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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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 176,293 10,804 6,019 7,890 8,905 10,345 7,535 9,290 6,456 8,990
Earnings 131,701 7,078 5,328 5,371 3,967 6,555 3,514 6,156 3,532 7,329
  Wages and Salary 123,521 6,255 4,996 4,986 3,663 5,964 3,336 5,606 3,395 6,787
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10,796 2,516 626 675 384 836 206 611 174 584
  Farm Self-Employment 1,803 992 104 70 20 66 20 58 21 56
Social Security 37,201 1,181 1,977 4,194 6,131 5,952 6,298 5,005 2,992 1,584
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 3,768 772 455 813 1,106 310 120 100 36 27
Public Assistance 1,232 681 315 145 55 19 5 2 6 0
Veterans Benefits 2,268 474 363 233 175 219 158 145 87 39
Survivor Benefits 2,579 596 409 323 219 234 158 96 79 78
Disability Benefits 1,204 144 150 155 214 111 71 68 61 32
Unemployment Compensation 6,633 2,788 1,629 899 592 323 118 103 63 33
Workers Compensation 1,389 601 185 107 114 70 67 43 54 29
Property Income 88,434 69,286 6,213 3,475 1,847 1,542 858 784 383 586
  Interest 83,781 71,770 4,615 2,351 1,223 850 528 494 116 331
  Dividends 26,181 20,260 1,985 1,311 396 626 223 371 46 241
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 9,405 5,247 1,079 802 322 501 138 164 64 206
Retirement Income 18,145 2,464 2,115 1,770 1,595 1,533 1,035 940 846 727
  Company or Union Retirement 10,267 1,947 1,597 1,247 971 913 545 478 395 295
  Federal Government Retirement 1,531 81 67 93 89 81 63 75 87 112
  Military Retirement 1,163 40 22 47 86 130 110 108 112 80
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,984 304 297 240 330 316 277 244 214 196
  Railroad Retirement 249 21 13 27 22 27 21 19 22 10
  Annuities 441 118 75 66 30 23 15 32 15 18
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 513 90 83 95 28 42 15 15 8 32
  Other or Don't Know 870 153 145 98 78 109 42 29 21 20
Pension Income 15,034 1,964 1,677 1,400 1,232 1,284 844 802 743 626
  Company or Union Retirement 8,964 1,639 1,342 1,086 836 835 477 407 355 270
  Federal Government Retirement 1,191 49 43 57 30 59 60 50 69 95
  Military Retirement 965 12 4 25 70 90 87 105 100 77
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,548 233 256 196 263 263 230 222 204 182
  Railroad Retirement 172 19 9 14 13 18 17 16 7 8
  Annuities 206 41 34 36 14 12 6 21 4 13
Alimony 391 75 60 67 40 29 17 12 13 13
Child Support 3,861 1,303 1,100 707 331 173 95 36 29 16
Educational Assistance 5,995 2,183 1,419 895 368 451 93 138 69 116
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,852 821 280 253 99 154 32 33 16 25
Other Income, N.E.C. 865 393 339 46 11 15 3 16 5 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 162,260 6,968 6,341 8,420 9,010 11,186 8,989 10,378 6,314 8,694
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
164,739 6,613 5,896 7,888 8,389 10,235 7,430 9,290 6,002 9,060
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 37,383 1,186 1,982 4,199 6,136 5,958 6,324 5,016 3,006 1,600
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
42,712 1,302 1,890 3,908 5,734 5,180 4,834 3,959 2,945 2,303
  Government Transfer Payments 52,928 5,397 4,176 5,628 7,594 6,514 6,129 5,160 3,441 2,008
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4,851 1,340 740 938 1,145 333 129 113 49 29
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
40,888 1,854 2,272 4,830 7,260 6,386 6,437 5,179 3,090 1,632
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
22,736 3,693 2,784 2,673 2,696 1,829 1,166 1,053 898 761

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 5,691 7,501 4,791 8,131 3,549 6,569 3,453 6,236 2,477 4,328
Earnings 3,713 6,119 3,175 7,549 2,233 5,875 2,375 6,019 1,633 3,937
  Wages and Salary 3,581 5,660 3,053 7,116 2,163 5,536 2,274 5,714 1,599 3,794
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 115 455 116 551 58 315 83 318 27 151
  Farm Self-Employment 13 36 7 35 8 25 2 37 0 12
Social Security 764 431 133 56 24 34 22 26 18 3
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 10 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 49 31 25 115 76 32 9 13 3 8
Survivor Benefits 41 60 26 49 22 25 5 19 3 16
Disability Benefits 42 17 20 31 13 11 10 4 3 2
Unemployment Compensation 32 13 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 2
Workers Compensation 38 10 16 10 10 7 0 6 3 3
Property Income 420 373 268 229 164 174 132 131 42 75
  Interest 251 158 163 97 108 49 30 68 39 27
  Dividends 32 169 11 80 17 1 11 35 3 23
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 76 69 23 90 9 68 14 43 3 41
Retirement Income 768 561 393 579 200 457 213 324 118 189
  Company or Union Retirement 315 208 176 207 73 169 70 140 53 62
