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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
101,624 4,937 2,148 2,631 3,324 4,022 2,603 3,761 2,706 4,345
Earnings 87,813 2,349 1,785 2,056 1,687 3,154 1,767 3,236 1,976 4,160
  Wages and Salary 82,065 1,860 1,632 1,848 1,495 2,749 1,669 2,886 1,878 3,754
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7,851 1,760 398 451 270 592 135 410 122 442
  Farm Self-Employment 1,333 735 67 54 18 49 11 34 20 39
Social Security 6,896 349 482 723 1,511 1,091 982 668 471 266
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,092 357 209 424 660 195 93 85 26 24
Public Assistance 578 344 156 46 13 9 3 1 2 0
Veterans Benefits 1,166 211 191 135 73 125 55 85 37 16
Survivor Benefits 692 160 82 76 51 56 38 26 12 40
Disability Benefits 861 103 95 108 169 79 48 54 38 26
Unemployment Compensation 4,761 1,965 1,158 654 420 266 89 85 41 24
Workers Compensation 981 441 134 61 75 52 37 30 43 26
Property Income 57,777 46,786 3,754 2,151 968 865 419 439 188 363
  Interest 54,698 48,163 2,599 1,281 689 442 227 286 29 236
  Dividends 18,016 14,554 1,296 799 171 363 113 188 28 136
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 6,158 3,728 650 501 158 314 70 59 33 144
Retirement Income 5,596 562 464 414 463 391 277 337 316 313
  Company or Union Retirement 2,454 354 290 234 220 180 112 131 129 98
  Federal Government Retirement 463 28 9 35 54 19 6 26 22 42
  Military Retirement 607 27 7 14 50 46 54 58 79 60
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,472 74 84 65 95 106 72 106 69 82
  Railroad Retirement 61 0 4 14 6 3 1 3 0 1
  Annuities 120 28 12 16 5 10 4 16 2 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 178 29 20 28 11 22 6 6 0 18
  Other or Don't Know 436 69 71 47 37 37 35 18 15 13
Pension Income 4,351 374 320 276 283 296 201 280 279 243
  Company or Union Retirement 2,034 278 226 181 161 149 97 98 113 82
  Federal Government Retirement 334 17 3 19 11 13 6 11 21 30
  Military Retirement 539 9 2 8 41 42 50 56 71 57
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,304 53 69 48 64 83 54 100 67 76
  Railroad Retirement 38 0 3 10 6 3 1 3 0 0
  Annuities 57 7 8 11 2 6 0 11 2 1
Alimony 300 58 34 51 36 23 9 8 13 12
Child Support 2,919 895 802 571 275 151 88 31 28 14
Educational Assistance 1,975 798 438 275 138 129 17 45 25 46
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
827 350 103 118 27 95 19 15 11 18
Other Income, N.E.C. 549 242 225 23 7 9 0 12 4 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 93,303 2,322 2,002 2,481 2,902 3,977 2,625 3,862 2,463 4,454
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
94,828 2,244 1,901 2,401 2,856 3,852 2,496 3,794 2,447 4,485
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6,950 349 486 734 1,515 1,091 986 671 471 268
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
10,962 646 703 904 1,695 1,236 1,017 759 637 530
  Government Transfer Payments 17,031 3,019 2,065 1,822 2,666 1,768 1,234 1,043 726 486
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,570 629 348 450 665 205 94 96 33 26
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
8,905 666 634 1,031 2,132 1,341 1,070 805 533 295
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8,007 1,136 778 822 1,105 569 371 427 349 339

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
2,964 4,190 2,705 5,127 2,176 4,461 2,277 4,547 1,725 3,224
Earnings 2,422 4,008 2,238 5,268 1,666 4,440 1,822 4,784 1,283 3,247
  Wages and Salary 2,329 3,678 2,143 4,965 1,612 4,186 1,733 4,552 1,259 3,129
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 82 336 85 420 41 234 71 244 20 126
  Farm Self-Employment 8 22 4 24 8 23 2 34 0 8
Social Security 119 68 37 13 4 9 11 5 15 1
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 8 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 20 18 16 75 55 21 6 10 2 5
Survivor Benefits 24 14 6 16 12 8 0 9 0 10
Disability Benefits 35 17 13 21 11 6 9 4 2 2
Unemployment Compensation 18 11 8 6 4 0 0 0 0 2
Workers Compensation 15 8 14 10 10 3 0 4 3 2
Property Income 191 218 158 117 96 113 49 80 14 27
  Interest 60 116 89 56 54 24 9 55 21 10
  Dividends 7 77 5 41 11 1 8 25 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 28 43 21 47 7 41 4 30 3 14
Retirement Income 285 187 129 268 77 210 78 138 43 110
  Company or Union Retirement 103 59 67 78 20 80 34 61 16 31
  Federal Government Retirement 27 16 20 26 16 11 3 11 4 12
  Military Retirement 33 24 8 31 12 14 14 19 0 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 106 62 33 104 26 87 33 33 15 34
  Railroad Retirement 5 6 2 8 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 0 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 9 10 2 10 4 8 6 8 6 9
Pension Income 251 160 119 221 56 190 73 129 36 93
  Company or Union Retirement 90 54 62 78 6 77 34 58 13 29
  Federal Government Retirement 23 19 15 23 11 10 3 11 4 9
  Military Retirement 33 24 8 24 10 14 12 19 0 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 98 61 31 98 26 85 31 33 15 34
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 5 2 6 5 0 3 0 6 7 3
Child Support 18 1 3 6 2 2 0 5 3 2
Educational Assistance 10 11 3 15 0 7 0 10 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
21 5 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 2,579 4,076 2,315 5,292 1,699 4,470 1,854 4,791 1,303 3,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,718 4,208 2,393 5,480 1,885 4,605 1,980 4,856 1,338 3,288
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 124 74 39 21 4 10 11 11 15 1
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
389 287 182 337 149 279 117 184 85 108
  Government Transfer Payments 347 242 158 249 118 178 80 92 83 95
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 11 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
140 89 37 13 4 9 9 5 17 3
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
303 204 131 268 77 212 73 151 42 110

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
1,751 4,185 1,570 2,244 1,141 2,932 1,066 1,812 920 1,988
Earnings 1,483 4,528 1,036 2,103 854 3,150 680 1,860 601 2,130
  Wages and Salary 1,460 4,207 1,021 2,076 839 3,001 662 1,812 575 2,052
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 31 366 5 56 4 131 8 55 11 92
