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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
64,688 1,241 662 1,027 1,602 2,223 1,910 2,543 1,868 2,637
Earnings 50,002 1,130 785 879 799 1,330 657 1,423 799 1,861
  Wages and Salary 45,843 858 701 775 700 1,117 609 1,143 747 1,584
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5,292 1,022 225 238 154 322 68 289 68 291
  Farm Self-Employment 1,093 500 64 43 10 40 11 45 16 45
Social Security 14,655 363 516 738 1,339 1,955 2,806 2,858 1,785 1,106
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,142 204 114 219 317 125 59 53 19 21
Public Assistance 139 81 38 15 3 0 0 1 1 0
Veterans Benefits 1,731 377 272 185 124 173 74 118 70 28
Survivor Benefits 490 95 55 85 28 35 39 12 15 13
Disability Benefits 584 49 57 61 93 48 34 39 36 15
Unemployment Compensation 3,083 1,297 720 413 282 169 63 57 28 19
Workers Compensation 655 255 80 46 56 36 37 12 32 21
Property Income 37,276 28,046 2,846 1,664 888 722 444 396 174 308
  Interest 35,166 29,431 2,132 1,125 629 402 232 216 64 164
  Dividends 12,721 9,731 935 668 174 337 124 180 34 124
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,523 2,490 517 386 142 262 68 68 25 110
Retirement Income 9,356 912 854 825 718 710 535 502 425 391
  Company or Union Retirement 5,538 742 709 656 529 496 313 301 214 182
  Federal Government Retirement 794 31 21 36 23 20 18 24 42 58
  Military Retirement 906 20 9 30 54 75 74 91 90 73
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,654 94 83 58 89 87 108 75 91 76
  Railroad Retirement 124 11 3 12 3 10 13 3 3 4
  Annuities 162 38 21 28 5 4 8 15 8 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 268 31 35 42 17 24 7 13 0 20
  Other or Don't Know 345 62 42 35 19 52 16 14 10 7
Pension Income 8,472 819 759 720 620 663 479 456 409 374
  Company or Union Retirement 5,309 721 669 627 493 484 298 281 206 186
  Federal Government Retirement 706 16 18 31 7 19 22 15 39 53
  Military Retirement 850 9 2 18 54 73 73 89 82 73
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,518 82 80 41 73 76 91 69 84 70
  Railroad Retirement 101 11 3 9 0 10 13 3 3 3
  Annuities 83 9 9 16 2 4 5 11 3 9
Alimony 8 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 175 102 32 24 10 6 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 800 300 170 133 34 56 10 25 14 19
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
412 156 75 74 16 44 4 4 9 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 362 165 139 29 0 3 0 6 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 61,481 1,036 948 1,200 1,698 2,677 3,008 3,727 2,360 2,740
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
62,665 852 711 1,007 1,486 2,234 2,108 2,794 1,895 2,756
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14,755 363 519 747 1,336 1,954 2,819 2,861 1,788 1,111
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
17,542 382 442 660 1,232 1,620 1,902 1,868 1,450 1,309
  Government Transfer Payments 20,995 1,833 1,203 1,203 1,769 2,174 2,653 2,794 1,919 1,228
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,251 265 148 224 318 121 60 59 23 19
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
15,582 464 545 862 1,653 2,089 2,859 2,923 1,829 1,143
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
10,501 1,136 980 1,043 1,021 802 596 552 451 410

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
1,845 2,415 1,725 2,988 1,399 2,661 1,505 2,799 1,103 2,057
Earnings 992 1,843 1,054 2,620 831 2,348 938 2,693 660 1,895
  Wages and Salary 930 1,622 991 2,359 802 2,167 859 2,501 648 1,789
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 52 222 49 334 24 163 64 198 14 99
  Farm Self-Employment 12 22 3 28 8 21 2 29 0 9
Social Security 527 292 81 44 11 12 15 8 10 1
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 37 26 10 107 65 26 6 12 2 8
Survivor Benefits 19 3 0 15 0 7 0 9 0 14
Disability Benefits 29 15 14 25 11 9 9 4 3 0
Unemployment Compensation 12 5 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 1
Workers Compensation 31 7 11 6 9 7 0 2 0 2
Property Income 212 173 135 118 110 95 76 62 15 32
  Interest 137 85 82 45 73 36 13 27 22 12
  Dividends 11 99 8 61 8 1 8 15 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 38 25 13 48 7 31 9 24 3 29
Retirement Income 464 321 279 399 136 305 148 216 83 141
  Company or Union Retirement 237 143 124 152 54 126 52 91 45 47
  Federal Government Retirement 53 36 42 48 20 43 47 29 6 14
  Military Retirement 52 54 18 53 19 38 25 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 89 58 74 113 40 84 23 62 26 41
  Railroad Retirement 11 12 8 8 3 5 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 0 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 12 10 4 13 0 7 6 3 2 4
Pension Income 431 298 269 348 126 287 133 205 65 132
  Company or Union Retirement 228 144 121 152 50 117 51 88 42 47
  Federal Government Retirement 50 36 42 45 15 43 43 26 6 14
  Military Retirement 52 54 18 43 16 38 23 24 0 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 85 58 71 105 40 85 20 62 21 41
  Railroad Retirement 10 5 7 2 3 5 0 5 1 5
  Annuities 0 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 4 7 3 12 0 6 0 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 1,457 2,158 1,274 2,658 925 2,376 1,025 2,686 712 1,904
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,724 2,524 1,625 3,066 1,275 2,653 1,294 2,914 915 2,075
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 543 300 93 52 14 17 15 14 11 6
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
954 809 628 579 379 447 291 358 231 242
  Government Transfer Payments 749 517 316 367 186 259 176 210 130 151
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
537 304 81 44 11 12 15 8 11 1
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
472 324 280 400 136 307 143 225 82 141

