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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 alone (1)
    Total 8,966 189 305 860 1,275 1,070 747 606 448 397
Earnings 2,338 307 221 182 103 204 102 103 78 113
  Wages and Salary 2,066 239 185 164 90 186 94 94 77 97
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 299 97 29 31 10 21 5 17 4 12
  Farm Self-Employment 57 20 14 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Social Security 7,794 217 479 1,302 1,798 1,470 1,038 761 365 195
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 292 81 65 59 61 23 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 17 11 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 62 24 3 7 8 4 11 0 2 3
Survivor Benefits 496 110 91 76 49 43 26 20 14 12
Disability Benefits 32 3 9 8 1 3 2 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 85 38 25 12 6 4 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 35 11 9 9 0 0 0 3 2 0
Property Income 5,134 3,322 577 295 143 152 110 72 39 43
  Interest 4,959 3,661 491 246 102 94 85 60 18 20
  Dividends 1,626 1,069 189 78 54 62 29 53 4 22
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 636 285 89 52 29 29 16 31 3 23
Retirement Income 2,598 476 362 319 247 280 125 117 116 93
  Company or Union Retirement 1,506 378 280 205 145 163 57 47 50 31
  Federal Government Retirement 205 13 15 19 1 18 20 17 7 31
  Military Retirement 40 3 5 8 7 8 6 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 717 69 52 63 81 77 52 42 36 34
  Railroad Retirement 31 4 5 0 1 9 0 5 5 1
  Annuities 74 12 21 14 5 5 0 8 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 83 21 13 20 8 5 0 0 5 0
  Other or Don't Know 82 22 19 8 4 10 1 4 0 0
Pension Income 2,165 400 290 262 204 239 112 94 96 87
  Company or Union Retirement 1,276 321 233 175 128 140 55 37 45 31
  Federal Government Retirement 157 5 8 12 1 18 15 14 5 28
  Military Retirement 7 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 659 53 50 62 69 72 48 36 34 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
35 24 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 8,477 203 447 1,151 1,587 1,278 958 695 434 296
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,681 143 360 1,035 1,416 1,086 732 587 436 386
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,814 217 481 1,298 1,799 1,473 1,040 767 369 200
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8,084 163 389 1,176 1,612 1,231 826 656 424 336
  Government Transfer Payments 8,139 193 379 1,207 1,840 1,425 950 741 405 265
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 306 88 70 61 60 24 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7,940 222 457 1,308 1,906 1,503 1,041 762 371 198
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,889 551 429 380 305 303 127 119 116 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 alone (1)
    Total 334 298 283 227 194 170 127 145 102 111
Earnings 42 110 28 100 39 42 38 62 12 46
  Wages and Salary 42 94 27 84 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 74 23 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 16 23 23 12 17
  Interest 48 6 25 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 67 37 53 26 48 16 31 22 11
  Company or Union Retirement 25 15 22 23 5 13 2 12 4 5
  Federal Government Retirement 9 18 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 27 9 21 16 30 13 14 12 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 72 49 30 37 23 42 16 32 17 8
  Company or Union Retirement 20 11 19 16 3 9 1 11 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 6 12 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 27 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 195 120 84 105 63 104 33 59 34 47
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
332 255 232 214 135 173 102 104 87 68
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 74 23 6 0 3 1 0 5 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
247 181 156 105 76 78 66 48 42 30
  Government Transfer Payments 157 98 97 45 41 49 34 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
74 26 6 0 2 0 0 5 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
78 70 37 53 26 48 16 31 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 alone (1)
    Total 67 147 67 68 68 66 36 46 27 37
Earnings 9 101 9 24 2 33 13 31 3 36
  Wages and Salary 11 89 5 24 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 11 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 0 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 7 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 0 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 18 141 30 40 34 33 23 28 11 29
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
55 166 50 44 63 45 25 34 24 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 24 7 22 15 3 8 9 7
  Government Transfer Payments 27 64 11 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 11 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 alone (1)
    Total 20 26 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 alone (1)
    Total 9 208 15,151 212 24,088 305 0.471 0.0105 1,249
Earnings 0 62 16,188 653 25,691 702 0.536 0.0183 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 49 16,974 691 26,073 716 0.520 0.0189 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 6,849 897 15,701 1,556 0.604 0.0465 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,172 84 11,008 73 0.277 0.0088 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,000 385 5,266 250 0.378 0.0444 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 6,542 407 11,103 794 0.559 0.0505 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 3,007 507 3,777 377 0.453 0.0851 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 8 50 1,932 30 6,273 245 0.706 0.0172 1,249
  Interest 30 0 1,694 27 3,672 166 0.632 0.0297 1,249
  Dividends 0 10 1,902 53 4,853 313 0.649 0.0300 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 0 3,427 397 9,596 777 0.645 0.0465 1,249
Retirement Income 14 5 8,937 289 13,214 315 0.516 0.0181 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 6,154 265 9,857 359 0.544 0.0263 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 17,346 1,888 19,234 1,026 0.370 0.0539 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 13,300 724 17,405 614 0.434 0.0322 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 5,900 630 8,103 945 0.527 0.0815 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 5,270 1,261 13,870 2,684 0.639 0.1090 1,249
Pension Income 10 0 9,102 318 13,031 323 0.508 0.0189 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 6,201 285 9,547 366 0.534 0.0286 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 20,042 1,709 20,544 1,151 0.335 0.0614 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 13,703 749 17,663 612 0.424 0.0307 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 74 11,665 101 17,209 238 0.444 0.0119 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 104 13,529 178 20,759 257 0.449 0.0105 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,190 84 11,027 73 0.277 0.0088 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 15 11,426 102 14,861 147 0.374 0.0105 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 2 10,790 88 12,962 112 0.332 0.0107 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,823 361 5,117 243 0.378 0.0441 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,128 83 11,003 72 0.275 0.0088 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
14 5 8,194 246 12,425 288 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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