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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)
MALES
15 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
105,428 47,751 88,877 49,316 87,581 49,488
Earnings 84,039 50,405 70,987 51,702 69,938 51,882
  Wages and Salary 78,199 50,087 65,825 51,376 64,840 51,560
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7,496 38,836 6,592 39,534 6,490 39,712
  Farm Self-Employment 1,330 21,128 1,239 22,336 1,222 22,600
Unemployment Compensation 4,920 4,993 4,177 4,894 4,101 4,888
  State or Local only 4,687 4,874 3,986 4,811 3,917 4,798
  Combinations 232 7,380 191 6,634 183 6,822
Workers' Compensation 962 8,414 843 8,534 824 8,556
  State Payments 349 9,405 301 9,835 294 9,962
  Employment Insurance 429 9,853 385 9,628 380 9,630
  Own Insurance 29 (B) 27 (B) 23 (B)
  Other 201 829 166 694 160 545
Social Security 18,761 14,208 16,324 14,477 16,149 14,490
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,365 7,253 1,655 7,266 1,605 7,325
Public Assistance, Total 362 3,376 234 2,884 224 2,930
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 197 3,586 114 3,089 112 3,046
  Other Assistance only 165 3,123 121 2,688 112 2,811
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 2,285 12,570 1,907 12,160 1,876 12,149
  Disability only 1,553 11,614 1,312 11,260 1,286 11,225
  Survivors only 23 (B) 22 (B) 22 (B)
  Pension only 499 14,848 394 14,141 390 14,201
  Education only 33 (B) 28 (B) 28 (B)
  Other only 85 9,883 74 (B) 74 (B)
  Combinations 92 22,059 77 22,232 76 22,221
  Means-Tested 526 13,817 419 13,277 409 13,322
  Nonmeans-Tested 1,759 12,197 1,488 11,845 1,467 11,823
Survivors Benefits 644 16,001 550 17,119 540 17,149
  Company or Union 154 11,849 133 12,157 130 12,274
  Federal Government 60 (B) 46 (B) 45 (B)
  Military Retirement 21 (B) 18 (B) 18 (B)
  State or Local Government 99 18,677 78 22,565 77 22,559
  Railroad Retirement 8 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 1 (B) 1 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 5 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 114 22,248 105 23,445 102 23,675
  Annuities 93 11,376 87 11,668 87 11,668
  Other or Don't Know 96 16,387 84 17,398 82 17,702
Disability Benefits 848 16,171 703 17,126 687 17,107
  Workers' Compensation 72 (B) 60 (B) 59 (B)
  Company or Union 198 16,290 159 16,371 156 16,370
  Federal Government 81 20,434 72 (B) 71 (B)
  Military Retirement 49 (B) 47 (B) 47 (B)
  State or Local Government 122 16,721 107 17,929 104 18,229
  Railroad Retirement 30 (B) 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Accident Insurance 101 10,009 88 10,785 85 10,876
  Black Lung 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 3 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 203 13,172 155 14,847 152 15,037
Retirement Income 11,094 20,966 9,990 21,343 9,881 21,395
  Pension Income 9,857 21,155 8,962 21,365 8,872 21,405
      Company or Union Retirement 6,482 16,178 5,873 16,298 5,813 16,327
          Pension only 6,166 16,115 5,612 16,221 5,557 16,248
      Federal Government Retirement 964 31,989 855 32,595 845 32,623
          Pension only 834 33,465 747 33,997 739 34,045
      Military Retirement 1,079 24,163 966 24,693 955 24,803
          Pension only 1,014 24,821 906 25,393 895 25,519
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,953 27,322 1,775 27,831 1,753 27,935
          Pension only 1,749 28,285 1,605 28,484 1,586 28,567
      Railroad Retirement 151 19,805 132 20,612 130 20,643
          Pension only 114 20,520 105 20,624 105 20,624
      Annuities 185 13,691 173 14,317 173 14,317
          Pension only 92 16,021 87 16,978 87 16,978
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 296 17,979 280 18,550 279 18,586
      Other or Don't Know 459 15,362 391 16,496 384 16,632
          Pension only 160 17,498 152 17,635 151 17,614
Property Income 48,973 3,782 43,662 3,953 43,159 3,973
  Interest 46,137 2,001 41,147 2,081 40,672 2,091
  Dividends 15,160 3,381 13,872 3,444 13,751 3,459
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5,562 7,483 5,011 7,821 4,953 7,847
Educational Assistance 3,084 6,768 2,457 6,649 2,399 6,700
  Pell Grant only 679 3,320 451 3,229 436 3,224
  Other Government only 551 7,046 444 7,011 435 7,050
  Scholarships only 982 8,044 832 7,172 812 7,215
  Other only 451 6,053 396 6,218 387 6,306
  Combinations 421 9,758 335 9,977 329 10,039
Child Support 301 3,694 265 3,202 261 3,203
Alimony 13 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
986 6,817 803 6,435 779 6,242
Other Income, N.E.C. 513 5,070 442 5,263 429 5,268

