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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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 75,617 4,765 2,485 3,981 4,960 5,383 3,967 4,376 3,269 3,999
Earnings 50,965 2,234 1,783 1,998 1,498 2,919 1,654 2,721 1,708 3,217
  Wages and Salary 48,093 1,816 1,610 1,787 1,362 2,620 1,576 2,549 1,652 3,013
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3,933 1,057 286 336 163 400 85 225 73 220
  Farm Self-Employment 509 329 30 24 10 23 7 8 5 7
Social Security 20,349 659 1,265 3,127 4,350 3,651 3,201 1,971 1,091 412
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,904 430 236 377 587 157 43 41 12 5
Public Assistance 727 384 201 83 35 11 3 1 5 0
Veterans Benefits 340 67 51 30 27 37 76 8 8 8
Survivor Benefits 1,976 484 331 222 186 175 117 83 60 59
Disability Benefits 488 77 75 83 103 53 27 19 12 14
Unemployment Compensation 2,257 900 592 319 205 116 34 32 24 11
Workers Compensation 515 253 71 45 34 24 9 25 18 5
Property Income 41,045 31,970 3,046 1,663 859 752 396 361 185 260
  Interest 39,048 33,234 2,264 1,140 550 418 283 270 44 155
  Dividends 11,797 9,027 1,007 580 216 282 98 184 11 105
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,278 2,397 503 373 151 204 66 85 34 89
Retirement Income 8,030 1,447 1,161 876 799 760 454 401 378 295
  Company or Union Retirement 4,336 1,136 821 547 404 386 208 162 161 84
  Federal Government Retirement 666 47 44 55 62 60 43 37 40 51
  Military Retirement 188 18 11 11 25 40 29 9 14 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 2,189 194 203 170 226 220 157 161 116 115
  Railroad Retirement 115 8 9 13 18 17 8 16 17 4
  Annuities 262 77 48 34 25 19 6 17 6 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 231 53 43 50 11 18 7 2 8 12
  Other or Don't Know 456 81 97 59 46 44 22 15 10 12
Pension Income 5,999 1,072 855 630 553 574 329 319 305 218
  Company or Union Retirement 3,308 857 616 421 304 319 156 114 139 63
  Federal Government Retirement 436 30 25 26 22 39 38 28 27 39
  Military Retirement 57 2 2 1 8 7 8 8 10 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,928 146 170 149 181 182 132 146 112 107
  Railroad Retirement 65 8 4 4 12 8 5 13 3 4
  Annuities 117 30 25 20 12 8 0 10 0 4
Alimony 376 72 60 65 33 29 15 12 13 12
Child Support 3,262 986 937 633 313 156 92 36 29 16
Educational Assistance 1,359 583 313 165 109 90 7 23 12 28
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
655 308 77 69 17 78 18 11 5 13
Other Income, N.E.C. 376 186 121 14 10 13 3 8 5 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 68,302 2,207 2,526 4,497 5,262 5,917 4,521 4,468 2,831 3,636
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69,443 2,061 2,341 4,168 4,863 5,424 3,898 4,343 2,980 3,972
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 20,422 663 1,266 3,121 4,357 3,658 3,213 1,979 1,100 420
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
22,609 720 1,229 2,919 4,046 3,214 2,671 1,948 1,369 898
  Government Transfer Payments 26,017 2,004 1,982 3,556 5,020 3,854 3,125 2,134 1,356 667
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,536 744 415 448 612 173 49 47 21 8
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
22,190 993 1,407 3,416 4,940 3,896 3,259 2,068 1,138 420
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
10,445 2,132 1,538 1,295 1,392 929 502 456 401 305

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 2,744 3,426 2,230 3,495 1,640 2,794 1,508 2,557 1,105 1,795
Earnings 1,827 2,738 1,445 3,335 1,001 2,493 1,068 2,490 740 1,624
  Wages and Salary 1,776 2,572 1,410 3,227 974 2,387 1,055 2,413 724 1,600
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 48 162 39 146 22 99 10 86 11 39
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 4 7 0 4 0 7 0 0
Social Security 206 129 43 12 13 21 7 11 8 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 2 3 12 4 7 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 22 57 25 28 21 18 5 9 3 2
Disability Benefits 8 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2
Unemployment Compensation 5 6 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 4 3 4 4 1 0 0 5 3 1
Property Income 199 189 131 93 49 76 56 68 28 36
  Interest 111 72 74 47 35 13 17 40 16 14
  Dividends 21 68 3 19 8 0 3 20 3 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 33 41 9 28 2 37 5 18 0 8
Retirement Income 270 212 99 163 58 143 59 97 34 48
  Company or Union Retirement 70 53 50 49 17 40 18 44 8 15
  Federal Government Retirement 45 43 13 39 7 11 10 10 3 13
  Military Retirement 0 11 4 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 139 80 27 62 22 79 39 38 17 14
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 2 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 6 6 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 8 4 2 5 7 4 0 6 4 4
Pension Income 228 137 63 127 40 131 61 93 26 37
  Company or Union Retirement 59 38 37 34 4 33 17 43 0 8
  Federal Government Retirement 31 23 4 34 7 11 7 7 3 10
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 138 77 24 52 21 79 38 38 19 14
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 8 2 6 5 4 3 3 6 7 3
Child Support 19 1 3 6 2 4 0 5 3 2
Educational Assistance 7 5 0 2 0 2 0 5 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
23 4 0 7 0 4 2 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,181 2,854 1,562 3,372 1,065 2,592 1,095 2,500 775 1,643
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,549 3,272 1,899 3,657 1,267 2,842 1,257 2,645 876 1,697
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 214 132 46 13 14 26 7 11 8 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
647 584 389 335 196 303 157 168 109 83
  Government Transfer Payments 479 360 261 176 112 203 91 92 67 53
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
215 145 45 12 13 22 5 11 9 4
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
281 233 99 163 60 143 59 97 34 48

