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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
7,359 87 53 104 172 367 473 531 380 410
Earnings 2,743 209 144 139 118 192 58 150 59 123
  Wages and Salary 2,269 171 129 100 101 159 52 116 57 90
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 475 74 24 36 16 45 2 32 4 27
  Farm Self-Employment 114 24 3 7 2 6 7 10 0 8
Social Security 6,261 126 218 259 344 709 1,042 1,405 908 635
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 95 33 13 11 5 22 2 4 3 2
Public Assistance 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 298 64 51 28 17 20 18 13 23 9
Survivor Benefits 114 13 15 26 5 8 13 0 9 0
Disability Benefits 74 5 6 5 11 10 3 0 5 3
Unemployment Compensation 89 26 21 7 20 5 3 0 3 6
Workers Compensation 43 16 2 2 4 0 5 0 4 0
Property Income 4,779 2,834 557 285 204 162 111 73 32 91
  Interest 4,536 3,184 470 263 138 114 63 34 16 25
  Dividends 1,774 1,159 160 99 51 78 39 45 3 39
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 707 320 95 61 33 37 22 23 2 21
Retirement Income 3,282 348 322 269 241 265 165 171 147 146
  Company or Union Retirement 2,170 325 288 219 188 217 123 123 82 77
  Federal Government Retirement 255 6 8 9 2 2 0 5 23 12
  Military Retirement 227 3 0 10 16 16 23 32 5 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 553 22 35 20 29 31 24 13 43 37
  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) 101 13 16 15 1 8 1 6 0 8
  Other or Don't Know 70 14 4 8 3 10 0 0 2 5
Pension Income 3,097 331 310 244 228 250 160 162 143 142
  Company or Union Retirement 2,112 319 279 214 182 210 112 120 78 77
  Federal Government Retirement 228 2 5 6 0 1 5 5 22 12
  Military Retirement 223 2 0 10 16 16 23 32 5 17
  State or Local Government Retirement 524 19 34 17 26 27 24 12 38 37
  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
15 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 57 35 13 6 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 7,068 118 152 201 273 559 816 1,111 789 574
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7,241 53 55 127 212 424 537 570 465 469
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6,290 126 218 259 344 712 1,042 1,405 911 636
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
6,558 71 106 174 290 548 686 759 585 552
  Government Transfer Payments 6,501 75 106 186 288 649 914 1,230 858 587
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 96 32 15 11 4 22 2 5 3 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6,313 136 213 261 348 729 1,043 1,412 910 644
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,365 369 334 283 245 284 167 176 151 147

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
271 350 311 262 239 260 212 216 145 221
Earnings 46 79 23 129 22 59 37 82 26 69
  Wages and Salary 38 59 23 96 21 48 36 69 26 60
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 15 0 28 1 9 3 15 0 6
  Farm Self-Employment 1 5 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 1
Social Security 294 174 33 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 9 4 5 16 11 2 0 2 0 3
Survivor Benefits 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 3
Disability Benefits 0 0 2 4 0 4 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0
Property Income 62 39 18 13 23 16 35 10 6 13
  Interest 62 18 18 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 150 137 128 114 43 115 62 73 22 39
  Company or Union Retirement 97 84 60 47 24 46 21 24 3 16
  Federal Government Retirement 11 10 17 20 2 23 25 17 0 4
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 15 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 18 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 147 133 121 102 46 116 56 70 14 39
  Company or Union Retirement 97 86 58 47 24 44 21 24 3 16
  Federal Government Retirement 11 10 21 17 2 23 22 14 0 4
  Military Retirement 13 11 10 12 6 14 11 1 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 18 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 265 233 148 133 79 73 80 78 55 84
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
308 378 286 287 218 213 178 196 172 184
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 294 179 36 21 3 7 2 2 1 5
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
373 367 264 199 176 177 124 154 128 100
  Government Transfer Payments 328 235 95 111 56 99 70 88 39 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
294 175 33 21 0 2 2 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
150 137 128 114 43 115 62 70 22 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
117 135 116 102 107 145 81 101 80 79
Earnings 36 106 16 44 23 75 16 31 12 55
  Wages and Salary 31 91 14 35 18 67 15 21 14 51
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 31 0 3 0 3 0 11 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 89 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 0 27 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 10 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 33 31 37 16 10 51 3 16 14 15
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 22 0 3 19 3 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 10 5 1 9 3 6 0 5 4 0
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 10 6 4 2 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 1 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 31 29 37 7 10 49 3 16 12 14
  Company or Union Retirement 12 9 21 0 3 19 3 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 6 5 1 3 3 6 0 5 4 0
  Military Retirement 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 10 6 4 2 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 35 124 44 45 38 66 28 73 36 67
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
118 174 98 84 62 115 48 116 50 89
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 89 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
89 143 52 39 34 54 34 55 15 18
  Government Transfer Payments 44 123 38 23 18 27 20 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 89 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
33 34 37 16 10 51 3 16 14 15

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
75 87 57 55 43 43 17 47 43 47
Earnings 22 56 9 51 1 8 0 26 0 13
  Wages and Salary 17 52 9 41 1 8 1 23 3 13
  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 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 39 42 29 40 21 26 13 20 22 19
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69 74 55 45 25 30 14 39 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 11 18 11 4 3 6 8 8 5
  Government Transfer Payments 19 4 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
23 696 31,636 457 47,821 794 0.463 0.0114 1,249
Earnings 3 377 30,637 568 50,950 1,721 0.539 0.0176 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 295 31,056 695 50,450 1,852 0.533 0.0194 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 68 20,282 2,158 42,293 3,609 0.597 0.0421 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 17,022 2,878 45,363 11,540 0.634 0.0925 1,249
Social Security 0 0 15,772 79 15,717 97 0.224 0.0094 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,283 1,176 6,577 634 0.449 0.0739 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 1 0 8,283 1,296 12,353 792 0.509 0.0467 1,249
Survivor Benefits 3 0 8,970 1,980 18,245 2,462 0.597 0.0836 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 3 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,719 990 6,525 675 0.424 0.0882 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 13 46 2,108 34 7,833 296 0.713 0.0165 1,249
  Interest 27 0 1,781 30 4,421 195 0.661 0.0273 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 1,913 51 5,330 289 0.652 0.0377 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 24 0 3,398 392 11,210 907 0.686 0.0414 1,249
Retirement Income 35 13 15,470 469 21,321 403 0.486 0.0148 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,751 300 15,563 392 0.506 0.0194 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 35,157 2,181 35,683 1,423 0.308 0.0479 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 21,093 1,462 25,004 1,247 0.337 0.0560 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 24,685 1,520 29,384 1,028 0.398 0.0331 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 11,627 3,604 21,828 2,960 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 15,408 479 20,786 395 0.480 0.0152 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 18 0 10,738 305 15,522 393 0.503 0.0196 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 32,036 2,312 35,399 1,464 0.287 0.0519 1,249
  Military Retirement 3 0 21,021 1,515 25,095 1,263 0.339 0.0565 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 25,334 1,591 29,590 1,047 0.394 0.0341 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 0 420 18,461 149 33,693 735 0.499 0.0135 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 536 27,704 389 42,556 741 0.453 0.0118 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 15,791 79 15,782 98 0.225 0.0094 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 68 20,268 205 25,679 256 0.353 0.0107 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 28 17,096 92 20,898 202 0.317 0.0112 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,146 1,103 6,660 633 0.448 0.0734 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 15,755 79 15,688 96 0.224 0.0094 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
35 13 15,011 473 20,989 396 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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