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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 27,293 1,283 647 861 1,226 1,235 950 1,164 853 1,213
Earnings 20,129 661 482 596 405 756 524 736 466 988
  Wages and Salary 18,306 477 394 500 352 661 475 636 435 887
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,224 445 135 138 67 136 45 112 28 121
  Farm Self-Employment 395 200 24 16 6 20 7 14 7 6
Social Security 4,654 278 334 453 913 706 668 525 391 177
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 795 159 58 139 221 87 42 42 23 13
Public Assistance 106 67 17 11 6 3 0 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 665 102 97 86 41 70 32 41 20 8
Survivor Benefits 390 86 60 39 28 35 21 17 6 24
Disability Benefits 448 25 56 52 97 35 24 34 30 14
Unemployment Compensation 1,024 355 261 120 128 59 26 33 19 5
Workers Compensation 282 121 34 10 20 11 15 11 16 8
Property Income 16,648 11,946 1,478 800 419 350 243 200 103 179
  Interest 15,697 12,654 1,087 591 311 226 152 106 19 169
  Dividends 5,800 4,302 559 275 79 191 47 111 11 60
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,378 1,344 269 212 69 87 43 26 19 55
Retirement Income 4,434 379 387 303 356 288 232 271 259 231
  Company or Union Retirement 2,100 281 259 188 197 153 109 119 121 74
  Federal Government Retirement 402 24 9 23 39 9 1 17 22 36
  Military Retirement 333 4 8 6 27 16 37 36 40 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,264 48 73 52 78 94 71 88 64 70
  Railroad Retirement 61 0 4 14 6 3 1 3 0 1
  Annuities 80 16 10 8 0 9 0 15 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 122 16 8 23 5 18 7 1 0 12
  Other or Don't Know 230 22 45 21 13 14 17 11 11 13
Pension Income 3,722 307 297 226 254 237 188 236 234 184
  Company or Union Retirement 1,823 248 215 149 150 130 99 92 106 70
  Federal Government Retirement 313 17 3 15 13 8 0 9 20 25
  Military Retirement 300 3 2 6 21 14 34 34 37 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,164 33 61 43 64 76 60 86 62 67
  Railroad Retirement 39 0 3 10 6 3 1 3 0 0
  Annuities 47 2 7 6 0 6 0 11 3 1
Alimony 86 16 15 9 11 8 6 8 0 7
Child Support 109 39 27 15 6 13 0 1 1 1
Educational Assistance 85 47 14 12 2 4 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
163 80 21 23 2 12 4 6 4 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 165 85 62 1 1 2 0 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 23,869 692 673 858 1,123 1,269 1,075 1,222 853 1,198
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25,152 593 603 790 1,085 1,151 966 1,170 826 1,213
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,708 278 337 464 916 706 671 527 392 179
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7,697 408 494 550 1,018 774 672 569 507 366
  Government Transfer Payments 8,136 740 614 718 1,257 919 746 676 515 305
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 874 204 71 150 224 91 39 45 27 11
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,313 349 349 556 1,124 814 692 578 426 188
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
5,211 559 433 437 559 355 274 314 280 242

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 893 1,110 773 1,201 544 998 579 967 432 709
Earnings 591 890 510 1,145 296 884 384 979 245 668
  Wages and Salary 557 774 480 1,095 273 829 349 907 238 649
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 35 108 26 95 11 45 27 75 2 24
  Farm Self-Employment 6 11 0 6 8 4 0 6 0 0
Social Security 95 43 19 4 0 5 4 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 18 17 10 55 33 9 8 7 0 5
Survivor Benefits 10 5 6 12 2 7 0 7 0 6
Disability Benefits 14 15 6 22 11 4 2 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 5 5 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 109 110 102 45 68 37 36 62 7 14
  Interest 25 81 48 26 48 17 5 39 7 7
  Dividends 4 32 5 28 9 0 0 17 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 14 9 25 5 19 3 21 3 10
Retirement Income 243 166 119 220 60 177 63 101 38 87
  Company or Union Retirement 92 59 65 70 10 60 25 46 17 24
  Federal Government Retirement 28 12 22 26 16 11 3 15 4 12
  Military Retirement 23 11 8 20 9 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 90 58 28 85 22 80 29 25 12 28
  Railroad Retirement 5 6 2 8 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 14 4 5 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 5 10 0 9 4 8 1 5 4 8
Pension Income 225 143 116 181 49 160 67 95 33 75
  Company or Union Retirement 86 56 60 70 6 56 25 46 14 24
  Federal Government Retirement 23 15 17 21 11 11 3 15 4 9
  Military Retirement 23 11 8 13 7 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 86 58 28 79 22 80 29 25 12 28
  Railroad Retirement 5 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 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 723 942 554 1,173 317 909 402 973 254 667
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
859 1,045 647 1,331 460 1,030 519 1,053 304 702
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 100 50 21 12 0 5 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
334 228 153 284 129 226 100 142 68 85
  Government Transfer Payments 272 172 99 184 85 135 66 64 56 72
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
109 55 20 4 0 4 4 0 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
254 171 121 219 62 179 57 109 37 87

