Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2000

 
Social Security Income of Aged UnitsTable 5.A1Recipients, by age
Social Security benefit (dollars) a Aged
55–61
Aged
62–64
Aged 65 or older
Total 65–69 70–74 75–79 75–79 85 or
older
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1-499 0.5 0.9 0.1 0.3 0 0 0 0
500-999 1.0 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.3
1,000-1,499 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1
1,500-1,999 1.3 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
2,000-2,499 0.4 3.1 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3
2,500-2,999 1.2 1.4 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.3
3,000-3,499 1.6 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.5 1.3 1.0
3,500-3,999 1.3 2.0 1.1 1.2 0.8 0.7 1.3 2.0
4,000-4,499 2.9 2.6 1.5 1.0 1.3 1.9 1.9 1.8
4,500-4,999 2.3 4.4 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.8 1.7
5,000-5,999 8.0 4.5 3.8 4.3 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.1
6,000-6,999 12.0 7.4 6.4 6.6 6.3 6.0 6.3 7.6
7,000-7,999 10.6 7.1 7.0 7.4 6.8 6.2 7.3 7.9
8,000-8,999 8.1 6.1 7.2 5.7 7.6 7.1 7.6 8.8
9,000-9,999 5.5 4.8 6.4 5.6 5.3 7.4 5.8 9.2
10,000-10,999 8.3 7.6 9.7 8.1 9.3 10.0 10.5 12.1
11,000-11,999 6.5 6.5 7.6 6.9 7.5 8.3 7.2 8.6
12,000-12,999 7.4 8.9 6.6 7.6 5.5 6.3 7.2 6.8
13,000-13,999 4.2 7.2 5.5 5.1 4.9 5.6 6.6 5.6
14,000-14,999 5.8 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.4 5.3 4.4
15,000-19,999 7.8 8.1 16.5 18.9 18.2 17.5 13.7 9.8
20,000-24,999 1.7 4.7 7.8 8.4 9.3 7.5 7.2 4.8
25,000 or more 0.6 1.2 3.5 3.2 4.5 3.0 3.7 2.5
Memorandum:
Median income (dollars)
8,801 9,753 11,325 11,727 11,731 11,356 11,133 10,150
Number (thousands) 1,581 2,146 22,808 5,583 5,604 5,200 3,605 2,816
a. Social Security includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
Social Security Income of Aged UnitsTable 5.A2Recipients, by age, marital status, and sex of nonmarried persons
Social Security benefit (dollars) a Married couples Nonmarried persons
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
1-499 0.4 0.2 0 0.6 1.7 0.1 0 0 0.1 0.8 2.4 0.1
500-999 1.1 1.3 0.1 0.9 2.3 0.4 1.6 0.6 0.3 0.7 3.1 0.4
1,000-1,499 1.2 0.8 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.3 0 0.8 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.2
1,500-1,999 1.5 1.5 0.2 1.1 1.2 0.6 0 1.1 1.0 1.5 1.3 0.4
2,000-2,499 0.4 3.6 0.3 0.5 2.6 0.5 0 2.6 0.3 0.7 2.6 0.6
2,500-2,999 1.1 1.1 0.4 1.4 1.8 1.3 0.8 2.8 0.9 1.7 1.3 1.5
3,000-3,499 1.4 1.9 0.4 1.9 2.9 1.0 1.3 2.9 1.1 2.1 2.8 1.0
3,500-3,999 1.0 1.5 0.5 1.6 2.5 1.5 0 3.9 1.5 2.3 1.9 1.5
4,000-4,499 3.6 1.4 0.4 2.3 3.9 2.3 1.3 5.9 2.2 2.8 3.0 2.3
4,500-4,999 1.5 3.3 0.5 3.1 5.6 2.2 0.4 6.3 2.3 4.3 5.3 2.2
5,000-5,999 6.3 3.1 1.4 9.8 6.2 5.6 4.9 8.0 4.2 12.0 5.3 6.0
