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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 alone (2)
    Total 2,181 63 55 87 142 112 72 89 59 108
Earnings 1,791 55 30 49 23 69 39 76 38 103
  Wages and Salary 1,668 35 30 38 18 63 39 74 38 84
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 155 37 4 13 5 12 2 3 0 18
  Farm Self-Employment 18 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 189 6 14 19 52 39 28 15 7 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 152 21 11 38 59 5 11 2 3 0
Public Assistance 19 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 88 9 4 2 6 24 3 10 2 3
Survivor Benefits 14 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1
Disability Benefits 42 3 3 8 12 2 9 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 115 34 28 20 11 9 0 4 0 3
Workers Compensation 36 12 1 7 8 0 0 2 1 4
Property Income 654 549 40 13 8 6 18 4 2 3
  Interest 617 569 23 5 1 5 5 2 0 1
  Dividends 119 102 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 74 30 15 1 5 14 6 0 0 2
Retirement Income 103 9 7 9 11 12 15 4 3 7
  Company or Union Retirement 29 1 4 2 4 5 6 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 35 0 0 2 4 6 5 3 3 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 5 1 2 0 2 4 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 63 1 4 2 6 8 10 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 33 0 0 2 4 6 5 3 1 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 0 1 0 0 2 4 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. 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,962 58 44 66 70 103 65 88 47 100
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,988 57 41 65 74 104 74 83 49 103
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 193 6 14 19 53 39 29 15 7 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
276 14 15 25 58 51 44 16 13 9
  Government Transfer Payments 583 65 52 73 128 81 42 46 11 17
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 169 27 20 37 60 5 11 2 3 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
327 20 23 43 107 48 42 21 8 5
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
267 36 27 45 69 15 22 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 alone (2)
    Total 50 127 50 102 50 93 34 105 16 64
Earnings 41 123 43 108 38 86 46 120 12 64
  Wages and Salary 39 111 42 107 40 75 42 117 13 62
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 12 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 3 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 4 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 44 128 43 108 38 88 46 120 12 64
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
43 129 43 108 34 92 49 116 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 4 5 1 0 4 2 0
  Government Transfer Payments 4 10 2 4 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 4 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 alone (2)
    Total 45 104 25 48 30 52 20 35 12 38
Earnings 28 104 25 53 21 60 6 35 12 36
  Wages and Salary 30 99 25 52 21 54 6 35 8 33
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 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 28 102 27 53 21 60 6 35 12 36
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
30 103 28 52 24 62 6 35 13 37
  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 alone (2)
    Total 15 39 18 26 13 6 4 19 4 7
Earnings 7 45 9 26 8 7 4 11 0 8
  Wages and Salary 7 45 9 26 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 46 9 26 8 7 4 11 0 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 45 9 25 5 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 alone (2)
    Total 11 130 31,861 708 40,510 1,085 0.437 0.0201 1,430
Earnings 4 120 36,764 735 43,963 1,218 0.393 0.0220 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 113 37,601 1,165 44,548 1,242 0.379 0.0225 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 7 20,170 4,439 27,208 3,775 0.592 0.0859 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,197 488 11,060 516 0.287 0.0599 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,754 330 7,494 416 0.299 0.0660 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 4,590 600 9,309 1,979 0.632 0.1298 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 0 1,488 70 1,938 282 0.447 0.1217 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,356 65 1,117 228 0.185 0.2104 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,461 160 1,419 360 0.266 0.2936 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 2 0 13,257 1,073 16,668 1,783 0.409 0.1012 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 4 120 33,684 1,446 41,198 1,140 0.418 0.0211 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6 126 34,082 1,506 41,515 1,141 0.417 0.0210 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,238 495 11,283 571 0.304 0.0634 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 11,325 490 13,754 803 0.355 0.0621 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 5 0 9,499 282 13,087 689 0.458 0.0457 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,535 414 7,956 820 0.389 0.0958 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,326 253 10,501 513 0.317 0.0543 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 8,428 354 11,463 931 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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