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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 alone (2)
    Total 3,226 108 92 183 280 257 157 160 150 140
Earnings 2,088 78 65 79 59 90 59 92 85 111
  Wages and Salary 1,982 71 60 62 58 84 53 87 81 109
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 144 37 8 19 5 8 2 8 2 4
  Farm Self-Employment 17 15 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Social Security 732 33 66 73 159 124 118 63 35 25
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 291 40 36 48 109 31 7 2 11 2
Public Assistance 35 20 9 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 111 17 14 8 0 14 12 10 4 5
Survivor Benefits 47 18 5 4 3 8 1 1 1 0
Disability Benefits 63 5 10 5 14 7 1 1 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 102 48 20 11 18 3 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 40 16 5 4 5 0 1 0 6 0
Property Income 1,024 824 57 51 19 15 6 4 0 8
  Interest 963 840 43 40 7 8 4 4 0 4
  Dividends 206 162 7 5 0 3 0 1 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 102 56 18 14 4 6 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 500 62 57 39 32 40 22 24 27 28
  Company or Union Retirement 256 49 36 23 11 17 12 8 11 16
  Federal Government Retirement 62 1 0 6 8 0 0 6 10 2
  Military Retirement 21 0 0 1 5 5 3 0 3 2
  State or Local Government Retirement 106 4 7 4 6 10 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 402 54 42 27 17 25 19 22 23 25
  Company or Union Retirement 224 42 30 20 12 15 14 7 7 14
  Federal Government Retirement 50 0 0 3 2 0 0 5 10 2
  Military Retirement 17 0 0 1 3 4 2 0 3 2
  State or Local Government Retirement 92 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 18 6 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
22 13 2 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 2,707 88 93 137 195 195 166 158 116 140
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,912 81 94 145 190 200 155 160 124 151
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 735 34 67 73 159 124 118 63 35 25
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,070 57 85 100 164 140 112 74 49 41
  Government Transfer Payments 1,294 114 103 134 290 180 112 77 68 31
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 317 55 45 46 107 33 8 2 12 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
984 58 79 113 261 161 120 72 51 26
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
799 107 100 83 133 74 32 29 37 29

 

  $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 alone (2)
    Total 97 154 111 130 52 137 49 137 50 67
Earnings 64 126 69 117 37 122 37 131 26 64
  Wages and Salary 61 117 66 106 37 115 37 130 26 62
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 9 3 11 0 6 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 23 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Interest 3 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 20 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 6 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 6 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 82 139 74 113 40 125 39 130 27 66
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
105 159 97 125 47 145 49 131 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 37 10 25 5 7 8 6
  Government Transfer Payments 35 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 alone (2)
    Total 33 127 39 43 29 66 40 32 23 38
Earnings 20 126 15 40 17 80 20 30 10 28
  Wages and Salary 20 121 15 40 17 77 20 30 10 28
  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 20 129 13 41 17 78 18 30 13 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
26 136 21 42 18 83 20 29 16 33
  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 alone (2)
    Total 5 31 14 21 7 11 3 19 8 12
Earnings 5 18 3 24 5 14 9 18 0 9
  Wages and Salary 5 18 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 18 5 24 5 14 5 17 2 9
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 23 10 26 6 14 4 17 5 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 alone (2)
    Total 4 112 24,725 767 33,685 1,050 0.468 0.0180 1,430
Earnings 3 84 31,420 582 39,493 1,511 0.428 0.0223 1,430
  Wages and Salary 3 81 31,980 728 39,945 1,553 0.421 0.0227 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 11,089 3,677 22,449 4,070 0.617 0.0938 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,691 327 11,373 281 0.298 0.0310 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,998 234 7,713 326 0.322 0.0481 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 12,994 1,264 16,194 1,649 0.458 0.0795 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 2,931 666 4,499 630 0.486 0.1198 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,554 58 2,733 306 0.568 0.1343 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,434 55 1,645 240 0.394 0.1294 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,585 132 4,102 690 0.636 0.0921 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,291 333 3,633 1,018 0.481 0.2023 1,430
Retirement Income 2 0 14,572 1,447 18,592 913 0.475 0.0400 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 11,374 1,475 15,902 1,203 0.509 0.0565 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 21,353 2,807 24,727 2,144 0.418 0.0815 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 2 0 16,888 1,355 19,933 1,061 0.467 0.0439 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 11,492 1,513 16,177 1,324 0.509 0.0614 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 24,251 3,140 26,989 2,310 0.381 0.0877 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 88 24,520 853 33,539 1,197 0.465 0.0200 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 96 25,798 509 34,372 1,128 0.452 0.0191 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,680 327 11,364 282 0.299 0.0309 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 12,302 368 16,477 519 0.415 0.0298 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 10,101 261 13,756 430 0.430 0.0288 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,795 249 7,467 330 0.354 0.0467 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,816 180 10,866 244 0.304 0.0275 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 9,576 319 14,613 628 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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