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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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 152,662 6,067 3,368 5,183 7,565 8,568 6,720 8,015 6,110 7,665
Earnings 108,947 3,588 2,760 3,211 2,635 4,987 2,531 4,689 2,935 5,634
  Wages and Salary 101,405 2,772 2,456 2,807 2,364 4,367 2,378 4,264 2,736 5,110
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9,746 2,101 613 647 381 863 197 525 185 587
  Farm Self-Employment 1,662 871 102 110 30 83 11 39 13 50
Social Security 37,480 881 1,628 3,622 5,894 5,936 5,935 5,452 3,786 2,063
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 3,299 620 427 584 1,079 270 95 84 68 35
Public Assistance 1,104 581 289 137 51 19 5 6 8 3
Veterans Benefits 2,296 586 297 234 150 201 165 130 87 60
Survivor Benefits 2,588 606 340 368 242 242 167 96 76 67
Disability Benefits 1,182 170 152 104 147 141 73 67 56 55
Unemployment Compensation 9,060 2,364 1,686 1,167 894 821 587 476 333 359
Workers Compensation 1,100 409 183 107 69 62 50 43 43 40
Property Income 76,265 57,580 5,846 3,550 1,925 1,746 802 919 386 564
  Interest 71,392 61,067 4,043 2,020 1,052 830 398 480 131 210
  Dividends 26,542 19,606 2,380 1,687 467 812 275 220 72 234
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 9,467 5,201 1,079 836 444 479 177 225 52 165
Retirement Income 18,099 2,388 1,998 1,636 1,555 1,491 1,118 958 863 775
  Company or Union Retirement 9,754 1,912 1,408 1,071 954 820 643 463 389 340
  Federal Government Retirement 1,562 79 100 98 79 122 90 85 95 82
  Military Retirement 1,060 40 59 44 55 114 120 115 75 58
  State or Local Government Retirement 4,240 198 337 324 287 339 220 251 250 232
  Railroad Retirement 291 15 16 5 27 17 21 17 40 20
  Annuities 440 136 60 47 20 11 39 10 20 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 671 107 79 85 71 62 21 14 42 20
  Other or Don't Know 896 165 122 103 126 70 36 34 24 18
Pension Income 14,831 1,909 1,622 1,215 1,204 1,163 921 804 738 649
  Company or Union Retirement 8,419 1,627 1,230 879 834 681 548 400 362 305
  Federal Government Retirement 1,293 52 83 71 53 81 63 77 66 72
  Military Retirement 819 11 27 20 30 77 101 88 68 51
  State or Local Government Retirement 3,779 164 274 266 239 302 202 213 221 203
  Railroad Retirement 237 14 12 2 12 17 21 10 32 11
  Annuities 177 52 13 9 7 9 21 4 9 4
Alimony 352 70 59 36 28 43 13 35 0 18
Child Support 3,292 992 912 586 304 167 87 45 59 36
Educational Assistance 3,160 1,032 702 621 195 243 43 86 26 50
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
1,188 513 205 145 45 106 25 26 18 19
Other Income, N.E.C. 834 657 45 50 18 18 6 5 4 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 139,741 3,281 3,480 5,800 7,423 9,595 7,747 9,425 6,216 7,327
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
142,414 3,086 3,084 5,409 6,827 8,746 6,507 7,958 5,758 7,486
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 37,728 885 1,636 3,622 5,908 5,949 5,951 5,461 3,828 2,083
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
42,842 1,094 1,559 3,408 5,427 5,295 4,764 4,067 3,405 2,438
  Government Transfer Payments 54,053 4,003 3,683 5,109 7,609 6,719 6,270 5,765 4,180 2,721
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4,292 1,125 678 710 1,112 312 108 92 70 38
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
40,790 1,443 1,979 4,014 7,050 6,269 6,088 5,593 3,859 2,113
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
22,134 3,421 2,615 2,306 2,611 1,766 1,212 1,053 922 804

