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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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 34,403 1,562 762 1,036 1,720 1,765 1,360 1,562 1,252 1,502
Earnings 24,609 846 619 659 557 990 620 916 599 1,151
  Wages and Salary 22,570 621 513 576 486 862 561 825 537 996
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2,468 496 185 149 105 158 58 111 66 152
  Farm Self-Employment 451 210 30 40 7 20 5 6 1 20
Social Security 6,416 273 439 697 1,150 1,011 821 774 624 275
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 1,330 170 126 225 485 137 52 47 32 20
Public Assistance 142 89 29 10 6 6 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 851 167 144 78 55 73 56 40 30 25
Survivor Benefits 583 107 66 82 48 80 70 18 22 17
Disability Benefits 548 47 91 40 58 75 33 54 18 19
Unemployment Compensation 2,125 469 386 236 206 217 149 133 88 97
Workers Compensation 368 160 57 23 15 12 21 28 16 10
Property Income 18,665 13,248 1,688 948 574 560 301 240 122 193
  Interest 17,454 14,551 1,191 558 281 251 105 127 11 97
  Dividends 7,035 4,803 799 478 97 346 113 112 40 49
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2,548 1,357 332 223 110 140 60 46 14 47
Retirement Income 5,257 429 418 438 349 403 347 281 266 243
  Company or Union Retirement 2,571 358 262 262 201 183 183 153 99 115
  Federal Government Retirement 503 13 22 29 19 55 15 14 27 27
  Military Retirement 361 5 12 6 22 25 39 55 32 22
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,376 38 71 113 53 90 86 58 87 68
  Railroad Retirement 70 3 10 2 9 0 0 1 16 5
  Annuities 99 16 18 7 10 5 15 5 6 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 132 5 3 15 16 15 3 9 9 1
  Other or Don't Know 300 22 43 30 42 39 14 6 11 10
Pension Income 4,312 345 298 332 267 272 270 223 239 212
  Company or Union Retirement 2,217 306 210 210 184 153 152 118 90 102
  Federal Government Retirement 407 7 19 12 15 25 7 14 17 26
  Military Retirement 301 2 9 3 13 14 28 38 32 22
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,216 27 41 87 33 82 80 46 76 62
  Railroad Retirement 57 3 10 0 6 0 0 1 13 0
  Annuities 41 5 0 3 7 2 7 3 2 4
Alimony 100 13 10 13 4 10 10 23 0 5
Child Support 146 73 35 13 5 6 1 5 1 1
Educational Assistance 168 79 40 17 11 8 5 4 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
161 105 30 8 0 5 0 4 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 241 172 20 11 5 11 2 0 3 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 29,698 792 802 1,037 1,454 1,745 1,334 1,581 1,165 1,458
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
31,303 740 743 1,002 1,371 1,666 1,327 1,419 1,114 1,418
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6,487 276 449 699 1,158 1,012 821 775 641 280
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9,854 456 609 795 1,214 1,122 958 709 678 388
  Government Transfer Payments 11,522 835 929 1,041 1,750 1,375 1,026 975 841 500
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,450 241 153 233 488 145 52 48 32 20
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7,563 365 502 826 1,622 1,164 877 833 650 303
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,578 645 539 656 791 524 382 330 299 267

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 973 1,434 969 1,485 776 1,205 687 1,302 533 852
Earnings 531 1,139 548 1,414 451 1,085 423 1,257 305 710
  Wages and Salary 511 1,053 531 1,276 445 992 418 1,173 302 665
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 18 90 25 128 1 81 24 83 5 32
  Farm Self-Employment 10 11 4 11 6 2 0 6 0 2
Social Security 197 91 26 6 19 1 1 0 3 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 12 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 27 4 4 51 56 17 4 3 6 0
Survivor Benefits 8 8 3 10 0 8 8 2 1 0
Disability Benefits 20 8 17 9 3 9 7 4 0 7
Unemployment Compensation 56 36 24 24 0 0 0 2 1 0
Workers Compensation 3 10 2 2 0 5 0 1 0 2
Property Income 76 110 55 75 37 40 34 33 14 17
  Interest 9 23 36 22 33 7 9 16 2 2
  Dividends 29 66 0 20 6 2 2 8 3 25
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 25 26 4 27 1 6 5 13 0 7
Retirement Income 297 187 174 212 95 228 109 105 41 72
  Company or Union Retirement 121 55 89 60 24 98 40 45 16 26
  Federal Government Retirement 37 36 17 32 9 33 12 3 0 10
  Military Retirement 39 21 16 16 5 10 7 8 6 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 79 69 43 91 35 83 43 31 16 32
  Railroad Retirement 1 3 0 4 2 0 3 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 11 0 3 12 3 4 4 3 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 10 8 17 4 0 3 3 9 0 3
Pension Income 257 179 162 189 72 209 95 96 41 72
  Company or Union Retirement 114 54 82 50 21 86 36 44 16 26
  Federal Government Retirement 32 32 17 32 9 33 10 3 0 10
  Military Retirement 39 21 16 16 5 9 5 8 6 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 77 68 44 84 27 76 44 28 18 32
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 4 2 0 3 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 780 1,275 646 1,442 518 1,102 438 1,266 311 730
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
834 1,363 826 1,540 649 1,271 587 1,353 417 780
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 197 94 26 10 21 1 4 0 3 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
404 287 269 251 168 275 157 138 96 111
  Government Transfer Payments 414 325 180 214 141 156 113 79 68 72
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 12 25 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
218 121 33 11 20 4 3 1 3 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
309 211 182 219 98 229 108 104 41 72

