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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 alone (1)
    Total 13,985 184 139 289 563 901 1,055 1,122 881 855
Earnings 3,692 310 207 224 175 278 100 207 83 177
  Wages and Salary 3,052 243 179 178 158 233 87 151 82 133
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 627 106 37 42 19 56 6 49 6 38
  Farm Self-Employment 172 45 12 8 2 9 7 16 0 13
Social Security 12,350 268 382 585 978 1,618 2,471 2,535 1,560 958
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 223 84 29 37 37 23 2 4 5 2
Public Assistance 12 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 746 193 123 70 56 60 42 38 40 18
Survivor Benefits 297 50 37 66 18 20 30 5 16 0
Disability Benefits 124 10 17 14 16 17 5 2 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 133 42 28 16 29 5 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 79 21 2 2 12 2 8 3 4 0
Property Income 8,600 5,103 937 536 391 271 198 152 81 120
  Interest 8,157 5,763 805 470 259 184 111 75 47 44
  Dividends 3,121 1,993 272 219 88 131 59 79 12 66
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,216 492 162 130 65 72 32 43 10 21
Retirement Income 6,337 672 677 634 508 537 408 318 268 243
  Company or Union Retirement 4,250 605 586 535 406 433 278 228 161 140
  Federal Government Retirement 550 22 19 17 4 10 13 15 33 32
  Military Retirement 378 7 4 19 19 36 36 42 20 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 973 56 59 42 66 48 69 39 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 156 27 18 21 7 35 0 0 2 5
Pension Income 5,973 648 638 565 473 525 379 300 267 246
  Company or Union Retirement 4,156 606 570 512 396 429 261 223 159 145
  Federal Government Retirement 512 14 17 15 2 9 17 15 30 32
  Military Retirement 359 2 0 13 19 36 34 42 20 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 904 48 57 29 60 41 60 36 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. 108 68 20 14 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 13,370 262 320 505 834 1,397 2,139 2,204 1,406 890
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
13,740 130 166 328 663 1,002 1,276 1,306 992 914
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 12,408 268 383 585 979 1,618 2,481 2,535 1,563 963
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12,853 145 217 392 789 1,183 1,507 1,505 1,137 1,023
  Government Transfer Payments 12,783 174 200 436 820 1,456 2,147 2,263 1,547 955
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 231 90 31 37 36 23 2 5 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
12,460 274 376 595 1,023 1,650 2,469 2,541 1,563 972
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,544 749 694 680 540 557 410 323 274 245

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 632 669 572 568 401 421 372 374 220 317
Earnings 59 101 34 183 26 79 45 110 38 88
  Wages and Salary 52 79 33 142 27 60 44 87 38 76
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 2 38 1 14 3 23 0 10
  Farm Self-Employment 4 7 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 444 262 63 38 11 11 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 25 8 8 36 16 5 0 3 0 3
Survivor Benefits 3 3 0 5 0 5 0 6 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 51 46 29 44 22 9 19
  Interest 107 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 21 2 8 9 7 0 18
Retirement Income 291 213 187 202 87 165 95 117 49 63
  Company or Union Retirement 167 107 81 86 46 67 29 51 29 23
  Federal Government Retirement 39 30 24 38 10 40 45 18 2 8
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 22 6 24 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 42 35 51 45 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 278 209 178 188 87 161 90 112 38 63
  Company or Union Retirement 167 109 78 86 46 58 28 51 29 23
  Federal Government Retirement 39 30 27 35 10 40 42 15 2 8
  Military Retirement 20 30 10 19 6 24 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 45 35 49 43 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 434 377 232 208 109 95 114 103 76 103
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
654 695 583 527 349 332 302 307 248 262
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 455 264 74 38 14 15 8 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
727 656 552 383 296 289 221 241 175 175
  Government Transfer Payments 545 384 231 207 101 154 129 145 65 81
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
444 263 64 38 11 11 8 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
290 213 187 202 89 165 95 114 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 alone (1)
    Total 209 251 174 160 180 208 136 142 117 129
Earnings 36 144 18 54 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 3 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 8
  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 5 21 29 36
  Company or Union Retirement 22 18 29 2 6 28 3 2 0 7
  Federal Government Retirement 20 7 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 5 19 24 35
  Company or Union Retirement 22 18 28 0 6 28 3 2 0 7
  Federal Government Retirement 16 7 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 44 213 59 64 51 81 35 73 41 76
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
177 302 134 123 104 165 99 167 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
142 234 69 65 59 89 66 93 41 46
  Government Transfer Payments 67 211 47 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 5 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 alone (1)
    Total 115 121 92 85 68 58 25 58 61 56
Earnings 27 66 11 53 3 14 0 31 0 17
  Wages and Salary 22 62 11 41 3 14 1 26 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 55 48 35 46 26 26 13 24 23 20
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
95 103 76 55 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 15 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 alone (1)
    Total 30 977 26,391 247 40,274 480 0.464 0.0084 1,249
Earnings 3 451 25,629 920 46,180 1,377 0.555 0.0154 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 354 25,942 982 45,639 1,473 0.550 0.0169 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 80 17,409 1,853 39,275 2,948 0.607 0.0375 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 18 15,458 1,566 38,055 8,371 0.667 0.0757 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,871 63 15,000 67 0.230 0.0067 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,897 658 5,512 345 0.448 0.0511 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 7,054 558 10,641 435 0.515 0.0292 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 7,330 612 15,781 1,385 0.597 0.0551 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 10,745 912 21,943 2,681 0.554 0.0772 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,629 653 6,541 784 0.498 0.0850 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 12,835 2,379 13,987 1,522 0.430 0.0909 1,249
Property Income 21 90 2,107 25 7,952 223 0.717 0.0123 1,249
  Interest 41 0 1,770 22 4,307 139 0.654 0.0203 1,249
  Dividends 0 14 1,958 39 5,870 249 0.671 0.0211 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 43 0 4,294 300 12,287 711 0.674 0.0302 1,249
Retirement Income 56 18 13,362 273 19,958 282 0.500 0.0108 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,951 219 14,761 275 0.513 0.0143 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 31,048 854 34,016 1,007 0.344 0.0329 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,830 1,385 25,742 1,070 0.370 0.0430 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 21,725 857 26,978 756 0.423 0.0251 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 10,239 2,159 19,959 2,042 0.554 0.0697 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 10,385 723 17,102 1,879 0.568 0.0731 1,249
Pension Income 47 9 13,404 285 19,577 279 0.493 0.0111 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,964 220 14,659 275 0.510 0.0144 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 30,629 936 33,838 996 0.327 0.0338 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 21,658 1,354 26,597 1,093 0.356 0.0442 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 22,628 886 27,423 777 0.411 0.0262 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 1,991 214 5,644 1,842 0.714 0.1762 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 508 16,395 73 26,607 427 0.474 0.0106 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 686 22,858 250 35,096 439 0.451 0.0088 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,890 63 15,059 68 0.231 0.0067 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
23 128 19,010 139 24,252 179 0.358 0.0078 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 55 16,281 70 19,751 139 0.320 0.0081 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,582 667 5,434 340 0.458 0.0504 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 14,840 63 14,969 67 0.230 0.0067 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
56 18 12,816 276 19,517 275 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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