Income from Social

Security, Earnings,
Pensions, and Assets
(Recipients Only)

Social Security Income of Aged Units
Table 5.A1
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by age, 2004
Aged 65 or older
a

Social Security benefit (dollars)

Aged 55–61

Aged 62–64

Total

65–69

70–74

75–79

80 or older

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

0.2
0.5
0.6
1.9
0.7

0.2
1.2
2.8
0.9
1.0

0.1
0.4
0.3
0.6
0.4

0.1
0.5
0.5
1.0
0.8

0
0.2
0.3
0.6
0.6

0.1
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.2

0.2
0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3

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

1.3
1.9
1.7
2.2
2.0

3.1
1.3
1.7
1.9
2.6

0.5
0.6
0.6
1.2
0.9

0.7
0.6
0.7
1.3
0.6

0.4
0.8
0.8
1.1
1.1

0.4
0.5
0.5
1.1
0.9

0.5
0.7
0.5
1.2
1.1

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

3.4
9.5
10.1
4.5
8.9

3.7
6.5
6.2
4.0
7.0

3.0
4.2
5.8
4.3
6.6

3.4
4.0
6.4
3.8
6.1

2.3
3.8
6.6
4.0
5.4

2.6
4.4
4.6
4.3
7.0

3.5
4.5
5.6
4.8
7.4

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

7.0
5.6
6.1
6.9
2.8

7.5
4.6
6.7
4.1
3.7

7.2
7.0
8.6
6.4
3.9

6.1
6.2
6.8
5.9
4.9

5.6
6.4
8.6
6.8
3.9

7.2
6.9
9.4
6.2
3.2

9.2
8.3
9.3
6.5
3.6

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000 or more

15.2
4.8
2.0

19.7
6.4
2.9

19.4
11.6
6.5

19.9
12.0
7.8

19.8
12.7
8.2

20.0
13.8
5.8

18.3
8.8
4.8

10,039

10,800

12,799

13,142

13,219

12,847

12,043

2,016

2,316

23,936

5,934

5,391

5,310

7,301

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

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

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 79

Social Security Income of Aged Units
Table 5.A2
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Nonmarried persons
Married couples

Total

Men

Women

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

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

100.0

100.0

100.0

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

0
0.5
0.1
2.6
0.9

0.4
0.2
1.1
0.6
1.4

0
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.5

0.5
0.6
1.1
1.1
0.5

0
2.3
4.8
1.3
0.5

0.2
0.5
0.3
0.6
0.4

0
0.1
1.5
0.8
1.4

0
1.4
6.1
2.1
0

0.2
0.2
0.5
0.9
0.2

0.7
0.9
0.9
1.3
0.1

0
2.9
4.1
0.9
0.9

0.2
0.6
0.3
0.6
0.5

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

1.4
2.8
2.3
2.1
1.9

3.2
1.0
1.2
2.1
2.2

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.5
0.3

1.1
1.1
1.1
2.2
2.0

3.0
1.7
2.2
1.6
3.2

0.6
0.9
0.9
1.6
1.4

1.2
2.3
1.1
1.2
1.0

1.8
0.4
3.0
2.1
2.1

0.6
1.3
0.6
1.5
0.7

1.0
0.4
1.1
2.8
2.6

3.8
2.4
1.8
1.3
3.8

0.6
0.7
1.0
1.6
1.7

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

4.5
7.6
9.0
3.3
5.6

3.4
5.7
4.8
3.2
4.7

0.8
1.2
2.0
2.0
2.2

2.3
11.6
11.3
5.9
12.4

4.1
7.5
7.9
4.9
9.7

4.5
6.3
8.5
5.9
9.6

3.6
7.2
7.2
6.9
12.6

1.0
7.3
8.0
5.9
5.3

2.9
5.0
6.6
4.4
7.6

1.6
13.9
13.6
5.4
12.3

5.9
7.6
7.8
4.3
12.3

5.1
6.8
9.2
6.4
10.3

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

5.6
3.8
5.9
7.5
3.2

5.9
3.5
4.8
3.8
4.4

2.2
3.2
4.3
4.5
4.1

8.5
7.4
6.3
6.3
2.4

9.4
5.9
9.0
4.5
3.0

10.7
9.7
11.5
7.6
3.7

6.3
8.6
7.1
4.4
0.9

9.2
3.9
5.1
6.2
2.4

9.9
9.8
13.7
8.6
4.7

9.8
6.8
5.9
7.4
3.2

9.5
7.1
11.2
3.5
3.3

10.9
9.7
10.7
7.3
3.4

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000 or more

19.6
6.5
3.2

26.5
11.2
5.1

29.9
25.6
15.0

10.5
2.9
0.8

11.9
1.0
0.4

12.0
1.8
0.6

19.6
4.9
0.1

23.9
2.3
0.7

17.0
2.7
0.4

5.6
1.9
1.2

5.0
0.3
0.2

10.2
1.5
0.7

10,999

13,212

18,679

9,679

9,439

10,799

10,159

10,399

11,599

9,199

9,139

10,399

1,037

1,242

9,848

979

1,075

14,088

344

393

3,749

635

681

10,339

Social Security benefit a (dollars)
Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

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

80 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Social Security Income of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.A3
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by race, Hispanic origin, marital status, and sex of nonmarried persons, 2004
White alone
a

Social Security benefit (dollars)
Total percent

All Married
units couples

Nonmarried persons
Total

Hispanic origin b

Black alone
Men Women

All Married
units couples

Nonmarried persons
Total

Men Women

All Married
units couples

Nonmarried persons
Total

Men Women

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

0.1
0.4
0.2
0.6
0.4

0
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.5

0.1
0.5
0.3
0.7
0.4

0.2
0.2
0.4
1.0
0.2

0.1
0.6
0.2
0.6
0.5

0.3
0.5
0.7
0.5
0.6

0
0
0.5
0.5
0.8

0.4
0.7
0.8
0.5
0.5

0.4
0.2
1.2
0.4
0.6

0.4
0.9
0.6
0.5
0.5

0
0.5
0.1
0.8
0.3

0
0
0
1.3
0

0
0.8
0.2
0.5
0.5

0
0.6
0.8
1.8
0

0
0.9
0
0
0.7

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

0.5
0.5
0.6
1.1
0.8

0.4
0.2
0.3
0.5
0.3

0.5
0.6
0.8
1.4
1.3

0.4
1.0
0.6
1.3
0.7

0.6
0.5
0.9
1.5
1.5

0.9
2.0
1.3
2.0
1.8

0.6
1.2
0.3
0.6
0.3

1.1
2.2
1.6
2.5
2.3

1.8
2.6
0.3
2.7
0.7

0.8
2.1
2.1
2.4
2.9

1.0
1.0
2.1
1.2
2.4

0.5
0.4
0.6
0
0.4

1.4
1.4
3.0
2.0
3.7

0.8
2.4
0.8
2.5
0.9

1.6
1.0
3.9
1.7
4.8

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

2.6
3.5
5.3
4.0
6.3

0.7
1.0
1.8
1.8
2.0

4.0
5.3
7.8
5.7
9.5

2.5
4.3
5.9
4.3
7.4

4.6
5.6
8.5
6.2
10.3

6.4
10.6
10.7
6.0
8.9

2.6
3.5
3.5
2.9
4.1

7.6
12.9
13.1
7.0
10.4

5.0
8.4
10.2
3.4
10.7

8.6
14.7
14.2
8.4
10.3

5.9
7.1
9.6
5.4
8.5

1.5
2.7
3.4
4.6
4.4

8.6
9.7
13.5
6.0
11.0

8.2
9.0
12.1
4.9
10.3

8.8
10.0
14.0
6.4
11.3

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

7.0
7.3
8.7
6.7
4.1

1.9
3.0
4.2
4.6
4.1

10.7
10.5
12.0
8.2
4.1

10.0
10.4
13.9
8.8
4.9

10.9
10.6
11.3
8.0
3.8

9.0
4.4
7.9
3.5
2.0

3.5
4.9
5.2
3.5
4.1

10.8
4.3
8.8
3.5
1.4

8.7
7.0
14.3
8.2
3.1

11.6
3.3
6.8
1.7
0.7

9.5
6.0
6.2
4.9
2.7

7.2
6.7
3.7
8.3
3.6

11.0
5.6
7.7
2.9
2.2

7.8
6.1
12.3
2.7
4.4

12.2
5.4
5.9
3.0
1.3

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000 or more

20.2
12.4
6.9

30.0
26.4
15.5

12.9
2.0
0.6

18.3
2.9
0.4

10.9
1.7
0.6

12.4
4.2
3.3

30.2
15.8
11.4

6.5
0.4
0.6

9.2
1.0
0

5.5
0.2
0.8

14.7
5.1
4.5

27.6
13.1
10.0

7.0
0.2
1.2

10.8
0.7
0

5.4
0.1
1.6

8,839

9,347

8,640

823

238

585

Median income (dollars)

13,063 18,866 11,047 11,911 10,783

9,535 16,130

8,599 10,279

7,999 10,399 15,163

Number (thousands)

20,959

2,132

1,606

1,162

8,935 12,023

3,168

8,856

526

443

1,322

499

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.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 81

Social Security Income of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.A4
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and quintiles of total money income, 2004
All units
a

