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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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 9,191 112 84 193 359 572 637 643 498 508
Earnings 3,318 248 169 156 146 246 77 172 88 156
  Wages and Salary 2,770 202 146 116 128 200 69 135 82 118
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 555 83 34 40 18 60 4 34 7 33
  Farm Self-Employment 122 26 4 7 2 6 7 12 0 8
Social Security 7,730 144 266 388 570 1,000 1,272 1,617 1,074 691
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 186 69 30 21 20 31 2 6 5 2
Public Assistance 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 381 81 68 37 21 28 21 21 24 12
Survivor Benefits 136 17 17 30 8 11 15 0 10 0
Disability Benefits 94 8 6 6 15 15 3 2 7 3
Unemployment Compensation 128 47 29 10 23 5 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 60 21 2 2 8 0 5 6 4 0
Property Income 5,392 3,263 607 315 227 178 122 85 41 91
  Interest 5,119 3,633 506 288 159 133 70 41 20 25
  Dividends 1,930 1,264 175 116 55 82 39 48 3 43
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 793 373 103 67 36 39 22 24 2 23
Retirement Income 3,807 393 384 327 291 315 194 206 165 175
  Company or Union Retirement 2,545 366 345 263 221 262 145 148 97 98
  Federal Government Retirement 305 7 11 12 2 5 1 12 23 16
  Military Retirement 253 5 3 11 20 21 28 34 8 18
  State or Local Government Retirement 626 22 37 28 42 35 30 17 44 39
  Railroad Retirement 38 5 0 0 2 3 1 1 3 1
  Annuities 44 1 7 14 2 0 2 3 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 108 13 16 20 1 8 1 6 0 8
  Other or Don't Know 79 16 4 8 3 11 0 3 2 6
Pension Income 3,585 372 369 294 270 301 187 197 157 170
  Company or Union Retirement 2,473 359 333 254 215 257 132 146 91 98
  Federal Government Retirement 276 4 8 10 0 5 5 12 22 16
  Military Retirement 246 2 3 10 18 21 28 34 8 18
  State or Local Government Retirement 590 19 36 24 36 30 30 17 38 39
  Railroad Retirement 36 5 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 1
  Annuities 25 1 2 4 2 0 2 3 0 0
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
23 18 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 71 43 18 6 0 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,804 143 200 307 477 830 1,012 1,312 940 643
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9,027 72 95 221 407 646 693 690 592 550
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,763 144 266 388 572 1,003 1,273 1,619 1,077 692
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8,101 87 150 294 496 795 861 885 726 632
  Government Transfer Payments 8,054 98 140 303 505 929 1,135 1,427 1,044 652
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 189 70 33 21 19 31 2 7 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7,825 157 261 394 592 1,029 1,277 1,626 1,079 701
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,979 453 412 352 308 342 196 211 170 178

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 352 421 359 338 269 327 253 248 176 242
Earnings 61 106 33 170 31 83 47 97 31 82
  Wages and Salary 54 85 32 130 32 69 46 85 31 70
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 2 36 1 11 3 15 0 9
  Farm Self-Employment 1 7 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 336 199 37 26 0 5 2 2 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 14 6 7 19 12 2 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 5 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 3
Disability Benefits 0 0 4 4 1 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 64 42 19 16 28 16 37 12 6 15
  Interest 68 18 23 7 20 6 4 1 7 5
  Dividends 9 27 0 19 3 0 4 0 0 11
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 8 6 0 11 1 3 6 4 0 13
Retirement Income 182 159 133 133 54 127 68 84 26 42
  Company or Union Retirement 114 94 61 54 32 56 26 30 3 17
  Federal Government Retirement 16 12 17 22 3 26 27 17 3 5
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 17 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 35 25 32 34 10 28 2 36 15 10
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 3 0 3 5 0 0 1 5
  Annuities 0 3 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 6 3 9 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 8 3 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 178 153 125 119 56 128 62 81 18 42
  Company or Union Retirement 114 94 59 54 30 54 25 30 3 17
  Federal Government Retirement 14 12 21 19 3 26 23 14 3 5
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 14 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 35 25 29 34 10 34 2 36 11 10
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 3 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 327 284 171 176 93 108 95 89 69 99
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
393 447 353 346 252 271 205 222 201 205
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 336 203 40 26 3 10 2 2 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
446 423 307 225 201 204 147 168 147 106
  Government Transfer Payments 387 266 104 125 66 116 86 93 46 41
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
337 199 37 26 0 5 2 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
181 159 133 133 56 127 68 81 26 42

