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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 to 64 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 120,227 5,702 2,730 3,426 4,242 5,254 3,379 5,090 3,626 5,911
Earnings 104,590 2,780 2,282 2,676 2,270 4,313 2,391 4,490 2,781 5,766
  Wages and Salary 97,839 2,231 2,069 2,407 2,021 3,808 2,249 4,032 2,650 5,302
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9,064 1,943 474 539 331 718 181 516 153 514
  Farm Self-Employment 1,418 804 70 54 19 49 11 39 20 40
Social Security 7,636 391 558 819 1,725 1,224 1,051 706 503 280
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,587 432 270 559 823 221 106 96 28 26
Public Assistance 865 458 241 97 38 14 3 2 6 0
Veterans Benefits 1,261 226 215 139 82 130 60 92 40 17
Survivor Benefits 731 170 85 82 53 61 38 29 13 43
Disability Benefits 1,000 124 112 127 185 89 63 64 49 29
Unemployment Compensation 5,737 2,339 1,434 788 506 303 106 99 53 25
Workers Compensation 1,173 523 164 82 91 63 50 34 48 28
Property Income 62,312 50,759 3,957 2,255 1,036 916 432 460 203 370
  Interest 58,920 52,063 2,742 1,338 724 462 234 293 34 244
  Dividends 18,723 15,162 1,323 827 178 371 115 200 30 142
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 6,698 4,078 718 535 184 340 74 70 34 146
Retirement Income 6,009 628 502 451 509 429 308 357 338 329
  Company or Union Retirement 2,619 397 303 245 241 189 121 135 138 105
  Federal Government Retirement 491 29 10 35 57 25 6 33 22 42
  Military Retirement 653 27 8 17 55 56 54 63 85 61
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,585 89 93 74 100 117 89 109 74 90
  Railroad Retirement 63 0 4 14 6 3 1 3 0 1
  Annuities 127 29 12 19 6 10 4 16 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 192 29 27 32 12 22 7 6 0 18
  Other or Don't Know 479 75 78 55 46 38 38 18 15 13
Pension Income 4,612 415 334 295 314 323 218 289 292 252
  Company or Union Retirement 2,155 310 234 193 180 158 104 99 115 82
  Federal Government Retirement 348 18 3 19 13 16 6 11 21 30
  Military Retirement 580 9 2 11 46 51 51 62 77 58
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,376 58 73 51 67 88 64 103 71 84
  Railroad Retirement 40 0 3 10 6 3 1 3 0 0
  Annuities 60 7 8 11 3 6 0 11 3 1
Alimony 335 67 42 56 39 26 10 12 13 12
Child Support 3,428 1,089 961 657 322 161 92 36 29 16
Educational Assistance 2,244 914 509 300 150 153 18 49 26 54
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
995 464 119 132 34 106 19 15 11 20
Other Income, N.E.C. 575 248 239 24 7 9 1 14 4 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 110,697 2,777 2,547 3,167 3,660 5,244 3,300 5,154 3,312 6,075
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
112,359 2,687 2,433 3,096 3,618 5,125 3,180 5,097 3,292 6,108
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,692 391 561 831 1,728 1,224 1,055 709 503 282
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12,024 734 803 1,020 1,926 1,396 1,105 814 680 559
  Government Transfer Payments 19,748 3,631 2,566 2,219 3,139 1,997 1,376 1,141 795 516
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3,327 803 482 635 850 236 113 108 41 27
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
10,306 833 805 1,287 2,521 1,507 1,174 857 578 311
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9,144 1,364 945 1,041 1,321 632 421 462 381 359

 

