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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)
FEMALES
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
20,593 21,582 17,999 22,054 17,850 22,064
Earnings 3,432 24,976 3,002 25,042 2,972 25,079
  Wages and Salary 3,049 24,536 2,647 24,439 2,619 24,455
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 414 21,713 383 22,425 381 22,540
  Farm Self-Employment 76 25,146 73 (B) 73 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 127 4,102 117 4,228 114 4,309
  State or Local only 121 4,121 114 4,238 112 4,296
  Combinations 6 (B) 3 (B) 2 (B)
Workers' Compensation 54 (B) 48 (B) 46 (B)
  State Payments 18 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Employment Insurance 6 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 30 (B) 28 (B) 27 (B)
Social Security 18,467 11,377 16,330 11,472 16,202 11,476
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 805 5,187 535 5,151 529 5,161
Public Assistance, Total 50 (B) 30 (B) 29 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 25 (B) 13 (B) 13 (B)
  Other Assistance only 25 (B) 17 (B) 16 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 215 8,683 191 8,718 189 8,767
  Disability only 21 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  Survivors only 154 9,153 132 9,358 130 9,439
  Pension only 18 (B) 18 (B) 18 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 17 (B) 17 (B) 17 (B)
  Combinations 4 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Means-Tested 45 (B) 39 (B) 39 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 170 9,456 152 9,366 150 9,435
Survivors Benefits 1,608 10,538 1,472 10,662 1,460 10,694
  Company or Union 889 8,464 809 8,618 803 8,643
  Federal Government 186 15,670 164 16,306 162 16,332
  Military Retirement 109 12,812 100 12,824 99 12,846
  State or Local Government 172 11,780 157 11,393 157 11,393
  Railroad Retirement 49 (B) 47 (B) 47 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 9 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Black Lung 11 (B) 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 34 (B) 33 (B) 33 (B)
  Annuities 117 7,052 112 7,314 111 7,322
  Other or Don't Know 87 11,294 84 11,356 81 11,557
Disability Benefits 58 (B) 49 (B) 47 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 4 (B) 4 (B) 3 (B)
  Company or Union 16 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Federal Government 8 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 7 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Black Lung 4 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 17 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
Retirement Income 6,216 12,153 5,581 11,916 5,530 11,913
  Pension Income 4,848 11,887 4,318 11,566 4,279 11,549
      Company or Union Retirement 3,633 8,791 3,302 8,680 3,274 8,688
          Pension only 2,836 8,540 2,569 8,383 2,548 8,384
      Federal Government Retirement 559 18,510 473 18,523 466 18,525
          Pension only 386 19,008 320 18,831 315 18,813
      Military Retirement 124 13,805 113 13,797 113 13,821
          Pension only 16 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,585 15,942 1,391 15,559 1,382 15,515
          Pension only 1,423 16,251 1,242 15,896 1,233 15,850
      Railroad Retirement 113 12,173 106 12,196 104 12,089
          Pension only 64 (B) 59 (B) 57 (B)
      Annuities 202 6,669 196 6,841 195 6,844
          Pension only 85 6,145 84 6,214 84 6,214
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 153 7,933 142 8,174 141 8,210
      Other or Don't Know 216 11,230 199 10,809 195 10,944
          Pension only 116 11,368 105 10,468 103 10,575
Property Income 10,922 5,855 10,137 6,010 10,066 6,017
  Interest 10,410 3,404 9,655 3,491 9,591 3,499
  Dividends 3,270 4,743 3,126 4,779 3,110 4,748
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,315 9,894 1,236 9,936 1,228 9,963
Educational Assistance 23 (B) 19 (B) 19 (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 6 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Child Support 31 (B) 23 (B) 23 (B)
Alimony 53 (B) 50 (B) 50 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
135 5,857 117 5,934 114 6,011
Other Income, N.E.C. 85 4,531 72 (B) 70 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 19,289 13,268 16,916 13,353 16,776 13,356
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 849 5,068 561 5,005 555 5,013
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 18,537 11,409 16,395 11,506 16,265 11,509
  Child Support or Alimony 84 8,873 73 (B) 73 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 6,000 12,106 5,378 11,845 5,330 11,840

 

