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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
12,971 159 118 218 418 763 956 1,058 831 799
Earnings 3,446 294 199 215 164 259 89 200 65 159
  Wages and Salary 2,843 232 172 169 149 214 77 144 66 119
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 590 100 34 41 17 56 5 49 4 34
  Farm Self-Employment 164 40 12 8 2 9 7 16 0 13
Social Security 11,516 253 348 485 813 1,455 2,325 2,440 1,504 929
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 161 57 16 28 28 22 2 4 4 2
Public Assistance 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 703 185 116 65 52 58 40 36 39 15
Survivor Benefits 288 48 37 63 18 19 30 5 15 0
Disability Benefits 106 8 12 14 12 14 5 0 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 123 40 25 16 26 5 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 71 19 2 2 9 2 8 3 4 0
Property Income 8,322 4,905 900 526 382 267 197 149 76 119
  Interest 7,899 5,562 777 462 252 180 108 73 44 44
  Dividends 3,070 1,951 269 218 88 131 59 79 12 61
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,176 467 161 128 62 72 29 41 10 21
Retirement Income 6,091 645 634 601 493 520 387 306 258 222
  Company or Union Retirement 4,082 583 551 510 400 419 262 220 154 123
  Federal Government Retirement 524 21 19 17 4 8 12 10 31 30
  Military Retirement 367 5 4 18 19 34 32 41 20 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 939 55 58 37 58 46 66 35 71 50
  Railroad Retirement 74 11 0 0 3 7 13 0 3 3
  Annuities 107 19 20 22 2 1 8 6 7 8
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 169 19 26 29 8 9 4 9 0 13
  Other or Don't Know 144 25 13 18 7 34 0 0 2 5
Pension Income 5,746 624 600 536 461 505 359 288 258 225
  Company or Union Retirement 3,992 584 536 490 389 413 247 215 152 128
  Federal Government Retirement 488 12 17 15 2 7 16 10 30 30
  Military Retirement 350 2 0 12 19 34 30 41 20 20
  State or Local Government Retirement 874 48 56 24 54 40 58 32 66 50
  Railroad Retirement 71 11 0 0 0 7 13 0 3 3
  Annuities 58 4 9 12 2 0 5 6 1 8
Alimony 0 0 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
37 13 18 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 103 63 20 14 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12,414 245 287 419 686 1,240 2,003 2,110 1,348 846
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,760 113 139 254 516 862 1,177 1,241 936 859
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 11,572 253 348 485 813 1,454 2,335 2,440 1,507 933
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11,990 131 185 306 631 1,037 1,398 1,440 1,086 982
  Government Transfer Payments 11,910 163 179 351 644 1,291 2,016 2,175 1,481 921
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 165 58 18 28 26 22 2 5 4 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
11,602 261 344 498 836 1,481 2,323 2,446 1,505 943
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,240 692 649 632 517 538 389 311 263 224

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
600 636 538 526 382 401 354 347 213 311
Earnings 51 89 28 157 23 75 40 101 30 84
  Wages and Salary 44 69 28 119 22 57 39 77 30 74
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 0 33 1 13 3 23 0 7
  Farm Self-Employment 4 5 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 1
Social Security 429 257 58 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 20 8 6 36 16 5 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 3 3 0 5 0 5 0 6 0 6
Disability Benefits 0 0 3 4 0 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 16 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 108 72 52 51 45 29 44 22 9 17
  Interest 107 28 33 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 17
Retirement Income 283 200 185 199 85 162 92 113 49 63
  Company or Union Retirement 163 103 80 85 45 67 29 47 29 23
  Federal Government Retirement 37 27 23 38 10 38 44 18 2 8
  Military Retirement 19 30 10 22 6 24 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 42 30 51 45 20 33 7 40 15 17
  Railroad Retirement 5 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 270 198 177 185 86 158 87 108 37 63
  Company or Union Retirement 163 106 78 85 44 58 28 47 29 23
  Federal Government Retirement 37 27 27 35 10 38 40 15 2 8
  Military Retirement 19 30 10 19 6 24 11 5 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 45 30 49 43 20 36 7 40 10 17
  Railroad Retirement 5 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 414 362 211 183 102 89 110 94 68 98
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
620 668 546 490 336 315 289 290 235 256
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 439 259 69 38 14 15 8 7 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
695 639 527 371 291 277 208 230 168 173
  Government Transfer Payments 520 367 219 203 97 150 120 142 63 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
429 258 58 38 11 11 8 7 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
283 200 185 199 85 162 92 110 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
202 232 168 147 176 200 131 138 116 128
Earnings 36 138 18 50 30 83 16 38 12 56
  Wages and Salary 31 117 14 39 25 74 15 28 14 52
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 38 0 3 0 3 0 11 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 5 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 145 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 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 5 36 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 14 0 9 0 9 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 61 57 67 29 26 82 5 21 29 34
  Company or Union Retirement 22 18 29 2 6 28 3 2 0 7
  Federal Government Retirement 18 7 5 13 7 24 0 5 14 7
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 22 13 8 5 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 1 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 60 53 64 13 25 80 5 19 24 34
  Company or Union Retirement 22 18 28 0 6 28 3 2 0 7
  Federal Government Retirement 14 7 5 6 6 24 0 5 14 7
  Military Retirement 2 4 5 0 5 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 22 22 13 8 5 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 41 198 57 59 48 78 35 73 41 76
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
172 283 130 114 102 157 93 166 72 127
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 145 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
139 229 69 62 59 85 64 93 41 46
  Government Transfer Payments 62 204 47 34 22 47 29 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
0 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
61 60 67 29 26 82 5 21 29 34

