Many seniors in Cuyahoga County rely on Social Security as their main source of income; however, social security only “pays” the least, meaning many seniors need to access services and supports to make ends meet. In Cleveland, of the older adults who are currently employed, 49 percent will work as long as they can due to financial reasons and 32 percent would like to retire but cannot afford to stop working, either by choice or necessity.
Older Adults in Cuyahoga County (Ages 65+)
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-year estimates. Shows Data for Cuyahoga County residents ages 65+