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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
UNDER 65 YEARS
 
    Total
175,325 40,287 144,192 41,481 141,974 41,611
Earnings 150,965 42,234 124,983 43,183 123,098 43,313
  Wages and Salary 142,790 42,015 117,804 42,948 116,006 43,083
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 11,214 31,217 9,780 31,870 9,629 31,973
  Farm Self-Employment 1,723 15,316 1,557 16,664 1,537 16,847
Unemployment Compensation 7,770 4,800 6,382 4,761 6,265 4,762
  State or Local only 7,415 4,692 6,101 4,684 5,992 4,678
  Combinations 355 7,062 281 6,452 272 6,593
Workers' Compensation 1,458 7,385 1,259 7,452 1,231 7,454
  State Payments 510 8,394 433 8,618 418 8,664
  Employment Insurance 608 9,126 540 8,915 533 8,944
  Own Insurance 42 (B) 42 (B) 40 (B)
  Other 337 1,469 272 1,477 265 1,389
Social Security 10,557 11,204 8,415 11,444 8,270 11,463
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4,403 7,198 3,004 7,169 2,930 7,199
Public Assistance, Total 1,921 3,269 1,189 3,146 1,147 3,163
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 1,315 3,259 782 3,126 755 3,142
  Other Assistance only 590 3,310 399 3,198 384 3,218
  Both 17 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,667 13,415 1,317 13,004 1,297 12,973
  Disability only 1,142 12,763 907 12,350 890 12,272
  Survivors only 77 10,374 56 (B) 55 (B)
  Pension only 245 15,627 178 14,540 177 14,595
  Education only 55 (B) 48 (B) 46 (B)
  Other only 68 (B) 61 (B) 61 (B)
  Combinations 80 23,819 67 (B) 67 (B)
  Means-Tested 375 15,428 285 14,946 281 14,873
  Nonmeans-Tested 1,292 12,830 1,032 12,468 1,016 12,447
Survivors Benefits 948 15,226 806 16,173 794 16,233
  Company or Union 276 10,981 243 11,380 241 11,413
  Federal Government 80 11,808 60 (B) 60 (B)
  Military Retirement 53 (B) 47 (B) 45 (B)
  State or Local Government 77 14,483 51 (B) 49 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 7 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 11 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Black Lung 5 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 184 21,002 173 21,190 170 21,168
  Annuities 88 15,593 75 (B) 73 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 181 19,279 158 20,655 156 20,858
Disability Benefits 1,313 12,515 1,031 13,188 1,010 13,134
  Workers' Compensation 83 15,621 65 (B) 64 (B)
  Company or Union 308 12,612 238 12,272 232 12,265
  Federal Government 113 13,763 95 13,653 94 13,508
  Military Retirement 39 (B) 37 (B) 37 (B)
  State or Local Government 211 12,649 178 13,122 175 13,216
  Railroad Retirement 28 (B) 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Accident Insurance 180 10,995 154 12,092 151 12,170
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 18 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 342 10,696 237 12,127 232 12,239
Retirement Income 7,236 20,327 6,170 21,020 6,082 21,050
  Pension Income 5,387 22,354 4,687 22,832 4,627 22,832
      Company or Union Retirement 3,139 17,132 2,672 17,452 2,637 17,485
          Pension only 2,573 18,024 2,195 18,436 2,169 18,493
      Federal Government Retirement 611 25,840 504 26,536 495 26,295
          Pension only 425 31,271 356 31,991 348 31,767
      Military Retirement 756 22,304 669 22,548 657 22,652
          Pension only 668 23,619 589 23,947 580 24,055
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,814 24,483 1,610 25,063 1,590 25,069
          Pension only 1,536 26,441 1,391 26,640 1,377 26,606
      Railroad Retirement 82 17,696 67 (B) 65 (B)
          Pension only 46 (B) 40 (B) 40 (B)
      Annuities 154 17,123 138 17,756 134 17,757
          Pension only 69 (B) 63 (B) 60 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 231 13,827 198 14,303 197 14,336
      Other or Don't Know 660 14,340 514 16,025 506 16,153
          Pension only 138 16,740 119 17,658 118 17,640
Property Income 79,635 2,675 69,640 2,797 68,817 2,808
  Interest 75,367 1,445 65,914 1,496 65,137 1,503
  Dividends 22,108 2,544 19,920 2,598 19,733 2,602
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7,833 6,112 6,946 6,393 6,857 6,416
Educational Assistance 7,607 6,118 5,972 6,178 5,827 6,178
  Pell Grant only 1,900 3,090 1,299 3,023 1,259 3,038
  Other Government only 1,156 6,337 924 6,442 906 6,495
  Scholarships only 2,378 7,243 1,964 6,971 1,921 6,972
  Other only 1,072 5,736 914 5,755 894 5,817
  Combinations 1,102 9,050 871 9,262 848 9,088
Child Support 4,831 5,217 3,831 5,415 3,767 5,437
Alimony 373 14,063 339 14,478 335 14,447
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
2,170 7,314 1,695 7,205 1,647 7,118
Other Income, N.E.C. 823 5,395 683 4,905 665 4,939

