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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 alone (2)
    Total 13,172 766 529 904 1,236 1,029 732 755 573 773
Earnings 9,512 541 355 499 400 594 348 549 439 677
  Wages and Salary 9,300 517 340 479 400 589 341 540 424 665
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 362 124 23 33 15 12 7 13 9 23
  Farm Self-Employment 52 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2,483 107 202 397 637 478 334 170 66 40
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 870 163 122 175 318 58 7 8 7 0
Public Assistance 546 304 119 79 22 11 4 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 74 19 9 2 5 11 18 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 164 45 21 26 16 17 11 6 8 4
Disability Benefits 124 23 17 17 28 13 4 2 2 7
Unemployment Compensation 548 257 131 54 54 24 6 4 10 4
Workers Compensation 74 26 12 10 6 3 2 2 2 0
Property Income 3,358 2,950 135 92 41 36 18 18 1 14
  Interest 3,216 2,964 82 70 21 28 9 12 2 5
  Dividends 498 428 30 14 1 6 0 2 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 252 150 29 18 11 12 12 0 0 2
Retirement Income 948 126 108 100 95 104 57 59 53 49
  Company or Union Retirement 473 92 74 52 50 55 17 17 28 27
  Federal Government Retirement 110 2 6 13 9 3 12 14 11 4
  Military Retirement 10 0 0 0 2 3 3 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 242 10 9 21 13 27 26 25 9 15
  Railroad Retirement 6 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 705 80 85 66 54 77 46 57 41 35
  Company or Union Retirement 380 70 63 43 37 53 14 18 17 17
  Federal Government Retirement 79 0 4 3 3 1 7 12 12 2
  Military Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 212 4 8 17 9 21 25 25 9 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 815 376 200 151 30 35 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 722 315 177 85 58 41 23 9 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
188 91 32 25 15 8 5 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 52 13 10 3 5 5 5 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 11,604 551 452 834 954 1,001 655 706 506 721
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11,885 549 440 816 933 965 638 694 519 760
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,488 107 202 397 639 480 334 171 66 40
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,911 143 202 397 634 444 322 169 95 88
  Government Transfer Payments 4,540 710 507 582 1,035 581 396 244 127 68
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,344 406 231 246 331 70 23 11 12 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,535 381 302 552 962 551 370 206 93 47
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,246 515 327 335 414 164 80 80 63 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 alone (2)
    Total 468 678 395 630 281 502 224 440 137 257
Earnings 377 565 314 623 212 488 166 441 66 250
  Wages and Salary 369 551 314 600 216 477 166 430 66 248
  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 13 16 2 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 17 8 5 8 0 3 0 0 3
  Interest 6 1 7 3 3 0 1 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 9 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 31 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 16 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 26 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 16 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 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 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 406 588 312 622 226 491 170 451 71 253
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
451 632 359 651 244 525 187 465 85 264
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 13 16 3 2 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
68 70 56 48 19 34 16 19 13 12
  Government Transfer Payments 68 45 28 27 6 26 16 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
26 19 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
42 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 alone (2)
    Total 184 339 105 132 69 168 73 83 34 108
Earnings 136 327 63 136 31 204 31 89 29 105
  Wages and Salary 133 322 63 138 31 187 33 84 29 103
  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 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 136 341 66 138 34 204 31 91 31 102
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
151 344 69 142 38 204 40 92 32 106
  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 alone (2)
    Total 36 49 39 70 34 30 10 42 19 17
Earnings 16 51 31 62 15 30 8 42 9 10
  Wages and Salary 14 54 31 62 15 31 7 37 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 16 49 28 62 17 29 5 38 12 15
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25 53 32 64 18 31 5 37 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 alone (2)
    Total 4 218 20,197 226 26,146 301 0.447 0.0082 1,430
Earnings 4 179 24,843 348 29,417 381 0.413 0.0093 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 172 24,914 341 29,448 386 0.412 0.0094 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 6 7,696 1,435 16,437 1,410 0.585 0.0446 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,600 117 10,288 135 0.286 0.0170 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,133 251 6,495 159 0.319 0.0262 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,244 115 3,295 172 0.479 0.0431 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,606 739 9,432 968 0.502 0.0819 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 7,922 649 9,061 760 0.436 0.0761 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 2,833 267 4,252 240 0.493 0.0422 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,423 29 1,588 127 0.372 0.4324 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,356 29 961 73 0.045 0.0901 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,454 78 1,737 262 0.408 0.1432 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,093 158 5,458 1,211 0.632 0.1049 1,430
Retirement Income 0 1 11,065 441 14,564 513 0.461 0.0291 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 8,394 647 11,819 698 0.506 0.0457 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,816 1,173 18,828 1,341 0.355 0.0716 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 16,437 940 19,901 1,011 0.350 0.0545 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 0 0 12,218 594 15,708 616 0.445 0.0338 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 8,538 793 12,168 827 0.504 0.0527 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,301 2,068 22,097 1,556 0.313 0.0825 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 17,156 1,362 20,613 1,056 0.334 0.0579 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 2,888 213 4,054 250 0.488 0.0469 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,151 227 4,614 230 0.497 0.0391 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,770 521 4,865 541 0.533 0.0782 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4 185 20,501 223 26,315 324 0.437 0.0086 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 195 21,281 214 26,857 319 0.431 0.0085 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,604 117 10,297 135 0.286 0.0170 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 3 10,446 181 13,518 244 0.389 0.0190 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 8,638 97 9,900 152 0.414 0.0147 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,350 223 5,543 135 0.401 0.0222 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,885 92 9,334 116 0.324 0.0143 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 7,098 211 9,467 257 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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