Income Sources of Aged Units

Table 1.1
Percentage with income from specified source, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Aged 65 or older
Source of income

Aged 55–61

Aged 62–64

Total

65–69

70–74

75–79

All units
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

81
76
12

65
60
11

24
21
5

44
40
8

28
24
6

16
14
3

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

26
13
16
7
0
7
1
1
4
10

58
46
29
12
1
11
2
3
6
19

92
89
41
14
1
14
2
4
8
29

87
84
39
15
1
14
2
4
8
27

92
90
42
15
1
14
2
4
9
30

93
91
43
15
1
14
1
4
9
30

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

58
55
30
25
9
0

59
55
31
26
11
0

55
52
25
20
9
0

57
53
27
22
9
0

57
53
28
22
10
0

54
50
25
20
8
0

Veterans' benefits

4

2

4

3

4

4

Unemployment compensation

5

3

1

2

1

0

Workers' compensation

2

1

0

1

1

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

5
4
1

5
5
0

4
4
0

5
5
0

5
4
0

4
3
0

Personal contributions

2

1

1

1

1

1

15,772

4,990

26,865

7,078

5,999

5,827

Number (thousands)

Married couples
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

92
87
17

77
72
14

37
32
8

57
52
12

39
33
10

24
20
5

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

26
12
18
8
0
8
2
2
5
11

59
45
36
14
1
13
3
3
8
24

93
90
51
18
1
18
2
6
11
36

89
86
47
17
1
17
3
5
10
33

95
92
52
19
1
18
2
6
11
37

95
93
53
19
1
18
2
6
12
38

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

69
66
38
32
12
0

68
64
39
33
13
0

67
64
35
29
12
0

68
64
35
29
12
0

68
64
36
30
13
0

65
61
32
26
10
0

Veterans' benefits

4

3

5

4

5

5

Unemployment compensation

6

4

1

3

1

1

Workers' compensation

2

1

1

1

1

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

3
3
0

3
3
0

2
2
0

3
3
0

3
2
1

2
2
0

Personal contributions

1

0

0

1

0

0

8,681

2,745

10,930

3,710

2,731

2,342

Number (thousands)

Nonmarried persons
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

69
63
7

49
45
7

14
13
2

30
27
4

19
17
3

11
10
2

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

24
14
13
6
0
5
1
1
4
8

57
48
22
8
0
8
1
2
5
14

91
88
34
11
1
11
1
3
6
24

85
82
30
12
0
11
2
3
7
19

90
88
34
11
1
10
1
3
6
25

92
90
37
12
1
11
1
4
7
25

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

44
42
20
16
6
0

47
44
22
17
8
0

47
43
19
14
6
1

45
41
17
13
6
0

47
44
20
16
7
1

46
43
20
15
7
0

Veterans' benefits

3

2

3

2

4

3

Unemployment compensation

4

2

0

1

0

0

Workers' compensation

1

1

0

1

0

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

7
7
1

8
7
1

6
6
0

8
8
0

6
6
0

5
5
0

Personal contributions

4

2

1

2

1

1

7,091

2,245

15,935

3,368

3,268

3,485

Number (thousands)

Men
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

68
60
10

47
42
8

18
14
4

29
24
6

21
18
4

17
12
5

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

25
12
15
6
0
6
1
1
3
9

57
48
20
7
1
6
1
2
3
14

91
87
41
13
1
12
2
4
6
29

85
82
36
14
0
14
4
4
7
23

91
89
37
9
0
9
2
2
6
29

92
89
44
14
1
13
2
4
7
30

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

43
41
19
16
6
1

46
43
22
18
9
0

48
44
20
15
7
0

44
40
17
13
7
0

48
44
20
15
8
0

48
44
21
18
7
0

Veterans' benefits

6

3

6

4

7

5

Unemployment compensation

4

1

1

1

0

1

Workers' compensation

1

1

0

0

1

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

7
6
1

6
6
0

5
5
0

7
7
0

5
5
0

3
3
0

Personal contributions

1

0

1

1

1

0

2,773

819

4,292

1,141

936

892

Number (thousands)