6,000-6,999 8.2 5.2 2.0 15.8 9.9 9.6 18.7 5.0 7.2 14.5 12.2 10.4
7,000-7,999 8.0 4.5 2.4 13.3 10.1 10.3 13.7 3.0 9.6 13.0 13.3 10.5
8,000-8,999 5.8 4.9 2.5 10.4 7.4 10.5 10.5 6.7 8.8 10.3 7.8 11.2
9,000-9,999 4.7 3.0 2.9 6.4 6.9 8.9 5.6 4.9 7.3 6.8 7.8 9.4
10,000-10,999 8.9 6.2 4.5 7.7 9.2 13.3 13.5 5.6 14.2 5.1 10.8 13.1
11,000-11,999 6.1 4.6 4.7 6.8 8.6 9.7 1.2 9.1 10.2 9.3 8.4 9.5
12,000-12,999 8.3 10.0 5.0 6.4 7.6 7.8 13.4 13.0 8.4 3.4 5.1 7.5
13,000-13,999 5.0 9.9 6.0 3.3 4.0 5.1 4.6 7.6 6.9 2.8 2.3 4.4
14,000-14,999 8.2 8.1 6.4 3.3 2.5 3.4 7.3 4.2 4.7 1.5 1.8 3.0
15,000-19,999 13.8 13.3 33.7 1.8 2.0 4.3 1.2 5.2 6.8 2.1 0.5 3.4
20,000-24,999 2.6 8.3 17.7 0.8 0.5 0.8 0 0.7 0.8 1.1 0.3 0.8
25,000 or more 0.9 2.2 7.7 0.3 0 0.5 0 0 0.8 0.4 0 0.4
Memorandum:
Median income (dollars)
10,351 12,075 16,467 7,874 7,891 9,390 8,809 9,093 9,916 7,685 7,522 9,227
Number (thousands) 789 1,154 9,429 792 992 13,378 243 311 3,473 549 681 9,905
a. Social Security includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
Social Security Income of Units 65 or OlderTable 5.A3Recipients, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, race, and Hispanic origin
Social Security benefit (dollars) a White Black Hispanic origin b
All
units
Married
couples
Nonmarried persons All
units
Married
couples
Nonmarried persons All
units
Married
couples
Nonmarried persons
Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women
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
1-499 0.1 0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0 0.2 0 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.7 0
500-999 0.3 0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.5 0 0 0 0.3 0 0.4 0 0.6
1,000-1,499 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.5 0 0.7 1.2 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4 0 0.5
1,500-1,999 0.4 0.2 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0 0.9 1.9 0.6
2,000-2,499 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0 0.7 0.1 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.6 0 0.8
2,500-2,999 0.8 0.4 1.1 0.7 1.3 1.9 0.3 2.7 2.7 2.6 1.2 0.5 1.7 0.8 2.0
3,000-3,499 0.6 0.3 0.9 1.1 0.8 1.5 0.1 2.1 0.7 2.6 0.6 0.3 0.8 0.7 0.8
3,500-3,999 1.0 0.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 2.1 0.9 2.6 2.8 2.5 1.6 0.7 2.1 0.8 2.6
4,000-4,499 1.4 0.4 2.0 2.2 2.0 3.1 0.1 4.4 1.1 5.5 2.5 0.7 3.7 2.8 4.0
4,500-4,999 1.4 0.4 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.4 1.7 2.7 3.4 2.4 4.2 1.0 6.2 3.7 7.1
5,000-5,999 3.4 1.2 5.0 3.3 5.6 7.7 3.3 9.7 11.1 9.3 8.0 2.6 11.4 8.4 12.5
6,000-6,999 5.8 1.7 8.7 6.6 9.4 11.5 2.7 15.4 11.4 16.9 11.7 5.5 15.7 15.9 15.6
7,000-7,999 6.6 2.1 9.8 9.3 10.0 10.8 2.7 14.4 11.1 15.6 13.1 4.7 18.4 17.9 18.6
8,000-8,999 6.9 2.4 10.2 8.1 11.0 10.2 3.9 13.0 14.9 12.3 9.2 4.7 12.2 13.7 11.7
