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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 34,250 1,483 744 928 1,215 1,315 907 1,308 990 1,561
Earnings 30,265 637 626 718 626 1,075 558 1,218 747 1,588
  Wages and Salary 28,045 510 558 643 540 899 525 1,071 702 1,422
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,911 565 144 139 115 241 52 159 54 185
  Farm Self-Employment 435 229 18 19 5 14 2 17 5 16
Social Security 1,643 53 109 178 425 291 255 104 70 59
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 878 146 101 168 310 73 36 24 7 7
Public Assistance 182 89 62 18 8 3 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 304 43 46 25 22 37 18 23 16 7
Survivor Benefits 228 61 17 29 21 23 9 7 1 7
Disability Benefits 309 50 32 34 45 35 21 14 17 10
Unemployment Compensation 1,810 705 434 268 175 102 32 35 9 13
Workers Compensation 398 180 54 27 33 26 20 9 15 12
Property Income 18,989 15,107 1,371 691 384 312 124 153 51 111
  Interest 17,929 15,648 953 408 266 140 51 105 7 42
  Dividends 6,067 4,890 437 237 68 92 55 62 3 58
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,178 1,319 243 135 66 140 15 29 7 62
Retirement Income 1,076 141 70 74 91 108 52 61 64 69
  Company or Union Retirement 348 78 34 24 32 28 8 13 12 16
  Federal Government Retirement 66 2 0 9 15 12 6 2 1 5
  Military Retirement 258 14 0 8 19 29 15 28 36 34
  State or Local Government Retirement 221 12 13 17 10 18 13 10 11 15
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 32 15 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 23 1 6 1 0 3 0 5 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 149 27 15 15 16 19 11 5 2 0
Pension Income 681 59 30 33 40 72 28 47 49 56
  Company or Union Retirement 239 42 20 17 23 21 6 8 6 10
  Federal Government Retirement 35 0 0 3 0 6 6 1 1 3
  Military Retirement 233 6 0 4 16 29 15 28 31 31
  State or Local Government Retirement 161 8 9 6 1 12 4 7 11 13
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 9 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 146 14 15 24 15 14 5 5 11 6
Child Support 740 212 179 138 88 42 27 8 7 8
Educational Assistance 269 148 47 39 14 6 3 5 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
246 104 45 32 11 15 8 4 2 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 206 84 80 10 1 5 1 9 2 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 31,651 635 680 833 994 1,307 800 1,318 833 1,648
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
31,902 646 647 824 967 1,294 805 1,319 839 1,654
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,646 53 109 178 425 291 255 104 72 59
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,553 171 153 228 469 368 292 150 128 114
  Government Transfer Payments 4,984 910 654 589 883 556 359 248 152 138
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,029 214 155 183 311 77 38 29 7 7
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,438 148 171 307 689 400 296 154 98 68
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,059 334 220 238 394 175 94 92 77 76

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 995 1,288 862 1,677 724 1,432 720 1,467 529 994
Earnings 827 1,277 749 1,776 576 1,458 576 1,613 415 984
  Wages and Salary 776 1,153 701 1,657 555 1,350 555 1,524 412 945
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 41 129 43 149 17 100 19 96 13 45
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 0 11 0 10 1 16 0 2
Social Security 27 8 11 8 2 4 4 4 6 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 1 4 4 13 22 12 1 3 1 0
Survivor Benefits 10 6 0 1 3 1 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 16 2 7 3 0 2 8 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 19 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 9 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Property Income 66 67 39 49 17 58 11 14 4 10
  Interest 30 37 31 17 2 7 4 11 12 5
  Dividends 3 24 0 10 2 0 7 7 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 15 15 8 14 2 12 0 8 0 2
Retirement Income 51 27 21 53 9 32 14 36 5 21
  Company or Union Retirement 16 5 3 12 3 15 6 12 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 2 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 14 3 9 3 7 3 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 2 7 20 3 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 6 3 2 1
Pension Income 38 23 12 48 6 29 5 34 4 19
  Company or Union Retirement 9 3 3 12 0 15 6 10 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 2 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 14 3 9 3 7 2 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 15 2 5 20 3 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 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 6 4 3
Child Support 4 1 3 5 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 3 0 8 0 0 2 4 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 855 1,283 778 1,778 581 1,463 583 1,621 421 982
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
865 1,306 771 1,812 603 1,491 605 1,607 410 987
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 29 8 11 8 2 4 4 4 6 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
67 46 32 66 10 51 18 41 12 20
  Government Transfer Payments 100 40 50 56 27 37 11 28 16 20
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
33 11 11 8 2 4 2 4 6 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
58 31 21 53 9 32 14 38 5 22

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 588 1,421 494 721 377 963 342 658 296 662
