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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 alone (2)
    Total 20,563 705 518 1,069 1,639 1,479 1,021 1,080 833 1,192
Earnings 15,095 536 393 546 459 800 434 732 580 1,048
  Wages and Salary 14,559 459 372 501 445 782 420 720 563 1,006
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 810 231 42 72 29 47 11 28 15 65
  Farm Self-Employment 96 89 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Social Security 4,106 131 257 554 912 825 636 366 189 94
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,280 213 175 244 485 84 26 17 17 4
Public Assistance 477 269 107 63 18 6 4 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 386 63 58 22 15 61 27 30 8 12
Survivor Benefits 220 61 27 31 25 22 13 7 10 6
Disability Benefits 234 34 22 39 54 21 14 5 12 7
Unemployment Compensation 992 415 241 125 102 48 20 9 11 9
Workers Compensation 159 59 20 23 19 5 2 4 10 4
Property Income 5,737 4,907 255 181 86 61 52 35 21 25
  Interest 5,445 4,947 169 120 54 42 36 19 3 11
  Dividends 990 821 51 53 2 12 0 4 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 537 300 71 48 20 38 21 3 2 5
Retirement Income 1,754 207 187 181 178 179 106 96 86 80
  Company or Union Retirement 924 141 136 102 99 104 45 33 48 48
  Federal Government Retirement 183 1 9 19 10 8 12 19 11 10
  Military Retirement 100 0 3 3 19 15 13 6 9 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 378 18 14 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 125 27 24 23 22 12 1 3 6 0
Pension Income 1,374 136 152 123 113 141 89 89 64 66
  Company or Union Retirement 788 115 121 84 81 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 748 327 187 149 32 29 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 524 207 135 70 38 21 19 13 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
201 109 20 24 17 11 3 5 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 83 40 15 3 3 5 5 1 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18,583 532 527 1,002 1,252 1,496 995 1,067 743 1,125
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19,047 533 505 982 1,218 1,404 926 1,006 751 1,175
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,123 132 258 554 917 827 639 368 189 94
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4,880 198 257 564 909 751 576 327 214 173
  Government Transfer Payments 7,072 803 648 842 1,475 1,002 697 477 283 159
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,681 422 270 292 494 90 47 19 21 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,400 375 353 740 1,384 932 692 415 229 106
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,352 602 442 452 646 250 151 129 100 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 alone (2)
    Total 725 1,126 662 1,070 446 900 351 876 277 500
Earnings 555 952 504 1,017 340 854 286 891 140 494
  Wages and Salary 542 903 501 981 347 808 279 883 144 483
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 42 10 37 3 38 6 18 0 5
  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 0 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 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 630 1,021 514 1,022 355 868 296 895 151 496
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
718 1,105 602 1,083 392 934 327 909 188 516
  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 136 103 54 68 32 51 26 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
60 56 4 9 0 0 1 2 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
106 72 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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 325 684 206 286 146 395 147 197 83 222
Earnings 235 674 141 276 82 449 66 180 59 212
  Wages and Salary 228 656 136 276 83 417 67 176 55 208
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 17 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 236 698 146 279 92 444 70 183 63 208
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
262 702 158 292 103 451 84 190 69 216
  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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 70 156 92 150 66 67 20 101 41 48
Earnings 34 162 49 144 36 67 19 101 15 40
  Wages and Salary 31 170 47 140 36 68 17 90 16 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 34 164 50 146 36 65 17 99 21 45
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 167 64 144 37 72 14 99 24 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 alone (2)
    Total 23 571 25,048 230 31,887 323 0.438 0.0068 1,430
Earnings 12 480 30,019 263 35,695 410 0.401 0.0078 1,430
  Wages and Salary 12 458 30,170 190 35,840 417 0.398 0.0079 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 21 11,607 913 20,571 1,310 0.587 0.0344 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,349 165 3,701 2,319 0.732 0.2361 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,604 116 11,320 113 0.280 0.0132 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,535 147 6,844 136 0.318 0.0223 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,217 121 3,597 330 0.541 0.0700 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,472 480 14,688 819 0.487 0.0414 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,831 717 9,567 808 0.503 0.0670 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,514 420 10,370 632 0.410 0.0575 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,343 195 5,087 300 0.521 0.0440 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,135 879 7,639 821 0.507 0.0754 1,430
Property Income 0 7 1,462 23 2,002 115 0.476 0.1486 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,376 22 1,143 70 0.179 0.0650 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,507 57 2,431 282 0.542 0.0943 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,239 116 5,327 722 0.595 0.1162 1,430
Retirement Income 8 1 11,713 350 16,021 423 0.464 0.0219 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 9,607 459 13,419 524 0.489 0.0312 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 20,650 1,865 22,490 1,266 0.340 0.0617 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 16,592 895 21,139 1,022 0.406 0.0464 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 8 0 13,115 622 17,313 500 0.458 0.0245 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 9,774 497 13,687 590 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 1 0 3,126 219 4,204 269 0.485 0.0488 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,515 254 5,516 378 0.535 0.0508 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,301 194 4,815 534 0.553 0.0754 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,785 725 9,763 2,399 0.736 0.1023 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14 485 24,690 321 31,496 344 0.433 0.0071 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
23 514 25,692 187 32,204 338 0.426 0.0070 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,606 116 11,335 114 0.280 0.0132 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 7 11,706 139 15,284 213 0.386 0.0138 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 5 9,607 85 11,875 153 0.415 0.0120 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,267 210 6,231 146 0.381 0.0221 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,724 79 10,547 101 0.304 0.0117 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 1 8,196 134 11,510 255 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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