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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
14,981 290 165 251 359 375 262 361 305 461
Earnings 13,692 194 174 179 166 260 117 324 205 464
  Wages and Salary 12,527 140 160 173 143 199 105 242 171 389
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,502 269 48 57 38 94 21 79 35 85
  Farm Self-Employment 303 142 14 12 1 11 0 10 5 12
Social Security 687 16 32 59 145 137 96 67 46 28
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 332 42 38 72 118 20 16 19 3 3
Public Assistance 30 12 12 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
Veterans Benefits 237 30 38 22 16 35 9 20 8 4
Survivor Benefits 70 20 3 13 4 11 2 0 0 3
Disability Benefits 138 24 12 2 14 13 15 7 14 3
Unemployment Compensation 902 328 234 138 77 52 20 27 5 6
Workers Compensation 210 82 25 20 13 14 11 6 13 9
Property Income 8,867 6,900 679 361 197 146 84 101 20 51
  Interest 8,350 7,212 480 216 129 66 34 56 3 13
  Dividends 3,091 2,449 220 140 43 53 30 41 1 34
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,093 676 116 59 21 75 10 15 4 36
Retirement Income 558 61 24 22 37 61 28 31 40 46
  Company or Union Retirement 159 30 14 11 17 10 4 2 8 7
  Federal Government Retirement 25 2 0 3 2 4 6 1 1 0
  Military Retirement 201 6 0 5 12 25 9 19 26 27
  State or Local Government Retirement 103 8 1 0 3 8 6 4 5 11
  Railroad Retirement 0 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 56 12 7 0 2 11 7 3 2 0
Pension Income 409 27 11 15 25 44 15 29 29 44
  Company or Union Retirement 118 14 11 9 12 9 4 2 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 21 0 0 3 0 4 6 1 1 0
  Military Retirement 188 4 0 1 12 25 9 19 20 27
  State or Local Government Retirement 81 8 0 0 1 6 0 3 5 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 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 46 32 2 5 5 2 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 77 41 14 14 2 2 2 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
96 30 22 23 7 5 0 0 0 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 77 27 30 7 0 1 0 6 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,276 187 192 209 276 379 207 387 260 494
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14,390 195 170 203 269 369 210 377 255 497
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 687 16 32 59 145 137 96 67 46 28
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,167 69 47 70 169 182 118 78 77 69
  Government Transfer Payments 2,333 399 294 260 333 241 153 157 94 78
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 358 51 49 74 116 20 16 21 3 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
967 41 43 113 238 159 119 91 65 34
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
904 105 70 96 152 79 43 51 47 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
300 382 271 605 297 613 306 669 235 470
Earnings 212 406 229 629 236 642 236 745 177 474
  Wages and Salary 190 355 209 563 229 571 223 688 177 450
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 18 58 14 80 9 65 13 62 10 20
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 0 8 0 9 1 13 0 1
Social Security 22 7 5 5 0 0 2 1 4 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 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 20 11 1 3 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 13 2 4 0 0 2 7 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 25 26 22 24 10 35 8 9 1 1
  Interest 17 21 19 7 2 3 2 3 8 0
  Dividends 0 11 0 10 0 0 4 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7 3 5 3 0 9 0 4 0 1
Retirement Income 27 17 14 26 5 19 10 23 5 13
  Company or Union Retirement 10 2 0 7 0 7 3 5 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 12 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 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 2 1 0 0 5 0 2 1
Pension Income 22 15 9 22 5 16 2 21 4 11
  Company or Union Retirement 6 0 0 7 0 7 3 3 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 11 12 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 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
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 237 410 243 630 238 643 239 751 181 475
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
240 422 239 644 256 642 251 735 178 471
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 22 7 5 5 0 0 2 1 4 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
44 28 22 35 5 24 10 21 12 11
  Government Transfer Payments 59 28 30 30 17 21 11 18 14 11
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
24 8 5 5 0 0 2 1 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
27 18 14 27 5 19 10 23 5 13

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
298 718 245 365 199 512 159 365 161 413
Earnings 274 829 155 333 150 552 109 419 110 461
  Wages and Salary 266 750 148 326 151 511 99 407 108 443
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9 90 3 10 2 39 4 15 2 23
  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 6 16 9 6 3 7 2 11 1 7
  Interest 3 7 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1
  Dividends 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 7 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 13 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 5
Retirement Income 6 5 0 4 6 2 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 0 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 0 2 6 0 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 1 0 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 274 842 154 334 150 550 110 419 111 461
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
287 839 164 336 154 563 126 408 120 458
  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 1 7 5 2 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 12 13 10 6 1 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
140 345 151 365 93 208 119 234 75 129
Earnings 93 375 105 374 55 224 76 264 42 130
  Wages and Salary 94 324 111 354 50 214 64 259 41 131
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 26 0 22 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 1 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 0 7 9 0 0 2
  Interest 0 5 0 8 1 3 0 0 0 2
  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 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 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 93 374 105 375 55 225 76 264 42 130
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
99 389 108 374 60 224 81 268 43 130
  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 1 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 1 0 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
100 2,607 50,742 238 68,427 773 0.431 0.0074 1,249
Earnings 78 2,416 51,518 197 69,684 800 0.412 0.0078 1,249
  Wages and Salary 74 2,225 52,075 209 70,433 828 0.403 0.0081 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 161 25,214 1,753 42,661 2,207 0.576 0.0249 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 12 4,206 1,819 25,441 3,179 0.702 0.0542 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,653 268 13,385 346 0.310 0.0319 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,809 216 7,667 268 0.306 0.0411 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,861 616 14,489 907 0.472 0.0485 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 1 13,204 1,132 16,822 1,611 0.461 0.0745 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,819 180 5,470 273 0.507 0.0391 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,808 892 8,541 898 0.554 0.0726 1,249
Property Income 4 65 1,607 19 3,835 163 0.670 0.0172 1,249
  Interest 23 0 1,448 18 1,939 96 0.477 0.0415 1,249
  Dividends 0 33 1,578 32 3,473 244 0.658 0.0286 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 12 2 2,022 68 6,475 594 0.678 0.0840 1,249
Retirement Income 6 3 18,492 815 22,812 956 0.447 0.0363 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 11,590 2,470 20,400 1,934 0.532 0.0642 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 19,830 753 22,467 1,149 0.319 0.0592 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 28,764 4,309 32,712 2,755 0.416 0.0850 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 7 0 20,528 666 25,000 1,103 0.410 0.0413 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 16,494 4,245 23,351 2,320 0.497 0.0733 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,315 767 23,097 1,188 0.311 0.0612 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 30,354 2,215 33,187 2,808 0.407 0.0825 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 2,356 451 3,706 553 0.463 0.1278 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,528 614 6,622 1,009 0.527 0.1131 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,453 411 6,257 1,318 0.589 0.1479 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 78 2,417 50,673 198 67,477 774 0.424 0.0076 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
81 2,454 50,848 200 67,830 771 0.421 0.0076 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,653 268 13,385 346 0.310 0.0319 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
6 3 13,485 403 18,792 549 0.424 0.0270 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 6 9,101 203 12,712 321 0.499 0.0198 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,594 265 7,436 270 0.335 0.0398 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,742 273 12,263 273 0.312 0.0267 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 3 10,927 533 17,021 659 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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