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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 3,995 105 75 112 106 189 82 126 101 166
Earnings 3,414 55 48 51 41 135 53 104 67 137
  Wages and Salary 3,152 42 44 47 35 117 49 82 64 119
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 322 43 7 9 7 22 2 23 5 19
  Farm Self-Employment 25 21 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 443 16 30 52 55 62 65 47 50 25
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 79 15 15 10 22 13 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 10 1 3 0 5 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 24 7 1 5 2 1 0 0 3 0
Survivor Benefits 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 20 4 6 1 0 2 0 2 1 0
Unemployment Compensation 137 50 29 21 14 15 2 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 13 7 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 2,038 1,621 159 78 41 31 15 22 12 13
  Interest 1,922 1,675 95 62 15 20 9 15 3 11
  Dividends 669 555 44 29 9 13 0 5 2 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 220 139 29 12 7 11 1 7 1 6
Retirement Income 195 27 18 19 15 12 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 10 4 2 0 0 0 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 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 76 21 19 7 3 9 0 9 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
63 20 7 6 2 10 0 4 8 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3,776 63 72 90 86 183 103 137 111 160
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3,809 56 63 91 85 168 88 132 103 165
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 447 16 30 52 55 62 65 47 50 25
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
508 15 26 59 55 50 52 42 43 28
  Government Transfer Payments 723 75 74 90 102 91 70 53 55 27
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 89 16 18 10 26 15 0 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
508 15 38 59 83 76 69 48 50 25
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
281 41 34 29 42 25 11 18 10 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
25 Years and Over
Asian alone (3)
    Total 90 137 111 199 89 162 51 162 42 91
Earnings 73 125 80 204 65 147 40 180 25 88
  Wages and Salary 69 103 72 189 67 130 35 162 20 82
  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 3 1 1 0 2 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 92 126 86 204 67 150 40 178 30 88
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
103 130 99 207 72 158 43 184 34 89
  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
25 Years and Over
Asian alone (3)
    Total 55 189 46 78 26 125 33 62 22 106
Earnings 32 201 27 81 15 133 22 57 14 123
  Wages and Salary 32 173 25 79 15 131 22 55 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 32 207 32 81 16 133 22 57 14 117
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
38 201 32 84 19 134 26 59 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
25 Years and Over
Asian alone (3)
    Total 32 77 27 73 24 55 10 66 19 33
Earnings 26 79 11 85 15 45 5 77 3 37
  Wages and Salary 26 75 12 84 15 51 5 74 1 37
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 0 0 0 0 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 85 17 46 7 79 5 36
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
28 78 11 83 19 46 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
25 Years and Over
Asian alone (3)
    Total 10 634 41,502 585 59,573 1,445 0.450 0.0152 1,430
Earnings 4 605 47,259 1,635 64,395 1,615 0.418 0.0164 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 570 50,223 1,064 65,129 1,614 0.408 0.0169 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 37 26,774 1,587 45,026 6,292 0.548 0.0606 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 12,761 490 13,466 437 0.307 0.0389 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,473 975 7,257 646 0.385 0.0885 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 4,116 607 5,682 668 0.497 0.0912 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 2 7 1,572 42 2,568 256 0.550 0.0743 1,430
  Interest 3 0 1,435 39 1,573 156 0.367 0.0918 1,430
  Dividends 0 3 1,507 70 2,206 370 0.514 0.0974 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 1,985 160 3,333 924 0.461 0.2112 1,430
Retirement Income 1 0 14,128 1,855 18,862 1,602 0.496 0.0662 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 4,726 1,057 8,944 1,387 0.515 0.1107 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 4 607 41,672 515 59,803 1,493 0.444 0.0156 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 612 41,926 500 60,258 1,479 0.438 0.0156 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,834 490 13,598 441 0.304 0.0391 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 14,859 706 19,007 843 0.408 0.0443 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 10,601 444 13,237 540 0.424 0.0366 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,607 885 7,184 586 0.375 0.0827 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,935 441 13,005 393 0.310 0.0366 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 0 9,664 687 15,398 1,190 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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