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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
45 to 54 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 4,783 175 144 186 309 282 223 246 176 258
Earnings 3,822 117 103 91 80 182 102 190 126 233
  Wages and Salary 3,673 101 98 86 71 169 98 185 125 227
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 223 55 11 13 9 22 3 10 0 11
  Farm Self-Employment 29 28 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 390 14 36 24 119 89 52 28 8 10
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 319 23 59 56 133 29 18 2 0 0
Public Assistance 99 63 31 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 105 19 5 24 10 8 8 18 3 0
Survivor Benefits 20 1 0 4 6 2 2 2 0 2
Disability Benefits 75 17 7 11 6 13 7 2 5 1
Unemployment Compensation 483 149 90 71 40 24 28 34 18 13
Workers Compensation 68 30 0 7 3 1 7 0 1 8
Property Income 1,214 1,032 55 28 28 15 7 5 1 3
  Interest 1,136 1,030 33 19 10 7 5 0 0 3
  Dividends 240 196 14 12 7 6 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 117 82 4 11 10 5 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 175 17 8 13 11 22 23 7 15 4
  Company or Union Retirement 45 2 0 7 0 11 4 0 2 0
  Federal Government Retirement 14 0 2 3 4 0 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 52 0 0 3 0 5 13 2 8 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 38 2 7 0 5 5 4 2 6 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 19 12 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 101 4 2 2 3 12 16 3 10 4
  Company or Union Retirement 25 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 45 0 0 0 0 1 13 2 8 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 18 0 2 0 0 5 2 2 2 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 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Child Support 131 52 43 16 5 5 9 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 125 52 28 24 5 4 2 0 5 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
41 13 10 2 8 8 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 23 15 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4,183 124 130 110 196 265 151 211 143 242
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
4,242 122 131 118 190 272 153 212 145 240
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 390 14 36 24 119 89 52 28 8 10
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
538 28 39 37 123 103 64 38 24 14
  Government Transfer Payments 1,430 236 185 166 288 157 113 101 52 39
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 400 73 86 58 131 27 22 2 2 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
721 72 80 65 237 116 76 35 15 12
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
564 84 93 71 137 49 44 9 17 4

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 160 281 140 245 80 211 102 235 54 165
Earnings 135 252 121 269 66 198 84 230 36 167
  Wages and Salary 128 243 115 270 66 185 85 224 33 165
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 5 10 4 5 0 11 2 5 4 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 4 4 2 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 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 5 0 4 0 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Property Income 5 2 4 4 0 0 2 5 2 0
  Interest 3 3 4 6 0 0 0 5 2 0
  Dividends 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 9 5 13 6 2 7 2 0 1 0
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 3 4 1 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
  Military Retirement 7 2 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 2 2 1 2 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) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 8 3 11 10 2 6 2 0 1 0
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 3 8 1 3 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
  Military Retirement 7 2 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 2 1 2 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 0 0 0
Child Support 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 4 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 138 255 123 269 64 201 83 230 39 167
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
136 258 123 267 68 210 81 239 41 175
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
10 11 15 4 4 6 2 1 2 3
  Government Transfer Payments 25 18 24 6 6 5 3 0 1 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
6 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
11 3 13 6 4 7 2 0 1 0

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 47 154 53 93 46 86 36 55 26 75
Earnings 46 175 45 95 29 95 24 53 15 74
  Wages and Salary 44 172 45 91 28 94 24 53 18 72
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 2 0 7 1 3 0 0 0 2
  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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 5 2 0 0 2 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 1 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 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 0 1 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 0 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 46 176 45 95 28 95 24 53 15 74
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 172 40 100 34 92 22 52 18 78
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  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
0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 29 30 15 66 19 30 4 24 12 17
Earnings 24 34 12 72 6 32 2 28 10 16
  Wages and Salary 24 30 12 68 6 32 2 29 10 18
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 1 0 4 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 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 0 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 25 34 12 72 6 32 2 28 10 16
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24 34 12 70 11 33 4 27 11 16
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

    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
45 to 54 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 10 180 27,056 368 35,714 792 0.449 0.0155 1,430
Earnings 6 148 31,670 344 39,412 915 0.402 0.0164 1,430
  Wages and Salary 3 125 31,769 336 39,102 918 0.392 0.0168 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 19 13,537 2,607 31,502 4,003 0.639 0.0689 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,047 297 10,464 288 0.254 0.0400 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,914 201 7,208 211 0.246 0.0391 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 1,971 237 2,340 224 0.417 0.0851 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 8,806 1,513 10,826 928 0.406 0.0854 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,579 1,748 9,806 1,006 0.445 0.0883 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 5,074 422 7,376 379 0.499 0.0384 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 4 4 1,470 50 2,633 364 0.584 0.1031 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,380 49 1,812 276 0.462 0.1338 1,430
  Dividends 0 4 1,532 118 3,023 958 0.625 0.2269 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 1,789 197 3,501 1,667 0.528 0.3439 1,430
Retirement Income 1 1 14,191 955 18,881 1,667 0.459 0.0707 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Pension Income 1 0 19,848 2,372 21,924 1,626 0.316 0.0819 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 3,276 395 4,067 382 0.475 0.0785 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,459 588 5,327 738 0.535 0.1048 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 6 148 30,021 559 36,992 849 0.422 0.0158 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8 153 30,195 465 37,256 843 0.425 0.0160 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,047 297 10,464 288 0.254 0.0400 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1 1 11,034 336 13,733 641 0.380 0.0439 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 1 0 8,600 196 9,799 253 0.415 0.0233 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,768 515 6,323 217 0.322 0.0363 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,007 169 9,170 220 0.304 0.0295 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1 1 8,130 260 10,350 616 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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