Total Money Income of Aged Units, Excluding Social Security

Table 4.1
Percentage distribution of aged units and Social Security beneficiary units, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons,
and age, 2004
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

Women

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

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

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

5.9
2.2
0.8
0.8
0.8
0.8

11.8
3.3
1.6
1.4
1.5
1.0

21.3
10.1
4.5
3.5
3.2
3.0

1.6
1.2
0.3
0.5
0.4
0.2

5.4
1.9
1.1
1.0
1.3
0.7

10.3
7.2
2.7
2.3
2.4
2.4

11.2
3.3
1.4
1.2
1.3
1.5

19.5
5.0
2.2
2.0
1.8
1.5

28.9
12.0
5.7
4.4
3.8
3.4

10.4
3.2
1.0
0.7
0.8
1.2

19.4
5.3
2.1
1.4
2.2
1.1

25.1
8.0
5.0
3.6
2.6
2.6

11.7
3.4
1.7
1.6
1.7
1.7

19.6
4.8
2.3
2.3
1.5
1.6

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

1.0
1.4
1.2
0.8
1.0

1.1
1.6
1.7
1.2
1.4

2.0
3.1
2.3
2.2
2.2

0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4
0.6

0.5
0.8
0.5
0.7
0.6

1.6
2.3
2.1
1.9
1.9

1.6
2.7
2.1
1.2
1.5

1.7
2.6
3.2
1.8
2.3

2.3
3.7
2.4
2.5
2.5

1.9
2.6
1.4
0.9
1.8

1.9
1.9
3.3
2.6
1.7

1.8
3.0
2.2
2.2
3.1

1.4
2.8
2.6
1.4
1.3

1.6
2.9
3.1
1.4
2.7

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

1.2
0.7
1.3
0.8
0.7

1.4
0.6
1.4
1.3
0.9

2.3
1.5
2.1
1.5
1.5

0.6
0.3
0.6
0.5
0.4

0.9
0.4
0.9
0.6
0.6

2.7
1.7
2.4
1.9
1.8

1.9
1.1
2.2
1.2
1.0

2.1
1.0
2.1
2.2
1.3

2.0
1.4
1.9
1.3
1.4

2.4
1.0
2.1
1.3
1.2

2.0
0.7
2.3
1.9
1.3

2.2
1.4
2.8
1.6
2.1

1.6
1.3
2.2
1.2
0.8

2.2
1.1
1.9
2.4
1.3

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

4.9
5.6
5.3
5.4
4.4

6.1
5.4
5.5
4.5
4.7

5.6
4.7
3.6
2.9
2.2

2.6
3.3
3.7
4.2
3.5

4.9
4.3
5.1
5.0
4.9

6.9
6.0
5.1
4.5
3.5

7.7
8.5
7.3
6.8
5.5

7.7
6.8
6.0
3.9
4.5

4.8
3.8
2.7
1.7
1.2

6.4
8.1
7.7
6.9
5.0

7.2
5.2
5.1
4.6
6.1

4.8
5.9
3.9
2.1
1.7

8.5
8.7
7.0
6.7
5.8

8.0
7.6
6.5
3.4
3.6

40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000–54,999
55,000–59,999
60,000–64,999

4.5
4.1
3.9
3.0
3.7

3.7
3.5
3.1
3.7
2.7

1.9
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.2

4.4
4.3
4.7
4.0
4.3

4.6
4.3
4.4
5.1
3.1

3.1
2.5
2.2
1.9
2.0

4.7
3.8
3.0
1.8
3.0

2.7
2.5
1.5
2.0
2.2

1.1
0.6
0.7
0.7
0.7

5.1
3.7
3.6
1.5
3.2

1.9
2.2
1.6
1.6
2.3

1.8
1.1
1.3
1.7
1.4

4.5
3.9
2.6
1.9
2.8

3.1
2.6
1.5
2.2
2.2

65,000–69,999
70,000–74,999
75,000–99,999
100,000–149,999
150,000–199,999
200,000 or more

2.7
2.9
11.0
10.6
3.6
3.3

2.1
2.5
8.2
5.8
2.8
2.4

0.8
0.9
2.3
2.2
0.7
0.6

3.9
4.0
16.1
17.0
6.0
5.4

2.9
3.9
12.2
8.8
4.8
4.0

1.4
1.6
4.6
4.2
1.7
1.4

1.3
1.5
4.7
2.7
0.7
0.7

1.1
0.9
3.3
2.1
0.3
0.4

0.4
0.4
0.8
0.8
0.1
0.1

1.5
1.6
6.0
4.0
1.0
0.9

0.8
0.7
4.8
3.1
0.6
0.8

0.7
0.7
1.2
1.9
0.3
0.2

1.1
1.3
3.9
1.9
0.5
0.5

1.2
1.0
2.4
1.4
0.2
0.2

Median income (dollars)

