CATEGORY: RETIREMENT AGE CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Increase the EEA from 62 and the FRA from 67: At a rate of 1 month every 2 years starting in 2017 (EEA) and 2023 (FRA)
Start date: 2017  End date: not applicable  Proposed by: Social Security Advisory Board

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2070

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total -3% 60% 21% -5% 74% 26%
Sex
Female -3% 61% 21% -5% 74% 26%
Male -3% 59% 21% -5% 74% 26%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -1% 52% 24% -5% 69% 31%
White -4% 62% 20% -5% 75% 25%
Black -2% 56% 21% -5% 72% 28%
Other -4% 67% 17% -6% 79% 21%
Country of Birth
U.S. -3% 59% 21% -5% 73% 27%
Foreign -4% 62% 19% -5% 76% 24%
Age
60-69 -2% 52% 22% -9% 70% 30%
70-79 -4% 62% 22% -6% 74% 26%
80-89 -3% 63% 20% -5% 75% 25%
90+ -3% 65% 16% -3% 80% 20%
Marital Status
Married -4% 60% 22% -6% 73% 27%
Divorced -3% 59% 23% -5% 71% 29%
Widowed -3% 63% 12% -4% 84% 16%
Never Married -3% 58% 22% -5% 72% 28%
Education
Graduate -5% 72% 14% -6% 83% 17%
Bachelor -5% 71% 16% -5% 82% 18%
Associate -2% 56% 23% -5% 71% 29%
High School -1% 53% 24% -5% 69% 31%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 50% 27% -5% 65% 35%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -3% 60% 21% -5% 74% 26%
In poverty 0% 42% 37% -1% 53% 47%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ -5% 71% 16% -5% 82% 18%
$116,305 - $221,317 -5% 67% 17% -6% 80% 20%
$67,516 - $116,305 -4% 61% 21% -5% 75% 25%
$36,533 - $67,516 -2% 54% 24% -5% 70% 30%
$0-$36,533 0% 46% 27% -3% 63% 37%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -4% 64% 23%
Widow(er) -2% 57% 14%
Spouse -1% 53% 31%
Disabled worker 0% 1% 0%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total 4% 96% 5% 95%
Sex
Female 4% 96% 5% 95%
Male 3% 96% 4% 96%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 4% 96% 6% 94%
White 4% 96% 4% 96%
Black 3% 97% 4% 96%
Other 4% 96% 5% 95%
Country of Birth
U.S. 4% 96% 5% 95%
Foreign 3% 97% 4% 96%
Age
60-69 13% 86% 18% 82%
70-79 0% 100% 0% 100%
80-89 0% 100% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 4% 96% 5% 95%
Divorced 5% 95% 6% 94%
Widowed 2% 98% 2% 98%
Never Married 2% 97% 3% 97%
Education
Graduate 3% 96% 4% 96%
Bachelor 4% 96% 4% 96%
Associate 4% 96% 4% 95%
High School 3% 96% 5% 95%
Less than 12 Yrs 5% 95% 6% 94%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 4% 96% 5% 95%
In poverty 2% 98% 3% 97%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 5% 94% 6% 93%
$116,305 - $221,317 5% 94% 6% 93%
$67,516 - $116,305 4% 96% 5% 95%
$36,533 - $67,516 2% 98% 2% 98%
$0-$36,533 2% 98% 3% 97%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 4% 96%
Widow(er) 2% 98%
Spouse 6% 94%
Disabled worker 0% 100%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total -1% 52% 13% -1% 61% 15%
Sex
Female -1% 54% 13% -1% 63% 14%
Male 0% 50% 14% -1% 59% 17%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 48% 16% -1% 59% 19%
White -1% 53% 12% -1% 61% 14%
Black -1% 51% 16% -1% 63% 20%
Other -1% 53% 8% -1% 61% 9%
Country of Birth
U.S. -1% 52% 14% -1% 61% 16%
Foreign -1% 52% 11% -1% 62% 12%
Age
60-69 -1% 50% 14% -2% 64% 18%
70-79 -1% 55% 13% -1% 62% 15%
80-89 -1% 52% 13% -1% 60% 15%
90+ 0% 41% 10% 0% 49% 11%
Marital Status
Married -1% 56% 11% -1% 62% 11%
Divorced 0% 48% 18% -1% 59% 22%
Widowed 0% 47% 9% -1% 62% 11%
Never Married 0% 48% 18% -1% 60% 22%
Education
Graduate -1% 55% 7% -1% 62% 8%
Bachelor -1% 57% 8% -1% 64% 9%
Associate -1% 52% 15% -1% 62% 18%
High School 0% 49% 17% -1% 59% 20%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 46% 18% -1% 57% 22%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -1% 52% 13% -1% 61% 15%
