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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 to 64 Years
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 58,555 4,480 2,001 2,303 2,716 3,212 2,077 2,923 2,134 3,164
Earnings 48,632 1,817 1,519 1,771 1,386 2,700 1,526 2,613 1,638 3,108
  Wages and Salary 46,083 1,491 1,388 1,588 1,259 2,420 1,455 2,454 1,584 2,922
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3,600 951 246 298 157 375 81 206 66 207
  Farm Self-Employment 438 303 16 19 10 17 7 7 5 7
Social Security 4,213 272 377 535 1,125 665 532 268 203 93
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,402 259 144 299 480 108 39 41 15 5
Public Assistance 726 380 201 85 35 11 3 1 5 0
Veterans Benefits 153 22 37 16 2 12 23 3 6 3
Survivor Benefits 523 121 66 57 45 45 29 23 11 28
Disability Benefits 446 74 59 73 100 50 25 16 14 14
Unemployment Compensation 2,186 879 569 299 201 110 35 32 25 11
Workers Compensation 480 242 62 28 37 25 13 23 16 5
Property Income 31,293 25,819 1,915 1,065 502 433 178 206 97 176
  Interest 29,750 26,436 1,323 648 334 231 110 151 11 118
  Dividends 8,762 7,117 642 362 90 163 50 94 6 74
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3,088 1,891 331 256 91 133 33 37 19 55
Retirement Income 2,536 338 271 212 258 221 144 149 154 149
  Company or Union Retirement 1,080 227 141 91 98 105 67 54 72 40
  Federal Government Retirement 203 17 7 17 35 13 1 12 12 14
  Military Retirement 79 12 3 1 14 10 11 8 9 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 815 35 64 51 67 72 41 69 52 60
  Railroad Retirement 11 0 1 2 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 72 14 11 11 3 6 4 7 0 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 90 17 17 18 3 8 3 2 0 12
  Other or Don't Know 263 38 47 38 32 19 18 4 6 12
Pension Income 1,746 207 175 99 130 150 92 116 130 98
  Company or Union Retirement 775 164 101 47 60 81 50 33 60 25
  Federal Government Retirement 123 13 2 3 7 5 0 6 12 7
  Military Retirement 45 2 0 1 5 7 8 7 8 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 701 20 48 34 46 49 29 66 50 60
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 35 3 8 6 3 3 0 6 0 0
Alimony 330 65 42 55 33 26 12 12 13 13
Child Support 3,296 994 947 644 316 159 92 36 29 16
Educational Assistance 1,372 590 315 166 109 91 9 23 12 28
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
558 263 58 58 18 67 16 13 2 13
Other Income, N.E.C. 310 143 117 10 7 7 1 8 4 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 51,989 1,856 1,698 2,126 2,338 3,211 1,978 2,864 1,868 3,218
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
52,742 1,825 1,685 2,072 2,331 3,157 1,933 2,863 1,903 3,246
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,224 272 377 537 1,131 665 533 268 203 93
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
6,018 452 519 625 1,237 748 553 360 291 211
  Government Transfer Payments 9,421 1,695 1,302 1,180 1,850 1,014 664 464 326 188
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,033 569 324 371 506 123 45 47 24 8
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,865 609 571 836 1,583 828 579 354 236 99
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4,486 877 572 549 746 342 189 201 179 158

 

  $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 to 64 Years
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 2,077 2,826 1,765 3,120 1,319 2,506 1,270 2,339 932 1,640
Earnings 1,808 2,650 1,415 3,268 972 2,478 1,048 2,446 730 1,588
  Wages and Salary 1,758 2,501 1,383 3,177 944 2,376 1,035 2,372 712 1,566
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 45 148 38 134 22 94 10 82 9 37
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 1 4 0 4 0 7 0 0
Social Security 25 35 18 7 5 8 4 6 5 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4 9 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 11 14 6 9 12 6 0 6 0 2
Disability Benefits 6 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Unemployment Compensation 5 6 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 2 3 4 4 1 0 0 5 3 1
Property Income 92 123 80 54 32 49 17 40 9 12
  Interest 31 65 42 27 14 7 7 29 7 6
  Dividends 7 38 0 8 5 0 3 15 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 29 9 22 2 21 4 13 0 2
Retirement Income 110 67 40 71 27 70 24 43 8 33
  Company or Union Retirement 33 19 23 12 11 21 11 22 0 9
  Federal Government Retirement 12 7 2 16 6 6 0 1 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 61 34 13 38 6 38 18 12 5 10
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 6 3 0 4 4 4 0 4 4 4
Pension Income 96 60 31 60 16 65 29 39 8 25
  Company or Union Retirement 29 16 18 11 0 18 11 22 0 7
  Federal Government Retirement 10 11 0 12 6 6 0 1 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 59 33 11 38 6 38 18 12 5 10
  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 2 6 5 0 3 0 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
16 4 0 7 0 4 2 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,865 2,673 1,464 3,279 991 2,497 1,066 2,453 740 1,596
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,953 2,747 1,531 3,368 1,065 2,583 1,105 2,494 741 1,622
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 25 35 18 7 5 8 4 6 5 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
143 120 90 137 62 112 37 64 23 39
  Government Transfer Payments 126 101 70 91 33 75 24 29 16 25
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
36 47 19 7 5 9 3 6 6 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
121 85 41 71 28 70 24 43 8 33

