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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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 24,799 1,420 972 1,547 2,065 1,829 1,212 1,295 975 1,439
Earnings 18,408 1,086 706 927 683 1,084 562 927 690 1,277
  Wages and Salary 17,819 1,008 681 873 673 1,056 546 911 669 1,228
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 902 259 47 81 33 56 14 31 15 75
  Farm Self-Employment 111 103 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Social Security 4,408 175 303 611 993 856 654 375 194 101
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,486 250 196 307 560 93 26 17 19 4
Public Assistance 663 370 153 91 22 12 4 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 397 66 60 22 17 62 27 30 8 12
Survivor Benefits 248 65 38 32 32 23 13 9 10 6
Disability Benefits 240 36 22 39 55 23 14 5 14 7
Unemployment Compensation 1,115 480 272 132 112 50 24 9 11 11
Workers Compensation 173 63 21 23 26 5 3 4 10 4
Property Income 6,417 5,534 275 194 92 64 54 35 21 28
  Interest 6,099 5,571 184 125 54 45 38 19 3 14
  Dividends 1,063 882 52 60 3 12 0 4 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 560 312 74 50 24 40 23 3 2 5
Retirement Income 1,827 220 200 187 186 190 111 100 93 81
  Company or Union Retirement 960 149 138 107 104 114 46 35 48 48
  Federal Government Retirement 195 5 9 19 10 8 12 19 17 11
  Military Retirement 101 0 3 3 19 15 15 6 9 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 398 18 22 38 26 38 40 35 15 15
  Railroad Retirement 21 1 1 3 8 2 2 1 0 0
  Annuities 24 14 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 35 14 2 2 2 2 5 0 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 128 27 28 23 22 12 1 3 6 0
Pension Income 1,420 143 154 127 119 149 94 92 70 67
  Company or Union Retirement 818 122 123 88 86 105 38 34 33 38
  Federal Government Retirement 146 0 7 8 3 6 8 16 16 10
  Military Retirement 90 0 3 3 13 14 12 6 7 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 338 8 12 29 16 31 37 34 13 15
  Railroad Retirement 12 1 1 1 3 0 2 1 0 0
  Annuities 12 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 27 7 3 0 6 4 0 2 2 1
Child Support 858 398 211 154 34 35 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 1,181 492 270 160 80 69 35 19 4 9
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
275 142 41 34 18 12 6 5 5 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 106 43 26 3 12 5 5 1 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 22,153 1,106 874 1,434 1,547 1,806 1,143 1,271 861 1,359
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
22,644 1,107 858 1,415 1,516 1,709 1,076 1,209 867 1,410
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,425 177 304 611 998 857 657 377 195 101
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5,224 245 315 622 996 779 597 338 221 179
  Government Transfer Payments 8,178 1,165 872 996 1,679 1,063 741 491 295 170
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,063 548 337 380 575 106 47 19 24 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6,047 521 459 867 1,553 977 714 428 236 114
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,806 741 522 545 734 278 157 133 110 98

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 827 1,289 719 1,222 497 984 381 954 290 529
Earnings 641 1,090 559 1,166 373 934 319 958 145 522
  Wages and Salary 626 1,036 556 1,131 381 883 312 949 149 510
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 44 10 39 3 43 6 20 0 7
  Farm Self-Employment 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 44 52 4 7 0 0 0 2 4 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 6 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 18 0 3 20 27 9 3 6 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 4 2 3 0 1 0 5 0 0
Disability Benefits 10 6 3 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 4 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0
Property Income 3 40 10 8 13 4 4 2 4 3
  Interest 10 6 9 3 4 0 1 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 28 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 3
Retirement Income 97 64 37 57 34 60 9 18 5 8
  Company or Union Retirement 42 13 12 17 15 31 5 3 3 6
  Federal Government Retirement 18 5 9 14 11 13 1 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 2 5 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 30 23 13 23 5 11 6 9 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 84 50 36 48 34 50 10 14 3 7
  Company or Union Retirement 36 10 12 14 15 24 5 3 3 6
  Federal Government Retirement 14 5 6 10 11 13 1 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 2 5 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 30 19 15 23 5 11 6 6 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 2 0 9 7 0 0 18 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 719 1,160 569 1,171 388 949 330 964 156 523
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
812 1,246 657 1,235 426 1,018 362 979 193 543
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 45 52 5 7 0 0 0 2 4 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
165 159 104 107 50 71 35 39 33 19
  Government Transfer Payments 139 106 56 72 34 52 28 31 19 10
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
63 58 6 9 0 0 1 2 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
108 73 37 57 39 60 13 18 5 8