Women
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

69
65
5

51
46
6

13
12
1

31
29
2

18
17
2

10
9
1

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

24
15
13
5
0
5
0
1
4
8

57
48
23
10
0
10
1
3
6
14

91
89
32
11
1
10
1
3
7
22

85
82
28
10
1
10
1
2
7
18

90
88
33
11
1
11
1
3
7
23

92
90
34
11
1
11
1
3
7
24

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

45
42
20
16
6
0

48
45
22
16
8
0

46
43
18
14
6
1

45
42
17
13
5
1

47
45
20
16
6
1

46
42
19
14
7
0

Veterans' benefits

1

1

2

2

2

3

Unemployment compensation

4

3

0

1

0

0

Workers' compensation

1

1

0

1

0

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

8
7
1

8
8
1

6
6
0

8
8
0

7
6
0

5
5
0

Personal contributions

5

3

1

2

1

1

4,317

1,427

11,643

2,227

2,332

2,592

Number (thousands)

a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

come Sources of Aged Units

80 or older

7
5
2
94
92
41
13
1
12
1
5
7
30
53
50
23
18
8
1
5
0
0
4
4
0
1
7,960

13
11
4
96
93
54
19
1
18
2
7
11
39
68
65
35
29
12
0
9
0
0
2
2
0
1
2,146

4
3
1
94
91
36
11
1
10
1
4
6
26
48
44
18
14
6
1
4
0
0
5
5
0
1
5,814

7
5
2
94
90
46
13
2
12
2
5
5
34
51
48
20
16
8
0
9
0
0
3
3
0
1
1,323

s.

3
3
1
94
92
33
10
1
10
1
4
6
24
47
43
18
13
6
1
2
0
0
5
5
0
1
4,492

Income Sources of Aged Units
Table 1.2
Percentage with income from specified source, by Social Security beneficiary status, marital status, sex of nonmarried persons,
and age, 2004
Nonmarried persons
All units
Source of income

55–61

62–64

Married couples
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Total
65 or
older

55–61

Men

62–64

Women

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

Beneficiary
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

43
40
6

46
41
8

22
19
5

70
64
11

62
56
11

35
30
8

15
14
2

28
24
5

13
11
2

12
12
0

24
21
3

16
12
4

17
15
2

30
26
6

12
11
1

100
100
26
8
0
8
1
1
5
20

100
100
39
12
0
12
2
2
8
29

100
100
43
14
0
14
2
4
9
32

100
100
32
9
0
9
2
1
5
25

100
100
49
16
0
16
3
2
12
36

100
100
53
18
0
18
2
6
11
39

100
100
20
7
0
7
0
1
5
14

100
100
27
8
0
7
1
2
5
21

100
100
36
11
0
11
1
3
7
26

100
100
19
6
0
6
1
1
4
15

100
100
24
4
0
4
1
2
1
21

100
100
43
12
1
12
3
3
6
32

100
100
20
8
0
8
0
2
6
13

100
100
29
10
0
10
1
3
6
20

100
100
34
11
0
10
1
3
7
24

38
35
16
12
7
0

55
51
26
21
8
0

57
53
26
21
9
0

49
46
21
15
9
0

63
58
33
28
10
0

69
65
36
30
12
0

27
24
12
9
5
0

44
42
18
14
6
0

49
45
20
15
7
1

22
21
8
8
2
0

46
44
21
19
6
0

50
46
20
16
8
0

30
25
13
9
6
0

44
41
16
12
6
0

48
45
19
15
6
1

Veterans' benefits

9

3

4

12

4

6

6

3

3

13

4

7

3

2

2

Unemployment compensation

3

3

1

4

4

1

0

2

0

0

1

1

1

2

0

Workers' compensation

2

2

0

3

2

1

2

1

0

1

0

0

3

1

0

11
10
1

5
5
0

3
3
0

7
7
1

3
3
0

1
1
0

15
14
2

7
6
1

4
4
0

12
12
0

7
6
1

4
4
0

17
15
3

7
7
1

5
4
0

2

1

1

1

0

0

3

2

1

2

0

1

4

2

1

2,016

2,316

23,936

1,037

1,242

9,848

979

1,075

14,088

344

393

3,749

635

681

10,339

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities
Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance
Personal contributions
Number (thousands)

