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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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 20,490 1,320 596 788 978 1,043 726 969 707 1,148
Earnings 17,450 488 450 612 484 899 497 919 575 1,159
  Wages and Salary 16,486 404 404 544 424 800 483 878 570 1,075
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,339 312 94 87 72 133 27 61 16 96
  Farm Self-Employment 140 95 5 8 4 3 2 5 0 4
Social Security 1,119 49 89 142 325 196 175 45 26 27
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 640 101 73 119 251 53 20 7 3 3
Public Assistance 229 120 69 25 12 3 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 61 17 8 2 0 5 8 1 4 2
Survivor Benefits 167 41 17 15 17 11 10 7 2 4
Disability Benefits 186 28 22 33 40 22 11 6 2 10
Unemployment Compensation 922 401 202 120 105 51 12 7 6 9
Workers Compensation 178 93 27 9 13 10 7 4 0 3
Property Income 10,751 8,706 770 351 187 175 49 60 27 66
  Interest 10,210 8,992 511 207 139 81 15 60 4 34
  Dividends 3,158 2,597 239 98 23 42 25 20 0 26
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,109 654 134 79 39 69 11 12 2 25
Retirement Income 535 75 51 55 64 45 35 25 24 28
  Company or Union Retirement 206 45 23 14 20 17 11 9 8 12
  Federal Government Retirement 44 0 0 6 11 8 3 0 2 5
  Military Retirement 40 8 0 1 5 3 4 4 8 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 118 2 11 15 6 8 8 6 5 5
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 15 4 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 12 3 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 108 15 14 22 23 8 5 3 2 0
Pension Income 267 28 21 17 18 24 17 15 19 13
  Company or Union Retirement 125 23 11 7 14 12 9 6 5 2
  Federal Government Retirement 16 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3
  Military Retirement 28 2 0 1 1 3 4 4 8 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 82 1 9 8 0 3 4 4 5 5
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 156 14 20 24 16 15 5 7 11 6
Child Support 848 220 221 169 98 50 27 10 9 8
Educational Assistance 250 130 45 38 15 9 3 5 0 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
186 88 33 9 9 17 8 3 2 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 150 64 50 3 6 6 1 3 2 5

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18,381 495 493 724 783 1,042 660 961 605 1,183
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
18,547 497 492 724 771 1,033 664 969 616 1,189
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,119 49 89 142 325 196 175 45 26 27
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,563 110 119 185 358 226 192 77 50 47
  Government Transfer Payments 2,954 581 367 379 670 348 222 98 57 62
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 823 190 125 142 255 62 23 10 3 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,758 144 140 249 546 278 203 72 34 37
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,331 253 175 184 310 101 59 39 30 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 779 1,008 620 1,060 458 824 450 857 294 553
Earnings 704 956 530 1,150 355 841 377 922 228 547
  Wages and Salary 670 880 507 1,092 347 807 371 891 224 537
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 24 72 25 67 5 27 6 34 4 20
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 3 0 0
Social Security 4 3 5 3 2 4 2 3 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 2 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 10 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Property Income 40 42 20 26 10 22 4 6 3 7
  Interest 16 16 15 12 0 3 2 8 2 3
  Dividends 4 15 0 2 2 0 3 3 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 13 3 11 2 2 0 4 0 2
Retirement Income 26 13 8 26 4 11 3 15 0 8
  Company or Union Retirement 10 2 5 5 3 6 3 9 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 7 4 14 1 3 0 3 0 7
  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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Pension Income 15 5 6 26 1 11 3 15 0 8
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 5 5 0 6 3 9 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 2 2 14 1 3 0 3 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 3 2 4 2 0 0 0 6 4 3
Child Support 4 1 3 7 2 1 0 5 3 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
3 5 0 5 0 0 2 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 708 959 545 1,147 360 847 385 923 226 547
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
713 977 548 1,171 366 877 386 931 217 556
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 3 5 3 2 4 2 3 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
24 24 10 29 5 26 6 22 0 10
  Government Transfer Payments 28 19 22 27 7 16 0 11 2 9
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
11 4 7 3 3 4 0 3 2 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
35 17 8 26 4 11 3 15 0 8

