.3
2.9

0.4
1.6
1.9
3.2
2.4

6.6
17.3
8.1
7.5
11.9

1.7
4.8
5.0
6.8
7.8

1.1
1.6
2.2
3.3
1.7

1.1
0.9
2.4
3.2
2.7

0
1.6
1.2
1.7
2.4

8.7
25.4
15.1
9.5
6.9

11.0
18.9
17.4
15.3
10.3

5.0
13.0
12.8
14.8
13.4

1.1
2.7
4.4
6.1
7.4

0.6
2.6
1.2
4.9
2.1

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,499
3,500–3,999
4,000–4,499
4,500–4,999

3.0
4.4
1.4
1.5
0.6

5.3
6.7
9.0
2.4
3.3

5.2
4.8
6.9
4.4
5.5

3.2
2.6
2.2
2.0
3.6

1.5
2.0
2.0
1.9
2.5

4.8
10.0
1.1
3.6
2.5

5.4
6.3
5.3
3.1
3.7

2.7
2.2
2.4
2.3
4.7

1.1
2.7
1.8
2.4
1.8

2.1
1.3
2.1
1.9
3.4

1.2
5.2
2.5
2.7
0.3

5.8
1.4
4.2
1.7
2.1

4.9
6.6
10.3
2.4
3.8

4.6
3.4
6.7
4.4
5.7

2.8
2.5
1.8
1.1
2.7

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

0.9
8.8
4.4
3.5
2.6

2.8
3.2
2.7
1.1
0.6

9.7
7.8
8.1
5.1
4.3

5.4
6.3
6.7
7.6
7.5

2.5
3.4
2.9
2.9
3.1

4.2
3.8
7.5
5.0
1.4

9.5
7.7
8.6
9.1
5.0

5.1
8.2
7.6
7.9
8.7

2.7
3.9
3.6
4.0
3.5

1.6
2.7
2.5
2.6
2.8

1.7
15.0
4.6
0
0

1.5
1.0
1.6
4.5
1.7

3.5
3.6
2.6
0.9
0.9

9.0
9.1
9.1
5.5
6.1

4.8
3.1
3.2
3.0
4.5

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999

0
0
0
0
0.5

1.0
0.4
0.7
0.1
0

3.8
1.0
1.2
0.9
0.7

5.6
4.8
5.4
3.1
4.3

2.3
2.2
4.6
1.8
3.0

0.5
0.7
0.9
0.2
0

3.8
1.4
1.0
0.7
0.8

6.0
5.2
4.8
3.4
5.2

3.5
1.9
5.4
2.2
3.7

2.8
2.0
4.3
1.9
2.9

0
0
0
0
1.2

1.7
0
0
0
0

0.6
0.3
0.6
0
0

5.1
2.2
2.2
1.6
0.8

3.1
4.5
6.4
2.6
4.1

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

0
0
0
0
0

0.1
0
0
0
0

1.8
0.7
0
0
0

11.5
3.8
1.4
0.2
0.3

11.8
12.0
8.9
5.5
2.8

2.3
0
0
0
0

0.8
1.6
0
0
0

10.6
1.7
0.9
0.3
0.4

14.3
14.2
9.9
4.5
1.9

9.7
8.0
8.3
4.5
3.6

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0.1
0
0
0
0

2.3
0.3
0
0
0

15.8
10.1
3.9
3.3
1.2

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

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

0.1
0
0

2.2
0.3
8.3

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

0.7
0
0

3.8
0.9
17.7

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

1.0
0
3.0

1,584

2,112

4,545

8,664

15,600

2,400

5,050

8,400

13,200

18,000

1,584

1,560

2,184

5,380

12,000

301

963

1,772

2,393

2,103

232

772

1,062

1,023

796

128

327

791

1,278

1,123

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

NOTE: Quintile limits are $9,721, $15,181, $23,880, and $40,982 for all units; $18,648, $27,744, $39,000, and $63,108 for married couples; and $7,892, $11,448, $15,638, and $24,855 for
nonmarried persons.

