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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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 88,877 3,627 2,142 2,624 3,006 3,988 2,943 4,115 2,783 4,400
Earnings 70,987 2,956 2,218 2,266 1,741 2,798 1,418 2,771 1,561 3,581
  Wages and Salary 65,825 2,591 2,086 2,102 1,582 2,509 1,326 2,403 1,481 3,254
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6,592 1,309 312 321 208 430 115 375 101 359
  Farm Self-Employment 1,239 616 74 43 10 40 11 50 17 49
Social Security 16,324 443 627 949 1,692 2,243 3,049 3,020 1,886 1,160
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,655 309 188 366 457 146 73 59 21 22
Public Assistance 234 138 56 25 6 4 1 1 1 0
Veterans Benefits 1,907 406 310 196 146 182 83 128 79 32
Survivor Benefits 550 106 64 97 28 45 39 12 19 18
Disability Benefits 703 62 74 70 107 57 43 49 47 18
Unemployment Compensation 4,177 1,761 997 564 379 202 81 71 37 22
Workers Compensation 843 331 110 62 76 45 54 17 35 23
Property Income 43,662 33,768 3,097 1,778 961 777 460 419 196 323
  Interest 41,147 35,039 2,304 1,189 662 429 245 222 71 176
  Dividends 13,872 10,754 974 713 179 341 125 187 35 133
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5,011 2,783 564 423 164 290 73 77 29 117
Retirement Income 9,990 988 931 888 783 761 579 536 461 428
  Company or Union Retirement 5,873 790 759 697 564 523 337 315 232 208
  Federal Government Retirement 855 34 24 38 27 21 19 37 44 60
  Military Retirement 966 22 9 35 61 86 81 99 98 74
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,775 109 91 68 102 95 120 81 97 81
  Railroad Retirement 132 12 4 14 3 10 13 3 5 4
  Annuities 173 38 28 30 5 4 9 15 10 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 280 35 40 43 17 24 8 13 0 20
  Other or Don't Know 391 67 49 38 26 60 20 14 10 8
Pension Income 8,962 871 809 767 675 706 513 481 433 405
  Company or Union Retirement 5,612 765 715 662 529 512 321 293 216 206
  Federal Government Retirement 747 19 18 31 8 20 23 21 40 55
  Military Retirement 906 9 2 23 61 83 79 97 90 74
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,605 87 83 47 83 81 98 75 90 75
  Railroad Retirement 105 11 4 9 0 10 13 3 3 3
  Annuities 87 9 9 16 2 4 6 11 4 9
Alimony 11 3 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 265 144 64 36 12 8 0 0 0 1
Educational Assistance 2,457 878 565 385 120 164 35 78 33 47
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
803 341 139 125 43 57 12 16 10 12
Other Income, N.E.C. 442 186 195 30 1 3 0 8 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 83,819 2,860 2,440 2,735 2,943 4,384 3,971 5,222 3,211 4,509
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
85,132 2,665 2,181 2,537 2,728 3,925 3,032 4,260 2,746 4,538
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 16,431 443 631 960 1,689 2,242 3,062 3,023 1,891 1,166
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
19,507 498 569 869 1,597 1,905 2,112 1,996 1,557 1,392
  Government Transfer Payments 25,008 2,730 1,780 1,739 2,370 2,558 2,942 2,994 2,059 1,315
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,852 422 237 381 460 147 76 66 25 21
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
17,739 625 711 1,194 2,157 2,413 3,127 3,094 1,935 1,200
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11,705 1,360 1,137 1,261 1,218 874 658 592 488 451

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 2,624 3,619 2,373 4,360 1,817 3,551 1,843 3,526 1,331 2,455
Earnings 1,651 2,973 1,596 3,951 1,171 3,177 1,214 3,386 868 2,245
  Wages and Salary 1,570 2,691 1,509 3,632 1,128 2,946 1,125 3,160 853 2,125
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 67 284 75 399 36 215 73 231 14 112
  Farm Self-Employment 13 23 3 28 8 21 2 31 0 12
Social Security 556 301 88 44 11 12 15 15 10 1
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 46 28 13 111 69 32 9 13 3 8
Survivor Benefits 19 3 0 19 0 7 0 11 0 14
Disability Benefits 34 15 18 29 11 10 10 4 3 0
Unemployment Compensation 27 7 3 3 5 0 0 0 0 1
Workers Compensation 34 7 12 6 9 7 0 2 0 3
Property Income 221 182 138 134 114 97 76 62 15 39
  Interest 139 86 87 50 73 36 13 28 23 13
  Dividends 11 100 8 61 8 1 8 15 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 43 27 13 61 7 31 9 24 3 34
Retirement Income 497 346 292 416 142 314 154 224 84 142
  Company or Union Retirement 244 154 126 159 56 129 52 95 46 47
  Federal Government Retirement 59 39 45 55 20 46 48 33 6 15
