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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
16,562 287 427 1,476 2,025 2,021 1,829 1,435 1,111 845
Earnings 2,765 420 275 240 131 244 134 129 77 139
  Wages and Salary 2,424 327 228 213 119 221 126 117 75 120
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 365 120 41 40 8 28 5 20 7 15
  Farm Self-Employment 73 27 14 5 0 6 0 1 0 0
Social Security 15,143 350 779 2,345 3,002 2,783 2,596 1,654 859 310
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 375 130 71 42 86 42 2 0 0 0
Public Assistance 25 16 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 188 45 12 15 26 25 52 5 2 4
Survivor Benefits 1,423 357 263 160 134 130 79 59 48 31
Disability Benefits 45 3 16 10 5 3 2 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 106 43 30 19 5 8 2 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 44 13 9 17 0 0 0 3 0 0
Property Income 9,727 6,181 1,115 588 352 311 213 153 87 82
  Interest 9,284 6,816 928 488 212 184 169 120 33 35
  Dividends 3,051 1,931 360 216 124 120 48 91 4 31
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,178 514 172 113 60 66 31 45 14 34
Retirement Income 5,333 1,080 855 630 528 520 302 250 220 139
  Company or Union Retirement 3,153 890 648 435 303 269 136 104 91 39
  Federal Government Retirement 456 30 35 39 27 44 42 25 28 37
  Military Retirement 108 6 8 10 11 30 15 1 5 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,334 152 136 108 153 146 116 90 59 54
  Railroad Retirement 98 8 8 11 9 17 7 16 16 4
  Annuities 194 65 37 24 22 13 2 10 6 9
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 136 35 25 32 8 9 3 0 8 0
  Other or Don't Know 186 38 50 21 15 23 4 11 5 0
Pension Income 4,115 843 643 499 414 411 238 199 171 114
  Company or Union Retirement 2,439 675 482 353 242 230 105 77 80 32
  Federal Government Retirement 306 17 21 23 15 32 37 20 15 32
  Military Retirement 14 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,189 121 118 105 128 130 103 78 58 46
  Railroad Retirement 55 8 4 4 6 8 4 13 3 4
  Annuities 84 29 16 14 9 5 0 4 0 4
Alimony 49 5 18 11 0 3 5 0 0 0
Child Support 17 7 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 18 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
102 43 21 14 0 14 4 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 68 42 6 4 3 6 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 15,841 340 744 2,150 2,724 2,555 2,485 1,595 940 442
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
16,206 223 571 1,882 2,348 2,122 1,903 1,473 1,048 740
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 15,203 354 780 2,337 3,005 2,791 2,606 1,663 865 319
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15,590 238 602 2,056 2,603 2,280 2,044 1,541 1,039 667
  Government Transfer Payments 15,618 303 611 2,126 2,927 2,632 2,389 1,611 998 468
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 399 144 79 44 86 42 2 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
15,298 352 751 2,328 3,097 2,851 2,600 1,662 875 313
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
5,702 1,202 920 677 614 561 303 253 221 141

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
666 623 481 399 326 310 256 233 181 163
Earnings 42 119 42 101 40 46 40 66 16 46
  Wages and Salary 40 98 41 85 40 41 40 60 16 44
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 15 2 13 0 6 0 5 3 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 178 91 28 5 8 13 0 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 66 47 41 18 23 38 28 19 24
  Interest 81 6 30 20 20 6 9 11 9 8
  Dividends 14 29 3 11 3 0 0 5 3 5
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 23 11 0 8 0 12 1 3 0 5
Retirement Income 157 142 60 87 31 71 34 53 25 13
  Company or Union Retirement 37 34 26 37 4 19 7 21 8 6
  Federal Government Retirement 33 36 11 21 1 6 10 8 3 5
  Military Retirement 0 11 4 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 75 46 14 24 16 41 21 26 12 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0
Pension Income 129 75 34 63 22 67 32 53 17 10
  Company or Union Retirement 30 21 19 23 2 15 6 20 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 21 12 4 21 1 6 7 6 3 5
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 76 43 13 14 15 41 19 26 14 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 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 326 209 111 129 79 127 48 66 39 58
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
608 545 381 315 198 287 169 173 136 83
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 186 94 30 5 9 18 0 5 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
498 451 300 188 132 184 116 105 81 42
  Government Transfer Payments 347 253 189 82 79 124 64 64 48 26
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
176 96 28 5 8 13 0 5 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
157 145 60 87 32 71 34 53 25 13