Nonbeneficiary
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

87
82
13

81
76
13

37
34
5

95
90
17

90
85
16

55
52
9

77
71
8

69
64
9

26
24
3

76
67
11

68
62
13

33
29
4

78
74
6

70
65
6

23
22
2

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

15
...
15
7
0
7
1
2
4
8

21
...
21
11
1
10
2
4
5
11

24
...
24
16
4
12
1
6
5
9

16
...
16
8
0
8
2
2
5
9

25
...
25
12
1
11
3
5
4
14

30
...
30
19
6
13
1
7
5
12

12
...
12
5
0
5
1
1
4
8

17
...
17
9
1
9
1
3
5
8

20
...
20
14
3
11
1
6
5
8

14
...
14
6
0
6
1
1
3
8

16
...
16
9
1
8
1
2
5
8

25
...
25
17
3
14
1
6
6
9

11
...
11
5
0
5
0
1
4
7

17
...
17
9
0
9
1
3
5
7

19
...
19
13
3
10
0
6
4
7

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

61
58
32
27
10
0

62
59
35
30
13
0

39
36
17
13
6
0

72
68
40
35
12
0

72
70
43
38
15
0

50
48
24
20
8
0

47
45
21
18
6
0

50
46
26
19
10
0

33
30
12
8
5
0

46
44
21
17
7
1

46
42
23
17
11
0

35
31
14
11
4
0

48
45
21
18
6
0

52
49
27
21
9
0

32
29
11
7
5
0

Veterans' benefits

3

1

2

3

2

2

2

1

2

5

2

5

1

0

1

Unemployment compensation

5

4

1

6

5

2

5

3

1

5

2

1

4

4

0

Workers' compensation

2

1

1

2

1

1

1

2

1

1

3

1

1

1

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

4
4
1

5
4
0

14
14
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

11
10
0

6
5
1

8
8
1

16
16
0

6
6
1

6
6
0

13
13
0

6
5
1

9
8
1

18
17
0

Personal contributions

2

2

2

1

1

1

4

3

2

1

0

1

6

4

3

13,756

2,674

2,929

7,644

1,503

1,082

6,112

1,171

1,847

2,430

425

543

3,682

745

1,303

Number (thousands)
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.

a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

Income Sources of Aged Units
Table 1.3
Percentage with income from specified source, by race, Hispanic origin, marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Nonmarried persons
All units
Source of income

55–61

62–64

Married couples
65 or
older

55–61

62–64

Total
65 or
older

55–61

Men

62–64

Women

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

White alone
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

83
78
14

66
61
11

24
21
5

92
87
17

77
71
14

37
32
9

71
65
8

52
47
8

14
12
2

70
62
11

49
44
9

18
15
4

72
68
6

53
48
7

13
12
2

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

26
12
17
7
0
7
1
2
5
10

58
46
31
12
1
11
2
3
6
21

93
91
43
15
1
14
2
4
9
31

27
11
19
9
0
8
2
2
5
11

60
46
37
14
1
13
3
3
7
25

94
91
52
19
1
18
2
6
11
38

25
14
14
6
0
6
1
1
4
9

57
47
23
9
0
9
1
3
5
15

93
90
37
12
1
11
1
3
7
26

25
13
15
6
0
6
1
1
4
10

57
48
22
7
1
6
1
2
4
16

92
89
44
13
1
12
3
4
7
32

25
15
13
6
0
6
0
1
4
8

57
47
24
10
0
10
1
3
6
14

93
91
34
11
1
11
1
3
7
24

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

62
59
32
28
10
0

63
59
34
29
12
0

59
55
28
22
9
0

72
68
40
35
12
0

71
67
41
36
14
0

70
66
36
30
12
0

49
46
22
19
6
0

52
49
25
19
10
0

51
47
21
16
7
1

47
45
21
18
7
1

49
45
24
19
10
0

52
48
22
17
8
0

50
47
23
19
6
0

54
51
26
20
9
0

51
47
21
16
7
1

Veterans' benefits

4

2

4

4

3

5

3

2

3

6

4

7

1

1

2

Unemployment compensation

5

3

1

6

4

1

4

3

0

4

1

1

4

3

0

Workers' compensation

2

1

0

2

1

1

1

1

0

1

2

0

1

1

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

4
4
0

4
4
0

3
3
0

3
3
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

6
6
1

7
7
1

4
4
0

5
5
0

6
5
0

3
3
0

7
6
1

8
8
1

5
5
0

Personal contributions

2

1

1

1

0

0

4

2

1

1

0

1

6

4

1

13,052

4,181

23,121

7,540

2,405

9,818

5,512

1,776

13,303

2,220

661

3,554

3,292

1,115

9,748

Number (thousands)