  Federal Government Retirement 104 83 57 93 27 57 59 44 9 27
  Military Retirement 57 70 25 53 19 47 26 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 237 145 105 178 65 165 62 101 43 56
  Railroad Retirement 12 12 9 10 3 6 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 4 7 0 6 4 1 2 4 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 14 12 6 25 9 5 0 3 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 22 14 7 21 7 11 7 9 6 9
Pension Income 687 461 345 492 171 426 199 308 92 169
  Company or Union Retirement 295 191 160 192 55 154 68 136 43 55
  Federal Government Retirement 86 63 48 84 22 56 52 37 9 24
  Military Retirement 55 59 21 43 16 45 25 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 232 141 100 160 64 166 58 101 40 56
  Railroad Retirement 12 5 7 3 3 5 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 1 7 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
Alimony 9 2 6 5 4 3 3 6 7 3
Child Support 20 1 3 6 2 4 0 5 3 2
Educational Assistance 34 46 10 51 8 18 2 39 4 8
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
47 11 4 11 0 9 5 18 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,557 6,572 3,539 7,616 2,398 6,007 2,493 6,025 1,723 3,970
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5,229 7,372 4,262 8,332 2,959 6,551 2,951 6,414 2,033 4,194
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 790 442 149 66 28 43 22 32 19 8
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,676 1,438 1,066 948 589 771 473 552 350 331
  Government Transfer Payments 1,313 915 615 577 314 476 282 318 199 209
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 14 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
787 462 135 56 24 35 20 26 20 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
785 585 396 578 205 458 208 334 117 190

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 2,409 5,467 2,068 2,875 1,537 3,672 1,369 2,251 1,166 2,428
Earnings 1,810 5,566 1,207 2,534 983 3,726 778 2,173 690 2,479
  Wages and Salary 1,779 5,153 1,182 2,477 960 3,549 753 2,103 662 2,388
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 42 472 9 75 6 155 8 76 17 102
  Farm Self-Employment 3 32 0 11 2 29 4 2 2 10
Social Security 5 370 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 13 2 7 4 15 0 2 6 4
Disability Benefits 3 2 1 5 0 3 5 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0
Property Income 57 149 55 68 53 91 58 63 10 27
  Interest 16 80 17 8 36 9 30 16 3 15
  Dividends 4 77 3 10 3 68 0 10 2 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 25 103 1 16 1 34 0 8 0 13
Retirement Income 128 148 118 74 68 175 24 55 57 88
  Company or Union Retirement 38 44 45 17 22 55 9 4 1 27
  Federal Government Retirement 31 17 8 21 8 43 0 9 21 14
  Military Retirement 5 8 14 3 7 14 0 0 3 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 56 60 23 27 25 52 9 27 20 38
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 11 0 2 0 2
Pension Income 127 128 103 51 65 153 25 50 40 83
  Company or Union Retirement 38 46 44 14 20 52 9 4 0 24
  Federal Government Retirement 27 17 8 9 6 40 0 9 20 14
  Military Retirement 5 8 14 3 7 18 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 55 55 23 25 25 47 10 24 14 38
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 3 2 2 2 3 0 1 0 1
Educational Assistance 16 15 4 0 0 0 2 3 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 7 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 8 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,831 5,841 1,283 2,557 1,034 3,725 814 2,212 739 2,513
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,082 5,980 1,458 2,719 1,184 3,890 961 2,369 834 2,586
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 367 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
250 523 157 160 120 207 101 146 95 113
  Government Transfer Payments 166 507 105 90 65 129 52 89 57 86
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 365 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
132 152 118 74 67 175 24 58 57 88

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 977 1,841 824 1,828 627 1,032 556 1,159 447 728
Earnings 521 1,795 503 1,823 331 970 313 1,184 196 612
  Wages and Salary 503 1,689 490 1,717 318 963 291 1,136 183 593
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 77 12 101 3 9 2 44 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
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 13 34 35 39 23 44 30 20 21 21
  Interest 2 24 9 18 13 14 2 3 2 11