  $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 to 64 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 3,706 5,183 3,272 6,370 2,562 5,286 2,573 5,246 1,986 3,646
Earnings 3,087 4,957 2,742 6,529 1,982 5,252 2,086 5,503 1,514 3,640
  Wages and Salary 2,969 4,573 2,626 6,172 1,917 4,944 1,989 5,239 1,484 3,512
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 107 393 109 481 52 286 78 276 22 137
  Farm Self-Employment 8 23 4 24 8 23 2 37 0 9
Social Security 130 71 39 13 5 9 11 7 15 1
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 10 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 22 22 16 79 60 23 9 10 2 5
Survivor Benefits 27 14 6 18 12 8 0 9 0 10
Disability Benefits 39 17 15 25 11 7 10 4 2 2
Unemployment Compensation 30 13 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 2
Workers Compensation 18 10 14 10 10 3 0 6 3 3
Property Income 205 228 164 121 98 117 49 80 14 30
  Interest 61 123 91 61 54 24 9 56 23 12
  Dividends 7 80 5 41 11 1 8 25 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 35 43 23 47 7 43 4 30 3 16
Retirement Income 306 199 136 278 80 216 83 147 43 111
  Company or Union Retirement 110 65 69 83 20 82 34 66 17 33
  Federal Government Retirement 30 16 21 29 16 11 3 13 4 12
  Military Retirement 35 29 9 31 12 16 15 19 0 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 111 62 34 108 28 90 34 35 15 34
  Railroad Retirement 7 6 2 8 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 1 2 0 6 0 1 0 3 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 3 14 4 5 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 12 10 4 13 4 8 7 8 6 9
Pension Income 268 170 124 231 59 195 77 138 37 94
  Company or Union Retirement 97 59 63 82 6 79 34 63 14 30
  Federal Government Retirement 25 19 16 24 11 10 3 13 4 9
  Military Retirement 34 29 9 24 10 15 14 19 0 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 103 61 32 102 28 88 32 35 15 34
  Railroad Retirement 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 8 2 6 5 0 3 0 6 7 3
Child Support 20 1 3 6 2 4 0 5 3 2
Educational Assistance 11 12 3 15 0 7 1 10 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
21 6 0 8 0 6 2 8 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3,258 5,028 2,830 6,553 2,016 5,284 2,122 5,513 1,538 3,643
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3,412 5,166 2,920 6,746 2,205 5,422 2,263 5,587 1,579 3,683
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 137 77 41 21 5 10 11 13 15 1
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
423 303 195 355 153 287 125 196 89 110
  Government Transfer Payments 394 263 177 265 126 184 82 99 83 99
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 14 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
154 96 40 13 5 10 9 7 17 3
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
324 220 138 278 83 218 78 160 43 112

 

  $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 to 64 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 1,956 4,748 1,718 2,477 1,239 3,244 1,149 2,002 1,001 2,186
Earnings 1,676 5,109 1,132 2,329 937 3,468 728 2,061 663 2,326
  Wages and Salary 1,653 4,741 1,116 2,290 923 3,305 709 2,007 634 2,244
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 33 412 5 65 6 146 8 63 13 96
  Farm Self-Employment 2 30 0 4 1 23 4 2 2 10
Social Security 0 78 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 7 2 2 2 6 0 0 0 4
Disability Benefits 2 2 0 0 0 3 5 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Property Income 40 84 23 43 36 58 29 31 6 17
  Interest 11 39 6 3 23 6 16 9 1 11
  Dividends 4 33 3 6 0 37 0 7 2 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 14 66 1 6 1 15 0 8 0 9
Retirement Income 38 74 37 35 37 75 15 29 20 47
  Company or Union Retirement 16 23 13 9 14 21 5 1 1 18
  Federal Government Retirement 6 9 4 3 0 14 0 4 7 4
  Military Retirement 4 4 9 3 2 7 0 0 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 30 9 17 19 20 7 14 6 21
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 0 4 2 0 0 9 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 37 68 30 32 36 62 17 26 16 42
  Company or Union Retirement 16 24 13 9 14 21 5 1 0 15
  Federal Government Retirement 6 9 4 3 0 14 0 4 7 4
  Military Retirement 4 4 9 3 2 11 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 29 9 16 19 20 9 11 6 21
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 6 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,673 5,186 1,136 2,331 937 3,464 739 2,066 673 2,343
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,739 5,222 1,203 2,401 992 3,513 813 2,113 720 2,354
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 75 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
58 134 52 59 26 84 22 42 41 54
  Government Transfer Payments 55 131 45 42 27 58 14 21 29 46
  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 73 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
42 75 37 35 36 75 15 32 20 47

 

