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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 8,074 97 66 150 265 451 535 569 423 449
Earnings 2,944 220 155 148 126 206 66 158 67 134
  Wages and Salary 2,435 178 138 109 108 172 59 123 64 98
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 510 78 27 38 17 45 3 32 6 31
  Farm Self-Employment 121 26 3 7 2 6 7 12 0 8
Social Security 6,856 132 243 318 456 820 1,138 1,490 963 655
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 129 47 18 17 10 24 2 4 5 2
Public Assistance 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 333 70 58 32 21 23 21 13 23 11
Survivor Benefits 122 15 15 29 5 11 13 0 9 0
Disability Benefits 83 5 6 5 13 13 3 2 5 3
Unemployment Compensation 99 28 25 7 23 5 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 52 18 2 2 6 0 5 3 4 0
Property Income 5,003 2,993 585 293 212 167 115 74 35 91
  Interest 4,746 3,351 488 266 146 118 65 34 19 25
  Dividends 1,816 1,191 162 103 51 78 39 45 3 42
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 741 341 97 64 36 38 22 23 2 21
Retirement Income 3,480 367 349 290 259 283 179 179 151 164
  Company or Union Retirement 2,310 343 314 235 199 234 133 128 85 92
  Federal Government Retirement 275 7 8 9 2 3 1 10 23 14
  Military Retirement 239 5 0 10 16 19 27 34 7 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 587 22 37 25 37 32 27 15 43 39
  Railroad Retirement 33 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 1
  Annuities 44 1 7 14 2 0 2 3 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 102 13 16 16 1 8 1 6 0 8
  Other or Don't Know 73 14 4 8 3 11 0 0 2 6
Pension Income 3,287 350 337 263 243 270 174 171 146 160
  Company or Union Retirement 2,249 337 304 228 193 228 123 125 82 92
  Federal Government Retirement 247 4 5 6 0 3 5 10 22 14
  Military Retirement 233 2 0 10 16 19 27 34 7 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 554 19 36 22 31 27 27 14 38 39
  Railroad Retirement 33 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 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
16 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 64 39 14 6 0 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 7,753 127 178 253 372 661 901 1,191 836 601
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7,940 60 71 174 308 514 600 614 506 503
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6,884 132 243 318 456 824 1,138 1,490 966 656
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7,170 77 123 228 392 649 756 807 632 586
  Government Transfer Payments 7,117 78 117 243 397 757 995 1,308 920 613
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 131 48 20 17 9 24 2 5 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6,923 142 237 324 467 844 1,139 1,498 966 665
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,596 405 366 310 267 304 181 184 155 166

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 289 373 334 293 253 282 232 235 149 229
Earnings 52 92 30 149 26 65 40 88 29 74
  Wages and Salary 45 70 28 111 26 53 39 76 29 62
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 2 34 1 10 3 15 0 9
  Farm Self-Employment 1 7 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 306 179 36 21 0 3 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 4 7 16 11 2 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 3
Disability Benefits 0 0 4 4 0 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 62 39 19 14 24 16 35 10 6 13
  Interest 62 18 23 7 20 6 4 1 7 5
  Dividends 8 26 0 19 3 0 4 0 0 11
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 8 6 0 9 1 3 6 2 0 13
Retirement Income 157 148 131 119 47 118 64 77 23 39
  Company or Union Retirement 101 87 61 49 26 48 21 28 3 16
  Federal Government Retirement 12 12 17 20 2 24 27 17 0 4
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 15 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 29 23 30 31 10 28 2 32 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 7 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 8 3 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 155 142 123 107 49 118 59 74 15 39
  Company or Union Retirement 101 87 59 49 25 46 21 28 3 16
  Federal Government Retirement 12 12 21 17 2 24 23 14 0 4
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 12 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 29 23 27 31 10 34 2 32 10 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 283 251 163 149 87 81 81 83 59 91
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
330 400 322 309 231 230 188 210 180 191
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 306 184 39 21 3 8 2 2 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
393 385 285 206 184 187 137 162 134 101
  Government Transfer Payments 346 249 102 115 63 104 81 90 41 40
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
307 180 36 21 0 3 2 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
156 148 131 119 48 118 64 74 23 39

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 124 150 123 115 111 152 86 103 82 81
Earnings 36 111 16 48 26 75 16 31 12 55
  Wages and Salary 31 94 14 36 19 67 15 21 14 51