Social Security benefit (dollars)
Total percent

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

0.5
1.1
1.0
1.0
0.9

0.1
0.1
0
0.2
0.2

0
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.2

0
0.4
0.2
0.5
0.2

0
0.3
0.4
0.8
0.9

0
0.2
0.5
0.5
0.1

0
0
0
0
0.3

0
0.3
0.2
0
0.3

0
0.2
0.2
1.1
0.6

0
0.2
0.4
0.6
1.1

0.6
2.0
1.2
1.6
1.3

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.3

0.1
0.1
0
0.1
0.2

0
0.3
0.2
0.5
0.1

0
0.6
0.5
1.1
0.5

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

1.1
1.8
2.1
3.8
3.7

0.3
0.4
0.3
0.8
0.5

0.1
0.5
0.4
0.7
0.6

0.4
0.4
0.2
0.4
0.3

0.6
0.4
0.5
0.8
0.3

0.2
0.5
0.3
0.8
0.4

0.2
0
0.2
0.2
0.4

0.2
0.7
0.1
0.3
0

0.6
0.3
0.5
1.3
0.3

0.7
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2

1.8
3.1
3.2
5.5
5.9

0.2
0.2
0.2
1.2
0.6

0.5
0.3
0.5
0.8
0.5

0.3
0.7
0.6
1.0
0.7

0.5
0.5
0.5
0.6
0.6

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

11.2
15.9
20.7
12.4
18.2

2.2
2.6
4.0
3.7
6.5

1.3
2.3
3.2
3.0
4.6

1.1
1.4
2.4
2.2
3.0

1.0
1.4
2.0
1.8
3.0

1.5
2.0
4.4
3.9
4.2

0.8
1.2
1.0
1.1
1.1

0.2
1.0
1.4
1.8
1.6

0.8
1.1
1.2
1.5
1.8

1.0
0.9
2.1
1.8
2.6

15.8
23.8
29.2
4.7
0.1

3.5
4.3
6.3
14.4
26.2

2.7
2.6
4.2
2.7
6.1

1.9
3.0
4.7
3.9
6.9

1.8
2.5
3.7
3.1
5.6

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

3.7
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.1

17.5
17.5
18.7
11.0
5.6

6.5
7.4
8.7
8.1
4.4

3.7
4.4
6.6
5.7
5.0

2.7
3.4
5.9
5.2
3.3

3.7
7.7
7.7
9.5
8.5

2.3
2.0
2.4
3.0
3.3

1.7
2.2
3.5
3.0
3.7

1.5
2.0
4.4
3.3
2.0

1.8
2.4
4.0
4.6
3.8

0
0.1
0.1
0
0

24.7
17.2
0.2
0
0

9.0
9.4
28.5
15.1
6.3

9.7
11.0
13.0
11.0
4.8

6.6
8.1
12.1
9.9
6.6

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000 or more

0.1
0
0

7.8
0
0

34.0
13.0
0.4

27.5
22.3
11.8

24.0
21.3
20.2

42.3
1.2
0

33.9
38.8
8.0

27.4
32.2
18.3

24.7
30.2
20.5

22.4
21.7
27.2

0
0
0

0.1
0
0

10.1
0
0

22.7
3.0
0.1

25.3
6.1
3.0

Median income (dollars)

7,399 11,599 14,419 17,090 18,278 14,198 19,646 20,078 20,186 19,799

6,511

9,655 12,355 12,487 13,111

Number (thousands)

3,877

2,171

3,027

5,272

5,082

4,968

4,738

1,771

2,091

2,047

2,028

1,911

3,124

2,988

2,779

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.

82 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Social Security Income of Nonmarried Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.A5
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and marital status, 2004
Nonmarried men
Social Security benefit a (dollars)
Total percent

Total b

Nonmarried women

Widowed Never married

Divorced

Total b

Widowed Never married

Divorced

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

0.2
0.2
0.5
0.9
0.2

0
0
0.5
0.7
0.1

1.0
0.7
0.3
0.8
1.1

0.2
0.5
0.5
0.4
0

0.2
0.6
0.3
0.6
0.5

0.1
0.6
0.3
0.5
0.4

0.4
1.2
0.1
1.8
1.0

0.3
0.6
0.2
0
0.7

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

0.6
1.3
0.6
1.5
0.7

0.5
1.9
0.4
1.4
0.4

0.5
0.8
1.4
2.6
3.1

0.8
0.4
0.5
1.7
0.2

0.6
0.7
1.0
1.6
1.7

0.4
0.6
0.9
1.5
1.6

0.4
1.6
1.5
2.8
1.7

0.9
0.9
0.6
1.8
1.8

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

2.9
5.0
6.6
4.4
7.6

2.4
4.2
6.2
4.3
5.5

5.6
9.5
10.3
6.2
7.3

3.2
3.0
5.8
3.7
11.3

5.1
6.8
9.2
6.4
10.3

4.0
5.9
7.8
6.3
10.0

6.3
5.8
11.7
5.4
10.5

8.1
10.0
13.7
7.8
13.0

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

9.9
9.8
13.7
8.6
4.7

10.3
9.9
14.2
8.3
4.3

9.1
7.4
12.1
4.8
4.0

10.4
8.9
13.8
10.5
6.2

10.9
9.7
10.7
7.3
3.4

11.9
10.6
11.8
7.7
3.5

8.6
8.2
10.6
8.5
3.6

8.2
6.7
6.9
5.9
3.2

15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000 or more

17.0
2.7
0.4

20.0
3.7
0.7

10.8
0.5
0

16.8
1.1
0.1

10.2
1.5
0.7

11.1
1.8
0.6

8.3
0
0.1

7.1
0.8
0.9

11,599

12,000

9,799

11,712

10,399

10,800

9,799

9,199

3,749

1,851

556

933

10,339

7,801

595

1,512

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.
b. Includes persons who are separated or are married but living apart from their spouse.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 83

Earnings Income of Aged Units
Table 5.B1
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by age, 2004
Aged 65 or older
Earnings (dollars)

Aged 55–61

Aged 62–64

Total

65–69

70–74

75–79

80 or older

Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

1.5
0.6
0.6
0.5
0.7

2.3
0.5
1.1
1.8
0.9

7.1
2.6
2.7
3.4
2.8

4.8
1.5
2.1
2.7
1.9

7.2
2.9
3.6
4.3
3.6

12.4
4.7
3.4
2.9
3.2

10.4
3.9
2.5
5.1
4.9

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

0.8
0.7
0.6
0.8
0.8

1.7
1.0
0.9
1.2
1.3

3.1
2.4
2.2
2.5
1.7

2.4
1.8
2.1
1.5
1.3

4.1
1.9
1.9
3.5
2.0

2.8
4.8
1.8
4.1
2.4

4.7
3.4
4.5
2.4
2.0

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

1.4
0.8
1.5
0.6
0.7

1.7
1.2
2.4
1.2
1.4

4.0
1.6
3.4
1.3
1.1

3.7
1.5
3.1
0.6
1.1

4.0
1.5
3.6
1.6
1.4

4.2
2.1
3.4
2.1
0.6

5.0
1.1
4.1
2.5
1.2

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

5.6
6.9
6.0
6.4
5.0

6.3
7.4
6.6
5.2
5.3

7.6
7.6
4.7
5.5
4.0

8.1
8.8
5.1
6.0
4.8

7.2
7.5
4.2
5.5
2.9

7.3
5.3
4.4
5.1
3.0

6.0
5.4
4.7
3.9
4.0

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

5.6
4.5
4.5
3.5
4.4

5.7
4.5
4.6
3.6
3.7

4.0
2.9
2.9
1.8
1.8

5.1
3.8
3.9
2.2
1.9

3.6
2.5
2.2
1.4
1.9

2.4
1.8
1.7
1.7
1.5

1.9
1.1
1.3
1.2
1.5

3.2
3.2
11.3
10.8
3.3
3.2

2.5
2.5
9.3
6.5
3.1
2.9

1.2
2.1
5.3
3.7
1.2
1.9

1.7
2.0
6.4
4.2
1.7
2.3

0.7
3.1
4.2
3.5
0.7
1.8

0.8
1.2
3.5
3.7
0.8
0.9

1.2
1.6
6.0
1.3
0.1
0.8

Median income (dollars)

46,560

37,900

20,000

25,000

16,000

12,000

12,000

Number (thousands)

12,822

3,220

6,324

3,144

1,695

953

532

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

84 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Earnings Income of Aged Units
Table 5.B2
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Nonmarried persons
Married couples
Earnings (dollars)

