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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 alone (1)
    Total 173,809 10,571 5,871 7,764 8,749 10,221 7,425 9,164 6,361 8,830
Earnings 129,761 6,907 5,209 5,265 3,888 6,449 3,445 6,057 3,472 7,212
  Wages and Salary 121,678 6,097 4,886 4,885 3,591 5,863 3,268 5,511 3,334 6,675
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10,637 2,458 612 665 376 828 203 605 173 580
  Farm Self-Employment 1,782 975 103 69 20 66 20 56 21 55
Social Security 36,823 1,163 1,952 4,141 6,059 5,902 6,240 4,968 2,968 1,562
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 3,683 749 446 795 1,078 306 120 100 33 27
Public Assistance 1,187 652 306 138 55 19 5 2 6 0
Veterans Benefits 2,232 469 354 229 171 216 157 145 85 39
Survivor Benefits 2,550 589 405 318 215 230 156 94 79 78
Disability Benefits 1,181 141 148 150 211 109 70 68 56 32
Unemployment Compensation 6,511 2,734 1,602 881 583 321 111 102 62 31
Workers Compensation 1,357 592 182 106 107 67 62 40 54 28
Property Income 87,483 68,493 6,148 3,447 1,833 1,532 852 777 378 585
  Interest 82,885 70,961 4,571 2,337 1,215 844 525 491 115 330
  Dividends 25,964 20,082 1,972 1,297 392 623 223 370 46 241
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 9,301 5,186 1,066 793 316 495 138 163 64 206
Retirement Income 17,949 2,436 2,093 1,756 1,570 1,519 1,025 929 832 718
  Company or Union Retirement 10,161 1,927 1,578 1,238 958 903 539 473 390 289
  Federal Government Retirement 1,511 81 67 93 88 81 61 72 84 111
  Military Retirement 1,147 40 22 46 85 125 108 106 110 80
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,944 304 295 236 326 314 275 241 210 196
  Railroad Retirement 246 21 13 27 22 27 21 19 21 8
  Annuities 436 115 75 65 30 23 15 32 15 18
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 510 89 82 94 28 42 15 15 8 31
  Other or Don't Know 857 148 145 98 74 109 42 29 21 18
Pension Income 14,879 1,943 1,659 1,393 1,215 1,273 835 793 734 618
  Company or Union Retirement 8,873 1,621 1,326 1,080 824 827 471 402 353 265
  Federal Government Retirement 1,175 49 43 57 30 59 60 48 66 94
  Military Retirement 952 12 4 25 68 87 85 104 98 77
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,514 233 254 196 261 261 228 220 200 182
  Railroad Retirement 170 19 9 14 12 18 17 16 7 7
  Annuities 203 40 34 36 14 12 6 21 4 13
Alimony 387 75 60 67 40 29 15 12 13 12
Child Support 3,797 1,280 1,079 695 327 169 95 36 29 16
Educational Assistance 5,850 2,118 1,391 874 362 437 91 137 69 114
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,802 804 278 242 98 152 31 27 15 23
Other Income, N.E.C. 843 388 328 44 10 15 3 14 5 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 160,018 6,793 6,207 8,280 8,873 11,049 8,870 10,238 6,231 8,556
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
162,466 6,443 5,773 7,756 8,260 10,109 7,311 9,162 5,914 8,921
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 37,002 1,168 1,957 4,146 6,064 5,909 6,266 4,979 2,980 1,576
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
42,260 1,280 1,872 3,856 5,665 5,136 4,779 3,934 2,913 2,274
  Government Transfer Payments 52,228 5,276 4,107 5,550 7,478 6,448 6,059 5,121 3,411 1,975
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4,724 1,293 721 914 1,116 328 129 113 46 29
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
40,409 1,807 2,235 4,765 7,155 6,328 6,381 5,140 3,063 1,610
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
22,418 3,619 2,743 2,639 2,644 1,810 1,153 1,042 881 752

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 5,599 7,393 4,729 8,028 3,502 6,482 3,406 6,156 2,451 4,287
Earnings 3,640 6,027 3,145 7,452 2,199 5,800 2,341 5,937 1,619 3,897
  Wages and Salary 3,508 5,574 3,024 7,024 2,130 5,463 2,241 5,637 1,587 3,755
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 114 448 114 547 58 313 83 313 25 149
  Farm Self-Employment 13 36 7 35 8 25 2 37 0 12
Social Security 756 427 130 56 24 33 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 47 31 24 115 76 28 9 13 2 8
Survivor Benefits 41 60 25 47 22 25 5 18 3 16
Disability Benefits 41 17 20 31 13 11 10 4 3 2
Unemployment Compensation 30 13 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 2
Workers Compensation 37 10 16 10 10 7 0 6 3 3
Property Income 420 369 267 226 162 173 132 130 42 75
  Interest 250 158 160 97 108 49 30 68 39 27
  Dividends 32 166 11 80 17 1 11 35 3 23
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 76 67 23 87 9 68 14 42 3 41
Retirement Income 758 558 385 573 198 454 212 319 118 189
  Company or Union Retirement 314 207 176 205 73 167 70 139 53 62
  Federal Government Retirement 102 82 56 90 27 57 59 41 9 27
  Military Retirement 55 70 23 53 19 47 26 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 231 144 102 177 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 678 457 337 485 170 423 198 305 92 169
  Company or Union Retirement 294 190 160 190 55 152 68 135 43 55
  Federal Government Retirement 86 62 47 81 22 56 52 35 9 24
  Military Retirement 53 59 19 43 16 45 25 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 226 140 96 159 64 165 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 8 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 49 8 18 1 37 4 8
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
44 8 4 9 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 4,482 6,471 3,503 7,523 2,362 5,929 2,456 5,942 1,709 3,927
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5,144 7,269 4,216 8,231 2,919 6,468 2,907 6,327 2,021 4,152
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 781 438 145 65 28 42 22 31 19 8
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,658 1,423 1,050 936 583 766 466 548 350 330
  Government Transfer Payments 1,294 907 604 570 309 472 279 314 198 208
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 14 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
778 458 131 56 24 34 20 26 20 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
775 582 387 571 203 455 207 329 117 190

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 2,371 5,419 2,033 2,836 1,522 3,638 1,357 2,231 1,158 2,400
Earnings 1,784 5,523 1,179 2,499 976 3,685 769 2,155 685 2,451
