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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
29,533 446 545 1,694 2,442 2,784 2,784 2,492 1,942 1,645
Earnings 6,211 714 474 455 294 503 223 329 142 298
  Wages and Salary 5,267 559 401 382 268 435 203 261 140 239
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 955 220 75 81 26 84 10 69 11 49
  Farm Self-Employment 237 67 26 13 2 14 7 17 0 13
Social Security 26,659 602 1,127 2,830 3,814 4,238 4,921 4,094 2,362 1,240
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 537 187 87 70 114 64 4 4 4 2
Public Assistance 32 19 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 890 230 128 80 77 83 92 41 41 20
Survivor Benefits 1,712 405 300 223 153 149 109 64 63 31
Disability Benefits 151 10 29 24 17 17 7 2 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 229 83 55 34 31 12 5 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 115 32 11 18 10 2 8 6 4 0
Property Income 18,049 11,086 2,015 1,114 734 577 410 303 163 201
  Interest 17,183 12,378 1,705 949 464 364 278 193 77 80
  Dividends 6,121 3,882 629 434 212 252 108 169 16 92
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,354 981 333 241 122 138 60 86 24 55
Retirement Income 11,424 1,726 1,489 1,231 1,022 1,040 688 556 478 362
  Company or Union Retirement 7,235 1,473 1,200 945 703 687 398 324 245 162
  Federal Government Retirement 980 50 54 56 31 53 54 35 59 67
  Military Retirement 474 12 12 27 30 64 47 42 25 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 2,273 208 194 146 210 192 182 125 130 104
  Railroad Retirement 172 20 8 11 12 24 20 16 20 7
  Annuities 301 84 57 46 24 14 10 16 13 17
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 304 53 51 61 16 18 7 9 8 13
  Other or Don't Know 329 63 62 39 22 57 4 11 6 5
Pension Income 9,861 1,467 1,243 1,035 875 916 596 487 429 339
  Company or Union Retirement 6,431 1,259 1,018 843 631 643 351 292 232 160
  Federal Government Retirement 794 29 38 37 17 39 53 31 45 62
  Military Retirement 363 3 2 12 22 34 30 41 22 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 2,064 169 174 130 183 170 161 110 123 96
  Railroad Retirement 126 19 4 4 6 15 16 13 7 7
  Annuities 142 33 26 26 11 5 5 10 1 12
Alimony 49 5 18 11 0 3 5 0 0 0
Child Support 24 11 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 22 15 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
139 55 39 14 0 19 4 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 171 105 26 18 3 7 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 28,255 585 1,031 2,569 3,410 3,795 4,487 3,705 2,288 1,288
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
28,966 336 710 2,136 2,864 2,984 3,080 2,714 1,984 1,599
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 26,775 606 1,129 2,823 3,818 4,245 4,941 4,103 2,372 1,252
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
27,580 369 787 2,361 3,234 3,316 3,442 2,981 2,125 1,648
  Government Transfer Payments 27,528 466 790 2,477 3,571 3,923 4,405 3,785 2,479 1,389
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 564 202 98 72 113 64 4 5 4 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
26,899 613 1,095 2,826 3,933 4,332 4,923 4,108 2,380 1,256
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11,942 1,894 1,569 1,309 1,131 1,099 692 564 483 365

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
1,266 1,258 1,019 926 708 711 610 581 394 474
Earnings 93 207 70 259 63 121 79 166 46 130
  Wages and Salary 84 168 68 205 62 98 79 137 46 118
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7 30 2 46 1 19 3 29 3 9
  Farm Self-Employment 4 11 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 1
Social Security 607 349 86 43 19 24 8 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 20 8 6 36 16 5 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 13 46 19 25 10 17 5 8 3 6
Disability Benefits 2 0 3 6 1 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 17 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 215 138 99 92 63 52 82 50 28 42
  Interest 189 35 64 36 54 25 20 12 16 15
  Dividends 25 85 6 39 6 0 4 10 3 20
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 41 22 0 29 2 21 10 10 0 22
Retirement Income 440 342 246 286 117 233 127 166 74 76
  Company or Union Retirement 200 136 107 121 49 85 35 69 37 30
  Federal Government Retirement 70 63 34 59 11 43 54 26 5 13
  Military Retirement 19 41 14 22 6 32 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 117 75 66 69 36 74 28 66 28 21
  Railroad Retirement 5 5 7 0 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 1 0 0
Pension Income 399 272 211 248 108 225 119 161 54 72
  Company or Union Retirement 193 127 97 107 46 73 33 68 29 25
  Federal Government Retirement 58 40 31 56 11 43 47 21 5 13
  Military Retirement 19 30 10 19 6 30 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 121 72 62 57 35 77 26 66 24 21
  Railroad Retirement 5 5 7 0 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 739 570 323 312 180 216 157 159 108 157
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,228 1,213 926 805 535 602 458 463 371 339
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 625 353 99 43 23 33 8 12 4 7
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,193 1,090 827 559 424 460 324 335 249 215
  Government Transfer Payments 867 620 408 285 176 274 184 206 111 107
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
605 354 86 43 19 24 8 12 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
440 345 246 285 117 233 127 163 74 76

