Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004

 
Social Security Income of Aged Units Table 5.A1 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by age, 2004
Social Security benefit a (dollars) Aged 55–61 Aged 62–64 Aged 65 or older
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
1–499 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.2
500–999 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.4
1,000–1,499 0.6 2.8 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.3
1,500–1,999 1.9 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.3
2,000–2,499 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.3
2,500–2,999 1.3 3.1 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5
3,000–3,499 1.9 1.3 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.7
3,500–3,999 1.7 1.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.5
4,000–4,499 2.2 1.9 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.2
4,500–4,999 2.0 2.6 0.9 0.6 1.1 0.9 1.1
5,000–5,999 3.4 3.7 3.0 3.4 2.3 2.6 3.5
6,000–6,999 9.5 6.5 4.2 4.0 3.8 4.4 4.5
7,000–7,999 10.1 6.2 5.8 6.4 6.6 4.6 5.6
8,000–8,999 4.5 4.0 4.3 3.8 4.0 4.3 4.8
9,000–9,999 8.9 7.0 6.6 6.1 5.4 7.0 7.4
10,000–10,999 7.0 7.5 7.2 6.1 5.6 7.2 9.2
11,000–11,999 5.6 4.6 7.0 6.2 6.4 6.9 8.3
12,000–12,999 6.1 6.7 8.6 6.8 8.6 9.4 9.3
13,000–13,999 6.9 4.1 6.4 5.9 6.8 6.2 6.5
14,000–14,999 2.8 3.7 3.9 4.9 3.9 3.2 3.6
15,000–19,999 15.2 19.7 19.4 19.9 19.8 20.0 18.3
20,000–24,999 4.8 6.4 11.6 12.0 12.7 13.8 8.8
25,000 or more 2.0 2.9 6.5 7.8 8.2 5.8 4.8
Median income (dollars) 10,039 10,800 12,799 13,142 13,219 12,847 12,043
Number (thousands) 2,016 2,316 23,936 5,934 5,391 5,310 7,301
a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.
Social Security Income of Aged Units Table 5.A2 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Social Security benefit a (dollars) 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 0.4 0 0.5 0 0.2 0 0 0.2 0.7 0 0.2
500–999 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.6 2.3 0.5 0.1 1.4 0.2 0.9 2.9 0.6
1,000–1,499 0.1 1.1 0.2 1.1 4.8 0.3 1.5 6.1 0.5 0.9 4.1 0.3
1,500–1,999 2.6 0.6 0.4 1.1 1.3 0.6 0.8 2.1 0.9 1.3 0.9 0.6
2,000–2,499 0.9 1.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 1.4 0 0.2 0.1 0.9 0.5
2,500–2,999 1.4 3.2 0.4 1.1 3.0 0.6 1.2 1.8 0.6 1.0 3.8 0.6
3,000–3,499 2.8 1.0 0.3 1.1 1.7 0.9 2.3 0.4 1.3 0.4 2.4 0.7
3,500–3,999 2.3 1.2 0.3 1.1 2.2 0.9 1.1 3.0 0.6 1.1 1.8 1.0
4,000–4,499 2.1 2.1 0.5 2.2 1.6 1.6 1.2 2.1 1.5 2.8 1.3 1.6
4,500–4,999 1.9 2.2 0.3 2.0 3.2 1.4 1.0 2.1 0.7 2.6 3.8 1.7
5,000–5,999 4.5 3.4 0.8 2.3 4.1 4.5 3.6 1.0 2.9 1.6 5.9 5.1
6,000–6,999 7.6 5.7 1.2 11.6 7.5 6.3 7.2 7.3 5.0 13.9 7.6 6.8
7,000–7,999 9.0 4.8 2.0 11.3 7.9 8.5 7.2 8.0 6.6 13.6 7.8 9.2
8,000–8,999 3.3 3.2 2.0 5.9 4.9 5.9 6.9 5.9 4.4 5.4 4.3 6.4
9,000–9,999 5.6 4.7 2.2 12.4 9.7 9.6 12.6 5.3 7.6 12.3 12.3 10.3
10,000–10,999 5.6 5.9 2.2 8.5 9.4 10.7 6.3 9.2 9.9 9.8 9.5 10.9
11,000–11,999 3.8 3.5 3.2 7.4 5.9 9.7 8.6 3.9 9.8 6.8 7.1 9.7
12,000–12,999 5.9 4.8 4.3 6.3 9.0 11.5 7.1 5.1 13.7 5.9 11.2 10.7
13,000–13,999 7.5 3.8 4.5 6.3 4.5 7.6 4.4 6.2 8.6 7.4 3.5 7.3
14,000–14,999 3.2 4.4 4.1 2.4 3.0 3.7 0.9 2.4 4.7 3.2 3.3 3.4
15,000–19,999 19.6 26.5 29.9 10.5 11.9 12.0 19.6 23.9 17.0 5.6 5.0 10.2
20,000–24,999 6.5 11.2 25.6 2.9 1.0 1.8 4.9 2.3 2.7 1.9 0.3 1.5
25,000 or more 3.2 5.1 15.0 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.7 0.4 1.2 0.2 0.7
Median income (dollars) 10,999 13,212 18,679 9,679 9,439 10,799 10,159 10,399 11,599 9,199 9,139 10,399
Number (thousands) 1,037 1,242 9,848 979 1,075 14,088 344 393 3,749 635 681 10,339
a. Includes retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, and special age-72 benefits.
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
Social Security benefit a (dollars) White alone Black alone 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 0.3 0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0 0 0 0 0
500–999 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.5 0 0.7 0.2 0.9 0.5 0 0.8 0.6 0.9
1,000–1,499 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.7 0.5 0.8 1.2 0.6 0.1 0 0.2 0.8 0
1,500–1,999 0.6 0.4 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.5 1.8 0
2,000–2,499 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.3 0 0.5 0 0.7
2,500–2,999 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.6 1.1 1.8 0.8 1.0 0.5 1.4 0.8 1.6
3,000–3,499 0.5 0.2 0.6 1.0 0.5 2.0 1.2 2.2 2.6 2.1 1.0 0.4 1.4 2.4 1.0
3,500–3,999 0.6 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.9 1.3 0.3 1.6 0.3 2.1 2.1 0.6 3.0 0.8 3.9
4,000–4,499 1.1 0.5 1.4 1.3 1.5 2.0 0.6 2.5 2.7 2.4 1.2 0 2.0 2.5 1.7
4,500–4,999 0.8 0.3 1.3 0.7 1.5 1.8 0.3 2.3 0.7 2.9 2.4 0.4 3.7 0.9 4.8
5,000–5,999 2.6 0.7 4.0 2.5 4.6 6.4 2.6 7.6 5.0 8.6 5.9 1.5 8.6 8.2 8.8
6,000–6,999 3.5 1.0 5.3 4.3 5.6 10.6 3.5 12.9 8.4 14.7 7.1 2.7 9.7 9.0 10.0
7,000–7,999 5.3 1.8 7.8 5.9 8.5 10.7 3.5 13.1 10.2 14.2 9.6 3.4 13.5 12.1 14.0
8,000–8,999 4.0 1.8 5.7 4.3 6.2 6.0 2.9 7.0 3.4 8.4 5.4 4.6 6.0 4.9 6.4
9,000–9,999 6.3 2.0 9.5 7.4 10.3 8.9 4.1 10.4 10.7 10.3 8.5 4.4 11.0 10.3 11.3
10,000–10,999 7.0 1.9 10.7 10.0 10.9 9.0 3.5 10.8 8.7 11.6 9.5 7.2 11.0 7.8 12.2
11,000–11,999 7.3 3.0 10.5 10.4 10.6 4.4 4.9 4.3 7.0 3.3 6.0 6.7 5.6 6.1 5.4
12,000–12,999 8.7 4.2 12.0 13.9 11.3 7.9 5.2 8.8 14.3 6.8 6.2 3.7 7.7 12.3 5.9
13,000–13,999 6.7 4.6 8.2 8.8 8.0 3.5 3.5 3.5 8.2 1.7 4.9 8.3 2.9 2.7 3.0
14,000–14,999 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.9 3.8 2.0 4.1 1.4 3.1 0.7 2.7 3.6 2.2 4.4 1.3
15,000–19,999 20.2 30.0 12.9 18.3 10.9 12.4 30.2 6.5 9.2 5.5 14.7 27.6 7.0 10.8 5.4
20,000–24,999 12.4 26.4 2.0 2.9 1.7 4.2 15.8 0.4 1.0 0.2 5.1 13.1 0.2 0.7 0.1
25,000 or more 6.9 15.5 0.6 0.4 0.6 3.3 11.4 0.6 0 0.8 4.5 10.0 1.2 0 1.6
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 8,839 9,347 8,640
Number (thousands) 20,959 8,935 12,023 3,168 8,856 2,132 526 1,606 443 1,162 1,322 499 823 238 585
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.
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
Social Security benefit a (dollars) 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 0.5 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 0.2 0.1 0 0
500–999 1.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0 0.3 0.2 0.2 2.0 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.6
1,000–1,499 1.0 0 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.5 0 0.2 0.2 0.4 1.2 0.1 0 0.2 0.5
1,500–1,999 1.0 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.5 0 0 1.1 0.6 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.5 1.1
2,000–2,499 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.9 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.6 1.1 1.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.5
2,500–2,999 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.7 1.8 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.5
3,000–3,499 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0 0.7 0.3 0.2 3.1 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.5
3,500–3,999 2.1 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.3 3.2 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.5
4,000–4,499 3.8 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.3 1.3 0.1 5.5 1.2 0.8 1.0 0.6
4,500–4,999 3.7 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0 0.3 0.2 5.9 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6
5,000–5,999 11.2 2.2 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.8 1.0 15.8 3.5 2.7 1.9 1.8
6,000–6,999 15.9 2.6 2.3 1.4 1.4 2.0 1.2 1.0 1.1 0.9 23.8 4.3 2.6 3.0 2.5
7,000–7,999 20.7 4.0 3.2 2.4 2.0 4.4 1.0 1.4 1.2 2.1 29.2 6.3 4.2 4.7 3.7
8,000–8,999 12.4 3.7 3.0 2.2 1.8 3.9 1.1 1.8 1.5 1.8 4.7 14.4 2.7 3.9 3.1
9,000–9,999 18.2 6.5 4.6 3.0 3.0 4.2 1.1 1.6 1.8 2.6 0.1 26.2 6.1 6.9 5.6
10,000–10,999 3.7 17.5 6.5 3.7 2.7 3.7 2.3 1.7 1.5 1.8 0 24.7 9.0 9.7 6.6
11,000–11,999 0.2 17.5 7.4 4.4 3.4 7.7 2.0 2.2 2.0 2.4 0.1 17.2 9.4 11.0 8.1
12,000–12,999 0.3 18.7 8.7 6.6 5.9 7.7 2.4 3.5 4.4 4.0 0.1 0.2 28.5 13.0 12.1
13,000–13,999 0.1 11.0 8.1 5.7 5.2 9.5 3.0 3.0 3.3 4.6 0 0 15.1 11.0 9.9
14,000–14,999 0.1 5.6 4.4 5.0 3.3 8.5 3.3 3.7 2.0 3.8 0 0 6.3 4.8 6.6
15,000–19,999 0.1 7.8 34.0 27.5 24.0 42.3 33.9 27.4 24.7 22.4 0 0.1 10.1 22.7 25.3
20,000–24,999 0 0 13.0 22.3 21.3 1.2 38.8 32.2 30.2 21.7 0 0 0 3.0 6.1
25,000 or more 0 0 0.4 11.8 20.2 0 8.0 18.3 20.5 27.2 0 0 0 0.1 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 5,272 5,082 4,968 4,738 1,771 2,091 2,047 2,028 1,911 2,171 3,027 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.