Total

Men

Women

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

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

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

1.1
0.5
0.4
0.3
0.2

1.5
0.1
0.7
1.5
0.7

6.4
2.3
2.3
3.2
2.4

2.1
0.8
0.9
0.8
1.4

3.7
1.3
1.7
2.4
1.3

8.2
3.2
3.4
3.7
3.6

2.7
0.1
0.4
0.5
0.7

3.0
1.5
0.2
4.5
0.8

8.0
1.8
1.4
1.5
4.2

1.8
1.2
1.2
1.0
1.9

4.1
1.1
2.5
1.4
1.5

8.3
3.8
4.4
4.8
3.3

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

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.8
0.3

1.3
0.1
0.8
0.6
0.9

3.0
2.3
2.0
1.9
1.4

1.5
1.4
1.3
0.9
1.5

2.4
2.5
1.1
2.3
2.1

3.4
2.6
2.5
3.5
2.3

1.2
0.8
0.9
0.9
1.4

2.3
2.6
0.7
2.7
2.1

2.8
1.6
2.4
3.5
1.5

1.6
1.8
1.5
0.9
1.6

2.4
2.5
1.3
2.1
2.1

3.7
3.2
2.6
3.6
2.7

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

0.7
0.5
0.7
0.4
0.6

1.2
0.5
1.5
0.7
1.2

2.9
1.2
3.1
1.2
1.0

2.6
1.2
2.8
0.8
1.0

2.7
2.4
4.1
2.1
1.7

5.8
2.1
3.8
1.4
1.3

3.0
1.3
1.9
0.8
1.2

2.9
1.7
3.9
0.5
1.6

5.4
2.1
5.6
0.6
0.9

2.3
1.1
3.4
0.8
0.9

2.6
2.8
4.2
3.0
1.8

6.0
2.2
2.9
1.8
1.5

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

3.1
4.1
3.8
4.9
3.8

5.2
5.8
4.9
5.2
5.0

6.6
7.1
4.5
5.1
4.4

9.5
11.4
9.5
8.9
7.0

8.5
10.4
9.8
5.2
5.9

9.2
8.5
5.0
6.2
3.2

8.4
10.5
9.4
8.6
6.9

7.4
6.9
12.2
5.7
6.3

5.9
8.3
4.3
6.3
3.1

10.3
11.9
9.6
9.0
7.0

9.1
12.2
8.6
5.0
5.7

11.0
8.5
5.3
6.2
3.2

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

5.0
4.4
4.9
4.3
4.9

6.2
4.8
4.9
4.0
5.0

4.2
3.8
3.1
2.2
2.1

6.4
4.8
3.9
2.3
3.4

4.5
3.9
4.1
2.8
1.3

3.6
1.4
2.6
1.1
1.4

6.8
4.9
4.1
2.3
4.0

3.1
3.8
2.5
2.5
1.4

6.7
2.2
3.4
1.6
2.9

6.2
4.7
3.8
2.3
3.1

5.3
3.9
4.9
3.0
1.2

2.1
1.0
2.2
0.9
0.6

3.9
4.3
15.4
16.0
4.9
4.6

2.8
3.3
12.4
8.8
4.4
4.0

1.6
2.4
6.9
5.1
1.5
2.5

2.0
1.4
4.6
2.4
0.7
0.9

1.9
1.0
3.4
2.1
0.7
0.6

0.5
1.6
2.4
1.2
0.5
0.6

2.0
1.3
6.5
4.0
1.1
1.2

2.3
1.2
7.8
3.7
0.6
1.8

1.2
1.4
4.1
3.0
1.4
0.8

1.9
1.4
3.4
1.4
0.5
0.7

1.7
0.9
1.0
1.3
0.7
0

0.2
1.7
1.6
0.3
0
0.6

63,000

49,000

24,576

28,600

23,920

14,000

30,000

26,000

20,000

26,400

21,000

12,000

7,957

2,116

4,031

4,865

1,104

2,292

1,879

382

767

2,986

723

1,526

65,000–69,999
70,000–74,999
75,000–99,999
100,000–149,999
150,000–199,999
200,000 or more
Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 85

Earnings Income of Aged Units
Table 5.B3
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by Social Security beneficiary status and age, 2004
Beneficiary
Earnings (dollars)

a

Nonbeneficiary

55–61

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

3.7
2.0
1.2
1.8
1.1

5.2
1.1
2.9
2.5
1.8

7.9
3.0
3.2
3.8
3.0

1.3
0.5
0.5
0.4
0.6

0.9
0.2
0.2
1.4
0.4

2.7
0.6
0.3
1.3
1.9

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

2.2
1.8
0.6
2.8
2.3

3.8
1.1
1.8
2.3
3.4

3.4
2.8
2.5
2.8
1.9

0.7
0.6
0.6
0.7
0.6

0.6
0.9
0.4
0.6
0.3

1.6
0.7
0.8
1.0
0.7

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

2.8
2.3
3.7
0.9
1.5

2.8
1.7
4.2
2.0
2.2

4.2
1.6
3.7
1.4
1.2

1.3
0.6
1.3
0.6
0.7

1.2
0.9
1.5
0.8
1.0

2.9
1.6
2.0
0.5
0.5

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

8.4
9.7
6.6
9.1
5.3

8.3
8.0
6.7
5.0
4.5

7.8
7.3
4.6
5.0
3.5

5.4
6.7
5.9
6.2
5.0

5.4
7.1
6.5
5.3
5.8

6.3
9.1
5.0
8.2
6.0

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

3.7
3.5
3.8
3.6
2.1

3.6
3.5
2.5
1.7
2.6

3.5
2.9
2.6
1.5
1.7

5.7
4.6
4.6
3.5
4.5

6.7
4.9
5.6
4.5
4.3

6.7
3.1
4.4
3.3
2.3

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

2.5
1.9
4.3
2.4
1.4
0.8

1.7
1.8
6.4
2.1
0.6
2.1

1.2
1.8
4.5
3.0
0.9
1.7

3.3
3.3
11.8
11.5
3.5
3.4

2.9
2.8
10.7
8.7
4.3
3.3

1.6
3.7
9.3
6.9
2.4
2.6

25,000

20,500

16,193

48,500

46,000

35,000

871

1,064

5,245

11,950

2,156

1,078

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.

86 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Earnings Income of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.B4
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by race, Hispanic origin, and marital status, 2004
White alone
Earnings (dollars)

All units Married couples

Hispanic origin a

Black alone
Nonmarried
persons

All units Married couples

Nonmarried
persons

All units Married couples

Nonmarried
persons

Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

7.6
2.5
2.8
3.4
3.1

6.8
2.4
2.5
3.4
2.6

9.0
2.8
3.5
3.5
4.0

3.5
3.4
2.8
3.1
1.1

3.0
2.0
1.6
1.0
0.5

3.9
4.6
3.8
5.0
1.6

3.5
0.5
1.9
3.8
2.6

3.5
0.7
1.7
4.1
3.2

3.5
0
2.3
3.3
1.8

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

3.2
2.3
2.0
2.5
1.7

3.1
2.3
1.9
1.8
1.4

3.5
2.3
2.2
3.9
2.2

1.5
3.0
4.1
2.3
1.7

1.2
2.1
3.5
3.2
0.7

1.7
3.7
4.6
1.5
2.7

1.4
1.3
2.7
1.3
1.6

0.4
2.1
1.5
1.7
2.7

3.0
0
4.6
0.8
0

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

3.8
1.4
3.3
1.2
0.9

2.9
1.2
3.2
1.1
0.7

5.4
1.6
3.5
1.6
1.2

5.4
2.9
3.6
1.7
2.2

3.0
0.4
3.3
2.9
3.1

7.7
5.1
3.8
0.5
1.3

5.7
1.7
6.6
0.9
2.4

5.3
2.0
3.4
0.8
1.9

6.4
1.3
11.6
1.1
3.3

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

7.5
7.6
4.8
5.3
3.9

6.5
7.1
4.7
4.9
4.2

9.5
8.4
5.0
6.2
3.3

8.5
10.0
4.8
7.3
3.7

7.7
9.4
4.0
7.9
4.5

9.3
10.6
5.5
6.8
2.9

15.3
11.2
3.5
6.8
4.4

15.3
9.3
5.1
4.8
3.8

15.4
14.2
0.8
10.2
5.4

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

3.7
3.0
3.0
1.6
1.7

4.0
3.9
3.2
2.0
1.9

3.3
1.5
2.6
1.0
1.4

5.8
1.6
2.4
2.8
3.1

7.1
2.9
3.1
3.8
4.6

4.6
0.3
1.8
1.9
1.7

4.0
2.8
4.0
2.0
0.9

5.3
3.9
4.2
3.1
1.5

1.8
1.0
3.6
0.1
0

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

1.2
2.3
5.6
3.7
1.2
2.0

1.6
2.5
7.2
4.9
1.5
2.6

0.6
1.9
2.6
1.4
0.5
0.7

1.4
0.8
2.7
2.3
0.2
0.5

2.5
1.5
4.4
4.7
0
0.1

0.4
0
1.2
0
0.4
0.8

0
2.2
2.9
0.7
0.8
0.6

0
1.9
3.4
1.1
1.3
1.0

0
2.6
2.0
0
0
0

20,000

24,000

14,500

19,000

28,000

13,000

18,000

18,000

16,000

5,513

3,604

1,908

538

258

279

361

223

138

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

a. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 87

Earnings Income of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.B5
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and quintiles of total money income, 2004
All units
Earnings (dollars)

Married couples

Nonmarried persons

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

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

42.2
8.8
7.0
11.5
5.6

15.6
6.6
8.9
9.0
8.6

10.5
4.7
6.6
6.6
4.3

6.0
3.1
2.5
2.8
3.9

3.4
0.9
0.8
1.6
1.0

32.9
4.7
4.0
9.0
6.2

12.7
5.0
8.4
5.1
7.3

6.4
2.9
3.4
4.2
2.6

4.3
2.6
1.5
3.0
2.5

2.3
0.5
0.5
1.4
0.3

39.2
15.4
10.6
9.7
5.9

18.7
10.8
9.8
14.5
5.9

13.6
5.6
9.7
6.9
8.3

8.0
3.7
4.0
6.7
4.1

4.4
1.1
1.1
0.5
2.2

5.9
3.2
0.4
3.6
0.7

7.0
6.1
5.9
5.6
1.9

6.9
4.9
4.0
5.2
3.7

3.2
2.7
2.4
3.3
2.5

1.4
1.2
1.3
0.8
0.7

4.6
3.8
0.5
6.3
1.1

7.8
5.2
4.8
3.1
4.1

4.5
3.3
2.4
4.1
2.4

1.7
2.6
3.1
0.8
0.9

1.5
0.6
0.4
0.5
0.4

9.4
4.1
1.1
4.7
0

8.1
1.5
1.7
1.7
0

7.1
8.1
8.1
5.7
2.9

6.6
3.8
4.1
5.7
4.5

0.5
1.2
1.0
2.2
1.5

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

11.1
0
0
0
0

5.4
5.7
5.2
0.3
1.6

8.2
2.9
5.8
1.4
2.4

4.6
1.3
5.5
2.8
1.8

1.8
1.0
1.5
0.6
0.4

6.9
2.4
3.7
1.0
0.6

6.8
1.9
8.0
1.1
3.3

4.6
1.2
6.2
3.3
1.5

2.1
2.0
2.0
1.2
1.1

0.9
0.4
0.9
0.2
0.1

0
0
0
0
0

21.5
5.7
0
0
0

5.2
4.8
6.5
0
1.8

8.3
3.0
5.5
2.6
2.8

3.9
1.1
3.1
1.3
0.7

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

6.0
0.7
0
0
0

10.8
9.1
1.9
0
0

14.7
14.2
8.0
8.0
3.1

3.4
4.7
4.5
6.7
6.3

6.9
5.4
0
0
0

8.0
3.7
3.7
0
0

14.6
14.1
4.9
8.1
2.7

7.1
10.5
9.8
9.0
8.3

1.8
2.4
1.6
3.0
4.4

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

5.8
0
0
0
0

13.3
10.5
2.8
0
0

9.3
10.2
7.6
11.1
5.6

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

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

3.7
0
0
0
0

6.0
5.9
5.9
3.7
3.7

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

2.7
0.1
0
0
0

8.8
6.6
5.2
2.1
1.0

3.6
5.4
4.6
4.3
4.8

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

6.4
2.5
4.6
2.0
2.4

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
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

