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PINC-08. Source of Income in 2008-People 15 Years Old and Over, By Income of Specified Type in 2008, Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands. People 15 years old and over as of March of the following year. Social Security income may include a small number of people who report Railroad Retirement Income as Social Security Income. Retirement Income includes payments reported as survivor, disability, or retirement benefits. Rents, royalties, estates or trusts includes estates and trusts reported as survivor benefits)

  Total with Income $1 to $2,499 or loss $2,500 to $4,999 $5,000 to $7,499 $7,500 to $9,999 $10,000 to $12,499 $12,500 to $14,999 $15,000 to $17,499 $17,500 to $19,999 $20,000 to $22,499
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 211,831 12,945 7,408 9,980 11,496 12,874 9,107 11,052 7,749 10,944
Earnings 158,577 8,464 6,308 6,614 4,875 8,126 4,280 7,447 4,435 9,031
  Wages and Salary 149,315 7,525 5,933 6,155 4,542 7,461 4,082 6,842 4,264 8,403
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 12,323 2,888 697 793 443 948 224 685 206 697
  Farm Self-Employment 1,975 1,146 107 72 20 66 22 59 21 56
Social Security 42,963 1,403 2,390 5,024 7,371 7,042 7,131 5,504 3,271 1,728
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5,541 1,053 701 1,163 1,776 444 151 119 55 32
Public Assistance 1,984 1,094 491 246 84 33 9 3 10 0
Veterans Benefits 2,737 559 431 265 197 286 191 178 98 58
Survivor Benefits 2,888 675 454 360 256 260 178 109 91 89
Disability Benefits 1,505 191 185 204 279 136 86 78 78 39
Unemployment Compensation 8,067 3,391 1,972 1,080 731 403 146 116 78 44
Workers Compensation 1,604 684 214 133 143 76 69 52 64 32
Property Income 99,826 78,875 6,852 3,844 2,018 1,679 937 868 423 641
  Interest 94,580 81,470 5,046 2,598 1,312 942 579 548 124 366
  Dividends 28,685 22,331 2,131 1,433 416 669 224 388 48 260
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10,454 5,867 1,213 882 361 567 165 178 67 219
Retirement Income 20,433 2,746 2,362 2,026 1,821 1,753 1,169 1,076 956 832
  Company or Union Retirement 11,465 2,148 1,765 1,386 1,101 1,043 599 529 450 358
  Federal Government Retirement 1,783 88 79 116 100 94 84 98 107 127
  Military Retirement 1,293 41 26 51 108 150 128 119 123 88
  State or Local Government Retirement 4,470 329 329 296 358 360 319 285 230 214
  Railroad Retirement 275 25 14 30 30 29 23 20 22 10
  Annuities 469 132 78 67 30 28 16 33 15 18
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 565 107 87 104 30 44 20 17 9 32
  Other or Don't Know 1,040 190 178 126 108 122 46 34 28 20
Pension Income 16,810 2,154 1,863 1,575 1,383 1,462 953 920 826 712
  Company or Union Retirement 9,990 1,804 1,488 1,203 948 954 522 457 393 319
  Federal Government Retirement 1,381 51 51 67 34 71 73 67 88 109
  Military Retirement 1,077 12 7 29 85 107 102 113 110 85
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,957 243 276 236 283 299 269 262 218 200
  Railroad Retirement 186 21 10 14 16 18 19 18 7 8
  Annuities 218 51 36 36 14 12 6 21 4 13
Alimony 430 82 65 72 47 33 17 16 16 14
Child Support 4,869 1,747 1,349 885 377 222 111 43 34 19
Educational Assistance 7,634 2,834 1,813 1,112 466 545 134 185 90 135
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2,359 1,045 352 301 124 204 41 45 29 34
Other Income, N.E.C. 1,026 449 395 55 26 21 8 17 5 5

