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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 alone (2)
    Total 1,013 29 24 88 186 139 90 74 42 55
Earnings 226 21 19 8 8 23 18 12 10 11
  Wages and Salary 212 19 15 10 8 22 14 12 10 9
  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 817 22 45 135 187 172 115 80 30 14
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 75 36 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 7 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 262 213 10 11 5 4 3 4 0 5
  Interest 255 220 9 10 4 3 1 3 1 0
  Dividends 42 31 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 4
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 27 18 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 2
Retirement Income 303 34 33 34 30 35 17 24 18 11
  Company or Union Retirement 171 31 30 22 16 23 1 8 12 7
  Federal Government Retirement 31 0 1 2 2 0 5 9 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 92 1 4 11 6 9 13 6 6 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 270 29 31 27 20 35 17 22 14 11
  Company or Union Retirement 154 30 27 20 11 26 0 8 9 6
  Federal Government Retirement 28 0 1 0 2 0 4 9 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 86 0 4 8 3 9 13 6 6 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. 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 919 21 39 116 172 163 111 83 44 33
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
980 23 33 105 162 137 94 70 42 49
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 822 22 45 135 190 173 115 79 30 14
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
893 23 36 122 177 142 103 62 31 35
  Government Transfer Payments 901 25 27 120 202 165 116 87 38 22
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 88 42 18 16 8 1 3 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
842 27 35 129 211 177 114 83 33 14
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
383 75 51 43 36 36 17 27 18 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 alone (2)
    Total 53 36 17 20 11 19 8 20 14 7
Earnings 11 7 8 10 1 8 2 8 2 2
  Wages and Salary 11 7 8 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 9 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 0 1 0 0 0
  Interest 3 0 0 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 17 7 11 6 8 2 10 3 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 33 21 17 13 21 9 19 13 6
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
40 26 16 9 7 14 9 9 5 1
  Government Transfer Payments 31 14 7 4 3 12 9 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
11 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 alone (2)
    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 alone (2)
    Total 4 1 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 alone (2)
    Total 0 10 13,628 529 20,058 700 0.426 0.0317 1,430
Earnings 0 3 18,206 2,107 24,127 1,738 0.464 0.0583 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 3 18,968 2,186 24,916 1,823 0.452 0.0589 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 10,275 249 10,828 215 0.261 0.0279 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 1,536 113 2,803 512 0.572 0.1457 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,446 108 1,663 313 0.382 0.1812 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 11,517 745 15,590 1,001 0.461 0.0545 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,979 1,107 12,187 1,323 0.536 0.0794 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 16,040 2,135 20,065 1,683 0.352 0.0895 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 11,985 799 15,908 1,056 0.462 0.0557 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7,514 1,310 11,962 1,436 0.538 0.0869 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 17,444 2,474 20,603 1,658 0.335 0.0913 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 11,714 278 15,544 553 0.387 0.0351 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2 7 13,312 497 19,391 682 0.422 0.0324 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,267 248 10,845 216 0.264 0.0279 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 3 11,545 315 15,192 500 0.379 0.0344 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 11,149 271 13,311 360 0.328 0.0312 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 2,736 631 3,864 429 0.460 0.0891 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,267 246 10,909 211 0.259 0.0276 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 9,151 807 13,188 849 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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