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PINC-08. Source of Income in 2010-People 15 Years Old and Over, By Income of Specified Type in 2010, Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2011 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. Medians falling in the upper open-ended interval are plugged with "$250,000.")

  Total with Income $1 to $2,499 or loss $2,500 to $4,999 $5,000 to $7,499 $7,500 to $9,999 $10,000 to $12,499 $12,500 to $14,999 $15,000 to $17,499 $17,500 to $19,999 $20,000 to $22,499
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 24,263 1,351 1,077 1,398 2,109 1,843 1,288 1,346 990 1,468
Earnings 16,997 1,045 737 694 650 965 536 923 608 1,216
  Wages and Salary 16,459 986 705 662 622 913 526 893 601 1,178
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 820 234 58 57 36 71 15 36 8 42
  Farm Self-Employment 128 111 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 4,540 207 306 511 954 871 620 476 295 161
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,480 188 192 256 661 87 50 21 5 5
Public Assistance 676 324 221 70 34 27 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 383 74 59 46 32 29 18 24 26 2
Survivor Benefits 203 29 27 46 26 16 8 11 1 10
Disability Benefits 231 46 23 29 36 42 11 14 8 1
Unemployment Compensation 1,819 531 333 279 167 184 102 91 40 48
Workers Compensation 179 87 16 17 5 7 14 3 3 8
Property Income 5,408 4,611 266 156 87 79 30 32 7 20
  Interest 4,985 4,529 192 78 37 30 18 18 1 12
  Dividends 1,051 853 63 73 13 21 0 4 3 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 501 292 50 41 36 37 5 10 0 3
Retirement Income 1,823 166 138 203 177 148 146 120 92 78
  Company or Union Retirement 945 131 98 138 85 73 71 67 28 33
  Federal Government Retirement 193 6 8 7 16 12 10 6 4 6
  Military Retirement 173 0 1 5 9 25 24 21 26 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 388 9 23 35 36 36 36 25 25 14
  Railroad Retirement 13 0 1 2 0 0 4 1 2 0
  Annuities 40 9 5 4 1 1 2 2 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 27 2 4 4 3 1 0 1 3 2
  Other or Don't Know 113 20 14 16 28 7 2 3 0 5
Pension Income 1,497 124 101 139 122 120 126 110 82 64
  Company or Union Retirement 837 110 85 104 76 63 62 64 26 33
  Federal Government Retirement 155 6 4 0 15 5 6 11 4 3
  Military Retirement 143 0 1 2 4 16 25 13 26 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 332 1 13 31 24 35 30 23 21 14
  Railroad Retirement 9 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0
  Annuities 21 6 0 1 0 1 2 0 3 1
Alimony 19 7 4 0 2 2 1 2 0 1
Child Support 910 420 282 84 56 28 24 4 4 3
Educational Assistance 1,710 537 435 385 89 113 16 35 15 31
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
318 196 43 44 12 18 2 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 84 64 6 6 1 7 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 20,934 1,109 929 1,087 1,525 1,734 1,107 1,339 871 1,351
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21,390 1,085 890 1,072 1,479 1,663 1,042 1,289 827 1,356
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,550 207 307 511 954 871 622 476 297 163
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5,344 213 309 526 946 845 569 438 277 196
  Government Transfer Payments 9,387 1,172 1,137 1,199 1,756 1,246 777 653 402 258
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2,081 459 394 320 674 117 65 25 9 5
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6,262 500 555 729 1,594 1,018 688 508 326 168
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,829 602 513 510 810 264 211 159 106 84

 

  $22,500 to $24,999 $25,000 to $27,499 $27,500 to $29,999 $30,000 to $32,499 $32,500 to $34,999 $35,000 to $37,499 $37,500 to $39,999 $40,000 to $42,499 $42,500 to $44,999 $45,000 to $47,499
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 789 1,201 654 1,226 446 899 415 872 267 598
Earnings 523 996 470 1,222 296 788 306 831 169 576
  Wages and Salary 506 962 456 1,204 296 762 302 817 177 560
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 36 10 26 8 26 3 22 5 5
  Farm Self-Employment 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 80 33 10 6 0 2 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 17 7 2 12 11 12 0 4 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 2 0 0 0 7 4 0 0 1
Disability Benefits 5 8 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 16 2 10 2 4 5 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 5 3 4 0 0 1 3 0 0
Property Income 8 7 12 12 2 3 8 6 5 0
  Interest 3 4 13 8 0 0 0 6 4 3
  Dividends 1 6 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 0 5 0 1 2 0 0 0
Retirement Income 76 69 52 73 31 58 22 16 4 21
  Company or Union Retirement 28 34 32 28 6 16 10 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 13 10 6 19 4 19 7 5 1 6
  Military Retirement 12 5 11 0 0 7 4 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 14 9 25 17 15 7 4 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 6 5 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 71 67 49 76 25 51 24 12 4 21
  Company or Union Retirement 29 32 31 32 6 16 10 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 11 11 6 18 3 17 6 2 1 4
  Military Retirement 12 5 11 0 0 4 2 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 14 9 25 16 12 7 4 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 6 4 2 15 0 11 0 9 0 6
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 598 1,035 491 1,224 322 806 316 837 178 578
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
648 1,112 571 1,290 382 872 360 873 208 620
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 80 36 10 6 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
148 140 114 100 70 79 44 43 19 48
  Government Transfer Payments 178 127 69 75 44 55 31 20 14 26
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
95 46 16 7 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
83 71 54 74 33 55 20 16 4 21

