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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 2,245 70 58 87 143 115 74 93 63 110
Earnings 1,845 59 30 49 25 74 39 77 42 105
  Wages and Salary 1,718 39 30 38 20 69 39 75 42 86
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 161 37 5 13 5 12 3 3 0 18
  Farm Self-Employment 18 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 190 6 14 19 52 39 29 15 7 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 157 25 11 38 59 5 11 2 3 0
Public Assistance 20 9 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 88 9 4 2 6 24 3 10 2 3
Survivor Benefits 15 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 44 3 3 8 12 3 9 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 119 36 30 20 11 9 0 4 0 3
Workers Compensation 39 12 3 7 8 0 1 2 1 4
Property Income 671 563 40 14 8 6 18 4 2 3
  Interest 634 584 23 5 1 5 6 2 0 1
  Dividends 122 105 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 77 30 15 3 5 15 6 0 0 2
Retirement Income 107 9 7 9 11 12 18 5 3 7
  Company or Union Retirement 29 1 4 2 4 5 6 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 37 0 0 2 4 6 6 3 3 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 18 5 1 2 0 2 5 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 6 0 0 2 3 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 10 3 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 65 1 4 2 6 8 13 3 1 7
  Company or Union Retirement 17 1 4 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 35 0 0 2 4 6 6 3 1 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 0 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 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 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 19 7 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
15 9 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 13 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,018 62 45 66 72 108 66 89 51 102
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,046 62 42 65 75 109 77 85 53 104
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 194 6 14 19 53 39 31 15 7 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
282 14 15 25 58 51 48 16 13 9
  Government Transfer Payments 598 69 55 74 128 81 45 48 11 17
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 175 31 20 38 60 5 11 2 3 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
333 23 23 44 107 48 42 23 8 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
276 40 27 47 69 15 25 7 3 9

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 50 128 55 103 51 96 35 108 16 64
Earnings 41 124 47 110 38 89 46 123 12 64
  Wages and Salary 39 111 46 108 40 77 42 120 13 62
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 13 2 1 0 11 2 3 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0 2 18 0 2 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 3 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 1 0 0 0
Property Income 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
  Dividends 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Retirement Income 9 5 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 2 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 7 5 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 2 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 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 44 129 47 109 38 91 46 123 12 64
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
43 130 47 109 34 94 49 119 13 66
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 8 0 5 5 1 0 4 2 0
  Government Transfer Payments 5 10 2 5 13 3 0 2 4 1
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 7 0 5 8 0 0 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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 47 108 25 49 32 54 20 35 12 41
Earnings 30 107 26 53 21 63 6 35 12 40
  Wages and Salary 32 100 26 53 21 55 6 35 8 38
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 7 0 1 0 6 0 0 4 3
  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 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 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 1 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 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 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 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 1 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 30 106 29 53 21 63 6 35 12 40
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
32 106 29 53 24 64 6 35 13 40
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 10 3 0 0 5 1 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 15 40 18 27 15 6 4 19 4 7
Earnings 7 46 9 28 8 7 4 11 0 8
  Wages and Salary 7 46 9 27 8 7 4 10 0 7
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 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 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 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 7 48 9 28 8 7 4 11 0 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 46 9 26 6 8 4 12 0 7
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 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
0 0 0 2 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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 11 137 31,863 711 40,582 1,068 0.438 0.0197 1,430
Earnings 4 126 36,755 723 44,037 1,198 0.395 0.0217 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 118 37,538 1,154 44,534 1,217 0.383 0.0222 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 20,293 4,016 27,919 3,725 0.589 0.0835 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,247 496 11,079 512 0.286 0.0596 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,671 357 7,342 413 0.321 0.0643 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 12,403 1,755 17,604 1,496 0.374 0.0783 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 3 0 4,457 539 9,078 1,920 0.633 0.1290 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 0 1,490 69 1,964 281 0.456 0.1177 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,356 64 1,126 224 0.194 0.2032 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,454 157 1,385 351 0.252 0.2971 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 3,869 870 5,600 1,169 0.410 0.1609 1,430
Retirement Income 2 0 13,405 883 16,680 1,720 0.389 0.1003 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4 126 33,740 1,454 41,318 1,123 0.419 0.0208 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6 133 34,074 1,509 41,621 1,124 0.421 0.0208 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,287 504 11,300 566 0.294 0.0635 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 11,458 495 13,800 789 0.357 0.0610 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 0 9,464 286 12,973 675 0.458 0.0451 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,387 443 7,800 796 0.400 0.0933 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,295 255 10,436 507 0.321 0.0536 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 8,403 361 11,390 906 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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