  Farm Self-Employment 2 30 0 4 1 21 4 2 2 10
Social Security 0 70 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 4 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 2 5 0 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 38 82 23 43 34 56 25 31 6 15
  Interest 9 38 6 3 22 6 15 9 1 11
  Dividends 4 33 3 6 0 33 0 7 2 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 14 64 1 6 1 14 0 8 0 8
Retirement Income 36 73 36 35 35 69 15 24 20 47
  Company or Union Retirement 15 22 10 9 14 19 5 1 1 18
  Federal Government Retirement 5 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 17 18 7 9 6 21
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 8 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 35 67 27 32 33 58 17 24 16 42
  Company or Union Retirement 15 24 10 9 14 19 5 1 0 15
  Federal Government Retirement 5 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 17 18 9 9 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 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 0 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 1,480 4,599 1,040 2,105 855 3,145 691 1,864 611 2,144
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,545 4,634 1,103 2,166 906 3,190 762 1,908 654 2,155
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 67 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
56 125 50 58 23 78 22 37 39 54
  Government Transfer Payments 52 121 43 39 25 55 13 16 28 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 66 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
39 74 36 35 33 69 15 27 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
762 1,529 642 1,543 486 867 458 970 342 606
Earnings 446 1,553 448 1,580 302 866 281 1,042 177 544
  Wages and Salary 435 1,460 430 1,489 285 866 263 1,006 163 531
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7 63 12 88 3 7 2 34 5 15
  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 1 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 11 23 1 14 18 5 4 9
  Interest 0 17 0 14 4 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 15 23 9 0 6 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 5 8 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 11 22 9 0 6 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 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 447 1,547 447 1,576 309 866 286 1,039 177 545
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
497 1,576 497 1,613 336 881 319 1,073 197 547
  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 19 19 8 5 10 6 1 2
  Government Transfer Payments 11 17 15 18 5 2 10 6 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
6 19 15 23 9 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
327 9,611 36,778 100 49,220 219 0.461 0.0029 1,249
Earnings 207 8,593 39,824 211 51,385 239 0.426 0.0031 1,249
  Wages and Salary 203 7,872 40,337 88 51,408 238 0.425 0.0032 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 610 16,947 302 34,155 888 0.623 0.0115 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 53 2,266 69 18,936 1,384 0.751 0.0271 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,876 106 11,912 96 0.310 0.0097 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,712 97 7,471 113 0.333 0.0165 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,099 98 2,801 150 0.471 0.0456 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 9,081 656 12,951 420 0.502 0.0238 1,249
Survivor Benefits 20 0 8,898 722 16,026 896 0.581 0.0366 1,249
Disability Benefits 6 1 9,335 242 13,257 520 0.470 0.0354 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,399 83 4,873 95 0.499 0.0153 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,434 327 7,895 424 0.597 0.0340 1,249
Property Income 34 268 1,544 7 3,099 53 0.624 0.0090 1,249
  Interest 86 0 1,420 7 1,654 31 0.404 0.0171 1,249
  Dividends 0 82 1,548 13 2,670 76 0.572 0.0183 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 104 11 2,065 29 6,571 252 0.676 0.0398 1,249
Retirement Income 50 8 16,684 310 21,475 291 0.466 0.0110 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 28 2 11,806 385 17,765 406 0.509 0.0173 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 21,875 731 26,922 1,116 0.429 0.0368 1,249
  Military Retirement 10 0 19,067 437 23,074 776 0.356 0.0356 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 4 21,987 637 25,614 569 0.403 0.0206 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 6 0 8,981 1,977 18,581 2,649 0.625 0.0808 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 10,246 1,148 15,422 1,312 0.506 0.0638 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 9,601 796 15,345 926 0.527 0.0434 1,249
Pension Income 39 3 18,806 330 23,180 331 0.443 0.0123 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 26 0 13,056 634 18,793 453 0.501 0.0184 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 26,603 1,406 32,100 1,366 0.385 0.0420 1,249
  Military Retirement 10 0 19,661 474 24,410 825 0.334 0.0378 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 23,465 517 26,849 580 0.376 0.0216 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 7,977 637 15,268 1,315 0.583 0.0571 1,249
Child Support 5 0 4,259 94 5,841 162 0.493 0.0219 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,581 142 5,604 178 0.528 0.0241 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 0 4,047 391 8,246 534 0.611 0.0420 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,856 145 5,326 601 0.641 0.0726 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 208 8,603 37,014 95 49,241 227 0.439 0.0031 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
238 8,806 37,311 93 49,717 224 0.442 0.0030 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,897 107 11,981 97 0.311 0.0097 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
49 18 13,231 144 18,455 177 0.438 0.0085 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 18 20 9,009 68 12,372 115 0.496 0.0073 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,711 157 6,711 107 0.383 0.0152 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,987 76 11,162 83 0.323 0.0085 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
50 8 10,714 220 17,162 223 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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