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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 alone (1)
    Total 152,062 6,228 3,397 5,425 7,097 8,366 6,361 7,707 5,670 7,644
Earnings 111,254 3,534 2,785 3,154 2,583 4,854 2,639 4,840 2,953 6,092
  Wages and Salary 103,510 2,821 2,497 2,810 2,305 4,282 2,475 4,312 2,820 5,563
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10,072 2,173 555 623 360 802 193 585 166 567
  Farm Self-Employment 1,663 877 95 67 20 63 18 56 20 52
Social Security 36,188 1,050 1,838 4,003 5,948 5,835 6,199 4,946 2,955 1,558
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 3,339 692 394 679 979 294 112 100 33 27
Public Assistance 906 486 251 100 38 14 3 2 6 0
Veterans Benefits 2,196 464 351 224 165 216 154 135 82 39
Survivor Benefits 2,487 585 387 313 214 213 156 94 79 74
Disability Benefits 1,171 138 146 150 206 109 70 68 56 32
Unemployment Compensation 5,983 2,424 1,494 828 541 316 111 99 56 31
Workers Compensation 1,299 557 175 100 104 64 59 40 54 28
Property Income 80,977 62,282 6,043 3,398 1,788 1,510 848 768 373 574
  Interest 76,668 64,892 4,501 2,305 1,200 835 518 487 114 326
  Dividends 24,954 19,131 1,961 1,267 391 622 223 370 46 238
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 9,142 5,102 1,058 782 311 484 138 161 60 201
Retirement Income 17,876 2,418 2,075 1,751 1,561 1,507 1,025 929 832 718
  Company or Union Retirement 10,143 1,917 1,573 1,238 955 903 539 473 390 289
  Federal Government Retirement 1,507 81 65 91 88 81 61 72 84 111
  Military Retirement 1,143 40 20 46 85 123 108 106 110 80
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,939 304 293 234 326 314 275 241 210 196
  Railroad Retirement 243 20 13 26 22 27 21 19 21 8
  Annuities 430 115 69 65 30 23 15 32 15 18
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 505 84 82 94 28 42 15 15 8 31
  Other or Don't Know 830 145 145 98 68 98 42 29 21 18
Pension Income 14,864 1,934 1,658 1,393 1,211 1,273 835 793 734 618
  Company or Union Retirement 8,859 1,612 1,324 1,080 820 827 471 402 353 265
  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 3,458 1,105 972 657 323 162 92 36 29 16
Educational Assistance 2,267 929 511 305 150 153 18 49 26 54
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,150 531 158 146 34 126 22 15 14 20
Other Income, N.E.C. 752 359 267 43 10 15 3 14 5 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 141,069 3,418 3,730 6,070 7,459 9,390 8,013 9,000 5,706 7,424
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
143,494 3,076 3,289 5,547 6,851 8,435 6,452 7,922 5,385 7,790
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 36,365 1,054 1,843 4,007 5,954 5,842 6,225 4,958 2,967 1,572
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
41,561 1,154 1,741 3,715 5,545 5,056 4,739 3,912 2,901 2,269
  Government Transfer Payments 49,307 4,153 3,475 5,049 7,165 6,308 5,998 5,078 3,379 1,950
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4,113 1,084 616 756 1,004 310 120 113 46 29
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
39,203 1,507 2,035 4,478 6,935 6,235 6,331 5,114 3,050 1,605
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
21,736 3,393 2,622 2,476 2,523 1,779 1,144 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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 5,032 6,493 4,336 7,356 3,304 6,029 3,208 5,859 2,387 4,130
Earnings 3,195 5,184 2,820 6,824 2,050 5,381 2,172 5,679 1,567 3,778
  Wages and Salary 3,068 4,757 2,701 6,410 1,986 5,049 2,075 5,386 1,538 3,635
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 114 424 112 532 53 307 81 305 25 149
  Farm Self-Employment 12 36 7 35 8 25 2 37 0 12
Social Security 756 427 130 56 24 33 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 47 31 24 115 76 28 9 13 2 8
Survivor Benefits 40 60 25 43 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 420 368 267 213 162 173 132 130 42 73
  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 66 23 76 9 68 14 42 3 39
Retirement Income 758 558 385 573 198 454 212 319 118 188
  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 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 678 457 337 485 170 423 198 305 92 168
  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 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 8 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 8 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 4,036 5,623 3,178 6,900 2,213 5,508 2,287 5,684 1,656 3,807
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,694 6,423 3,889 7,607 2,769 6,048 2,737 6,069 1,968 4,032
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 781 438 145 65 28 42 22 25 19 8
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,655 1,423 1,050 936 583 766 466 542 350 329
  Government Transfer Payments 1,292 906 603 557 306 467 278 308 198 208
  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 20 20 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
774 582 387 571 203 455 207 329 117 189

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 2,273 5,241 1,985 2,743 1,498 3,541 1,341 2,208 1,151 2,366
Earnings 1,723 5,362 1,159 2,410 971 3,584 763 2,135 679 2,421