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 29,605 10,588 23,120 10,984 22,669 11,010
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 6,088 6,237 4,052 6,238 3,938 6,278
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 10,630 11,263 8,475 11,508 8,329 11,527
  Child Support or Alimony 5,068 6,008 4,044 6,344 3,977 6,367
  Pensions and Annuities 6,508 20,907 5,609 21,421 5,532 21,437

 

  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
UNDER 65 YEARS
 
    Total
119,537 44,006 21,696 30,345 20,916 30,336
Earnings 103,033 45,899 17,805 32,685 17,138 32,711
  Wages and Salary 97,008 45,670 17,266 32,672 16,617 32,697
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8,330 32,818 847 20,623 813 20,897
  Farm Self-Employment 1,434 17,735 108 3,457 104 3,118
Unemployment Compensation 5,213 4,707 1,079 4,927 1,038 4,898
  State or Local only 4,994 4,640 1,020 4,679 980 4,641
  Combinations 219 6,255 58 (B) 58 (B)
Workers' Compensation 1,031 7,679 163 7,368 158 7,342
  State Payments 333 8,800 65 (B) 63 (B)
  Employment Insurance 453 9,355 58 (B) 57 (B)
  Own Insurance 37 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 230 1,500 51 (B) 50 (B)
Social Security 7,438 11,613 1,775 10,186 1,730 10,222
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,365 7,271 1,276 7,123 1,249 7,149
Public Assistance, Total 764 2,724 644 3,461 622 3,451
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 492 2,683 480 3,436 465 3,413
  Other Assistance only 269 2,808 156 3,593 149 3,625
  Both 3 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,200 12,980 295 15,528 291 15,631
  Disability only 819 12,348 212 14,572 209 14,667
  Survivors only 52 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Pension only 167 14,793 48 (B) 47 (B)
  Education only 45 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Other only 59 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Combinations 59 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Means-Tested 257 15,273 81 17,179 79 17,459
  Nonmeans-Tested 942 12,354 214 14,903 212 14,949
Survivors Benefits 751 16,526 117 9,099 114 8,857
  Company or Union 220 11,452 28 (B) 27 (B)
  Federal Government 57 (B) 17 (B) 16 (B)
  Military Retirement 43 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  State or Local Government 47 (B) 21 (B) 19 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 5 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 10 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 165 21,234 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Annuities 67 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 151 21,104 20 (B) 20 (B)
Disability Benefits 869 13,186 227 10,269 223 10,310
  Workers' Compensation 56 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Company or Union 209 11,820 62 (B) 61 (B)
  Federal Government 81 13,358 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Military Retirement 34 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 135 13,517 24 (B) 22 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 20 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Accident Insurance 128 12,432 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 11 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 201 12,110 85 6,992 85 6,992
Retirement Income 5,663 21,435 868 16,239 843 16,224
  Pension Income 4,364 23,129 568 19,250 550 19,276
      Company or Union Retirement 2,470 17,666 386 15,243 371 15,140
          Pension only 2,046 18,702 306 15,780 292 15,621
      Federal Government Retirement 467 26,740 87 23,068 84 23,111
          Pension only 334 32,100 58 (B) 56 (B)
      Military Retirement 612 22,951 72 (B) 71 (B)
          Pension only 539 24,410 66 (B) 64 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,476 25,588 161 20,278 156 20,565
          Pension only 1,304 26,859 116 24,936 115 25,083
      Railroad Retirement 63 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 38 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
      Annuities 124 18,433 13 (B) 13 (B)
          Pension only 57 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 183 15,004 28 (B) 28 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 462 16,594 117 7,559 117 7,559
          Pension only 110 18,606 14 (B) 14 (B)
Property Income 63,813 2,896 5,570 1,582 5,318 1,588
  Interest 60,464 1,536 5,275 912 5,036 921
  Dividends 18,986 2,622 915 2,004 866 1,969
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 6,305 6,676 464 4,673 446 4,714
Educational Assistance 5,051 6,371 1,180 5,780 1,119 5,664
  Pell Grant only 1,020 2,954 482 3,160 455 3,196
  Other Government only 775 6,725 167 5,874 162 5,847
  Scholarships only 1,699 7,277 226 9,301 210 9,308
  Other only 806 5,870 106 4,323 103 4,394
  Combinations 751 9,133 198 8,834 189 8,085
Child Support 3,174 5,690 850 4,149 831 4,176
Alimony 300 15,268 25 (B) 25 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,410 7,643 258 4,833 234 4,514
Other Income, N.E.C. 630 4,972 90 9,303 82 9,816

