Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

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

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 16,801 279 371 1,188 1,663 1,870 1,922 1,574 1,240 978
Earnings 1,598 255 143 162 96 147 82 100 32 97
  Wages and Salary 1,357 195 119 140 96 132 76 69 33 85
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 227 62 26 20 3 17 4 24 6 11
  Farm Self-Employment 71 28 9 3 0 3 0 7 0 5
Social Security 15,642 350 661 1,818 2,326 2,662 3,287 2,144 1,189 481
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 529 175 79 73 150 44 7 0 0 0
Public Assistance 25 20 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 616 159 96 54 56 66 69 32 18 12
Survivor Benefits 1,245 308 210 145 120 110 89 50 45 25
Disability Benefits 57 6 19 11 6 4 3 0 2 1
Unemployment Compensation 71 23 12 22 6 6 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 45 8 1 9 7 1 3 3 0 0
Property Income 9,179 5,695 965 591 415 286 197 171 102 72
  Interest 8,664 6,324 817 481 241 169 141 103 47 40
  Dividends 2,921 1,810 297 266 112 113 40 72 10 32
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,135 425 159 144 65 86 29 39 21 11
Retirement Income 6,396 1,017 930 763 614 582 447 307 251 167
  Company or Union Retirement 4,055 863 730 592 424 362 241 173 132 88
  Federal Government Retirement 618 33 38 38 28 39 47 16 33 29
  Military Retirement 239 6 6 11 11 45 28 12 19 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,196 129 118 94 120 99 120 91 59 37
  Railroad Retirement 120 11 5 12 15 13 20 10 12 6
  Annuities 192 79 29 19 17 9 8 5 10 13
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 137 27 26 27 7 8 6 3 3 5
  Other or Don't Know 211 37 51 29 16 39 3 6 6 0
Pension Income 5,325 826 762 630 505 500 364 269 221 148
  Company or Union Retirement 3,477 692 604 517 363 340 200 153 125 80
  Federal Government Retirement 482 22 30 23 17 26 42 16 20 28
  Military Retirement 156 1 1 4 7 22 12 9 16 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,062 106 101 81 105 87 102 83 59 32
  Railroad Retirement 80 11 5 5 7 7 17 8 0 6
  Annuities 82 31 12 11 9 2 4 3 1 8
Alimony 15 4 0 6 0 2 2 0 0 0
Child Support 8 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
120 44 34 12 0 14 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 87 54 10 10 4 4 3 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 15,953 351 660 1,753 2,182 2,533 3,147 2,116 1,179 519
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,383 216 493 1,456 1,816 1,969 2,167 1,755 1,220 881
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 15,717 354 661 1,814 2,326 2,662 3,307 2,148 1,194 489
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
16,084 210 496 1,506 1,930 2,046 2,298 1,772 1,233 870
  Government Transfer Payments 16,202 282 500 1,599 2,174 2,459 2,974 2,054 1,337 625
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 551 192 83 73 150 44 7 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
15,890 351 643 1,813 2,459 2,752 3,298 2,155 1,205 486
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,906 1,186 988 846 763 622 450 311 256 168

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 765 720 510 517 321 320 302 261 166 155
Earnings 15 35 25 60 8 26 9 31 13 23
  Wages and Salary 13 28 25 55 8 18 9 20 13 22
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 5 0 5 0 4 0 9 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 259 176 54 23 17 21 10 5 3 2
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 13 4 2 22 5 4 0 5 0 0
Survivor Benefits 10 37 18 10 5 10 4 10 1 3
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 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 94 69 58 60 33 26 25 16 9 16
  Interest 81 12 25 18 25 19 14 0 5 7
  Dividends 10 52 3 16 0 0 0 10 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 15 12 0 13 1 14 3 9 0 7
Retirement Income 249 161 88 141 55 90 50 74 32 27
  Company or Union Retirement 85 45 26 53 22 30 12 33 30 9
  Federal Government Retirement 64 37 17 44 14 19 25 7 4 8
  Military Retirement 7 30 4 7 3 18 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 59 38 28 26 12 26 13 26 0 9
  Railroad Retirement 6 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 8 3 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 215 113 66 129 46 84 46 65 23 27
  Company or Union Retirement 84 39 21 46 21 24 12 33 26 9
  Federal Government Retirement 54 20 7 42 14 19 23 3 2 8
  Military Retirement 7 19 0 7 3 17 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 61 35 29 24 10 23 11 22 0 9
  Railroad Retirement 6 1 4 2 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
9 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 317 258 122 98 51 51 55 35 24 30
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
682 665 482 386 223 253 202 191 130 100
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 278 176 64 25 17 25 10 5 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
658 614 469 312 192 235 151 154 94 96
  Government Transfer Payments 432 338 258 153 89 140 88 106 57 62
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
260 177 55 23 17 21 10 5 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
249 161 88 141 55 90 50 74 32 27