  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)
FEMALES
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
16,562 22,605 1,885 18,325 1,842 18,288
Earnings 2,765 25,118 319 23,321 311 23,491
  Wages and Salary 2,424 24,442 298 23,720 290 23,913
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 365 22,742 23 (B) 23 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 73 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 106 4,211 9 (B) 7 (B)
  State or Local only 105 4,221 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Combinations 1 (B) 4 (B) 3 (B)
Workers' Compensation 44 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  State Payments 12 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Employment Insurance 6 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 27 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
Social Security 15,143 11,615 1,591 10,655 1,551 10,631
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 375 5,173 163 4,481 162 4,505
Public Assistance, Total 25 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 11 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Other Assistance only 14 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 188 8,792 23 (B) 22 (B)
  Disability only 19 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Survivors only 128 9,484 22 (B) 20 (B)
  Pension only 18 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 17 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Means-Tested 37 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 150 9,429 18 (B) 16 (B)
Survivors Benefits 1,423 10,749 100 8,595 100 8,595
  Company or Union 786 8,670 61 (B) 61 (B)
  Federal Government 159 16,418 15 (B) 15 (B)
  Military Retirement 94 12,861 4 (B) 4 (B)
  State or Local Government 153 11,481 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 43 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 9 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 10 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 33 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Annuities 110 7,392 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 79 11,757 1 (B) 1 (B)
Disability Benefits 45 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 3 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Company or Union 14 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Federal Government 7 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 4 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 4 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 12 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
Retirement Income 5,333 11,974 524 14,462 508 14,558
  Pension Income 4,115 11,602 445 14,873 429 15,002
      Company or Union Retirement 3,153 8,719 278 10,704 270 10,878
          Pension only 2,439 8,418 232 10,785 224 10,996
      Federal Government Retirement 456 18,423 65 (B) 62 (B)
          Pension only 306 18,703 50 (B) 47 (B)
      Military Retirement 108 13,878 6 (B) 6 (B)
          Pension only 14 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 1,334 15,635 161 19,405 157 19,417
          Pension only 1,189 15,973 149 19,467 145 19,481
      Railroad Retirement 98 11,820 7 (B) 6 (B)
          Pension only 55 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
      Annuities 194 6,880 5 (B) 5 (B)
          Pension only 84 6,214 1 (B) 1 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 136 8,324 5 (B) 5 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 186 11,098 11 (B) 11 (B)
          Pension only 98 10,543 7 (B) 7 (B)
Property Income 9,727 6,091 504 2,538 480 2,531
  Interest 9,284 3,540 487 1,701 464 1,682
  Dividends 3,051 4,800 67 (B) 62 (B)
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,178 9,961 47 (B) 45 (B)
Educational Assistance 18 (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 6 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Child Support 17 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
Alimony 49 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
102 5,982 9 (B) 9 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 68 (B) 10 (B) 8 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 15,618 13,584 1,730 13,038 1,689 12,996
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 399 4,984 181 4,456 179 4,477
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 15,203 11,645 1,596 10,672 1,556 10,644
  Child Support or Alimony 65 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 5,144 11,894 514 14,643 498 14,747

 

  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)
FEMALES
65 YEARS AND OVER
 
    Total
632 18,947 620 18,792 1,349 15,111
Earnings 96 28,797 94 28,454 219 23,724
  Wages and Salary 90 30,096 88 29,719 206 23,870
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7 (B) 6 (B) 17 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 3 (B) 3 (B) 8 (B)
  State or Local only 3 (B) 3 (B) 7 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  State Payments 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Employment Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Social Security 486 10,873 475 10,803 1,107 9,536
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 94 6,848 94 6,848 161 5,147
Public Assistance, Total 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Other Assistance only 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Disability only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Survivors only 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Means-Tested 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 1 (B) 1 (B) 0 (B)
Survivors Benefits 28 (B) 25 (B) 42 (B)
  Company or Union 18 (B) 15 (B) 20 (B)
  Federal Government 4 (B) 4 (B) 6 (B)
  Military Retirement 5 (B) 5 (B) 5 (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) 2 (B)
Disability Benefits 1 (B) 1 (B) 2 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Company or Union 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Federal Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 1 (B) 1 (B) 2 (B)
Retirement Income 112 13,004 107 13,220 214 10,479
  Pension Income 91 12,565 88 12,714 175 10,546
      Company or Union Retirement 56 (B) 52 (B) 127 7,848
          Pension only 39 (B) 37 (B) 112 7,664
      Federal Government Retirement 16 (B) 16 (B) 17 (B)
          Pension only 14 (B) 14 (B) 13 (B)
      Military Retirement 5 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 36 (B) 36 (B) 52 (B)
          Pension only 35 (B) 35 (B) 48 (B)
      Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 6 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
      Annuities 0 (B) 0 (B) 1 (B)
          Pension only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 5 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 4 (B) 4 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 4 (B) 4 (B) 5 (B)
Property Income 275 6,165 269 6,209 357 3,752
  Interest 261 3,392 255 3,409 324 2,183
  Dividends 75 3,878 74 (B) 59 (B)
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 32 (B) 31 (B) 52 (B)
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) 2 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
9 (B) 9 (B) 13 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 (B) 3 (B) 2 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 575 12,038 564 11,983 1,213 10,425
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 94 6,848 94 6,848 163 5,102
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 486 10,873 475 10,803 1,110 9,603
  Child Support or Alimony 3 (B) 3 (B) 8 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 109 12,974 104 13,194 204 10,592

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