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
115 118 86 85 65 57 25 55 60 56
Earnings 27 63 11 51 1 14 0 28 0 15
  Wages and Salary 22 59 11 41 1 14 1 25 3 15
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 14
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 0 6 3 8
  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 14
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 7 0 0 0 3 8
  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 53 45 35 45 25 26 13 21 23 20
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
95 99 74 54 29 35 15 45 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 33 28 15 5 6 6 12 12 16
  Government Transfer Payments 27 14 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 14

 

    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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
30 954 27,228 250 41,548 510 0.460 0.0087 1,249
Earnings 3 434 25,810 963 47,022 1,459 0.557 0.0159 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 341 26,290 1,075 46,601 1,567 0.553 0.0174 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 77 17,100 1,855 39,226 3,059 0.606 0.0385 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 18 15,642 1,403 39,425 8,783 0.664 0.0767 1,249
Social Security 0 0 15,081 61 15,202 70 0.226 0.0070 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,707 629 5,995 425 0.410 0.0608 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 6,934 569 10,566 449 0.516 0.0304 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 7,355 652 15,995 1,422 0.592 0.0561 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 11,339 1,036 24,131 3,058 0.551 0.0802 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,583 671 5,872 528 0.437 0.0760 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 21 90 2,121 26 8,095 229 0.717 0.0125 1,249
  Interest 41 0 1,776 22 4,378 143 0.657 0.0204 1,249
  Dividends 0 14 1,967 40 5,925 253 0.671 0.0211 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 43 0 4,378 297 12,415 729 0.673 0.0306 1,249
Retirement Income 56 18 13,489 282 20,184 290 0.499 0.0110 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,978 219 14,877 283 0.513 0.0146 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 31,405 838 34,393 1,040 0.340 0.0333 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 21,449 1,374 26,173 1,091 0.367 0.0435 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 22,174 911 27,377 775 0.418 0.0255 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 6,642 647 13,996 2,081 0.588 0.0940 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 10,814 2,249 20,368 2,082 0.551 0.0700 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 10,673 500 17,726 1,983 0.558 0.0758 1,249
Pension Income 47 9 13,516 295 19,768 286 0.492 0.0112 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 31 0 9,983 221 14,773 283 0.511 0.0147 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 30,945 878 34,175 1,026 0.323 0.0346 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 22,177 1,356 26,964 1,114 0.355 0.0445 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 23,040 903 27,782 795 0.405 0.0267 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 2,033 224 5,864 1,925 0.714 0.1760 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 488 16,573 74 27,155 454 0.474 0.0110 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 664 23,642 255 36,054 466 0.447 0.0091 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 15,100 62 15,266 70 0.228 0.0070 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
23 127 19,499 141 24,854 187 0.354 0.0081 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 55 16,507 70 20,144 147 0.319 0.0084 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,544 661 5,972 423 0.431 0.0594 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 15,059 62 15,175 69 0.227 0.0070 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
56 18 13,092 284 19,860 285 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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