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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
35 to 44 Years
White alone, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
24,732 1,300 478 528 686 967 500 808 602 969
Earnings 22,407 547 419 427 385 798 395 746 479 949
  Wages and Salary 21,045 428 404 381 346 680 378 654 460 830
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,966 462 85 134 53 171 31 107 34 110
  Farm Self-Employment 292 168 14 8 6 11 2 2 3 12
Social Security 838 35 72 92 226 147 95 58 23 33
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 411 59 46 99 121 40 18 17 2 6
Public Assistance 150 89 42 10 3 1 0 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 155 50 27 15 6 14 4 15 3 1
Survivor Benefits 71 18 4 6 5 1 5 0 7 4
Disability Benefits 109 15 9 27 18 8 9 5 3 1
Unemployment Compensation 1,191 508 275 173 88 75 26 13 14 3
Workers Compensation 239 89 42 19 16 19 12 4 9 8
Property Income 13,742 11,841 667 449 160 187 43 74 39 65
  Interest 13,025 12,019 456 192 105 67 22 59 4 27
  Dividends 4,185 3,586 197 187 26 86 10 27 11 18
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,270 812 134 111 27 83 8 5 2 26
Retirement Income 302 49 19 37 34 20 17 10 18 12
  Company or Union Retirement 117 18 8 21 4 6 3 1 6 2
  Federal Government Retirement 14 2 0 0 3 2 0 3 0 2
  Military Retirement 54 6 0 2 9 7 5 1 8 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 45 8 2 4 3 1 0 4 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 7 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 17 5 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 4
  Other or Don't Know 59 15 6 7 11 5 7 2 2 1
Pension Income 172 24 8 23 14 12 5 5 10 7
  Company or Union Retirement 79 9 2 20 2 6 0 1 3 1
  Federal Government Retirement 6 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 46 0 0 2 9 5 5 1 8 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 32 8 1 0 3 1 0 3 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 79 28 7 12 13 3 1 0 3 0
Child Support 1,289 349 340 285 140 71 42 17 19 5
Educational Assistance 403 160 68 82 29 35 3 10 3 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
215 87 12 36 4 30 6 7 0 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 82 27 36 10 2 2 0 1 2 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 23,048 529 438 480 573 926 483 798 515 978
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
23,138 539 428 483 584 923 471 795 521 987
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 838 35 72 92 226 147 95 58 23 33
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,089 80 88 114 257 150 104 59 30 51
  Government Transfer Payments 2,830 718 423 376 464 287 160 129 59 51
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 536 130 83 100 129 42 18 17 4 6
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,267 109 104 166 363 185 120 84 29 40
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
812 170 102 130 162 59 26 24 23 19

 

  $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
35 to 44 Years
White alone, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
565 946 588 1,199 483 1,065 524 1,136 413 843
Earnings 522 973 495 1,242 411 1,106 471 1,184 332 873
  Wages and Salary 511 911 467 1,171 398 1,039 439 1,118 321 830
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 14 79 21 90 14 72 25 62 5 42
  Farm Self-Employment 2 0 1 2 0 8 1 11 0 3
Social Security 9 15 6 0 1 1 3 1 7 1
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 3 2 0 5 4 5 0 0 2 0
Survivor Benefits 5 3 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Unemployment Compensation 1 6 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 1
Workers Compensation 0 0 7 0 1 3 0 1 3 2
Property Income 19 34 22 27 7 10 1 3 3 3
  Interest 5 2 13 15 0 0 0 5 4 0
  Dividends 0 17 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 11 4 7 0 2 1 1 0 0
Retirement Income 11 3 1 4 11 8 6 11 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 2 1 0 0 7 7 3 8 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 1 1 2 3 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 6 2 1 3 4 7 6 10 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 7 3 7 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 1 1 2 3 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 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Child Support 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
5 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 530 984 498 1,241 417 1,106 476 1,188 339 878
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
535 985 507 1,237 429 1,107 481 1,195 335 875
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 9 15 6 0 1 1 3 1 7 1
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
19 20 12 4 12 11 9 12 7 5
  Government Transfer Payments 17 33 15 10 12 12 5 5 9 4
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
10 21 6 1 1 1 3 1 7 1
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
10 11 1 4 11 8 7 15 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
35 to 44 Years
White alone, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
455 1,089 399 582 269 769 229 443 262 629
Earnings 393 1,149 284 577 238 856 154 489 184 674
  Wages and Salary 395 1,078 279 587 239 830 151 474 172 652
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 90 2 7 1 26 3 13 5 23
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 4
