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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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PINC-09. Source of Income in 2008-Number with Income and Mean Income of Specified Type in 2008 of People 15 Years Old and Over by Age, Race, and 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)

  All Races White A.O.I.C. White alone 1/
Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars) Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars) Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars)
BOTH SEXES
15 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
211,831 38,376 176,293 39,396 173,809 39,496
Earnings 158,577 41,948 131,701 42,851 129,761 42,977
  Wages and Salary 149,315 41,732 123,521 42,617 121,678 42,747
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 12,323 31,310 10,796 31,963 10,637 32,067
  Farm Self-Employment 1,975 17,657 1,803 19,076 1,782 19,264
Unemployment Compensation 8,067 4,820 6,633 4,787 6,511 4,790
  State or Local only 7,699 4,715 6,342 4,711 6,230 4,708
  Combinations 368 7,015 292 6,451 281 6,607
Workers' Compensation 1,604 7,709 1,389 7,793 1,357 7,795
  State Payments 553 8,951 469 9,209 454 9,271
  Employment Insurance 661 9,571 589 9,393 580 9,410
  Own Insurance 46 (B) 44 (B) 40 (B)
  Other 398 1,578 330 1,588 322 1,525
Social Security 42,963 12,452 37,201 12,646 36,823 12,655
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 5,541 6,807 3,768 6,785 3,683 6,804
Public Assistance, Total 1,984 3,244 1,232 3,102 1,187 3,119
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 1,347 3,244 803 3,112 775 3,127
  Other Assistance only 620 3,261 420 3,093 404 3,117
  Both 17 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 2,737 12,202 2,268 11,840 2,232 11,837
  Disability only 1,683 11,637 1,404 11,239 1,379 11,206
  Survivors only 231 9,544 188 9,698 186 9,751
  Pension only 539 14,198 427 13,534 423 13,582
  Education only 55 (B) 48 (B) 46 (B)
  Other only 117 9,702 106 9,861 105 9,899
  Combinations 112 21,951 95 22,039 94 22,027
  Means-Tested 601 12,946 483 12,461 473 12,481
  Nonmeans-Tested 2,136 11,992 1,785 11,671 1,760 11,664
Survivors Benefits 2,888 12,645 2,579 12,991 2,550 13,010
  Company or Union 1,273 9,063 1,144 9,250 1,135 9,277
  Federal Government 307 15,820 258 16,288 255 16,159
  Military Retirement 171 10,894 154 10,798 151 10,761
  State or Local Government 312 13,663 268 14,340 266 14,357
  Railroad Retirement 60 (B) 55 (B) 55 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 21 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  Black Lung 17 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 250 20,801 235 20,968 230 21,027
