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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
75 Years and over:
White alone (1)
    Total 14,882 239 299 990 1,319 1,597 1,703 1,445 1,178 892
Earnings 1,403 226 129 147 87 132 80 90 26 79
  Wages and Salary 1,187 173 107 130 89 117 73 64 29 67
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 202 55 24 15 2 17 4 19 3 11
  Farm Self-Employment 69 27 9 3 0 3 0 7 0 5
Social Security 13,981 310 560 1,569 1,978 2,328 2,984 2,009 1,135 432
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 335 132 42 43 86 27 5 0 0 0
Public Assistance 17 14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 551 147 79 46 56 60 63 30 16 8
Survivor Benefits 1,141 290 197 127 107 99 79 45 43 19
Disability Benefits 56 6 19 11 6 4 3 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 63 19 11 22 6 3 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 41 6 1 7 7 1 3 3 0 0
Property Income 8,572 5,238 928 557 396 275 194 163 98 71
  Interest 8,085 5,853 782 455 231 161 135 101 45 36
  Dividends 2,798 1,713 287 264 109 112 40 72 10 32
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,074 401 155 132 61 78 27 37 21 11
Retirement Income 5,830 948 866 693 553 517 414 277 229 135
  Company or Union Retirement 3,740 801 682 555 376 320 231 164 118 65
  Federal Government Retirement 539 32 33 28 28 35 34 14 31 24
  Military Retirement 215 6 6 11 7 42 21 10 18 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,058 124 112 72 110 87 107 75 57 34
  Railroad Retirement 116 11 5 11 14 12 20 10 12 5
  Annuities 184 72 29 18 17 9 8 5 10 13
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 129 22 26 25 7 6 6 3 3 5
  Other or Don't Know 196 35 45 28 16 39 3 6 5 0
Pension Income 4,840 771 702 575 456 443 332 241 202 122
  Company or Union Retirement 3,209 646 558 486 325 302 193 143 114 62
  Federal Government Retirement 425 21 26 19 16 22 34 15 18 22
  Military Retirement 137 1 1 4 3 19 7 9 15 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 932 102 95 60 96 74 89 66 57 28
  Railroad Retirement 77 11 5 4 6 7 17 8 0 5
  Annuities 75 25 12 11 9 2 4 3 1 8
Alimony 11 4 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
Child Support 3 2 1 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
103 34 31 11 0 14 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 79 52 9 10 3 4 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,228 312 562 1,504 1,848 2,213 2,862 1,980 1,127 456
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14,599 186 428 1,246 1,516 1,715 1,944 1,632 1,154 796
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14,054 314 560 1,565 1,979 2,328 3,004 2,012 1,140 438
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
14,363 180 427 1,294 1,622 1,785 2,057 1,644 1,172 796
  Government Transfer Payments 14,383 250 415 1,383 1,794 2,135 2,686 1,906 1,271 562
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 352 146 45 43 86 27 5 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
14,114 310 540 1,562 2,049 2,387 2,988 2,018 1,146 436
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,150 1,075 888 748 637 542 417 279 231 137