Social Security Income of Nonmarried Persons 65 or Older Table 5.A5 Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex and marital status, 2004
Social Security benefit a (dollars) 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 0.2 0 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.3
500–999 0.2 0 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.2 0.6
1,000–1,499 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2
1,500–1,999 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.5 1.8 0
2,000–2,499 0.2 0.1 1.1 0 0.5 0.4 1.0 0.7
2,500–2,999 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.9
3,000–3,499 1.3 1.9 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.6 1.6 0.9
3,500–3,999 0.6 0.4 1.4 0.5 1.0 0.9 1.5 0.6
4,000–4,499 1.5 1.4 2.6 1.7 1.6 1.5 2.8 1.8
4,500–4,999 0.7 0.4 3.1 0.2 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.8
5,000–5,999 2.9 2.4 5.6 3.2 5.1 4.0 6.3 8.1
6,000–6,999 5.0 4.2 9.5 3.0 6.8 5.9 5.8 10.0
7,000–7,999 6.6 6.2 10.3 5.8 9.2 7.8 11.7 13.7
8,000–8,999 4.4 4.3 6.2 3.7 6.4 6.3 5.4 7.8
9,000–9,999 7.6 5.5 7.3 11.3 10.3 10.0 10.5 13.0
10,000–10,999 9.9 10.3 9.1 10.4 10.9 11.9 8.6 8.2
11,000–11,999 9.8 9.9 7.4 8.9 9.7 10.6 8.2 6.7
12,000–12,999 13.7 14.2 12.1 13.8 10.7 11.8 10.6 6.9
13,000–13,999 8.6 8.3 4.8 10.5 7.3 7.7 8.5 5.9
14,000–14,999 4.7 4.3 4.0 6.2 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.2
15,000–19,999 17.0 20.0 10.8 16.8 10.2 11.1 8.3 7.1
20,000–24,999 2.7 3.7 0.5 1.1 1.5 1.8 0 0.8
25,000 or more 0.4 0.7 0 0.1 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.9
Median income (dollars) 11,599 12,000 9,799 11,712 10,399 10,800 9,799 9,199
Number (thousands) 3,749 1,851 556 933 10,339 7,801 595 1,512
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.
Earnings Income of Aged Units Table 5.B1 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by age, 2004
Earnings (dollars) Aged 55–61 Aged 62–64 Aged 65 or older
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 1.5 2.3 7.1 4.8 7.2 12.4 10.4
1,000–1,999 0.6 0.5 2.6 1.5 2.9 4.7 3.9
2,000–2,999 0.6 1.1 2.7 2.1 3.6 3.4 2.5
3,000–3,999 0.5 1.8 3.4 2.7 4.3 2.9 5.1
4,000–4,999 0.7 0.9 2.8 1.9 3.6 3.2 4.9
5,000–5,999 0.8 1.7 3.1 2.4 4.1 2.8 4.7
6,000–6,999 0.7 1.0 2.4 1.8 1.9 4.8 3.4
7,000–7,999 0.6 0.9 2.2 2.1 1.9 1.8 4.5
8,000–8,999 0.8 1.2 2.5 1.5 3.5 4.1 2.4
9,000–9,999 0.8 1.3 1.7 1.3 2.0 2.4 2.0
10,000–10,999 1.4 1.7 4.0 3.7 4.0 4.2 5.0
11,000–11,999 0.8 1.2 1.6 1.5 1.5 2.1 1.1
12,000–12,999 1.5 2.4 3.4 3.1 3.6 3.4 4.1
13,000–13,999 0.6 1.2 1.3 0.6 1.6 2.1 2.5
14,000–14,999 0.7 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.4 0.6 1.2
15,000–19,999 5.6 6.3 7.6 8.1 7.2 7.3 6.0
20,000–24,999 6.9 7.4 7.6 8.8 7.5 5.3 5.4
25,000–29,999 6.0 6.6 4.7 5.1 4.2 4.4 4.7
30,000–34,999 6.4 5.2 5.5 6.0 5.5 5.1 3.9
35,000–39,999 5.0 5.3 4.0 4.8 2.9 3.0 4.0
40,000–44,999 5.6 5.7 4.0 5.1 3.6 2.4 1.9
45,000–49,999 4.5 4.5 2.9 3.8 2.5 1.8 1.1
50,000–54,999 4.5 4.6 2.9 3.9 2.2 1.7 1.3
55,000–59,999 3.5 3.6 1.8 2.2 1.4 1.7 1.2
60,000–64,999 4.4 3.7 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.5 1.5
65,000–69,999 3.2 2.5 1.2 1.7 0.7 0.8 1.2
70,000–74,999 3.2 2.5 2.1 2.0 3.1 1.2 1.6
75,000–99,999 11.3 9.3 5.3 6.4 4.2 3.5 6.0
100,000–149,999 10.8 6.5 3.7 4.2 3.5 3.7 1.3
150,000–199,999 3.3 3.1 1.2 1.7 0.7 0.8 0.1
200,000 or more 3.2 2.9 1.9 2.3 1.8 0.9 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
 
Earnings Income of Aged Units Table 5.B2 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Earnings (dollars) 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
Less than 1,000 1.1 1.5 6.4 2.1 3.7 8.2 2.7 3.0 8.0 1.8 4.1 8.3
1,000–1,999 0.5 0.1 2.3 0.8 1.3 3.2 0.1 1.5 1.8 1.2 1.1 3.8
2,000–2,999 0.4 0.7 2.3 0.9 1.7 3.4 0.4 0.2 1.4 1.2 2.5 4.4
3,000–3,999 0.3 1.5 3.2 0.8 2.4 3.7 0.5 4.5 1.5 1.0 1.4 4.8
4,000–4,999 0.2 0.7 2.4 1.4 1.3 3.6 0.7 0.8 4.2 1.9 1.5 3.3
5,000–5,999 0.4 1.3 3.0 1.5 2.4 3.4 1.2 2.3 2.8 1.6 2.4 3.7
6,000–6,999 0.3 0.1 2.3 1.4 2.5 2.6 0.8 2.6 1.6 1.8 2.5 3.2
7,000–7,999 0.2 0.8 2.0 1.3 1.1 2.5 0.9 0.7 2.4 1.5 1.3 2.6
8,000–8,999 0.8 0.6 1.9 0.9 2.3 3.5 0.9 2.7 3.5 0.9 2.1 3.6
9,000–9,999 0.3 0.9 1.4 1.5 2.1 2.3 1.4 2.1 1.5 1.6 2.1 2.7
10,000–10,999 0.7 1.2 2.9 2.6 2.7 5.8 3.0 2.9 5.4 2.3 2.6 6.0
11,000–11,999 0.5 0.5 1.2 1.2 2.4 2.1 1.3 1.7 2.1 1.1 2.8 2.2
12,000–12,999 0.7 1.5 3.1 2.8 4.1 3.8 1.9 3.9 5.6 3.4 4.2 2.9
13,000–13,999 0.4 0.7 1.2 0.8 2.1 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.8 3.0 1.8
14,000–14,999 0.6 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.6 0.9 0.9 1.8 1.5
15,000–19,999 3.1 5.2 6.6 9.5 8.5 9.2 8.4 7.4 5.9 10.3 9.1 11.0
20,000–24,999 4.1 5.8 7.1 11.4 10.4 8.5 10.5 6.9 8.3 11.9 12.2 8.5
25,000–29,999 3.8 4.9 4.5 9.5 9.8 5.0 9.4 12.2 4.3 9.6 8.6 5.3
30,000–34,999 4.9 5.2 5.1 8.9 5.2 6.2 8.6 5.7 6.3 9.0 5.0 6.2
35,000–39,999 3.8 5.0 4.4 7.0 5.9 3.2 6.9 6.3 3.1 7.0 5.7 3.2
40,000–44,999 5.0 6.2 4.2 6.4 4.5 3.6 6.8 3.1 6.7 6.2 5.3 2.1
45,000–49,999 4.4 4.8 3.8 4.8 3.9 1.4 4.9 3.8 2.2 4.7 3.9 1.0
50,000–54,999 4.9 4.9 3.1 3.9 4.1 2.6 4.1 2.5 3.4 3.8 4.9 2.2
55,000–59,999 4.3 4.0 2.2 2.3 2.8 1.1 2.3 2.5 1.6 2.3 3.0 0.9
60,000–64,999 4.9 5.0 2.1 3.4 1.3 1.4 4.0 1.4 2.9 3.1 1.2 0.6
65,000–69,999 3.9 2.8 1.6 2.0 1.9 0.5 2.0 2.3 1.2 1.9 1.7 0.2
70,000–74,999 4.3 3.3 2.4 1.4 1.0 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.4 0.9 1.7
75,000–99,999 15.4 12.4 6.9 4.6 3.4 2.4 6.5 7.8 4.1 3.4 1.0 1.6
100,000–149,999 16.0 8.8 5.1 2.4 2.1 1.2 4.0 3.7 3.0 1.4 1.3 0.3
150,000–199,999 4.9 4.4 1.5 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.1 0.6 1.4 0.5 0.7 0
200,000 or more 4.6 4.0 2.5 0.9 0.6 0.6 1.2 1.8 0.8 0.7 0 0.6
Median income (dollars) 63,000 49,000 24,576 28,600 23,920 14,000 30,000 26,000 20,000 26,400 21,000 12,000
Number (thousands) 7,957 2,116 4,031 4,865 1,104 2,292 1,879 382 767 2,986 723 1,526
 
Earnings Income of Aged Units Table 5.B3 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by Social Security beneficiary status and age, 2004