Black alone
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

70
67
5

53
51
5

21
20
1

86
84
9

75
73
7

42
41
3

60
58
3

40
38
4

14
14
1

60
56
4

35
32
4

14
13
1

61
59
2

43
41
4

15
14
1

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

27
17
13
5
0
5
1
1
3
8

59
51
23
10
0
10
1
3
7
14

87
83
28
10
0
10
1
4
6
18

31
21
16
5
0
5
1
1
3
11

65
55
35
16
1
16
1
5
11
20

91
85
40
15
0
15
2
6
8
27

24
14
11
5
0
5
1
1
3
6

56
50
17
7
0
7
1
2
4
10

85
82
24
9
1
9
0
3
5
16

22
12
12
6
0
6
3
2
1
5

54
49
13
5
0
5
2
0
3
8

86
82
27
11
1
10
1
5
4
17

25
15
11
5
0
5
0
1
4
7

57
50
19
8
0
8
0
3
5
11

85
83
23
8
1
8
0
3
5
15

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

34
31
13
9
5
0

30
27
8
6
3
0

26
24
8
6
4
0

47
44
17
12
7
0

37
35
13
12
3
0

37
34
17
12
7
0

26
24
10
8
4
0

25
23
6
4
3
0

23
21
6
3
3
0

26
25
11
9
3
0

28
27
7
6
2
0

25
24
6
4
3
0

26
24
10
7
4
0

24
22
5
2
3
0

22
20
5
3
3
0

Veterans' benefits

3

3

4

6

4

5

1

2

3

3

3

5

0

2

2

Unemployment compensation

4

3

1

5

6

3

3

1

0

3

2

0

3

1

0

Workers' compensation

2

2

0

2

1

0

1

2

0

1

1

1

1

3

0

10
8
2

10
10
1

10
10
0

4
4
1

11
11
0

6
5
1

13
10
3

10
10
1

11
11
0

15
12
3

11
11
0

11
11
0

12
9
3

9
9
1

12
11
1

2

1

1

1

0

0

2

2

1

0

1

1

3

2

1

1,816

549

2,565

663

194

618

1,153

355

1,947

407

114

542

746

241

1,406

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance
Personal contributions
Number (thousands)

Hispanic origin b
Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

76
72
7

59
55
5

21
19
3

89
86
10

73
69
8

36
33
5

64
60
4

48
45
4

12
11
2

70
66
5

55
51
4

17
15
2

59
56
3

45
41
4

10
10
1

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

20
11
11
5
0
4
1
1
3
6

46
35
20
9
0
9
1
4
4
12

78
76
20
5
0
5
0
2
3
15

21
10
13
5
0
5
1
1
2
8

53
40
25
12
0
11
1
7
4
15

83
81
26
7
0
7
1
2
4
21

19
12
9
4
0
4
0
1
3
5

41
31
15
6
0
6
1
1
4
9

76
73
17
5
1
4
0
2
2
12

12
7
7
2
0
2
0
1
2
6

35
27
14
5
0
5
1
0
4
9

79
73
23
5
1
5
0
2
3
18

24
15
10
6
0
6
1
1
4
4

44
34
16
7
0
7
0
2
5
9

75
73
14
4
0
4
0
2
2
10

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

34
31
13
9
6
0

27
25
9
5
5
0

23
21
7
4
4
0

43
40
18
12
9
0

34
31
12
6
8
0

30
28
12
8
6
0

25
23
8
6
3
0

21
19
7
4
4
0

18
17
4
2
2
0

22
20
7
4
4
0

22
19
10
5
7
0

19
18
5
3
2
0

27
24
9
8
3
0

20
19
5
3
2
0

18
16
4
2
2
0

Veterans' benefits

2

2

2

3

3

3

2

1

1

3

4

2

1

0

1

Unemployment compensation

5

2

1

6

2

1

3

2

1

5

0

2

3

2

0

Workers' compensation

2

1

0

3

1

0

1

1

0

2

1

0

1

2

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

8
7
1

13
11
2

13
13
0

6
5
1

8
8
0

8
8
0

10
8
2

17
14
3

16
16
0

8
7
2

12
12
0

10
9
0

11
10
1

20
16
4

19
19
0

Personal contributions

2

0

0

1

0

0

4

1

1

0

2

0

6

0

1

1,345

394

1,741

655

175

619

690

219

1,121

275

78

325

415

140

797

Number (thousands)

a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.
b. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

Income Sources of Aged Units
Table 1.4
Percentage with income from specified source, by race, Hispanic origin, Social Security beneficiary status, and age, 2004
Beneficiary
Source of income

