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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
25 Years and Over
All Races
    Total 184,796 7,562 4,321 6,980 9,328 10,560 7,793 9,312 6,897 9,460
Earnings 135,895 4,311 3,404 3,975 3,266 6,136 3,296 5,987 3,797 7,646
  Wages and Salary 127,028 3,477 3,068 3,558 2,947 5,494 3,110 5,404 3,635 7,032
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 11,661 2,563 634 744 421 913 214 659 199 676
  Farm Self-Employment 1,833 1,025 99 70 20 63 20 59 20 53
Social Security 42,079 1,241 2,226 4,832 7,192 6,962 7,080 5,480 3,258 1,723
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4,993 966 629 984 1,594 424 143 119 55 32
Public Assistance 1,499 809 392 180 64 22 8 3 10 0
Veterans Benefits 2,698 552 427 259 191 286 188 168 94 58
Survivor Benefits 2,797 664 424 353 249 240 178 109 91 85
Disability Benefits 1,489 188 182 204 269 136 86 78 76 39
Unemployment Compensation 7,439 3,019 1,841 1,021 679 398 146 112 73 44
Workers Compensation 1,532 644 208 127 132 73 65 52 64 32
Property Income 92,457 71,832 6,739 3,786 1,971 1,655 931 859 416 626
  Interest 87,543 74,600 4,973 2,560 1,295 931 572 544 123 357
  Dividends 27,582 21,294 2,118 1,400 415 666 224 388 48 258
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10,285 5,781 1,204 871 354 555 163 175 64 214
Retirement Income 20,332 2,721 2,332 2,019 1,808 1,738 1,169 1,076 954 832
  Company or Union Retirement 11,441 2,138 1,760 1,384 1,096 1,041 599 529 450 358
  Federal Government Retirement 1,774 85 77 114 100 94 84 98 105 127
  Military Retirement 1,288 41 23 51 108 148 128 119 123 88
  State or Local Government Retirement 4,456 329 319 294 358 360 319 285 230 214
  Railroad Retirement 270 21 14 28 30 29 23 20 22 10
  Annuities 462 132 72 67 30 28 16 33 15 18
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 560 101 87 104 30 44 20 17 9 32
  Other or Don't Know 1,007 187 174 126 101 111 46 34 28 20
Pension Income 16,794 2,146 1,862 1,575 1,377 1,462 953 920 826 712
  Company or Union Retirement 9,974 1,796 1,487 1,203 943 954 522 457 393 319
  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 4,417 1,498 1,221 844 370 206 109 43 33 18
Educational Assistance 3,073 1,241 720 400 202 196 41 80 36 59
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,555 733 200 185 55 165 28 27 28 26
Other Income, N.E.C. 903 415 314 52 22 21 8 17 5 5

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 170,685 4,206 4,573 7,566 9,222 11,609 9,433 10,624 6,813 9,118
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
173,707 3,851 4,085 6,997 8,571 10,519 7,785 9,455 6,508 9,558
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 42,280 1,246 2,232 4,835 7,203 6,970 7,108 5,493 3,272 1,739
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
48,483 1,424 2,120 4,542 6,786 6,078 5,541 4,379 3,247 2,544
  Government Transfer Payments 59,299 5,293 4,449 6,288 9,134 7,694 6,970 5,745 3,806 2,205
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 6,271 1,611 976 1,129 1,632 447 173 135 73 34
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
46,768 1,991 2,570 5,550 8,776 7,535 7,272 5,709 3,399 1,784
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
26,249 4,190 3,218 3,091 3,368 2,126 1,340 1,225 1,029 884

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
All Races
    Total 6,106 8,099 5,309 9,009 3,989 7,367 3,747 7,194 2,801 4,925
Earnings 4,028 6,577 3,535 8,428 2,550 6,636 2,595 7,059 1,793 4,577
  Wages and Salary 3,872 6,071 3,402 7,944 2,496 6,227 2,486 6,731 1,758 4,415
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 144 499 134 606 59 380 91 351 33 160
  Farm Self-Employment 12 39 7 35 8 26 2 37 0 13
Social Security 837 496 141 65 24 36 22 22 22 3
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 17 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 66 33 28 140 103 41 13 21 3 8
Survivor Benefits 46 65 27 48 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 438 421 286 230 181 183 139 135 47 80
  Interest 272 168 176 101 113 51 31 70 45 27
  Dividends 35 199 11 83 17 1 12 37 3 26
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 77 77 25 89 9 69 14 49 3 42
Retirement Income 879 641 436 654 242 530 224 348 128 197
  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 269 170 121 208 72 182 69 114 45 55
  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 783 523 388 555 210 484 210 327 100 180
  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 55
  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 20 1 3 11 2 4 0 5 3 2
Educational Assistance 12 14 5 22 2 9 1 19 0 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
36 10 0 19 0 8 2 8 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 4 4 1 0 0 2 0 5 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,973 7,098 3,921 8,506 2,738 6,785 2,728 7,062 1,895 4,620
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5,762 7,990 4,761 9,293 3,344 7,408 3,225 7,482 2,248 4,858
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 866 507 157 75 28 47 22 28 23 8
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,901 1,616 1,204 1,073 652 859 513 596 390 351
  Government Transfer Payments 1,498 1,038 692 645 349 534 313 352 224 221
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 25 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
882 534 145 67 25 37 21 22 22 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
905 676 438 652 251 531 223 358 127 200

