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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 17,142 288 375 1,017 1,559 1,530 1,290 1,183 877 853
Earnings 5,311 530 376 332 231 414 169 267 146 249
  Wages and Salary 4,527 418 324 275 200 362 154 223 141 196
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 812 176 57 69 27 68 8 49 10 43
  Farm Self-Employment 178 45 17 11 2 11 7 12 0 8
Social Security 14,737 355 725 1,634 2,274 2,306 2,184 2,258 1,331 855
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 425 130 83 77 73 47 2 4 5 2
Public Assistance 24 14 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 395 94 61 39 29 26 32 13 25 14
Survivor Benefits 625 127 107 106 57 55 39 21 23 12
Disability Benefits 117 8 15 14 15 17 4 4 5 3
Unemployment Compensation 188 69 50 18 28 9 4 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 89 30 10 11 6 0 5 5 6 0
Property Income 10,188 6,352 1,164 592 357 322 226 146 73 133
  Interest 9,752 7,047 981 518 250 212 150 93 37 45
  Dividends 3,453 2,267 352 181 106 141 68 98 7 64
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,383 630 186 118 65 67 38 54 5 44
Retirement Income 6,113 851 716 611 511 565 304 299 271 257
  Company or Union Retirement 3,834 728 598 441 345 398 190 175 135 123
  Federal Government Retirement 484 20 23 28 3 22 21 27 33 45
  Military Retirement 279 8 5 18 23 27 33 34 9 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,311 91 88 89 118 111 79 58 81 72
  Railroad Retirement 64 9 5 0 1 12 0 5 8 2
  Annuities 119 13 28 29 7 5 2 11 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 186 33 30 38 10 13 1 6 5 8
  Other or Don't Know 160 38 22 15 8 21 1 5 2 6
Pension Income 5,480 758 629 526 449 510 287 266 247 247
  Company or Union Retirement 3,540 665 540 404 323 369 177 162 127 123
  Federal Government Retirement 409 9 13 19 1 21 20 24 30 42
  Military Retirement 239 2 1 10 20 19 27 34 9 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,221 72 86 85 99 100 75 52 74 70
  Railroad Retirement 53 8 1 0 0 8 0 5 7 2
  Annuities 68 8 13 14 2 3 2 7 0 4
Alimony 41 4 18 6 0 3 2 0 0 0
Child Support 27 13 10 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
53 36 8 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 101 60 19 9 0 3 2 2 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16,323 335 628 1,412 1,976 1,954 1,863 1,898 1,278 901
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,719 206 432 1,216 1,741 1,610 1,340 1,210 949 895
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14,785 355 727 1,630 2,274 2,313 2,185 2,264 1,339 861
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15,346 244 513 1,418 2,023 1,891 1,593 1,465 1,059 929
  Government Transfer Payments 15,353 279 498 1,463 2,259 2,198 1,954 2,056 1,327 885
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 443 138 90 80 71 48 2 5 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
14,953 370 697 1,646 2,396 2,363 2,187 2,267 1,340 868
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,525 965 800 693 579 610 308 305 276 259

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 628 677 619 521 448 455 361 381 253 342
Earnings 95 202 58 250 65 108 78 150 41 120
  Wages and Salary 88 165 55 196 66 90 77 133 41 106
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 27 3 47 1 16 3 20 3 11
  Farm Self-Employment 1 11 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 383 204 42 21 2 4 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 4 7 16 11 2 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 5 9 3 15 4 7 2 3 2 3
Disability Benefits 2 0 4 6 1 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 7 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 123 74 49 35 35 33 58 34 19 29
  Interest 110 24 50 18 32 6 7 12 12 9
  Dividends 15 36 3 23 6 0 4 1 3 15
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 26 12 0 17 1 11 7 3 0 18
Retirement Income 235 218 168 172 72 166 80 109 45 51
  Company or Union Retirement 127 102 83 72 30 61 23 42 7 20
  Federal Government Retirement 21 31 21 23 2 28 31 22 4 8
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 15 6 15 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 74 52 39 52 26 57 15 46 28 12
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 3 0 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 0 5 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 6 9 3 8 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 9 4 1 4 3 3 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 227 193 153 144 72 160 76 108 32 47
  Company or Union Retirement 121 98 78 64 28 55 22 41 3 16
  Federal Government Retirement 19 25 24 20 2 28 26 19 4 8
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 12 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 75 52 37 43 25 63 15 46 25 12
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 3 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 478 375 247 254 151 187 117 143 93 139
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
666 660 557 524 368 404 295 315 268 259
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 383 209 45 21 6 9 2 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
645 569 444 313 261 265 205 210 176 131
  Government Transfer Payments 505 351 199 161 106 152 116 121 65 52
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
383 208 42 21 2 4 2 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
233 221 168 172 74 166 80 106 45 51

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 192 299 193 185 180 219 123 149 110 118
Earnings 45 214 25 73 28 108 29 61 16 91
