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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 11,737 447 330 676 1,056 923 642 683 516 692
Earnings 8,387 293 232 317 293 494 291 466 383 593
  Wages and Salary 8,178 269 217 298 288 488 284 460 373 581
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 354 125 24 32 11 12 7 10 9 23
  Farm Self-Employment 49 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2,458 90 200 386 619 485 337 175 67 45
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 784 145 113 141 296 53 7 8 10 0
Public Assistance 419 227 97 61 18 4 4 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 75 19 10 2 5 11 18 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 163 43 20 25 17 17 11 7 8 4
Disability Benefits 127 25 17 17 28 14 4 2 2 7
Unemployment Compensation 517 232 128 51 50 26 8 4 10 4
Workers Compensation 74 26 12 10 6 3 2 2 2 0
Property Income 3,267 2,841 142 98 43 38 16 18 1 14
  Interest 3,122 2,857 87 74 21 31 9 12 2 5
  Dividends 512 439 31 14 2 6 0 2 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 262 159 31 18 14 12 10 0 0 2
Retirement Income 973 130 110 103 96 109 57 62 58 49
  Company or Union Retirement 490 98 76 55 49 59 17 19 28 27
  Federal Government Retirement 110 0 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 728 85 86 70 53 80 46 59 45 35
  Company or Union Retirement 396 74 64 47 36 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 752 330 188 152 30 29 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 396 172 98 40 32 16 19 9 0 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
161 79 18 26 14 9 3 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 52 14 7 3 7 5 5 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10,469 293 336 643 833 910 593 631 448 641
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10,756 286 326 625 815 872 576 619 461 678
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,463 90 200 386 621 486 337 176 68 45
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,896 124 201 384 618 451 326 176 96 93
  Government Transfer Payments 4,160 527 420 526 975 578 388 245 130 74
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,141 323 198 196 303 60 23 11 14 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,327 294 265 507 911 551 367 209 97 52
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,068 435 295 288 387 158 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 437 644 401 603 269 485 223 428 137 258
Earnings 359 542 311 598 202 472 166 424 68 252
  Wages and Salary 350 526 311 576 207 461 165 413 67 250
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 13 2 24 0 9 4 9 0 2
  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 0 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 386 565 308 597 217 477 170 435 73 255
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
430 610 356 628 236 511 190 449 87 266
  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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 184 336 104 134 67 166 76 86 34 112
Earnings 135 328 64 139 28 206 33 87 29 110
  Wages and Salary 132 322 64 141 28 188 35 82 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 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 135 342 67 141 31 206 33 89 31 107
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
151 345 69 145 35 206 43 90 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 38 54 38 71 34 29 10 45 19 17
Earnings 18 54 31 65 15 30 8 43 9 10
  Wages and Salary 16 57 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 52 28 65 17 29 5 40 12 15
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
28 57 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 6 225 22,152 234 28,414 344 0.430 0.0087 1,430
Earnings 6 185 27,176 253 32,283 440 0.388 0.0100 1,430
  Wages and Salary 6 180 27,287 272 32,401 446 0.385 0.0101 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 6 7,233 1,443 16,280 1,435 0.590 0.0450 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,735 120 10,441 136 0.282 0.0170 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,378 252 6,629 174 0.323 0.0280 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,309 135 3,407 203 0.501 0.0485 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 6,875 806 9,611 970 0.501 0.0811 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 7,918 660 8,991 749 0.442 0.0748 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,015 266 4,415 254 0.487 0.0430 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,438 30 1,685 132 0.399 0.3853 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,366 29 1,027 76 0.096 0.0862 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,459 77 1,796 262 0.424 0.1358 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,070 153 5,249 1,163 0.624 0.1098 1,430
Retirement Income 1 1 11,095 427 14,626 518 0.462 0.0291 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 8,334 669 11,951 727 0.518 0.0453 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 17,250 1,122 19,150 1,307 0.328 0.0726 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 6,339 978 7,909 903 0.445 0.1055 1,430
Pension Income 1 0 12,174 566 15,742 623 0.456 0.0333 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 8,412 826 12,317 863 0.523 0.0517 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 3,116 218 4,193 268 0.484 0.0487 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,147 303 4,796 328 0.509 0.0526 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,671 716 5,103 616 0.531 0.0838 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 6 191 22,138 239 28,314 368 0.421 0.0091 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 200 23,194 360 28,885 361 0.414 0.0089 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,739 120 10,453 137 0.281 0.0171 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 3 10,672 178 13,777 249 0.386 0.0190 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 9,054 99 10,537 162 0.398 0.0156 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,630 258 5,801 152 0.392 0.0243 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,140 95 9,706 120 0.312 0.0148 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 1 7,604 188 10,086 283 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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