  Military Retirement 57 59 19 53 19 38 26 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 98 63 76 116 43 86 23 63 26 42
  Railroad Retirement 12 12 9 8 3 5 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 1 5 0 3 4 1 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 8 7 6 16 9 4 0 3 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 15 10 5 16 0 7 7 3 2 4
Pension Income 458 320 279 365 132 295 138 212 66 133
  Company or Union Retirement 236 153 123 159 52 121 51 92 43 47
  Federal Government Retirement 54 39 45 50 15 45 45 29 6 15
  Military Retirement 55 59 19 43 16 38 25 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 94 63 74 108 43 86 21 63 21 42
  Railroad Retirement 12 5 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 20 32 6 33 2 16 2 26 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
18 7 0 3 0 5 0 9 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,143 3,305 1,839 3,982 1,271 3,209 1,302 3,381 924 2,259
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,436 3,688 2,221 4,409 1,629 3,502 1,596 3,622 1,133 2,431
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 573 309 101 52 14 17 15 20 11 6
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,020 850 669 609 392 469 313 382 241 247
  Government Transfer Payments 828 551 349 400 197 273 190 225 132 156
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
569 315 88 44 11 12 15 15 11 1
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
503 349 293 415 145 315 149 234 84 143

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 1,353 3,246 1,227 1,746 924 2,363 825 1,368 799 1,673
Earnings 994 3,401 701 1,558 567 2,383 455 1,379 481 1,706
  Wages and Salary 962 3,103 681 1,528 543 2,254 429 1,322 464 1,645
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 40 348 5 45 4 118 8 58 8 63
  Farm Self-Employment 3 25 0 8 2 29 4 2 2 6
Social Security 0 202 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 2 6 3
Disability Benefits 1 2 1 5 0 2 5 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 32 83 38 42 33 42 28 42 10 22
  Interest 9 43 7 6 17 4 10 13 1 12
  Dividends 0 42 3 4 3 34 0 7 2 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 51 0 11 0 16 0 6 0 8
Retirement Income 88 115 88 56 53 135 18 46 40 72
  Company or Union Retirement 36 40 35 9 20 49 9 4 1 21
  Federal Government Retirement 25 15 8 17 7 32 0 9 20 10
  Military Retirement 5 8 14 3 7 14 0 0 3 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 28 43 19 23 14 38 4 19 14 35
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 5 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 87 108 82 39 50 127 20 41 31 67
  Company or Union Retirement 36 41 34 6 20 49 9 4 0 18
  Federal Government Retirement 21 15 8 9 6 32 0 9 20 10
  Military Retirement 5 8 14 3 7 18 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 27 41 19 21 14 33 5 16 8 35
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1,006 3,520 745 1,565 587 2,374 482 1,421 520 1,738
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,189 3,631 861 1,685 678 2,514 599 1,524 585 1,797
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 199 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
189 330 105 124 75 150 85 126 66 88
  Government Transfer Payments 114 309 87 75 41 92 40 76 37 73
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 199 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
92 119 88 56 52 135 18 48 40 72

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 646 1,290 593 1,326 420 697 359 818 304 511
Earnings 346 1,272 362 1,313 232 665 219 869 129 440
  Wages and Salary 342 1,168 363 1,234 224 661 200 834 122 425
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 72 4 76 0 6 2 28 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 0 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 8 14 13
  Interest 0 15 6 12 8 3 2 3 0 6
  Dividends 0 6 0 7 0 0 8 3 0 12
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 19 0 10 0 5 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 8 35 23 39 25 3 15 17 4 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 8 22 7 0 0 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 9 7 6 3 0 0 4 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 4 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 27 18 36 24 0 15 14 1 20
