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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
15 Years and Over:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 13,616 806 563 934 1,267 1,064 746 781 585 792
Earnings 9,855 572 376 519 414 624 359 567 444 689
  Wages and Salary 9,641 547 361 499 413 618 352 558 430 677
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 369 129 24 33 15 12 7 13 9 23
  Farm Self-Employment 52 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2,547 109 210 407 651 489 339 175 67 45
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 885 165 128 177 321 58 7 8 10 0
Public Assistance 562 308 126 84 22 11 4 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 76 19 11 2 5 11 18 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 166 45 21 26 17 17 11 7 8 4
Disability Benefits 127 25 17 17 28 14 4 2 2 7
Unemployment Compensation 564 264 136 54 55 26 8 4 10 4
Workers Compensation 74 26 12 10 6 3 2 2 2 0
Property Income 3,512 3,081 144 98 43 38 18 18 1 14
  Interest 3,360 3,092 89 74 21 31 9 12 2 5
  Dividends 521 448 31 14 2 6 0 2 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 265 159 31 18 14 12 12 0 0 2
Retirement Income 979 132 110 104 98 109 57 62 58 49
  Company or Union Retirement 493 98 76 56 51 59 17 19 28 27
  Federal Government Retirement 112 2 6 13 9 3 12 14 14 4
  Military Retirement 10 0 0 0 2 3 3 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 249 10 9 21 15 28 26 26 10 15
  Railroad Retirement 7 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 15 6 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 28 11 0 2 2 0 5 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 83 12 22 14 16 8 1 0 6 0
Pension Income 730 85 86 70 55 80 46 59 45 35
  Company or Union Retirement 397 74 64 47 38 56 14 19 17 17
  Federal Government Retirement 82 0 4 3 3 1 7 12 14 2
  Military Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 216 4 8 17 9 21 25 26 10 15
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 25 7 3 0 6 1 0 2 2 1
Child Support 834 387 206 154 30 35 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 760 333 181 88 60 48 23 9 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
202 95 34 30 15 9 5 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 56 14 10 3 8 5 5 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12,003 583 481 863 979 1,039 669 731 512 737
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,291 578 470 845 961 1,002 652 718 525 775
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,552 109 210 407 653 490 339 176 68 45
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,991 145 211 407 652 455 328 176 96 93
  Government Transfer Payments 4,665 728 533 599 1,057 595 403 250 130 74
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,375 412 244 253 334 70 23 11 14 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,626 388 318 570 979 563 375 211 97 52
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,307 526 341 346 420 169 80 83 70 56

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 481 708 411 654 288 515 231 452 142 264
Earnings 391 591 323 648 216 502 176 453 68 255
  Wages and Salary 383 575 323 626 220 491 175 442 67 254
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 13 2 24 0 9 4 9 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 15 16 3 2 0 0 0 2 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 2 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0
Disability Benefits 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 18 8 5 8 1 3 0 0 3
  Interest 6 1 9 3 3 0 1 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1
Retirement Income 33 29 20 22 21 25 4 8 3 4
  Company or Union Retirement 10 4 8 8 9 4 0 1 3 4
  Federal Government Retirement 5 5 5 2 9 7 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 17 14 6 11 4 9 4 8 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 27 15 21 20 21 21 5 5 3 4
  Company or Union Retirement 5 2 8 7 9 3 0 1 3 4
  Federal Government Retirement 5 5 3 2 9 7 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 17 9 8 11 4 9 4 4 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 2 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 420 614 321 647 230 507 180 465 73 258
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
466 659 368 678 249 541 200 478 87 269
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 15 16 5 2 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
71 70 58 50 21 34 18 19 13 12
  Government Transfer Payments 69 45 29 27 8 26 18 12 5 5
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
28 19 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
43 35 20 22 21 25 4 8 3 4

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 189 346 108 138 70 172 76 86 34 113
Earnings 138 335 66 143 31 211 33 89 29 110
  Wages and Salary 134 329 66 145 31 195 35 84 29 109
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 3 0 0 0 12 0 3 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 15 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 2 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 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
  Interest 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 4 2 8 2 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 2 7 2 2 1 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 2 2 8 2 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 7 2 2 1 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 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 1 3 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 138 349 69 144 34 211 33 91 31 107
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
153 353 71 149 38 211 43 92 32 110
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 25 2 4 2 9 2 0 0 3
  Government Transfer Payments 5 29 1 4 2 7 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
2 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 2 8 2 2 4 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
15 Years and Over:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 38 54 40 71 34 31 10 48 19 17
Earnings 18 56 31 65 15 30 8 43 9 10
  Wages and Salary 16 59 31 64 15 32 7 39 10 9
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 1
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 3 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 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 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18 54 28 65 17 29 5 40 12 15
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
29 59 32 65 18 31 7 39 12 12
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 0 0 0 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 2 2 0 0 0 2 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
15 Years and Over:
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 6 232 20,203 223 26,233 306 0.451 0.0081 1,430
Earnings 6 192 24,817 346 29,470 388 0.417 0.0092 1,430
  Wages and Salary 6 185 24,889 338 29,503 393 0.416 0.0093 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 6 7,325 1,277 16,089 1,391 0.589 0.0440 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,599 116 10,299 134 0.287 0.0167 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,112 251 6,514 158 0.320 0.0262 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,278 115 3,313 167 0.475 0.0420 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,227 1,729 11,633 1,992 0.520 0.1203 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,737 745 9,487 954 0.500 0.0810 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 7,918 660 8,991 749 0.442 0.0748 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 2,837 261 4,254 236 0.487 0.0418 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,425 29 1,589 124 0.373 0.4246 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,358 28 965 71 0.047 0.0881 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,455 76 1,793 266 0.426 0.1336 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,086 153 5,311 1,155 0.625 0.1066 1,430
Retirement Income 1 1 11,036 428 14,576 516 0.464 0.0291 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 8,319 648 11,925 723 0.517 0.0453 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 17,062 1,133 18,837 1,308 0.339 0.0719 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 16,431 907 19,764 987 0.354 0.0536 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 6,324 979 7,897 902 0.444 0.1057 1,430
Pension Income 1 0 12,147 557 15,725 622 0.456 0.0333 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 8,427 790 12,300 859 0.520 0.0518 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,195 1,325 22,000 1,505 0.326 0.0805 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 17,255 1,289 20,587 1,035 0.337 0.0572 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 1 0 2,870 210 4,029 245 0.487 0.0463 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,156 228 4,861 265 0.516 0.0426 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,963 578 5,043 534 0.534 0.0741 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 6 198 20,493 222 26,381 330 0.440 0.0085 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 207 21,275 214 26,923 325 0.433 0.0084 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,603 116 10,311 134 0.286 0.0168 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 3 10,439 180 13,543 243 0.389 0.0189 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 8,618 97 9,883 150 0.414 0.0146 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,311 219 5,546 134 0.403 0.0220 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,874 92 9,338 115 0.324 0.0141 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 1 7,068 207 9,489 258 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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