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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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 1,842 50 61 182 359 268 192 134 66 81
Earnings 311 36 27 12 9 33 18 17 16 18
  Wages and Salary 290 33 22 14 9 31 14 17 14 17
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 23 6 5 2 0 1 2 0 2 2
  Farm Self-Employment 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,551 41 103 262 364 322 233 134 40 21
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 162 61 37 24 29 12 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 19 10 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 22 6 1 0 3 5 6 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 100 21 13 23 14 8 7 4 3 4
Disability Benefits 9 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 1
Unemployment Compensation 7 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 5 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 480 393 20 24 11 6 3 6 0 5
  Interest 464 399 18 21 8 5 1 3 1 0
  Dividends 62 50 2 0 1 3 0 2 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 45 29 3 4 1 1 4 0 0 2
Retirement Income 508 62 58 59 47 60 33 41 22 23
  Company or Union Retirement 270 54 44 31 30 37 7 16 14 14
  Federal Government Retirement 62 0 6 8 2 3 9 9 0 2
  Military Retirement 6 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 157 4 6 18 10 16 22 15 6 7
  Railroad Retirement 6 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 11 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 429 45 55 42 30 56 33 42 17 17
  Company or Union Retirement 224 44 41 26 18 37 3 18 9 9
  Federal Government Retirement 47 0 4 0 2 1 7 9 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 145 1 6 15 7 16 22 15 6 7
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 8 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
9 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 8 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,685 40 95 242 343 306 229 133 55 48
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,769 39 75 213 314 256 204 120 63 76
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,556 41 103 262 366 324 233 134 40 21
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,652 41 79 231 336 263 213 119 50 55
  Government Transfer Payments 1,689 44 71 222 393 318 230 151 55 33
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 179 70 41 26 29 12 3 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,613 49 87 249 411 341 233 139 47 21
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
676 127 99 76 74 69 35 45 22 26

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 69 69 35 37 17 28 17 32 21 9
Earnings 11 11 11 16 5 8 2 11 2 3
  Wages and Salary 11 10 11 14 5 8 2 11 2 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 9 12 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 3 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 3 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 1
  Interest 3 1 2 0 3 0 1 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 1
Retirement Income 22 13 9 7 11 14 4 6 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 4 2 3 1 5 1 0 0 2 0
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 3 2 6 3 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 8 3 4 0 9 2 6 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 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 21 13 10 6 11 12 4 3 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 2 3 0 5 0 0 0 2 0
  Federal Government Retirement 5 3 2 2 6 3 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 8 5 4 0 9 2 3 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 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
2 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 29 30 12 13 7 12 3 16 3 5
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
62 55 45 36 17 31 16 29 13 10
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 9 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
52 43 39 23 12 19 14 14 5 5
  Government Transfer Payments 40 26 18 12 4 16 13 9 3 3
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
13 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
22 13 9 7 11 14 4 6 2 0

 

  $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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 16 25 6 4 6 2 13 0 1 0
Earnings 4 15 3 0 0 4 1 0 0 3
  Wages and Salary 4 15 3 0 0 4 1 0 0 1
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 10 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 4 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 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 2 0 5 2 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 2 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 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 5 2 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 3 25 4 2 3 4 3 0 0 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8 24 4 4 3 5 8 0 1 4
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 15 0 4 1 5 2 0 0 3
  Government Transfer Payments 1 17 0 4 0 4 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 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 0 5 2 0 0 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
65 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 5 1 5 9 1 2 2 1 2 2
Earnings 0 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Wages and Salary 0 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 0 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 5
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 1 1 3 1 2 2 0 2 2
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 2 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:
Black alone (2)
    Total 0 14 12,499 287 18,288 472 0.417 0.0236 1,430
Earnings 0 3 18,170 1,624 23,491 1,476 0.467 0.0485 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 3 18,497 1,752 23,913 1,538 0.461 0.0501 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 10,041 175 10,631 163 0.267 0.0210 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 3,859 515 4,505 305 0.402 0.0595 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 6,773 661 8,595 964 0.459 0.0941 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 1,529 83 2,531 358 0.541 0.1139 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,452 81 1,682 254 0.378 0.1467 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 1 11,192 558 14,558 697 0.461 0.0439 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,980 809 10,878 895 0.499 0.0638 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 15,401 1,139 19,417 1,236 0.366 0.0664 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 11,894 557 15,002 757 0.438 0.0439 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,687 1,086 10,996 1,033 0.507 0.0719 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 15,861 1,173 19,481 1,218 0.338 0.0697 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 0 3 10,999 200 14,115 372 0.380 0.0265 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 10 12,378 262 17,623 455 0.415 0.0246 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,046 174 10,644 163 0.267 0.0210 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 3 11,317 231 14,463 334 0.369 0.0249 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 10,891 193 12,996 261 0.328 0.0231 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 3,712 488 4,477 306 0.408 0.0587 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,076 168 10,719 159 0.264 0.0206 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 8,720 524 12,133 567 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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