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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 9,069 191 309 867 1,293 1,079 755 614 454 404
Earnings 2,367 310 221 184 105 209 103 109 79 115
  Wages and Salary 2,092 240 185 166 92 190 95 100 78 99
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 301 98 29 31 10 22 5 17 4 12
  Farm Self-Employment 57 20 14 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Social Security 7,881 223 483 1,317 1,817 1,486 1,045 768 369 200
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 297 82 65 60 63 23 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 18 11 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 62 24 3 7 8 4 11 0 2 3
Survivor Benefits 503 112 92 77 51 45 26 20 14 12
Disability Benefits 34 3 9 9 1 3 2 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 89 41 25 12 6 4 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 37 12 9 9 0 0 0 3 2 0
Property Income 5,184 3,359 579 299 145 155 112 72 39 43
  Interest 5,005 3,695 493 252 104 94 85 60 18 20
  Dividends 1,637 1,076 190 78 55 63 29 53 4 22
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 642 289 89 54 29 29 16 31 3 23
Retirement Income 2,633 484 367 321 251 282 125 119 120 93
  Company or Union Retirement 1,524 385 284 206 147 165 57 47 50 31
  Federal Government Retirement 209 13 15 19 1 18 20 18 10 31
  Military Retirement 40 3 5 8 7 8 6 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 724 69 52 64 81 78 52 43 38 34
  Railroad Retirement 31 4 5 0 1 9 0 5 5 1
  Annuities 75 12 21 15 5 5 0 8 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 84 21 13 22 8 5 0 0 5 0
  Other or Don't Know 86 24 19 8 5 10 1 4 0 0
Pension Income 2,193 409 292 263 206 240 113 95 101 87
  Company or Union Retirement 1,291 328 236 176 130 140 55 37 45 31
  Federal Government Retirement 162 5 8 12 1 18 15 14 8 28
  Military Retirement 7 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 666 53 50 63 69 73 48 38 36 31
  Railroad Retirement 20 4 1 0 0 5 0 5 3 1
  Annuities 43 7 12 11 0 3 0 4 0 4
Alimony 41 4 18 6 0 3 2 0 0 0
Child Support 20 10 7 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
37 25 3 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 37 20 5 3 0 3 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,570 209 450 1,159 1,604 1,294 962 707 441 301
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,779 146 361 1,043 1,433 1,096 740 595 443 392
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,900 223 485 1,312 1,818 1,490 1,047 773 373 205
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8,176 166 391 1,189 1,631 1,242 837 659 427 343
  Government Transfer Payments 8,236 200 381 1,220 1,862 1,441 959 748 407 272
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 311 90 70 63 62 24 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
8,030 228 460 1,322 1,929 1,519 1,048 769 374 203
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,929 561 434 383 312 306 127 121 121 93

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 340 304 285 227 195 173 129 146 104 112
Earnings 43 110 28 101 39 42 38 62 12 46
  Wages and Salary 43 95 27 85 39 37 38 57 12 44
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 12 2 13 0 6 0 5 3 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 77 25 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 2 9 3 12 4 7 2 0 2 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 61 35 30 20 11 17 23 23 12 17
  Interest 48 6 27 11 12 0 3 11 5 4
  Dividends 7 10 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 78 70 37 54 26 48 16 32 22 11
  Company or Union Retirement 25 15 22 23 5 13 2 13 4 5
  Federal Government Retirement 9 19 4 4 0 4 4 5 3 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 45 28 9 21 16 30 13 14 13 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 73 51 30 37 23 42 16 34 17 8
  Company or Union Retirement 20 11 19 16 3 9 1 13 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 7 13 4 4 0 4 2 5 3 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 47 28 9 12 15 30 13 14 14 2
  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
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 196 124 84 105 63 106 36 59 34 47
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
335 259 234 215 136 174 107 105 87 68
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 77 25 6 0 3 1 0 5 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
252 184 159 107 77 78 68 48 42 30
  Government Transfer Payments 159 102 97 46 42 49 36 30 24 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
77 28 6 0 2 0 0 5 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
78 73 37 53 26 48 16 32 22 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 67 149 69 70 69 67 36 46 28 37
Earnings 9 104 9 26 2 33 13 31 3 36
  Wages and Salary 11 92 5 25 2 32 12 27 3 32
  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 55 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 1 6 5 3 4 6 9 7 0 0
  Interest 1 8 0 0 9 3 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 13 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 6 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 18 2 12 8 0 5 1 2 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 0 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 12 0 1 1 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 18 0 9 6 0 5 1 2 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 0 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 1 1 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 18 144 31 40 34 33 23 28 13 29
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
55 168 53 45 64 45 25 34 25 38
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
37 73 26 9 22 15 3 8 9 7
  Government Transfer Payments 27 64 12 9 8 7 3 4 6 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 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
18 2 12 8 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 20 27 37 33 23 14 18 30 13 15
Earnings 0 21 8 23 0 7 2 16 5 0
  Wages and Salary 0 21 8 25 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 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 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 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 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 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 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 19 10 26 6 4 10 20 11 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14 26 15 24 14 4 9 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 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 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 0 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 9 208 15,163 212 24,063 303 0.471 0.0104 1,249
Earnings 0 62 16,191 621 25,650 697 0.535 0.0182 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 50 16,957 652 26,047 711 0.518 0.0188 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 6,837 891 15,616 1,543 0.604 0.0463 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,170 83 11,008 73 0.278 0.0088 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,037 385 5,257 246 0.380 0.0439 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 6,547 406 11,042 783 0.557 0.0504 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 2,845 485 3,691 367 0.470 0.0827 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 8 50 1,930 30 6,244 243 0.705 0.0172 1,249
  Interest 30 0 1,693 27 3,661 165 0.631 0.0296 1,249
  Dividends 0 10 1,902 53 4,844 311 0.649 0.0299 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 0 3,401 399 9,527 770 0.645 0.0464 1,249
Retirement Income 14 5 8,936 285 13,215 312 0.517 0.0181 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 6,120 264 9,830 356 0.546 0.0261 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 17,697 1,646 19,267 1,003 0.360 0.0537 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 13,414 724 17,488 612 0.432 0.0318 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 5,838 822 8,039 848 0.437 0.0899 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,924 592 8,066 929 0.512 0.0831 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 5,082 1,236 13,414 2,564 0.648 0.1068 1,249
Pension Income 10 0 9,107 318 13,047 321 0.508 0.0188 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 6,159 285 9,523 363 0.535 0.0285 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,862 1,493 20,549 1,118 0.328 0.0606 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 13,823 749 17,750 610 0.423 0.0305 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 75 11,668 100 17,207 237 0.443 0.0118 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 105 13,553 177 20,760 255 0.449 0.0104 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,189 83 11,027 73 0.277 0.0088 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 15 11,430 102 14,867 146 0.374 0.0104 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 2 10,790 88 12,966 112 0.332 0.0107 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,855 364 5,115 240 0.373 0.0438 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,124 82 11,002 72 0.276 0.0087 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
14 5 8,198 242 12,422 286 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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