90 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Private Pension or Annuity Income
of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C4
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and marital status
Private pension or
annuity (dollars)

Men

Women

All persons

Total

Married

Nonmarried

Total

Married

Nonmarried

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

2.3
5.5
5.3
6.6
5.9

1.3
3.2
3.5
4.7
4.1

1.5
2.9
3.2
3.8
3.9

0.7
4.0
4.4
7.5
4.6

3.8
8.6
7.5
9.0
8.3

3.2
8.6
6.6
8.7
7.6

4.0
8.7
7.9
9.1
8.5

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,499
3,500–3,999
4,000–4,499
4,500–4,999

3.5
3.7
4.3
2.7
3.8

2.8
3.8
3.1
2.1
3.6

3.0
3.4
3.0
2.4
3.5

2.3
4.9
3.6
1.0
3.8

4.5
3.5
5.8
3.5
4.0

3.2
4.5
4.0
3.7
4.5

5.0
3.2
6.5
3.4
3.9

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

5.1
5.8
5.6
4.3
4.5

4.3
6.5
6.1
5.7
5.7

3.9
6.5
6.4
5.9
5.5

5.4
6.3
5.1
4.9
6.4

6.2
5.0
5.0
2.5
3.0

7.4
4.7
5.0
2.1
3.7

5.7
5.2
5.0
2.7
2.7

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999

3.3
2.4
3.3
1.8
2.2

4.0
2.8
4.1
2.1
2.6

3.8
2.7
4.0
2.2
3.2

4.6
3.1
4.4
1.9
1.1

2.4
1.9
2.4
1.4
1.7

2.9
2.2
2.9
2.3
1.2

2.3
1.8
2.2
1.1
1.8

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

6.8
4.1
2.2
1.3
0.7

8.8
5.5
3.1
1.5
0.9

8.6
5.8
3.6
1.6
1.1

9.2
4.6
1.5
1.3
0.4

4.3
2.4
1.0
1.0
0.4

5.0
1.9
0.8
1.3
0.7

4.0
2.6
1.1
0.9
0.3

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

0.6
0
2.0

0.9
0
3.2

1.0
0
3.6

0.7
0
2.1

0.2
0.1
0.4

0.3
0.2
0.6

0.2
0
0.4

Median income (dollars)

6,000

8,148

8,400

7,200

3,816

4,356

3,600

Number (thousands)

8,018

4,559

3,388

1,170

3,459

982

2,477

Total percent

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002 ♦ 91

Private Pension or Annuity Income
of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C5
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and age
All persons
Private pension or
annuity (dollars)

Men

Women

65–69

70–74

75–79 80 or older

65–69

70–74

75–79 80 or older

65–69

70–74

75–79 80 or older

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

1.9
2.7
2.9
5.1
6.9

1.1
5.4
6.2
6.0
5.8

2.7
6.5
5.4
6.4
4.2

3.7
7.4
6.4
8.7
6.7

2.2
2.0
1.6
4.2
4.1

0.4
3.1
5.0
4.2
3.7

1.3
3.9
3.7
4.1
2.8

1.2
3.8
3.8
6.5
5.9

1.3
3.9
4.9
6.4
11.6

2.1
8.7
7.9
8.6
8.8

4.4
9.6
7.5
9.1
5.9

6.4
11.2
9.2
11.1
7.5

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,499
3,500–3,999
4,000–4,499
4,500–4,999

2.7
3.8
3.8
2.5
3.3

3.1
3.7
4.2
2.5
4.1

4.5
2.4
4.8
2.3
4.0

3.9
4.7
4.4
3.4
3.7

2.0
3.2
3.2
1.1
2.5

2.0
3.5
2.3
2.8
3.9

4.3
2.8
3.5
1.6
4.1

3.2
5.7
3.6
2.8
3.7

3.8
4.7
4.7
4.9
4.6

4.7
4.0
7.0
2.0
4.2

4.8
1.9
6.4
3.2
3.9

4.5
3.6
5.2
4.1
3.6

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

4.4
6.1
6.6
4.5
4.1

5.4
5.5
5.5
4.8
4.8

5.4
6.4
5.8
4.8
4.2

5.3
5.4
4.7
3.3
5.0

3.6
4.6
6.5
5.8
5.3

4.9
6.9
6.9
5.3
4.5

3.9
8.0
5.0
6.9
6.1

4.8
6.4
5.9
4.7
7.1

5.7
8.5
6.9
2.3
2.2

6.1
3.5
3.4
4.1
5.2

7.2
4.5
6.7
2.2
1.9

5.7
4.2
3.5
1.8
2.6

10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999
12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999

