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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 alone (2)
    Total 3,031 61 71 233 481 415 325 213 129 141
Earnings 592 62 39 25 32 60 24 27 28 40
  Wages and Salary 542 53 32 22 31 56 20 26 24 37
  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 2,564 55 119 347 527 544 432 264 136 57
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 207 79 48 27 38 13 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 19 10 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 97 14 22 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 35 23 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 11 4 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 817 640 38 37 21 11 12 14 7 6
  Interest 794 661 33 32 21 11 10 6 2 3
  Dividends 142 111 6 6 2 5 0 3 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 94 55 6 10 3 4 4 2 0 2
Retirement Income 933 92 107 108 99 108 55 59 44 36
  Company or Union Retirement 558 77 89 69 69 77 21 25 32 28
  Federal Government Retirement 105 0 9 13 2 7 9 11 0 4
  Military Retirement 29 0 3 0 9 4 5 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 229 5 7 28 18 20 26 22 9 7
  Railroad Retirement 11 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 826 72 102 89 74 100 52 60 35 32
  Company or Union Retirement 497 64 84 61 54 75 15 27 25 24
  Federal Government Retirement 85 0 7 6 2 5 8 11 0 4
  Military Retirement 24 0 3 0 6 4 3 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 215 3 7 24 14 20 26 22 7 7
  Railroad Retirement 7 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. 14 6 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,810 53 110 320 498 511 394 262 142 91
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,940 47 85 275 454 410 325 200 138 126
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,574 55 119 347 531 545 433 266 136 57
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,724 48 93 303 477 437 359 203 129 108
  Government Transfer Payments 2,755 54 85 281 529 527 423 277 160 76
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 224 88 52 29 38 13 3 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,641 63 105 330 578 568 437 271 144 57
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,143 174 157 128 136 118 55 64 44 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 alone (2)
    Total 129 140 69 85 37 64 36 49 48 25
Earnings 16 23 13 25 9 18 7 19 4 13
  Wages and Salary 16 21 13 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 23 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 0 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 2 2 2 0 1
  Interest 6 1 2 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 53 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 20 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 49 29 14 21 20 27 7 9 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 20 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 63 67 22 31 11 30 14 20 9 13
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
127 119 84 79 39 65 32 44 33 27
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 23 34 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
101 96 68 55 31 38 28 26 20 11
  Government Transfer Payments 69 58 26 28 13 27 18 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
27 34 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
53 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 alone (2)
    Total 19 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 6 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 alone (2)
    Total 5 10 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 alone (2)
    Total 2 43 14,453 253 21,868 462 0.434 0.0188 1,430
Earnings 0 14 19,797 1,121 26,913 1,318 0.494 0.0379 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 14 20,539 1,063 27,876 1,404 0.482 0.0393 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 11,074 139 11,681 137 0.261 0.0164 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 3,771 450 4,474 278 0.415 0.0538 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,125 2,195 11,564 1,311 0.490 0.0846 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 1,595 67 3,899 477 0.662 0.0792 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,502 64 2,129 239 0.482 0.0884 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,601 161 5,030 1,500 0.711 0.1795 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,136 264 8,375 2,205 0.684 0.1401 1,430
Retirement Income 4 1 11,418 425 15,583 552 0.453 0.0300 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,112 513 12,232 606 0.471 0.0412 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 21,309 3,258 21,163 1,489 0.332 0.0742 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 16,216 1,016 20,904 1,286 0.383 0.0611 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 11,905 430 15,987 593 0.449 0.0320 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,370 620 12,531 663 0.473 0.0437 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 22,412 3,182 22,168 1,634 0.327 0.0815 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 16,515 983 21,102 1,317 0.384 0.0628 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 12,072 155 16,331 364 0.397 0.0213 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 28 14,028 250 20,556 423 0.422 0.0190 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,075 139 11,690 137 0.261 0.0164 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 7 12,527 200 16,336 287 0.366 0.0184 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 4 12,031 149 14,503 237 0.331 0.0194 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 3,662 432 4,455 278 0.418 0.0538 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,077 135 11,719 134 0.258 0.0162 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 1 9,559 373 13,593 479 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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