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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
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
36,506 29,195 32,100 30,029 31,835 30,064
Earnings 7,611 36,273 6,717 36,681 6,663 36,770
  Wages and Salary 6,525 35,529 5,717 35,786 5,672 35,856
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,109 32,255 1,015 32,856 1,008 32,956
  Farm Self-Employment 252 33,665 247 34,303 245 34,428
Unemployment Compensation 297 5,335 251 5,449 246 5,509
  State or Local only 284 5,314 240 5,408 237 5,451
  Combinations 13 (B) 10 (B) 9 (B)
Workers' Compensation 147 10,925 130 11,099 125 11,139
  State Payments 43 (B) 36 (B) 36 (B)
  Employment Insurance 53 (B) 48 (B) 46 (B)
  Own Insurance 4 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 61 (B) 58 (B) 57 (B)
Social Security 32,406 12,859 28,786 12,998 28,552 13,000
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,139 5,292 764 5,274 752 5,266
Public Assistance, Total 63 (B) 43 (B) 41 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 33 (B) 21 (B) 21 (B)
  Other Assistance only 30 (B) 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,070 10,310 952 10,229 935 10,262
  Disability only 541 9,259 498 9,214 489 9,263
  Survivors only 154 9,130 132 9,358 130 9,439
  Pension only 294 13,004 249 12,814 246 12,854
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 49 (B) 44 (B) 44 (B)
  Combinations 31 (B) 29 (B) 27 (B)
  Means-Tested 226 8,825 199 8,900 192 8,976
  Nonmeans-Tested 844 10,708 753 10,580 744 10,593
Survivors Benefits 1,939 11,384 1,773 11,544 1,756 11,554
  Company or Union 997 8,531 902 8,676 894 8,702
  Federal Government 227 17,228 199 17,716 195 17,572
  Military Retirement 118 12,254 107 12,283 106 12,302
  State or Local Government 235 13,396 217 13,344 217 13,344
  Railroad Retirement 52 (B) 50 (B) 50 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 9 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Black Lung 11 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 66 (B) 62 (B) 61 (B)
  Annuities 166 8,627 160 8,829 160 8,841
  Other or Don't Know 117 13,263 114 13,354 111 13,557
Disability Benefits 192 17,435 173 18,084 171 18,190
  Workers' Compensation 19 (B) 17 (B) 16 (B)
  Company or Union 51 (B) 48 (B) 48 (B)
  Federal Government 23 (B) 22 (B) 22 (B)
  Military Retirement 11 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  State or Local Government 29 (B) 23 (B) 23 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 13 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Black Lung 7 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 44 (B) 38 (B) 38 (B)
Retirement Income 13,198 16,139 11,976 16,196 11,867 16,209
  Pension Income 11,424 16,189 10,347 16,217 10,252 16,226
      Company or Union Retirement 8,326 12,097 7,595 12,110 7,524 12,118
          Pension only 7,417 12,270 6,768 12,270 6,704 12,274
      Federal Government Retirement 1,172 26,291 1,027 26,865 1,016 26,909
          Pension only 956 27,441 835 28,056 827 28,117
      Military Retirement 537 22,367 494 22,939 490 23,003
          Pension only 408 25,557 376 26,298 373 26,393
      State or Local Government Retirement 2,656 20,273 2,374 20,261 2,354 20,251
          Pension only 2,421 20,736 2,157 20,753 2,137 20,747
      Railroad Retirement 194 15,692 182 15,863 180 15,844
          Pension only 140 17,209 132 17,385 130 17,383
      Annuities 315 9,085 303 9,378 302 9,386
          Pension only 149 9,593 143 9,995 143 9,995
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 334 14,299 316 14,632 314 14,689
      Other or Don't Know 381 13,553 356 13,586 351 13,686
          Pension only 226 14,321 208 14,174 206 14,236
Property Income 20,192 6,735 18,793 6,893 18,666 6,909
  Interest 19,213 3,770 17,867 3,860 17,748 3,871
  Dividends 6,577 5,294 6,261 5,317 6,231 5,310
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,621 10,969 2,459 11,092 2,444 11,120
Educational Assistance 27 (B) 23 (B) 23 (B)
  Pell Grant only 9 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Other Government only 4 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Scholarships only 4 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Other only 10 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Child Support 38 (B) 30 (B) 30 (B)
Alimony 57 (B) 52 (B) 52 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
189 5,136 157 5,371 155 5,418
Other Income, N.E.C. 203 5,123 182 5,115 177 5,067

