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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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 6,722 100 92 196 391 545 603 604 488 448
Earnings 861 100 61 86 59 79 34 56 15 54
  Wages and Salary 707 70 48 74 59 68 28 30 18 46
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 140 34 12 9 3 11 3 21 0 8
  Farm Self-Employment 54 21 9 1 0 3 0 6 0 5
Social Security 6,209 155 162 339 635 928 1,488 1,130 646 340
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 147 49 20 27 45 6 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 474 132 84 46 39 41 23 27 18 10
Survivor Benefits 196 38 22 40 16 15 17 4 8 2
Disability Benefits 41 4 12 9 3 4 3 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 42 17 6 9 6 2 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 33 6 0 0 6 1 3 3 0 0
Property Income 3,878 2,313 368 256 189 109 90 84 52 31
  Interest 3,684 2,632 332 212 119 71 52 41 31 23
  Dividends 1,377 858 111 121 41 53 20 34 10 24
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 513 164 68 75 32 39 10 22 8 0
Retirement Income 3,174 337 362 380 289 287 240 149 134 96
  Company or Union Retirement 2,148 288 306 326 242 224 151 102 89 64
  Federal Government Retirement 309 15 12 12 2 8 12 7 11 21
  Military Retirement 160 2 4 9 7 21 14 8 16 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 444 36 23 26 33 18 45 32 31 13
  Railroad Retirement 44 7 2 0 3 4 13 0 0 2
  Annuities 69 23 13 8 0 1 6 3 7 8
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 73 6 13 14 7 3 3 3 0 5
  Other or Don't Know 87 15 15 14 4 24 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 2,990 330 336 335 267 285 217 139 138 104
  Company or Union Retirement 2,108 293 300 308 235 225 145 99 91 68
  Federal Government Retirement 294 10 12 12 2 8 12 7 9 23
  Military Retirement 147 0 0 4 7 21 12 8 16 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 408 32 22 16 32 17 36 29 31 13
  Railroad Retirement 40 7 2 0 0 4 13 0 0 2
  Annuities 40 8 8 8 0 0 4 3 1 8
Alimony 4 2 0 0 0 2 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
31 10 15 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 46 28 7 9 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 6,366 153 165 325 569 862 1,371 1,101 609 329
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6,570 79 105 217 447 576 757 749 520 454
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6,239 155 163 339 636 924 1,498 1,130 646 343
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
6,419 79 104 227 490 627 852 757 540 482
  Government Transfer Payments 6,432 104 105 254 527 822 1,289 1,040 673 388
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 153 55 20 27 45 6 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6,283 148 170 344 682 947 1,487 1,128 646 344
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,318 389 372 412 331 293 239 150 136 96

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 378 337 276 302 164 158 152 155 80 96
Earnings 7 12 7 42 1 18 5 24 8 18
  Wages and Salary 7 12 7 36 1 11 5 13 8 17
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 9 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 147 97 31 18 11 9 7 5 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 13 4 2 22 5 4 0 5 0 0
Survivor Benefits 1 3 2 2 0 5 0 4 0 3
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 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 46 33 35 38 23 14 9 12 3 6
  Interest 46 11 16 9 14 13 7 0 0 3
  Dividends 3 30 3 9 0 0 0 6 0 5
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 6 0 13 1 5 3 5 0 5
Retirement Income 149 81 62 98 45 56 31 43 28 24
  Company or Union Retirement 70 25 23 40 21 24 7 23 26 8
  Federal Government Retirement 34 19 8 22 10 17 18 2 4 5
  Military Retirement 7 19 0 7 3 12 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 18 18 21 21 10 8 5 8 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 6 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 137 83 58 96 42 51 30 40 23 24
  Company or Union Retirement 70 27 21 40 21 18 7 23 26 8
  Federal Government Retirement 33 19 7 22 10 17 18 1 2 5
  Military Retirement 7 19 0 7 3 12 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 18 21 19 10 5 5 8 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 6 1 4 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 164 147 82 62 25 19 37 20 17 16
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
365 330 301 240 137 119 123 110 74 77
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 158 94 38 18 11 9 7 5 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
378 308 296 199 127 116 91 91 46 79
  Government Transfer Payments 215 163 143 104 48 56 52 66 26 43
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
147 97 31 18 11 9 7 5 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
149 81 62 98 45 56 31 43 28 24

