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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 alone (2)
    Total 2,583 99 32 123 189 148 110 123 88 179
Earnings 2,147 46 27 68 61 127 67 105 81 173
  Wages and Salary 2,099 41 25 68 59 129 65 105 81 170
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 80 20 10 3 2 2 3 3 0 8
  Farm Self-Employment 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 217 12 11 33 63 49 23 13 3 3
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 169 16 20 46 77 3 2 2 0 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 14 3 3 0 0 1 3 0 2 0
Disability Benefits 43 6 2 9 11 2 4 0 0 3
Unemployment Compensation 140 70 25 11 21 5 3 2 1 0
Workers Compensation 24 8 3 4 0 1 0 2 0 0
Property Income 766 650 50 13 8 11 9 5 0 7
  Interest 731 674 22 8 4 9 0 5 0 2
  Dividends 146 121 15 3 0 2 0 0 0 3
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 72 35 16 3 3 7 5 0 0 0
Retirement Income 82 8 5 14 15 3 12 1 5 5
  Company or Union Retirement 39 7 3 5 6 1 6 0 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 16 1 0 3 0 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 36 4 2 6 6 1 6 2 3 1
  Company or Union Retirement 24 4 2 3 5 1 6 0 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 125 40 37 29 10 7 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 58 23 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. 18 6 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 3

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,330 48 37 93 118 163 87 121 85 176
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,370 50 37 101 126 161 89 121 87 175
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 217 12 11 33 63 49 23 13 3 3
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
286 19 12 45 78 52 27 17 6 6
  Government Transfer Payments 593 127 50 92 159 61 39 20 6 10
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 224 47 30 52 78 8 4 2 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
401 49 17 77 133 51 35 15 3 10
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
302 54 35 65 89 11 17 5 5 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 alone (2)
    Total 128 162 77 125 63 121 55 113 20 65
Earnings 122 145 62 134 51 123 48 116 14 65
  Wages and Salary 116 137 62 128 51 121 49 110 14 62
  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 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 2 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 122 143 63 131 53 125 49 114 14 67
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
124 151 68 132 53 127 49 113 13 67
  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 alone (2)
    Total 56 85 34 37 15 61 20 31 7 33
Earnings 46 89 24 42 5 73 12 26 9 30
  Wages and Salary 46 87 24 42 5 70 12 24 9 30
  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 95 24 42 5 73 12 26 9 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
49 94 25 44 6 72 14 28 8 28
  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 alone (2)
    Total 10 9 18 22 18 12 5 8 13 5
Earnings 1 21 14 23 5 11 1 11 8 6
  Wages and Salary 1 21 14 23 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 1 21 14 23 7 11 1 11 8 6
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1 21 15 23 7 11 1 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 alone (2)
    Total 2 62 26,128 467 32,978 947 0.419 0.0186 1,430
Earnings 1 55 29,588 930 35,593 1,079 0.376 0.0200 1,430
  Wages and Salary 1 55 29,670 908 35,738 1,100 0.377 0.0203 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 16,012 5,552 17,288 2,297 0.458 0.0969 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,566 348 10,578 572 0.311 0.0632 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,573 312 7,078 327 0.279 0.0579 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 2,475 461 4,212 440 0.485 0.0841 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,472 64 1,973 370 0.466 0.2861 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,356 60 1,079 182 0.148 0.1792 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,507 149 1,550 417 0.320 0.2669 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 9,778 1,875 12,091 1,055 0.374 0.0848 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 4,013 456 5,035 719 0.461 0.1144 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 55 26,985 503 33,788 1,009 0.395 0.0193 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1 55 26,896 483 33,625 994 0.394 0.0191 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,566 348 10,578 572 0.311 0.0632 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 9,651 325 11,512 574 0.333 0.0557 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 1 7,939 228 8,658 408 0.429 0.0507 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,649 433 6,313 311 0.344 0.0505 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,576 226 9,262 383 0.341 0.0456 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 7,379 363 7,961 411 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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