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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: October 2013
Next expected update: Winter 2014
Poverty rates of persons aged 65 or older, by marital status and sex, 2010
Marital status Percentage below 100% of poverty
Both sexes Men Women
All 9.0 6.7 10.7
Married 4.2 4.2 4.2
Widowed 13.4 10.6 14.1
Divorced 15.6 12.4 17.6
Never married 19.7 18.9 20.3