3.0
3.0
4.3
1.0
3.2

4.0
2.5
3.2
2.3
2.4

2.6
2.7
3.9
2.1
2.0

3.6
1.7
2.1
1.9
1.4

3.1
3.5
4.5
1.4
4.7

4.7
2.8
4.2
2.4
2.8

3.3
3.3
4.6
2.1
1.9

4.8
1.8
3.1
2.5
0.9

3.0
2.2
4.1
0.3
0.8

2.9
2.0
1.7
2.1
1.8

1.7
2.0
3.0
2.0
2.0

2.3
1.5
1.1
1.3
2.0

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999

7.6
6.6
2.4
1.8
1.0

7.1
4.4
2.0
1.7
0.6

6.8
3.3
2.0
1.1
0.7

5.9
2.3
2.3
0.6
0.5

9.8
8.6
2.7
2.2
0.9

8.7
5.4
3.3
2.1
0.8

8.7
4.2
2.9
1.2
1.3

7.7
3.4
3.4
0.4
0.6

4.0
3.5
1.8
1.2
1.2

4.7
2.9
0.3
1.2
0.3

4.6
2.4
1.0
1.0
0

4.0
1.2
1.1
0.8
0.4

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

0.9
0.1
3.7

0.4
0
1.3

0.9
0
2.2

0.3
0
0.9

1.4
0
5.3

0.7
0
2.3

1.0
0
3.6

0.5
0
1.7

0
0.3
1.3

0
0
0

0.6
0
0.5

0.1
0
0.1

Median income (dollars)

7,200

6,100

6,000

4,640

9,600

8,000

8,040

6,600

4,800

3,816

4,000

3,000

Number (thousands)

1,959

2,084

1,890

2,084

1,213

1,234

1,033

1,079

746

851

857

1,005

Total percent

92 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Government Employee Pension Income
of Aged Units
Table 5.C6
Percentage distribution of recipients, by marital status and age
Government employee
pension a (dollars)

All units

Married couples

Nonmarried persons

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

0.3
0
1.5
0.4
1.2

0.9
1.4
0.3
0.8
1.4

1.2
0.8
2.0
1.4
1.6

0.4
0
1.2
0.6
1.0

0.8
1.1
0.6
1.4
0.4

0.5
0.6
1.8
1.3
1.4

0.3
0
2.0
0
1.5

1.0
1.8
0
0
3.1

2.0
1.1
2.2
1.4
1.9

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999

0.5
3.5
2.3
0.3
3.0

2.0
4.7
4.5
1.7
3.0

1.8
3.9
3.5
2.1
4.5

0.4
3.7
1.3
0
0.8

1.1
5.2
4.8
1.4
3.3

1.7
3.3
1.8
1.4
3.3

0.7
3.2
4.2
0.9
6.6

3.3
4.0
4.1
2.1
2.6

2.0
4.5
5.2
2.8
5.9

7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999
10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999

