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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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 77,454 1,503 940 1,462 2,182 3,024 2,425 3,370 2,442 3,721
Earnings 61,087 1,327 1,020 1,178 1,102 1,965 1,005 2,152 1,274 2,924
  Wages and Salary 56,159 1,029 901 1,039 957 1,691 918 1,792 1,198 2,597
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6,226 1,138 276 292 199 406 110 363 94 350
  Farm Self-Employment 1,167 557 66 43 10 40 11 50 16 47
Social Security 16,006 394 581 892 1,619 2,206 3,030 3,001 1,880 1,158
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,479 275 162 312 404 140 69 59 21 22
Public Assistance 184 106 50 16 4 3 0 1 1 0
Veterans Benefits 1,888 402 307 196 142 182 80 127 75 32
Survivor Benefits 520 103 56 94 28 39 39 12 19 15
Disability Benefits 699 62 72 70 104 57 43 49 47 18
Unemployment Compensation 3,796 1,550 919 521 342 200 81 68 32 22
Workers Compensation 800 310 107 56 71 42 51 17 35 23
Property Income 40,374 30,663 3,039 1,749 937 762 457 412 193 315
  Interest 38,040 32,031 2,264 1,167 655 420 237 218 71 172
  Dividends 13,269 10,192 963 698 178 340 125 187 35 133
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,921 2,736 562 416 163 284 73 77 26 112
Retirement Income 9,954 980 921 885 777 755 579 536 461 428
  Company or Union Retirement 5,867 788 759 697 560 523 337 315 232 208
  Federal Government Retirement 851 34 22 36 27 21 19 37 44 60
  Military Retirement 966 22 9 35 61 86 81 99 98 74
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,773 109 90 68 102 95 120 81 97 81
  Railroad Retirement 130 11 4 12 3 10 13 3 5 4
  Annuities 167 38 21 30 5 4 9 15 10 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 275 31 40 43 17 24 8 13 0 20
  Other or Don't Know 380 67 48 38 24 54 20 14 10 8
Pension Income 8,955 869 809 767 671 706 513 481 433 405
  Company or Union Retirement 5,606 763 715 662 526 512 321 293 216 206
  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 199 120 38 24 10 6 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 927 355 203 144 42 64 11 26 14 26
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
505 229 81 78 17 47 4 5 10 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 385 176 149 29 1 3 0 8 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 73,702 1,235 1,227 1,605 2,230 3,520 3,538 4,590 2,915 3,849
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
75,004 1,042 966 1,407 2,020 3,053 2,596 3,626 2,446 3,878
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 16,111 394 585 901 1,616 2,205 3,043 3,004 1,885 1,164
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
19,156 441 516 811 1,519 1,859 2,093 1,978 1,551 1,390
  Government Transfer Payments 23,595 2,187 1,521 1,515 2,185 2,482 2,909 2,969 2,040 1,303
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,626 358 206 318 405 140 70 66 25 21
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
17,211 525 639 1,077 2,029 2,365 3,102 3,074 1,928 1,198
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11,443 1,288 1,096 1,195 1,157 861 652 592 488 451

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 2,325 3,106 2,134 3,908 1,687 3,281 1,717 3,355 1,294 2,360
Earnings 1,395 2,481 1,390 3,530 1,067 2,923 1,113 3,242 835 2,179
  Wages and Salary 1,319 2,217 1,304 3,222 1,030 2,695 1,028 3,024 822 2,059
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 67 267 75 389 31 210 70 223 14 112
  Farm Self-Employment 12 23 3 28 8 21 2 30 0 12
Social Security 556 301 88 44 11 12 15 8 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 15 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 221 182 138 121 114 97 76 62 15 37
  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 49 7 31 9 24 3 32
Retirement Income 497 346 292 416 142 314 154 224 84 141
  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 41
  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 66 132
  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 41
  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 5 7 3 12 0 6 1 5 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
5 3 0 3 0 2 0 8 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,887 2,811 1,632 3,565 1,168 2,953 1,201 3,237 888 2,191
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,180 3,193 2,015 3,993 1,526 3,247 1,495 3,479 1,097 2,362
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 573 309 101 52 14 17 15 14 11 6
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,020 850 669 609 392 469 313 376 241 246
  Government Transfer Payments 828 551 348 387 197 268 189 219 132 155
  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 8 11 1
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
503 349 293 415 145 315 149 234 84 142

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 1,303 3,148 1,189 1,693 904 2,279 812 1,350 792 1,651
Earnings 960 3,299 683 1,499 562 2,293 449 1,364 474 1,688
  Wages and Salary 932 3,005 663 1,469 541 2,164 426 1,307 457 1,627
