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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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 8,930 152 224 856 1,024 1,148 1,185 894 719 484
Earnings 635 137 75 71 36 58 45 39 11 36
  Wages and Salary 554 109 63 61 36 54 45 35 11 32
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 82 27 15 11 0 6 0 3 3 3
  Farm Self-Employment 16 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 8,450 174 421 1,306 1,456 1,528 1,650 945 527 128
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 238 96 30 23 58 27 5 0 0 0
Public Assistance 12 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 129 21 12 8 17 22 42 5 0 1
Survivor Benefits 969 256 176 89 93 88 63 41 35 19
Disability Benefits 15 2 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 28 5 6 13 0 3 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 11 3 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 4,953 3,113 574 313 217 170 108 85 50 41
  Interest 4,650 3,421 465 252 115 95 88 62 16 17
  Dividends 1,489 909 179 143 71 59 19 38 0 8
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 593 247 88 65 33 43 17 17 13 11
Retirement Income 2,948 644 538 346 299 263 186 137 110 57
  Company or Union Retirement 1,778 538 408 253 163 120 84 63 41 16
  Federal Government Retirement 264 17 21 20 26 28 24 8 21 5
  Military Retirement 73 3 3 2 4 23 12 1 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 666 90 90 55 80 71 65 50 28 21
  Railroad Retirement 75 4 3 11 11 9 7 10 12 5
  Annuities 121 54 16 10 17 8 2 2 3 5
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 58 16 13 12 0 5 3 0 3 0
  Other or Don't Know 113 21 31 14 12 15 3 6 5 0
Pension Income 2,125 471 399 271 221 188 126 110 79 36
  Company or Union Retirement 1,279 376 289 200 117 101 52 44 35 9
  Federal Government Retirement 159 11 15 10 14 16 22 9 10 4
  Military Retirement 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 576 73 74 53 66 60 56 45 28 15
  Railroad Retirement 39 4 3 4 7 3 4 8 0 5
  Annuities 41 22 5 3 9 2 0 0 0 0
Alimony 9 2 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
Child Support 3 2 1 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
80 27 18 12 0 8 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 35 25 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,567 176 418 1,257 1,388 1,475 1,626 951 553 167
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,759 117 330 1,096 1,161 1,229 1,274 937 668 386
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 8,494 178 419 1,303 1,458 1,531 1,660 949 532 133
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8,645 112 333 1,135 1,226 1,251 1,311 941 663 354
  Government Transfer Payments 8,680 155 331 1,193 1,378 1,435 1,536 935 635 219
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 250 104 33 23 58 27 5 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
8,539 178 399 1,295 1,495 1,580 1,658 956 538 128
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,175 732 558 376 358 288 189 139 110 58

 

  $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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 361 344 211 193 148 153 136 94 79 55
Earnings 8 17 15 12 3 8 3 4 4 4
  Wages and Salary 5 11 15 12 3 8 3 4 4 4
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 107 71 22 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 8 34 16 8 5 5 4 3 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 46 33 21 20 7 11 16 5 6 8
  Interest 33 0 7 9 8 6 7 0 5 4
  Dividends 7 20 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 7 0 0 0 9 0 4 0 1
Retirement Income 83 78 25 39 6 24 19 24 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 12 20 4 13 1 6 5 9 4 1
  Federal Government Retirement 24 18 7 19 1 2 7 5 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 11 4 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 33 20 7 3 0 12 8 11 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 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 60 29 6 29 1 25 15 22 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 10 11 0 7 0 6 4 9 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 15 1 0 18 1 2 5 2 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 32 17 6 2 0 12 6 11 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
7 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 149 97 33 34 24 26 18 9 7 13
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
297 308 154 123 80 122 71 70 54 19
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 115 74 24 7 6 16 3 0 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
258 284 148 95 58 112 54 58 44 14
  Government Transfer Payments 196 161 99 40 38 80 32 34 26 16
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
105 72 22 5 6 13 3 0 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
83 78 25 39 6 24 19 24 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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 41 95 26 37 11 22 21 18 6 15
Earnings 2 8 0 3 0 0 6 4 0 3
  Wages and Salary 2 8 0 0 0 0 6 4 0 3
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 80 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 2 5 4 7 5 4 1 3 0 1
  Interest 0 1 4 0 3 0 6 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 3 0 3 0 9 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 11 13 2 2 3 11 0 0 4 2
  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 0 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 1
Pension Income 11 5 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 2
  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 0 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 90 3 1 0 6 2 8 0 6
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14 78 13 26 10 25 8 12 5 11
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 69 10 25 13 20 10 0 5 5
  Government Transfer Payments 8 87 1 5 7 16 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 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11 13 2 2 3 11 0 0 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
75 Years and over:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 12 9 3 11 7 8 9 11 6 0
Earnings 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Wages and Salary 0 3 0 3 0 2 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 0 0 2 1 0 2 0
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 6 1 8 0 4 2 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:
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 2 98 14,737 111 20,013 342 0.406 0.0118 1,249
Earnings 0 17 9,931 803 22,775 3,685 0.685 0.0614 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 9 10,379 669 18,370 2,394 0.608 0.0563 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 4,863 1,002 47,473 23,079 0.817 0.1214 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,418 84 11,905 76 0.267 0.0086 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,428 734 5,019 269 0.406 0.0436 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,640 736 9,562 488 0.333 0.0501 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,471 489 10,465 479 0.558 0.0321 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 36 1,989 32 5,765 228 0.680 0.0180 1,249
  Interest 16 0 1,699 28 3,309 148 0.597 0.0313 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 2,047 59 4,708 284 0.617 0.0371 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 16 3 3,890 385 10,379 962 0.677 0.0456 1,249
Retirement Income 12 0 7,106 219 10,755 252 0.522 0.0176 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 12 0 4,652 144 7,694 288 0.545 0.0275 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 14,545 1,432 17,933 903 0.397 0.0478 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 10,630 508 13,462 519 0.455 0.0332 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,128 1,498 12,401 810 0.295 0.0806 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 3,406 929 6,095 679 0.534 0.0812 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 5,734 951 8,817 1,224 0.463 0.1260 1,249
Pension Income 3 0 6,771 238 10,037 264 0.514 0.0201 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 4,778 173 7,232 275 0.516 0.0293 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 13,945 784 17,084 1,108 0.381 0.0633 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 10,906 559 13,750 565 0.451 0.0356 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 4,242 698 6,962 882 0.542 0.0849 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 17 11,771 88 13,429 292 0.330 0.0152 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 34 13,377 103 16,753 305 0.374 0.0125 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,453 84 11,952 76 0.268 0.0086 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 15 13,008 99 15,303 130 0.336 0.0097 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 12,236 91 13,720 105 0.309 0.0095 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,048 662 4,866 262 0.418 0.0430 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,429 82 11,922 75 0.265 0.0085 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 0 6,978 209 10,368 237 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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