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 346 725 215 298 165 416 149 210 86 236
Earnings 244 716 147 291 96 473 69 194 62 232
  Wages and Salary 239 692 142 291 96 443 69 190 57 229
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 22 1 5 0 23 0 3 4 10
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 31 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 1 0 0 1 1 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 3 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
  Interest 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 6 5 11 4 5 11 0 0 0 6
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 0 4 4 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 3 7 4 2 3 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 4 5 11 4 5 11 0 0 0 6
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 0 4 4 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 3 7 4 2 3 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 246 740 152 295 106 468 73 198 65 228
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
274 744 164 308 118 474 87 206 72 233
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 31 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 43 11 11 10 18 5 5 3 10
  Government Transfer Payments 23 51 13 8 11 12 2 1 3 8
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 5 11 4 5 11 0 0 1 6

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 77 170 98 153 68 72 21 108 45 48
Earnings 37 177 49 149 37 69 19 104 21 40
  Wages and Salary 35 185 47 146 37 70 17 93 21 34
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 1
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 2 2 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 0 2 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 37 179 50 151 37 67 17 101 26 45
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
52 182 64 148 38 74 16 102 29 41
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 2 2 4 3 1 0 0 3 0
  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
0 2 2 6 0 0 2 0 0 0

 

    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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 27 619 21,884 164 29,278 282 0.463 0.0062 1,430
Earnings 13 522 26,423 186 32,487 355 0.433 0.0070 1,430
  Wages and Salary 13 496 26,540 193 32,514 360 0.431 0.0071 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 23 11,339 796 20,264 1,249 0.591 0.0331 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 1,352 153 3,533 2,066 0.710 0.1740 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,355 116 11,085 109 0.288 0.0127 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,426 162 6,751 123 0.305 0.0205 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,239 104 3,473 251 0.523 0.0561 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,340 481 14,508 803 0.495 0.0407 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,625 726 9,205 737 0.509 0.0629 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,591 424 10,388 620 0.406 0.0566 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,211 184 4,926 272 0.523 0.0411 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,257 878 7,504 765 0.505 0.0727 1,430
Property Income 0 7 1,450 22 1,881 104 0.451 0.1663 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,369 21 1,074 63 0.135 0.0647 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,507 55 2,411 268 0.538 0.0903 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,247 113 5,267 694 0.585 0.1194 1,430
Retirement Income 9 1 11,586 336 15,837 415 0.467 0.0217 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 9,575 444 13,367 524 0.493 0.0310 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,794 1,471 21,990 1,217 0.347 0.0599 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 14,367 1,329 18,641 1,697 0.296 0.1030 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 16,183 864 20,598 987 0.406 0.0456 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 6,056 751 7,525 720 0.450 0.0837 1,430
Pension Income 9 0 12,970 573 17,212 494 0.460 0.0242 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 9,717 477 13,649 592 0.497 0.0340 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 22,089 1,589 24,423 1,420 0.302 0.0701 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 15,134 1,848 19,482 1,886 0.307 0.1073 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 17,921 1,569 22,358 1,077 0.374 0.0494 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Child Support 2 0 2,864 207 4,179 285 0.507 0.0491 1,430
Educational Assistance 3 0 3,410 190 5,778 310 0.559 0.0383 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,427 301 4,843 446 0.555 0.0629 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,444 595 8,703 1,900 0.690 0.1033 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 15 527 21,902 164 29,202 302 0.454 0.0065 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25 557 22,974 277 29,847 298 0.448 0.0064 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,358 116 11,101 109 0.288 0.0127 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 7 11,398 139 14,892 204 0.392 0.0134 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 5 9,072 80 11,059 138 0.431 0.0112 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,956 178 5,979 126 0.382 0.0197 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,394 75 10,119 95 0.317 0.0110 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 1 7,824 126 10,844 232 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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