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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 alone (2)
    Total 23,948 1,332 921 1,495 2,020 1,772 1,183 1,240 948 1,382
Earnings 17,731 1,012 671 889 663 1,037 539 885 672 1,234
  Wages and Salary 17,159 935 647 837 653 1,011 525 870 652 1,187
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 867 245 44 79 33 56 11 30 15 71
  Farm Self-Employment 108 101 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Social Security 4,294 168 293 593 975 831 643 366 189 94
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,455 239 190 302 553 93 26 17 17 4
Public Assistance 640 362 146 83 22 12 4 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 389 65 58 22 15 61 27 30 8 12
Survivor Benefits 244 65 38 32 30 23 13 7 10 6
Disability Benefits 236 34 22 39 54 21 14 5 14 7
Unemployment Compensation 1,073 467 257 128 111 48 20 9 11 9
Workers Compensation 169 63 20 23 25 5 2 4 10 4
Property Income 6,135 5,297 257 183 86 61 54 35 21 28
  Interest 5,830 5,327 171 120 54 42 36 19 3 14
  Dividends 1,008 837 51 54 2 12 0 4 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 540 300 71 48 20 38 23 3 2 5
Retirement Income 1,776 212 199 183 180 181 106 96 87 80
  Company or Union Retirement 929 141 137 103 100 106 45 33 48 48
  Federal Government Retirement 189 5 9 19 10 8 12 19 13 10
  Military Retirement 100 0 3 3 19 15 13 6 9 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 386 18 22 38 24 37 37 32 13 15
  Railroad Retirement 20 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 1,376 136 152 123 115 141 89 89 64 66
  Company or Union Retirement 789 115 121 84 82 96 37 34 33 38
  Federal Government Retirement 141 0 7 8 3 6 8 16 12 10
  Military Retirement 88 0 3 3 13 14 10 6 7 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 330 8 12 29 16 31 34 32 12 15
  Railroad Retirement 11 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 839 388 206 151 34 35 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 1,121 461 264 155 77 60 35 19 4 9
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
251 133 39 27 18 11 6 5 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 96 40 23 3 8 5 5 1 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 21,380 1,034 829 1,382 1,510 1,738 1,113 1,217 839 1,310
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21,861 1,039 815 1,362 1,477 1,648 1,043 1,155 847 1,363
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,311 170 294 593 980 833 646 368 189 94
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5,090 239 304 604 973 759 583 327 216 173
  Government Transfer Payments 7,938 1,120 831 963 1,645 1,035 724 482 287 159
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,009 529 325 369 567 106 47 19 21 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,890 501 441 838 1,527 951 705 418 229 106
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,702 713 508 530 721 268 151 129 102 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 alone (2)
    Total 803 1,246 689 1,183 478 959 365 937 283 511
Earnings 626 1,053 540 1,123 360 910 305 941 144 504
  Wages and Salary 610 1,003 538 1,086 369 861 298 932 147 493
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 42 10 39 3 42 6 20 0 7
  Farm Self-Employment 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 42 52 3 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 17 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 36 10 8 13 3 4 2 4 3
  Interest 10 6 8 3 4 0 1 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 25 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 95 64 37 56 34 60 9 18 5 8
  Company or Union Retirement 42 13 12 17 15 31 5 2 3 6
  Federal Government Retirement 18 5 9 13 11 13 1 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 2 5 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 28 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 82 50 36 48 34 50 10 14 3 7
  Company or Union Retirement 36 10 12 14 15 24 5 2 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 28 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 8 7 0 0 16 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 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 703 1,121 551 1,128 375 924 315 946 154 506
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
792 1,205 638 1,188 412 991 346 960 191 525
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 44 52 4 7 0 0 0 2 4 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
159 156 103 101 47 71 33 39 33 19
  Government Transfer Payments 136 105 54 71 32 51 26 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
60 58 4 9 0 0 1 2 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
106 73 37 56 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 alone (2)
    Total 335 713 211 292 158 404 147 200 86 222
Earnings 242 701 143 283 91 458 66 187 62 212
  Wages and Salary 235 681 138 283 92 428 67 183 57 208
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 20 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 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 243 726 148 286 102 454 70 190 65 208
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
269 730 160 300 113 460 84 198 72 216
  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 22 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 alone (2)
    Total 73 158 94 151 66 69 20 101 44 48
Earnings 34 166 49 146 36 67 19 101 18 40
  Wages and Salary 32 174 47 142 36 68 17 90 19 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 34 168 50 147 36 65 17 99 23 45
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 170 64 145 37 72 14 99 27 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 alone (2)
    Total 24 584 21,923 167 29,264 285 0.461 0.0063 1,430
Earnings 12 490 26,515 189 32,517 359 0.430 0.0072 1,430
  Wages and Salary 12 465 26,628 195 32,544 365 0.427 0.0073 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 22 11,444 785 20,506 1,281 0.587 0.0336 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,337 153 3,208 2,053 0.698 0.2147 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,355 118 11,093 111 0.287 0.0129 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,470 153 6,769 124 0.300 0.0208 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,212 104 3,464 259 0.528 0.0578 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,424 481 14,612 816 0.492 0.0411 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,489 721 9,094 741 0.510 0.0642 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,556 421 10,429 629 0.408 0.0570 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,178 191 4,903 280 0.523 0.0425 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,226 897 7,483 783 0.502 0.0742 1,430
Property Income 0 7 1,448 22 1,896 108 0.455 0.1647 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,369 21 1,085 66 0.143 0.0660 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,505 57 2,399 277 0.539 0.0943 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,245 116 5,349 719 0.595 0.1150 1,430
Retirement Income 8 1 11,593 349 15,887 420 0.465 0.0218 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 9,596 453 13,392 522 0.488 0.0312 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,970 1,757 22,032 1,253 0.352 0.0607 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 14,434 1,493 18,702 1,720 0.310 0.1024 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 16,286 905 20,767 1,013 0.413 0.0459 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 8 0 13,090 618 17,301 500 0.458 0.0245 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 9,752 491 13,676 589 0.492 0.0343 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 22,646 1,555 24,613 1,467 0.296 0.0715 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 15,445 1,955 19,565 1,915 0.306 0.1087 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 18,141 1,736 22,488 1,102 0.378 0.0499 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 2,882 211 4,207 291 0.507 0.0499 1,430
Educational Assistance 3 0 3,442 190 5,663 309 0.550 0.0393 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,359 223 4,547 445 0.547 0.0683 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,382 631 9,148 2,085 0.705 0.1036 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14 495 21,963 167 29,195 306 0.452 0.0066 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
23 524 23,077 279 29,843 302 0.446 0.0065 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,358 118 11,108 111 0.287 0.0129 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 7 11,396 141 14,903 207 0.392 0.0136 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 5 9,103 81 11,112 141 0.430 0.0114 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,021 182 6,006 128 0.380 0.0200 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,407 75 10,137 97 0.315 0.0112 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 1 7,847 126 10,882 235 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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