2.5
4.3
10.7
7.4
2.3
3.7

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

0.4
0
0
0
0
0

4.0
6.4
18.4
13.5
4.1
6.7

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

1.0
2.9
4.3
2.1
0.9
1.2

1,400

5,000

8,000

15,000

45,000

3,900

6,500

13,500

25,000

67,190

1,300

3,500

5,500

9,600

27,000

206

337

890

1,758

3,133

224

430

773

1,083

1,521

86

102

226

591

1,287

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

Median income (dollars)
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.

88 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Earnings Income of Aged Persons
Table 5.B6
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, marital status, and age, 2004
Total
Earnings (dollars)

55–61

Married

62–64

65 or older

55–61

Nonmarried

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

All persons
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

2.2
0.8
0.8
1.0
1.3

2.9
1.5
1.5
2.5
1.0

8.9
3.4
3.6
3.6
3.4

2.2
0.9
0.8
1.1
1.2

2.5
1.6
1.4
2.5
0.8

9.4
3.5
3.7
3.6
3.2

2.1
0.8
0.9
0.8
1.4

3.7
1.3
1.7
2.4
1.3

8.2
3.2
3.4
3.7
3.6

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

1.3
1.1
0.8
1.2
0.9

2.5
1.6
1.3
2.0
1.8

3.7
2.8
2.4
2.6
1.8

1.3
1.0
0.6
1.3
0.7

2.6
1.2
1.4
1.9
1.7

3.9
2.8
2.3
2.1
1.6

1.5
1.4
1.3
0.9
1.5

2.4
2.5
1.1
2.3
2.1

3.4
2.6
2.5
3.5
2.3

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

2.1
1.0
2.2
0.7
1.1

2.6
1.8
3.1
1.4
1.6

4.5
1.7
3.7
1.4
1.4

1.9
0.9
1.9
0.7
1.1

2.5
1.5
2.7
1.1
1.5

3.8
1.4
3.7
1.4
1.5

2.6
1.2
2.8
0.8
1.0

2.7
2.4
4.1
2.1
1.7

5.8
2.1
3.8
1.4
1.3

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

7.8
9.0
7.5
7.9
6.2

7.5
7.9
7.9
6.4
6.1

7.6
8.2
4.8
5.1
3.9

7.0
8.0
6.7
7.4
5.9

7.1
6.9
7.2
6.9
6.2

6.6
8.0
4.7
4.5
4.4

9.5
11.4
9.5
8.9
7.0

8.5
10.4
9.8
5.2
5.9

9.2
8.5
5.0
6.2
3.2

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

6.4
4.9
5.2
3.0
4.3

5.6
3.6
4.9
2.6
2.6

3.4
1.8
2.4
1.3
1.7

6.5
4.9
5.8
3.2
4.7

6.1
3.5
5.2
2.5
3.1

3.2
2.0
2.2
1.4
1.9

6.4
4.8
3.9
2.3
3.4

4.5
3.9
4.1
2.8
1.3

3.6
1.4
2.6
1.1
1.4

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

2.5
2.4
6.7
4.6
1.4
1.6

1.7
2.4
5.0
3.7
1.5
1.6

1.1
1.4
3.5
2.3
1.2
1.3

2.7
2.9
7.6
5.6
1.7
2.0

1.7
2.9
5.6
4.3
1.9
2.0

1.5
1.4
4.1
3.0
1.6
1.7

2.0
1.4
4.6
2.4
0.7
0.9

1.9
1.0
3.4
2.1
0.7
0.6

0.5
1.6
2.4
1.2
0.5
0.6

Median income (dollars)

34,000

27,000

15,000

36,000

30,000

15,680

28,600

23,920

14,000

Number (thousands)

15,889

3,761

6,348

11,024

2,656

4,056

4,865

1,104

2,292
(Continued)

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 89

Earnings Income of Aged Persons
Table 5.B6
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, marital status, and age, 2004—Continued
Total
Earnings (dollars)

55–61

Married

62–64

65 or older

55–61

Nonmarried

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

Men
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

2.0
0.5
0.3
0.6
0.6

1.8
1.0
0.6
2.6
0.3

8.4
2.6
2.9
2.5
3.0

1.8
0.5
0.3
0.6
0.6

1.5
0.8
0.7
2.2
0.1

8.6
2.8
3.4
2.7
2.7

2.7
0.1
0.4
0.5
0.7

3.0
1.5
0.2
4.5
0.8

8.0
1.8
1.4
1.5
4.2

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

0.8
0.6
0.5
1.0
0.6

2.0
1.1
1.2
1.6
1.8

3.6
2.0
2.2
2.3
1.2

0.7
0.6
0.4
1.0
0.3

2.0
0.8
1.4
1.3
1.7

3.8
2.2
2.1
1.9
1.1

1.2
0.8
0.9
0.9
1.4

2.3
2.6
0.7
2.7
2.1

2.8
1.6
2.4
3.5
1.5

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

1.8
0.8
1.4
0.5
0.9

2.6
1.5
2.6
0.5
1.3

3.8
1.7
3.9
1.0
1.2

1.4
0.6
1.3
0.4
0.8

2.5
1.4
2.3
0.5
1.2

3.4
1.6
3.5
1.1
1.3

3.0
1.3
1.9
0.8
1.2

2.9
1.7
3.9
0.5
1.6

5.4
2.1
5.6
0.6
0.9

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

5.5
6.9
6.6
7.2
5.5

6.0
5.6
6.4
7.4
6.5

6.5
7.1
4.2
6.1
4.6

4.6
5.9
5.7
6.7
5.0

5.6
5.3
5.1
7.8
6.5

6.7
6.8
4.2
6.0
5.1

8.4
10.5
9.4
8.6
6.9

7.4
6.9
12.2
5.7
6.3

5.9
8.3
4.3
6.3
3.1

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

6.9
5.4
6.4
3.4
5.5

6.9
3.6
5.3
3.0
3.5

4.4
2.0
3.1
1.6
2.2

7.0
5.5
7.1
3.6
6.0

7.8
3.6
5.9
3.2
3.9

3.7
2.0
3.0
1.6
2.0

6.8
4.9
4.1
2.3
4.0

3.1
3.8
2.5
2.5
1.4

6.7
2.2
3.4
1.6
2.9

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

3.2
3.4
8.9
7.3
2.4
2.8

2.2
3.3
7.0
5.7
2.5
2.7

1.5
1.5
4.7
3.9
2.1
2.0

3.6
4.0
9.7
8.3
2.8
3.2

2.1
3.8
6.8
6.2
3.0
2.9

1.6
1.6
4.9
4.1
2.3
2.4

2.0
1.3
6.5
4.0
1.1
1.2

2.3
1.2
7.8
3.7
0.6
1.8

1.2
1.4
4.1
3.0
1.4
0.8

43,000

35,000

20,000

48,000

38,012

20,000

30,000

26,000

20,000

8,246

2,063

3,497

6,368

1,681

2,730

1,879

382

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

767
(Continued)

90 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Earnings Income of Aged Persons
Table 5.B6
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, marital status, and age, 2004—Continued
Total
Earnings (dollars)

55–61

Married

62–64

65 or older

55–61

Nonmarried

62–64

65 or older

55–61

62–64

65 or older

Women
Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than 1,000
1,000–1,999
2,000–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

