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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
24,605 1,140 561 725 1,050 1,069 821 980 729 1,029
Earnings 18,166 600 424 525 356 647 451 584 380 833
  Wages and Salary 16,510 433 343 452 307 568 411 499 352 734
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,027 399 128 114 63 119 37 98 26 118
  Farm Self-Employment 376 187 23 16 6 20 7 11 7 5
Social Security 4,210 244 293 401 814 624 611 492 367 170
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 651 131 47 100 181 77 39 37 20 11
Public Assistance 82 56 11 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 620 96 91 83 37 68 27 39 20 8
Survivor Benefits 372 82 59 37 26 34 21 13 4 24
Disability Benefits 401 24 46 49 90 29 18 34 20 14
Unemployment Compensation 919 320 238 102 117 54 25 30 16 5
Workers Compensation 245 109 29 8 16 8 7 10 16 7
Property Income 15,755 11,245 1,406 774 395 339 237 190 100 175
  Interest 14,862 11,947 1,028 578 298 221 149 104 17 161
  Dividends 5,615 4,157 544 269 76 185 47 104 11 58
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,241 1,261 248 201 63 79 43 22 19 55
Retirement Income 4,166 355 361 286 318 264 211 263 240 224
  Company or Union Retirement 1,980 263 245 181 176 147 101 114 112 74
  Federal Government Retirement 376 22 8 23 38 5 1 17 22 36
  Military Retirement 309 4 6 4 24 10 36 34 38 23
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,192 46 68 48 72 87 62 87 58 66
  Railroad Retirement 60 0 4 14 6 3 1 3 0 1
  Annuities 75 14 10 8 0 9 0 15 2 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 117 16 7 21 4 18 6 1 0 12
  Other or Don't Know 212 21 41 18 8 13 16 11 11 12
Pension Income 3,514 287 282 216 225 220 172 232 223 178
  Company or Union Retirement 1,726 234 205 142 131 124 90 90 104 70
  Federal Government Retirement 293 15 3 15 11 5 0 9 20 25
  Military Retirement 281 3 2 4 18 10 33 32 35 23
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,104 31 57 40 60 73 53 86 56 63
  Railroad Retirement 38 0 3 10 6 3 1 3 0 0
  Annuities 43 1 7 6 0 6 0 11 2 1
Alimony 66 13 11 8 8 6 5 3 0 6
Child Support 99 39 22 13 4 13 0 1 1 1
Educational Assistance 78 44 13 10 2 4 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
133 58 18 22 1 9 4 6 4 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 155 82 58 1 1 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 21,526 605 586 746 995 1,093 963 1,047 738 1,033
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
22,707 515 515 683 952 978 849 989 712 1,041
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,263 244 296 412 817 624 615 495 367 172
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7,069 367 441 497 902 679 611 534 474 348
  Government Transfer Payments 7,338 653 551 610 1,107 814 673 625 484 285
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 712 169 58 108 182 77 36 40 22 10
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
4,735 300 306 464 983 715 632 539 398 179
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4,791 500 396 378 484 322 252 299 257 232

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
795 984 675 1,072 501 896 519 864 405 656
Earnings 524 772 442 1,031 256 798 336 886 220 623
  Wages and Salary 490 669 420 980 236 749 303 818 214 603
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 34 98 19 94 10 40 26 69 1 24
  Farm Self-Employment 6 9 0 6 8 4 0 6 0 0
Social Security 83 43 19 4 0 5 4 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 15 13 10 53 31 5 5 7 0 5
Survivor Benefits 9 5 6 12 2 7 0 7 0 6
Disability Benefits 12 15 6 21 11 4 2 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 5 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 103 106 98 41 65 37 36 62 7 13
  Interest 24 77 47 22 48 17 5 37 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 8
Retirement Income 223 160 109 211 57 174 59 93 37 87
  Company or Union Retirement 85 54 64 66 10 59 24 42 16 24
  Federal Government Retirement 24 12 20 20 16 11 3 11 4 12
  Military Retirement 21 11 5 20 9 8 8 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 85 58 25 83 19 77 27 25 12 28
  Railroad Retirement 5 6 2 8 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 0 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 207 139 106 171 46 157 63 87 32 75
  Company or Union Retirement 80 52 58 66 6 56 24 42 13 24
  Federal Government Retirement 21 15 15 16 11 10 3 11 4 9
  Military Retirement 21 11 5 13 7 8 8 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 81 58 25 77 19 77 27 25 12 28
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 0 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 637 821 484 1,058 277 822 351 879 229 622
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
760 924 562 1,207 420 937 459 949 275 659
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 89 49 21 12 0 5 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
304 220 138 268 126 220 94 133 64 84
  Government Transfer Payments 243 162 83 169 82 129 64 59 56 70
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
98 51 19 4 0 4 4 0 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
234 164 111 210 57 175 53 102 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
381 950 361 481 278 667 291 399 232 390
Earnings 275 970 177 410 164 730 170 325 115 381
  Wages and Salary 259 858 173 394 161 703 167 320 107 352
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 122 0 18 1 28 1 9 1 33
  Farm Self-Employment 2 6 0 4 0 4 0 0 2 3
Social Security 0 33 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 3
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 16 32 18 12 4 0
