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  • 31 million – Number of people over 65 who depend on Social Security as their main source of income; $11,723 was the average income amount.
  • 30.7% – Percentage of the over-65 population that receives income from a pension or retirement plan.
  • $4,932 – Average income amount from interest accrued in personal savings.
  • 1 million – Approximate number of people 65 and older who received SSI benefits.
  • $26,878 – Average income for the 65 and older population.

Source: AARP

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