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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 13,731 368 144 258 376 453 382 523 354 560
Earnings 10,606 290 163 239 166 250 196 309 182 419
  Wages and Salary 9,427 197 118 202 142 197 167 242 169 358
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,397 244 77 56 36 71 28 74 13 70
  Farm Self-Employment 273 124 20 12 0 14 3 14 4 4
Social Security 2,073 89 96 109 281 294 351 335 232 131
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 371 56 18 56 93 55 34 25 12 13
Public Assistance 37 20 2 9 3 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 604 101 81 76 40 63 21 41 20 7
Survivor Benefits 98 25 15 3 4 4 3 4 2 4
Disability Benefits 262 2 30 19 51 15 15 24 24 8
Unemployment Compensation 628 211 162 68 88 41 19 12 13 2
Workers Compensation 151 59 16 2 18 4 11 0 6 8
Property Income 8,233 5,835 748 397 187 180 136 90 55 102
  Interest 7,729 6,185 552 297 167 114 72 46 14 95
  Dividends 3,030 2,257 283 136 33 98 30 49 10 28
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,244 700 146 96 37 58 23 8 5 34
Retirement Income 2,604 173 191 167 173 129 124 155 138 112
  Company or Union Retirement 1,294 126 147 118 118 72 52 76 62 47
  Federal Government Retirement 251 9 2 12 16 5 0 11 10 26
  Military Retirement 302 3 5 6 18 12 29 32 39 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 595 19 23 19 25 35 38 29 20 16
  Railroad Retirement 51 0 3 12 0 3 0 3 0 1
  Annuities 31 7 1 0 0 4 0 9 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 66 11 3 9 2 12 4 1 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 114 15 19 9 7 4 10 9 7 2
Pension Income 2,298 152 149 154 138 119 107 137 124 100
  Company or Union Retirement 1,202 122 128 114 99 67 52 66 52 47
  Federal Government Retirement 206 5 1 12 6 5 0 3 9 21
  Military Retirement 286 3 2 6 18 13 29 30 37 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 558 17 23 17 18 30 36 27 18 13
  Railroad Retirement 31 0 3 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 9 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 39 21 7 10 1 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
75 43 8 14 0 3 0 4 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 90 49 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12,252 278 209 257 365 449 492 605 404 556
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,981 217 143 235 320 389 429 554 358 554
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,118 89 99 119 278 294 354 338 232 133
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,914 152 166 180 312 330 358 321 290 225
  Government Transfer Payments 4,208 371 258 261 451 438 392 387 294 203
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 399 72 19 62 94 57 34 25 15 11
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,406 129 102 152 369 358 367 357 254 146
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,941 230 197 230 250 165 157 176 149 123

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 415 461 327 613 239 451 312 529 260 382
Earnings 248 367 225 532 145 397 199 536 129 350
  Wages and Salary 221 291 194 490 128 372 165 485 127 336
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 22 76 24 67 6 23 24 49 1 18
  Farm Self-Employment 6 4 0 6 8 4 0 5 0 0
Social Security 81 24 18 1 0 1 4 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 18 15 4 55 27 9 8 7 0 5
Survivor Benefits 9 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 3
Disability Benefits 10 13 6 22 11 3 2 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 5 4 3 5 9 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 60 54 46 33 46 23 24 30 2 10
  Interest 9 34 23 17 34 14 0 20 4 4
  Dividends 0 20 5 20 5 0 0 6 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 6 5 5 22 5 9 0 12 3 9
Retirement Income 158 108 86 177 45 122 43 78 30 65
  Company or Union Retirement 65 43 45 64 9 49 19 38 17 19
  Federal Government Retirement 18 6 20 16 10 5 3 14 4 6
  Military Retirement 23 11 6 20 9 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 44 26 18 62 18 45 11 16 7 24
  Railroad Retirement 5 6 2 8 0 0 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 2 7 0 5 0 4 1 3 0 3
Pension Income 145 88 90 148 35 111 42 75 25 58
  Company or Union Retirement 60 42 45 64 6 49 19 38 14 19
  Federal Government Retirement 14 6 17 15 5 5 3 14 4 6
  Military Retirement 23 11 6 13 7 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 40 26 18 56 18 45 11 16 7 24
  Railroad Retirement 5 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 337 407 250 547 152 405 213 532 137 346
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
393 455 282 640 235 475 291 583 178 365
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 87 30 19 9 0 1 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
218 139 87 178 83 146 73 108 50 57
  Government Transfer Payments 184 106 67 122 62 81 41 51 47 56
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
90 32 18 1 0 1 4 0 3 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
166 108 87 177 47 124 37 87 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 207 544 241 316 162 441 186 250 168 261
Earnings 142 584 112 283 72 483 97 230 79 254
  Wages and Salary 125 488 110 273 71 457 93 223 74 241
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 14 97 0 12 0 26 1 9 0 12
  Farm Self-Employment 2 6 0 4 0 4 0 0 2 2
