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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 alone (1)
    Total 76,445 1,463 912 1,444 2,138 2,983 2,394 3,331 2,401 3,646
Earnings 60,289 1,299 1,002 1,156 1,085 1,934 985 2,119 1,245 2,875
  Wages and Salary 55,417 1,004 887 1,022 943 1,661 899 1,763 1,168 2,550
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6,139 1,116 269 287 197 403 107 360 93 348
  Farm Self-Employment 1,154 548 66 43 10 40 11 48 16 45
Social Security 15,839 390 573 877 1,599 2,185 2,998 2,975 1,864 1,146
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,435 261 158 302 392 138 69 59 21 22
Public Assistance 178 102 50 16 3 3 0 1 1 0
Veterans Benefits 1,856 397 300 194 137 179 79 127 73 32
Survivor Benefits 511 101 56 91 28 38 39 12 19 15
Disability Benefits 684 61 71 68 103 56 43 49 44 18
Unemployment Compensation 3,726 1,524 902 509 336 199 77 68 32 20
Workers Compensation 783 305 104 55 70 40 49 14 35 23
Property Income 39,932 30,312 2,997 1,735 929 758 453 407 187 314
  Interest 37,621 31,659 2,237 1,165 650 417 235 217 70 171
  Dividends 13,157 10,104 955 687 176 340 125 186 35 133
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,864 2,705 555 409 160 280 73 76 26 112
Retirement Income 9,846 971 914 875 763 747 571 529 453 423
  Company or Union Retirement 5,807 781 753 690 551 517 332 310 228 205
  Federal Government Retirement 841 34 22 36 27 21 19 35 44 60
  Military Retirement 955 22 9 35 60 83 79 98 96 74
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,751 109 89 65 100 94 118 79 95 81
  Railroad Retirement 128 11 4 12 3 10 13 3 3 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 374 64 48 38 22 54 19 14 10 7
Pension Income 8,865 862 803 762 659 698 506 474 429 400
  Company or Union Retirement 5,551 756 708 658 516 507 316 289 214 202
  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 1,585 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 195 119 35 24 10 6 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 908 346 198 140 41 64 11 26 14 26
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
495 224 81 77 17 47 4 4 9 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 377 174 146 29 0 3 0 6 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 72,767 1,210 1,204 1,573 2,197 3,473 3,492 4,532 2,875 3,789
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
74,051 1,015 949 1,379 1,989 3,011 2,554 3,580 2,405 3,818
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 15,943 390 577 886 1,596 2,184 3,011 2,978 1,867 1,152
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
18,952 434 513 795 1,499 1,843 2,068 1,964 1,532 1,372
  Government Transfer Payments 23,290 2,149 1,494 1,493 2,145 2,454 2,874 2,944 2,023 1,283
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,577 340 202 308 392 137 70 66 25 21
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
17,014 514 628 1,062 1,994 2,339 3,072 3,046 1,912 1,185
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11,291 1,261 1,084 1,181 1,130 850 642 585 480 446

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 2,288 3,067 2,106 3,860 1,664 3,234 1,701 3,302 1,283 2,335
Earnings 1,368 2,446 1,376 3,489 1,049 2,888 1,103 3,189 827 2,154
  Wages and Salary 1,292 2,185 1,291 3,183 1,012 2,662 1,020 2,973 814 2,036
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 67 263 73 386 31 207 70 219 14 110
  Farm Self-Employment 12 23 3 28 8 21 2 30 0 12
Social Security 550 298 86 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 45 28 12 111 69 28 9 13 2 8
Survivor Benefits 19 3 0 15 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 221 179 137 120 113 97 76 62 15 37
  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 48 7 31 9 24 3 32
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 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 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 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 1 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 1,855 2,769 1,616 3,528 1,147 2,917 1,192 3,184 880 2,164
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,145 3,151 1,990 3,950 1,502 3,206 1,481 3,424 1,092 2,335
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 567 306 99 52 14 17 15 14 11 6
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,008 839 661 601 386 464 308 374 241 246
  Government Transfer Payments 813 546 343 381 194 264 187 216 132 155
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
562 312 87 44 11 12 15 8 11 1
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
493 349 288 409 143 312 149 232 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 alone (1)
    Total 1,280 3,117 1,174 1,671 896 2,254 805 1,340 788 1,634
Earnings 942 3,274 670 1,480 558 2,266 446 1,353 471 1,671
  Wages and Salary 915 2,985 651 1,452 537 2,139 424 1,296 454 1,612
