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Population Profiles

  1. Child Beneficiaries
    & Poverty
  2. Marital Status
    & Poverty
  3. Never
    Beneficiaries
  4. Taxable Maximum
    Earners
  5. Veteran
    Beneficiaries

Chart Description - Marital Status & Poverty

Released: May 2016
Next expected update: Winter 2018
Poverty rates of persons aged 65 or older, by marital status and sex, 2014
Marital status Percentage below 100% of poverty
Both sexes Men Women
All 10.0 7.4 12.1
Married 5.0 5.1 4.9
Widowed 14.8 9.2 16.3
Divorced 16.2 12.8 18.4
Never married 23.6 20.4 26.1