Many seniors in Cuyahoga County rely on Social Security as their main source of income; however, Social Security “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% will work as long as they can due to financial reasons, and 32% 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+