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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 alone (1)
    Total 13,423 904 497 594 838 777 566 632 495 646
Earnings 9,430 364 316 355 236 501 327 419 282 565
  Wages and Salary 8,795 276 276 297 207 460 307 386 264 524
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 815 195 56 82 31 64 17 37 15 51
  Farm Self-Employment 123 75 4 4 6 5 5 0 3 2
Social Security 2,552 188 232 340 624 409 313 188 157 45
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 415 103 38 80 125 31 8 18 10 0
Public Assistance 67 46 14 2 3 1 0 0 1 0
Veterans Benefits 61 1 16 10 1 6 11 0 0 1
Survivor Benefits 289 61 45 36 24 29 18 12 4 20
Disability Benefits 186 22 26 34 47 19 9 9 7 6
Unemployment Compensation 395 143 100 53 40 18 7 22 6 3
Workers Compensation 127 60 19 8 2 7 2 11 9 0
Property Income 8,338 6,051 721 401 231 167 107 109 48 76
  Interest 7,898 6,409 530 293 143 111 80 60 6 74
  Dividends 2,744 2,023 276 138 46 91 17 61 1 32
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,123 637 120 116 33 28 20 18 14 21
Retirement Income 1,811 204 192 136 182 158 108 115 121 119
  Company or Union Retirement 799 155 109 70 78 81 57 44 59 27
  Federal Government Retirement 150 15 7 11 23 4 1 7 12 10
  Military Retirement 27 0 3 0 9 2 7 4 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 665 29 50 33 53 59 33 59 44 54
  Railroad Retirement 10 0 1 2 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 47 7 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 1,408 154 144 72 115 118 81 99 109 85
  Company or Union Retirement 614 126 85 35 49 63 47 26 53 23
  Federal Government Retirement 106 12 2 3 7 3 0 6 12 4
  Military Retirement 13 0 0 0 3 2 4 4 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 602 16 38 26 46 45 24 59 44 54
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 27 1 7 6 0 3 0 6 0 0
Alimony 83 16 15 8 11 8 5 8 0 6
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
85 36 11 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 11,501 406 457 596 749 816 579 608 446 635
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,052 371 452 550 757 759 534 604 464 651
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,562 188 233 342 630 409 314 188 157 46
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,741 256 322 366 698 439 311 244 214 141
  Government Transfer Payments 3,881 367 351 450 794 473 350 286 219 101
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 464 131 50 84 127 33 5 21 11 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,870 219 243 397 743 452 321 219 170 41
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,242 326 230 204 305 188 117 137 131 119

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 471 643 442 582 303 543 264 436 171 325
Earnings 338 514 284 608 150 481 183 441 116 315
  Wages and Salary 331 477 285 598 144 452 181 420 112 310
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 29 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 21 14 12 31 6 4
  Interest 14 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 32 42 14 55 20 21 8 23
  Company or Union Retirement 26 16 20 6 0 10 6 8 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 10 6 2 10 6 5 0 0 0 6
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 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 79 55 24 33 14 49 25 18 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 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 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 381 528 303 620 164 497 188 439 117 318
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
459 583 364 686 225 549 225 466 125 335
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14 19 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
116 89 64 105 47 80 27 33 17 29
  Government Transfer Payments 89 66 30 61 23 54 24 12 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
87 62 32 42 16 55 20 21 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 alone (1)
    Total 201 473 140 205 126 264 122 170 71 153
Earnings 157 459 77 164 98 281 78 117 41 145
  Wages and Salary 156 431 73 157 97 279 78 118 37 128
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 35 0 7 0 3 0 0 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 3 28 13 3 0 2
  Interest 1 14 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 13 15 7 11 20 4 5 9 7
  Company or Union Retirement 2 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 1 2 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 10 3 4 10 10 4 5 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 13 12 7 11 18 4 5 9 7
  Company or Union Retirement 2 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 1 2 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 10 3 4 10 10 4 5 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 79 164 97 282 79 117 41 145
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
181 492 97 178 110 277 94 153 50 142
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 27 15 0 8 18 4 9 11 10
  Government Transfer Payments 8 23 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 13 15 7 11 20 4 5 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 alone (1)
    Total 65 116 67 128 53 94 41 72 32 75
Earnings 27 109 47 134 24 68 19 72 13 54
  Wages and Salary 32 112 41 118 22 68 19 65 9 51
  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 29 109 46 132 25 68 21 69 13 54
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25 117 66 140 38 78 24 75 14 54
  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 1 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 alone (1)
    Total 21 605 26,135 252 34,888 396 0.474 0.0078 1,249
Earnings 9 441 30,877 223 38,420 491 0.424 0.0091 1,249
  Wages and Salary 12 385 31,290 219 38,670 499 0.412 0.0094 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 28 11,678 619 23,887 1,462 0.614 0.0333 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 10 2,040 206 22,261 6,445 0.805 0.0896 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,564 113 10,267 131 0.311 0.0153 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,075 355 6,754 255 0.369 0.0363 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 7,836 880 12,914 1,108 0.556 0.0584 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,079 408 9,217 598 0.384 0.0629 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,865 279 5,277 278 0.474 0.0432 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 2,925 701 8,841 1,642 0.623 0.1151 1,249
Property Income 14 38 1,723 21 4,508 157 0.675 0.0172 1,249
  Interest 9 0 1,541 19 2,513 93 0.544 0.0282 1,249
  Dividends 0 0 1,696 36 2,987 148 0.553 0.0375 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 34 0 2,203 73 8,506 685 0.703 0.0399 1,249
Retirement Income 8 0 13,266 552 17,653 428 0.467 0.0201 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 9,601 503 12,687 506 0.503 0.0310 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,355 1,550 22,952 1,788 0.441 0.0658 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 18,412 812 21,954 725 0.396 0.0316 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 8 0 15,539 531 19,218 507 0.455 0.0224 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 10,468 560 13,572 627 0.508 0.0353 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 23,480 1,808 27,265 2,237 0.427 0.0747 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 20,103 690 23,415 758 0.369 0.0331 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 8,002 1,273 10,652 1,400 0.467 0.1201 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 4,029 1,223 7,814 1,318 0.596 0.0991 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9 444 25,362 284 33,782 418 0.456 0.0084 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 477 26,817 263 34,890 405 0.443 0.0082 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,553 112 10,261 131 0.309 0.0154 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8 0 11,298 195 15,551 251 0.431 0.0147 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 9,928 122 13,105 213 0.424 0.0151 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,520 357 6,410 243 0.393 0.0345 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,438 101 10,165 123 0.309 0.0145 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 0 10,740 352 15,592 364 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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