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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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 41,284 1,754 886 1,218 1,622 1,669 1,155 1,617 1,196 1,970
Earnings 36,265 781 714 905 761 1,362 711 1,498 924 1,990
  Wages and Salary 33,728 624 640 813 656 1,178 674 1,336 877 1,794
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3,338 649 161 167 133 264 60 177 60 221
  Farm Self-Employment 478 267 20 20 5 14 2 17 5 16
Social Security 2,124 72 143 240 553 401 317 137 83 64
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,236 186 139 256 464 84 48 28 10 7
Public Assistance 292 147 95 31 12 3 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 427 60 54 31 30 68 23 33 21 10
Survivor Benefits 259 69 21 30 22 24 14 8 3 8
Disability Benefits 401 59 41 51 70 39 35 14 19 13
Unemployment Compensation 2,163 851 508 306 218 125 39 41 10 18
Workers Compensation 468 202 64 38 42 28 20 13 17 15
Property Income 21,582 17,230 1,568 758 426 352 156 174 55 130
  Interest 20,396 17,846 1,072 448 289 161 62 126 7 49
  Dividends 6,661 5,390 482 256 68 104 55 64 5 62
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,452 1,467 285 152 77 170 26 29 8 65
Retirement Income 1,289 162 85 99 120 125 85 68 72 81
  Company or Union Retirement 420 87 41 31 42 35 21 13 16 19
  Federal Government Retirement 82 2 0 9 15 13 11 2 2 7
  Military Retirement 300 14 0 10 25 36 20 32 39 39
  State or Local Government Retirement 259 19 16 22 10 22 20 10 11 16
  Railroad Retirement 9 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 32 15 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 28 3 6 3 0 3 2 5 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 187 32 22 23 27 19 14 7 3 0
Pension Income 796 67 36 41 54 83 47 54 53 64
  Company or Union Retirement 283 48 26 20 29 24 14 8 8 10
  Federal Government Retirement 42 0 0 3 0 7 8 1 2 5
  Military Retirement 273 6 0 7 22 36 20 32 32 36
  State or Local Government Retirement 181 9 9 8 1 14 9 7 11 13
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 9 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 161 15 20 24 19 15 5 7 11 6
Child Support 909 263 227 175 104 51 27 10 9 8
Educational Assistance 361 181 67 61 19 12 5 5 0 8
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
314 134 62 34 18 24 8 4 2 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 252 104 89 12 6 8 1 9 2 5

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 38,060 781 794 1,071 1,244 1,680 1,002 1,628 1,026 2,051
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
38,387 794 759 1,071 1,226 1,664 1,020 1,623 1,037 2,058
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,131 72 143 240 554 401 319 137 85 64
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,216 208 192 310 619 493 379 187 151 130
  Government Transfer Payments 6,400 1,153 785 783 1,217 729 459 323 179 167
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,472 296 214 280 466 92 54 33 10 7
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,282 222 224 446 958 522 385 196 112 83
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,706 436 294 360 573 206 140 106 85 90

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 1,247 1,684 1,040 2,018 886 1,729 831 1,767 595 1,193
Earnings 1,059 1,637 894 2,145 698 1,758 691 1,942 459 1,190
  Wages and Salary 993 1,484 843 2,007 681 1,620 667 1,839 454 1,146
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 55 154 47 171 17 126 23 109 17 47
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 0 11 0 11 1 16 0 2
Social Security 28 14 11 8 2 4 4 4 8 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 7 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 5 4 4 17 40 12 3 5 1 0
Survivor Benefits 10 6 0 4 3 1 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 20 7 7 3 0 2 10 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 23 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 15 3 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
Property Income 70 78 44 50 20 61 12 15 8 10
  Interest 34 40 37 20 2 7 4 11 16 5
  Dividends 4 27 0 12 2 0 7 8 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 15 18 8 14 2 12 0 9 0 4
Retirement Income 65 38 24 58 14 32 16 38 5 21
  Company or Union Retirement 24 5 5 13 5 15 6 14 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 4 3 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 19 3 9 4 7 3 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 19 8 9 20 5 10 5 10 4 7
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 4 4 0 0 7 3 2 1
Pension Income 47 28 15 49 11 29 5 36 4 19
  Company or Union Retirement 13 3 5 13 2 15 6 12 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 2 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 19 3 9 4 7 2 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 19 2 7 20 5 8 3 10 4 7
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 3 2 4 2 0 0 0 6 4 3
Child Support 4 1 3 7 2 1 0 5 3 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
5 5 0 8 0 0 2 4 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,096 1,650 923 2,145 705 1,766 700 1,949 462 1,191
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,106 1,681 922 2,181 724 1,801 726 1,932 452 1,195
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 29 14 11 8 2 4 4 4 8 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
78 65 34 72 14 54 19 47 14 21
  Government Transfer Payments 116 63 57 63 40 40 11 30 20 21
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 8 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
37 21 12 8 3 4 2 4 8 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
74 48 24 58 17 32 16 40 5 23