  Annuities 254 11,046 235 11,213 233 11,298
  Other or Don't Know 298 16,923 272 17,594 267 17,822
Disability Benefits 1,505 13,144 1,204 13,891 1,181 13,867
  Workers' Compensation 102 17,172 83 18,997 80 18,076
  Company or Union 360 13,502 285 13,282 280 13,296
  Federal Government 136 16,422 117 16,693 116 16,608
  Military Retirement 50 (B) 48 (B) 48 (B)
  State or Local Government 240 13,198 201 13,783 198 13,877
  Railroad Retirement 30 (B) 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Accident Insurance 193 11,193 167 12,233 164 12,307
  Black Lung 7 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 18 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 386 10,485 275 11,789 270 11,879
Retirement Income 20,433 17,622 18,145 17,836 17,949 17,850
  Pension Income 16,810 18,165 15,034 18,279 14,879 18,280
      Company or Union Retirement 11,465 13,475 10,267 13,500 10,161 13,511
          Pension only 9,990 13,752 8,964 13,780 8,873 13,794
      Federal Government Retirement 1,783 26,137 1,531 26,757 1,511 26,708
          Pension only 1,381 28,620 1,191 29,232 1,175 29,197
      Military Retirement 1,293 22,330 1,163 22,714 1,147 22,802
          Pension only 1,077 24,354 965 24,864 952 24,970
      State or Local Government Retirement 4,470 21,981 3,984 22,201 3,944 22,194
          Pension only 3,957 22,951 3,548 23,061 3,514 23,043
      Railroad Retirement 275 16,285 249 16,549 246 16,532
          Pension only 186 17,155 172 17,176 170 17,172
      Annuities 469 11,716 441 12,000 436 11,953
          Pension only 218 12,312 206 12,899 203 12,703
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 565 14,106 513 14,505 510 14,553
      Other or Don't Know 1,040 14,052 870 15,027 857 15,142
          Pension only 363 15,238 327 15,441 324 15,474
Property Income 99,826 3,496 88,434 3,667 87,483 3,683
  Interest 94,580 1,917 83,781 2,000 82,885 2,010
  Dividends 28,685 3,175 26,181 3,248 25,964 3,252
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 10,454 7,330 9,405 7,622 9,301 7,652
Educational Assistance 7,634 6,105 5,995 6,164 5,850 6,164
  Pell Grant only 1,909 3,093 1,305 3,023 1,264 3,038
  Other Government only 1,159 6,318 927 6,418 909 6,470
  Scholarships only 2,382 7,231 1,968 6,957 1,925 6,958
  Other only 1,082 5,717 924 5,733 904 5,793
  Combinations 1,102 9,050 871 9,262 848 9,088
Child Support 4,869 5,229 3,861 5,423 3,797 5,445
Alimony 430 13,454 391 13,799 387 13,764
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
2,359 7,140 1,852 7,049 1,802 6,972
Other Income, N.E.C. 1,026 5,341 865 4,950 843 4,966

