Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content

Income

Skip top of page navigation
Census.govPeople and Households Income Main Income Data › Detailed Tables

Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

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

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar11.pdf [PDF].

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
65 to 74 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 17,686 309 357 848 1,628 1,394 1,274 1,258 1,030 892
Earnings 5,647 475 373 322 218 457 195 240 175 248
  Wages and Salary 4,823 362 311 246 177 382 194 195 157 198
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 891 197 90 68 38 98 7 45 15 37
  Farm Self-Employment 189 63 23 13 2 11 3 8 4 12
Social Security 14,860 302 632 1,377 2,264 2,216 2,045 2,149 1,665 1,026
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 364 116 80 51 84 11 9 4 5 2
Public Assistance 39 26 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 436 138 37 40 14 56 27 16 15 4
Survivor Benefits 591 126 76 75 58 65 42 18 14 13
Disability Benefits 93 19 14 4 12 10 5 3 4 2
Unemployment Compensation 353 70 72 64 28 38 13 20 12 21
Workers Compensation 69 25 3 17 6 4 1 2 3 1
Property Income 10,001 6,252 1,057 699 364 325 156 216 87 82
  Interest 9,297 7,057 755 406 196 201 85 120 58 16
  Dividends 3,918 2,584 453 303 103 128 59 29 14 46
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,607 754 210 168 67 92 34 54 15 37
Retirement Income 6,040 783 662 532 467 475 365 312 291 259
  Company or Union Retirement 3,355 615 486 359 301 280 235 171 158 119
  Federal Government Retirement 487 23 35 25 32 27 36 31 14 19
  Military Retirement 238 17 15 6 12 19 26 24 17 19
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,556 75 119 126 91 114 83 76 89 85
  Railroad Retirement 123 8 0 2 13 8 12 10 6 6
  Annuities 112 51 10 7 1 2 2 3 6 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 231 41 31 33 20 19 10 0 15 7
  Other or Don't Know 218 41 35 26 20 5 2 13 4 3
Pension Income 5,374 678 587 438 403 411 326 293 271 245
  Company or Union Retirement 3,096 560 450 327 276 250 216 163 154 113
  Federal Government Retirement 427 12 32 19 26 17 28 27 11 19
  Military Retirement 183 6 9 1 7 11 24 19 17 15
  State or Local Government Retirement 1,483 67 115 115 91 109 78 74 84 84
  Railroad Retirement 112 8 0 2 5 8 12 7 6 6
  Annuities 53 25 3 3 0 1 2 0 3 0
Alimony 34 2 8 0 5 7 3 5 0 3
Child Support 19 9 1 8 0 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 14 7 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
42 16 8 7 0 0 6 0 0 1
Other Income, N.E.C. 93 75 4 9 0 1 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16,712 267 569 1,182 1,930 1,872 1,797 1,892 1,526 972
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17,246 174 406 1,052 1,714 1,522 1,368 1,282 1,137 889
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14,957 302 629 1,374 2,268 2,221 2,055 2,154 1,675 1,035
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
15,590 209 459 1,214 2,024 1,837 1,551 1,463 1,257 978
  Government Transfer Payments 15,565 235 481 1,188 2,228 2,026 1,907 1,955 1,518 1,042
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 391 127 88 57 85 11 9 4 5 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
15,022 308 633 1,338 2,374 2,241 2,072 2,155 1,673 1,032
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6,392 888 741 591 536 482 376 316 298 261

 

  $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
65 to 74 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 719 698 596 518 390 437 441 393 283 327
Earnings 125 262 111 205 59 135 66 205 42 122
  Wages and Salary 115 216 106 178 55 113 54 178 41 108
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 45 9 28 0 22 8 25 1 12
  Farm Self-Employment 7 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 2
Social Security 558 387 102 31 4 21 17 0 4 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 14 7 13 19 5 7 6 2 2 4
Survivor Benefits 11 12 10 11 7 8 7 0 6 0
Disability Benefits 4 1 5 5 0 5 0 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 2 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 3 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 36 60 42 45 44 30 10 38 27 34
  Interest 26 23 12 22 13 16 14 2 21 17
  Dividends 13 35 0 24 17 20 0 14 6 16
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 30 13 16 0 10 14 21 3 0
Retirement Income 284 164 150 186 103 165 82 115 63 73
  Company or Union Retirement 117 63 56 60 23 55 29 32 14 17
  Federal Government Retirement 20 22 24 25 21 19 1 10 16 17
  Military Retirement 20 5 3 8 1 1 8 8 6 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 95 53 57 76 34 72 26 46 21 39
  Railroad Retirement 2 9 6 6 17 11 3 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 7 0 3 0 6 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 12 0 3 0 0 5 12 9 5 0
  Other or Don't Know 9 4 3 15 3 4 0 5 6 0
Pension Income 259 161 134 179 93 154 63 101 57 75
  Company or Union Retirement 112 59 52 60 19 55 21 29 14 14
  Federal Government Retirement 18 22 22 25 21 12 1 10 16 17
  Military Retirement 16 5 3 6 1 1 9 8 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 97 52 52 70 31 72 26 45 18 41
  Railroad Retirement 2 9 6 6 17 11 3 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 2 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
3 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 621 514 276 235 155 213 190 215 101 162
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
768 704 557 429 398 425 402 336 245 287
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 557 397 108 37 21 32 23 0 4 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
779 638 463 301 300 277 243 168 159 135
  Government Transfer Payments 645 524 283 138 159 154 122 96 71 84
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
562 391 102 32 5 25 17 0 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
286 169 151 186 103 165 82 115 63 73

 

