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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 584 29 15 10 21 19 7 14 22 23
Earnings 482 3 11 5 6 18 8 14 18 17
  Wages and Salary 433 3 11 4 3 14 7 11 18 13
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 58 5 0 3 2 4 0 2 0 5
  Farm Self-Employment 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 41 2 4 4 12 2 1 5 5 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 7 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 8 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
Unemployment Compensation 28 9 6 5 2 2 0 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 310 216 35 14 12 3 3 7 2 8
  Interest 288 232 21 16 3 2 2 2 0 11
  Dividends 102 88 3 3 1 2 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 60 32 12 3 3 0 0 4 1 2
Retirement Income 46 4 1 4 2 2 5 2 2 2
  Company or Union Retirement 24 4 1 4 2 3 1 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 40 4 0 4 3 1 3 2 2 2
  Company or Union Retirement 21 4 0 4 3 1 1 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 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
3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 519 4 16 7 18 20 9 15 24 17
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
540 3 12 7 17 20 11 15 27 19
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 45 2 4 4 12 2 1 5 5 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
74 2 2 7 12 3 5 5 9 2
  Government Transfer Payments 98 9 11 12 16 8 4 7 6 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 10 0 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
50 2 6 5 15 6 1 5 5 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
55 4 3 5 6 2 7 2 2 2

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 10 12 19 31 19 24 4 34 3 19
Earnings 6 16 12 34 9 22 3 37 4 14
  Wages and Salary 6 12 12 31 9 22 3 28 4 14
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 6 0 3 0 0 0 10 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2 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 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 3 2 1 5 2 2 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 1 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 3 0 1 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 2 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 8 14 12 37 9 22 3 37 4 14
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10 16 13 40 10 27 3 38 4 14
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 1 1 5 3 2 0 1 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 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
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 2 1 5 2 2 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 10 33 2 17 3 18 6 9 4 12
Earnings 5 40 2 16 0 20 6 7 2 12
  Wages and Salary 5 29 2 16 0 18 6 7 2 11
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 4 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 2 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 0 0 0 0 2 2 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 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 2 2 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 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 5 44 2 16 0 20 6 7 2 12
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 38 2 18 0 20 8 8 3 14
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2
  Government Transfer Payments 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 7 9 2 13 2 7 0 11 3 4
Earnings 2 9 0 18 0 3 0 15 0 0
  Wages and Salary 2 8 0 18 0 3 0 14 0 0
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 0 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 0 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 2 9 0 18 0 3 0 15 0 0
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 9 0 18 0 3 0 15 0 0
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 3 73 40,900 1,773 56,013 3,575 0.468 0.0411 1,430
Earnings 0 67 43,091 2,597 60,953 4,160 0.422 0.0459 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 65 45,693 3,284 62,344 4,445 0.416 0.0477 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 1,789 121 3,687 682 0.599 0.0891 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,555 109 2,000 305 0.423 0.1367 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,440 171 1,956 563 0.461 0.2667 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 0 67 41,561 912 57,735 3,915 0.442 0.0444 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 70 41,300 903 57,558 3,767 0.435 0.0434 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 10,115 1,414 17,101 2,076 0.510 0.0924 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

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