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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
29,653 1,299 596 754 953 1,079 726 1,011 771 1,170
Earnings 26,177 552 501 580 474 838 431 951 573 1,194
  Wages and Salary 24,254 423 456 516 413 695 408 831 536 1,051
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,553 523 119 123 91 202 40 130 48 159
  Farm Self-Employment 414 215 16 19 5 14 2 16 5 15
Social Security 1,446 50 86 149 361 264 236 93 64 50
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 689 106 77 121 254 61 32 22 4 7
Public Assistance 121 67 35 10 4 3 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 276 40 41 24 16 36 17 22 12 7
Survivor Benefits 210 52 15 27 19 22 9 7 1 7
Disability Benefits 253 40 27 19 37 32 21 11 14 10
Unemployment Compensation 1,523 577 374 235 145 93 26 31 6 13
Workers Compensation 327 150 43 22 23 19 15 7 14 11
Property Income 17,637 13,948 1,317 660 350 292 122 144 44 107
  Interest 16,683 14,515 908 392 250 130 46 101 7 42
  Dividends 5,820 4,680 427 230 66 91 55 56 1 56
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,988 1,199 218 125 53 133 15 24 6 61
Retirement Income 953 109 60 57 79 100 47 53 58 68
  Company or Union Retirement 302 56 31 20 31 25 8 10 11 16
  Federal Government Retirement 63 2 0 9 13 12 6 2 1 5
  Military Retirement 238 14 0 6 17 27 13 23 33 34
  State or Local Government Retirement 190 8 8 10 8 14 10 10 11 15
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 28 12 1 2 2 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 128 24 13 12 12 19 11 5 2 0
Pension Income 611 44 25 26 35 65 23 40 45 56
  Company or Union Retirement 206 28 17 13 21 19 6 6 6 10
  Federal Government Retirement 34 0 0 3 0 6 6 1 1 3
  Military Retirement 213 6 0 3 14 27 13 23 28 31
  State or Local Government Retirement 148 8 7 5 1 10 1 7 11 12
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 7 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 140 14 15 21 15 14 3 5 11 6
Child Support 664 177 161 126 83 41 27 6 7 6
Educational Assistance 245 134 41 36 14 5 3 5 0 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
213 89 34 32 8 15 7 3 2 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 196 82 73 10 1 5 0 9 2 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 27,397 551 543 681 789 1,052 651 1,033 647 1,242
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
27,615 555 519 665 762 1,036 651 1,032 650 1,252
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,447 50 86 149 361 264 236 93 64 50
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,253 140 126 186 399 336 265 131 114 108
  Government Transfer Payments 4,225 739 531 485 741 490 310 221 132 127
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 782 151 109 128 251 66 32 28 4 7
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,039 109 117 236 569 355 269 138 88 60
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,707 247 166 174 328 157 78 80 67 75

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
814 1,073 733 1,359 635 1,226 660 1,318 466 874
Earnings 664 1,076 622 1,451 500 1,263 521 1,447 359 869
  Wages and Salary 623 965 580 1,345 489 1,171 501 1,371 358 839
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 31 112 37 129 11 82 17 85 13 37
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 0 11 0 10 1 15 0 1
Social Security 26 7 11 8 1 4 4 4 6 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4 2 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 20 11 1 3 0 0
Survivor Benefits 8 6 0 1 3 1 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 14 2 6 0 0 2 7 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 9 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Property Income 60 64 38 47 17 57 11 14 4 8
  Interest 30 36 29 16 2 7 4 11 11 3
  Dividends 3 23 0 10 2 0 7 7 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 15 8 14 2 12 0 8 0 2
Retirement Income 47 24 19 51 9 29 13 35 5 20
  Company or Union Retirement 16 4 3 12 3 14 6 12 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 2 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 12 3 9 3 6 3 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 14 2 7 19 3 10 5 9 4 7
  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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 3 2 1
Pension Income 35 19 12 47 6 26 5 33 4 17
  Company or Union Retirement 9 2 3 12 0 14 6 10 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 2 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 12 3 9 3 6 2 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 14 2 5 19 3 8 3 9 4 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 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 0 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 693 1,081 649 1,453 505 1,268 528 1,456 363 867
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
701 1,102 645 1,492 527 1,294 544 1,442 353 870
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 26 7 11 8 1 4 4 4 6 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
62 43 30 63 10 47 14 39 12 19
  Government Transfer Payments 78 36 49 54 22 36 11 27 16 20
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
31 8 11 8 1 4 2 4 6 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
55 27 19 52 9 29 13 35 5 20

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