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 719 1,696 577 856 435 1,145 392 756 329 783
Earnings 644 1,866 409 815 310 1,241 228 811 222 838
  Wages and Salary 636 1,726 405 786 312 1,168 221 790 213 810
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 11 151 3 31 2 67 4 28 9 38
  Farm Self-Employment 0 12 0 0 0 9 4 0 0 3
Social Security 0 31 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 7 2 2 2 6 0 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 21 48 11 12 9 19 10 14 1 9
  Interest 10 24 0 1 5 6 5 3 0 4
  Dividends 5 8 0 2 0 17 0 7 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 27 0 0 1 9 0 3 0 5
Retirement Income 6 9 2 6 7 7 2 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 1 2 6 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 3 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 6 6 1 2 7 1 2 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 1 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 640 1,896 415 821 311 1,241 232 811 222 837
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
656 1,891 431 828 327 1,258 254 812 235 842
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 31 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8 38 3 10 3 11 5 2 3 3
  Government Transfer Payments 26 36 10 8 8 8 5 0 1 9
  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 30 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 9 2 6 7 7 2 0 0 3

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 263 621 260 616 195 343 212 403 137 214
Earnings 168 653 182 660 107 371 128 415 76 212
  Wages and Salary 163 601 186 626 98 362 115 401 73 210
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 29 4 36 0 5 2 9 0 7
  Farm Self-Employment 1 14 0 6 0 0 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Survivor Benefits 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0
Property Income 7 4 3 9 1 15 19 2 2 4
  Interest 0 10 0 15 4 3 0 0 2 7
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 6 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 1 11 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 6 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 1 10 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 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 6 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 166 651 183 660 113 372 131 415 76 214
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
180 663 182 654 116 370 138 430 75 213
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 13 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 1 8 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 11 0 5 1 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 163 4,092 35,982 164 49,570 366 0.471 0.0046 1,249
Earnings 107 3,679 38,562 385 51,696 392 0.441 0.0049 1,249
  Wages and Salary 104 3,393 39,912 290 51,888 394 0.432 0.0051 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 242 19,888 898 34,663 1,441 0.602 0.0180 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 14 2,244 115 18,755 2,167 0.740 0.0440 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,338 160 11,744 182 0.308 0.0187 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,704 106 7,243 133 0.309 0.0215 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,487 204 3,606 447 0.523 0.0960 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,404 426 14,899 703 0.464 0.0366 1,249
Survivor Benefits 5 0 8,508 1,020 16,314 1,508 0.588 0.0590 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 1 9,299 400 13,127 819 0.484 0.0516 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 3,635 128 5,397 185 0.520 0.0256 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 3,768 475 7,059 497 0.552 0.0482 1,249
Property Income 11 135 1,566 12 3,468 101 0.654 0.0120 1,249
  Interest 61 0 1,429 11 1,893 63 0.474 0.0280 1,249
  Dividends 0 61 1,545 21 3,224 160 0.640 0.0210 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 22 8 2,090 47 6,024 371 0.652 0.0491 1,249
Retirement Income 13 5 14,069 590 19,118 580 0.474 0.0245 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 10,672 814 16,657 967 0.532 0.0423 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 12,949 1,113 17,159 1,597 0.354 0.0941 1,249
  Military Retirement 6 0 18,304 613 20,742 981 0.341 0.0519 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 20,263 1,697 23,477 1,388 0.425 0.0517 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 4 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 8,976 711 14,549 1,356 0.527 0.0677 1,249
Pension Income 10 1 18,296 747 22,058 738 0.424 0.0308 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 11,852 1,085 18,836 1,254 0.518 0.0489 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 6 0 18,634 717 21,697 1,035 0.320 0.0547 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 23,695 1,005 26,764 1,559 0.374 0.0588 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 8 0 10,383 1,075 19,311 2,027 0.544 0.0727 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,611 186 6,785 362 0.520 0.0395 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,491 263 4,018 270 0.495 0.0537 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 3,426 399 6,764 713 0.585 0.0691 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 3,120 250 6,986 1,043 0.665 0.0868 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 107 3,679 36,746 154 49,914 376 0.452 0.0048 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
115 3,745 36,841 152 50,130 375 0.451 0.0048 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,352 161 11,784 184 0.310 0.0187 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 8 11,417 161 15,420 285 0.421 0.0171 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 7 8 8,484 92 10,839 161 0.475 0.0122 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,012 191 6,798 148 0.355 0.0220 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,457 84 10,649 139 0.321 0.0151 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
13 5 8,648 127 12,804 317 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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