55–61

Nonbeneficiary

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

White alone
Earnings

45

48

22

89

82

100
100
27
8
0
8
21

100
100
41
13
0
13
31

100
100
45
14
0
14
33

15
...
15
7
0
7
9

22
...
22
11
1
10
12

41

59

61

65

67

Veterans' benefits

9

4

4

3

1

Public assistance

11

4

3

3

4

1,622

1,940

20,959

11,429

2,242

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities
Income from assets

Number (thousands)

Black alone
Earnings

36

36

18

77

70

100
100
19
6
0
6
13

100
100
30
11
0
11
19

100
100
29
10
0
10
20

12
...
12
5
0
5
7

16
...
16
9
0
9
7

Income from assets

25

27

26

36

32

Veterans' benefits

10

4

4

2

2

Public assistance

11

11

9

9

10

305

282

2,132

1,511

266

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities

Number (thousands)

Hispanic origin c
Earnings

29

39

18

82

71

100
100
19
8
0
8
11

100
100
25
7
0
7
20

100
100
23
6
0
6
18

10
...
10
4
0
4
6

17
...
17
9
0
9
7

23

28

25

35

26

Veterans' benefits

4

3

2

2

1

Public assistance

16

11

11

7

14

152

139

1,322

1,193

255

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities
Income from assets

Number (thousands)
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.

a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.
b. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.
c. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

Income Sources of Aged Units

and age, 2004

Nonbeneficiary
65 or older

39
26
...
26
18
5
13
9
45
3
12
2,162

35
23
...
23
13
1
12
11
25
1
16
434

fits.

30
10
...
10
4
1
3
6
16
0
21
418

Income Sources of Aged Units
Table 1.5
Percentage distribution of those receiving retirement benefits, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, age, and receipt of income
from
earnings and assets, 2004
Aged 55–61
Income from
assets

Earnings
Retirement benefits

Total

Yes

Aged 62–64

No

Yes

Income from
assets

Earnings

No

Total

Yes

Aged 65 or older

No

Income from
assets

Earnings

Yes

No

Total

Yes

No

Yes

All units
Total percent

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

No benefit

74

82

43

75

73

42

55

18

43

41

8

15

6

5

One benefit type
Social Security only a
Private pension or annuity only

22
9
7

16
5
6

47
30
10

20
5
9

24
16
4

40
29
6

31
19
6

56
45
4

34
21
7

48
40
4

53
51
1

52
49
1

53
51
1

46
43
1

5
0

5
0

7
0

7
0

3
0

5
0

5
0

6
1

6
0

3
1

1
0

1
0

1
0

2
0

4

2

9

4

3

17

13

24

21

11

36

31

38

46

Social Security and federal
pension only a

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

3

3

3

4

Social Security and Railroad
Retirement, state, local, or
military pension only a

1

0

2

1

1

4

3

5

5

2

7

7

7

9

Social Security and private
pension only a
Other combination

2
0

1
0

6
1

2
1

2
0

12
0

9
1

17
0

15
1

9
0

26
1

20
1

28
1

32
1

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

2

2

1

2

3

2

3

15,772 12,822

2,951

9,143

6,629

4,990

3,220

1,770

2,930

Government employee
pension only b
Railroad Retirement only
Two benefit types

Three or more benefit types
Number (thousands)

2,060 26,865

6,324 20,541 14,801

Married couples
Total percent

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

No benefit

74

77

31

75

71

41

50

11

42

39

7

12

4

5

One benefit type
Social Security only a
Private pension or annuity only

22
8
7

19
6
7

55
30
14

21
5
9

24
15
5

37
23
7

33
19
8

49
37
5

33
17
8

45
36
5

45
42
1

50
47
1

42
40
1

41
38
1

6
0

6
0

10
0

8
0

4
0

6
1

5
0

6
2

7
1

3
1

1
1

2
0

1
1

1
0

4

3

13

4

5

21

16

35

23

15

44

35

49

50

Social Security and federal
pension only a

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

0

4

3

4

4

Social Security and Railroad
Retirement, state, local, or
military pension only a

1

1

2

1

1

5

4

8

6

3

8

8

8

10

Social Security and private
pension only a
Other combination

3
1

2
0

10
1

2
0

3
1

15
1

11
1

26
0

16
1

12
0

31
1

23
1

36
1

35
1

0

0

1

0

0

2

1

4

2

1

4

4

5

5

8,681

7,957

725

5,991

2,690

2,745

2,116

629

1,866

878 10,930

4,031

6,898

7,361

Government employee
pension only b
Railroad Retirement only
Two benefit types

Three or more benefit types
Number (thousands)

