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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 1,796 34 32 112 262 232 167 123 92 101
Earnings 454 42 28 14 26 47 24 22 22 30
  Wages and Salary 421 37 21 15 26 43 20 21 20 26
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 38 7 8 3 0 6 3 1 1 4
  Farm Self-Employment 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,453 27 51 185 280 316 221 171 107 37
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 107 48 23 16 16 3 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 13 7 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 53 9 11 4 3 8 3 8 1 1
Survivor Benefits 57 13 8 10 10 3 4 2 4 2
Disability Benefits 12 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 1 0
Unemployment Compensation 33 21 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 7 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 493 386 25 20 11 7 9 8 5 5
  Interest 481 400 19 19 14 8 5 6 2 0
  Dividends 95 71 3 6 2 5 0 3 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 55 37 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 2
Retirement Income 567 54 63 63 65 65 32 38 34 17
  Company or Union Retirement 369 51 56 46 42 51 12 17 21 13
  Federal Government Retirement 55 0 4 5 2 2 5 11 3 1
  Military Retirement 14 0 3 0 5 3 1 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 125 1 4 12 11 10 16 9 9 4
  Railroad Retirement 10 0 0 0 5 1 2 1 0 0
  Annuities 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 518 47 59 55 50 65 30 36 27 17
  Company or Union Retirement 341 48 51 42 36 54 9 17 16 12
  Federal Government Retirement 50 0 4 3 2 2 4 11 3 1
  Military Retirement 10 0 3 0 2 3 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 118 0 4 10 9 10 16 9 7 4
  Railroad Retirement 7 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 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 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
9 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 12 6 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,652 27 44 158 262 291 193 169 114 66
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,747 26 39 136 251 238 163 117 98 85
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,462 27 51 185 285 318 222 172 107 37
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,576 27 44 163 266 262 185 113 97 73
  Government Transfer Payments 1,576 30 33 157 285 302 227 174 125 51
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 120 54 25 18 16 3 3 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,491 31 43 176 309 324 223 176 111 37
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
679 106 86 73 80 67 32 41 34 22

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 103 82 35 53 21 52 19 27 38 19
Earnings 16 19 10 18 5 17 7 16 4 9
  Wages and Salary 16 18 10 16 5 16 7 16 4 8
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 23 17 1 5 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 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 0 4 1 2 2 0 0
  Interest 6 0 1 0 0 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 0
Retirement Income 34 20 10 9 15 16 7 5 3 3
  Company or Union Retirement 13 5 3 5 10 9 5 2 2 1
  Federal Government Retirement 4 3 2 0 4 4 1 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 14 10 5 1 0 3 2 2 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 31 20 12 7 15 15 7 5 3 3
  Company or Union Retirement 12 5 3 4 10 7 5 2 2 1
  Federal Government Retirement 2 3 2 0 4 4 1 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 14 10 7 1 0 3 2 2 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
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 44 13 29 8 25 10 17 9 10
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
99 75 43 45 26 52 21 28 25 19
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 23 17 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
79 58 31 24 21 26 20 13 14 6
  Government Transfer Payments 57 26 9 12 7 21 15 5 5 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
26 17 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
34 20 10 9 15 16 7 5 3 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 to 74 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 18 37 10 8 10 6 18 11 3 3
Earnings 4 20 3 1 0 9 4 2 0 3
  Wages and Salary 4 16 3 1 0 9 4 2 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 11 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 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
  Interest 0 0 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 4 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 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 2 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 2 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 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 0 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 34 5 1 5 5 6 3 0 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 31 7 9 7 7 14 7 1 5
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
6 12 4 7 5 7 3 2 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 5 12 4 6 0 5 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 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 4 8 12 7 2 3 0 0 3 5
Earnings 0 4 6 4 2 2 1 0 0 3
  Wages and Salary 0 4 6 4 2 2 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 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 4 0 3 1 0 4 5
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 3 6 4 2 6 0 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
2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 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 to 74 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 2 25 16,193 516 23,527 634 0.426 0.0238 1,430
Earnings 0 11 20,141 1,234 27,514 1,531 0.474 0.0432 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 11 20,729 1,263 28,405 1,621 0.478 0.0458 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 11,452 180 12,179 187 0.256 0.0216 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 3,134 663 4,024 379 0.426 0.0827 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 1 1,598 86 3,643 524 0.638 0.1345 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,504 82 2,133 301 0.476 0.1101 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,682 206 3,704 910 0.585 0.1960 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 1 11,538 551 15,505 668 0.438 0.0375 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,403 669 12,887 783 0.481 0.0490 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 16,913 1,848 20,299 1,399 0.354 0.0759 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 0 0 11,865 524 15,803 701 0.439 0.0387 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,565 716 12,939 830 0.484 0.0513 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 17,604 2,008 20,721 1,395 0.343 0.0771 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 12 13,070 314 18,273 530 0.405 0.0272 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 19 15,428 519 22,314 595 0.426 0.0249 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,446 180 12,188 186 0.255 0.0216 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 3 12,862 321 16,805 378 0.364 0.0247 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 12,349 204 14,647 290 0.313 0.0235 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 3,105 639 4,154 387 0.440 0.0797 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,439 178 12,203 183 0.252 0.0214 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 9,808 516 13,693 596 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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