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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:
White alone (1)
    Total 5,998 87 76 139 301 455 524 557 464 411
Earnings 770 90 54 76 52 74 34 51 15 43
  Wages and Salary 635 65 44 69 54 63 28 29 18 35
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 120 28 10 5 2 11 3 16 0 8
  Farm Self-Employment 53 20 9 1 0 3 0 6 0 5
Social Security 5,574 136 141 272 530 805 1,344 1,066 608 307
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 98 38 11 20 28 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 423 126 69 38 39 38 21 25 16 6
Survivor Benefits 177 35 22 38 13 11 17 4 8 0
Disability Benefits 41 4 12 9 3 4 3 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 35 14 4 9 6 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 31 3 0 0 6 1 3 3 0 0
Property Income 3,641 2,140 355 244 179 105 86 80 48 29
  Interest 3,453 2,447 318 204 116 66 47 41 29 19
  Dividends 1,314 807 110 121 37 53 20 34 9 24
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 482 153 66 67 29 35 10 20 8 0
Retirement Income 2,898 307 332 347 255 256 230 141 119 82
  Company or Union Retirement 1,972 264 277 303 213 202 147 102 77 51
  Federal Government Retirement 277 15 12 8 2 6 11 7 10 18
  Military Retirement 142 2 4 9 3 19 9 8 15 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 393 34 23 17 30 16 42 25 29 13
  Railroad Retirement 43 7 2 0 3 4 13 0 0 2
  Annuities 64 18 13 8 0 1 6 3 7 8
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 71 6 13 14 7 1 3 3 0 5
  Other or Don't Know 84 13 14 14 4 24 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 2,726 300 306 304 236 257 207 131 123 89
  Company or Union Retirement 1,937 271 271 286 208 203 142 99 79 55
  Federal Government Retirement 267 10 12 8 2 6 11 7 9 18
  Military Retirement 130 0 0 4 3 19 7 8 15 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 358 30 22 7 30 14 33 22 29 13
  Railroad Retirement 40 7 2 0 0 4 13 0 0 2
  Annuities 34 3 8 8 0 0 4 3 1 8
Alimony 2 2 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
25 6 13 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 46 28 7 8 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 5,702 136 146 257 468 742 1,246 1,032 574 293
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5,885 69 98 158 361 492 680 700 489 413
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5,603 136 143 272 531 801 1,354 1,066 608 310
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5,764 69 94 167 404 540 756 707 512 445
  Government Transfer Payments 5,746 95 84 196 428 704 1,160 974 639 348
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 103 43 11 20 28 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,617 133 143 276 565 812 1,341 1,064 608 311
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,992 347 334 373 281 256 230 141 121 82

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 345 298 241 278 152 147 145 142 72 90
Earnings 7 10 5 38 1 16 5 22 8 14
  Wages and Salary 7 10 5 33 1 9 5 11 8 13
  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 142 86 29 17 11 8 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 11 4 0 20 5 3 0 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 3 0 2 0 5 0 3 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 34 38 23 12 9 12 3 6
  Interest 45 11 15 9 14 13 7 0 0 3
  Dividends 3 30 3 9 0 0 0 6 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 6 0 13 1 5 3 5 0 5
Retirement Income 138 66 58 87 42 49 31 40 26 23
  Company or Union Retirement 66 20 21 39 21 20 7 23 26 8
  Federal Government Retirement 27 18 6 19 9 16 18 1 2 5
  Military Retirement 6 19 0 7 0 10 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 17 12 21 15 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
  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 127 68 56 85 39 45 30 38 23 23
  Company or Union Retirement 66 22 19 39 21 14 7 23 26 8
  Federal Government Retirement 27 18 6 19 9 16 18 1 2 5
  Military Retirement 6 19 0 7 0 10 0 4 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 20 12 21 13 10 3 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 155 134 70 60 22 17 33 20 17 14
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
325 300 267 220 124 109 116 99 68 72
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 152 83 37 17 11 8 7 5 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
338 279 269 179 117 106 86 80 40 75
  Government Transfer Payments 204 139 129 94 41 53 50 56 24 41
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
142 86 29 17 11 8 7 5 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
138 66 58 87 42 49 31 40 26 23