1.9
1.8
3.3
1.7
0.7

1.1
1.6
2.2
3.3
1.5

5.4
1.9
4.3
3.5
2.1

0.9
2.0
3.7
2.4
0.6

0.7
1.0
2.4
2.4
1.7

2.9
1.5
2.7
3.3
1.9

3.7
1.5
2.5
0.6
1.0

1.8
2.5
1.9
4.7
1.1

8.0
2.3
6.0
3.7
2.3

12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999

4.6
3.0
4.7
12.2
13.2

4.1
2.6
1.1
11.4
13.5

5.1
2.6
3.5
12.2
11.1

5.2
2.5
4.7
11.0
14.8

4.1
1.9
1.1
7.7
12.8

5.2
2.8
4.3
13.4
12.0

3.4
4.0
4.6
14.4
10.4

4.2
3.7
1.0
17.0
14.5

4.9
2.3
2.8
11.0
10.1

25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

8.9
7.6
7.5
3.8
0.5
11.5

10.5
5.6
4.5
4.4
0.9
11.0

6.2
4.9
3.9
3.4
0.6
6.5

9.2
5.8
9.2
3.2
0.7
14.7

11.1
6.2
5.9
7.2
0.9
13.0

7.7
5.4
4.4
4.9
0.9
9.5

8.4
10.6
4.6
4.9
0
6.0

9.5
4.7
2.5
0
0.9
7.9

4.5
4.4
3.3
1.8
0.3
3.3

21,600

20,000

14,400

23,640

24,000

18,000

18,900

16,000

11,500

942

525

3,548

595

316

1,819

346

209

1,728

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

a. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002 ♦ 93

Government Employee Pension Income
of Aged Units
Table 5.C7
Percentage distribution of recipients, by Social Security beneficiary status and age
Government employee
pension a (dollars)

Beneficiary b

Nonbeneficiary

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

0.5
0
2.1
2.8
0

1.5
1.9
0.2
1.4
1.1

1.4
0.9
2.2
1.5
1.8

0.3
0
1.4
0.1
1.4

0
0.6
0.5
0
1.9

0
0.5
0.1
0
0.1

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999

1.4
4.8
0
1.7
7.6

2.9
6.0
6.1
1.5
2.8

1.7
4.3
3.8
2.1
4.9

0.4
3.3
2.7
0.1
2.3

0.7
3.0
2.3
2.0
3.4

2.5
0.1
0.5
2.1
1.0

7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999
10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999

7.5
5.0
6.7
1.5
1.5

0.7
2.8
1.8
4.1
1.5

5.8
1.8
4.5
3.7
2.0

1.2
1.4
2.8
1.7
0.6

1.8
0
2.8
2.3
1.5

1.2
2.4
2.8
1.8
3.1

12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999

0.7
5.0
3.9
10.0
10.9

5.3
2.1
1.2
9.1
10.8

5.4
2.7
3.8
12.0
10.3

5.1
2.8
4.8
12.5
13.5

2.5
3.3
0.9
14.6
17.2

2.0
0.9
1.1
13.9
18.6

25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

3.2
2.3
10.7
0.4
0.1
9.6

9.5
6.3
2.9
5.0
0.6
11.1

5.6
4.6
4.0
2.6
0.5
6.1

9.7
8.3
7.1
4.3
0.5
11.8

11.8
4.6
6.8
3.4
1.4
10.8

11.9
7.7
3.1
10.8
1.1
10.4

14,184

17,736

13,680

23,000

21,000

24,000

113

305

3,210

829

220

338

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

a. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.
b. Social Security beneficiaries may be receiving retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.

94 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Government Employee Pension Income
of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.C8
Percentage distribution of recipients, by marital status and quintiles of total money income
Government employee
pension a (dollars)
Total percent

All units
First Second

Married couples

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First Second

Nonmarried persons

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

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

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

b
b
b
b
b

7.6
1.7
6.0
2.6
5.1

0.4
0.6
3.6
1.9
2.4

1.0
1.0
1.8
1.3
0.8

0.1
0.3
0.5
0.8
1.2

b
b
b
b
b

0
0.1
5.9
2.2
2.6

1.5
1.4
1.8
1.8
1.2

0.3
0.7
1.8
0.9
1.2

0
0.1
0
1.1
0.6

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

2.3
1.6
4.4
2.8
3.7

0.5
0.6
2.8
2.2
1.9

0.7
0.6
0.4
0.3
1.1

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999

b
b
b
b
b

3.4
9.4
12.7
6.4
12.0

4.0
5.7
7.0
3.2
10.0

2.0
2.1
2.0
1.8
3.1

0.4
3.8
1.3
0.8
2.0

b
b
b
b
b

1.1
8.9
3.9
2.7
6.7

3.6
1.2
3.2
1.5
3.9

1.2
3.5
0.7
1.6
3.3

0.2
2.8
0.9
0.4
1.2

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

3.8
9.9
11.6
5.7
14.3

3.6
5.5
6.5
3.9
10.0

0.5
2.8
2.0
0.8
1.3

7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999
10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999

