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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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 16,138 1,054 609 744 1,063 1,006 708 771 640 762
Earnings 11,229 435 388 414 298 598 396 513 366 660
  Wages and Salary 10,487 333 338 341 267 548 372 477 343 613
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 957 235 67 99 38 72 20 43 19 58
  Farm Self-Employment 135 87 4 4 6 5 5 0 3 2
Social Security 3,092 217 299 407 757 494 387 221 188 58
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 625 133 64 116 204 58 10 18 14 0
Public Assistance 98 66 22 2 3 3 0 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 81 5 20 13 1 9 18 0 0 1
Survivor Benefits 338 78 49 39 26 39 19 16 5 20
Disability Benefits 239 32 34 40 58 27 9 13 8 9
Unemployment Compensation 452 168 118 59 47 18 7 22 6 3
Workers Compensation 154 71 21 12 6 7 5 11 9 0
Property Income 9,423 6,915 804 449 247 187 112 115 52 81
  Interest 8,909 7,269 601 323 150 125 85 63 7 79
  Dividends 3,020 2,243 292 153 49 96 17 65 1 34
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,248 718 135 127 37 31 20 20 14 21
Retirement Income 2,205 248 246 177 211 201 123 137 146 141
  Company or Union Retirement 996 185 142 94 93 103 66 48 68 40
  Federal Government Retirement 195 15 8 17 29 5 1 11 21 12
  Military Retirement 33 0 3 0 9 5 8 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 757 36 57 34 57 69 35 72 50 61
  Railroad Retirement 10 0 1 2 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 58 10 11 8 0 10 0 7 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 68 5 5 16 3 6 7 0 0 10
  Other or Don't Know 149 10 37 20 11 14 7 1 5 11
Pension Income 1,714 188 185 101 134 143 91 116 131 104
  Company or Union Retirement 786 150 112 57 65 83 55 28 60 33
  Federal Government Retirement 141 12 3 6 9 3 0 10 21 6
  Military Retirement 14 0 0 0 3 2 4 4 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 680 20 45 26 48 50 26 71 50 61
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 34 5 8 6 0 3 0 6 0 0
Alimony 97 21 15 10 14 8 6 9 0 8
Child Support 117 40 30 19 6 10 0 1 1 1
Educational Assistance 60 28 14 3 4 3 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
123 59 12 13 4 10 6 2 0 5
Other Income, N.E.C. 87 36 33 3 1 2 1 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 13,742 486 557 711 922 983 712 742 560 746
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14,453 433 558 667 929 936 676 740 584 779
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3,102 217 299 409 764 494 388 220 188 58
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4,551 299 411 455 838 546 393 285 258 168
  Government Transfer Payments 4,792 441 450 556 1,019 605 429 335 268 120
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 699 177 84 119 206 60 7 21 17 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,595 269 317 493 952 572 395 256 210 54
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,857 411 316 277 402 260 135 162 162 141

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 553 772 542 703 340 642 309 529 209 375
Earnings 395 641 352 714 177 571 215 535 137 365
  Wages and Salary 385 597 349 700 170 537 213 514 131 360
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 15 37 5 35 5 28 3 29 3 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 18 21 3 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 2 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 1 7 7 6 2 8 0 9 0 2
Disability Benefits 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 51 65 58 13 22 14 14 34 6 8
  Interest 21 47 26 10 15 3 5 20 5 3
  Dividends 5 19 0 8 4 0 0 11 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 9 4 6 0 10 3 13 0 1
Retirement Income 90 68 44 59 24 66 20 27 9 27
  Company or Union Retirement 29 18 25 14 4 12 6 9 1 10
  Federal Government Retirement 10 8 3 10 9 10 0 1 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 50 33 14 30 8 37 20 12 5 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 4 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 3 3 0 4 4 7 0 1 4 4
Pension Income 85 58 37 49 23 59 26 22 9 25
  Company or Union Retirement 28 14 19 14 3 9 6 9 1 13
  Federal Government Retirement 10 11 1 6 9 10 0 1 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 49 33 14 30 8 37 20 11 5 4
  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 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 444 656 374 725 196 587 220 535 138 370
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
536 721 450 802 256 652 265 569 152 388
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 18 21 3 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
131 104 84 133 53 96 29 39 23 35
  Government Transfer Payments 100 74 37 73 24 65 28 17 10 18
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
25 26 4 4 0 3 0 0 1 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
97 76 45 59 25 66 20 27 9 27

