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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 2,591 119 90 147 177 197 106 175 135 166
Earnings 2,262 97 62 123 115 157 63 155 128 165
  Wages and Salary 2,240 96 61 120 115 156 63 153 128 159
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 66 34 0 7 2 4 0 2 0 6
  Farm Self-Employment 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 101 8 19 20 36 11 1 0 0 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 123 16 17 20 52 14 2 0 3 0
Public Assistance 194 107 47 28 4 2 2 1 3 0
Veterans Benefits 5 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Disability Benefits 22 8 5 2 0 5 0 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 152 52 47 23 18 9 0 0 2 2
Workers Compensation 15 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
Property Income 607 576 7 17 2 3 2 0 0 0
  Interest 576 556 4 11 2 0 1 0 0 0
  Dividends 78 73 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 33 24 1 5 0 3 1 0 0 0
Retirement Income 27 8 5 0 3 5 2 2 3 0
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 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 18 7 3 0 0 5 0 0 3 0
Pension Income 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 324 172 64 61 12 6 6 0 0 2
Educational Assistance 202 90 42 19 29 5 7 7 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
62 30 8 13 6 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,325 90 66 143 143 171 66 152 127 162
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,338 94 69 141 141 180 66 149 127 162
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 101 8 19 20 36 11 1 0 0 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
124 16 21 18 38 18 1 2 4 2
  Government Transfer Payments 595 174 132 82 111 41 15 16 15 6
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 301 108 61 48 55 12 8 3 6 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
374 107 71 55 85 24 9 9 10 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
315 111 60 48 59 8 10 5 9 4

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 86 158 123 152 74 110 43 92 25 83
Earnings 81 147 101 162 65 111 33 97 21 73
  Wages and Salary 83 147 103 160 66 112 32 94 21 75
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 0 0 2 0 0 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 2 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 3 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 83 149 99 165 67 111 33 99 21 71
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
81 149 99 165 70 111 32 99 21 74
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 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
Black alone (2)
    Total 43 62 26 19 12 40 7 19 6 28
Earnings 43 59 15 16 6 44 7 21 6 21
  Wages and Salary 40 58 15 18 6 35 9 21 6 21
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 1 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 43 57 17 16 6 44 7 23 6 22
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
43 57 15 16 6 44 7 23 8 22
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 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 1 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
Black alone (2)
    Total 4 5 2 12 7 2 0 6 0 1
Earnings 5 6 1 13 3 1 0 6 0 1
  Wages and Salary 5 6 1 12 3 1 0 6 0 1
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 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 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 5 6 1 13 3 1 0 6 0 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 6 1 13 3 1 0 6 0 1
  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
Black alone (2)
    Total 0 32 22,231 545 26,515 534 0.399 0.0172 1,430
Earnings 1 30 24,542 784 27,662 577 0.380 0.0182 1,430
  Wages and Salary 1 30 24,565 763 27,617 580 0.380 0.0183 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 7,694 506 8,248 835 0.369 0.1048 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,907 322 7,027 390 0.261 0.0662 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,261 194 3,240 279 0.488 0.0729 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 3,795 395 4,691 499 0.428 0.0723 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 0 1,318 64 483 79 -0.817 0.2849 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,294 64 354 61 -1.402 0.3803 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,332 181 666 145 -0.336 0.3609 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement 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
  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 2,359 170 3,439 214 0.472 0.0514 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,170 505 4,960 474 0.524 0.0683 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 1 30 23,802 866 27,269 569 0.385 0.0179 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1 30 23,708 887 27,209 568 0.387 0.0179 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 7,694 506 8,248 835 0.369 0.1048 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 7,962 434 8,424 739 0.394 0.0889 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 4,838 312 6,023 273 0.437 0.0378 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,227 425 4,961 277 0.425 0.0487 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 5,421 512 6,216 345 0.425 0.0492 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 4,431 445 5,433 317 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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