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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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 20,795 434 290 430 643 626 429 648 489 822
Earnings 18,816 292 264 293 278 463 214 579 349 831
  Wages and Salary 17,241 220 237 269 232 378 191 458 307 720
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,000 337 67 79 62 131 33 117 43 124
  Farm Self-Employment 339 172 14 12 1 11 0 11 5 12
Social Security 1,006 23 54 98 228 206 142 91 58 37
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 596 85 66 136 213 30 28 21 7 3
Public Assistance 63 27 26 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 366 43 47 29 30 62 15 32 17 8
Survivor Benefits 93 28 4 15 5 13 4 2 1 4
Disability Benefits 216 31 18 18 30 17 24 8 17 3
Unemployment Compensation 1,241 450 306 185 113 74 27 34 5 9
Workers Compensation 289 108 37 29 29 18 13 9 16 13
Property Income 10,831 8,523 798 407 239 177 108 113 27 64
  Interest 10,186 8,854 562 241 150 79 47 66 3 15
  Dividends 3,503 2,794 243 158 45 62 31 44 4 36
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,344 813 151 73 38 101 16 17 6 40
Retirement Income 754 87 34 44 56 81 50 44 48 54
  Company or Union Retirement 213 42 18 17 22 18 10 4 8 7
  Federal Government Retirement 38 2 0 3 4 5 8 1 1 3
  Military Retirement 260 6 0 9 20 32 16 29 32 33
  State or Local Government Retirement 141 17 5 6 3 13 11 5 5 11
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 17 10 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 16 0 2 3 0 3 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 79 17 9 2 4 11 9 4 2 0
Pension Income 528 39 15 24 36 58 31 39 33 51
  Company or Union Retirement 158 25 15 13 15 13 5 3 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 25 0 0 3 0 5 8 1 1 2
  Military Retirement 245 4 0 5 20 32 16 29 25 33
  State or Local Government Retirement 99 9 1 1 1 11 5 3 5 8
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 6 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 61 43 6 6 6 2 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 110 51 22 24 4 3 2 0 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
128 46 29 25 10 7 0 1 0 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 102 40 39 9 0 1 0 6 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 19,679 286 301 347 460 638 342 667 421 867
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19,840 297 267 347 455 631 357 654 421 869
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,012 23 54 98 229 206 144 91 59 37
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,653 98 73 125 261 267 188 110 102 83
  Government Transfer Payments 3,445 572 418 404 547 381 237 225 121 105
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 649 107 89 139 211 30 31 23 7 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,524 78 84 196 412 244 182 124 78 47
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,375 183 120 176 262 105 81 67 56 59

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 468 675 420 958 428 906 381 909 301 640
Earnings 356 681 364 995 343 917 314 1,020 231 643
  Wages and Salary 323 604 336 915 334 813 296 947 230 609
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 30 82 23 104 12 99 17 75 13 27
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 0 8 0 10 1 13 0 2
Social Security 24 11 5 5 0 0 2 1 6 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 3 4 0 12 39 12 3 5 1 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 17 2 5 3 0 2 10 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 19 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 9 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Property Income 30 35 23 24 10 39 8 10 5 3
  Interest 19 24 22 8 2 3 2 3 14 2
  Dividends 0 12 0 10 0 0 4 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 5 5 3 0 9 0 5 0 2
Retirement Income 40 25 16 32 10 22 13 23 5 13
  Company or Union Retirement 14 3 0 8 2 9 3 5 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 4 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 19 3 9 4 6 3 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 0 5 6 4 7 5 7 4 0
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 4 4 0 0 7 0 2 1
Pension Income 31 23 9 24 10 18 2 21 4 11
  Company or Union Retirement 10 1 0 8 2 9 3 3 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 19 3 9 4 6 2 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 0 5 6 4 5 3 7 4 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 388 691 378 998 344 920 315 1,026 237 644
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
393 704 374 1,010 358 923 340 1,002 235 639
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 26 11 5 5 0 0 2 1 6 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
54 40 23 43 10 28 13 25 14 11
  Government Transfer Payments 89 44 35 36 33 25 11 19 18 12
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
27 17 5 5 0 0 2 1 6 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
38 31 16 32 13 22 13 24 5 14

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 398 985 298 475 248 659 198 449 195 518
Earnings 345 1,100 196 449 185 715 124 506 139 568
  Wages and Salary 339 997 190 439 187 665 114 492 132 546
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 112 3 15 2 49 4 16 6 31