b
b
b
b
b

11.5
3.4
4.5
2.5
4.8

12.9
3.3
10.6
5.1
2.5

5.1
2.1
3.7
5.7
3.0

1.3
0.7
2.2
1.3
0.9

b
b
b
b
b

5.4
0.2
7.1
5.5
3.5

4.4
4.0
2.0
6.9
3.4

2.1
0.7
1.6
2.5
0.7

0.6
0.9
1.9
0.7
1.0

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

14.8
4.4
5.9
1.4
4.3

12.7
3.3
9.8
5.3
3.8

4.1
1.0
4.1
3.5
1.3

12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999

b
b
b
b
b

2.8
2.1
1.0
0.5
0

6.8
1.6
2.7
13.1
2.6

5.9
4.3
5.6
18.3
17.4

4.2
1.7
2.8
9.4
11.8

b
b
b
b
b

6.7
2.6
7.0
15.7
10.7

5.7
5.1
4.6
19.2
15.7

7.5
2.5
4.4
14.4
15.9

2.3
1.8
2.5
7.3
7.3

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

5.9
2.4
0.1
0.6
0

6.2
2.5
3.1
12.3
3.4

4.4
2.3
3.5
13.9
17.5

25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

b
b
b
b
b
b

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

6.4
4.4
0.7
0.4
0
0

9.8
8.4
9.0
8.0
1.4
15.9

b
b
b
b
b
b

1.3
0
0
0
0
0

5.0
2.1
0.8
0
0
0

8.6
7.7
8.5
7.1
0.3
0.1

12.0
8.3
5.5
8.8
2.5
29.2

b
b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b
b

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

8.7
8.5
6.4
3.5
0.5
6.3

Median income (dollars)

b

5,172

7,800

14,400

26,400

b

10,920

13,200

19,488

32,160

b

b

6,000

7,992

20,000

61

250

596

1,194

1,448

46

224

432

528

590

28

69

219

513

900

Number (thousands)

NOTE: Quintile limits are $9,721, $15,181, $23,880, and $40,982 for all units; $18,648, $27,744, $39,000, and $63,108 for married couples; and $7,892, $11,448, $15,638, and $24,855 for
nonmarried persons.
a. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.
b. Fewer than 75,000 weighted cases.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002 ♦ 95

Government Employee Pension Income
of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C9
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and marital status
Government employee
pension a (dollars)

Men

Women

All persons

Total

Married

Nonmarried

Total

Married

Nonmarried

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

1.3
0.9
2.0
1.4
1.6

0.6
0.1
0.9
1.2
1.3

0.6
0
0.8
1.4
1.0

0.8
0.3
1.1
0.7
2.2

2.0
1.6
3.1
1.6
2.0

1.1
2.3
3.9
1.4
2.5

2.5
1.3
2.7
1.6
1.7

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999

2.1
3.9
3.6
2.2
4.7

1.6
3.2
1.8
1.6
2.3

1.3
3.2
1.7
1.0
2.3

2.6
3.4
1.9
3.3
2.1

2.6
4.6
5.4
2.7
7.1

4.6
3.8
3.1
2.9
7.0

1.7
4.9
6.4
2.7
7.2

7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999
10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999