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 227 553 162 237 151 302 147 196 85 179
Earnings 170 537 95 194 111 332 92 144 51 163
  Wages and Salary 169 508 90 187 110 325 92 142 46 146
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 37 0 7 0 8 0 4 2 21
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Social Security 0 13 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 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 11 21 5 6 6 30 13 3 0 2
  Interest 1 18 6 1 1 0 7 3 1 0
  Dividends 0 12 0 2 0 8 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 22 0 0 0 9 0 3 0 1
Retirement Income 13 16 17 7 12 27 4 7 9 7
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 8 3 0 4 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 3 2 0 0 1 8 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 13 4 4 12 11 4 6 6 3
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 13 16 14 7 12 21 4 7 9 7
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 8 3 0 1 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 3 2 0 0 1 8 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 13 4 4 12 11 4 6 6 3
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 4 2 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 1
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 168 554 97 195 110 332 92 144 53 163
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
201 575 118 209 125 332 104 181 63 160
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15 34 17 0 10 21 4 11 11 10
  Government Transfer Payments 12 30 6 0 10 16 4 7 11 9
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
13 16 17 7 12 27 4 7 9 7

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 74 140 74 157 56 101 45 84 37 89
Earnings 33 123 49 151 28 81 24 86 13 65
  Wages and Salary 38 126 43 135 26 81 24 75 10 62
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 3 11 3 0 0 12 0 3
  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 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 2 3 8 7 1 0 0 1 3 3
  Interest 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 3 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 3 1 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 2 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 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 3 1 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 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 34 123 48 149 29 81 22 81 15 65
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
33 137 73 157 42 91 26 86 17 65
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 10 10 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 8 6 3 0 2 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 3 7 3 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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 24 689 25,515 230 34,052 349 0.474 0.0071 1,249
Earnings 10 508 30,555 207 37,875 435 0.423 0.0084 1,249
  Wages and Salary 13 452 31,001 204 38,205 442 0.412 0.0086 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 29 11,382 600 22,868 1,283 0.604 0.0299 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 10 1,940 187 20,272 5,904 0.814 0.0889 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,555 103 10,237 117 0.309 0.0138 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,477 241 7,001 206 0.353 0.0298 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 1,848 209 2,575 347 0.508 0.1065 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,679 2,465 11,883 1,173 0.426 0.0859 1,249
Survivor Benefits 6 0 7,853 884 12,604 984 0.551 0.0536 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,029 371 9,043 511 0.386 0.0544 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,716 251 5,044 249 0.474 0.0408 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,226 791 8,435 1,382 0.628 0.1019 1,249
Property Income 14 38 1,704 20 4,308 143 0.668 0.0176 1,249
  Interest 9 0 1,532 18 2,423 85 0.533 0.0272 1,249
  Dividends 0 0 1,683 34 2,967 141 0.555 0.0359 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 34 0 2,173 69 8,054 627 0.699 0.0393 1,249
Retirement Income 9 0 12,908 510 17,512 386 0.471 0.0181 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 9,532 473 13,048 481 0.505 0.0284 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,020 919 22,661 1,481 0.410 0.0588 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 18,460 771 21,969 675 0.396 0.0294 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 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 9,165 1,525 14,544 1,285 0.494 0.0645 1,249
Pension Income 9 0 15,320 522 18,994 456 0.461 0.0201 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 10,246 501 13,868 575 0.514 0.0314 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 22,819 2,120 26,759 1,808 0.370 0.0675 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 20,206 640 23,479 708 0.369 0.0309 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 1 0 7,877 1,108 10,357 1,235 0.473 0.1080 1,249
Child Support 0 0 4,015 505 7,616 1,275 0.611 0.1047 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,115 1,006 7,242 1,013 0.587 0.0820 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 3,069 401 8,030 2,063 0.721 0.1232 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10 516 25,037 300 33,252 369 0.455 0.0077 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14 552 26,347 233 34,288 357 0.443 0.0075 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,547 102 10,232 117 0.309 0.0137 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 0 11,247 172 15,442 226 0.431 0.0133 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 9,828 95 12,856 187 0.420 0.0136 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,850 310 6,626 199 0.384 0.0283 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,388 88 10,093 108 0.308 0.0129 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 0 10,222 276 15,140 317 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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