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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
15,563 238 294 818 1,295 1,329 1,168 1,105 806 787
Earnings 4,910 494 350 313 213 379 150 246 125 230
  Wages and Salary 4,173 390 299 255 185 327 137 204 123 182
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 763 167 52 68 24 67 6 49 8 39
  Farm Self-Employment 172 44 17 11 2 11 7 10 0 8
Social Security 13,457 316 619 1,410 2,005 2,059 2,043 2,136 1,265 823
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 303 91 63 46 53 37 2 4 3 2
Public Assistance 19 10 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 359 88 54 35 25 23 29 13 25 12
Survivor Benefits 591 120 104 98 51 50 36 20 22 12
Disability Benefits 106 8 15 13 12 13 4 2 5 3
Unemployment Compensation 173 64 46 17 25 9 4 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 77 27 10 11 4 0 5 3 4 0
Property Income 9,709 6,010 1,110 571 343 306 217 143 70 132
  Interest 9,302 6,687 946 505 235 205 146 93 34 43
  Dividends 3,368 2,203 346 173 104 140 68 98 7 61
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,317 594 178 112 63 61 36 52 5 44
Retirement Income 5,770 803 664 570 479 531 288 287 259 231
  Company or Union Retirement 3,604 686 548 414 328 371 180 168 132 102
  Federal Government Retirement 453 18 23 28 3 18 19 22 30 44
  Military Retirement 264 6 5 18 23 22 27 32 7 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,242 89 85 76 108 108 75 52 75 70
  Railroad Retirement 62 9 5 0 0 12 0 5 8 2
  Annuities 118 13 28 28 7 5 2 11 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 181 31 30 35 9 13 1 6 5 8
  Other or Don't Know 150 35 22 15 6 20 1 5 2 5
Pension Income 5,167 715 576 490 426 480 272 255 235 222
  Company or Union Retirement 3,325 626 490 381 308 344 167 155 123 102
  Federal Government Retirement 380 8 13 19 1 17 19 18 27 41
  Military Retirement 229 2 1 10 20 16 23 32 7 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,156 70 82 72 92 99 72 46 69 68
  Railroad Retirement 53 8 1 0 0 8 0 5 7 2
  Annuities 68 8 13 14 2 3 2 7 0 4
Alimony 40 3 18 6 0 3 2 0 0 0
Child Support 23 11 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 22 15 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
44 27 8 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 92 54 18 9 0 3 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,865 297 525 1,206 1,724 1,728 1,729 1,781 1,202 858
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15,220 174 339 1,013 1,505 1,398 1,226 1,133 876 838
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 13,504 316 623 1,405 2,005 2,066 2,043 2,142 1,272 829
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
14,016 212 415 1,196 1,774 1,660 1,477 1,388 995 877
  Government Transfer Payments 13,982 242 423 1,227 1,964 1,943 1,824 1,942 1,254 846
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 319 98 71 48 51 37 2 5 3 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
13,609 328 605 1,407 2,084 2,103 2,046 2,145 1,273 835
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,063 879 728 621 529 565 292 294 262 233

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
582 634 584 477 426 427 338 360 247 329
Earnings 80 182 50 218 59 99 73 143 38 112
  Wages and Salary 73 147 48 169 58 83 72 126 38 101
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 27 2 41 1 15 3 20 3 8
  Farm Self-Employment 1 9 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 1
Social Security 368 198 38 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 9 4 5 16 11 2 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 5 9 3 15 4 7 2 3 2 3
Disability Benefits 2 0 2 6 1 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 7 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 123 74 46 34 35 32 57 33 19 29
  Interest 110 24 42 18 32 6 6 12 12 9
  Dividends 15 36 3 23 6 0 4 1 3 15
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 26 12 0 16 1 10 7 3 0 18
Retirement Income 224 204 163 165 69 162 78 102 44 49
  Company or Union Retirement 123 99 82 70 27 60 23 36 7 20
  Federal Government Retirement 19 28 21 23 2 27 29 21 3 6
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 15 6 15 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 67 45 38 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 1 0 0
Pension Income 216 181 149 137 68 157 73 100 32 46
  Company or Union Retirement 117 96 78 63 25 54 22 35 3 16
  Federal Government Retirement 17 22 24 20 2 27 24 18 3 6
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 12 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 68 45 35 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 446 348 231 228 135 175 113 134 88 129
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
621 623 515 488 347 384 278 299 256 249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 368 202 41 21 6 8 2 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
614 542 419 301 252 254 189 201 165 128
  Government Transfer Payments 482 332 185 155 98 146 104 118 60 50
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
368 201 38 21 2 3 2 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
224 207 163 165 69 162 78 99 44 49