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 133 179 137 122 120 158 95 114 87 88
Earnings 36 119 20 51 26 82 19 33 14 69
  Wages and Salary 31 99 18 40 19 74 18 23 15 65
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 36 0 4 0 3 0 11 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 101 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 0 0 0 0 4 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 1 3 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 3 31 17 8 1 14 13 8 1 4
  Interest 0 23 6 4 2 0 1 3 1 1
  Dividends 0 19 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 14 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 35 33 41 18 12 56 4 16 14 16
  Company or Union Retirement 14 9 24 0 3 20 4 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 12 7 3 9 3 6 0 5 4 1
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 10 6 6 4 24 0 6 11 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 33 30 41 9 12 54 4 16 12 16
  Company or Union Retirement 14 9 23 0 3 20 4 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 8 7 3 3 3 6 0 5 4 1
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 10 6 6 4 21 0 6 7 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 41 152 55 52 47 72 31 77 38 76
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
135 209 112 102 75 129 61 126 51 99
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
104 159 56 47 41 61 39 58 17 18
  Government Transfer Payments 53 136 43 26 20 30 24 34 6 14
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
35 36 41 18 12 56 4 16 14 16

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 76 98 71 61 49 52 17 51 52 49
Earnings 22 61 11 56 5 10 1 33 0 18
  Wages and Salary 17 58 11 45 5 11 2 29 3 17
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 4 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 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 4 6 3 7 3 2 4 14 4
  Interest 0 2 3 0 6 0 2 3 0 3
  Dividends 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 12 3 4 12 3 0 11 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 3 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0
Pension Income 0 4 3 4 12 0 0 10 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 41 48 32 45 26 28 16 26 26 22
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
71 83 62 50 34 34 16 45 45 27
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
36 14 18 13 7 3 6 8 8 5
  Government Transfer Payments 19 6 11 5 6 6 6 0 3 6
  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 12 3 4 12 3 0 11 0 10

 

    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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 25 768 28,993 373 44,507 678 0.473 0.0103 1,249
Earnings 3 428 29,981 1,449 49,279 1,512 0.542 0.0162 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 341 30,332 922 48,839 1,594 0.534 0.0177 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 74 19,617 1,980 41,372 3,587 0.600 0.0398 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 16,942 2,760 43,580 10,864 0.639 0.0913 1,249
Social Security 0 0 15,348 76 15,289 86 0.231 0.0085 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,474 647 5,879 407 0.461 0.0545 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 8,122 1,160 12,136 679 0.511 0.0402 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 8,663 1,612 16,928 2,112 0.587 0.0802 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 11,980 1,887 24,079 3,062 0.534 0.0935 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,911 544 6,245 777 0.527 0.0960 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 13 49 2,066 31 7,476 269 0.712 0.0157 1,249
  Interest 27 0 1,762 28 4,241 176 0.653 0.0263 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 1,909 49 5,212 271 0.650 0.0376 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 24 0 3,079 383 10,766 838 0.689 0.0397 1,249
Retirement Income 35 13 14,978 432 20,680 361 0.485 0.0138 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,739 269 15,337 350 0.500 0.0178 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 31,968 2,199 34,226 1,294 0.325 0.0433 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 19,306 1,834 23,840 1,162 0.345 0.0535 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 23,760 987 28,349 940 0.402 0.0313 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 7 0 11,123 3,949 21,269 2,795 0.577 0.0834 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 11,990 3,231 18,834 2,598 0.549 0.0932 1,249
Pension Income 28 7 14,980 436 20,265 356 0.478 0.0141 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,744 270 15,312 353 0.498 0.0180 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 31,180 1,245 33,915 1,329 0.314 0.0463 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 19,641 1,857 24,148 1,179 0.346 0.0541 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 24,386 1,025 28,692 960 0.391 0.0324 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2 477 17,823 139 31,997 630 0.500 0.0123 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 599 25,869 297 39,928 636 0.464 0.0107 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 15,363 76 15,342 87 0.232 0.0085 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 70 19,160 173 24,308 222 0.359 0.0096 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 29 16,608 88 19,933 174 0.320 0.0101 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,404 587 5,889 405 0.460 0.0544 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 15,312 76 15,247 86 0.232 0.0084 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
35 13 14,057 449 20,066 350 0.000 0.0000 1,249

Race Footnotes


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