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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 alone (1)
    Total 26,994 1,258 640 848 1,210 1,227 938 1,148 839 1,195
Earnings 19,930 648 477 591 401 750 514 722 458 982
  Wages and Salary 18,129 468 392 497 348 655 467 622 427 881
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,192 433 133 136 67 135 44 110 28 121
  Farm Self-Employment 391 197 24 16 6 20 7 14 7 5
Social Security 4,596 277 326 446 903 701 657 520 387 174
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 778 155 56 134 217 85 42 42 23 13
Public Assistance 104 66 17 11 6 3 0 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 659 102 97 85 41 69 30 41 20 8
Survivor Benefits 387 86 60 39 28 34 21 16 6 24
Disability Benefits 443 24 55 52 97 34 23 34 29 14
Unemployment Compensation 1,014 349 261 119 128 59 26 33 19 5
Workers Compensation 275 119 33 10 19 10 13 11 16 8
Property Income 16,484 11,825 1,458 794 416 346 242 198 102 178
  Interest 15,547 12,529 1,070 588 310 226 152 106 19 168
  Dividends 5,740 4,254 555 273 78 189 47 110 11 60
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,352 1,328 265 210 69 82 43 26 19 55
Retirement Income 4,384 376 381 303 354 283 228 268 255 230
  Company or Union Retirement 2,079 279 255 188 196 151 107 117 119 74
  Federal Government Retirement 394 24 9 23 39 9 1 17 22 36
  Military Retirement 325 4 8 6 27 13 36 35 40 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,254 48 72 52 77 94 71 88 62 70
  Railroad Retirement 61 0 4 14 6 3 1 3 0 1
  Annuities 78 14 10 8 0 9 0 15 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 122 16 7 23 5 18 7 1 0 12
  Other or Don't Know 228 22 45 21 13 14 16 11 11 12
Pension Income 3,679 304 292 226 252 234 184 234 231 183
  Company or Union Retirement 1,805 247 211 149 149 128 96 90 105 70
  Federal Government Retirement 307 17 3 15 13 8 0 9 20 25
  Military Retirement 295 3 2 6 21 13 33 34 37 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,154 33 61 43 63 76 60 86 60 67
  Railroad Retirement 39 0 3 10 6 3 1 3 0 0
  Annuities 46 1 7 6 0 6 0 11 3 1
Alimony 84 16 15 9 11 8 5 8 0 6
Child Support 109 39 27 15 6 13 0 1 1 1
Educational Assistance 84 46 14 11 2 4 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
157 76 19 23 2 12 4 6 4 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 163 83 62 1 1 2 0 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 23,622 679 663 850 1,110 1,260 1,058 1,203 840 1,186
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24,888 582 595 783 1,074 1,145 948 1,149 811 1,198
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,650 277 329 457 906 701 661 522 388 176
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7,603 406 487 545 1,007 766 660 562 497 359
  Government Transfer Payments 8,027 733 608 705 1,242 904 734 669 512 300
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 856 200 69 145 219 89 39 45 27 11
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,243 348 342 544 1,109 805 681 573 422 184
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
5,144 552 425 432 552 349 270 310 276 240

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 881 1,099 763 1,190 540 990 571 961 430 702
Earnings 586 879 506 1,136 293 877 380 972 243 662
  Wages and Salary 552 767 476 1,084 271 823 345 901 235 643
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 35 105 26 95 11 45 27 73 2 24
  Farm Self-Employment 6 11 0 6 8 4 0 6 0 0
Social Security 92 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 7 8 7 0 5
Survivor Benefits 10 5 6 12 2 7 0 7 0 6
Disability Benefits 12 15 6 22 11 4 2 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 4 5 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 109 108 101 45 67 37 36 62 7 14
  Interest 24 81 47 26 48 17 5 39 7 7
  Dividends 4 31 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 239 165 114 216 60 176 62 100 38 87
  Company or Union Retirement 92 59 65 70 10 59 25 46 17 24
  Federal Government Retirement 27 12 20 23 16 11 3 13 4 12
  Military Retirement 21 11 6 20 9 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 89 58 26 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 222 143 111 178 49 159 66 93 33 75
  Company or Union Retirement 86 56 60 70 6 56 25 46 14 24
  Federal Government Retirement 23 15 16 18 11 10 3 13 4 9
  Military Retirement 21 11 6 13 7 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 86 58 26 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 716 933 551 1,163 315 901 398 967 251 661
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
846 1,036 641 1,321 458 1,022 512 1,046 304 697
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 98 50 21 12 0 5 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
330 227 147 280 129 225 98 141 68 85
  Government Transfer Payments 264 171 93 181 85 133 66 62 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
107 55 20 4 0 4 4 0 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
250 170 116 216 62 178 56 108 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 alone (1)
    Total 403 1,013 379 516 288 701 306 418 239 414
Earnings 296 1,035 189 443 169 760 175 344 120 398
  Wages and Salary 279 913 183 425 167 734 171 338 110 369
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 14 130 0 19 1 28 1 9 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 14 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 58 34 29 23 65 11 26 20 43
