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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 8,116 453 261 311 345 457 252 292 226 372
Earnings 6,456 136 136 158 128 311 138 232 164 305
  Wages and Salary 6,040 105 124 148 109 274 134 201 160 270
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 531 97 19 26 22 43 4 34 9 36
  Farm Self-Employment 47 38 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
Social Security 1,055 32 86 173 192 169 141 90 73 37
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 210 26 41 33 67 34 2 2 0 0
Public Assistance 27 9 5 7 5 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 33 12 3 5 2 1 1 0 3 0
Survivor Benefits 38 6 7 2 5 2 4 2 2 3
Disability Benefits 38 9 9 3 3 3 1 2 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 232 85 51 34 27 21 4 2 2 2
Workers Compensation 28 15 7 2 1 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 4,207 3,385 328 156 72 63 24 45 16 24
  Interest 4,003 3,481 230 115 30 39 14 32 5 19
  Dividends 1,287 1,059 88 54 18 28 1 12 2 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 422 275 49 25 10 21 1 11 2 7
Retirement Income 382 54 39 51 38 26 15 32 18 18
  Company or Union Retirement 211 49 29 25 27 19 6 14 5 11
  Federal Government Retirement 45 2 0 4 1 1 4 3 5 4
  Military Retirement 22 0 1 1 4 1 3 4 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 74 3 6 12 5 6 3 9 2 3
  Railroad Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 11 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 26 7 4 5 3 0 2 0 2 0
Pension Income 316 45 29 42 32 24 14 24 14 15
  Company or Union Retirement 189 42 23 25 26 18 5 14 5 8
  Federal Government Retirement 37 2 0 2 0 2 4 1 5 4
  Military Retirement 16 0 1 1 2 0 3 2 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 67 2 6 11 4 5 3 8 2 3
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 9 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
Child Support 75 20 21 11 6 6 3 5 1 0
Educational Assistance 154 42 40 10 11 17 0 17 7 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
140 54 16 9 2 23 1 4 8 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 21 2 11 4 1 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 7,356 147 207 302 301 452 257 300 226 340
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7,428 138 194 287 298 425 236 297 225 362
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,059 32 86 173 192 169 141 90 73 37
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,186 36 81 167 192 147 123 86 76 59
  Government Transfer Payments 1,614 144 184 245 284 217 152 103 85 43
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 235 32 44 42 72 36 2 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,244 36 108 210 260 211 148 95 73 35
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
608 82 81 93 108 60 19 33 20 18

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 213 284 190 391 145 285 95 309 93 206
Earnings 166 268 134 394 96 260 75 340 57 215
  Wages and Salary 154 245 124 365 97 233 70 320 51 209
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 26 9 28 2 30 3 21 7 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Social Security 30 12 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 11 6 7 5 3 6 1 3 1 4
  Interest 8 0 6 1 0 2 0 2 2 0
  Dividends 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1 2 0 5 0 1 0 3 0 0
Retirement Income 13 12 2 13 5 11 2 6 5 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 7 1 5 1 1 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 5 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 3 0
  Military Retirement 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 1 1 4 2 6 0 4 2 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 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 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pension Income 11 9 4 12 3 7 0 5 5 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 6 1 5 0 1 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 1 3 4 0 6 0 3 2 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 2 3 1 2 0 2 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
6 0 0 6 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 190 268 147 394 101 265 75 337 60 220
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
213 275 169 403 107 273 84 350 66 219
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 32 12 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
57 19 29 18 10 11 6 12 7 1
  Government Transfer Payments 41 19 21 6 4 7 4 8 6 3
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
34 15 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 15 2 13 5 11 2 6 5 2

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 99 321 92 153 52 218 50 122 41 177
Earnings 67 337 58 154 32 234 34 118 19 193
  Wages and Salary 66 306 56 151 32 229 33 112 19 191
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 35 0 4 0 6 0 4 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 12 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 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 5 4 0 3 5 2 3 0 0 0
  Interest 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 2
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2
Pension Income 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 2
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 67 349 64 155 34 235 34 117 20 187
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
73 344 66 160 38 236 37 117 24 192
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 11 2 1 3 2 2 2 5 5
  Government Transfer Payments 5 13 0 1 2 2 2 4 6 0
  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 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 2

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 50 139 41 139 46 84 24 111 28 52
Earnings 44 140 17 158 25 89 18 110 9 50
  Wages and Salary 44 135 18 156 25 95 18 108 7 49
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 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 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 44 138 17 151 28 90 19 112 12 48
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
46 140 17 147 30 90 20 113 13 51
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  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
0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

 

    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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 20 879 32,679 694 47,792 825 0.487 0.0108 1,430
Earnings 9 829 40,922 353 54,431 970 0.435 0.0120 1,430
  Wages and Salary 9 788 41,613 363 55,153 971 0.425 0.0122 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 42 20,802 1,218 34,208 3,960 0.582 0.0485 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,659 288 11,814 260 0.315 0.0263 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,687 393 7,273 337 0.320 0.0550 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,025 448 5,443 468 0.466 0.0708 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 2 15 1,554 29 2,643 188 0.568 0.0464 1,430
  Interest 10 0 1,438 27 1,640 123 0.391 0.0678 1,430
  Dividends 0 4 1,520 51 2,232 254 0.508 0.1111 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 0 1,917 111 3,986 766 0.554 0.1326 1,430
Retirement Income 1 0 10,839 1,064 16,200 1,005 0.498 0.0485 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,653 831 11,622 1,137 0.547 0.0666 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Pension Income 1 0 10,958 1,071 16,583 1,152 0.501 0.0538 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,953 804 11,952 1,235 0.540 0.0713 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 4,659 652 8,040 821 0.498 0.0778 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,936 1,462 9,557 1,275 0.570 0.0939 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9 836 35,413 540 49,466 876 0.466 0.0113 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 843 35,767 471 49,822 867 0.460 0.0112 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,687 288 11,875 262 0.316 0.0263 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 12,004 350 15,728 461 0.398 0.0288 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 9,556 211 11,934 316 0.413 0.0247 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,461 438 7,080 312 0.317 0.0519 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,098 236 11,364 229 0.311 0.0244 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 0 8,601 343 12,921 681 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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