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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 alone (1)
    Total 87,581 3,514 2,081 2,572 2,942 3,934 2,901 4,057 2,732 4,308
Earnings 69,938 2,862 2,169 2,214 1,707 2,759 1,384 2,723 1,526 3,517
  Wages and Salary 64,840 2,505 2,043 2,055 1,551 2,471 1,293 2,358 1,446 3,191
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6,490 1,277 303 315 205 426 112 370 100 356
  Farm Self-Employment 1,222 603 73 43 10 40 11 48 17 48
Social Security 16,149 437 619 930 1,670 2,222 3,018 2,994 1,869 1,148
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,605 293 183 354 443 144 73 59 21 22
Public Assistance 224 130 55 24 6 4 1 1 1 0
Veterans Benefits 1,876 401 303 194 142 179 81 128 77 32
Survivor Benefits 540 104 64 94 28 43 39 12 19 18
Disability Benefits 687 61 72 68 105 56 43 49 44 18
Unemployment Compensation 4,101 1,732 979 550 373 201 77 71 37 20
Workers Compensation 824 326 107 61 74 43 53 14 35 23
Property Income 43,159 33,357 3,055 1,765 953 773 456 415 190 322
  Interest 40,672 34,611 2,277 1,187 657 426 243 221 70 175
  Dividends 13,751 10,657 966 703 177 341 125 186 35 133
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,953 2,751 557 417 161 286 73 76 29 117
Retirement Income 9,881 979 923 878 769 752 571 529 453 423
  Company or Union Retirement 5,813 783 753 690 555 517 332 310 228 205
  Federal Government Retirement 845 34 24 38 27 21 19 35 44 60
  Military Retirement 955 22 9 35 60 83 79 98 96 74
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,753 109 91 65 100 94 118 79 95 81
  Railroad Retirement 130 12 4 14 3 10 13 3 3 4
  Annuities 173 38 28 30 5 4 9 15 10 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 279 35 40 43 17 24 8 13 0 20
  Other or Don't Know 384 65 48 38 25 60 19 14 10 7
Pension Income 8,872 864 803 762 662 698 506 474 429 400
  Company or Union Retirement 5,557 758 708 658 520 507 316 289 214 202
  Federal Government Retirement 739 19 18 31 8 20 23 19 40 55
  Military Retirement 895 9 2 23 60 81 77 96 88 74
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,586 87 83 47 81 80 96 73 88 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 261 143 61 36 12 8 0 0 0 1
Educational Assistance 2,399 852 553 372 118 161 35 77 33 47
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
779 334 138 121 43 57 12 13 9 10
Other Income, N.E.C. 429 183 187 30 0 3 0 6 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 82,627 2,769 2,387 2,669 2,890 4,328 3,912 5,148 3,165 4,432
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
83,922 2,572 2,134 2,474 2,677 3,874 2,977 4,197 2,699 4,462
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 16,255 438 623 941 1,667 2,221 3,031 2,997 1,873 1,154
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
19,294 489 565 850 1,575 1,888 2,088 1,983 1,537 1,374
  Government Transfer Payments 24,660 2,673 1,749 1,706 2,324 2,528 2,907 2,969 2,041 1,296
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,792 398 231 368 446 145 76 66 25 21
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
17,521 608 698 1,172 2,118 2,386 3,097 3,066 1,918 1,187
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11,540 1,328 1,123 1,244 1,190 863 647 585 480 446

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 2,573 3,569 2,342 4,305 1,792 3,501 1,824 3,468 1,319 2,429
Earnings 1,613 2,927 1,582 3,906 1,150 3,137 1,204 3,327 861 2,220
  Wages and Salary 1,533 2,647 1,495 3,591 1,108 2,907 1,116 3,104 845 2,101
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 67 280 73 397 36 213 73 227 14 110
  Farm Self-Employment 13 23 3 28 8 21 2 31 0 12
Social Security 550 298 86 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 45 28 12 111 69 28 9 13 2 8
Survivor Benefits 19 3 0 19 0 7 0 9 0 14
Disability Benefits 33 15 18 29 11 10 10 4 3 0
Unemployment Compensation 25 7 3 3 5 0 0 0 0 1
Workers Compensation 34 7 12 6 9 7 0 2 0 3
Property Income 221 179 137 132 113 97 76 62 15 39
  Interest 139 86 86 50 73 36 13 28 23 13
  Dividends 11 99 8 61 8 1 8 15 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 43 25 13 60 7 31 9 24 3 34
Retirement Income 487 346 286 409 140 311 154 222 84 141
  Company or Union Retirement 244 154 126 156 56 127 52 95 46 47
  Federal Government Retirement 57 39 43 52 20 45 48 31 6 14
  Military Retirement 55 59 19 53 19 38 26 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 92 63 74 115 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 14 10 5 16 0 7 7 3 2 4
Pension Income 450 320 274 359 130 292 137 212 66 132
  Company or Union Retirement 236 153 123 156 52 118 51 92 43 47
  Federal Government Retirement 54 39 43 47 15 45 45 28 6 14
  Military Retirement 53 59 19 43 16 38 25 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 88 63 71 107 43 86 20 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 32 2 16 1 26 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
16 4 0 1 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 2,101 3,252 1,822 3,940 1,248 3,168 1,292 3,322 916 2,231
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,391 3,635 2,196 4,363 1,604 3,456 1,581 3,561 1,127 2,404
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 567 306 99 52 14 17 15 20 11 6
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,008 839 661 601 386 464 308 380 241 247
  Government Transfer Payments 813 546 344 394 194 268 188 222 132 156
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
562 312 87 44 11 12 15 15 11 1
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
493 349 288 409 143 312 149 232 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 alone (1)
