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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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
8,359 135 186 762 902 1,059 1,133 861 685 468
Earnings 597 135 69 67 35 56 42 33 11 31
  Wages and Salary 520 108 58 58 35 52 41 29 9 28
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 77 27 13 9 0 6 0 3 3 3
  Farm Self-Employment 16 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 7,947 160 377 1,194 1,342 1,433 1,595 923 501 122
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 167 72 21 7 39 27 2 0 0 0
Public Assistance 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 126 21 9 8 17 22 42 5 0 1
Survivor Benefits 947 250 174 88 89 88 56 39 35 19
Disability Benefits 13 0 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 23 5 5 9 0 3 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 11 3 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 4,797 3,005 562 302 213 167 106 83 48 41
  Interest 4,518 3,313 452 245 115 93 86 60 16 17
  Dividends 1,457 888 175 141 70 59 19 38 0 8
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 568 240 88 63 31 42 17 16 11 11
Retirement Income 2,845 625 513 329 290 254 179 133 109 53
  Company or Union Retirement 1,719 529 388 240 162 115 79 59 41 14
  Federal Government Retirement 258 17 20 20 25 28 23 7 21 5
  Military Retirement 71 3 3 2 4 23 10 1 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 646 85 86 53 74 69 65 50 27 21
  Railroad Retirement 69 4 3 11 9 9 7 10 12 3
  Annuities 119 53 16 10 17 8 2 2 3 5
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 55 16 11 12 0 3 3 0 3 0
  Other or Don't Know 105 16 31 13 12 13 3 6 5 0
Pension Income 2,044 459 376 253 215 181 125 106 78 33
  Company or Union Retirement 1,226 369 271 186 116 96 50 42 35 7
  Federal Government Retirement 155 11 13 10 14 16 22 7 10 4
  Military Retirement 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 558 69 70 51 62 58 55 45 27 15
  Railroad Retirement 35 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 1 0 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
73 25 18 11 0 8 4 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 33 23 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,045 162 371 1,145 1,274 1,387 1,572 925 528 158
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,227 102 287 995 1,055 1,148 1,214 910 637 370
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,989 164 375 1,191 1,345 1,437 1,605 926 504 126
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8,132 97 293 1,034 1,119 1,167 1,253 913 629 342
  Government Transfer Payments 8,137 136 295 1,085 1,252 1,338 1,479 899 603 209
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 176 78 24 7 39 27 2 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
8,002 160 360 1,183 1,360 1,477 1,597 929 512 123
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,004 692 526 339 330 280 179 135 109 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
355 339 208 184 139 143 131 90 79 55
Earnings 8 15 15 12 3 6 3 4 4 4
  Wages and Salary 5 11 15 12 3 6 3 4 4 4
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 104 68 22 5 6 13 0 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 31 19 20 7 8 16 5 6 8
  Interest 33 0 7 9 8 6 7 0 5 4
  Dividends 7 19 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 4 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1
Retirement Income 83 75 25 36 6 24 19 24 4 3
  Company or Union Retirement 12 19 4 13 1 6 5 9 4 1
  Federal Government Retirement 24 18 7 18 1 2 7 5 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 11 4 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 33 19 7 3 0 12 8 11 0 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 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 26 6 27 1 25 15 22 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 10 10 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 16 6 2 0 12 6 11 0 2
  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
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 145 93 29 34 23 24 15 9 6 13
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
295 300 153 114 70 115 68 70 52 19
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 112 71 24 5 6 16 0 0 3 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
257 276 146 86 56 107 51 58 44 14
  Government Transfer Payments 193 156 99 39 38 77 30 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
102 70 22 5 6 13 0 0 3 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
83 75 25 36 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
41 91 24 32 11 20 21 16 5 15
Earnings 2 8 0 3 0 0 6 3 0 3
  Wages and Salary 2 8 0 0 0 0 6 3 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 75 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 0 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 85 3 1 0 6 2 6 0 6
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14 75 13 25 10 25 8 10 5 11
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 66 10 23 13 20 10 0 5 5
  Government Transfer Payments 8 82 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 75 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
12 9 3 11 7 6 9 11 6 0
Earnings 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Wages and Salary 0 3 0 3 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 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 0 1 0 2 0
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 6 1 8 0 3 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, not
Hispanic
 
    Total
2 93 15,007 131 20,386 362 0.404 0.0123 1,249
Earnings 0 14 9,456 889 22,484 3,898 0.692 0.0674 1,249
  Wages and Salary 0 5 10,059 741 17,695 2,508 0.618 0.0685 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 4,704 1,107 50,039 24,663 0.824 0.1167 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,572 87 12,009 78 0.265 0.0088 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 3,874 867 4,983 337 0.414 0.0507 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 10,819 717 9,703 492 0.327 0.0507 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 6,388 486 10,500 489 0.560 0.0325 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 1,996 32 5,787 233 0.679 0.0183 1,249
  Interest 16 0 1,705 28 3,362 153 0.601 0.0314 1,249
  Dividends 0 4 2,050 60 4,659 278 0.611 0.0382 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 16 3 3,751 377 10,183 992 0.685 0.0480 1,249
Retirement Income 12 0 7,166 227 10,841 259 0.523 0.0180 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 12 0 4,627 149 7,715 296 0.550 0.0280 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 14,555 1,559 17,969 916 0.392 0.0487 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 10,871 512 13,657 531 0.453 0.0336 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 3,511 935 6,145 685 0.525 0.0825 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 5,984 1,057 9,138 1,301 0.452 0.1313 1,249
Pension Income 3 0 6,855 250 10,123 272 0.515 0.0204 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 4,757 181 7,261 285 0.520 0.0299 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 13,931 775 17,253 1,126 0.378 0.0640 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 11,137 565 13,946 578 0.451 0.0360 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 14 11,931 90 13,532 308 0.326 0.0163 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 31 13,583 104 16,982 322 0.371 0.0129 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,601 87 12,050 78 0.266 0.0088 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 15 13,210 101 15,529 135 0.335 0.0100 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 12,430 93 13,905 109 0.307 0.0097 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 3,532 777 4,824 325 0.422 0.0503 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,587 85 12,033 77 0.263 0.0088 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 0 7,091 226 10,551 248 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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