42,990

29,545

6,720

67,700

49,000

16,800

23,035

13,345

2,712

25,033

14,000

6,413

21,750

13,308

Number (thousands)

15,772

4,990

26,865

8,681

2,745

10,930

7,091

2,245

15,935

2,773

819

4,292

4,317

1,427

Beneficiary units
Total percent

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

23.1
6.2
2.8
1.5
3.0
1.6

19.1
5.8
2.7
2.5
2.4
1.7

21.1
10.7
4.9
3.8
3.4
3.0

7.8
2.8
1.2
1.3
2.1
0.7

9.8
3.1
1.6
2.0
2.6
1.0

10.4
7.6
2.9
2.5
2.5
2.4

39.2
9.8
4.5
1.6
3.9
2.6

29.8
8.9
4.0
3.0
2.1
2.4

28.6
12.9
6.4
4.7
4.1
3.4

43.2
8.6
1.3
0.7
3.1
3.2

29.8
9.0
3.6
1.8
0.9
1.6

24.9
8.7
5.6
4.0
2.8
2.8

37.1
10.5
6.2
2.2
4.3
2.3

29.8
8.8
4.2
3.8
2.8
2.8

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

2.8
1.8
2.2
2.2
0.9

1.6
1.9
1.8
1.7
1.8

2.1
2.9
2.3
2.3
2.2

1.4
1.6
1.1
2.1
0.9

1.2
0.8
0.8
1.5
1.1

1.8
2.4
2.2
1.9
1.9

4.2
2.0
3.3
2.3
0.9

2.2
3.2
2.9
1.8
2.6

2.3
3.3
2.4
2.6
2.3

4.4
0.5
2.7
1.8
1.6

3.0
3.3
3.2
2.5
1.6

2.0
2.9
2.2
2.3
2.9

4.2
2.8
3.7
2.6
0.5

1.7
3.2
2.8
1.4
3.1

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

1.9
1.1
1.6
1.9
1.1

1.4
1.0
1.9
1.8
0.9

2.3
1.6
2.2
1.6
1.6

1.2
1.1
0.9
2.4
0.9

0.8
0.8
1.6
1.2
0.6

2.8
1.7
2.5
1.9
1.8

2.6
1.1
2.3
1.4
1.3

2.1
1.2
2.3
2.5
1.3

2.0
1.5
2.0
1.4
1.4

3.1
0.2
2.9
1.7
2.2

1.1
0.7
2.4
2.7
1.6

2.3
1.5
2.9
1.7
2.3

2.3
1.6
2.0
1.2
0.8

2.6
1.4
2.2
2.4
1.2

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

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

6.5
4.3
5.1
4.3
3.9

7.5
5.0
5.8
3.5
4.3

5.7
4.5
3.5
2.7
2.1

7.8
6.2
7.0
7.7
6.5

7.2
4.8
8.2
5.2
6.2

7.0
6.1
5.1
4.3
3.5

5.1
2.3
3.1
0.7
1.3

7.8
5.2
3.1
1.6
2.0

4.9
3.4
2.4
1.6
1.0

3.5
2.7
5.7
1.2
1.9

7.7
5.1
2.8
1.6
3.9

4.9
5.8
3.6
2.0
1.5

6.0
2.1
1.7
0.5
0.9

7.9
5.2
3.4
1.6
0.9

40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000–54,999
55,000–59,999
60,000–64,999

1.6
2.4
2.4
2.3
1.7

3.0
2.4
2.8
2.8
1.5

1.7
1.3
1.2
1.1
1.2

2.8
4.4
3.9
4.1
3.2

4.2
3.5
4.9
4.6
2.0

2.9
2.4
2.0
1.8
2.0

0.4
0.2
0.7
0.4
0.1

1.5
1.2
0.3
0.7
0.9

0.9
0.6
0.6
0.5
0.6

0
0
1.4
0.8
0.1

1.3
1.9
0.9
0.7
0.9

1.4
0.9
1.1
1.5
1.4

0.6
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.1

1.6
0.8
0
0.8
0.9

65,000–69,999
70,000–74,999
75,000–99,999
100,000–149,999
150,000–199,999
200,000 or more

