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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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 19,705 343 452 1,198 1,911 1,854 1,518 1,353 1,020 990
Earnings 6,014 585 413 359 264 485 200 299 183 292
  Wages and Salary 5,168 466 348 298 232 420 181 251 175 235
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 882 186 69 77 28 84 10 52 11 47
  Farm Self-Employment 181 48 17 11 2 11 7 12 0 8
Social Security 16,764 397 819 1,906 2,659 2,714 2,475 2,497 1,483 910
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 610 198 128 104 99 64 2 6 5 2
Public Assistance 38 21 9 5 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 454 106 72 43 32 34 35 21 27 15
Survivor Benefits 695 144 116 117 69 58 44 23 27 14
Disability Benefits 136 11 15 19 20 18 4 4 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 226 95 54 25 28 9 4 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 101 34 10 11 8 2 6 8 6 0
Property Income 11,013 6,958 1,211 630 386 342 242 164 80 138
  Interest 10,549 7,683 1,019 560 268 237 158 105 39 45
  Dividends 3,656 2,398 374 194 115 149 68 105 7 69
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,486 693 196 124 66 69 41 55 5 49
Retirement Income 6,802 926 790 694 579 632 339 354 306 282
  Company or Union Retirement 4,270 797 663 494 389 450 203 204 159 137
  Federal Government Retirement 555 22 27 33 6 26 26 39 36 48
  Military Retirement 298 8 8 18 30 29 34 34 10 18
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,460 92 93 108 129 123 95 70 87 78
  Railroad Retirement 74 9 5 0 6 13 2 7 8 2
  Annuities 123 17 28 29 7 5 2 11 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 196 38 30 42 10 13 1 6 5 8
  Other or Don't Know 170 41 22 20 9 21 1 7 2 6
Pension Income 6,099 821 697 596 500 580 317 320 274 270
  Company or Union Retirement 3,940 727 598 453 360 423 187 191 145 137
  Federal Government Retirement 474 11 17 23 3 26 24 35 32 45
  Military Retirement 252 2 4 10 22 21 28 34 10 18
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,359 72 91 100 108 112 91 64 80 75
  Railroad Retirement 60 8 1 0 3 8 2 7 7 2
  Annuities 68 8 13 14 2 3 2 7 0 4
Alimony 42 4 19 6 0 3 2 0 0 1
Child Support 30 15 12 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 24 16 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
69 47 10 3 0 8 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 117 66 24 11 2 4 2 2 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18,676 380 714 1,649 2,331 2,338 2,122 2,126 1,440 989
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19,173 247 512 1,425 2,080 1,925 1,560 1,377 1,095 1,008
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 16,821 397 822 1,902 2,664 2,722 2,478 2,503 1,490 916
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
17,510 285 600 1,663 2,389 2,228 1,840 1,633 1,200 1,024
  Government Transfer Payments 17,573 336 583 1,716 2,647 2,605 2,252 2,295 1,500 954
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 640 212 137 108 97 65 5 7 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
17,072 423 794 1,920 2,814 2,796 2,483 2,513 1,496 923
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
7,403 1,112 918 798 672 693 343 363 311 288

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 751 767 670 591 480 527 395 420 296 367
Earnings 117 231 71 287 71 137 88 174 45 134
  Wages and Salary 110 193 68 231 72 118 87 157 45 120
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 27 3 50 1 18 3 20 3 11
  Farm Self-Employment 1 11 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 423 229 43 26 2 6 2 7 0 0
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 14 6 7 19 12 2 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 8 10 3 15 4 7 2 3 2 3
Disability Benefits 2 0 4 6 2 5 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 7 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 126 80 50 38 41 33 61 35 19 31
  Interest 119 25 50 18 32 6 8 12 12 9
  Dividends 16 39 3 23 6 0 4 1 3 15
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 27 13 0 19 1 11 7 5 0 18
Retirement Income 269 242 179 189 88 186 87 117 51 53
  Company or Union Retirement 140 111 86 78 42 70 28 43 9 22
  Federal Government Retirement 25 34 24 25 8 32 32 23 6 9
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 17 6 15 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 88 62 44 56 26 63 17 50 30 12
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 4 0 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 0 6 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 6 9 3 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 9 4 1 4 3 3 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 258 217 165 158 87 177 82 115 39 50
  Company or Union Retirement 133 107 81 69 39 63 27 42 5 17
  Federal Government Retirement 21 28 27 22 6 32 27 19 6 9
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 14 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 90 62 43 47 25 69 17 50 26 12
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 4 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
0 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 553 430 266 297 166 226 134 164 107 159
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
782 745 618 582 406 472 326 353 302 289
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 423 233 47 26 6 11 2 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
741 634 488 342 286 296 227 227 193 137
  Government Transfer Payments 579 382 214 175 112 177 134 128 73 53
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
426 233 43 26 2 6 2 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
268 245 179 189 91 186 87 114 51 53

