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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
UNDER 65 YEARS
 
    Total
89,515 49,298 74,775 51,033 73,596 51,239
Earnings 79,860 50,659 67,271 52,012 66,246 52,200
  Wages and Salary 74,723 50,316 62,755 51,660 61,788 51,853
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6,801 38,866 5,960 39,571 5,863 39,759
  Farm Self-Employment 1,154 18,655 1,066 19,810 1,050 20,069
Unemployment Compensation 4,750 4,947 4,043 4,840 3,968 4,833
  State or Local only 4,525 4,826 3,859 4,757 3,792 4,742
  Combinations 225 7,372 184 6,596 176 6,789
Workers' Compensation 869 7,907 761 7,941 744 7,978
  State Payments 324 8,715 279 8,990 271 9,104
  Employment Insurance 382 9,156 343 8,881 340 8,903
  Own Insurance 25 (B) 25 (B) 23 (B)
  Other 170 894 137 737 131 556
Social Security 4,822 12,433 3,868 12,798 3,799 12,832
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2,031 7,534 1,426 7,539 1,382 7,618
Public Assistance, Total 350 3,419 222 2,925 213 2,973
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 189 3,612 106 3,100 104 3,054
  Other Assistance only 160 3,189 116 2,760 108 2,890
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,430 13,677 1,147 13,188 1,130 13,146
  Disability only 1,033 12,849 834 12,486 817 12,403
  Survivors only 22 (B) 22 (B) 22 (B)
  Pension only 223 16,412 163 15,069 162 15,133
  Education only 33 (B) 28 (B) 28 (B)
  Other only 54 (B) 47 (B) 47 (B)
  Combinations 65 (B) 53 (B) 53 (B)
  Means-Tested 345 16,040 259 15,567 256 15,496
  Nonmeans-Tested 1,085 12,926 888 12,493 874 12,458
Survivors Benefits 313 16,546 249 18,636 243 18,818
  Company or Union 45 (B) 41 (B) 39 (B)
  Federal Government 19 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Military Retirement 13 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  State or Local Government 36 (B) 18 (B) 17 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 5 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 5 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 81 21,579 76 22,719 74 (B)
  Annuities 43 (B) 38 (B) 38 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 67 (B) 54 (B) 52 (B)
Disability Benefits 714 15,236 579 16,094 563 16,042
  Workers' Compensation 58 (B) 47 (B) 46 (B)
  Company or Union 163 14,555 125 14,314 123 14,276
  Federal Government 66 (B) 57 (B) 56 (B)
  Military Retirement 38 (B) 36 (B) 36 (B)
  State or Local Government 101 16,661 89 17,972 86 18,339
  Railroad Retirement 28 (B) 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Accident Insurance 89 9,510 77 10,322 74 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 3 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 177 13,646 131 15,556 128 15,800
Retirement Income 4,112 23,138 3,595 23,857 3,544 23,965
  Pension Income 3,282 24,747 2,933 25,099 2,899 25,173
      Company or Union Retirement 1,789 20,169 1,579 20,509 1,563 20,587
          Pension only 1,586 20,550 1,413 20,894 1,401 20,960
      Federal Government Retirement 350 29,562 301 30,020 295 30,024
          Pension only 264 34,137 232 34,434 227 34,511
      Military Retirement 667 23,677 585 24,067 577 24,189
          Pension only 621 24,226 544 24,656 536 24,795
      State or Local Government Retirement 883 28,092 792 28,976 780 29,129
          Pension only 751 29,817 690 29,993 682 30,084
      Railroad Retirement 70 (B) 56 (B) 54 (B)
          Pension only 38 (B) 32 (B) 32 (B)
      Annuities 71 (B) 66 (B) 66 (B)
          Pension only 28 (B) 28 (B) 28 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 116 15,287 107 16,290 106 16,349
      Other or Don't Know 294 14,674 234 16,083 228 16,309
          Pension only 50 (B) 49 (B) 48 (B)
Property Income 39,703 2,850 35,006 2,970 34,559 2,983
  Interest 37,334 1,482 32,936 1,529 32,515 1,535
  Dividends 11,854 2,695 10,737 2,740 10,631 2,752
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4,256 6,081 3,787 6,386 3,737 6,402
Educational Assistance 3,080 6,768 2,453 6,648 2,396 6,699
  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 448 6,042 392 6,207 383 6,296
  Combinations 421 9,758 335 9,977 329 10,039
Child Support 294 3,723 258 3,221 254 3,223
Alimony 9 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
932 7,019 762 6,578 739 6,379
Other Income, N.E.C. 395 4,927 333 5,082 321 5,142

