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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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 32,034 1,497 803 1,105 1,580 1,588 1,153 1,376 1,065 1,411
Earnings 23,336 761 588 700 484 906 611 867 596 1,147
  Wages and Salary 21,306 566 490 584 426 793 554 760 559 1,034
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,492 496 149 165 77 155 48 123 32 134
  Farm Self-Employment 422 222 24 16 6 20 9 15 7 6
Social Security 5,588 328 416 565 1,111 855 804 607 442 205
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,121 200 99 194 346 124 49 45 33 16
Public Assistance 153 92 31 13 7 8 0 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 800 123 112 99 43 86 44 53 24 16
Survivor Benefits 451 107 67 44 32 43 24 22 7 24
Disability Benefits 541 36 71 61 115 44 25 38 40 16
Unemployment Compensation 1,170 417 292 139 148 66 26 34 21 5
Workers Compensation 337 143 40 15 28 11 16 13 21 8
Property Income 18,461 13,352 1,617 886 456 377 254 214 109 197
  Interest 17,387 14,085 1,197 655 324 243 160 112 21 186
  Dividends 6,261 4,668 581 294 82 199 47 119 11 69
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,607 1,474 309 234 80 93 43 31 20 57
Retirement Income 5,084 455 458 363 400 339 266 305 295 265
  Company or Union Retirement 2,436 339 303 226 216 180 127 132 133 96
  Federal Government Retirement 477 25 11 29 47 9 1 25 34 39
  Military Retirement 360 4 8 7 31 21 41 37 42 26
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,406 57 85 57 84 105 78 102 71 77
  Railroad Retirement 68 1 4 14 6 3 1 3 0 1
  Annuities 95 19 13 8 0 14 2 15 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 134 16 8 25 5 18 11 1 1 12
  Other or Don't Know 270 25 56 29 20 18 17 11 12 13
Pension Income 4,244 370 350 270 281 270 216 264 263 215
  Company or Union Retirement 2,121 299 251 183 170 153 118 103 112 89
  Federal Government Retirement 373 17 4 18 14 8 0 14 33 28
  Military Retirement 323 3 2 7 23 18 38 34 39 25
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,282 38 71 45 66 82 65 98 69 74
  Railroad Retirement 44 1 4 10 6 3 1 3 0 0
  Annuities 53 5 8 6 0 6 0 11 3 1
Alimony 98 21 15 12 14 8 6 9 0 8
Child Support 127 46 32 20 6 13 0 1 1 1
Educational Assistance 104 52 22 13 5 4 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
212 111 23 27 4 13 6 6 5 5
Other Income, N.E.C. 185 88 68 3 1 2 1 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 27,870 810 816 1,054 1,376 1,549 1,285 1,435 1,029 1,387
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
29,415 699 743 991 1,338 1,438 1,173 1,378 1,015 1,422
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5,649 329 420 577 1,114 855 808 610 442 207
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9,068 488 596 695 1,229 944 810 658 579 416
  Government Transfer Payments 9,781 897 752 903 1,605 1,140 880 776 605 342
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,238 263 126 203 347 131 48 48 39 14
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6,540 427 451 711 1,439 1,012 830 669 494 217
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,203 684 555 547 716 444 319 353 327 279

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 1,029 1,315 930 1,402 632 1,181 651 1,164 500 817
Earnings 674 1,073 610 1,336 354 1,046 438 1,182 283 768
  Wages and Salary 634 944 575 1,269 331 979 402 1,100 274 747
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 41 125 29 112 11 57 27 88 4 25
  Farm Self-Employment 6 11 0 6 8 4 0 6 0 0
Social Security 116 55 21 4 0 5 4 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 7 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 21 17 10 66 36 15 10 9 0 5
Survivor Benefits 10 7 7 12 2 8 0 10 0 6
Disability Benefits 18 16 9 22 11 8 2 4 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 9 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 5 5 5 11 9 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 117 133 106 48 72 37 38 64 7 18
  Interest 30 85 49 26 50 17 5 41 9 7
  Dividends 5 52 5 30 9 0 0 17 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 14 9 29 5 19 3 25 3 10
Retirement Income 274 186 141 257 72 208 66 108 39 92
  Company or Union Retirement 107 68 73 84 13 75 26 47 17 29
  Federal Government Retirement 31 14 26 31 19 19 3 15 4 12
  Military Retirement 23 11 8 20 11 8 9 6 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 96 62 37 101 26 83 33 28 12 28
  Railroad Retirement 8 6 2 8 0 2 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 4 0 16 4 5 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 8 10 0 9 4 11 1 5 4 8
Pension Income 252 154 137 214 60 186 71 100 34 83
  Company or Union Retirement 101 61 68 82 9 69 26 47 14 32
  Federal Government Retirement 26 17 21 26 13 19 3 15 4 9
  Military Retirement 23 11 8 13 9 8 9 6 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 93 62 37 95 26 83 33 27 12 28
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 829 1,139 661 1,363 380 1,072 458 1,176 293 770
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
993 1,261 783 1,540 529 1,220 587 1,260 357 805
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 124 61 23 12 0 6 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
388 262 188 333 144 257 106 152 76 92
  Government Transfer Payments 315 192 116 220 95 158 72 73 58 77
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
134 66 22 6 0 4 6 0 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
289 195 143 257 76 210 60 116 38 92

