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PINC-09. Source of Income in 2009-Number with Income and Mean Income of Specified Type in 2009 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, 2010 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
37,307 29,718 32,782 30,464 32,503 30,499
Earnings 7,638 37,544 6,805 37,802 6,748 37,859
  Wages and Salary 6,549 37,725 5,791 37,957 5,743 38,011
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,071 32,922 986 33,633 978 33,655
  Farm Self-Employment 234 18,972 223 19,109 220 19,272
Unemployment Compensation 458 8,037 402 8,019 395 8,036
  State or Local only 416 8,015 365 8,071 358 8,091
  Combinations 42 (B) 37 (B) 37 (B)
Workers' Compensation 153 12,583 130 12,448 128 12,456
  State Payments 52 (B) 39 (B) 39 (B)
  Employment Insurance 51 (B) 47 (B) 45 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 60 (B) 50 (B) 50 (B)
Social Security 33,050 13,651 29,317 13,822 29,068 13,825
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,127 5,370 698 5,254 688 5,241
Public Assistance, Total 55 (B) 34 (B) 34 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 25 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Other Assistance only 30 (B) 21 (B) 21 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 1,109 12,610 994 12,450 985 12,517
  Disability only 527 9,901 487 9,384 480 9,461
  Survivors only 191 11,961 166 12,446 164 12,477
  Pension only 300 14,162 261 14,245 261 14,246
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 43 (B) 38 (B) 38 (B)
  Combinations 47 (B) 42 (B) 42 (B)
  Means-Tested 221 10,767 189 9,934 187 9,923
  Nonmeans-Tested 887 13,070 804 13,042 797 13,126
Survivors Benefits 2,018 11,609 1,853 11,557 1,840 11,585
  Company or Union 1,051 8,292 981 8,316 972 8,341
  Federal Government 228 15,027 191 15,047 191 15,047
  Military Retirement 150 13,721 128 14,110 128 14,110
  State or Local Government 193 15,876 177 15,853 176 15,904
  Railroad Retirement 47 (B) 46 (B) 45 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 14 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Black Lung 7 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 87 19,689 83 18,155 83 18,155
  Annuities 190 11,021 174 11,736 172 11,796
  Other or Don't Know 90 11,451 83 11,189 81 11,233
Disability Benefits 187 13,433 149 12,605 147 12,670
  Workers' Compensation 24 (B) 15 (B) 15 (B)
  Company or Union 38 (B) 34 (B) 34 (B)
  Federal Government 30 (B) 23 (B) 23 (B)
  Military Retirement 6 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  State or Local Government 26 (B) 24 (B) 23 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 2 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Accident Insurance 14 (B) 14 (B) 14 (B)
  Black Lung 1 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 47 (B) 35 (B) 34 (B)
Retirement Income 13,311 16,395 12,005 16,262 11,905 16,280
  Pension Income 11,564 16,468 10,401 16,330 10,310 16,349
      Company or Union Retirement 8,309 11,804 7,552 11,722 7,494 11,718
          Pension only 7,400 12,006 6,702 11,919 6,650 11,913
      Federal Government Retirement 1,204 24,974 1,047 24,800 1,038 24,856
          Pension only 964 27,141 849 26,773 841 26,861
      Military Retirement 557 24,701 486 25,549 483 25,547
          Pension only 404 28,655 356 29,650 353 29,678
      State or Local Government Retirement 2,676 21,329 2,394 21,075 2,369 21,152
          Pension only 2,491 21,546 2,224 21,277 2,201 21,347
      Railroad Retirement 231 22,123 218 22,344 214 22,395
          Pension only 183 21,774 172 21,998 169 22,016
      Annuities 349 12,216 320 12,364 315 12,517
          Pension only 158 13,655 147 13,107 143 13,383
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 308 14,498 295 14,619 291 14,728
      Other or Don't Know 418 13,415 366 13,521 360 13,667
          Pension only 284 14,334 250 14,629 246 14,808
Property Income 20,162 6,107 18,742 6,236 18,609 6,247
  Interest 18,900 3,704 17,557 3,788 17,435 3,799
  Dividends 6,719 3,994 6,390 3,952 6,349 3,965
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,832 9,278 2,637 9,516 2,615 9,506
Educational Assistance 33 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  Pell Grant only 5 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other Government only 7 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Scholarships only 7 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Other only 10 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Combinations 3 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Child Support 41 (B) 28 (B) 28 (B)
Alimony 48 (B) 48 (B) 45 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
135 7,519 117 7,692 117 7,692
Other Income, N.E.C. 193 3,492 172 3,477 171 3,485

