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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 alone (1)
    Total 17,850 341 528 1,711 2,292 2,212 1,926 1,495 1,163 878
Earnings 2,972 443 296 253 138 262 147 142 89 149
  Wages and Salary 2,619 347 249 225 125 240 139 129 88 129
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 381 124 44 42 10 28 5 20 7 15
  Farm Self-Employment 73 27 14 5 0 6 0 1 0 0
Social Security 16,202 390 898 2,599 3,245 2,993 2,678 1,704 892 320
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 529 175 95 82 119 50 5 0 0 0
Public Assistance 29 19 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 189 45 14 15 26 26 52 5 2 4
Survivor Benefits 1,460 365 265 165 143 132 88 61 49 31
Disability Benefits 47 4 16 10 5 3 2 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 114 43 32 24 6 8 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 46 13 9 17 0 0 0 3 2 0
Property Income 10,066 6,420 1,150 608 360 322 218 156 89 84
  Interest 9,591 7,067 955 497 217 189 173 120 33 37
  Dividends 3,110 1,976 367 221 125 120 48 91 4 31
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,228 533 177 118 62 72 33 48 16 34
Retirement Income 5,530 1,118 896 665 545 540 309 254 226 146
  Company or Union Retirement 3,274 915 684 457 307 281 141 109 91 44
  Federal Government Retirement 466 30 36 39 27 47 42 25 28 37
  Military Retirement 113 6 8 10 11 31 18 1 5 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,382 159 141 118 160 148 117 92 64 55
  Railroad Retirement 104 8 8 11 12 17 8 16 17 4
  Annuities 195 66 37 24 22 13 2 10 6 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 141 37 26 32 8 10 3 0 8 0
  Other or Don't Know 195 43 50 22 15 25 4 11 5 0
Pension Income 4,279 871 686 532 424 424 238 204 175 120
  Company or Union Retirement 2,548 697 520 375 245 239 106 81 80 38
  Federal Government Retirement 315 17 23 23 15 34 37 22 15 32
  Military Retirement 14 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,233 126 123 115 135 132 103 81 62 46
  Railroad Retirement 57 8 4 4 6 8 4 13 3 4
  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
114 51 21 14 0 14 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 70 43 7 4 3 6 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 17,002 378 863 2,398 2,966 2,749 2,574 1,643 987 460
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17,395 259 690 2,123 2,570 2,309 1,996 1,520 1,101 768
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 16,265 395 898 2,591 3,247 3,001 2,689 1,713 900 328
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
16,683 274 721 2,303 2,830 2,476 2,127 1,593 1,083 687
  Government Transfer Payments 16,776 348 710 2,394 3,206 2,856 2,476 1,673 1,037 479
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 555 191 103 84 118 51 5 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
16,437 400 854 2,595 3,391 3,078 2,688 1,716 908 323
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,047 1,280 983 755 662 589 314 257 226 148

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 695 641 492 418 341 322 264 240 181 166
Earnings 49 126 43 112 42 49 41 66 16 50
  Wages and Salary 47 105 42 96 42 44 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 181 94 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 67 50 41 18 27 39 28 19 24
  Interest 81 6 32 20 20 6 10 11 9 8
  Dividends 14 31 3 11 3 0 0 5 3 5
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 23 12 0 8 0 17 1 5 0 5
Retirement Income 160 146 62 92 32 72 34 55 25 15
  Company or Union Retirement 37 35 26 37 6 19 7 21 8 6
  Federal Government Retirement 33 36 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 47 16 24 16 41 21 26 12 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 78 36 66 24 67 32 55 17 11
  Company or Union Retirement 30 22 19 23 3 15 6 20 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 22 12 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 44 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 344 217 117 139 87 129 50 69 41 60
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
628 562 386 335 215 294 173 175 141 87
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 190 97 30 7 9 18 3 5 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
505 464 304 198 134 190 120 106 86 44
  Government Transfer Payments 353 260 196 85 79 129 66 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
180 99 28 5 8 13 3 5 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
160 149 62 92 32 72 34 55 25 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 alone (1)
    Total 108 241 93 106 79 88 57 64 33 52
Earnings 11 109 9 27 2 33 19 35 3 39
  Wages and Salary 13 97 5 24 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 12 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 0 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 7 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 0 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 22 231 33 41 34 38 24 36 11 35
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69 244 63 70 73 69 34 45 29 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 34 32 35 34 13 8 14 12
  Government Transfer Payments 35 151 12 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 12 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 alone (1)
    Total 32 35 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 5 2 0
  Interest 2 1 2 0 1 11 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 alone (1)
    Total 11 304 14,888 97 22,064 230 0.445 0.0079 1,249
Earnings 0 79 14,086 517 25,079 962 0.574 0.0186 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 58 14,725 523 24,455 762 0.545 0.0181 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 9 6,334 650 22,540 5,170 0.728 0.0773 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,808 59 11,476 53 0.274 0.0062 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,830 350 5,161 183 0.389 0.0314 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,536 744 8,767 448 0.370 0.0449 1,249
Survivor Benefits 18 0 6,513 324 10,694 417 0.557 0.0275 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,635 471 4,309 348 0.419 0.0703 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 12 86 1,960 22 6,017 168 0.693 0.0124 1,249
  Interest 46 0 1,697 19 3,499 112 0.617 0.0216 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,968 39 4,748 209 0.632 0.0226 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 26 3 3,648 276 9,963 615 0.661 0.0360 1,249
Retirement Income 26 5 7,896 191 11,913 201 0.523 0.0127 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 22 0 5,207 175 8,688 228 0.550 0.0190 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,254 1,229 18,525 682 0.383 0.0360 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 11,725 476 13,821 939 0.356 0.0735 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 11,891 350 15,515 409 0.449 0.0231 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,776 904 12,089 716 0.299 0.0699 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,608 565 6,844 537 0.499 0.0600 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,584 520 8,210 761 0.521 0.0672 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 5,575 802 10,944 1,349 0.562 0.0865 1,249
Pension Income 13 0 7,796 216 11,549 211 0.514 0.0139 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 5,381 188 8,384 231 0.531 0.0207 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,099 1,125 18,813 807 0.365 0.0440 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 12,220 383 15,850 424 0.441 0.0232 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 3,205 719 6,011 670 0.563 0.0742 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 91 11,724 66 15,319 190 0.398 0.0091 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 138 13,435 92 18,760 201 0.420 0.0080 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,834 59 11,509 53 0.275 0.0062 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 31 12,234 73 15,094 98 0.354 0.0071 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 3 11,515 63 13,356 77 0.319 0.0071 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,588 318 5,013 179 0.394 0.0311 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,796 58 11,481 52 0.272 0.0061 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
26 5 7,523 155 11,354 186 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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