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 33,775 15,886 29,809 16,119 29,559 16,122
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,191 5,188 799 5,145 786 5,137
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 32,539 12,900 28,908 13,043 28,673 13,045
  Child Support or Alimony 95 8,373 82 8,308 82 8,308
  Pensions and Annuities 12,810 16,053 11,613 16,089 11,508 16,099

 

  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
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
29,533 30,925 3,104 21,822 3,031 21,868
Earnings 6,211 37,271 604 26,673 592 26,913
  Wages and Salary 5,267 36,402 553 27,594 542 27,876
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 955 32,920 55 (B) 55 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 237 35,245 4 (B) 4 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 229 5,102 36 (B) 35 (B)
  State or Local only 222 5,026 32 (B) 32 (B)
  Combinations 7 (B) 4 (B) 3 (B)
Workers' Compensation 115 10,826 11 (B) 11 (B)
  State Payments 33 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Employment Insurance 41 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other 51 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
Social Security 26,659 13,165 2,633 11,692 2,564 11,681
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 537 5,421 209 4,479 207 4,474
Public Assistance, Total 32 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 15 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Other Assistance only 17 (B) 8 (B) 7 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 890 10,193 102 11,557 97 11,564
  Disability only 460 9,220 38 (B) 37 (B)
  Survivors only 128 9,484 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Pension only 239 12,848 36 (B) 36 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 44 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Combinations 19 (B) 4 (B) 2 (B)
  Means-Tested 174 9,294 24 (B) 23 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 716 10,411 78 12,643 74 (B)
Survivors Benefits 1,712 11,633 130 9,300 130 9,300
  Company or Union 874 8,739 77 7,304 77 7,304
  Federal Government 190 17,647 21 (B) 21 (B)
  Military Retirement 100 12,459 6 (B) 6 (B)
  State or Local Government 213 13,442 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 46 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 9 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 10 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 61 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Annuities 158 8,902 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 107 13,821 1 (B) 1 (B)
Disability Benefits 151 19,460 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 12 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Company or Union 46 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Federal Government 22 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Military Retirement 11 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 19 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Accident Insurance 12 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 7 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 29 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
Retirement Income 11,424 16,351 959 15,474 933 15,583
  Pension Income 9,861 16,360 852 15,852 826 15,987
      Company or Union Retirement 7,235 12,193 574 12,103 558 12,232
          Pension only 6,431 12,363 512 12,378 497 12,531
      Federal Government Retirement 980 26,959 107 21,113 105 21,163
          Pension only 794 28,207 88 22,075 85 22,168
      Military Retirement 474 23,379 29 (B) 29 (B)
          Pension only 363 26,741 24 (B) 24 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 2,273 20,484 236 20,817 229 20,904
          Pension only 2,064 20,976 222 21,004 215 21,102
      Railroad Retirement 172 15,937 12 (B) 11 (B)
          Pension only 126 17,381 8 (B) 7 (B)
      Annuities 301 9,411 11 (B) 11 (B)
          Pension only 142 9,978 7 (B) 7 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 304 15,000 7 (B) 7 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 329 13,989 11 (B) 11 (B)
          Pension only 197 14,127 7 (B) 7 (B)
Property Income 18,049 7,015 847 3,844 817 3,899
  Interest 17,183 3,925 823 2,117 794 2,129
  Dividends 6,121 5,364 148 4,925 142 5,030
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,354 11,187 97 8,116 94 8,375
Educational Assistance 22 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Pell Grant only 4 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other Government only 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Scholarships only 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 10 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Child Support 24 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Alimony 49 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
139 5,484 17 (B) 17 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 171 5,217 16 (B) 14 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 27,528 16,422 2,825 14,524 2,755 14,503
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 564 5,273 227 4,453 224 4,455
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 26,775 13,210 2,643 11,703 2,574 11,690
  Child Support or Alimony 72 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 11,085 16,226 946 15,600 920 15,714

