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 2070

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2070: 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 -17% 77% 0% -23% 100% 0%
Sex
Female -14% 73% 0% -20% 100% 0%
Male -21% 81% 0% -25% 100% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -11% 68% 0% -19% 100% 0%
White -20% 83% 0% -24% 100% 0%
Black -11% 67% 0% -20% 100% 0%
Other -19% 76% 0% -25% 100% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -19% 80% 0% -23% 100% 0%
Foreign -12% 66% 0% -21% 100% 0%
Age
60-69 -14% 68% 0% -26% 100% 0%
70-79 -18% 77% 0% -25% 100% 0%
80-89 -19% 83% 0% -22% 100% 0%
90+ -16% 88% 0% -17% 100% 0%
Marital Status
Married -19% 79% 0% -24% 100% 0%
Divorced -18% 79% 0% -23% 100% 0%
Widowed -17% 83% 0% -20% 100% 0%
Never Married -12% 66% 0% -22% 100% 0%
Education
Graduate -27% 91% 0% -29% 100% 0%
Bachelor -25% 90% 0% -27% 100% 0%
Associate -16% 78% 0% -21% 100% 0%
High School -11% 69% 0% -18% 100% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -3% 54% 0% -17% 100% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -18% 79% 0% -23% 100% 0%
In poverty 0% 3% 0% -8% 100% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ -29% 91% 0% -30% 100% 0%
$116,305 - $221,317 -24% 88% 0% -26% 100% 0%
$67,516 - $116,305 -20% 84% 0% -23% 100% 0%
$36,533 - $67,516 -15% 77% 0% -18% 100% 0%
$0-$36,533 0% 45% 0% -10% 100% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -19% 77% 0% -24% 100% 0%
Widow(er) -16% 82% 0% -19% 100% 0%
Spouse -14% 84% 0% -18% 100% 0%
Disabled worker -2% 53% 0% -18% 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, 2070: 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 34% 63% 44% 52%
Sex
Female 27% 70% 36% 59%
Male 41% 55% -1% 51% 45%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23% 74% 34% 61%
White 39% 58% 0% 47% 49%
Black 24% 73% 36% 59%
Other 39% 58% -1% 51% 45%
Country of Birth
U.S. 35% 61% 44% 51%
Foreign 27% 70% 41% 55%
Age
60-69 36% 62% -2% 52% 45%
70-79 38% 59% 0% 50% 47%
80-89 33% 62% 40% 54%
90+ 10% 84% 12% 82%
Marital Status
Married 37% 60% 0% 47% 49%
Divorced 35% 62% 44% 52%
Widowed 27% 68% 33% 61%
Never Married 28% 69% 43% 53%
Education
Graduate -3% 56% 40% -6% 62% 34%
Bachelor -1% 51% 45% -3% 57% 38%
Associate 29% 67% 37% 58%
High School 21% 76% 30% 66%
Less than 12 Yrs 15% 83% 28% 68%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 34% 62% 44% 52%
In poverty 0% 100% 5% 86%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ -6% 62% 35% -8% 67% 29%
$116,305 - $221,317 0% 49% 47% -3% 55% 40%
$67,516 - $116,305 35% 60% 42% 52%
$36,533 - $67,516 20% 76% 26% 69%
$0-$36,533 2% 97% 5% 94%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 36% 60% 0% 47% 48%
Widow(er) 26% 70% 31% 64%
Spouse 26% 71% 31% 66%
Disabled worker 18% 80% 34% 61%
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, 2070: 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 -6% 77% 0% -8% 96% 0%
Sex
Female -5% 74% 0% -8% 96% 0%
Male -6% 79% 0% -7% 96% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -4% 68% 0% -7% 95% 0%
White -7% 83% 0% -8% 97% 0%
Black -4% 66% 0% -8% 96% 0%
Other -4% 73% 0% -7% 94% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -6% 80% 0% -8% 96% 0%
Foreign -3% 66% 0% -7% 94% 0%
Age
60-69 -4% 68% 0% -8% 95% 0%
70-79 -6% 78% 0% -8% 97% 0%
80-89 -6% 83% 0% -8% 97% 0%
90+ -4% 82% 0% -5% 93% 0%
Marital Status