9,000-9,999 6.5 2.9 9.2 7.1 9.9 5.2 3.2 6.1 7.9 5.5 4.9 5.1 4.8 5.2 4.6
10,000-10,999 9.7 4.0 13.9 14.9 13.5 9.3 9.7 9.1 9.8 8.9 7.8 9.3 6.8 11.3 5.2
11,000-11,999 7.9 4.6 10.3 10.8 10.2 5.2 6.3 4.7 5.7 4.4 5.7 6.8 5.0 1.3 6.3
12,000-12,999 6.8 4.9 8.1 8.8 7.9 4.7 4.6 4.7 5.5 4.4 5.1 9.3 2.4 4.5 1.7
13,000-13,999 5.8 6.0 5.6 7.8 4.8 3.2 7.8 1.2 1.4 1.1 3.8 5.9 2.5 5.0 1.7
14,000-14,999 4.7 6.3 3.5 4.8 3.1 4.6 7.8 3.1 4.6 2.6 4.0 8.0 1.4 1.0 1.5
15,000-19,999 17.4 34.7 4.7 7.4 3.8 9.0 26.7 1.2 3.1 0.6 9.7 22.9 1.2 3.6 0.4
20,000-24,999 8.3 18.4 0.9 0.9 0.9 3.8 12.1 0.1 0 0.2 4.0 9.9 0.3 0 0.4
25,000 or more 3.7 8.0 0.5 0.8 0.4 1.9 4.8 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9
Memorandum:
Median income (dollars)
11,634 16,723 9,609 10,188 9,439 8,678 14,018 7,693 8,057 7,366 8,656 12,863 7,351 7,955 7,081
Number (thousands) 20,226 8,548 11,678 3,008 8,669 2,003 614 1,388 359 1,029 1,155 452 703 181 522
a. Social Security includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
b. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
Social Security Income of Units 65 or OlderTable 5.A4Recipients, by quintiles of total money income and marital status
Social Security benefit (dollars) a All units 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
1-499 0.3 0 0.1 0.1 0 0 0.1 0.1 0 0 0.5 0 0 0.1 0.1
500-999 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0 0 0.1 1.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.7
1,000-1,499 0.7 0 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.6 0 0 0.1 0.2 0.8 0 0.1 0.4 0.2
1,500-1,999 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.5 0 0.4 1.4 0 0.4 0.6 0.7
2,000-2,499 1.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.7 0 0.2 0.1 0.3 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.6
2,500-2,999 3.0 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.6 4.1 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7
3,000-3,499 2.2 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.2 2.9 0.3 1.0 0.2 0.9
3,500-3,999 3.7 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.6 5.2 1.0 0.4 0.8 1.1
4,000-4,499 5.6 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.8 9.1 1.3 0.6 1.2 0.9
4,500-4,999 5.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.5 8.9 1.0 1.0 0.6 1.3
5,000-5,999 12.4 2.7 2.5 1.7 1.4 2.7 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.0 18.1 3.9 2.7 3.6 2.5
6,000-6,999 22.9 4.3 3.6 2.0 2.5 3.8 1.8 1.3 1.4 2.0 32.3 7.7 4.6 5.1 3.8
7,000-7,999 19.9 6.2 4.7 3.6 3.0 4.0 1.7 2.6 1.4 2.6 13.8 18.9 6.9 6.7 5.9
8,000-8,999 18.3 7.1 5.5 4.1 2.9 4.9 1.7 2.0 2.1 1.8 0.1 28.1 6.8 8.5 6.6
9,000-9,999 2.7 15.6 5.3 4.8 2.5 5.8 1.7 3.4 1.8 2.3 0 20.0 8.7 7.6 5.8
10,000-10,999 0 23.1 11.0 6.3 5.7 8.2 3.6 3.7 3.3 4.3 0 16.6 19.6 15.1 11.8