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 15,072 12,076 12,115 12,457 11,876 12,497
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,331 7,078 1,614 7,063 1,560 7,150
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,884 12,547 3,918 12,923 3,847 12,956
  Child Support or Alimony 303 3,823 267 3,351 263 3,355
  Pensions and Annuities 3,754 23,796 3,313 24,319 3,269 24,408

 

  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
UNDER 65 YEARS
 
    Total
60,777 55,007 9,965 33,689 9,587 33,779
Earnings 54,364 56,173 8,269 36,155 7,936 36,298
  Wages and Salary 50,637 55,842 7,923 36,191 7,607 36,334
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 4,984 41,203 501 23,662 474 23,968
  Farm Self-Employment 985 21,070 58 (B) 55 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 3,290 4,682 523 5,623 497 5,588
  State or Local only 3,142 4,607 494 5,347 468 5,299
  Combinations 148 6,267 29 (B) 29 (B)
Workers' Compensation 618 8,236 94 7,389 89 7,344
  State Payments 210 9,192 40 (B) 38 (B)
  Employment Insurance 286 9,508 33 (B) 32 (B)
  Own Insurance 21 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 119 611 32 (B) 30 (B)
Social Security 3,400 13,060 819 10,743 798 10,810
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,127 7,767 555 7,316 540 7,409
Public Assistance, Total 161 2,660 101 4,370 95 4,441
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 72 (B) 73 (B) 71 (B)
  Other Assistance only 89 2,638 28 (B) 24 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,045 13,150 242 15,994 239 16,127
  Disability only 751 12,439 178 14,515 175 14,627
  Survivors only 22 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pension only 153 15,333 45 (B) 44 (B)
  Education only 27 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Other only 45 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Combinations 47 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Means-Tested 232 16,003 79 17,239 77 17,527
  Nonmeans-Tested 813 12,336 163 15,389 161 15,455
Survivors Benefits 228 19,436 51 (B) 50 (B)
  Company or Union 32 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Federal Government 12 (B) 8 (B) 7 (B)
  Military Retirement 11 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 17 (B) 16 (B) 16 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 71 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Annuities 33 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 52 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
Disability Benefits 481 16,075 109 11,920 107 11,918
  Workers' Compensation 44 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Company or Union 107 13,475 32 (B) 32 (B)
  Federal Government 45 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Military Retirement 34 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 59 (B) 8 (B) 7 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 20 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Accident Insurance 64 (B) 11 (B) 10 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 113 15,081 36 (B) 36 (B)
Retirement Income 3,296 24,379 414 17,921 403 18,027
  Pension Income 2,733 25,509 283 21,457 274 21,761
      Company or Union Retirement 1,463 20,825 172 17,421 167 17,652
          Pension only 1,323 21,196 141 17,349 137 17,630
      Federal Government Retirement 274 30,871 40 (B) 37 (B)
          Pension only 218 34,990 26 (B) 24 (B)
      Military Retirement 540 24,518 68 (B) 66 (B)
          Pension only 500 25,194 64 (B) 63 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 716 29,969 73 (B) 71 (B)
          Pension only 645 30,417 49 (B) 48 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 52 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 30 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
      Annuities 59 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
          Pension only 25 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 103 16,596 5 (B) 5 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 211 16,037 45 (B) 45 (B)
          Pension only 46 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Property Income 31,938 3,084 2,562 1,759 2,441 1,774
  Interest 30,087 1,569 2,402 997 2,285 1,018
  Dividends 10,222 2,790 460 2,471 430 2,474
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3,427 6,645 246 3,967 239 3,934
Educational Assistance 2,078 6,874 421 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 346 6,427 30 (B) 30 (B)
  Combinations 285 10,087 70 (B) 70 (B)
Child Support 218 3,352 24 (B) 24 (B)
Alimony 8 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
640 6,861 65 (B) 55 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 309 5,249 43 (B) 38 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 10,224 13,071 2,419 10,695 2,332 10,830
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,260 7,291 641 7,017 620 7,128
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3,446 13,184 826 10,790 805 10,858
  Child Support or Alimony 225 3,484 24 (B) 24 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 3,039 24,870 359 19,642 348 19,817