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 0 9 4 0 0 3
Social Security 0 14 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 11 19 9 6 3 8 3 11 1 7
  Interest 6 10 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1
  Dividends 0 3 0 1 0 5 0 7 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 13 0 0 0 7 0 3 0 5
Retirement Income 6 6 0 4 6 3 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 6 6 1 2 6 1 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 345 1,112 198 451 185 713 125 506 139 568
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
360 1,110 209 456 196 728 141 498 149 565
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8 15 1 8 2 7 5 2 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 23 16 10 6 7 8 5 0 1 9
  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 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 6 0 4 6 3 2 0 0 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 172 438 185 442 122 236 138 281 86 149
Earnings 116 467 127 465 72 254 86 304 44 158
  Wages and Salary 117 413 135 441 67 244 74 300 42 156
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 28 0 29 0 5 2 2 0 7
  Farm Self-Employment 1 14 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 1
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 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0
Property Income 4 2 3 4 1 10 9 0 0 2
  Interest 0 5 0 10 2 3 0 0 0 3
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 10 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 2 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 1 6 0 0 0 0 3 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 1 10 0 0 0 0 3 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 1 6 0 0 0 0 3 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 116 468 127 466 72 255 86 304 44 158
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
126 481 131 460 74 255 91 310 45 157
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 13 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 1 8 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 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
1 10 0 5 1 0 3 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 122 3,103 45,540 315 62,339 627 0.449 0.0064 1,249
Earnings 86 2,882 47,425 395 64,081 657 0.428 0.0067 1,249
  Wages and Salary 83 2,651 48,991 541 64,514 669 0.418 0.0070 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 200 22,989 1,454 42,688 2,146 0.584 0.0225 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 2,463 776 23,818 2,925 0.721 0.0520 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,220 215 12,657 263 0.300 0.0263 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,630 169 7,426 200 0.319 0.0311 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,381 429 15,021 709 0.447 0.0386 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 7,252 1,459 15,112 2,488 0.626 0.0961 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 1 11,508 1,157 15,381 1,195 0.486 0.0675 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 3,893 161 5,988 295 0.539 0.0357 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,972 733 8,113 695 0.535 0.0612 1,249
Property Income 6 68 1,589 17 3,606 142 0.658 0.0165 1,249
  Interest 26 0 1,438 16 1,887 86 0.467 0.0387 1,249
  Dividends 0 35 1,568 30 3,333 222 0.642 0.0272 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 12 2 2,067 63 6,074 501 0.656 0.0922 1,249
Retirement Income 9 3 16,401 881 21,098 796 0.455 0.0316 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 11,091 1,133 18,992 1,589 0.542 0.0592 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 6 0 18,867 706 21,919 1,087 0.327 0.0559 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 20,956 1,789 26,663 2,273 0.493 0.0770 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 11,824 1,216 15,371 1,841 0.480 0.0857 1,249
Pension Income 10 0 19,170 938 23,380 951 0.420 0.0374 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 12,292 2,582 21,070 1,911 0.519 0.0657 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 6 0 19,153 883 22,395 1,129 0.317 0.0578 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 24,923 3,570 30,104 2,464 0.428 0.0759 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,952 604 4,104 472 0.454 0.1000 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,080 545 6,144 843 0.521 0.1020 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,237 362 6,075 1,151 0.604 0.1277 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 86 2,882 45,821 304 61,918 634 0.440 0.0066 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
91 2,932 46,110 308 62,216 632 0.438 0.0065 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,246 216 12,717 265 0.299 0.0263 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 5 12,540 264 17,321 435 0.420 0.0233 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 7 6 9,004 150 12,290 255 0.490 0.0166 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,323 243 7,366 263 0.351 0.0361 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,948 160 11,486 211 0.313 0.0218 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 3 9,498 198 15,042 499 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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