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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 1,212 94 50 39 58 64 36 38 45 44
Earnings 929 18 35 17 19 48 22 31 39 36
  Wages and Salary 842 14 31 16 16 39 20 28 37 27
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 108 15 4 6 6 9 0 2 2 10
  Farm Self-Employment 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 126 9 15 23 27 11 10 9 10 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 22 0 4 2 10 5 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 5 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 7 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 17 3 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 35 12 9 6 2 2 0 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 9 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 665 483 69 33 17 8 5 9 6 10
  Interest 619 495 61 24 6 6 4 2 2 13
  Dividends 224 176 13 13 3 5 0 6 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 103 61 15 7 4 0 0 5 1 2
Retirement Income 104 8 11 13 9 6 8 7 6 5
  Company or Union Retirement 56 6 8 10 6 6 4 4 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 1 3 0 0 0 2 3 2 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 8 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 86 7 8 11 7 5 6 7 5 5
  Company or Union Retirement 51 6 6 9 7 5 4 4 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 20 1 3 0 0 0 2 2 2 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 3 1 0 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
17 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,040 23 45 36 47 59 32 35 48 37
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,083 20 42 34 50 60 37 34 55 43
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 129 9 15 23 27 11 10 9 10 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
200 13 15 30 31 14 17 9 18 5
  Government Transfer Payments 225 23 30 33 39 22 12 13 13 4
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 27 0 8 2 10 7 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
150 9 20 24 37 20 10 9 10 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
127 8 17 15 16 10 10 7 8 5

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 29 42 37 56 26 42 12 54 13 36
Earnings 14 46 22 56 17 35 11 66 8 32
  Wages and Salary 14 42 22 51 16 31 11 58 6 32
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 0 6 0 3 0 11 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2 2 1 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 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 2
  Interest 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Dividends 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 5 3 2 6 2 4 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 1 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 5 1 2 6 2 3 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 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
4 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 18 47 25 59 17 35 11 66 8 32
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
22 49 28 64 16 39 13 70 8 32
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
10 2 5 10 3 4 0 3 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 5 4 3 2 2 4 0 3 0 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
2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 3 2 6 2 4 0 2 0 0

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 16 54 9 25 8 29 9 15 6 18
Earnings 8 61 10 23 3 35 8 15 4 15
  Wages and Salary 8 48 10 23 3 30 8 13 4 15
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 13 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 4 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 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8 64 10 23 3 35 8 14 5 15
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8 59 10 26 4 35 8 14 6 17
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2
  Government Transfer Payments 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 10 12 4 25 2 11 1 11 5 9
Earnings 2 14 0 23 1 8 0 18 0 4
  Wages and Salary 2 14 0 23 1 8 0 17 0 4
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 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 0 0 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 0 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 0 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 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2 14 0 23 1 8 0 18 0 4
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 14 0 23 1 8 0 18 0 4
  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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 5 112 31,288 929 44,918 2,055 0.509 0.0287 1,430
Earnings 0 103 39,578 1,881 51,415 2,479 0.446 0.0329 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 100 40,270 1,754 52,744 2,637 0.441 0.0342 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 25,149 3,014 30,736 3,885 0.495 0.0925 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 8,907 618 11,140 959 0.395 0.0868 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,724 80 3,777 478 0.628 0.1025 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,563 75 2,136 272 0.463 0.1090 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,589 127 2,738 533 0.551 0.1550 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 2,113 249 5,596 1,814 0.646 0.1944 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 14,227 2,025 18,796 1,966 0.452 0.0893 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 0 14,682 2,266 19,282 2,250 0.435 0.1011 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 103 33,801 1,871 47,259 2,261 0.474 0.0313 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 108 33,042 1,795 47,204 2,186 0.468 0.0306 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,060 626 11,606 987 0.404 0.0840 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 11,974 1,460 16,745 1,277 0.438 0.0677 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 9,223 573 13,657 1,094 0.488 0.0655 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,967 490 10,714 816 0.368 0.0808 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 11,921 1,684 16,964 1,671 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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