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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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 15,896 443 194 361 516 582 445 605 425 648
Earnings 12,107 326 199 286 186 308 215 355 230 488
  Wages and Salary 10,819 233 152 243 160 245 182 282 216 421
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,534 261 82 66 40 83 28 81 13 77
  Farm Self-Employment 287 136 20 12 0 14 4 15 4 4
Social Security 2,496 111 118 158 354 361 417 386 254 147
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 496 66 34 78 142 66 39 27 19 16
Public Assistance 55 25 9 11 4 5 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 719 119 93 86 42 78 26 53 24 15
Survivor Benefits 113 29 18 5 6 4 5 6 2 4
Disability Benefits 302 3 37 21 57 18 17 26 31 8
Unemployment Compensation 718 248 173 80 102 48 19 13 15 2
Workers Compensation 182 72 19 4 21 4 11 2 12 8
Property Income 9,038 6,437 814 437 209 190 142 99 57 115
  Interest 8,478 6,816 596 333 174 118 75 50 14 107
  Dividends 3,241 2,425 289 141 34 102 30 54 10 35
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,359 756 174 107 42 62 23 12 6 36
Retirement Income 2,879 207 212 185 189 138 144 168 149 124
  Company or Union Retirement 1,440 153 161 131 123 76 61 84 65 56
  Federal Government Retirement 282 10 4 12 18 5 0 14 13 27
  Military Retirement 327 3 5 7 22 16 33 32 42 26
  State or Local Government Retirement 649 21 28 23 27 36 42 31 21 16
  Railroad Retirement 57 1 4 12 0 3 0 3 0 1
  Annuities 37 10 2 0 0 4 2 9 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 67 11 3 9 2 12 4 1 1 2
  Other or Don't Know 121 15 19 9 9 4 10 9 7 2
Pension Income 2,529 181 165 169 147 127 125 148 132 112
  Company or Union Retirement 1,335 149 139 126 105 70 63 75 52 56
  Federal Government Retirement 232 5 1 12 6 5 0 5 12 22
  Military Retirement 309 3 2 7 20 16 33 30 39 25
  State or Local Government Retirement 602 18 26 19 18 32 39 27 19 13
  Railroad Retirement 36 1 4 9 0 3 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 18 0 0 0 0 4 0 5 3 1
Alimony 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 11 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 43 24 8 10 1 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
88 52 10 14 0 3 0 4 5 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 97 52 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,128 324 259 344 454 566 573 694 470 642
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14,962 266 185 324 409 502 497 638 430 643
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,547 112 121 167 351 361 421 389 254 149
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4,517 189 185 240 391 397 417 373 321 248
  Government Transfer Payments 4,989 455 302 347 586 535 451 442 337 223
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 539 86 42 84 141 71 40 27 22 14
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,946 159 134 219 487 440 434 414 283 163
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,346 273 239 270 314 185 184 191 165 138

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 476 543 388 699 293 539 342 635 291 442
Earnings 280 433 258 622 177 475 223 647 146 403
  Wages and Salary 249 347 226 569 161 442 189 587 143 388
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 27 88 25 77 6 29 24 59 1 20
  Farm Self-Employment 6 4 0 6 8 4 0 6 0 0
Social Security 98 34 18 1 0 1 4 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 21 15 4 66 29 15 10 9 0 5
Survivor Benefits 9 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 3
Disability Benefits 13 14 9 22 11 8 2 4 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 9 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 5 4 5 5 9 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 67 68 47 35 49 23 24 30 2 10
  Interest 9 39 23 17 35 14 0 20 4 4
  Dividends 0 33 5 22 5 0 0 6 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 6 5 5 23 5 9 0 12 3 9
Retirement Income 183 118 97 198 48 142 46 81 30 65
  Company or Union Retirement 78 50 49 70 9 63 20 38 17 19
  Federal Government Retirement 21 6 23 21 10 9 3 14 4 6
  Military Retirement 23 11 6 20 11 8 9 6 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 47 28 23 71 18 46 13 16 7 24
  Railroad Retirement 8 6 2 8 0 2 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 8 4 4 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 5 7 0 5 0 4 1 4 0 3
Pension Income 167 95 101 166 37 127 45 78 25 59
  Company or Union Retirement 73 47 49 68 6 60 20 38 14 19
  Federal Government Retirement 17 6 20 20 5 9 3 14 4 6
  Military Retirement 23 11 6 13 9 8 9 6 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 44 28 23 65 18 46 13 16 7 24
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 1 2 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 385 483 287 638 185 485 238 641 156 401
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
457 540 334 737 273 568 322 691 205 417
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 106 40 19 9 0 3 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
257 158 104 201 91 160 76 113 53 58
  Government Transfer Payments 215 118 78 147 70 93 44 56 48 59
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
110 40 18 2 0 1 6 0 3 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
192 120 98 197 51 144 40 90 29 65

