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Table A11. Married-Couple, Householder 65 Years Old or Over, No Related Children Under 18 Years Old

Year Number of
households
(thousands)
Percent
of all
house-
holds
Median income House-
holder
poverty
rate
Percent with specified level
of relative income
Value SE Low Middle High
1969 5,419 8.5 $18,553 $232 16.0 34.1 58.1 7.8
1970 5,508 8.6 $18,615 $216 14.7 32.9 59.0 8.2
1971 5,739 8.6 $19,451 $195 11.8 29.5 61.9 8.6
1972 5,808 8.5 $20,461 $268 9.9 29.0 62.3 8.7
1973 6,123 8.8 $20,690 $240 7.9 30.4 60.7 8.9
1974 6,295 8.8 $22,075 $247 6.8 24.8 66.9 8.3
1975 6,383 8.8 $22,011 $244 7.4 24.6 66.8 8.5
1976 6,367 8.6 $23,001 $280 7.1 24.6 66.9 8.4
1977 6,463 8.5 $22,587 $232 6.6 25.5 65.9 8.7
1978 6,728 8.7 $23,319 $334 7.2 25.5 64.9 9.6
1979 7,116 8.8 $23,724 $288 7.8 25.4 66.5 8.0
1980 7,333 8.9 $24,456 $323 7.3 23.1 67.5 9.4
1981 7,547 9.0 $25,170 $333 6.9 20.8 68.0 11.2
1982 7,590 9.0 $26,665 $359 7.4 19.7 69.0 11.3
1983 7,609 8.9 $27,642 $322 6.5 18.8 69.9 11.3
1984 7,757 8.9 $27,973 $359 5.2 18.2 69.7 12.1
1985 7,981 9.0 $28,187 $344 5.2 19.0 69.7 11.3
1986 8,117 9.1 $29,072 $367 5.2 18.9 69.1 12.0
1987 8,269 9.1 $29,073 $321 5.1 19.6 70.2 10.2
1988 8,432 9.1 $28,977 $419 4.9 20.5 67.7 11.8
1989 8,585 9.2 $29,230 $372 5.2 22.2 65.9 11.9
1990 8,675 9.2 $30,252 $375 4.5 19.7 67.5 12.8
1991 8,879 9.3 $29,172 $343 4.7 18.1 69.4 12.5
1992 8,847 9.2 $28,531 $328 5.9 19.5 69.6 10.9
1993 8,874 9.1 $28,263 $368 4.8 18.6 69.6 11.8
1994 8,945 9.0 $28,168 $360 4.2 17.4 70.1 12.4
1995 8,964 9.0 $29,414 $363 3.6 17.4 69.4 13.2
1996 8,766 8.7 $29,210 $385 4.2 18.0 69.3 12.7

Source: U. S. Bureau of the Census, March Current Population Surveys.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 13, 2011