Nonmarried persons
Total percent

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

No benefit

76

89

47

77

75

43

66

21

45

42

9

19

8

5

One benefit type
Social Security only a
Private pension or annuity only

21
11
6

10
2
5

45
30
9

19
5
9

23
16
4

43
35
4

26
20
4

60
50
4

36
26
5

50
43
3

59
56
1

55
54
1

59
57
1

51
48
1

4
0

3
0

6
0

5
0

3
0

4
0

3
0

6
0

5
0

4
0

1
0

1
0

1
0

2
0

3

1

8

4

2

13

7

18

18

8

31

25

32

42

Social Security and federal
pension only a

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

Social Security and Railroad
Retirement, state, local, or
military pension only a

1

0

2

1

1

2

1

3

3

1

6

6

6

9

Social Security and private
pension only a
Other combination

2
0

0
0

5
1

2
1

1
0

9
0

6
0

13
0

13
0

6
0

22
0

15
0

24
0

29
1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

2

7,091

4,865

2,226

3,151

3,939

2,245

1,104

1,141

1,064

2,292 13,643

7,439

Government employee
pension only b
Railroad Retirement only
Two benefit types

Three or more benefit types
Number (thousands)

1,182 15,935

Men
Total percent

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

No benefit

75

90

46

76

75

43

71

19

44

43

9

21

7

5

One benefit type
Social Security only a
Private pension or annuity only

22
10
7

10
2
5

46
27
11

21
4
10

22
15
4

45
37
4

24
20
2

63
51
6

38
31
4

50
42
3

53
50
1

53
50
2

53
49
1

43
39
1

5
0

3
0

8
1

7
0

3
0

4
1

2
0

5
1

4
0

4
1

2
0

1
0

2
0

3
1

3

0

8

3

3

11

5

17

16

7

37

26

40

51

Social Security and federal
pension only a

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

2

2

3

4

Social Security and Railroad
Retirement, state, local, or
military pension only a

0

0

2

1

0

1

0

1

1

0

7

7

7

9

Social Security and private
pension only a
Other combination

2
0

0
0

5
1

1
1

2
0

10
0

4
0

14
0

15
0

5
0

27
0

16
0

30
0

37
1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

2,773

1,879

895

1,189

1,584

819

382

437

375

443

4,292

767

3,526

2,051

Government employee
pension only b
Railroad Retirement only
Two benefit types

Three or more benefit types
Number (thousands)

Women
Total percent

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

No benefit

76

88

48

77

74

43

63

23

46

41

9

19

8

5

One benefit type
Social Security only a
Private pension or annuity only

21
12
6

11
3
5

44
32
7

18
5
8

24
17
4

43
34
4

28
19
5

58
49
3

35
24
5

50
43
3

61
59
1

56
56
0

61
59
1

55
52
1

4
0

3
0

5
0

5
0

3
0

5
0

3
0

6
0

6
0

4
0

1
0

1
0

1
0

2
0

3

1

8

5

2

13

8

19

19

9

29

24

30

39

Social Security and federal
pension only a

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

2

2

1

2

3

2

3

Social Security and Railroad
Retirement, state, local, or
military pension only a

1

0

2

1

1

3

1

5

5

2

6

6

6

9

Social Security and private
pension only a
Other combination

2
0

0
0

5
0

3
1

1
0

9
0

7
0

12
0

12
0

6
0

21
0

15
1

21
0

27
0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

2

4,317

2,986

1,331

1,962

2,355

1,427

723

704

688

1,526 10,117

5,388

Government employee
pension only b
Railroad Retirement only
Two benefit types

Three or more benefit types
Number (thousands)

738 11,643

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

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

ources of Aged Units

d receipt of income

d 65 or older
Income from
assets
No

100
13
62
60
1
1
0
25
2

4
19
0
1
12,064

100
12
54
51
1
1
1
32
2

5
24
0
2
3,568

100
13
65
63
1
0
0
22
1

4
16
0
0
8,496

100
13
62
59
1
1
0
25
1

5
18
0
0
2,241

enefits.