In poverty 0% 34% 32% 0% 43% 40%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0% 36% 1% 0% 40% 1%
$116,305 - $221,317 -1% 60% 6% -1% 67% 7%
$67,516 - $116,305 -1% 62% 13% -2% 71% 14%
$36,533 - $67,516 -1% 56% 20% -2% 68% 23%
$0-$36,533 0% 45% 26% -2% 61% 34%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -1% 55% 15%
Widow(er) 0% 44% 10%
Spouse -1% 57% 13%
Disabled worker 0% 9% 3%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total 4% 93% 4% 92%
Sex
Female 4% 93% 4% 92%
Male 4% 93% 4% 92%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 4% 92% 5% 91%
White 3% 94% 4% 93%
Black 3% 94% 4% 93%
Other 3% 90% 4% 89%
Country of Birth
U.S. 4% 93% 4% 93%
Foreign 3% 91% 4% 90%
Age
60-69 12% 82% 15% 77%
70-79 1% 97% 1% 97%
80-89 0% 98% 0% 98%
90+ 0% 96% 0% 96%
Marital Status
Married 4% 92% 5% 91%
Divorced 4% 93% 5% 92%
Widowed 2% 95% 2% 94%
Never Married 2% 94% 3% 93%
Education
Graduate 3% 92% 3% 91%
Bachelor 3% 93% 4% 92%
Associate 3% 94% 4% 93%
High School 4% 93% 4% 92%
Less than 12 Yrs 5% 91% 6% 89%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 3% 93% 4% 92%
In poverty 6% 82% 6% 82%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 4% 83% 5% 82%
$116,305 - $221,317 5% 93% 5% 92%
$67,516 - $116,305 4% 95% 4% 94%
$36,533 - $67,516 2% 98% 3% 97%
$0-$36,533 2% 96% 3% 95%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 4% 93%
Widow(er) 2% 95%
Spouse 5% 91%
Disabled worker 2% 95%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 2.1% 2.4%
Sex
Female 2.4% 2.8%
Male 1.7% 2.1%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 2.9% 3.3%
White 1.4% 1.7%
Black 4.1% 4.4%
Other 2.3% 2.7%
Country of Birth
U.S. 1.6% 1.9%
Foreign 3.9% 4.3%
Age
60-69 2.3% 3.5%
70-79 2.0% 2.1% 0.0%
80-89 2.1% 2.1% 0.0% 0
90+ 1.6% 1.5% 0.0% -2
Marital Status
Married 0.7% 0.9%
Divorced 2.6% 3.6%
Widowed 1.9% 2.5%
Never Married 5.2% 5.2% 0.0% 0
Education
Graduate 0.7% 0.9%
Bachelor 0.8% 1.0%
Associate 1.4% 1.8%
High School 2.9% 3.3%
Less than 12 Yrs 5.5% 6.3%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.5%
In poverty 100.0% 94.7% -5.3% -108
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
$116,305 - $221,317 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
$67,516 - $116,305 0.0% 0.1%
$36,533 - $67,516 0.2% 0.6%
$0-$36,533 10.2% 11.4%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 2.2% 2.4%
Widow(er) 1.4% 2.4%
Spouse 1.9% 2.4%
Disabled worker 3.2% 3.2%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 4.6% 2.4% -2.2% -2,135
Sex
Female 5.2% 2.8% -2.4% -1,248
Male 3.9% 2.1% -1.9% -886
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 6.2% 3.3% -2.9% -676
White 3.2% 1.7% -1.5% -824
Black 8.8% 4.4% -4.5% -443
Other 4.7% 2.7% -2.0% -190
Country of Birth
U.S. 3.9% 1.9% -2.0% -1,521
Foreign 7.1% 4.3% -2.8% -613
Age
60-69 4.7% 3.5% -1.2% -311
70-79 4.5% 2.1% -2.4% -901
80-89 4.9% 2.1% -2.8% -697
90+ 4.0% 1.5% -2.5% -225
Marital Status
Married 1.4% 0.9% -0.6% -264
Divorced 6.1% 3.6% -2.5% -509
Widowed 5.2% 2.5% -2.7% -408
Never Married 10.6% 5.2% -5.5% -952
Education
Graduate 1.5% 0.9% -0.6% -85
Bachelor 1.7% 1.0% -0.7% -152
Associate 3.6% 1.8% -1.8% -387
High School 6.6% 3.3% -3.3% -1,033
Less than 12 Yrs 10.9% 6.3% -4.7% -475
Official Poverty
Above poverty 2.6% 0.5% -2.1% -2,030
In poverty 99.8% 94.7% -5.1% -104
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -1
$116,305 - $221,317 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% -7
$67,516 - $116,305 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0
$36,533 - $67,516 0.7% 0.6% -0.1% -26
$0-$36,533 22.1% 11.4% -10.7% -2,098
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 4.6% 2.4% -2.2% -1,615
Widow(er) 4.5% 2.4% -2.1% -284
