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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
25 TO 44 YEARS
 
    Total
74,971 41,943 60,365 42,905 59,391 43,008
Earnings 68,682 43,472 55,609 44,299 54,733 44,396
  Wages and Salary 65,469 43,529 52,821 44,387 51,985 44,506
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4,723 27,225 4,060 27,497 3,990 27,342
  Farm Self-Employment 681 10,802 601 12,062 593 12,233
Unemployment Compensation 3,809 4,540 3,014 4,512 2,943 4,495
  State or Local only 3,658 4,483 2,906 4,468 2,835 4,449
  Combinations 151 5,905 108 5,687 107 5,695
Workers' Compensation 581 6,914 517 7,112 507 7,170
  State Payments 213 7,572 188 7,710 182 7,779
  Employment Insurance 259 8,060 240 8,120 237 8,172
  Own Insurance 26 (B) 26 (B) 26 (B)
  Other 97 1,152 78 1,069 75 (B)
Social Security 1,961 10,706 1,467 11,057 1,426 11,101
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,498 7,045 978 6,955 955 6,994
Public Assistance, Total 991 3,352 609 3,303 582 3,337
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 708 3,343 422 3,246 402 3,289
  Other Assistance only 270 3,421 181 3,492 174 3,509
  Both 13 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 402 9,685 311 8,818 305 8,791
  Disability only 277 8,035 218 7,114 214 7,026
  Survivors only 16 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Pension only 38 (B) 22 (B) 22 (B)
  Education only 34 (B) 30 (B) 29 (B)
  Other only 8 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Combinations 28 (B) 22 (B) 22 (B)
  Means-Tested 86 12,930 64 (B) 64 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 316 8,807 247 8,273 242 8,226
Survivors Benefits 148 15,415 125 16,573 122 16,580
  Company or Union 38 (B) 33 (B) 32 (B)
  Federal Government 8 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Military Retirement 9 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
  State or Local Government 4 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 48 (B) 43 (B) 42 (B)
  Annuities 13 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 34 (B) 26 (B) 26 (B)
Disability Benefits 354 11,018 263 12,087 256 11,776
  Workers' Compensation 16 (B) 13 (B) 12 (B)
  Company or Union 66 (B) 50 (B) 47 (B)
  Federal Government 25 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  Military Retirement 10 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  State or Local Government 61 (B) 54 (B) 54 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 57 (B) 50 (B) 50 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 7 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 114 6,553 63 (B) 61 (B)
Retirement Income 761 13,881 586 14,597 573 14,733
  Pension Income 331 17,668 269 17,679 264 17,858
      Company or Union Retirement 260 16,205 206 16,621 197 17,085
          Pension only 153 17,242 120 17,921 116 18,449
      Federal Government Retirement 43 (B) 32 (B) 32 (B)
          Pension only 10 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
      Military Retirement 91 17,683 73 (B) 73 (B)
          Pension only 72 (B) 56 (B) 56 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 136 17,071 119 17,968 118 17,859
          Pension only 73 (B) 65 (B) 64 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Annuities 20 (B) 20 (B) 20 (B)
          Pension only 7 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 64 (B) 47 (B) 47 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 168 7,474 108 7,892 106 7,954
          Pension only 20 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
Property Income 32,223 1,455 27,374 1,481 27,013 1,486
  Interest 30,547 802 25,953 808 25,606 810
  Dividends 8,082 1,465 7,028 1,437 6,961 1,443
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,605 4,042 2,229 4,259 2,198 4,258
Educational Assistance 2,582 5,904 1,940 5,848 1,903 5,886
  Pell Grant only 739 3,024 488 2,992 478 3,003
  Other Government only 496 6,238 395 6,405 387 6,448
  Scholarships only 492 7,717 353 6,797 348 6,848
  Other only 556 6,248 475 6,245 466 6,334
  Combinations 299 8,850 229 8,685 223 8,658
Child Support 3,343 4,896 2,639 5,093 2,586 5,110
Alimony 114 9,916 107 9,453 106 9,468
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
841 7,906 612 8,039 596 8,069
Other Income, N.E.C. 263 3,394 215 3,300 210 3,268