  Wages and Salary 41 185 19 61 21 98 27 47 17 84
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 42 3 5 0 7 0 12 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 146 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 4 34 22 11 4 20 21 15 1 4
  Interest 1 30 4 4 10 3 1 3 1 1
  Dividends 0 31 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 18 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 52 33 49 24 12 58 6 18 18 20
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 25 5 3 22 4 2 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 17 5 1 11 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 7 5 4 23 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 49 29 45 13 12 57 6 18 12 19
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 24 5 3 22 4 2 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 13 5 1 3 3 8 0 5 4 1
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 10 7 5 4 20 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 57 277 79 89 76 102 50 101 50 97
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
180 356 156 139 129 168 77 151 75 127
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 146 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
131 221 78 52 56 73 38 63 23 24
  Government Transfer Payments 74 191 51 32 26 35 24 38 10 14
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3 146 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
52 36 49 24 12 58 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 96 117 98 90 68 59 36 79 57 62
Earnings 22 80 17 75 3 15 2 47 6 14
  Wages and Salary 17 77 17 66 3 12 3 42 8 14
  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 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 12 4 4 10 3 1 11 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 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 3 4 10 0 1 10 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 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 65 39 67 29 30 23 41 32 27
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
85 104 72 72 42 34 23 57 54 39
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
38 16 24 13 10 3 6 8 8 5
  Government Transfer Payments 21 6 11 5 6 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 4 4 10 3 1 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 33 926 21,324 214 34,395 393 0.495 0.0077 1,249
Earnings 3 455 21,898 409 39,087 968 0.562 0.0132 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 359 22,136 550 38,641 1,014 0.554 0.0143 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 74 15,079 1,814 31,832 2,252 0.631 0.0341 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 19 13,660 2,104 38,247 7,951 0.674 0.0739 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,585 78 13,077 61 0.271 0.0063 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,990 359 5,537 234 0.409 0.0382 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,821 876 11,392 639 0.508 0.0412 1,249
Survivor Benefits 12 0 6,857 329 12,314 785 0.575 0.0431 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 11,082 910 21,066 2,553 0.538 0.0859 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,728 381 5,148 389 0.481 0.0611 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,867 1,180 9,736 1,214 0.557 0.0803 1,249
Property Income 21 95 2,005 22 6,930 187 0.711 0.0118 1,249
  Interest 57 0 1,730 20 3,987 125 0.646 0.0200 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,904 36 5,069 209 0.653 0.0218 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 34 0 3,328 280 10,280 590 0.672 0.0309 1,249
Retirement Income 48 18 11,626 193 17,657 264 0.510 0.0113 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 28 0 8,580 250 13,175 271 0.531 0.0151 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 24,834 1,245 28,256 975 0.366 0.0354 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 16,877 787 22,266 1,101 0.367 0.0515 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 2 18,201 628 22,509 582 0.436 0.0226 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 6,630 530 13,130 1,883 0.585 0.0925 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 7 0 6,971 501 15,502 1,747 0.588 0.0729 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 8,899 1,658 16,239 1,895 0.607 0.0726 1,249
Pension Income 38 7 11,850 203 17,523 267 0.501 0.0116 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 25 0 8,749 257 13,218 278 0.525 0.0157 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 25,711 1,210 29,162 1,033 0.334 0.0391 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 19,570 1,829 24,289 1,197 0.334 0.0555 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 0 18,891 659 22,862 593 0.428 0.0232 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 2,116 235 6,422 1,905 0.689 0.1655 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 514 14,990 95 24,523 352 0.499 0.0093 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 660 19,091 190 30,398 363 0.484 0.0080 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,606 78 13,116 62 0.272 0.0063 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
17 84 14,986 113 19,591 144 0.390 0.0073 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 12 30 13,754 89 16,422 112 0.347 0.0074 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,815 335 5,434 230 0.410 0.0378 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,504 75 13,048 61 0.270 0.0062 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
48 18 10,923 185 16,910 251 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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