Spouse 4.0% 2.4% -1.6% -90
Disabled worker 6.8% 3.2% -3.6% -145
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 98,164 100.0 79,254 100.0 58,679 100.0 20,575 100.0
Sex
Female 51,202 52.2 41,929 52.9 31,038 52.9 10,891 52.9
Male 46,962 47.8 37,325 47.1 27,641 47.1 9,684 47.1
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,383 23.8 17,796 22.5 12,236 20.9 5,560 27.0
White 55,317 56.4 45,789 57.8 34,539 58.9 11,250 54.7
Black 9,910 10.1 7,642 9.6 5,525 9.4 2,117 10.3
Other 9,553 9.7 8,027 10.1 6,380 10.9 1,647 8.0
Country of Birth
U.S. 76,560 78.0 61,773 77.9 45,326 77.2 16,446 79.9
Foreign 21,604 22.0 17,481 22.1 13,353 22.8 4,128 20.1
Age
60-69 26,837 27.3 19,862 25.1 13,962 23.8 5,900 28.7
70-79 37,436 38.1 31,320 39.5 23,183 39.5 8,137 39.5
80-89 24,883 25.3 20,741 26.2 15,644 26.7 5,098 24.8
90+ 9,008 9.2 7,331 9.2 5,891 10.0 1,439 7.0
Marital Status
Married 45,159 46.0 37,165 46.9 27,115 46.2 10,050 48.8
Divorced 20,404 20.8 16,737 21.1 11,949 20.4 4,788 23.3
Widowed 15,160 15.4 11,433 14.4 9,574 16.3 1,859 9.0
Never Married 17,440 17.8 13,919 17.6 10,042 17.1 3,878 18.8
Education
Graduate 13,607 13.9 11,699 14.8 9,732 16.6 1,967 9.6
Bachelor 21,811 22.2 18,805 23.7 15,423 26.3 3,382 16.4
Associate 20,971 21.4 16,686 21.1 11,795 20.1 4,891 23.8
High School 31,551 32.1 24,242 30.6 16,618 28.3 7,624 37.1
Less than 12 Yrs 10,224 10.4 7,822 9.9 5,111 8.7 2,711 13.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 96,118 97.9 77,635 98.0 57,825 98.5 19,810 96.3
In poverty 2,046 2.1 1,619 2.0 854 1.5 765 3.7
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,579 19.9 16,911 21.3 13,823 23.6 3,088 15.0
$116,305 - $221,317 19,580 19.9 16,503 20.8 13,138 22.4 3,365 16.4
$67,516 - $116,305 19,655 20.0 16,097 20.3 12,022 20.5 4,074 19.8
$36,533 - $67,516 19,715 20.1 15,373 19.4 10,702 18.2 4,672 22.7
$0-$36,533 19,635 20.0 14,370 18.1 8,995 15.3 5,375 26.1
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 74,965 76.4 64,960 82.0 47,966 81.7 16,994 82.6
Widow(er) 13,655 13.9 9,694 12.2 7,801 13.3 1,893 9.2
Spouse 5,475 5.6 4,569 5.8 2,885 4.9 1,685 8.2
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 30 0.0 27 0.0 3 0.0
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 98,164 100.0 98,077 100.0 3,611 100.0 94,466 100.0
Sex
Female 51,202 52.2 51,171 52.2 2,013 55.8 49,157 52.0
Male 46,962 47.8 46,906 47.8 1,597 44.2 45,309 48.0
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,383 23.8 23,363 23.8 1,017 28.2 22,346 23.7
White 55,317 56.4 55,271 56.4 1,955 54.2 53,316 56.4
Black 9,910 10.1 9,901 10.1 273 7.6 9,628 10.2
Other 9,553 9.7 9,541 9.7 365 10.1 9,176 9.7
Country of Birth
U.S. 76,560 78.0 76,489 78.0 2,881 79.8 73,608 77.9
Foreign 21,604 22.0 21,588 22.0 730 20.2 20,858 22.1
Age
60-69 26,837 27.3 26,756 27.3 3,586 99.3 23,170 24.5
70-79 37,436 38.1 37,431 38.2 19 0.5 37,412 39.6
80-89 24,883 25.3 24,881 25.4 5 0.2 24,876 26.3
90+ 9,008 9.2 9,008 9.2 . . . . . . 9,008 9.5
Marital Status
Married 45,159 46.0 45,119 46.0 1,936 53.6 43,183 45.7
Divorced 20,404 20.8 20,388 20.8 978 27.1 19,411 20.5
Widowed 15,160 15.4 15,154 15.5 268 7.4 14,886 15.8
Never Married 17,440 17.8 17,415 17.8 428 11.9 16,987 18.0
Education
Graduate 13,607 13.9 13,587 13.9 468 13.0 13,120 13.9
Bachelor 21,811 22.2 21,795 22.2 820 22.7 20,975 22.2
Associate 20,971 21.4 20,954 21.4 744 20.6 20,210 21.4
High School 31,551 32.1 31,531 32.1 1,104 30.6 30,427 32.2
Less than 12 Yrs 10,224 10.4 10,210 10.4 475 13.2 9,735 10.3
Official Poverty
Above poverty 96,118 97.9 96,034 97.9 3,566 98.8 92,468 97.9
In poverty 2,046 2.1 2,043 2.1 45 1.2 1,999 2.1
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,579 19.9 19,549 19.9 1,072 29.7 18,477 19.6