529 1,264 464 660 358 883 315 611 274 601
Earnings 499 1,420 327 615 263 946 191 664 181 653
  Wages and Salary 490 1,308 323 590 265 886 186 645 177 631
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 125 3 25 2 51 4 25 6 30
  Farm Self-Employment 0 12 0 0 0 9 4 0 0 3
Social Security 0 22 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 15 40 11 12 9 18 5 14 1 9
  Interest 7 20 0 1 5 6 5 3 0 4
  Dividends 4 8 0 2 0 13 0 7 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 26 0 0 1 5 0 3 0 5
Retirement Income 6 8 2 6 7 6 2 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 0 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 0 2 7 0 2 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 0 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 495 1,440 330 620 263 946 194 665 181 653
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
507 1,436 343 620 272 961 214 661 195 658
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8 28 3 10 2 11 5 2 3 3
  Government Transfer Payments 15 25 10 6 2 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 22 0 0 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
213 487 202 493 142 290 179 333 110 178
Earnings 137 513 146 517 83 313 111 357 66 170
  Wages and Salary 132 461 149 489 74 304 98 345 63 173
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 27 4 28 0 5 2 7 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 1 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 0 13 17 2 2 4
  Interest 0 10 0 13 3 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 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 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 135 510 147 518 86 313 113 358 66 172
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
146 524 145 517 92 311 119 370 65 172
  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 1 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 1 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
45 to 54 Years
White alone, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
134 3,415 39,879 304 53,634 454 0.464 0.0054 1,249
Earnings 94 3,043 41,548 156 55,577 482 0.435 0.0057 1,249
  Wages and Salary 91 2,799 42,044 159 55,945 492 0.426 0.0059 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 201 20,011 951 35,024 1,538 0.602 0.0198 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 2,411 398 20,639 2,436 0.721 0.0465 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,726 201 12,187 229 0.310 0.0227 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,897 145 7,376 181 0.308 0.0284 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,265 230 3,030 340 0.472 0.0939 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,194 650 14,459 845 0.469 0.0446 1,249
Survivor Benefits 5 0 8,947 1,059 17,472 1,764 0.573 0.0654 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 1 10,271 661 14,357 1,162 0.500 0.0651 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,732 146 5,204 184 0.497 0.0278 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 3,274 593 7,207 651 0.575 0.0597 1,249
Property Income 9 130 1,581 13 3,729 118 0.671 0.0125 1,249
  Interest 57 0 1,437 12 2,006 73 0.498 0.0299 1,249
  Dividends 0 59 1,555 23 3,359 177 0.658 0.0219 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 21 7 2,072 52 6,418 428 0.667 0.0485 1,249
Retirement Income 10 3 16,145 820 20,703 692 0.462 0.0277 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 11,303 956 18,075 1,195 0.519 0.0473 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 18,949 650 20,887 1,027 0.327 0.0551 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 22,970 1,363 27,365 1,712 0.382 0.0588 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 10,447 957 16,465 1,836 0.516 0.0795 1,249
Pension Income 7 0 20,085 682 23,541 830 0.408 0.0332 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 14,606 2,765 21,276 1,551 0.499 0.0548 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 19,479 725 22,109 1,079 0.297 0.0586 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 24,989 3,102 28,880 1,790 0.345 0.0654 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 10,894 1,174 20,758 2,284 0.541 0.0757 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,907 242 7,374 462 0.524 0.0461 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,289 163 3,801 341 0.512 0.0690 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1 0 3,802 593 7,380 872 0.587 0.0753 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 3,045 268 6,477 1,147 0.656 0.1096 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 94 3,044 40,569 159 53,746 464 0.446 0.0056 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
101 3,096 40,659 161 54,038 463 0.443 0.0056 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,728 201 12,201 230 0.312 0.0226 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
10 5 12,043 197 16,582 359 0.425 0.0198 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 6 8,705 122 11,331 205 0.479 0.0147 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,528 217 6,968 177 0.341 0.0269 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,948 129 11,314 179 0.308 0.0189 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
10 3 9,527 176 14,753 435 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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