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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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 21,627 779 675 1,017 1,745 1,557 1,161 1,220 878 1,362
Earnings 15,076 560 440 495 450 755 436 799 521 1,108
  Wages and Salary 14,544 510 408 467 430 699 419 773 512 1,070
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 789 204 54 53 31 74 15 38 10 42
  Farm Self-Employment 117 95 7 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
Social Security 4,491 169 286 486 948 862 642 488 303 165
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,344 169 173 221 598 85 49 24 5 5
Public Assistance 520 265 142 56 36 20 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 394 75 59 48 33 29 20 25 26 2
Survivor Benefits 203 32 29 42 25 16 8 11 1 10
Disability Benefits 225 48 17 33 27 42 14 14 8 2
Unemployment Compensation 1,737 477 325 254 166 180 104 97 39 49
Workers Compensation 177 87 12 17 5 7 14 3 3 8
Property Income 5,240 4,423 271 166 88 82 30 32 7 16
  Interest 4,815 4,365 192 77 37 30 18 18 1 8
  Dividends 1,072 855 70 80 13 23 0 4 3 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 520 303 53 43 38 37 5 10 0 3
Retirement Income 1,850 173 144 207 168 150 146 123 92 76
  Company or Union Retirement 963 137 103 137 87 73 74 68 28 33
  Federal Government Retirement 197 6 8 8 16 12 10 4 4 6
  Military Retirement 178 0 1 6 9 25 24 21 26 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 392 8 22 37 35 36 36 27 25 14
  Railroad Retirement 15 0 2 2 0 0 4 1 2 0
  Annuities 40 9 5 4 1 2 2 2 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 30 2 7 4 3 1 0 1 3 2
  Other or Don't Know 106 22 10 17 19 9 2 3 0 6
Pension Income 1,531 127 108 141 124 122 126 110 83 65
  Company or Union Retirement 853 114 91 106 78 63 62 65 26 33
  Federal Government Retirement 159 6 4 0 15 5 6 8 4 3
  Military Retirement 147 0 1 2 4 16 25 13 26 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 338 1 13 33 24 35 30 24 21 14
  Railroad Retirement 12 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 2 0
  Annuities 21 6 0 1 0 2 2 0 3 1
Alimony 18 4 4 0 2 2 1 2 0 1
Child Support 837 393 251 82 48 22 24 4 4 3
Educational Assistance 859 269 228 197 33 55 7 12 10 14
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
233 138 32 26 12 15 2 1 0 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 88 66 6 7 1 7 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18,970 605 616 864 1,315 1,511 1,029 1,217 782 1,253
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19,415 584 573 847 1,251 1,441 962 1,170 740 1,254
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,504 169 288 486 948 862 643 488 305 167
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5,290 180 280 498 924 835 587 454 289 198
  Government Transfer Payments 8,538 862 880 980 1,660 1,202 791 668 413 267
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,791 381 298 273 616 110 60 25 9 7
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,922 384 439 657 1,529 1,002 703 520 336 174
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,576 533 430 466 750 259 206 155 107 81

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 764 1,090 634 1,168 448 871 411 864 265 596
Earnings 511 904 466 1,162 298 772 302 816 175 581
  Wages and Salary 487 870 453 1,148 294 746 297 803 183 564
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 23 37 9 23 9 26 5 23 5 5
  Farm Self-Employment 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 83 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 19 7 2 15 12 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 12 2 4 6 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 5 3 6 0 0 1 3 0 0
Property Income 9 7 10 12 2 3 8 10 5 0
  Interest 3 4 11 8 0 0 0 7 4 3
  Dividends 3 3 0 0 3 1 2 4 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 0 5 0 1 2 0 0 0
Retirement Income 76 73 54 73 32 58 22 17 4 24
  Company or Union Retirement 28 37 32 28 6 16 10 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 13 10 6 19 4 19 7 5 1 9
  Military Retirement 12 7 12 0 0 7 4 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 14 9 25 19 15 7 4 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 2 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 71 50 76 28 51 24 12 4 24
  Company or Union Retirement 29 35 31 32 6 16 10 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 11 11 6 18 3 17 6 2 1 8
  Military Retirement 12 7 12 0 0 4 2 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 14 9 25 17 12 7 4 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alimony 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 9 0 0 11 1 4 0 2 0 4
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 586 943 486 1,166 324 789 312 824 186 582
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
635 1,018 568 1,230 386 855 357 865 216 625
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 83 36 10 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
153 142 115 97 71 79 46 47 19 49
  Government Transfer Payments 186 129 72 72 44 54 34 21 15 28
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
98 46 16 7 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
83 75 57 74 34 55 20 18 4 24

