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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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 17,999 343 532 1,723 2,318 2,227 1,940 1,508 1,174 888
Earnings 3,002 447 296 255 141 266 148 148 90 150
  Wages and Salary 2,647 349 249 226 128 244 140 135 88 130
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 383 125 44 42 10 28 5 20 8 15
  Farm Self-Employment 73 27 14 5 0 6 0 1 0 0
Social Security 16,330 397 904 2,623 3,274 3,014 2,695 1,713 895 329
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 535 178 95 83 121 50 5 0 0 0
Public Assistance 30 21 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 191 45 15 15 26 26 52 5 2 4
Survivor Benefits 1,472 368 268 166 145 133 89 61 49 31
Disability Benefits 49 4 16 11 5 3 2 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 117 46 32 24 6 8 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 48 15 9 17 0 0 0 3 2 0
Property Income 10,137 6,472 1,154 612 362 325 219 157 89 84
  Interest 9,655 7,117 958 504 219 189 173 121 33 37
  Dividends 3,126 1,985 369 221 127 122 49 91 4 31
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,236 537 177 119 62 72 33 48 16 34
Retirement Income 5,581 1,128 905 668 551 545 311 256 231 150
  Company or Union Retirement 3,302 923 692 460 310 285 141 109 91 47
  Federal Government Retirement 473 30 36 39 27 47 44 26 31 37
  Military Retirement 113 6 8 10 11 31 18 1 5 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,391 159 142 119 160 149 117 93 66 55
  Railroad Retirement 106 8 8 11 13 17 8 16 17 6
  Annuities 196 66 37 24 22 13 2 10 6 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 142 37 26 33 8 10 3 0 8 0
  Other or Don't Know 199 46 50 22 17 25 4 11 5 0
Pension Income 4,318 880 692 534 427 428 238 206 180 124
  Company or Union Retirement 2,569 704 525 377 247 242 106 81 80 40
  Federal Government Retirement 320 17 23 23 15 34 37 23 18 32
  Military Retirement 14 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,242 126 124 116 135 133 104 82 64 46
  Railroad Retirement 59 8 4 4 7 8 4 13 3 6
  Annuities 84 29 16 14 9 5 0 4 0 4
Alimony 50 7 18 11 0 3 5 0 0 0
Child Support 23 12 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 19 15 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
117 53 21 15 0 14 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 72 45 7 4 3 6 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 17,137 385 868 2,416 2,992 2,769 2,588 1,658 994 467
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17,539 263 691 2,139 2,594 2,324 2,014 1,533 1,111 778
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 16,395 401 904 2,615 3,275 3,021 2,707 1,722 904 338
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
16,820 278 723 2,324 2,857 2,493 2,149 1,600 1,090 697
  Government Transfer Payments 16,916 355 712 2,412 3,240 2,876 2,495 1,684 1,042 491
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 561 194 103 86 120 51 5 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
16,569 406 859 2,618 3,423 3,099 2,706 1,725 912 332
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,104 1,292 992 759 670 594 316 259 231 151

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 701 648 496 421 343 325 266 241 183 168
Earnings 51 127 43 113 42 50 41 66 16 50
  Wages and Salary 49 105 42 97 42 45 41 60 16 47
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 16 2 13 0 6 0 5 3 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 184 96 28 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 10 43 19 20 10 12 5 3 3 0
Disability Benefits 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 107 68 51 41 18 28 39 28 19 24
  Interest 81 6 33 20 20 6 10 11 9 8
  Dividends 14 31 3 11 3 0 0 5 3 5
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 23 13 0 8 0 17 1 5 0 5
Retirement Income 160 148 62 92 32 72 34 57 26 15
  Company or Union Retirement 37 35 26 37 6 19 7 23 8 6
  Federal Government Retirement 33 37 11 23 1 6 10 10 3 7
  Military Retirement 0 11 4 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 78 48 16 24 16 41 21 26 13 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 2 1 2 2 3 0 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 133 81 36 66 24 67 32 56 17 11
  Company or Union Retirement 30 22 19 23 3 15 6 22 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 22 14 4 21 1 6 7 7 3 7
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 79 45 15 14 15 41 19 26 14 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 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
7 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 345 221 117 139 88 131 53 69 41 60
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
632 568 389 338 216 296 178 176 141 87
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 192 99 30 7 9 18 3 5 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
510 469 307 202 136 190 122 106 86 44
  Government Transfer Payments 355 263 196 86 80 129 68 64 51 27
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
182 100 28 5 8 13 3 5 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
