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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 3,550 128 70 162 368 247 159 216 148 191
Earnings 2,219 75 69 65 70 86 77 120 78 157
  Wages and Salary 2,129 65 59 55 64 88 69 112 76 156
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 122 30 13 14 6 3 4 10 1 0
  Farm Self-Employment 16 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 822 33 52 125 149 130 91 115 60 37
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 366 35 26 46 186 33 13 7 3 5
Public Assistance 37 22 6 3 4 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 127 21 27 5 14 7 4 0 17 2
Survivor Benefits 46 6 3 11 12 5 2 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 57 9 5 1 6 12 3 10 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 194 50 38 19 23 24 11 12 5 2
Workers Compensation 30 14 2 5 0 2 4 0 2 0
Property Income 990 801 58 44 17 20 8 6 4 2
  Interest 897 788 49 20 4 5 4 4 1 2
  Dividends 246 186 18 23 4 4 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 110 63 9 13 7 13 0 3 0 0
Retirement Income 558 21 27 50 45 54 46 39 38 25
  Company or Union Retirement 273 17 18 41 15 19 26 16 11 12
  Federal Government Retirement 65 0 1 2 6 6 1 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 79 0 0 0 8 16 6 16 11 8
  State or Local Government Retirement 120 1 3 8 12 12 12 9 10 3
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 12 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 23 2 4 0 5 3 2 0 0 1
Pension Income 484 13 21 38 30 44 43 32 36 23
  Company or Union Retirement 248 10 18 29 12 19 25 15 11 12
  Federal Government Retirement 53 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 65 0 0 0 2 14 7 10 11 8
  State or Local Government Retirement 107 0 3 8 8 12 10 7 10 3
  Railroad Retirement 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Child Support 24 17 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 27 19 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
31 25 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 10 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 2,920 77 95 156 199 205 157 221 138 198
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3,129 79 82 154 193 209 148 214 132 190
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 827 33 52 125 149 130 91 115 62 37
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,201 42 62 133 165 167 94 117 68 42
  Government Transfer Payments 1,560 91 96 154 358 218 111 149 89 52
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 393 48 32 49 188 35 13 8 3 5
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,137 44 62 148 333 168 106 119 63 41
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
929 68 55 94 216 90 62 47 44 31

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 109 187 121 176 72 123 82 110 53 80
Earnings 60 148 66 154 33 100 58 106 33 66
  Wages and Salary 58 144 65 152 33 93 53 109 31 65
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 5 0 4 0 6 2 2 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 23 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 13 0 0 6 6 5 0 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 5 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 1 5 0 1 2 2 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 25 27 21 20 3 27 15 3 3 15
  Company or Union Retirement 11 6 18 7 0 9 9 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 0 6 0 10 4 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 2 3 3 0 0 5 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 13 3 6 3 6 4 1 0 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 1 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 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 22 28 21 19 1 25 18 2 3 16
  Company or Union Retirement 11 6 18 6 0 9 9 0 3 9
  Federal Government Retirement 4 3 0 6 0 10 3 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 2 4 3 0 0 3 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 7 13 3 6 1 3 4 1 0 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 1 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 75 155 77 161 40 103 58 107 33 67
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
93 168 103 170 56 122 79 114 41 83
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 23 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
46 29 43 17 10 33 16 9 6 26
  Government Transfer Payments 61 39 21 19 7 23 17 3 3 12
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
30 15 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
27 30 22 20 3 23 13 3 3 15

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 49 69 47 55 31 53 16 37 25 34
Earnings 36 73 21 55 13 60 14 27 9 35
  Wages and Salary 36 71 21 53 11 61 14 29 9 35
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 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 9 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 2 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 6 5 16 2 0 2 0 2 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 2 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 4 7 13 1 0 0 0 2 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 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 36 73 21 55 13 58 14 28 9 35
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
46 73 37 56 24 58 15 32 18 41
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
11 8 18 9 0 0 0 5 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 7 3 5 6 3 0 0 0 1 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
6 5 16 2 0 6 2 2 0 1

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 23 25 20 36 6 14 8 21 7 13
Earnings 10 28 8 28 6 14 6 20 6 11
  Wages and Salary 9 28 8 28 6 14 5 20 6 11
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 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 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 6 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 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 11 28 8 28 6 14 6 20 6 11
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15 29 13 30 8 14 5 23 4 11
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 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
0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 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
55 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 7 153 24,511 749 32,809 649 0.455 0.0161 1,430
Earnings 7 113 30,618 456 37,651 821 0.406 0.0189 1,430
  Wages and Salary 7 100 30,859 454 37,509 785 0.391 0.0191 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 10 9,035 3,203 29,736 5,990 0.706 0.1044 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,988 328 11,603 231 0.282 0.0261 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,515 154 8,372 297 0.273 0.0445 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,426 1,563 13,412 1,207 0.452 0.0686 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 6,170 1,092 8,183 786 0.489 0.0761 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,545 59 3,223 442 0.629 0.0940 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,422 57 2,107 352 0.528 0.1326 1,430
  Dividends 0 1 1,654 126 3,156 721 0.611 0.1543 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,187 249 4,754 1,244 0.547 0.1918 1,430
Retirement Income 12 4 17,341 923 23,479 1,083 0.429 0.0412 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 15,198 1,288 22,812 1,656 0.488 0.0568 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 16,610 856 17,640 1,011 0.201 0.0939 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 18,524 1,764 21,035 1,301 0.311 0.0721 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 16 0 19,035 904 24,746 1,122 0.409 0.0422 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 16,981 1,761 24,444 1,772 0.470 0.0589 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 18,818 1,967 21,068 1,363 0.311 0.0769 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 7 113 22,980 889 31,871 669 0.441 0.0171 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10 137 26,052 498 33,935 673 0.434 0.0165 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 11,037 329 11,667 233 0.283 0.0261 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 6 13,344 552 18,856 609 0.430 0.0291 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 10,946 271 14,418 369 0.395 0.0248 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,395 158 8,134 291 0.297 0.0425 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,859 156 11,193 196 0.283 0.0234 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 4 10,895 508 17,541 733 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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