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
104 227 90 100 73 78 56 59 31 51
Earnings 10 98 7 22 2 27 17 32 3 38
  Wages and Salary 12 86 4 19 2 27 16 28 3 35
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 3 1 0 3 0 1 2 1
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 126 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 1 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 0 2 8 4
  Company or Union Retirement 0 3 3 5 0 6 0 0 0 2
  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 0 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 0 2 0 4
  Company or Union Retirement 0 3 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 2
  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 0 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 22 213 29 37 31 29 23 34 11 34
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
69 230 63 65 67 61 34 42 29 47
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
48 135 34 30 35 34 13 8 14 12
  Government Transfer Payments 35 144 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
5 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
30 15 12 10 3 15 0 2 8 4

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
32 30 39 44 29 19 28 41 19 15
Earnings 0 24 9 25 0 7 2 16 5 0
  Wages and Salary 0 24 9 27 0 4 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 18 4 5 2 0
  Interest 2 1 2 0 1 9 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 21 10 26 6 4 11 20 13 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15 28 15 32 11 7 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
3 3 7 3 4 3 2 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
11 291 15,377 125 22,605 244 0.441 0.0082 1,249
Earnings 0 72 13,854 548 25,118 1,023 0.577 0.0195 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 51 14,551 550 24,442 806 0.548 0.0189 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 9 6,365 663 22,742 5,379 0.729 0.0793 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 7 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,985 62 11,615 55 0.271 0.0063 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,529 382 5,173 230 0.401 0.0379 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,589 743 8,792 451 0.381 0.0446 1,249
Survivor Benefits 18 0 6,437 330 10,749 427 0.561 0.0278 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,371 479 4,211 369 0.437 0.0739 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 12 86 1,967 22 6,091 172 0.694 0.0126 1,249
  Interest 46 0 1,703 20 3,540 115 0.619 0.0218 1,249
  Dividends 0 13 1,975 40 4,800 213 0.634 0.0226 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 26 3 3,589 279 9,961 636 0.666 0.0361 1,249
Retirement Income 26 5 7,980 193 11,974 205 0.523 0.0130 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 22 0 5,220 180 8,719 234 0.550 0.0194 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,246 1,216 18,423 684 0.385 0.0363 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 11,607 489 13,878 981 0.353 0.0754 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 12,017 349 15,635 418 0.446 0.0232 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,844 911 11,820 693 0.313 0.0676 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 4,654 576 6,880 540 0.498 0.0600 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,665 511 8,324 784 0.512 0.0688 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 4 0 5,633 836 11,098 1,400 0.558 0.0889 1,249
Pension Income 13 0 7,940 216 11,602 215 0.512 0.0141 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 5,441 196 8,418 236 0.530 0.0212 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,106 1,186 18,703 810 0.366 0.0446 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 12,346 398 15,973 433 0.438 0.0237 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 3,530 686 5,982 696 0.541 0.0804 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 84 11,919 69 15,487 201 0.395 0.0094 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 129 13,758 93 19,079 212 0.415 0.0082 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,008 62 11,645 55 0.271 0.0063 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 31 12,521 82 15,378 102 0.351 0.0073 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 3 11,749 66 13,584 80 0.317 0.0073 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,258 352 4,984 221 0.406 0.0374 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,983 61 11,628 54 0.269 0.0063 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
26 5 7,711 172 11,549 194 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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