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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 1,044 29 26 89 191 145 91 75 42 60
Earnings 233 22 19 8 8 23 18 13 10 13
  Wages and Salary 219 20 15 10 8 22 14 13 10 11
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 18 4 5 2 0 1 2 0 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 844 25 45 141 191 178 118 80 32 17
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 76 38 15 14 8 1 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 13 7 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 10 1 1 0 3 2 3 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 44 11 5 9 7 3 2 2 3 2
Disability Benefits 7 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 9 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 280 228 10 13 5 4 3 4 0 5
  Interest 272 235 9 11 4 3 1 3 1 0
  Dividends 46 34 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 28 20 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 2
Retirement Income 314 38 33 34 31 35 17 25 23 11
  Company or Union Retirement 176 35 30 22 17 23 1 8 12 7
  Federal Government Retirement 34 0 1 2 2 0 5 9 3 0
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 95 1 4 11 6 9 13 7 7 4
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 281 33 31 27 20 35 17 24 19 11
  Company or Union Retirement 159 34 27 20 12 26 0 8 9 6
  Federal Government Retirement 31 0 1 0 2 0 4 9 3 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 89 0 4 8 3 9 13 7 7 4
  Railroad Retirement 4 0 0 0 3 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 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 6 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 948 24 39 121 176 169 112 83 45 37
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,010 23 33 108 169 142 96 70 42 54
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 849 25 45 141 193 179 118 79 32 17
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
920 23 36 124 184 147 107 62 31 40
  Government Transfer Payments 929 26 27 126 205 173 120 87 38 26
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 89 44 18 16 8 1 3 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
869 30 35 135 213 184 118 83 34 17
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
396 80 51 43 37 36 17 28 23 14

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 54 37 17 20 11 22 8 20 17 7
Earnings 11 8 9 10 1 8 2 8 2 2
  Wages and Salary 11 7 9 9 1 8 2 8 2 2
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 10 5 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 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 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
  Interest 3 0 1 0 0 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 0
Retirement Income 9 13 8 3 9 7 3 0 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 1 2 3 1 5 1 0 0 2 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 2 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 8 3 1 0 3 2 0 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 7 13 10 1 9 6 3 0 2 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 0 2 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 2 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 8 5 1 0 3 2 0 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
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 26 18 7 11 6 9 3 12 3 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
49 33 21 17 14 22 11 20 13 6
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
42 26 16 9 9 14 11 9 5 1
  Government Transfer Payments 32 14 7 4 4 12 11 3 3 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
12 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 13 8 3 9 7 3 0 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 to 74 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 14 14 6 2 1 2 10 0 1 0
Earnings 4 12 3 0 0 4 1 0 0 0
  Wages and Salary 4 12 3 0 0 4 1 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 3 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 18 4 0 1 2 3 0 0 0
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
7 13 4 4 1 3 8 0 1 1
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 4 0 4 1 5 2 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 0 3 0 4 0 3 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 3 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 to 74 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 4 2 5 5 1 2 0 0 2 2
Earnings 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Wages and Salary 0 4 4 0 0 0 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 0 0 2 0 0 2 2
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 1 1 2 1 2 0 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 to 74 Years
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 0 10 13,648 529 20,078 687 0.426 0.0312 1,430
Earnings 0 3 18,443 2,039 23,945 1,693 0.464 0.0580 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 3 19,205 2,073 24,697 1,774 0.459 0.0594 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 10,293 244 10,848 213 0.262 0.0275 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 2,612 629 3,595 393 0.451 0.0863 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 1,533 110 2,836 507 0.578 0.1390 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,449 105 1,725 322 0.404 0.1728 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 11,537 754 15,424 974 0.459 0.0532 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,734 1,056 11,906 1,293 0.542 0.0786 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 16,377 1,921 19,985 1,632 0.362 0.0873 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 12,004 826 15,710 1,024 0.460 0.0548 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,314 1,204 11,656 1,399 0.544 0.0859 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 17,520 1,995 20,499 1,605 0.346 0.0890 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 11,690 272 15,531 541 0.388 0.0344 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 7 13,313 497 19,381 666 0.424 0.0325 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,285 243 10,865 213 0.267 0.0274 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 3 11,572 308 15,206 489 0.373 0.0328 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 11,176 263 13,354 355 0.327 0.0307 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 2,635 602 3,831 424 0.455 0.0898 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,302 239 10,929 209 0.262 0.0271 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 9,150 800 13,082 828 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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