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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 to 64 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 8,230 270 205 363 491 444 261 351 276 481
Earnings 6,906 236 160 234 154 304 147 280 200 465
  Wages and Salary 6,594 188 156 209 146 294 139 274 196 435
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 454 111 17 37 17 31 7 17 5 43
  Farm Self-Employment 49 42 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Social Security 708 31 48 95 144 131 107 65 29 18
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 474 58 54 104 186 29 19 7 9 4
Public Assistance 72 45 17 5 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 241 37 28 10 12 41 9 20 5 7
Survivor Benefits 31 13 4 3 3 0 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 107 11 5 22 25 8 10 3 8 0
Unemployment Compensation 490 178 124 74 52 24 16 5 1 7
Workers Compensation 85 30 9 13 13 3 1 2 8 4
Property Income 2,366 2,008 112 82 38 21 26 10 13 10
  Interest 2,212 2,023 80 39 20 8 19 4 0 4
  Dividends 450 364 17 38 0 4 0 1 0 9
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 245 126 39 27 7 25 11 1 2 3
Retirement Income 397 55 30 33 33 29 31 19 12 18
  Company or Union Retirement 170 27 18 13 11 10 15 7 3 6
  Federal Government Retirement 36 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 5
  Military Retirement 68 0 0 3 9 9 9 6 6 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 65 6 6 7 3 6 7 0 1 0
  Railroad Retirement 9 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 41 14 2 9 6 4 0 3 0 0
Pension Income 283 30 21 11 17 21 27 14 6 17
  Company or Union Retirement 141 27 17 6 10 6 12 7 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 26 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 4
  Military Retirement 64 0 0 3 7 9 9 6 4 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 49 1 4 2 0 6 6 0 1 0
  Railroad Retirement 4 1 1 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 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
48 30 4 2 3 3 0 0 5 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 32 26 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 7,532 247 195 308 286 423 251 337 226 476
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7,675 257 187 322 289 414 246 337 231 482
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 715 33 49 95 146 131 109 65 29 18
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,005 70 51 118 168 137 115 75 42 33
  Government Transfer Payments 2,011 291 247 276 393 230 128 112 53 50
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 532 92 70 101 188 29 24 7 9 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,148 78 82 172 327 168 126 81 40 23
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
894 139 99 123 207 50 55 30 17 27

 

  $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 to 64 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 243 446 252 452 175 401 122 447 119 241
Earnings 206 429 207 447 147 394 124 475 73 250
  Wages and Salary 201 392 204 435 150 359 118 478 77 241
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 31 8 14 3 30 2 9 0 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 15 15 0 0 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 15 0 3 14 24 6 3 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 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 3 1 0 0 4 0
  Interest 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Retirement Income 33 20 11 19 5 20 2 3 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 19 6 2 5 2 16 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 3 8 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 2 4 5 2 0 2 0 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 28 19 11 13 5 14 2 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 19 5 2 3 2 10 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 3 5 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 12 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 2 4 5 2 0 2 0 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 226 450 212 445 147 398 126 473 75 251
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
241 463 223 451 148 414 133 463 83 251
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
42 34 16 23 9 17 3 8 5 0
  Government Transfer Payments 41 26 18 24 18 14 5 8 9 3
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
20 15 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
33 21 11 19 9 20 6 3 0 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 to 64 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 147 335 101 150 73 231 60 102 46 119
Earnings 102 347 81 142 58 249 33 95 30 119
  Wages and Salary 100 336 76 140 59 235 31 96 26 117
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 11 1 5 0 11 0 0 4 8
  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 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 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 1 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 2 0 2 6 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 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 0 3 2 0 2 6 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 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 102 349 81 144 58 247 33 95 32 117
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
109 347 89 145 61 251 35 93 37 119
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 8 4 0 1 6 2 0 2 5
  Government Transfer Payments 12 11 7 0 9 3 2 0 2 5
  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
0 3 2 0 2 6 0 0 1 5

 

  $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 to 64 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 36 105 51 77 32 34 9 60 21 28
Earnings 18 119 17 79 20 35 11 61 9 27
  Wages and Salary 19 124 14 76 20 35 8 54 8 22
  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 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 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 18 121 19 81 20 35 11 62 9 27
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
20 118 28 80 19 37 9 63 12 26
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 2 3 1 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 to 64 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 18 352 30,165 353 37,843 644 0.438 0.0109 1,430
Earnings 8 315 32,403 463 40,362 735 0.406 0.0118 1,430
  Wages and Salary 8 297 32,942 690 40,567 753 0.402 0.0120 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 16 16,105 2,955 23,995 2,051 0.576 0.0490 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,670 303 11,478 296 0.303 0.0321 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,782 175 7,414 224 0.295 0.0368 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 12,024 714 16,093 1,024 0.468 0.0489 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,118 629 11,817 1,032 0.380 0.0858 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,858 267 5,811 524 0.536 0.0660 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,660 1,161 7,678 1,087 0.492 0.1044 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,473 36 1,870 153 0.436 0.3038 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,367 35 1,049 117 0.120 0.1211 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,549 87 2,505 323 0.529 0.0983 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,425 310 3,979 545 0.428 0.1036 1,430
Retirement Income 4 0 13,950 957 18,461 1,045 0.461 0.0475 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 13,430 1,371 17,510 1,510 0.489 0.0682 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 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 4 0 17,628 2,383 21,457 1,332 0.432 0.0558 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 13,451 1,719 17,349 1,743 0.501 0.0773 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 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 4,011 464 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 8 315 30,730 291 38,087 683 0.424 0.0113 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15 328 30,804 290 38,332 674 0.426 0.0112 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,671 305 11,525 303 0.304 0.0325 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 0 11,737 345 15,369 515 0.414 0.0320 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 0 8,718 171 11,786 340 0.475 0.0241 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,534 249 7,267 320 0.356 0.0438 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,349 155 10,448 241 0.321 0.0267 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 8,541 216 12,520 555 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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