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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
45 TO 64 YEARS
 
    Total
73,318 48,189 61,542 49,910 60,836 49,979
Earnings 59,601 51,402 50,395 52,822 49,857 52,863
  Wages and Salary 55,034 51,445 46,351 52,855 45,854 52,881
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5,830 36,653 5,134 37,713 5,073 37,919
  Farm Self-Employment 900 20,863 830 22,197 826 22,282
Unemployment Compensation 3,333 5,439 2,835 5,347 2,794 5,366
  State or Local only 3,145 5,275 2,677 5,242 2,645 5,250
  Combinations 188 8,180 158 7,133 149 7,424
Workers' Compensation 804 7,983 681 7,957 666 7,933
  State Payments 262 9,711 213 10,100 205 10,159
  Employment Insurance 328 10,225 280 9,876 276 9,893
  Own Insurance 13 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Other 228 1,405 189 1,576 186 1,500
Social Security 7,712 11,763 6,297 11,909 6,209 11,914
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,357 7,574 1,673 7,576 1,632 7,601
Public Assistance, Total 445 3,476 288 3,088 283 3,087
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 235 3,499 145 2,815 144 2,833
  Other Assistance only 208 3,466 143 3,365 139 3,351
  Both 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,227 14,659 969 14,330 955 14,292
  Disability only 857 14,218 681 13,927 669 13,848
  Survivors only 55 (B) 39 (B) 38 (B)
  Pension only 207 15,757 156 14,752 155 14,816
  Education only 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 56 (B) 52 (B) 52 (B)
  Combinations 49 (B) 42 (B) 42 (B)
  Means-Tested 286 16,338 217 16,328 213 16,256
  Nonmeans-Tested 941 14,149 752 13,753 742 13,727
Survivors Benefits 710 14,999 618 15,498 609 15,589
  Company or Union 231 10,319 205 10,697 205 10,697
  Federal Government 65 (B) 50 (B) 50 (B)
  Military Retirement 40 (B) 35 (B) 33 (B)
  State or Local Government 62 (B) 46 (B) 45 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 11 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 116 23,131 110 23,199 109 23,296
  Annuities 69 (B) 56 (B) 54 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 124 17,270 113 17,572 111 17,799
Disability Benefits 942 13,165 758 13,680 744 13,706
  Workers' Compensation 67 (B) 53 (B) 53 (B)
  Company or Union 242 12,345 187 12,023 185 11,989
  Federal Government 86 13,716 76 13,965 75 (B)
  Military Retirement 29 (B) 27 (B) 27 (B)
  State or Local Government 149 12,315 122 12,554 119 12,678
  Railroad Retirement 28 (B) 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Accident Insurance 121 10,967 104 12,190 101 12,290
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 11 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 218 13,063 165 14,372 163 14,441
Retirement Income 6,374 21,202 5,510 21,759 5,436 21,772
  Pension Income 5,039 22,715 4,403 23,204 4,348 23,192
      Company or Union Retirement 2,856 17,320 2,447 17,628 2,422 17,626
          Pension only 2,404 18,164 2,062 18,567 2,039 18,597
      Federal Government Retirement 559 27,156 468 27,684 459 27,448
          Pension only 415 31,736 349 32,417 341 32,199
      Military Retirement 660 23,049 591 23,387 579 23,523
          Pension only 597 23,989 533 24,363 524 24,490
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,665 25,227 1,485 25,678 1,467 25,692
          Pension only 1,463 26,761 1,325 26,952 1,312 26,920
      Railroad Retirement 77 18,752 64 (B) 63 (B)
          Pension only 46 (B) 40 (B) 40 (B)
      Annuities 127 18,194 112 19,127 107 19,182
          Pension only 61 (B) 56 (B) 53 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 162 17,151 145 17,366 144 17,431
      Other or Don't Know 457 15,683 379 16,904 373 17,007
          Pension only 117 18,653 100 20,320 99 20,323
Property Income 40,043 3,985 35,637 4,156 35,298 4,166
  Interest 37,783 2,159 33,626 2,233 33,315 2,240
  Dividends 12,923 3,293 11,868 3,363 11,762 3,364
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5,059 7,011 4,556 7,271 4,500 7,306
Educational Assistance 464 4,071 355 3,771 341 3,837
  Pell Grant only 82 3,887 46 (B) 41 (B)
  Other Government only 89 3,398 64 (B) 61 (B)
  Scholarships only 83 5,393 59 (B) 59 (B)
  Other only 177 3,194 158 2,960 155 2,960
  Combinations 33 (B) 28 (B) 26 (B)
Child Support 1,036 6,851 849 7,092 842 7,120
Alimony 259 15,895 232 16,793 229 16,758
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
525 6,443 410 6,831 399 6,776
Other Income, N.E.C. 437 7,279 371 6,418 366 6,476