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 36 344 5 43 4 118 8 58 6 63
  Farm Self-Employment 3 24 0 8 2 29 4 2 2 6
Social Security 0 198 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 31 79 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 10 47 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 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 969 3,415 722 1,507 582 2,284 476 1,405 513 1,720
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,151 3,525 838 1,626 673 2,424 594 1,508 578 1,779
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 195 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
189 326 105 124 75 150 85 126 66 88
  Government Transfer Payments 114 302 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
0 195 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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 642 1,278 590 1,306 418 694 359 813 304 509
Earnings 340 1,260 362 1,296 230 662 219 863 129 435
  Wages and Salary 336 1,162 363 1,219 222 658 200 827 122 421
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 66 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 0 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 5
  Interest 0 15 6 12 8 3 2 3 0 6
  Dividends 0 6 0 7 0 0 8 3 0 0
  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 369 1,236 385 1,290 254 675 233 855 152 439
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
455 1,313 466 1,322 276 691 261 894 194 458
  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 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
25 Years and Over
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 283 8,903 39,271 226 54,274 276 0.451 0.0034 1,249
Earnings 177 7,741 42,081 106 57,527 327 0.427 0.0038 1,249
  Wages and Salary 166 7,027 42,858 386 57,515 327 0.417 0.0039 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 635 21,669 315 41,222 1,161 0.599 0.0127 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 58 3,493 724 23,572 1,865 0.726 0.0288 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,407 58 14,588 61 0.245 0.0060 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,420 162 7,444 139 0.356 0.0196 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,156 178 2,875 297 0.473 0.0841 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,179 428 12,131 313 0.512 0.0187 1,249
Survivor Benefits 13 0 8,110 950 17,188 1,124 0.596 0.0409 1,249
Disability Benefits 4 5 11,771 644 17,186 760 0.482 0.0356 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 5 0 3,446 94 5,055 120 0.510 0.0182 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,604 370 8,678 433 0.562 0.0328 1,249
Property Income 33 241 1,646 9 4,170 74 0.676 0.0078 1,249
  Interest 79 0 1,485 9 2,203 44 0.516 0.0160 1,249
  Dividends 0 67 1,628 16 3,490 101 0.631 0.0153 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 98 4 2,248 36 7,768 297 0.680 0.0494 1,249
Retirement Income 95 27 15,371 260 21,384 228 0.483 0.0084 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 55 2 10,617 205 16,309 253 0.514 0.0117 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 29,114 912 32,720 824 0.354 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 23,629 602 27,842 566 0.409 0.0184 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 21,496 2,748 20,865 1,379 0.379 0.0650 1,249
  Annuities 4 0 7,023 921 14,692 1,717 0.591 0.0758 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 10,666 1,022 18,853 1,453 0.524 0.0559 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 10,607 501 16,355 1,083 0.537 0.0478 1,249
Pension Income 80 12 15,737 275 21,373 234 0.475 0.0088 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 53 0 10,670 204 16,233 255 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 24,716 672 28,476 576 0.392 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 2,071 164 2,936 232 0.470 0.0612 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,833 210 6,197 282 0.538 0.0335 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,218 387 6,352 524 0.594 0.0554 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,786 184 5,621 772 0.658 0.0858 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 175 7,806 35,914 128 50,849 279 0.459 0.0035 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
209 8,147 38,026 256 52,804 275 0.448 0.0034 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,434 58 14,661 62 0.246 0.0060 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
61 146 18,084 125 23,301 147 0.381 0.0063 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 29 76 14,140 74 16,838 108 0.415 0.0059 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,955 177 7,094 137 0.378 0.0189 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 14,088 59 14,236 59 0.254 0.0057 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
95 27 12,979 229 19,610 206 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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