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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 alone (1)
    Total 8,884 152 223 851 1,018 1,142 1,179 888 715 481
Earnings 633 136 75 71 35 58 45 39 11 36
  Wages and Salary 553 108 63 61 35 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 8,408 174 419 1,297 1,447 1,523 1,639 943 527 125
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 237 95 30 23 58 27 5 0 0 0
Public Assistance 12 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 127 21 11 8 17 22 42 5 0 1
Survivor Benefits 964 255 174 89 93 88 62 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 4,932 3,098 573 313 216 170 108 83 50 41
  Interest 4,633 3,406 464 252 115 95 88 60 16 17
  Dividends 1,484 907 178 143 71 59 19 38 0 8
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 592 247 88 65 32 43 17 17 13 11
Retirement Income 2,932 642 534 346 298 261 184 136 110 53
  Company or Union Retirement 1,768 537 404 253 162 118 84 63 41 14
  Federal Government Retirement 262 17 21 20 25 28 23 7 21 5
  Military Retirement 73 3 3 2 4 23 12 1 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 665 90 89 55 80 71 65 50 28 21
  Railroad Retirement 73 4 3 11 11 9 7 10 12 3
  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 2,114 471 396 270 220 186 125 110 79 33
  Company or Union Retirement 1,272 376 287 200 117 99 52 44 35 7
  Federal Government Retirement 158 11 15 10 14 16 22 8 10 4
  Military Retirement 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 574 73 73 53 66 60 55 45 28 15
  Railroad Retirement 37 4 3 4 6 3 4 8 0 3
  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
79 27 18 11 0 8 4 0 3 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 33 23 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,525 176 416 1,248 1,379 1,470 1,616 948 553 163
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,714 116 330 1,088 1,155 1,223 1,264 933 665 383
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 8,451 178 417 1,293 1,448 1,527 1,650 947 531 128
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8,600 111 333 1,127 1,218 1,245 1,301 937 660 351
  Government Transfer Payments 8,636 155 331 1,187 1,366 1,431 1,526 932 632 214
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 249 103 33 23 58 27 5 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
8,497 177 397 1,287 1,484 1,575 1,647 954 538 125
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,158 729 554 375 357 286 187 138 110 55

 

  $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 alone (1)
    Total 361 343 210 191 147 153 136 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 32 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 6 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
297 307 154 121 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
258 283 147 93 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 alone (1)
    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 alone (1)
    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 0 0 0
  Interest 2 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 alone (1)
    Total 2 96 14,739 112 20,023 343 0.406 0.0119 1,249
Earnings 0 17 9,984 807 22,817 3,694 0.685 0.0614 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 9 10,416 664 18,406 2,401 0.608 0.0564 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 11,423 84 11,910 76 0.267 0.0086 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,463 739 5,034 269 0.404 0.0437 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,735 721 9,647 489 0.323 0.0506 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,488 489 10,484 481 0.557 0.0322 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 1,990 32 5,751 228 0.679 0.0180 1,249
  Interest 16 0 1,700 28 3,314 149 0.598 0.0313 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 2,045 59 4,634 274 0.611 0.0377 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 16 3 3,870 384 10,358 964 0.679 0.0457 1,249
Retirement Income 12 0 7,098 219 10,760 253 0.523 0.0177 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 12 0 4,649 145 7,692 289 0.546 0.0276 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 14,578 1,596 17,972 911 0.402 0.0478 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 10,644 508 13,479 519 0.454 0.0332 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 6,755 238 10,032 265 0.515 0.0201 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 4,766 174 7,216 277 0.516 0.0294 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 13,945 782 17,098 1,111 0.382 0.0634 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 10,923 558 13,770 566 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 4,163 693 6,976 895 0.543 0.0852 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 11,775 88 13,441 293 0.330 0.0152 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 34 13,381 103 16,770 306 0.374 0.0125 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,455 84 11,955 76 0.268 0.0086 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 15 13,011 100 15,313 130 0.337 0.0098 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 12,237 91 13,727 105 0.309 0.0095 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,093 661 4,885 262 0.417 0.0430 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,433 82 11,927 75 0.265 0.0085 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 0 6,975 209 10,375 238 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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