CATEGORY: WORKER BENEFIT CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Price index the PIA formula: Protect the bottom 30% of workers from price indexing
Start date: 2020  End date: not applicable  Proposed by: Social Security Advisory Board

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2050

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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 -8% 70% 0% -13% 100% 0%
Sex
Female -6% 64% 0% -12% 100% 0%
Male -11% 76% 0% -14% 100% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -5% 62% 0% -11% 100% 0%
White -9% 73% 0% -14% 100% 0%
Black -5% 63% 0% -12% 100% 0%
Other -8% 68% 0% -15% 100% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -9% 72% 0% -13% 100% 0%
Foreign -5% 61% 0% -12% 100% 0%
Age
60-69 -10% 68% 0% -18% 100% 0%
70-79 -11% 77% 0% -15% 100% 0%
80-89 -8% 78% 0% -10% 100% 0%
90+ 0% 22% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Marital Status
Married -10% 75% 0% -14% 100% 0%
Divorced -9% 72% 0% -13% 100% 0%
Widowed -4% 59% 0% -11% 100% 0%
Never Married -5% 61% 0% -13% 100% 0%
Education
Graduate -14% 80% 0% -17% 100% 0%
Bachelor -13% 81% 0% -16% 100% 0%
Associate -8% 72% 0% -12% 100% 0%
High School -4% 62% 0% -11% 100% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 49% 0% -10% 100% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -9% 72% 0% -13% 100% 0%
In poverty 0% 4% 0% -6% 100% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ -15% 83% 0% -18% 100% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 -13% 81% 0% -15% 100% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -10% 77% 0% -13% 100% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -6% 68% 0% -10% 100% 0%
$0-$33,157 0% 39% 0% -6% 100% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -9% 72% 0% -13% 100% 0%
Widow(er) -3% 57% 0% -11% 100% 0%
Spouse -10% 80% 0% -13% 100% 0%
Disabled worker -2% 53% 0% -12% 100% 0%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
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, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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 9% 88% 13% 83%
Sex
Female 6% 92% 9% 87%
Male 12% 84% 16% 80%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 6% 92% 9% 87%
White 10% 87% 13% 83%
Black 6% 92% 9% 88%
Other 12% 85% 18% 78%
Country of Birth
U.S. 9% 88% 13% 83%
Foreign 7% 91% 11% 85%
Age
60-69 22% 75% 32% 63%
70-79 6% 89% 8% 86%
80-89 0% 100% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 11% 86% 14% 82%
Divorced 10% 87% 13% 82%
Widowed 3% 96% 5% 93%
Never Married 9% 89% 15% 82%
Education
Graduate 17% 79% 21% 74%
Bachelor 14% 81% 18% 77%
Associate 7% 91% 9% 87%
High School 5% 94% 8% 90%
Less than 12 Yrs 4% 95% 8% 90%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 9% 88% 13% 83%
In poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 20% 75% 24% 70%
$103,985 - $200,444 13% 82% 16% 78%
$60,527 - $103,985 8% 90% 10% 87%
$33,157 - $60,527 3% 96% 5% 94%
$0-$33,157 0% 99% 1% 99%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 10% 87% 14% 82%
Widow(er) 4% 95% 6% 91%
Spouse 8% 88% 10% 85%
Disabled worker 7% 91% 13% 84%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
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, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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 -2% 66% 0% -4% 90% 0%
Sex
Female -2% 62% 0% -4% 90% 0%
Male -3% 71% 0% -4% 90% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -2% 58% 0% -4% 88% 0%
White -3% 69% 0% -4% 91% 0%
