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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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 20,593 410 647 1,997 2,824 2,607 2,200 1,679 1,273 1,012
Earnings 3,432 491 326 279 154 307 171 171 111 178
  Wages and Salary 3,049 390 273 249 141 283 159 156 108 156
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 414 131 50 48 10 30 7 22 10 17
  Farm Self-Employment 76 29 14 5 0 6 0 1 0 0
Social Security 18,467 448 1,052 2,998 3,779 3,448 3,003 1,893 952 361
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 805 254 156 129 185 72 7 0 0 0
Public Assistance 50 32 12 4 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 215 52 16 15 29 30 60 5 2 4
Survivor Benefits 1,608 397 287 191 164 141 100 68 54 37
Disability Benefits 58 4 17 15 8 3 2 2 0 1
Unemployment Compensation 127 53 32 27 6 8 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 54 15 9 18 0 2 0 3 2 0
Property Income 10,922 7,077 1,202 650 385 341 228 166 89 89
  Interest 10,410 7,742 998 541 231 202 176 126 35 37
  Dividends 3,270 2,087 385 222 131 127 49 95 4 34
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,315 581 184 126 63 77 37 48 16 36
Retirement Income 6,216 1,212 974 750 613 612 352 307 258 178
  Company or Union Retirement 3,633 1,006 743 497 349 325 148 126 105 63
  Federal Government Retirement 559 32 43 48 30 52 60 35 34 40
  Military Retirement 124 7 8 10 15 33 20 4 5 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,585 163 151 148 173 168 139 113 71 63
  Railroad Retirement 113 8 8 12 16 19 8 16 17 6
  Annuities 202 71 37 26 22 13 2 10 6 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 153 45 26 35 8 10 3 0 8 0
  Other or Don't Know 216 46 55 28 18 25 4 11 6 0
Pension Income 4,848 945 753 596 468 493 276 253 200 143
  Company or Union Retirement 2,836 767 569 409 273 281 110 100 88 50
  Federal Government Retirement 386 19 27 24 17 39 49 32 21 33
  Military Retirement 16 1 1 0 4 2 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,423 128 134 141 145 152 126 101 70 55
  Railroad Retirement 64 8 4 5 10 8 5 13 3 6
  Annuities 85 30 16 14 9 5 0 4 0 4
Alimony 53 7 19 13 0 3 5 0 0 1
Child Support 31 13 9 0 3 4 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 23 15 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
135 62 25 15 0 16 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 85 48 9 6 5 7 5 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 19,458 435 1,009 2,770 3,468 3,180 2,887 1,830 1,070 536
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19,959 312 805 2,443 3,043 2,671 2,277 1,693 1,202 886
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 18,537 452 1,053 2,990 3,782 3,456 3,014 1,902 961 370
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
19,074 328 842 2,648 3,333 2,852 2,426 1,764 1,167 780
  Government Transfer Payments 19,289 416 838 2,758 3,789 3,313 2,802 1,882 1,120 540
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 849 279 168 133 184 73 10 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
18,854 469 1,006 2,996 4,000 3,573 3,016 1,913 976 364
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
7,013 1,457 1,122 880 796 681 357 314 261 183

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 786 729 544 467 368 362 292 279 206 184
Earnings 64 148 56 136 48 62 44 84 19 57
  Wages and Salary 62 124 54 119 48 57 44 79 19 54
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 17 2 14 0 6 0 5 3 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 199 109 30 5 8 13 3 5 3 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 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 13 43 19 20 10 12 6 6 3 0
Disability Benefits 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 109 73 53 44 23 28 40 28 19 26
  Interest 86 7 36 20 23 6 11 11 9 8
  Dividends 14 34 3 11 3 0 0 5 3 6
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 23 13 0 8 0 17 1 5 0 6
Retirement Income 186 162 72 99 45 93 39 63 30 15
  Company or Union Retirement 42 37 29 38 11 20 7 23 10 6
  Federal Government Retirement 39 40 15 25 9 9 12 10 3 7
  Military Retirement 0 11 4 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 93 56 19 28 18 54 24 32 14 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 6 6 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 2 1 2 2 3 1 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 158 94 48 72 35 82 35 59 21 11
  Company or Union Retirement 33 24 22 23 8 15 6 22 2 1
  Federal Government Retirement 28 17 6 23 7 8 8 7 3 7
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 94 53 21 18 15 54 22 28 16 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 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
9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 379 257 135 158 99 150 57 89 45 74
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
706 633 446 383 241 335 200 212 156 107
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 207 112 33 7 9 18 3 5 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
575 517 355 229 150 211 140 122 95 48
  Government Transfer Payments 408 290 225 99 87 145 84 75 57 31
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
202 113 30 5 8 13 3 5 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
186 165 72 99 45 93 39 63 30 15

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 129 272 107 116 90 100 70 64 38 54
Earnings 15 128 12 31 2 44 20 35 3 43
  Wages and Salary 16 116 8 28 2 42 19 31 3 37