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 194,018 8,390 7,568 10,353 11,000 13,673 10,485 12,107 7,461 10,516
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
197,080 8,028 7,094 9,783 10,342 12,602 8,839 10,939 7,161 10,958
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 43,169 1,412 2,396 5,029 7,382 7,050 7,160 5,517 3,285 1,744
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
49,460 1,606 2,313 4,739 6,977 6,174 5,590 4,403 3,262 2,550
  Government Transfer Payments 63,380 6,860 5,323 6,959 9,645 7,882 7,064 5,796 3,843 2,238
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 7,280 1,956 1,146 1,376 1,833 482 182 135 73 34
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
48,594 2,457 2,881 5,963 9,161 7,656 7,339 5,739 3,412 1,789
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
27,355 4,559 3,417 3,345 3,578 2,176 1,349 1,225 1,033 884

 

  $22,500 to $24,999 $25,000 to $27,499 $27,500 to $29,999 $30,000 to $32,499 $32,500 to $34,999 $35,000 to $37,499 $37,500 to $39,999 $40,000 to $42,499 $42,500 to $44,999 $45,000 to $47,499
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 6,798 9,192 5,749 9,835 4,243 7,917 3,978 7,568 2,879 5,106
Earnings 4,575 7,587 3,915 9,208 2,734 7,139 2,802 7,383 1,853 4,714
  Wages and Salary 4,414 7,053 3,779 8,707 2,676 6,722 2,689 7,046 1,817 4,553
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 144 525 135 623 63 390 94 361 33 162
  Farm Self-Employment 13 39 7 35 8 26 2 38 0 13
Social Security 837 496 141 66 24 36 22 28 22 3
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 17 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 66 33 28 140 103 41 13 21 3 8
Survivor Benefits 47 65 28 52 22 26 6 26 4 16
Disability Benefits 54 23 23 31 14 19 11 5 3 2
Unemployment Compensation 38 14 10 6 5 0 2 0 2 2
Workers Compensation 44 15 18 12 10 9 2 6 3 3
Property Income 438 422 286 242 181 183 139 136 47 82
  Interest 272 168 176 101 113 51 31 70 45 27
  Dividends 35 199 11 85 17 1 12 37 3 26
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 77 79 25 100 9 69 14 49 3 44
Retirement Income 880 641 436 654 242 530 224 348 128 197
  Company or Union Retirement 361 231 190 230 90 203 76 144 56 68
  Federal Government Retirement 127 89 68 109 40 70 60 45 14 29
  Military Retirement 57 82 26 55 25 49 26 26 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 270 170 121 208 72 182 69 114 45 56
  Railroad Retirement 15 12 10 10 3 7 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 4 8 0 6 4 1 2 6 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 14 19 6 29 9 5 0 3 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 25 14 7 21 8 15 9 9 6 9
Pension Income 783 523 388 555 210 484 210 327 100 181
  Company or Union Retirement 335 210 175 211 71 180 74 140 46 64
  Federal Government Retirement 103 69 56 96 33 69 53 38 12 26
  Military Retirement 56 71 22 45 22 47 25 26 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 265 161 119 190 69 183 64 110 42 56
  Railroad Retirement 15 6 8 3 3 5 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 1 7 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
Alimony 12 2 6 5 4 3 3 6 7 3
Child Support 21 1 3 11 2 4 0 5 3 2
Educational Assistance 34 48 11 65 16 22 2 59 4 10
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
58 20 4 20 0 15 5 20 3 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 4 4 1 0 0 2 0 5 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 5,524 8,113 4,301 9,282 2,922 7,290 2,935 7,386 1,957 4,759
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6,317 9,004 5,143 10,069 3,528 7,911 3,432 7,806 2,310 4,997
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 866 507 157 75 28 47 22 34 23 8
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,904 1,616 1,204 1,073 652 859 513 603 390 352
  Government Transfer Payments 1,500 1,040 693 662 353 539 314 358 224 222
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 25 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
882 535 145 68 25 37 21 28 22 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
906 677 438 652 251 531 223 358 127 200