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 29,558 15,652 25,008 16,216 24,660 16,258
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,673 6,874 1,852 6,859 1,792 6,928
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 18,886 14,273 16,431 14,548 16,255 14,561
  Child Support or Alimony 313 3,843 275 3,323 271 3,327
  Pensions and Annuities 10,564 21,047 9,548 21,334 9,447 21,378

 

  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)
MALES
15 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
73,748 52,640 11,183 32,986 10,776 33,076
Earnings 57,810 55,628 8,554 35,963 8,218 36,106
  Wages and Salary 53,479 55,351 8,178 36,064 7,859 36,209
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5,574 40,994 533 23,157 506 23,416
  Farm Self-Employment 1,149 23,683 59 (B) 56 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 3,413 4,725 550 5,616 524 5,583
  State or Local only 3,259 4,648 521 5,354 496 5,310
  Combinations 154 6,349 29 (B) 29 (B)
Workers' Compensation 689 8,834 99 7,179 95 7,126
  State Payments 231 10,183 40 (B) 38 (B)
  Employment Insurance 321 10,197 35 (B) 33 (B)
  Own Insurance 21 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other 143 609 33 (B) 32 (B)
Social Security 14,916 14,714 1,861 12,161 1,812 12,196
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,289 7,545 601 7,099 585 7,176
Public Assistance, Total 168 2,663 101 4,356 95 4,441
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 76 2,763 73 (B) 71 (B)
  Other Assistance only 92 2,580 28 (B) 24 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,748 12,111 321 15,186 315 15,267
  Disability only 1,192 11,213 214 13,645 211 13,764
  Survivors only 22 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pension only 374 14,280 81 19,377 80 19,524
  Education only 27 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Other only 71 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
  Combinations 62 (B) 13 (B) 11 (B)
  Means-Tested 369 13,823 98 15,847 95 16,086
  Nonmeans-Tested 1,379 11,653 223 14,896 219 14,910
Survivors Benefits 516 17,513 81 8,628 80 8,407
  Company or Union 120 12,558 18 (B) 18 (B)
  Federal Government 43 (B) 14 (B) 13 (B)
  Military Retirement 16 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  State or Local Government 77 22,559 19 (B) 19 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 5 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 99 23,909 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Annuities 82 12,047 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 80 17,997 9 (B) 9 (B)
Disability Benefits 587 17,530 114 11,946 112 11,944
  Workers' Compensation 53 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Company or Union 138 16,001 32 (B) 32 (B)
  Federal Government 60 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Military Retirement 45 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 74 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 20 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Accident Insurance 74 (B) 11 (B) 10 (B)
  Black Lung 3 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 130 14,992 36 (B) 36 (B)
Retirement Income 9,387 21,657 849 17,291 828 17,402
  Pension Income 8,479 21,618 690 18,783 671 18,975
      Company or Union Retirement 5,545 16,446 467 14,889 456 15,026
          Pension only 5,315 16,371 421 14,923 409 15,077
      Federal Government Retirement 798 33,183 83 26,279 79 26,449
          Pension only 706 34,426 64 (B) 62 (B)
      Military Retirement 906 25,187 91 19,186 90 19,262
          Pension only 850 25,923 86 19,629 85 19,718
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,655 28,499 148 21,999 144 22,223
          Pension only 1,519 28,901 122 25,493 118 25,854
      Railroad Retirement 126 20,692 13 (B) 13 (B)
          Pension only 101 20,721 7 (B) 7 (B)
      Annuities 166 14,473 9 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 83 16,865 5 (B) 5 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 272 18,934 7 (B) 7 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 355 16,722 45 (B) 45 (B)
          Pension only 145 17,525 0 (B) 0 (B)
Property Income 40,260 4,120 2,905 2,232 2,778 2,268
  Interest 37,986 2,153 2,739 1,209 2,615 1,238
  Dividends 13,292 3,514 542 3,005 509 3,048
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,603 8,119 296 5,229 288 5,254
Educational Assistance 2,082 6,875 421 7,431 399 7,560
  Pell Grant only 353 2,955 180 3,273 168 3,277
  Other Government only 381 7,451 67 (B) 65 (B)
  Scholarships only 712 7,443 75 (B) 66 (B)
  Other only 350 6,437 30 (B) 30 (B)
  Combinations 285 10,087 70 (B) 70 (B)
Child Support 225 3,325 24 (B) 24 (B)
Alimony 8 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
677 6,711 73 (B) 63 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 412 5,402 50 (B) 44 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 22,134 16,877 3,513 12,620 3,398 12,731
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,425 7,138 688 6,844 665 6,942
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 15,018 14,788 1,872 12,179 1,823 12,215
  Child Support or Alimony 232 3,454 26 (B) 26 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 8,979 21,633 791 18,057 770 18,197

