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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
White alone (1)
    Total 28,972 1,462 726 921 914 1,377 816 1,485 876 1,777
Earnings 27,028 821 622 779 695 1,349 731 1,459 795 1,817
  Wages and Salary 25,994 721 592 745 641 1,254 703 1,377 773 1,754
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,594 431 91 101 78 134 39 104 23 75
  Farm Self-Employment 271 185 14 10 2 3 0 5 5 7
Social Security 478 23 44 95 140 61 43 25 23 14
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 420 67 46 126 139 20 9 10 0 0
Public Assistance 346 183 97 41 18 4 3 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 133 32 38 13 14 10 7 10 2 0
Survivor Benefits 43 8 3 6 1 0 3 6 0 8
Disability Benefits 109 27 15 14 24 9 2 5 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 1,467 694 381 197 86 57 17 15 8 3
Workers Compensation 216 114 27 18 23 7 4 10 6 0
Property Income 11,793 10,821 401 289 65 56 19 34 5 16
  Interest 11,218 10,737 223 135 38 26 11 22 0 6
  Dividends 2,532 2,259 132 116 3 1 2 1 5 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 747 512 60 69 17 27 6 10 7 3
Retirement Income 209 60 28 37 32 8 6 14 2 12
  Company or Union Retirement 67 23 7 11 9 2 2 5 0 9
  Federal Government Retirement 10 2 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Military Retirement 8 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 54 17 5 3 12 5 0 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) 26 6 6 8 5 0 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 43 11 10 11 6 0 3 0 0 0
Pension Income 69 29 5 13 9 0 2 5 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 31 14 2 6 7 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 27 10 3 3 0 0 0 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 1,098 418 355 193 63 30 20 7 2 1
Educational Assistance 1,444 542 371 161 100 105 12 33 23 43
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
352 177 40 39 16 49 1 0 5 7
Other Income, N.E.C. 121 53 61 2 3 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 27,359 806 627 840 796 1,387 772 1,486 819 1,834
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
27,400 803 629 834 809 1,393 769 1,481 819 1,835
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 478 23 44 95 140 61 43 25 23 14
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
661 70 65 125 166 76 44 37 24 28
  Government Transfer Payments 3,350 1,147 745 453 456 208 108 80 62 26
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 731 230 132 158 150 23 17 11 3 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,118 196 151 216 295 93 63 44 27 18
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
920 282 152 188 176 35 25 26 5 18

 

  $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
White alone (1)
    Total 1,065 1,559 916 1,953 691 1,568 666 1,501 531 979
Earnings 961 1,532 867 2,005 609 1,582 585 1,529 459 1,007
  Wages and Salary 950 1,462 862 1,919 600 1,524 576 1,503 454 981
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8 61 13 119 6 51 6 33 1 25
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 3 5 0 1 0 2 0 4
Social Security 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 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 4 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 17 2 1 6 12 1 2 0 3
  Interest 0 3 0 2 4 0 0 2 0 0
  Dividends 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 2 1 1 0 10 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 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 3 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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 8 12 3 7 0 7 0 9 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 0 0 0 0 6 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 967 1,534 874 2,001 610 1,582 592 1,533 461 1,006
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
976 1,542 871 2,007 619 1,572 590 1,536 464 1,009
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 5 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 0
  Government Transfer Payments 13 12 11 16 2 0 0 4 2 1
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1 9 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 3 0 2 0 0 0 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
White alone (1)
    Total 460 1,044 397 589 276 711 256 412 174 410
Earnings 388 1,153 279 571 222 720 184 439 142 459
  Wages and Salary 388 1,128 277 567 208 682 178 429 141 454
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 29 0 10 1 30 0 10 0 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 1 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 0 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 3 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 388 1,156 279 571 221 721 187 441 142 459
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
389 1,156 282 573 221 720 183 439 144 460
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 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 1 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
White alone (1)
    Total 132 302 114 294 71 139 57 154 46 98
Earnings 86 263 93 309 50 150 37 158 30 101
  Wages and Salary 84 261 95 294 48 148 31 159 29 97
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 7 0 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 86 263 93 309 50 150 37 158 30 101
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
91 265 93 310 50 150 37 158 30 99
  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
White alone (1)
    Total 43 1,010 30,759 122 36,751 268 0.414 0.0053 1,249
Earnings 29 961 31,356 115 37,693 279 0.395 0.0054 1,249
  Wages and Salary 29 877 31,517 117 37,649 276 0.387 0.0055 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 67 11,771 417 23,736 1,246 0.625 0.0263 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 2 2 1,830 124 8,518 1,320 0.717 0.0675 1,249
Social Security 0 0 8,873 218 9,931 289 0.300 0.0373 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 6,922 227 6,654 197 0.308 0.0350 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,369 147 3,065 173 0.444 0.0468 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 4,749 581 7,366 685 0.487 0.0728 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Disability Benefits 1 0 7,306 862 9,834 1,501 0.554 0.0962 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 2,756 140 3,890 117 0.477 0.0245 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,364 250 5,057 511 0.548 0.0737 1,249
Property Income 0 8 1,363 14 973 46 0.058 0.4167 1,249
  Interest 0 0 1,306 14 534 27 -0.625 0.0800 1,249
  Dividends 0 0 1,401 31 918 52 -0.033 0.0740 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7 0 1,823 75 4,237 529 0.628 0.0768 1,249
Retirement Income 0 0 6,130 539 7,948 621 0.485 0.0590 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Pension Income 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 3,423 131 4,231 165 0.476 0.0326 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,714 143 6,044 220 0.535 0.0270 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 2,482 368 6,324 635 0.608 0.0668 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,809 253 2,827 479 0.434 0.1751 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 29 961 31,172 115 37,410 276 0.397 0.0054 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
29 965 31,172 115 37,415 276 0.397 0.0054 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 8,873 218 9,931 289 0.300 0.0373 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 8,544 216 9,699 299 0.365 0.0324 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 4,272 108 5,853 119 0.480 0.0162 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,053 257 5,272 167 0.408 0.0285 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 7,451 194 7,693 182 0.365 0.0243 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 5,343 226 6,000 201 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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