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
1,147 2,714 1,071 1,503 834 2,014 738 1,209 731 1,494
Earnings 823 2,869 607 1,329 504 2,028 409 1,211 421 1,538
  Wages and Salary 798 2,619 588 1,313 484 1,911 386 1,161 405 1,482
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 33 301 5 32 3 106 8 51 6 57
  Farm Self-Employment 3 24 0 8 2 28 4 2 2 6
Social Security 0 191 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 4 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 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 24 74 38 42 31 41 27 42 10 21
  Interest 5 42 7 6 16 4 10 13 1 11
  Dividends 0 42 3 4 3 33 0 7 2 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 44 0 11 0 14 0 6 0 8
Retirement Income 88 114 86 55 50 127 17 41 40 71
  Company or Union Retirement 36 39 32 9 20 47 8 4 1 21
  Federal Government Retirement 23 15 8 17 7 32 0 9 20 9
  Military Retirement 5 8 14 3 7 14 0 0 3 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 28 42 19 22 11 36 4 14 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 4 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 87 107 79 39 47 120 18 39 31 66
  Company or Union Retirement 36 40 31 6 20 47 8 4 0 18
  Federal Government Retirement 19 15 8 9 6 32 0 9 20 9
  Military Retirement 5 8 14 3 7 18 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 27 41 19 20 11 31 5 14 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 0 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 828 2,975 643 1,337 524 2,016 436 1,252 460 1,567
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,005 3,079 755 1,442 613 2,144 548 1,349 522 1,626
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 187 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
184 314 103 118 73 142 83 121 64 88
  Government Transfer Payments 105 287 85 73 38 89 38 71 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
0 187 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
91 118 86 55 48 127 17 44 40 71

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
604 1,167 555 1,209 383 634 326 752 286 484
Earnings 313 1,156 340 1,181 213 608 197 790 120 410
  Wages and Salary 310 1,059 341 1,107 201 606 182 760 113 398
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 12 62 4 67 0 6 2 23 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 1 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 16 14 17 7 14 5
  Interest 0 14 6 10 6 3 2 3 0 5
  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 20 38 24 3 15 17 4 18
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 5 21 7 0 0 6 3 8
  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 16 36 24 0 15 14 1 18
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 3 17 7 0 0 0 3 8
  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 339 1,132 363 1,175 236 620 210 784 142 416
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
424 1,208 438 1,211 254 636 239 824 183 434
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
54 53 42 33 12 6 16 18 13 18
  Government Transfer Payments 38 22 22 23 9 7 17 10 4 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 20 38 24 3 15 17 4 18

 

    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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
263 8,357 41,868 127 57,804 313 0.445 0.0036 1,249
Earnings 165 7,233 46,794 165 61,863 376 0.414 0.0041 1,249
  Wages and Salary 155 6,563 47,562 288 61,963 379 0.404 0.0043 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 595 22,236 544 42,639 1,249 0.595 0.0134 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 3 57 4,306 724 24,756 1,980 0.718 0.0298 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,654 60 14,816 64 0.241 0.0063 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,765 149 7,767 164 0.352 0.0223 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,157 204 2,686 305 0.425 0.0998 1,249
Veterans Benefits 6 0 8,143 468 12,071 328 0.512 0.0197 1,249
Survivor Benefits 13 0 8,348 1,016 17,591 1,180 0.597 0.0417 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 5 11,709 709 17,565 843 0.478 0.0389 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,352 108 4,881 115 0.504 0.0182 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,765 525 9,071 503 0.557 0.0366 1,249
Property Income 33 236 1,662 10 4,344 79 0.682 0.0078 1,249
  Interest 77 0 1,494 9 2,278 47 0.526 0.0162 1,249
  Dividends 0 67 1,634 16 3,559 104 0.635 0.0152 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 96 4 2,270 38 8,082 318 0.684 0.0470 1,249
Retirement Income 94 26 15,618 269 21,693 238 0.482 0.0086 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 55 2 10,672 210 16,458 263 0.513 0.0120 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 29,649 900 33,319 865 0.355 0.0269 1,249
  Military Retirement 12 0 20,305 549 25,187 668 0.359 0.0281 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 15 3 24,378 642 28,492 588 0.403 0.0191 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 21,761 3,108 20,958 1,408 0.372 0.0671 1,249
  Annuities 4 0 6,945 814 14,702 1,767 0.606 0.0760 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 10,954 946 19,252 1,486 0.521 0.0562 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 10,646 504 16,556 1,165 0.538 0.0505 1,249
Pension Income 78 12 15,968 282 21,628 243 0.475 0.0090 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 53 0 10,746 210 16,384 264 0.511 0.0123 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 30,344 837 34,426 892 0.335 0.0288 1,249
  Military Retirement 12 0 20,802 557 25,923 690 0.349 0.0290 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 25,357 849 28,893 595 0.391 0.0199 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 18,332 4,008 20,721 1,652 0.387 0.0762 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 13,454 2,504 16,865 2,120 0.500 0.0972 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 0 2,151 182 3,106 257 0.474 0.0629 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,969 232 6,358 310 0.535 0.0362 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,154 376 7,018 603 0.573 0.0591 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,781 191 5,756 819 0.665 0.0872 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 163 7,293 38,718 338 53,843 317 0.454 0.0038 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
198 7,624 41,139 120 56,065 311 0.443 0.0037 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,680 60 14,892 65 0.243 0.0063 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
60 142 18,647 128 23,948 156 0.377 0.0066 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 22 75 14,682 76 17,476 117 0.408 0.0063 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,377 206 7,391 161 0.376 0.0214 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 14,404 61 14,528 62 0.248 0.0060 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
94 26 13,624 240 20,208 218 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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