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
181 270 181 169 169 203 116 144 106 116
Earnings 44 196 23 63 25 102 28 60 16 90
  Wages and Salary 41 169 17 54 20 93 25 46 17 84
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 41 3 4 0 6 0 12 0 3
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 140 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 1 33 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 16 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 52 33 47 24 10 55 3 18 18 16
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 25 5 3 22 3 2 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 15 5 1 11 3 8 0 5 4 0
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 10 6 5 2 23 0 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 1 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 49 29 44 13 10 54 3 18 12 16
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 24 5 3 22 3 2 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 11 5 1 3 3 8 0 5 4 0
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 10 6 5 2 20 0 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 53 252 70 81 68 89 49 101 47 95
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
172 329 148 124 119 152 73 148 73 124
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
126 212 76 46 56 69 36 63 23 24
  Government Transfer Payments 71 184 49 32 26 34 23 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
3 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
52 36 47 24 10 55 3 18 18 16

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
95 107 93 88 65 56 36 77 55 62
Earnings 22 77 17 74 1 15 2 42 6 13
  Wages and Salary 17 74 17 66 1 12 3 39 8 13
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 4 0 1 0 3 0 3 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 7 6 9 16 4
  Interest 0 2 5 0 6 3 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 47 60 39 66 27 30 23 39 32 27
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
82 95 69 69 36 34 23 56 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
37 14 24 11 6 3 6 8 8 5
  Government Transfer Payments 19 4 11 5 4 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
33 894 22,309 227 35,722 425 0.492 0.0081 1,249
Earnings 3 435 21,993 425 39,867 1,035 0.565 0.0137 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 341 22,289 709 39,427 1,085 0.555 0.0148 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 72 13,998 1,794 32,158 2,380 0.632 0.0351 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 19 13,135 2,113 38,956 8,232 0.672 0.0741 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,892 79 13,291 64 0.267 0.0065 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,890 438 5,716 295 0.410 0.0458 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,728 931 11,425 684 0.512 0.0436 1,249
Survivor Benefits 12 0 6,845 347 12,598 827 0.581 0.0438 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 11,115 1,079 21,912 2,788 0.560 0.0890 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,721 396 5,167 413 0.466 0.0657 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,308 1,135 9,300 1,304 0.566 0.0888 1,249
Property Income 21 95 2,019 23 7,099 194 0.712 0.0120 1,249
  Interest 57 0 1,739 20 4,056 129 0.649 0.0202 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,912 37 5,141 214 0.654 0.0217 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 34 0 3,408 284 10,536 614 0.673 0.0312 1,249
Retirement Income 48 18 11,739 200 17,850 274 0.511 0.0116 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 28 0 8,673 255 13,318 282 0.530 0.0157 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 25,144 1,266 28,408 1,016 0.369 0.0365 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 17,288 1,542 22,802 1,149 0.372 0.0522 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 2 18,446 653 22,786 605 0.435 0.0230 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 7,092 701 15,803 1,789 0.590 0.0730 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 8,691 1,830 16,175 1,960 0.602 0.0762 1,249
Pension Income 38 7 11,958 209 17,692 277 0.500 0.0120 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 25 0 8,848 262 13,358 290 0.525 0.0163 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 26,086 1,271 29,334 1,080 0.341 0.0404 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,523 1,757 24,712 1,239 0.339 0.0561 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 0 19,122 689 23,125 616 0.428 0.0238 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 2,144 250 6,614 2,072 0.693 0.1722 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 491 15,314 96 25,202 381 0.500 0.0097 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 633 19,847 198 31,382 392 0.481 0.0084 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,913 79 13,332 65 0.268 0.0066 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
17 84 15,492 119 20,110 153 0.386 0.0076 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 12 30 14,135 91 16,798 119 0.343 0.0077 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,686 362 5,576 287 0.416 0.0453 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,840 80 13,273 64 0.267 0.0065 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
48 18 11,217 193 17,282 264 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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