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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 alone (2)
    Total 4,764 162 87 210 331 260 182 212 147 287
Earnings 3,938 101 57 118 84 196 106 181 119 275
  Wages and Salary 3,767 77 55 106 77 192 104 178 119 255
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 235 57 13 16 7 14 5 6 0 26
  Farm Self-Employment 27 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 406 18 25 53 115 88 51 28 10 5
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 321 37 31 84 136 8 12 4 3 0
Public Assistance 91 48 27 9 5 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 106 13 8 2 6 29 4 10 2 3
Survivor Benefits 28 8 4 2 1 1 3 2 2 1
Disability Benefits 85 9 5 17 23 4 13 0 2 3
Unemployment Compensation 255 104 53 31 32 14 3 6 1 3
Workers Compensation 60 20 5 10 8 1 0 3 1 4
Property Income 1,420 1,200 91 25 17 17 26 10 2 10
  Interest 1,348 1,244 44 13 5 14 5 7 0 3
  Dividends 265 223 22 10 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 147 66 31 4 8 20 11 0 0 2
Retirement Income 185 17 12 23 26 15 27 6 8 13
  Company or Union Retirement 68 8 7 7 10 6 12 0 3 3
  Federal Government Retirement 13 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 3
  Military Retirement 35 0 0 2 4 6 5 3 3 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 32 6 1 5 0 3 5 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 98 5 7 7 12 9 16 5 4 7
  Company or Union Retirement 41 5 6 3 7 3 7 0 1 0
  Federal Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 33 0 0 2 4 6 5 3 1 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 0 1 2 0 2 4 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 127 41 37 29 11 7 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 77 29 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. 29 15 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,292 106 80 159 189 266 151 209 132 276
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,359 107 78 167 200 265 162 204 136 278
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 410 18 25 53 116 88 53 28 10 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
562 33 27 70 136 102 70 32 19 15
  Government Transfer Payments 1,175 192 101 164 287 142 81 66 18 27
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 393 74 51 89 138 13 15 4 3 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
728 69 40 120 239 99 76 37 11 15
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
569 90 62 110 158 26 39 12 8 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 alone (2)
    Total 178 290 127 227 113 214 89 218 36 129
Earnings 163 268 105 243 89 209 93 236 26 129
  Wages and Salary 155 247 103 235 91 196 90 227 28 124
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8 19 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 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 4 0
  Interest 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 3 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 4 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 167 271 106 239 90 213 95 234 26 131
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
167 279 111 240 86 219 98 230 26 133
  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 5 5 3 0 4 2 1
  Government Transfer Payments 14 17 5 6 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 4 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 alone (2)
    Total 101 190 59 86 45 113 40 66 19 71
Earnings 74 192 48 95 26 133 18 61 21 66
  Wages and Salary 76 186 48 94 26 124 18 59 17 63
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 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 76 197 51 95 26 133 19 61 21 64
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
79 196 53 96 31 134 20 63 21 66
  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 alone (2)
    Total 25 48 36 48 31 18 8 27 17 12
Earnings 8 66 23 49 12 18 5 23 8 14
  Wages and Salary 8 66 23 49 12 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 8 67 23 49 14 18 5 23 8 14
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10 65 24 48 12 19 5 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 alone (2)
    Total 13 192 28,231 789 36,427 717 0.431 0.0137 1,430
Earnings 5 175 32,025 387 39,400 812 0.390 0.0149 1,430
  Wages and Salary 5 168 32,287 531 39,639 828 0.384 0.0151 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 7 17,322 3,869 23,821 2,633 0.567 0.0681 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,828 276 10,802 389 0.293 0.0453 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,651 211 7,275 262 0.283 0.0454 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,350 352 4,617 1,425 0.630 0.2036 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 8,749 594 10,346 872 0.332 0.0926 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,586 451 6,516 946 0.591 0.0968 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,480 47 1,957 238 0.456 0.3174 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,356 44 1,096 144 0.163 0.1446 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,486 109 1,491 281 0.320 0.1806 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 3,132 584 6,160 1,700 0.559 0.1225 1,430
Retirement Income 2 0 12,455 1,070 14,639 1,115 0.384 0.0734 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 13,927 938 17,309 1,813 0.356 0.1068 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 4,004 457 5,020 709 0.460 0.1133 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,921 798 4,738 595 0.471 0.1122 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 5 175 30,346 451 37,175 759 0.410 0.0143 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 181 30,264 497 37,224 754 0.410 0.0142 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,843 277 10,909 405 0.297 0.0463 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 10,391 346 12,615 494 0.356 0.0424 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 1 8,634 178 10,854 406 0.456 0.0337 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,027 335 7,019 397 0.354 0.0552 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,910 169 9,818 314 0.328 0.0359 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 7,855 225 9,602 496 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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