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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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 10,514 231 368 1,005 1,551 1,281 881 709 521 483
Earnings 2,695 337 244 203 118 240 123 127 95 135
  Wages and Salary 2,399 264 202 182 104 220 112 116 93 117
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 327 102 36 37 10 24 7 19 4 14
  Farm Self-Employment 60 22 14 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Social Security 9,034 253 553 1,519 2,089 1,714 1,203 879 409 219
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 424 129 97 83 79 33 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 32 18 7 4 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 73 25 4 7 11 6 14 0 2 3
Survivor Benefits 559 127 99 87 61 47 28 22 17 14
Disability Benefits 42 3 9 13 5 3 2 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 99 48 25 15 6 4 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 41 12 9 10 0 2 0 3 2 0
Property Income 5,621 3,695 604 315 159 164 121 80 39 47
  Interest 5,430 4,050 513 272 109 103 88 65 19 20
  Dividends 1,726 1,134 199 78 60 67 30 57 4 26
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 693 320 94 57 30 30 18 31 3 25
Retirement Income 2,995 532 406 367 287 317 145 149 141 107
  Company or Union Retirement 1,725 431 319 232 168 188 59 56 62 39
  Federal Government Retirement 250 14 16 21 3 21 24 27 13 32
  Military Retirement 45 4 5 8 11 8 6 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 834 71 57 80 87 88 65 53 43 39
  Railroad Retirement 36 4 5 0 4 10 1 5 5 1
  Annuities 79 16 21 15 5 5 0 8 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 89 25 13 22 8 5 0 0 5 0
  Other or Don't Know 92 24 19 12 6 10 1 4 0 0
Pension Income 2,513 449 327 302 230 279 130 123 118 100
  Company or Union Retirement 1,467 369 265 200 145 166 55 45 54 39
  Federal Government Retirement 199 7 9 13 2 21 18 23 11 29
  Military Retirement 7 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 769 54 55 76 72 83 61 48 42 36
  Railroad Retirement 24 4 1 0 3 5 1 5 3 1
  Annuities 43 7 12 11 0 3 0 4 0 4
Alimony 42 4 19 6 0 3 2 0 0 1
Child Support 23 11 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 21 15 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
45 29 5 3 0 8 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 45 23 6 5 2 4 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9,872 236 514 1,342 1,854 1,508 1,110 814 500 346
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10,146 175 417 1,204 1,674 1,279 868 686 502 458
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 9,058 253 555 1,514 2,092 1,719 1,205 884 413 224
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9,409 198 450 1,369 1,893 1,433 979 748 475 392
  Government Transfer Payments 9,519 238 443 1,413 2,142 1,676 1,117 868 457 303
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 451 142 104 87 78 34 3 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
9,247 265 534 1,527 2,222 1,767 1,206 886 417 222
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,424 660 507 446 363 351 147 153 141 110

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 399 346 310 253 211 200 142 173 120 125
Earnings 56 125 38 118 41 54 41 77 14 52
  Wages and Salary 56 108 36 100 41 49 41 72 14 49
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 12 2 14 0 6 0 5 3 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 87 30 6 0 2 0 0 5 0 0
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 4 9 3 12 4 7 2 0 2 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 61 38 30 22 13 17 24 24 12 17
  Interest 51 6 27 11 12 0 3 11 5 4
  Dividends 7 12 3 4 3 0 0 1 3 5
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 19 7 0 8 0 8 1 1 0 5
Retirement Income 87 83 46 56 34 59 19 32 26 11
  Company or Union Retirement 27 17 25 24 10 14 2 13 6 5
  Federal Government Retirement 9 22 6 4 5 6 5 5 3 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 53 36 12 23 16 35 15 14 14 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 80 64 40 39 31 50 20 34 21 8
  Company or Union Retirement 20 13 22 16 8 9 1 13 2 0
  Federal Government Retirement 7 16 6 4 3 6 3 5 3 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 54 36 14 13 15 35 15 14 16 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 1 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
0 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 225 146 95 122 73 118 38 75 38 60
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
389 298 265 237 154 200 120 131 100 84
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 87 30 7 0 3 1 0 5 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
295 211 181 116 85 92 80 59 47 31
  Government Transfer Payments 192 115 110 50 46 61 48 35 27 12
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
89 33 6 0 2 0 0 5 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
87 86 46 56 35 59 19 32 26 11

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 84 164 80 76 72 77 46 46 31 38
Earnings 13 117 12 28 2 44 15 31 3 37
  Wages and Salary 14 105 8 27 2 42 13 27 3 33
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 3 1 0 4 0 1 0 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 62 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 1 0 2 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 2 6 5 6 4 6 9 7 1 0
  Interest 1 8 0 0 9 3 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 13 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 9 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 23 2 17 9 0 5 1 2 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 14 0 6 3 0 0 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 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 20 0 14 8 0 5 1 2 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 0 6 3 0 0 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 21 167 36 44 36 41 25 28 13 30
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
62 186 58 52 66 53 34 34 28 40
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
40 81 26 12 23 19 5 8 10 8
  Government Transfer Payments 27 72 12 12 8 10 3 4 8 1
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
23 2 17 9 0 5 1 2 4 3

 

  $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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 24 28 42 41 26 16 18 30 15 19
Earnings 0 25 13 25 0 7 2 16 5 0
  Wages and Salary 0 25 13 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 2 4 7 0 6 4 5 2 0
  Interest 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 1 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 1 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 8 22 13 27 6 6 10 20 14 10
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19 27 18 27 15 5 9 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 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 4 0 0 0 1 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 1 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 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 9 221 14,831 163 23,478 273 0.468 0.0097 1,249
Earnings 0 65 16,664 570 25,535 632 0.523 0.0168 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 52 17,485 659 25,999 644 0.512 0.0176 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 6,720 683 15,137 1,435 0.604 0.0457 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,151 77 10,971 67 0.276 0.0082 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,643 296 5,036 198 0.391 0.0359 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,533 381 10,781 721 0.555 0.0473 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 2,653 454 3,596 341 0.452 0.0793 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 8 53 1,902 28 6,079 230 0.704 0.0166 1,249
  Interest 32 0 1,676 25 3,543 156 0.626 0.0292 1,249
  Dividends 0 10 1,902 51 4,832 299 0.647 0.0293 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 11 0 3,202 392 9,516 752 0.657 0.0439 1,249
Retirement Income 14 6 9,178 266 13,421 293 0.513 0.0170 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 6,220 251 9,979 339 0.545 0.0245 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 17,337 1,205 19,458 906 0.365 0.0479 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 13,873 624 17,780 565 0.425 0.0294 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 5,503 794 7,654 833 0.452 0.0886 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,715 609 7,950 935 0.525 0.0848 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 5,537 1,010 12,981 2,425 0.646 0.1053 1,249
Pension Income 10 0 9,440 305 13,317 303 0.503 0.0175 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 6,248 268 9,705 351 0.536 0.0268 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 18,690 1,507 20,523 992 0.345 0.0531 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 14,372 638 18,081 563 0.415 0.0284 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 77 11,640 92 17,011 214 0.439 0.0110 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 112 13,434 162 20,514 232 0.447 0.0097 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,166 77 10,989 67 0.277 0.0082 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 18 11,388 95 14,806 136 0.374 0.0098 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 2 10,781 81 12,932 104 0.332 0.0101 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,502 285 4,954 194 0.396 0.0356 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,107 76 10,959 66 0.275 0.0081 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
14 6 8,186 225 12,391 263 0.000 0.0000 1,249

Race Footnotes


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