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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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 4,535 441 213 248 267 315 188 192 134 239
Earnings 3,361 150 119 148 107 210 102 140 101 187
  Wages and Salary 3,205 132 110 141 94 191 102 130 101 170
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 216 58 13 17 15 21 2 11 3 16
  Farm Self-Employment 26 21 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
Social Security 618 19 56 121 137 110 76 43 23 13
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 132 11 26 23 46 21 2 0 0 0
Public Assistance 20 10 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 9 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 33 6 7 2 5 2 0 1 2 3
Disability Benefits 18 5 4 2 3 1 1 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 96 36 22 13 12 6 2 2 0 2
Workers Compensation 15 8 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 2,295 1,883 171 82 31 31 9 23 4 10
  Interest 2,205 1,924 136 56 15 19 5 18 2 8
  Dividends 633 519 44 25 8 15 1 7 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 202 137 20 13 3 10 0 4 1 1
Retirement Income 186 26 21 32 22 14 5 16 8 9
  Company or Union Retirement 92 27 13 13 14 8 4 3 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 23 2 0 2 1 1 4 1 2 1
  Military Retirement 6 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 53 2 6 10 3 4 1 7 2 2
  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) 7 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 16 3 2 5 3 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 145 22 14 27 16 13 8 10 4 6
  Company or Union Retirement 74 19 8 13 13 8 4 3 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 16 2 0 0 0 2 4 1 2 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 48 1 6 10 3 3 1 7 2 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 9 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
Child Support 74 17 21 9 7 9 3 5 1 0
Educational Assistance 213 64 54 36 9 16 1 15 10 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
108 41 16 10 0 16 1 0 0 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 16 2 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3,904 154 165 253 234 306 171 174 120 200
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3,943 153 161 237 233 294 164 176 127 218
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 618 19 56 121 137 110 76 43 23 13
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
684 24 54 108 137 100 71 44 33 31
  Government Transfer Payments 951 100 121 164 184 133 82 50 31 17
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 150 19 26 32 47 21 2 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
745 25 70 151 178 137 78 46 23 11
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
330 43 47 64 67 35 8 16 10 9

 

  $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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 124 165 84 202 59 131 50 150 56 121
Earnings 93 163 59 202 32 119 39 162 37 132
  Wages and Salary 85 160 58 188 29 109 39 160 36 131
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 5 2 13 2 12 0 4 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 5 2 3 3 0 2 1 3 0 2
  Interest 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 2 0
  Dividends 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 7 2 2 1 2 7 1 4 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 1 1 0 2 5 0 2 2 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 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 5 1 3 1 0 5 0 2 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 1 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 4 1 3 0 0 5 0 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
6 3 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 99 161 67 202 35 121 39 160 36 137
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
110 165 75 208 35 121 46 167 38 135
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
20 6 13 9 1 4 4 6 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 14 7 14 1 0 3 3 5 4 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
11 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
5 2 2 1 2 7 1 4 2 2

 

  $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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 47 139 46 76 26 97 18 60 18 71
Earnings 36 141 31 74 16 104 12 61 4 70
  Wages and Salary 36 140 31 72 16 101 12 57 4 70
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 6 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 5 2 0 3 4 2 2 0 0 0
  Interest 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 1 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 2
Pension Income 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 1 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 1 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 36 148 32 75 18 105 12 60 5 70
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
36 148 34 77 19 105 10 58 8 73
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
  Government Transfer Payments 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2

 

  $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:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 18 62 14 66 24 29 13 45 9 19
Earnings 17 61 6 75 10 44 12 32 6 13
  Wages and Salary 17 61 6 73 10 44 12 34 6 13
  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 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 2 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 0 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 2 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 17 61 6 67 11 44 12 32 8 13
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
18 61 6 65 11 44 12 32 8 14
  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 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 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 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
15 Years and Over:
Asian alone (3)
    Total 10 249 23,109 762 34,561 729 0.513 0.0140 1,430
Earnings 5 225 31,240 428 40,728 884 0.450 0.0160 1,430
  Wages and Salary 5 219 31,723 450 41,551 915 0.445 0.0163 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 10,698 1,133 17,239 1,994 0.542 0.0590 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,576 272 10,594 304 0.303 0.0352 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,807 406 7,294 373 0.290 0.0642 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 3,852 658 5,057 610 0.435 0.1080 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 9 1,523 38 2,584 258 0.571 0.0617 1,430
  Interest 7 0 1,433 36 1,622 177 0.390 0.0985 1,430
  Dividends 0 1 1,526 72 2,216 337 0.498 0.2937 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 1,848 155 4,698 1,241 0.619 0.1641 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 8,954 908 13,410 1,140 0.473 0.0691 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 6,127 1,091 7,972 955 0.512 0.0956 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 8,992 1,159 13,345 1,326 0.499 0.0786 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4,505 406 6,798 654 0.509 0.0669 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,461 1,106 9,941 1,533 0.574 0.1074 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 5 231 26,184 579 36,747 788 0.478 0.0150 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 233 26,519 569 37,018 782 0.477 0.0149 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,576 272 10,594 304 0.303 0.0352 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 10,483 391 13,227 469 0.373 0.0371 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 8,717 251 10,484 351 0.409 0.0315 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,317 507 6,945 352 0.307 0.0602 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,271 229 10,186 264 0.302 0.0320 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 7,891 408 10,721 711 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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