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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 alone (1)
    Total 16,953 286 368 1,010 1,536 1,516 1,278 1,172 866 842
Earnings 5,261 527 374 331 226 408 168 260 146 247
  Wages and Salary 4,484 416 321 273 195 357 153 217 141 194
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 806 175 57 69 27 67 8 49 10 43
  Farm Self-Employment 176 45 17 11 2 11 7 10 0 8
Social Security 14,571 348 720 1,615 2,246 2,283 2,165 2,231 1,317 846
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 417 127 82 76 70 46 2 4 5 2
Public Assistance 23 13 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 384 91 57 39 26 26 32 13 25 14
Survivor Benefits 615 125 105 104 54 53 39 20 23 12
Disability Benefits 116 8 15 13 15 17 4 4 5 3
Unemployment Compensation 183 66 49 18 28 9 4 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 84 28 10 11 6 0 5 3 6 0
Property Income 10,094 6,286 1,158 586 355 318 222 145 72 133
  Interest 9,663 6,977 978 512 246 212 149 93 35 45
  Dividends 3,433 2,256 351 176 104 140 68 98 7 64
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,370 623 185 116 65 66 38 53 5 44
Retirement Income 6,037 841 706 606 499 561 303 294 264 254
  Company or Union Retirement 3,784 720 589 438 338 395 187 173 133 120
  Federal Government Retirement 478 20 23 28 3 22 21 25 30 45
  Military Retirement 276 8 5 18 23 25 33 34 7 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,296 91 88 88 116 110 79 56 79 72
  Railroad Retirement 64 9 5 0 1 12 0 5 8 2
  Annuities 118 13 28 28 7 5 2 11 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 184 33 30 37 9 13 1 6 5 8
  Other or Don't Know 155 35 22 15 7 21 1 5 2 5
Pension Income 5,412 748 621 523 441 506 285 262 240 244
  Company or Union Retirement 3,495 656 532 401 316 366 174 161 125 120
  Federal Government Retirement 402 9 13 19 1 21 20 22 27 42
  Military Retirement 236 2 1 10 20 17 27 34 7 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,206 72 86 84 98 99 75 50 72 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
51 34 8 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 99 60 18 9 0 3 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16,144 329 621 1,399 1,952 1,933 1,851 1,867 1,267 893
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,535 203 428 1,205 1,717 1,595 1,328 1,193 940 886
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14,619 348 722 1,611 2,247 2,290 2,166 2,236 1,324 852
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15,173 239 511 1,401 1,997 1,875 1,577 1,454 1,049 914
  Government Transfer Payments 15,176 272 495 1,447 2,232 2,177 1,937 2,030 1,313 872
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 435 135 89 78 68 47 2 5 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
14,783 364 690 1,628 2,364 2,341 2,169 2,239 1,326 858
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,441 953 790 687 564 605 307 301 269 256

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 620 669 613 516 443 444 354 377 251 339
Earnings 94 200 58 245 64 105 78 150 41 120
  Wages and Salary 86 163 55 192 65 88 77 133 41 106
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 27 3 46 1 16 3 20 3 11
  Farm Self-Employment 1 11 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 377 200 40 21 2 3 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 34 35 32 58 33 19 29
  Interest 110 24 49 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 16 1 11 7 3 0 18
Retirement Income 231 215 167 169 70 164 80 108 44 51
  Company or Union Retirement 127 102 83 70 30 60 23 40 7 20
  Federal Government Retirement 21 30 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 70 50 39 51 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 223 190 152 141 71 158 76 106 32 47
  Company or Union Retirement 121 98 78 63 28 54 22 39 3 16
  Federal Government Retirement 18 24 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 72 50 37 42 25 63 15 46 24 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 474 363 246 254 150 182 114 143 93 136
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
661 650 548 520 361 395 288 312 267 258
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 377 204 43 21 6 8 2 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
636 558 439 309 255 260 201 208 176 131
  Government Transfer Payments 497 343 198 158 101 150 113 120 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
377 203 40 21 2 3 2 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
229 218 167 168 72 164 80 105 44 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 alone (1)
    Total 190 291 188 179 179 218 123 149 108 118
Earnings 45 212 25 70 28 108 29 61 16 91
  Wages and Salary 41 183 19 59 21 98 27 47 17 84
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 42 3 4 0 7 0 12 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 145 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 0
  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 47 24 12 58 4 18 18 20
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 25 5 3 22 3 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 6 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 44 13 12 57 4 18 12 19
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 24 5 3 22 3 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 6 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 56 273 76 89 76 102 50 101 48 97
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
177 352 152 134 128 168 77 151 73 127
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
129 220 76 48 56 73 38 63 23 24
  Government Transfer Payments 74 190 49 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
3 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
52 36 47 24 12 58 4 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 alone (1)
    Total 95 115 98 88 68 59 36 79 57 62
Earnings 22 80 17 75 3 15 2 45 6 14
  Wages and Salary 17 76 17 66 3 12 3 41 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 48 64 39 67 29 30 23 41 32 27
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
84 103 72 70 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 11 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 alone (1)
    Total 33 923 21,323 216 34,463 396 0.496 0.0078 1,249
Earnings 3 454 21,939 411 39,199 975 0.562 0.0133 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 358 22,179 581 38,741 1,021 0.554 0.0143 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 74 15,056 1,810 31,893 2,267 0.630 0.0342 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 19 13,381 2,147 38,456 8,021 0.675 0.0739 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,584 78 13,076 62 0.271 0.0063 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,965 360 5,540 237 0.411 0.0385 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 8,029 965 11,566 653 0.503 0.0417 1,249
Survivor Benefits 12 0 6,849 332 12,389 797 0.579 0.0432 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 11,193 904 21,262 2,579 0.539 0.0865 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,812 385 5,221 397 0.473 0.0621 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,709 1,178 9,722 1,263 0.545 0.0848 1,249
Property Income 21 95 2,007 22 6,958 188 0.711 0.0119 1,249
  Interest 57 0 1,732 20 4,000 125 0.646 0.0201 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,903 36 5,080 211 0.654 0.0218 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 34 0 3,329 280 10,325 594 0.672 0.0310 1,249
Retirement Income 48 18 11,630 194 17,676 266 0.511 0.0114 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 28 0 8,582 254 13,178 273 0.530 0.0153 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 25,029 1,235 28,353 987 0.366 0.0355 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 16,869 792 22,343 1,112 0.372 0.0515 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 2 18,134 638 22,494 587 0.437 0.0226 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 6,639 541 13,171 1,893 0.586 0.0928 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 7 0 6,991 534 15,588 1,762 0.589 0.0730 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 9,361 1,727 16,547 1,945 0.604 0.0734 1,249
Pension Income 38 7 11,840 203 17,530 269 0.501 0.0117 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 25 0 8,750 262 13,216 280 0.525 0.0159 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 25,931 1,222 29,292 1,046 0.334 0.0393 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 19,992 1,946 24,395 1,210 0.339 0.0555 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 0 18,834 670 22,850 599 0.429 0.0233 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 2,071 233 6,257 1,942 0.701 0.1691 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 512 14,984 96 24,574 355 0.500 0.0093 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 657 19,090 191 30,447 367 0.485 0.0081 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,605 78 13,116 62 0.272 0.0063 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
17 84 14,978 113 19,589 145 0.390 0.0073 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 12 30 13,745 89 16,426 112 0.347 0.0074 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,791 334 5,432 233 0.417 0.0381 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,504 76 13,048 61 0.270 0.0063 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
48 18 10,936 185 16,932 253 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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