Silver Book Fact

Income of households headed by older adults

In 2013, households headed by persons 65+ had a median income of $51,486.

A Profile of Older Americans: 2014; 2015. https://www.acl.gov/sites/default/files/Aging%20and%20Disability%20in%20America/2014-Profile.pdf. Accessed July 1, 2015

Reference

Title
A Profile of Older Americans: 2014
Publication Date
2015
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Today's Older Population

Related Facts

  • Older adults in labor force, 2014
    There were 8.4 million older adults in the labor force in 2014, 4.6 million of whom were men, and 3.8 million of whom were women.  
  • Health Insurance Coverage of Persons 65+: 2006
    Health Insurance Coverage of Persons 65+: 2006  
  • Centennials in U.S., 2013
    In 2013, there were 67,347 centennials living in the United States.  
  • Persons 65+ as a percentage of total population by state, 2013
     
  • Percentage of population that is an older American
    14.1 percent of the population of the United States is considered to be an older American.