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 9,344 7,259 7,002 7,271 6,837 7,265
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,370 5,852 1,518 5,805 1,470 5,865
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,961 10,706 1,467 11,057 1,426 11,101
  Child Support or Alimony 3,392 5,161 2,683 5,386 2,629 5,408
  Pensions and Annuities 551 16,361 450 16,556 440 16,729

 

  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
25 TO 44 YEARS
 
    Total
47,365 46,097 9,895 32,348 9,542 32,195
Earnings 43,469 47,744 8,799 33,804 8,476 33,651
  Wages and Salary 41,301 47,830 8,582 33,821 8,267 33,647
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3,270 28,389 389 18,324 376 18,675
  Farm Self-Employment 543 13,020 48 (B) 47 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 2,319 4,411 634 4,677 600 4,584
  State or Local only 2,233 4,359 599 4,538 565 4,431
  Combinations 86 5,769 35 (B) 35 (B)
Workers' Compensation 409 7,313 49 (B) 49 (B)
  State Payments 144 8,091 20 (B) 20 (B)
  Employment Insurance 192 8,142 16 (B) 16 (B)
  Own Insurance 24 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 61 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
Social Security 1,240 11,272 410 9,478 404 9,453
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 752 6,975 472 7,046 461 7,059
Public Assistance, Total 376 2,798 344 3,317 332 3,294
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 258 2,811 263 3,360 254 3,358
  Other Assistance only 114 2,792 76 3,229 72 (B)
  Both 3 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 270 8,860 74 (B) 72 (B)
  Disability only 184 6,939 51 (B) 49 (B)
  Survivors only 13 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Pension only 20 (B) 13 (B) 12 (B)
  Education only 28 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Other only 6 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Combinations 20 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Means-Tested 52 (B) 14 (B) 13 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 218 8,140 61 (B) 59 (B)
Survivors Benefits 110 16,521 16 (B) 16 (B)
  Company or Union 27 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Federal Government 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Military Retirement 6 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 41 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Annuities 11 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 25 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Disability Benefits 206 11,255 75 (B) 73 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 10 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Company or Union 41 (B) 15 (B) 14 (B)
  Federal Government 12 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Military Retirement 8 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 38 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 40 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 5 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 55 (B) 45 (B) 45 (B)
Retirement Income 477 14,628 137 11,319 136 11,437
  Pension Income 226 18,210 48 (B) 47 (B)
      Company or Union Retirement 172 17,443 43 (B) 41 (B)
          Pension only 102 19,443 26 (B) 25 (B)
      Federal Government Retirement 24 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
          Pension only 7 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
      Military Retirement 61 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
          Pension only 46 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 90 16,879 11 (B) 11 (B)
          Pension only 52 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Annuities 18 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
          Pension only 7 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 38 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 95 7,566 53 (B) 53 (B)
          Pension only 16 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Property Income 24,385 1,529 2,613 1,093 2,476 1,100
  Interest 23,152 835 2,474 628 2,340 628
  Dividends 6,580 1,429 408 1,201 377 1,205
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,929 4,430 199 4,095 194 4,121
Educational Assistance 1,651 5,947 439 5,580 427 5,669
  Pell Grant only 401 2,976 194 3,220 185 3,252
  Other Government only 342 6,556 66 (B) 66 (B)
  Scholarships only 290 6,985 67 (B) 67 (B)
  Other only 416 6,315 55 (B) 52 (B)
  Combinations 203 8,559 58 (B) 58 (B)
Child Support 2,156 5,303 613 3,843 598 3,859
Alimony 93 9,698 5 (B) 5 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
481 9,036 127 5,223 115 5,190
Other Income, N.E.C. 198 3,299 27 (B) 26 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 5,468 7,409 1,916 7,257 1,848 7,287
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,077 5,847 770 5,802 747 5,825
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,240 11,272 410 9,478 404 9,453
  Child Support or Alimony 2,194 5,621 617 3,973 603 3,993
  Pensions and Annuities 361 16,751 71 (B) 70 (B)