1.7
0.9
3.8
2.1
0.9
0.4

1.0
1.4
4.4
2.8
0.9
1.0

0.7
0.8
2.0
2.0
0.7
0.5

3.2
1.8
5.9
3.6
1.8
0.7

1.5
2.6
6.6
4.7
1.5
1.8

1.4
1.5
4.1
3.8
1.6
1.2

0
0
1.6
0.6
0
0.2

0.4
0.1
1.9
0.7
0.2
0

0.3
0.3
0.6
0.7
0.1
0.1

0.1
0
1.2
0
0
0

0.4
0.2
2.5
0.5
0.6
0

0.5
0.7
0.8
1.7
0.3
0.1

0
0.1
1.8
0.9
0
0.3

0.4
0
1.6
0.8
0
0

11,000

15,000

6,076

29,342

29,243

15,600

1,128

4,801

2,400

254

6,000

5,500

1,212

4,019

2,016

2,316

23,936

1,037

1,242

9,848

979

1,075

14,088

344

393

3,749

635

681

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

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.

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/

uding Social Security

Women
65 or
older

100.0
30.3
13.5
6.0
4.7
4.3
3.6
2.4
3.9
2.5
2.6
2.3
1.9
1.4
1.6
1.2
1.1
4.8
3.0
2.2
1.6
1.0
0.8
0.5
0.5
0.3
0.4

0.3
0.2
0.6
0.4
0
0.1
2,010
11,643

100.0
30.0
14.5
6.6
5.0
4.5
3.7
2.4
3.5
2.5
2.7
2.2
1.9
1.5
1.6
1.3
1.1

e-72 benefits.

4.9
2.6
2.0
1.5
0.9
0.7
0.5
0.4
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.5
0.3
0
0.1
1,800
10,339

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, 2004
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

Women

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

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

24.4
20.9
5.5
4.3
2.8
2.1

13.8
12.0
3.7
2.1
2.0
2.7

4.0
1.5
0.5
0.5
0.8
1.1

17.9
22.8
6.0
4.8
3.3
2.3

10.8
12.2
3.8
2.1
2.1
2.1

2.6
1.4
0.6
0.3
0.4
0.4

32.3
18.5
4.9
3.6
2.1
1.9

17.3
11.7
3.5
2.1
1.8
3.3

4.9
1.6
0.4
0.7
1.1
1.6

33.8
16.0
4.5
3.6
1.9
1.5

19.5
10.5
2.2
1.5
0.9
3.9

5.3
1.2
0.5
0.5
0.9
1.0

31.3
20.2
5.2
3.6
2.1
2.2

16.1
12.3
4.3
2.5
2.4
3.0

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

2.3
2.9
2.5
2.0
2.2

2.6
3.3
3.4
2.1
3.7

1.5
2.8
3.7
3.1
4.0

2.3
2.1
2.1
2.1
1.8

2.5
2.6
2.2
1.9
2.1

0.3
0.6
0.7
1.1
1.1

2.3
3.9
3.1
1.9
2.6

2.8
4.2
4.9
2.4
5.6

2.2
4.3
5.8
4.4
6.0

2.5
4.0
1.9
2.0
2.6

2.1
3.7
4.8
3.2
4.7

1.5
2.9
4.3
2.9
5.4

2.1
3.8
3.8
1.8
2.7

3.3
4.5
4.9
2.0
6.1

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

7.8
4.2
3.0
2.6
2.0

12.1
8.3
6.4
4.6
3.7

20.2
14.5
10.5
7.6
5.0

7.5
4.8
3.4
3.1
2.5

10.2
9.2
8.1
5.7
4.7

8.8
13.6
13.6
12.1
8.5

8.1
3.3
2.5
2.0
1.4

14.3
7.3
4.3
3.2
2.5

28.0
15.1
8.3
4.6
2.6

7.7
3.9
2.3
2.8
1.6

12.1
8.9
5.0
2.5
1.9

23.8
14.6
9.0
6.9
3.9

8.3
3.0
2.6
1.5
1.2

15.6
6.4
3.9
3.6
2.9

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

1.5
1.3
0.8
5.1

2.4
1.5
1.3
8.4

4.1
2.9
2.0
9.7

1.8
1.7
1.1
6.7

2.8
2.1
1.8
11.0

7.1
5.2
3.9
17.8

1.1
0.9
0.4
3.2

1.9
0.9
0.6
5.3

2.1
1.4
0.8
4.1

1.2
1.3
0.8
4.0

3.2
1.2
0.7
7.6

3.7
2.8
1.6
7.2

1.1
0.6
0.1
2.7

1.1
0.7
0.6
3.9

1,797

9,600

17,040

2,583

12,268

26,785

840

7,615

12,799

1,000

8,400

14,867

669

7,297

15,772

4,990

26,865

8,681

2,745

10,930

7,091

2,245

15,935

2,773

819

4,292

4,317

1,427

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)

