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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 18,082 667 473 856 1,179 1,090 710 895 725 1,087
Earnings 14,975 492 366 538 437 766 420 729 567 1,037
  Wages and Salary 14,474 423 352 494 424 751 408 716 555 996
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 785 230 36 67 28 42 11 28 12 64
  Farm Self-Employment 95 87 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Social Security 1,575 78 145 211 391 285 207 105 55 37
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,094 141 130 220 453 71 26 15 19 4
Public Assistance 472 261 110 65 18 6 2 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 293 50 35 12 15 48 21 21 5 7
Survivor Benefits 94 35 11 6 6 9 4 4 6 1
Disability Benefits 225 36 22 35 50 22 14 5 11 6
Unemployment Compensation 998 404 252 122 103 50 24 9 11 11
Workers Compensation 153 55 21 22 19 3 3 4 10 4
Property Income 5,128 4,436 233 154 71 53 40 21 14 19
  Interest 4,847 4,461 150 91 33 34 27 13 1 8
  Dividends 896 750 45 52 0 7 0 1 0 12
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 461 254 67 40 20 35 17 1 2 3
Retirement Income 846 119 81 77 81 75 55 39 43 45
  Company or Union Retirement 382 67 49 36 30 30 26 10 16 20
  Federal Government Retirement 82 1 0 6 8 1 3 8 13 7
  Military Retirement 72 0 0 3 9 11 9 6 8 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 153 13 8 10 8 18 12 10 4 8
  Railroad Retirement 9 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 13 4 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 28 8 2 2 2 0 5 0 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 113 27 19 18 22 12 1 3 4 0
Pension Income 567 65 52 38 39 43 41 30 30 36
  Company or Union Retirement 304 53 39 26 27 24 23 8 8 14
  Federal Government Retirement 58 0 0 3 2 1 0 5 13 6
  Military Retirement 66 0 0 3 7 9 9 6 6 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 116 4 6 4 2 11 10 10 4 8
  Railroad Retirement 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 25 7 3 0 6 1 0 2 2 1
Child Support 757 334 191 152 30 26 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 540 222 137 69 38 21 19 13 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
200 104 22 27 17 10 3 5 5 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 74 37 12 3 5 4 1 1 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16,275 498 436 701 769 1,016 614 832 618 1,063
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,619 504 438 729 780 1,024 618 833 628 1,079
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,582 79 146 211 393 285 209 105 55 37
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,210 153 173 267 440 319 224 130 88 66
  Government Transfer Payments 4,441 772 596 575 967 481 283 204 127 85
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,492 344 227 271 463 77 44 18 24 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,821 320 261 422 821 368 256 149 89 49
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,268 441 295 334 518 137 100 67 60 58

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 611 1,020 619 1,016 426 855 328 843 232 491
Earnings 555 959 506 1,030 344 858 288 888 138 498
  Wages and Salary 541 907 503 997 351 812 281 880 141 488
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 43 10 36 3 38 6 18 0 5
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 20 18 3 2 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 15 26 9 3 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 4 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 10 6 3 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 2 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0
Property Income 3 37 10 6 6 1 2 0 4 2
  Interest 4 5 6 3 1 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 2
Retirement Income 42 36 22 35 14 30 2 5 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 25 8 8 12 5 19 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 3 1 4 8 3 8 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 8 8 13 5 0 3 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 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 33 21 22 27 14 23 3 5 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 21 5 8 10 5 13 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 2 1 4 5 3 8 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 3 8 13 5 0 3 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 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
0 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 582 984 509 1,029 356 861 291 891 144 501
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
608 1,017 534 1,041 364 892 303 882 157 506
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 21 18 3 2 0 0 0 2 4 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
59 60 36 47 16 33 5 13 13 8
  Government Transfer Payments 68 45 30 40 19 24 9 12 11 5
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
33 22 5 3 0 0 1 2 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
53 43 22 35 19 30 6 5 1 4

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 316 646 199 280 134 395 123 188 80 230
Earnings 233 659 142 281 86 451 65 182 59 227
  Wages and Salary 228 642 137 281 87 419 65 178 55 225
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 14 1 5 0 23 0 3 4 8
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 11 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 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 4 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 4 4 0 3 10 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 3 1 0 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 1 4 4 0 3 10 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 3 1 0 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 235 666 144 283 86 449 63 184 63 224
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
251 668 154 286 93 452 69 183 68 225
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 18 6 0 3 10 2 0 2 5
  Government Transfer Payments 15 23 8 0 11 6 2 0 2 5
  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 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 4 4 0 3 10 0 0 1 5

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 69 157 84 139 65 62 17 104 39 43
Earnings 36 169 44 143 35 62 18 104 18 37
  Wages and Salary 35 177 41 139 35 63 16 93 18 31
  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 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 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 36 170 46 144 37 62 15 101 20 37
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
41 173 58 141 36 66 15 102 23 36
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 2 3 1 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 0 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 to 64 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 24 563 26,830 197 33,757 365 0.432 0.0072 1,430
Earnings 13 497 30,283 178 36,199 419 0.400 0.0078 1,430
  Wages and Salary 13 475 30,416 180 36,300 426 0.396 0.0079 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 22 11,853 1,469 20,803 1,354 0.590 0.0353 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,352 166 3,762 2,335 0.740 0.2454 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,756 152 10,691 192 0.308 0.0219 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,807 109 7,290 147 0.296 0.0243 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,257 124 3,603 330 0.535 0.0705 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,854 538 15,636 981 0.479 0.0471 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 5,262 1,987 10,214 1,511 0.577 0.1013 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,488 450 10,206 638 0.410 0.0586 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,443 188 5,112 290 0.515 0.0423 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,999 861 7,536 824 0.508 0.0773 1,430
Property Income 0 4 1,445 24 1,686 104 0.396 0.2634 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,359 23 969 68 0.054 0.0801 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,493 60 2,020 204 0.465 0.0856 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,269 126 4,643 709 0.548 0.1354 1,430
Retirement Income 5 0 12,142 617 16,526 650 0.475 0.0321 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 10,767 981 15,332 960 0.509 0.0470 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 20,220 1,546 24,166 2,088 0.359 0.0941 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 16,860 2,553 21,171 1,636 0.438 0.0697 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 6,463 865 7,696 790 0.468 0.0873 1,430
Pension Income 5 0 15,391 1,079 19,282 871 0.459 0.0382 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 10,667 1,076 15,822 1,146 0.514 0.0537 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 22,081 1,914 24,936 1,929 0.391 0.0788 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 3,078 216 4,146 265 0.484 0.0489 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,379 253 5,415 369 0.542 0.0501 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,395 388 4,792 521 0.547 0.0743 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 13 503 27,618 313 34,343 391 0.416 0.0075 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21 518 27,740 332 34,473 386 0.416 0.0075 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,757 151 10,716 195 0.309 0.0220 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 0 10,565 220 13,950 314 0.414 0.0214 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 2 8,217 103 10,129 190 0.460 0.0159 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,609 213 6,486 159 0.370 0.0237 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,742 97 9,401 145 0.343 0.0168 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
5 0 7,807 138 10,431 293 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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