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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 17,513 349 219 312 475 479 333 521 411 660
Earnings 15,991 220 223 219 240 363 156 462 290 673
  Wages and Salary 14,633 170 197 209 200 287 137 350 252 581
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,729 290 62 63 54 113 29 107 40 104
  Farm Self-Employment 315 151 14 12 1 11 0 11 5 12
Social Security 792 16 39 78 173 152 111 76 49 35
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 422 62 51 97 142 25 18 19 4 3
Public Assistance 38 17 15 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 264 34 43 23 21 37 10 22 12 5
Survivor Benefits 76 24 3 14 4 13 2 0 0 3
Disability Benefits 171 28 15 10 16 15 16 8 16 3
Unemployment Compensation 1,077 398 268 161 98 57 25 30 5 6
Workers Compensation 249 97 34 22 19 16 13 7 15 9
Property Income 9,609 7,531 711 377 216 159 84 104 24 54
  Interest 9,028 7,827 505 224 137 72 37 56 3 13
  Dividends 3,218 2,556 225 144 44 54 31 44 3 35
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,208 746 132 65 31 81 10 16 6 38
Retirement Income 633 77 27 33 42 67 31 37 45 46
  Company or Union Retirement 184 41 14 15 18 13 4 4 8 7
  Federal Government Retirement 27 2 0 3 4 4 6 1 1 0
  Military Retirement 218 6 0 6 15 25 11 24 29 27
  State or Local Government Retirement 122 11 4 5 3 12 6 5 5 11
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 17 10 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 14 0 2 1 0 3 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 65 14 7 0 2 11 7 3 2 0
Pension Income 454 37 11 21 29 49 17 34 32 45
  Company or Union Retirement 140 23 11 13 13 11 4 3 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 21 0 0 3 0 4 6 1 1 0
  Military Retirement 205 4 0 3 15 25 11 24 23 27
  State or Local Government Retirement 87 8 0 1 1 9 0 3 5 8
  Railroad Retirement 1 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 59 42 5 5 5 2 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 84 43 19 14 2 2 2 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
106 33 25 23 8 5 0 1 0 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 82 27 35 7 0 1 0 6 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16,666 212 245 257 372 492 260 540 352 712
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,795 222 214 256 364 486 265 531 349 711
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 795 16 39 78 173 152 111 76 50 35
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,335 82 58 98 198 201 136 93 85 74
  Government Transfer Payments 2,744 485 355 320 397 279 183 175 105 87
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 454 76 64 99 140 25 19 21 4 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,151 55 59 151 292 183 135 101 68 41
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,064 142 89 124 180 88 52 58 52 49

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 395 496 343 803 355 760 334 765 270 556
Earnings 293 516 300 832 288 778 259 855 210 553
  Wages and Salary 265 460 273 758 275 697 245 790 210 521
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 23 64 21 95 12 76 15 68 10 27
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 0 8 0 9 1 13 0 2
Social Security 23 8 5 5 0 0 2 1 4 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 1 4 0 10 21 12 1 3 1 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 14 2 5 3 0 2 8 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 17 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 28 28 22 24 10 36 8 9 1 3
  Interest 17 22 19 8 2 3 2 3 10 2
  Dividends 0 11 0 10 0 0 4 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 3 5 3 0 9 0 4 0 1
Retirement Income 31 20 16 27 5 22 11 23 5 13
  Company or Union Retirement 10 3 0 7 0 9 3 5 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 14 3 9 3 6 3 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 5 6 2 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 6 0 2 1
Pension Income 25 18 9 22 5 18 2 21 4 11
  Company or Union Retirement 6 1 0 7 0 9 3 3 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 14 3 9 3 6 2 11 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 5 6 2 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 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 318 521 314 833 290 778 260 861 215 554
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
324 533 309 845 306 778 281 841 212 550
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 25 8 5 5 0 0 2 1 4 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
49 32 23 38 5 27 12 21 12 11
  Government Transfer Payments 82 31 32 31 20 21 11 18 14 11
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
26 9 5 5 0 0 2 1 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
30 21 16 27 5 22 11 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 337 825 260 403 211 569 175 401 176 455
Earnings 305 940 166 372 159 613 116 455 124 504
  Wages and Salary 298 850 159 363 160 569 106 443 121 485
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9 99 3 14 2 41 4 15 2 24
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 0 9 4 0 0 3
Social Security 0 13 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 0 0 0 0 0 6
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 9 17 9 6 3 8 2 11 1 7
  Interest 6 9 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 5 0 4 6 2 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 3 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 0 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 5 1 2 6 0 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 3 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 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 305 953 165 374 159 611 116 455 124 504
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
318 950 175 378 166 624 133 447 133 499
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8 14 1 8 2 7 5 2 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 13 13 10 6 2 7 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 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 5 0 4 6 2 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 149 382 158 395 105 225 126 248 79 134
Earnings 101 409 111 414 60 238 79 282 43 139
  Wages and Salary 102 357 117 389 55 226 68 279 42 140
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 27 0 27 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 0 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 101 409 111 415 60 239 79 282 43 139
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
108 423 114 412 66 238 84 286 44 139
  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 0 1 0 3 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
1 10 0 3 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 107 2,759 47,148 332 64,866 711 0.442 0.0069 1,249
Earnings 80 2,553 49,686 490 66,177 739 0.424 0.0073 1,249
  Wages and Salary 77 2,350 50,417 199 66,669 752 0.414 0.0075 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 171 22,789 1,548 43,328 2,416 0.586 0.0243 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 12 3,644 1,522 24,777 3,079 0.708 0.0536 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,463 259 13,079 310 0.306 0.0295 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,526 244 7,343 232 0.315 0.0366 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,749 621 14,352 851 0.470 0.0464 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 7,004 1,366 15,535 2,942 0.640 0.1051 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 1 12,602 1,181 16,599 1,456 0.496 0.0753 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 3,813 171 5,650 270 0.522 0.0355 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,535 694 8,065 774 0.551 0.0669 1,249
Property Income 4 67 1,595 18 3,743 155 0.667 0.0169 1,249
  Interest 23 0 1,442 17 1,924 92 0.475 0.0407 1,249
  Dividends 0 33 1,574 31 3,434 237 0.656 0.0280 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 12 2 2,025 65 6,249 549 0.669 0.0891 1,249
Retirement Income 7 3 17,587 848 21,987 897 0.461 0.0343 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 10,684 1,378 19,570 1,790 0.549 0.0604 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 19,326 719 22,256 1,140 0.324 0.0585 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 22,241 3,352 28,969 2,508 0.470 0.0810 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Pension Income 8 0 19,757 833 24,027 1,040 0.420 0.0397 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 12,224 3,013 21,479 2,079 0.527 0.0671 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 19,726 814 22,819 1,179 0.314 0.0605 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 29,134 3,530 32,054 2,690 0.431 0.0788 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 2,445 456 3,627 516 0.450 0.1235 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,515 580 6,829 983 0.531 0.1061 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,486 361 6,033 1,231 0.580 0.1489 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 80 2,554 47,250 356 64,122 715 0.435 0.0071 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
84 2,596 47,656 482 64,455 712 0.433 0.0071 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,487 259 13,106 309 0.306 0.0294 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 5 13,065 377 18,179 508 0.425 0.0252 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 2 6 8,839 184 12,251 288 0.499 0.0185 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,193 301 7,104 232 0.332 0.0357 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,250 258 11,801 241 0.315 0.0244 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
7 3 9,965 367 16,104 597 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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