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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 4,884 171 95 210 336 267 185 217 151 291
Earnings 4,037 105 59 118 86 207 107 183 124 279
  Wages and Salary 3,862 81 56 106 78 204 105 181 124 258
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 243 59 14 16 7 14 6 6 0 26
  Farm Self-Employment 27 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 416 18 30 53 116 89 53 29 10 5
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 329 41 32 84 136 8 12 4 5 0
Public Assistance 92 48 27 11 5 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 106 13 8 2 6 29 4 10 2 3
Survivor Benefits 30 8 4 2 3 1 3 2 2 1
Disability Benefits 87 9 5 17 23 5 13 0 2 3
Unemployment Compensation 261 109 55 31 32 14 3 6 1 3
Workers Compensation 63 20 6 10 8 1 2 3 1 4
Property Income 1,455 1,226 92 28 19 17 26 10 2 10
  Interest 1,378 1,270 46 13 5 14 6 7 0 3
  Dividends 273 230 22 10 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 155 67 32 6 11 22 11 0 0 2
Retirement Income 192 18 12 23 28 15 30 7 8 13
  Company or Union Retirement 69 8 7 7 10 6 12 1 3 3
  Federal Government Retirement 14 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 3
  Military Retirement 37 0 0 2 4 6 6 3 3 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 36 6 1 5 2 3 7 0 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 6 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 32 3 6 8 10 0 1 2 2 0
Pension Income 102 5 7 7 12 9 19 5 4 7
  Company or Union Retirement 42 5 6 3 7 3 7 1 1 0
  Federal Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 35 0 0 2 4 6 6 3 1 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 17 0 1 2 0 2 5 0 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 12 1 3 0 4 1 0 2 0 0
Child Support 129 43 37 29 11 7 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 81 34 16 20 3 4 0 0 0 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
47 23 11 2 6 3 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 33 16 4 0 5 2 0 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,400 110 87 159 191 279 154 213 138 279
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,469 111 85 167 203 276 167 208 142 281
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 420 18 30 53 118 89 54 29 10 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
579 33 32 70 139 103 75 34 19 15
  Government Transfer Payments 1,207 199 111 167 290 143 83 69 20 27
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 402 78 51 90 138 13 15 4 5 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
744 72 44 122 241 100 76 39 14 15
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
585 94 63 111 160 26 42 13 11 14

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 181 295 134 234 116 219 91 223 36 134
Earnings 167 270 109 251 89 217 93 241 26 132
  Wages and Salary 160 249 108 244 91 203 90 232 28 127
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8 20 2 8 0 11 4 7 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 4 0 0 3 18 0 2 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Property Income 0 7 3 0 3 0 0 0 4 0
  Interest 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Retirement Income 14 10 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 5 2 0 2 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 9 5 3 2 5 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 2 0 2 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 2 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 171 273 110 247 90 220 95 239 26 134
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
172 283 115 249 87 227 98 234 26 136
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 17 2 6 5 3 0 4 2 1
  Government Transfer Payments 14 17 5 7 13 3 0 2 4 1
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
4 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
16 13 3 5 8 0 0 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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 103 194 59 87 47 116 40 66 19 75
Earnings 76 197 50 97 26 135 18 61 21 72
  Wages and Salary 78 189 50 96 26 125 18 59 17 70
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 7 0 1 0 9 0 1 4 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 5 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 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 3 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 1 0 0 0 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 0 0 0 1 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 1 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 1 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 2 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 77 202 52 97 26 135 19 61 21 70
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
81 201 54 98 31 136 20 63 21 70
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 10 7 0 0 5 1 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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 0 0 0 1 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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 25 49 36 49 32 18 9 29 17 12
Earnings 9 67 23 52 13 18 5 23 8 14
  Wages and Salary 9 68 23 52 13 18 5 22 9 12
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9 69 23 52 15 18 5 23 8 14
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 67 24 49 13 19 6 24 8 13
  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 2 0 0 0 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
0 0 0 2 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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 14 201 28,305 780 36,618 738 0.434 0.0136 1,430
Earnings 5 183 32,022 378 39,633 840 0.393 0.0149 1,430
  Wages and Salary 5 175 32,275 512 39,838 857 0.386 0.0150 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 17,368 3,693 24,225 2,617 0.570 0.0671 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,798 271 10,732 384 0.294 0.0446 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,632 220 7,282 266 0.299 0.0449 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,383 368 4,650 1,406 0.615 0.2041 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 12,036 778 17,368 1,706 0.427 0.0809 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,835 597 10,375 855 0.346 0.0900 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,485 441 6,400 923 0.589 0.0967 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,484 46 1,989 235 0.461 0.3119 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,357 44 1,097 141 0.165 0.1417 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,486 107 1,572 298 0.353 0.1743 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 3,304 587 6,151 1,614 0.535 0.1242 1,430
Retirement Income 2 0 12,610 988 14,643 1,080 0.379 0.0719 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 2 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 2 0 13,953 807 17,199 1,749 0.364 0.1036 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 2 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 0 0 3,964 461 4,979 698 0.465 0.1121 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,587 820 4,580 569 0.477 0.1107 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 5 183 30,353 431 37,374 784 0.413 0.0143 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 190 30,263 482 37,425 779 0.414 0.0142 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,814 272 10,837 400 0.299 0.0456 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 10,393 348 12,564 484 0.355 0.0416 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 1 8,598 179 10,782 397 0.458 0.0335 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,988 334 7,029 393 0.368 0.0540 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,894 169 9,793 309 0.329 0.0355 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 7,873 226 9,637 487 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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