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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 alone (1)
    Total 7,987 97 63 149 261 446 531 565 417 444
Earnings 2,922 220 153 148 123 204 66 156 67 134
  Wages and Salary 2,418 178 136 109 104 171 59 122 64 98
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 507 78 27 38 17 45 3 32 6 31
  Farm Self-Employment 119 26 3 7 2 6 7 10 0 8
Social Security 6,777 132 241 313 448 814 1,127 1,470 952 651
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 126 47 17 17 9 23 2 4 5 2
Public Assistance 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 322 67 54 32 18 22 21 13 23 11
Survivor Benefits 119 15 15 28 5 10 13 0 9 0
Disability Benefits 83 5 6 5 13 13 3 2 5 3
Unemployment Compensation 98 28 24 7 23 5 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 49 18 2 2 6 0 5 0 4 0
Property Income 4,960 2,963 581 291 212 166 112 73 33 91
  Interest 4,704 3,316 487 266 144 118 65 34 18 25
  Dividends 1,806 1,186 162 99 51 78 39 45 3 42
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 734 338 96 63 36 37 22 23 2 21
Retirement Income 3,439 365 344 287 253 281 178 177 149 161
  Company or Union Retirement 2,279 341 309 233 193 232 130 126 83 89
  Federal Government Retirement 273 7 8 9 2 3 1 8 23 14
  Military Retirement 236 5 0 10 16 17 27 34 5 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 580 22 37 25 36 32 27 14 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 5
Pension Income 3,247 348 332 261 237 268 173 169 144 157
  Company or Union Retirement 2,219 335 299 226 188 226 120 124 80 89
  Federal Government Retirement 246 4 5 6 0 3 5 8 22 14
  Military Retirement 230 2 0 10 16 17 27 34 5 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 547 19 36 22 30 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. 62 39 14 6 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 7,668 127 174 248 365 654 892 1,171 832 597
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7,854 60 69 170 301 509 596 606 504 501
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6,805 132 241 313 448 817 1,127 1,470 955 652
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7,090 76 123 225 385 644 751 798 625 578
  Government Transfer Payments 7,037 78 116 240 392 752 986 1,289 908 607
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 128 47 19 17 8 23 2 5 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6,843 142 234 320 458 838 1,127 1,477 955 660
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,552 402 360 307 259 301 180 182 153 163

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 286 371 330 289 249 274 227 232 149 228
Earnings 52 91 30 145 25 64 40 88 29 74
  Wages and Salary 45 69 28 109 26 51 39 76 29 62
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 2 33 1 10 3 15 0 9
  Farm Self-Employment 1 7 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 2
Social Security 302 177 35 21 0 2 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 13 23 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 8 1 3 6 2 0 13
Retirement Income 154 148 130 116 45 116 64 77 23 39
  Company or Union Retirement 101 87 61 47 25 46 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 25 23 30 30 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 151 142 122 104 48 116 59 74 15 39
  Company or Union Retirement 101 87 59 47 25 44 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 25 23 27 30 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 279 243 162 149 87 78 81 83 59 89
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
329 395 316 307 226 223 186 208 180 190
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 302 181 38 21 3 7 2 2 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
389 377 282 204 178 182 135 161 134 101
  Government Transfer Payments 341 245 102 113 60 101 79 89 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
302 177 35 21 0 2 2 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
152 148 130 116 46 116 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 alone (1)
    Total 122 144 122 110 111 152 86 103 82 81
Earnings 36 111 16 46 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 3 0 3 0 11 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 90 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 0
  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 3 16 14 16
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 22 0 3 19 3 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 3 16 12 16
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 21 0 3 19 3 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 38 132 46 49 42 69 28 73 36 67
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
123 186 101 90 65 123 52 118 50 89
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
92 146 52 41 34 58 36 55 15 18
  Government Transfer Payments 47 125 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 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
33 34 37 16 12 54 3 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 alone (1)
    Total 75 90 62 55 44 45 17 48 44 47
Earnings 22 59 9 52 3 8 0 29 0 14
  Wages and Salary 17 55 9 41 3 8 1 25 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 40 45 29 41 22 26 13 22 22 19
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69 78 57 46 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 11 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 alone (1)
    Total 23 715 30,271 421 46,110 741 0.469 0.0110 1,249
Earnings 3 392 30,313 927 50,008 1,629 0.538 0.0171 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 309 30,621 649 49,570 1,756 0.535 0.0189 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 70 20,546 2,000 41,424 3,396 0.593 0.0410 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 17,198 2,934 44,368 11,102 0.639 0.0917 1,249
Social Security 0 0 15,536 78 15,454 92 0.228 0.0090 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,833 917 6,176 528 0.465 0.0662 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 8,679 1,357 12,451 748 0.499 0.0446 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 8,545 1,831 17,726 2,371 0.593 0.0838 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 12,312 2,982 25,676 3,375 0.525 0.0963 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,680 907 6,486 633 0.442 0.0815 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 13 46 2,092 33 7,667 286 0.713 0.0163 1,249
  Interest 27 0 1,773 29 4,346 189 0.657 0.0272 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 1,904 50 5,283 284 0.652 0.0379 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 24 0 3,238 394 10,957 881 0.687 0.0412 1,249
Retirement Income 35 13 15,161 462 21,046 389 0.487 0.0145 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,685 288 15,373 377 0.506 0.0189 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 32,652 2,232 35,186 1,374 0.316 0.0461 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,450 2,135 24,523 1,218 0.344 0.0551 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 24,060 1,362 28,784 997 0.402 0.0325 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 11,454 4,091 21,671 2,932 0.582 0.0848 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Pension Income 27 7 15,082 467 20,529 382 0.480 0.0148 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,677 291 15,326 378 0.502 0.0192 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 31,613 2,409 34,873 1,411 0.303 0.0495 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 20,495 2,123 24,757 1,233 0.339 0.0559 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 24,817 1,349 29,099 1,018 0.396 0.0335 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 0 438 18,108 147 32,717 686 0.500 0.0130 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 553 26,782 313 41,154 693 0.457 0.0114 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 15,555 78 15,514 93 0.229 0.0090 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 68 19,669 188 24,980 243 0.358 0.0103 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 28 16,848 91 20,432 191 0.319 0.0108 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,673 851 6,185 525 0.465 0.0659 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 15,512 78 15,421 92 0.229 0.0090 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
35 13 14,529 463 20,599 381 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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