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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 16,736 1,135 525 616 741 836 574 787 579 901
Earnings 14,274 417 404 499 386 712 402 756 456 915
  Wages and Salary 13,412 340 362 434 340 613 388 720 450 841
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,182 274 82 76 61 128 23 52 15 81
  Farm Self-Employment 120 78 4 8 4 3 2 5 0 4
Social Security 851 37 70 100 252 139 144 28 21 23
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 456 84 50 71 168 48 18 5 3 3
Public Assistance 144 72 47 14 8 3 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 40 9 3 2 0 1 8 1 4 2
Survivor Benefits 152 37 14 15 17 10 7 7 1 4
Disability Benefits 139 22 17 25 29 20 6 6 1 8
Unemployment Compensation 733 307 167 107 77 44 8 5 4 7
Workers Compensation 149 83 20 6 13 9 7 2 0 3
Property Income 9,379 7,576 661 313 167 153 40 49 27 56
  Interest 8,901 7,822 448 184 128 68 15 49 4 29
  Dividends 2,849 2,334 212 93 23 38 25 19 0 23
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 970 573 111 70 35 59 5 12 2 24
Retirement Income 444 64 43 41 49 41 22 23 19 22
  Company or Union Retirement 164 37 20 9 14 15 4 9 5 9
  Federal Government Retirement 39 0 0 6 11 8 0 0 0 5
  Military Retirement 40 8 0 1 5 3 4 4 8 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 99 0 9 12 6 6 7 6 5 4
  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) 9 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 83 14 9 15 14 8 4 3 0 0
Pension Income 227 22 19 12 12 23 10 13 17 12
  Company or Union Retirement 99 19 9 4 9 10 3 6 3 2
  Federal Government Retirement 15 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 28 2 0 1 1 3 4 4 8 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 74 0 9 5 0 3 4 4 5 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 141 13 15 24 12 14 5 5 11 6
Child Support 681 170 174 133 83 41 27 8 7 8
Educational Assistance 185 105 28 25 12 4 1 5 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
140 71 20 9 3 10 8 3 2 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 123 56 44 3 1 3 1 3 2 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,985 424 435 576 622 815 540 779 480 936
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15,107 424 432 569 603 809 541 788 490 943
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 851 37 70 100 252 139 144 28 21 23
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,218 89 96 131 270 167 157 57 43 41
  Government Transfer Payments 2,240 425 300 269 486 277 177 74 47 50
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 575 138 90 84 171 52 19 9 3 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,287 93 112 156 397 217 161 53 30 27
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
995 192 132 113 215 87 41 34 25 26

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 600 792 519 874 369 673 386 702 259 438
Earnings 535 761 450 944 288 680 317 758 205 431
  Wages and Salary 511 693 428 899 280 653 310 735 202 423
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 17 65 23 54 5 23 4 29 3 18
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 3 0 0
Social Security 4 0 5 3 2 4 2 3 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 1 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 10 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Property Income 38 39 18 25 7 22 4 6 3 7
  Interest 14 15 12 9 0 3 2 8 2 3
  Dividends 3 13 0 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 12 3 11 2 2 0 4 0 2
Retirement Income 21 8 5 26 4 11 3 13 0 8
  Company or Union Retirement 7 2 3 5 3 6 3 7 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 11 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
  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 14 5 3 26 1 11 3 13 0 8
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 3 5 0 6 3 7 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 11 1 0 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 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 6 4 3
Child Support 4 1 3 5 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 3 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 537 762 464 944 291 685 323 760 205 428
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
541 773 462 968 297 713 323 767 198 437
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 0 5 3 2 4 2 3 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
18 14 9 29 5 25 6 20 0 9
  Government Transfer Payments 18 9 19 25 7 16 0 10 2 9
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7 1 5 3 2 4 0 3 2 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
29 10 5 26 4 11 3 13 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 250 595 233 318 166 394 168 257 120 208
Earnings 242 640 184 303 118 420 89 257 73 216
  Wages and Salary 241 606 187 284 118 398 91 251 72 212
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 37 0 16 0 15 0 10 4 7
  Farm Self-Employment 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 11 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 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 9 26 2 6 6 11 6 3 0 2
  Interest 4 12 0 1 5 3 5 0 0 3
  Dividends 4 5 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 14 0 0 1 0 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 2 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 237 650 189 306 118 422 91 257 73 216
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
237 649 192 305 122 424 95 264 78 225
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 16 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 3
  Government Transfer Payments 2 13 0 1 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 10 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 79 153 53 140 51 90 64 104 38 56
Earnings 47 148 42 156 30 97 36 98 23 45
  Wages and Salary 42 148 37 148 27 99 35 89 22 47
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 4 6 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 0
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 4 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 1 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 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 46 146 42 156 34 97 39 98 23 47
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
50 145 36 156 34 96 41 106 22 47
  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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 36 856 28,855 348 37,135 386 0.459 0.0070 1,249
Earnings 18 672 31,175 177 38,678 414 0.414 0.0075 1,249
  Wages and Salary 19 618 31,629 180 39,035 412 0.404 0.0076 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 41 11,908 375 23,387 1,738 0.605 0.0311 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,913 195 7,346 1,947 0.684 0.0839 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,672 162 10,992 285 0.315 0.0302 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,842 178 7,043 219 0.322 0.0342 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,512 296 3,115 242 0.445 0.0665 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 4 0 8,972 1,033 17,159 2,002 0.566 0.0752 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 0 8,048 570 10,602 1,358 0.475 0.1036 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,391 227 4,642 192 0.480 0.0326 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,237 205 4,815 645 0.565 0.0878 1,249
Property Income 5 64 1,548 18 3,512 160 0.664 0.0181 1,249
  Interest 34 0 1,423 17 1,999 103 0.504 0.0419 1,249
  Dividends 0 26 1,526 32 3,257 255 0.650 0.0341 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 9 5 2,114 76 6,055 575 0.651 0.0606 1,249
Retirement Income 4 1 11,541 717 17,159 951 0.498 0.0422 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 10,345 1,220 14,830 1,248 0.520 0.0605 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 18,696 2,719 20,270 1,442 0.361 0.0701 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 8,253 933 15,885 2,426 0.518 0.1073 1,249
Pension Income 0 1 18,049 1,373 20,554 1,260 0.417 0.0572 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 11,877 2,247 17,295 1,717 0.507 0.0731 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 8 0 11,236 1,192 20,815 2,263 0.531 0.0762 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,961 236 7,474 454 0.517 0.0452 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,199 180 3,739 393 0.521 0.0816 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 2,483 507 7,777 1,353 0.619 0.1054 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,808 345 6,641 1,628 0.690 0.1436 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18 672 30,325 181 37,465 398 0.424 0.0073 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21 687 30,467 177 37,667 396 0.422 0.0073 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,675 162 11,017 288 0.317 0.0301 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 3 10,357 292 13,928 430 0.419 0.0276 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 8,147 136 9,311 205 0.441 0.0191 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,777 400 6,373 198 0.361 0.0313 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,280 126 10,113 213 0.317 0.0241 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 1 8,205 205 11,331 479 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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