2.4
1.3
1.4
1.4
2.0

4.2
2.1
2.5
2.3
1.8

9.6
4.3
4.4
5.1
3.8

2.9
1.3
1.6
1.7
2.1

4.2
2.8
2.5
2.9
2.0

11.0
4.9
4.3
5.5
4.3

1.8
1.2
1.2
1.0
1.9

4.1
1.1
2.5
1.4
1.5

8.3
3.8
4.4
4.8
3.3

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

1.9
1.6
1.1
1.4
1.3

3.1
2.3
1.3
2.5
1.9

3.9
3.6
2.6
3.1
2.6

2.1
1.5
0.8
1.7
1.1

3.6
2.1
1.3
2.8
1.8

4.2
4.2
2.6
2.5
2.6

1.6
1.8
1.5
0.9
1.6

2.4
2.5
1.3
2.1
2.1

3.7
3.2
2.6
3.6
2.7

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

2.5
1.1
3.0
1.0
1.2

2.6
2.1
3.7
2.5
2.0

5.4
1.6
3.5
1.9
1.7

2.6
1.2
2.8
1.2
1.5

2.5
1.7
3.3
2.1
2.2

4.7
0.9
4.2
2.0
1.9

2.3
1.1
3.4
0.8
0.9

2.6
2.8
4.2
3.0
1.8

6.0
2.2
2.9
1.8
1.5

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

10.2
11.3
8.6
8.7
7.0

9.4
10.8
9.8
5.2
5.6

8.9
9.5
5.6
4.0
3.1

10.2
10.8
7.9
8.4
7.0

9.5
9.7
10.7
5.4
5.6

6.5
10.5
5.8
1.5
3.0

10.3
11.9
9.6
9.0
7.0

9.1
12.2
8.6
5.0
5.7

11.0
8.5
5.3
6.2
3.2

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

5.9
4.3
4.0
2.5
3.1

4.1
3.6
4.4
2.1
1.5

2.1
1.5
1.5
0.9
1.1

5.7
4.0
4.0
2.6
3.0

3.2
3.3
4.0
1.4
1.6

2.2
2.0
0.6
1.0
1.7

6.2
4.7
3.8
2.3
3.1

5.3
3.9
4.9
3.0
1.2

2.1
1.0
2.2
0.9
0.6

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

1.6
1.4
4.3
1.7
0.3
0.4

1.3
1.2
2.5
1.1
0.3
0.4

0.6
1.3
2.0
0.4
0.1
0.5

1.4
1.4
4.9
1.8
0.2
0.2

0.9
1.4
3.5
1.1
0.1
0.6

1.1
0.9
2.4
0.6
0.2
0.4

1.9
1.4
3.4
1.4
0.5
0.7

1.7
0.9
1.0
1.3
0.7
0

0.2
1.7
1.6
0.3
0
0.6

26,000

21,000

12,000

25,779

20,000

10,400

26,400

21,000

12,000

7,643

1,698

2,851

4,656

975

1,325

2,986

723

1,526

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 91

Private Pension or Annuity Income of Aged Units
Table 5.C1
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and age, 2004
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

2.0
1.6
5.3
3.5
3.7

0.7
3.3
6.4
2.4
4.2

2.5
3.7
6.5
3.9
4.9

1.9
1.8
5.0
2.4
3.5

0.6
3.8
4.8
2.4
4.1

2.3
2.2
4.5
2.7
3.9

2.0
1.3
5.8
5.2
3.9

1.0
2.2
10.0
2.2
4.4

2.7
5.3
8.5
5.1
5.9

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

1.7
2.7
3.3
1.5
2.6

2.3
4.4
2.5
1.9
4.6

3.5
2.8
4.3
2.8
3.3

1.8
2.6
3.6
0.9
2.7

2.3
6.2
2.7
2.2
5.0

2.5
2.2
3.7
2.9
2.8

1.4
2.7
3.0
2.5
2.5

2.2
0.4
1.9
1.3
3.7

4.6
3.5
5.0
2.7
3.9

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

2.7
3.1
3.1
2.7
3.1

1.4
3.7
2.4
3.5
3.2

3.9
5.8
4.5
4.6
4.2

2.0
2.5
3.0
1.5
3.1

1.5
2.8
1.1
2.7
2.2

3.8
4.4
4.0
4.1
3.7

3.9
4.1
3.2
4.7
3.0

1.1
5.6
5.2
5.4
5.5

4.0
7.2
5.0
5.1
4.7

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

4.1
0.8
1.9
1.3
1.3

4.0
1.9
2.4
3.2
1.7

4.1
2.0
4.2
2.1
2.5

4.4
1.1
1.0
1.3
1.0

4.3
2.3
3.1
2.5
2.5

4.2
2.5
5.3
2.4
3.1

3.6
0.3
3.4
1.3
1.9

3.5
1.0
0.8
4.6
0.1

4.0
1.5
3.2
1.8
1.9

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

11.6
8.4
7.4
6.2
3.5

12.0
8.2
4.6
4.5
2.5

8.0
5.5
2.8
2.3
1.3

11.5
9.7
7.1
7.8
3.0

10.8
9.1
4.9
5.4
2.1

10.1
6.6
4.2
3.7
1.9

11.8
6.3
7.8
3.5
4.5

14.6
6.5
3.9
2.6
3.3

5.8
4.3
1.4
0.9
0.6

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

1.4
1.4
8.2

1.2
0.8
6.0

0.6
0.1
3.1

1.8
2.2
9.8

1.3
0.8
6.4

1.1
0.3
4.9

0.6
0.1
5.7

1.1
0.9
5.2

0.1
0
1.3

13,572

10,800

7,200

15,600

11,700

10,000

10,000

9,600

5,664

1,546

965

7,839

952

656

3,985

593

309

3,855

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

92 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Private Pension or Annuity Income of Aged Units
Table 5.C2
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by Social Security beneficiary status and age, 2004
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

4.1
2.0
8.2
2.0
5.2

0.6
2.3
6.0
2.3
4.6

2.4
3.9
6.7
3.9
4.9

1.2
1.5
4.2
4.0
3.2

1.0
5.5
7.4
2.4
3.4

4.1
0.1
0.9
3.1
5.5

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

0.9
3.8
3.4
1.8
5.1

2.1
5.0
2.8
1.6
4.2

3.5
2.7
4.4
2.8
3.4

1.9
2.3
3.3
1.4
1.8

2.6
2.9
1.8
2.5
5.6

2.5
6.7
2.7
1.6
0.1

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

5.2
4.1
4.9
3.4
5.0

1.2
4.6
2.9
4.4
3.8

4.0
5.8
4.5
4.5
4.2

1.8
2.8
2.5
2.5
2.4

1.7
1.7
1.3
1.6
1.9

2.4
5.1
3.5
8.6
4.7

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

5.9
1.7
0.6
2.1
2.3

3.0
1.7
3.0
3.1
2.0

4.2
2.0
4.2
2.1
2.5

3.5
0.4
2.3
1.0
1.0

6.4
2.3
1.0
3.4
1.1

0.9
2.0
5.2
2.5
1.7

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

9.3
2.7
6.4
1.3
2.0

13.7
8.0
4.9
3.4
2.2

8.1
5.3
2.8
2.3
1.2

12.4
10.3
7.7
7.8
4.1

8.1
8.7
4.0
7.1
3.0

6.0
11.8
4.5
3.6
2.1

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

0
2.7
3.5

1.4
1.0
4.0

0.6
0.1
3.0

1.8
1.0
9.8

0.7
0.3
10.6

0
1.5
6.6

7,692

10,680

7,200

16,800

11,700

9,600

396

671

7,570

1,150

294

269

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, 2004 ♦ 93

Private Pension or Annuity Income of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.C3
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and quintiles of total money income, 2004
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

13.4
14.0
13.8
12.5
7.7

4.9
11.3
19.2
8.6
11.9

2.5
2.7
6.6
5.1
6.3

1.2
2.0
3.0
2.2
3.1

1.2
1.6
3.1
1.1
1.9

10.9
8.1
11.0
6.3
13.3

3.9
2.5
9.1
5.2
8.3

1.7
1.7
2.9
2.6
2.5

0.7
1.2
2.8
1.3
2.4

0.9
2.1
1.8
1.1
0.4

19.0
14.9
14.6
11.2
8.0

7.6
17.2
19.2
12.7
8.5

3.7
9.8
19.1
8.4
12.2

0.9
1.7
4.8
4.0
3.7

1.1
2.3
2.3
1.4
3.4

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

6.1
8.1
3.0
0.6
5.8

6.9
4.2
6.6
4.7
5.6

4.6
3.7
7.4
4.7
4.3

2.4
1.8
3.5
1.9
3.1

1.8
1.7
1.6
1.4
1.2

7.1
2.3
5.2
5.5
2.4

3.4
4.9
9.0
6.7
4.9

2.1
0.7
3.3
2.1
3.5

1.6
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.4

1.7
2.7
1.6
1.3
1.7

4.0
10.1
5.4
0.8
2.2

6.9
5.9
1.3
1.0
10.0

6.8
4.4
9.0
5.0
4.8

5.0
3.5
5.6
3.3
4.4

2.0
1.5
2.4
1.1
1.2

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

0.9
2.5
1.5
6.4
3.6

2.0
6.1
2.4
1.7
1.1

7.2
10.1
6.8
7.1
6.8

3.8
5.0
5.9
5.7
5.0

2.4
3.1
2.0
2.3
2.6

6.5
3.6
4.2
4.9
2.5

5.6
8.0
6.9
6.5
2.4

4.9
4.3
5.4
6.0
6.4

1.6
2.9
2.3
2.1
4.0

2.8
3.1
1.4
1.6
1.6

0.8
6.9
1.9
0
0

0.6
0.9
1.6
3.4
2.8

2.3
7.3
1.9
1.9
1.4

7.6
11.7
7.6
9.2
8.5

2.4
3.9
5.2
3.6
3.8

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

0.9
0
1.1
0.2
0.1

4.4
1.5
3.6
2.0
0.7

6.6
4.0
6.8
3.7
5.8

3.1
1.4
4.0
1.7
1.8

0
0.2
1.7
1.8
0.4

3.2
0.6
3.7
0.7
0.8

8.6
6.4
7.9
4.6
6.3

3.9
1.5
6.2
3.4
3.1

1.4
1.4
3.5
0.3
2.2

0
0
0
0
0

0.5
0
0
0
0

0.9
0
0.8
0
0

5.6
2.0
5.0
2.5
1.1

5.6
2.5
3.9
2.9
4.6

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

0.4
0
0
0
0

1.2
0.9
0
0
0

13.5
7.6
1.7
0.5
0.1

12.7
10.7
8.5
8.0
4.6

2.1
0
0
0
0

2.2
1.0
0.4
0
0

11.3
4.1
0
0.3
0.3

17.0
14.0
10.2
6.6
3.7

10.3
7.9
6.8
9.1
3.9

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

1.5
0.9
0
0
0

16.6
12.5
4.4
2.9
2.0

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

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

2.3
0.5
11.7

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

1.6
0.4
0.7

3.2
0.9
23.1

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

0
0
0

0.4
0
4.2

1,800

2,292

5,280

10,000

18,300

2,520

4,164

9,720

15,852

22,800

1,512

1,680

2,400

6,036

13,200

311

1,034

1,910

2,484

2,100

257

823

1,041

1,051

813

110

336

815

1,359

1,235

Median income (dollars)
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.

