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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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 36,506 621 823 2,387 3,574 3,724 3,440 2,927 2,259 1,968
Earnings 7,611 840 556 521 359 632 282 399 215 389
  Wages and Salary 6,525 661 467 439 329 552 257 321 208 320
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,109 248 96 97 30 101 14 76 17 57
  Farm Self-Employment 252 76 26 13 2 14 7 19 0 13
Social Security 32,406 747 1,480 3,724 4,985 5,376 5,763 4,641 2,672 1,391
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,139 372 206 177 249 108 9 6 6 2
Public Assistance 63 41 14 5 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 1,070 265 168 97 88 100 104 53 45 27
Survivor Benefits 1,939 452 326 262 189 168 132 72 72 39
Disability Benefits 192 17 34 30 26 22 7 4 9 4
Unemployment Compensation 297 118 66 46 34 15 5 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 147 42 11 20 15 3 9 12 6 0
Property Income 20,192 12,653 2,176 1,221 800 628 440 335 182 211
  Interest 19,213 14,007 1,836 1,041 509 406 299 208 87 85
  Dividends 6,577 4,209 672 460 227 262 108 177 17 101
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,621 1,118 355 268 131 155 69 94 26 60
Retirement Income 13,198 1,943 1,720 1,457 1,193 1,214 787 662 557 449
  Company or Union Retirement 8,326 1,660 1,394 1,086 813 812 444 377 291 226
  Federal Government Retirement 1,172 54 65 72 34 65 73 54 68 77
  Military Retirement 537 14 14 30 41 75 62 46 29 21
  State or Local Government Retirement 2,656 221 212 202 249 222 215 162 147 115
  Railroad Retirement 194 20 10 12 21 26 22 17 20 8
  Annuities 315 96 57 48 24 14 10 16 13 17
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 334 64 55 69 16 21 7 9 8 13
  Other or Don't Know 381 77 73 49 25 60 4 13 8 6
Pension Income 11,424 1,647 1,459 1,225 1,005 1,080 681 589 495 418
  Company or Union Retirement 7,417 1,419 1,202 971 723 763 388 345 270 217
  Federal Government Retirement 956 32 47 45 20 52 66 52 52 73
  Military Retirement 408 3 5 14 29 44 40 42 26 21
  State or Local Government Retirement 2,421 178 192 180 213 199 193 147 139 107
  Railroad Retirement 140 19 6 5 10 15 18 15 7 8
  Annuities 149 40 26 26 11 5 6 10 1 12
Alimony 57 8 19 13 0 5 5 0 0 1
Child Support 38 17 12 0 3 4 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 27 16 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
189 91 45 15 0 22 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 203 119 34 20 5 8 5 2 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 34,629 731 1,374 3,402 4,514 4,871 5,269 4,242 2,619 1,507
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
35,556 463 1,005 2,881 3,896 3,894 3,727 3,131 2,315 1,889
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 32,539 751 1,482 3,716 4,990 5,384 5,786 4,651 2,684 1,405
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
33,594 494 1,096 3,169 4,319 4,274 4,139 3,406 2,433 1,894
  Government Transfer Payments 33,775 618 1,083 3,315 4,821 5,064 5,226 4,348 2,837 1,579
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,191 404 220 181 248 109 12 7 6 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
32,962 774 1,437 3,734 5,273 5,548 5,781 4,668 2,701 1,409
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
14,309 2,299 1,906 1,644 1,435 1,316 793 675 567 456

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 1,516 1,487 1,180 1,108 801 847 697 681 462 522
Earnings 133 266 96 347 79 162 97 205 58 157
  Wages and Salary 123 221 93 285 80 137 96 176 58 142
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7 32 3 55 1 21 3 29 3 12
  Farm Self-Employment 4 13 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 682 405 97 49 19 27 11 12 3 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 27 10 9 41 18 6 0 7 0 3
Survivor Benefits 19 46 21 26 10 17 6 13 3 6
Disability Benefits 2 0 5 6 2 5 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 19 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 220 148 108 98 74 59 86 52 28 47
  Interest 200 37 75 36 57 25 22 12 16 15
  Dividends 25 91 6 39 6 0 4 11 3 22
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 42 25 0 32 2 25 10 14 0 25
Retirement Income 518 402 267 330 144 276 137 190 83 81
  Company or Union Retirement 225 156 112 131 64 100 40 76 39 31
  Federal Government Retirement 89 71 41 69 21 51 57 30 10 17
  Military Retirement 20 41 14 24 10 33 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 147 99 72 83 38 89 31 76 30 21
  Railroad Retirement 6 6 8 2 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 3 6 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 14 12 3 13 5 1 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 11 4 3 8 3 4 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 473 330 232 286 133 261 128 180 62 77
  Company or Union Retirement 217 145 102 116 59 87 38 75 31 26
  Federal Government Retirement 75 48 34 64 20 51 50 22 8 17
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 21 10 32 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 151 96 72 71 35 92 29 72 26 21
  Railroad Retirement 6 6 8 2 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 0 5 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 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
9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 870 688 388 395 217 277 189 199 131 189
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,464 1,410 1,100 968 629 725 528 544 432 389
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 701 409 112 51 23 36 11 12 4 7
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,399 1,248 957 653 477 531 378 381 287 233
  Government Transfer Payments 1,011 720 472 328 201 316 222 234 129 115
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
686 410 98 49 19 27 11 12 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
517 405 267 329 146 276 137 187 83 81

