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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 9,564 387 249 479 673 629 444 529 441 598
Earnings 7,834 250 198 296 276 447 270 436 364 566
  Wages and Salary 7,645 228 187 276 271 443 266 430 356 556
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 324 114 19 29 11 11 5 10 7 21
  Farm Self-Employment 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 845 46 90 115 241 153 99 37 26 18
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 610 83 74 115 264 42 7 8 7 0
Public Assistance 388 214 86 57 18 4 2 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 52 12 8 2 2 6 12 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 60 22 8 2 1 9 4 1 6 0
Disability Benefits 115 23 17 13 25 13 4 2 2 6
Unemployment Compensation 493 220 123 48 50 24 6 4 10 4
Workers Compensation 68 26 12 9 6 1 2 2 2 0
Property Income 2,655 2,339 113 67 30 29 14 11 1 10
  Interest 2,536 2,351 62 49 13 23 8 9 1 5
  Dividends 428 370 29 14 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 205 121 27 13 10 11 6 0 0 0
Retirement Income 435 62 50 40 46 44 24 18 32 26
  Company or Union Retirement 200 38 30 20 18 18 11 1 13 14
  Federal Government Retirement 45 0 0 6 7 0 3 5 11 2
  Military Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 86 7 2 3 4 11 5 10 3 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 10 1 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 23 6 0 2 2 0 5 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 72 12 17 10 16 8 1 0 4 0
Pension Income 274 35 29 24 22 21 14 15 24 18
  Company or Union Retirement 154 26 21 17 17 16 11 0 8 8
  Federal Government Retirement 32 0 0 3 2 0 0 3 11 2
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 67 3 2 2 2 5 3 10 3 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 25 7 3 0 6 1 0 2 2 1
Child Support 727 319 182 149 28 26 12 2 1 2
Educational Assistance 383 162 98 38 32 16 19 9 0 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
142 70 16 22 14 6 3 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 40 10 7 3 3 4 1 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,485 244 225 384 470 578 359 479 389 581
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,678 241 235 395 478 592 367 481 393 590
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 845 46 90 115 241 153 99 37 26 18
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,167 81 112 144 265 178 107 50 46 33
  Government Transfer Payments 2,367 472 331 292 560 247 152 89 72 35
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 938 249 148 165 272 48 20 11 12 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,631 240 166 243 483 199 129 64 46 26
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,338 298 185 203 307 84 45 35 41 31

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 359 550 350 543 246 444 198 385 111 244
Earnings 334 510 291 559 193 451 156 401 63 243
  Wages and Salary 326 497 291 537 197 440 156 390 63 241
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 10 13 2 22 0 9 4 9 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 3 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 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 14 7 3 3 0 2 0 0 2
  Interest 3 0 6 3 0 0 0 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 0
Retirement Income 9 16 11 16 10 11 0 3 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 6 2 6 7 3 3 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 6 4 7 4 0 2 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 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 5 3 11 14 10 9 2 3 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 6 7 3 3 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 1 4 7 4 0 2 2 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 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
0 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 342 514 287 561 205 450 159 406 67 244
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
353 533 302 567 213 465 164 407 72 249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
16 27 18 24 7 15 2 5 8 7
  Government Transfer Payments 28 19 10 15 1 11 3 4 2 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
13 6 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
20 22 11 16 10 11 0 3 1 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 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 163 305 95 125 60 161 60 83 33 108
Earnings 130 305 58 132 28 195 30 87 29 102
  Wages and Salary 127 300 58 134 28 176 32 82 29 102
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 3 0 0 0 12 0 3 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 5 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 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 3 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 2 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 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 1 0 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 0 2 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 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 1 0 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 131 309 60 132 28 195 28 89 31 100
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
140 313 63 134 31 194 32 90 31 102
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 10 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 4 12 1 0 2 3 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 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 2 2 0 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 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 30 48 32 61 33 26 8 41 17 15
Earnings 16 44 27 61 15 27 8 42 9 10
  Wages and Salary 13 48 27 61 15 28 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 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 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 44 27 61 17 27 4 38 11 10
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
18 50 30 61 17 29 4 37 11 10
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 2 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 2 2 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
25 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 4 198 24,965 342 30,169 387 0.415 0.0095 1,430
Earnings 4 170 27,353 302 32,416 441 0.382 0.0103 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 165 27,431 331 32,501 447 0.380 0.0104 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 6 7,601 1,679 16,829 1,525 0.588 0.0476 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,283 180 10,065 252 0.307 0.0302 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,821 140 7,157 196 0.298 0.0318 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,266 138 3,365 210 0.485 0.0517 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 7,879 751 8,814 752 0.438 0.0771 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,032 270 4,435 262 0.487 0.0440 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,419 33 1,527 147 0.354 0.4467 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,349 32 898 79 -0.012 0.1077 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,446 84 1,499 244 0.331 0.1578 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,115 177 5,540 1,450 0.639 0.1146 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 11,038 708 14,683 764 0.449 0.0447 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,121 1,152 13,151 1,115 0.499 0.0655 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 18,890 2,336 20,787 1,747 0.333 0.0914 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 13,520 1,640 16,859 1,043 0.437 0.0532 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,409 1,100 13,917 1,362 0.494 0.0761 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 1 0 3,108 222 4,184 275 0.484 0.0502 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,254 298 4,881 337 0.503 0.0534 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,616 719 4,983 646 0.536 0.0895 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4 176 25,929 268 30,929 414 0.397 0.0099 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 178 25,999 261 30,975 408 0.396 0.0098 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,283 180 10,065 252 0.307 0.0302 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 9,824 197 12,750 372 0.404 0.0286 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 7,899 130 8,792 202 0.435 0.0199 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,088 277 6,047 171 0.381 0.0269 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,364 125 8,692 179 0.356 0.0218 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 7,283 260 9,011 307 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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