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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 alone (1)
    Total 13,571 354 142 254 372 451 372 516 344 549
Earnings 10,500 285 162 236 165 249 187 302 176 417
  Wages and Salary 9,334 192 116 201 141 195 161 236 163 357
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,376 238 77 54 36 71 27 73 13 70
  Farm Self-Employment 269 122 20 12 0 14 3 14 4 3
Social Security 2,044 89 93 106 279 292 344 332 230 129
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 363 53 18 54 92 54 34 24 12 13
Public Assistance 37 20 2 9 3 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 598 100 80 75 40 63 19 41 20 7
Survivor Benefits 98 25 15 3 4 4 3 4 2 4
Disability Benefits 256 2 29 19 51 15 14 24 22 8
Unemployment Compensation 620 206 162 66 88 41 19 12 13 2
Workers Compensation 148 59 14 2 18 3 11 0 6 8
Property Income 8,145 5,774 737 393 185 179 134 89 53 101
  Interest 7,649 6,120 540 295 167 114 72 46 14 94
  Dividends 2,996 2,232 278 135 31 98 30 49 10 28
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,229 690 146 94 37 55 23 8 5 34
Retirement Income 2,573 171 189 167 172 125 120 153 134 110
  Company or Union Retirement 1,281 125 146 118 118 70 49 73 60 47
  Federal Government Retirement 244 9 2 12 16 5 0 11 10 26
  Military Retirement 298 3 5 6 18 11 28 32 39 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 589 19 23 19 24 35 38 29 18 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 112 15 19 9 7 4 9 9 7 1
Pension Income 2,271 150 148 154 137 116 104 135 122 98
  Company or Union Retirement 1,191 120 126 114 99 65 49 64 52 47
  Federal Government Retirement 201 5 1 12 6 5 0 3 9 21
  Military Retirement 282 3 2 6 18 11 28 30 37 24
  State or Local Government Retirement 552 17 23 17 17 30 36 27 16 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 37 20 7 9 1 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
73 40 8 14 0 3 0 4 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 88 47 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12,121 274 206 254 361 444 479 595 394 551
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,837 211 143 233 316 386 414 545 346 547
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,089 89 96 115 275 292 347 335 230 130
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,862 150 165 179 308 327 349 318 283 219
  Government Transfer Payments 4,146 365 256 255 447 431 383 384 293 199
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 392 69 19 60 92 56 34 24 15 11
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,372 129 99 147 366 353 360 354 252 143
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,902 226 195 228 248 161 153 174 145 121

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 411 456 321 608 238 446 307 525 259 377
Earnings 248 365 222 528 143 396 197 531 126 347
  Wages and Salary 221 289 192 486 127 370 164 481 124 333
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 22 76 24 67 6 23 24 47 1 18
  Farm Self-Employment 6 4 0 6 8 4 0 5 0 0
Social Security 78 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 7 8 7 0 5
Survivor Benefits 9 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 3
Disability Benefits 9 13 6 22 11 3 2 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 4 4 3 5 9 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 60 52 45 33 46 23 24 30 2 10
  Interest 9 34 22 17 34 14 0 20 4 4
  Dividends 0 19 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 155 108 82 174 45 121 43 78 30 65
  Company or Union Retirement 65 43 45 64 9 49 19 38 17 19
  Federal Government Retirement 16 6 19 13 10 5 3 13 4 6
  Military Retirement 21 11 6 20 9 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 43 26 16 62 18 45 10 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 1 7 0 5 0 4 1 3 0 3
Pension Income 143 88 86 145 35 110 42 75 25 58
  Company or Union Retirement 60 42 45 64 6 49 19 38 14 19
  Federal Government Retirement 14 6 16 12 5 5 3 13 4 6
  Military Retirement 21 11 6 13 7 8 9 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 40 26 16 56 18 45 10 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 334 405 248 543 151 404 210 527 134 343
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
387 453 278 635 234 473 287 580 178 362
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 84 30 19 9 0 1 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
214 138 84 174 83 145 70 107 50 57
  Government Transfer Payments 175 106 63 119 62 79 41 50 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
87 32 18 1 0 1 4 0 3 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
162 108 84 174 47 123 37 86 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 alone (1)
    Total 202 540 240 311 161 438 184 248 168 261
Earnings 139 576 112 279 72 479 97 227 79 254
  Wages and Salary 123 482 110 269 70 455 93 220 74 241
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 12 95 0 12 0 24 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 12 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 12 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 140 599 110 278 75 475 100 232 85 264
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
169 619 136 320 108 516 139 249 93 283
  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 32 45 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 45 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 alone (1)
    Total 152 225 106 234 100 130 83 153 68 114
Earnings 62 252 63 195 66 121 45 178 28 84
  Wages and Salary 64 234 64 181 63 121 46 164 24 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 62 248 63 195 66 121 46 179 28 84
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
92 258 98 216 78 128 63 189 43 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 alone (1)
    Total 60 2,092 43,663 629 61,498 728 0.459 0.0079 1,249
Earnings 32 1,780 47,268 548 64,847 870 0.429 0.0089 1,249
  Wages and Salary 28 1,576 49,899 724 64,599 844 0.411 0.0093 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 201 25,284 1,163 51,558 3,124 0.598 0.0254 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 17 4,054 1,216 26,001 4,083 0.735 0.0621 1,249
Social Security 0 0 13,690 184 13,881 175 0.267 0.0168 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 9,053 290 9,528 331 0.340 0.0386 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,141 658 14,427 651 0.498 0.0334 1,249
Survivor Benefits 7 0 10,393 3,440 20,547 3,084 0.652 0.0796 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 14,802 1,272 16,628 760 0.367 0.0459 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,098 215 5,671 242 0.469 0.0333 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 5,788 2,140 10,143 1,025 0.564 0.0580 1,249
Property Income 4 62 1,764 22 5,047 175 0.689 0.0140 1,249
  Interest 7 0 1,563 20 2,590 92 0.547 0.0269 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,679 34 3,752 220 0.639 0.0295 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 27 1 2,225 71 8,181 624 0.686 0.1078 1,249
Retirement Income 31 3 21,242 642 25,367 458 0.432 0.0157 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 20 0 15,535 718 20,785 613 0.483 0.0233 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,568 1,262 33,536 1,620 0.372 0.0490 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,788 971 26,797 1,239 0.351 0.0501 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 28,207 1,705 29,969 918 0.356 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 13,418 2,100 18,664 2,127 0.534 0.0837 1,249
Pension Income 24 3 21,774 678 25,762 487 0.427 0.0166 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 15,844 756 20,913 626 0.479 0.0238 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 30,750 1,571 36,844 1,821 0.332 0.0537 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,646 933 26,917 1,286 0.344 0.0520 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 29,615 1,425 30,405 925 0.345 0.0324 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,345 308 7,912 2,115 0.734 0.1128 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 32 1,784 40,988 292 58,515 772 0.459 0.0084 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
54 1,893 42,286 339 60,337 736 0.453 0.0081 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,775 184 14,089 182 0.275 0.0169 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
31 10 18,694 307 24,244 343 0.405 0.0133 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 13 11 14,573 235 19,296 305 0.447 0.0136 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,791 301 9,172 326 0.365 0.0370 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,142 189 13,477 166 0.282 0.0156 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
31 3 18,665 520 23,728 423 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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