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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:
White alone (1)
    Total 31,835 526 667 2,000 2,855 3,113 2,982 2,616 2,044 1,734
Earnings 6,663 753 503 478 313 540 248 350 172 326
  Wages and Salary 5,672 590 428 403 284 474 226 280 170 261
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,008 230 81 84 29 84 11 69 13 53
  Farm Self-Employment 245 73 26 13 2 14 7 17 0 13
Social Security 28,552 658 1,280 3,184 4,224 4,612 5,148 4,240 2,452 1,278
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 752 260 124 119 156 73 6 4 5 2
Public Assistance 41 28 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 935 238 136 85 82 85 94 44 42 22
Survivor Benefits 1,756 415 302 231 161 152 118 66 66 31
Disability Benefits 171 14 34 24 21 20 7 4 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 246 85 60 40 34 12 5 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 125 34 11 18 13 2 8 6 6 0
Property Income 18,666 11,523 2,086 1,143 751 593 416 308 170 204
  Interest 17,748 12,829 1,759 967 476 372 284 195 80 82
  Dividends 6,231 3,969 638 440 213 252 108 169 16 97
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,444 1,024 340 248 127 144 65 91 26 55
Retirement Income 11,867 1,790 1,573 1,299 1,053 1,077 717 572 494 389
  Company or Union Retirement 7,524 1,520 1,270 993 714 715 419 337 251 185
  Federal Government Retirement 1,016 52 56 56 31 56 55 40 61 69
  Military Retirement 490 13 12 29 30 67 54 43 25 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 2,354 215 200 160 226 197 186 131 136 106
  Railroad Retirement 180 20 10 11 15 24 20 16 20 7
  Annuities 302 85 57 46 24 14 10 16 13 17
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 314 56 55 62 16 19 7 9 8 13
  Other or Don't Know 351 70 67 43 22 60 4 11 6 5
Pension Income 10,252 1,519 1,324 1,097 897 949 617 504 442 366
  Company or Union Retirement 6,704 1,302 1,090 887 640 669 367 304 239 183
  Federal Government Retirement 827 30 40 37 17 43 54 37 45 64
  Military Retirement 373 3 2 13 23 36 34 42 22 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 2,137 174 180 144 194 174 164 116 130 98
  Railroad Retirement 130 19 6 4 6 15 17 13 7 7
  Annuities 143 33 26 26 11 5 6 10 1 12
Alimony 52 8 18 11 0 3 5 0 0 0
Child Support 30 15 11 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 23 15 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
155 68 39 14 0 19 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 177 111 27 18 3 7 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 30,372 641 1,183 2,903 3,799 4,145 4,713 3,847 2,394 1,349
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
31,135 389 856 2,451 3,233 3,311 3,272 2,825 2,093 1,682
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 28,673 663 1,282 3,176 4,226 4,618 5,170 4,249 2,464 1,290
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
29,537 420 938 2,695 3,619 3,660 3,634 3,099 2,220 1,710
  Government Transfer Payments 29,559 522 910 2,830 4,026 4,312 4,623 3,937 2,584 1,433
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 786 281 134 122 154 74 6 5 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
28,897 674 1,230 3,190 4,414 4,728 5,157 4,257 2,472 1,294
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12,591 2,029 1,677 1,435 1,202 1,147 723 580 500 393

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 1,327 1,310 1,064 986 742 743 635 613 402 484
Earnings 108 227 78 295 68 129 86 176 54 138
  Wages and Salary 99 184 75 238 69 104 85 147 54 123
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7 31 3 51 1 20 3 29 3 12
  Farm Self-Employment 4 12 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 625 356 91 43 19 24 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 25 8 8 36 16 5 0 3 0 3
Survivor Benefits 13 46 19 25 10 17 5 8 3 6
Disability Benefits 2 0 5 6 1 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 19 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 215 140 103 92 64 56 83 50 28 43
  Interest 189 35 70 36 54 25 21 12 16 15
  Dividends 25 86 6 39 6 0 4 10 3 20
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 41 24 0 29 2 25 10 12 0 23
Retirement Income 451 359 249 294 118 237 130 172 74 77
  Company or Union Retirement 204 142 107 122 52 85 35 73 37 30
  Federal Government Retirement 72 66 35 61 11 46 56 28 5 15
  Military Retirement 20 41 14 22 6 32 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 120 82 67 69 36 75 28 66 28 21
  Railroad Retirement 6 5 7 2 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 3 5 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 14 12 3 11 5 0 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 11 4 3 8 3 3 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 411 287 214 255 111 228 121 167 55 74
  Company or Union Retirement 198 131 98 108 49 73 33 72 29 25
  Federal Government Retirement 61 43 31 57 11 46 49 22 5 15
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 19 6 30 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 124 79 64 57 35 78 26 66 24 21
  Railroad Retirement 6 5 7 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
7 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 778 595 349 347 196 225 165 172 117 164
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,282 1,257 969 861 565 626 475 482 389 349
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 644 361 104 45 23 33 11 12 4 7
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,232 1,121 855 581 430 479 341 346 261 219
  Government Transfer Payments 897 643 426 292 180 282 195 209 115 109
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
624 361 91 43 19 24 11 12 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
450 362 249 294 121 237 130 169 74 77