 

  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
25 TO 44 YEARS
 
    Total
4,211 51,105 3,964 51,505 12,973 30,831
Earnings 3,836 54,103 3,604 54,612 12,127 31,498
  Wages and Salary 3,663 54,587 3,435 55,242 11,496 31,696
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 232 32,364 222 31,619 776 22,348
  Farm Self-Employment 29 (B) 25 (B) 51 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 133 4,328 118 4,454 670 4,782
  State or Local only 126 4,407 112 4,514 643 4,768
  Combinations 8 (B) 6 (B) 27 (B)
Workers' Compensation 12 (B) 11 (B) 101 6,617
  State Payments 5 (B) 5 (B) 40 (B)
  Employment Insurance 3 (B) 3 (B) 45 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Other 4 (B) 4 (B) 15 (B)
Social Security 45 (B) 43 (B) 216 9,883
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 28 (B) 25 (B) 229 6,997
Public Assistance, Total 27 (B) 18 (B) 231 4,295
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 17 (B) 9 (B) 159 4,199
  Other Assistance only 9 (B) 8 (B) 70 (B)
  Both 1 (B) 1 (B) 3 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 6 (B) 6 (B) 38 (B)
  Disability only 4 (B) 4 (B) 33 (B)
  Survivors only 2 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
  Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Other only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Means-Tested 0 (B) 0 (B) 12 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 6 (B) 6 (B) 26 (B)
Survivors Benefits 3 (B) 3 (B) 12 (B)
  Company or Union 0 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
  Federal Government 2 (B) 2 (B) 1 (B)
  Military Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  State or Local Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Annuities 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
Disability Benefits 12 (B) 12 (B) 52 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Company or Union 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
  Federal Government 4 (B) 4 (B) 7 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 1 (B) 1 (B) 16 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 10 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 5 (B) 5 (B) 8 (B)
Retirement Income 26 (B) 25 (B) 98 15,015
  Pension Income 10 (B) 10 (B) 38 (B)
      Company or Union Retirement 8 (B) 8 (B) 25 (B)
          Pension only 8 (B) 8 (B) 14 (B)
      Federal Government Retirement 6 (B) 6 (B) 8 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Military Retirement 3 (B) 3 (B) 13 (B)
          Pension only 2 (B) 2 (B) 10 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 2 (B) 2 (B) 28 (B)
          Pension only 1 (B) 1 (B) 12 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Annuities 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 2 (B) 2 (B) 9 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 5 (B) 5 (B) 12 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
Property Income 2,133 1,430 2,016 1,461 2,858 1,131
  Interest 2,036 981 1,923 991 2,664 575
  Dividends 628 1,412 606 1,436 409 1,837
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 158 1,055 149 1,153 297 3,196
Educational Assistance 153 7,987 146 8,180 284 5,300
  Pell Grant only 43 (B) 40 (B) 97 3,255
  Other Government only 23 (B) 19 (B) 54 (B)
  Scholarships only 60 (B) 60 (B) 61 (B)
  Other only 22 (B) 22 (B) 51 (B)
  Combinations 5 (B) 5 (B) 21 (B)
Child Support 61 (B) 49 (B) 500 4,161
Alimony 2 (B) 2 (B) 14 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
95 11,545 93 11,495 120 4,414
Other Income, N.E.C. 11 (B) 10 (B) 14 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 298 6,765 265 7,051 1,518 6,615
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 55 (B) 42 (B) 442 5,878
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 45 (B) 43 (B) 216 9,883
  Child Support or Alimony 61 (B) 49 (B) 506 4,372
  Pensions and Annuities 19 (B) 18 (B) 79 16,627

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