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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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 4,510 212 129 177 127 234 107 148 114 199
Earnings 3,813 126 101 97 52 182 63 126 74 156
  Wages and Salary 3,544 109 97 93 46 165 59 103 70 139
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 330 49 7 9 7 22 2 25 5 19
  Farm Self-Employment 26 21 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 453 16 31 54 57 63 67 48 50 25
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 83 15 15 12 24 13 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 15 3 6 0 5 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 24 7 1 5 2 1 0 0 3 0
Survivor Benefits 6 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 22 4 6 1 2 2 0 2 1 0
Unemployment Compensation 143 50 35 21 14 15 2 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 13 7 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 2,172 1,742 163 80 42 34 15 22 14 15
  Interest 2,039 1,784 95 64 17 22 9 15 3 13
  Dividends 701 584 45 29 9 15 0 5 2 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 224 140 30 12 8 12 1 7 1 6
Retirement Income 198 27 18 19 17 13 10 16 10 9
  Company or Union Retirement 119 22 16 12 12 11 2 11 5 5
  Federal Government Retirement 22 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 3
  Military Retirement 16 0 1 1 2 0 3 2 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 1 0 2 1 2 2 2 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 13 4 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
Pension Income 171 23 15 15 16 11 6 14 10 9
  Company or Union Retirement 115 22 15 12 13 9 2 11 5 5
  Federal Government Retirement 20 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 3
  Military Retirement 16 0 1 1 2 0 3 2 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 19 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 2 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 8 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 175 67 36 17 5 12 4 13 0 7
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
105 26 13 11 6 17 2 4 8 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 7 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,184 134 126 138 99 232 115 161 117 179
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,218 124 117 139 99 221 100 156 109 184
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 456 16 31 54 57 63 67 48 50 25
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
520 15 27 60 59 53 54 43 43 28
  Government Transfer Payments 784 95 89 97 106 92 74 54 55 34
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 98 18 21 12 28 15 0 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
526 17 42 62 87 78 71 50 50 25
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
291 43 37 31 42 26 11 18 12 9

 

  $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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 104 156 116 212 104 183 56 167 43 92
Earnings 82 141 86 220 75 161 45 184 25 89
  Wages and Salary 79 119 78 205 78 144 41 165 20 83
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 23 8 15 1 18 3 17 5 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Social Security 23 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 7 4 3 2 3 4 0 0 0 2
  Interest 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 6 10 1 12 4 3 1 3 3 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 7 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pension Income 6 8 1 10 2 2 0 3 3 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 6 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 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 2 4 1 3 0 3 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
3 3 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 101 142 92 220 77 164 45 182 30 89
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
112 146 105 223 83 172 48 188 34 90
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 25 9 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
37 13 16 9 9 7 2 6 3 1
  Government Transfer Payments 27 12 7 4 4 4 1 3 3 1
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
23 11 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 13 1 12 4 3 1 3 3 0

 

  $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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 58 192 46 84 29 130 33 65 22 106
Earnings 35 203 27 88 18 139 22 58 14 123
  Wages and Salary 35 175 25 86 18 137 22 57 15 122
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 30 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 6 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 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 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 35 209 32 88 19 138 22 58 14 117
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
41 203 32 90 22 139 26 60 16 119
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 4 2 1 3 1 2 2 3 2
  Government Transfer Payments 2 6 0 1 2 1 2 4 3 0
  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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0

 

  $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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 32 77 27 75 24 57 10 66 19 33
Earnings 26 79 11 86 15 47 5 77 3 37
  Wages and Salary 26 75 12 85 15 51 5 74 1 37
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 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 0 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 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 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 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 26 77 11 86 17 47 7 79 5 36
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
28 78 11 85 19 47 7 81 5 36
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  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
0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

 

    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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 11 637 36,607 548 54,680 1,310 0.479 0.0144 1,430
Earnings 5 609 41,620 503 59,500 1,481 0.449 0.0156 1,430
  Wages and Salary 5 573 42,231 1,492 59,856 1,476 0.441 0.0160 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 37 26,469 1,303 44,324 6,142 0.553 0.0599 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 12,695 483 13,413 429 0.311 0.0383 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,476 861 7,313 617 0.379 0.0857 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,044 513 5,607 640 0.491 0.0899 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 2 7 1,559 40 2,482 242 0.539 0.0807 1,430
  Interest 3 0 1,429 38 1,531 148 0.353 0.0909 1,430
  Dividends 0 3 1,501 68 2,153 354 0.505 0.1034 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 2,004 160 3,387 909 0.462 0.2039 1,430
Retirement Income 1 0 13,769 1,878 18,736 1,582 0.496 0.0659 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,299 1,367 14,453 1,819 0.544 0.0845 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 1 0 14,383 2,205 19,320 1,769 0.505 0.0707 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,025 1,275 14,248 1,859 0.549 0.0870 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,884 546 7,568 815 0.571 0.0731 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 8,406 1,858 12,094 1,666 0.532 0.1045 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 5 611 37,403 1,236 55,674 1,375 0.471 0.0150 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 615 38,478 1,460 56,112 1,363 0.465 0.0149 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,766 483 13,542 434 0.305 0.0387 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 14,638 664 18,810 826 0.407 0.0441 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 10,151 434 12,755 509 0.439 0.0349 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,188 971 6,994 550 0.376 0.0787 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,753 438 12,832 385 0.311 0.0361 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 0 9,533 652 15,127 1,157 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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