Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

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

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
12,302 325 124 199 316 384 323 429 295 451
Earnings 9,498 265 148 206 150 210 158 224 146 327
  Wages and Salary 8,423 173 105 183 129 166 137 168 135 267
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,273 223 73 42 33 60 21 65 11 70
  Farm Self-Employment 257 114 19 12 0 14 3 11 4 3
Social Security 1,872 79 87 94 237 259 315 317 215 125
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 303 46 14 37 76 48 31 19 12 11
Public Assistance 32 20 1 8 3 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 567 96 75 74 37 62 19 39 20 7
Survivor Benefits 94 23 15 3 4 4 3 4 0 4
Disability Benefits 235 2 25 19 47 13 12 24 14 8
Unemployment Compensation 561 191 147 52 82 38 19 10 12 2
Workers Compensation 127 52 12 2 15 3 5 0 6 7
Property Income 7,784 5,486 710 380 180 175 130 86 53 100
  Interest 7,311 5,830 519 291 165 111 72 46 14 87
  Dividends 2,921 2,173 270 132 31 97 30 46 10 26
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,168 655 135 87 35 53 23 5 5 34
Retirement Income 2,450 165 179 161 146 118 114 151 121 108
  Company or Union Retirement 1,220 121 139 113 102 67 47 73 53 47
  Federal Government Retirement 233 7 1 12 15 5 0 11 10 26
  Military Retirement 285 3 5 4 15 9 28 30 38 23
  State or Local Government Retirement 560 17 21 19 21 34 36 28 15 15
  Railroad Retirement 50 0 3 12 0 3 0 3 0 1
  Annuities 29 7 1 0 0 4 0 9 2 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 65 11 3 9 2 12 3 1 0 2
  Other or Don't Know 107 15 19 9 3 2 9 9 7 1
Pension Income 2,168 146 142 148 113 110 100 133 115 96
  Company or Union Retirement 1,142 119 122 110 83 62 47 64 51 47
  Federal Government Retirement 192 4 1 12 4 5 0 3 9 21
  Military Retirement 269 3 2 4 15 10 28 29 35 23
  State or Local Government Retirement 525 15 21 17 14 30 33 26 13 12
  Railroad Retirement 30 0 3 9 0 3 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 16 0 0 0 0 4 0 5 2 1
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 9 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 32 17 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
63 32 7 13 0 3 0 4 4 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 87 46 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10,981 246 190 217 316 378 435 510 346 460
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11,651 186 127 197 264 325 373 461 299 455
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,916 79 90 103 233 259 319 320 215 126
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,603 138 151 165 252 294 320 308 265 211
  Government Transfer Payments 3,800 336 233 209 386 392 347 358 278 188
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 329 63 15 42 78 47 31 19 15 10
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,143 117 90 116 312 311 328 334 237 138
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,722 212 181 203 213 148 145 165 132 116