 

  $47,500 to $49,999 $50,000 to $52,499 $52,500 to $54,999 $55,000 to $57,499 $57,500 to $59,999 $60,000 to $62,499 $62,500 to $64,999 $65,000 to $67,499 $67,500 to $69,999 $70,000 to $72,499
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 2,888 6,569 2,394 3,360 1,776 4,345 1,576 2,602 1,307 2,857
Earnings 2,160 6,670 1,426 3,005 1,125 4,478 886 2,509 778 2,919
  Wages and Salary 2,121 6,200 1,396 2,944 1,099 4,266 859 2,428 746 2,822
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 44 530 10 84 7 186 8 83 21 116
  Farm Self-Employment 3 32 0 11 2 29 4 2 2 10
Social Security 5 417 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
Survivor Benefits 2 13 2 7 4 15 0 4 6 4
Disability Benefits 3 2 1 5 0 3 5 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0
Property Income 65 162 55 76 60 93 62 64 11 27
  Interest 16 88 19 8 42 9 30 16 3 15
  Dividends 5 77 5 12 3 70 0 11 2 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 26 110 1 16 1 35 0 8 0 13
Retirement Income 138 156 131 78 74 193 24 56 59 96
  Company or Union Retirement 42 44 50 17 25 63 9 4 1 29
  Federal Government Retirement 33 20 10 21 9 45 0 9 21 19
  Military Retirement 5 9 14 3 7 15 0 0 5 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 60 63 30 30 27 56 9 29 20 38
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 5 6 7 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 8 5 8 0 0 12 0 2 0 4
Pension Income 135 136 116 55 70 168 25 52 42 91
  Company or Union Retirement 42 46 49 14 24 57 9 4 0 26
  Federal Government Retirement 29 20 10 9 7 42 0 9 20 19
  Military Retirement 5 9 14 3 7 18 0 0 2 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 57 59 30 28 27 51 10 26 14 38
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0
Alimony 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 6 4 2 2 3 0 1 0 1
Educational Assistance 17 17 4 0 0 0 2 3 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
9 7 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 10 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,181 6,984 1,513 3,035 1,189 4,470 926 2,550 831 2,944
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,468 7,120 1,705 3,220 1,358 4,643 1,088 2,715 937 3,032
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 414 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
274 582 172 172 133 227 108 153 104 128
  Government Transfer Payments 194 574 122 100 77 142 56 94 66 95
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7 414 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
142 159 131 78 72 193 24 59 59 96

 

  $72,500 to $74,999 $75,000 to $77,499 $77,500 to $79,999 $80,000 to $82,499 $82,500 to $84,999 $85,000 to $87,499 $87,500 to $89,999 $90,000 to $92,499 $92,500 to $94,999 $95,000 to $97,499
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 1,104 2,166 973 2,135 751 1,193 613 1,385 525 830
Earnings 600 2,123 581 2,138 401 1,134 354 1,407 225 707
  Wages and Salary 580 2,023 564 2,025 388 1,130 330 1,346 212 682
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 81 15 107 3 11 2 49 6 19
  Farm Self-Employment 1 25 2 13 0 0 0 1 0 3
Social Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Survivor Benefits 0 7 0 2 0 5 0 1 3 2
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 6 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Property Income 15 34 35 43 23 44 30 23 21 21
  Interest 2 24 9 18 13 14 2 3 2 11
  Dividends 0 8 0 7 0 0 13 8 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 24 0 27 0 9 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 8 43 31 47 27 5 18 17 4 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 7 8 22 8 0 4 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 9 10 7 4 0 0 4 0 7
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 2 11 3 0 8 9 0 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 0
Pension Income 8 32 23 43 25 0 20 14 1 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 7 6 17 8 0 4 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 9 10 7 4 0 0 4 0 7
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 2 11 3 0 8 9 0 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 640 2,100 605 2,124 442 1,141 382 1,400 264 722
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
759 2,198 722 2,167 485 1,176 416 1,456 311 744
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
65 72 62 42 24 14 19 18 16 19
  Government Transfer Payments 41 36 31 32 16 10 20 10 8 13
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 45 31 49 27 5 18 17 4 20