 

  $47,500 to $49,999 $50,000 to $52,499 $52,500 to $54,999 $55,000 to $57,499 $57,500 to $59,999 $60,000 to $62,499 $62,500 to $64,999 $65,000 to $67,499 $67,500 to $69,999 $70,000 to $72,499
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 261 553 201 329 150 328 144 236 81 257
Earnings 192 568 120 320 87 347 75 210 49 242
  Wages and Salary 188 553 122 313 83 340 75 209 50 241
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 11 4 9 4 9 0 4 0 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 10 1 3 9 2 0 2 4 0
  Interest 0 12 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 0
  Dividends 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 6 0
Retirement Income 21 12 18 9 4 8 0 4 4 10
  Company or Union Retirement 8 7 9 4 0 1 0 4 1 3
  Federal Government Retirement 4 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 3 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 6
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 19 12 15 5 4 4 0 4 2 10
  Company or Union Retirement 8 7 9 0 0 1 0 4 1 1
  Federal Government Retirement 2 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 2 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 6
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 201 590 124 318 91 345 79 212 52 244
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
230 597 144 330 117 348 84 218 68 267
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
30 37 31 23 3 4 4 10 5 12
  Government Transfer Payments 21 22 15 12 9 3 10 2 2 13
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
21 12 18 9 4 11 2 4 4 10

 

  $72,500 to $74,999 $75,000 to $77,499 $77,500 to $79,999 $80,000 to $82,499 $82,500 to $84,999 $85,000 to $87,499 $87,500 to $89,999 $90,000 to $92,499 $92,500 to $94,999 $95,000 to $97,499
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 90 148 73 177 57 77 32 89 38 48
Earnings 51 143 51 179 46 73 19 87 29 46
  Wages and Salary 48 139 49 177 43 76 17 95 27 47
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 3 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 1 4 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Interest 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 3 7 0 4 0 2 3 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 1 0 7 0 2 0 0 1 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 53 139 51 178 46 74 18 88 33 47
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
66 146 56 174 54 82 25 94 30 48
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
6 7 7 1 3 2 3 2 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 2 4 6 4 0 5 5 2 0 3
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 3 7 0 4 0 2 3 0 1

 

    Median Income Mean Income Gini Ratio  
$97,500 to $99,999 $100,000 and over Value (Dol) Standard Error (Dol) Value (Dol) Standard Error (Dol) Ratio Standard Error B-CELL
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 34 622 21,241 159 28,826 266 0.466 0.0064 1,430
Earnings 16 495 26,511 196 32,551 341 0.434 0.0073 1,430
  Wages and Salary 11 430 26,658 199 32,371 339 0.426 0.0073 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 46 10,860 601 24,583 1,931 0.670 0.0429 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 1,437 152 2,521 1,296 0.596 0.3946 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,840 116 11,367 98 0.279 0.0116 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,893 87 7,158 118 0.288 0.0196 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,657 173 3,291 129 0.461 0.0334 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 8,420 926 12,594 767 0.509 0.0461 1,430
Survivor Benefits 2 1 7,482 634 14,272 1,702 0.566 0.0799 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,727 629 9,724 595 0.442 0.0555 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 5,400 228 7,143 196 0.470 0.0219 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,849 900 7,778 877 0.589 0.0673 1,430
Property Income 8 8 1,466 24 2,295 151 0.538 0.0511 1,430
  Interest 8 0 1,376 23 1,438 113 0.344 0.0747 1,430
  Dividends 0 5 1,540 57 2,388 299 0.530 0.1004 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 0 2,148 115 5,457 776 0.619 0.0876 1,430
Retirement Income 18 5 13,848 438 19,134 523 0.468 0.0226 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 16 0 10,702 629 15,994 676 0.509 0.0324 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 26,711 2,602 29,315 1,831 0.388 0.0610 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 17,644 831 20,343 1,163 0.274 0.0733 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 16,937 1,178 20,733 902 0.386 0.0426 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 8,090 558 11,126 1,421 0.505 0.0978 1,430
Pension Income 20 0 15,387 516 19,960 547 0.445 0.0238 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 11,681 682 16,426 701 0.492 0.0336 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 28,453 2,141 30,609 2,001 0.352 0.0694 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 18,644 699 21,420 1,302 0.254 0.0815 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 18,533 1,292 21,987 961 0.353 0.0459 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Child Support 0 0 2,813 160 3,773 151 0.491 0.0333 1,430
Educational Assistance 2 0 4,329 142 5,824 212 0.483 0.0301 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,024 136 3,237 266 0.498 0.0670 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,644 215 2,375 425 0.475 0.1417 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16 499 21,419 160 28,894 286 0.454 0.0067 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
27 545 22,486 242 29,909 285 0.449 0.0066 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,853 116 11,383 98 0.280 0.0116 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12 16 12,006 129 16,184 235 0.404 0.0139 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 4 3 9,188 82 11,171 128 0.423 0.0104 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,465 213 6,158 106 0.348 0.0171 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,613 74 10,288 85 0.309 0.0101 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
18 5 8,390 114 12,457 286 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: January 14, 2013