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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 154,008 6,327 3,473 5,488 7,216 8,462 6,442 7,801 5,750 7,772
Earnings 112,721 3,591 2,834 3,203 2,629 4,931 2,680 4,913 3,002 6,182
  Wages and Salary 104,889 2,869 2,538 2,854 2,344 4,354 2,513 4,381 2,870 5,649
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10,209 2,214 567 632 366 810 196 589 167 572
  Farm Self-Employment 1,678 888 96 68 20 63 18 58 20 53
Social Security 36,550 1,063 1,861 4,050 6,018 5,885 6,257 4,983 2,978 1,579
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 3,416 712 402 694 1,005 298 112 100 36 27
Public Assistance 940 507 259 103 38 14 3 2 6 0
Veterans Benefits 2,231 469 360 227 169 219 156 135 83 39
Survivor Benefits 2,516 591 390 317 218 217 158 96 79 74
Disability Benefits 1,193 141 147 155 209 111 71 68 61 32
Unemployment Compensation 6,099 2,475 1,520 844 549 318 118 99 57 33
Workers Compensation 1,328 567 178 101 108 67 63 43 54 28
Property Income 81,805 62,954 6,107 3,426 1,801 1,520 854 775 378 576
  Interest 77,445 65,584 4,545 2,319 1,208 840 520 490 116 327
  Dividends 25,157 19,295 1,974 1,280 395 625 223 371 46 238
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 9,244 5,164 1,070 791 316 490 138 162 60 202
Retirement Income 18,071 2,446 2,097 1,765 1,586 1,521 1,035 940 846 727
  Company or Union Retirement 10,249 1,938 1,592 1,247 968 913 545 478 395 295
  Federal Government Retirement 1,527 81 65 91 89 81 63 75 87 112
  Military Retirement 1,158 40 20 47 86 128 110 108 112 80
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,978 304 295 238 330 316 277 244 214 196
  Railroad Retirement 247 20 13 26 22 27 21 19 22 10
  Annuities 435 118 69 66 30 23 15 32 15 18
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 508 84 83 95 28 42 15 15 8 32
  Other or Don't Know 842 151 145 98 73 98 42 29 21 20
Pension Income 15,020 1,955 1,676 1,400 1,228 1,284 844 802 743 626
  Company or Union Retirement 8,950 1,631 1,340 1,086 832 835 477 407 355 270
  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 3,519 1,126 992 668 328 166 92 36 29 16
Educational Assistance 2,318 960 520 312 151 155 20 49 26 54
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,180 545 160 151 35 128 23 18 15 20
Other Income, N.E.C. 767 364 273 43 11 15 3 16 5 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 142,828 3,476 3,793 6,148 7,560 9,500 8,103 9,112 5,777 7,535
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
145,285 3,129 3,342 5,618 6,945 8,534 6,542 8,022 5,461 7,902
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 36,730 1,067 1,866 4,053 6,023 5,891 6,283 4,995 2,992 1,595
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
41,995 1,171 1,758 3,760 5,612 5,100 4,795 3,937 2,932 2,298
  Government Transfer Payments 49,932 4,238 3,535 5,107 7,275 6,372 6,068 5,117 3,407 1,982
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4,220 1,121 633 775 1,030 314 120 113 49 29
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
39,646 1,540 2,070 4,531 7,035 6,292 6,387 5,153 3,076 1,628
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
22,034 3,456 2,661 2,504 2,573 1,798 1,157 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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 5,103 6,580 4,395 7,450 3,348 6,112 3,252 5,934 2,410 4,168
Earnings 3,254 5,258 2,848 6,912 2,082 5,450 2,202 5,754 1,581 3,817
  Wages and Salary 3,126 4,824 2,729 6,496 2,017 5,116 2,104 5,456 1,550 3,672
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 115 431 114 535 53 309 81 311 27 151
  Farm Self-Employment 12 36 7 35 8 25 2 37 0 12
Social Security 764 431 133 56 24 34 22 20 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 25 45 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 420 373 268 216 164 174 132 131 42 73
  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 68 23 79 9 68 14 43 3 39
Retirement Income 767 561 393 579 200 457 213 324 118 188
  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 236 145 105 178 65 165 62 101 43 55
  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 55
  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 12 12 3 15 0 7 1 10 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
28 6 0 10 0 6 2 8 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,097 5,705 3,212 6,983 2,247 5,581 2,320 5,759 1,670 3,848
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,765 6,507 3,934 7,699 2,808 6,127 2,778 6,148 1,980 4,071
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 790 442 149 66 28 43 22 25 19 8
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,673 1,438 1,066 948 589 771 473 546 350 330
  Government Transfer Payments 1,310 914 615 564 311 472 281 312 199 208
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 14 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
787 462 135 56 24 35 20 20 20 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
784 585 396 578 205 458 208 334 117 190

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 2,311 5,287 2,016 2,780 1,512 3,575 1,354 2,224 1,159 2,391
Earnings 1,749 5,405 1,183 2,442 978 3,626 773 2,149 683 2,448
