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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
12,304 816 437 526 734 685 498 551 433 578
Earnings 8,668 335 276 319 205 437 293 360 234 506
  Wages and Salary 8,087 260 238 269 177 402 274 331 216 467
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 755 175 55 72 30 59 16 33 15 48
  Farm Self-Employment 118 72 4 4 6 5 5 0 3 2
Social Security 2,337 165 206 307 577 365 296 175 152 45
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 348 85 33 64 105 28 8 18 7 0
Public Assistance 49 36 10 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 53 0 16 10 0 6 8 0 0 1
Survivor Benefits 278 59 44 34 22 29 18 9 4 20
Disability Benefits 166 22 21 31 43 16 6 9 7 6
Unemployment Compensation 358 129 91 50 36 17 6 20 3 3
Workers Compensation 118 57 17 6 2 5 2 10 9 0
Property Income 7,971 5,758 696 394 215 164 106 104 47 75
  Interest 7,551 6,118 509 287 133 110 77 58 4 74
  Dividends 2,694 1,985 274 136 45 87 17 59 1 32
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,072 606 112 113 28 26 20 17 14 21
Retirement Income 1,716 190 182 125 171 145 97 112 120 116
  Company or Union Retirement 759 142 107 68 73 79 54 41 59 27
  Federal Government Retirement 144 15 7 11 23 0 1 7 12 10
  Military Retirement 24 0 2 0 9 1 7 4 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 632 29 47 29 51 53 26 59 43 51
  Railroad Retirement 10 0 1 2 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 46 7 9 8 0 5 0 7 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 53 5 5 12 2 6 3 0 0 10
  Other or Don't Know 106 6 23 10 4 11 7 1 4 11
Pension Income 1,346 141 139 68 112 110 73 99 108 81
  Company or Union Retirement 584 115 84 33 48 62 43 26 53 23
  Federal Government Retirement 102 12 2 3 7 0 0 6 12 4
  Military Retirement 12 0 0 0 3 0 4 4 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 579 16 36 23 46 42 20 59 43 51
  Railroad Retirement 8 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0
  Annuities 27 1 7 6 0 3 0 6 0 0
Alimony 66 13 11 8 8 6 5 3 0 6
Child Support 90 33 22 13 4 10 0 1 1 1
Educational Assistance 46 26 7 1 2 3 0 0 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
70 26 11 9 1 7 4 2 0 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 68 36 26 1 1 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10,545 358 397 529 679 716 528 537 392 573
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11,057 329 388 487 688 653 476 528 413 586
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,347 165 206 309 584 365 297 175 152 46
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,465 230 290 332 650 385 291 226 209 137
  Government Transfer Payments 3,538 317 318 400 721 422 326 268 206 96
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 382 106 43 66 105 30 5 21 7 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,591 183 216 348 671 405 304 205 161 41
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,069 287 216 174 271 175 107 134 125 116

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
431 594 406 550 285 502 245 404 160 301
Earnings 310 472 257 578 137 445 166 410 106 295
  Wages and Salary 303 437 257 568 131 416 164 390 103 290
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 12 29 3 28 5 22 3 24 0 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 11 19 1 4 0 4 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 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 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 47 56 52 11 21 14 12 31 6 4
  Interest 14 43 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 78 58 30 42 14 53 18 17 8 23
  Company or Union Retirement 22 16 20 6 0 10 6 4 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 44 32 8 23 4 33 17 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 74 55 23 33 14 48 23 14 8 17
  Company or Union Retirement 22 14 15 6 0 7 6 4 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 44 32 8 23 4 33 17 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 349 484 275 591 151 461 169 408 106 298
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
421 539 332 653 211 512 205 433 113 315
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 11 19 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
105 87 62 102 46 77 25 31 16 29
  Government Transfer Payments 83 61 27 57 21 52 23 12 9 16
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
17 21 1 4 0 3 0 0 1 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
80 60 31 42 14 53 18 17 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
194 447 138 194 118 252 117 165 68 150
Earnings 152 435 72 152 94 271 77 114 40 141
  Wages and Salary 150 408 69 146 94 268 77 115 37 124
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 34 0 6 0 3 0 0 0 21
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Social Security 0 10 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 9 18 5 6 3 27 13 3 0 0
  Interest 1 14 6 1 1 0 6 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 0
Retirement Income 9 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 0 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 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 9 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 0 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 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 150 449 75 153 93 271 78 114 40 141
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
173 465 92 167 106 266 92 149 49 138
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 25 15 0 8 18 4 9 11 10
  Government Transfer Payments 7 21 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 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
65 112 59 122 52 93 39 70 30 71
Earnings 27 106 42 126 24 66 18 71 13 50
  Wages and Salary 32 109 35 111 22 66 18 63 9 50
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 3 10 3 0 0 9 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 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 6 7 1 0 0 1 2 3
  Interest 0 2 0 0 1 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 29 106 41 125 25 66 19 67 13 50
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25 114 60 132 38 77 23 73 14 50
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 7 5 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 7 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
21 590 26,946 261 35,892 424 0.472 0.0081 1,249
Earnings 9 429 31,428 225 39,400 527 0.422 0.0095 1,249
  Wages and Salary 12 375 31,807 221 39,653 535 0.411 0.0098 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 27 11,946 795 24,072 1,521 0.606 0.0346 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 10 2,046 210 22,806 6,690 0.807 0.0891 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,628 117 10,363 137 0.307 0.0159 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,197 389 6,756 272 0.362 0.0386 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 7,788 932 13,038 1,149 0.560 0.0594 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,028 424 8,965 537 0.367 0.0617 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,873 290 5,245 289 0.472 0.0453 1,249
Workers Compensation 3 0 2,809 686 9,088 1,756 0.638 0.1166 1,249
Property Income 14 36 1,731 22 4,539 161 0.674 0.0174 1,249
  Interest 7 0 1,543 20 2,488 92 0.539 0.0284 1,249
  Dividends 0 0 1,697 37 2,996 150 0.554 0.0379 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 34 0 2,213 75 8,696 711 0.703 0.0403 1,249
Retirement Income 8 0 13,643 598 17,903 444 0.467 0.0206 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 9,640 520 12,659 517 0.496 0.0323 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,584 1,538 23,029 1,840 0.445 0.0665 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 18,750 816 22,281 754 0.396 0.0323 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 12,429 1,677 17,190 1,633 0.461 0.0728 1,249
Pension Income 8 0 15,779 520 19,383 522 0.452 0.0231 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 10,504 552 13,539 639 0.500 0.0368 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 23,674 1,639 27,403 2,291 0.441 0.0751 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 20,193 702 23,617 781 0.369 0.0338 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 0 3,864 598 7,587 1,413 0.597 0.1200 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9 433 26,114 297 34,684 449 0.453 0.0088 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 465 27,658 388 35,858 434 0.441 0.0085 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,616 116 10,356 136 0.305 0.0159 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8 0 11,503 214 15,852 266 0.429 0.0152 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 10,069 170 13,383 228 0.425 0.0158 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,595 417 6,403 261 0.381 0.0372 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,546 106 10,291 128 0.304 0.0151 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 0 11,231 364 16,030 386 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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