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 216 342 217 198 192 235 141 160 118 126
Earnings 49 236 32 79 28 126 34 63 17 106
  Wages and Salary 46 203 26 67 21 116 31 49 18 98
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 46 3 5 0 7 0 12 0 5
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 163 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 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 1 3 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 5 37 22 14 6 20 21 15 2 4
  Interest 1 30 6 4 11 3 1 3 1 1
  Dividends 0 31 2 1 0 10 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 23 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 58 35 58 28 12 61 6 18 18 20
  Company or Union Retirement 16 9 27 5 3 23 4 2 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 17 7 3 11 3 8 0 5 4 1
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 26 10 12 8 4 24 1 9 11 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 53 30 54 16 12 59 6 18 12 19
  Company or Union Retirement 16 9 26 5 3 23 4 2 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 13 7 3 3 3 8 0 5 4 1
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 10 12 8 4 21 1 9 7 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 62 319 91 96 83 113 57 105 51 106
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
197 395 170 154 142 182 94 160 80 139
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 163 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
144 240 82 59 64 80 44 66 27 26
  Government Transfer Payments 81 208 55 39 28 41 27 39 14 15
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3 163 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
58 38 58 28 12 61 6 18 18 20

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 100 126 113 102 75 68 36 81 66 68
Earnings 22 87 24 81 5 17 3 49 6 19
  Wages and Salary 17 83 24 72 5 15 4 45 8 17
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 4 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 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 5 10 10 7 9 6 9 16 4
  Interest 0 2 5 0 6 5 2 3 0 3
  Dividends 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 8 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 12 5 5 12 3 2 11 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 8 0 3 3 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0
Pension Income 1 4 4 4 12 0 4 10 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 8 0 3 0 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 49 70 44 72 32 34 26 46 40 32
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
90 110 80 77 48 40 24 62 61 43
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
43 17 24 13 12 3 6 8 8 5
  Government Transfer Payments 23 6 11 5 7 6 6 0 3 6
  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 12 5 5 12 3 2 11 0 10

 

    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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 34 989 20,517 198 33,286 358 0.497 0.0073 1,249
Earnings 3 493 21,885 371 38,637 897 0.559 0.0125 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 393 22,256 530 38,238 922 0.549 0.0134 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 78 12,445 1,630 31,646 2,367 0.639 0.0333 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 19 13,084 2,122 37,565 7,819 0.677 0.0734 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,395 67 12,962 57 0.271 0.0059 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,602 271 5,293 186 0.418 0.0311 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,897 857 11,352 592 0.509 0.0377 1,249
Survivor Benefits 12 0 6,865 314 11,981 720 0.571 0.0408 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 10,505 886 19,716 2,255 0.545 0.0827 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,324 386 5,090 473 0.519 0.0735 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 6,448 1,269 9,938 1,117 0.520 0.0773 1,249
Property Income 21 102 1,979 21 6,763 177 0.710 0.0114 1,249
  Interest 59 0 1,717 19 3,882 117 0.641 0.0196 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,906 35 5,032 201 0.651 0.0215 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 35 0 3,138 274 10,183 569 0.674 0.0297 1,249
Retirement Income 48 19 11,633 182 17,484 245 0.505 0.0106 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 28 0 8,659 235 13,173 254 0.528 0.0143 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 24,076 1,261 27,566 890 0.366 0.0329 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 16,508 716 21,661 1,053 0.379 0.0497 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 2 18,032 620 22,310 538 0.430 0.0213 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 6,472 539 12,749 1,833 0.582 0.0926 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 7 0 6,854 469 15,242 1,673 0.583 0.0717 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 8,198 1,622 15,686 1,790 0.603 0.0719 1,249
Pension Income 38 7 11,878 188 17,402 249 0.497 0.0110 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 25 0 8,828 244 13,224 262 0.523 0.0148 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 25,016 1,274 28,301 940 0.347 0.0359 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 18,883 1,679 23,817 1,157 0.345 0.0537 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 0 18,780 647 22,687 548 0.421 0.0220 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,223 230 6,049 1,656 0.665 0.1605 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2 555 14,769 90 24,076 324 0.499 0.0087 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 711 18,552 177 29,654 333 0.485 0.0075 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,412 67 12,998 57 0.272 0.0059 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
17 89 14,661 100 19,202 132 0.389 0.0068 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 12 30 13,499 82 16,141 102 0.345 0.0069 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,479 258 5,230 183 0.422 0.0307 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,311 65 12,924 56 0.270 0.0058 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
48 19 10,725 173 16,516 230 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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