Earnings 547 1,580 350 675 277 1,033 205 712 197 720
  Wages and Salary 539 1,456 346 647 278 968 197 694 193 696
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 136 3 30 2 57 4 25 6 31
  Farm Self-Employment 0 12 0 0 0 9 4 0 0 3
Social Security 0 25 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 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 18 43 11 12 9 19 8 14 1 9
  Interest 10 21 0 1 5 6 5 3 0 4
  Dividends 4 8 0 2 0 17 0 7 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 27 0 0 1 7 0 3 0 5
Retirement Income 6 8 2 6 7 6 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 3 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 0 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 5 1 2 7 0 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 3 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 0 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 2 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 542 1,603 354 679 277 1,032 207 712 197 721
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
554 1,599 367 683 288 1,048 228 711 211 724
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8 30 3 10 3 11 5 2 3 3
  Government Transfer Payments 16 27 10 8 3 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 23 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 8 2 6 7 6 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 228 535 211 535 155 315 190 352 117 190
Earnings 149 557 152 571 91 335 115 379 66 184
  Wages and Salary 144 505 155 537 82 325 102 367 64 187
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 28 4 34 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 8 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 4 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 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 147 555 153 572 94 336 118 380 66 185
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
158 568 151 568 100 334 125 392 66 186
  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 0 2 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
1 11 0 3 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 143 3,615 36,967 181 51,315 418 0.471 0.0051 1,249
Earnings 99 3,225 40,152 151 53,208 445 0.442 0.0054 1,249
  Wages and Salary 95 2,969 40,663 153 53,453 448 0.433 0.0056 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 211 19,376 1,120 35,232 1,612 0.605 0.0194 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 2,370 127 19,964 2,330 0.726 0.0455 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,481 194 11,998 212 0.311 0.0213 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,697 134 7,187 159 0.316 0.0252 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,577 270 3,164 249 0.462 0.0686 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,060 651 14,336 798 0.475 0.0424 1,249
Survivor Benefits 5 0 8,358 1,000 16,617 1,657 0.584 0.0634 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 1 9,636 568 13,910 1,026 0.511 0.0614 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 3,651 137 5,242 179 0.508 0.0259 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 3,382 512 6,849 548 0.557 0.0549 1,249
Property Income 9 131 1,572 13 3,629 111 0.666 0.0123 1,249
  Interest 57 0 1,433 12 1,961 69 0.490 0.0292 1,249
  Dividends 0 59 1,551 22 3,351 173 0.650 0.0217 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 21 7 2,064 49 6,163 398 0.660 0.0506 1,249
Retirement Income 11 5 15,063 808 19,996 662 0.479 0.0265 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 10,498 907 17,336 1,123 0.554 0.0465 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 18,619 618 20,833 1,016 0.332 0.0542 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 21,174 1,388 25,073 1,562 0.422 0.0565 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 10,114 990 16,195 1,643 0.526 0.0718 1,249
Pension Income 8 1 19,176 750 22,871 814 0.422 0.0327 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 12,056 1,657 19,744 1,418 0.533 0.0504 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 19,045 690 21,948 1,068 0.307 0.0572 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 24,301 2,441 27,911 1,694 0.361 0.0624 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 10,836 1,194 20,364 2,207 0.538 0.0751 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,717 213 7,089 423 0.528 0.0436 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,270 154 3,704 315 0.500 0.0681 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 3,589 487 7,368 880 0.594 0.0767 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 3,107 252 6,397 1,094 0.653 0.1071 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 99 3,225 37,661 347 51,501 429 0.452 0.0053 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
105 3,284 37,941 413 51,770 427 0.450 0.0053 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,495 195 12,026 213 0.310 0.0213 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 8 11,735 192 16,150 339 0.430 0.0188 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 6 8,459 112 10,930 185 0.480 0.0135 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,002 245 6,696 152 0.350 0.0234 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,652 100 10,910 161 0.317 0.0172 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11 5 9,006 161 13,797 390 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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