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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 alone (1)
    Total 16,559 1,118 513 614 729 832 563 783 569 886
Earnings 14,131 412 394 493 383 704 393 754 449 903
  Wages and Salary 13,274 334 354 427 339 605 379 718 443 830
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,171 268 82 76 58 128 23 52 15 81
  Farm Self-Employment 120 78 4 8 4 3 2 5 0 4
Social Security 833 37 66 100 245 136 140 28 20 23
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 449 83 50 70 166 48 18 5 1 3
Public Assistance 142 72 45 14 8 3 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 40 9 3 2 0 1 8 1 4 2
Survivor Benefits 149 36 14 15 15 10 7 7 1 4
Disability Benefits 137 22 17 24 27 20 6 6 1 8
Unemployment Compensation 720 299 165 105 77 44 6 5 4 7
Workers Compensation 145 83 20 6 12 9 5 2 0 3
Property Income 9,310 7,516 659 311 165 153 40 49 27 56
  Interest 8,838 7,760 448 183 128 68 15 49 4 29
  Dividends 2,833 2,322 211 93 23 38 25 19 0 23
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 960 567 110 70 33 59 5 12 2 24
Retirement Income 433 61 41 41 46 41 22 23 19 22
  Company or Union Retirement 159 35 19 9 14 15 4 8 5 9
  Federal Government Retirement 38 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 97 0 9 12 5 6 7 6 5 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 12 3 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 82 14 9 15 12 8 4 3 0 0
Pension Income 221 20 17 12 12 23 10 12 17 12
  Company or Union Retirement 95 18 7 4 9 10 3 5 3 2
  Federal Government Retirement 13 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 140 13 15 24 12 14 5 5 11 6
Child Support 677 167 174 132 82 41 27 8 7 8
Educational Assistance 179 99 28 25 12 4 1 5 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
139 70 20 9 3 10 7 3 2 2
Other Income, N.E.C. 122 56 44 3 1 3 1 3 2 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,830 419 423 572 615 808 526 775 470 924
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14,950 419 421 565 596 802 526 784 480 931
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 833 37 66 100 245 136 140 28 20 23
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,193 87 91 130 263 164 152 56 41 41
  Government Transfer Payments 2,193 413 292 268 477 272 169 74 43 50
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 565 136 88 83 169 52 19 9 1 3
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,260 93 106 155 388 214 158 53 26 27
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
975 187 127 112 209 87 41 33 22 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 alone (1)
    Total 595 780 515 865 364 666 379 694 258 436
Earnings 527 756 447 933 285 674 310 751 205 427
  Wages and Salary 503 689 426 889 277 647 303 728 202 420
  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 38 18 25 7 22 4 6 3 7
  Interest 14 15 12 9 0 3 2 8 2 3
  Dividends 3 12 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 1 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 529 757 462 934 288 678 316 753 205 425
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
533 767 460 957 294 706 318 758 198 433
  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 alone (1)
    Total 248 590 232 316 166 394 166 257 120 205
Earnings 241 636 183 301 118 420 87 257 73 213
  Wages and Salary 239 601 185 282 118 398 90 251 72 209
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 37 0 15 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 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 0 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 0 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 236 645 187 304 118 421 90 257 73 213
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
235 645 190 303 122 424 93 264 78 222
  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 alone (1)
    Total 79 153 53 138 51 89 64 102 38 56
Earnings 46 148 42 153 30 96 36 96 23 45
  Wages and Salary 41 148 37 144 27 98 35 87 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 8 2 2 2
  Interest 0 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 2 4
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 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 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 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 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 44 146 42 153 34 96 39 97 23 47
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
49 145 36 154 34 95 39 105 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 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 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 alone (1)
    Total 35 849 28,947 349 37,168 384 0.458 0.0070 1,249
Earnings 18 667 31,204 178 38,701 411 0.413 0.0075 1,249
  Wages and Salary 19 614 31,661 181 39,057 409 0.402 0.0077 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 41 11,975 373 23,526 1,752 0.604 0.0312 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 1,913 195 7,346 1,947 0.684 0.0839 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,675 164 11,025 290 0.318 0.0305 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,830 178 7,002 217 0.317 0.0343 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,466 291 3,099 245 0.446 0.0675 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 4 0 9,123 1,177 17,408 2,036 0.566 0.0753 1,249
Disability Benefits 3 0 8,022 602 10,626 1,377 0.486 0.1036 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,421 227 4,666 194 0.481 0.0327 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,182 202 4,661 654 0.562 0.0929 1,249
Property Income 5 64 1,549 18 3,515 161 0.664 0.0180 1,249
  Interest 34 0 1,424 17 2,010 104 0.506 0.0419 1,249
  Dividends 0 26 1,526 32 3,215 253 0.647 0.0337 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 9 5 2,116 76 6,092 581 0.652 0.0607 1,249
Retirement Income 4 0 11,743 708 17,045 900 0.482 0.0417 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 10,434 1,195 14,721 1,234 0.511 0.0612 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 19,104 2,763 20,489 1,457 0.349 0.0711 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 8,222 1,025 16,051 2,480 0.531 0.1047 1,249
Pension Income 0 0 18,276 1,345 20,160 1,081 0.392 0.0491 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 12,161 2,365 17,789 1,761 0.500 0.0741 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 11,159 1,191 20,796 2,276 0.533 0.0764 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,964 237 7,492 456 0.518 0.0453 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,265 189 3,831 406 0.518 0.0819 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 2,472 493 7,752 1,365 0.624 0.1055 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 2,811 348 6,674 1,641 0.686 0.1449 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18 667 30,362 182 37,497 396 0.423 0.0073 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21 681 30,503 178 37,689 394 0.421 0.0073 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,677 164 11,051 293 0.320 0.0305 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 2 10,381 295 13,888 417 0.417 0.0272 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 8,148 137 9,306 204 0.440 0.0192 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,771 402 6,341 198 0.356 0.0315 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,281 128 10,125 216 0.317 0.0244 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 8,227 208 11,248 458 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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