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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 2,639 100 37 124 192 152 111 124 88 182
Earnings 2,192 46 29 68 61 133 68 106 82 174
  Wages and Salary 2,144 41 27 68 59 135 67 106 82 172
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 82 22 10 3 2 2 3 3 0 8
  Farm Self-Employment 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 226 12 16 33 65 50 23 14 3 3
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 172 16 21 46 77 3 2 2 3 0
Public Assistance 72 40 18 9 5 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 18 5 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 16 3 3 0 1 1 3 0 2 0
Disability Benefits 43 6 2 9 11 2 4 0 0 3
Unemployment Compensation 142 73 25 11 21 5 3 2 1 0
Workers Compensation 24 8 3 4 0 1 0 2 0 0
Property Income 784 663 51 14 11 11 9 5 0 7
  Interest 744 686 23 8 4 9 0 5 0 2
  Dividends 151 124 15 3 0 2 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 77 37 17 3 6 7 5 0 0 0
Retirement Income 85 8 5 14 17 3 12 2 5 5
  Company or Union Retirement 40 7 3 5 6 1 6 1 3 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 18 1 0 3 1 2 1 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) 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 22 0 3 6 9 0 1 0 2 0
Pension Income 37 4 2 6 6 1 6 2 3 1
  Company or Union Retirement 25 4 2 3 5 1 6 1 1 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 0 0 2 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 12 1 3 0 4 1 0 2 0 0
Child Support 127 42 37 29 10 7 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 63 27 16 12 2 4 0 0 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
32 14 9 0 5 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 20 6 2 0 5 2 0 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,383 48 43 93 120 170 88 123 87 177
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,424 50 43 101 128 167 90 123 89 176
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 226 12 16 33 65 50 23 14 3 3
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
297 19 17 45 81 53 27 18 6 6
  Government Transfer Payments 609 130 55 93 162 62 39 21 9 10
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 227 47 31 52 78 8 4 2 3 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
412 49 21 78 134 52 35 16 6 10
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
308 55 36 65 91 11 17 6 7 5

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 131 167 79 131 64 123 56 115 20 70
Earnings 126 146 62 142 51 128 48 118 14 68
  Wages and Salary 121 138 62 136 51 126 49 112 14 65
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 7 0 7 0 0 2 4 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 3 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 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 1 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 2 5 2 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 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 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 2 0 2 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 2 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 126 145 63 139 53 130 49 116 14 70
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
128 153 68 139 53 132 49 115 13 70
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 9 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 10 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
7 6 3 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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 56 86 34 38 15 61 20 31 7 34
Earnings 46 90 24 43 5 73 12 26 9 32
  Wages and Salary 46 89 24 43 5 70 12 24 9 32
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 4 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 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 1 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 2 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 47 96 24 43 5 73 12 26 9 30
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
49 95 25 45 6 72 14 28 8 30
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 4 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 4 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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 10 9 18 22 18 12 5 9 13 5
Earnings 2 21 14 25 5 11 1 11 8 6
  Wages and Salary 2 21 14 25 5 11 1 11 9 5
  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 1
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 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2 21 14 25 7 11 1 11 8 6
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 21 15 23 7 11 3 11 8 6
  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
45 to 54 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 4 64 26,178 460 33,247 1,014 0.424 0.0188 1,430
Earnings 1 57 29,749 884 35,925 1,166 0.381 0.0203 1,430
  Wages and Salary 1 57 29,831 862 36,075 1,189 0.380 0.0205 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 15,313 5,988 16,953 2,274 0.471 0.0953 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,489 347 10,439 560 0.315 0.0617 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,602 305 7,227 343 0.277 0.0605 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 2,429 414 4,161 433 0.483 0.0845 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,479 63 2,010 364 0.470 0.2795 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,357 59 1,073 179 0.144 0.1777 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,513 147 1,723 457 0.389 0.2403 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 2,790 655 6,703 3,008 0.613 0.1558 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 9,747 1,832 12,069 1,027 0.370 0.0837 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 3,972 460 4,993 708 0.467 0.1132 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 57 26,986 505 34,034 1,086 0.399 0.0195 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1 57 26,902 481 33,884 1,070 0.401 0.0193 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,489 347 10,439 560 0.315 0.0617 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 9,587 319 11,388 560 0.341 0.0543 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 7,915 227 8,633 400 0.427 0.0480 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,693 436 6,437 322 0.343 0.0524 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,573 226 9,274 378 0.341 0.0448 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 7,458 353 8,065 409 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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