  Dividends 0 8 0 7 0 0 13 5 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 24 0 23 0 6 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 8 38 29 43 25 5 16 17 4 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 8 22 7 0 1 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 9 10 7 4 0 0 4 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 2 6 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 27 23 39 24 0 16 14 1 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 6 17 7 0 1 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 9 10 7 4 0 0 4 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 2 6 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 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 561 1,769 527 1,813 368 978 341 1,178 226 623
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
663 1,862 627 1,862 410 1,006 377 1,232 269 647
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
60 67 57 40 21 14 18 18 13 18
  Government Transfer Payments 40 34 28 28 13 9 20 10 5 12
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 40 29 43 25 5 16 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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 401 11,670 27,073 78 39,396 145 0.499 0.0023 1,249
Earnings 231 9,817 31,329 67 42,851 180 0.475 0.0026 1,249
  Wages and Salary 225 8,928 31,573 69 42,617 177 0.467 0.0027 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 744 15,635 237 31,963 753 0.635 0.0101 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 78 2,272 60 19,076 1,352 0.760 0.0242 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,150 45 12,646 39 0.278 0.0040 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,020 105 6,785 80 0.344 0.0123 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,263 72 3,102 103 0.470 0.0273 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,425 380 11,840 277 0.503 0.0173 1,249
Survivor Benefits 50 0 7,207 220 12,991 396 0.578 0.0206 1,249
Disability Benefits 7 5 9,292 226 13,891 507 0.492 0.0288 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 7 0 3,312 70 4,787 83 0.502 0.0134 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,761 282 7,793 336 0.583 0.0276 1,249
Property Income 69 458 1,596 6 3,667 47 0.657 0.0060 1,249
  Interest 184 0 1,460 6 2,000 29 0.483 0.0119 1,249
  Dividends 0 112 1,616 11 3,248 68 0.614 0.0129 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 176 15 2,241 26 7,622 211 0.678 0.0261 1,249
Retirement Income 143 33 11,840 123 17,836 153 0.509 0.0065 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 82 2 8,379 146 13,500 173 0.540 0.0093 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 22,933 524 26,757 572 0.402 0.0203 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 18,349 426 22,714 563 0.375 0.0253 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 5 17,345 376 22,201 332 0.441 0.0129 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,096 1,062 16,549 860 0.386 0.0514 1,249
  Annuities 10 0 6,048 448 12,000 972 0.610 0.0511 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 7,215 389 14,505 888 0.555 0.0428 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 16 0 8,724 528 15,027 735 0.566 0.0332 1,249
Pension Income 102 14 12,421 148 18,279 166 0.499 0.0069 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 68 0 8,738 158 13,780 185 0.534 0.0098 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 24,946 655 29,232 653 0.376 0.0226 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 19,751 461 24,864 632 0.350 0.0276 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 18 0 18,841 407 23,061 346 0.425 0.0135 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,325 1,068 17,176 1,129 0.427 0.0600 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 6,935 554 12,899 1,315 0.571 0.0706 1,249
Alimony 11 0 7,243 463 13,799 1,048 0.571 0.0520 1,249
Child Support 9 0 3,927 79 5,423 139 0.498 0.0200 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 1 3,936 76 6,164 115 0.532 0.0314 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 0 3,439 214 7,049 294 0.607 0.0275 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 2,792 121 4,950 454 0.628 0.0607 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 229 9,899 25,104 86 37,680 150 0.496 0.0024 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
273 10,348 27,149 77 39,078 148 0.487 0.0024 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,177 45 12,695 39 0.280 0.0040 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
86 180 14,228 60 18,592 85 0.399 0.0044 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 38 80 11,408 49 13,876 61 0.418 0.0040 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,922 104 6,058 72 0.397 0.0110 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,655 44 12,225 37 0.289 0.0038 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
143 33 9,557 78 15,527 128 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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