 

  $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 to 64 Years
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 900 1,895 732 980 529 1,208 485 811 333 689
Earnings 778 1,994 492 915 414 1,299 304 750 206 721
  Wages and Salary 777 1,892 490 891 415 1,254 306 741 195 695
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 111 0 28 2 33 0 17 6 37
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Social Security 0 31 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 7 2 0 2 5 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 21 45 7 16 10 39 21 10 0 3
  Interest 7 28 6 2 6 3 13 3 1 3
  Dividends 4 20 0 2 0 20 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 36 0 3 1 9 0 3 0 2
Retirement Income 11 18 16 9 12 25 4 7 9 10
  Company or Union Retirement 2 2 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 1 2 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 11 3 4 11 10 4 6 6 3
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 3 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 11 15 12 7 12 18 4 7 9 10
  Company or Union Retirement 2 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 1 2 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 11 3 4 11 10 4 6 6 3
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 1 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 775 2,026 498 918 414 1,302 308 748 206 726
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
797 2,043 525 930 432 1,297 328 791 218 727
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 48 17 2 9 22 4 11 16 13
  Government Transfer Payments 11 45 5 1 9 13 5 7 12 9
  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 29 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11 18 16 9 12 25 4 7 9 10

 

  $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 to 64 Years
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 298 514 191 453 176 312 169 292 123 201
Earnings 175 497 130 483 99 294 91 298 61 172
  Wages and Salary 161 497 113 454 95 295 88 287 55 167
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 8 25 3 0 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 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 3 5 8 11 1 7 10 5 5 8
  Interest 0 8 2 6 4 0 0 0 2 5
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 0 4 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 3 1 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 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 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 3 1 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 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 176 497 129 479 106 295 95 295 61 172
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
186 504 142 490 119 304 103 312 60 171
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 9 5 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 9 6 6 1 2 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 4 5 3 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
25 to 64 Years
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 97 2,363 26,938 120 34,580 189 0.460 0.0037 1,249
Earnings 49 1,928 30,279 94 36,652 209 0.416 0.0041 1,249
  Wages and Salary 54 1,776 30,659 94 36,984 210 0.408 0.0041 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 95 10,985 223 20,384 772 0.610 0.0171 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 14 1,805 96 10,822 2,035 0.794 0.0615 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,552 81 10,571 114 0.317 0.0127 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,496 143 6,953 127 0.318 0.0201 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,388 99 3,306 140 0.485 0.0341 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,244 2,389 11,756 972 0.473 0.0584 1,249
Survivor Benefits 10 0 8,493 708 14,285 898 0.566 0.0425 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 0 7,918 294 9,544 572 0.453 0.0494 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 3,441 115 4,775 136 0.489 0.0228 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 2,484 288 6,885 609 0.604 0.0577 1,249
Property Income 22 127 1,515 10 2,842 70 0.605 0.0148 1,249
  Interest 53 0 1,407 9 1,596 43 0.391 0.0247 1,249
  Dividends 0 32 1,539 18 2,517 103 0.552 0.0340 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 52 7 2,042 41 6,281 349 0.674 0.0521 1,249
Retirement Income 13 2 12,147 318 16,970 366 0.483 0.0170 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 9,590 468 13,156 458 0.512 0.0262 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 17,355 1,654 21,356 1,458 0.444 0.0582 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 12,215 1,184 12,192 944 0.368 0.0810 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 17,896 725 21,326 639 0.401 0.0283 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 6 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 6,630 723 12,039 1,582 0.544 0.0914 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 8,169 706 14,122 1,131 0.536 0.0564 1,249
Pension Income 9 1 15,444 512 19,117 458 0.460 0.0197 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 10,464 486 14,118 584 0.515 0.0310 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 23,990 1,598 27,392 2,052 0.393 0.0717 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 20,383 639 23,339 692 0.374 0.0301 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 11 0 7,689 658 14,694 1,209 0.576 0.0555 1,249
Child Support 5 0 4,228 85 5,733 146 0.484 0.0204 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,259 164 5,080 200 0.522 0.0305 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 0 3,195 566 8,369 694 0.637 0.0500 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,750 210 5,032 795 0.639 0.0997 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 49 1,933 28,010 218 35,142 198 0.427 0.0039 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
54 1,985 28,571 210 35,456 196 0.426 0.0039 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,546 80 10,572 114 0.318 0.0126 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 3 10,591 145 14,553 191 0.433 0.0122 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 5 0 8,220 73 10,122 118 0.461 0.0099 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 5,833 170 5,976 111 0.393 0.0172 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,948 68 9,665 94 0.339 0.0107 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
13 2 8,320 125 12,302 231 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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