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 244 651 271 358 186 504 212 278 183 299
Earnings 167 698 123 320 83 557 114 250 84 286
  Wages and Salary 150 586 122 310 82 528 110 244 78 273
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 14 114 0 12 0 29 1 9 0 12
  Farm Self-Employment 2 6 0 4 0 4 0 0 2 2
Social Security 0 33 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 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 9 20 7 14 14 5 7 9 4 0
  Interest 0 0 0 1 8 1 3 4 0 0
  Dividends 0 10 3 4 0 7 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 14 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Retirement Income 20 47 19 23 13 50 7 23 13 42
  Company or Union Retirement 10 14 3 4 3 24 5 1 1 15
  Federal Government Retirement 4 6 4 4 0 8 0 4 7 7
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 7 0 0 5 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 21 6 13 7 9 2 8 0 18
  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 5 0 0 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 19 44 15 23 11 46 7 23 9 37
  Company or Union Retirement 10 14 3 4 3 24 5 1 0 12
  Federal Government Retirement 4 6 4 4 0 8 0 4 7 7
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 11 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 21 6 13 7 9 2 8 0 18
  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 7 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 168 729 119 320 87 550 117 255 91 298
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
202 743 153 367 122 593 160 272 104 325
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 30 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
37 70 37 46 16 58 15 30 12 49
  Government Transfer Payments 31 78 33 34 18 36 6 14 16 33
  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 30 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
24 47 19 23 11 50 7 26 14 42

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 166 252 121 260 108 151 85 172 76 124
Earnings 66 278 66 229 68 135 49 202 30 90
  Wages and Salary 68 260 66 215 66 135 48 188 25 89
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 12 0 13 0 0 0 16 5 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 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 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 9 2 7 0 0 1 1 0 0
  Interest 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 5 6 11 23 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 4 6 3 0 0 0 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 0 9 2 0 0 3 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 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 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 5 6 11 23 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 4 6 3 0 0 0 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 0 9 2 0 0 3 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 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 66 275 68 230 68 135 50 203 30 90
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
97 282 106 252 82 143 65 215 47 92
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 9 15 18 9 0 4 6 4 2
  Government Transfer Payments 10 1 11 15 6 1 4 6 5 1
  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
5 8 11 23 9 0 0 3 1 5

 

    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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 67 2,259 41,757 277 58,952 663 0.465 0.0073 1,249
Earnings 34 1,923 46,244 381 63,071 806 0.430 0.0083 1,249
  Wages and Salary 30 1,711 47,337 543 62,895 790 0.414 0.0087 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 210 25,272 1,028 49,582 2,837 0.596 0.0245 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 17 3,499 1,109 24,654 3,845 0.742 0.0607 1,249
Social Security 0 0 13,380 167 13,670 162 0.277 0.0154 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,724 219 9,123 271 0.330 0.0336 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,642 483 14,829 598 0.494 0.0300 1,249
Survivor Benefits 7 0 9,254 2,812 19,137 2,733 0.647 0.0779 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 14,800 1,237 16,486 695 0.353 0.0430 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,099 216 5,811 247 0.490 0.0328 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,405 1,973 9,971 912 0.535 0.0556 1,249
Property Income 4 66 1,755 21 4,882 161 0.684 0.0134 1,249
  Interest 10 0 1,555 19 2,520 87 0.538 0.0266 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,671 33 3,736 207 0.638 0.0290 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 29 1 2,248 68 7,834 578 0.681 0.1117 1,249
Retirement Income 33 3 20,953 606 24,963 429 0.434 0.0149 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 22 0 15,438 665 20,467 571 0.485 0.0221 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,747 1,007 33,165 1,467 0.358 0.0463 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,235 842 26,227 1,172 0.361 0.0477 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 27,894 1,448 29,720 881 0.356 0.0306 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 2 0 13,733 1,722 18,847 2,009 0.501 0.0827 1,249
Pension Income 26 3 21,592 629 25,445 459 0.428 0.0158 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 20 0 15,557 695 20,551 587 0.482 0.0227 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 30,720 1,079 36,535 1,633 0.314 0.0508 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,197 831 26,414 1,217 0.362 0.0492 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 29,476 1,187 30,468 893 0.340 0.0314 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,121 252 4,181 600 0.556 0.1005 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,330 285 7,365 1,931 0.729 0.1164 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 34 1,926 40,155 347 56,463 708 0.462 0.0078 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
59 2,044 41,282 247 58,119 675 0.457 0.0076 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,459 168 13,858 167 0.283 0.0154 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
32 10 18,012 292 23,463 312 0.408 0.0124 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 13 11 13,992 219 18,717 273 0.449 0.0125 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,523 229 8,835 267 0.350 0.0323 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,700 175 13,199 151 0.289 0.0142 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
33 3 17,757 474 22,901 388 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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