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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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 3,104 61 72 237 491 431 328 221 131 148
Earnings 604 64 39 26 33 61 24 28 28 43
  Wages and Salary 553 56 32 23 32 57 20 27 24 39
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 55 11 8 8 1 6 3 1 3 4
  Farm Self-Employment 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2,633 58 120 356 536 565 439 270 139 64
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 209 81 48 27 39 13 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 19 11 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 102 15 24 10 3 14 6 9 3 5
Survivor Benefits 130 26 15 26 20 13 9 4 4 5
Disability Benefits 13 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 1 1
Unemployment Compensation 36 24 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 11 4 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 847 666 40 39 21 11 12 14 7 6
  Interest 823 687 33 34 21 12 10 6 2 3
  Dividends 148 115 7 6 3 5 0 3 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 97 57 6 10 3 4 4 2 0 2
Retirement Income 959 97 107 109 103 113 56 61 48 36
  Company or Union Retirement 574 82 89 70 73 83 21 25 32 28
  Federal Government Retirement 107 0 9 13 2 7 9 11 3 4
  Military Retirement 29 0 3 0 9 4 5 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 236 5 7 28 18 20 28 24 11 7
  Railroad Retirement 12 0 0 1 5 2 2 1 0 0
  Annuities 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 7 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 11 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 852 77 102 89 79 106 54 62 40 32
  Company or Union Retirement 512 69 84 61 58 81 15 27 25 24
  Federal Government Retirement 88 0 7 6 2 5 8 11 3 4
  Military Retirement 24 0 3 0 6 4 3 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 222 3 7 24 14 20 28 24 9 7
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 0 0
  Annuities 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Child Support 8 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
17 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 16 7 3 0 2 1 3 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,881 56 111 330 507 531 397 270 146 99
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3,011 47 85 283 465 424 327 208 141 132
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,643 58 120 356 540 566 440 271 140 64
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,793 48 93 311 488 452 365 208 131 113
  Government Transfer Payments 2,825 55 85 289 539 546 429 282 163 85
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 227 90 52 29 39 13 3 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,710 66 107 339 586 590 444 277 148 64
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,172 181 157 129 141 124 57 66 48 41

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 132 143 69 89 38 68 36 49 51 26
Earnings 16 24 15 25 9 18 7 19 4 13
  Wages and Salary 16 22 15 24 9 17 7 19 4 13
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 24 34 1 6 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 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 4 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 3 0 1 7 3 2 2 0 1
  Interest 6 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Retirement Income 55 29 15 22 20 30 7 13 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 16 5 5 5 10 12 5 2 2 1
  Federal Government Retirement 15 3 6 6 8 5 1 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 16 5 10 0 11 2 8 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 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 51 29 14 21 20 27 7 10 3 3
  Company or Union Retirement 15 5 5 4 10 11 5 2 2 1
  Federal Government Retirement 12 3 3 5 8 5 1 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 16 7 10 0 11 2 4 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 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
2 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 69 22 31 11 31 15 22 9 13
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
130 122 84 83 42 68 35 45 33 27
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 24 34 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
106 99 68 59 34 38 30 26 20 11
  Government Transfer Payments 71 59 26 28 15 27 19 20 8 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
29 34 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
55 29 15 22 20 30 7 13 4 3

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 21 50 11 12 19 11 26 16 3 4
Earnings 4 29 3 3 0 12 4 3 0 5
  Wages and Salary 4 24 3 3 0 12 4 3 0 4
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 20 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
  Interest 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 6 1 7 4 2 2 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 5 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 3 1 7 4 2 2 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 5 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4 46 5 4 11 9 9 5 0 4
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16 48 7 14 15 13 17 13 1 8
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 26 4 11 7 8 3 5 1 5
  Government Transfer Payments 8 28 4 8 0 6 0 1 1 3
  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 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 1 7 4 2 2 0 0 0 2

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 5 11 12 13 2 9 3 1 4 5
Earnings 0 4 6 5 2 6 1 0 0 3
  Wages and Salary 0 4 6 5 2 6 1 0 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 4 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 0 5 4 5 0 5 3 0 4 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10 5 6 5 2 7 2 0 4 4
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 2 0 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 2 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
65 Years and over:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 2 43 14,476 254 21,822 454 0.432 0.0186 1,430
Earnings 0 14 19,695 1,128 26,673 1,298 0.493 0.0376 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 14 20,432 1,053 27,594 1,381 0.481 0.0389 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,085 136 11,692 135 0.262 0.0162 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 3,759 453 4,479 276 0.410 0.0536 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,202 2,200 11,557 1,274 0.492 0.0818 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 7,344 737 9,300 848 0.453 0.0788 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 3 1,592 65 3,844 463 0.659 0.0800 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,498 62 2,117 235 0.479 0.0877 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,612 158 4,925 1,438 0.707 0.1785 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,115 257 8,116 2,138 0.689 0.1398 1,430
Retirement Income 4 1 11,406 408 15,474 540 0.454 0.0299 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,102 493 12,103 593 0.471 0.0407 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 20,482 3,002 21,113 1,451 0.316 0.0746 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 16,301 955 20,817 1,251 0.379 0.0603 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 4 0 11,865 413 15,852 578 0.444 0.0317 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,341 588 12,378 647 0.473 0.0432 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 21,597 2,837 22,075 1,585 0.323 0.0806 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 16,578 927 21,004 1,279 0.379 0.0619 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 2 15 12,057 151 16,274 356 0.394 0.0209 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 28 14,043 250 20,500 414 0.420 0.0187 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,088 136 11,703 135 0.263 0.0161 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 7 12,531 199 16,336 282 0.365 0.0181 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 4 12,033 146 14,524 234 0.331 0.0193 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 3,636 435 4,453 276 0.421 0.0532 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,092 132 11,732 132 0.258 0.0159 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 1 9,599 363 13,523 469 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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