5.5
2.3
4.2
3.5
2.3

3.2
2.0
2.4
2.6
2.0

2.5
1.8
2.3
2.4
2.2

5.5
2.5
2.7
3.0
1.3

7.8
2.6
6.0
4.3
2.5

5.5
3.4
3.4
5.1
2.2

8.9
2.2
7.2
3.9
2.7

12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999

5.4
2.7
3.2
13.5
11.1

5.1
2.3
3.7
16.1
14.4

4.9
2.6
3.5
17.5
14.1

5.9
1.3
4.6
11.8
15.5

5.7
3.1
2.7
11.0
7.8

8.2
4.3
4.2
11.7
6.9

4.5
2.6
2.1
10.7
8.2

25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

5.8
4.6
3.6
3.5
0.2
4.9

7.3
5.8
4.7
5.6
0.2
8.0

7.9
5.8
4.3
6.2
0.2
8.5

5.7
5.6
6.0
3.7
0.2
6.3

4.2
3.5
2.4
1.4
0.2
1.9

4.3
2.4
2.6
2.0
0.1
1.3

4.1
4.0
2.4
1.1
0.3
2.2

14,100

18,180

18,920

17,580

10,200

10,800

9,600

3,707

1,848

1,391

457

1,859

588

1,271

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

a. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.

96 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Employer Pension Income
of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C10
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, Social Security beneficiary status, and marital status
Beneficiary b
a

Employer pension (dollars)

Total

Total

Married

Nonbeneficiary
Nonmarried

Total

Married

Nonmarried

All persons
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

1.9
3.9
4.1
4.8
4.5

1.9
4.1
4.3
5.1
4.6

1.5
3.2
3.4
3.8
3.7

2.5
5.1
5.4
6.5
5.7

1.5
1.5
1.5
1.0
3.9

0.7
0.8
0.8
1.3
4.9

2.7
2.5
2.7
0.6
2.3

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999

3.0
6.4
5.6
4.2
5.2

3.1
6.6
5.9
4.4
5.3

2.9
5.6
5.4
4.1
5.5

3.3
7.7
6.5
4.8
5.2

1.0
4.2
1.6
1.6
3.7

0
5.1
1.6
0.6
2.1

2.6
3.1
1.7
3.1
6.1

7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999
10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999

5.7
3.7
4.4
3.4
2.4

5.8
3.7
4.5
3.4
2.4

5.4
4.4
4.6
3.4
2.4

6.2
3.0
4.5
3.4
2.3

4.1
3.7
2.7
2.6
2.9

4.9
2.7
2.3
2.4
2.3

3.0
5.3
3.3
2.8
3.6

12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999

4.0
2.2
2.6
8.9
6.5

4.1
2.3
2.7
8.7
5.9

4.3
2.7
3.1
9.7
6.6

3.8
1.8
2.2
7.6
5.1

3.7
1.1
1.7
11.8
13.6

4.6
1.9
2.5
13.1
14.5

2.3
0
0.6
9.9
12.4

25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

3.4
2.5
1.8
1.5
0.1
3.1

3.1
2.4
1.8
1.0
0.1
2.8

4.1
2.8
2.0
1.4
0
3.9

1.9
1.9
1.5
0.5
0.1
1.4

7.3
4.7
2.0
8.5
0.7
7.2

6.9
3.2
1.6
10.5
1.0
7.9

8.0
6.8
2.6
5.5
0.3
6.2

8,160

7,596

9,108

6,100

16,800

17,448

15,540

11,436

10,618

5,734

4,884

818

487

331

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

(Continued)

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002 ♦ 97

Employer Pension Income
of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C10
Continued
Beneficiary b
a

Employer pension (dollars)

Total

Total

Married

Nonbeneficiary
Nonmarried

Total

Married

Nonmarried

Men
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

1.0
2.2
2.7
3.6
3.3

1.0
2.3
2.8
3.9
3.1

1.1
2.1
2.5
3.2
2.9

0.7
2.7
3.7
5.9
3.5

0.8
1.3
0.8
0.1
5.6

1.0
0
1.1
0.1
5.3

0.4
5.1
0
0
6.7

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999

2.4
5.6
4.5
3.6
5.2

2.5
5.6
4.7
3.7
5.3

2.6
5.3
4.8
3.5
5.4

2.2
6.7
4.4
4.5
5.2

1.9
5.6
1.0
1.8
3.6

0
5.3
1.3
0
2.9

7.4
6.4
0
7.0
5.5

7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999
10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999

