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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 733 5 7 21 70 81 75 45 50 41
Earnings 219 19 9 4 18 22 6 9 12 16
  Wages and Salary 200 16 6 4 18 20 6 8 10 14
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 21 3 3 2 0 4 1 1 1 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 589 2 5 43 89 129 99 89 75 20
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 30 10 8 2 7 1 0 2 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 42 7 10 4 0 5 0 8 1 1
Survivor Benefits 14 2 2 2 3 0 2 0 2 0
Disability Benefits 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0
Unemployment Compensation 24 15 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 210 155 14 8 5 3 6 3 5 0
  Interest 205 162 9 7 10 4 5 3 1 0
  Dividends 49 36 3 6 0 2 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 26 17 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 248 16 30 29 31 28 15 12 11 6
  Company or Union Retirement 188 15 26 24 22 26 11 9 8 6
  Federal Government Retirement 21 0 3 3 0 2 0 2 0 0
  Military Retirement 12 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 29 0 0 2 5 1 3 2 1 0
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 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 231 14 28 28 26 28 13 12 8 6
  Company or Union Retirement 177 14 24 23 21 26 9 9 7 6
  Federal Government Retirement 19 0 3 3 0 2 0 2 0 0
  Military Retirement 10 0 3 0 2 3 0 0 1 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 28 0 0 2 5 1 3 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 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
6 6 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 685 3 5 35 86 114 80 83 68 29
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
719 4 6 26 82 90 66 44 57 31
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 594 2 5 43 91 129 100 90 75 20
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
637 3 8 36 83 107 76 48 66 33
  Government Transfer Payments 627 3 7 29 80 119 105 85 85 24
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 30 10 8 2 7 1 0 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
602 2 7 39 96 130 103 90 76 20
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
276 26 36 31 39 29 15 12 11 8

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 46 42 18 32 10 28 11 7 21 12
Earnings 5 10 1 8 3 9 5 8 1 7
  Wages and Salary 5 10 1 8 3 8 5 8 1 7
  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 13 12 1 5 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 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 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 2 0 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 25 7 2 6 6 9 3 5 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 12 3 0 4 5 7 5 2 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 2 2 0 0 0 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 23 7 2 6 6 9 3 5 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 12 3 0 4 5 7 5 2 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 2 2 0 0 0 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 31 25 6 17 2 16 7 5 5 7
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 41 22 28 12 28 10 8 13 13
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 13 12 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
33 31 15 15 12 12 10 4 9 4
  Government Transfer Payments 24 11 3 8 3 8 4 3 3 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
13 12 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
25 7 2 6 6 9 3 5 0 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 to 74 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 4 23 4 6 8 3 8 10 2 3
Earnings 0 7 0 1 0 5 3 2 0 3
  Wages and Salary 0 4 0 1 0 5 3 2 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 8 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 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 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 0 0 2 2 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 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 0 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 0 0 2 2 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 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 0 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 16 1 1 4 3 4 3 0 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 18 3 6 7 5 6 7 0 4
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 9 4 3 4 2 1 2 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 5 9 4 3 0 2 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 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 0 5 7 2 2 2 0 0 2 2
Earnings 0 0 2 4 2 2 1 0 0 3
  Wages and Salary 0 0 2 4 2 2 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 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 2 1 0 2 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 2 5 2 2 4 0 0 2 2
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 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 to 74 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 2 15 20,800 979 28,586 1,168 0.416 0.0379 1,430
Earnings 0 9 21,443 1,702 31,611 2,576 0.500 0.0641 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 9 22,146 2,331 32,805 2,763 0.488 0.0662 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 13,186 366 14,090 321 0.226 0.0346 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 1 1,687 139 4,750 1,023 0.681 0.1018 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,587 132 2,687 557 0.539 0.1397 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 11,630 842 15,667 902 0.423 0.0523 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 10,574 793 13,844 929 0.442 0.0590 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 0 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 0 0 11,799 880 15,987 951 0.425 0.0539 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 10,735 754 14,125 968 0.424 0.0615 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 0 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 9 15,632 474 22,216 1,008 0.401 0.0414 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 11 19,312 717 26,575 1,074 0.404 0.0373 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,189 363 14,083 319 0.229 0.0343 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 15,309 693 19,144 591 0.340 0.0351 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 14,302 356 16,590 486 0.280 0.0378 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 13,168 357 14,036 316 0.227 0.0342 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 10,604 820 14,598 848 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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