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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 alone (2)
    Total 7,968 258 198 357 485 434 252 338 263 453
Earnings 6,669 224 156 225 151 293 139 268 188 442
  Wages and Salary 6,372 177 153 203 143 283 133 264 184 414
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 431 106 16 35 17 31 4 16 5 40
  Farm Self-Employment 46 40 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Social Security 697 29 48 93 144 129 105 65 28 18
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 463 51 54 103 183 29 19 7 9 4
Public Assistance 70 45 17 4 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 237 36 28 10 10 41 9 20 5 7
Survivor Benefits 30 13 4 3 3 0 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 105 11 5 22 24 7 10 3 8 0
Unemployment Compensation 464 172 114 71 52 24 13 5 1 5
Workers Compensation 80 30 8 13 12 3 0 2 8 4
Property Income 2,265 1,928 104 76 36 21 26 10 13 10
  Interest 2,115 1,934 74 39 20 8 18 4 0 4
  Dividends 421 341 17 33 0 4 0 1 0 9
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 238 124 39 25 6 23 11 1 2 3
Retirement Income 386 53 30 33 33 27 27 19 10 17
  Company or Union Retirement 166 26 18 13 11 9 14 7 3 6
  Federal Government Retirement 33 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 4
  Military Retirement 66 0 0 3 9 9 7 6 6 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 63 6 6 7 2 6 6 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 274 28 21 11 17 19 23 14 5 16
  Company or Union Retirement 137 26 17 6 10 5 11 7 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 24 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
  Military Retirement 63 0 0 3 7 9 7 6 4 7
  State or Local Government Retirement 48 1 4 2 0 6 5 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 139 45 37 30 6 5 0 4 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
42 26 4 2 3 3 0 0 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 29 24 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 7,287 235 193 298 283 407 242 326 212 453
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7,428 245 184 312 286 401 234 325 219 458
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 704 30 49 93 146 129 107 65 28 18
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
989 68 51 117 168 136 110 75 39 32
  Government Transfer Payments 1,951 277 233 269 386 227 123 110 50 47
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 519 85 70 98 184 29 24 7 9 4
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,129 73 82 168 323 166 126 80 39 23
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
871 130 99 120 204 49 51 30 15 26

 

  $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 alone (2)
    Total 236 436 243 442 163 392 117 442 118 230
Earnings 205 419 199 433 138 385 122 471 73 238
  Wages and Salary 200 384 197 420 142 351 116 473 77 229
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 29 8 14 3 28 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 19 3 3 3 1 0 0 4 0
  Interest 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 16 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 18 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 7 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 225 439 204 431 138 389 124 468 75 239
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
238 453 215 437 139 405 131 459 83 240
  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 21 9 17 3 8 5 0
  Government Transfer Payments 39 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 18 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 alone (2)
    Total 143 329 101 149 67 223 60 98 46 110
Earnings 101 341 79 141 54 242 33 90 30 105
  Wages and Salary 97 332 75 139 55 229 31 90 26 102
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 9 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 101 343 80 143 54 240 33 90 32 104
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
106 341 88 144 57 244 35 87 37 106
  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 alone (2)
    Total 34 98 48 75 31 32 9 59 20 28
Earnings 18 113 17 78 19 33 11 59 6 27
  Wages and Salary 18 118 14 74 19 33 8 53 6 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 18 115 19 80 19 33 11 60 6 27
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
20 112 27 78 17 35 9 62 9 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 alone (2)
    Total 18 330 30,173 354 37,761 660 0.438 0.0111 1,430
Earnings 8 295 32,448 527 40,326 755 0.407 0.0120 1,430
  Wages and Salary 8 279 33,043 744 40,523 773 0.402 0.0123 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 15 16,144 3,483 24,130 2,126 0.576 0.0502 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,680 307 11,512 299 0.298 0.0325 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,821 176 7,491 225 0.288 0.0374 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 12,133 896 16,228 1,036 0.463 0.0494 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,038 628 11,812 1,048 0.380 0.0867 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,829 283 5,784 547 0.533 0.0694 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,579 1,216 7,621 1,140 0.471 0.1124 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,469 37 1,875 158 0.437 0.3038 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,367 36 1,066 122 0.132 0.1233 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,544 90 2,504 336 0.529 0.1024 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,406 287 3,947 557 0.434 0.1064 1,430
Retirement Income 4 0 13,973 1,096 18,586 1,070 0.466 0.0479 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 13,675 1,454 17,746 1,540 0.484 0.0689 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 18,858 2,452 21,761 1,370 0.434 0.0563 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 13,767 1,925 17,630 1,785 0.495 0.0784 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 4,167 482 7,275 1,059 0.570 0.0977 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 8 295 30,739 296 38,005 700 0.425 0.0115 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15 308 30,814 295 38,249 691 0.425 0.0115 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,682 308 11,560 306 0.300 0.0329 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 0 11,664 345 15,379 522 0.414 0.0324 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 0 8,775 171 11,904 348 0.474 0.0245 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,577 232 7,332 326 0.354 0.0444 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,371 156 10,485 243 0.317 0.0270 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 8,552 217 12,614 567 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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