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 317 493 267 266 259 297 193 206 150 181
Earnings 47 253 27 81 34 116 35 73 16 95
  Wages and Salary 43 219 19 65 28 106 32 59 17 88
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 49 3 4 0 7 0 12 3 4
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 7 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 284 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 12 50 32 25 17 32 29 31 4 10
  Interest 3 41 11 6 13 3 14 7 1 4
  Dividends 0 44 0 4 3 31 0 3 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7 25 0 10 0 18 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 91 72 79 39 31 100 7 24 37 41
  Company or Union Retirement 22 21 32 7 6 34 3 2 0 10
  Federal Government Retirement 25 7 5 18 7 29 0 5 14 10
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 44 28 13 9 6 32 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 1
Pension Income 90 59 71 19 29 91 7 22 24 41
  Company or Union Retirement 22 21 31 5 6 31 3 2 0 10
  Federal Government Retirement 21 7 5 6 6 26 0 5 14 10
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 43 25 13 9 6 27 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 66 444 92 106 85 119 60 109 53 112
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
246 546 197 194 177 234 132 213 101 176
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 284 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
190 377 103 97 94 123 79 102 55 58
  Government Transfer Payments 102 362 59 48 37 71 37 68 28 40
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 284 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
91 75 79 39 31 100 7 24 37 41

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 147 156 131 129 99 81 53 99 80 71
Earnings 27 90 20 79 3 23 2 46 6 17
  Wages and Salary 22 86 20 69 3 20 3 42 8 17
  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 12 16 4
  Interest 2 6 7 2 7 11 2 3 0 3
  Dividends 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 8 0 9 0 6 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 21 12 18 15 4 10 14 3 15
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 1 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  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 13 10 17 15 0 10 11 0 15
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 1 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  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 65 70 44 71 33 32 24 44 36 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
112 134 92 87 45 44 26 65 58 51
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
52 37 34 18 13 9 8 12 12 16
  Government Transfer Payments 29 17 13 9 6 7 9 4 3 10
  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 21 12 18 15 4 10 14 3 15

 

    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:
White alone (1)
    Total 41 1,281 18,918 122 30,064 253 0.480 0.0059 1,249
Earnings 3 530 19,650 590 36,770 887 0.581 0.0120 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 412 19,734 558 35,856 882 0.569 0.0129 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 88 12,392 1,619 32,956 2,695 0.658 0.0322 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 24 11,644 1,879 34,428 6,290 0.699 0.0636 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,655 46 13,000 43 0.265 0.0045 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,845 312 5,266 165 0.409 0.0271 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,761 516 10,262 359 0.497 0.0265 1,249
Survivor Benefits 22 0 6,747 253 11,554 421 0.568 0.0255 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 9,195 875 18,190 2,037 0.560 0.0709 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,102 368 5,509 458 0.488 0.0615 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 7,361 1,009 11,139 1,091 0.484 0.0746 1,249
Property Income 32 175 2,025 17 6,909 137 0.707 0.0088 1,249
  Interest 87 0 1,730 15 3,871 88 0.637 0.0148 1,249
  Dividends 0 28 1,963 28 5,310 163 0.655 0.0155 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 69 3 3,957 203 11,120 470 0.670 0.0279 1,249
Retirement Income 82 23 10,508 141 16,209 182 0.524 0.0083 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 52 0 7,447 136 12,118 188 0.541 0.0113 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 23,611 618 26,909 684 0.389 0.0245 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 17,340 915 23,003 889 0.381 0.0386 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 15 2 14,913 423 20,251 415 0.458 0.0172 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,678 927 15,844 995 0.392 0.0626 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 5,499 526 9,386 842 0.561 0.0599 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 6,857 400 14,689 1,233 0.578 0.0567 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 7,243 769 13,686 1,137 0.590 0.0542 1,249
Pension Income 60 9 10,759 149 16,226 190 0.515 0.0087 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 40 0 7,782 179 12,274 196 0.532 0.0118 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 24,386 670 28,117 745 0.365 0.0272 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 21,484 1,379 26,393 1,065 0.357 0.0432 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 15 0 15,818 555 20,747 433 0.448 0.0178 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,724 1,040 17,383 1,317 0.396 0.0726 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 6,255 654 9,995 985 0.532 0.0685 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 3,103 448 5,418 530 0.559 0.0666 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 1,996 167 5,067 1,174 0.663 0.1412 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 600 13,834 52 20,288 219 0.458 0.0072 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14 824 16,819 87 25,969 230 0.464 0.0061 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,680 46 13,045 44 0.266 0.0045 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
26 158 14,864 66 19,079 100 0.378 0.0053 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 13 58 13,679 52 16,122 77 0.337 0.0054 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,587 292 5,137 161 0.414 0.0269 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,603 46 12,985 43 0.264 0.0045 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
82 23 9,903 131 15,597 174 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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