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 34,567 16,849 30,466 17,042 30,198 17,056
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,164 5,303 723 5,178 713 5,164
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 33,234 13,729 29,490 13,906 29,239 13,908
  Child Support or Alimony 88 9,565 76 10,281 74 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 12,939 16,315 11,663 16,167 11,564 16,186

 

  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
30,063 31,334 3,214 23,199 3,131 23,110
Earnings 6,258 38,527 550 29,685 533 29,553
  Wages and Salary 5,294 38,713 514 30,037 497 29,909
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 935 34,265 44 (B) 44 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 216 19,081 10 (B) 10 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 356 7,878 33 (B) 33 (B)
  State or Local only 322 7,894 33 (B) 33 (B)
  Combinations 34 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Workers' Compensation 113 12,637 17 (B) 15 (B)
  State Payments 34 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
  Employment Insurance 42 (B) 5 (B) 3 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 40 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
Social Security 27,046 14,016 2,744 12,397 2,666 12,365
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 479 5,410 242 5,225 239 5,207
Public Assistance, Total 25 (B) 19 (B) 19 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 10 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
  Other Assistance only 15 (B) 7 (B) 7 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 929 12,406 96 14,274 92 14,814
  Disability only 459 9,509 39 (B) 34 (B)
  Survivors only 150 13,028 16 (B) 16 (B)
  Pension only 246 14,125 32 (B) 32 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 36 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Combinations 38 (B) 5 (B) 5 (B)
  Means-Tested 175 9,827 27 (B) 27 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 755 13,002 69 (B) 65 (B)
Survivors Benefits 1,787 11,655 119 10,853 115 10,882
  Company or Union 939 8,321 57 (B) 55 (B)
  Federal Government 189 15,108 29 (B) 29 (B)
  Military Retirement 122 14,231 11 (B) 11 (B)
  State or Local Government 173 15,962 10 (B) 10 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 45 (B) 1 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 12 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 5 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 81 18,325 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Annuities 169 11,854 9 (B) 9 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 79 11,367 8 (B) 7 (B)
Disability Benefits 122 13,227 28 (B) 28 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 11 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Company or Union 30 (B) 4 (B) 4 (B)
  Federal Government 21 (B) 6 (B) 6 (B)
  Military Retirement 4 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  State or Local Government 10 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Accident Insurance 12 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Temporary Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 33 (B) 11 (B) 11 (B)
Retirement Income 11,457 16,380 983 17,579 962 17,660
  Pension Income 9,924 16,447 890 17,390 871 17,471
      Company or Union Retirement 7,229 11,789 592 12,708 575 12,691
          Pension only 6,413 11,996 548 12,884 532 12,900
      Federal Government Retirement 1,009 24,793 114 26,534 114 26,534
          Pension only 815 26,783 80 31,186 80 31,186
      Military Retirement 464 25,716 48 (B) 48 (B)
          Pension only 339 29,938 36 (B) 36 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 2,270 21,354 222 22,555 220 22,637
          Pension only 2,118 21,493 212 22,474 210 22,559
      Railroad Retirement 206 22,048 10 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 161 21,553 8 (B) 7 (B)
      Annuities 306 12,616 19 (B) 17 (B)
          Pension only 137 13,553 10 (B) 8 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 282 14,611 7 (B) 7 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 341 13,748 31 (B) 30 (B)
          Pension only 231 15,020 14 (B) 14 (B)
Property Income 17,989 6,274 847 3,984 818 3,882
  Interest 16,849 3,819 802 2,635 775 2,624
  Dividends 6,236 3,953 156 5,164 148 5,420
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,505 9,522 112 4,058 103 3,323
Educational Assistance 14 (B) 8 (B) 8 (B)
  Pell Grant only 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other Government only 4 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Scholarships only 5 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 6 (B) 3 (B) 3 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Child Support 22 (B) 12 (B) 12 (B)
Alimony 44 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
104 7,665 16 (B) 16 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 162 3,510 11 (B) 11 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 28,041 17,360 2,949 15,713 2,870 15,743
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 497 5,312 253 5,150 251 5,132
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 27,212 14,098 2,750 12,453 2,672 12,413
  Child Support or Alimony 66 (B) 13 (B) 12 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 11,128 16,287 961 17,594 941 17,662

 