Social Security 0 15 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 1
Disability Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Property Income 5 3 0 3 9 7 0 5 0 3
  Interest 1 3 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 2 8 0 0 7 2 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 6 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 2 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 2 8 0 0 7 2 4 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 8 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 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 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 0 0 0 0 5 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 395 1,159 284 575 237 856 154 487 188 679
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
395 1,162 288 581 236 853 157 484 201 667
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 13 0 3 0 2 0 0 16 0
  Government Transfer Payments 4 13 5 0 2 2 0 0 4 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 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 8 0 0 7 2 2 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
35 to 44 Years
White alone, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
214 436 171 429 134 238 115 287 96 156
Earnings 147 456 105 467 89 239 81 306 43 152
  Wages and Salary 134 429 90 454 87 249 77 300 40 141
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 18 5 18 0 2 0 5 0 5
  Farm Self-Employment 0 8 0 1 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 1 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 1 0 0
Property Income 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2
  Interest 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 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 3 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 3 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 2 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 3 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 147 455 105 465 91 239 82 306 43 151
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
157 452 105 470 90 239 89 310 46 153
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 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 1 1 0 0 0 3 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
35 to 44 Years
White alone, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
75 2,657 40,351 193 52,253 460 0.456 0.0058 1,249
Earnings 49 2,519 41,769 177 54,589 488 0.417 0.0061 1,249
  Wages and Salary 49 2,371 42,291 181 55,056 495 0.410 0.0063 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 125 16,102 578 30,388 1,539 0.612 0.0228 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 1 11 2,167 142 16,342 2,123 0.739 0.0501 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,933 209 11,873 322 0.336 0.0308 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,518 258 7,373 244 0.308 0.0382 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,100 192 3,079 371 0.529 0.0963 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 5,018 909 9,626 939 0.542 0.0658 1,249
Survivor Benefits 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Disability Benefits 2 0 8,078 777 12,715 1,701 0.478 0.1134 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,300 175 4,930 217 0.513 0.0342 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,300 517 8,888 933 0.590 0.0660 1,249
Property Income 7 35 1,451 14 1,946 76 0.474 0.0532 1,249
  Interest 16 0 1,355 13 1,052 48 0.132 0.0502 1,249
  Dividends 0 7 1,459 25 1,725 105 0.405 0.1433 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 16 2 1,956 61 4,574 474 0.609 0.1775 1,249
Retirement Income 2 2 11,394 1,245 18,862 1,326 0.517 0.0476 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 13,565 4,079 22,150 2,151 0.507 0.0661 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 2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 1 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 15,145 2,955 21,658 1,687 0.472 0.0599 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 16,664 6,180 23,494 2,477 0.431 0.0772 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 2 0 5,782 1,075 10,666 2,166 0.657 0.1201 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,669 147 5,950 217 0.461 0.0307 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 4,028 410 5,498 411 0.509 0.0584 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 0 5,620 562 11,406 1,460 0.633 0.0783 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,442 349 3,939 572 0.435 0.1291 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 50 2,522 41,163 179 53,502 477 0.426 0.0061 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
50 2,535 41,165 178 53,540 476 0.426 0.0060 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,933 209 11,873 322 0.336 0.0308 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 3 10,090 261 14,364 488 0.440 0.0300 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 2 6,822 198 8,766 213 0.495 0.0188 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,367 324 6,516 231 0.386 0.0341 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,251 137 10,614 240 0.352 0.0245 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 2 7,576 267 11,305 572 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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