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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 13,561 915 503 603 850 782 568 641 499 653
Earnings 9,523 372 318 357 239 506 328 427 284 569
  Wages and Salary 8,878 280 276 298 211 465 308 394 266 528
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 827 200 59 82 31 64 17 37 15 51
  Farm Self-Employment 123 75 4 4 6 5 5 0 3 2
Social Security 2,580 189 238 343 631 412 317 190 159 46
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 424 103 40 83 128 33 8 18 10 0
Public Assistance 69 47 15 2 3 1 0 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 61 1 16 10 1 6 11 0 0 1
Survivor Benefits 292 61 45 36 24 31 18 13 4 20
Disability Benefits 187 23 26 34 47 19 9 9 7 6
Unemployment Compensation 396 144 100 53 40 18 7 22 6 3
Workers Compensation 131 62 19 8 2 7 3 11 9 0
Property Income 8,415 6,111 729 404 232 169 107 110 48 76
  Interest 7,968 6,468 535 294 144 112 80 60 6 74
  Dividends 2,770 2,045 276 139 46 92 17 62 1 32
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,134 644 123 116 33 29 20 18 14 21
Retirement Income 1,829 206 196 136 183 159 108 116 121 119
  Company or Union Retirement 805 155 112 70 79 81 58 44 59 27
  Federal Government Retirement 152 15 7 11 23 4 1 7 12 10
  Military Retirement 30 0 3 0 9 3 7 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 669 29 50 33 53 59 33 59 45 54
  Railroad Retirement 10 0 1 2 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 48 9 9 8 0 5 0 7 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 56 5 5 14 3 6 3 0 0 10
  Other or Don't Know 116 7 27 13 6 11 7 1 4 11
Pension Income 1,424 155 147 72 116 118 81 99 109 85
  Company or Union Retirement 620 126 88 35 51 63 47 26 53 23
  Federal Government Retirement 107 12 2 3 7 3 0 6 12 4
  Military Retirement 14 0 0 0 3 2 4 4 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 606 16 39 26 46 45 24 59 45 54
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 29 2 7 6 0 3 0 6 0 0
Alimony 85 16 15 8 11 8 6 8 0 7
Child Support 101 34 27 15 6 10 0 1 1 1
Educational Assistance 47 26 7 2 2 3 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
88 38 12 9 2 9 4 2 0 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 75 36 30 1 1 2 0 3 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 11,617 414 465 601 758 820 583 617 449 642
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,171 375 460 554 765 762 537 616 468 658
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,590 189 238 345 637 412 317 190 160 46
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,783 256 328 370 706 444 313 248 216 142
  Government Transfer Payments 3,929 369 356 457 805 481 354 288 221 101
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 474 131 52 87 131 34 5 21 11 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,907 219 248 403 754 456 325 221 173 42
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,270 328 236 207 309 191 117 138 131 119

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 478 649 445 588 305 548 268 438 172 327
Earnings 344 523 285 613 151 486 185 443 116 318
  Wages and Salary 336 483 286 604 145 457 183 422 112 313
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 31 3 28 5 22 3 26 1 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 14 19 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 2 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 5 6 6 2 6 0 6 0 2
Disability Benefits 3 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 49 56 56 11 22 14 12 31 6 4
  Interest 16 47 26 10 14 3 5 18 3 3
  Dividends 4 12 0 8 4 0 0 11 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 9 4 3 0 10 3 9 0 1
Retirement Income 85 58 33 42 14 55 20 23 8 23
  Company or Union Retirement 27 16 20 6 0 10 6 8 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 10 6 2 10 6 5 0 1 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 46 32 10 23 4 35 18 9 5 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 3 3 0 4 4 4 0 1 4 4
Pension Income 80 55 26 33 14 49 25 20 8 17
  Company or Union Retirement 26 14 15 6 0 7 6 8 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 10 9 0 6 6 5 0 1 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 46 32 10 23 4 35 18 9 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 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 386 535 304 626 165 503 190 441 117 321
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
466 590 365 692 226 555 227 469 126 337
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14 19 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
117 89 66 106 47 80 27 34 18 29
  Government Transfer Payments 89 66 32 62 23 54 24 13 9 16
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
20 22 3 4 0 3 0 0 1 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
88 62 34 42 16 55 20 23 8 23

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 204 474 141 206 131 266 123 174 71 156