Beneficiary a
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

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

...
0.3
1.0
1.0
2.4
2.5

...
0.6
1.1
1.2
1.1
3.0

...
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.6
0.9

...
0.1
1.0
0.7
2.9
2.7

...
0.2
0.2
1.3
0.4
2.0

...
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.1

...
0.4
1.0
1.3
1.8
2.3

...
1.1
2.2
1.2
1.9
4.1

...
0.3
0.3
0.4
0.9
1.5

...
0
0.8
2.4
2.2
0.8

...
0.8
2.8
0.1
0.7
4.7

...
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.8
1.0

...
0.6
1.1
0.7
1.6
3.1

...
1.3
1.8
1.8
2.6
3.7

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

1.9
6.4
7.9
4.0
6.2

2.5
4.4
4.6
2.8
6.0

1.4
2.5
3.9
3.2
4.1

1.8
5.7
6.3
1.7
3.8

2.4
3.0
3.0
2.0
2.9

0.4
0.4
0.7
0.9
0.9

2.0
7.2
9.6
6.4
8.8

2.7
6.1
6.5
3.7
9.6

2.2
4.0
6.2
4.8
6.3

3.2
4.4
4.8
9.3
8.7

1.4
5.6
6.8
4.9
7.5

1.5
2.9
4.6
3.1
5.5

1.3
8.6
12.1
4.8
8.8

3.4
6.4
6.3
3.0
10.8

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

22.9
11.7
8.3
5.6
4.2

18.6
13.0
9.6
7.6
5.4

22.0
15.7
11.3
8.2
5.5

19.4
14.7
8.3
7.4
4.7

13.8
14.8
12.3
9.6
7.1

8.8
14.3
14.6
13.0
9.2

26.5
8.6
8.2
3.6
3.6

24.2
10.8
6.5
5.4
3.5

31.2
16.7
8.9
4.9
2.9

22.4
13.3
6.0
5.9
3.7

19.7
13.8
6.9
4.8
2.1

26.8
16.3
9.5
7.2
4.3

28.8
6.1
9.4
2.3
3.6

26.8
9.2
6.3
5.7
4.2

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

3.1
2.5
1.7
6.6

3.1
2.7
2.0
10.6

4.4
3.2
2.2
10.2

3.8
3.7
2.1
9.3

4.0
3.6
2.8
14.6

7.6
5.5
4.2
18.9

2.4
1.3
1.4
3.8

2.1
1.6
1.1
5.9

2.2
1.5
0.9
4.1

3.3
1.8
3.2
3.8

3.6
2.4
1.4
9.9

4.0
3.0
1.8
7.1

1.9
1.0
0.4
3.8

1.3
1.1
0.9
3.5

13,849

16,271

18,261

15,943

21,571

28,178

11,539

12,007

13,399

12,355

13,999

15,812

11,303

11,215

2,016

2,316

23,936

1,037

1,242

9,848

979

1,075

14,088

344

393

3,749

635

681

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

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

28.0
23.9
6.1
4.8
2.8
2.1

25.7
21.8
5.9
2.9
2.7
2.4

36.4
12.0
2.9
2.2
2.3
2.8

20.4
25.9
6.6
5.4
3.4
2.3

19.8
22.2
6.8
2.9
3.4
2.3

26.8
13.3
4.6
1.7
1.7
2.8

37.5
21.4
5.5
4.0