 

    Median Income Mean Income Gini Ratio  
$97,500 to $99,999 $100,000 and over Value (Dol) Standard Error (Dol) Value (Dol) Standard Error (Dol) Ratio Standard Error B-CELL
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 448 13,215 26,513 70 38,376 129 0.499 0.0021 1,249
Earnings 253 11,207 30,986 60 41,948 160 0.472 0.0024 1,249
  Wages and Salary 248 10,243 31,207 62 41,732 158 0.466 0.0024 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 814 15,618 226 31,310 698 0.632 0.0095 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 80 2,153 54 17,657 1,245 0.769 0.0233 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,879 41 12,452 36 0.281 0.0038 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,186 89 6,807 64 0.331 0.0101 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,267 57 3,244 102 0.489 0.0258 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,949 371 12,202 257 0.502 0.0156 1,249
Survivor Benefits 51 0 7,187 209 12,645 361 0.573 0.0196 1,249
Disability Benefits 7 5 9,055 194 13,144 422 0.483 0.0256 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 10 0 3,314 64 4,820 78 0.505 0.0125 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,873 261 7,709 303 0.574 0.0256 1,249
Property Income 71 482 1,582 6 3,496 43 0.647 0.0061 1,249
  Interest 197 0 1,452 5 1,917 26 0.466 0.0116 1,249
  Dividends 0 118 1,606 11 3,175 64 0.610 0.0127 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 180 16 2,228 24 7,330 196 0.673 0.0268 1,249
Retirement Income 151 34 11,799 114 17,622 142 0.506 0.0061 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 84 2 8,485 136 13,475 162 0.536 0.0088 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 7 3 22,481 466 26,137 516 0.398 0.0188 1,249
  Military Retirement 15 0 17,987 408 22,330 528 0.375 0.0242 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 5 17,132 327 21,981 310 0.438 0.0122 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,581 1,023 16,285 820 0.392 0.0494 1,249
  Annuities 10 0 5,905 452 11,716 926 0.610 0.0499 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 7,136 318 14,106 821 0.551 0.0409 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 16 0 8,106 416 14,052 637 0.566 0.0311 1,249
Pension Income 110 14 12,446 143 18,165 155 0.496 0.0066 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 70 0 8,816 147 13,752 173 0.531 0.0093 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 24,425 506 28,620 592 0.371 0.0212 1,249
  Military Retirement 15 0 19,397 418 24,354 593 0.353 0.0263 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 0 18,753 402 22,951 324 0.420 0.0129 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,317 1,009 17,155 1,086 0.412 0.0591 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 6,542 571 12,312 1,259 0.586 0.0689 1,249
Alimony 11 0 7,370 472 13,454 962 0.563 0.0499 1,249
Child Support 11 0 3,774 72 5,229 121 0.500 0.0179 1,249
Educational Assistance 3 1 3,855 67 6,105 103 0.536 0.0294 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 0 3,451 193 7,140 258 0.602 0.0240 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 2,906 113 5,341 431 0.636 0.0509 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 253 11,301 24,969 99 37,042 134 0.494 0.0022 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
308 11,789 26,798 69 38,294 133 0.486 0.0022 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,903 41 12,497 36 0.282 0.0037 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
90 189 13,806 56 18,097 77 0.400 0.0041 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 42 86 10,921 45 13,411 54 0.421 0.0037 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,977 87 6,066 60 0.387 0.0092 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,252 40 11,918 34 0.295 0.0035 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
151 34 9,147 65 14,777 113 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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