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 16,180 13,865 13,121 14,261 12,911 14,276
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,710 7,159 1,903 7,130 1,857 7,149
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,780 11,844 6,355 11,993 6,265 11,998
  Child Support or Alimony 1,225 9,155 1,018 9,745 1,008 9,749
  Pensions and Annuities 5,900 21,474 5,120 21,963 5,053 21,963

 

  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
45 TO 64 YEARS
 
    Total
54,259 51,947 8,187 35,460 7,990 35,320
Earnings 44,344 54,954 6,176 39,611 6,026 39,432
  Wages and Salary 40,764 55,034 5,891 39,912 5,749 39,744
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4,580 38,272 396 23,241 379 23,299
  Farm Self-Employment 789 23,008 47 (B) 44 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 2,442 5,313 364 5,868 357 5,939
  State or Local only 2,315 5,236 341 5,410 334 5,481
  Combinations 127 6,697 23 (B) 23 (B)
Workers' Compensation 572 8,311 104 8,482 100 8,471
  State Payments 165 10,499 41 (B) 40 (B)
  Employment Insurance 241 10,619 42 (B) 41 (B)
  Own Insurance 12 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 164 1,568 33 (B) 32 (B)
Social Security 5,656 12,052 1,165 11,118 1,138 11,169
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,340 7,750 623 7,476 612 7,483
Public Assistance, Total 202 2,805 128 4,374 126 4,347
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 96 2,369 83 4,583 82 4,546
  Other Assistance only 106 3,203 42 (B) 42 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 896 14,185 218 16,703 217 16,767
  Disability only 629 13,794 161 15,550 160 15,630
  Survivors only 34 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Pension only 146 15,066 35 (B) 35 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other only 49 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Combinations 38 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Means-Tested 201 16,374 67 (B) 66 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 695 13,550 151 16,742 151 16,753
Survivors Benefits 582 15,932 78 10,775 74 (B)
  Company or Union 188 10,994 23 (B) 22 (B)
  Federal Government 50 (B) 13 (B) 12 (B)
  Military Retirement 33 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  State or Local Government 43 (B) 11 (B) 9 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 9 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 106 23,469 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Annuities 52 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 108 18,186 9 (B) 9 (B)
Disability Benefits 654 13,888 151 11,304 147 11,312
  Workers' Compensation 47 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Company or Union 168 11,537 47 (B) 47 (B)
  Federal Government 69 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Military Retirement 26 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 96 13,863 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 20 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Accident Insurance 88 11,965 16 (B) 14 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 6 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 139 14,551 39 (B) 39 (B)
Retirement Income 5,119 22,113 709 17,533 685 17,525
  Pension Income 4,126 23,452 519 19,395 501 19,418
      Company or Union Retirement 2,282 17,789 339 15,339 324 15,156
          Pension only 1,931 18,759 278 15,757 265 15,563
      Federal Government Retirement 439 27,752 79 24,424 75 24,528
          Pension only 327 32,557 57 (B) 54 (B)
      Military Retirement 547 23,776 58 (B) 56 (B)
          Pension only 493 24,764 52 (B) 50 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,382 26,181 143 22,039 138 22,429
          Pension only 1,252 27,165 110 25,542 108 25,705
      Railroad Retirement 61 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 38 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
      Annuities 102 19,493 13 (B) 13 (B)
          Pension only 50 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 140 17,704 15 (B) 15 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 341 17,526 60 (B) 60 (B)
          Pension only 94 21,180 14 (B) 14 (B)
Property Income 33,392 4,246 2,515 2,302 2,444 2,283
  Interest 31,545 2,256 2,373 1,325 2,311 1,325
  Dividends 11,436 3,384 489 2,702 471 2,632
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,229 7,548 262 5,058 249 5,121
Educational Assistance 324 3,853 100 4,692 95 4,848
  Pell Grant only 36 (B) 39 (B) 36 (B)
  Other Government only 59 (B) 24 (B) 23 (B)
  Scholarships only 54 (B) 18 (B) 17 (B)
  Other only 150 2,919 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Combinations 25 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
Child Support 763 7,362 144 5,439 142 5,483
Alimony 207 17,779 20 (B) 20 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
346 7,149 73 (B) 69 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 351 6,473 47 (B) 43 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 11,563 14,720 2,525 12,308 2,470 12,375
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,493 7,334 722 7,216 710 7,219
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5,710 12,135 1,172 11,149 1,145 11,201
  Child Support or Alimony 909 10,217 159 5,829 156 5,874
  Pensions and Annuities 4,766 22,285 645 18,219 621 18,237