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 320 711 279 381 186 486 194 307 134 266
Earnings 299 766 213 366 125 527 105 305 83 270
  Wages and Salary 297 729 216 347 125 503 108 298 81 265
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 39 0 16 0 18 0 11 4 7
  Farm Self-Employment 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 18 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 2 7 2 0 2 4 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 11 29 2 6 6 11 7 3 0 2
  Interest 4 13 0 1 5 3 5 0 0 3
  Dividends 5 5 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 14 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 3 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
  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 1 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  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 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 296 784 217 370 125 528 107 305 83 268
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
296 782 222 372 131 530 112 314 86 277
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 22 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 3
  Government Transfer Payments 3 20 0 2 1 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 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 3 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 3

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 90 183 76 175 73 108 74 122 51 65
Earnings 51 186 55 195 35 117 43 111 32 54
  Wages and Salary 46 188 51 185 31 118 41 102 31 55
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 4 7 0 0 0 6 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 2 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 3 2 0 5 0 6 10 2 2 2
  Interest 0 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 2 4
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 0 2 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 1 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 2 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 1 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 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 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 50 184 56 194 41 117 45 112 32 56
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
54 183 52 194 41 116 47 119 30 56
  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 1 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 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 41 989 28,236 323 36,612 341 0.455 0.0063 1,249
Earnings 21 797 30,980 160 38,341 368 0.411 0.0067 1,249
  Wages and Salary 21 742 31,388 164 38,685 368 0.402 0.0069 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 42 11,959 385 22,674 1,555 0.597 0.0290 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,845 174 6,472 1,689 0.699 0.0837 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,645 144 10,922 249 0.311 0.0268 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,767 141 7,072 178 0.311 0.0287 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,398 205 3,060 184 0.453 0.0512 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 4 0 9,060 1,113 16,983 1,894 0.576 0.0709 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 0 8,120 476 10,511 1,059 0.454 0.0848 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,245 210 4,603 172 0.484 0.0296 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,388 309 5,348 629 0.569 0.0749 1,249
Property Income 6 67 1,544 17 3,329 143 0.650 0.0177 1,249
  Interest 35 0 1,420 16 1,898 91 0.481 0.0403 1,249
  Dividends 0 26 1,521 30 3,104 232 0.637 0.0334 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 6 2,120 71 5,964 553 0.647 0.0593 1,249
Retirement Income 4 1 11,296 724 16,330 814 0.484 0.0380 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 10,221 1,123 14,241 1,049 0.493 0.0560 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 18,808 2,860 19,691 1,284 0.357 0.0646 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 4 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 7,939 644 13,949 1,920 0.509 0.1031 1,249
Pension Income 0 1 16,555 1,487 19,445 1,119 0.434 0.0559 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 11,379 1,367 16,031 1,449 0.475 0.0700 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 23,102 1,327 22,748 1,600 0.301 0.0767 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 8 0 10,744 1,127 19,689 2,075 0.539 0.0736 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,801 184 7,081 384 0.515 0.0406 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,410 246 3,980 329 0.494 0.0667 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 2,851 506 7,190 1,054 0.604 0.0917 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 3,027 345 7,610 1,568 0.692 0.1119 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 21 797 30,070 218 37,063 353 0.421 0.0066 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24 813 30,169 162 37,203 351 0.420 0.0065 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,646 144 10,941 251 0.312 0.0267 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 3 10,107 219 13,411 356 0.415 0.0256 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 8,060 113 9,146 177 0.439 0.0171 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,706 283 6,351 162 0.358 0.0257 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,087 107 9,923 182 0.322 0.0208 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 1 7,931 164 10,493 374 0.000 0.0000 1,249

Race Footnotes


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