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 3 1 0 4 0 1 2 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 152 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 6 0 4 0 6 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 5 11 10 14 10 10 9 11 1 1
  Interest 1 9 4 0 13 3 6 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 15 0 4 0 15 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7 11 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 34 15 19 12 3 16 1 2 8 7
  Company or Union Retirement 2 3 3 5 0 6 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 4 1 5 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 6 7 3 0 4 1 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 32 5 14 8 3 10 1 2 0 7
  Company or Union Retirement 2 3 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 3 7 3 0 4 1 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 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 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 25 266 39 48 39 48 27 36 13 38
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
79 279 72 81 79 81 42 46 34 57
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
53 166 36 37 36 40 15 8 16 17
  Government Transfer Payments 37 176 14 17 15 28 7 6 11 5
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
34 15 19 12 3 16 1 2 8 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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 37 38 45 57 35 24 29 42 21 19
Earnings 0 29 14 33 0 11 2 16 5 0
  Wages and Salary 0 29 14 36 0 9 2 16 5 0
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 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 2 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 3 5 13 10 5 20 4 7 2 0
  Interest 2 1 2 0 1 11 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 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 2 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 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 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 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 11 25 13 28 6 7 12 20 16 13
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24 33 18 37 15 10 13 17 17 16
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 3 7 3 7 3 2 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 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 0 1 0 0 2 3 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
65 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 11 331 14,559 91 21,582 206 0.445 0.0073 1,249
Earnings 0 82 14,814 479 24,976 847 0.558 0.0169 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 61 15,477 494 24,536 676 0.531 0.0164 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 9 6,359 598 21,713 4,760 0.722 0.0757 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 4,094 894 25,146 7,115 0.730 0.1152 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,694 55 11,377 49 0.274 0.0058 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,882 269 5,187 142 0.381 0.0247 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,589 704 8,683 419 0.380 0.0413 1,249
Survivor Benefits 19 0 6,570 293 10,538 386 0.550 0.0264 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,336 499 4,102 323 0.431 0.0672 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 12 91 1,929 21 5,855 159 0.693 0.0120 1,249
  Interest 49 0 1,681 18 3,404 106 0.613 0.0212 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,959 38 4,743 205 0.635 0.0223 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 28 3 3,530 275 9,894 592 0.665 0.0351 1,249
Retirement Income 26 6 8,204 180 12,153 189 0.517 0.0119 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 22 0 5,339 169 8,791 216 0.547 0.0178 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,123 941 18,510 607 0.377 0.0326 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 11,735 471 13,805 903 0.348 0.0701 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 12,322 346 15,942 381 0.439 0.0209 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,616 787 12,173 688 0.285 0.0690 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,504 546 6,669 524 0.501 0.0597 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,367 517 7,933 728 0.533 0.0664 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 5,672 722 11,230 1,306 0.580 0.0779 1,249
Pension Income 13 0 8,192 208 11,887 200 0.510 0.0129 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 5,500 182 8,540 223 0.530 0.0196 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,456 855 19,008 711 0.366 0.0390 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 12,748 403 16,251 393 0.429 0.0215 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,400 805 6,145 728 0.514 0.0905 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 3,014 614 5,857 623 0.573 0.0692 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 2,203 266 4,531 773 0.520 0.1194 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 99 11,610 61 15,204 170 0.398 0.0084 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 154 13,275 87 18,607 181 0.419 0.0073 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,717 55 11,409 49 0.275 0.0058 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 34 12,091 68 14,976 91 0.355 0.0066 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 3 11,391 59 13,268 72 0.321 0.0066 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,668 243 5,068 140 0.388 0.0244 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,670 54 11,372 48 0.272 0.0057 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
26 6 7,651 147 11,387 171 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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