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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 alone (2)
    Total 17,532 645 447 836 1,157 1,063 696 867 704 1,051
Earnings 14,502 474 354 521 427 740 409 705 552 1,008
  Wages and Salary 14,017 405 340 479 415 726 399 694 539 970
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 755 219 34 64 28 42 9 26 12 61
  Farm Self-Employment 92 86 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Social Security 1,542 75 138 207 385 281 204 102 54 37
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,073 134 128 217 447 71 26 15 17 4
Public Assistance 458 259 103 61 18 6 2 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 289 49 35 12 12 48 21 21 5 7
Survivor Benefits 90 35 11 6 5 9 4 3 6 1
Disability Benefits 221 34 22 35 50 20 14 5 11 6
Unemployment Compensation 957 392 237 119 102 48 20 9 11 9
Workers Compensation 149 55 20 22 18 3 2 4 10 4
Property Income 4,920 4,267 217 144 66 50 40 21 14 19
  Interest 4,651 4,285 136 88 33 31 26 13 1 8
  Dividends 849 711 45 46 0 7 0 1 0 12
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 443 245 65 38 17 34 17 1 2 3
Retirement Income 821 116 80 73 80 71 51 36 42 44
  Company or Union Retirement 366 64 48 32 30 27 25 8 16 20
  Federal Government Retirement 79 1 0 6 8 1 3 8 11 6
  Military Retirement 71 0 0 3 9 11 8 6 8 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 148 12 8 10 6 17 11 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 548 64 51 34 39 41 37 29 29 35
  Company or Union Retirement 291 52 38 23 27 21 22 7 8 14
  Federal Government Retirement 56 0 0 3 2 1 0 5 11 5
  Military Retirement 64 0 0 3 7 9 7 6 6 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 115 4 6 4 2 11 8 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 740 326 186 149 30 26 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 522 207 135 68 38 21 19 13 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
184 96 20 24 17 9 3 5 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 69 34 12 3 3 4 1 1 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 15,772 479 417 682 753 985 601 805 601 1,034
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,107 487 419 707 764 994 601 806 613 1,049
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,549 77 138 207 386 281 206 102 54 37
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,156 149 163 261 432 314 217 125 85 65
  Government Transfer Payments 4,318 749 563 561 946 474 274 199 122 82
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,457 334 218 263 456 77 44 18 21 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,759 312 248 411 806 364 255 144 85 49
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,208 428 285 324 510 133 96 65 56 57

 

  $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 alone (2)
    Total 596 986 593 985 408 835 315 827 229 475
Earnings 539 929 490 992 331 836 279 871 136 481
  Wages and Salary 526 881 488 957 338 791 272 863 140 470
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 41 10 36 3 37 6 18 0 5
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 20 18 2 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 33 10 6 6 1 2 0 4 2
  Interest 4 5 6 3 1 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 25 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 21 34 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 7 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 21 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 567 954 492 991 343 838 283 874 142 483
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
591 986 518 1,004 352 870 295 865 155 489
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 21 18 2 2 0 0 0 2 4 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
59 60 34 45 16 33 5 13 13 8
  Government Transfer Payments 67 45 28 39 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 4 3 0 0 1 2 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
53 43 21 34 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 alone (2)
    Total 306 634 196 274 127 384 120 181 80 218
Earnings 231 645 138 273 82 437 62 176 59 207
  Wages and Salary 224 632 133 273 83 405 63 172 55 204
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 13 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 232 652 140 275 82 435 61 178 63 204
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
246 654 150 278 89 438 67 177 68 208
  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 alone (2)
    Total 64 146 80 137 64 58 17 100 37 43
Earnings 34 158 44 139 34 60 18 101 15 37
  Wages and Salary 31 166 41 135 34 61 16 90 16 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 34 159 46 141 36 60 15 99 17 37
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
37 162 58 139 34 64 13 99 20 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 alone (2)
    Total 21 528 26,785 201 33,619 368 0.431 0.0073 1,430
Earnings 12 466 30,259 181 36,053 423 0.399 0.0079 1,430
  Wages and Salary 12 444 30,381 185 36,148 430 0.395 0.0081 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 21 11,878 1,686 20,996 1,388 0.585 0.0356 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,337 167 3,619 2,396 0.733 0.2629 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,779 152 10,719 194 0.306 0.0222 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,821 110 7,301 148 0.291 0.0246 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,214 124 3,584 340 0.538 0.0727 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,949 535 15,741 990 0.477 0.0474 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 4,738 1,767 9,952 1,549 0.555 0.1101 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,449 447 10,246 648 0.406 0.0593 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,415 195 5,089 299 0.513 0.0439 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,947 889 7,501 846 0.504 0.0794 1,430
Property Income 0 4 1,442 25 1,687 107 0.397 0.2650 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,357 24 974 70 0.060 0.0823 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,493 61 1,997 208 0.463 0.0880 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,262 128 4,683 736 0.549 0.1385 1,430
Retirement Income 4 0 12,158 652 16,519 651 0.473 0.0324 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,834 1,051 15,231 937 0.497 0.0476 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 20,212 1,705 24,256 2,164 0.383 0.0941 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 17,416 2,612 21,503 1,679 0.432 0.0709 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 4 0 15,754 1,151 19,310 870 0.452 0.0387 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,751 1,171 15,663 1,115 0.499 0.0546 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 22,275 1,901 25,083 1,950 0.401 0.0782 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 3,098 219 4,170 271 0.484 0.0496 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,502 253 5,520 379 0.537 0.0509 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,395 410 4,798 549 0.540 0.0790 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12 471 27,543 300 34,198 394 0.413 0.0076 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19 485 27,681 323 34,330 389 0.414 0.0076 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,780 152 10,745 197 0.308 0.0223 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 0 10,572 221 13,956 315 0.412 0.0217 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 2 8,256 104 10,198 194 0.460 0.0161 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,668 217 6,504 161 0.370 0.0240 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,767 97 9,425 147 0.341 0.0170 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 7,833 138 10,432 294 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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