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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 9,448 281 215 418 615 598 396 433 340 542
Earnings 7,191 263 173 247 177 333 153 291 212 487
  Wages and Salary 6,849 210 166 218 168 320 145 283 206 455
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 485 117 20 43 18 35 7 19 6 45
  Farm Self-Employment 50 43 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Social Security 1,750 46 65 182 309 365 309 199 127 56
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 520 76 65 107 197 31 19 8 9 4
Public Assistance 72 45 17 5 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 320 46 49 20 12 51 9 29 8 12
Survivor Benefits 61 18 6 7 9 5 2 2 2 3
Disability Benefits 112 11 5 22 26 9 10 3 10 0
Unemployment Compensation 517 196 128 77 52 24 16 5 1 7
Workers Compensation 90 33 9 13 15 3 1 2 8 4
Property Income 2,709 2,261 131 95 48 26 35 17 20 11
  Interest 2,548 2,291 95 51 33 15 29 7 1 7
  Dividends 532 426 21 45 1 6 0 2 0 9
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 295 152 42 32 10 28 11 3 2 3
Retirement Income 832 86 79 83 88 80 54 38 34 32
  Company or Union Retirement 465 51 62 51 53 54 29 16 20 21
  Federal Government Retirement 79 1 3 5 1 5 0 5 2 7
  Military Retirement 91 0 3 3 17 12 12 6 7 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 140 8 6 17 11 10 14 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 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 41 15 2 9 6 4 0 3 0 0
Pension Income 690 58 68 57 64 69 48 33 25 32
  Company or Union Retirement 421 48 59 41 48 48 24 16 16 21
  Federal Government Retirement 64 0 3 5 0 5 0 4 1 8
  Military Retirement 86 0 3 3 13 12 12 6 5 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 122 3 4 11 7 10 13 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 13 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 146 49 39 30 6 5 0 4 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
56 38 4 2 3 3 0 0 5 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 38 30 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,686 261 211 388 443 637 419 471 315 521
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,874 265 197 387 430 576 369 422 308 532
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,761 47 66 182 312 365 312 201 127 56
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,106 78 65 193 310 319 263 162 123 86
  Government Transfer Payments 3,106 301 261 338 530 449 324 242 161 96
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 578 111 81 104 198 31 24 8 9 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,204 92 102 254 496 406 333 217 140 61
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,373 187 157 175 272 102 77 49 39 42

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 306 519 286 502 195 438 141 464 146 258
Earnings 212 441 209 457 150 404 129 483 75 260
  Wages and Salary 207 403 207 444 153 368 123 486 78 251
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 31 8 14 3 31 2 9 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 17 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 22 3 3 6 3 2 2 4 0
  Interest 4 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 17 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 65 36 17 35 13 35 5 10 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 31 9 4 10 7 27 5 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 13 0 5 12 2 5 0 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 2 5 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 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 57 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 13 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 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 260 488 223 463 151 415 136 477 80 259
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
308 530 263 496 170 449 149 478 103 268
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 31 37 1 6 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
95 89 46 57 28 37 17 20 20 7
  Government Transfer Payments 70 59 26 41 26 25 10 19 14 5
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
35 37 1 7 0 0 1 0 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
65 37 17 35 18 35 9 10 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 152 360 106 159 86 239 73 119 48 123
Earnings 102 360 81 145 58 257 35 99 30 122
  Wages and Salary 100 345 76 143 59 243 34 100 26 120
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 16 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 103 370 83 147 65 253 40 100 32 121
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
116 371 92 156 73 259 44 106 37 123
  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 18 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 36 114 58 81 34 42 11 60 23 31
Earnings 18 119 19 83 21 38 12 61 9 30
  Wages and Salary 19 124 17 80 21 38 9 54 8 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 18 123 21 85 20 38 12 62 11 30
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24 121 32 82 20 42 9 63 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 19 381 28,037 508 36,475 574 0.441 0.0102 1,430
Earnings 8 326 32,170 277 39,968 712 0.411 0.0115 1,430
  Wages and Salary 8 309 32,456 502 40,252 730 0.406 0.0118 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 16 15,304 2,401 23,418 1,936 0.573 0.0465 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,868 171 12,548 182 0.262 0.0200 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,648 184 7,156 216 0.310 0.0350 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,620 525 15,256 870 0.483 0.0426 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,222 597 11,847 994 0.382 0.0830 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,721 266 5,793 521 0.548 0.0653 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,468 1,232 7,430 1,037 0.492 0.1031 1,430
Property Income 0 5 1,498 34 2,363 187 0.532 0.1280 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,391 33 1,269 118 0.249 0.0925 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,561 81 3,044 466 0.603 0.1130 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,418 281 5,243 814 0.545 0.1087 1,430
Retirement Income 8 0 12,545 677 17,536 671 0.457 0.0323 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,743 599 14,911 755 0.459 0.0429 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 24,351 2,601 27,013 2,165 0.324 0.0939 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 14,871 1,773 19,186 1,861 0.296 0.1085 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 16,589 2,617 23,072 2,117 0.446 0.0799 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 14,013 817 18,783 769 0.453 0.0352 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 10,722 634 14,923 810 0.467 0.0453 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 15,115 1,814 19,629 1,958 0.308 0.1101 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 22,894 3,620 25,493 2,314 0.414 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 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 4,011 464 7,085 1,017 0.580 0.0950 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 9 327 27,136 286 35,617 604 0.439 0.0106 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16 346 28,584 536 36,506 595 0.431 0.0105 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,872 172 12,565 183 0.261 0.0201 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 4 13,332 261 17,352 359 0.380 0.0206 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 4 10,685 186 13,579 272 0.425 0.0182 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,329 304 7,041 302 0.361 0.0417 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,971 173 11,806 168 0.285 0.0182 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 0 9,028 204 13,593 460 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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