  Wages and Salary 1,722 4,998 1,158 2,385 957 3,450 750 2,080 656 2,357
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 38 465 9 72 6 155 8 76 15 102
  Farm Self-Employment 3 31 0 11 2 29 4 2 2 10
Social Security 5 364 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 12 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 55 135 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 21 91 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 2 3 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 8 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,766 5,675 1,254 2,466 1,029 3,625 808 2,188 732 2,482
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,017 5,814 1,429 2,627 1,179 3,790 955 2,345 827 2,555
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 361 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
250 517 157 160 120 207 101 146 95 113
  Government Transfer Payments 160 498 105 90 65 129 51 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
5 359 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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 972 1,828 821 1,803 625 1,029 556 1,146 446 725
Earnings 516 1,782 500 1,805 329 965 313 1,176 195 608
  Wages and Salary 497 1,683 485 1,700 316 958 291 1,130 183 589
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 70 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 0 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 13
  Interest 2 24 9 18 13 14 2 3 2 11
  Dividends 0 8 0 7 0 0 13 5 0 3
  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 555 1,756 524 1,795 366 975 339 1,170 225 619
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
658 1,849 623 1,844 408 1,003 376 1,223 268 643
  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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 391 11,571 30,736 74 43,020 162 0.478 0.0024 1,249
Earnings 226 9,748 35,936 86 47,655 204 0.443 0.0028 1,249
  Wages and Salary 220 8,861 36,407 88 47,660 203 0.433 0.0029 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 739 16,355 240 33,168 790 0.624 0.0103 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 78 2,362 64 20,345 1,446 0.753 0.0248 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,244 45 12,733 39 0.275 0.0041 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,140 118 6,883 86 0.350 0.0129 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,316 84 3,172 123 0.482 0.0315 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,384 390 11,813 277 0.503 0.0174 1,249
Survivor Benefits 42 0 7,175 221 12,765 389 0.575 0.0208 1,249
Disability Benefits 7 5 9,337 231 13,967 511 0.491 0.0289 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 7 0 3,445 72 4,939 89 0.502 0.0140 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,867 286 7,936 344 0.581 0.0282 1,249
Property Income 67 454 1,625 6 3,890 50 0.665 0.0058 1,249
  Interest 178 0 1,476 6 2,131 31 0.505 0.0117 1,249
  Dividends 0 112 1,630 11 3,311 69 0.615 0.0123 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 176 15 2,238 26 7,561 213 0.678 0.0266 1,249
Retirement Income 134 33 11,878 123 17,840 153 0.508 0.0065 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 82 2 8,397 146 13,519 174 0.540 0.0093 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 22,979 525 26,812 573 0.401 0.0203 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 18,399 425 22,778 564 0.373 0.0253 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 5 17,357 377 22,214 332 0.441 0.0129 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,239 1,065 16,679 863 0.384 0.0515 1,249
  Annuities 9 0 6,159 445 12,027 975 0.612 0.0504 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 7,282 464 14,647 894 0.552 0.0429 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 8 0 8,463 558 14,347 685 0.554 0.0332 1,249
Pension Income 102 14 12,434 151 18,291 166 0.499 0.0069 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 68 0 8,754 159 13,796 185 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 18,836 407 23,057 346 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 6 0 4,097 84 5,588 141 0.490 0.0201 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,456 129 5,496 164 0.533 0.0225 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 0 3,205 300 7,264 404 0.617 0.0361 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 2,677 142 5,236 510 0.643 0.0623 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 224 9,830 27,974 164 40,868 167 0.478 0.0025 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
268 10,271 30,630 69 42,396 164 0.466 0.0025 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,273 45 12,782 39 0.276 0.0040 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
77 180 14,375 60 18,759 85 0.396 0.0044 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 37 79 11,888 49 14,390 63 0.405 0.0041 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,148 117 6,277 79 0.391 0.0119 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,847 44 12,406 38 0.283 0.0039 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
134 33 9,828 81 15,834 131 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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