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
364 390 269 522 216 394 274 459 246 355
Earnings 214 300 186 452 119 353 170 476 114 328
  Wages and Salary 186 232 162 412 105 333 139 428 112 313
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 22 69 16 65 5 17 22 45 1 18
  Farm Self-Employment 6 4 0 6 8 4 0 5 0 0
Social Security 72 24 18 1 0 1 4 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 15 13 4 53 25 5 5 7 0 5
Survivor Benefits 9 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 3
Disability Benefits 9 13 6 21 11 3 2 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 4 3 5 9 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 56 51 45 31 45 23 24 30 2 9
  Interest 9 34 22 13 34 14 0 19 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 8
Retirement Income 145 102 78 168 43 120 41 76 29 65
  Company or Union Retirement 63 38 44 60 9 49 19 38 16 19
  Federal Government Retirement 15 6 18 10 10 5 3 11 4 6
  Military Retirement 21 11 5 20 9 8 8 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 40 26 16 60 15 44 10 16 7 24
  Railroad Retirement 5 6 1 8 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 0 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 134 84 83 137 32 109 40 73 24 58
  Company or Union Retirement 58 38 44 60 6 49 19 38 13 19
  Federal Government Retirement 12 6 15 10 5 5 3 11 4 6
  Military Retirement 21 11 5 13 7 8 8 5 0 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 37 26 16 54 15 44 10 16 7 24
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Annuities 0 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 289 337 209 468 125 361 181 470 122 324
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
338 385 230 554 209 426 255 516 162 344
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 78 30 19 9 0 1 4 5 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
199 132 76 166 80 143 69 102 48 56
  Government Transfer Payments 160 101 56 112 61 78 41 47 47 54
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
81 30 18 1 0 1 4 0 3 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
153 103 80 168 42 122 35 85 28 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
187 503 223 287 160 415 174 234 164 240
Earnings 123 536 105 257 70 459 94 212 75 240
  Wages and Salary 109 450 104 248 67 435 90 205 70 227
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 11 88 0 12 0 24 1 9 0 12
  Farm Self-Employment 2 6 0 4 0 4 0 0 2 2
Social Security 0 23 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 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 13 5 5 9 4 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 6 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 44 19 23 11 41 7 19 11 37
  Company or Union Retirement 9 13 3 4 3 19 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 5 6 2 5 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 41 15 23 10 39 7 19 7 32
  Company or Union Retirement 9 13 3 4 3 19 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 5 6 2 5 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 124 561 103 256 74 455 97 217 81 249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
153 580 130 298 105 492 136 232 89 268
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 20 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
36 59 32 45 13 49 14 27 8 41
  Government Transfer Payments 27 61 23 32 13 33 4 9 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 19 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
22 45 19 23 10 41 7 22 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
147 212 102 228 93 124 76 143 64 108
Earnings 56 236 63 186 62 114 40 168 27 80
  Wages and Salary 58 220 64 172 59 114 40 155 23 79
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 0 12 0 0 0 13 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 0 0 0
  Interest 0 5 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 8 19 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 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 8 19 9 0 0 3 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 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 56 233 63 185 62 115 40 169 27 80
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
86 243 95 210 71 121 57 180 41 80
  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 13 16 8 0 4 6 1 2
  Government Transfer Payments 10 1 9 14 5 0 4 6 0 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 8 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
57 2,025 46,213 437 63,938 789 0.455 0.0082 1,249
Earnings 31 1,718 50,369 254 67,431 946 0.420 0.0093 1,249
  Wages and Salary 27 1,520 51,204 285 67,177 918 0.403 0.0098 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 195 25,591 868 53,208 3,338 0.592 0.0260 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 17 4,417 1,366 26,909 4,245 0.731 0.0628 1,249
Social Security 0 0 13,922 192 14,055 185 0.265 0.0176 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 9,303 319 9,738 370 0.346 0.0416 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 5 0 10,051 696 14,180 663 0.500 0.0347 1,249
Survivor Benefits 7 0 10,591 3,357 21,049 3,189 0.653 0.0797 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 14,827 1,346 16,861 810 0.367 0.0478 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,025 226 5,649 253 0.474 0.0344 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,936 2,236 10,421 1,155 0.564 0.0616 1,249
Property Income 4 61 1,774 22 5,115 179 0.689 0.0142 1,249
  Interest 6 0 1,568 20 2,586 92 0.543 0.0272 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,681 35 3,792 225 0.642 0.0294 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 27 1 2,229 73 8,416 653 0.687 0.1074 1,249
Retirement Income 31 3 21,615 639 25,609 471 0.431 0.0160 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 20 0 15,679 665 20,910 630 0.484 0.0238 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 28,617 1,249 34,088 1,677 0.370 0.0500 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 21,053 1,023 27,174 1,281 0.344 0.0514 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 28,788 1,582 30,176 936 0.356 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 14,089 1,766 19,138 2,223 0.544 0.0836 1,249
Pension Income 24 3 21,997 652 25,953 501 0.425 0.0170 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 16,079 740 20,974 640 0.479 0.0242 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 31,115 2,092 37,501 1,878 0.335 0.0543 1,249
  Military Retirement 7 0 20,909 986 27,323 1,332 0.334 0.0536 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 30,027 1,237 30,595 941 0.349 0.0328 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 2,375 319 8,016 2,152 0.734 0.1119 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 31 1,721 42,246 393 60,723 839 0.454 0.0087 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
53 1,827 45,455 439 62,617 798 0.448 0.0085 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,008 192 14,265 191 0.273 0.0176 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
31 9 19,138 317 24,717 358 0.402 0.0137 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 13 10 14,979 245 19,731 324 0.446 0.0142 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,952 325 9,286 366 0.367 0.0402 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,458 197 13,706 177 0.279 0.0164 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
31 3 19,281 554 24,174 440 0.000 0.0000 1,249

Race Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)