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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
22,633 1,198 513 624 635 907 556 962 605 1,177
Earnings 21,062 650 442 523 471 872 490 956 543 1,184
  Wages and Salary 20,256 575 430 498 429 806 472 902 530 1,138
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,305 378 67 80 63 99 27 75 15 55
  Farm Self-Employment 252 166 14 10 2 3 0 5 5 7
Social Security 402 19 31 81 110 56 40 25 18 13
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 340 61 38 104 105 17 4 8 0 0
Public Assistance 227 133 68 16 3 2 3 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 116 25 32 12 13 8 7 10 2 0
Survivor Benefits 40 8 3 6 1 0 3 6 0 4
Disability Benefits 98 24 13 13 24 9 0 5 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 1,128 559 271 143 70 43 12 11 6 3
Workers Compensation 171 93 20 11 19 7 3 9 4 0
Property Income 10,643 9,753 364 268 63 47 17 31 5 16
  Interest 10,127 9,682 208 120 37 24 11 22 0 6
  Dividends 2,395 2,131 129 113 3 1 2 1 5 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 659 456 50 65 15 18 4 8 7 3
Retirement Income 175 49 24 34 32 8 3 11 0 9
  Company or Union Retirement 55 17 5 11 9 2 0 5 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 10 2 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Military Retirement 6 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 45 13 5 3 12 5 0 5 0 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) 21 6 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 37 10 10 10 6 0 1 0 0 0
Pension Income 53 20 5 11 9 0 0 2 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 24 8 2 6 7 0 0 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 20 7 3 3 0 0 0 5 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 867 331 278 147 49 27 19 7 2 1
Educational Assistance 1,249 461 316 147 93 84 12 30 22 35
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
265 116 39 27 14 41 1 0 5 5
Other Income, N.E.C. 116 51 58 2 3 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 21,331 637 435 575 546 906 528 984 563 1,201
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21,368 634 438 569 558 915 523 978 564 1,205
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 402 19 31 81 110 56 40 25 18 13
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
551 58 48 107 137 71 38 34 18 24
  Government Transfer Payments 2,638 908 560 352 354 177 91 67 51 24
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 541 179 97 115 103 19 8 11 2 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
864 148 107 165 217 86 50 43 19 17
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
697 220 113 140 131 31 15 23 2 12

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
790 1,187 708 1,498 557 1,274 574 1,230 441 851
Earnings 711 1,187 679 1,544 499 1,273 493 1,266 371 882
  Wages and Salary 705 1,133 677 1,469 489 1,227 489 1,244 366 856
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 46 8 107 6 40 4 28 1 24
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 3 5 0 1 0 2 0 4
Social Security 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Property Income 8 14 0 1 6 9 1 2 0 3
  Interest 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 2 0 0
  Dividends 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 2 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 4 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 0 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 0 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 7 11 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 719 1,189 684 1,539 501 1,274 499 1,269 372 881
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
723 1,197 679 1,545 509 1,266 495 1,271 375 885
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0
  Government Transfer Payments 10 11 11 16 2 0 0 2 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 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
386 882 346 520 236 612 231 360 151 368
Earnings 316 988 248 501 189 617 165 381 121 422
  Wages and Salary 316 964 246 503 174 582 158 373 119 418
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 29 0 5 1 26 0 8 0 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 1 5 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 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 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 1
Educational Assistance 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
3 0 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 316 990 248 501 188 618 168 382 121 422
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
316 992 250 500 188 617 164 383 121 423
  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 1 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

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
123 281 108 271 65 122 48 137 43 93
Earnings 79 243 92 283 45 133 32 140 30 92
  Wages and Salary 77 240 93 262 42 132 30 142 29 88
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 7 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 3
  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 79 243 92 283 45 133 32 140 30 92
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
84 244 92 284 45 133 32 140 30 92
  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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
39 924 32,426 196 39,370 321 0.410 0.0060 1,249
Earnings 25 883 33,892 406 40,461 335 0.390 0.0062 1,249
  Wages and Salary 24 807 34,356 406 40,322 331 0.383 0.0062 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 63 11,637 508 25,378 1,492 0.642 0.0291 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 2 2 1,898 134 9,173 1,411 0.713 0.0648 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,064 254 10,019 290 0.292 0.0383 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 6,716 249 6,494 223 0.324 0.0394 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,133 158 2,613 202 0.445 0.0651 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 5,118 876 7,837 756 0.479 0.0768 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Disability Benefits 1 0 7,208 891 9,625 1,639 0.581 0.1028 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 2,540 139 3,862 140 0.491 0.0286 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,304 199 5,115 599 0.549 0.0856 1,249
Property Income 0 6 1,365 15 990 49 0.074 0.4646 1,249
  Interest 0 0 1,308 15 555 30 -0.568 0.0824 1,249
  Dividends 0 0 1,405 32 913 52 -0.044 0.0756 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 6 0 1,807 79 4,151 557 0.626 0.0843 1,249
Retirement Income 0 0 6,100 549 7,336 561 0.453 0.0620 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 3,424 148 4,341 201 0.485 0.0378 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,792 156 6,092 233 0.531 0.0287 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 3,531 582 7,111 783 0.605 0.0729 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,798 261 2,845 499 0.433 0.1808 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 25 883 33,295 408 40,138 332 0.393 0.0061 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25 883 33,263 401 40,130 331 0.393 0.0061 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,064 254 10,019 290 0.292 0.0383 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 8,651 240 9,634 297 0.345 0.0339 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 4,333 128 5,954 135 0.479 0.0196 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,840 320 5,183 200 0.416 0.0343 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 7,641 197 7,906 204 0.360 0.0267 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 5,267 263 5,866 215 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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