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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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 14,102 185 142 291 572 906 1,063 1,127 889 863
Earnings 3,716 310 211 224 179 280 100 209 83 177
  Wages and Salary 3,070 243 182 178 162 235 87 151 82 133
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 632 106 39 42 19 56 6 49 6 39
  Farm Self-Employment 174 45 12 8 2 9 7 18 0 13
Social Security 12,456 268 385 592 991 1,631 2,487 2,558 1,574 967
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 229 85 29 37 41 24 2 4 5 2
Public Assistance 12 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 760 196 127 70 59 60 42 38 40 18
Survivor Benefits 301 50 37 67 18 21 30 5 16 0
Disability Benefits 124 10 17 14 16 17 5 2 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 134 42 29 16 29 5 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 82 21 2 2 12 2 8 6 4 0
Property Income 8,656 5,145 940 537 391 272 201 154 83 120
  Interest 8,211 5,810 806 470 262 184 112 75 48 44
  Dividends 3,135 2,003 272 224 88 131 59 79 12 66
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,223 494 163 131 65 73 32 43 10 21
Retirement Income 6,395 677 682 640 519 541 411 321 270 247
  Company or Union Retirement 4,293 610 591 540 416 437 281 230 163 143
  Federal Government Retirement 554 22 19 17 4 10 13 16 33 32
  Military Retirement 381 7 4 19 19 37 36 42 22 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 983 56 59 42 67 48 71 40 72 51
  Railroad Retirement 76 11 2 0 3 7 13 0 3 3
  Annuities 107 19 20 22 2 1 9 6 7 8
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 173 19 29 30 8 9 4 9 0 13
  Other or Don't Know 157 27 18 21 7 35 0 0 2 6
Pension Income 6,029 653 643 570 484 529 382 303 269 249
  Company or Union Retirement 4,199 611 575 516 405 433 264 224 161 147
  Federal Government Retirement 514 14 17 15 2 9 17 16 30 32
  Military Retirement 363 2 0 13 19 37 34 42 22 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 915 48 57 29 61 41 62 37 67 51
  Railroad Retirement 73 11 2 0 0 7 13 0 3 3
  Annuities 59 4 9 12 2 0 6 6 1 8
Alimony 2 2 0 0 0 0 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
41 17 18 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 110 68 20 14 0 1 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 13,482 263 325 511 845 1,407 2,153 2,225 1,413 898
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
13,852 130 169 334 673 1,007 1,283 1,315 997 921
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 12,514 268 387 592 991 1,630 2,497 2,558 1,577 971
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12,961 146 217 398 798 1,190 1,513 1,515 1,146 1,035
  Government Transfer Payments 12,893 174 202 441 831 1,462 2,159 2,283 1,562 965
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 238 91 32 37 40 24 2 5 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
12,569 275 381 602 1,038 1,661 2,485 2,564 1,577 981
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,609 755 700 685 554 562 413 326 276 248

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 638 672 576 575 405 429 376 376 221 319
Earnings 59 102 34 187 26 81 45 110 38 88
  Wages and Salary 52 80 33 144 27 62 44 87 38 76
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 2 40 1 14 3 23 0 10
  Farm Self-Employment 4 7 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 448 265 65 38 11 12 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 8 9 36 16 5 0 3 0 3
Survivor Benefits 3 3 0 5 0 5 0 7 0 6
Disability Benefits 0 0 5 4 0 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 108 72 53 52 47 29 44 22 9 19
  Interest 108 28 38 16 34 19 11 1 7 8
  Dividends 11 56 3 28 3 0 4 6 0 14
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 19 11 0 22 2 8 9 7 0 18
Retirement Income 296 213 189 205 89 167 95 119 49 63
  Company or Union Retirement 168 107 81 88 47 68 29 51 29 23
  Federal Government Retirement 39 30 24 38 10 40 45 20 2 9
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 22 6 24 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 46 35 51 46 20 33 7 40 15 17
  Railroad Retirement 6 5 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 7 4 0 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 9 3 1 7 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 282 210 179 192 89 163 90 112 38 63
  Company or Union Retirement 168 110 78 88 46 60 28 51 29 23
  Federal Government Retirement 39 30 27 35 10 40 42 15 2 9
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 19 6 24 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 49 35 49 44 20 36 7 40 10 17
  Railroad Retirement 6 5 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 438 385 234 209 110 98 114 103 76 106
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
658 702 591 531 355 339 304 310 248 263
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 458 267 76 38 14 16 8 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
734 666 556 387 301 293 223 242 175 176
  Government Transfer Payments 549 388 231 209 105 156 131 147 65 82
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
448 266 65 38 11 12 8 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
294 213 189 205 91 167 95 116 49 63