  Company or Union Retirement 12 16 10 7 3 21 5 1 1 16
  Federal Government Retirement 6 8 4 3 0 14 0 4 7 4
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 7 0 0 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 29 9 16 17 16 5 11 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 55 27 29 22 58 11 26 16 39
  Company or Union Retirement 12 16 10 7 3 21 5 1 0 13
  Federal Government Retirement 6 8 4 3 0 14 0 4 7 4
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 11 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 29 9 16 17 16 5 11 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 295 1,075 189 442 172 756 180 349 126 409
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
350 1,111 233 498 218 793 233 402 144 425
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 33 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
48 89 47 46 22 70 17 38 21 51
  Government Transfer Payments 37 89 30 34 22 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 33 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
34 58 34 29 22 65 11 29 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 alone (1)
    Total 217 341 173 363 153 225 124 224 100 189
Earnings 89 360 110 329 90 189 64 251 41 138
  Wages and Salary 96 346 104 299 85 189 65 229 34 134
  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 91 358 109 327 91 189 66 248 41 138
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
116 375 163 355 116 207 87 264 57 140
  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 15 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 alone (1)
    Total 81 2,698 33,709 425 48,266 425 0.486 0.0057 1,249
Earnings 40 2,221 38,443 519 52,342 525 0.448 0.0066 1,249
  Wages and Salary 40 1,961 39,922 401 52,019 509 0.434 0.0068 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 229 20,216 1,086 41,264 2,061 0.626 0.0212 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 27 2,481 579 24,828 3,457 0.762 0.0514 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,237 135 11,875 111 0.303 0.0114 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,001 180 8,049 213 0.364 0.0270 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 1,970 216 2,962 356 0.488 0.0946 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,204 627 14,293 606 0.491 0.0317 1,249
Survivor Benefits 13 0 8,217 938 14,840 1,152 0.591 0.0496 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,796 392 13,511 543 0.408 0.0375 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,010 170 5,518 183 0.472 0.0264 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,890 702 9,543 938 0.599 0.0611 1,249
Property Income 18 101 1,743 15 4,774 117 0.682 0.0108 1,249
  Interest 16 0 1,551 14 2,551 65 0.546 0.0195 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,687 25 3,386 135 0.602 0.0337 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 61 2 2,215 51 8,336 462 0.694 0.0709 1,249
Retirement Income 39 3 17,491 354 22,180 328 0.457 0.0123 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 24 0 12,025 423 17,675 435 0.501 0.0190 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 24,177 1,157 29,507 1,247 0.405 0.0392 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 19,658 733 25,533 1,170 0.365 0.0482 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 0 22,215 659 25,720 591 0.389 0.0222 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 11,591 2,543 18,368 2,901 0.570 0.1058 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 11,317 865 17,360 1,667 0.496 0.0736 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 12,128 1,400 17,349 1,307 0.496 0.0572 1,249
Pension Income 32 3 18,736 366 23,257 363 0.445 0.0133 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 22 0 13,005 605 18,416 474 0.497 0.0199 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,168 1,578 33,539 1,450 0.382 0.0430 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,000 835 26,348 1,242 0.345 0.0512 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 23,329 554 26,759 604 0.368 0.0230 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 7,843 1,231 10,574 1,379 0.465 0.1201 1,249
Child Support 0 0 3,939 542 7,113 1,186 0.586 0.1110 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,274 335 3,992 693 0.531 0.1255 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,892 719 6,186 788 0.578 0.0791 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,442 241 6,505 1,394 0.708 0.1083 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 40 2,228 31,639 185 46,473 454 0.479 0.0062 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
63 2,369 34,220 481 48,015 437 0.470 0.0060 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,271 136 11,980 113 0.307 0.0114 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
38 10 14,738 184 19,967 221 0.432 0.0099 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 15 11 12,007 138 16,303 192 0.448 0.0102 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,665 192 7,675 206 0.388 0.0257 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,866 126 11,664 104 0.308 0.0106 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
39 3 14,925 352 20,182 293 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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