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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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 20,399 467 253 400 562 770 537 657 523 892
Earnings 18,084 330 220 317 244 554 250 526 327 789
  Wages and Salary 16,548 222 201 261 200 444 229 448 304 679
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,945 293 71 94 63 165 34 104 23 138
  Farm Self-Employment 307 140 7 15 9 19 2 12 2 6
Social Security 1,087 37 52 53 183 200 168 114 116 80
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 523 60 56 79 189 68 30 21 14 0
Public Assistance 97 57 23 8 0 1 1 1 6 0
Veterans Benefits 354 83 34 50 26 12 27 44 11 11
Survivor Benefits 76 21 7 7 6 10 1 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 227 28 14 21 16 37 26 12 11 19
Unemployment Compensation 1,902 490 329 287 181 184 117 90 89 61
Workers Compensation 215 66 30 17 20 18 7 1 6 18
Property Income 9,800 7,504 720 458 258 181 91 120 47 65
  Interest 9,100 7,894 504 201 146 64 58 56 2 24
  Dividends 3,802 2,967 248 257 66 81 27 25 0 24
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,271 767 103 133 59 70 12 25 5 11
Retirement Income 732 51 40 43 44 69 69 48 40 43
  Company or Union Retirement 220 29 31 21 6 30 18 3 3 17
  Federal Government Retirement 58 0 4 4 3 0 8 0 6 5
  Military Retirement 204 0 0 11 6 20 34 31 18 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 170 4 2 4 18 17 3 12 12 13
  Railroad Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 11 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 16 2 4 0 3 0 3 0 0 1
  Other or Don't Know 57 16 0 4 8 2 4 2 0 2
Pension Income 492 15 22 20 22 44 42 39 29 25
  Company or Union Retirement 141 14 20 14 5 16 7 0 1 11
  Federal Government Retirement 34 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 1 5
  Military Retirement 191 0 0 2 6 16 34 31 18 9
  State or Local Government Retirement 115 1 0 4 6 12 0 8 8 4
  Railroad Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 5 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Child Support 63 28 19 7 5 0 0 0 2 0
Educational Assistance 175 64 43 32 18 2 2 5 3 5
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
134 44 38 7 10 19 1 3 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 104 90 2 4 1 4 0 1 1 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 19,050 333 257 350 403 726 412 634 444 856
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
19,247 334 261 343 415 739 420 625 426 871
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,091 37 52 53 183 200 168 114 116 80
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,692 76 74 85 211 254 218 153 129 113
  Government Transfer Payments 4,129 609 452 435 580 483 350 298 240 175
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 602 106 77 79 191 70 29 23 16 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,586 89 91 119 369 262 206 130 133 83
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,294 152 110 118 226 131 95 65 53 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 424 710 447 854 363 698 349 861 332 597
Earnings 294 724 360 871 278 740 293 939 230 606
  Wages and Salary 248 656 339 816 265 676 278 859 213 554
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 40 87 21 74 22 64 8 78 9 47
  Farm Self-Employment 9 4 3 6 2 1 5 4 0 3
Social Security 33 18 24 0 6 0 0 0 2 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 6 9 6 15 4 2 0 3 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 6 0 5 0 5 0 2 0 0
Disability Benefits 4 6 7 0 0 5 3 0 0 8
Unemployment Compensation 23 13 11 9 0 0 1 2 0 4
Workers Compensation 6 6 0 6 1 4 1 3 0 0
Property Income 36 39 12 31 11 6 9 41 10 7
  Interest 15 11 2 31 3 4 0 23 1 1
  Dividends 0 24 0 10 0 0 4 13 0 8
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 15 14 0 11 0 3 2 1 3 3
Retirement Income 34 34 20 47 11 35 8 11 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 1 9 1 16 4 3 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
  Military Retirement 17 13 12 8 3 3 0 5 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 7 2 20 7 14 3 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 9 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 28 29 13 43 11 29 7 10 1 5
  Company or Union Retirement 6 0 0 9 1 15 7 3 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
  Military Retirement 17 13 12 8 3 3 0 5 0 3
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 10 1 20 7 10 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 339 736 394 871 286 735 293 935 236 607
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
349 721 377 885 298 740 309 935 240 609
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 33 18 24 4 6 0 0 0 2 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
55 42 32 45 23 40 17 11 6 5
  Government Transfer Payments 95 80 65 55 19 26 20 23 15 16
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
42 26 28 0 6 0 0 0 2 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
46 34 21 54 14 41 8 11 1 5

