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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 alone (2)
    Total 1,746 34 31 108 257 219 165 119 92 95
Earnings 444 39 28 13 26 46 24 21 22 27
  Wages and Salary 411 35 21 14 26 42 20 20 20 23
  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 1,406 24 50 178 276 301 214 169 105 34
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 105 46 23 16 15 3 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 13 7 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 52 8 11 4 3 7 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 31 20 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 7 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 472 369 24 19 11 7 9 8 5 5
  Interest 460 382 19 17 14 7 5 6 2 0
  Dividends 91 68 3 6 1 5 0 3 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 52 35 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 2
Retirement Income 551 50 63 63 61 63 32 37 29 17
  Company or Union Retirement 359 47 56 46 39 50 12 17 21 13
  Federal Government Retirement 52 0 4 5 2 2 5 11 0 1
  Military Retirement 14 0 3 0 5 3 1 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 122 1 4 12 11 10 16 8 7 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 501 43 59 55 46 63 30 35 23 17
  Company or Union Retirement 331 44 51 42 32 52 9 17 16 12
  Federal Government Retirement 47 0 4 3 2 2 4 11 0 1
  Military Retirement 10 0 3 0 2 3 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 114 0 4 10 9 10 16 8 6 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. 10 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,604 24 44 151 258 277 191 166 112 62
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,699 26 39 131 245 227 160 114 98 79
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,416 24 50 178 281 302 215 170 105 34
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,530 27 44 158 260 249 179 111 97 68
  Government Transfer Payments 1,528 28 33 149 283 284 221 172 124 46
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 118 53 25 18 15 3 3 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,444 28 42 169 306 307 217 174 109 34
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
660 101 86 73 75 66 32 39 29 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 alone (2)
    Total 99 78 35 53 21 48 19 27 35 19
Earnings 16 18 9 18 5 17 7 16 4 9
  Wages and Salary 16 17 9 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 22 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 0 2 2 0 0
  Interest 6 0 0 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 56 42 13 29 8 24 9 15 9 10
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
96 73 43 45 25 49 18 27 25 19
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 22 17 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
73 57 31 24 20 26 19 13 14 6
  Government Transfer Payments 54 25 9 12 6 21 13 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
24 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 alone (2)
    Total 18 37 10 8 10 6 18 10 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 alone (2)
    Total 4 7 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 alone (2)
    Total 2 25 16,238 525 23,636 648 0.429 0.0243 1,430
Earnings 0 11 20,211 1,266 27,809 1,559 0.475 0.0436 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 11 20,869 1,337 28,746 1,653 0.478 0.0462 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 11,456 186 12,195 191 0.252 0.0221 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 3,158 664 4,004 381 0.429 0.0837 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 1,600 88 3,668 539 0.635 0.1378 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,505 84 2,120 304 0.476 0.1119 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,677 210 3,730 945 0.586 0.2018 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 1 11,567 558 15,625 684 0.438 0.0378 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,535 703 13,053 798 0.472 0.0499 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 16,722 2,126 20,371 1,443 0.358 0.0765 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 11,903 530 15,944 718 0.433 0.0395 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,746 736 13,120 848 0.482 0.0520 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 17,563 2,597 20,812 1,441 0.324 0.0797 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 13,145 314 18,392 543 0.404 0.0276 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 19 15,479 531 22,430 610 0.428 0.0252 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,450 186 12,204 190 0.254 0.0220 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 3 12,887 326 16,837 387 0.365 0.0249 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 12,381 218 14,657 295 0.315 0.0239 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 3,128 640 4,139 390 0.439 0.0809 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,438 185 12,213 187 0.253 0.0217 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 9,825 537 13,779 609 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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