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 4,796 6,328 4,345 6,887 3,255 5,610 3,208 5,948 2,423 4,119
Earnings 2,658 5,110 2,545 6,249 1,971 5,041 2,091 5,686 1,477 3,709
  Wages and Salary 2,518 4,720 2,481 5,871 1,936 4,791 2,037 5,411 1,447 3,530
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 127 410 78 409 40 260 69 293 26 154
  Farm Self-Employment 31 32 6 37 7 5 5 23 0 13
Social Security 1,066 674 213 71 51 38 27 2 11 7
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 11 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 53 26 36 79 59 40 15 11 16 5
Survivor Benefits 53 48 21 50 15 40 16 13 8 9
Disability Benefits 40 11 33 15 11 18 12 14 0 16
Unemployment Compensation 145 101 39 56 4 0 0 2 10 2
Workers Compensation 14 24 8 19 1 8 3 7 0 2
Property Income 227 299 229 239 151 121 70 163 81 92
  Interest 88 86 100 85 64 41 34 61 37 35
  Dividends 67 157 1 101 35 29 10 54 26 70
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 73 128 27 94 3 23 30 55 6 20
Retirement Income 803 473 402 587 263 516 238 298 118 194
  Company or Union Retirement 337 151 166 166 69 172 71 95 28 56
  Federal Government Retirement 81 72 52 71 38 70 20 31 18 37
  Military Retirement 78 39 24 52 13 29 18 35 15 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 228 161 130 234 86 194 85 91 56 79
  Railroad Retirement 16 9 10 20 19 16 6 0 0 0
  Annuities 4 19 0 14 0 9 0 5 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 37 1 6 15 4 16 23 12 6 6
  Other or Don't Know 15 19 21 42 5 12 4 9 6 3
Pension Income 686 418 356 531 213 453 189 256 108 179
  Company or Union Retirement 292 135 149 147 60 155 63 85 28 50
  Federal Government Retirement 72 68 46 71 34 59 20 25 18 32
  Military Retirement 73 33 24 46 13 24 17 35 12 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 224 151 124 209 78 183 81 90 44 78
  Railroad Retirement 8 9 10 20 19 16 6 0 0 0
  Annuities 7 7 0 8 0 6 0 5 0 0
Alimony 7 3 5 3 0 4 8 3 0 0
Child Support 31 3 6 10 6 4 4 1 2 3
Educational Assistance 23 20 12 26 0 6 4 15 0 20
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
21 13 7 11 0 1 1 0 0 5
Other Income, N.E.C. 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3,752 5,699 2,942 6,346 2,178 5,168 2,267 5,689 1,567 3,782
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,321 6,327 3,698 6,934 2,788 5,747 2,766 6,062 1,924 4,019
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,077 689 223 91 71 53 39 3 13 9
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,863 1,535 1,129 957 748 797 579 491 359 326
  Government Transfer Payments 1,691 1,264 711 619 443 457 359 292 223 238
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 20 27 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,101 716 219 79 54 44 25 6 11 7
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
833 507 413 601 268 526 239 297 118 191

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 2,338 5,232 1,845 2,849 1,599 3,456 1,229 2,058 1,131 2,270
Earnings 1,661 5,395 1,080 2,605 1,003 3,510 632 1,903 726 2,339
  Wages and Salary 1,640 5,014 1,075 2,491 984 3,324 629 1,853 700 2,290
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 25 387 24 65 13 189 0 57 1 75
  Farm Self-Employment 0 29 0 21 0 31 0 13 0 11
Social Security 12 108 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 16 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 9 11 8 6 13 3 3 0 3
Disability Benefits 6 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 10
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Property Income 88 97 92 53 61 50 38 48 44 34
  Interest 28 67 11 54 34 5 27 20 27 16
  Dividends 14 44 0 5 0 24 0 3 0 13
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7 59 18 12 22 20 3 1 4 12
Retirement Income 223 210 121 55 31 159 28 65 17 125
  Company or Union Retirement 82 74 43 9 8 52 1 10 3 62
  Federal Government Retirement 27 29 10 14 12 42 7 12 7 17
  Military Retirement 19 7 11 5 3 10 0 4 0 12
  State or Local Government Retirement 77 94 41 14 2 47 16 24 8 33
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
  Annuities 0 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 10 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 3
  Other or Don't Know 9 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 197 211 112 49 26 132 22 61 19 106
  Company or Union Retirement 75 70 40 10 8 42 0 8 3 47
  Federal Government Retirement 27 34 10 14 11 36 7 12 7 17
  Military Retirement 15 7 11 5 3 10 0 4 0 12
  State or Local Government Retirement 72 89 35 14 2 47 11 22 8 33
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
  Annuities 0 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Alimony 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 7
Child Support 10 0 0 0 5 1 3 0 0 4
Educational Assistance 4 14 0 0 0 9 0 4 0 3
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
7 7 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 7 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,715 5,429 1,134 2,621 1,083 3,474 701 1,930 766 2,342
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
2,071 5,594 1,403 2,832 1,245 3,653 803 2,037 895 2,438
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 13 112 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
374 375 231 202 156 162 78 118 87 118
  Government Transfer Payments 240 313 132 136 77 125 80 94 65 59
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
12 105 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
228 211 119 55 31 163 28 65 17 125

 