 

  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
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
1,147 26,871 1,126 26,906 2,432 18,966
Earnings 253 49,376 247 49,916 483 29,017
  Wages and Salary 220 49,451 215 50,002 430 28,063
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 36 (B) 35 (B) 58 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 1 (B) 1 (B) 9 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 11 (B) 11 (B) 18 (B)
  State or Local only 11 (B) 11 (B) 15 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
Workers' Compensation 3 (B) 3 (B) 13 (B)
  State Payments 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Employment Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 8 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 0 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
Social Security 868 11,980 852 11,964 1,996 10,728
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 149 6,673 149 6,673 228 4,973
Public Assistance, Total 0 (B) 0 (B) 9 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
  Other Assistance only 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 13 (B) 11 (B) 46 (B)
  Disability only 3 (B) 1 (B) 29 (B)
  Survivors only 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Pension only 5 (B) 5 (B) 7 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 3 (B) 3 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 8 (B)
  Means-Tested 1 (B) 0 (B) 17 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 12 (B) 10 (B) 29 (B)
Survivors Benefits 28 (B) 25 (B) 52 (B)
  Company or Union 18 (B) 15 (B) 24 (B)
  Federal Government 4 (B) 4 (B) 8 (B)
  Military Retirement 5 (B) 5 (B) 6 (B)
  State or Local Government 3 (B) 3 (B) 4 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 1 (B) 1 (B) 0 (B)
  Annuities 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
Disability Benefits 6 (B) 6 (B) 21 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Company or Union 1 (B) 1 (B) 3 (B)
  Federal Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 1 (B) 1 (B) 4 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 3 (B) 3 (B) 9 (B)
Retirement Income 243 15,491 235 15,503 474 12,655
  Pension Income 215 15,499 209 15,458 414 12,976
      Company or Union Retirement 150 10,426 144 10,510 302 10,278
          Pension only 132 10,709 128 10,772 281 10,181
      Federal Government Retirement 34 (B) 32 (B) 45 (B)
          Pension only 32 (B) 30 (B) 38 (B)
      Military Retirement 9 (B) 8 (B) 17 (B)
          Pension only 5 (B) 3 (B) 10 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 48 (B) 47 (B) 89 13,963
          Pension only 46 (B) 45 (B) 81 14,512
      Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 8 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
      Annuities 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 7 (B) 7 (B) 9 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 7 (B) 7 (B) 25 (B)
          Pension only 4 (B) 4 (B) 11 (B)
Property Income 513 5,751 505 5,783 655 3,689
  Interest 487 3,310 479 3,323 601 2,170
  Dividends 158 4,329 158 4,316 114 2,284
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 62 (B) 62 (B) 92 9,213
Educational Assistance 2 (B) 2 (B) 1 (B)
  Pell Grant only 2 (B) 2 (B) 1 (B)
  Other Government only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Scholarships only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Child Support 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
Alimony 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
15 (B) 15 (B) 17 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 (B) 3 (B) 7 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 1,009 13,361 992 13,297 2,144 12,133
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 149 6,673 149 6,673 234 4,885
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 868 11,988 852 11,972 2,000 10,759
  Child Support or Alimony 3 (B) 3 (B) 9 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 236 15,532 228 15,546 455 12,889

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