 

  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)
MALES
15 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
4,788 54,231 4,510 54,680 14,855 32,534
Earnings 4,049 59,009 3,813 59,500 13,012 33,894
  Wages and Salary 3,772 59,253 3,544 59,856 12,194 33,609
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 346 44,410 330 44,324 979 31,352
  Farm Self-Employment 30 (B) 26 (B) 79 6,453
Unemployment Compensation 162 5,560 143 5,607 730 5,673
  State or Local only 146 5,277 133 5,114 695 5,533
  Combinations 15 (B) 10 (B) 35 (B)
Workers' Compensation 14 (B) 13 (B) 142 7,425
  State Payments 7 (B) 7 (B) 65 (B)
  Employment Insurance 4 (B) 4 (B) 63 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Other 4 (B) 3 (B) 18 (B)
Social Security 467 13,366 453 13,413 1,323 11,750
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 89 7,246 83 7,313 346 6,417
Public Assistance, Total 17 (B) 15 (B) 65 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 7 (B) 7 (B) 38 (B)
  Other Assistance only 11 (B) 9 (B) 27 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 27 (B) 24 (B) 139 12,498
  Disability only 12 (B) 9 (B) 102 11,412
  Survivors only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pension only 12 (B) 12 (B) 19 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Other only 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 14 (B)
  Means-Tested 0 (B) 0 (B) 40 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 26 (B) 24 (B) 99 14,031
Survivors Benefits 7 (B) 6 (B) 27 (B)
  Company or Union 0 (B) 0 (B) 12 (B)
  Federal Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 1 (B) 1 (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 1 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Annuities 2 (B) 2 (B) 6 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Disability Benefits 25 (B) 22 (B) 110 14,468
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
  Company or Union 6 (B) 5 (B) 23 (B)
  Federal Government 2 (B) 2 (B) 12 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 2 (B) 1 (B) 31 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Accident Insurance 3 (B) 3 (B) 11 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 10 (B) 10 (B) 25 (B)
Retirement Income 209 18,980 198 18,736 525 16,333
  Pension Income 179 19,604 171 19,320 412 16,830
      Company or Union Retirement 124 14,712 119 14,453 281 13,994
          Pension only 118 14,451 115 14,248 249 13,592
      Federal Government Retirement 24 (B) 22 (B) 49 (B)
          Pension only 22 (B) 20 (B) 35 (B)
      Military Retirement 17 (B) 16 (B) 53 (B)
          Pension only 17 (B) 16 (B) 50 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 25 (B) 22 (B) 102 18,300
          Pension only 22 (B) 19 (B) 72 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 4 (B) 4 (B) 5 (B)
          Pension only 2 (B) 2 (B) 5 (B)
      Annuities 2 (B) 2 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 4 (B) 4 (B) 7 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 13 (B) 13 (B) 35 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 8 (B)
Property Income 2,291 2,422 2,172 2,482 3,116 1,955
  Interest 2,151 1,490 2,039 1,531 2,883 1,185
  Dividends 725 2,118 701 2,153 500 2,038
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 235 3,442 224 3,387 375 4,414
Educational Assistance 198 7,171 175 7,568 338 5,557
  Pell Grant only 50 (B) 43 (B) 89 4,413
  Other Government only 26 (B) 25 (B) 63 (B)
  Scholarships only 89 8,088 75 9,042 100 5,781
  Other only 19 (B) 19 (B) 38 (B)
  Combinations 15 (B) 13 (B) 47 (B)
Child Support 9 (B) 8 (B) 38 (B)
Alimony 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
111 12,442 105 12,094 111 4,072
Other Income, N.E.C. 8 (B) 7 (B) 21 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 834 12,627 784 12,755 2,722 10,721
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 106 6,870 98 6,994 404 6,073
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 470 13,491 456 13,542 1,329 11,782
  Child Support or Alimony 9 (B) 8 (B) 41 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 191 19,511 181 19,236 495 16,454

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