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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
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 10,829 591 409 565 838 725 502 541 450 703
Earnings 7,805 455 323 298 276 412 232 343 242 604
  Wages and Salary 7,462 415 308 275 258 383 225 327 242 573
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 491 118 27 30 24 50 5 21 1 35
  Farm Self-Employment 73 60 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,922 91 99 160 358 318 253 267 171 103
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 563 70 60 95 260 36 21 3 3 5
Public Assistance 103 65 27 7 5 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 306 56 45 35 23 24 7 23 23 2
Survivor Benefits 48 8 6 18 3 3 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 105 13 7 6 14 28 7 13 5 1
Unemployment Compensation 922 279 150 146 81 102 48 44 27 23
Workers Compensation 86 43 5 8 0 3 5 3 3 7
Property Income 2,408 2,027 117 81 38 38 9 19 2 11
  Interest 2,202 1,995 72 34 16 17 8 13 0 5
  Dividends 514 418 23 41 4 10 0 1 3 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 260 155 26 23 19 17 2 4 0 2
Retirement Income 871 43 38 87 84 83 75 53 60 42
  Company or Union Retirement 446 34 22 67 57 33 38 27 16 22
  Federal Government Retirement 90 1 4 6 4 4 3 0 3 3
  Military Retirement 138 0 1 1 1 22 17 20 26 8
  State or Local Government Retirement 151 3 7 11 6 21 14 8 13 8
  Railroad Retirement 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
  Annuities 12 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 11 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 45 5 6 4 14 2 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 760 32 30 65 67 67 66 47 57 42
  Company or Union Retirement 421 31 23 59 54 26 34 27 16 22
  Federal Government Retirement 74 1 1 0 4 4 1 3 3 3
  Military Retirement 121 0 1 0 1 14 17 12 26 8
  State or Local Government Retirement 134 0 5 8 6 22 13 5 10 8
  Railroad Retirement 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
  Annuities 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1
Alimony 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 42 18 18 1 3 1 2 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 644 183 154 158 41 36 4 24 5 12
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
101 62 10 10 7 7 2 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 25 20 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9,461 489 385 415 603 682 451 573 402 686
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9,667 475 367 422 571 657 417 529 367 673
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,929 91 99 160 358 318 257 267 171 103
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,312 88 86 171 342 324 233 235 154 106
  Government Transfer Payments 4,038 533 394 460 690 464 312 343 230 146
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 657 125 87 101 266 36 21 3 3 5
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,471 160 144 244 615 357 271 268 183 107
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,497 162 122 186 325 118 95 60 63 48

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 320 515 290 597 187 407 192 429 122 280
Earnings 203 427 191 582 125 348 140 426 72 240
  Wages and Salary 197 402 182 578 125 334 140 404 74 235
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7 30 5 13 8 17 2 16 2 3
  Farm Self-Employment 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 67 20 8 5 0 2 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 14 7 2 12 11 12 0 3 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1
Disability Benefits 5 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 12 2 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 3 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0
Property Income 5 5 6 10 2 2 4 6 0 0
  Interest 3 4 8 7 0 0 0 6 0 2
  Dividends 0 4 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 55 30 36 34 10 31 10 10 4 16
  Company or Union Retirement 24 13 14 17 6 9 10 0 3 7
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 6 7 2 12 0 2 1 3
  Military Retirement 12 4 11 0 0 6 0 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 4 7 9 1 9 2 4 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 50 27 35 34 10 29 12 10 4 16
  Company or Union Retirement 26 13 13 16 6 9 10 0 3 7
  Federal Government Retirement 4 0 6 7 2 10 0 2 1 2
  Military Retirement 12 5 11 0 0 4 0 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 4 7 9 1 5 2 4 0 7
  Railroad Retirement 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 2 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 4 2 10 0 7 0 0 0 6
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 255 450 205 586 141 355 144 426 78 242
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
274 483 238 610 170 390 172 444 95 273
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 67 23 8 5 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
100 63 67 48 38 43 22 21 13 30
  Government Transfer Payments 118 67 46 31 21 35 14 13 8 18
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
72 29 11 6 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
59 30 37 35 12 28 8 10 4 16

