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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 1,784 64 61 100 167 156 105 97 104 81
Earnings 1,163 46 43 42 45 56 49 64 57 64
  Wages and Salary 1,111 39 40 29 43 54 47 62 53 63
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 72 24 3 13 3 0 2 4 2 2
  Farm Self-Employment 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 384 16 49 33 104 66 60 20 21 10
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 178 29 21 31 65 21 2 0 4 0
Public Assistance 24 17 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 14 2 3 2 0 0 7 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 36 14 2 2 1 8 1 1 1 0
Disability Benefits 35 5 8 3 9 6 0 0 0 3
Unemployment Compensation 47 21 14 5 7 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 18 5 2 4 3 0 1 0 0 0
Property Income 574 478 29 24 10 9 3 2 0 3
  Interest 544 480 21 21 3 6 3 2 0 3
  Dividends 110 95 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 54 35 5 5 3 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 294 34 38 26 21 35 10 15 20 19
  Company or Union Retirement 145 27 23 15 10 17 4 1 8 10
  Federal Government Retirement 39 0 0 6 7 0 0 3 10 2
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 64 3 2 0 4 9 1 10 3 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 10 1 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 11 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 24 3 11 3 1 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 227 29 27 18 13 20 6 13 19 16
  Company or Union Retirement 124 20 19 14 10 15 4 0 7 8
  Federal Government Retirement 30 0 0 3 2 0 0 3 10 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 58 3 2 0 2 5 1 10 3 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 8 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1
Child Support 12 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 14 2 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
17 10 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 9 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,471 48 59 67 127 111 101 90 79 77
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,598 36 65 72 122 119 107 94 82 88
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 384 16 49 33 104 66 60 20 21 10
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
586 25 68 52 104 82 65 27 30 23
  Government Transfer Payments 674 48 70 69 179 98 64 33 38 15
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 197 43 27 29 65 21 2 0 6 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
537 35 53 60 164 92 60 23 31 10
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
480 72 63 52 79 58 13 17 25 19

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 54 87 73 81 22 76 28 69 23 30
Earnings 41 80 51 70 14 70 19 62 14 28
  Wages and Salary 40 76 49 67 14 68 19 61 14 28
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 4 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 3 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 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Interest 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 4 9 8 16 10 9 0 3 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 2 2 4 7 3 2 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 1 2 7 4 0 2 2 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 4 3 8 14 10 8 2 3 1 4
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 4 7 3 2 0 1 1 4
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 1 2 7 4 0 2 2 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 1 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 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 46 81 53 68 18 70 20 64 14 29
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
56 93 63 77 20 81 25 66 19 32
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 14 14 22 6 12 2 3 5 6
  Government Transfer Payments 9 6 3 12 1 7 3 2 1 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
7 12 8 16 10 9 0 3 1 4

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 12 58 14 21 14 22 21 16 11 15
Earnings 6 56 7 21 7 30 11 16 7 9
  Wages and Salary 6 56 7 21 7 28 11 16 7 9
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 2 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 1 0 2 1 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 2 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 2 1 0 2 1 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 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 6 56 7 21 7 30 9 16 9 9
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 62 10 21 7 35 9 17 9 10
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 5 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 5 1 0 2 3 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
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 2 2 0 2 4 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
55 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 2 18 4 11 3 0 1 12 3 5
Earnings 3 5 2 13 3 6 5 11 0 3
  Wages and Salary 3 5 2 13 3 6 5 7 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3 5 2 13 3 6 2 9 2 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 11 4 13 3 6 2 8 2 3
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 2 2 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 2 2 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
55 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 0 41 21,170 777 28,559 756 0.442 0.0222 1,430
Earnings 1 28 27,398 789 33,043 980 0.401 0.0264 1,430
  Wages and Salary 1 28 28,029 924 33,530 986 0.395 0.0270 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,746 288 10,228 297 0.280 0.0386 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,805 310 7,443 426 0.337 0.0617 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 0 1,503 75 2,192 313 0.500 0.1154 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,416 73 1,381 215 0.291 0.1606 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,443 165 2,529 734 0.580 0.2026 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 11,919 907 16,486 1,032 0.445 0.0537 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,409 1,588 13,971 1,428 0.515 0.0764 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 15,072 2,310 17,681 1,204 0.429 0.0584 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,854 1,408 14,809 1,613 0.500 0.0829 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 32 21,766 751 28,794 827 0.430 0.0240 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1 34 23,094 976 29,524 793 0.420 0.0231 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,746 288 10,228 297 0.280 0.0386 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 11,349 438 14,988 610 0.409 0.0392 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 9,575 217 11,832 436 0.383 0.0376 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,491 526 7,016 423 0.371 0.0593 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,329 211 9,897 274 0.294 0.0352 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 9,161 414 12,989 699 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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