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 472 1,204 433 595 337 806 359 474 269 477
Earnings 337 1,236 218 514 194 888 206 395 134 449
  Wages and Salary 319 1,094 212 496 192 853 202 386 125 419
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 150 0 19 1 37 1 13 2 33
  Farm Self-Employment 2 6 0 4 0 4 0 0 2 3
Social Security 0 47 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 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 20 42 12 20 20 35 20 12 4 2
  Interest 1 18 6 1 9 1 10 6 1 0
  Dividends 0 23 3 6 0 16 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 8 35 0 0 0 9 0 5 0 1
Retirement Income 33 63 36 30 25 78 11 30 22 48
  Company or Union Retirement 12 16 11 7 3 28 5 1 1 16
  Federal Government Retirement 8 8 4 4 1 16 0 4 7 9
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 7 0 0 5 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 34 10 16 18 20 5 14 6 21
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 32 60 29 30 23 67 11 30 18 43
  Company or Union Retirement 12 16 11 7 3 25 5 1 0 13
  Federal Government Retirement 8 8 4 4 1 16 0 4 7 9
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 11 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 34 10 16 18 20 5 14 6 21
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 4 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 1
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 5 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 336 1,283 216 515 197 881 209 399 144 460
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
402 1,318 271 575 247 925 264 453 167 484
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 43 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
51 105 54 46 25 80 19 41 23 58
  Government Transfer Payments 42 108 39 34 28 52 9 21 27 41
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2 43 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
37 64 36 30 23 78 11 33 23 48

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 240 392 194 417 164 252 131 256 113 213
Earnings 98 401 115 380 96 216 74 288 43 155
  Wages and Salary 106 386 109 350 92 216 72 263 34 151
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 13 3 24 3 0 0 28 5 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 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 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 12 10 14 1 1 1 3 3 3
  Interest 0 8 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 5 9 18 26 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 4 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 0 11 2 0 0 3 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 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 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 5 9 13 26 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 4 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 0 11 2 0 0 3 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 100 398 116 379 97 217 72 284 45 155
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
130 419 178 409 123 234 91 301 63 157
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 19 26 19 9 5 4 6 4 2
  Government Transfer Payments 10 9 16 18 6 3 4 6 5 1
  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
5 11 18 26 9 0 0 3 1 5

 

    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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 91 2,947 32,077 178 46,408 381 0.488 0.0053 1,249
Earnings 44 2,431 37,292 204 50,947 476 0.449 0.0061 1,249
  Wages and Salary 43 2,163 38,462 507 50,742 466 0.434 0.0063 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 239 19,952 1,355 39,319 1,839 0.625 0.0201 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 27 2,371 129 23,254 3,227 0.770 0.0503 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,091 122 11,770 101 0.305 0.0104 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,995 135 7,939 170 0.350 0.0227 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,090 189 3,229 332 0.513 0.0789 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,646 458 14,531 551 0.490 0.0285 1,249
Survivor Benefits 13 0 8,122 883 14,243 1,018 0.590 0.0461 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,721 285 13,193 483 0.409 0.0340 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,944 164 5,515 180 0.486 0.0256 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 4,098 647 9,266 805 0.583 0.0553 1,249
Property Income 18 105 1,729 14 4,589 108 0.676 0.0105 1,249
  Interest 18 0 1,543 13 2,470 61 0.537 0.0189 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,677 24 3,365 127 0.602 0.0339 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 63 2 2,211 48 7,939 425 0.690 0.0742 1,249
Retirement Income 42 3 17,144 327 21,731 301 0.458 0.0115 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 27 0 11,879 384 17,434 399 0.506 0.0175 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 24,003 979 28,870 1,090 0.390 0.0362 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 19,285 626 24,973 1,096 0.371 0.0458 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 0 22,081 653 25,549 557 0.389 0.0211 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 11,101 980 16,983 2,472 0.591 0.0955 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 11,850 995 17,464 1,531 0.464 0.0714 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 10,784 1,272 16,470 1,155 0.499 0.0532 1,249
Pension Income 35 3 18,468 346 22,839 334 0.449 0.0124 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 25 0 12,595 493 18,074 434 0.503 0.0184 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,263 1,328 32,847 1,255 0.358 0.0400 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 19,786 754 25,926 1,174 0.356 0.0486 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 23,416 540 26,760 573 0.366 0.0219 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 1 0 7,748 1,077 10,294 1,219 0.462 0.1090 1,249
Child Support 0 0 3,902 496 7,321 1,179 0.594 0.1043 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,468 440 4,258 654 0.528 0.1067 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,390 328 5,967 652 0.592 0.0658 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,641 262 7,680 1,410 0.739 0.0841 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 44 2,442 31,037 171 45,018 410 0.481 0.0057 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
73 2,596 32,392 201 46,410 393 0.471 0.0055 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,122 123 11,867 103 0.309 0.0104 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
41 10 14,296 164 19,438 198 0.432 0.0091 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 15 11 11,610 121 15,846 170 0.448 0.0093 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,694 142 7,589 165 0.376 0.0216 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,597 112 11,492 93 0.309 0.0096 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
42 3 13,719 345 19,327 261 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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