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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 1,442 45 31 82 113 101 52 63 45 59
Earnings 926 32 22 37 15 35 10 28 28 47
  Wages and Salary 871 32 20 33 15 30 6 25 28 45
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 72 12 5 7 1 7 0 4 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 9 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Social Security 347 17 17 40 55 58 59 44 14 15
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 112 10 15 17 44 10 5 2 7 2
Public Assistance 11 3 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 97 15 11 6 0 14 5 9 4 5
Survivor Benefits 10 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 28 0 2 2 5 1 1 1 7 0
Unemployment Compensation 55 26 6 6 11 3 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 22 10 3 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
Property Income 450 347 28 27 9 6 3 2 0 5
  Interest 419 359 22 19 4 2 1 2 0 1
  Dividends 96 67 4 3 0 1 0 1 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 48 21 14 8 1 5 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 206 28 19 13 11 5 12 10 7 9
  Company or Union Retirement 111 22 12 8 2 0 8 7 3 6
  Federal Government Retirement 24 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
  Military Retirement 19 0 0 1 5 4 2 0 3 2
  State or Local Government Retirement 42 1 5 4 2 1 2 0 1 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 175 25 15 9 4 5 13 9 4 9
  Company or Union Retirement 100 22 11 6 2 0 10 7 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Military Retirement 17 0 0 1 3 4 2 0 3 2
  State or Local Government Retirement 35 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 1 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 1 1 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 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,236 40 34 70 68 84 65 67 37 64
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,314 45 29 73 68 81 48 66 42 63
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 351 18 18 40 55 58 59 44 14 15
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
484 32 17 48 61 58 47 47 19 18
  Government Transfer Payments 621 66 32 64 111 82 48 44 30 16
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 120 11 19 17 43 12 6 2 7 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
447 23 26 54 97 69 60 49 21 15
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
319 35 37 30 54 16 19 12 12 10

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 43 67 38 49 30 61 21 68 27 36
Earnings 22 46 18 47 23 53 18 69 12 36
  Wages and Salary 21 41 17 39 23 47 18 69 12 34
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 5 1 8 0 5 0 0 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 14 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 4 0 0 10 3 6 2 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 3 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 3 14 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 13 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 22 8 9 14 0 16 2 3 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 13 6 2 4 0 13 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 3 5 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 4 5 0 0 2 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 19 7 9 11 0 14 2 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 13 5 2 1 0 10 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 3 5 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 4 5 0 0 2 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 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 36 58 21 46 23 55 19 67 13 37
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 66 34 48 27 64 24 65 21 36
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
34 17 15 15 4 13 3 4 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 26 10 11 18 5 9 3 4 0 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
18 8 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
22 9 9 14 1 16 2 3 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
55 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 21 69 25 23 15 44 18 16 11 23
Earnings 14 69 8 19 10 50 9 14 3 19
  Wages and Salary 14 65 8 19 10 48 9 14 3 19
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 6 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 1 0 0 1 1 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 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 2 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 14 73 6 21 10 48 9 14 5 19
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15 75 12 21 11 49 11 12 7 23
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 7 3 0 1 5 2 0 0 5
  Government Transfer Payments 2 8 7 0 4 2 2 0 2 5
  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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 5

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 3 13 10 10 4 11 2 7 5 6
Earnings 1 13 1 11 2 8 4 7 0 6
  Wages and Salary 1 13 1 11 2 8 3 7 0 6
  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 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 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 1 13 3 11 2 8 4 8 0 6
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1 12 6 13 3 8 2 9 3 6
  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 2 1 0 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 3 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 0 0 4 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
55 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 4 72 28,804 1,425 40,025 2,137 0.481 0.0281 1,430
Earnings 2 56 37,445 1,633 47,594 3,151 0.438 0.0356 1,430
  Wages and Salary 2 53 39,497 1,587 48,123 3,273 0.432 0.0364 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,942 483 12,640 480 0.288 0.0473 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,281 360 8,142 499 0.287 0.0769 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 13,558 2,016 17,284 1,840 0.466 0.0817 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 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,624 91 3,423 570 0.621 0.0691 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,458 85 1,988 474 0.489 0.1884 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,785 217 5,894 1,179 0.621 0.0931 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 2 0 19,099 2,658 21,589 1,623 0.463 0.0623 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 16,374 3,013 18,443 2,020 0.485 0.0851 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 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 21,132 2,765 22,859 1,839 0.462 0.0672 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 14,960 1,880 17,866 2,171 0.510 0.0917 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 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 2 56 27,291 1,531 39,185 2,416 0.482 0.0312 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6 62 29,535 1,426 40,271 2,292 0.470 0.0297 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,919 485 12,608 480 0.295 0.0468 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 13,927 699 18,277 867 0.412 0.0449 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 11,149 454 15,844 749 0.453 0.0412 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,248 385 8,208 519 0.305 0.0746 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,905 459 12,030 415 0.304 0.0417 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 10,629 1,298 17,053 1,151 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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