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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 1,609 39 27 68 142 96 57 80 71 88
Earnings 978 37 26 25 23 28 29 34 28 71
  Wages and Salary 918 30 21 16 17 30 25 29 26 71
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 75 14 8 9 6 0 3 6 1 0
  Farm Self-Employment 7 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 402 15 21 49 61 54 48 67 41 20
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 136 14 5 16 72 10 2 0 2 5
Public Assistance 9 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 120 20 27 5 12 7 2 0 17 2
Survivor Benefits 17 2 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 36 2 5 0 3 7 3 9 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 115 28 21 5 18 17 6 8 5 1
Workers Compensation 23 11 2 3 0 2 2 0 2 0
Property Income 455 359 30 21 9 11 2 2 2 0
  Interest 407 353 20 10 4 3 1 3 0 2
  Dividends 107 71 7 17 3 3 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 57 38 5 1 4 7 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 298 3 15 28 12 27 16 23 24 20
  Company or Union Retirement 141 3 9 25 8 0 3 7 7 12
  Federal Government Retirement 29 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 65 0 0 0 0 15 6 14 11 8
  State or Local Government Retirement 57 0 2 2 0 11 7 5 6 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 13 0 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 267 3 10 23 8 23 14 18 24 20
  Company or Union Retirement 133 3 8 20 7 0 3 7 7 12
  Federal Government Retirement 25 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 57 0 0 0 0 12 6 8 11 8
  State or Local Government Retirement 49 0 2 2 0 11 5 3 6 0
  Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 6 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,326 35 40 63 73 74 71 94 70 91
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,440 34 32 68 72 76 60 87 68 91
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 405 15 21 49 61 54 48 67 41 20
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
613 13 23 59 70 73 46 70 46 27
  Government Transfer Payments 793 46 45 61 147 98 51 84 64 33
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 142 17 7 17 72 10 2 0 2 5
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
518 16 25 55 133 65 52 67 41 22
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
427 20 17 45 78 38 18 23 26 26

 

  $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 60 73 49 90 33 72 35 49 18 41
Earnings 26 48 19 78 13 53 20 48 11 33
  Wages and Salary 27 44 18 79 13 47 20 46 11 31
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 0 1 0 5 2 2 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 20 3 3 0 0 0 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 13 0 0 6 6 5 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 1 3 0 1 2 2 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 21 10 15 3 0 20 6 0 3 10
  Company or Union Retirement 11 1 9 1 0 6 9 0 3 7
  Federal Government Retirement 3 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 2 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 4 3 0 0 5 1 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 0 0 0
Pension Income 18 12 15 3 0 18 10 0 3 11
  Company or Union Retirement 11 1 9 0 0 6 9 0 3 7
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 4 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 3 4 3 0 0 2 1 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 37 51 30 84 18 55 20 48 11 33
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
44 62 38 81 26 73 31 47 12 48
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 20 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
32 17 19 4 6 28 7 2 4 19
  Government Transfer Payments 42 26 15 7 3 20 9 2 1 8
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
23 12 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
24 12 16 3 0 17 5 0 3 10

 

  $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 22 36 15 38 19 30 4 29 16 22
Earnings 16 40 7 40 10 32 4 22 3 16
  Wages and Salary 16 38 7 39 8 32 4 22 3 16
  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 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 6 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 3 2 0 2 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
  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 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 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 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 16 40 7 40 10 30 4 22 3 16
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21 39 13 35 17 27 6 26 12 21
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 6 3 2 0 0 0 5 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 3 3 5 1 3 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 5 3 2 0 6 2 2 0 0

 

  $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 13 11 12 22 4 7 2 12 4 6
Earnings 3 13 3 20 5 5 4 13 3 2
  Wages and Salary 4 13 3 20 5 6 3 13 3 2
  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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 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 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 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
  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 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 4 13 3 20 5 5 4 13 3 2
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9 13 6 22 7 5 3 15 3 2
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 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
55 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 4 94 27,683 1,047 37,284 1,091 0.446 0.0234 1,430
Earnings 3 64 35,163 1,798 41,820 1,364 0.396 0.0278 1,430
  Wages and Salary 3 56 35,647 1,362 42,139 1,339 0.378 0.0281 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 12,567 595 12,719 352 0.271 0.0368 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,654 242 9,293 611 0.296 0.0786 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 9,264 1,616 13,158 1,209 0.451 0.0693 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 8,048 1,283 9,138 1,148 0.485 0.1020 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 2 1,584 89 3,669 757 0.661 0.1331 1,430
  Interest 2 0 1,441 85 2,379 555 0.564 0.1827 1,430
  Dividends 0 1 1,876 217 4,774 1,464 0.643 0.1926 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 12 4 20,100 1,182 27,283 1,734 0.433 0.0567 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 21,636 1,511 28,979 2,797 0.481 0.0737 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 21,352 1,209 27,937 1,720 0.399 0.0577 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 14 0 22,271 1,484 30,170 2,912 0.470 0.0753 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 3 64 25,694 1,130 34,720 1,091 0.438 0.0250 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6 81 29,229 1,294 37,621 1,110 0.434 0.0243 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 12,643 601 12,809 355 0.272 0.0368 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 6 15,815 528 21,595 994 0.429 0.0413 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 2 0 12,477 620 16,319 588 0.406 0.0341 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,553 247 9,010 603 0.309 0.0770 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 11,136 523 12,338 315 0.282 0.0341 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
12 4 14,650 1,591 22,036 1,340 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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