Black -2% 60% 0% -4% 93% 0%
Other -2% 63% 0% -4% 89% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -3% 69% 0% -4% 91% 0%
Foreign -1% 56% 0% -4% 87% 0%
Age
60-69 -3% 65% 0% -5% 92% 0%
70-79 -3% 75% 0% -5% 93% 0%
80-89 -2% 71% 0% -3% 88% 0%
90+ 0% 15% 0% -1% 58% 0%
Marital Status
Married -3% 73% 0% -4% 91% 0%
Divorced -2% 65% 0% -4% 91% 0%
Widowed -1% 51% 0% -4% 88% 0%
Never Married -1% 56% 0% -4% 91% 0%
Education
Graduate -3% 74% 0% -4% 90% 0%
Bachelor -3% 76% 0% -4% 92% 0%
Associate -3% 70% 0% -4% 92% 0%
High School -2% 59% 0% -4% 89% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 46% 0% -4% 86% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -2% 68% 0% -4% 90% 0%
In poverty 0% 3% 0% -3% 80% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ -1% 65% 0% -2% 77% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 -3% 78% 0% -4% 92% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -4% 77% 0% -5% 95% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -4% 71% 0% -6% 96% 0%
$0-$33,157 0% 39% 0% -5% 97% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -2% 69% 0% -4% 90% 0%
Widow(er) -1% 52% 0% -4% 90% 0%
Spouse -4% 75% 0% -5% 92% 0%
Disabled worker -1% 52% 0% -5% 90% 0%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
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, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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% 79% 6% 73%
Sex
Female 3% 83% 4% 77%
Male 5% 75% 7% 70%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 3% 85% 4% 80%
White 5% 77% 6% 71%
Black 4% 86% 5% 81%
Other 4% 72% 6% 63%
Country of Birth
U.S. 5% 79% 6% 73%
Foreign 3% 81% 4% 73%
Age
60-69 12% 67% 18% 55%
70-79 2% 78% 2% 73%
80-89 0% 91% 0% 90%
90+ 0% 94% 0% 95%
Marital Status
Married 4% 77% 5% 71%
Divorced 6% 78% 8% 72%
Widowed 2% 88% 3% 83%
Never Married 6% 79% 8% 72%
Education
Graduate 7% 63% 9% 56%
Bachelor 6% 69% 8% 64%
Associate 3% 84% 5% 80%
High School 3% 87% 4% 82%
Less than 12 Yrs 2% 87% 4% 83%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 4% 79% 6% 73%
In poverty 4% 84% 0% 95%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 5% 40% 0% 6% 35%
$103,985 - $200,444 7% 76% 9% 71%
$60,527 - $103,985 5% 88% 6% 86%
$33,157 - $60,527 3% 95% 4% 93%
$0-$33,157 1% 97% 1% 99%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 4% 78% 6% 72%
Widow(er) 2% 88% 4% 83%
Spouse 5% 72% 6% 67%
Disabled worker 4% 86% 7% 79%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 3.5% 3.6%
Sex
Female 4.2% 4.3%
Male 2.7% 2.7% 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 5.0% 5.1%
White 2.4% 2.5%
Black 6.7% 6.7%
Other 4.1% 4.2% 0.0%
Country of Birth
U.S. 2.8% 2.9%
Foreign 5.9% 6.0% 0.0%
Age
60-69 4.4% 4.5%
70-79 3.1% 3.2%
80-89 3.2% 3.2%
90+ 2.9% 2.9% 0.0% 0
Marital Status
Married 1.3% 1.3% 0.0%
Divorced 5.2% 5.5%
Widowed 3.9% 3.9% 0.0%
Never Married 9.6% 9.7% 0.0%
Education
Graduate 1.3% 1.4% 0.0%
Bachelor 1.4% 1.5%
Associate 2.6% 2.7%
High School 5.0% 5.1%
Less than 12 Yrs 8.8% 8.9%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.1%
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
$103,985 - $200,444 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
$60,527 - $103,985 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%
$33,157 - $60,527 0.4% 0.5%
$0-$33,157 16.7% 17.0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 3.5% 3.5% 0.0%
Widow(er) 3.1% 3.1% 0.0%
Spouse 3.3% 4.3%
Disabled worker 5.5% 5.5% 0.0% 0
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 7.0% 3.6% -3.4% -2,974
Sex
Female 8.2% 4.3% -3.8% -1,786