  $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
65 to 74 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 250 322 186 216 192 209 164 126 148 145
Earnings 50 198 37 86 20 118 14 64 13 94
  Wages and Salary 47 175 36 77 20 115 18 57 14 85
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 21 0 3 0 12 0 6 1 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 4 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 3
Social Security 6 54 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 3 4 6 0 3 3 0 3 0 3
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 2
Property Income 13 24 32 17 21 4 9 26 19 5
  Interest 8 37 5 38 1 1 5 10 19 0
  Dividends 6 18 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 12 3 2 4 2 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 94 58 46 17 8 72 12 29 6 48
  Company or Union Retirement 45 17 12 2 5 23 0 3 3 23
  Federal Government Retirement 3 5 3 6 0 19 3 9 3 5
  Military Retirement 4 0 5 0 0 1 0 2 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 34 30 19 6 1 23 9 12 3 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
  Other or Don't Know 9 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 88 58 39 17 6 59 12 25 9 39
  Company or Union Retirement 43 13 9 2 5 20 0 3 3 23
  Federal Government Retirement 3 10 3 6 0 17 3 9 3 5
  Military Retirement 4 0 5 0 0 1 0 2 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 32 26 16 6 1 23 6 9 3 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 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 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 92 217 73 109 57 95 56 85 43 98
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
273 253 164 206 156 182 99 121 94 130
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
201 119 98 104 85 72 43 39 44 35
  Government Transfer Payments 122 106 53 51 40 42 44 44 24 20
  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 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
94 58 42 17 8 76 12 29 6 48

 

  $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
65 to 74 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 120 92 80 102 82 64 53 83 52 67
Earnings 23 77 23 81 25 26 5 74 9 25
  Wages and Salary 21 63 27 72 22 20 5 68 9 25
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 7 0 4 3 3 0 6 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 6 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 9 4 6 5 18 4 0 3 7 5
  Interest 5 3 26 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 16 0 11 7 0 5 0 14 3 12
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 8 3 3
  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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 12 0 8 7 0 5 0 11 3 9
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 5
  Federal Government Retirement 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 8 3 3
  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 45 61 42 62 35 35 20 59 22 47
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
95 78 76 84 60 62 36 86 26 55
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
44 28 32 28 15 10 11 31 0 16
  Government Transfer Payments 29 18 24 5 9 3 9 19 3 9
  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
16 0 11 7 0 5 0 14 3 12

 

    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
65 to 74 Years
White alone (1)
    Total 40 1,100 22,086 208 36,377 451 0.504 0.0086 1,249
Earnings 5 543 24,899 645 42,477 1,134 0.575 0.0154 1,249
  Wages and Salary 5 457 25,869 448 43,857 1,249 0.568 0.0169 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 69 11,353 427 27,381 1,828 0.649 0.0327 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 16 6,637 2,634 20,821 3,219 0.659 0.0591 1,249
Social Security 0 0 13,281 83 13,711 59 0.262 0.0059 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,576 333 5,549 256 0.434 0.0411 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 3 0 8,131 1,540 13,016 827 0.565 0.0437 1,249
Survivor Benefits 7 0 8,304 587 13,401 754 0.554 0.0399 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 9,831 1,236 13,217 1,328 0.445 0.0795 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 6,340 411 8,639 453 0.450 0.0445 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 31 131 2,000 22 7,205 204 0.722 0.0148 1,249
  Interest 76 0 1,647 19 4,269 150 0.685 0.0211 1,249
  Dividends 8 11 1,896 34 4,593 192 0.642 0.0265 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 38 0 3,092 267 8,948 502 0.656 0.0316 1,249
Retirement Income 44 4 13,192 298 18,994 267 0.499 0.0108 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 19 0 9,304 269 14,047 299 0.526 0.0159 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 23,008 1,582 27,085 1,074 0.414 0.0358 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 17,532 1,070 21,791 1,227 0.417 0.0530 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 0 20,110 633 24,015 534 0.421 0.0200 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 21,098 3,262 22,157 1,199 0.311 0.0615 1,249
  Annuities 8 0 3,735 1,424 16,510 2,751 0.698 0.0788 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 2 0 8,767 1,051 15,711 1,281 0.548 0.0561 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 8,272 993 17,146 1,484 0.563 0.0568 1,249
Pension Income 38 1 13,807 314 19,163 279 0.490 0.0114 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 19 0 9,420 282 14,163 314 0.525 0.0166 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 5 0 25,612 1,395 28,726 1,132 0.394 0.0371 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 19,455 1,121 23,897 1,339 0.388 0.0579 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 0 20,262 643 24,024 544 0.418 0.0206 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 24,367 2,973 23,198 1,252 0.293 0.0640 1,249
  Annuities 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,544 179 3,446 1,168 0.657 0.2106 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 16 654 15,977 95 26,546 416 0.507 0.0105 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24 790 19,929 174 32,376 422 0.492 0.0091 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 13,332 83 13,804 59 0.264 0.0060 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12 67 15,856 119 20,427 146 0.385 0.0072 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 10 25 14,630 91 17,562 119 0.349 0.0073 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,424 312 5,385 244 0.435 0.0400 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 13,245 83 13,703 58 0.262 0.0059 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
44 4 12,280 233 18,277 257 0.000 0.0000 1,249

Footnotes

[PDF] or PDF denotes a file in Adobe’s Portable Document Format. To view the file, you will need the Adobe® Reader® Off Site available free from Adobe. This symbol Off Site indicates a link to a non-government web site. Our linking to these sites does not constitute an endorsement of any products, services or the information found on them. Once you link to another site you are subject to the policies of the new site.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: January 14, 2013