  Wages and Salary 1,696 4,960 1,135 2,355 950 3,411 741 2,067 651 2,332
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 37 461 9 69 6 154 8 74 15 100
  Farm Self-Employment 3 31 0 11 2 29 4 2 2 10
Social Security 5 362 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 52 135 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 21 91 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 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 1,739 5,630 1,227 2,436 1,022 3,583 799 2,174 726 2,455
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,986 5,768 1,400 2,594 1,169 3,747 945 2,326 821 2,530
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 359 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
248 511 155 156 120 207 101 144 95 113
  Government Transfer Payments 157 493 103 90 64 129 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
5 357 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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 959 1,805 813 1,784 619 1,007 553 1,139 443 719
Earnings 510 1,758 495 1,784 329 948 311 1,165 192 598
  Wages and Salary 491 1,661 480 1,681 314 943 289 1,116 181 580
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 69 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 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 29 18 21 13
  Interest 2 24 9 18 13 14 2 3 2 11
  Dividends 0 8 0 7 0 0 11 3 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 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 549 1,732 519 1,774 366 958 338 1,161 222 610
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
647 1,825 619 1,823 407 985 373 1,214 265 633
  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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 385 11,459 30,773 74 43,087 164 0.477 0.0024 1,249
Earnings 224 9,648 35,985 87 47,734 205 0.443 0.0028 1,249
  Wages and Salary 217 8,773 36,461 89 47,742 204 0.432 0.0029 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 733 16,413 240 33,232 797 0.623 0.0104 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 78 2,371 65 20,491 1,458 0.753 0.0248 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,251 46 12,739 39 0.275 0.0041 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,151 119 6,901 87 0.349 0.0131 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,331 87 3,194 126 0.479 0.0323 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,399 398 11,810 279 0.504 0.0175 1,249
Survivor Benefits 42 0 7,174 223 12,788 392 0.576 0.0209 1,249
Disability Benefits 6 5 9,338 232 13,940 512 0.490 0.0290 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 7 0 3,450 72 4,944 91 0.502 0.0141 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,814 288 7,945 351 0.583 0.0286 1,249
Property Income 67 454 1,626 6 3,904 50 0.666 0.0058 1,249
  Interest 178 0 1,477 6 2,140 31 0.507 0.0117 1,249
  Dividends 0 112 1,631 12 3,314 70 0.615 0.0121 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 176 15 2,240 26 7,593 215 0.678 0.0266 1,249
Retirement Income 133 32 11,881 124 17,854 154 0.508 0.0065 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 81 2 8,400 147 13,529 175 0.540 0.0093 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 22,918 527 26,764 578 0.402 0.0203 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 18,474 429 22,867 571 0.376 0.0254 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 5 17,326 378 22,206 334 0.440 0.0129 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,105 1,049 16,664 875 0.383 0.0521 1,249
  Annuities 9 0 6,192 447 11,980 976 0.608 0.0510 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 7,305 499 14,696 898 0.553 0.0429 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 8 0 8,506 591 14,450 693 0.554 0.0334 1,249
Pension Income 100 12 12,429 150 18,293 167 0.499 0.0070 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 67 0 8,760 160 13,811 186 0.533 0.0099 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 18,799 413 23,038 348 0.425 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 6 0 4,106 85 5,612 143 0.491 0.0203 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,499 130 5,543 167 0.532 0.0227 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 0 3,187 300 7,263 413 0.619 0.0367 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 2,658 144 5,251 520 0.645 0.0630 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 222 9,728 28,024 165 40,913 168 0.478 0.0026 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
265 10,168 30,655 70 42,446 166 0.466 0.0025 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,279 46 12,789 40 0.276 0.0041 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
76 178 14,383 60 18,771 86 0.396 0.0045 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 36 79 11,907 49 14,410 63 0.405 0.0042 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,178 118 6,306 81 0.390 0.0120 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,863 44 12,421 38 0.282 0.0039 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
133 32 9,856 82 15,876 132 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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