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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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 1,190 11 10 51 122 147 134 79 62 60
Earnings 282 27 13 12 24 27 6 10 12 22
  Wages and Salary 252 21 10 8 22 24 6 9 10 20
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 32 6 3 6 1 4 1 1 1 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,013 14 16 85 163 222 199 130 96 36
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 45 18 11 3 10 1 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 76 8 21 10 0 9 0 9 3 5
Survivor Benefits 30 5 3 3 6 5 2 0 2 2
Disability Benefits 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0
Unemployment Compensation 27 18 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 5 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 337 248 18 13 10 5 9 8 7 1
  Interest 330 262 15 12 13 6 10 3 1 3
  Dividends 80 61 4 6 1 2 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 48 25 3 6 2 3 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 425 30 49 49 52 47 21 18 22 13
  Company or Union Retirement 288 23 45 38 39 40 14 9 17 15
  Federal Government Retirement 42 0 3 5 0 4 0 2 0 2
  Military Retirement 24 0 3 0 8 3 3 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 73 2 0 9 8 4 5 8 3 0
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
  Annuities 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 397 27 47 46 44 44 20 18 19 15
  Company or Union Retirement 272 20 42 35 36 39 12 9 16 15
  Federal Government Retirement 38 0 3 5 0 4 0 2 0 4
  Military Retirement 22 0 3 0 6 3 3 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 70 2 0 9 7 4 5 8 2 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
  Annuities 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 2 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
8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,126 14 15 78 156 204 166 129 87 43
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,171 8 10 62 140 155 121 80 75 50
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,018 14 16 85 165 222 200 132 96 36
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,072 8 14 72 141 174 146 84 79 53
  Government Transfer Payments 1,066 10 13 59 136 210 193 127 105 44
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 45 18 11 3 10 1 0 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,028 14 18 80 167 227 204 132 97 36
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
467 47 58 53 61 48 20 19 22 15

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 60 71 34 48 20 36 19 18 27 16
Earnings 5 12 2 10 3 11 5 8 1 11
  Wages and Salary 5 12 2 10 3 10 5 8 1 10
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 14 22 1 6 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 5 1 0 0 4 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 0 2 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 2 2 2 2 0 0
  Interest 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 31 16 6 16 9 15 3 7 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 12 3 2 4 5 11 5 2 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 9 0 2 4 2 2 0 0 2 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 8 2 6 0 2 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 29 16 4 16 9 15 3 7 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 12 3 2 4 5 11 5 2 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 8 2 6 0 2 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 34 37 11 18 4 17 10 5 5 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
65 64 40 43 22 34 16 15 20 16
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14 22 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
49 53 30 32 19 19 14 12 15 6
  Government Transfer Payments 29 33 8 17 8 11 5 11 5 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
14 22 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
31 16 6 16 9 15 3 7 2 3

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 4 25 5 9 13 9 13 16 2 4
Earnings 0 14 0 3 0 8 3 3 0 3
  Wages and Salary 0 9 0 3 0 8 3 3 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 10 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 0 2 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 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 0 2 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 1 21 1 3 7 6 7 5 0 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8 24 3 11 12 8 9 13 0 4
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 11 4 7 6 3 1 5 1 2
  Government Transfer Payments 5 10 4 5 0 3 0 1 1 3
  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 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 0 9 7 4 2 7 2 0 2 2
Earnings 0 0 2 4 2 3 1 0 0 3
  Wages and Salary 0 0 2 4 2 3 1 0 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 4 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 0 2 3 4 0 3 1 0 2 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 4 5 2 2 6 0 0 3 2
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 0 0 2 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 0 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
65 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 2 29 19,161 826 27,412 891 0.424 0.0293 1,430
Earnings 0 12 21,069 1,170 30,683 2,211 0.494 0.0538 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 12 22,015 2,140 32,440 2,401 0.486 0.0575 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 (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 12,581 231 13,289 230 0.233 0.0261 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 7,155 2,598 12,558 1,619 0.507 0.0906 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 3 1,700 111 5,851 1,025 0.717 0.0764 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,577 104 2,758 446 0.555 0.1070 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,642 220 6,136 2,476 0.752 0.2053 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 4 0 11,708 654 16,809 874 0.448 0.0451 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,994 646 13,501 811 0.440 0.0536 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 4 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 4 0 11,919 730 17,052 919 0.444 0.0468 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 10,197 656 13,796 849 0.435 0.0551 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 4 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 2 12 13,958 303 19,646 702 0.401 0.0336 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 18 17,822 667 24,988 783 0.402 0.0282 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,586 231 13,289 229 0.233 0.0260 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 4 14,692 344 19,220 500 0.346 0.0278 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 4 13,865 252 16,890 439 0.316 0.0306 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 12,589 228 13,286 227 0.233 0.0259 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 10,728 667 15,707 822 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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