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 136 221 83 93 94 88 79 64 42 68
Earnings 2 51 3 12 9 11 6 13 0 7
  Wages and Salary 2 44 1 8 9 11 6 13 0 5
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 152 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 5 0 3 2 8 0 2 3 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 9 17 10 17 13 12 8 16 3 6
  Interest 1 12 7 2 4 0 12 4 0 4
  Dividends 0 12 0 3 3 22 0 3 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 7 0 9 0 10 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 40 41 32 15 21 44 3 5 18 25
  Company or Union Retirement 10 12 7 3 5 12 0 0 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 8 4 3 7 5 21 0 0 10 9
  Military Retirement 2 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 18 8 4 3 9 0 3 3 9
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Pension Income 42 31 28 6 19 37 3 4 12 25
  Company or Union Retirement 10 12 7 0 5 9 0 0 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 8 4 3 3 4 18 0 0 9 9
  Military Retirement 2 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 15 8 4 3 7 0 3 0 9
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10 187 19 20 19 23 12 9 5 17
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
76 217 49 67 62 73 58 68 28 55
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 152 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
68 177 29 53 40 52 41 41 33 40
  Government Transfer Payments 33 194 10 19 11 38 13 31 20 29
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
40 41 32 15 21 44 3 5 18 25

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 54 45 33 47 33 27 21 22 24 11
Earnings 5 10 3 10 0 13 0 1 0 3
  Wages and Salary 5 10 3 9 0 13 0 1 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 1 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 2 0 0 3 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 9 13 5 13 17 5 8 0 0
  Interest 2 4 2 2 1 6 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 10 7 14 5 2 10 4 3 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 1 3 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 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 3 0
Pension Income 2 10 6 13 5 0 10 1 0 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 1 0 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 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 17 6 6 6 4 3 2 3 3 4
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
34 32 20 18 4 11 4 8 5 13
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 22 11 7 3 6 2 5 3 12
  Government Transfer Payments 8 13 3 4 0 1 4 4 0 5
  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
2 10 7 14 5 2 10 4 3 6

 

    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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 8 387 16,757 115 24,396 267 0.439 0.0082 1,249
Earnings 0 79 12,432 503 27,375 1,832 0.628 0.0279 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 58 12,425 506 25,213 1,464 0.595 0.0282 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 15 10,296 2,233 34,623 8,880 0.734 0.0796 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,504 59 12,748 57 0.261 0.0062 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,372 438 5,291 171 0.382 0.0276 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 7,495 631 9,543 393 0.485 0.0321 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,810 341 11,050 452 0.554 0.0292 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 12 84 2,015 23 6,702 191 0.702 0.0127 1,249
  Interest 32 0 1,713 21 3,633 116 0.621 0.0214 1,249
  Dividends 0 14 2,017 42 5,623 256 0.663 0.0229 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 36 3 4,741 298 11,998 726 0.665 0.0324 1,249
Retirement Income 37 5 9,482 182 14,708 232 0.528 0.0117 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 24 0 6,835 150 10,965 243 0.541 0.0163 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 22,782 700 25,146 865 0.403 0.0319 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 17,535 1,460 23,248 1,323 0.391 0.0552 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 13,286 404 17,785 537 0.471 0.0249 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,028 826 14,199 1,086 0.363 0.0806 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 3,981 665 6,741 563 0.520 0.0585 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 6,521 611 12,951 1,536 0.578 0.0767 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 6,520 691 11,829 1,309 0.573 0.0773 1,249
Pension Income 27 3 9,701 202 14,801 250 0.522 0.0126 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 16 0 7,141 159 11,189 257 0.529 0.0173 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 23,363 568 26,594 979 0.384 0.0362 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 24,066 2,716 28,369 1,793 0.361 0.0655 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 13,777 448 18,237 574 0.462 0.0264 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,407 757 15,043 1,563 0.382 0.1021 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,431 1,049 6,682 767 0.524 0.0825 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 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 3,694 445 6,227 679 0.537 0.0751 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,005 241 3,876 942 0.560 0.1751 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 96 12,895 56 15,243 206 0.355 0.0098 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 183 15,106 102 20,584 230 0.407 0.0083 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,532 56 12,796 58 0.262 0.0062 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 79 14,516 77 18,247 127 0.364 0.0073 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 33 13,414 60 15,610 99 0.328 0.0073 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,997 420 5,139 168 0.393 0.0272 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,433 64 12,728 56 0.259 0.0061 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
37 5 8,921 152 14,031 218 0.000 0.0000 1,249

Race Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)