 

  $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
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 260 564 204 329 153 334 150 232 79 265
Earnings 194 580 123 317 82 362 78 210 46 248
  Wages and Salary 190 566 124 310 77 352 78 208 47 247
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 4 9 4 12 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 2 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 22 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 4 2 2 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 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 20 12 15 5 7 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 4 0 2 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 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 205 602 127 315 85 360 82 211 50 250
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
232 611 148 327 114 363 87 218 65 274
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
31 39 31 23 3 4 4 10 5 13
  Government Transfer Payments 24 25 15 12 9 3 10 4 2 14
  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
22 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 93 155 73 182 61 82 32 94 38 53
Earnings 51 145 51 186 46 77 21 92 29 49
  Wages and Salary 48 141 49 184 43 80 18 100 27 50
  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 3 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 4 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 1 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 2 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 1 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 53 141 51 183 46 78 22 93 33 50
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
68 149 56 178 54 86 27 99 30 51
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 7 7 4 3 2 3 2 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 3 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
4 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 34 652 23,871 288 31,652 306 0.447 0.0070 1,430
Earnings 16 524 30,200 158 36,053 395 0.406 0.0079 1,430
  Wages and Salary 11 461 30,379 157 35,955 395 0.398 0.0080 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 44 11,764 566 25,610 1,990 0.653 0.0433 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 1,530 169 3,330 1,449 0.659 0.2934 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,034 116 11,574 98 0.272 0.0116 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,954 92 7,250 128 0.289 0.0209 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,454 164 3,318 154 0.465 0.0378 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 8,643 891 12,779 756 0.499 0.0453 1,430
Survivor Benefits 2 1 7,422 659 14,237 1,716 0.566 0.0812 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,838 842 9,890 612 0.439 0.0560 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 5,653 245 7,435 205 0.465 0.0223 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,739 1,027 8,021 902 0.584 0.0674 1,430
Property Income 10 5 1,481 24 2,399 154 0.550 0.0494 1,430
  Interest 7 0 1,379 24 1,465 115 0.355 0.0733 1,430
  Dividends 0 5 1,567 57 2,544 304 0.547 0.0935 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 0 2,143 112 5,358 749 0.618 0.0865 1,430
Retirement Income 18 5 13,930 442 19,268 523 0.473 0.0223 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 16 0 10,594 634 15,850 666 0.509 0.0322 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 28,015 2,466 30,165 1,823 0.372 0.0604 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 17,703 837 20,321 1,143 0.281 0.0715 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 17,110 1,132 20,987 905 0.385 0.0420 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 7,940 833 11,632 1,571 0.523 0.0965 1,430
Pension Income 20 0 15,401 523 20,031 543 0.447 0.0235 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 11,491 691 16,265 691 0.492 0.0334 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 30,157 1,953 31,751 1,989 0.333 0.0684 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 18,771 707 21,512 1,277 0.262 0.0792 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 18,545 1,296 22,128 962 0.362 0.0449 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 2,752 172 3,789 161 0.499 0.0348 1,430
Educational Assistance 2 0 4,262 192 5,915 325 0.497 0.0450 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,109 165 3,787 378 0.539 0.0764 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,668 212 2,408 413 0.491 0.1328 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16 527 23,748 351 31,392 326 0.438 0.0072 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
27 576 25,617 205 32,509 324 0.430 0.0071 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,048 116 11,595 98 0.273 0.0116 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12 16 12,287 130 16,564 238 0.399 0.0139 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 4 3 9,828 83 12,058 138 0.408 0.0108 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,991 232 6,405 118 0.341 0.0185 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,922 75 10,715 87 0.294 0.0103 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
18 5 8,694 119 13,176 307 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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