Earnings (dollars) Beneficiary 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 3.7 5.2 7.9 1.3 0.9 2.7
1,000–1,999 2.0 1.1 3.0 0.5 0.2 0.6
2,000–2,999 1.2 2.9 3.2 0.5 0.2 0.3
3,000–3,999 1.8 2.5 3.8 0.4 1.4 1.3
4,000–4,999 1.1 1.8 3.0 0.6 0.4 1.9
5,000–5,999 2.2 3.8 3.4 0.7 0.6 1.6
6,000–6,999 1.8 1.1 2.8 0.6 0.9 0.7
7,000–7,999 0.6 1.8 2.5 0.6 0.4 0.8
8,000–8,999 2.8 2.3 2.8 0.7 0.6 1.0
9,000–9,999 2.3 3.4 1.9 0.6 0.3 0.7
10,000–10,999 2.8 2.8 4.2 1.3 1.2 2.9
11,000–11,999 2.3 1.7 1.6 0.6 0.9 1.6
12,000–12,999 3.7 4.2 3.7 1.3 1.5 2.0
13,000–13,999 0.9 2.0 1.4 0.6 0.8 0.5
14,000–14,999 1.5 2.2 1.2 0.7 1.0 0.5
15,000–19,999 8.4 8.3 7.8 5.4 5.4 6.3
20,000–24,999 9.7 8.0 7.3 6.7 7.1 9.1
25,000–29,999 6.6 6.7 4.6 5.9 6.5 5.0
30,000–34,999 9.1 5.0 5.0 6.2 5.3 8.2
35,000–39,999 5.3 4.5 3.5 5.0 5.8 6.0
40,000–44,999 3.7 3.6 3.5 5.7 6.7 6.7
45,000–49,999 3.5 3.5 2.9 4.6 4.9 3.1
50,000–54,999 3.8 2.5 2.6 4.6 5.6 4.4
55,000–59,999 3.6 1.7 1.5 3.5 4.5 3.3
60,000–64,999 2.1 2.6 1.7 4.5 4.3 2.3
65,000–69,999 2.5 1.7 1.2 3.3 2.9 1.6
70,000–74,999 1.9 1.8 1.8 3.3 2.8 3.7
75,000–99,999 4.3 6.4 4.5 11.8 10.7 9.3
100,000–149,999 2.4 2.1 3.0 11.5 8.7 6.9
150,000–199,999 1.4 0.6 0.9 3.5 4.3 2.4
200,000 or more 0.8 2.1 1.7 3.4 3.3 2.6
Median income (dollars) 25,000 20,500 16,193 48,500 46,000 35,000
Number (thousands) 871 1,064 5,245 11,950 2,156 1,078
a. Social Security beneficiaries may be receiving retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
Earnings Income of Units 65 or Older Table 5.B4 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by race, Hispanic origin, and marital status, 2004
Earnings (dollars) White alone Black alone Hispanic origin a
All units Married couples 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 7.6 6.8 9.0 3.5 3.0 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.5
1,000–1,999 2.5 2.4 2.8 3.4 2.0 4.6 0.5 0.7 0
2,000–2,999 2.8 2.5 3.5 2.8 1.6 3.8 1.9 1.7 2.3
3,000–3,999 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.1 1.0 5.0 3.8 4.1 3.3
4,000–4,999 3.1 2.6 4.0 1.1 0.5 1.6 2.6 3.2 1.8
5,000–5,999 3.2 3.1 3.5 1.5 1.2 1.7 1.4 0.4 3.0
6,000–6,999 2.3 2.3 2.3 3.0 2.1 3.7 1.3 2.1 0
7,000–7,999 2.0 1.9 2.2 4.1 3.5 4.6 2.7 1.5 4.6
8,000–8,999 2.5 1.8 3.9 2.3 3.2 1.5 1.3 1.7 0.8
9,000–9,999 1.7 1.4 2.2 1.7 0.7 2.7 1.6 2.7 0
10,000–10,999 3.8 2.9 5.4 5.4 3.0 7.7 5.7 5.3 6.4
11,000–11,999 1.4 1.2 1.6 2.9 0.4 5.1 1.7 2.0 1.3
12,000–12,999 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.3 3.8 6.6 3.4 11.6
13,000–13,999 1.2 1.1 1.6 1.7 2.9 0.5 0.9 0.8 1.1
14,000–14,999 0.9 0.7 1.2 2.2 3.1 1.3 2.4 1.9 3.3
15,000–19,999 7.5 6.5 9.5 8.5 7.7 9.3 15.3 15.3 15.4
20,000–24,999 7.6 7.1 8.4 10.0 9.4 10.6 11.2 9.3 14.2
25,000–29,999 4.8 4.7 5.0 4.8 4.0 5.5 3.5 5.1 0.8
30,000–34,999 5.3 4.9 6.2 7.3 7.9 6.8 6.8 4.8 10.2
35,000–39,999 3.9 4.2 3.3 3.7 4.5 2.9 4.4 3.8 5.4
40,000–44,999 3.7 4.0 3.3 5.8 7.1 4.6 4.0 5.3 1.8
45,000–49,999 3.0 3.9 1.5 1.6 2.9 0.3 2.8 3.9 1.0
50,000–54,999 3.0 3.2 2.6 2.4 3.1 1.8 4.0 4.2 3.6
55,000–59,999 1.6 2.0 1.0 2.8 3.8 1.9 2.0 3.1 0.1
60,000–64,999 1.7 1.9 1.4 3.1 4.6 1.7 0.9 1.5 0
65,000–69,999 1.2 1.6 0.6 1.4 2.5 0.4 0 0 0
70,000–74,999 2.3 2.5 1.9 0.8 1.5 0 2.2 1.9 2.6
75,000–99,999 5.6 7.2 2.6 2.7 4.4 1.2 2.9 3.4 2.0
100,000–149,999 3.7 4.9 1.4 2.3 4.7 0 0.7 1.1 0
150,000–199,999 1.2 1.5 0.5 0.2 0 0.4 0.8 1.3 0
200,000 or more 2.0 2.6 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.8 0.6 1.0 0
Median income (dollars) 20,000 24,000 14,500 19,000 28,000 13,000 18,000 18,000 16,000
Number (thousands) 5,513 3,604 1,908 538 258 279 361 223 138
a. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
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
Earnings (dollars) 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
Less than 1,000 42.2 15.6 10.5 6.0 3.4 32.9 12.7 6.4 4.3 2.3 39.2 18.7 13.6 8.0 4.4
1,000–1,999 8.8 6.6 4.7 3.1 0.9 4.7 5.0 2.9 2.6 0.5 15.4 10.8 5.6 3.7 1.1
2,000–2,999 7.0 8.9 6.6 2.5 0.8 4.0 8.4 3.4 1.5 0.5 10.6 9.8 9.7 4.0 1.1
3,000–3,999 11.5 9.0 6.6 2.8 1.6 9.0 5.1 4.2 3.0 1.4 9.7 14.5 6.9 6.7 0.5
4,000–4,999 5.6 8.6 4.3 3.9 1.0 6.2 7.3 2.6 2.5 0.3 5.9 5.9 8.3 4.1 2.2
5,000–5,999 5.9 7.0 6.9 3.2 1.4 4.6 7.8 4.5 1.7 1.5 9.4 8.1 7.1 6.6 0.5
6,000–6,999 3.2 6.1 4.9 2.7 1.2 3.8 5.2 3.3 2.6 0.6 4.1 1.5 8.1 3.8 1.2
7,000–7,999 0.4 5.9 4.0 2.4 1.3 0.5 4.8 2.4 3.1 0.4 1.1 1.7 8.1 4.1 1.0
8,000–8,999 3.6 5.6 5.2 3.3 0.8 6.3 3.1 4.1 0.8 0.5 4.7 1.7 5.7 5.7 2.2
9,000–9,999 0.7 1.9 3.7 2.5 0.7 1.1 4.1 2.4 0.9 0.4 0 0 2.9 4.5 1.5
10,000–10,999 11.1 5.4 8.2 4.6 1.8 6.9 6.8 4.6 2.1 0.9 0 21.5 5.2 8.3 3.9
11,000–11,999 0 5.7 2.9 1.3 1.0 2.4 1.9 1.2 2.0 0.4 0 5.7 4.8 3.0 1.1
12,000–12,999 0 5.2 5.8 5.5 1.5 3.7 8.0 6.2 2.0 0.9 0 0 6.5 5.5 3.1
13,000–13,999 0 0.3 1.4 2.8 0.6 1.0 1.1 3.3 1.2 0.2 0 0 0 2.6 1.3
14,000–14,999 0 1.6 2.4 1.8 0.4 0.6 3.3 1.5 1.1 0.1 0 0 1.8 2.8 0.7
15,000–19,999 0 6.0 10.8 14.7 3.4 6.9 8.0 14.6 7.1 1.8 0 0 5.8 13.3 9.3
20,000–24,999 0 0.7 9.1 14.2 4.7 5.4 3.7 14.1 10.5 2.4 0 0 0 10.5 10.2
25,000–29,999 0 0 1.9 8.0 4.5 0 3.7 4.9 9.8 1.6 0 0 0 2.8 7.6
30,000–34,999 0 0 0 8.0 6.7 0 0 8.1 9.0 3.0 0 0 0 0 11.1
35,000–39,999 0 0 0 3.1 6.3 0 0 2.7 8.3 4.4 0 0 0 0 5.6
40,000–44,999 0 0 0 3.7 6.0 0 0 2.7 8.8 3.6 0 0 0 0 6.4
45,000–49,999 0 0 0 0 5.9 0 0 0.1 6.6 5.4 0 0 0 0 2.5
50,000–54,999 0 0 0 0 5.9 0 0 0 5.2 4.6 0 0 0 0 4.6
55,000–59,999 0 0 0 0 3.7 0 0 0 2.1 4.3 0 0 0 0 2.0
60,000–64,999 0 0 0 0 3.7 0 0 0 1.0 4.8 0 0 0 0 2.4
65,000–69,999 0 0 0 0 2.5 0 0 0 0.4 4.0 0 0 0 0 1.0
70,000–74,999 0 0 0 0 4.3 0 0 0 0 6.4 0 0 0 0 2.9
75,000–99,999 0 0 0 0 10.7 0 0 0 0 18.4 0 0 0 0 4.3
100,000–149,999 0 0 0 0 7.4 0 0 0 0 13.5 0 0 0 0 2.1
150,000–199,999 0 0 0 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 4.1 0 0 0 0 0.9
200,000 or more 0 0 0 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 6.7 0 0 0 0 1.2
Median income (dollars) 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
Number (thousands) 206 337 890 1,758 3,133 224 430 773 1,083 1,521 86 102 226 591 1,287
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.