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 63,380 13,411 52,928 13,876 52,228 13,903
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 7,280 6,066 4,851 6,058 4,724 6,088
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 43,169 12,497 37,383 12,695 37,002 12,703
  Child Support or Alimony 5,163 6,052 4,126 6,382 4,059 6,406
  Pensions and Annuities 19,319 17,688 17,223 17,825 17,040 17,832

 

  White alone, not Hispanic Black A.O.I.C. Black alone 2/
Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars) Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars) Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars)
BOTH SEXES
15 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
149,070 41,414 24,799 29,278 23,948 29,264
Earnings 109,244 45,409 18,408 32,487 17,731 32,517
  Wages and Salary 102,274 45,192 17,819 32,514 17,159 32,544
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9,285 32,828 902 20,264 867 20,506
  Farm Self-Employment 1,671 20,213 111 3,533 108 3,208
Unemployment Compensation 5,441 4,724 1,115 4,926 1,073 4,903
  State or Local only 5,216 4,656 1,052 4,694 1,012 4,658
  Combinations 226 6,294 63 (B) 61 (B)
Workers' Compensation 1,146 7,995 173 7,504 169 7,483
  State Payments 366 9,420 69 (B) 67 (B)
  Employment Insurance 494 9,800 60 (B) 59 (B)
  Own Insurance 38 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other 281 1,662 54 (B) 52 (B)
Social Security 34,096 12,826 4,408 11,085 4,294 11,093
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,902 6,929 1,486 6,751 1,455 6,769
Public Assistance, Total 796 2,700 663 3,473 640 3,464
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 507 2,698 492 3,419 477 3,396
  Other Assistance only 286 2,712 164 3,687 156 3,729
  Both 3 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 2,090 11,793 397 14,508 389 14,612
  Disability only 1,279 11,222 250 13,818 246 13,922
  Survivors only 180 9,705 33 (B) 31 (B)
  Pension only 406 13,646 84 18,800 83 18,934
  Education only 45 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Other only 102 9,469 8 (B) 8 (B)
  Combinations 78 22,290 15 (B) 13 (B)
  Means-Tested 432 12,858 105 15,087 103 15,291
  Nonmeans-Tested 1,658 11,515 292 14,300 286 14,369
Survivors Benefits 2,463 13,125 248 9,205 244 9,094
  Company or Union 1,094 9,284 105 7,343 104 7,232
  Federal Government 248 16,190 38 (B) 37 (B)
  Military Retirement 143 10,811 10 (B) 10 (B)
  State or Local Government 261 14,506 35 (B) 34 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 51 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 19 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Black Lung 10 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 226 21,073 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Annuities 225 11,556 15 (B) 15 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 258 18,088 21 (B) 21 (B)
Disability Benefits 1,020 14,117 240 10,388 236 10,429
  Workers' Compensation 69 (B) 15 (B) 15 (B)
  Company or Union 255 13,006 64 (B) 63 (B)
  Federal Government 103 16,865 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Military Retirement 45 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 154 14,449 28 (B) 26 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 20 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Accident Insurance 139 12,376 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Black Lung 7 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 11 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 230 12,073 88 6,951 88 6,951
Retirement Income 17,087 18,036 1,827 15,837 1,776 15,887
  Pension Income 14,225 18,437 1,420 17,212 1,376 17,301
      Company or Union Retirement 9,706 13,586 960 13,367 929 13,392
          Pension only 8,477 13,893 818 13,649 789 13,676
      Federal Government Retirement 1,446 26,889 195 21,990 189 22,032
          Pension only 1,129 29,360 146 24,423 141 24,613
      Military Retirement 1,086 23,138 101 18,641 100 18,702
          Pension only 903 25,349 90 19,482 88 19,565
      State or Local Government Retirement 3,749 22,494 398 20,598 386 20,767
          Pension only 3,368 23,254 338 22,358 330 22,488
      Railroad Retirement 235 16,486 21 (B) 20 (B)
          Pension only 165 17,012 12 (B) 11 (B)
      Annuities 425 12,049 24 (B) 24 (B)
          Pension only 199 12,605 12 (B) 12 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 488 15,001 35 (B) 35 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 792 15,510 128 7,525 128 7,525
          Pension only 307 15,728 21 (B) 21 (B)
Property Income 81,862 3,804 6,417 1,881 6,135 1,896
  Interest 77,647 2,065 6,099 1,074 5,830 1,085
  Dividends 25,107 3,291 1,063 2,411 1,008 2,399
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 8,658 7,902 560 5,267 540 5,349
Educational Assistance 5,073 6,353 1,181 5,778 1,121 5,663
  Pell Grant only 1,024 2,952 483 3,167 456 3,203
  Other Government only 779 6,695 167 5,874 162 5,847
  Scholarships only 1,703 7,260 226 9,293 210 9,300
  Other only 816 5,843 106 4,323 103 4,394
  Combinations 751 9,133 198 8,834 189 8,085
Child Support 3,198 5,702 858 4,179 839 4,207
Alimony 348 14,501 27 (B) 27 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,548 7,449 275 4,843 251 4,547
Other Income, N.E.C. 801 5,024 106 8,703 96 9,148

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 46,920 14,396 8,178 11,059 7,938 11,112
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3,584 6,210 2,063 5,979 2,009 6,006
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 34,269 12,875 4,425 11,101 4,311 11,108
  Child Support or Alimony 3,431 6,786 879 4,380 860 4,411
  Pensions and Annuities 16,245 17,996 1,680 16,510 1,629 16,586

 