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 6 17 7 0 0 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 8 7 6 3 0 0 4 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 6 0 4 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 3 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 375 1,248 385 1,307 256 678 233 862 152 443
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
460 1,325 466 1,339 278 694 261 901 194 462
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
54 55 45 36 14 6 16 18 13 18
  Government Transfer Payments 38 25 22 23 10 7 17 10 5 12
  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
8 36 23 39 25 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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 292 8,969 35,013 167 49,316 247 0.480 0.0032 1,249
Earnings 182 7,788 37,235 117 51,702 289 0.463 0.0035 1,249
  Wages and Salary 172 7,073 37,725 290 51,376 288 0.456 0.0036 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 636 20,875 316 39,534 1,102 0.608 0.0124 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 58 2,630 430 22,336 1,764 0.733 0.0281 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,311 59 14,477 61 0.249 0.0059 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,259 155 7,266 128 0.351 0.0186 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,121 155 2,884 256 0.468 0.0727 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,213 417 12,160 315 0.512 0.0188 1,249
Survivor Benefits 14 0 8,118 971 17,119 1,090 0.599 0.0395 1,249
Disability Benefits 4 5 11,681 645 17,126 756 0.481 0.0355 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 5 0 3,320 91 4,894 111 0.510 0.0174 1,249
Workers Compensation 1 0 4,554 370 8,534 424 0.565 0.0333 1,249
Property Income 35 245 1,617 9 3,953 70 0.671 0.0080 1,249
  Interest 85 0 1,468 8 2,081 42 0.497 0.0163 1,249
  Dividends 0 67 1,613 15 3,444 100 0.632 0.0161 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 98 4 2,251 36 7,821 293 0.679 0.0490 1,249
Retirement Income 97 27 15,300 261 21,343 228 0.484 0.0084 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 55 2 10,602 205 16,298 253 0.514 0.0117 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 29,007 916 32,595 823 0.356 0.0261 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 19,816 487 24,693 641 0.360 0.0274 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 3 23,624 600 27,831 565 0.409 0.0184 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 20,893 2,938 20,612 1,373 0.381 0.0646 1,249
  Annuities 4 0 6,767 606 14,317 1,664 0.592 0.0753 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 10,429 1,082 18,550 1,438 0.531 0.0554 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 10,632 459 16,496 1,094 0.542 0.0472 1,249
Pension Income 80 12 15,723 275 21,365 234 0.475 0.0088 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 53 0 10,655 204 16,221 255 0.511 0.0120 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 30,065 804 33,997 858 0.334 0.0281 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 20,248 541 25,393 662 0.350 0.0284 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 0 24,725 675 28,484 576 0.391 0.0194 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 18,388 4,014 20,624 1,635 0.398 0.0739 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 13,990 2,119 16,978 2,048 0.503 0.0932 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 0 2,306 158 3,202 227 0.472 0.0517 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 4,051 123 6,649 190 0.545 0.0209 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,592 285 6,435 374 0.574 0.0401 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,954 151 5,263 675 0.637 0.0844 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 180 7,853 31,473 102 46,606 251 0.481 0.0033 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
215 8,196 34,342 250 48,391 248 0.473 0.0032 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,337 58 14,548 62 0.251 0.0059 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
62 146 17,834 125 23,046 146 0.385 0.0063 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 29 76 13,628 75 16,216 104 0.428 0.0058 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,750 158 6,859 125 0.376 0.0178 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,915 60 14,039 59 0.261 0.0057 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
97 27 12,509 202 19,302 203 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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