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 993 2,124 811 1,072 602 1,287 536 868 363 732
Earnings 780 2,089 489 929 413 1,318 317 782 208 751
  Wages and Salary 781 1,975 483 903 413 1,271 317 770 197 720
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 121 3 29 2 37 0 16 9 39
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4
Social Security 5 165 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 2 12 2 4 2 11 0 0 0 1
Disability Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Property Income 24 56 17 26 19 49 30 21 0 5
  Interest 8 36 10 2 19 6 19 3 1 3
  Dividends 4 35 0 6 0 34 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 44 0 4 1 17 0 3 0 5
Retirement Income 40 31 29 19 15 40 5 8 17 16
  Company or Union Retirement 2 4 10 8 0 6 0 0 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 6 2 0 4 0 11 0 1 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 28 16 3 4 11 14 5 7 6 3
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 2 3 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 40 19 19 12 15 27 5 8 9 16
  Company or Union Retirement 2 4 10 8 0 3 0 0 0 6
  Federal Government Retirement 6 2 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 28 12 3 4 11 14 5 7 6 3
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Alimony 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 3 2 2 2 3 0 1 0 1
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 788 2,242 519 947 444 1,326 326 780 216 752
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
857 2,272 576 988 500 1,352 355 831 245 768
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 165 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
61 189 51 34 44 56 17 18 30 25
  Government Transfer Payments 46 193 17 15 24 36 11 12 20 13
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 163 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
40 31 29 19 15 40 5 8 17 16

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 324 545 230 493 207 330 196 330 142 211
Earnings 171 516 138 504 99 301 93 310 66 167
  Wages and Salary 157 515 121 476 95 299 90 300 61 162
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 8 26 3 3 0 16 0 6
  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 3 0 0 0 2 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 6 11 20 20 6 27 12 10 7 8
  Interest 2 9 3 6 5 11 0 0 2 5
  Dividends 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 0 4 6 3 0 2 1 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 3 1 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 2 2 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 1 1 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 3 1 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 2 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 181 514 139 500 112 298 106 312 73 175
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
195 530 158 519 133 310 113 326 74 179
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 12 12 4 7 8 2 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 9 6 4 1 2 2 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 4 6 3 0 2 1 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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 106 2,637 23,069 140 31,651 156 0.470 0.0034 1,249
Earnings 48 1,982 29,550 218 36,004 206 0.426 0.0040 1,249
  Wages and Salary 51 1,811 30,234 95 36,334 205 0.416 0.0040 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 103 10,784 219 20,562 847 0.621 0.0170 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 20 1,935 96 13,012 2,063 0.796 0.0546 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,530 55 11,292 48 0.283 0.0055 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 6,895 162 6,448 107 0.344 0.0170 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,368 98 3,262 137 0.481 0.0347 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,569 876 10,117 511 0.432 0.0415 1,249
Survivor Benefits 29 0 6,950 279 11,638 391 0.565 0.0234 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 0 7,714 309 9,424 534 0.453 0.0469 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,466 112 4,768 132 0.486 0.0223 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 2,677 349 6,790 572 0.602 0.0554 1,249
Property Income 34 213 1,605 9 3,627 67 0.652 0.0088 1,249
  Interest 99 0 1,469 8 2,069 43 0.495 0.0170 1,249
  Dividends 0 45 1,634 17 3,101 94 0.593 0.0205 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 78 11 2,231 38 7,360 308 0.676 0.0318 1,249
Retirement Income 38 5 9,163 157 13,461 180 0.514 0.0100 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 26 0 5,964 168 9,767 207 0.547 0.0153 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,530 976 19,207 641 0.407 0.0312 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 11,788 480 13,024 683 0.349 0.0574 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 2 13,782 416 17,615 355 0.437 0.0177 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,229 876 11,939 738 0.337 0.0648 1,249
  Annuities 6 0 5,459 629 10,251 1,148 0.596 0.0746 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,968 422 9,705 787 0.536 0.0577 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 7,122 521 12,785 874 0.562 0.0468 1,249
Pension Income 21 0 9,499 196 13,680 204 0.508 0.0114 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 6,075 191 9,701 227 0.538 0.0172 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 18,524 1,094 20,970 827 0.388 0.0386 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 15,081 437 18,498 379 0.424 0.0185 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 5,395 710 9,532 1,604 0.586 0.1182 1,249
Alimony 11 0 7,139 441 13,982 1,086 0.577 0.0524 1,249
Child Support 6 0 4,223 85 5,772 151 0.488 0.0208 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,270 164 5,067 201 0.520 0.0309 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 0 3,140 463 8,009 602 0.637 0.0456 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,540 192 4,891 676 0.624 0.0888 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 48 1,999 21,322 100 30,229 161 0.460 0.0035 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
56 2,097 23,159 144 31,289 159 0.448 0.0035 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,549 55 11,319 48 0.284 0.0055 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 33 11,859 65 14,944 88 0.374 0.0061 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 8 4 10,290 58 12,209 66 0.374 0.0057 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,608 157 5,777 96 0.394 0.0153 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,217 53 11,015 46 0.291 0.0053 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
38 5 7,963 103 11,751 145 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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