Married -6% 82% 0% -8% 96% 0%
Divorced -6% 76% 0% -8% 97% 0%
Widowed -5% 79% 0% -7% 95% 0%
Never Married -3% 63% 0% -7% 95% 0%
Education
Graduate -7% 89% 0% -8% 96% 0%
Bachelor -7% 88% 0% -8% 97% 0%
Associate -6% 79% 0% -8% 97% 0%
High School -4% 69% 0% -7% 95% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -1% 54% 0% -7% 94% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -6% 78% 0% -8% 96% 0%
In poverty 0% 2% 0% -6% 92% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ -4% 84% 0% -4% 91% 0%
$116,305 - $221,317 -7% 88% 0% -8% 97% 0%
$67,516 - $116,305 -9% 86% 0% -10% 98% 0%
$36,533 - $67,516 -9% 81% 0% -12% 98% 0%
$0-$36,533 0% 45% 0% -9% 98% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -5% 77% 0% -7% 96% 0%
Widow(er) -6% 79% 0% -8% 95% 0%
Spouse -8% 82% 0% -9% 96% 0%
Disabled worker -1% 53% 0% -7% 93% 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, 2070: 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 27% 56% 0% 35% 44%
Sex
Female 23% 60% 0% 31% 47%
Male 31% 51% 0% 38% 41%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 19% 67% 27% 54%
White 0% 31% 50% 0% 37% 40%
Black 20% 67% 29% 54%
Other 0% 31% 49% 0% 41% 34%
Country of Birth
U.S. 28% 54% 0% 35% 43%
Foreign 21% 62% 0% 32% 46%
Age
60-69 32% 55% 0% 47% 37%
70-79 32% 53% 0% 42% 40%
80-89 21% 56% 0% 26% 48%
90+ 3% 68% 4% 64%
Marital Status
Married 30% 51% 0% 38% 39%
Divorced 28% 56% 0% 36% 46%
Widowed 20% 59% 24% 51%
Never Married 24% 63% 0% 36% 47%
Education
Graduate 0% 45% 31% -1% 50% 24%
Bachelor 0% 41% 36% 0% 45% 29%
Associate 23% 61% 29% 51%
High School 17% 69% 24% 58%
Less than 12 Yrs 12% 77% 22% 62%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 27% 55% 0% 35% 44%
In poverty 4% 85% 5% 84%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0% 43% 12% 0% 47% 8%
$116,305 - $221,317 0% 41% 37% 0% 46% 29%
$67,516 - $116,305 29% 58% 0% 35% 50%
$36,533 - $67,516 18% 75% 24% 68%
$0-$36,533 2% 95% 4% 94%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 28% 54% 0% 36% 42%
Widow(er) 20% 63% 24% 56%
Spouse 0% 35% 44% 0% 42% 35%
Disabled worker 16% 74% 29% 55%
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, 2070: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 2.1% 2.2%
Sex
Female 2.4% 2.5%
Male 1.8% 1.8% 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 2.9% 2.9%
White 1.4% 1.4% 0.0%
Black 4.2% 4.3%
Other 2.3% 2.3% 0.0% 0
Country of Birth
U.S. 1.6% 1.7% 0.0%
Foreign 3.9% 4.0%
Age
60-69 2.4% 2.5%
70-79 2.0% 2.1% 0.0%
80-89 2.1% 2.2%
90+ 1.6% 1.6% 0.0%
Marital Status
Married 0.7% 0.8%
Divorced 2.6% 2.7%
Widowed 1.9% 2.0% 0.0%
Never Married 5.3% 5.3% 0.0%
Education
Graduate 0.8% 0.8% 0.0% 0
Bachelor 0.8% 0.8% 0.0%
Associate 1.5% 1.5% 0.0%
High School 2.9% 3.0%
Less than 12 Yrs 5.5% 5.7%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.1%
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0
$116,305 - $221,317 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
$67,516 - $116,305 0.0% 0.1% 0.0%
$36,533 - $67,516 0.2% 0.3%
$0-$36,533 10.3% 10.5%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 2.2% 2.2% 0.0%
Widow(er) 1.4% 1.5% 0.0%
Spouse 1.9% 2.6%
Disabled worker 3.2% 3.2% 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, 2070: Price Index PIA, Protect Bottom 30% vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 4.7% 2.2% -2.5% -2,485
Sex
Female 5.3% 2.5% -2.8% -1,440
Male 4.0% 1.8% -2.2% -1,045
