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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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 15,913 212 176 389 750 1,117 1,240 1,248 986 956
Earnings 4,179 348 230 242 205 325 111 228 103 211
  Wages and Salary 3,476 271 194 190 188 268 97 165 100 164
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 695 117 45 49 20 71 7 54 7 41
  Farm Self-Employment 176 47 13 8 2 9 7 18 0 13
Social Security 13,939 299 428 727 1,206 1,928 2,760 2,747 1,719 1,030
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 333 118 50 49 65 36 2 6 6 2
Public Assistance 12 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 855 213 151 82 60 69 44 47 42 22
Survivor Benefits 332 55 39 70 24 26 32 5 18 2
Disability Benefits 135 12 17 15 18 19 5 2 9 3
Unemployment Compensation 170 65 35 19 29 7 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 93 27 2 2 14 2 8 9 4 0
Property Income 9,270 5,576 975 571 415 287 211 169 93 122
  Interest 8,803 6,264 838 500 277 204 122 82 52 48
  Dividends 3,307 2,122 286 237 95 135 59 82 13 66
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,306 537 171 142 68 78 33 46 10 23
Retirement Income 6,981 731 746 707 580 602 435 354 299 270
  Company or Union Retirement 4,693 654 651 589 464 487 296 250 186 162
  Federal Government Retirement 614 22 22 24 4 14 13 19 34 38
  Military Retirement 413 7 6 20 26 42 42 42 24 21
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,070 58 60 54 76 54 75 49 75 52
  Railroad Retirement 81 11 2 0 5 7 14 1 3 3
  Annuities 113 25 20 22 2 1 9 6 7 8
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 180 19 29 34 8 11 4 9 0 13
  Other or Don't Know 165 32 19 21 7 35 0 3 2 6
Pension Income 6,575 701 706 629 537 587 405 336 295 275
  Company or Union Retirement 4,580 652 633 562 450 481 278 245 182 167
  Federal Government Retirement 570 14 20 22 3 13 17 19 31 39
  Military Retirement 393 2 3 14 25 42 40 42 24 21
  State or Local Government Retirement 998 51 58 40 68 47 67 45 69 52
  Railroad Retirement 76 11 2 0 0 7 14 1 3 3
  Annuities 64 9 9 12 2 0 6 6 1 8
Alimony 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Child Support 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
54 28 20 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 118 71 25 14 0 1 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 15,171 296 365 632 1,046 1,691 2,383 2,412 1,549 972
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15,597 151 200 438 853 1,222 1,450 1,439 1,113 1,004
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14,002 299 430 727 1,208 1,927 2,771 2,749 1,723 1,035
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
14,520 166 254 521 986 1,423 1,713 1,642 1,266 1,114
  Government Transfer Payments 14,486 202 245 557 1,031 1,751 2,424 2,467 1,717 1,039
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 342 125 53 49 64 36 2 7 6 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
14,108 305 431 738 1,273 1,975 2,764 2,755 1,725 1,045
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
7,297 842 784 764 639 635 436 360 306 274

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 730 757 636 640 433 485 405 402 256 338
Earnings 69 118 40 211 32 101 52 122 39 100
  Wages and Salary 61 97 38 167 32 80 52 98 39 87
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 2 41 1 15 3 23 0 10
  Farm Self-Employment 4 7 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 483 296 68 44 11 14 8 7 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 27 10 9 41 18 6 0 7 0 3
Survivor Benefits 6 3 2 5 0 5 0 7 0 6
Disability Benefits 0 0 5 4 1 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 17 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 111 75 54 54 52 31 46 24 9 21
  Interest 114 29 39 16 34 19 11 1 7 8
  Dividends 12 57 3 28 3 0 4 6 0 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 19 12 0 24 2 8 9 9 0 18
Retirement Income 332 240 195 230 99 183 98 128 54 66
  Company or Union Retirement 184 119 83 93 53 80 34 53 29 25
  Federal Government Retirement 49 31 26 44 12 42 45 20 7 10
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 24 10 26 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 54 43 53 55 20 35 7 44 15 17
  Railroad Retirement 6 6 7 0 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 0 3 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 8 7 3 9 4 0 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 9 3 1 7 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 316 236 184 215 97 179 93 122 41 66
  Company or Union Retirement 184 121 80 93 51 72 33 53 29 25
  Federal Government Retirement 46 31 27 41 12 42 42 15 5 10
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 21 10 26 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 56 43 51 53 20 38 7 44 11 17
  Railroad Retirement 6 6 7 0 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 0 3 0 0 4 0 2 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 491 431 253 238 118 127 132 109 86 115
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
758 777 654 586 389 390 328 332 276 282
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 494 298 79 44 14 18 8 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
823 731 603 424 328 321 238 259 193 184
  Government Transfer Payments 603 429 247 229 115 172 138 159 72 84
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
484 296 68 44 11 14 8 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
330 240 195 230 100 183 98 125 54 66

