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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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 10,079 179 279 992 1,273 1,325 1,319 970 752 529
Earnings 737 155 82 77 37 68 48 44 17 43
  Wages and Salary 650 126 71 66 37 64 48 40 14 39
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 87 29 15 11 0 6 0 3 6 3
  Farm Self-Employment 17 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 9,434 195 499 1,479 1,690 1,734 1,799 1,014 543 142
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 381 125 59 46 106 39 7 0 0 0
Public Assistance 19 14 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 142 27 12 8 17 25 46 5 0 1
Survivor Benefits 1,049 270 188 105 103 94 72 45 37 23
Disability Benefits 16 2 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 1
Unemployment Compensation 29 5 6 13 0 3 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 12 3 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 5,301 3,381 598 335 226 177 108 87 50 41
  Interest 4,980 3,692 485 269 122 99 88 62 16 17
  Dividends 1,544 953 186 144 71 60 19 38 0 8
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 622 261 91 69 33 47 19 17 13 11
Retirement Income 3,221 680 568 383 326 295 207 158 116 71
  Company or Union Retirement 1,908 575 424 266 182 137 90 71 43 24
  Federal Government Retirement 308 18 26 26 26 31 36 8 21 8
  Military Retirement 79 3 3 2 4 25 14 4 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 751 92 95 68 87 81 75 60 28 24
  Railroad Retirement 76 4 3 12 11 9 7 10 12 5
  Annuities 123 56 16 11 17 8 2 2 3 5
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 64 20 13 13 0 5 3 0 3 0
  Other or Don't Know 124 21 36 16 12 15 3 6 6 0
Pension Income 2,335 496 426 294 238 215 147 130 83 43
  Company or Union Retirement 1,369 399 304 209 128 115 55 54 35 12
  Federal Government Retirement 187 12 18 11 15 18 30 9 10 5
  Military Retirement 9 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 654 74 78 65 73 70 65 54 28 18
  Railroad Retirement 40 4 3 5 7 3 4 8 0 5
  Annuities 42 23 5 3 9 2 0 0 0 0
Alimony 11 2 0 6 0 0 2 0 0 0
Child Support 8 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
89 33 20 12 0 8 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 40 26 3 1 4 3 3 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9,586 198 495 1,428 1,613 1,671 1,777 1,015 570 190
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9,813 136 388 1,239 1,369 1,393 1,410 1,006 700 427
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 9,479 199 497 1,475 1,690 1,738 1,809 1,018 549 146
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9,665 131 392 1,279 1,440 1,419 1,447 1,016 692 388
  Government Transfer Payments 9,770 178 395 1,345 1,647 1,637 1,686 1,014 664 237
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 398 137 64 46 106 39 7 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
9,607 203 472 1,469 1,777 1,806 1,810 1,027 559 142
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,588 797 615 433 432 330 211 162 120 73

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 387 383 234 215 157 161 150 106 86 58
Earnings 8 23 18 18 7 8 3 7 4 5
  Wages and Salary 6 16 18 18 7 8 3 7 4 5
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 112 79 24 5 6 13 3 0 3 2
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 9 34 16 8 5 5 4 6 1 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 48 35 23 22 9 11 16 5 6 9
  Interest 35 1 9 9 11 6 7 0 5 4
  Dividends 7 22 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 2
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 7 0 0 0 9 0 4 0 2
Retirement Income 100 79 26 43 11 34 19 30 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 15 20 4 13 1 6 5 9 4 1
  Federal Government Retirement 30 18 9 21 4 3 7 5 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 11 4 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 41 20 7 5 2 18 9 17 0 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 78 30 8 33 4 32 16 25 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 14 11 0 7 0 6 4 9 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 21 1 0 19 4 2 5 2 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 40 17 7 5 0 18 7 14 0 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 2 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
9 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 154 111 40 36 26 32 19 15 7 14
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
317 335 181 146 86 134 79 81 56 24
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 120 82 26 7 6 16 3 0 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
280 306 173 113 64 119 59 63 48 17
  Government Transfer Payments 217 175 116 49 41 84 36 40 30 19
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
113 80 24 5 6 13 3 0 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
100 79 26 43 11 34 19 30 4 3

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 45 108 26 40 17 23 24 18 6 16
Earnings 2 11 0 3 0 0 6 4 0 6
  Wages and Salary 2 11 0 0 0 0 6 4 0 4
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 90 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 5 0 2 0 6 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 4 5 4 8 5 4 1 3 0 1
  Interest 0 1 4 0 4 0 6 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 3 0 3 0 9 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 11 13 2 2 3 11 0 0 4 4
  Company or Union Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 6 1 0 0 4 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Pension Income 11 5 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 4
  Company or Union Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 3 1 0 0 4 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 4 99 3 4 3 7 2 8 0 7
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17 92 13 29 13 28 8 12 5 16
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 84 10 25 13 21 10 0 5 9
  Government Transfer Payments 10 105 1 5 7 17 4 2 3 4
  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 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11 13 2 2 3 11 0 0 4 4

 

  $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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 13 10 3 16 9 8 11 12 6 0
Earnings 0 3 0 8 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Wages and Salary 0 3 0 9 0 4 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 4 9 3 4 14 0 1 0 0
  Interest 2 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 2 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 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 2 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 3 3 0 1 0 2 2 0 2 3
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
5 6 1 9 0 4 4 0 0 0
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 1 3 3 3 2 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2 1 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
75 Years and over:
All Races
    Total 2 110 14,378 106 19,604 309 0.409 0.0110 1,249
Earnings 0 17 10,673 560 22,934 3,196 0.669 0.0557 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 9 11,001 558 19,139 2,083 0.603 0.0502 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 5,100 1,075 46,360 21,698 0.813 0.1257 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,231 78 11,766 71 0.268 0.0081 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 5,356 570 5,356 204 0.373 0.0334 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,668 669 9,420 475 0.347 0.0471 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,601 433 10,408 450 0.550 0.0308 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 3 38 1,960 30 5,617 218 0.679 0.0175 1,249
  Interest 17 0 1,686 27 3,252 143 0.596 0.0306 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 2,026 58 4,643 277 0.618 0.0375 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 17 3 3,869 384 10,315 931 0.672 0.0451 1,249
Retirement Income 12 0 7,367 213 10,975 241 0.519 0.0166 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 12 0 4,731 144 7,716 272 0.540 0.0260 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 14,359 764 17,741 813 0.392 0.0439 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 12,991 808 16,294 1,180 0.313 0.0844 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 11,034 473 13,901 490 0.444 0.0310 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,971 1,440 12,338 799 0.298 0.0801 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 3,420 940 6,037 667 0.529 0.0815 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 5,775 925 9,939 1,383 0.523 0.1064 1,249
Pension Income 3 0 7,086 229 10,349 254 0.506 0.0191 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 4,853 175 7,293 262 0.510 0.0278 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 14,229 633 17,398 1,003 0.392 0.0559 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 11,317 512 14,098 525 0.439 0.0331 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 0 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 3,951 668 6,840 862 0.542 0.0825 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 22 11,583 82 13,343 265 0.334 0.0137 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 42 13,177 98 16,636 277 0.377 0.0114 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,262 78 11,810 72 0.270 0.0081 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 15 12,796 95 15,143 122 0.339 0.0092 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 12,016 84 13,594 99 0.311 0.0089 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,939 511 5,198 200 0.382 0.0331 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,220 76 11,770 70 0.266 0.0081 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 0 7,203 193 10,429 219 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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