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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 6,990 431 191 190 172 318 165 235 170 306
Earnings 6,209 119 131 148 123 286 132 220 153 292
  Wages and Salary 5,826 91 122 141 104 258 129 194 148 257
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 496 93 15 22 21 33 4 28 9 36
  Farm Self-Employment 46 37 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
Social Security 203 10 23 36 39 30 19 13 14 8
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 61 4 14 6 18 13 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 27 9 5 7 5 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 22 6 2 4 2 1 0 0 3 0
Survivor Benefits 13 0 2 2 0 2 4 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 32 6 9 2 2 3 1 2 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 221 78 49 34 27 18 4 2 2 2
Workers Compensation 25 13 7 2 1 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 3,702 3,049 289 126 45 43 16 35 13 23
  Interest 3,524 3,122 194 80 22 20 10 26 2 19
  Dividends 1,129 960 64 47 8 23 1 8 2 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 361 246 40 20 9 16 0 10 2 5
Retirement Income 147 13 15 19 14 10 11 12 8 5
  Company or Union Retirement 67 7 9 11 9 9 4 4 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 13 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Military Retirement 14 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 27 2 3 0 1 1 2 3 2 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 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) 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 19 5 3 4 2 0 2 0 2 0
Pension Income 107 9 9 14 13 7 6 8 6 5
  Company or Union Retirement 61 6 6 11 10 7 4 4 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 13 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 1 3 0 1 0 2 2 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 6 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 75 20 21 11 6 6 3 5 1 0
Educational Assistance 152 42 38 10 11 17 0 17 7 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
126 46 10 9 2 22 1 4 8 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 18 2 10 3 1 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 6,382 123 146 174 159 312 149 226 166 299
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6,437 120 142 175 159 311 153 229 172 307
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 207 10 23 36 39 30 19 13 14 8
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
310 18 27 44 43 34 28 18 23 13
  Government Transfer Payments 622 119 109 89 96 68 30 26 22 10
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 86 10 16 16 23 15 0 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
274 15 26 50 62 46 21 15 14 6
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
224 20 30 35 34 22 12 14 9 5

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 176 263 158 371 131 264 82 296 85 201
Earnings 159 255 131 377 94 249 72 332 57 212
  Wages and Salary 147 232 120 349 95 222 68 312 51 206
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 26 9 27 2 30 3 21 7 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Social Security 2 3 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 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 10 2 3 1 1 6 1 3 1 2
  Interest 6 0 3 1 0 2 0 2 2 0
  Dividends 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 3 0 0
Retirement Income 7 4 2 6 2 4 1 4 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 1 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pension Income 5 1 2 6 2 3 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 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 168 257 134 381 94 249 72 332 55 213
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
175 259 138 386 94 253 76 338 55 212
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 4 7 10 3 4 1 5 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 10 10 3 2 2 4 0 5 0 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 6 2 6 2 4 1 4 0 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 to 64 Years
Asian alone (3)
    Total 87 311 74 149 45 205 49 120 36 170
Earnings 67 335 53 150 29 228 34 118 17 180
  Wages and Salary 66 305 51 147 29 224 33 112 18 179
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 34 0 4 0 6 0 4 0 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 4 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 4 4 0 0 5 2 3 0 0 0
  Interest 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 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
  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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 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 67 339 53 151 29 228 34 117 18 180
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
66 333 56 154 28 229 34 116 20 183
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 2
  Government Transfer Payments 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 2 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 49 137 39 135 39 78 24 111 21 49
Earnings 44 138 15 152 25 89 17 109 9 48
  Wages and Salary 44 133 17 149 25 93 17 107 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 2 0 0 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 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 2 0 0 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 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 15 151 26 89 17 109 9 48
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
45 138 15 147 26 89 18 111 9 50
  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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 2 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 20 835 37,050 499 51,157 907 0.466 0.0115 1,430
Earnings 9 802 41,244 355 54,610 976 0.430 0.0121 1,430
  Wages and Salary 9 765 41,884 366 55,343 987 0.422 0.0124 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 37 21,564 936 33,451 3,657 0.568 0.0496 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,587 572 11,185 669 0.358 0.0642 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4,136 449 5,529 484 0.468 0.0724 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 2 8 1,518 30 2,214 180 0.509 0.0985 1,430
  Interest 7 0 1,411 28 1,411 117 0.315 0.0815 1,430
  Dividends 0 4 1,470 52 1,941 266 0.466 0.1235 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 1,837 116 2,866 681 0.456 0.1840 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 12,731 1,715 17,318 1,619 0.485 0.0729 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 0 13,386 2,271 18,777 2,049 0.497 0.0836 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4,712 773 8,099 832 0.498 0.0780 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 6,664 2,620 10,354 1,399 0.560 0.0965 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9 802 40,622 360 53,484 955 0.437 0.0120 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 807 40,522 355 53,427 949 0.436 0.0119 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,695 592 11,475 688 0.371 0.0628 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 11,652 770 15,549 946 0.436 0.0537 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 7,327 411 9,761 510 0.491 0.0417 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,598 724 7,783 663 0.319 0.0981 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,324 396 10,748 534 0.349 0.0552 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 9,456 681 14,325 1,161 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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