$116,305 - $221,317 19,580 19.9 19,562 19.9 1,063 29.4 18,499 19.6
$67,516 - $116,305 19,655 20.0 19,631 20.0 735 20.3 18,896 20.0
$36,533 - $67,516 19,715 20.1 19,707 20.1 372 10.3 19,336 20.5
$0-$36,533 19,635 20.0 19,628 20.0 370 10.2 19,258 20.4
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 74,965 76.4 74,884 76.4 2,955 81.8 71,929 76.1
Widow(er) 13,655 13.9 13,650 13.9 329 9.1 13,321 14.1
Spouse 5,475 5.6 5,474 5.6 327 9.0 5,147 5.4
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 4,069 4.1 . . . . . . 4,069 4.3
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: . . . = not applicable.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Scheduled (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 98,164 -1,905 -1,878 96,285
Sex
Female 51,202 -1,194 -1,180 50,022
Male 46,962 -711 -698 46,263
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,383 -589 -584 22,799
White 55,317 -1,030 -1,015 54,302
Black 9,910 -142 -139 9,770
Other 9,553 -145 -138 9,414
Country of Birth
U.S. 76,560 -1,532 -1,514 75,045
Foreign 21,604 -373 -364 21,240
Age
60-69 26,837 -1,905 -1,878 24,958
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,435
80-89 24,883 0 0 24,883
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,159 -1,005 -991 44,168
Divorced 20,404 -605 -602 19,802
Widowed 15,160 -166 -165 14,994
Never Married 17,440 -129 -119 17,321
Education
Graduate 13,607 -185 -178 13,428
Bachelor 21,811 -357 -356 21,455
Associate 20,971 -395 -389 20,582
High School 31,551 -657 -642 30,908
Less than 12 Yrs 10,224 -312 -311 9,912
Official Poverty
Above poverty 96,118 -1,865 -1,838 94,279
In poverty 2,046 -40 -40 2,006
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,579 -457 -451 19,128
$116,305 - $221,317 19,580 -458 -455 19,125
$67,516 - $116,305 19,655 -355 -339 19,315
$36,533 - $67,516 19,715 -306 -303 19,411
$0-$36,533 19,635 -329 -329 19,306
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 74,965 -1,443 -1,443 73,521
Widow(er) 13,655 -258 -258 13,396
Spouse 5,475 -203 -203 5,272
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
None 0 0 26
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2070: Increase EEA and FRA vs. Payable (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 98,164 -1,905 -1,878 96,285
Sex
Female 51,202 -1,194 -1,180 50,022
Male 46,962 -711 -698 46,263
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,383 -589 -584 22,799
White 55,317 -1,030 -1,015 54,302
Black 9,910 -142 -139 9,770
Other 9,553 -145 -138 9,414
Country of Birth
U.S. 76,560 -1,532 -1,514 75,045
Foreign 21,604 -373 -364 21,240
Age
60-69 26,837 -1,905 -1,878 24,958
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,435
80-89 24,883 0 0 24,883
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,159 -1,005 -991 44,168
Divorced 20,404 -605 -602 19,802
Widowed 15,160 -166 -165 14,994
Never Married 17,440 -129 -119 17,321
Education
Graduate 13,607 -185 -178 13,428
Bachelor 21,811 -357 -356 21,455
Associate 20,971 -395 -389 20,582
High School 31,551 -657 -642 30,908
Less than 12 Yrs 10,224 -312 -311 9,912
Official Poverty
Above poverty 96,118 -1,865 -1,838 94,279
In poverty 2,046 -40 -40 2,006
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,579 -457 -451 19,128
$116,305 - $221,317 19,580 -458 -455 19,125
$67,516 - $116,305 19,655 -355 -339 19,315
$36,533 - $67,516 19,715 -306 -303 19,411
$0-$36,533 19,635 -329 -329 19,306
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 74,965 -1,443 -1,443 73,521
Widow(er) 13,655 -258 -258 13,396
Spouse 5,475 -203 -203 5,272
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
None 0 0 26
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.