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 135 269 83 171 79 189 48 145 43 168
Earnings 99 281 40 170 48 185 34 131 31 148
  Wages and Salary 97 274 42 167 44 182 34 126 32 147
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 4 7 3 9 0 4 0 6
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 4 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 3 0 2 6 2 0 2 0 0
  Interest 0 6 0 0 2 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 2 0 2 0 0
Retirement Income 13 6 3 4 1 8 0 2 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 2 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 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 12 7 0 3 1 4 0 2 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 2 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 2 0 1 0 1 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 108 292 42 168 47 184 36 133 33 148
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
121 295 53 170 69 183 35 137 44 160
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
19 25 13 11 3 4 1 6 3 1
  Government Transfer Payments 11 12 15 7 9 3 6 2 1 2
  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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
13 6 3 4 1 11 2 2 0 2

 

  $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
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 40 81 34 99 29 36 17 48 15 30
Earnings 24 70 24 96 21 43 12 58 13 27
  Wages and Salary 23 64 22 96 19 46 12 63 13 23
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 3 0 2 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 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Interest 1 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 3 7 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 3 6 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 7 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
  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 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 70 24 96 21 43 11 58 15 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
33 72 28 101 27 44 16 59 14 28
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 7 1 3 2 3 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 2 6 2 0 3 5 2 0 2
  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 3 7 0 2 0 0 1 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
15 Years and Over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 18 386 23,203 486 31,908 429 0.469 0.0097 1,430
Earnings 4 307 28,639 690 35,333 533 0.438 0.0109 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 254 29,223 710 34,977 523 0.428 0.0109 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 34 12,341 1,951 29,457 2,832 0.651 0.0535 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 11,991 206 12,471 161 0.270 0.0174 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,046 136 7,457 213 0.285 0.0343 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 1,983 233 2,201 265 0.353 0.1106 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,315 1,107 13,627 909 0.499 0.0509 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 11,157 538 11,881 863 0.351 0.0800 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 5,536 312 7,207 276 0.472 0.0301 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,508 1,456 8,307 1,278 0.599 0.0844 1,430
Property Income 0 6 1,485 36 2,488 239 0.564 0.0710 1,430
  Interest 4 0 1,380 35 1,633 178 0.413 0.0976 1,430
  Dividends 0 3 1,537 81 2,667 479 0.577 0.1352 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2,093 155 3,953 759 0.516 0.1284 1,430
Retirement Income 16 4 16,240 838 21,669 812 0.434 0.0333 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 13,102 845 18,794 1,088 0.474 0.0473 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 31,556 2,953 35,050 3,030 0.393 0.0847 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 18,231 686 21,290 1,351 0.245 0.0846 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 18,615 1,583 21,839 1,359 0.344 0.0647 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 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Pension Income 20 0 17,773 772 22,444 843 0.416 0.0345 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 13,732 911 19,335 1,144 0.470 0.0484 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 2 0 19,043 643 22,279 1,476 0.250 0.0893 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 19,476 1,936 22,596 1,439 0.335 0.0684 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 4,768 247 6,363 349 0.480 0.0454 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 2,048 243 3,957 657 0.548 0.1269 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 4 309 22,935 527 31,683 454 0.457 0.0101 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15 337 25,422 304 32,962 454 0.450 0.0099 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,019 207 12,492 161 0.270 0.0174 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12 9 14,054 309 18,537 401 0.401 0.0208 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 4 3 9,791 138 12,518 226 0.438 0.0160 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,649 144 6,742 205 0.327 0.0319 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,508 208 11,496 144 0.297 0.0158 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
16 4 9,645 178 15,564 538 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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