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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
13,970 208 251 876 1,148 1,455 1,616 1,387 1,136 857
Earnings 1,300 220 123 143 81 123 72 83 17 68
  Wages and Salary 1,094 169 102 127 83 108 66 57 18 57
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 192 53 22 14 2 17 4 19 3 11
  Farm Self-Employment 65 24 9 3 0 3 0 7 0 5
Social Security 13,202 287 508 1,421 1,810 2,179 2,878 1,958 1,097 416
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 234 95 24 24 61 27 2 0 0 0
Public Assistance 12 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 531 142 74 45 52 60 63 28 16 7
Survivor Benefits 1,121 285 196 125 102 99 73 44 41 19
Disability Benefits 45 2 14 11 5 4 3 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 56 19 9 18 6 3 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 38 6 1 7 5 1 3 3 0 0
Property Income 8,340 5,076 905 543 391 272 192 159 93 70
  Interest 7,881 5,691 759 444 229 159 132 100 44 36
  Dividends 2,753 1,680 283 261 107 112 40 72 9 31
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,037 387 155 129 60 77 24 35 19 11
Retirement Income 5,654 922 825 661 543 509 400 268 219 130
  Company or Union Retirement 3,631 787 651 531 374 316 218 157 113 60
  Federal Government Retirement 527 32 31 28 28 35 34 13 29 23
  Military Retirement 210 6 6 9 7 42 19 10 18 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,031 118 109 70 103 84 107 73 54 33
  Railroad Retirement 111 11 3 11 12 12 20 10 12 5
  Annuities 182 71 29 18 17 9 7 5 10 13
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 123 22 21 25 7 5 6 3 3 5
  Other or Don't Know 179 28 40 24 16 37 3 6 5 0
Pension Income 4,693 752 667 545 449 436 324 232 194 117
  Company or Union Retirement 3,106 633 528 462 323 299 184 137 109 58
  Federal Government Retirement 415 21 25 19 16 22 34 12 18 21
  Military Retirement 134 1 1 2 3 19 7 9 15 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 908 98 92 58 91 71 89 64 54 28
  Railroad Retirement 73 11 3 4 6 7 16 8 0 5
  Annuities 74 25 12 11 9 2 3 3 1 8
Alimony 9 2 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
Child Support 1 0 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
95 29 31 11 0 14 4 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 78 52 8 10 3 4 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 13,390 288 506 1,363 1,686 2,067 2,758 1,924 1,086 430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
13,746 162 371 1,123 1,359 1,586 1,854 1,581 1,108 761
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 13,271 291 506 1,417 1,813 2,179 2,898 1,962 1,100 423
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13,565 157 372 1,166 1,459 1,656 1,965 1,593 1,129 771
  Government Transfer Payments 13,546 224 368 1,249 1,608 1,981 2,581 1,843 1,226 543
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 245 104 27 24 61 27 2 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
13,290 285 491 1,419 1,848 2,229 2,878 1,963 1,108 421
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
5,880 1,015 841 689 602 534 400 270 221 132

