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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 34 Years
All Races
    Total 36,762 1,824 990 1,286 1,343 1,852 1,054 1,914 1,167 2,246
Earnings 34,047 1,077 837 1,062 978 1,783 901 1,848 1,048 2,274
  Wages and Salary 32,844 954 803 1,024 917 1,672 872 1,758 1,020 2,196
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,876 534 100 116 90 155 39 111 29 93
  Farm Self-Employment 314 226 15 10 2 3 0 5 5 7
Social Security 689 36 83 150 198 81 51 29 29 16
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 686 103 79 176 258 38 13 12 3 0
Public Assistance 595 323 156 71 28 6 5 1 4 0
Veterans Benefits 163 44 46 16 18 10 9 10 2 0
Survivor Benefits 54 12 3 6 1 1 3 6 3 10
Disability Benefits 163 45 22 27 26 18 2 9 4 0
Unemployment Compensation 1,901 846 504 272 126 79 31 17 9 8
Workers Compensation 254 130 38 23 25 10 4 10 7 0
Property Income 14,158 12,968 489 353 81 67 25 45 15 18
  Interest 13,480 12,892 267 170 47 27 20 30 0 6
  Dividends 2,976 2,646 154 147 3 1 2 1 5 6
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 910 613 77 88 22 38 12 11 7 3
Retirement Income 286 83 39 50 37 18 8 18 6 15
  Company or Union Retirement 88 28 8 15 13 2 2 5 2 11
  Federal Government Retirement 11 2 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Military Retirement 9 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 61 17 5 8 12 5 2 7 1 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 11 1 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 30 6 10 8 5 0 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 83 28 16 14 7 9 3 2 3 0
Pension Income 82 32 5 14 13 0 3 5 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 42 17 2 7 11 0 2 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 29 10 3 3 0 0 2 7 0 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 5 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 14 4 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 1,499 619 448 264 77 40 29 8 2 3
Educational Assistance 1,924 722 491 218 141 126 22 55 30 44
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
509 247 56 60 26 64 3 4 15 9
Other Income, N.E.C. 142 63 67 5 4 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 34,515 1,047 854 1,164 1,122 1,841 955 1,878 1,078 2,285
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
34,592 1,051 856 1,168 1,135 1,859 951 1,871 1,076 2,287
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 689 36 83 150 198 81 51 29 29 16
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
940 105 113 189 227 107 52 44 36 33
  Government Transfer Payments 4,640 1,486 1,050 675 693 284 147 109 86 34
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,226 387 221 240 278 40 26 16 9 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,772 337 260 336 480 130 79 61 44 20
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,466 454 246 275 312 45 39 33 16 28

 

  $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 34 Years
All Races
    Total 1,315 2,011 1,204 2,411 866 1,901 804 1,861 628 1,204
Earnings 1,209 1,976 1,123 2,452 762 1,906 705 1,896 540 1,227
  Wages and Salary 1,200 1,891 1,116 2,358 755 1,838 693 1,866 534 1,200
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 78 19 123 11 58 9 39 3 27
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 3 5 0 1 0 2 0 5
Social Security 1 4 3 0 2 0 0 4 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 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Disability Benefits 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Property Income 8 19 4 1 6 12 1 2 0 3
  Interest 0 3 0 2 4 0 0 2 0 0
  Dividends 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 2 3 1 0 11 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 9 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 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 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 9 13 4 10 2 8 0 17 0 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 0 0 9 0 7 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 1,222 1,982 1,129 2,451 766 1,906 712 1,900 542 1,227
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,232 1,993 1,125 2,458 777 1,894 707 1,904 546 1,233
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1 4 3 0 2 0 0 4 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 5 5 2 2 0 0 4 2 0
  Government Transfer Payments 16 13 13 18 2 0 0 6 2 1
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2 9 4 0 2 0 0 4 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0

 

  $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 34 Years
All Races
    Total 599 1,296 470 704 320 899 294 500 198 513
Earnings 511 1,410 336 681 248 928 212 523 162 560
  Wages and Salary 505 1,381 333 675 232 876 206 513 160 555
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 35 0 18 1 37 0 10 0 10
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 2 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 2 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 1 2 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 4
  Interest 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 1 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 1 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 1
Educational Assistance 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 509 1,412 338 682 247 928 215 526 162 561
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
510 1,411 340 686 247 928 212 524 166 562
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 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 34 Years
All Races
    Total 159 382 139 356 98 173 66 213 56 114
Earnings 117 344 107 377 65 187 46 215 41 117
  Wages and Salary 116 340 106 361 63 185 40 212 40 112
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 11 1 21 0 0 0 2 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 3 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 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 117 344 107 377 65 187 46 215 41 117
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
122 345 107 378 65 187 46 215 41 115
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 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 0 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 34 Years
All Races
    Total 46 1,285 30,182 111 36,146 238 0.420 0.0047 1,249
Earnings 33 1,225 30,928 105 37,233 250 0.401 0.0048 1,249
  Wages and Salary 33 1,132 31,059 107 37,149 244 0.394 0.0049 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 75 11,584 392 24,079 1,379 0.635 0.0249 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 2 2 1,737 109 7,560 1,164 0.725 0.0704 1,249
Social Security 0 0 8,453 185 9,528 252 0.326 0.0314 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,287 208 6,749 154 0.291 0.0270 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,304 106 3,106 141 0.467 0.0368 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 4,526 386 7,091 624 0.493 0.0685 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Disability Benefits 1 0 6,365 661 8,566 1,042 0.520 0.0806 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,019 121 4,072 106 0.469 0.0208 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,443 309 4,951 453 0.542 0.0672 1,249
Property Income 0 9 1,365 13 965 41 0.048 0.3987 1,249
  Interest 0 0 1,308 13 527 24 -0.647 0.0710 1,249
  Dividends 0 2 1,407 29 987 67 0.031 0.7506 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7 0 1,855 69 3,968 445 0.598 0.0719 1,249
Retirement Income 0 0 6,053 477 7,790 502 0.478 0.0495 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 6,369 892 8,048 826 0.475 0.0767 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 4,601 837 5,978 725 0.469 0.0852 1,249
Pension Income 0 0 5,687 1,143 8,077 1,217 0.576 0.0944 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 1 0 3,225 121 4,050 131 0.478 0.0269 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,720 125 6,084 194 0.539 0.0235 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 2,824 471 6,518 498 0.585 0.0517 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,799 247 2,977 564 0.459 0.1399 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 33 1,225 30,715 106 36,919 247 0.404 0.0048 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
33 1,228 30,703 106 36,901 246 0.404 0.0048 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 8,453 185 9,528 252 0.326 0.0314 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 8,193 189 9,348 249 0.372 0.0275 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 4,486 91 5,895 97 0.464 0.0138 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,053 211 5,286 129 0.404 0.0217 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 7,141 175 7,362 144 0.377 0.0193 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 5,306 194 5,941 155 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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