94 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Private Pension or Annuity Income of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C4
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and marital status, 2004
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

2.6
4.0
6.9
4.1
5.3

1.8
2.2
4.9
2.5
4.9

2.1
2.4
4.3
2.4
4.5

0.9
1.6
6.5
2.7
5.9

3.8
6.4
9.5
6.3
5.8

4.5
4.5
9.5
6.7
5.6

3.5
7.1
9.5
6.2
5.9

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

3.8
3.3
4.7
2.9
3.4

3.0
2.3
3.9
2.8
2.5

2.7
2.3
4.0
3.0
2.5

3.6
2.2
3.4
2.4
2.7

4.9
4.6
5.7
3.0
4.4

4.7
5.9
5.7
3.5
4.4

5.0
4.0
5.7
2.8
4.5

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

4.0
5.9
4.4
4.3
4.3

4.2
4.4
4.2
4.3
4.3

4.1
4.2
3.9
4.0
3.8

4.4
4.9
5.2
5.2
5.7

3.7
7.9
4.6
4.3
4.3

3.4
7.0
4.1
2.3
4.5

3.8
8.3
4.8
5.1
4.3

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

4.6
1.8
4.1
2.0
2.2

5.9
2.4
5.0
2.1
3.1

5.6
2.1
5.2
2.2
3.1

6.8
3.1
4.5
1.8
3.2

2.9
1.2
3.0
1.9
1.0

3.5
2.3
4.0
2.2
0.3

2.7
0.7
2.5
1.8
1.2

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

7.5
5.1
2.4
2.1
1.0

9.8
6.3
3.7
3.1
1.4

10.1
6.2
4.2
3.7
1.6

8.9
6.4
2.5
1.4
0.9

4.4
3.6
0.7
0.7
0.6

4.4
4.4
0.2
0.8
0.8

4.4
3.4
0.9
0.7
0.5

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

0.5
0
2.6

0.9
0
4.1

1.1
0.1
4.5

0.3
0
2.7

0.1
0
0.7

0
0
0.8

0.1
0
0.7

Median income (dollars)

6,720

9,600

9,840

8,400

4,488

4,320

4,560

Number (thousands)

8,373

4,774

3,522

1,252

3,599

996

2,603

Total percent

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 95

Private Pension or Annuity Income of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C5
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and age, 2004
Private pension or annuity
(dollars)

All persons

Men

65–69

70–74

65–69

70–74

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

2.4
2.9
5.2
3.5
3.9

2.3
3.6
5.4
4.5
4.8

3.2
3.4
8.6
3.6
5.9

2.8
5.8
8.1
4.8
6.4

1.7
1.5
3.5
1.8
3.4

1.3
2.9
4.2
2.5
4.0

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

3.3
3.3
3.3
2.7
2.2

3.8
3.1
3.4
3.0
3.4

3.6
2.9
5.7
3.0
3.5

4.4
3.6
6.0
3.0
4.2

2.8
2.0
2.1
3.1
1.5

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

4.1
4.6
3.8
4.5
4.3

3.6
6.4
4.5
4.3
4.2

4.8
4.9
4.5
4.3
5.2

3.5
7.4
4.7
4.1
3.8

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

4.7
2.0
5.3
2.0
2.5

3.6
1.6
4.5
2.3
2.4

6.1
1.9
3.8
2.1
2.5

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

11.0
7.1
2.4
3.2
1.2

8.0
4.2
4.3
2.3
1.6

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

0.8
0.1
3.6

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

Total percent

65–69

70–74

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1.8
2.5
6.6
2.2
5.5

2.3
2.0
5.4
3.5
6.8

3.5
5.3
8.1
6.4
4.7

3.7
4.7
7.1
7.5
6.0

5.1
4.6
11.4
5.6
6.4

3.2
9.4
10.8
6.0
6.1

2.1
1.8
2.1
1.8
2.8

3.5
2.7
5.7
3.2
3.1

3.5
2.6
5.9
3.2
2.9

4.1
5.6
5.3
2.0
3.5

6.1
5.1
5.4
4.6
4.4

3.9
3.2
5.7
2.6
4.1

5.2
4.5
6.2
2.9
5.3

4.3
2.5
3.6
5.0
4.5

3.6
6.5
3.9
4.9
4.4

4.9
3.8
4.9
2.8
5.0

4.1
5.0
4.6
4.4
3.5

3.8
8.2
4.2
3.7
4.0

3.6
6.3
5.4
3.5
3.9

4.8
6.6
3.9
6.4
5.6

2.9
9.6
4.8
3.8
4.1

4.2
1.8
3.1
1.7
1.6

5.1
2.0
6.3
1.9
3.4

4.2
2.0
5.0
2.4
3.1

7.7
2.5
4.8
2.2
3.4

6.7
2.9
4.0
2.1
2.6

3.9
2.0
3.7
2.3
1.0

2.8
1.0
3.8
2.2
1.3

3.8
1.1
2.3
2.0
1.2

1.8
0.8
2.3
1.4
0.5

6.5
4.3
1.3
1.5
1.1

4.7
4.8
1.8
1.3
0.4

13.5
8.3
3.4
4.7
1.5

10.3
4.5
6.7
3.8
2.1

8.2
5.3
1.9
1.6
1.6

6.7
6.7
2.8
1.8
0.4

6.8
5.0
0.7
0.7
0.7

4.8
3.9
0.9
0
0.9

4.2
2.9
0.4
1.4
0.4

2.7
3.0
0.8
0.8
0.5

0.7
0
4.0

0.4
0
1.3

0.3
0
1.7

1.3
0.2
5.1

1.1
0
6.0

0.6
0
1.9

0.4
0
3.0

0
0
1.1

0
0
1.1

0.1
0
0.4

0.1
0
0.5

9,000

7,200

6,000

5,112

11,700

10,080

7,848

7,200

5,616

4,488

4,800

3,804

2,092

1,992

1,885

2,404

1,318

1,181

1,093

1,181

774

811

792

1,223

96 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

75–79 80 or older

Women
75–79 80 or older

75–79 80 or older

Government Employee Pension Income of Aged Units
Table 5.C6
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and age, 2004
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

0.9
0.2
0.5
0.8
0.9

1.4
0
1.7
0.8
1.4

0.9
1.2
1.2
0.7
1.8

0
0.4
0.7
0.6
0.6

2.2
0
2.5
0.7
1.3

0.5
0.7
0.6
0.7
1.3

2.5
0
0
1.2
1.4

0
0
0
1.1
1.5

1.4
1.8
1.7
0.8
2.2

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

0.1
2.9
2.9
1.3
3.7

1.2
2.9
2.1
0.8
5.7

0.6
3.5
3.4
2.0
3.5

0.1
2.7
2.2
0.9
1.6

0
2.5
2.0
0.8
3.4

0.3
2.9
3.3
1.3
2.1

0
3.3
4.1
1.9
7.3

3.6
3.6
2.2
0.8
10.4

0.8
4.2
3.5
2.7
5.2

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

2.1
2.5
3.0
2.6
0.8

3.3
2.1
2.9
1.9
0.9

2.5
3.1
3.8
3.9
1.5

1.7
1.4
3.6
2.4
1.0

1.2
2.7
1.5
1.9
0.7

1.8
2.5
2.8
3.6
1.1

2.9
4.5
2.0
3.0
0.4

7.6
0.8
5.7
2.0
1.3

3.2
3.7
4.9
4.2
1.9

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

4.8
3.1
3.0
11.8
8.7

2.7
2.1
5.1
12.9
14.5

3.6
4.1
4.1
12.8
12.2

4.5
2.5
2.8
11.6
11.2

2.4
1.4
6.1
14.4
16.2

3.2
3.9
2.7
11.5
13.3

5.2
4.1
3.3
12.2
4.1

3.4
3.5
3.0
9.9
11.2

4.0
4.2
5.8
14.3
10.9

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

9.0
7.3
5.5
5.3
1.4
15.0

5.5
7.3
4.3
1.7
1.8
13.0

6.9
5.1
3.9
2.3
1.4
10.2

7.3
6.9
6.1
5.2
1.9
20.1

4.7
5.6
4.3
1.7
2.7
17.1

8.6
6.5
5.5
2.5
2.5
14.3

12.1
7.9
4.4
5.6
0.4
5.9

7.1
10.6
4.4
1.6
0
4.7

4.9
3.6
2.1
2.2
0
5.7

20,952

19,200

16,800

24,000

20,400

21,600

15,000

14,688

13,547

1,081

556

3,631

692

370

1,924

389

186

1,706

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

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

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 97

Government Employee Pension Income of Aged Units
Table 5.C7
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by Social Security beneficiary status and age, 2004
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
0
0
3.7
1.6

0.9
0
2.0
1.6
1.7

0.9
1.3
1.3
0.8
1.9

1.1
0.3
0.5
0.3
0.8

2.0
0
1.4
0
1.1

1.0
0.1
0
0.2
0.7

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

0
5.5
5.5
0.8
4.7

2.3
4.1
2.2
1.5
3.7

0.5
3.6
3.7
2.1
3.7

0.1
2.5
2.4
1.3
3.5

0
1.6
1.9
0
7.8

0.9
2.5
0.9
1.0
1.6

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

5.4
3.5
3.8
1.8
2.6

3.2
3.6
2.7
2.3
0.5

2.5
3.2
4.2
4.1
1.6

1.6
2.4
2.9
2.8
0.5

3.5
0.5
3.1
1.6
1.3

2.3
1.8
0.6
2.6
0.1

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

3.9
3.5
2.8
20.4
8.6

3.3
3.4
5.0
16.5
15.1

3.7
4.3
3.9
12.8
11.4

4.9
3.0
3.0
10.3
8.7

2.1
0.8
5.2
9.1
14.0

2.6
1.5
5.6
12.4
19.1

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

11.1
3.2
5.6
0
0.1
1.8

3.0
4.9
3.0
2.1
3.5
7.8

6.8
5.0
3.7
1.9
1.5
9.5

8.7
8.0
5.5
6.2
1.6
17.2

8.2
9.7
5.7
1.2
0
18.4

7.6
6.2
5.7
6.2
0.1
16.9

15,000

16,800

15,935

22,800

22,000

24,000

157

284

3,277

924

271

353

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.