Male 5.6% 2.7% -2.9% -1,188
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 9.4% 5.1% -4.4% -699
White 5.2% 2.5% -2.6% -1,437
Black 13.0% 6.7% -6.3% -599
Other 7.4% 4.2% -3.3% -238
Country of Birth
U.S. 6.1% 2.9% -3.2% -2,195
Foreign 9.9% 6.0% -3.9% -779
Age
60-69 8.1% 4.5% -3.6% -922
70-79 6.6% 3.2% -3.4% -1,083
80-89 6.6% 3.2% -3.3% -731
90+ 6.0% 2.9% -3.1% -237
Marital Status
Married 2.3% 1.3% -1.1% -470
Divorced 11.0% 5.5% -5.6% -924
Widowed 8.6% 3.9% -4.7% -724
Never Married 17.6% 9.7% -7.9% -856
Education
Graduate 2.2% 1.4% -0.9% -98
Bachelor 2.9% 1.5% -1.4% -283
Associate 5.9% 2.7% -3.3% -648
High School 9.8% 5.1% -4.8% -1,358
Less than 12 Yrs 16.2% 8.9% -7.3% -586
Official Poverty
Above poverty 3.6% 0.1% -3.5% -2,974
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% -6
$103,985 - $200,444 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -13
$60,527 - $103,985 0.5% 0.2% -0.3% -49
$33,157 - $60,527 1.2% 0.5% -0.8% -138
$0-$33,157 32.8% 17.0% -15.8% -2,766
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 6.5% 3.5% -3.0% -1,981
Widow(er) 8.1% 3.1% -5.0% -625
Spouse 6.9% 4.3% -2.6% -149
Disabled worker 11.5% 5.5% -5.9% -218
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
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, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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 87,563 100.0 61,002 100.0 60,979 100.0 23 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 29,637 48.6 29,617 48.6 20 87.9
Male 41,108 46.9 31,365 51.4 31,362 51.4 3 12.1
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 9,983 16.4 9,981 16.4 2 7.7
White 54,725 62.5 40,108 65.7 40,093 65.7 16 67.6
Black 9,521 10.9 5,970 9.8 5,967 9.8 3 12.7
Other 7,231 8.3 4,941 8.1 4,938 8.1 3 12.0
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 48,890 80.1 48,871 80.1 20 85.5
Foreign 19,898 22.7 12,111 19.9 12,108 19.9 3 14.5
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 17,477 28.6 17,466 28.6 11 47.3
70-79 32,047 36.6 24,694 40.5 24,684 40.5 10 44.0
80-89 21,891 25.0 17,112 28.1 17,110 28.1 2 8.7
90+ 7,795 8.9 1,718 2.8 1,718 2.8 . . . . . .
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 33,428 54.8 33,421 54.8 8 33.6
Divorced 16,656 19.0 11,934 19.6 11,929 19.6 5 19.8
Widowed 15,365 17.5 9,022 14.8 9,011 14.8 11 46.7
Never Married 10,786 12.3 6,617 10.8 6,617 10.9 . . . . . .
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 8,843 14.5 8,840 14.5 3 12.9
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 16,268 26.7 16,268 26.7 . . . . . .
Associate 19,742 22.5 14,300 23.4 14,292 23.4 9 37.7
High School 28,574 32.6 17,617 28.9 17,609 28.9 8 35.2
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 3,973 6.5 3,970 6.5 3 14.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 60,894 99.8 60,871 99.8 23 100.0
In poverty 3,064 3.5 108 0.2 108 0.2 . . . . . .
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 14,462 23.7 14,460 23.7 2 7.7
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 14,220 23.3 14,214 23.3 6 26.1
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 13,478 22.1 13,476 22.1 2 7.4
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 11,930 19.6 11,930 19.6 . . . . . .
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 6,912 11.3 6,898 11.3 14 58.7
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 47,304 77.5 47,293 77.6 10 45.3
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 7,160 11.7 7,147 11.7 13 54.7
Spouse 5,677 6.5 4,567 7.5 4,567 7.5 . . . . . .
