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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)
MALES
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
15,913 39,046 14,102 40,208 13,985 40,274
Earnings 4,179 45,551 3,716 46,083 3,692 46,180
  Wages and Salary 3,476 45,173 3,070 45,568 3,052 45,639
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 695 38,541 632 39,184 627 39,275
  Farm Self-Employment 176 37,356 174 37,844 172 38,055
Unemployment Compensation 170 6,262 134 6,519 133 6,541
  State or Local only 163 6,203 127 6,458 126 6,480
  Combinations 7 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
Workers' Compensation 93 13,145 82 14,019 79 13,987
  State Payments 25 (B) 23 (B) 23 (B)
  Employment Insurance 47 (B) 42 (B) 40 (B)
  Own Insurance 4 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 31 (B) 30 (B) 30 (B)
Social Security 13,939 14,822 12,456 14,999 12,350 15,000
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 333 5,544 229 5,562 223 5,512
Public Assistance, Total 12 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 8 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
  Other Assistance only 5 (B) 5 (B) 4 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 855 10,719 760 10,609 746 10,641
  Disability only 520 9,161 478 9,124 469 9,174
  Survivors only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pension only 276 13,580 231 13,487 228 13,538
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 32 (B) 27 (B) 26 (B)
  Combinations 27 (B) 24 (B) 23 (B)
  Means-Tested 181 9,585 160 9,561 153 9,687
  Nonmeans-Tested 674 11,024 601 10,887 593 10,887
Survivors Benefits 332 15,487 301 15,862 297 15,781
  Company or Union 108 9,077 92 9,190 91 9,220
  Federal Government 41 (B) 35 (B) 33 (B)
  Military Retirement 9 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  State or Local Government 63 (B) 60 (B) 60 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 33 (B) 29 (B) 28 (B)
  Annuities 49 (B) 49 (B) 49 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 30 (B) 30 (B) 30 (B)
Disability Benefits 135 21,124 124 21,943 124 21,943
  Workers' Compensation 14 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Company or Union 35 (B) 33 (B) 33 (B)
  Federal Government 15 (B) 15 (B) 15 (B)
  Military Retirement 11 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  State or Local Government 21 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 12 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Black Lung 3 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 27 (B) 24 (B) 24 (B)
Retirement Income 6,981 19,687 6,395 19,931 6,337 19,958
  Pension Income 6,575 19,362 6,029 19,548 5,973 19,577
      Company or Union Retirement 4,693 14,656 4,293 14,748 4,250 14,761
          Pension only 4,580 14,579 4,199 14,649 4,156 14,659
      Federal Government Retirement 614 33,374 554 33,996 550 34,016
          Pension only 570 33,153 514 33,799 512 33,838
      Military Retirement 413 24,948 381 25,654 378 25,742
          Pension only 393 25,764 363 26,497 359 26,597
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,070 26,688 983 26,910 973 26,978
          Pension only 998 27,132 915 27,345 904 27,423
      Railroad Retirement 81 20,588 76 20,991 76 20,991
          Pension only 76 21,391 73 (B) 73 (B)
      Annuities 113 13,394 107 13,996 107 13,996
          Pension only 64 (B) 59 (B) 59 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 180 19,707 173 19,942 173 19,959
      Other or Don't Know 165 16,585 157 17,111 156 17,102
          Pension only 109 17,461 103 17,920 103 17,911
Property Income 9,270 7,773 8,656 7,926 8,600 7,952
  Interest 8,803 4,203 8,211 4,294 8,157 4,307
  Dividends 3,307 5,840 3,135 5,854 3,121 5,870
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,306 12,051 1,223 12,260 1,216 12,287
Educational Assistance 4 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Pell Grant only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other Government only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Scholarships only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 4 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Child Support 7 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
Alimony 4 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
54 (B) 41 (B) 41 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 118 5,553 110 5,811 108 5,644

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 14,486 19,373 12,893 19,749 12,783 19,751
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 342 5,485 238 5,475 231 5,434
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14,002 14,875 12,514 15,057 12,408 15,059
  Child Support or Alimony 11 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 6,810 19,531 6,235 19,749 6,178 19,775

 

