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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 34 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 13,395 1,099 494 560 509 731 468 744 505 844
Earnings 11,969 519 396 480 379 707 416 703 452 844
  Wages and Salary 11,614 458 371 466 357 668 396 686 434 829
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 593 210 46 44 22 56 20 35 15 25
  Farm Self-Employment 90 76 6 2 0 3 0 0 1 0
Social Security 247 9 19 40 83 28 21 22 10 6
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 242 27 22 73 89 13 4 10 0 0
Public Assistance 303 155 82 40 18 4 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 33 6 15 2 0 3 4 0 2 0
Survivor Benefits 24 8 3 3 0 0 3 4 0 3
Disability Benefits 58 17 10 4 14 8 0 0 2 0
Unemployment Compensation 470 193 148 65 28 17 4 4 5 0
Workers Compensation 98 53 10 7 9 0 0 9 5 0
Property Income 5,856 5,439 170 119 21 29 8 13 2 8
  Interest 5,606 5,391 92 69 13 17 5 10 0 2
  Dividends 1,114 1,006 47 44 0 1 2 1 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 338 248 24 21 5 11 5 5 3 0
Retirement Income 105 35 15 20 12 7 3 6 2 5
  Company or Union Retirement 34 17 4 6 2 2 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 27 3 2 3 8 5 0 3 1 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 5 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 11 6 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 29 11 8 7 2 0 1 0 0 0
Pension Income 31 13 2 9 2 0 0 3 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 13 8 2 3 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 8 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 14 4 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 1,075 405 348 193 62 30 20 7 2 1
Educational Assistance 823 333 219 72 69 64 5 11 9 21
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
186 93 17 25 11 24 0 0 0 5
Other Income, N.E.C. 59 32 22 0 3 0 0 2 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12,136 507 394 496 443 727 437 716 463 850
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,159 508 398 492 443 731 437 710 467 854
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 247 9 19 40 83 28 21 22 10 6
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
343 41 31 59 91 38 24 26 12 10
  Government Transfer Payments 1,574 488 361 207 238 109 52 49 24 13
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 519 168 98 106 101 19 11 8 2 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
728 157 104 135 171 54 33 37 13 10
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
614 199 107 125 108 30 14 16 4 8

 

  $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 34 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 513 707 405 876 324 679 305 623 238 426
Earnings 463 684 356 907 287 688 267 626 210 405
  Wages and Salary 456 656 357 894 279 672 268 621 207 396
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4 24 3 18 6 16 0 11 1 7
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Property Income 0 15 1 0 2 8 0 2 0 0
  Interest 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Dividends 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 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 1 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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
4 0 0 0 0 4 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 471 691 362 907 286 684 270 631 213 407
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
471 699 365 909 286 682 269 630 216 410
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 2 0
  Government Transfer Payments 8 8 4 3 2 0 0 4 2 1
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1 7 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

  $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 34 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 194 362 177 204 108 240 87 177 61 113
Earnings 166 416 120 188 83 249 61 177 42 119
  Wages and Salary 168 403 119 191 80 234 61 176 41 119
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 0 1 1 7 0 2 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 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 2 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 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Interest 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 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 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 1
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1 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 166 418 120 188 83 249 61 177 42 119
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
166 418 121 188 83 249 61 177 42 119
  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 1 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

 

  $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 34 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 48 95 18 58 17 57 6 36 14 24
Earnings 33 82 12 63 7 57 4 39 4 28
  Wages and Salary 32 81 12 61 7 59 3 45 4 26
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
  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 0 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 33 82 12 63 7 57 4 39 4 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
33 82 12 63 7 57 4 39 4 26
  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 34 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 13 236 25,817 229 29,867 277 0.418 0.0072 1,249
Earnings 10 221 27,289 229 31,389 291 0.385 0.0076 1,249
  Wages and Salary 10 209 27,712 374 31,608 284 0.380 0.0076 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 7,228 1,023 14,236 1,327 0.613 0.0414 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 1,488 175 1,924 1,021 0.412 0.4481 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,176 266 10,658 429 0.293 0.0521 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,437 275 7,227 271 0.285 0.0482 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,441 200 3,180 184 0.451 0.0471 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,215 205 4,168 225 0.493 0.0429 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,298 378 5,780 934 0.570 0.1126 1,249
Property Income 0 2 1,346 20 853 55 -0.053 1.0413 1,249
  Interest 0 0 1,300 19 476 30 -0.811 0.1087 1,249
  Dividends 0 0 1,385 46 960 94 0.025 0.1241 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 1,709 104 3,709 683 0.618 0.1187 1,249
Retirement Income 0 0 5,301 789 6,435 625 0.448 0.0805 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Pension Income 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 1 0 3,457 132 4,275 168 0.475 0.0329 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,394 183 5,316 258 0.520 0.0379 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 2,497 662 6,665 957 0.615 0.0973 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10 221 27,041 223 31,175 288 0.386 0.0075 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10 223 27,037 220 31,172 287 0.386 0.0075 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,176 266 10,658 429 0.293 0.0521 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 8,631 285 9,661 401 0.353 0.0453 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 4,567 153 6,128 169 0.466 0.0228 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,840 320 5,223 207 0.412 0.0351 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 6,889 278 7,346 234 0.395 0.0305 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 5,029 298 5,519 208 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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