  $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 to 64 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 813 1,649 682 1,655 521 926 500 1,039 363 648
Earnings 483 1,668 475 1,706 326 925 309 1,119 186 581
  Wages and Salary 469 1,574 460 1,612 312 923 287 1,074 173 562
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8 65 12 97 3 7 2 40 5 19
  Farm Self-Employment 1 25 2 8 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 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 3 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 3 0 0
Property Income 10 19 13 23 2 17 18 6 5 9
  Interest 0 18 2 16 7 3 0 0 2 7
  Dividends 0 4 0 2 0 0 11 1 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 16 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 6 17 17 25 10 0 6 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 8 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 6 2 0 6 3 0 1
  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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 6 14 13 22 9 0 6 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 6 2 0 6 3 0 1
  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 484 1,662 475 1,703 333 926 314 1,116 186 582
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
534 1,690 527 1,736 361 942 347 1,149 207 582
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 29 22 20 8 5 10 6 2 2
  Government Transfer Payments 11 18 15 18 5 2 10 6 2 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
6 19 17 25 10 0 6 3 1 5

 

    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 to 64 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 344 10,178 34,669 189 46,536 194 0.465 0.0027 1,249
Earnings 221 9,118 36,545 86 48,432 211 0.434 0.0029 1,249
  Wages and Salary 216 8,361 36,969 88 48,431 209 0.430 0.0030 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 644 16,673 258 33,262 833 0.619 0.0110 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 54 2,204 65 18,084 1,308 0.754 0.0262 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,663 100 11,763 91 0.312 0.0093 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,597 86 7,377 99 0.331 0.0149 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,361 90 3,255 130 0.482 0.0328 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 9,035 602 12,959 403 0.503 0.0227 1,249
Survivor Benefits 20 0 8,856 709 15,754 856 0.580 0.0357 1,249
Disability Benefits 6 1 9,354 239 13,212 483 0.470 0.0311 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 7 0 3,423 74 4,919 92 0.503 0.0145 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,471 292 7,603 369 0.590 0.0312 1,249
Property Income 34 279 1,535 7 3,004 50 0.617 0.0092 1,249
  Interest 91 0 1,415 7 1,618 30 0.395 0.0169 1,249
  Dividends 0 85 1,544 13 2,650 74 0.570 0.0183 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 107 11 2,053 28 6,306 236 0.670 0.0424 1,249
Retirement Income 52 8 16,245 303 21,101 279 0.469 0.0106 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 28 2 11,639 379 17,585 392 0.510 0.0166 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 21,618 730 26,463 1,067 0.427 0.0360 1,249
  Military Retirement 11 0 18,845 421 22,765 744 0.362 0.0343 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 4 21,284 617 25,109 548 0.412 0.0199 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 6 0 8,660 1,865 18,151 2,516 0.622 0.0799 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 9,288 1,400 14,707 1,239 0.515 0.0624 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 9,244 670 15,010 864 0.523 0.0418 1,249
Pension Income 40 3 18,508 325 22,886 320 0.446 0.0119 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 26 0 12,582 532 18,589 439 0.503 0.0179 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 26,473 1,411 31,767 1,329 0.390 0.0410 1,249
  Military Retirement 11 0 19,396 439 24,055 792 0.334 0.0367 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 23,164 505 26,596 564 0.380 0.0211 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 11 0 7,696 585 14,447 1,192 0.578 0.0555 1,249
Child Support 5 0 4,125 85 5,604 141 0.488 0.0201 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,522 130 5,575 169 0.532 0.0227 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 0 3,214 370 7,550 469 0.623 0.0397 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,910 140 5,307 575 0.640 0.0701 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 222 9,128 35,203 88 46,572 201 0.444 0.0028 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
251 9,343 35,505 86 47,011 199 0.447 0.0028 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,684 100 11,832 92 0.314 0.0093 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
50 20 12,800 139 18,015 167 0.439 0.0081 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 23 20 8,661 63 11,849 104 0.499 0.0068 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,491 127 6,582 91 0.382 0.0134 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,709 56 10,839 76 0.329 0.0080 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
52 8 9,814 101 16,261 203 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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