  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
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
12,971 41,548 1,218 27,235 1,190 27,412
Earnings 3,446 47,022 285 30,419 282 30,683
  Wages and Salary 2,843 46,601 255 32,124 252 32,440
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 590 39,226 32 (B) 32 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 164 39,425 1 (B) 1 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 123 5,872 27 (B) 27 (B)
  State or Local only 117 5,746 27 (B) 27 (B)
  Combinations 6 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Workers' Compensation 71 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  State Payments 21 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Employment Insurance 35 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other 24 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
Social Security 11,516 15,202 1,042 13,276 1,013 13,289
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 161 5,995 46 (B) 45 (B)
Public Assistance, Total 7 (B) 1 (B) 0 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other Assistance only 3 (B) 1 (B) 0 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 703 10,566 79 12,694 76 12,558
  Disability only 441 9,123 37 (B) 35 (B)
  Survivors only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pension only 221 13,553 36 (B) 36 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 26 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Combinations 15 (B) 4 (B) 2 (B)
  Means-Tested 137 10,130 19 (B) 18 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 566 10,672 60 (B) 58 (B)
Survivors Benefits 288 15,995 30 (B) 30 (B)
  Company or Union 88 9,360 16 (B) 16 (B)
  Federal Government 31 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Military Retirement 5 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 60 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 3 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 28 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Annuities 49 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 28 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Disability Benefits 106 24,131 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 9 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Company or Union 32 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Federal Government 15 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Military Retirement 11 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 15 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Accident Insurance 10 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 3 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 17 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Retirement Income 6,091 20,184 435 16,692 425 16,809
  Pension Income 5,746 19,768 407 16,922 397 17,052
      Company or Union Retirement 4,082 14,877 296 13,420 288 13,501
          Pension only 3,992 14,773 280 13,702 272 13,796
      Federal Government Retirement 524 34,393 42 (B) 42 (B)
          Pension only 488 34,175 38 (B) 38 (B)
      Military Retirement 367 26,173 24 (B) 24 (B)
          Pension only 350 26,964 22 (B) 22 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 939 27,377 76 23,819 73 (B)
          Pension only 874 27,782 73 (B) 70 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 74 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
          Pension only 71 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
      Annuities 107 13,996 5 (B) 5 (B)
          Pension only 58 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 169 20,368 2 (B) 2 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 144 17,726 0 (B) 0 (B)
          Pension only 99 17,688 0 (B) 0 (B)
Property Income 8,322 8,095 343 5,764 337 5,851
  Interest 7,899 4,378 336 2,720 330 2,758
  Dividends 3,070 5,925 81 6,031 80 6,136
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,176 12,415 50 (B) 48 (B)
Educational Assistance 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pell Grant only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other Government only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Scholarships only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Child Support 7 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Alimony 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
37 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 103 5,864 6 (B) 6 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 11,910 20,144 1,095 16,872 1,066 16,890
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 165 5,972 46 (B) 45 (B)
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 11,572 15,266 1,046 13,276 1,018 13,289
  Child Support or Alimony 7 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 5,941 19,978 432 16,740 422 16,858

 

  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
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
515 36,589 506 36,832 1,083 23,767
Earnings 156 62,101 153 63,145 264 33,418
  Wages and Salary 130 62,848 127 64,059 223 31,934
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 29 (B) 29 (B) 42 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 1 (B) 1 (B) 9 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 8 (B) 8 (B) 10 (B)
  State or Local only 8 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
Workers' Compensation 2 (B) 2 (B) 11 (B)
  State Payments 2 (B) 2 (B) 1 (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 382 13,389 377 13,429 889 12,213
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 55 (B) 55 (B) 67 (B)
Public Assistance, Total 0 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Other Assistance only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 11 (B) 9 (B) 44 (B)
  Disability only 3 (B) 1 (B) 29 (B)
  Survivors only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (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 0 (B) 0 (B) 16 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 11 (B) 9 (B) 28 (B)
Survivors Benefits 1 (B) 0 (B) 10 (B)
  Company or Union 0 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)
  Federal Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (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) 0 (B)
  Annuities 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
Disability Benefits 5 (B) 5 (B) 19 (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) 7 (B)
Retirement Income 131 17,618 128 17,416 260 14,452
  Pension Income 124 17,668 120 17,472 238 14,764
      Company or Union Retirement 94 13,294 93 13,266 176 12,032
          Pension only 93 12,980 91 12,969 169 11,850
      Federal Government Retirement 18 (B) 16 (B) 27 (B)
          Pension only 18 (B) 16 (B) 25 (B)
      Military Retirement 4 (B) 3 (B) 12 (B)
          Pension only 4 (B) 3 (B) 10 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 12 (B) 12 (B) 37 (B)
          Pension only 10 (B) 10 (B) 33 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
      Annuities 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 2 (B) 2 (B) 4 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 3 (B) 3 (B) 15 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
Property Income 238 5,275 237 5,299 297 3,613
  Interest 226 3,215 224 3,224 277 2,154
  Dividends 83 4,736 83 4,736 55 (B)
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 30 (B) 30 (B) 40 (B)
Educational Assistance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Pell Grant only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (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) 0 (B)
Alimony 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
5 (B) 5 (B) 4 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 (B) 0 (B) 5 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 434 15,115 429 15,024 932 14,355
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 55 (B) 55 (B) 71 (B)
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 382 13,406 377 13,446 891 12,198
  Child Support or Alimony 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 127 17,736 123 17,530 251 14,755

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