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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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 9,250 306 236 375 642 569 427 442 373 633
Earnings 6,639 230 182 202 168 298 176 261 187 530
  Wages and Salary 6,317 200 169 183 154 269 169 246 187 499
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 452 92 24 27 21 50 5 21 1 35
  Farm Self-Employment 60 46 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,832 69 88 142 341 302 251 262 171 103
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 470 60 46 75 215 34 19 3 3 5
Public Assistance 81 50 22 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 303 53 45 35 23 24 7 23 23 2
Survivor Benefits 46 8 6 16 3 3 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 95 13 7 6 5 28 7 13 5 1
Unemployment Compensation 839 241 141 123 77 94 48 44 25 23
Workers Compensation 80 41 2 8 0 3 5 3 3 7
Property Income 2,235 1,860 115 81 38 38 9 19 2 11
  Interest 2,036 1,835 70 34 16 17 8 13 0 5
  Dividends 490 396 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 860 43 38 85 74 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 34 5 6 2 5 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 23 10 5 1 3 1 2 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 257 73 65 65 10 17 4 2 0 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
73 39 10 5 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 8,228 261 238 303 478 551 394 487 345 612
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,422 247 220 308 436 527 360 443 310 599
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,839 69 88 142 341 302 255 262 171 103
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,210 66 75 151 316 308 231 230 154 106
  Government Transfer Payments 3,544 380 287 335 619 438 306 337 230 145
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 542 101 67 79 221 34 19 3 3 5
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
2,268 116 113 204 554 340 267 262 183 107
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,378 139 102 164 281 117 92 54 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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 286 454 270 547 187 380 184 408 116 276
Earnings 178 372 179 530 125 329 136 398 72 239
  Wages and Salary 172 347 171 526 123 317 137 376 74 234
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 7 30 3 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 3 10 2 2 4 6 0 0
  Interest 3 4 6 7 0 0 0 6 0 2
  Dividends 0 1 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 0 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 4
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 230 395 193 534 141 336 141 398 78 241
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
249 429 226 559 170 371 168 416 95 272
  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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 133 268 82 170 79 183 48 141 40 168
Earnings 99 280 40 169 48 180 34 128 29 148
  Wages and Salary 97 272 42 166 44 177 34 123 29 147
  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 108 291 42 166 47 179 36 130 30 148
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
121 295 53 168 69 178 35 135 42 160
  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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 40 81 34 99 29 36 17 48 15 30
Earnings 24 70 24 93 21 43 12 58 13 27
  Wages and Salary 23 64 22 93 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 93 21 43 11 58 15 28
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
33 72 28 99 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
25 Years and Over
Black alone (2)
    Total 18 380 26,850 317 35,173 484 0.443 0.0105 1,430
Earnings 4 303 31,675 230 39,204 603 0.406 0.0118 1,430
  Wages and Salary 4 251 31,867 226 38,915 594 0.394 0.0118 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 32 15,858 2,443 31,297 3,031 0.635 0.0561 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 12,286 212 12,771 163 0.263 0.0178 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,128 150 7,595 246 0.286 0.0386 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,038 270 2,323 316 0.366 0.1216 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,430 1,101 13,721 913 0.494 0.0513 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 11,574 513 12,259 936 0.350 0.0832 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 1 0 5,765 352 7,498 297 0.471 0.0312 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,471 1,885 8,728 1,349 0.586 0.0867 1,430
Property Income 0 4 1,502 38 2,503 235 0.559 0.0705 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,387 37 1,603 168 0.398 0.0977 1,430
  Dividends 0 3 1,545 83 2,663 495 0.578 0.1390 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 16,513 832 21,854 821 0.434 0.0334 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 4,605 366 6,494 613 0.517 0.0725 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 4 304 26,362 343 34,478 507 0.436 0.0109 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15 332 28,438 608 35,912 505 0.426 0.0106 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,315 215 12,792 163 0.263 0.0178 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12 9 14,551 305 19,089 414 0.395 0.0211 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 4 3 10,860 203 13,602 249 0.418 0.0169 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,773 157 6,940 235 0.326 0.0359 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,080 209 11,973 149 0.284 0.0163 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
16 4 10,059 354 16,358 576 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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