Distribution of Pell Grant Recipients by Age, 2016-17

In 2016-17, 56% of Pell Grant recipients were younger than 24, 23% were between 24 and 30, and 20% were older than 30. 

Figure 22A: Distribution of Pell Grant Recipients by Age, 2016-17

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: Percentages on the vertical axis represent percentages of recipients in each age group. Percentages may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, 2016-17 Federal Pell Grant Program End-of-Year Report, Table 11A.