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
All Races
    Total 2,774 6,346 2,337 3,251 1,737 4,229 1,560 2,569 1,296 2,820
Earnings 2,086 6,470 1,400 2,898 1,107 4,359 880 2,477 769 2,887
  Wages and Salary 2,051 6,008 1,370 2,838 1,085 4,147 856 2,396 737 2,791
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 41 522 10 81 7 186 8 83 19 116
  Farm Self-Employment 3 31 0 11 2 29 4 2 2 10
Social Security 5 411 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 12 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 63 148 55 74 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 22 98 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 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 2 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 2,104 6,778 1,482 2,929 1,171 4,351 920 2,518 822 2,913
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,391 6,914 1,673 3,114 1,340 4,525 1,082 2,682 928 3,000
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 408 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
274 576 172 172 133 227 108 153 104 128
  Government Transfer Payments 187 566 122 100 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
7 407 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
25 Years and Over
All Races
    Total 1,097 2,151 967 2,107 747 1,186 613 1,372 521 828
Earnings 595 2,107 577 2,116 399 1,128 354 1,399 222 703
  Wages and Salary 574 2,014 559 2,005 386 1,126 330 1,340 209 678
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 75 15 107 3 9 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 0 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 13
  Interest 2 24 9 18 13 14 2 3 2 11
  Dividends 0 8 0 7 0 0 13 8 0 3
  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 0 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 634 2,083 601 2,102 441 1,137 380 1,392 261 718
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
753 2,181 719 2,145 483 1,171 415 1,448 307 740
  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 12
  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
25 Years and Over
All Races
    Total 436 13,093 30,186 67 41,903 145 0.477 0.0022 1,249
Earnings 247 11,120 35,381 78 46,547 181 0.441 0.0026 1,249
  Wages and Salary 241 10,161 35,805 80 46,548 180 0.432 0.0026 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 808 16,301 229 32,416 732 0.626 0.0097 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 79 2,235 58 18,887 1,336 0.764 0.0240 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,992 41 12,558 36 0.277 0.0038 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,290 100 6,895 69 0.337 0.0107 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,316 67 3,352 127 0.497 0.0305 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,946 380 12,194 258 0.502 0.0156 1,249
Survivor Benefits 42 0 7,197 209 12,514 357 0.571 0.0197 1,249
Disability Benefits 7 5 9,082 200 13,206 426 0.485 0.0258 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 10 0 3,451 65 4,974 84 0.504 0.0129 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,973 263 7,859 311 0.572 0.0261 1,249
Property Income 69 478 1,609 6 3,704 46 0.656 0.0058 1,249
  Interest 190 0 1,467 6 2,039 28 0.489 0.0113 1,249
  Dividends 0 118 1,619 11 3,234 65 0.612 0.0122 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 180 16 2,224 24 7,268 197 0.672 0.0273 1,249
Retirement Income 143 34 11,848 115 17,642 142 0.505 0.0061 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 84 2 8,501 136 13,494 162 0.536 0.0088 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 7 3 22,575 464 26,243 518 0.396 0.0189 1,249
  Military Retirement 15 0 18,032 407 22,386 529 0.373 0.0242 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 5 17,176 327 22,026 310 0.437 0.0122 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,856 1,014 16,558 824 0.387 0.0496 1,249
  Annuities 9 0 6,014 449 11,738 928 0.610 0.0493 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 7,200 338 14,236 826 0.549 0.0410 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 8 0 7,904 435 13,505 597 0.556 0.0310 1,249
Pension Income 110 14 12,458 146 18,177 155 0.496 0.0066 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 70 0 8,830 148 13,767 173 0.530 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 18,749 402 22,947 324 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 7 0 3,956 76 5,370 122 0.490 0.0180 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,526 108 5,599 144 0.533 0.0194 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 0 3,062 276 7,076 334 0.608 0.0311 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 2,790 134 5,662 487 0.652 0.0524 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 246 11,214 27,569 130 40,155 149 0.475 0.0023 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
301 11,693 30,272 63 41,522 147 0.465 0.0023 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,017 41 12,604 37 0.278 0.0038 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
81 189 13,985 56 18,297 78 0.396 0.0041 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 42 85 11,457 44 13,975 56 0.408 0.0038 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,215 98 6,291 66 0.386 0.0100 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,492 40 12,142 34 0.287 0.0036 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
143 34 9,449 67 15,168 116 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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