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 19,392 11,520 5,353 9,230 5,183 9,310
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3,019 6,385 1,835 6,168 1,785 6,201
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,494 11,676 1,782 10,210 1,737 10,247
  Child Support or Alimony 3,359 6,740 870 4,333 851 4,364
  Pensions and Annuities 5,160 21,797 734 17,682 709 17,717

 

  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
UNDER 65 YEARS
 
    Total
8,428 46,675 7,919 47,108 24,251 28,788
Earnings 7,372 50,229 6,928 50,733 21,655 29,980
  Wages and Salary 6,968 50,606 6,534 51,203 20,518 29,850
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 532 32,945 511 32,847 1,393 25,980
  Farm Self-Employment 56 (B) 50 (B) 111 5,039
Unemployment Compensation 255 5,408 228 5,465 1,140 4,948
  State or Local only 238 5,253 218 5,166 1,081 4,803
  Combinations 17 (B) 10 (B) 59 (B)
Workers' Compensation 27 (B) 25 (B) 210 6,365
  State Payments 9 (B) 9 (B) 87 8,132
  Employment Insurance 7 (B) 7 (B) 85 6,602
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Other 10 (B) 9 (B) 39 (B)
Social Security 236 11,030 219 11,089 924 9,989
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 75 (B) 66 (B) 619 6,863
Public Assistance, Total 46 (B) 35 (B) 434 3,932
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 27 (B) 18 (B) 296 3,927
  Other Assistance only 18 (B) 16 (B) 133 3,980
  Both 1 (B) 1 (B) 5 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 23 (B) 22 (B) 110 12,253
  Disability only 10 (B) 9 (B) 80 11,154
  Survivors only 6 (B) 6 (B) 5 (B)
  Pension only 7 (B) 7 (B) 14 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Other only 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 8 (B)
  Means-Tested 0 (B) 0 (B) 24 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 23 (B) 22 (B) 86 12,724
Survivors Benefits 15 (B) 14 (B) 47 (B)
  Company or Union 2 (B) 2 (B) 21 (B)
  Federal Government 3 (B) 3 (B) 2 (B)
  Military Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 3 (B) 3 (B) 2 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 1 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 1 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
  Annuities 2 (B) 2 (B) 9 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 2 (B) 2 (B) 5 (B)
Disability Benefits 38 (B) 34 (B) 151 12,575
  Workers' Compensation 2 (B) 2 (B) 8 (B)
  Company or Union 6 (B) 4 (B) 27 (B)
  Federal Government 4 (B) 4 (B) 14 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  State or Local Government 2 (B) 2 (B) 41 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Accident Insurance 3 (B) 3 (B) 23 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 2 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 17 (B) 16 (B) 36 (B)
Retirement Income 161 18,383 149 17,180 447 16,017
  Pension Income 115 20,455 107 18,777 278 18,101
      Company or Union Retirement 72 (B) 67 (B) 175 14,972
          Pension only 64 (B) 61 (B) 128 15,300
      Federal Government Retirement 15 (B) 13 (B) 31 (B)
          Pension only 8 (B) 7 (B) 15 (B)
      Military Retirement 14 (B) 14 (B) 49 (B)
          Pension only 13 (B) 13 (B) 44 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 31 (B) 27 (B) 118 18,575
          Pension only 26 (B) 22 (B) 76 22,296
      Railroad Retirement 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
          Pension only 2 (B) 2 (B) 3 (B)
      Annuities 3 (B) 2 (B) 14 (B)
          Pension only 1 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 4 (B) 4 (B) 13 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 23 (B) 22 (B) 48 (B)
          Pension only 3 (B) 3 (B) 8 (B)
Property Income 4,187 2,075 3,961 2,120 5,429 1,707
  Interest 3,978 1,328 3,764 1,357 5,066 1,042
  Dividends 1,227 1,855 1,176 1,897 808 2,192
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 382 2,951 365 2,905 600 3,692
Educational Assistance 430 6,967 386 7,162 856 4,881
  Pell Grant only 113 3,441 103 3,423 273 3,374
  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 6,542 677 4,136
Alimony 6 (B) 6 (B) 40 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
210 11,729 199 11,616 261 4,470
Other Income, N.E.C. 21 (B) 20 (B) 43 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 823 9,101 743 9,125 3,607 7,859
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 119 7,010 99 7,404 1,018 5,850
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 239 11,282 222 11,360 927 10,055
  Child Support or Alimony 99 6,274 85 6,857 707 4,448
  Pensions and Annuities 136 19,676 126 18,267 394 16,687

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