Social Security 0 24 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 19 7 14 14 5 7 9 4 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 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 45 19 23 13 45 7 21 11 37
  Company or Union Retirement 9 14 3 4 3 21 5 1 1 15
  Federal Government Retirement 4 6 4 3 0 8 0 4 7 2
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 7 0 0 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 19 6 13 7 7 2 7 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 2 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 19 42 15 23 11 41 7 21 7 32
  Company or Union Retirement 9 14 3 4 3 21 5 1 0 12
  Federal Government Retirement 4 6 4 3 0 8 0 4 7 2
  Military Retirement 0 2 6 3 2 11 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 19 6 13 7 7 2 7 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 143 607 110 281 76 479 101 235 85 264
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
174 626 137 324 109 522 139 251 93 285
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 21 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
36 62 33 46 15 52 14 28 10 41
  Government Transfer Payments 29 66 25 34 15 34 4 10 12 28
  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 20 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
24 46 19 23 11 45 7 24 11 37

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 156 227 108 237 101 133 83 154 68 114
Earnings 62 252 64 198 66 124 45 180 30 84
  Wages and Salary 65 234 65 185 63 124 46 167 25 83
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 12 0 12 0 0 0 14 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 4 11 19 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 4 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 4 11 19 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 4 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 62 249 64 199 66 124 46 180 30 84
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
94 259 99 219 78 131 63 191 44 85
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 7 15 16 8 0 4 6 2 2
  Government Transfer Payments 10 1 9 14 5 0 4 6 2 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 6 11 19 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 60 2,106 43,465 630 61,270 721 0.460 0.0078 1,249
Earnings 32 1,793 47,224 511 64,684 863 0.429 0.0088 1,249
  Wages and Salary 28 1,587 49,758 773 64,449 837 0.411 0.0093 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 202 25,202 1,273 51,148 3,082 0.598 0.0252 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 17 3,982 1,204 25,731 4,030 0.737 0.0618 1,249
Social Security 0 0 13,688 181 13,874 174 0.268 0.0167 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,987 289 9,433 328 0.340 0.0383 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,178 650 14,464 648 0.497 0.0332 1,249
Survivor Benefits 7 0 10,508 3,448 20,561 3,071 0.652 0.0795 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 14,860 1,241 16,599 748 0.369 0.0452 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,097 217 5,703 243 0.474 0.0329 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,866 2,100 10,125 1,010 0.553 0.0585 1,249
Property Income 4 62 1,764 22 5,027 173 0.688 0.0139 1,249
  Interest 7 0 1,562 20 2,579 91 0.545 0.0268 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,679 34 3,741 218 0.639 0.0294 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 27 1 2,222 70 8,131 618 0.686 0.1071 1,249
Retirement Income 31 3 21,186 638 25,295 453 0.431 0.0156 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 20 0 15,493 705 20,715 607 0.483 0.0232 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,728 1,087 33,440 1,579 0.368 0.0486 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,770 973 26,671 1,225 0.350 0.0498 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 28,110 1,670 29,911 911 0.350 0.0318 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 13,604 1,856 18,665 2,092 0.518 0.0844 1,249
Pension Income 24 3 21,724 672 25,693 483 0.427 0.0165 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 15,764 734 20,844 622 0.480 0.0237 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 30,764 1,314 36,698 1,776 0.327 0.0533 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,628 936 26,781 1,271 0.340 0.0519 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 29,380 1,407 30,340 917 0.341 0.0323 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 2,212 285 4,183 639 0.515 0.1145 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,311 293 7,768 2,073 0.735 0.1132 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 32 1,796 40,939 291 58,343 765 0.459 0.0083 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
54 1,905 42,221 273 60,141 729 0.453 0.0081 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,771 182 14,079 180 0.275 0.0168 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
31 10 18,693 301 24,183 339 0.403 0.0132 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 13 11 14,567 231 19,255 302 0.446 0.0136 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,729 298 9,090 323 0.358 0.0370 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,137 187 13,467 164 0.281 0.0155 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
31 3 18,608 509 23,634 418 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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