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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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 2,606 105 66 109 139 127 124 135 114 171
Earnings 2,263 61 65 64 55 107 92 112 99 165
  Wages and Salary 2,195 52 62 59 55 104 92 110 94 163
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 106 35 6 6 4 5 0 2 5 6
  Farm Self-Employment 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 142 10 10 28 38 26 14 4 1 3
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 140 22 15 17 71 5 2 7 0 0
Public Assistance 98 49 16 20 9 1 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 14 5 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 16 5 2 0 5 0 0 0 2 1
Unemployment Compensation 155 77 37 9 4 11 3 2 7 2
Workers Compensation 11 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 708 635 26 14 9 7 0 4 1 0
  Interest 686 641 16 9 4 8 4 1 1 0
  Dividends 94 81 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 45 27 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 32 12 2 0 7 0 0 0 4 2
  Company or Union Retirement 11 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  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) 8 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 7 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
  Company or Union Retirement 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Child Support 266 102 78 57 6 13 6 2 1 0
Educational Assistance 109 47 33 6 0 6 12 2 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
31 16 0 6 0 2 2 5 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 8 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,360 57 64 81 83 133 106 116 98 166
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,372 62 64 81 88 133 106 116 98 165
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 142 10 10 28 38 26 14 4 1 3
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
172 22 12 28 45 26 14 4 5 2
  Government Transfer Payments 505 122 79 49 111 47 33 20 13 5
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 215 50 30 36 75 7 6 7 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
318 48 25 51 102 31 25 17 3 4
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
241 60 27 38 79 7 6 8 2 2

 

  $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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 91 143 78 184 87 137 72 111 44 66
Earnings 90 138 77 192 62 147 57 126 14 77
  Wages and Salary 87 138 77 182 66 139 57 124 14 77
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 2 0 10 0 7 2 3 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 4 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 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 2 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 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 0 0 2 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 91 141 73 197 68 144 57 130 19 77
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
91 141 73 193 70 146 57 128 20 77
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 4 2 2 1 2 0 0 3 0
  Government Transfer Payments 9 5 4 2 0 3 0 0 1 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 4 0 0 0 2 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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 52 99 20 48 19 37 12 17 9 32
Earnings 35 101 13 53 10 48 0 24 7 41
  Wages and Salary 35 99 13 54 10 42 0 21 7 41
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 4 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 35 101 13 53 10 48 0 24 7 41
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
37 101 13 53 12 44 2 22 7 41
  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 2 2 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 2 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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 15 16 9 16 6 11 2 15 1 4
Earnings 6 13 10 12 4 10 1 14 1 0
  Wages and Salary 4 16 10 12 4 11 1 13 1 0
  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 2 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 2 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 6 13 10 12 4 10 1 12 1 0
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8 13 10 12 4 12 1 12 1 0
  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
35 to 44 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 1 63 27,148 610 32,120 755 0.401 0.0182 1,430
Earnings 1 57 30,090 581 33,830 819 0.371 0.0193 1,430
  Wages and Salary 1 51 30,095 585 33,867 831 0.364 0.0195 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 10,830 5,434 20,718 3,351 0.608 0.0958 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,026 475 10,129 672 0.330 0.0781 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,044 250 7,003 403 0.272 0.0681 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,472 592 4,081 531 0.497 0.1032 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 2,536 378 4,664 528 0.546 0.0792 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 0 1,394 63 1,401 265 0.310 0.1884 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,339 61 779 125 -0.160 0.2150 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,460 180 910 172 -0.118 0.2882 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 1 0 3,505 313 4,399 530 0.461 0.0897 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,025 472 4,750 642 0.535 0.0982 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 58 29,045 984 33,043 793 0.377 0.0189 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1 58 28,969 999 33,017 792 0.379 0.0189 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,026 475 10,129 672 0.330 0.0781 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 8,821 439 10,306 731 0.378 0.0735 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 7,579 447 8,156 402 0.441 0.0431 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,916 600 6,399 368 0.345 0.0585 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,376 263 8,851 431 0.349 0.0521 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 7,146 541 7,083 457 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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