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 6.3% 2.9% -3.3% -794
White 3.2% 1.4% -1.8% -980
Black 9.0% 4.3% -4.7% -467
Other 4.8% 2.3% -2.5% -242
Country of Birth
U.S. 3.9% 1.7% -2.3% -1,768
Foreign 7.2% 4.0% -3.3% -716
Age
60-69 4.9% 2.5% -2.4% -675
70-79 4.5% 2.1% -2.4% -906
80-89 4.9% 2.2% -2.7% -683
90+ 4.0% 1.6% -2.4% -219
Marital Status
Married 1.5% 0.8% -0.7% -314
Divorced 6.1% 2.7% -3.4% -695
Widowed 5.2% 2.0% -3.2% -488
Never Married 10.8% 5.3% -5.5% -987
Education
Graduate 1.6% 0.8% -0.9% -119
Bachelor 1.7% 0.8% -0.9% -194
Associate 3.7% 1.5% -2.2% -464
High School 6.6% 3.0% -3.6% -1,154
Less than 12 Yrs 11.0% 5.7% -5.3% -552
Official Poverty
Above poverty 2.6% 0.1% -2.6% -2,489
In poverty 99.8% 100.0%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -4
$116,305 - $221,317 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% -7
$67,516 - $116,305 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -22
$36,533 - $67,516 0.7% 0.3% -0.5% -93
$0-$36,533 22.3% 10.5% -11.9% -2,357
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 4.6% 2.2% -2.4% -1,844
Widow(er) 4.5% 1.5% -3.0% -412
Spouse 4.0% 2.6% -1.5% -80
Disabled worker 6.8% 3.2% -3.6% -147
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, 2070: 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 99,367 100.0 76,518 100.0 76,495 100.0 24 100.0
Sex
Female 51,669 52.0 37,830 49.4 37,815 49.4 15 65.1
Male 47,698 48.0 38,688 50.6 38,680 50.6 8 34.9
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 23.9 16,087 21.0 16,083 21.0 4 15.3
White 55,862 56.2 46,369 60.6 46,353 60.6 15 65.2
Black 10,043 10.1 6,764 8.8 6,762 8.8 2 7.7
Other 9,664 9.7 7,299 9.5 7,297 9.5 3 11.9
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 78.0 61,979 81.0 61,960 81.0 19 80.4
Foreign 21,888 22.0 14,539 19.0 14,535 19.0 5 19.6
Age
60-69 28,040 28.2 19,199 25.1 19,190 25.1 8 35.2
70-79 37,436 37.7 28,821 37.7 28,816 37.7 5 22.8
80-89 24,883 25.0 20,574 26.9 20,567 26.9 7 30.5
90+ 9,008 9.1 7,924 10.4 7,921 10.4 3 11.5
Marital Status
Married 45,743 46.0 35,948 47.0 35,940 47.0 8 33.7
Divorced 20,504 20.6 16,159 21.1 16,156 21.1 4 15.4
Widowed 15,160 15.3 12,579 16.4 12,567 16.4 12 50.8
Never Married 17,960 18.1 11,832 15.5 11,832 15.5 . . . . . .
Education
Graduate 13,734 13.8 12,435 16.3 12,432 16.3 3 11.9
Bachelor 22,043 22.2 19,759 25.8 19,759 25.8 . . . . . .
Associate 21,221 21.4 16,637 21.7 16,629 21.7 9 36.1
High School 31,969 32.2 22,071 28.8 22,060 28.8 11 45.7
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 10.5 5,617 7.3 5,615 7.3 1 6.3
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 97.9 76,466 99.9 76,442 99.9 24 100.0
In poverty 2,107 2.1 53 0.1 53 0.1 . . . . . .
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 20.0 18,167 23.7 18,167 23.7 . . . . . .
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 20.0 17,546 22.9 17,546 22.9 . . . . . .
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 20.0 16,622 21.7 16,616 21.7 6 25.9
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 20.0 15,293 20.0 15,280 20.0 13 54.9
$0-$36,533 19,877 20.0 8,891 11.6 8,886 11.6 5 19.2
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 76.6 58,507 76.5 58,498 76.5 9 38.8
Widow(er) 13,655 13.7 11,253 14.7 11,240 14.7 13 54.8
Spouse 5,494 5.5 4,621 6.0 4,620 6.0 1 6.3
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 2,137 2.8 2,137 2.8 . . . . . .