  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
1,199 28,148 1,173 28,142 2,549 20,135
Earnings 261 49,387 252 49,855 510 29,269
  Wages and Salary 227 51,323 220 51,567 468 29,664
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 34 (B) 33 (B) 44 (B)
  Farm Self-Employment 2 (B) 1 (B) 5 (B)
Unemployment Compensation 21 (B) 21 (B) 43 (B)
  State or Local only 16 (B) 16 (B) 39 (B)
  Combinations 5 (B) 5 (B) 3 (B)
Workers' Compensation 7 (B) 7 (B) 15 (B)
  State Payments 2 (B) 2 (B) 5 (B)
  Employment Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Own Insurance 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other 7 (B) 6 (B) 9 (B)
Social Security 902 12,233 882 12,244 2,107 11,240
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 170 5,951 169 5,942 222 4,836
Public Assistance, Total 1 (B) 1 (B) 9 (B)
  TANF/Welfare (AFDC) only 1 (B) 1 (B) 2 (B)
  Other Assistance only 1 (B) 1 (B) 7 (B)
  Both 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
Veterans' Benefits 16 (B) 16 (B) 57 (B)
  Disability only 5 (B) 4 (B) 22 (B)
  Survivors only 8 (B) 8 (B) 14 (B)
  Pension only 4 (B) 4 (B) 15 (B)
  Education only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 1 (B) 1 (B) 1 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Means-Tested 3 (B) 3 (B) 13 (B)
  Nonmeans-Tested 14 (B) 14 (B) 44 (B)
Survivors Benefits 43 (B) 41 (B) 56 (B)
  Company or Union 15 (B) 13 (B) 35 (B)
  Federal Government 7 (B) 6 (B) 2 (B)
  Military Retirement 9 (B) 9 (B) 6 (B)
  State or Local Government 5 (B) 5 (B) 3 (B)
  Railroad Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 0 (B) 0 (B) 3 (B)
  Black Lung 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Estates or Trusts 4 (B) 4 (B) 1 (B)
  Annuities 6 (B) 6 (B) 3 (B)
  Other or Don't Know 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
Disability Benefits 9 (B) 9 (B) 25 (B)
  Workers' Compensation 7 (B) 6 (B) 3 (B)
  Company or Union 0 (B) 0 (B) 4 (B)
  Federal Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Military Retirement 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  State or Local Government 0 (B) 0 (B) 12 (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 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
Retirement Income 308 17,434 299 17,403 470 13,556
  Pension Income 265 18,417 256 18,407 407 13,637
      Company or Union Retirement 164 13,139 160 13,135 280 9,682
          Pension only 151 13,528 147 13,482 251 9,612
      Federal Government Retirement 38 (B) 37 (B) 35 (B)
          Pension only 31 (B) 30 (B) 32 (B)
      Military Retirement 20 (B) 18 (B) 19 (B)
          Pension only 11 (B) 9 (B) 14 (B)
      State or Local Government Retirement 57 (B) 54 (B) 100 16,493
          Pension only 51 (B) 49 (B) 85 17,593
      Railroad Retirement 1 (B) 1 (B) 8 (B)
          Pension only 1 (B) 1 (B) 8 (B)
      Annuities 9 (B) 9 (B) 9 (B)
          Pension only 2 (B) 2 (B) 6 (B)
      IRA, KEOGH, or 401(K) 6 (B) 6 (B) 9 (B)
      Other or Don't Know 22 (B) 22 (B) 19 (B)
          Pension only 20 (B) 20 (B) 15 (B)
Property Income 550 5,257 536 5,341 644 5,571
  Interest 523 2,663 510 2,710 609 3,144
  Dividends 169 4,073 166 4,094 116 5,640
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 81 9,956 78 10,234 113 9,044
Educational Assistance 4 (B) 4 (B) 5 (B)
  Pell Grant only 2 (B) 2 (B) 2 (B)
  Other Government only 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
  Scholarships only 2 (B) 2 (B) 0 (B)
  Other only 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
  Combinations 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
Child Support 0 (B) 0 (B) 8 (B)
Alimony 0 (B) 0 (B) 2 (B)
Financial assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 (B) 2 (B) 13 (B)
Other Income, N.E.C. 5 (B) 5 (B) 9 (B)

Combinations of Income Types:
  Government Transfer Payments 1,045 14,740 1,024 14,689 2,254 13,019
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 170 5,960 170 5,951 229 4,807
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 903 12,229 883 12,240 2,112 11,329
  Child Support or Alimony 0 (B) 0 (B) 9 (B)
  Pensions and Annuities 301 17,648 292 17,623 457 13,452

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