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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 alone (1)
    Total 33,842 1,455 725 924 1,194 1,303 890 1,295 973 1,536
Earnings 29,927 626 615 707 617 1,062 548 1,211 730 1,571
  Wages and Salary 27,725 500 549 632 536 886 515 1,063 685 1,405
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,882 556 143 137 111 239 50 159 54 184
  Farm Self-Employment 434 229 18 19 5 14 2 17 5 16
Social Security 1,613 53 105 176 417 287 247 104 68 57
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 854 140 99 161 303 72 36 24 4 7
Public Assistance 179 88 59 18 8 3 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 296 41 44 25 22 37 18 23 15 7
Survivor Benefits 222 57 17 28 19 23 9 7 1 7
Disability Benefits 301 50 32 31 44 34 21 13 15 10
Unemployment Compensation 1,780 686 430 263 175 101 31 35 9 13
Workers Compensation 391 180 53 27 31 26 17 9 15 12
Property Income 18,815 14,964 1,364 683 378 311 124 152 49 111
  Interest 17,768 15,498 949 407 264 140 50 104 7 42
  Dividends 6,022 4,855 432 235 66 92 55 62 3 58
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,148 1,302 240 131 62 140 15 28 7 62
Retirement Income 1,052 136 68 71 86 108 51 58 62 69
  Company or Union Retirement 342 76 33 24 32 28 8 11 12 16
  Federal Government Retirement 65 2 0 9 15 12 6 2 1 5
  Military Retirement 254 14 0 8 18 29 14 27 36 34
  State or Local Government Retirement 213 11 13 15 8 17 13 10 11 15
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 29 13 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 23 1 5 1 0 3 0 5 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 145 26 15 15 14 19 11 5 2 0
Pension Income 669 57 28 33 39 71 27 45 49 56
  Company or Union Retirement 235 41 18 17 23 21 6 7 6 10
  Federal Government Retirement 34 0 0 3 0 6 6 1 1 3
  Military Retirement 229 6 0 4 15 29 13 27 31 31
  State or Local Government Retirement 158 8 9 6 1 11 4 7 11 13
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 8 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 145 14 15 24 15 14 5 5 11 6
Child Support 732 208 176 137 87 42 27 8 7 8
Educational Assistance 257 141 42 39 14 6 3 5 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
242 103 45 32 11 15 7 3 2 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 203 83 77 10 1 5 1 9 2 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 31,288 625 667 821 981 1,294 780 1,309 812 1,629
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
31,534 634 633 815 954 1,281 781 1,309 818 1,637
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,615 53 105 176 417 287 247 104 68 57
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,505 168 149 223 458 364 281 148 125 114
  Government Transfer Payments 4,884 882 639 585 869 546 346 247 148 136
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,001 207 150 176 305 76 38 29 4 7
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,386 145 163 303 675 392 289 152 92 67
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,010 323 214 234 383 173 90 90 73 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 alone (1)
    Total 986 1,270 854 1,654 716 1,417 713 1,447 525 989
Earnings 816 1,267 744 1,754 570 1,444 569 1,591 414 978
  Wages and Salary 765 1,145 698 1,636 549 1,336 547 1,502 411 939
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 41 127 41 149 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 11 1 3 0 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 66 39 49 17 58 11 14 4 10
  Interest 30 37 31 17 2 7 4 11 12 5
  Dividends 3 23 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 50 27 20 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 14 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 37 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 14 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 1 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 6 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 844 1,274 772 1,756 575 1,449 576 1,599 420 976
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
853 1,296 766 1,790 597 1,476 598 1,585 409 981
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 29 8 11 8 2 4 4 4 6 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
65 46 32 65 10 51 17 41 12 20
  Government Transfer Payments 98 40 49 55 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
56 31 20 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 alone (1)
    Total 578 1,411 490 712 375 955 339 657 292 653
Earnings 538 1,571 345 666 276 1,023 202 711 194 709
  Wages and Salary 529 1,448 341 640 278 958 195 693 190 685
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 134 3 28 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 16 43 11 12 9 18 8 14 1 9
  Interest 8 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 6 0 3 0 5
Retirement Income 6 8 2 6 7 6 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 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 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 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 0 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 533 1,594 348 670 276 1,022 205 711 195 709
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
545 1,590 362 675 288 1,038 225 707 208 714
  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 15 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 alone (1)
    Total 228 528 210 528 151 312 190 348 117 190
Earnings 147 550 152 560 90 334 115 375 66 180
  Wages and Salary 143 497 154 528 82 324 102 361 64 183
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 28 4 32 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 17 2 2 4
  Interest 0 10 0 15 4 3 0 0 2 7
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 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 0 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 0 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 146 547 153 561 94 334 118 376 66 182
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
157 561 150 560 98 332 123 387 66 182
  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 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
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 alone (1)
    Total 138 3,575 37,022 181 51,346 419 0.470 0.0051 1,249
Earnings 99 3,189 40,176 152 53,210 445 0.441 0.0054 1,249
  Wages and Salary 95 2,936 40,691 155 53,445 448 0.432 0.0056 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 211 19,592 1,040 35,375 1,627 0.605 0.0195 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 2,372 127 19,988 2,332 0.726 0.0455 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,481 195 12,027 215 0.312 0.0215 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,715 135 7,192 161 0.318 0.0254 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,542 271 3,160 254 0.468 0.0692 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,072 646 14,288 801 0.467 0.0433 1,249
Survivor Benefits 5 0 8,605 1,088 16,896 1,687 0.580 0.0640 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 1 9,667 589 13,994 1,051 0.516 0.0626 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 3,684 137 5,280 182 0.508 0.0261 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 3,257 525 6,802 557 0.559 0.0559 1,249
Property Income 9 131 1,572 13 3,633 112 0.666 0.0123 1,249
  Interest 57 0 1,433 12 1,967 70 0.491 0.0293 1,249
  Dividends 0 59 1,551 22 3,342 174 0.650 0.0216 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 21 7 2,063 50 6,178 402 0.661 0.0508 1,249
Retirement Income 11 3 15,277 811 20,073 658 0.477 0.0267 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 10,531 902 17,325 1,129 0.552 0.0467 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 18,753 614 20,952 1,029 0.327 0.0547 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 21,496 1,341 25,527 1,605 0.416 0.0568 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 10,357 991 16,469 1,675 0.520 0.0726 1,249
Pension Income 8 0 19,340 738 22,831 796 0.413 0.0321 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 12,173 1,771 19,990 1,436 0.531 0.0506 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 19,203 685 22,099 1,082 0.307 0.0577 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 24,459 2,738 28,098 1,721 0.354 0.0632 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 10,760 1,187 20,343 2,219 0.540 0.0753 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,735 214 7,121 427 0.528 0.0438 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,283 159 3,787 328 0.503 0.0688 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 3,494 483 7,159 883 0.600 0.0787 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 3,100 257 6,452 1,109 0.657 0.1066 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 99 3,189 37,746 374 51,515 429 0.451 0.0053 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
105 3,246 38,028 415 51,784 428 0.449 0.0053 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,488 195 12,050 216 0.313 0.0215 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 7 11,750 192 16,180 339 0.429 0.0188 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 6 8,467 112 10,944 186 0.478 0.0136 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,032 251 6,700 153 0.349 0.0237 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,659 101 10,942 164 0.319 0.0174 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11 3 9,033 163 13,843 390 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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