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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 21,186 728 545 1,094 1,671 1,521 1,038 1,116 856 1,234
Earnings 15,578 556 405 564 470 827 444 757 596 1,080
  Wages and Salary 15,027 479 383 517 456 808 428 743 579 1,035
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 839 242 44 75 29 48 14 29 15 68
  Farm Self-Employment 98 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Social Security 4,208 136 266 568 928 850 646 375 194 101
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,304 222 178 248 492 84 26 17 19 4
Public Assistance 491 272 114 67 18 6 4 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 394 65 59 22 17 62 27 30 8 12
Survivor Benefits 224 61 27 31 26 22 13 9 10 6
Disability Benefits 239 36 22 39 55 23 14 5 12 7
Unemployment Compensation 1,034 428 256 128 103 50 24 9 11 11
Workers Compensation 164 59 21 23 21 5 3 4 10 4
Property Income 5,975 5,102 273 193 92 64 52 35 21 25
  Interest 5,670 5,148 182 125 54 45 38 19 3 11
  Dividends 1,044 865 52 58 3 12 0 4 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 558 311 74 50 24 40 21 3 2 5
Retirement Income 1,805 216 189 185 185 189 111 100 92 81
  Company or Union Retirement 956 149 138 106 102 113 46 35 48 48
  Federal Government Retirement 189 1 9 19 10 8 12 19 16 11
  Military Retirement 101 0 3 3 19 15 15 6 9 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 390 18 14 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 125 27 24 23 22 12 1 3 6 0
Pension Income 1,418 143 154 127 118 149 94 92 70 67
  Company or Union Retirement 816 122 123 88 84 105 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 764 336 192 152 32 29 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 541 222 137 70 38 21 19 13 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
217 117 22 27 17 12 3 5 5 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 91 43 15 3 7 5 5 1 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 19,155 553 547 1,031 1,276 1,547 1,012 1,102 763 1,162
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19,630 551 523 1,012 1,245 1,448 945 1,041 769 1,210
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,225 137 266 568 933 851 649 377 195 101
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5,002 201 266 577 928 771 589 338 219 179
  Government Transfer Payments 7,266 828 681 864 1,505 1,027 712 487 291 170
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,719 434 279 300 502 90 47 19 24 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,531 386 367 761 1,407 958 700 426 236 114
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,441 622 453 463 659 260 157 133 108 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 743 1,163 688 1,106 464 923 363 893 283 516
Earnings 570 983 520 1,055 352 876 295 907 142 512
  Wages and Salary 557 930 518 1,020 360 829 288 899 145 501
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 44 10 37 3 39 6 18 0 5
  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 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 7 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 646 1,053 531 1,060 367 892 306 913 153 514
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
738 1,139 619 1,124 406 960 338 927 190 533
  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 139 104 56 68 34 52 28 31 19 10
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
63 56 6 9 0 0 1 2 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
108 72 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 337 696 210 293 154 406 149 204 83 234
Earnings 237 688 144 284 86 463 69 185 59 232
  Wages and Salary 232 666 140 284 87 431 69 181 55 229
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 19 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 238 712 149 287 96 458 73 189 63 228
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
267 716 161 301 108 465 87 196 69 233
  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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 74 168 96 152 68 70 21 105 42 48
Earnings 36 173 49 148 37 69 19 104 18 40
  Wages and Salary 35 181 47 144 37 70 17 93 18 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 36 175 50 150 37 67 17 101 23 45
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
52 178 64 146 38 74 16 102 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 25 606 25,100 212 32,009 321 0.439 0.0067 1,430
Earnings 13 512 30,038 248 35,830 406 0.403 0.0077 1,430
  Wages and Salary 13 489 30,198 180 35,980 414 0.400 0.0078 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 22 11,587 912 20,405 1,281 0.588 0.0338 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,364 164 3,835 2,262 0.733 0.2200 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,609 114 11,317 111 0.280 0.0130 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,524 152 6,839 136 0.321 0.0221 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,256 122 3,613 321 0.537 0.0681 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,387 480 14,582 806 0.491 0.0409 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,972 735 9,682 803 0.507 0.0651 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,549 423 10,330 622 0.413 0.0567 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,368 188 5,105 291 0.522 0.0425 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,180 856 7,668 801 0.509 0.0735 1,430
Property Income 0 7 1,464 23 1,992 111 0.472 0.1498 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,377 22 1,136 68 0.174 0.0636 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,509 56 2,431 271 0.541 0.0908 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,241 113 5,246 697 0.587 0.1191 1,430
Retirement Income 9 1 11,700 336 15,967 419 0.464 0.0218 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 9,586 450 13,393 527 0.494 0.0310 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 20,317 1,621 22,432 1,229 0.328 0.0612 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 16,470 855 20,956 995 0.400 0.0460 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 6,243 741 7,649 735 0.459 0.0833 1,430
Pension Income 9 0 12,993 577 17,222 494 0.460 0.0242 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 9,737 482 13,660 593 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 1 0 3,105 215 4,179 264 0.483 0.0483 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,392 254 5,412 367 0.541 0.0501 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,308 187 4,808 509 0.559 0.0713 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,841 754 9,352 2,212 0.729 0.1008 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 15 517 24,761 305 31,625 341 0.434 0.0070 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25 546 25,730 184 32,330 336 0.427 0.0069 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,611 114 11,333 112 0.281 0.0130 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 7 11,714 137 15,282 211 0.386 0.0137 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 5 9,592 85 11,837 150 0.416 0.0119 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,219 207 6,218 144 0.381 0.0219 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,723 79 10,543 100 0.304 0.0115 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 1 8,191 133 11,485 253 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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