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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
8,203 151 241 714 1,123 962 695 574 426 378
Earnings 2,168 285 206 173 95 187 92 97 67 108
  Wages and Salary 1,904 220 170 155 84 168 85 89 66 92
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 289 93 28 31 8 21 5 17 4 12
  Farm Self-Employment 57 20 14 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Social Security 7,196 190 401 1,151 1,660 1,350 1,001 731 357 188
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 208 58 50 35 47 15 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 16 9 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 62 24 3 7 8 3 11 0 2 3
Survivor Benefits 476 106 89 71 46 42 23 20 13 12
Disability Benefits 32 3 9 8 1 3 2 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 83 38 25 10 5 4 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 33 11 9 9 0 0 0 3 0 0
Property Income 4,930 3,176 553 286 139 144 107 71 39 41
  Interest 4,766 3,502 476 242 97 90 83 60 18 18
  Dividends 1,594 1,043 186 75 54 62 29 53 4 22
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 610 274 84 51 29 24 14 29 3 23
Retirement Income 2,488 455 342 302 238 266 123 117 111 86
  Company or Union Retirement 1,435 361 260 195 141 154 57 45 50 25
  Federal Government Retirement 198 12 15 19 1 16 19 17 7 31
  Military Retirement 37 3 5 8 7 7 4 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 689 68 50 55 78 77 51 39 32 33
  Railroad Retirement 29 4 5 0 0 9 0 5 4 1
  Annuities 74 12 21 14 5 5 0 8 3 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 80 19 13 20 8 5 0 0 5 0
  Other or Don't Know 80 22 19 8 3 10 1 4 0 0
Pension Income 2,070 384 267 246 198 230 112 93 93 81
  Company or Union Retirement 1,212 306 211 167 125 134 55 35 45 25
  Federal Government Retirement 151 5 8 12 1 15 15 14 5 28
  Military Retirement 7 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 632 52 48 54 66 72 48 34 31 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 40 3 18 6 0 3 2 0 0 0
Child Support 16 7 7 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
29 18 3 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 35 19 5 3 0 3 2 0 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 7,796 179 373 1,005 1,450 1,169 913 670 412 284
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7,979 121 284 886 1,293 975 689 563 411 369
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,215 190 405 1,147 1,661 1,354 1,001 737 361 193
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7,458 141 309 1,021 1,485 1,112 791 629 410 325
  Government Transfer Payments 7,481 167 316 1,042 1,675 1,293 910 712 396 259
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 223 66 55 37 47 15 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7,296 192 391 1,146 1,736 1,374 1,003 732 363 191
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,698 510 394 338 284 281 124 118 112 86

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
311 284 274 215 187 167 126 143 102 108
Earnings 34 103 27 89 37 40 36 62 12 43
  Wages and Salary 35 88 25 73 37 35 36 57 12 40
  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 28 20 11 15 22 23 12 17
  Interest 48 6 24 11 12 0 2 11 5 4
  Dividends 7 10 3 4 3 0 0 1 3 5
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 19 7 0 8 0 7 1 1 0 5
Retirement Income 74 67 35 51 26 47 16 29 22 10
  Company or Union Retirement 25 15 22 23 3 13 2 12 4 5
  Federal Government Retirement 9 18 4 4 0 4 4 4 3 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 42 27 8 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 1 0 0
Pension Income 69 49 28 35 21 42 16 30 17 7
  Company or Union Retirement 20 11 19 16 2 9 1 11 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 6 12 4 4 0 4 2 4 3 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 43 27 8 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 181 116 83 95 56 103 33 56 33 45
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
312 245 228 201 128 171 101 102 84 65
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 74 23 6 0 3 1 0 5 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
241 175 154 102 76 76 65 47 37 28
  Government Transfer Payments 154 97 91 44 41 47 34 30 21 10
  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
74 70 35 51 26 47 16 29 22 10

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
64 135 65 68 62 58 35 43 27 36
Earnings 8 90 7 20 2 27 12 29 3 35
  Wages and Salary 10 78 4 19 2 27 10 25 3 32
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 3 1 0 3 0 1 0 1
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 51 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 0 2 4 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 2
  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 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 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 18 0 7 6 0 5 0 2 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 2
  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 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 18 128 26 36 31 23 21 28 11 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
55 155 50 39 57 37 25 32 24 36
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
37 69 24 7 22 15 3 8 9 7
  Government Transfer Payments 27 62 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 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
18 2 11 8 0 5 0 2 4 2

 

  $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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
20 20 37 33 22 13 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 4 4 5 2 0
  Interest 0 0 2 0 0 3 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 18 10 26 6 4 10 20 11 8
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
13 22 14 24 11 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
3 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 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 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
9 198 15,933 220 24,867 324 0.465 0.0109 1,249
Earnings 0 58 16,146 674 25,844 740 0.539 0.0190 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 46 16,974 716 26,287 757 0.523 0.0198 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 6,872 935 15,505 1,569 0.600 0.0477 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,361 88 11,180 76 0.274 0.0092 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,801 447 5,325 314 0.390 0.0543 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 6,499 427 11,244 824 0.561 0.0515 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 2,902 485 3,711 382 0.480 0.0853 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 8 50 1,940 31 6,387 253 0.710 0.0175 1,249
  Interest 30 0 1,701 28 3,709 170 0.634 0.0300 1,249
  Dividends 0 10 1,911 53 4,930 319 0.650 0.0300 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10 0 3,418 413 9,753 807 0.650 0.0469 1,249
Retirement Income 14 5 9,027 293 13,269 322 0.514 0.0183 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 10 0 6,233 271 9,921 369 0.544 0.0270 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 17,365 1,867 19,015 1,026 0.365 0.0551 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 2 13,331 720 17,490 628 0.433 0.0323 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 6,037 621 8,268 963 0.508 0.0843 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 5,017 1,175 13,662 2,714 0.646 0.1111 1,249
Pension Income 10 0 9,239 320 13,062 329 0.505 0.0194 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 6,325 291 9,589 374 0.531 0.0295 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 19,957 1,720 20,190 1,148 0.329 0.0631 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 13,742 733 17,762 625 0.419 0.0314 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 71 11,905 106 17,504 252 0.441 0.0123 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4 98 14,065 181 21,241 271 0.444 0.0109 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,378 88 11,197 76 0.274 0.0092 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 15 11,738 108 15,213 154 0.368 0.0107 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 2 11,044 93 13,234 118 0.329 0.0109 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,571 376 5,111 301 0.393 0.0533 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,333 87 11,183 75 0.272 0.0091 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
14 5 8,445 255 12,660 302 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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