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
683 624 435 448 282 284 272 221 147 145
Earnings 13 25 20 41 4 22 6 23 8 18
  Wages and Salary 11 21 20 36 4 15 6 12 8 17
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 3 0 5 0 4 0 9 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 239 151 47 22 17 21 7 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 0 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 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 92 64 53 58 28 20 25 16 9 12
  Interest 78 11 21 18 22 19 14 0 5 7
  Dividends 10 49 3 16 0 0 0 10 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 15 10 0 13 1 11 3 6 0 4
Retirement Income 216 138 83 121 48 71 49 64 30 27
  Company or Union Retirement 77 37 24 51 22 26 12 33 30 9
  Federal Government Retirement 50 35 14 36 10 17 25 5 2 7
  Military Retirement 6 30 4 7 0 16 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 50 31 28 18 10 17 13 19 0 9
  Railroad Retirement 5 1 4 0 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 183 91 62 111 40 68 46 61 23 27
  Company or Union Retirement 76 31 19 45 21 20 12 33 26 9
  Federal Government Retirement 42 18 6 36 10 17 23 3 2 7
  Military Retirement 6 19 0 7 0 16 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 52 28 27 15 10 14 11 19 0 9
  Railroad Retirement 5 1 4 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
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 293 222 92 84 45 41 44 25 20 27
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
607 590 412 317 188 217 180 164 115 90
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 257 151 57 22 17 25 7 5 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
579 548 409 258 172 207 135 135 84 87
  Government Transfer Payments 385 288 223 131 79 128 80 88 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
237 153 48 22 17 21 7 5 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
216 138 83 121 48 71 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
125 188 76 78 80 75 70 54 40 63
Earnings 2 40 2 9 7 8 6 10 0 4
  Wages and Salary 2 35 0 5 7 7 6 10 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 3 131 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 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 5 14 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 6 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 10 160 16 15 10 17 9 6 5 15
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69 184 45 55 50 66 53 60 28 49
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 131 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
61 152 27 46 38 50 41 39 31 34
  Government Transfer Payments 27 164 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
3 131 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
52 41 33 41 30 20 18 19 24 10
Earnings 5 10 3 2 0 6 0 1 0 2
  Wages and Salary 5 10 3 3 0 6 0 1 0 2
  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 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 3
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 1 3 3 3
  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 3
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 1 0 3 3
  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 0 1 2 3 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
29 31 20 17 4 8 3 6 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 10 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 3

 

    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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
8 351 17,600 141 25,581 309 0.435 0.0090 1,249
Earnings 0 71 11,682 409 27,470 2,201 0.647 0.0317 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 51 11,527 429 24,858 1,765 0.619 0.0327 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 13 10,770 2,275 35,953 10,287 0.743 0.0867 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,844 56 13,036 63 0.256 0.0067 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,726 890 5,037 276 0.413 0.0414 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 7,718 651 9,358 402 0.484 0.0334 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,583 373 11,124 493 0.566 0.0309 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 2,054 25 6,917 204 0.702 0.0132 1,249
  Interest 30 0 1,731 22 3,770 125 0.627 0.0218 1,249
  Dividends 0 14 2,049 44 5,638 258 0.657 0.0227 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 35 3 4,620 291 12,013 773 0.669 0.0332 1,249
Retirement Income 33 5 9,429 193 14,822 251 0.533 0.0124 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 24 0 6,774 159 11,076 264 0.550 0.0172 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 23,036 702 25,714 963 0.402 0.0338 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 18,516 1,183 24,103 1,463 0.384 0.0590 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 13,237 420 17,713 575 0.474 0.0265 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,149 762 14,142 1,132 0.379 0.0834 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,241 647 6,977 584 0.514 0.0593 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 6,810 618 13,822 1,683 0.574 0.0790 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 7,277 921 12,150 1,420 0.537 0.0883 1,249
Pension Income 22 3 9,633 213 14,894 270 0.526 0.0133 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 16 0 7,122 168 11,297 278 0.534 0.0182 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 23,687 684 27,176 1,076 0.388 0.0383 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 25,470 1,306 30,208 1,994 0.334 0.0709 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 13,738 474 18,241 618 0.468 0.0280 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 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 4,037 445 6,364 732 0.497 0.0854 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,903 240 3,577 1,008 0.556 0.2081 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 82 13,211 59 15,520 238 0.350 0.0108 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 160 15,660 104 21,214 264 0.404 0.0091 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,871 56 13,086 63 0.257 0.0067 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 73 15,012 94 18,865 142 0.361 0.0079 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 29 13,802 63 16,035 110 0.321 0.0078 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,211 813 4,879 268 0.419 0.0413 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,824 56 13,039 62 0.255 0.0067 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
33 5 9,142 178 14,457 243 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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