 

  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
UNDER 65 YEARS
 
    Total
4,273 56,357 4,004 56,937 13,772 33,223
Earnings 3,893 58,885 3,660 59,348 12,748 33,904
  Wages and Salary 3,642 59,125 3,418 59,700 11,970 33,640
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 317 43,706 301 43,564 937 31,073
  Farm Self-Employment 28 (B) 24 (B) 71 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 153 5,606 135 5,662 720 5,547
  State or Local only 138 5,311 125 5,141 687 5,396
  Combinations 15 (B) 10 (B) 34 (B)
Workers' Compensation 12 (B) 11 (B) 131 6,834
  State Payments 4 (B) 4 (B) 64 (B)
  Employment Insurance 4 (B) 4 (B) 55 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Other 4 (B) 3 (B) 12 (B)
Social Security 85 13,261 76 13,336 435 10,805
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 34 (B) 27 (B) 280 6,860
Public Assistance, Total 17 (B) 15 (B) 59 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 7 (B) 7 (B) 34 (B)
  Other Assistance only 11 (B) 9 (B) 25 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 16 (B) 14 (B) 95 12,603
  Disability only 9 (B) 8 (B) 73 (B)
  Survivors only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pension only 7 (B) 7 (B) 12 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Other only 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
  Means-Tested 0 (B) 0 (B) 24 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 16 (B) 14 (B) 71 (B)
Survivors Benefits 6 (B) 5 (B) 17 (B)
  Company or Union 0 (B) 0 (B) 7 (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) 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) 1 (B)
Disability Benefits 20 (B) 17 (B) 91 15,255
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Company or Union 5 (B) 3 (B) 20 (B)
  Federal Government 2 (B) 2 (B) 12 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 26 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Accident Insurance 3 (B) 3 (B) 10 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 8 (B) 7 (B) 18 (B)
Retirement Income 78 21,270 70 (B) 265 18,173
  Pension Income 56 (B) 51 (B) 174 19,666
      Company or Union Retirement 30 (B) 26 (B) 105 17,259
          Pension only 26 (B) 24 (B) 80 17,279
      Federal Government Retirement 6 (B) 6 (B) 22 (B)
          Pension only 4 (B) 4 (B) 9 (B)
      Military Retirement 13 (B) 13 (B) 41 (B)
          Pension only 13 (B) 13 (B) 40 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 13 (B) 10 (B) 66 (B)
          Pension only 12 (B) 9 (B) 39 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
          Pension only 2 (B) 2 (B) 3 (B)
      Annuities 2 (B) 2 (B) 8 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 2 (B) 2 (B) 3 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 10 (B) 10 (B) 20 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
Property Income 2,052 2,091 1,935 2,137 2,818 1,780
  Interest 1,925 1,287 1,815 1,323 2,606 1,082
  Dividends 642 1,779 617 1,805 445 1,987
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 204 3,276 194 3,204 335 3,916
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) 1 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
106 12,952 100 12,614 107 4,204
Other Income, N.E.C. 8 (B) 7 (B) 17 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 400 9,931 356 10,021 1,790 8,829
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 51 (B) 43 (B) 333 6,431
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 88 13,861 79 14,001 438 10,938
  Child Support or Alimony 9 (B) 8 (B) 40 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 64 (B) 57 (B) 245 18,195

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