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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
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 105,428 4,468 2,715 3,457 3,988 5,045 3,551 4,841 3,310 5,273
Earnings 84,039 3,594 2,676 2,799 2,090 3,477 1,709 3,308 1,892 4,357
  Wages and Salary 78,199 3,158 2,529 2,592 1,918 3,146 1,603 2,906 1,797 3,973
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7,496 1,491 342 384 233 499 124 422 118 431
  Farm Self-Employment 1,330 696 75 43 10 40 13 51 17 49
Social Security 18,761 529 759 1,215 2,110 2,703 3,447 3,285 2,072 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,365 403 274 510 740 198 92 69 31 27
Public Assistance 362 210 94 30 11 8 1 1 1 0
Veterans Benefits 2,285 467 364 225 162 236 96 160 90 50
Survivor Benefits 644 129 82 104 43 52 45 15 20 23
Disability Benefits 848 79 85 99 137 67 54 55 60 18
Unemployment Compensation 4,920 2,045 1,181 673 452 247 99 77 43 27
Workers Compensation 962 377 119 77 99 48 54 24 43 27
Property Income 48,973 38,152 3,402 1,966 1,058 840 512 460 230 354
  Interest 46,137 39,492 2,501 1,309 714 469 283 245 75 198
  Dividends 15,160 11,807 1,041 794 190 363 125 194 37 144
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5,562 3,091 640 470 187 333 87 87 32 126
Retirement Income 11,094 1,110 1,043 1,003 891 856 643 595 508 475
  Company or Union Retirement 6,482 865 838 766 628 588 368 344 258 239
  Federal Government Retirement 964 37 28 45 28 26 20 45 50 71
  Military Retirement 1,079 22 12 39 80 102 96 107 107 82
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,953 120 105 90 114 107 134 91 101 82
  Railroad Retirement 151 16 5 16 8 10 14 4 5 4
  Annuities 185 45 29 30 5 4 11 15 10 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 296 38 44 49 17 26 8 13 1 20
  Other or Don't Know 459 88 57 47 37 65 22 19 10 8
Pension Income 9,857 955 894 844 755 788 566 532 470 450
  Company or Union Retirement 6,166 837 789 720 590 568 347 322 237 234
  Federal Government Retirement 834 19 21 38 8 25 25 25 44 66
  Military Retirement 1,014 9 6 27 76 99 94 105 98 82
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,749 92 88 59 91 93 110 83 93 76
  Railroad Retirement 114 13 5 9 0 10 14 4 3 3
  Annuities 92 15 9 16 2 4 6 11 4 9
Alimony 13 3 0 1 7 2 0 0 0 0
Child Support 301 162 72 39 16 8 0 0 0 1
Educational Assistance 3,084 1,121 703 474 145 196 51 101 41 58
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
986 422 159 138 52 77 14 20 22 14
Other Income, N.E.C. 513 220 223 32 5 3 0 9 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 98,940 3,516 2,990 3,481 3,654 5,448 4,598 5,989 3,695 5,343
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
100,504 3,319 2,719 3,284 3,422 4,915 3,594 4,961 3,216 5,390
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 18,886 533 765 1,226 2,111 2,702 3,463 3,290 2,077 1,255
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
22,413 621 710 1,157 2,018 2,310 2,450 2,210 1,735 1,515
  Government Transfer Payments 29,558 3,309 2,238 2,260 3,130 3,149 3,374 3,311 2,293 1,455
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,673 578 358 522 747 201 102 76 35 26
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
20,847 785 908 1,564 2,854 2,938 3,554 3,378 2,133 1,296
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
13,587 1,625 1,366 1,506 1,595 1,013 747 665 543 510