98 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Government Employee Pension Income of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.C8
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and quintiles of total money income, 2004
All units

Government employee
a

pension (dollars)
Total percent

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

2.8
2.6
5.3
2.8
6.7

2.0
3.1
0.4
1.0
2.7

0
1.3
1.0
0.5
1.5

0.1
0.1
0.5
0.3
0.7

b
b
b
b
b

2.0
0.8
1.1
0.9
2.7

0
2.6
1.0
0.8
2.5

0.3
0.1
0
0.7
0.5

0
0.2
1.0
0
0.8

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

3.4
5.0
3.9
2.1
4.2

1.4
2.9
0.3
0.4
2.2

0
0.6
0.8
0.4
1.0

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

2.8
10.0
6.5
3.1
15.0

0.8
6.6
6.1
3.2
7.4

0.5
2.7
2.7
2.7
2.2

0
0.9
1.8
0.3
1.3

b
b
b
b
b

0
4.9
10.8
5.9
6.8

0
3.6
3.1
0
1.2

0.9
0.6
1.8
0.8
2.5

0
1.7
2.3
0.7
0.4

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

3.5
11.6
7.4
0.9
13.8

0.9
5.8
5.0
2.9
7.6

0
0.9
0.7
1.6
1.0

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

6.1
8.9
6.2
4.0
1.3

3.4
6.3
8.9
5.1
3.4

3.1
1.8
3.7
3.7
1.5

1.0
1.7
1.6
3.8
0.7

b
b
b
b
b

3.7
6.8
3.5
4.5
1.6

3.4
2.3
5.7
3.6
1.6

0.8
1.8
2.4
4.9
0.7

1.2
1.8
0.6
2.1
0.5

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

5.9
11.4
5.6
2.9
0.7

3.6
6.3
10.1
6.3
3.5

2.2
0.8
2.1
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

4.9
0.9
8.0
1.9
0

4.6
7.2
5.4
14.7
7.5

4.8
6.2
6.8
20.2
18.3

2.2
1.9
1.2
8.9
12.0

b
b
b
b
b

2.4
6.6
4.8
6.2
18.1

8.0
5.0
5.5
20.1
17.4

2.2
5.6
2.6
11.9
14.2

1.5
0.7
0.2
7.1
9.3

b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b

6.4
0.4
10.1
0.9
0

5.1
7.4
5.7
17.1
4.6

3.4
3.6
5.6
17.1
18.2

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

b
b
b
b
b
b

0
0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
0

8.6
3.5
1.9
0.5
0
0

9.9
9.4
7.7
5.1
3.1
23.7

b
b
b
b
b
b

5.9
0
0
0
0
0

8.5
1.9
1.3
0.9
0
0

13.8
10.9
8.7
3.2
2.5
5.5

5.3
7.9
7.2
3.8
5.3
38.4

b
b
b
b
b
b

b
b
b
b
b
b

0
0
0
0
0
0

0.9
0
0
0
0
0

9.0
6.9
4.1
4.3
0.1
10.9

Median income (dollars)

b

6,000

9,600

15,600

28,800

b

10,620

15,000

24,000

38,256

b

b

6,000

10,500

20,598

68

234

648

1,114

1,567

60

223

381

636

625

31

75

185

530

885

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 federal, state, local, and military pensions.
b. Fewer than 75,000 weighted cases.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 99

Government Employee Pension Income of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C9
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and marital status, 2004
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

0.9
1.3
1.1
0.6
1.8

0.4
0.6
0.8
0.5
0.6

0.5
0.5
0.2
0.4
0.7

0.4
0.7
2.5
0.8
0.2

1.3
2.0
1.5
0.7
3.1

0.5
1.7
1.6
0.6
3.0

1.8
2.2
1.4
0.8
3.1

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

0.6
3.7
3.5
2.1
3.9

0
2.6
2.1
1.3
1.8

0
2.8
2.4
1.2
1.3

0.1
2.2
1.3
1.4
3.5

1.1
4.8
4.9
3.0
6.0

1.0
4.3
5.6
2.5
6.3

1.2
5.1
4.5
3.2
5.9

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

2.5
3.1
4.3
4.1
1.5

1.0
1.9
3.4
2.8
0.9

1.0
1.9
2.8
2.7
1.2

1.2
1.8
5.0
3.0
0.1

4.0
4.5
5.2
5.6
2.2

4.0
4.5
5.9
7.2
1.3

4.1
4.5
4.9
4.8
2.6

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

4.0
3.8
4.4
13.3
12.9

3.4
3.2
3.9
13.0
16.5

2.9
3.7
3.2
13.1
16.3

5.1
1.8
5.7
12.7
16.8

4.6
4.5
5.0
13.6
9.0

6.4
3.1
3.7
11.1
10.1

3.5
5.2
5.8
14.9
8.4

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

7.2
5.5
3.8
1.9
0.4
7.9

9.2
8.6
5.7
1.9
0.6
13.2

10.2
9.2
6.3
1.5
0.8
13.1

6.3
7.1
3.9
2.9
0
13.5

5.0
2.3
1.7
1.9
0.3
2.2

6.3
2.5
2.3
1.9
0.7
2.0

4.3
2.1
1.4
1.9
0
2.3

15,600

21,600

22,524

20,000

12,000

12,000

12,000

3,835

1,980

1,472

508

1,855

656

1,198

Total percent

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

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

100 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Employer Pension Income of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C10
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, Social Security beneficiary status, and marital status, 2004
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
3.0
4.9
2.8
3.9

1.9
3.2
5.2
3.0
4.1

1.8
2.4
4.0
2.3
3.7

2.1
4.2
6.7
3.8
4.5

2.2
0.1
1.2
1.4
1.4

2.7
0
1.7
1.2
1.3

1.2
0.2
0.3
1.8
1.5

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

2.7
6.4
5.3
3.3
5.3

2.8
6.6
5.7
3.4
5.6

2.3
6.1
5.5
3.2
4.5

3.3
7.3
5.9
3.7
7.0

1.3
3.6
0.8
1.6
2.2

1.1
3.1
0.7
1.4
1.6

1.8
4.3
1.0
2.0
3.2

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

3.7
4.0
4.3
4.5
1.7

3.8
4.1
4.5
4.5
1.8

3.5
3.5
4.1
4.7
1.9

4.2
4.9
4.9
4.3
1.6

2.0
3.1
2.4
5.0
0.9

1.6
3.1
1.6
6.0
0.6

2.7
3.2
3.8
3.3
1.3

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

4.1
2.7
3.0
9.4
8.0

4.1
2.7
2.8
9.4
7.2

4.8
2.6
2.8
10.2
8.3

3.4
2.9
2.8
8.5
6.0

3.8
2.3
4.8
9.0
17.1

4.2
2.4
3.2
7.6
17.9

3.1
2.3
7.5
11.4
15.7

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

4.3
3.3
1.9
1.0
0.2
4.4

3.8
3.1
1.7
0.8
0.2
3.8

4.7
4.3
2.4
1.0
0.2
5.2

2.6
1.7
0.9
0.7
0.1
2.1

9.6
5.2
4.1
3.1
0.7
11.0

12.3
6.8
3.8
2.7
1.1
10.3

5.2
2.5
4.6
3.8
0.2
12.2

9,600

9,000

10,800

7,200

20,150

21,600

17,400

12,152

11,139

6,023

5,116

1,014

636

378

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

(Continued)

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 101

Employer Pension Income of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C10
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, Social Security beneficiary status, and marital status, 2004—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

1.3
1.6
3.4
1.7
3.4

1.2
1.8
3.7
1.7
3.6

1.4
1.9
3.1
1.7
3.4

0.6
1.4
5.4
1.7
4.1

2.4
0
0.5
2.2
0.8

3.2
0
0.6
1.3
1.1

0
0
0.1
4.9
0

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

2.0
4.9
4.2
3.2
3.6

2.2
5.1
4.6
3.4
3.8

2.0
5.2
4.7
3.2
3.5

2.6
5.0
4.2
3.7
4.6

0.6
2.7
0.4
2.0
1.2

0.6
3.2
0.5
1.8
0.9

0.8
1.3
0
2.6
2.3

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

3.3
3.7
4.0
4.9
1.8

3.5
3.6
4.3
5.2
2.0

3.3
3.3
3.7
4.9
1.9

4.1
4.3
5.9
6.1
2.2

1.3
4.5
1.1
0.8
0.7

1.7
3.9
0.3
1.0
0.8

0
6.5
3.6
0.3
0.4

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

4.6
2.4
3.4
10.8
10.0

4.7
2.4
3.5
11.2
9.1

4.7
2.6
3.3
11.4
9.2

4.7
1.9
4.0
10.7
9.0

3.4
1.8
2.4
6.4
19.5

3.5
2.1
1.7
6.4
18.4

3.2
0.8
4.4
6.3
23.0

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
4.9
2.7
1.2
0.2
6.9

5.0
4.7
2.5
1.1
0.2
6.1

5.5
5.3
2.8
1.2
0.3
6.6

3.6
3.0
1.5
0.9
0
4.9

15.1
7.3
5.5
2.2
0.5
14.7

16.7
8.3
5.4
2.1
0.5
14.0

9.6
4.2
5.6
2.8
0.5
16.8

12,000

12,000

12,000

10,380

24,000

24,000

24,000

6,718

6,148

4,526

1,622

570

434

136

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

(Continued)

