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Table A15. One-Person Households, Female 65 Years Old or Over

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 3,897 6.1 $7,025 $97 49.4 68.2 29.1 2.7
1970 4,044 6.3 $7,138 $92 51.1 66.8 30.6 2.6
1971 4,342 6.5 $7,539 $89 44.9 64.1 32.9 3.0
1972 4,391 6.4 $8,114 $84 39.4 65.5 31.5 3.0
1973 4,509 6.5 $8,603 $84 34.4 63.3 34.7 2.0
1974 4,715 6.6 $8,785 $72 31.3 62.2 35.2 2.5
1975 5,136 7.0 $8,990 $73 31.6 58.5 39.1 2.4
1976 5,139 6.9 $9,020 $74 30.7 58.4 39.2 2.4
1977 5,362 7.1 $9,320 $73 28.3 58.8 39.1 2.1
1978 5,595 7.2 $9,574 $96 28.3 57.0 40.1 2.8
1979 5,841 7.2 $9,382 $92 30.3 59.8 37.7 2.6
1980 6,034 7.3 $9,437 $88 32.1 57.8 39.7 2.5
1981 6,180 7.4 $9,602 $91 31.2 55.3 41.4 3.3
1982 6,232 7.4 $10,039 $174 27.9 52.8 44.2 3.1
1983 6,327 7.4 $10,926 $206 26.0 48.7 46.6 4.7
1984 6,497 7.5 $10,865 $194 24.6 50.7 45.2 4.1
1985 6,637 7.5 $10,508 $197 26.8 53.4 42.9 3.7
1986 6,709 7.5 $10,648 $195 26.2 54.4 42.3 3.3
1987 6,764 7.4 $10,922 $203 25.3 53.9 43.0 3.1
1988 6,935 7.5 $10,858 $219 25.0 54.5 42.3 3.1
1989 7,233 7.7 $11,388 $195 23.3 52.9 43.5 3.6
1990 7,370 7.8 $11,257 $187 26.5 51.9 44.6 3.5
1991 7,437 7.8 $11,068 $188 26.6 51.4 45.9 2.7
1992 7,306 7.6 $10,924 $180 26.5 51.5 45.2 3.3
1993 7,273 7.5 $10,823 $180 26.2 51.9 44.9 3.2
1994 7.607 7.7 $11,145 $166 24.9 50.3 46.4 3.2
1995 7,540 7.6 $11,304 $175 23.6 51.0 45.9 3.1
1996 7,619 7.5 $11,454 $170 23.1 51.1 45.6 3.2

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


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