100
13
66
65
1
0
0
21
1

4
15
0
0
6,255

Income Sources of Units 65 or Older
Table 1.6
Percentage with income from specified source, by marital status and quintiles of total money income, 2004
Source of income

Total

First

Second

Third

Fourth

All units
Earnings

24

4

6

17

33

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities

92
89
41
14
1
14
29

76
74
7
1
0
1
6

98
96
23
5
1
4
19

97
95
47
13
1
12
36

96
92
65
22
1
21
46

Income from assets

55

22

41

58

71

Veterans' benefits

4

2

2

5

5

Public assistance

4

13

4

3

1

26,865

5,270

5,475

5,372

5,374

Number (thousands)

Married couples
Earnings

37

10

20

35

50

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities

93
90
51
18
1
18
36

84
81
15
3
0
3
12

98
96
46
11
1
10
38

96
94
63
19
1
17
48

96
93
70
31
2
29
48

Income from assets

67

37

62

72

79

Veterans' benefits

5

4

5

6

6

Public assistance

2

8

2

1

1

10,930

2,185

2,185

2,187

2,184

Number (thousands)

Nonmarried persons
Earnings

14

3

3

7

19

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities

91
88
34
11
1
11
24

70
68
5
1
0
1
3

97
95
13
3
0
2
11

99
97
31
6
0
6
25

97
94
59
18
1
17
43

Income from assets

47

18

29

47

62

Veterans' benefits

3

2

3

2

4

Public assistance

6

16

8

3

2

15,935

3,182

3,173

3,205

3,182

Number (thousands)

NOTE: Quintile limits are $10,399, $16,363, $25,587, and $44,129 for all units; $20,258, $29,437, $42,129, and $68,299 for married couples; and $8,364, $12,000, $16,471, and
$26,064 for nonmarried persons.
a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.
b. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

me Sources of Units 65 or Older

Fifth

58
92
88
62
30
1
29
39
83
6
1
5,374

69
90
87
60
29
0
29
37
87
5
1
2,189

d $8,364, $12,000, $16,471, and

fits.

40
92
87
64
29
1
28
39
76
5
1
3,193

Income Sources of Aged Persons
Table 1.7
Percentage with income from specified source, by sex, marital status, and age, 2004
Total
Source of income

55–61

Married persons

62–64 65 or older

55–61

Nonmarried persons

62–64 65 or older

55–61

62–64

All persons
Earnings

72

51

18

73

52

21

69

49

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities

19
9
12
5
0
5
7

54
44
23
9
1
9
15

91
88
35
12
1
11
24

17
7
12
5
0
5
7

52
42
24
10
1
9
15

91
88
35
12
1
11
23

24
14
13
6
0
5
8

57
48
22
8
0
8
14

Income from assets

57

59

56

63

64

63

44

47

Veterans' benefits

2

2

3

2

1

3

3

2

Public assistance

4

3

3

2

1

2

7

8

22,214

7,317

35,213

15,124

5,072

19,278

7,091

2,245

Number (thousands)

Men
Earnings

78

59

23

82

63

25

68

47

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities

22
9
16
7
0
6
9

53
40
28
10
1
9
19

92
88
44
14
1
13
32

21
8
16
7
0
7
9

52
38
31
11
1
10
20

92
88
46
14
1
14
32

25
12
15
6
0
6
9

57
48
20
7
1
6
14

Income from assets

59

60

59

65

64

64

43

46

Veterans' benefits

5

3

6

4

3

5

6

3

Public assistance

3

3

2

2

2

2

7

6

10,563

3,484

15,151

7,790

2,665

10,858

2,773

819

Number (thousands)

Women
Earnings

66

44

14

63

41

16

69

51

Retirement benefits
Social Security a
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions b
Private pensions or annuities

17
9
9
4
0
4
5

54
47
19
8
0
8
11

91
88
27
10
1
9
18

13
6
8
4
0
4
4

53
47
17
8
0
7
10

90
88
20
9
1
8
12

24
15
13
5
0
5
8

57
48
23
10
0
10
14

Income from assets

55

58

53

61

63

62

45

48

Veterans' benefits

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

1

Public assistance

4

4

4

2

1

2

8

8

11,651

3,834

20,063

7,333

2,407

8,420

4,317

1,427

Number (thousands)

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

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

Sources of Aged Persons

Nonmarried persons
65 or older

14
91
88
34
11
1
11
24
47
3
6
15,935

18
91
87
41
13
1
12
29
48
6
5
4,292

13
91
89
32
11
1
10
22
46
2
6
11,643

Income Sources of Aged Persons
Table 1.8
Percentage with income from specified source, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and age, 2004
White alone
Source of income

