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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 3,501 339 141 119 117 180 116 139 97 167
Earnings 2,948 74 87 99 84 168 83 125 91 162
  Wages and Salary 2,800 56 80 96 72 149 83 116 91 145
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 203 54 11 13 14 21 2 9 3 16
  Farm Self-Employment 23 18 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
Social Security 137 8 18 27 25 19 16 8 7 4
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 38 3 8 4 10 11 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 17 8 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 8 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 8 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 17 5 3 2 2 1 1 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 92 32 22 13 12 6 2 2 0 2
Workers Compensation 14 8 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 1,901 1,583 142 65 19 21 3 21 4 10
  Interest 1,825 1,610 113 36 10 12 2 15 2 8
  Dividends 544 457 30 24 4 13 1 5 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 171 124 15 10 3 6 0 3 1 1
Retirement Income 79 7 11 13 8 8 4 6 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 40 3 7 8 6 6 4 2 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 17 1 3 0 0 1 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) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 12 3 2 4 2 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 56 5 8 9 6 6 3 4 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 37 3 5 8 6 6 3 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 3 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 13 1 3 0 0 0 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
Alimony 6 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 70 17 21 9 6 6 3 5 1 0
Educational Assistance 76 21 19 3 8 8 0 8 7 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
68 30 5 3 0 12 1 0 0 6
Other Income, N.E.C. 12 2 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3,065 77 98 119 108 187 99 131 97 164
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3,092 75 100 118 108 185 101 132 102 171
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 137 8 18 27 25 19 16 8 7 4
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
191 14 23 29 28 23 20 9 12 7
  Government Transfer Payments 327 59 63 50 51 36 19 12 9 4
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 53 8 8 13 10 11 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
181 12 18 40 37 31 16 8 7 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
127 14 19 26 15 18 4 6 5 3

 

  $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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 112 137 69 182 51 115 35 141 51 111
Earnings 91 134 53 185 32 109 35 155 32 124
  Wages and Salary 82 133 52 171 29 99 35 153 30 124
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 3 2 13 2 11 0 4 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 3 1 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 0 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 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 0 2
  Interest 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0
  Dividends 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 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 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 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
  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 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 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 2 1 1 0 0 2 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 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 0 0 4 0 2 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 94 137 56 185 32 109 35 155 30 125
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
99 138 59 188 30 108 36 159 30 124
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 2 5 5 0 2 0 4 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 5 6 3 0 0 2 0 3 0 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
4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 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
25 to 64 Years
Asian alone (3)
    Total 39 128 41 74 23 85 17 60 16 69
Earnings 34 135 31 71 16 96 12 61 4 69
  Wages and Salary 34 133 31 69 16 94 12 57 4 69
  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 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 4 2 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 34 135 31 72 16 96 12 60 5 69
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
34 135 33 72 17 96 10 58 5 69
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 0 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
2 0 0 0 0 0 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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 18 62 14 64 19 29 13 45 9 17
Earnings 17 61 4 66 10 44 12 32 6 13
  Wages and Salary 17 61 4 65 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 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 17 61 4 65 11 44 12 32 6 13
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17 61 4 64 11 44 12 32 6 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
25 to 64 Years
Asian alone (3)
    Total 10 235 30,272 662 39,483 865 0.482 0.0155 1,430
Earnings 5 224 35,134 1,492 43,719 941 0.425 0.0169 1,430
  Wages and Salary 5 217 36,193 797 44,721 974 0.418 0.0173 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 11,008 1,028 17,771 2,104 0.552 0.0624 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 8,987 703 9,978 587 0.339 0.0673 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4,068 651 5,228 628 0.423 0.1095 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 3 1,501 41 2,219 251 0.518 0.1581 1,430
  Interest 4 0 1,417 40 1,462 170 0.336 0.1154 1,430
  Dividends 0 1 1,486 76 2,043 369 0.475 0.3322 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 1,728 158 2,565 893 0.460 0.2590 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 9,907 1,623 13,666 1,566 0.461 0.0970 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
  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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 4,698 1,732 7,251 900 0.468 0.0970 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 5 224 32,214 838 42,492 915 0.435 0.0166 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 226 32,112 585 42,465 910 0.440 0.0166 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 8,987 703 9,978 587 0.339 0.0673 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 10,338 862 12,801 834 0.379 0.0639 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 7,066 539 8,971 569 0.461 0.0529 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,812 549 9,688 491 0.335 0.0598 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 8,112 995 11,589 1,144 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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