Earnings Income of Aged Persons Table 5.B6 Percentage distribution of recipients, by sex, marital status, and age, 2004
Earnings (dollars) Total Married Nonmarried
55–61 62–64 65 or older 55–61 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 2.2 2.9 8.9 2.2 2.5 9.4 2.1 3.7 8.2
1,000–1,999 0.8 1.5 3.4 0.9 1.6 3.5 0.8 1.3 3.2
2,000–2,999 0.8 1.5 3.6 0.8 1.4 3.7 0.9 1.7 3.4
3,000–3,999 1.0 2.5 3.6 1.1 2.5 3.6 0.8 2.4 3.7
4,000–4,999 1.3 1.0 3.4 1.2 0.8 3.2 1.4 1.3 3.6
5,000–5,999 1.3 2.5 3.7 1.3 2.6 3.9 1.5 2.4 3.4
6,000–6,999 1.1 1.6 2.8 1.0 1.2 2.8 1.4 2.5 2.6
7,000–7,999 0.8 1.3 2.4 0.6 1.4 2.3 1.3 1.1 2.5
8,000–8,999 1.2 2.0 2.6 1.3 1.9 2.1 0.9 2.3 3.5
9,000–9,999 0.9 1.8 1.8 0.7 1.7 1.6 1.5 2.1 2.3
10,000–10,999 2.1 2.6 4.5 1.9 2.5 3.8 2.6 2.7 5.8
11,000–11,999 1.0 1.8 1.7 0.9 1.5 1.4 1.2 2.4 2.1
12,000–12,999 2.2 3.1 3.7 1.9 2.7 3.7 2.8 4.1 3.8
13,000–13,999 0.7 1.4 1.4 0.7 1.1 1.4 0.8 2.1 1.4
14,000–14,999 1.1 1.6 1.4 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.7 1.3
15,000–19,999 7.8 7.5 7.6 7.0 7.1 6.6 9.5 8.5 9.2
20,000–24,999 9.0 7.9 8.2 8.0 6.9 8.0 11.4 10.4 8.5
25,000–29,999 7.5 7.9 4.8 6.7 7.2 4.7 9.5 9.8 5.0
30,000–34,999 7.9 6.4 5.1 7.4 6.9 4.5 8.9 5.2 6.2
35,000–39,999 6.2 6.1 3.9 5.9 6.2 4.4 7.0 5.9 3.2
40,000–44,999 6.4 5.6 3.4 6.5 6.1 3.2 6.4 4.5 3.6
45,000–49,999 4.9 3.6 1.8 4.9 3.5 2.0 4.8 3.9 1.4
50,000–54,999 5.2 4.9 2.4 5.8 5.2 2.2 3.9 4.1 2.6
55,000–59,999 3.0 2.6 1.3 3.2 2.5 1.4 2.3 2.8 1.1
60,000–64,999 4.3 2.6 1.7 4.7 3.1 1.9 3.4 1.3 1.4
65,000–69,999 2.5 1.7 1.1 2.7 1.7 1.5 2.0 1.9 0.5
70,000–74,999 2.4 2.4 1.4 2.9 2.9 1.4 1.4 1.0 1.6
75,000–99,999 6.7 5.0 3.5 7.6 5.6 4.1 4.6 3.4 2.4
100,000–149,999 4.6 3.7 2.3 5.6 4.3 3.0 2.4 2.1 1.2
150,000–199,999 1.4 1.5 1.2 1.7 1.9 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.5
200,000 or more 1.6 1.6 1.3 2.0 2.0 1.7 0.9 0.6 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
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 2.0 1.8 8.4 1.8 1.5 8.6 2.7 3.0 8.0
1,000–1,999 0.5 1.0 2.6 0.5 0.8 2.8 0.1 1.5 1.8
2,000–2,999 0.3 0.6 2.9 0.3 0.7 3.4 0.4 0.2 1.4
3,000–3,999 0.6 2.6 2.5 0.6 2.2 2.7 0.5 4.5 1.5
4,000–4,999 0.6 0.3 3.0 0.6 0.1 2.7 0.7 0.8 4.2
5,000–5,999 0.8 2.0 3.6 0.7 2.0 3.8 1.2 2.3 2.8
6,000–6,999 0.6 1.1 2.0 0.6 0.8 2.2 0.8 2.6 1.6
7,000–7,999 0.5 1.2 2.2 0.4 1.4 2.1 0.9 0.7 2.4
8,000–8,999 1.0 1.6 2.3 1.0 1.3 1.9 0.9 2.7 3.5
9,000–9,999 0.6 1.8 1.2 0.3 1.7 1.1 1.4 2.1 1.5
10,000–10,999 1.8 2.6 3.8 1.4 2.5 3.4 3.0 2.9 5.4
11,000–11,999 0.8 1.5 1.7 0.6 1.4 1.6 1.3 1.7 2.1
12,000–12,999 1.4 2.6 3.9 1.3 2.3 3.5 1.9 3.9 5.6
13,000–13,999 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.4 0.5 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.6
14,000–14,999 0.9 1.3 1.2 0.8 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.6 0.9
15,000–19,999 5.5 6.0 6.5 4.6 5.6 6.7 8.4 7.4 5.9
20,000–24,999 6.9 5.6 7.1 5.9 5.3 6.8 10.5 6.9 8.3
25,000–29,999 6.6 6.4 4.2 5.7 5.1 4.2 9.4 12.2 4.3
30,000–34,999 7.2 7.4 6.1 6.7 7.8 6.0 8.6 5.7 6.3
35,000–39,999 5.5 6.5 4.6 5.0 6.5 5.1 6.9 6.3 3.1
40,000–44,999 6.9 6.9 4.4 7.0 7.8 3.7 6.8 3.1 6.7
45,000–49,999 5.4 3.6 2.0 5.5 3.6 2.0 4.9 3.8 2.2
50,000–54,999 6.4 5.3 3.1 7.1 5.9 3.0 4.1 2.5 3.4
55,000–59,999 3.4 3.0 1.6 3.6 3.2 1.6 2.3 2.5 1.6
60,000–64,999 5.5 3.5 2.2 6.0 3.9 2.0 4.0 1.4 2.9
65,000–69,999 3.2 2.2 1.5 3.6 2.1 1.6 2.0 2.3 1.2
70,000–74,999 3.4 3.3 1.5 4.0 3.8 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.4
75,000–99,999 8.9 7.0 4.7 9.7 6.8 4.9 6.5 7.8 4.1
100,000–149,999 7.3 5.7 3.9 8.3 6.2 4.1 4.0 3.7 3.0
150,000–199,999 2.4 2.5 2.1 2.8 3.0 2.3 1.1 0.6 1.4
200,000 or more 2.8 2.7 2.0 3.2 2.9 2.4 1.2 1.8 0.8
Median income (dollars) 43,000 35,000 20,000 48,000 38,012 20,000 30,000 26,000 20,000
Number (thousands) 8,246 2,063 3,497 6,368 1,681 2,730 1,879 382 767
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 2.4 4.2 9.6 2.9 4.2 11.0 1.8 4.1 8.3
1,000–1,999 1.3 2.1 4.3 1.3 2.8 4.9 1.2 1.1 3.8
2,000–2,999 1.4 2.5 4.4 1.6 2.5 4.3 1.2 2.5 4.4
3,000–3,999 1.4 2.3 5.1 1.7 2.9 5.5 1.0 1.4 4.8
4,000–4,999 2.0 1.8 3.8 2.1 2.0 4.3 1.9 1.5 3.3
5,000–5,999 1.9 3.1 3.9 2.1 3.6 4.2 1.6 2.4 3.7
6,000–6,999 1.6 2.3 3.6 1.5 2.1 4.2 1.8 2.5 3.2
7,000–7,999 1.1 1.3 2.6 0.8 1.3 2.6 1.5 1.3 2.6
8,000–8,999 1.4 2.5 3.1 1.7 2.8 2.5 0.9 2.1 3.6
9,000–9,999 1.3 1.9 2.6 1.1 1.8 2.6 1.6 2.1 2.7
10,000–10,999 2.5 2.6 5.4 2.6 2.5 4.7 2.3 2.6 6.0
11,000–11,999 1.1 2.1 1.6 1.2 1.7 0.9 1.1 2.8 2.2
12,000–12,999 3.0 3.7 3.5 2.8 3.3 4.2 3.4 4.2 2.9
13,000–13,999 1.0 2.5 1.9 1.2 2.1 2.0 0.8 3.0 1.8
14,000–14,999 1.2 2.0 1.7 1.5 2.2 1.9 0.9 1.8 1.5
15,000–19,999 10.2 9.4 8.9 10.2 9.5 6.5 10.3 9.1 11.0
20,000–24,999 11.3 10.8 9.5 10.8 9.7 10.5 11.9 12.2 8.5
25,000–29,999 8.6 9.8 5.6 7.9 10.7 5.8 9.6 8.6 5.3
30,000–34,999 8.7 5.2 4.0 8.4 5.4 1.5 9.0 5.0 6.2
35,000–39,999 7.0 5.6 3.1 7.0 5.6 3.0 7.0 5.7 3.2
40,000–44,999 5.9 4.1 2.1 5.7 3.2 2.2 6.2 5.3 2.1
45,000–49,999 4.3 3.6 1.5 4.0 3.3 2.0 4.7 3.9 1.0
50,000–54,999 4.0 4.4 1.5 4.0 4.0 0.6 3.8 4.9 2.2
55,000–59,999 2.5 2.1 0.9 2.6 1.4 1.0 2.3 3.0 0.9
60,000–64,999 3.1 1.5 1.1 3.0 1.6 1.7 3.1 1.2 0.6
65,000–69,999 1.6 1.3 0.6 1.4 0.9 1.1 1.9 1.7 0.2
70,000–74,999 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.4 0.9 1.4 0.9 1.7
75,000–99,999 4.3 2.5 2.0 4.9 3.5 2.4 3.4 1.0 1.6
100,000–149,999 1.7 1.1 0.4 1.8 1.1 0.6 1.4 1.3 0.3
150,000–199,999 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.7 0
200,000 or more 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.7 0 0.6
Median income (dollars) 26,000 21,000 12,000 25,779 20,000 10,400 26,400 21,000 12,000