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 212 260 176 165 180 208 136 142 117 129
Earnings 36 144 18 56 33 83 16 38 12 56
  Wages and Salary 31 122 14 42 26 74 15 28 14 52
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 39 0 4 0 3 0 11 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 5 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 150 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 9 39 22 15 7 22 20 21 4 9
  Interest 1 32 7 6 0 0 8 7 1 4
  Dividends 0 29 0 0 3 17 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 17 0 9 0 9 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 61 57 67 29 28 85 7 21 29 36
  Company or Union Retirement 22 18 29 2 6 28 4 2 0 7
  Federal Government Retirement 20 8 5 13 7 24 0 5 14 8
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 22 13 8 6 28 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 60 53 64 13 26 83 7 19 24 35
  Company or Union Retirement 22 18 28 0 6 28 4 2 0 7
  Federal Government Retirement 16 8 5 6 6 24 0 5 14 8
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 22 13 8 6 23 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 45 214 60 64 51 81 35 73 41 76
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
180 305 135 127 104 165 99 168 72 127
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
144 238 69 68 59 89 66 93 41 46
  Government Transfer Payments 68 213 48 35 22 48 31 62 20 35
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
61 60 67 29 28 85 7 21 29 36

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 116 121 92 86 68 59 25 58 61 56
Earnings 27 66 11 53 3 14 0 32 0 17
  Wages and Salary 22 62 11 41 3 14 1 28 3 17
  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 7 14 4
  Interest 0 5 6 2 6 0 2 3 0 3
  Dividends 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 21 11 18 15 3 9 14 3 15
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 0 6 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  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 13 8 17 15 0 9 11 0 15
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 0 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  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 48 35 46 26 26 13 25 23 20
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
97 103 76 57 31 35 15 48 44 37
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
47 35 28 17 6 6 6 12 12 16
  Government Transfer Payments 27 17 13 9 5 7 7 4 3 10
  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 21 11 18 15 3 9 14 3 15

 

    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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 30 980 26,397 247 40,208 476 0.464 0.0084 1,249
Earnings 3 451 25,613 919 46,083 1,370 0.556 0.0154 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 355 25,930 971 45,568 1,467 0.551 0.0169 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 80 17,445 1,854 39,184 2,928 0.606 0.0375 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 18 15,529 1,419 37,844 8,297 0.665 0.0757 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,874 63 14,999 67 0.229 0.0067 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,002 642 5,562 339 0.439 0.0503 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,026 556 10,609 429 0.516 0.0289 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 7,363 653 15,862 1,373 0.599 0.0542 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 10,745 912 21,943 2,681 0.554 0.0772 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,593 616 6,519 777 0.497 0.0849 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 13,211 2,464 14,019 1,466 0.419 0.0899 1,249
Property Income 21 90 2,103 25 7,926 222 0.716 0.0123 1,249
  Interest 41 0 1,767 22 4,294 138 0.654 0.0202 1,249
  Dividends 0 14 1,957 39 5,854 248 0.671 0.0211 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 43 0 4,298 299 12,260 707 0.674 0.0301 1,249
Retirement Income 56 19 13,350 272 19,931 280 0.498 0.0108 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,937 216 14,748 273 0.512 0.0142 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 31,064 856 33,996 1,002 0.339 0.0323 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,617 1,358 25,654 1,062 0.369 0.0429 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 21,741 859 26,910 749 0.423 0.0250 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 18,885 4,240 20,991 1,961 0.370 0.0915 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 6,676 648 13,996 2,069 0.578 0.0953 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 10,206 2,131 19,942 2,039 0.553 0.0698 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 10,402 692 17,111 1,873 0.566 0.0730 1,249
Pension Income 47 9 13,390 284 19,548 277 0.493 0.0110 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,952 218 14,649 273 0.510 0.0143 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 30,591 944 33,799 993 0.323 0.0338 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 21,445 1,360 26,497 1,085 0.359 0.0439 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 22,635 849 27,345 769 0.413 0.0260 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. 3 0 2,027 216 5,811 1,814 0.712 0.1691 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 510 16,389 73 26,558 424 0.474 0.0105 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 688 22,869 250 35,049 437 0.451 0.0088 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,892 63 15,057 68 0.231 0.0067 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
23 128 19,030 139 24,248 178 0.358 0.0078 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 55 16,289 69 19,749 139 0.320 0.0081 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,666 653 5,475 334 0.449 0.0495 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 14,842 63 14,967 66 0.230 0.0067 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
56 19 12,790 275 19,483 273 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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