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 3,097 4,399 2,821 5,183 2,144 4,236 2,075 4,240 1,529 2,832
Earnings 2,007 3,654 1,937 4,729 1,407 3,802 1,419 4,117 979 2,623
  Wages and Salary 1,913 3,315 1,839 4,380 1,374 3,513 1,320 3,873 962 2,487
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 81 336 91 433 40 269 79 259 19 119
  Farm Self-Employment 13 25 3 28 8 22 2 31 0 13
Social Security 609 346 91 52 11 15 15 15 12 1
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 61 30 16 132 95 38 13 21 3 8
Survivor Benefits 22 3 2 23 0 7 0 11 0 14
Disability Benefits 40 16 21 29 13 18 11 5 3 0
Unemployment Compensation 29 7 3 3 5 0 2 0 2 1
Workers Compensation 34 8 14 6 9 9 2 2 0 3
Property Income 233 209 144 139 123 103 78 65 19 41
  Interest 148 93 92 50 75 36 13 28 27 13
  Dividends 12 118 8 62 8 1 9 16 0 17
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 43 29 15 65 7 31 9 26 3 35
Retirement Income 570 395 310 467 161 353 161 236 89 145
  Company or Union Retirement 280 173 132 172 64 159 58 97 46 48
  Federal Government Retirement 74 39 50 69 22 51 48 34 11 17
  Military Retirement 57 71 21 55 25 40 26 26 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 111 73 83 134 45 89 25 67 26 42
  Railroad Retirement 15 12 9 8 3 6 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 1 5 0 3 4 1 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 8 7 6 17 9 4 0 3 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 17 10 5 16 2 7 9 4 2 4
Pension Income 522 366 296 408 149 327 144 224 69 136
  Company or Union Retirement 271 170 129 169 59 144 57 94 43 48
  Federal Government Retirement 65 39 48 61 17 51 45 29 9 17
  Military Retirement 56 71 21 45 22 39 25 26 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 106 73 80 126 45 89 23 67 21 42
  Railroad Retirement 15 6 7 2 3 5 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 1 5 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 20 32 8 43 6 19 2 44 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
21 12 0 5 0 9 0 11 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,568 4,035 2,198 4,769 1,510 3,847 1,518 4,104 1,044 2,635
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,925 4,462 2,640 5,233 1,896 4,182 1,828 4,356 1,280 2,813
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 629 355 103 59 14 21 15 20 13 6
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,158 950 737 677 433 516 334 408 264 257
  Government Transfer Payments 929 624 384 455 228 305 202 246 148 162
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
628 365 91 53 11 15 16 15 14 1
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
576 403 312 466 169 355 160 246 88 146

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 1,585 3,849 1,388 2,005 1,061 2,752 937 1,565 882 1,912
Earnings 1,155 4,016 816 1,810 655 2,809 517 1,550 530 1,957
  Wages and Salary 1,119 3,671 790 1,777 630 2,663 489 1,491 509 1,894
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 42 398 6 53 5 134 8 60 12 75
  Farm Self-Employment 3 26 0 8 2 29 4 2 2 7
Social Security 0 225 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 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 2 2 5 0 2 6 3
Disability Benefits 1 2 1 5 0 2 5 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 34 90 38 44 36 42 29 43 10 22
  Interest 9 46 9 6 21 4 10 13 1 12
  Dividends 0 42 5 4 3 34 0 8 2 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 53 0 11 0 16 0 6 0 8
Retirement Income 91 121 93 58 58 145 18 47 42 79
  Company or Union Retirement 38 40 39 9 24 53 9 4 1 23
  Federal Government Retirement 25 18 10 17 8 32 0 9 20 15
  Military Retirement 5 9 14 3 7 15 0 0 5 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 30 44 19 24 14 40 4 20 14 35
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 3 6 5 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 7 2 2 0 0 6 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 90 114 88 41 54 136 20 42 33 74
  Company or Union Retirement 38 41 38 6 24 53 9 4 0 20
  Federal Government Retirement 21 18 10 9 6 32 0 9 20 15
  Military Retirement 5 9 14 3 7 18 0 0 2 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 29 43 19 22 14 36 5 17 8 35
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 6 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,169 4,152 867 1,818 683 2,793 549 1,594 570 1,984
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,370 4,255 994 1,954 788 2,939 675 1,706 643 2,050
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 222 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
205 353 117 133 86 160 90 133 73 98
  Government Transfer Payments 133 337 102 80 52 99 44 82 43 81
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 222 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
95 125 93 58 56 145 18 50 42 79