2.1
1.9

33.2
21.3
4.8
3.0
1.8
2.6

42.0
11.3
1.8
2.5
2.6
2.8

38.6
18.2
5.0
3.8
1.9
1.6

37.5
19.5
1.7
2.8
1.1
3.0

41.5
8.6
2.5
2.3
1.9
1.2

36.8
23.6
5.9
4.2
2.2
2.1

30.8
22.4
6.5
3.2
2.1
2.3

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

2.3
2.4
1.7
1.7
1.6

2.7
2.3
2.4
1.5
1.6

1.5
5.0
2.0
2.0
3.1

2.3
1.6
1.5
2.1
1.5

2.5
2.2
1.5
1.7
1.4

0.2
2.4
0.4
2.9
2.2

2.3
3.4
2.0
1.2
1.7

3.0
2.5
3.4
1.3
1.9

2.2
6.5
2.9
1.5
3.7

2.4
4.0
1.5
1.0
1.7

2.7
1.9
3.0
1.6
2.1

1.4
3.0
2.5
2.1
4.9

2.3
3.0
2.4
1.3
1.6

3.2
2.8
3.6
1.1
1.7

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

5.5
3.0
2.2
2.2
1.7

6.4
4.3
3.6
1.9
2.2

5.8
4.2
4.4
2.9
1.5

5.9
3.5
2.7
2.6
2.2

7.2
4.5
4.7
2.6
2.7

8.7
6.9
5.1
3.9
2.9

5.1
2.5
1.5
1.8
1.0

5.3
4.1
2.3
1.1
1.7

4.1
2.6
3.9
2.3
0.7

5.6
2.6
1.8
2.4
1.3

5.2
4.3
3.3
0.3
1.6

3.2
2.8
5.4
4.7
1.3

4.8
2.5
1.4
1.4
0.8

5.4
4.0
1.7
1.6
1.7

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

1.2
1.1
0.6
4.9

1.7
0.6
0.7
6.6

1.8
1.2
0.4
5.6

1.5
1.4
1.0
6.4

1.8
0.8
1.1
8.1

2.9
2.4
0.8
7.4

0.9
0.8
0.2
3.1

1.7
0.2
0.2
4.7

1.1
0.5
0.2
4.5

0.9
1.2
0.5
4.1

2.9
0
0
5.4

1.1
1.0
0.5
8.2

0.9
0.6
0.1
2.5

1.0
0.4
0.3
4.3

Median income (dollars)

721

1,345

1,352

1,443

2,250

4,320

200

505

280

308

104

973

150

671

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

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

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

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

, Excluding Earnings

Women
65 or
older

100.0
4.7
1.7
0.4
0.7
1.1
1.9
2.5
4.8
6.3
4.9
6.2
29.6
15.3
8.1
3.7
2.2
1.5
0.9
0.5
3.0
12,140
11,643

100.0
...
0.4
0.3
0.5
0.9
1.7
2.5
4.4
6.7
5.4
6.6
32.7
16.9
8.7
4.0
2.4
1.5
1.0
0.5
3.0
12,823
10,339

e-72 benefits.

100.0
42.2
12.5
1.6
2.6
2.9
3.5
2.6
8.0
3.1
1.3
3.2
4.4
2.5
3.3
1.3
0.5
1.1
0.3
0.1
3.0
200
1,303

Total Money Income of Units 65 or Older, Excluding Social Security
Table 4.3
Percentage distribution of Social Security beneficiary units, by marital status and quintiles of Social Security benefits, 2004
All units
Earnings (dollars)