11,000-11,999 0 15.6 9.7 6.9 4.1 11.4 3.1 4.1 3.7 2.1 0 0 21.2 14.0 10.3
12,000-12,999 0 10.5 8.3 6.7 6.3 8.6 4.6 2.7 5.0 4.6 0.1 0 13.8 11.2 11.8
13,000-13,999 0 7.4 6.6 5.9 6.4 11.7 4.6 3.7 6.3 4.4 0 0 7.3 7.3 9.6
14,000-14,999 0 4.0 6.8 5.8 6.0 12.0 5.9 3.9 6.2 4.9 0 0 3.4 5.5 7.6
15,000-19,999 0 0.1 26.3 28.7 25.0 21.6 46.1 40.4 33.2 24.8 0 0 0.3 9.1 11.6
20,000-24,999 0 0 5.5 15.0 17.8 0.2 19.8 21.6 21.9 23.4 0 0 0 1.3 2.7
25,000 or more 0 0 0 4.9 12.4 0 2.1 7.3 10.9 18.0 0 0 0 0 2.7
Memorandum:
Median income (dollars)
6,579 10,272 12,488 14,814 16,096 12,514 17,082 17,649 17,669 18,379 5,698 8,539 10,770 10,857 11,631
Number (thousands) 3,864 4,878 4,788 4,746 4,532 1,714 1,987 1,985 1,927 1,817 2,128 2,807 2,916 2,861 2,667
NOTE: Quintile limits are $9,295, $14,980, $23,631, and $39,719 for all units; $17,877, $26,641, $37,440, and $60,015 for married couples; and $7,616, $10,723, $15,308, and $24,394 for nonmarried persons.
a. Social Security includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
Social Security Income of Nonmarried Persons 65 or OlderTable 5.A5Recipients, by sex and marital status
Social Security benefit (dollars) a Nonmarried men Nonmarried women
Total b Widowed Never
married
Divorced Total b Widowed Never
married
Divorced
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1-499 0.1 0 0 0.4 0.1 0.1 0 0.2
500-999 0.3 0.6 0 0 0.4 0.5 0 0.1
1,000-1,499 0.4 0.2 1.2 0 0.2 0.1 0 1.0
1,500-1,999 1.0 0.8 1.2 1.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0
2,000-2,499 0.3 0.4 0 0.4 0.6 0.3 2.5 1.3
2,500-2,999 0.9 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.5 1.2 4.4 2.1
3,000-3,499 1.1 0.9 3.5 0.2 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.7
3,500-3,999 1.5 1.2 3.2 1.4 1.5 1.4 3.4 1.5
4,000-4,499 2.2 1.4 6.0 1.9 2.3 2.1 3.5 2.2
4,500-4,999 2.3 2.3 1.7 1.9 2.2 2.0 2.6 2.7
5,000-5,999 4.2 4.0 6.3 4.4 6.0 5.7 7.7 6.6
6,000-6,999 7.2 5.3 17.0 6.3 10.4 8.9 9.5 18.0
7,000-7,999 9.6 9.6 10.1 9.9 10.5 10.0 11.7 13.0
8,000-8,999 8.8 9.3 7.8 7.3 11.2 10.9 16.4 10.5
9,000-9,999 7.3 6.0 8.9 8.5 9.4 10.1 8.3 6.7
10,000-10,999 14.2 16.1 11.0 12.6 13.1 14.3 8.2 8.7
11,000-11,999 10.2 10.9 8.0 11.5 9.5 10.2 6.8 7.5
12,000-12,999 8.4 8.3 4.3 11.1 7.5 8.1 5.1 7.0
13,000-13,999 6.9 8.1 4.0 5.2 4.4 4.8 4.3 3.1
14,000-14,999 4.7 4.7 3.1 6.3 3.0 3.3 1.6 2.2
15,000-19,999 6.8 7.4 1.6 6.8 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.7
20,000-24,999 0.8 0.7 0 0.8 0.8 0.9 0 0.4
25,000 or more 0.8 1.1 0 0.8 0.4 0.4 0 0.8
Memorandum:
Median income (dollars)
9,916 10,209 7,909 10,261 9,227 9,487 8,387 8,088
Number (thousands) 3,473 1,905 496 824 9,905 7,770 561 1,236
a. Social Security includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
b. Includes persons who are separated or married but living apart from their spouse.