  $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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 908 1,740 908 1,688 773 1,071 525 1,230 441 664
Earnings 406 1,788 565 1,811 417 987 286 1,197 217 566
  Wages and Salary 378 1,708 543 1,725 414 962 265 1,155 216 540
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 81 10 74 7 13 6 57 0 13
  Farm Self-Employment 0 8 0 19 0 4 0 4 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 6 0 2 0 0 0 6 0
Survivor Benefits 1 3 0 3 2 3 0 3 0 4
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 2
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Property Income 20 21 11 42 41 14 9 22 11 10
  Interest 8 8 26 9 1 5 3 14 0 0
  Dividends 2 7 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1 2 2 21 8 3 0 19 3 3
Retirement Income 45 18 25 22 13 22 8 25 6 26
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 12 0 11 0 0 0 10
  Federal Government Retirement 15 5 0 0 10 7 0 3 0 4
  Military Retirement 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 20 7 8 3 3 1 3 13 6 8
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 2 0 0
Pension Income 40 16 14 19 13 17 3 17 6 18
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 12 0 8 0 0 0 8
  Federal Government Retirement 15 5 0 0 10 7 0 3 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 19 7 8 3 3 1 3 13 6 8
  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 0 0 1
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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 446 1,771 587 1,795 441 995 312 1,192 239 582
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
586 1,834 685 1,841 511 1,051 370 1,221 275 621
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
100 56 76 48 44 22 21 43 16 45
  Government Transfer Payments 68 28 38 14 33 10 16 29 12 18
  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
45 18 25 22 13 22 4 25 6 26

 

    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
25 Years and Over
White alone (1)
    Total 440 12,085 30,581 79 43,012 159 0.483 0.0026 1,249
Earnings 240 10,107 36,473 91 48,111 204 0.454 0.0031 1,249
  Wages and Salary 235 9,268 37,047 93 48,561 208 0.445 0.0031 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 677 15,341 262 29,843 648 0.626 0.0107 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 54 2,386 65 15,817 1,182 0.733 0.0234 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,828 46 13,188 35 0.259 0.0038 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,541 88 7,211 91 0.356 0.0132 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,373 80 3,346 118 0.480 0.0300 1,249
Veterans Benefits 9 0 8,026 448 12,307 320 0.537 0.0186 1,249
Survivor Benefits 34 0 7,365 208 12,587 365 0.565 0.0202 1,249
Disability Benefits 13 0 10,327 340 14,894 540 0.510 0.0279 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 10 0 6,028 114 8,093 90 0.470 0.0089 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,423 253 8,166 345 0.555 0.0282 1,249
Property Income 74 392 1,656 7 3,917 50 0.656 0.0082 1,249
  Interest 163 3 1,461 6 2,002 32 0.482 0.0132 1,249
  Dividends 22 98 1,692 12 3,361 64 0.602 0.0135 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 125 5 2,275 26 7,036 192 0.656 0.0156 1,249
Retirement Income 150 31 12,469 142 18,385 155 0.502 0.0065 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 57 4 8,773 145 13,545 174 0.533 0.0094 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 17 2 20,987 674 26,194 597 0.428 0.0203 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 17,135 405 20,979 500 0.365 0.0248 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 26 6 19,162 364 23,453 325 0.424 0.0124 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 19,260 602 22,103 1,034 0.361 0.0488 1,249
  Annuities 21 0 6,292 621 16,358 1,308 0.653 0.0435 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 11 0 9,775 531 16,759 811 0.539 0.0347 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 28 0 8,638 332 15,767 777 0.577 0.0327 1,249
Pension Income 112 6 13,318 185 18,791 167 0.492 0.0069 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 54 0 8,918 154 13,734 188 0.532 0.0101 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 14 0 23,508 694 27,960 654 0.406 0.0218 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 19,540 614 23,304 564 0.324 0.0278 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 26 0 20,102 410 24,155 342 0.416 0.0130 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 19,818 1,169 23,730 1,220 0.361 0.0533 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 12,241 1,576 17,382 1,678 0.557 0.0657 1,249
Alimony 2 0 8,522 935 13,336 979 0.560 0.0510 1,249
Child Support 10 0 4,293 88 6,337 173 0.517 0.0207 1,249
Educational Assistance 2 0 4,451 112 6,628 180 0.526 0.0206 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 3,481 235 6,971 344 0.591 0.0334 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 1,586 61 3,843 411 0.677 0.0657 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 253 10,247 27,606 160 41,046 165 0.485 0.0028 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
311 10,693 30,721 76 42,612 163 0.469 0.0027 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 0 12,863 46 13,272 36 0.261 0.0038 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
80 148 14,934 61 19,304 85 0.389 0.0044 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 45 64 12,464 49 14,901 60 0.393 0.0039 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,209 129 6,403 81 0.398 0.0118 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 12,356 45 12,792 34 0.271 0.0036 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
150 34 10,163 118 16,275 132 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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