102 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Employer Pension Income of Persons 65 or Older
Table 5.C10
Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, Social Security beneficiary status, and marital status, 2004—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

2.7
4.6
6.7
4.2
4.5

2.8
5.0
7.1
4.5
4.7

2.8
3.9
6.7
4.1
4.7

2.7
5.5
7.3
4.7
4.8

1.8
0.2
2.1
0.4
2.1

1.7
0
4.1
1.0
1.7

1.9
0.3
0.4
0
2.4

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

3.4
8.2
6.6
3.3
7.5

3.5
8.5
7.0
3.5
7.9

3.2
8.8
7.8
3.0
7.5

3.7
8.4
6.7
3.7
8.0

2.2
4.7
1.4
1.1
3.5

2.1
3.1
1.1
0.4
3.1

2.3
6.0
1.6
1.7
3.8

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

4.2
4.5
4.7
4.1
1.5

4.3
4.7
4.8
3.6
1.5

4.3
3.9
5.5
4.0
2.0

4.3
5.1
4.5
3.4
1.3

2.8
1.3
4.1
10.4
1.1

1.2
1.4
4.3
16.8
0.3

4.2
1.3
3.9
5.0
1.8

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

3.5
3.1
2.5
7.6
5.6

3.4
3.1
2.0
7.2
4.9

5.1
2.5
1.6
6.4
5.5

2.7
3.4
2.2
7.5
4.6

4.3
3.0
8.0
12.3
14.0

5.9
2.9
6.5
10.1
16.8

3.0
3.1
9.2
14.2
11.7

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

2.3
1.3
1.0
0.8
0.2
1.3

2.3
1.2
0.9
0.5
0.1
0.9

2.5
1.2
1.3
0.5
0
1.1

2.2
1.2
0.7
0.6
0.2
0.8

2.7
2.5
2.4
4.2
1.0
6.3

2.7
3.6
0.4
4.1
2.2
2.3

2.7
1.6
4.1
4.3
0
9.7

Median income (dollars)

6,552

6,000

6,492

6,000

14,400

13,728

14,400

Number (thousands)

5,435

4,991

1,497

3,494

444

202

242

a. Includes Railroad Retirement; 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.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 103

Asset Income of Aged Units
Table 5.D1
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Nonmarried persons
All units

Total

Married couples

Men

Women

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

55–61

62–64

65 or
older

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

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

34.0
8.9
5.9
3.4
6.4

33.3
7.9
6.2
2.0
6.2

28.7
8.8
5.5
3.8
5.8

31.4
8.8
5.5
3.8
5.8

28.4
8.0
6.2
2.3
6.5

23.3
8.5
5.0
4.2
5.5

39.0
8.9
6.8
2.7
7.4

41.9
7.5
6.2
1.7
5.5

34.0
9.1
5.9
3.4
6.1

34.9
7.5
7.9
3.4
8.0

38.6
5.3
6.1
0.5
3.3

32.2
8.0
5.1
2.5
6.9

41.4
9.8
6.2
2.3
7.1

43.7
8.7
6.2
2.3
6.7

34.7
9.5
6.2
3.7
5.8

1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499
2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

3.7
4.2
3.4
3.8
2.5

3.6
3.8
2.1
4.0
3.3

4.5
4.2
2.8
4.8
3.8

3.9
4.0
3.5
4.3
2.7

4.5
4.0
2.6
4.2
3.0

4.6
4.5
2.2
4.6
4.2

3.5
4.5
3.1
2.8
2.2

2.1
3.4
1.2
3.6
3.9

4.3
3.9
3.4
5.0
3.4

2.7
4.1
3.7
3.1
2.2

1.1
2.5
1.4
4.0
5.9

3.8
3.0
3.3
3.9
2.9

3.9
4.8
2.7
2.7
2.1

2.6
3.9
1.1
3.4
2.9

4.5
4.2
3.4
5.5
3.6

5,000–9,999
10,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999

8.7
4.7
2.4
1.5
0.9

9.1
5.9
3.0
2.3
0.8

10.7
5.1
2.2
1.9
1.2

9.6
5.1
2.8
1.6
1.3

10.1
7.1
3.2
2.5
1.2

11.3
6.6
2.7
2.2
1.9

7.0
4.1
1.7
1.2
0.3

7.5
3.7
2.7
2.0
0.2

10.1
3.5
1.6
1.5
0.5

7.8
5.5
2.0
0.7
0.9

9.3
2.4
5.8
1.7
0

12.1
4.4
1.9
1.9
0.9

6.5
3.2
1.6
1.5
0

6.5
4.4
1.0
2.2
0.3

9.4
3.2
1.5
1.3
0.3

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

0.5
1.0
0.4
0.2
3.4

0.3
1.2
0.2
0.3
4.4

0.8
1.0
0.4
0.4
3.9

0.7
1.2
0.5
0.2
3.3

0.3
1.1
0.3
0.3
4.0

1.4
1.1
0.5
0.5
5.1

0.2
0.6
0.2
0.2
3.5

0.3
1.2
0.2
0.2
5.0

0.2
0.9
0.3
0.2
2.6

0
1.0
0.1
0.4
3.9

0
3.5
0.4
0
8.1

0.3
1.1
0.2
0.5
4.9

0.3
0.3
0.3
0
3.3

0.5
0
0
0.3
3.4

0.1
0.9
0.3
0.1
1.7

840

1,000

1,200

1,000

1,284

1,806

577

533

800

721

721

1,082

446

400

729

9,141

2,930

14,797

5,989

1,866

7,357

3,151

1,064

7,439

1,189

375

2,051

1,962

688

5,388

Asset income (dollars)
Total percent
Less than 250
250–499
500–749
750–999
1,000–1,499

Median income (dollars)
Number (thousands)

104 ♦ Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

Asset Income of Units 65 or Older
Table 5.D2
Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and quintiles of total money income, 2004
All units
Asset income (dollars)
Total percent

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

57.6
11.3
5.3
3.0
4.7

39.4
12.9
8.2
3.9
7.3

35.6
9.9
5.8
4.9
6.5

25.6
8.9
5.8
3.8
6.2

13.5
5.2
3.6
3.1
4.6

43.5
13.5
4.8
6.0
5.3

35.2
10.8
4.5
5.9
5.7

23.6
10.3
7.6
3.5
7.1

18.5
6.6
5.3
4.1
4.7

10.3
4.9
3.2
2.8
4.9

63.0
10.8
5.4
3.2
3.9

51.0
13.7
7.0
3.3
6.2

35.7
12.4
8.9
3.4
7.9

32.4
8.0
6.5
4.3
6.6

20.8
5.7
3.3
2.8
5.2

1,500–1,999
2,000–2,499
2,500–2,999
3,000–3,999
4,000–4,999

5.6
2.8
1.2
3.1
2.5

5.4
5.3
3.3
5.8
3.3

4.4
4.1
2.8
6.2
3.9

4.4
4.7
2.9
4.8
5.0

3.7
3.7
2.8
3.7
3.2

4.8
2.2
1.0
5.5
2.9

6.3
6.2
1.1
6.1
4.9

3.9
5.5
2.8
5.0
5.9

5.4
5.0
2.3
4.5
4.3

3.3
3.1
2.9
2.9
2.9

5.2
1.6
1.8
3.5
1.3

4.9
5.0
0.6
4.0
3.0

5.8
6.1
4.4
5.9
3.6

4.0
3.4
4.1
6.7
4.1

3.2
3.1
3.6
3.9
3.3

5,000–9,999
10,000–14,999
15,000–19,999
20,000–24,999
25,000–29,999

2.2
0.8
0
0
0

4.6
0.5
0
0
0

11.7
3.0
1.1
0.1
0

13.9
8.0
3.1
2.0
0.3

12.5
7.4
3.7
4.4
3.6

7.5
2.1
1.0
0
0

9.3
3.0
0.8
0.3
0

11.7
9.1
2.3
0.8
0.4

16.2
9.3
3.9
3.4
2.5

9.4
6.6
4.1
4.8
4.7

0.2
0
0
0
0

1.1
0.2
0
0
0

5.5
0.4
0
0
0

14.7
3.9
1.1
0.1
0

15.1
7.3
4.0
4.5
1.4

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

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0.3
0.1
0
0
0

2.5
3.3
1.3
1.2
12.8

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0.3
0.2
0
0
0

1.9
1.9
0.3
0.1
0

3.6
2.5
1.5
2.1
19.7

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

0.6
2.8
0.9
0.6
8.0

195

400

650

1,410

5,860

320

704

1,214

2,584

9,508

122

243

514

900

3,604

1,173

2,240

3,096

3,834

4,454

815

1,345

1,572

1,728

1,898

588

920

1,515

1,985

2,432

Less than 250
250–499
500–749
750–999
1,000–1,499

Median income (dollars)
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.

Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 ♦ 105