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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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 1,285 27 40 125 225 196 160 94 36 46
Earnings 148 23 11 12 6 14 0 6 6 13
  Wages and Salary 131 18 11 8 5 14 0 6 4 13
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 5 0 5 1 0 0 0 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,158 32 69 169 251 243 218 95 30 23
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 102 33 25 11 23 10 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 45 6 11 6 0 7 3 1 2 4
Survivor Benefits 73 13 8 16 10 10 5 2 0 3
Disability Benefits 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Unemployment Compensation 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 345 272 14 18 10 4 3 6 2 1
  Interest 334 279 14 15 7 4 5 0 0 3
  Dividends 51 43 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 41 20 3 7 2 3 2 2 0 0
Retirement Income 383 42 44 45 38 45 23 23 15 19
  Company or Union Retirement 200 30 33 24 30 27 8 8 11 16
  Federal Government Retirement 52 0 5 8 0 5 4 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 15 0 0 0 4 2 5 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 108 4 3 16 7 9 10 15 2 3
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 8 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 325 29 43 34 28 37 22 25 13 15
  Company or Union Retirement 166 20 33 19 22 23 6 10 9 12
  Federal Government Retirement 38 0 3 2 0 3 4 0 0 4
  Military Retirement 13 0 0 0 4 2 3 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 101 3 3 14 5 9 10 15 2 3
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Child Support 5 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,206 29 66 170 240 234 204 96 30 29
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,241 20 46 144 210 184 165 86 40 47
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,158 32 69 169 250 244 218 96 30 23
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,194 22 49 146 217 188 180 92 32 40
  Government Transfer Payments 1,227 26 51 132 246 243 202 105 37 31
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 106 35 27 11 23 10 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,197 35 63 161 272 261 220 97 35 23
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
484 74 71 55 61 52 23 25 15 19

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 30 61 34 33 16 16 17 22 13 6
Earnings 0 5 4 7 4 1 0 3 0 5
  Wages and Salary 0 4 4 7 4 1 0 3 0 5
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1 18 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 3 0 0
Survivor Benefits 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 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 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 1
  Interest 0 1 1 0 3 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 0 0 0 0 1
Retirement Income 20 9 5 14 5 14 0 8 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 11 0 3 6 4 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 9 0 8 0 6 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 18 9 2 14 5 12 0 4 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 10 0 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 9 0 8 0 3 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
2 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 7 25 10 3 4 6 5 5 0 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
31 46 41 34 14 16 14 17 7 8
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
28 39 37 31 12 12 9 12 6 5
  Government Transfer Payments 14 34 17 16 7 6 5 15 3 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
3 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
20 9 5 14 5 14 0 8 2 0

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 1 13 0 5 9 5 9 5 0 2
Earnings 0 9 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 3
  Wages and Salary 0 7 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 8 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 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 1 0 1 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 1 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 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 1 0 1 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 12 0 3 6 4 3 1 0 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 17 0 5 8 5 3 6 0 3
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 13 0 4 2 1 0 3 1 4
  Government Transfer Payments 1 16 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 3
  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 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 1 4 0 6 0 6 3 1 0 0
Earnings 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Wages and Salary 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
  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 4 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0
  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 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 0 0 0 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 0 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
75 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 0 18 12,973 334 19,466 635 0.432 0.0297 1,430
Earnings 0 3 18,136 2,681 24,226 2,409 0.538 0.0736 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 3 19,857 2,566 25,144 2,589 0.536 0.0829 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 10,602 209 11,057 195 0.265 0.0243 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,342 610 4,960 396 0.391 0.0712 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 2 1,589 102 4,215 855 0.690 0.1070 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,497 98 2,142 382 0.497 0.1364 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 4 0 11,209 654 15,523 918 0.462 0.0497 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 8,571 699 10,757 890 0.451 0.0721 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 4 0 15,955 1,078 21,506 2,197 0.397 0.0951 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 4 0 11,909 778 16,053 1,022 0.469 0.0536 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 8,823 879 11,357 1,033 0.448 0.0797 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 4 0 15,984 1,029 21,430 2,283 0.393 0.1004 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 0 3 11,041 222 13,589 427 0.362 0.0323 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 10 12,754 316 17,991 541 0.406 0.0286 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,611 209 11,061 195 0.263 0.0243 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 4 12,181 275 15,693 428 0.367 0.0279 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 4 11,621 216 14,311 385 0.347 0.0299 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,167 580 4,804 390 0.388 0.0718 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,653 198 11,122 190 0.261 0.0239 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 9,231 542 13,339 768 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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