55–61

Black alone

62–64 65 or older

55–61

Hispanic origin a

62–64 65 or older

55–61

62–64

All persons
Earnings

73

52

18

62

43

16

65

49

Retirement benefits
Social Security b
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions c
Private pensions or annuities

20
9
13
6
0
5
8

54
44
24
9
1
9
16

92
90
36
12
1
11
25

22
13
11
5
0
5
7

55
48
19
8
0
8
11

86
82
25
9
0
9
17

16
8
9
4
0
3
5

45
37
15
6
0
6
9

Income from assets

61

63

59

33

27

26

32

27

Veterans' benefits

3

2

3

2

2

3

2

1

Public assistance

3

3

3

8

7

9

6

10

18,737

6,254

30,710

2,223

686

2,958

1,776

540

Number (thousands)

Men
Earnings

79

60

24

65

45

20

76

62

Retirement benefits
Social Security b
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions c
Private pensions or annuities

23
9
16
7
0
7
10

54
40
30
10
1
10
20

93
89
46
14
1
13
33

22
12
12
5
0
5
7

54
47
18
9
0
8
9

86
82
30
10
0
10
20

15
7
10
4
0
4
7

44
32
18
8
0
8
10

Income from assets

62

63

63

34

31

29

33

29

Veterans' benefits

5

3

6

5

3

5

3

3

Public assistance

3

2

2

7

7

7

5

7

9,007

3,000

13,314

973

299

1,154

852

250

Number (thousands)

Women
Earnings

67

45

14

59

41

14

55

38

Retirement benefits
Social Security b
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions c
Private pensions or annuities

17
9
9
4
0
4
5

55
48
19
8
0
8
11

92
90
28
10
1
10
19

23
14
11
4
0
4
7

56
48
20
8
0
8
12

85
82
23
8
0
8
15

16
10
7
3
0
3
4

47
41
13
4
0
4
9

Income from assets

59

63

57

31

25

24

31

24

Veterans' benefits

0

0

1

0

1

2

0

0

Public assistance

3

4

3

9

7

10

7

13

9,729

3,254

17,396

1,250

387

1,804

924

290

Number (thousands)
a. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

b. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.
c. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

Sources of Aged Persons

Hispanic origin a
65 or older

15
79
77
18
5
0
5
13
23
1
11
2,194

20
81
78
24
6
0
5
19
26
3
7
930

12
78
76
13
4
0
4
8
22
0
15
1,264

Income Sources of Nonmarried Persons 65 or Older
Table 1.9
Percentage with income from specified source, by sex and marital status, 2004
Nonmarried men

Nonmarried women

Total a

Widowed

Never
married

Divorced

Total a

Widowed

Never
married

Earnings
Wages and salaries
Self-employment

18
14
4

13
11
2

19
15
5

26
20
7

13
12
1

10
9
1

20
18
2

Retirement benefits
Social Security b
Benefits other than Social Security
Other public pensions
Railroad Retirement
Government employee pensions
Military
Federal
State or local
Private pensions or annuities

91
87
41
13
1
12
2
4
6
29

93
89
45
15
1
13
2
5
7
32

87
83
34
10
1
9
3
2
5
25

89
87
38
11
0
11
2
2
6
27

91
89
32
11
1
10
1
3
7
22

93
91
32
11
1
10
1
3
6
23

80
75
39
13
0
13
0
3
9
26

Income from assets
Interest
Other income from assets
Dividends
Rent or royalties
Estates or trusts

48
44
20
15
7
0

50
46
21
17
7
0

49
45
19
15
10
0

48
44
20
14
8
0

46
43
18
14
6
1

47
43
19
14
6
1

46
43
21
17
5
0

Veterans' benefits

6

6

7

6

2

3

0

Unemployment compensation

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

Workers' compensation

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

Public assistance
Supplemental Security Income
Other public assistance

5
5
0

3
3
0

10
10
0

4
4
0

6
6
0

5
5
0

9
9
0

Personal contributions

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

4,292

2,069

670

1,070

11,643

8,613

790

Source of income

Number (thousands)

a. Includes persons who are separated or are married but living apart from their spouse.

b. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/income_pop55/2004/

arried Persons 65 or Older

rried women
Divorced
27
25
3
90
89
32
12
0
12
1
3
9
20
46
43
17
13
5
0
1
1
0
8
8
0
4
1,707