Number (thousands) 7,643 1,698 2,851 4,656 975 1,325 2,986 723 1,526
 
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
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 2.0 0.7 2.5 1.9 0.6 2.3 2.0 1.0 2.7
500–999 1.6 3.3 3.7 1.8 3.8 2.2 1.3 2.2 5.3
1,000–1,499 5.3 6.4 6.5 5.0 4.8 4.5 5.8 10.0 8.5
1,500–1,999 3.5 2.4 3.9 2.4 2.4 2.7 5.2 2.2 5.1
2,000–2,499 3.7 4.2 4.9 3.5 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.4 5.9
2,500–2,999 1.7 2.3 3.5 1.8 2.3 2.5 1.4 2.2 4.6
3,000–3,499 2.7 4.4 2.8 2.6 6.2 2.2 2.7 0.4 3.5
3,500–3,999 3.3 2.5 4.3 3.6 2.7 3.7 3.0 1.9 5.0
4,000–4,499 1.5 1.9 2.8 0.9 2.2 2.9 2.5 1.3 2.7
4,500–4,999 2.6 4.6 3.3 2.7 5.0 2.8 2.5 3.7 3.9
5,000–5,999 2.7 1.4 3.9 2.0 1.5 3.8 3.9 1.1 4.0
6,000–6,999 3.1 3.7 5.8 2.5 2.8 4.4 4.1 5.6 7.2
7,000–7,999 3.1 2.4 4.5 3.0 1.1 4.0 3.2 5.2 5.0
8,000–8,999 2.7 3.5 4.6 1.5 2.7 4.1 4.7 5.4 5.1
9,000–9,999 3.1 3.2 4.2 3.1 2.2 3.7 3.0 5.5 4.7
10,000–10,999 4.1 4.0 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.2 3.6 3.5 4.0
11,000–11,999 0.8 1.9 2.0 1.1 2.3 2.5 0.3 1.0 1.5
12,000–12,999 1.9 2.4 4.2 1.0 3.1 5.3 3.4 0.8 3.2
13,000–13,999 1.3 3.2 2.1 1.3 2.5 2.4 1.3 4.6 1.8
14,000–14,999 1.3 1.7 2.5 1.0 2.5 3.1 1.9 0.1 1.9
15,000–19,999 11.6 12.0 8.0 11.5 10.8 10.1 11.8 14.6 5.8
20,000–24,999 8.4 8.2 5.5 9.7 9.1 6.6 6.3 6.5 4.3
25,000–29,999 7.4 4.6 2.8 7.1 4.9 4.2 7.8 3.9 1.4
30,000–34,999 6.2 4.5 2.3 7.8 5.4 3.7 3.5 2.6 0.9
35,000–39,999 3.5 2.5 1.3 3.0 2.1 1.9 4.5 3.3 0.6
40,000–44,999 1.4 1.2 0.6 1.8 1.3 1.1 0.6 1.1 0.1
45,000–49,999 1.4 0.8 0.1 2.2 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.9 0
50,000 or more 8.2 6.0 3.1 9.8 6.4 4.9 5.7 5.2 1.3
Median income (dollars) 13,572 10,800 7,200 15,600 11,700 10,000 10,000 9,600 5,664
Number (thousands) 1,546 965 7,839 952 656 3,985 593 309 3,855
 
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
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 4.1 0.6 2.4 1.2 1.0 4.1
500–999 2.0 2.3 3.9 1.5 5.5 0.1
1,000–1,499 8.2 6.0 6.7 4.2 7.4 0.9
1,500–1,999 2.0 2.3 3.9 4.0 2.4 3.1
2,000–2,499 5.2 4.6 4.9 3.2 3.4 5.5
2,500–2,999 0.9 2.1 3.5 1.9 2.6 2.5
3,000–3,499 3.8 5.0 2.7 2.3 2.9 6.7
3,500–3,999 3.4 2.8 4.4 3.3 1.8 2.7
4,000–4,499 1.8 1.6 2.8 1.4 2.5 1.6
4,500–4,999 5.1 4.2 3.4 1.8 5.6 0.1
5,000–5,999 5.2 1.2 4.0 1.8 1.7 2.4
6,000–6,999 4.1 4.6 5.8 2.8 1.7 5.1
7,000–7,999 4.9 2.9 4.5 2.5 1.3 3.5
8,000–8,999 3.4 4.4 4.5 2.5 1.6 8.6
9,000–9,999 5.0 3.8 4.2 2.4 1.9 4.7
10,000–10,999 5.9 3.0 4.2 3.5 6.4 0.9
11,000–11,999 1.7 1.7 2.0 0.4 2.3 2.0
12,000–12,999 0.6 3.0 4.2 2.3 1.0 5.2
13,000–13,999 2.1 3.1 2.1 1.0 3.4 2.5
14,000–14,999 2.3 2.0 2.5 1.0 1.1 1.7
15,000–19,999 9.3 13.7 8.1 12.4 8.1 6.0
20,000–24,999 2.7 8.0 5.3 10.3 8.7 11.8
25,000–29,999 6.4 4.9 2.8 7.7 4.0 4.5
30,000–34,999 1.3 3.4 2.3 7.8 7.1 3.6
35,000–39,999 2.0 2.2 1.2 4.1 3.0 2.1
40,000–44,999 0 1.4 0.6 1.8 0.7 0
45,000–49,999 2.7 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.3 1.5
50,000 or more 3.5 4.0 3.0 9.8 10.6 6.6
Median income (dollars) 7,692 10,680 7,200 16,800 11,700 9,600
Number (thousands) 396 671 7,570 1,150 294 269
a. Social Security beneficiaries may be receiving retired-worker benefits, dependents' or survivors' benefits, disability benefits, transitionally insured benefits, or special age-72 benefits.
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) 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 13.4 4.9 2.5 1.2 1.2 10.9 3.9 1.7 0.7 0.9 19.0 7.6 3.7 0.9 1.1
500–999 14.0 11.3 2.7 2.0 1.6 8.1 2.5 1.7 1.2 2.1 14.9 17.2 9.8 1.7 2.3
1,000–1,499 13.8 19.2 6.6 3.0 3.1 11.0 9.1 2.9 2.8 1.8 14.6 19.2 19.1 4.8 2.3
1,500–1,999 12.5 8.6 5.1 2.2 1.1 6.3 5.2 2.6 1.3 1.1 11.2 12.7 8.4 4.0 1.4
2,000–2,499 7.7 11.9 6.3 3.1 1.9 13.3 8.3 2.5 2.4 0.4 8.0 8.5 12.2 3.7 3.4
2,500–2,999 6.1 6.9 4.6 2.4 1.8 7.1 3.4 2.1 1.6 1.7 4.0 6.9 6.8 5.0 2.0
3,000–3,499 8.1 4.2 3.7 1.8 1.7 2.3 4.9 0.7 1.2 2.7 10.1 5.9 4.4 3.5 1.5
3,500–3,999 3.0 6.6 7.4 3.5 1.6 5.2 9.0 3.3 1.1 1.6 5.4 1.3 9.0 5.6 2.4
4,000–4,499 0.6 4.7 4.7 1.9 1.4 5.5 6.7 2.1 1.1 1.3 0.8 1.0 5.0 3.3 1.1
4,500–4,999 5.8 5.6 4.3 3.1 1.2 2.4 4.9 3.5 1.4 1.7 2.2 10.0 4.8 4.4 1.2
5,000–5,999 0.9 2.0 7.2 3.8 2.4 6.5 5.6 4.9 1.6 2.8 0.8 0.6 2.3 7.6 2.4
6,000–6,999 2.5 6.1 10.1 5.0 3.1 3.6 8.0 4.3 2.9 3.1 6.9 0.9 7.3 11.7 3.9
7,000–7,999 1.5 2.4 6.8 5.9 2.0 4.2 6.9 5.4 2.3 1.4 1.9 1.6 1.9 7.6 5.2
8,000–8,999 6.4 1.7 7.1 5.7 2.3 4.9 6.5 6.0 2.1 1.6 0 3.4 1.9 9.2 3.6
9,000–9,999 3.6 1.1 6.8 5.0 2.6 2.5 2.4 6.4 4.0 1.6 0 2.8 1.4 8.5 3.8
10,000–10,999 0 0.9 4.4 6.6 3.1 0 3.2 8.6 3.9 1.4 0 0.5 0.9 5.6 5.6
11,000–11,999 0 0 1.5 4.0 1.4 0.2 0.6 6.4 1.5 1.4 0 0 0 2.0 2.5
12,000–12,999 0 1.1 3.6 6.8 4.0 1.7 3.7 7.9 6.2 3.5 0 0 0.8 5.0 3.9
13,000–13,999 0 0.2 2.0 3.7 1.7 1.8 0.7 4.6 3.4 0.3 0 0 0 2.5 2.9
14,000–14,999 0 0.1 0.7 5.8 1.8 0.4 0.8 6.3 3.1 2.2 0 0 0 1.1 4.6
15,000–19,999 0 0.4 1.2 13.5 12.7 2.1 2.2 11.3 17.0 10.3 0 0 0 1.5 16.6
20,000–24,999 0 0 0.9 7.6 10.7 0 1.0 4.1 14.0 7.9 0 0 0 0.9 12.5
25,000–29,999 0 0 0 1.7 8.5 0 0.4 0 10.2 6.8 0 0 0 0 4.4
30,000–34,999 0 0 0 0.5 8.0 0 0 0.3 6.6 9.1 0 0 0 0 2.9
35,000–39,999 0 0 0 0.1 4.6 0 0 0.3 3.7 3.9 0 0 0 0 2.0
40,000–44,999 0 0 0 0 2.3 0 0 0 1.6 3.2 0 0 0 0 0.4
45,000–49,999 0 0 0 0 0.5 0 0 0 0.4 0.9 0 0 0 0 0
50,000 or more 0 0 0 0 11.7 0 0 0 0.7 23.1 0 0 0 0 4.2
Median income (dollars) 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
Number (thousands) 311 1,034 1,910 2,484 2,100 257 823 1,041 1,051 813 110 336 815 1,359 1,235
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.