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 346 965 260 539 276 681 187 372 158 454
Earnings 272 1,085 182 541 196 780 124 363 135 507
  Wages and Salary 258 1,005 187 498 188 727 122 360 136 500
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8 96 8 31 5 68 0 9 0 27
  Farm Self-Employment 0 10 0 4 0 16 0 2 0 7
Social Security 0 1 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 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 8 14 0 6 10 2 1 1 0 5
  Interest 0 1 0 3 8 0 1 1 0 3
  Dividends 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 4 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 5
Retirement Income 12 14 11 5 0 13 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 4 6 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 4 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 1 7 2 0 4 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) 1 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 7 14 8 5 0 7 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 6 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
  Federal Government Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 4 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 1 4 2 0 4 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 0 0 0 3 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 274 1,086 182 540 199 778 125 363 135 506
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
279 1,081 195 536 204 774 129 379 132 512
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
13 18 8 12 1 10 0 4 0 2
  Government Transfer Payments 13 14 5 10 4 13 2 2 0 0
  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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 14 11 5 0 13 0 0 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 142 418 166 390 174 213 123 305 93 141
Earnings 74 465 120 470 92 234 71 323 53 120
  Wages and Salary 69 441 122 431 90 230 62 307 52 113
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 17 0 23 2 8 2 25 0 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2
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 6 5 3 9 1 2 6 1 0 2
  Interest 0 0 0 4 0 2 3 1 0 0
  Dividends 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 2 7 1 2 0 1 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 2 0 8 0 4 3 0 2
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 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 2 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Pension Income 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 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 75 463 120 474 92 231 73 323 56 119
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
84 484 125 474 97 234 78 317 64 120
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 4 5 0 8 0 6 3 0 2
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 3 0 8 0 2 2 0 0
  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 2 0 8 0 1 3 0 2

 

    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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 93 3,207 45,420 334 60,684 555 0.468 0.0069 1,249
Earnings 48 2,942 48,894 690 62,993 592 0.436 0.0072 1,249
  Wages and Salary 43 2,714 50,304 179 64,017 619 0.427 0.0076 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1 180 22,293 739 37,659 1,293 0.565 0.0213 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 13 5,982 2,025 21,597 2,445 0.662 0.0467 1,249
Social Security 0 0 12,763 274 13,474 217 0.262 0.0222 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,368 169 8,224 216 0.305 0.0319 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,108 240 3,558 515 0.546 0.1093 1,249
Veterans Benefits 3 0 8,430 996 12,659 810 0.520 0.0477 1,249
Survivor Benefits 2 0 9,077 1,786 17,545 2,861 0.606 0.0986 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 12,299 645 16,861 1,280 0.486 0.0614 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 7 0 6,151 213 8,328 232 0.483 0.0220 1,249
Workers Compensation 2 0 6,660 1,203 11,116 1,028 0.564 0.0633 1,249
Property Income 15 56 1,632 18 3,769 144 0.653 0.0246 1,249
  Interest 34 0 1,441 17 1,941 96 0.478 0.0411 1,249
  Dividends 0 30 1,602 29 3,239 195 0.622 0.0415 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 2 2,072 65 5,478 499 0.622 0.0560 1,249
Retirement Income 4 0 17,588 877 22,466 776 0.423 0.0312 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 11,909 722 17,801 1,309 0.498 0.0555 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 17,617 887 21,183 899 0.275 0.0564 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 22,354 2,096 27,144 1,670 0.374 0.0632 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Pension Income 4 0 21,389 1,245 25,019 910 0.373 0.0370 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 13,110 4,191 19,705 1,540 0.444 0.0623 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 18,474 1,034 22,111 908 0.257 0.0582 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 0 30,102 2,245 31,085 2,168 0.327 0.0777 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Child Support 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,897 429 5,468 613 0.487 0.0927 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 4,013 421 7,842 1,135 0.577 0.1000 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,450 159 2,540 598 0.546 0.2042 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 48 2,943 46,171 318 60,568 569 0.449 0.0071 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
53 2,999 46,376 318 60,804 566 0.448 0.0070 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,794 275 13,541 219 0.264 0.0222 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 1 14,177 264 18,366 419 0.392 0.0224 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 14 0 9,951 165 12,608 212 0.452 0.0146 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,005 179 7,722 222 0.355 0.0303 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,195 213 12,163 181 0.295 0.0187 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 3 10,786 384 16,297 515 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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