 

  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
45 TO 64 YEARS
 
    Total
3,129 51,382 3,026 50,700 7,070 33,707
Earnings 2,688 55,387 2,606 54,608 5,916 36,029
  Wages and Salary 2,468 56,337 2,391 55,487 5,475 35,678
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 280 34,929 274 34,932 523 33,528
  Farm Self-Employment 22 (B) 21 (B) 40 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 112 6,880 102 6,775 383 5,609
  State or Local only 103 6,473 98 6,025 361 5,241
  Combinations 9 (B) 4 (B) 22 (B)
Workers' Compensation 14 (B) 14 (B) 101 5,696
  State Payments 4 (B) 4 (B) 41 (B)
  Employment Insurance 4 (B) 4 (B) 38 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 5 (B) 5 (B) 23 (B)
Social Security 170 11,044 160 10,975 600 10,445
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 38 (B) 36 (B) 313 6,969
Public Assistance, Total 10 (B) 10 (B) 90 3,567
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 1 (B) 1 (B) 52 (B)
  Other Assistance only 9 (B) 8 (B) 38 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 18 (B) 16 (B) 69 (B)
  Disability only 6 (B) 5 (B) 45 (B)
  Survivors only 5 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Pension only 7 (B) 7 (B) 12 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Means-Tested 0 (B) 0 (B) 12 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 18 (B) 16 (B) 57 (B)
Survivors Benefits 10 (B) 9 (B) 31 (B)
  Company or Union 2 (B) 2 (B) 16 (B)
  Federal Government 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 3 (B) 3 (B) 2 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 1 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Annuities 2 (B) 2 (B) 5 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 2 (B) 2 (B) 3 (B)
Disability Benefits 23 (B) 21 (B) 97 12,226
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
  Company or Union 6 (B) 4 (B) 20 (B)
  Federal Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 7 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  State or Local Government 1 (B) 1 (B) 23 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Accident Insurance 3 (B) 3 (B) 13 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 2 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 10 (B) 9 (B) 26 (B)
Retirement Income 132 19,912 121 18,472 342 16,522
  Pension Income 104 21,038 97 19,227 238 18,574
      Company or Union Retirement 65 (B) 59 (B) 148 15,155
          Pension only 56 (B) 54 (B) 113 15,990
      Federal Government Retirement 9 (B) 7 (B) 23 (B)
          Pension only 8 (B) 7 (B) 15 (B)
      Military Retirement 11 (B) 11 (B) 36 (B)
          Pension only 11 (B) 11 (B) 34 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 29 (B) 25 (B) 88 18,019
          Pension only 25 (B) 21 (B) 64 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
          Pension only 2 (B) 2 (B) 3 (B)
      Annuities 3 (B) 2 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 1 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 2 (B) 2 (B) 4 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 14 (B) 14 (B) 35 (B)
          Pension only 3 (B) 3 (B) 6 (B)
Property Income 1,744 3,096 1,686 3,115 2,051 2,767
  Interest 1,655 1,898 1,600 1,915 1,902 1,887
  Dividends 543 2,483 524 2,526 358 2,654
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 220 4,163 212 4,066 290 3,915
Educational Assistance 6 (B) 6 (B) 18 (B)
  Pell Grant only 0 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
  Other Government only 1 (B) 1 (B) 2 (B)
  Scholarships only 2 (B) 2 (B) 5 (B)
  Other only 3 (B) 3 (B) 5 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
Child Support 26 (B) 26 (B) 87 5,130
Alimony 4 (B) 4 (B) 25 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
35 (B) 33 (B) 62 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 9 (B) 8 (B) 20 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 382 12,137 357 11,772 1,464 10,380
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 46 (B) 44 (B) 391 6,398
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 173 11,393 163 11,346 603 10,543
  Child Support or Alimony 29 (B) 29 (B) 111 5,947
  Pensions and Annuities 117 20,582 107 18,967 309 16,927

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