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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 3,303 110 93 188 284 265 160 167 154 143
Earnings 2,139 80 67 79 61 91 62 97 87 112
  Wages and Salary 2,029 72 61 62 59 84 54 92 83 110
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 153 41 9 19 5 8 4 8 2 4
  Farm Self-Employment 20 16 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Social Security 749 34 69 76 163 126 120 66 36 25
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 294 40 38 50 109 31 7 2 11 2
Public Assistance 35 20 9 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 112 18 14 8 0 14 12 10 4 5
Survivor Benefits 48 18 5 4 3 8 1 3 1 0
Disability Benefits 64 5 10 5 14 8 1 1 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 103 48 20 11 18 4 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 41 16 5 4 6 0 1 0 6 0
Property Income 1,060 854 57 51 20 18 6 4 0 8
  Interest 995 867 45 40 7 10 4 4 0 4
  Dividends 216 169 7 7 0 3 0 1 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 107 61 18 14 4 6 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 517 64 59 43 32 44 24 26 29 29
  Company or Union Retirement 269 50 37 26 11 20 13 9 11 16
  Federal Government Retirement 64 1 0 6 8 0 0 6 11 3
  Military Retirement 21 0 0 1 5 5 3 0 3 2
  State or Local Government Retirement 107 4 7 4 6 11 4 10 4 7
  Railroad Retirement 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 13 4 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 12 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 29 3 11 3 3 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 417 55 44 30 17 28 20 22 24 26
  Company or Union Retirement 236 43 32 23 12 18 15 7 7 14
  Federal Government Retirement 52 0 0 3 2 0 0 5 11 3
  Military Retirement 17 0 0 1 3 4 2 0 3 2
  State or Local Government Retirement 93 4 5 2 2 6 3 10 4 7
  Railroad Retirement 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 8 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1
Child Support 14 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 19 6 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
25 15 3 4 2 0 1 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 14 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,774 91 97 138 200 199 170 165 118 141
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,987 82 98 149 196 205 161 167 125 153
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 753 35 70 76 163 126 120 66 36 25
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,100 57 90 104 168 144 114 78 53 42
  Government Transfer Payments 1,318 115 104 138 295 184 113 80 70 31
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 321 55 47 48 107 33 8 2 12 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,003 59 81 118 266 164 121 74 53 26
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
819 108 103 87 133 78 33 30 38 30

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 100 158 112 132 53 141 51 140 50 67
Earnings 64 130 71 120 38 126 38 133 26 64
  Wages and Salary 61 119 68 111 38 118 38 133 26 62
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 9 3 11 0 8 0 0 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 19 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 4 0 0 10 3 6 2 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 4 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 3 25 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Interest 3 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 25 17 17 29 10 25 2 5 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 15 8 7 11 3 14 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 2 1 4 5 3 8 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 3 7 12 4 0 3 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 22 10 17 25 10 21 3 5 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 15 5 7 8 3 11 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 2 1 4 5 3 8 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 3 7 12 4 0 3 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 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 1 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 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 82 143 76 116 41 129 41 133 27 66
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
106 162 99 128 47 149 50 134 40 68
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 20 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
43 31 29 38 10 25 5 7 8 6
  Government Transfer Payments 36 16 14 29 7 16 6 5 1 4
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
23 10 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
29 22 17 29 11 25 2 5 1 4

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 36 129 39 44 29 69 40 32 23 39
Earnings 20 127 15 40 17 84 20 30 10 31
  Wages and Salary 20 123 15 40 17 80 20 30 10 31
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 6 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 1 0 0 1 1 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 3 2 0 2 9 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 3 1 0 2 3 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 3 2 0 2 9 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 3 1 0 2 3 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 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 20 131 13 42 17 82 18 30 13 31
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
29 138 21 42 18 87 20 30 16 35
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 12 5 0 3 9 2 0 0 5
  Government Transfer Payments 4 13 8 0 5 5 2 0 2 5
  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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 3 2 0 2 9 0 0 1 5

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 7 32 15 21 7 11 3 19 8 12
Earnings 5 20 3 24 5 14 9 18 1 9
  Wages and Salary 6 20 3 24 5 14 8 14 0 9
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 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 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 4 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 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 4 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 5 20 5 24 5 14 5 17 3 9
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 25 10 26 6 14 4 17 6 9
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 3 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 2 2 4 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
55 to 64 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 4 119 24,704 756 33,747 1,031 0.468 0.0178 1,430
Earnings 3 88 31,454 575 39,571 1,482 0.430 0.0220 1,430
  Wages and Salary 3 86 32,022 733 40,053 1,525 0.421 0.0224 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 10,784 3,219 21,680 3,861 0.616 0.0899 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,649 324 11,332 277 0.295 0.0306 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,962 236 7,693 323 0.319 0.0480 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 12,892 1,261 16,074 1,641 0.462 0.0791 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 2,947 672 4,517 628 0.480 0.1195 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,552 57 2,732 298 0.567 0.1370 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,435 54 1,641 233 0.394 0.1260 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,592 130 4,134 674 0.637 0.0888 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,210 255 3,479 976 0.481 0.2030 1,430
Retirement Income 3 0 14,284 1,414 18,605 916 0.476 0.0398 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 11,231 1,244 16,090 1,237 0.526 0.0554 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 21,159 2,858 24,567 2,125 0.403 0.0825 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 3 0 16,553 1,375 19,932 1,068 0.479 0.0430 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 11,228 1,311 16,372 1,366 0.527 0.0601 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 24,291 3,136 26,990 2,306 0.378 0.0874 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 92 24,549 852 33,577 1,175 0.465 0.0197 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8 101 25,778 503 34,405 1,106 0.452 0.0187 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,639 325 11,323 277 0.298 0.0305 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 0 12,275 360 16,475 519 0.417 0.0295 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 10,096 257 13,705 423 0.430 0.0285 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,759 250 7,450 327 0.355 0.0463 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,799 178 10,844 241 0.302 0.0272 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3 0 9,589 323 14,669 633 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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