  Asian A.O.I.C. Asian alone 3/ Hispanic (of any race)
Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars) Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars) Number with Income Mean Income (Dollars)
BOTH SEXES
15 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
9,575 44,304 9,045 44,593 26,684 27,892
Earnings 7,624 50,201 7,175 50,705 22,138 29,959
  Wages and Salary 7,188 50,571 6,749 51,164 20,948 29,813
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 568 33,673 546 33,621 1,452 26,208
  Farm Self-Employment 57 (B) 52 (B) 120 5,512
Unemployment Compensation 266 5,339 239 5,385 1,157 5,037
  State or Local only 249 5,186 229 5,097 1,096 4,898
  Combinations 17 (B) 10 (B) 61 (B)
Workers' Compensation 29 (B) 28 (B) 224 6,884
  State Payments 12 (B) 12 (B) 91 8,635
  Employment Insurance 7 (B) 7 (B) 93 7,407
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Other 10 (B) 9 (B) 44 (B)
Social Security 1,104 11,776 1,071 11,785 2,920 10,494
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 224 7,284 215 7,301 847 6,355
Public Assistance, Total 46 (B) 35 (B) 443 3,873
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 27 (B) 18 (B) 302 3,869
  Other Assistance only 18 (B) 16 (B) 136 3,917
  Both 1 (B) 1 (B) 5 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 36 (B) 33 (B) 156 12,188
  Disability only 13 (B) 11 (B) 109 11,017
  Survivors only 8 (B) 8 (B) 7 (B)
  Pension only 12 (B) 12 (B) 20 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Other only 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 16 (B)
  Means-Tested 1 (B) 0 (B) 41 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 36 (B) 33 (B) 115 13,498
Survivors Benefits 43 (B) 39 (B) 99 10,279
  Company or Union 20 (B) 17 (B) 46 (B)
  Federal Government 7 (B) 7 (B) 10 (B)
  Military Retirement 6 (B) 6 (B) 8 (B)
  State or Local Government 6 (B) 5 (B) 6 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 1 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 1 (B) 1 (B) 5 (B)
  Annuities 2 (B) 2 (B) 11 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 2 (B) 2 (B) 9 (B)
Disability Benefits 44 (B) 40 (B) 173 12,248
  Workers' Compensation 2 (B) 2 (B) 11 (B)
  Company or Union 7 (B) 5 (B) 30 (B)
  Federal Government 4 (B) 4 (B) 14 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  State or Local Government 3 (B) 3 (B) 45 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Accident Insurance 3 (B) 3 (B) 25 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 2 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 20 (B) 20 (B) 45 (B)
Retirement Income 404 16,643 385 16,155 921 14,288
  Pension Income 330 17,224 316 16,583 692 15,036
      Company or Union Retirement 223 12,016 211 11,622 477 11,997
          Pension only 196 12,071 189 11,952 409 11,784
      Federal Government Retirement 49 (B) 45 (B) 76 21,916
          Pension only 41 (B) 37 (B) 53 (B)
      Military Retirement 23 (B) 22 (B) 65 (B)
          Pension only 17 (B) 16 (B) 54 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 79 19,636 74 (B) 207 16,603
          Pension only 71 (B) 67 (B) 156 18,280
      Railroad Retirement 4 (B) 4 (B) 11 (B)
          Pension only 2 (B) 2 (B) 6 (B)
      Annuities 3 (B) 2 (B) 16 (B)
          Pension only 1 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 11 (B) 11 (B) 23 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 30 (B) 29 (B) 73 (B)
          Pension only 7 (B) 7 (B) 20 (B)
Property Income 4,700 2,476 4,466 2,534 6,084 1,920
  Interest 4,465 1,544 4,244 1,579 5,667 1,161
  Dividends 1,385 2,138 1,334 2,183 922 2,203
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 444 4,011 426 4,008 693 4,429
Educational Assistance 433 6,952 388 7,144 857 4,882
  Pell Grant only 115 3,452 105 3,435 274 3,383
  Other Government only 46 (B) 42 (B) 142 4,829
  Scholarships only 189 7,856 167 8,224 240 4,780
  Other only 46 (B) 42 (B) 93 5,158
  Combinations 36 (B) 32 (B) 108 8,737
Child Support 96 5,986 82 6,542 684 4,133
Alimony 9 (B) 9 (B) 43 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
225 11,140 214 11,004 278 4,474
Other Income, N.E.C. 24 (B) 23 (B) 50 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 1,831 11,447 1,735 11,510 5,751 9,452
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 268 6,823 248 6,964 1,252 5,669
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,108 11,835 1,075 11,846 2,927 10,536
  Child Support or Alimony 102 6,381 88 6,960 716 4,433
  Pensions and Annuities 372 17,050 353 16,513 849 14,653

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