160 151 62 92 32 72 34 57 26 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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 108 244 95 107 80 89 57 64 35 52
Earnings 11 112 9 28 2 33 19 35 3 39
  Wages and Salary 13 100 5 25 2 32 17 31 3 35
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 3 1 0 4 0 1 2 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 135 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 3 11 10 10 10 10 9 11 0 1
  Interest 1 9 4 0 13 3 6 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 15 0 4 0 14 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 8 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 30 15 14 10 3 15 1 2 8 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 3 3 5 0 6 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 6 1 1 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 1
Pension Income 30 5 9 6 3 9 1 2 0 6
  Company or Union Retirement 0 3 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 21 3 1 1 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 22 234 34 41 34 38 24 36 13 35
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69 247 66 72 74 69 34 45 31 49
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
48 143 36 33 35 34 13 8 14 12
  Government Transfer Payments 35 151 13 14 15 23 6 6 8 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
5 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
30 15 14 10 3 15 1 2 8 6

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 32 36 40 44 31 22 28 41 19 15
Earnings 0 24 9 25 0 8 2 16 5 0
  Wages and Salary 0 24 9 27 0 6 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 1 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 22 10 26 6 6 11 20 13 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17 31 15 32 14 8 11 17 13 14
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 3 7 3 7 3 2 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 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 1 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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 11 306 14,891 97 22,054 229 0.445 0.0078 1,249
Earnings 0 79 14,126 517 25,042 954 0.573 0.0186 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 58 14,783 519 24,439 756 0.545 0.0181 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 9 6,325 652 22,425 5,134 0.728 0.0770 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,803 59 11,472 53 0.274 0.0061 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,842 352 5,151 182 0.389 0.0312 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,455 747 8,718 446 0.375 0.0446 1,249
Survivor Benefits 18 0 6,506 323 10,662 414 0.557 0.0274 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,504 478 4,228 342 0.425 0.0698 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 12 86 1,958 22 6,010 167 0.693 0.0124 1,249
  Interest 46 0 1,696 19 3,491 112 0.616 0.0216 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,969 39 4,779 212 0.634 0.0227 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 26 3 3,645 277 9,936 611 0.662 0.0357 1,249
Retirement Income 26 5 7,908 189 11,916 199 0.522 0.0126 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 22 0 5,194 175 8,680 227 0.549 0.0189 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,373 1,179 18,523 672 0.380 0.0358 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 11,712 474 13,797 936 0.355 0.0736 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 11,930 349 15,559 409 0.449 0.0230 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,827 950 12,196 712 0.283 0.0700 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,631 570 6,841 535 0.504 0.0594 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,604 500 8,174 753 0.519 0.0674 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 5,510 791 10,809 1,322 0.560 0.0862 1,249
Pension Income 13 0 7,812 215 11,566 210 0.513 0.0138 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 5,372 188 8,383 230 0.530 0.0206 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,322 1,102 18,831 794 0.356 0.0439 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 12,261 388 15,896 424 0.442 0.0231 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,489 807 6,214 735 0.512 0.0906 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 3,181 718 5,934 659 0.566 0.0735 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 92 11,723 66 15,318 189 0.398 0.0090 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 139 13,442 92 18,759 199 0.419 0.0079 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,829 59 11,506 53 0.275 0.0061 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 31 12,234 73 15,091 97 0.353 0.0071 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 3 11,511 63 13,353 77 0.319 0.0071 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,595 320 5,005 177 0.392 0.0310 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,789 58 11,476 52 0.272 0.0061 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
26 5 7,533 155 11,354 185 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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