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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 alone (2)
    Total 20,939 750 649 1,002 1,703 1,531 1,114 1,162 859 1,324
Earnings 14,553 536 426 485 429 741 416 764 501 1,076
  Wages and Salary 14,047 486 394 460 409 689 399 740 494 1,038
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 754 196 54 50 30 71 15 36 8 42
  Farm Self-Employment 109 92 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 4,359 164 273 473 920 846 619 470 295 161
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,329 168 173 219 594 83 48 21 5 5
Public Assistance 493 252 137 51 33 20 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 381 72 59 46 32 29 18 24 26 2
Survivor Benefits 196 29 27 41 25 16 8 11 1 10
Disability Benefits 212 43 17 29 27 42 11 14 8 1
Unemployment Compensation 1,676 462 312 243 164 173 102 91 39 48
Workers Compensation 173 85 12 17 5 7 14 3 3 8
Property Income 5,014 4,234 260 154 87 79 30 32 7 16
  Interest 4,608 4,168 186 76 37 30 18 18 1 8
  Dividends 1,005 810 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 1,796 164 132 201 166 146 146 120 92 75
  Company or Union Retirement 938 131 95 135 85 71 71 67 28 33
  Federal Government Retirement 190 6 8 7 16 12 10 4 4 6
  Military Retirement 173 0 1 5 9 25 24 21 26 13
  State or Local Government Retirement 383 7 22 35 35 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 98 20 10 14 19 7 2 3 0 5
Pension Income 1,492 124 101 139 122 118 126 108 82 64
  Company or Union Retirement 835 110 85 104 76 62 62 64 26 33
  Federal Government Retirement 153 6 4 0 15 5 6 8 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 17 4 4 0 2 2 1 2 0 1
Child Support 807 380 242 76 48 22 24 4 4 3
Educational Assistance 814 260 222 183 30 53 7 8 10 14
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
216 137 28 21 12 14 2 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 81 61 6 6 1 7 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 18,347 582 595 846 1,273 1,485 986 1,168 761 1,212
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
18,782 557 555 829 1,213 1,415 921 1,119 717 1,216
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4,369 164 274 473 920 846 620 470 297 163
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5,139 168 270 485 904 818 567 432 277 196
  Government Transfer Payments 8,288 835 851 950 1,628 1,176 768 644 402 256
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,753 367 294 266 608 108 60 23 9 5
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5,758 370 423 638 1,494 984 681 499 326 168
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,487 511 414 455 740 253 206 150 106 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 alone (2)
    Total 725 1,058 608 1,139 436 850 399 834 256 577
Earnings 476 868 441 1,139 289 752 298 792 168 562
  Wages and Salary 459 835 428 1,125 286 728 293 778 176 546
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 16 36 9 23 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 10 12 2 3 8 6 5 0
  Interest 3 4 11 8 0 0 0 6 4 3
  Dividends 1 3 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 2 0 0 11 0 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 551 907 462 1,141 315 770 308 798 177 564
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
601 985 542 1,205 375 835 351 834 207 606
  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 97 70 79 44 43 19 48
  Government Transfer Payments 175 127 69 72 44 53 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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 257 543 200 324 142 319 144 228 78 253
Earnings 192 560 120 313 80 339 75 205 46 239
  Wages and Salary 188 547 122 307 75 332 75 204 47 238
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 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 201 582 124 311 83 337 79 207 50 240
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
230 590 144 324 110 340 84 213 65 264
  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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 90 148 73 177 57 77 32 89 38 48
Earnings 51 143 51 177 46 73 19 87 29 46
  Wages and Salary 48 139 49 175 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 51 175 46 74 18 88 33 47
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
66 146 56 172 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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 34 612 23,793 299 31,391 298 0.444 0.0069 1,430
Earnings 16 487 30,258 158 35,809 384 0.403 0.0079 1,430
  Wages and Salary 11 424 30,427 157 35,684 381 0.393 0.0078 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 44 11,659 577 25,899 2,074 0.657 0.0442 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 1,475 169 2,961 1,517 0.638 0.3650 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,035 117 11,585 100 0.271 0.0118 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,943 92 7,225 128 0.287 0.0210 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,446 164 3,303 158 0.462 0.0393 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 8,505 924 12,663 769 0.507 0.0461 1,430
Survivor Benefits 2 1 7,644 709 14,500 1,753 0.564 0.0812 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,137 819 10,075 635 0.436 0.0576 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 5,653 251 7,416 209 0.463 0.0227 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,843 1,065 7,956 901 0.588 0.0676 1,430
Property Income 8 5 1,480 25 2,369 156 0.545 0.0508 1,430
  Interest 6 0 1,382 24 1,458 114 0.349 0.0751 1,430
  Dividends 0 5 1,552 59 2,416 310 0.532 0.1020 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 14,030 435 19,300 529 0.467 0.0227 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 16 0 10,785 641 16,065 680 0.510 0.0325 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 27,057 2,603 29,513 1,850 0.382 0.0617 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 17,154 1,170 20,929 904 0.379 0.0429 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 8,106 813 11,731 1,627 0.520 0.1019 1,430
Pension Income 20 0 15,387 526 19,980 549 0.445 0.0238 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 11,692 700 16,437 703 0.491 0.0337 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 29,042 2,070 30,878 2,026 0.359 0.0692 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 2,747 175 3,791 165 0.495 0.0358 1,430
Educational Assistance 2 0 4,150 192 5,742 332 0.497 0.0474 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 1,975 161 3,388 361 0.519 0.0848 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,659 220 2,430 435 0.477 0.1415 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16 491 23,700 367 31,156 317 0.435 0.0072 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
27 537 25,630 208 32,281 315 0.427 0.0071 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,047 117 11,601 100 0.272 0.0118 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12 16 12,270 131 16,573 242 0.399 0.0141 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 4 3 9,818 84 12,014 140 0.406 0.0110 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,026 235 6,410 118 0.339 0.0186 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,923 76 10,721 88 0.294 0.0105 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
18 5 8,725 119 13,164 310 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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