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 410 1,017 382 523 293 707 309 424 239 417
Earnings 299 1,043 189 448 171 767 176 350 120 403
  Wages and Salary 281 920 184 431 169 739 173 343 110 374
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 132 0 19 1 29 1 11 2 33
  Farm Self-Employment 2 6 0 4 0 4 0 0 2 3
Social Security 0 37 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 18 37 12 20 18 33 20 12 4 2
  Interest 1 15 6 1 9 1 10 6 1 0
  Dividends 0 23 3 4 0 16 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 8 34 0 0 0 9 0 5 0 1
Retirement Income 30 60 34 30 23 65 11 28 20 43
  Company or Union Retirement 12 16 10 7 3 21 5 1 1 16
  Federal Government Retirement 6 8 4 3 1 14 0 4 7 4
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 7 0 0 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 30 9 16 17 16 5 13 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 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 30 57 27 30 22 58 11 28 16 39
  Company or Union Retirement 12 16 10 7 3 21 5 1 0 13
  Federal Government Retirement 6 8 4 3 1 14 0 4 7 4
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 11 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 30 9 16 17 16 5 13 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 2 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 3 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 298 1,083 189 448 174 763 181 355 126 413
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
355 1,119 234 504 222 801 234 410 144 430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 34 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
48 91 48 46 23 70 17 39 21 51
  Government Transfer Payments 37 91 30 34 23 47 8 17 23 36
  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 34 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
34 60 34 30 22 65 11 31 20 43

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 225 345 175 367 154 230 124 226 100 193
Earnings 91 362 112 332 90 192 64 252 42 142
  Wages and Salary 99 348 106 302 85 192 65 232 34 137
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 13 3 23 3 0 0 23 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 0 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 5 16 22 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 6 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 4 13 22 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 6 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 93 360 111 331 91 193 66 249 42 142
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
124 377 165 359 116 210 87 266 59 143
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 14 21 18 8 5 4 6 2 2
  Government Transfer Payments 10 9 15 17 5 2 4 6 2 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 6 16 22 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 81 2,714 33,591 424 48,146 422 0.486 0.0057 1,249
Earnings 40 2,236 38,377 515 52,242 520 0.448 0.0066 1,249
  Wages and Salary 40 1,974 39,852 421 51,938 505 0.433 0.0068 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 230 20,124 1,250 40,961 2,034 0.626 0.0210 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 27 2,474 555 24,653 3,425 0.763 0.0513 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,239 135 11,878 110 0.304 0.0113 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,971 178 8,005 210 0.365 0.0267 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 1,974 214 2,957 353 0.500 0.0923 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,245 612 14,327 603 0.490 0.0316 1,249
Survivor Benefits 13 0 8,334 958 14,843 1,144 0.593 0.0492 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,828 423 13,522 538 0.403 0.0374 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,002 171 5,533 184 0.478 0.0261 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,992 682 9,521 916 0.592 0.0608 1,249
Property Income 18 101 1,742 15 4,757 116 0.681 0.0107 1,249
  Interest 16 0 1,551 14 2,542 65 0.545 0.0194 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,686 25 3,375 134 0.602 0.0337 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 61 2 2,213 51 8,286 458 0.694 0.0707 1,249
Retirement Income 40 3 17,509 352 22,187 326 0.456 0.0123 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 25 0 12,042 418 17,677 435 0.504 0.0189 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 24,459 1,293 29,566 1,223 0.396 0.0391 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 19,621 731 25,369 1,147 0.359 0.0479 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 0 22,262 656 25,783 590 0.389 0.0221 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 11,387 2,784 18,056 2,863 0.581 0.1037 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 11,299 867 17,310 1,660 0.492 0.0741 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 12,292 1,377 17,361 1,297 0.494 0.0569 1,249
Pension Income 33 3 18,745 365 23,266 361 0.445 0.0132 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 23 0 12,991 591 18,412 473 0.499 0.0198 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,596 1,456 33,547 1,420 0.368 0.0431 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,056 853 26,238 1,223 0.338 0.0511 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 23,365 555 26,819 603 0.370 0.0228 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 8,128 1,225 10,774 1,348 0.462 0.1163 1,249
Child Support 0 0 3,939 542 7,113 1,186 0.586 0.1110 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,272 330 3,984 684 0.518 0.1267 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,688 611 6,021 762 0.580 0.0787 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,421 235 6,443 1,379 0.709 0.1083 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 40 2,243 31,600 184 46,374 450 0.479 0.0061 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
64 2,384 34,114 481 47,918 433 0.470 0.0059 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,272 136 11,982 113 0.308 0.0113 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
39 10 14,750 183 19,963 219 0.432 0.0098 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 15 11 12,012 137 16,302 191 0.448 0.0101 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,640 195 7,641 203 0.387 0.0255 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,858 125 11,661 103 0.308 0.0106 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
40 3 14,894 351 20,160 291 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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