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 224 292 194 176 196 222 151 160 122 139
Earnings 36 159 23 61 35 94 19 42 14 70
  Wages and Salary 31 132 18 47 28 85 18 31 15 66
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 45 0 4 0 3 0 11 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 5 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 163 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 6 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 9 43 22 17 9 22 20 21 4 9
  Interest 1 33 9 6 2 0 8 7 1 4
  Dividends 0 29 2 0 3 17 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 19 0 9 0 9 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 64 60 71 30 30 88 7 21 29 38
  Company or Union Retirement 24 18 32 3 8 29 4 2 0 8
  Federal Government Retirement 20 11 6 13 8 24 0 5 14 9
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 22 13 10 6 29 0 9 14 17
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 1
  Other or Don't Know 7 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 63 56 68 15 29 86 7 19 24 37
  Company or Union Retirement 24 18 30 0 8 29 4 2 0 8
  Federal Government Retirement 16 11 6 6 6 24 0 5 14 9
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 24 22 13 10 6 24 0 9 8 17
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 47 239 71 68 63 88 42 79 43 86
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
194 333 147 140 124 174 110 183 73 138
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 163 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
159 252 75 76 68 92 70 99 44 49
  Government Transfer Payments 76 226 52 40 24 51 33 64 23 39
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 163 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
64 63 71 30 30 88 7 21 29 38

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 117 133 101 92 73 72 27 61 69 60
Earnings 27 68 13 57 5 18 1 35 0 21
  Wages and Salary 22 65 13 45 5 19 2 30 3 20
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 5 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 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 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 10 5 16 6 7 10 14 4
  Interest 0 5 6 2 6 0 2 3 0 3
  Dividends 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 6 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 22 11 18 16 3 9 15 3 16
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 8 0 0 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 3
  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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Pension Income 2 14 8 17 16 0 9 11 0 16
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 8 0 0 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 2 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 3
  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 56 50 37 50 30 30 16 29 27 23
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
101 110 82 59 37 41 16 52 49 40
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
51 36 28 17 8 6 6 12 12 17
  Government Transfer Payments 27 18 14 9 6 7 7 4 4 11
  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
2 22 11 18 16 3 9 15 3 16

 

    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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 31 1,045 25,503 233 39,046 441 0.468 0.0080 1,249
Earnings 3 491 25,369 909 45,551 1,276 0.555 0.0146 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 390 26,004 853 45,173 1,342 0.547 0.0159 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 84 16,725 678 38,541 3,034 0.615 0.0363 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 18 15,373 1,547 37,356 8,201 0.667 0.0753 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,658 60 14,822 63 0.233 0.0064 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,897 514 5,544 267 0.424 0.0410 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 6,923 496 10,719 410 0.518 0.0271 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 7,654 755 15,487 1,256 0.585 0.0527 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 10,599 877 21,124 2,499 0.558 0.0760 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,928 523 6,262 769 0.546 0.0864 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 12,516 2,385 13,145 1,355 0.440 0.0850 1,249
Property Income 21 94 2,078 24 7,773 211 0.716 0.0119 1,249
  Interest 41 0 1,757 21 4,203 130 0.650 0.0197 1,249
  Dividends 0 14 1,948 38 5,840 244 0.674 0.0210 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 43 0 4,205 296 12,051 679 0.673 0.0295 1,249
Retirement Income 60 19 13,216 269 19,687 264 0.497 0.0103 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,940 203 14,656 257 0.508 0.0136 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 30,558 867 33,374 945 0.342 0.0309 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 19,723 1,268 24,948 1,003 0.371 0.0414 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 0 21,643 874 26,688 717 0.422 0.0243 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 17,130 3,573 20,588 1,856 0.369 0.0892 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 6,386 666 13,394 1,986 0.595 0.0924 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 10,142 2,025 19,707 1,969 0.546 0.0693 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 10,297 939 16,585 1,795 0.568 0.0720 1,249
Pension Income 51 9 13,287 280 19,362 262 0.490 0.0106 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,966 204 14,579 257 0.506 0.0137 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 30,151 978 33,153 943 0.336 0.0320 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,565 1,296 25,764 1,026 0.357 0.0424 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 0 22,600 809 27,132 738 0.411 0.0252 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 19,291 4,152 21,391 1,940 0.358 0.0916 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. 3 0 2,071 213 5,553 1,695 0.704 0.1689 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2 552 16,215 71 26,167 395 0.474 0.0099 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 739 22,320 174 34,264 406 0.454 0.0083 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,675 60 14,875 64 0.234 0.0064 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
23 134 18,597 133 23,694 165 0.359 0.0073 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 60 16,047 68 19,373 129 0.322 0.0076 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,698 499 5,485 265 0.431 0.0407 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 14,608 60 14,777 62 0.234 0.0063 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
60 19 12,437 216 19,093 256 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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