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, 2070: 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 99,367 100.0 96,007 100.0 33,362 100.0 62,645 100.0
Sex
Female 51,669 52.0 50,018 52.1 13,796 41.4 36,221 57.8
Male 47,698 48.0 45,989 47.9 19,565 58.6 26,424 42.2
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 23.9 23,099 24.1 5,523 16.6 17,576 28.1
White 55,862 56.2 53,803 56.0 21,651 64.9 32,152 51.3
Black 10,043 10.1 9,732 10.1 2,448 7.3 7,284 11.6
Other 9,664 9.7 9,372 9.8 3,739 11.2 5,633 9.0
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 78.0 74,700 77.8 27,432 82.2 47,268 75.5
Foreign 21,888 22.0 21,307 22.2 5,930 17.8 15,377 24.5
Age
60-69 28,040 28.2 27,435 28.6 9,956 29.8 17,479 27.9
70-79 37,436 37.7 36,381 37.9 14,294 42.8 22,087 35.3
80-89 24,883 25.0 23,677 24.7 8,172 24.5 15,505 24.8
90+ 9,008 9.1 8,513 8.9 939 2.8 7,574 12.1
Marital Status
Married 45,743 46.0 44,295 46.1 16,994 50.9 27,301 43.6
Divorced 20,504 20.6 19,827 20.7 7,142 21.4 12,685 20.2
Widowed 15,160 15.3 14,440 15.0 4,134 12.4 10,306 16.5
Never Married 17,960 18.1 17,444 18.2 5,091 15.3 12,353 19.7
Education
Graduate 13,734 13.8 13,231 13.8 7,722 23.1 5,508 8.8
Bachelor 22,043 22.2 21,115 22.0 11,249 33.7 9,866 15.7
Associate 21,221 21.4 20,427 21.3 6,144 18.4 14,283 22.8
High School 31,969 32.2 31,053 32.3 6,672 20.0 24,381 38.9
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 10.5 10,181 10.6 1,574 4.7 8,607 13.7
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 97.9 93,905 97.8 33,359 100.0 60,546 96.6
In poverty 2,107 2.1 2,102 2.2 3 0.0 2,099 3.4
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 20.0 19,215 20.0 12,232 36.7 6,982 11.1
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 20.0 19,072 19.9 9,713 29.1 9,359 14.9
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 20.0 18,911 19.7 6,989 20.9 11,921 19.0
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 20.0 19,080 19.9 4,015 12.0 15,065 24.0
$0-$36,533 19,877 20.0 19,730 20.6 412 1.2 19,318 30.8
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 76.6 73,624 76.7 27,716 83.1 45,907 73.3
Widow(er) 13,655 13.7 13,077 13.6 3,504 10.5 9,573 15.3
Spouse 5,494 5.5 5,334 5.6 1,410 4.2 3,925 6.3
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 3,972 4.1 732 2.2 3,240 5.2
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, 2070: 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 99,367 -454 -454 98,913
Sex
Female 51,669 -178 -178 51,491
Male 47,698 -276 -276 47,422
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 -91 -90 23,707
White 55,862 -258 -258 55,604
Black 10,043 -25 -25 10,018
Other 9,664 -80 -80 9,583
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 -374 -373 77,105
Foreign 21,888 -80 -80 21,807
Age
60-69 28,040 -452 -451 27,589
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,436
80-89 24,883 -3 -2 24,880
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,743 -218 -218 45,525
Divorced 20,504 -119 -118 20,385
Widowed 15,160 -15 -14 15,145
Never Married 17,960 -103 -102 17,857
Education
Graduate 13,734 -125 -125 13,609
Bachelor 22,043 -160 -159 21,883
Associate 21,221 -79 -78 21,142
High School 31,969 -70 -69 31,900
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 -21 -21 10,379
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 -454 -454 96,806
In poverty 2,107 0 0 2,107
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 -251 -250 19,623
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 -151 -150 19,722
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 -49 -48 19,825
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 -4 -4 19,866
$0-$36,533 19,877 0 0 19,877
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 -425 -424 75,724
Widow(er) 13,655 -18 -18 13,636
Spouse 5,494 -11 -11 5,483
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
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, 2070: 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 99,367 -454 -454 98,913
Sex
Female 51,669 -178 -178 51,491
Male 47,698 -276 -276 47,422
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 -91 -90 23,707
White 55,862 -258 -258 55,604
Black 10,043 -25 -25 10,018
Other 9,664 -80 -80 9,583
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 -374 -373 77,105
Foreign 21,888 -80 -80 21,807
Age
60-69 28,040 -452 -451 27,589
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,436
80-89 24,883 -3 -2 24,880
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,743 -218 -218 45,525
Divorced 20,504 -119 -118 20,385
Widowed 15,160 -15 -14 15,145
Never Married 17,960 -103 -102 17,857
Education
Graduate 13,734 -125 -125 13,609
Bachelor 22,043 -160 -159 21,883
Associate 21,221 -79 -78 21,142
High School 31,969 -70 -69 31,900
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 -21 -21 10,379
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 -454 -454 96,806
In poverty 2,107 0 0 2,107
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 -251 -250 19,623
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 -151 -150 19,722
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 -49 -48 19,825
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 -4 -4 19,866
$0-$36,533 19,877 0 0 19,877
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 -425 -424 75,724
Widow(er) 13,655 -18 -18 13,636
Spouse 5,494 -11 -11 5,483
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
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.