5.4
4.6
4.8
3.4
2.5

5.4
4.7
5.1
3.6
2.7

5.3
4.9
4.9
3.4
2.6

5.7
3.9
5.5
4.1
2.9

4.6
3.9
1.4
0.7
0.9

6.1
2.8
0
0.7
1.2

0.1
7.0
5.6
0.9
0

12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999

4.4
2.2
3.0
10.7
8.3

4.4
2.4
3.0
10.8
7.6

4.2
2.6
3.3
11.0
7.6

5.2
1.9
2.3
10.2
7.8

3.9
0.3
2.2
8.4
17.0

4.6
0.4
3.0
9.1
18.5

1.6
0
0
6.6
12.6

25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

4.4
2.9
2.2
2.2
0.1
4.8

4.2
2.8
2.3
1.7
0
4.4

4.9
3.0
2.3
1.7
0
4.9

2.1
2.2
2.3
1.5
0.1
2.8

7.5
4.0
1.8
9.4
0.7
10.8

7.5
4.0
1.2
12.0
0.8
11.1

7.6
4.1
3.4
1.8
0.3
9.9

10,331

9,948

10,435

9,120

20,000

20,556

9,600

6,277

5,824

4,337

1,487

453

338

115

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

(Continued)

98 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2002

Employer Pension Income
of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C10
Continued
Beneficiary b
a

Employer pension (dollars)

Total

Total

Married

Nonbeneficiary
Nonmarried

Total

Married

Nonmarried

Women
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1–499
500–999
1,000–1,499
1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499

3.0
5.9
5.9
6.2
6.1

3.1
6.2
6.2
6.5
6.4

2.7
6.5
6.1
5.8
5.9

3.2
6.1
6.2
6.8
6.6

2.3
1.7
2.4
2.2
1.7

0
2.5
0
4.0
4.1

3.9
1.1
4.1
1.0
0

2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999
5,000–5,999
6,000–6,999

3.6
7.4
6.9
5.0
5.2

3.9
7.7
7.3
5.3
5.3

4.1
6.7
7.1
6.2
5.7

3.8
8.2
7.4
5.0
5.2

0
2.6
2.4
1.4
3.9

0
4.6
2.1
1.9
0.2

0
1.3
2.6
1.0
6.5

7,000–7,999
8,000–8,999
9,000–9,999
10,000–10,999
11,000–11,999

6.0
2.7
3.9
3.4
2.2

6.2
2.6
3.8
3.2
2.0

5.6
2.7
3.4
3.5
1.9

6.5
2.6
4.0
3.1
2.0

3.5
3.5
4.2
4.9
5.3

2.0
2.2
7.3
6.3
5.0

4.6
4.4
2.1
3.9
5.6

12,000–12,999
13,000–13,999
14,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999

3.6
2.2
2.1
6.8
4.3

3.6
2.2
2.2
6.2
3.9

4.6
3.2
2.5
5.6
3.7

3.2
1.8
2.1
6.4
3.9

3.5
2.2
1.1
16.0
9.4

4.7
5.3
1.4
22.2
5.4

2.7
0
0.9
11.7
12.3

25,000–29,999
30,000–34,999
35,000–39,999
40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000 or more

2.2
2.1
1.3
0.7
0.1
1.0

1.8
1.8
1.2
0.2
0.1
0.8

1.8
1.9
1.4
0.4
0
0.9

1.8
1.8
1.1
0.1
0.1
0.8

7.1
5.5
2.3
7.3
0.7
2.8

5.7
1.6
2.4
7.1
1.3
0.7

8.1
8.2
2.2
7.5
0.2
4.2

Median income (dollars)

5,952

5,400

5,820

5,292

15,000

13,200

16,800

Number (thousands)

5,159

4,794

1,396

3,397

365

150

216

a. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions and private pensions or annuities.
b. Social Security beneficiaries may be receiving retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.

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