  Wages and Salary 1,754 5,114 1,155 2,445 953 3,510 744 2,086 658 2,361
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 40 467 9 72 6 154 8 74 17 100
  Farm Self-Employment 3 32 0 11 2 29 4 2 2 10
Social Security 5 368 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 54 149 55 68 52 90 58 63 10 26
  Interest 14 79 17 8 36 9 30 16 3 14
  Dividends 4 77 3 10 3 68 0 10 2 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 24 103 1 16 1 33 0 8 0 13
Retirement Income 128 146 117 74 68 175 22 53 57 88
  Company or Union Retirement 38 44 45 17 20 55 8 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 58 22 27 25 52 9 26 20 38
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 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 127 126 101 51 65 153 23 48 40 83
  Company or Union Retirement 38 45 44 14 20 52 8 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 53 22 25 25 47 10 23 14 38
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 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 1,803 5,796 1,253 2,526 1,028 3,684 805 2,194 732 2,484
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,050 5,934 1,425 2,684 1,175 3,848 951 2,346 827 2,559
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 365 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
248 517 155 156 120 207 101 144 95 113
  Government Transfer Payments 164 502 103 90 64 129 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
5 363 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
132 150 117 74 66 175 22 56 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 alone (1)
    Total 964 1,818 817 1,809 621 1,010 553 1,148 444 721
Earnings 516 1,771 499 1,802 331 953 311 1,174 193 602
  Wages and Salary 497 1,666 485 1,697 316 948 289 1,122 181 583
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 75 12 100 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 29 18 21 21
  Interest 2 24 9 18 13 14 2 3 2 11
  Dividends 0 8 0 7 0 0 11 3 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 3 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 3 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 554 1,745 523 1,792 368 961 339 1,169 223 614
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
652 1,838 622 1,841 409 988 374 1,222 266 638
  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 39 21 14 18 18 13 18
  Government Transfer Payments 40 34 28 27 11 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 alone (1)
    Total 394 11,557 27,146 79 39,496 146 0.499 0.0023 1,249
Earnings 229 9,715 31,398 68 42,977 181 0.474 0.0026 1,249
  Wages and Salary 222 8,839 31,645 69 42,747 179 0.466 0.0027 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 737 15,724 238 32,067 760 0.634 0.0102 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 78 2,285 60 19,264 1,367 0.760 0.0242 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,159 45 12,655 39 0.278 0.0040 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,032 107 6,804 81 0.343 0.0124 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,277 74 3,119 105 0.470 0.0280 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,440 387 11,837 279 0.503 0.0175 1,249
Survivor Benefits 50 0 7,204 222 13,010 400 0.579 0.0207 1,249
Disability Benefits 6 5 9,294 227 13,867 508 0.490 0.0289 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 7 0 3,313 70 4,790 84 0.502 0.0136 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,691 283 7,795 343 0.588 0.0279 1,249
Property Income 69 458 1,597 6 3,683 47 0.658 0.0060 1,249
  Interest 184 0 1,460 6 2,010 29 0.485 0.0119 1,249
  Dividends 0 112 1,616 11 3,252 68 0.614 0.0127 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 176 15 2,242 26 7,652 213 0.678 0.0260 1,249
Retirement Income 142 32 11,842 123 17,850 154 0.509 0.0065 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 81 2 8,382 147 13,511 174 0.540 0.0093 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 22,871 526 26,708 577 0.403 0.0203 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 18,423 430 22,802 570 0.376 0.0254 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 5 17,314 378 22,194 334 0.440 0.0129 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,963 1,046 16,532 872 0.389 0.0517 1,249
  Annuities 10 0 6,080 450 11,953 973 0.607 0.0518 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 7,237 423 14,553 892 0.556 0.0428 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 16 0 8,787 556 15,142 744 0.564 0.0334 1,249
Pension Income 100 12 12,416 147 18,280 167 0.499 0.0070 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 67 0 8,744 160 13,794 185 0.534 0.0098 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 24,888 647 29,197 658 0.374 0.0228 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 19,825 474 24,970 639 0.352 0.0277 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 18 0 18,803 413 23,043 348 0.424 0.0136 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,275 1,059 17,172 1,141 0.428 0.0604 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 6,941 551 12,703 1,301 0.561 0.0724 1,249
Alimony 11 0 7,190 447 13,764 1,059 0.574 0.0522 1,249
Child Support 9 0 3,933 80 5,445 141 0.499 0.0202 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 1 3,951 77 6,164 116 0.530 0.0310 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 0 3,370 213 6,972 299 0.609 0.0282 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 2,757 124 4,966 465 0.631 0.0617 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 227 9,796 25,165 86 37,763 151 0.496 0.0024 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
270 10,244 27,215 77 39,166 149 0.487 0.0024 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,186 45 12,703 39 0.280 0.0040 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
84 178 14,238 60 18,608 85 0.399 0.0044 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 36 80 11,436 50 13,903 61 0.417 0.0040 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,953 105 6,088 73 0.397 0.0112 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,676 44 12,243 37 0.289 0.0039 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
142 32 9,587 79 15,574 129 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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