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Examining the financial status of San Diego Baby Boomers

Posted: 3:39 PM, Feb 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-01 18:42:19-05
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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Some Baby Boomers in San Diego are finding it increasingly difficult to make it in San Diego, as they eye retirement while having to weigh whether they're ready.

Data from the county shows just how that financial status of local Boomers was laid out past year.

According to data from the County of San Diego Health and Human Service Agency, there were about 663,843 individuals within the "Baby Boomer" (born from 1946 to 1964) living in San Diego in 2018.

The county's data showed those within the 55- to 64-years-old bracket had a higher median household income ($84,884) than those within the 65- to 74-years-old bracket ($66,290.)

The data breaks those income levels up as follows...

Median household income, 55- to 64-years-old adults in San Diego:

  • Less than $15,000: 18,911
  • $15,000 to $24,999: 13,064
  • $25,000 to $34,999: 11,932
  • $35,000 to $49,999: 18,662
  • $50,000 to $74,999: 31,591
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 27,512
  • $100,000 to $149,999: 39,387
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 21,809
  • $200,000 and more: 30,902

Median household income, 65- to 74-years-old adults in San Diego:

  • Less than $15,000: 13,709
  • $15,000 to $24,999: 12,965
  • $25,000 to $34,999: 12,410
  • $35,000 to $49,999: 17,867
  • $50,000 to $74,999: 26,390
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 19,051
  • $100,000 to $149,999: 22,846
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 11,680
  • $200,000 and more: 15,462