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) All persons Men Women
Total Married Nonmarried Total Married Nonmarried
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 2.6 1.8 2.1 0.9 3.8 4.5 3.5
500–999 4.0 2.2 2.4 1.6 6.4 4.5 7.1
1,000–1,499 6.9 4.9 4.3 6.5 9.5 9.5 9.5
1,500–1,999 4.1 2.5 2.4 2.7 6.3 6.7 6.2
2,000–2,499 5.3 4.9 4.5 5.9 5.8 5.6 5.9
2,500–2,999 3.8 3.0 2.7 3.6 4.9 4.7 5.0
3,000–3,499 3.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 4.6 5.9 4.0
3,500–3,999 4.7 3.9 4.0 3.4 5.7 5.7 5.7
4,000–4,499 2.9 2.8 3.0 2.4 3.0 3.5 2.8
4,500–4,999 3.4 2.5 2.5 2.7 4.4 4.4 4.5
5,000–5,999 4.0 4.2 4.1 4.4 3.7 3.4 3.8
6,000–6,999 5.9 4.4 4.2 4.9 7.9 7.0 8.3
7,000–7,999 4.4 4.2 3.9 5.2 4.6 4.1 4.8
8,000–8,999 4.3 4.3 4.0 5.2 4.3 2.3 5.1
9,000–9,999 4.3 4.3 3.8 5.7 4.3 4.5 4.3
10,000–10,999 4.6 5.9 5.6 6.8 2.9 3.5 2.7
11,000–11,999 1.8 2.4 2.1 3.1 1.2 2.3 0.7
12,000–12,999 4.1 5.0 5.2 4.5 3.0 4.0 2.5
13,000–13,999 2.0 2.1 2.2 1.8 1.9 2.2 1.8
14,000–14,999 2.2 3.1 3.1 3.2 1.0 0.3 1.2
15,000–19,999 7.5 9.8 10.1 8.9 4.4 4.4 4.4
20,000–24,999 5.1 6.3 6.2 6.4 3.6 4.4 3.4
25,000–29,999 2.4 3.7 4.2 2.5 0.7 0.2 0.9
30,000–34,999 2.1 3.1 3.7 1.4 0.7 0.8 0.7
35,000–39,999 1.0 1.4 1.6 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.5
40,000–44,999 0.5 0.9 1.1 0.3 0.1 0 0.1
45,000–49,999 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0
50,000 or more 2.6 4.1 4.5 2.7 0.7 0.8 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
 
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 Women
65–69 70–74 75–79 80 or older 65–69 70–74 75–79 80 or older 65–69 70–74 75–79 80 or older
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 2.4 2.3 3.2 2.8 1.7 1.3 1.8 2.3 3.5 3.7 5.1 3.2
500–999 2.9 3.6 3.4 5.8 1.5 2.9 2.5 2.0 5.3 4.7 4.6 9.4
1,000–1,499 5.2 5.4 8.6 8.1 3.5 4.2 6.6 5.4 8.1 7.1 11.4 10.8
1,500–1,999 3.5 4.5 3.6 4.8 1.8 2.5 2.2 3.5 6.4 7.5 5.6 6.0
2,000–2,499 3.9 4.8 5.9 6.4 3.4 4.0 5.5 6.8 4.7 6.0 6.4 6.1
2,500–2,999 3.3 3.8 3.6 4.4 2.8 2.1 3.5 3.5 4.1 6.1 3.9 5.2
3,000–3,499 3.3 3.1 2.9 3.6 2.0 1.8 2.7 2.6 5.6 5.1 3.2 4.5
3,500–3,999 3.3 3.4 5.7 6.0 2.1 2.1 5.7 5.9 5.3 5.4 5.7 6.2
4,000–4,499 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 1.8 3.2 3.2 2.0 4.6 2.6 2.9
4,500–4,999 2.2 3.4 3.5 4.2 1.5 2.8 3.1 2.9 3.5 4.4 4.1 5.3
5,000–5,999 4.1 3.6 4.8 3.5 4.3 3.6 4.9 4.1 3.8 3.6 4.8 2.9
6,000–6,999 4.6 6.4 4.9 7.4 2.5 6.5 3.8 5.0 8.2 6.3 6.6 9.6
7,000–7,999 3.8 4.5 4.5 4.7 3.6 3.9 4.9 4.6 4.2 5.4 3.9 4.8
8,000–8,999 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.1 5.0 4.9 2.8 4.4 3.7 3.5 6.4 3.8
9,000–9,999 4.3 4.2 5.2 3.8 4.5 4.4 5.0 3.5 4.0 3.9 5.6 4.1
10,000–10,999 4.7 3.6 6.1 4.2 5.1 4.2 7.7 6.7 3.9 2.8 3.8 1.8
11,000–11,999 2.0 1.6 1.9 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.5 2.9 2.0 1.0 1.1 0.8
12,000–12,999 5.3 4.5 3.8 3.1 6.3 5.0 4.8 4.0 3.7 3.8 2.3 2.3
13,000–13,999 2.0 2.3 2.1 1.7 1.9 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.4
14,000–14,999 2.5 2.4 2.5 1.6 3.4 3.1 3.4 2.6 1.0 1.3 1.2 0.5
15,000–19,999 11.0 8.0 6.5 4.7 13.5 10.3 8.2 6.7 6.8 4.8 4.2 2.7
20,000–24,999 7.1 4.2 4.3 4.8 8.3 4.5 5.3 6.7 5.0 3.9 2.9 3.0
25,000–29,999 2.4 4.3 1.3 1.8 3.4 6.7 1.9 2.8 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.8
30,000–34,999 3.2 2.3 1.5 1.3 4.7 3.8 1.6 1.8 0.7 0 1.4 0.8
35,000–39,999 1.2 1.6 1.1 0.4 1.5 2.1 1.6 0.4 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.5
40,000–44,999 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.3 1.3 1.1 0.6 0.4 0 0 0.1 0.1
45,000–49,999 0.1 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50,000 or more 3.6 4.0 1.3 1.7 5.1 6.0 1.9 3.0 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.5
Median income (dollars) 9,000 7,200 6,000 5,112 11,700 10,080 7,848 7,200 5,616 4,488 4,800 3,804
Number (thousands) 2,092 1,992 1,885 2,404 1,318 1,181 1,093 1,181 774 811 792 1,223
 
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
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 0.9 1.4 0.9 0 2.2 0.5 2.5 0 1.4
500–999 0.2 0 1.2 0.4 0 0.7 0 0 1.8
1,000–1,499 0.5 1.7 1.2 0.7 2.5 0.6 0 0 1.7
1,500–1,999 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 1.2 1.1 0.8
2,000–2,499 0.9 1.4 1.8 0.6 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.5 2.2
2,500–2,999 0.1 1.2 0.6 0.1 0 0.3 0 3.6 0.8
3,000–3,999 2.9 2.9 3.5 2.7 2.5 2.9 3.3 3.6 4.2
4,000–4,999 2.9 2.1 3.4 2.2 2.0 3.3 4.1 2.2 3.5
5,000–5,999 1.3 0.8 2.0 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.9 0.8 2.7
6,000–6,999 3.7 5.7 3.5 1.6 3.4 2.1 7.3 10.4 5.2
7,000–7,999 2.1 3.3 2.5 1.7 1.2 1.8 2.9 7.6 3.2
8,000–8,999 2.5 2.1 3.1 1.4 2.7 2.5 4.5 0.8 3.7
9,000–9,999 3.0 2.9 3.8 3.6 1.5 2.8 2.0 5.7 4.9
10,000–10,999 2.6 1.9 3.9 2.4 1.9 3.6 3.0 2.0 4.2
11,000–11,999 0.8 0.9 1.5 1.0 0.7 1.1 0.4 1.3 1.9
12,000–12,999 4.8 2.7 3.6 4.5 2.4 3.2 5.2 3.4 4.0
13,000–13,999 3.1 2.1 4.1 2.5 1.4 3.9 4.1 3.5 4.2
14,000–14,999 3.0 5.1 4.1 2.8 6.1 2.7 3.3 3.0 5.8
15,000–19,999 11.8 12.9 12.8 11.6 14.4 11.5 12.2 9.9 14.3
20,000–24,999 8.7 14.5 12.2 11.2 16.2 13.3 4.1 11.2 10.9
25,000–29,999 9.0 5.5 6.9 7.3 4.7 8.6 12.1 7.1 4.9
30,000–34,999 7.3 7.3 5.1 6.9 5.6 6.5 7.9 10.6 3.6
35,000–39,999 5.5 4.3 3.9 6.1 4.3 5.5 4.4 4.4 2.1
40,000–44,999 5.3 1.7 2.3 5.2 1.7 2.5 5.6 1.6 2.2
45,000–49,999 1.4 1.8 1.4 1.9 2.7 2.5 0.4 0 0
50,000 or more 15.0 13.0 10.2 20.1 17.1 14.3 5.9 4.7 5.7
Median income (dollars) 20,952 19,200 16,800 24,000 20,400 21,600 15,000 14,688 13,547
Number (thousands) 1,081 556 3,631 692 370 1,924 389 186 1,706
a. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.