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 706 641 451 469 299 299 281 236 151 145
Earnings 15 27 20 51 4 23 8 26 13 18
  Wages and Salary 12 21 20 45 4 16 8 14 13 17
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 5 0 5 0 4 0 9 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 249 156 51 22 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 11 4 0 20 5 3 0 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 8 37 16 10 5 10 4 5 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 92 65 54 58 30 24 25 16 9 14
  Interest 78 11 21 18 22 19 14 0 5 7
  Dividends 10 50 3 16 0 0 0 10 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 15 11 0 13 1 14 3 9 0 5
Retirement Income 220 144 83 125 48 73 49 64 30 27
  Company or Union Retirement 78 40 24 52 22 26 12 33 30 9
  Federal Government Retirement 51 36 14 38 10 18 25 5 2 7
  Military Retirement 6 30 4 7 0 16 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 50 32 28 18 10 17 13 19 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 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 187 97 62 114 40 70 46 61 23 27
  Company or Union Retirement 77 33 19 46 21 20 12 33 26 9
  Federal Government Retirement 43 19 6 36 10 18 23 3 2 7
  Military Retirement 6 19 0 7 0 16 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 52 29 27 15 10 14 11 19 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
7 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 305 232 103 93 47 42 51 29 24 27
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
621 607 421 341 204 231 187 170 121 90
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 268 156 61 24 17 25 10 5 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
596 562 417 272 176 219 140 138 85 89
  Government Transfer Payments 400 300 228 134 79 132 82 90 51 57
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
247 158 51 22 17 21 10 5 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
220 144 83 125 48 73 49 64 30 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:
White alone (1)
    Total 127 202 79 87 80 78 70 57 42 63
Earnings 2 41 2 11 7 8 6 12 0 4
  Wages and Salary 2 36 0 6 7 7 6 12 0 4
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 139 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 8 16 10 15 13 12 8 16 3 6
  Interest 1 10 7 2 3 0 12 4 0 4
  Dividends 0 12 0 3 3 22 0 3 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 7 0 9 0 10 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 39 39 32 15 19 42 3 5 18 22
  Company or Union Retirement 10 12 7 2 3 12 0 0 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 8 3 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 21 18 7 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 1
Pension Income 41 30 27 6 17 35 3 4 12 22
  Company or Union Retirement 10 12 7 0 3 9 0 0 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 8 3 3 3 3 18 0 0 9 9
  Military Retirement 2 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 15 7 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 10 171 16 16 10 17 9 8 5 15
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69 194 45 59 50 66 55 62 28 49
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 139 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
61 157 27 49 38 50 41 39 31 34
  Government Transfer Payments 28 172 10 16 11 36 13 30 18 26
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
39 39 32 15 19 42 3 5 18 22

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 52 41 33 41 31 22 18 21 24 10
Earnings 5 10 3 4 0 8 0 1 0 3
  Wages and Salary 5 10 3 3 0 8 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 3 0 0
  Interest 2 4 2 2 1 6 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 6 0 4 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 9 7 14 5 2 10 3 3 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 1 3 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 9 6 13 5 0 10 1 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 1 0 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 5 4 2 1 3 3 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
29 31 20 17 4 10 3 8 4 12
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
14 22 10 7 3 6 2 5 3 11
  Government Transfer Payments 8 11 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 9 7 14 5 2 10 3 3 5

 

    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:
White alone (1)
    Total 8 358 17,238 118 25,052 294 0.437 0.0087 1,249
Earnings 0 76 12,123 403 27,659 2,067 0.636 0.0303 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 54 12,032 413 24,960 1,642 0.609 0.0313 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 15 10,688 2,302 37,202 9,945 0.734 0.0809 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,706 55 12,922 61 0.259 0.0065 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,608 610 4,924 221 0.405 0.0360 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 7,637 632 9,352 400 0.485 0.0333 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,664 371 11,104 485 0.563 0.0306 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 80 2,046 25 6,851 200 0.701 0.0130 1,249
  Interest 30 0 1,727 21 3,716 122 0.624 0.0217 1,249
  Dividends 0 14 2,041 43 5,594 255 0.656 0.0226 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 35 3 4,707 296 12,133 754 0.669 0.0319 1,249
Retirement Income 33 5 9,339 193 14,691 246 0.534 0.0123 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 24 0 6,746 154 11,045 259 0.547 0.0170 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 23,023 700 25,629 945 0.403 0.0336 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 18,302 1,294 23,849 1,440 0.392 0.0581 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 13,065 425 17,504 564 0.474 0.0263 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,036 815 14,150 1,113 0.359 0.0830 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,208 651 6,961 580 0.512 0.0591 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 6,663 629 13,410 1,615 0.575 0.0782 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 6,667 701 11,432 1,308 0.540 0.0863 1,249
Pension Income 22 3 9,538 213 14,769 265 0.526 0.0132 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 16 0 7,060 163 11,249 272 0.534 0.0181 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 23,604 677 27,004 1,056 0.392 0.0378 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 25,299 1,418 29,844 1,974 0.349 0.0696 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 13,571 480 18,027 605 0.470 0.0277 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,378 741 14,982 1,618 0.376 0.1060 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 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 3,968 464 6,482 723 0.512 0.0802 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,909 240 3,576 1,004 0.552 0.2064 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 88 13,090 58 15,425 227 0.353 0.0105 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 167 15,406 103 20,898 252 0.406 0.0088 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,733 55 12,972 61 0.260 0.0065 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 75 14,776 81 18,541 136 0.362 0.0077 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 29 13,632 62 15,801 105 0.325 0.0077 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,179 585 4,771 215 0.417 0.0355 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,675 56 12,919 60 0.257 0.0065 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
33 5 8,928 172 14,198 235 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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