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 92 113 57 53 76 65 56 46 36 52
Earnings 0 40 3 9 9 11 0 9 0 1
  Wages and Salary 0 33 1 7 9 11 0 9 0 1
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 62 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 2 2 0 2 3 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 5 13 6 9 7 8 7 13 3 4
  Interest 1 10 3 2 0 0 6 4 0 4
  Dividends 0 10 0 0 3 13 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1 5 0 9 0 6 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 29 27 30 12 18 33 3 5 15 21
  Company or Union Retirement 10 10 7 3 5 9 0 0 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 8 4 3 4 5 18 0 0 9 7
  Military Retirement 2 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 12 7 4 3 5 0 3 3 9
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 31 26 27 6 17 32 3 4 12 21
  Company or Union Retirement 10 10 7 0 5 9 0 0 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 8 4 3 3 3 18 0 0 9 7
  Military Retirement 2 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 12 7 4 3 3 0 3 0 9
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 6 87 16 16 16 15 11 2 5 10
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
59 124 36 38 49 46 50 56 22 39
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 62 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
55 93 19 29 26 31 30 41 27 31
  Government Transfer Payments 23 90 9 13 4 21 9 30 17 25
  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 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
29 27 30 12 18 33 3 5 15 21

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 40 35 30 31 24 19 10 10 17 11
Earnings 5 7 3 1 0 8 0 1 0 3
  Wages and Salary 5 7 3 0 0 8 0 1 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 1 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 2 0 0 3 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 6 4 2 9 3 5 6 0 0
  Interest 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 10 7 14 5 0 9 4 3 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 3 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 3 0
Pension Income 2 10 4 13 5 0 9 1 0 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 15 3 6 5 4 2 0 3 1 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
30 27 19 9 4 7 0 7 5 13
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 22 10 4 0 3 0 5 3 12
  Government Transfer Payments 8 13 3 4 0 1 2 4 0 5
  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
2 10 7 14 5 0 9 4 3 6

 

    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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 6 277 21,911 256 31,580 462 0.434 0.0121 1,249
Earnings 0 62 15,501 799 31,179 2,008 0.590 0.0339 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 49 15,493 1,262 30,804 2,028 0.577 0.0363 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 13,363 2,140 27,291 4,809 0.646 0.0910 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 4 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 13,987 74 14,240 91 0.232 0.0096 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,398 665 5,122 316 0.379 0.0489 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 6,173 667 9,580 490 0.517 0.0365 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 7,358 744 14,489 1,537 0.571 0.0714 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 8 46 2,096 38 8,186 339 0.720 0.0184 1,249
  Interest 14 0 1,750 32 4,149 193 0.646 0.0293 1,249
  Dividends 0 11 2,007 60 6,721 444 0.693 0.0307 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 19 0 5,823 423 14,037 1,136 0.651 0.0442 1,249
Retirement Income 25 5 11,905 274 18,496 385 0.510 0.0157 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 13 0 9,086 267 13,850 377 0.512 0.0212 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 27,876 1,955 32,534 1,374 0.364 0.0443 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 19,940 2,538 26,705 1,816 0.387 0.0656 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 18,195 947 24,349 1,099 0.450 0.0385 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 7,390 1,805 14,541 2,458 0.585 0.1108 1,249
Pension Income 24 3 11,986 268 18,278 385 0.504 0.0161 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 13 0 9,122 273 13,719 375 0.511 0.0213 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 27,688 2,025 32,440 1,336 0.343 0.0449 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 23,554 2,771 28,459 1,879 0.355 0.0685 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 0 19,107 921 24,874 1,141 0.442 0.0400 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. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 74 14,525 81 18,103 324 0.358 0.0147 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 141 19,201 218 26,481 382 0.402 0.0123 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,006 74 14,294 92 0.234 0.0096 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 64 17,842 207 22,919 245 0.360 0.0114 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 31 15,277 108 18,671 191 0.325 0.0118 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,133 728 4,986 310 0.394 0.0481 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,930 74 14,193 90 0.233 0.0095 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
25 5 11,319 275 17,927 372 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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