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 536 1,160 516 650 412 776 323 447 287 525
Earnings 373 1,305 280 622 245 782 165 388 187 564
  Wages and Salary 373 1,210 279 604 243 726 161 384 165 554
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 6 85 7 18 3 49 0 8 0 13
  Farm Self-Employment 0 9 0 1 0 7 0 5 0 0
Social Security 0 7 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 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 12
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 23 33 18 7 23 17 11 10 4 6
  Interest 3 27 3 3 20 0 3 6 4 6
  Dividends 2 4 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 16 5 0 10 8 0 0 0 2
Retirement Income 74 96 49 21 16 28 5 35 11 62
  Company or Union Retirement 23 37 14 3 2 7 0 8 0 35
  Federal Government Retirement 11 9 7 3 9 10 0 6 4 2
  Military Retirement 3 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 27 44 9 8 1 11 3 9 4 25
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Pension Income 62 98 46 17 12 21 3 35 11 50
  Company or Union Retirement 23 37 14 3 2 3 0 5 0 23
  Federal Government Retirement 11 12 7 3 9 7 0 6 4 2
  Military Retirement 3 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 24 44 9 8 0 11 3 13 4 25
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2
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. 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 370 1,299 280 617 260 782 174 388 188 557
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
462 1,360 379 671 314 823 210 448 236 611
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
86 135 73 44 46 33 17 48 16 58
  Government Transfer Payments 52 107 33 35 30 27 20 37 12 31
  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 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
77 98 51 21 16 31 7 35 11 62

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 250 397 250 402 230 287 140 313 133 209
Earnings 89 422 114 434 116 229 94 311 85 166
  Wages and Salary 81 421 101 417 118 222 88 308 82 164
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 13 6 12 1 1 0 8 0 4
  Farm Self-Employment 0 6 0 4 0 4 0 3 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 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 3 4 1 14 21 7 0 5 2 2
  Interest 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 4 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 12 5 0 0 7 0 0
Retirement Income 19 9 12 9 6 14 0 3 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 1 4 6 0 3 7 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 2 3 0 4 1 0 3 0 5
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 14 6 12 6 6 12 0 3 0 10
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 1 4 6 0 3 7 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 12 2 3 0 4 1 0 3 0 5
  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 98 423 117 435 117 231 95 317 85 166
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
153 437 168 452 148 247 117 320 96 183
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
29 12 27 7 9 7 0 5 6 17
  Government Transfer Payments 18 6 12 4 8 7 0 5 1 8
  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
19 9 12 9 6 14 0 3 0 10

 

    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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 140 3,284 32,193 174 46,615 360 0.494 0.0055 1,249
Earnings 82 2,736 38,561 519 51,825 456 0.462 0.0064 1,249
  Wages and Salary 82 2,442 40,173 184 52,132 459 0.450 0.0066 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 267 16,878 626 35,947 1,553 0.653 0.0213 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 22 3,797 1,006 22,292 3,468 0.762 0.0622 1,249
Social Security 0 0 11,605 111 12,212 85 0.286 0.0090 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,243 105 8,334 155 0.325 0.0215 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 1,993 187 3,288 384 0.536 0.0982 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,111 736 12,975 463 0.498 0.0254 1,249
Survivor Benefits 10 0 9,426 682 13,360 793 0.530 0.0446 1,249
Disability Benefits 8 0 11,250 439 16,183 844 0.492 0.0416 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 7,194 272 9,114 189 0.452 0.0169 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 3,546 470 7,367 521 0.556 0.0451 1,249
Property Income 13 78 1,761 14 4,325 99 0.652 0.0144 1,249
  Interest 29 0 1,499 13 2,121 62 0.492 0.0238 1,249
  Dividends 0 24 1,831 24 3,579 112 0.576 0.0225 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 33 3 2,347 52 7,272 383 0.659 0.0301 1,249
Retirement Income 71 14 17,180 361 22,532 315 0.460 0.0117 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 34 0 12,770 388 18,177 406 0.503 0.0171 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 8 2 24,658 855 29,523 1,124 0.403 0.0361 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 18,769 837 21,015 665 0.294 0.0400 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 6 23,250 654 27,075 617 0.399 0.0217 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 4 0 9,666 1,944 16,046 2,452 0.558 0.1069 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 3 0 17,339 1,762 23,149 1,982 0.439 0.0737 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 15 0 10,876 615 19,510 1,494 0.530 0.0552 1,249
Pension Income 57 0 19,054 384 23,379 336 0.442 0.0125 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 34 0 13,246 433 18,750 445 0.500 0.0183 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 27,435 1,235 32,102 1,182 0.354 0.0392 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 21,252 1,098 22,664 721 0.275 0.0432 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 13 0 24,932 671 28,482 632 0.372 0.0225 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 0 0 12,665 1,385 14,468 1,738 0.440 0.1055 1,249
Child Support 0 0 2,503 358 4,934 637 0.561 0.0916 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,819 423 4,468 420 0.524 0.0696 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 1,906 168 3,735 547 0.606 0.0990 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 0 1,752 126 5,967 1,108 0.726 0.0968 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 82 2,736 31,350 167 45,583 389 0.490 0.0060 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
128 2,921 33,610 381 47,029 374 0.474 0.0057 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,635 111 12,350 91 0.293 0.0092 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
61 29 14,405 145 19,972 200 0.435 0.0090 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 19 13 12,192 109 15,914 147 0.424 0.0085 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,003 109 7,963 152 0.353 0.0205 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,003 104 11,888 79 0.295 0.0084 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
71 14 13,376 297 19,762 266 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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