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 1,971 3.2 1,971 3.2 . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
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 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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 87,563 100.0 85,189 100.0 7,716 100.0 77,473 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 45,520 53.4 2,783 36.1 42,737 55.2
Male 41,108 46.9 39,669 46.6 4,933 63.9 34,736 44.8
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 15,734 18.5 920 11.9 14,814 19.1
White 54,725 62.5 53,097 62.3 5,373 69.6 47,724 61.6
Black 9,521 10.9 9,360 11.0 555 7.2 8,805 11.4
Other 7,231 8.3 6,998 8.2 867 11.2 6,131 7.9
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 65,761 77.2 6,357 82.4 59,404 76.7
Foreign 19,898 22.7 19,428 22.8 1,359 17.6 18,069 23.3
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 24,934 29.3 5,656 73.3 19,277 24.9
70-79 32,047 36.6 30,602 35.9 2,004 26.0 28,598 36.9
80-89 21,891 25.0 21,859 25.7 53 0.7 21,806 28.1
90+ 7,795 8.9 7,795 9.1 2 0.0 7,792 10.1
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 43,335 50.9 4,736 61.4 38,599 49.8
Divorced 16,656 19.0 16,132 18.9 1,604 20.8 14,529 18.8
Widowed 15,365 17.5 15,174 17.8 416 5.4 14,759 19.1
Never Married 10,786 12.3 10,548 12.4 961 12.5 9,587 12.4
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 10,540 12.4 1,842 23.9 8,697 11.2
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 19,333 22.7 2,916 37.8 16,417 21.2
Associate 19,742 22.5 19,279 22.6 1,326 17.2 17,953 23.2
High School 28,574 32.6 28,104 33.0 1,333 17.3 26,772 34.6
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 7,934 9.3 299 3.9 7,635 9.9
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 82,125 96.4 7,716 100.0 74,409 96.0
In poverty 3,064 3.5 3,064 3.6 . . . . . . 3,064 4.0
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 16,600 19.5 3,445 44.6 13,155 17.0
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 16,775 19.7 2,330 30.2 14,445 18.6
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 17,041 20.0 1,339 17.4 15,702 20.3
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 17,299 20.3 551 7.1 16,748 21.6
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 17,474 20.5 51 0.7 17,424 22.5
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 63,767 74.9 6,534 84.7 57,233 73.9
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 12,319 14.5 449 5.8 11,870 15.3
Spouse 5,677 6.5 5,463 6.4 468 6.1 4,995 6.4
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 3,640 4.3 265 3.4 3,375 4.4
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
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, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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 87,563 -268 -267 87,295
Sex
Female 46,454 -103 -102 46,352
Male 41,108 -165 -164 40,943
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -41 -40 16,046
White 54,725 -183 -183 54,542
Black 9,521 -19 -18 9,502
Other 7,231 -25 -25 7,206
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -234 -234 67,431
Foreign 19,898 -33 -33 19,864
Age
60-69 25,830 -266 -266 25,564
70-79 32,047 -2 -1 32,045
80-89 21,891 0 0 21,891
90+ 7,795 0 0 7,795
Marital Status
Married 44,755 -169 -168 44,586
Divorced 16,656 -57 -57 16,599
Widowed 15,365 -10 -10 15,355
Never Married 10,786 -32 -31 10,755
Education
Graduate 11,012 -86 -86 10,925
Bachelor 20,209 -101 -101 20,107
Associate 19,742 -50 -50 19,691
High School 28,574 -15 -14 28,560
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -15 -15 8,011
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -268 -267 84,231
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -137 -136 17,375
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -106 -105 17,407
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -25 -25 17,489
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 0 0 17,513
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -249 -248 65,438
Widow(er) 12,506 -7 -7 12,499
Spouse 5,677 -12 -11 5,666
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
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, 2050: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% 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 87,563 -268 -267 87,295
Sex
Female 46,454 -103 -102 46,352
Male 41,108 -165 -164 40,943
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -41 -40 16,046
White 54,725 -183 -183 54,542
Black 9,521 -19 -18 9,502
Other 7,231 -25 -25 7,206
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -234 -234 67,431
Foreign 19,898 -33 -33 19,864
Age
60-69 25,830 -266 -266 25,564
70-79 32,047 -2 -1 32,045
80-89 21,891 0 0 21,891
90+ 7,795 0 0 7,795
Marital Status
Married 44,755 -169 -168 44,586
Divorced 16,656 -57 -57 16,599
Widowed 15,365 -10 -10 15,355
Never Married 10,786 -32 -31 10,755
Education
Graduate 11,012 -86 -86 10,925
Bachelor 20,209 -101 -101 20,107
Associate 19,742 -50 -50 19,691
High School 28,574 -15 -14 28,560
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -15 -15 8,011
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -268 -267 84,231
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -137 -136 17,375
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -106 -105 17,407
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -25 -25 17,489
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 0 0 17,513
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -249 -248 65,438
Widow(er) 12,506 -7 -7 12,499
Spouse 5,677 -12 -11 5,666
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v2
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.