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 35 340 5 40 4 116 8 58 6 61
  Farm Self-Employment 3 24 0 8 2 29 4 2 2 6
Social Security 0 197 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 79 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 10 47 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 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 950 3,388 708 1,489 578 2,257 473 1,394 510 1,703
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,129 3,496 823 1,606 669 2,395 591 1,495 576 1,761
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 194 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
187 322 104 121 75 150 85 126 66 88
  Government Transfer Payments 111 300 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
0 194 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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 636 1,260 583 1,291 412 676 357 808 301 508
Earnings 340 1,242 357 1,280 230 647 218 855 126 431
  Wages and Salary 335 1,145 359 1,205 220 644 199 816 120 417
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 65 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 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 18 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 367 1,218 380 1,274 254 659 231 849 149 435
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
451 1,295 461 1,304 274 675 260 888 191 454
  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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 279 8,822 39,397 227 54,399 279 0.451 0.0034 1,249
Earnings 176 7,666 42,137 108 57,650 330 0.427 0.0038 1,249
  Wages and Salary 166 6,962 43,096 404 57,642 330 0.416 0.0039 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 629 21,702 315 41,350 1,174 0.599 0.0128 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 58 3,609 724 23,793 1,884 0.724 0.0289 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,414 59 14,598 61 0.244 0.0060 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,470 159 7,502 142 0.352 0.0199 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,190 183 2,917 303 0.472 0.0849 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,166 438 12,120 316 0.512 0.0189 1,249
Survivor Benefits 13 0 8,225 986 17,238 1,138 0.595 0.0414 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 5 11,794 657 17,160 761 0.475 0.0354 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 5 0 3,439 95 5,050 121 0.510 0.0185 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,595 377 8,704 440 0.564 0.0332 1,249
Property Income 33 241 1,647 9 4,189 75 0.677 0.0078 1,249
  Interest 79 0 1,486 9 2,213 45 0.517 0.0161 1,249
  Dividends 0 67 1,628 16 3,505 101 0.632 0.0153 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 98 4 2,248 36 7,797 300 0.680 0.0499 1,249
Retirement Income 95 26 15,393 262 21,436 230 0.484 0.0084 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 55 2 10,623 206 16,339 255 0.513 0.0118 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 29,044 943 32,750 833 0.360 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 23,718 635 27,945 572 0.410 0.0186 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 21,971 2,991 20,899 1,395 0.381 0.0653 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 10,703 1,015 18,889 1,456 0.525 0.0558 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 10,644 497 16,477 1,099 0.541 0.0478 1,249
Pension Income 80 12 15,755 278 21,414 236 0.476 0.0088 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 53 0 10,675 205 16,260 257 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 24,835 723 28,559 582 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 2,051 164 2,938 236 0.474 0.0618 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,861 213 6,255 287 0.538 0.0337 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,232 385 6,276 528 0.592 0.0567 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,755 186 5,610 789 0.661 0.0871 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 174 7,729 35,963 129 50,942 282 0.459 0.0035 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
209 8,070 38,142 257 52,909 277 0.448 0.0035 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,441 59 14,671 62 0.246 0.0060 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
61 145 18,087 126 23,337 148 0.381 0.0064 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 28 75 14,162 74 16,869 109 0.415 0.0060 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,007 180 7,155 139 0.376 0.0192 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 14,103 59 14,254 59 0.253 0.0058 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
95 26 13,043 231 19,693 208 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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