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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 alone (1)
    Total 17,283 337 213 310 464 471 327 512 404 650
Earnings 15,796 215 221 214 235 358 154 457 281 667
  Wages and Salary 14,451 166 195 205 197 281 136 345 243 575
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,710 288 62 61 52 111 27 107 40 104
  Farm Self-Employment 314 150 14 12 1 11 0 11 5 12
Social Security 781 16 39 75 172 151 106 76 48 34
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 405 57 50 91 137 24 18 19 3 3
Public Assistance 37 17 14 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 256 32 40 23 21 36 10 22 11 5
Survivor Benefits 73 21 3 13 4 13 2 0 0 3
Disability Benefits 165 28 15 7 16 14 16 8 14 3
Unemployment Compensation 1,059 387 265 157 98 57 25 30 5 6
Workers Compensation 246 96 33 22 19 16 11 7 15 9
Property Income 9,504 7,447 705 372 213 159 84 103 22 54
  Interest 8,930 7,738 501 224 136 72 35 56 3 13
  Dividends 3,188 2,533 221 142 43 54 31 44 3 35
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,187 734 129 61 30 81 10 16 6 38
Retirement Income 619 75 27 30 41 66 29 36 44 46
  Company or Union Retirement 184 41 14 15 18 13 4 3 8 7
  Federal Government Retirement 27 2 0 3 4 4 6 1 1 0
  Military Retirement 214 6 0 6 13 25 10 23 29 27
  State or Local Government Retirement 116 11 4 2 3 11 6 4 5 11
  Railroad Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 63 12 7 0 2 11 7 3 2 0
Pension Income 447 37 11 21 27 48 16 33 32 45
  Company or Union Retirement 140 23 11 13 13 11 4 2 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 21 0 0 3 0 4 6 1 1 0
  Military Retirement 201 4 0 3 13 25 10 23 23 27
  State or Local Government Retirement 84 8 0 1 1 8 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 55 41 3 5 5 2 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 79 42 14 14 2 2 2 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
103 33 25 23 8 5 0 0 0 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 80 27 33 7 0 1 0 6 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16,458 206 244 249 366 486 254 534 342 705
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,584 215 213 250 358 480 256 525 339 705
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 782 16 39 75 172 151 106 76 48 34
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,312 81 58 92 195 200 129 92 84 74
  Government Transfer Payments 2,690 469 347 317 391 274 176 173 105 86
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 436 71 62 94 136 23 19 21 3 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,126 52 57 148 286 178 131 99 67 40
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,035 135 87 122 174 86 48 57 51 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 alone (1)
    Total 391 490 339 789 351 752 334 753 268 554
Earnings 289 512 297 821 285 770 259 840 209 551
  Wages and Salary 262 456 272 747 272 689 245 775 210 519
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 23 63 19 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 11 1 3 0 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 29 20 15 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 3 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 23 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 3 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 1 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 314 517 311 822 287 771 260 846 215 552
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
321 529 306 833 303 770 280 827 211 547
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 25 8 5 5 0 0 2 1 4 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
48 32 23 37 5 27 11 21 12 11
  Government Transfer Payments 80 31 30 30 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
28 21 15 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 alone (1)
    Total 330 821 258 396 209 561 173 400 172 448
Earnings 297 935 162 365 159 603 115 454 121 496
  Wages and Salary 290 847 155 357 160 560 105 442 118 476
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9 97 3 13 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 7 17 9 6 3 7 2 11 1 7
  Interest 4 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 6 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 297 948 161 366 159 601 116 454 121 496
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
310 945 171 372 166 614 132 443 131 492
  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 12 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 alone (1)
    Total 149 375 157 390 100 223 126 245 79 134
Earnings 101 402 110 408 60 238 79 279 43 135
  Wages and Salary 102 349 117 384 55 225 68 274 42 136
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 27 0 26 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 101 401 110 409 60 238 79 279 43 135
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
108 416 114 406 64 238 84 283 44 135
  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 0 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 alone (1)
    Total 103 2,726 47,197 341 64,929 714 0.442 0.0070 1,249
Earnings 80 2,522 49,729 482 66,190 741 0.423 0.0073 1,249
  Wages and Salary 77 2,322 50,434 198 66,662 753 0.413 0.0076 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 170 22,924 1,555 43,489 2,440 0.586 0.0245 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 12 3,682 1,543 24,817 3,082 0.707 0.0535 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,440 258 13,096 314 0.309 0.0297 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,576 237 7,404 238 0.320 0.0371 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,759 615 14,296 854 0.467 0.0472 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 1 12,788 1,201 16,791 1,504 0.499 0.0763 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 3,848 172 5,697 274 0.521 0.0358 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,537 725 8,067 784 0.557 0.0671 1,249
Property Income 4 67 1,596 18 3,749 156 0.667 0.0169 1,249
  Interest 23 0 1,443 17 1,925 93 0.475 0.0409 1,249
  Dividends 0 33 1,573 31 3,456 239 0.658 0.0282 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 12 2 2,021 66 6,247 554 0.668 0.0913 1,249
Retirement Income 7 3 17,778 853 22,191 913 0.461 0.0346 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 10,649 1,371 19,575 1,793 0.554 0.0608 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 19,496 716 22,422 1,157 0.322 0.0591 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 22,482 3,831 29,744 2,604 0.463 0.0817 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 19,888 808 24,151 1,055 0.420 0.0399 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 12,184 3,068 21,490 2,084 0.534 0.0664 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 4 0 19,935 791 23,007 1,197 0.312 0.0611 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 29,784 3,457 32,457 2,766 0.418 0.0808 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 2,323 411 3,686 551 0.480 0.1237 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,370 569 6,362 949 0.524 0.1114 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,480 375 6,115 1,259 0.583 0.1487 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 80 2,522 47,268 365 64,147 716 0.434 0.0072 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
84 2,565 47,697 497 64,489 714 0.432 0.0071 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,451 258 13,115 314 0.307 0.0297 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 5 13,074 392 18,264 516 0.425 0.0253 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 2 6 8,858 185 12,278 291 0.498 0.0187 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,262 300 7,165 239 0.335 0.0362 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,274 263 11,856 244 0.318 0.0246 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
7 3 10,010 394 16,287 611 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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