  Interest 1 14 6 1 8 1 9 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 0
Retirement Income 29 57 34 29 22 61 11 24 20 43
  Company or Union Retirement 11 15 10 7 3 19 5 1 1 16
  Federal Government Retirement 5 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 15 16 5 9 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 28 54 27 29 20 56 11 24 16 39
  Company or Union Retirement 11 15 10 7 3 19 5 1 0 13
  Federal Government Retirement 5 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 15 16 5 9 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 274 1,010 177 409 166 725 175 331 121 390
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
326 1,045 222 465 211 758 227 381 138 406
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 30 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
47 85 47 46 21 66 17 36 20 51
  Government Transfer Payments 34 82 28 32 21 46 8 15 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 30 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
31 58 34 29 20 61 11 27 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
213 324 161 350 144 217 116 213 93 179
Earnings 83 341 105 312 86 181 57 239 39 130
  Wages and Salary 91 329 99 284 81 180 58 219 32 128
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 11 3 21 3 0 0 22 5 0
  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 8 14 1 1 1 1 2 3
  Interest 0 6 0 0 1 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 13 22 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 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 11 22 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 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 85 339 103 310 87 181 59 236 39 130
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
111 356 155 342 109 198 80 253 55 130
  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 18 18 8 5 4 6 1 2
  Government Transfer Payments 10 8 15 15 5 2 4 6 0 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 13 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
79 2,614 35,480 244 49,914 459 0.484 0.0060 1,249
Earnings 39 2,147 40,350 213 54,055 567 0.446 0.0069 1,249
  Wages and Salary 39 1,895 40,947 219 53,695 550 0.430 0.0071 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 221 20,674 535 42,362 2,199 0.624 0.0219 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 27 2,632 726 25,619 3,593 0.757 0.0517 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,413 145 12,005 116 0.298 0.0118 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,154 197 8,145 235 0.364 0.0290 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 1,820 225 2,472 313 0.469 0.1017 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,068 694 14,063 622 0.495 0.0331 1,249
Survivor Benefits 13 0 8,246 997 15,061 1,194 0.595 0.0502 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,755 382 13,593 567 0.404 0.0391 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,967 178 5,492 191 0.474 0.0275 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,696 747 9,780 1,036 0.609 0.0645 1,249
Property Income 18 97 1,752 16 4,824 120 0.682 0.0108 1,249
  Interest 12 0 1,555 14 2,536 65 0.542 0.0194 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,689 25 3,410 137 0.604 0.0333 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 61 2 2,222 52 8,550 482 0.695 0.0707 1,249
Retirement Income 38 3 17,770 371 22,435 339 0.455 0.0126 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 24 0 12,114 432 17,745 448 0.503 0.0194 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 24,278 1,308 29,861 1,290 0.400 0.0403 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 19,883 816 25,995 1,213 0.356 0.0497 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 22,584 640 25,992 608 0.386 0.0227 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 11,456 850 17,683 1,717 0.489 0.0751 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 13,328 1,350 18,168 1,383 0.483 0.0589 1,249
Pension Income 31 3 18,891 371 23,436 373 0.443 0.0136 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 22 0 13,210 642 18,459 485 0.499 0.0203 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,368 1,602 34,000 1,495 0.381 0.0439 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,314 898 26,777 1,290 0.342 0.0525 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 23,541 575 26,935 618 0.367 0.0233 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 0 3,726 626 7,282 1,305 0.595 0.1157 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,244 317 4,016 740 0.508 0.1361 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,762 908 6,780 908 0.569 0.0835 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,366 228 6,468 1,460 0.716 0.1113 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 39 2,154 32,397 322 47,967 491 0.477 0.0064 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
62 2,293 35,658 225 49,587 471 0.468 0.0062 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,449 146 12,113 119 0.302 0.0119 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
38 10 15,176 217 20,371 232 0.430 0.0102 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 15 10 12,297 147 16,671 205 0.449 0.0106 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,795 204 7,737 228 0.391 0.0278 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,098 134 11,837 110 0.305 0.0112 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
38 3 15,527 323 20,657 307 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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