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.

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