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 717 1,495 685 1,490 483 797 387 954 351 577
Earnings 390 1,480 401 1,489 274 752 241 1,016 144 512
  Wages and Salary 386 1,376 400 1,406 266 751 220 971 135 492
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 77 7 80 0 8 2 30 6 13
  Farm Self-Employment 1 25 2 13 0 0 0 1 0 3
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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 0 3 2
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 6 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Property Income 8 23 15 19 17 16 17 12 14 13
  Interest 0 15 6 12 8 3 2 3 0 6
  Dividends 0 6 0 7 0 0 8 6 0 12
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 19 0 10 0 8 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 8 37 23 44 27 3 15 17 4 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 4 8 22 8 0 0 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 9 7 6 3 0 0 4 0 7
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 9 3 0 8 9 0 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 0
Pension Income 7 29 18 40 25 0 15 14 1 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 4 6 17 8 0 0 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 8 7 6 3 0 0 4 0 7
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 9 3 0 8 9 0 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 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 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 419 1,457 427 1,485 300 765 257 1,012 170 514
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
512 1,535 519 1,511 322 785 283 1,054 216 532
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
58 58 45 37 16 6 16 18 16 19
  Government Transfer Payments 38 27 24 26 13 8 18 10 8 13
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 39 23 45 27 3 15 17 4 20

 

    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
15 Years and Over:
All Races
    Total 326 10,028 33,161 212 47,751 223 0.483 0.0029 1,249
Earnings 195 8,755 36,568 107 50,405 262 0.464 0.0032 1,249
  Wages and Salary 185 7,980 36,889 111 50,087 260 0.456 0.0033 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 696 20,785 281 38,836 1,033 0.607 0.0117 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 59 2,390 73 21,128 1,658 0.741 0.0272 1,249
Social Security 0 0 13,997 56 14,208 57 0.254 0.0056 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,476 116 7,253 103 0.332 0.0156 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,159 127 3,376 395 0.534 0.0900 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,835 413 12,570 291 0.508 0.0168 1,249
Survivor Benefits 14 0 7,915 708 16,001 951 0.594 0.0378 1,249
Disability Benefits 4 5 10,886 607 16,171 649 0.469 0.0318 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 7 0 3,378 83 4,993 109 0.514 0.0164 1,249
Workers Compensation 1 0 4,694 381 8,414 386 0.556 0.0313 1,249
Property Income 37 259 1,605 8 3,782 64 0.662 0.0079 1,249
  Interest 90 0 1,461 8 2,001 38 0.482 0.0158 1,249
  Dividends 0 72 1,605 15 3,381 95 0.630 0.0156 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 99 4 2,250 34 7,483 270 0.673 0.0515 1,249
Retirement Income 105 27 15,006 238 20,966 213 0.484 0.0080 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 57 2 10,610 191 16,178 237 0.510 0.0112 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 7 3 28,448 875 31,989 764 0.356 0.0247 1,249
  Military Retirement 15 0 19,421 428 24,163 600 0.360 0.0262 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 20 3 23,216 557 27,322 539 0.417 0.0178 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 18,567 3,786 19,805 1,289 0.403 0.0609 1,249
  Annuities 4 0 6,486 625 13,691 1,580 0.607 0.0727 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 9,995 1,178 17,979 1,375 0.534 0.0544 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 10,025 627 15,362 964 0.544 0.0446 1,249
Pension Income 88 12 15,598 261 21,155 221 0.475 0.0084 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 55 0 10,645 193 16,115 240 0.509 0.0114 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 29,674 786 33,465 805 0.337 0.0268 1,249
  Military Retirement 15 0 19,805 481 24,821 621 0.352 0.0270 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 17 0 24,570 576 28,285 553 0.396 0.0187 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 18,131 3,889 20,520 1,567 0.392 0.0724 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 12,852 3,124 16,021 1,976 0.520 0.0916 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 1 0 2,327 150 3,694 468 0.533 0.0838 1,249
Educational Assistance 3 0 3,996 110 6,768 182 0.556 0.0192 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,609 276 6,817 358 0.586 0.0357 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,915 142 5,070 596 0.630 0.0785 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 195 8,822 31,026 92 45,507 227 0.484 0.0030 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
236 9,191 32,727 232 47,114 225 0.476 0.0030 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,021 55 14,273 57 0.257 0.0055 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
66 152 17,196 95 22,270 133 0.389 0.0059 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 34 81 13,013 71 15,652 94 0.433 0.0053 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,919 138 6,874 109 0.368 0.0157 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,466 57 13,668 54 0.268 0.0053 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
105 27 11,729 161 18,471 183 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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