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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 alone (2)
    Total 10,776 566 392 592 785 742 450 485 375 608
Earnings 8,218 471 316 389 262 443 192 335 234 557
  Wages and Salary 7,859 418 307 357 253 422 185 329 227 523
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 506 121 21 46 18 44 5 18 6 48
  Farm Self-Employment 56 50 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Social Security 1,812 62 90 196 338 353 308 196 124 54
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 585 75 68 127 235 36 19 8 9 4
Public Assistance 95 58 26 4 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 315 46 49 20 10 50 9 29 8 12
Survivor Benefits 80 20 18 7 15 7 2 2 2 3
Disability Benefits 112 11 5 22 26 8 10 3 12 0
Unemployment Compensation 524 210 126 74 57 24 13 5 1 5
Workers Compensation 95 37 8 13 19 3 0 2 8 4
Property Income 2,778 2,346 122 91 46 25 35 17 20 14
  Interest 2,615 2,363 89 51 33 14 27 7 1 9
  Dividends 509 409 21 41 1 6 0 2 0 9
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 288 150 42 31 9 27 11 3 2 3
Retirement Income 828 85 90 83 85 76 48 37 34 31
  Company or Union Retirement 456 49 63 51 50 50 28 16 20 21
  Federal Government Retirement 79 3 3 5 1 5 0 5 2 6
  Military Retirement 90 0 3 3 17 12 10 6 7 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 144 8 14 17 11 10 11 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 671 56 68 57 61 64 42 32 24 31
  Company or Union Retirement 409 46 59 41 46 43 23 16 16 21
  Federal Government Retirement 62 0 3 5 0 5 0 4 0 7
  Military Retirement 85 0 3 3 13 12 10 6 5 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 118 3 4 11 7 10 9 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 399 146 87 70 19 19 12 9 4 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
63 42 7 2 3 3 1 0 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 44 27 13 0 3 0 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9,776 483 377 548 557 737 458 511 333 589
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9,977 490 375 545 544 683 405 462 328 603
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,823 63 91 196 341 353 311 197 124 54
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,179 96 103 207 339 314 260 158 120 85
  Government Transfer Payments 3,398 411 323 382 610 454 328 237 160 91
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 665 123 94 123 236 36 24 8 9 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,355 121 140 286 564 400 334 212 136 59
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,456 199 181 194 307 104 71 49 39 41

 

  $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 alone (2)
    Total 336 568 294 553 197 457 142 497 146 255
Earnings 248 488 226 500 148 422 139 500 78 254
  Wages and Salary 242 452 223 487 153 384 132 501 81 245
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 29 8 15 3 33 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 15 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 19 3 3 6 3 2 2 4 0
  Interest 4 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 16 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 64 36 17 34 13 35 5 9 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 31 9 4 10 7 27 5 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 13 0 5 11 2 5 0 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 2 5 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 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 56 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 12 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 6 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 297 533 239 506 149 433 146 494 83 253
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
341 574 279 537 168 466 158 495 106 262
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 30 37 1 6 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
91 86 46 53 28 36 17 20 20 7
  Government Transfer Payments 68 60 26 44 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
34 39 1 7 0 0 1 0 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
64 38 17 34 18 35 9 9 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 alone (2)
    Total 151 374 106 159 89 236 73 117 52 114
Earnings 105 375 80 147 61 254 35 98 32 108
  Wages and Salary 102 359 75 145 61 242 34 99 28 104
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 17 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 106 385 81 149 68 250 40 99 34 107
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
118 385 91 158 76 256 44 106 39 110
  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 17 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 alone (2)
    Total 37 109 55 80 32 40 11 59 25 31
Earnings 18 115 19 83 20 36 12 59 9 30
  Wages and Salary 18 120 17 80 20 36 9 53 9 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 18 119 21 85 19 36 12 60 11 30
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
23 117 32 81 19 41 9 62 14 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 alone (2)
    Total 21 365 25,254 280 33,076 512 0.466 0.0096 1,430
Earnings 8 310 29,426 593 36,106 634 0.442 0.0108 1,430
  Wages and Salary 8 293 29,890 463 36,209 649 0.437 0.0110 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 16 13,842 2,372 23,416 1,938 0.577 0.0467 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,557 180 12,196 181 0.273 0.0197 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,735 154 7,176 195 0.286 0.0327 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,046 251 4,441 1,441 0.675 0.1989 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,644 528 15,267 882 0.486 0.0428 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,023 1,570 8,407 1,081 0.420 0.1080 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,236 601 11,944 997 0.368 0.0833 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,537 272 5,583 511 0.546 0.0667 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,574 1,337 7,126 997 0.480 0.1044 1,430
Property Income 0 5 1,480 34 2,268 182 0.522 0.1384 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,384 32 1,238 116 0.237 0.0937 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,558 82 3,048 483 0.603 0.1172 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,396 254 5,254 833 0.541 0.1113 1,430
Retirement Income 8 0 12,317 675 17,402 677 0.468 0.0322 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,798 633 15,026 768 0.460 0.0431 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 24,138 2,424 26,449 2,205 0.346 0.0935 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 15,047 1,919 19,262 1,889 0.311 0.1077 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 15,805 2,395 22,223 2,112 0.469 0.0784 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 14,248 938 18,975 787 0.456 0.0354 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,769 698 15,077 829 0.462 0.0461 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 15,425 1,962 19,718 1,990 0.324 0.1092 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 23,232 3,542 25,854 2,383 0.425 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 4,033 343 7,560 749 0.596 0.0644 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 9 311 24,987 391 32,613 545 0.461 0.0101 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16 329 25,926 260 33,401 538 0.455 0.0099 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,560 181 12,215 182 0.274 0.0197 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 4 12,789 268 16,755 352 0.394 0.0204 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 4 9,891 149 12,731 255 0.440 0.0175 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,370 270 6,942 270 0.341 0.0387 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,419 181 11,341 163 0.296 0.0178 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 0 8,753 186 13,065 438 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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