U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

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

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 1,814 95 45 62 43 60 50 78 37 93
Earnings 1,677 34 22 57 40 64 34 82 39 103
  Wages and Salary 1,549 30 21 53 30 61 32 71 39 94
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 167 24 2 10 10 6 4 11 3 10
  Farm Self-Employment 12 9 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Social Security 34 0 5 4 5 11 5 3 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 14 1 4 3 2 2 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 11 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0
Survivor Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 67 22 12 6 11 7 4 0 0 2
Workers Compensation 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 1,020 803 95 36 20 19 5 11 2 7
  Interest 981 837 64 26 16 6 4 13 0 4
  Dividends 300 251 22 7 1 9 0 2 2 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 109 76 10 10 0 6 0 1 1 1
Retirement Income 18 3 2 3 2 0 3 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 1 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) 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 6 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Pension Income 10 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 1 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 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 23 6 9 1 1 2 0 2 0 0
Educational Assistance 6 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
16 7 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,701 34 23 60 43 70 36 83 39 103
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,707 34 25 62 43 70 35 82 38 103
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 34 0 5 4 5 11 5 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
51 3 6 6 7 11 8 3 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 132 28 18 16 23 19 12 3 3 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 17 2 4 5 2 2 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
49 2 6 8 7 11 8 3 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
35 5 5 8 3 2 3 2 0 0

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 59 80 36 97 38 70 15 61 24 57
Earnings 52 72 27 106 26 77 14 74 16 61
  Wages and Salary 45 64 25 95 27 61 14 69 13 61
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 7 2 11 0 16 0 5 3 1
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 2 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 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 4 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Interest 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 1 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 1 0 0 0
Pension Income 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 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 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 57 73 27 106 26 77 14 74 14 62
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
57 73 27 106 26 77 15 76 14 62
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 23 69 20 39 9 61 8 25 10 40
Earnings 16 79 8 35 6 66 6 28 2 41
  Wages and Salary 16 70 8 35 6 66 6 26 2 39
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 9 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3
  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 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 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 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16 79 8 37 6 66 6 28 2 41
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16 79 8 37 5 66 6 28 2 41
  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 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 9 35 6 31 9 8 9 19 2 12
Earnings 10 28 2 39 2 17 5 10 2 12
  Wages and Salary 10 27 3 37 2 19 5 10 0 9
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 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 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 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 0 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 0 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 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10 28 2 38 3 17 5 10 2 12
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12 28 2 36 3 17 5 11 2 12
  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 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 5 265 36,187 904 54,563 1,907 0.477 0.0230 1,430
Earnings 3 261 38,036 1,828 56,377 1,980 0.451 0.0239 1,430
  Wages and Salary 3 245 40,480 1,586 56,979 2,057 0.447 0.0247 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 19 24,298 2,806 37,642 4,654 0.541 0.0800 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 2 1 1,589 59 2,683 396 0.561 0.2074 1,430
  Interest 3 0 1,465 56 1,776 259 0.423 0.1217 1,430
  Dividends 0 1 1,495 103 2,367 591 0.547 0.1667 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 1,804 206 2,619 1,179 0.405 0.3621 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 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 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 3 261 37,209 1,824 55,794 1,958 0.453 0.0237 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 261 37,251 1,803 55,754 1,952 0.455 0.0237 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 7,995 794 8,574 752 0.434 0.0695 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Race Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)