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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 4,762 164 106 189 219 221 199 222 190 315
Earnings 4,209 107 97 138 81 168 146 187 155 311
  Wages and Salary 4,072 88 92 125 82 166 144 185 149 302
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 227 56 12 22 8 13 2 10 7 21
  Farm Self-Employment 22 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 242 16 12 37 64 56 30 8 5 4
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 228 27 29 40 102 15 5 7 0 2
Public Assistance 125 72 18 22 9 1 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 52 10 10 0 3 5 4 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 10 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 30 5 2 4 13 0 0 0 2 1
Unemployment Compensation 294 128 79 22 23 18 8 2 8 4
Workers Compensation 21 8 3 4 3 1 0 0 1 0
Property Income 1,393 1,245 48 41 21 12 2 5 2 0
  Interest 1,311 1,225 32 18 13 9 7 1 1 0
  Dividends 225 190 11 23 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 120 82 14 4 4 1 0 1 1 1
Retirement Income 79 17 3 4 19 7 0 3 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 29 4 3 0 6 4 0 0 2 1
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1
  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) 11 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 17 4 0 4 9 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 38 2 2 0 7 7 0 3 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 18 2 2 0 6 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Child Support 272 107 78 57 7 13 6 2 1 0
Educational Assistance 142 60 43 7 1 10 12 5 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
38 21 0 6 0 4 2 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 13 9 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,398 107 98 164 129 222 175 197 158 311
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,428 113 98 167 135 214 175 201 158 314
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 242 16 12 37 64 56 30 8 5 4
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
308 33 14 41 82 47 30 13 9 7
  Government Transfer Payments 887 196 147 82 183 94 55 36 19 19
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 324 74 46 55 108 16 14 7 0 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
505 67 34 71 158 73 47 22 10 7
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
385 86 45 56 111 24 13 18 2 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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 143 241 145 339 127 268 99 243 85 138
Earnings 142 239 131 345 99 288 79 274 38 154
  Wages and Salary 137 227 133 333 103 267 76 276 39 150
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 7 0 13 0 20 2 8 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 9 0 3 0 5 3 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 4 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 0
  Interest 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 9 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 7 2 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 2 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 7 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 7 2 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 2 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 4 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 142 243 129 350 104 284 79 278 42 154
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
145 246 129 347 107 289 79 272 42 154
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 12 3 3 1 5 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 16 11 8 2 0 5 2 2 6 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 8 2 0 0 5 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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 88 188 61 97 34 101 24 47 30 62
Earnings 64 198 49 100 28 109 9 51 20 74
  Wages and Salary 61 197 45 102 29 101 9 48 20 74
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 1
  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 0 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 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 2 0 2 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 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 2 0 2 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 64 198 49 100 28 109 9 51 20 72
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
68 194 51 101 30 106 11 49 22 69
  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 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 2 0 2 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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 26 38 21 45 16 22 6 29 12 13
Earnings 12 42 14 44 10 22 2 33 7 10
  Wages and Salary 10 48 12 42 10 23 1 31 7 7
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 2 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 2 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 12 42 14 45 10 22 2 32 7 10
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14 42 19 44 10 25 2 32 7 10
  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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 4 145 30,200 374 35,473 730 0.409 0.0139 1,430
Earnings 3 132 31,480 281 37,271 800 0.379 0.0147 1,430
  Wages and Salary 3 121 31,542 286 37,319 817 0.375 0.0149 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 15,493 3,104 21,353 2,302 0.564 0.0655 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,674 367 10,293 455 0.291 0.0563 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,937 222 7,232 303 0.270 0.0524 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,167 232 3,624 435 0.517 0.0940 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 3,116 325 4,651 344 0.496 0.0571 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 0 1,399 45 1,242 154 0.227 0.1303 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,338 44 720 80 -0.243 0.1521 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,478 118 1,160 139 0.116 0.1394 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 1,821 199 4,390 1,388 0.627 0.1939 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 9,615 985 14,607 1,774 0.449 0.1033 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 1 0 3,450 317 4,353 519 0.464 0.0887 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,151 419 5,280 628 0.552 0.0843 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3 133 30,883 284 36,233 771 0.390 0.0144 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 133 30,866 287 36,246 768 0.393 0.0144 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,674 367 10,293 455 0.291 0.0563 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 9,527 318 11,795 645 0.380 0.0566 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 7,750 243 8,646 320 0.450 0.0319 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,949 490 6,483 292 0.339 0.0464 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,765 212 9,082 311 0.328 0.0389 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 7,632 330 8,445 501 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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