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
306 459 257 247 249 278 186 198 147 179
Earnings 46 236 25 73 32 109 33 70 16 94
  Wages and Salary 43 203 17 59 27 101 31 56 17 88
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 48 3 4 0 6 0 12 3 3
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 7 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 271 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 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 6 47 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 22 0 10 0 18 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 91 72 79 39 29 97 5 24 37 38
  Company or Union Retirement 22 21 32 7 6 34 3 2 0 8
  Federal Government Retirement 23 7 5 18 7 29 0 5 14 9
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 44 28 13 9 5 32 0 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 1 0 2 0 1
Pension Income 90 59 71 19 27 89 5 22 24 38
  Company or Union Retirement 22 21 31 5 6 31 3 2 0 8
  Federal Government Retirement 19 7 5 6 6 26 0 5 14 9
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 43 25 13 9 5 27 0 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 63 412 85 96 78 107 58 107 52 110
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
241 513 194 179 169 218 127 208 101 174
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 271 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
187 364 103 92 94 119 77 102 55 58
  Government Transfer Payments 97 348 59 48 37 70 36 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
5 271 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
91 75 79 39 29 97 5 24 37 38

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
147 148 126 129 94 76 53 96 79 71
Earnings 27 87 20 77 1 21 2 44 6 15
  Wages and Salary 22 84 20 69 1 18 3 40 8 15
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 4 0 1 0 3 0 3 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 25 11 12 16 4
  Interest 2 6 7 2 7 9 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 14
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 1 6 3 8
  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 14
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 1 0 3 8
  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 64 66 44 71 31 30 24 41 36 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
111 127 89 86 40 42 26 62 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
51 36 34 18 9 9 8 12 12 16
  Government Transfer Payments 27 14 13 9 5 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 14

 

    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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
41 1,245 19,532 124 30,925 269 0.476 0.0061 1,249
Earnings 3 506 19,493 705 37,271 942 0.584 0.0124 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 392 19,716 632 36,402 939 0.572 0.0134 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 85 12,257 1,533 32,920 2,808 0.657 0.0329 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 24 11,853 1,943 35,245 6,503 0.693 0.0642 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,864 46 13,165 45 0.262 0.0047 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,845 399 5,421 206 0.408 0.0326 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,721 533 10,193 368 0.496 0.0274 1,249
Survivor Benefits 22 0 6,698 259 11,633 431 0.571 0.0257 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 9,466 1,028 19,460 2,265 0.559 0.0735 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,925 382 5,102 336 0.463 0.0550 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 6,915 931 10,826 1,141 0.507 0.0782 1,249
Property Income 32 175 2,035 17 7,015 141 0.708 0.0089 1,249
  Interest 87 0 1,736 15 3,925 90 0.639 0.0149 1,249
  Dividends 0 28 1,971 28 5,364 165 0.655 0.0156 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 69 3 3,971 203 11,187 484 0.672 0.0280 1,249
Retirement Income 82 23 10,590 144 16,351 187 0.523 0.0084 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 52 0 7,499 147 12,193 194 0.542 0.0115 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 23,644 628 26,959 701 0.393 0.0251 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 17,949 1,056 23,379 911 0.379 0.0391 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 15 2 15,106 466 20,484 425 0.456 0.0173 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,835 919 15,937 1,021 0.392 0.0642 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 5,519 526 9,411 847 0.560 0.0600 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 6,975 403 15,000 1,265 0.571 0.0575 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 7,571 925 13,989 1,188 0.583 0.0561 1,249
Pension Income 60 9 10,846 151 16,360 195 0.515 0.0089 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 40 0 7,880 178 12,363 202 0.533 0.0121 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 24,471 709 28,207 764 0.368 0.0278 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 22,004 1,378 26,741 1,085 0.355 0.0436 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 15 0 16,040 575 20,976 443 0.448 0.0181 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,729 1,036 17,381 1,334 0.416 0.0729 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 6,225 652 9,978 989 0.535 0.0688 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 3,398 425 5,484 548 0.539 0.0705 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,026 173 5,217 1,218 0.668 0.1400 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 573 14,025 52 20,614 232 0.457 0.0075 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14 793 17,186 88 26,556 244 0.461 0.0063 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,888 46 13,210 45 0.263 0.0047 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
26 157 15,235 78 19,498 105 0.375 0.0055 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 13 58 13,940 53 16,422 81 0.334 0.0055 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,555 340 5,273 201 0.412 0.0324 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,830 47 13,157 45 0.261 0.0047 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
82 23 10,156 139 15,891 180 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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