Earnings 157 460 78 166 99 284 79 120 41 149
  Wages and Salary 156 432 73 159 99 281 79 120 37 133
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 35 0 7 0 3 0 2 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 9 18 5 6 4 28 13 3 0 2
  Interest 1 15 6 1 1 0 7 3 1 0
  Dividends 0 12 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 20 0 0 0 9 0 3 0 1
Retirement Income 11 15 15 7 11 20 4 7 9 7
  Company or Union Retirement 2 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 1 2 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 11 3 4 10 10 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 11 15 12 7 11 18 4 7 9 7
  Company or Union Retirement 2 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 1 2 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 11 3 4 10 10 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 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 155 476 80 166 98 284 80 120 41 149
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
181 492 98 180 113 279 95 158 50 145
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 29 15 0 8 18 4 11 11 10
  Government Transfer Payments 8 25 5 0 8 13 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
0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11 15 15 7 11 20 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 69 117 67 130 53 96 41 72 32 78
Earnings 29 110 47 134 24 68 19 72 13 57
  Wages and Salary 35 114 41 118 22 68 19 65 9 54
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 3 11 3 0 0 9 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 0 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 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 31 111 46 132 25 69 21 69 13 57
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
30 118 66 140 38 79 24 75 14 58
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 8 5 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 1 5 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 21 608 26,112 251 34,858 393 0.474 0.0078 1,249
Earnings 9 443 30,855 222 38,385 488 0.424 0.0091 1,249
  Wages and Salary 12 387 31,280 218 38,654 495 0.411 0.0093 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 28 11,595 623 23,746 1,447 0.614 0.0329 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 10 2,040 206 22,261 6,445 0.805 0.0896 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,561 112 10,274 131 0.311 0.0152 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,085 347 6,759 250 0.361 0.0360 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 6 0 7,952 902 12,921 1,099 0.554 0.0581 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,070 409 9,203 597 0.389 0.0625 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,849 279 5,264 277 0.474 0.0432 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 3,035 744 8,828 1,587 0.632 0.1109 1,249
Property Income 14 38 1,722 21 4,493 156 0.674 0.0172 1,249
  Interest 9 0 1,540 19 2,507 92 0.544 0.0282 1,249
  Dividends 0 0 1,693 36 2,975 147 0.553 0.0374 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 34 0 2,203 73 8,456 679 0.703 0.0398 1,249
Retirement Income 9 0 13,288 553 17,763 431 0.470 0.0200 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 9,583 499 12,794 520 0.506 0.0314 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,518 1,573 23,158 1,781 0.437 0.0654 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 18,488 812 22,113 730 0.400 0.0313 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 11,206 1,499 16,082 1,533 0.473 0.0713 1,249
Pension Income 9 0 15,559 534 19,347 511 0.457 0.0223 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 10,435 563 13,700 644 0.514 0.0356 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 23,675 1,705 27,496 2,218 0.409 0.0752 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 20,161 685 23,579 762 0.372 0.0328 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 8,286 1,240 10,853 1,368 0.464 0.1164 1,249
Child Support 0 0 4,053 520 7,372 1,274 0.591 0.1137 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,813 1,065 7,594 1,275 0.598 0.0987 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9 446 25,337 281 33,749 415 0.456 0.0084 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 479 26,798 261 34,882 402 0.443 0.0081 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,551 112 10,268 131 0.310 0.0152 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 0 11,301 193 15,598 252 0.431 0.0146 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 9,929 122 13,140 213 0.425 0.0150 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,539 349 6,420 238 0.389 0.0341 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,432 100 10,167 122 0.309 0.0144 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 0 10,715 349 15,658 366 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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