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
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 0 0.9 0.9 1.1 2.0 1.0
500–999 0 0 1.3 0.3 0 0.1
1,000–1,499 0 2.0 1.3 0.5 1.4 0
1,500–1,999 3.7 1.6 0.8 0.3 0 0.2
2,000–2,499 1.6 1.7 1.9 0.8 1.1 0.7
2,500–2,999 0 2.3 0.5 0.1 0 0.9
3,000–3,999 5.5 4.1 3.6 2.5 1.6 2.5
4,000–4,999 5.5 2.2 3.7 2.4 1.9 0.9
5,000–5,999 0.8 1.5 2.1 1.3 0 1.0
6,000–6,999 4.7 3.7 3.7 3.5 7.8 1.6
7,000–7,999 5.4 3.2 2.5 1.6 3.5 2.3
8,000–8,999 3.5 3.6 3.2 2.4 0.5 1.8
9,000–9,999 3.8 2.7 4.2 2.9 3.1 0.6
10,000–10,999 1.8 2.3 4.1 2.8 1.6 2.6
11,000–11,999 2.6 0.5 1.6 0.5 1.3 0.1
12,000–12,999 3.9 3.3 3.7 4.9 2.1 2.6
13,000–13,999 3.5 3.4 4.3 3.0 0.8 1.5
14,000–14,999 2.8 5.0 3.9 3.0 5.2 5.6
15,000–19,999 20.4 16.5 12.8 10.3 9.1 12.4
20,000–24,999 8.6 15.1 11.4 8.7 14.0 19.1
25,000–29,999 11.1 3.0 6.8 8.7 8.2 7.6
30,000–34,999 3.2 4.9 5.0 8.0 9.7 6.2
35,000–39,999 5.6 3.0 3.7 5.5 5.7 5.7
40,000–44,999 0 2.1 1.9 6.2 1.2 6.2
45,000–49,999 0.1 3.5 1.5 1.6 0 0.1
50,000 or more 1.8 7.8 9.5 17.2 18.4 16.9
Median income (dollars) 15,000 16,800 15,935 22,800 22,000 24,000
Number (thousands) 157 284 3,277 924 271 353
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.
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
Government employee pension a (dollars) 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 b 2.8 2.0 0 0.1 b 2.0 0 0.3 0 b b 3.4 1.4 0
500–999 b 2.6 3.1 1.3 0.1 b 0.8 2.6 0.1 0.2 b b 5.0 2.9 0.6
1,000–1,499 b 5.3 0.4 1.0 0.5 b 1.1 1.0 0 1.0 b b 3.9 0.3 0.8
1,500–1,999 b 2.8 1.0 0.5 0.3 b 0.9 0.8 0.7 0 b b 2.1 0.4 0.4
2,000–2,499 b 6.7 2.7 1.5 0.7 b 2.7 2.5 0.5 0.8 b b 4.2 2.2 1.0
2,500–2,999 b 2.8 0.8 0.5 0 b 0 0 0.9 0 b b 3.5 0.9 0
3,000–3,999 b 10.0 6.6 2.7 0.9 b 4.9 3.6 0.6 1.7 b b 11.6 5.8 0.9
4,000–4,999 b 6.5 6.1 2.7 1.8 b 10.8 3.1 1.8 2.3 b b 7.4 5.0 0.7
5,000–5,999 b 3.1 3.2 2.7 0.3 b 5.9 0 0.8 0.7 b b 0.9 2.9 1.6
6,000–6,999 b 15.0 7.4 2.2 1.3 b 6.8 1.2 2.5 0.4 b b 13.8 7.6 1.0
7,000–7,999 b 6.1 3.4 3.1 1.0 b 3.7 3.4 0.8 1.2 b b 5.9 3.6 2.2
8,000–8,999 b 8.9 6.3 1.8 1.7 b 6.8 2.3 1.8 1.8 b b 11.4 6.3 0.8
9,000–9,999 b 6.2 8.9 3.7 1.6 b 3.5 5.7 2.4 0.6 b b 5.6 10.1 2.1
10,000–10,999 b 4.0 5.1 3.7 3.8 b 4.5 3.6 4.9 2.1 b b 2.9 6.3 3.5
11,000–11,999 b 1.3 3.4 1.5 0.7 b 1.6 1.6 0.7 0.5 b b 0.7 3.5 1.3
12,000–12,999 b 4.9 4.6 4.8 2.2 b 2.4 8.0 2.2 1.5 b b 6.4 5.1 3.4
13,000–13,999 b 0.9 7.2 6.2 1.9 b 6.6 5.0 5.6 0.7 b b 0.4 7.4 3.6
14,000–14,999 b 8.0 5.4 6.8 1.2 b 4.8 5.5 2.6 0.2 b b 10.1 5.7 5.6
15,000–19,999 b 1.9 14.7 20.2 8.9 b 6.2 20.1 11.9 7.1 b b 0.9 17.1 17.1
20,000–24,999 b 0 7.5 18.3 12.0 b 18.1 17.4 14.2 9.3 b b 0 4.6 18.2
25,000–29,999 b 0 0 8.6 9.9 b 5.9 8.5 13.8 5.3 b b 0 0.9 9.0
30,000–34,999 b 0 0 3.5 9.4 b 0 1.9 10.9 7.9 b b 0 0 6.9
35,000–39,999 b 0 0 1.9 7.7 b 0 1.3 8.7 7.2 b b 0 0 4.1
40,000–44,999 b 0 0 0.5 5.1 b 0 0.9 3.2 3.8 b b 0 0 4.3
45,000–49,999 b 0 0 0 3.1 b 0 0 2.5 5.3 b b 0 0 0.1
50,000 or more b 0 0 0 23.7 b 0 0 5.5 38.4 b b 0 0 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
Number (thousands) 68 234 648 1,114 1,567 60 223 381 636 625 31 75 185 530 885
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.
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) All persons Men Women
Total Married Nonmarried Total Married Nonmarried
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 0.9 0.4 0.5 0.4 1.3 0.5 1.8
500–999 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.7 2.0 1.7 2.2
1,000–1,499 1.1 0.8 0.2 2.5 1.5 1.6 1.4
1,500–1,999 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.8
2,000–2,499 1.8 0.6 0.7 0.2 3.1 3.0 3.1
2,500–2,999 0.6 0 0 0.1 1.1 1.0 1.2
3,000–3,999 3.7 2.6 2.8 2.2 4.8 4.3 5.1
4,000–4,999 3.5 2.1 2.4 1.3 4.9 5.6 4.5
5,000–5,999 2.1 1.3 1.2 1.4 3.0 2.5 3.2
6,000–6,999 3.9 1.8 1.3 3.5 6.0 6.3 5.9
7,000–7,999 2.5 1.0 1.0 1.2 4.0 4.0 4.1
8,000–8,999 3.1 1.9 1.9 1.8 4.5 4.5 4.5
9,000–9,999 4.3 3.4 2.8 5.0 5.2 5.9 4.9
10,000–10,999 4.1 2.8 2.7 3.0 5.6 7.2 4.8
11,000–11,999 1.5 0.9 1.2 0.1 2.2 1.3 2.6
12,000–12,999 4.0 3.4 2.9 5.1 4.6 6.4 3.5
13,000–13,999 3.8 3.2 3.7 1.8 4.5 3.1 5.2
14,000–14,999 4.4 3.9 3.2 5.7 5.0 3.7 5.8
15,000–19,999 13.3 13.0 13.1 12.7 13.6 11.1 14.9
20,000–24,999 12.9 16.5 16.3 16.8 9.0 10.1 8.4
25,000–29,999 7.2 9.2 10.2 6.3 5.0 6.3 4.3
30,000–34,999 5.5 8.6 9.2 7.1 2.3 2.5 2.1
35,000–39,999 3.8 5.7 6.3 3.9 1.7 2.3 1.4
40,000–44,999 1.9 1.9 1.5 2.9 1.9 1.9 1.9
45,000–49,999 0.4 0.6 0.8 0 0.3 0.7 0
50,000 or more 7.9 13.2 13.1 13.5 2.2 2.0 2.3
Median income (dollars) 15,600 21,600 22,524 20,000 12,000 12,000 12,000
Number (thousands) 3,835 1,980 1,472 508 1,855 656 1,198
a. Includes federal, state, local, and military pensions.
