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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 3,488 93 51 71 55 138 49 95 73 139
Earnings 3,262 45 43 49 38 118 49 95 61 130
  Wages and Salary 3,025 35 43 46 33 109 46 78 58 112
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 293 39 3 9 7 12 2 19 5 19
  Farm Self-Employment 24 20 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 66 2 5 9 14 11 3 5 7 4
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 23 1 6 2 8 2 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 10 1 3 0 5 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 14 1 0 4 2 1 0 0 3 0
Survivor Benefits 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 15 2 6 0 0 2 0 2 1 0
Unemployment Compensation 128 46 27 21 14 12 2 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 11 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 1,801 1,466 146 60 27 22 13 14 9 13
  Interest 1,699 1,512 81 44 13 8 8 11 0 11
  Dividends 586 503 34 23 3 11 0 3 2 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 190 122 25 10 7 10 0 6 1 4
Retirement Income 68 6 4 6 6 2 7 6 4 2
  Company or Union Retirement 26 4 2 4 4 3 1 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Military Retirement 13 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 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) 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 7 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Pension Income 51 4 1 5 7 1 3 4 4 2
  Company or Union Retirement 24 4 1 4 4 1 1 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 13 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 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 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
58 16 5 6 2 10 0 4 8 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3,318 46 48 55 50 126 50 95 69 134
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3,345 44 43 57 51 125 52 97 70 136
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 70 2 5 9 14 11 3 5 7 4
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
118 4 4 16 16 12 9 9 11 7
  Government Transfer Payments 295 60 46 39 45 32 10 14 13 7
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 33 2 9 2 13 4 0 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
93 3 8 10 26 15 5 7 7 4
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
97 6 11 9 19 4 9 8 4 2

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 65 126 90 189 80 149 46 155 33 90
Earnings 68 121 77 192 63 140 37 177 25 88
  Wages and Salary 65 99 69 179 65 123 33 159 20 82
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 23 8 14 1 18 3 17 5 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Social Security 2 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 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 0 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 6 2 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 0
  Interest 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 3 2 1 5 2 2 1 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pension Income 3 0 1 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 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 74 120 77 196 63 140 37 177 25 88
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
76 121 79 198 64 145 39 178 26 88
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 2 2 5 3 2 1 1 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 5 4 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 5 1 5 2 2 1 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 48 184 33 75 23 120 32 60 20 102
Earnings 32 200 22 79 13 132 22 57 13 111
  Wages and Salary 32 172 20 78 13 130 22 55 13 110
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 30 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 4 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 0 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 2 2 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 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 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 32 204 22 79 13 132 22 57 13 111
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
32 198 23 81 11 133 24 58 15 113
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2
  Government Transfer Payments 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 0 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 to 64 Years
Asian alone (3)
    Total 31 75 25 71 20 49 10 66 13 32
Earnings 26 77 11 85 15 45 5 77 3 36
  Wages and Salary 26 73 12 84 15 49 5 73 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 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 15 45 5 77 3 36
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
28 76 11 83 15 45 6 79 3 36
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 2 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 10 600 46,271 979 62,874 1,561 0.427 0.0162 1,430
Earnings 4 578 48,481 1,645 64,453 1,625 0.412 0.0167 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 547 50,412 622 65,174 1,643 0.404 0.0172 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 32 27,957 2,095 44,312 5,898 0.528 0.0635 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4,190 617 5,745 699 0.499 0.0953 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 2 5 1,536 43 2,210 259 0.501 0.1241 1,430
  Interest 3 0 1,404 41 1,355 160 0.292 0.1160 1,430
  Dividends 0 3 1,456 72 1,846 382 0.453 0.1010 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 1,948 169 3,138 1,014 0.449 0.2524 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4 578 47,181 1,545 63,638 1,603 0.416 0.0166 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 581 46,999 1,392 63,562 1,592 0.415 0.0165 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 14,752 1,842 19,990 1,981 0.441 0.0844 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 7,640 603 10,639 868 0.522 0.0607 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,082 777 12,807 1,210 0.361 0.1006 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 12,636 2,288 17,883 2,141 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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