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 353 564 300 291 286 323 220 224 160 193
Earnings 51 287 35 91 37 137 39 77 17 113
  Wages and Salary 48 248 27 75 30 127 36 63 18 104
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 55 3 5 0 7 0 12 3 6
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 7 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 315 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 6 0 5 2 8 0 2 6 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 14 54 32 31 18 32 29 31 5 10
  Interest 3 42 13 6 15 3 14 7 1 4
  Dividends 0 44 2 4 3 32 0 3 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 8 31 0 10 0 18 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 98 75 90 42 33 105 8 24 37 45
  Company or Union Retirement 26 21 35 8 8 35 4 2 0 11
  Federal Government Retirement 25 11 6 18 9 29 0 5 14 10
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 8 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 48 28 20 13 6 33 1 11 14 17
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 1
  Other or Don't Know 8 0 6 0 0 2 0 2 0 2
Pension Income 95 62 82 23 31 96 8 22 24 44
  Company or Union Retirement 26 21 33 5 8 32 4 2 0 11
  Federal Government Retirement 21 11 6 6 7 26 0 5 14 10
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 45 25 20 12 6 28 1 11 8 17
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 72 506 110 116 101 136 69 114 56 123
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
274 612 219 221 204 255 152 228 107 195
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 315 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
212 417 111 113 104 132 84 107 60 67
  Government Transfer Payments 113 402 66 57 39 79 40 70 34 44
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 315 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
98 78 90 42 33 105 8 24 37 45

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 154 171 145 149 109 95 57 103 90 79
Earnings 27 97 27 91 5 29 3 51 6 22
  Wages and Salary 22 93 27 81 5 28 4 46 8 20
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 4 0 2 0 3 0 4 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 5 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 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 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 3 15 23 15 20 26 11 17 16 4
  Interest 2 6 7 2 7 11 2 3 0 3
  Dividends 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 8 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 8 0 9 0 9 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 22 12 18 16 4 12 15 3 16
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 8 0 4 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 6 0 3
  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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Pension Income 3 14 10 17 16 0 13 11 0 16
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 8 0 4 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 6 0 3
  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 66 75 50 78 36 37 28 49 43 36
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
125 143 100 95 52 51 29 69 66 56
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
58 39 35 20 15 9 8 12 12 17
  Government Transfer Payments 31 18 14 9 8 7 9 4 4 11
  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
2 22 12 18 16 4 12 15 3 16

 

    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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 42 1,376 18,337 118 29,195 230 0.480 0.0055 1,249
Earnings 3 572 20,010 436 36,273 809 0.575 0.0113 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 451 20,236 384 35,529 795 0.563 0.0121 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 93 12,077 579 32,255 2,617 0.660 0.0311 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 24 11,495 2,098 33,665 6,125 0.700 0.0632 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,450 47 12,859 40 0.266 0.0043 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,886 238 5,292 127 0.399 0.0213 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,642 500 10,310 339 0.497 0.0248 1,249
Survivor Benefits 22 0 6,835 235 11,384 388 0.559 0.0242 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 8,997 747 17,435 1,839 0.555 0.0686 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,646 362 5,335 466 0.524 0.0644 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 7,531 1,004 10,925 979 0.483 0.0683 1,249
Property Income 32 185 1,995 16 6,735 130 0.706 0.0085 1,249
  Interest 91 0 1,715 14 3,770 83 0.632 0.0145 1,249
  Dividends 0 28 1,953 27 5,294 160 0.657 0.0156 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 71 3 3,854 201 10,969 451 0.670 0.0286 1,249
Retirement Income 86 25 10,588 132 16,139 170 0.518 0.0078 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 52 0 7,571 146 12,097 177 0.537 0.0107 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 23,148 539 26,291 622 0.388 0.0230 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 16,783 708 22,367 830 0.382 0.0371 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 19 2 15,107 404 20,273 385 0.450 0.0162 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,466 886 15,692 935 0.381 0.0606 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 5,263 497 9,085 814 0.563 0.0594 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 6,724 372 14,299 1,172 0.579 0.0552 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 7,035 603 13,553 1,085 0.596 0.0513 1,249
Pension Income 64 9 10,869 138 16,189 177 0.511 0.0083 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 40 0 7,904 166 12,270 184 0.529 0.0112 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 23,822 578 27,441 680 0.368 0.0254 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,320 1,268 25,557 998 0.356 0.0415 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 19 0 15,941 468 20,736 401 0.442 0.0168 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,618 961 17,209 1,235 0.382 0.0704 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 5,929 669 9,593 956 0.540 0.0680 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,711 374 5,136 476 0.565 0.0630 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,125 167 5,123 1,035 0.644 0.1265 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2 651 13,650 49 20,007 200 0.457 0.0068 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17 894 16,526 84 25,475 210 0.463 0.0057 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,475 46 12,900 41 0.267 0.0043 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
26 168 14,581 62 18,744 92 0.377 0.0050 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 13 63 13,451 49 15,886 71 0.337 0.0050 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,675 219 5,188 125 0.404 0.0212 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,372 46 12,830 40 0.265 0.0042 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
86 25 9,776 116 15,317 159 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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