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 32 0 4 0 3 0 11 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 91 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 3 28 17 8 0 14 13 8 1 4
  Interest 0 23 4 4 0 0 1 3 1 1
  Dividends 0 19 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 33 31 37 16 12 54 4 16 14 16
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 22 0 3 19 4 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 12 5 1 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 4 4 23 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 31 29 37 7 12 52 4 16 12 16
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 21 0 3 19 4 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 8 5 1 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 4 4 20 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 39 133 48 49 42 69 28 73 36 67
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
126 188 103 94 65 123 52 118 50 89
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 91 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
94 148 52 43 34 58 36 55 15 18
  Government Transfer Payments 47 126 38 24 18 28 22 34 4 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 91 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
33 34 37 16 12 54 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 76 90 62 57 44 45 17 48 44 47
Earnings 22 59 9 52 3 8 0 31 0 14
  Wages and Salary 17 56 9 41 3 8 1 27 3 14
  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 1 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 12 3 4 10 3 0 11 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 7 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 10 0 0 10 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 7 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 45 29 41 22 26 13 22 22 19
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
71 78 57 48 28 30 14 41 40 25
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
33 13 18 13 5 3 6 8 8 5
  Government Transfer Payments 19 6 11 5 4 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 10 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 23 718 30,294 420 46,000 735 0.469 0.0109 1,249
Earnings 3 393 30,298 933 49,891 1,620 0.538 0.0171 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 309 30,589 663 49,464 1,746 0.536 0.0188 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 70 20,648 1,762 41,409 3,376 0.593 0.0409 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 17,068 2,780 43,981 10,961 0.638 0.0916 1,249
Social Security 0 0 15,538 78 15,454 92 0.228 0.0090 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,830 898 6,182 519 0.457 0.0657 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 8,292 1,156 12,215 729 0.502 0.0441 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 8,560 1,795 17,580 2,332 0.598 0.0824 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 12,312 2,982 25,676 3,375 0.525 0.0963 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,636 815 6,457 626 0.441 0.0814 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 13 46 2,090 33 7,641 284 0.713 0.0162 1,249
  Interest 27 0 1,771 29 4,332 187 0.658 0.0271 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 1,906 50 5,273 283 0.652 0.0378 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 24 0 3,260 393 10,933 874 0.687 0.0410 1,249
Retirement Income 35 13 15,172 460 21,019 386 0.488 0.0145 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,692 288 15,382 374 0.504 0.0188 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 32,447 2,240 35,106 1,370 0.318 0.0458 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,219 2,018 24,414 1,204 0.339 0.0550 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 23,998 1,197 28,703 986 0.401 0.0324 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 11,416 4,056 21,638 2,926 0.581 0.0850 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Pension Income 27 7 15,102 465 20,510 379 0.481 0.0148 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,688 290 15,337 375 0.502 0.0190 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 31,535 2,424 34,787 1,406 0.300 0.0495 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,264 1,988 24,643 1,219 0.334 0.0559 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 24,655 1,237 29,009 1,007 0.396 0.0333 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 0 440 18,080 147 32,611 679 0.500 0.0130 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 555 26,796 311 41,055 687 0.459 0.0113 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 15,556 78 15,514 93 0.229 0.0090 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 68 19,689 187 24,977 241 0.356 0.0102 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 29 16,855 90 20,420 190 0.318 0.0107 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,677 833 6,190 516 0.455 0.0656 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 15,515 78 15,422 91 0.229 0.0089 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
35 13 14,524 462 20,566 377 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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