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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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 11,183 614 410 613 799 766 466 515 390 646
Earnings 8,554 514 330 408 269 460 203 360 246 588
  Wages and Salary 8,178 461 320 374 260 438 194 353 240 551
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 533 130 23 48 18 44 7 19 6 51
  Farm Self-Employment 59 52 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Social Security 1,861 66 93 204 342 367 315 199 127 56
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 601 85 68 129 239 36 19 8 9 4
Public Assistance 101 62 26 7 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 321 47 49 20 12 51 9 29 8 12
Survivor Benefits 81 20 18 7 15 7 2 2 2 3
Disability Benefits 114 11 5 22 26 9 10 3 12 0
Unemployment Compensation 550 216 136 77 57 24 16 5 1 7
Workers Compensation 99 37 9 13 20 3 1 2 8 4
Property Income 2,905 2,453 131 97 48 26 35 17 20 14
  Interest 2,739 2,479 95 51 33 15 29 7 1 9
  Dividends 542 434 21 47 1 6 0 2 0 9
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 296 153 42 32 10 28 11 3 2 3
Retirement Income 849 88 90 83 88 81 54 38 35 32
  Company or Union Retirement 467 51 63 51 53 55 29 16 20 21
  Federal Government Retirement 83 3 3 5 1 5 0 5 3 7
  Military Retirement 91 0 3 3 17 12 12 6 7 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 148 8 14 17 11 10 14 8 4 0
  Railroad Retirement 13 1 1 2 5 0 1 1 0 0
  Annuities 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 7 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 45 15 6 9 6 4 0 3 0 0
Pension Income 690 58 68 57 64 69 48 33 25 32
  Company or Union Retirement 421 48 59 41 48 48 24 16 16 21
  Federal Government Retirement 64 0 3 5 0 5 0 4 1 8
  Military Retirement 86 0 3 3 13 12 12 6 5 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 122 3 4 11 7 10 13 8 3 0
  Railroad Retirement 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
  Annuities 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Child Support 24 12 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 421 160 89 71 20 21 12 9 4 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
73 47 7 5 3 3 1 0 5 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 50 30 16 0 3 0 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10,149 523 393 572 568 767 474 541 349 622
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10,352 529 388 570 555 707 424 491 342 635
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,872 67 94 204 345 367 318 201 127 56
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,234 100 104 215 343 324 270 162 125 86
  Government Transfer Payments 3,513 437 339 397 623 468 338 242 165 96
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 688 136 94 127 240 36 24 8 9 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,421 133 142 297 573 414 339 217 140 61
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,499 214 181 199 314 109 77 49 40 42

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 346 581 308 569 209 469 149 502 148 266
Earnings 250 499 235 518 157 431 143 505 78 266
  Wages and Salary 244 461 233 505 161 392 137 506 81 257
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 31 8 15 3 35 2 11 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 29 37 1 6 0 0 0 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 17 0 3 18 25 6 3 6 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 6 1 3 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
Property Income 3 22 3 3 6 3 2 2 4 0
  Interest 4 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 17 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2
Retirement Income 65 36 17 35 13 35 5 10 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 31 9 4 10 7 27 5 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 13 0 5 12 2 5 0 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 2 5 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 10 6 11 2 2 2 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 57 35 15 29 13 29 5 9 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 31 8 4 7 7 21 5 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 8 0 3 8 2 5 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 2 5 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 10 6 11 2 2 2 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 7 3 0 0 16 0 2
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 299 545 249 524 157 442 150 500 83 265
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
347 587 289 557 177 476 163 501 106 274
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 31 37 1 6 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
95 89 46 57 28 37 17 20 20 7
  Government Transfer Payments 70 61 26 45 26 25 10 19 14 5
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
35 39 1 7 0 0 1 0 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
65 38 17 35 18 35 9 10 2 3

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 157 380 106 160 95 244 73 124 52 123
Earnings 107 381 81 148 65 262 35 106 32 122
  Wages and Salary 105 363 77 146 65 248 34 107 28 120
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 18 1 5 0 11 0 0 4 8
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 16 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 1 0 0 1 1 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 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 2 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 4 3 2 4 7 0 0 0 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 2 0 4 3 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 2 4 3 2 4 7 0 0 0 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 2 0 4 3 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 108 391 83 150 72 257 40 107 34 121
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
121 391 93 159 80 263 44 113 39 123
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 19 9 7 7 8 3 5 3 7
  Government Transfer Payments 18 21 12 5 9 5 2 1 3 8
  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 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 4 3 2 4 7 0 0 1 6

 

  $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:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 38 116 58 82 34 42 11 60 26 31
Earnings 18 121 19 85 21 38 12 61 12 30
  Wages and Salary 19 125 17 81 21 38 9 54 11 25
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 2 3 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 2 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 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 18 125 21 86 20 38 12 62 14 30
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24 123 32 83 20 42 9 63 17 28
  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 2 3 0 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 2 4 3 1 0 0 3 0
  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
0 0 0 6 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
15 Years and Over:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 21 387 25,118 324 32,986 499 0.467 0.0094 1,430
Earnings 8 330 29,096 587 35,963 616 0.443 0.0106 1,430
  Wages and Salary 8 311 29,587 535 36,064 629 0.440 0.0108 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 18 13,677 2,200 23,157 1,868 0.580 0.0452 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,538 176 12,161 178 0.275 0.0194 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,694 153 7,099 193 0.295 0.0321 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,048 243 4,356 1,349 0.658 0.1969 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,580 526 15,186 868 0.484 0.0426 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,183 1,580 8,628 1,108 0.448 0.1016 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,309 602 11,946 982 0.378 0.0817 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,585 258 5,616 492 0.548 0.0637 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,631 1,270 7,179 957 0.486 0.1001 1,430
Property Income 0 5 1,481 33 2,232 175 0.515 0.1434 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,382 32 1,209 111 0.220 0.0932 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,560 80 3,005 458 0.599 0.1132 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,412 272 5,229 812 0.545 0.1086 1,430
Retirement Income 8 0 12,327 627 17,291 662 0.463 0.0320 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,754 582 14,889 752 0.459 0.0428 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 24,002 2,344 26,279 2,130 0.354 0.0905 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 14,871 1,773 19,186 1,861 0.296 0.1085 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 15,421 1,855 21,999 2,052 0.463 0.0781 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 8 0 14,013 817 18,783 769 0.453 0.0352 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,722 634 14,923 810 0.467 0.0453 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 15,115 1,814 19,629 1,958 0.308 0.1101 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 22,894 3,620 25,493 2,314 0.414 0.0847 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 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Educational Assistance 3 0 3,924 344 7,431 717 0.603 0.0622 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 9 330 24,731 451 32,539 530 0.463 0.0098 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16 349 25,798 259 33,319 523 0.457 0.0097 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,541 176 12,179 179 0.274 0.0195 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 4 12,794 262 16,699 345 0.390 0.0201 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 4 9,844 142 12,620 249 0.441 0.0172 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,238 297 6,844 264 0.352 0.0378 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,392 178 11,290 161 0.298 0.0175 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 0 8,733 184 12,929 428 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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