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 86 107 53 50 69 56 49 39 36 48
Earnings 0 33 2 8 7 8 0 7 0 1
  Wages and Salary 0 28 0 6 7 7 0 7 0 1
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 59 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 11 6 8 7 8 7 13 3 4
  Interest 1 9 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 28 26 30 12 16 31 3 5 15 19
  Company or Union Retirement 10 10 7 2 3 9 0 0 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 8 3 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 12 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 29 24 27 6 14 30 3 4 12 19
  Company or Union Retirement 10 10 7 0 3 9 0 0 0 4
  Federal Government Retirement 8 3 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 12 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 81 13 15 10 12 8 0 5 9
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
55 116 32 33 40 41 47 50 22 38
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 59 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
50 88 17 24 25 30 30 38 26 29
  Government Transfer Payments 20 85 9 11 4 20 9 29 15 22
  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 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
28 26 30 12 16 31 3 5 15 19

 

  $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:
White alone (1)
    Total 40 31 30 29 24 14 8 10 17 10
Earnings 5 7 3 1 0 6 0 1 0 3
  Wages and Salary 5 7 3 0 0 6 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 3 0 0
  Interest 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 9 7 14 5 0 9 3 3 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 3 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 9 4 13 5 0 9 1 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 3 5
  Federal Government Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 0 0 3 1 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
26 25 19 9 4 6 0 7 4 12
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
14 22 10 4 0 3 0 5 3 11
  Government Transfer Payments 8 11 2 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 9 7 14 5 0 9 3 3 5

 

    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:
White alone (1)
    Total 6 262 22,409 280 32,501 504 0.431 0.0128 1,249
Earnings 0 59 15,178 903 31,642 2,215 0.598 0.0361 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 46 14,512 1,235 30,667 2,220 0.586 0.0388 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 15,278 1,978 30,186 5,516 0.642 0.0966 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 4 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 14,177 78 14,448 97 0.229 0.0101 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,993 948 4,659 379 0.402 0.0581 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 6,131 757 9,263 499 0.522 0.0381 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 7,069 533 14,472 1,670 0.576 0.0764 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 44 2,127 39 8,341 353 0.718 0.0188 1,249
  Interest 14 0 1,764 34 4,254 203 0.649 0.0300 1,249
  Dividends 0 11 2,037 63 6,677 442 0.686 0.0306 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 19 0 5,816 460 14,309 1,181 0.652 0.0447 1,249
Retirement Income 21 5 12,024 294 18,667 406 0.512 0.0165 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 13 0 9,163 291 14,053 402 0.516 0.0221 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 28,501 2,075 32,864 1,467 0.363 0.0458 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 22,703 2,824 27,763 1,988 0.391 0.0688 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 18,381 962 24,314 1,139 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 8,010 1,735 14,959 2,528 0.576 0.1124 1,249
Pension Income 20 3 12,101 284 18,442 405 0.505 0.0168 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 13 0 9,195 296 13,896 399 0.514 0.0222 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 29,244 2,050 32,885 1,401 0.341 0.0462 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 25,042 1,627 29,852 2,061 0.364 0.0713 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 19,299 1,047 24,861 1,183 0.431 0.0418 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 71 14,711 85 18,392 355 0.357 0.0158 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 133 19,468 219 27,012 415 0.401 0.0130 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 14,196 77 14,505 98 0.231 0.0102 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 60 18,206 207 23,357 263 0.358 0.0120 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 27 15,530 109 18,917 203 0.319 0.0123 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,427 1,096 4,499 368 0.417 0.0575 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 14,141 78 14,418 96 0.230 0.0101 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
21 5 11,581 298 18,234 396 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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