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
Employer pension a (dollars) Total Beneficiary b Nonbeneficiary
Total Married Nonmarried Total Married Nonmarried
All persons
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.1 2.2 2.7 1.2
500–999 3.0 3.2 2.4 4.2 0.1 0 0.2
1,000–1,499 4.9 5.2 4.0 6.7 1.2 1.7 0.3
1,500–1,999 2.8 3.0 2.3 3.8 1.4 1.2 1.8
2,000–2,499 3.9 4.1 3.7 4.5 1.4 1.3 1.5
2,500–2,999 2.7 2.8 2.3 3.3 1.3 1.1 1.8
3,000–3,999 6.4 6.6 6.1 7.3 3.6 3.1 4.3
4,000–4,999 5.3 5.7 5.5 5.9 0.8 0.7 1.0
5,000–5,999 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.7 1.6 1.4 2.0
6,000–6,999 5.3 5.6 4.5 7.0 2.2 1.6 3.2
7,000–7,999 3.7 3.8 3.5 4.2 2.0 1.6 2.7
8,000–8,999 4.0 4.1 3.5 4.9 3.1 3.1 3.2
9,000–9,999 4.3 4.5 4.1 4.9 2.4 1.6 3.8
10,000–10,999 4.5 4.5 4.7 4.3 5.0 6.0 3.3
11,000–11,999 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.6 0.9 0.6 1.3
12,000–12,999 4.1 4.1 4.8 3.4 3.8 4.2 3.1
13,000–13,999 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.9 2.3 2.4 2.3
14,000–14,999 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.8 4.8 3.2 7.5
15,000–19,999 9.4 9.4 10.2 8.5 9.0 7.6 11.4
20,000–24,999 8.0 7.2 8.3 6.0 17.1 17.9 15.7
25,000–29,999 4.3 3.8 4.7 2.6 9.6 12.3 5.2
30,000–34,999 3.3 3.1 4.3 1.7 5.2 6.8 2.5
35,000–39,999 1.9 1.7 2.4 0.9 4.1 3.8 4.6
40,000–44,999 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.7 3.1 2.7 3.8
45,000–49,999 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.7 1.1 0.2
50,000 or more 4.4 3.8 5.2 2.1 11.0 10.3 12.2
Median income (dollars) 9,600 9,000 10,800 7,200 20,150 21,600 17,400
Number (thousands) 12,152 11,139 6,023 5,116 1,014 636 378
Men
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 1.3 1.2 1.4 0.6 2.4 3.2 0
500–999 1.6 1.8 1.9 1.4 0 0 0
1,000–1,499 3.4 3.7 3.1 5.4 0.5 0.6 0.1
1,500–1,999 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 2.2 1.3 4.9
2,000–2,499 3.4 3.6 3.4 4.1 0.8 1.1 0
2,500–2,999 2.0 2.2 2.0 2.6 0.6 0.6 0.8
3,000–3,999 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.0 2.7 3.2 1.3
4,000–4,999 4.2 4.6 4.7 4.2 0.4 0.5 0
5,000–5,999 3.2 3.4 3.2 3.7 2.0 1.8 2.6
6,000–6,999 3.6 3.8 3.5 4.6 1.2 0.9 2.3
7,000–7,999 3.3 3.5 3.3 4.1 1.3 1.7 0
8,000–8,999 3.7 3.6 3.3 4.3 4.5 3.9 6.5
9,000–9,999 4.0 4.3 3.7 5.9 1.1 0.3 3.6
10,000–10,999 4.9 5.2 4.9 6.1 0.8 1.0 0.3
11,000–11,999 1.8 2.0 1.9 2.2 0.7 0.8 0.4
12,000–12,999 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 3.4 3.5 3.2
13,000–13,999 2.4 2.4 2.6 1.9 1.8 2.1 0.8
14,000–14,999 3.4 3.5 3.3 4.0 2.4 1.7 4.4
15,000–19,999 10.8 11.2 11.4 10.7 6.4 6.4 6.3
20,000–24,999 10.0 9.1 9.2 9.0 19.5 18.4 23.0
25,000–29,999 5.8 5.0 5.5 3.6 15.1 16.7 9.6
30,000–34,999 4.9 4.7 5.3 3.0 7.3 8.3 4.2
35,000–39,999 2.7 2.5 2.8 1.5 5.5 5.4 5.6
40,000–44,999 1.2 1.1 1.2 0.9 2.2 2.1 2.8
45,000–49,999 0.2 0.2 0.3 0 0.5 0.5 0.5
50,000 or more 6.9 6.1 6.6 4.9 14.7 14.0 16.8
Median income (dollars) 12,000 12,000 12,000 10,380 24,000 24,000 24,000
Number (thousands) 6,718 6,148 4,526 1,622 570 434 136
Women
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1–499 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.7 1.8 1.7 1.9
500–999 4.6 5.0 3.9 5.5 0.2 0 0.3
1,000–1,499 6.7 7.1 6.7 7.3 2.1 4.1 0.4
1,500–1,999 4.2 4.5 4.1 4.7 0.4 1.0 0
2,000–2,499 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.8 2.1 1.7 2.4
2,500–2,999 3.4 3.5 3.2 3.7 2.2 2.1 2.3
3,000–3,999 8.2 8.5 8.8 8.4 4.7 3.1 6.0
4,000–4,999 6.6 7.0 7.8 6.7 1.4 1.1 1.6
5,000–5,999 3.3 3.5 3.0 3.7 1.1 0.4 1.7
6,000–6,999 7.5 7.9 7.5 8.0 3.5 3.1 3.8
7,000–7,999 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 2.8 1.2 4.2
8,000–8,999 4.5 4.7 3.9 5.1 1.3 1.4 1.3
9,000–9,999 4.7 4.8 5.5 4.5 4.1 4.3 3.9
10,000–10,999 4.1 3.6 4.0 3.4 10.4 16.8 5.0
11,000–11,999 1.5 1.5 2.0 1.3 1.1 0.3 1.8
12,000–12,999 3.5 3.4 5.1 2.7 4.3 5.9 3.0
13,000–13,999 3.1 3.1 2.5 3.4 3.0 2.9 3.1
14,000–14,999 2.5 2.0 1.6 2.2 8.0 6.5 9.2
15,000–19,999 7.6 7.2 6.4 7.5 12.3 10.1 14.2
20,000–24,999 5.6 4.9 5.5 4.6 14.0 16.8 11.7
25,000–29,999 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.7 2.7
30,000–34,999 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 2.5 3.6 1.6
35,000–39,999 1.0 0.9 1.3 0.7 2.4 0.4 4.1
40,000–44,999 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.6 4.2 4.1 4.3
45,000–49,999 0.2 0.1 0 0.2 1.0 2.2 0
50,000 or more 1.3 0.9 1.1 0.8 6.3 2.3 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.
Asset Income of Aged Units Table 5.D1 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status, sex of nonmarried persons, and age, 2004
Asset income (dollars) All units 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 55–61 62–64 65 or older
Total percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 250 34.0 33.3 28.7 31.4 28.4 23.3 39.0 41.9 34.0 34.9 38.6 32.2 41.4 43.7 34.7
250–499 8.9 7.9 8.8 8.8 8.0 8.5 8.9 7.5 9.1 7.5 5.3 8.0 9.8 8.7 9.5
500–749 5.9 6.2 5.5 5.5 6.2 5.0 6.8 6.2 5.9 7.9 6.1 5.1 6.2 6.2 6.2
750–999 3.4 2.0 3.8 3.8 2.3 4.2 2.7 1.7 3.4 3.4 0.5 2.5 2.3 2.3 3.7
1,000–1,499 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.8 6.5 5.5 7.4 5.5 6.1 8.0 3.3 6.9 7.1 6.7 5.8
1,500–1,999 3.7 3.6 4.5 3.9 4.5 4.6 3.5 2.1 4.3 2.7 1.1 3.8 3.9 2.6 4.5
2,000–2,499 4.2 3.8 4.2 4.0 4.0 4.5 4.5 3.4 3.9 4.1 2.5 3.0 4.8 3.9 4.2
2,500–2,999 3.4 2.1 2.8 3.5 2.6 2.2 3.1 1.2 3.4 3.7 1.4 3.3 2.7 1.1 3.4
3,000–3,999 3.8 4.0 4.8 4.3 4.2 4.6 2.8 3.6 5.0 3.1 4.0 3.9 2.7 3.4 5.5
4,000–4,999 2.5 3.3 3.8 2.7 3.0 4.2 2.2 3.9 3.4 2.2 5.9 2.9 2.1 2.9 3.6
5,000–9,999 8.7 9.1 10.7 9.6 10.1 11.3 7.0 7.5 10.1 7.8 9.3 12.1 6.5 6.5 9.4
10,000–14,999 4.7 5.9 5.1 5.1 7.1 6.6 4.1 3.7 3.5 5.5 2.4 4.4 3.2 4.4 3.2
15,000–19,999 2.4 3.0 2.2 2.8 3.2 2.7 1.7 2.7 1.6 2.0 5.8 1.9 1.6 1.0 1.5
20,000–24,999 1.5 2.3 1.9 1.6 2.5 2.2 1.2 2.0 1.5 0.7 1.7 1.9 1.5 2.2 1.3
25,000–29,999 0.9 0.8 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.9 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.9 0 0.9 0 0.3 0.3
30,000–34,999 0.5 0.3 0.8 0.7 0.3 1.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0 0 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.1
35,000–39,999 1.0 1.2 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.6 1.2 0.9 1.0 3.5 1.1 0.3 0 0.9
40,000–44,999 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0 0.3
45,000–49,999 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0 0.5 0 0.3 0.1
50,000 or more 3.4 4.4 3.9 3.3 4.0 5.1 3.5 5.0 2.6 3.9 8.1 4.9 3.3 3.4 1.7
Median income (dollars) 840 1,000 1,200 1,000 1,284 1,806 577 533 800 721 721 1,082 446 400 729
Number (thousands) 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 of Units 65 or Older Table 5.D2 Percentage distribution of recipient units, by marital status and quintiles of total money income, 2004
Asset income (dollars) 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
Less than 250 57.6 39.4 35.6 25.6 13.5 43.5 35.2 23.6 18.5 10.3 63.0 51.0 35.7 32.4 20.8
250–499 11.3 12.9 9.9 8.9 5.2 13.5 10.8 10.3 6.6 4.9 10.8 13.7 12.4 8.0 5.7
500–749 5.3 8.2 5.8 5.8 3.6 4.8 4.5 7.6 5.3 3.2 5.4 7.0 8.9 6.5 3.3
750–999 3.0 3.9 4.9 3.8 3.1 6.0 5.9 3.5 4.1 2.8 3.2 3.3 3.4 4.3 2.8
1,000–1,499 4.7 7.3 6.5 6.2 4.6 5.3 5.7 7.1 4.7 4.9 3.9 6.2 7.9 6.6 5.2
1,500–1,999 5.6 5.4 4.4 4.4 3.7 4.8 6.3 3.9 5.4 3.3 5.2 4.9 5.8 4.0 3.2
2,000–2,499 2.8 5.3 4.1 4.7 3.7 2.2 6.2 5.5 5.0 3.1 1.6 5.0 6.1 3.4 3.1
2,500–2,999 1.2 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.8 1.0 1.1 2.8 2.3 2.9 1.8 0.6 4.4 4.1 3.6
3,000–3,999 3.1 5.8 6.2 4.8 3.7 5.5 6.1 5.0 4.5 2.9 3.5 4.0 5.9 6.7 3.9
4,000–4,999 2.5 3.3 3.9 5.0 3.2 2.9 4.9 5.9 4.3 2.9 1.3 3.0 3.6 4.1 3.3
5,000–9,999 2.2 4.6 11.7 13.9 12.5 7.5 9.3 11.7 16.2 9.4 0.2 1.1 5.5 14.7 15.1
10,000–14,999 0.8 0.5 3.0 8.0 7.4 2.1 3.0 9.1 9.3 6.6 0 0.2 0.4 3.9 7.3
15,000–19,999 0 0 1.1 3.1 3.7 1.0 0.8 2.3 3.9 4.1 0 0 0 1.1 4.0
20,000–24,999 0 0 0.1 2.0 4.4 0 0.3 0.8 3.4 4.8 0 0 0 0.1 4.5
25,000–29,999 0 0 0 0.3 3.6 0 0 0.4 2.5 4.7 0 0 0 0 1.4
30,000–34,999 0 0 0 0.3 2.5 0 0 0.3 1.9 3.6 0 0 0 0 0.6
35,000–39,999 0 0 0 0.1 3.3 0 0 0.2 1.9 2.5 0 0 0 0 2.8
40,000–44,999 0 0 0 0 1.3 0 0 0 0.3 1.5 0 0 0 0 0.9
45,000–49,999 0 0 0 0 1.2 0 0 0 0.1 2.1 0 0 0 0 0.6
50,000 or more 0 0 0 0 12.8 0 0 0 0 19.7 0 0 0 0 8.0
Median income (dollars) 195 400 650 1,410 5,860 320 704 1,214 2,584 9,508 122 243 514 900 3,604
Number (thousands) 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
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.