    Total 1,330 3,213 1,210 1,724 916 2,338 819 1,356 795 1,655
Earnings 976 3,375 687 1,539 564 2,356 452 1,367 477 1,687
  Wages and Salary 945 3,082 668 1,511 540 2,229 427 1,310 461 1,628
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 38 343 5 43 4 116 8 58 8 61
  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 29 83 38 42 33 41 28 42 10 21
  Interest 6 43 7 6 17 4 10 13 1 11
  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 55 53 135 17 46 40 72
  Company or Union Retirement 36 40 35 9 20 49 8 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 42 19 22 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 18 41 31 67
  Company or Union Retirement 36 41 34 6 20 49 8 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 20 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 988 3,493 729 1,548 583 2,347 479 1,408 516 1,719
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,166 3,601 845 1,665 675 2,485 596 1,509 582 1,778
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 199 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
187 327 104 121 75 150 85 126 66 88
  Government Transfer Payments 111 306 87 75 40 92 40 76 37 72
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 198 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
92 118 88 55 52 135 17 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 alone (1)
    Total 640 1,272 586 1,312 414 679 357 814 301 510
Earnings 345 1,254 357 1,297 232 649 218 861 126 436
  Wages and Salary 340 1,151 359 1,220 222 647 199 822 120 421
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 71 4 74 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 18 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 373 1,229 380 1,291 256 662 231 855 149 439
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
457 1,307 461 1,321 276 678 260 895 191 458
  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 34 14 6 16 18 13 18
  Government Transfer Payments 38 25 22 23 9 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 alone (1)
    Total 289 8,888 35,120 118 49,488 249 0.479 0.0032 1,249
Earnings 182 7,713 37,334 118 51,882 292 0.460 0.0035 1,249
  Wages and Salary 171 7,008 38,009 319 51,560 291 0.455 0.0036 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 630 20,952 316 39,712 1,116 0.608 0.0125 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 58 2,792 501 22,600 1,787 0.732 0.0282 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,320 59 14,490 61 0.249 0.0060 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,307 158 7,325 131 0.348 0.0189 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,156 161 2,930 264 0.468 0.0740 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,201 426 12,149 318 0.513 0.0189 1,249
Survivor Benefits 14 0 8,219 1,003 17,149 1,103 0.597 0.0401 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 5 11,710 659 17,107 758 0.475 0.0353 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 5 0 3,311 91 4,888 112 0.510 0.0176 1,249
Workers Compensation 1 0 4,517 376 8,556 432 0.565 0.0338 1,249
Property Income 35 245 1,618 9 3,973 71 0.672 0.0079 1,249
  Interest 85 0 1,469 8 2,091 42 0.499 0.0164 1,249
  Dividends 0 67 1,613 15 3,459 101 0.633 0.0160 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 98 4 2,250 36 7,847 296 0.679 0.0498 1,249
Retirement Income 97 26 15,321 263 21,395 230 0.485 0.0084 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 55 2 10,608 206 16,327 255 0.514 0.0118 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 28,934 945 32,623 832 0.363 0.0264 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 19,912 504 24,803 647 0.361 0.0275 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 3 23,711 636 27,935 571 0.410 0.0185 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 21,368 3,319 20,643 1,389 0.383 0.0650 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 10,467 1,078 18,586 1,441 0.529 0.0556 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 10,675 455 16,632 1,110 0.543 0.0474 1,249
Pension Income 80 12 15,740 278 21,405 236 0.476 0.0088 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 53 0 10,660 205 16,248 257 0.511 0.0120 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 30,045 842 34,045 865 0.337 0.0282 1,249
  Military Retirement 13 0 20,377 551 25,519 669 0.349 0.0285 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 0 24,845 725 28,567 581 0.394 0.0195 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 2,289 158 3,203 231 0.474 0.0521 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 4,071 124 6,700 193 0.546 0.0211 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,503 282 6,242 376 0.575 0.0417 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,919 154 5,268 694 0.642 0.0858 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 180 7,776 31,546 102 46,746 253 0.481 0.0033 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
214 8,118 34,543 252 48,544 250 0.473 0.0033 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,346 59 14,561 62 0.251 0.0060 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
62 145 17,840 126 23,085 147 0.385 0.0063 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 28 76 13,661 75 16,258 105 0.428 0.0058 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,809 161 6,928 127 0.373 0.0181 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,936 60 14,064 59 0.260 0.0057 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
97 26 12,587 214 19,395 205 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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