Married couples

Nonmarried persons

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

First

Second

Third

Fourth

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

29.5
10.7
6.0
4.0
3.9
3.6

31.2
12.6
5.6
4.7
3.2
3.7

21.8
12.1
5.8
4.1
3.7
3.1

15.2
10.2
4.3
3.8
3.3
2.4

8.2
8.1
3.0
2.6
3.0
2.4

10.5
5.6
1.9
2.0
1.8
2.0

15.2
8.3
3.3
1.9
2.3
1.8

12.2
8.7
3.3
3.7
2.8
3.7

8.2
7.2
2.9
2.5
3.3
2.6

5.6
8.0
2.8
2.6
2.2
2.1

30.6
11.5
7.8
4.6
4.9
4.8

40.2
13.0
5.6
4.4
3.5
2.3

30.7
14.2
6.0
5.1
3.4
4.2

23.2
13.2
7.3
5.0
3.8
3.6

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

2.0
2.6
2.0
2.6
1.6

1.6
3.0
2.3
2.2
2.6

2.5
3.6
2.5
2.5
2.3

2.1
2.9
2.0
2.2
2.3

2.1
2.6
2.8
2.1
2.1

0.9
1.9
1.2
1.3
1.7

2.2
2.6
2.3
1.9
1.9

1.5
2.6
2.4
2.3
2.0

2.2
2.5
2.4
2.1
2.3

2.1
2.4
2.8
2.0
1.7

2.4
3.1
1.5
2.7
1.8

1.5
3.1
3.1
2.7
1.6

2.2
3.5
2.3
1.9
3.1

2.8
3.7
2.7
3.4
2.7

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

1.9
1.3
1.6
1.2
1.6

1.8
1.6
2.0
0.9
1.4

2.3
1.4
2.2
2.0
1.4

2.6
1.9
2.5
1.6
1.7

2.8
1.8
2.7
2.5
1.7

2.3
1.5
1.9
1.1
2.1

2.8
0.6
2.6
1.5
2.3

2.5
2.9
3.1
2.8
1.1

3.6
2.3
2.2
2.4
2.3

2.6
1.3
2.7
1.8
1.4

1.8
1.3
2.0
1.6
1.7

1.6
1.2
1.5
0.7
1.4

2.3
1.5
2.1
1.3
1.0

2.0
1.7
2.1
2.0
1.4

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

4.9
3.1
2.6
2.0
1.4

4.6
2.9
2.4
1.6
1.2

4.6
4.4
3.5
2.3
1.5

7.4
5.8
4.7
2.7
2.7

7.1
6.4
4.4
5.1
3.4

6.0
7.1
6.2
3.8
4.1

7.4
5.5
4.2
3.9
3.5

6.5
6.0
5.4
3.2
2.7

7.9
6.4
4.5
6.2
4.1

6.9
5.7
5.3
4.5
3.2

4.4
2.8
2.2
1.4
0.9

4.1
2.1
1.6
1.7
0.2

4.3
2.4
2.4
0.8
1.2

4.2
4.1
2.9
1.7
1.2

40,000–44,999
45,000–49,999
50,000–54,999
55,000–59,999
60,000–64,999

1.2
0.8
0.6
1.1
1.6

0.8
0.7
0.8
0.6
0.8

1.6
1.2
1.3
1.0
0.8

2.2
1.6
1.3
1.4
0.7

2.8
2.4
1.7
1.2
2.1

3.7
3.4
3.0
2.9
3.4

2.5
1.4
1.7
2.1
1.5

2.8
1.7
1.8
1.3
0.9

2.8
2.3
1.3
1.2
1.6

2.7
3.1
2.2
1.6
2.9

0.6
0.5
0.5
0.2
0.9

0.4
0.4
0.3
0.3
0.4

0.6
0.1
0.4
0.8
0.5

1.6
0.6
0.4
0.5
0.5

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

65,000–69,999
70,000–74,999
75,000–99,999
100,000–149,999
150,000–199,999
200,000 or more

0.7
0.6
1.5
1.3
0.3
0.1

0.4
0.7
1.0
0.8
0.1
0.2

0.7
0.4
1.6
0.9
0.6
0.4

0.9
1.0
2.6
2.9
0.9
0.5

1.0
1.3
3.6
4.0
1.6
1.5

2.4
2.4
5.3
4.1
1.8
0.7

1.7
1.1
4.8
2.6
1.3
1.3

0.9
1.0
2.4
4.3
1.0
0.7

0.9
1.3
2.7
3.0
1.3
1.2

1.2
1.4
5.6
5.2
2.4
2.1

0.3
0.2
0.5
0.5
0.2
0

0
0.2
0.3
0.4
0
0.1

0.3
0.3
0.4
0.5
0
0.1

0.2
0.2
0.9
0.4
0
0.1

Median income (dollars)

2,964

2,135

4,813

9,736

14,692

22,840

13,099

11,716

14,280

19,140

2,000

486

1,716

3,213

Number (thousands)

4,784

4,634

4,901

4,828

4,789

1,923

2,014

1,961

1,977

1,973

2,813

2,796

2,839

2,788

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 $8,400, $11,599, $14,400, and $19,514 for all units; $12,799, $17,121, $20,090, and $23,798 for married couples; and $7,279, $9,799, $11,707, and $13,999 for
nonmarried persons.

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/

uding Social Security

d persons
Fifth
100.0
18.6
12.6
5.1
4.4
4.7
2.3
2.6
3.2
2.2
2.3
2.5
2.2
1.8
2.3
1.6
1.6
7.3
5.9
3.1
2.4
1.6
1.2
1.4
1.2
0.9
0.6

0.7
0.8
0.9
1.7
0.2
0.1
5,700
2,853

11,707, and $13,999 for