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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
65 to 74 Years
All Races
    Total 9,599 154 101 245 424 510 574 583 581 525
Earnings 3,580 284 215 181 111 255 107 119 110 176
  Wages and Salary 2,998 211 179 135 82 219 106 90 97 130
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 613 127 53 37 27 53 2 28 13 33
  Farm Self-Employment 157 47 24 13 2 4 2 8 3 11
Social Security 7,870 154 274 389 584 817 1,122 1,404 1,269 828
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 193 41 30 43 51 4 11 4 7 2
Public Assistance 13 8 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 429 142 34 45 16 51 12 10 11 4
Survivor Benefits 172 31 11 17 20 21 15 1 7 6
Disability Benefits 76 10 5 7 13 5 7 2 4 4
Unemployment Compensation 254 52 52 40 15 24 10 17 13 21
Workers Compensation 47 15 4 19 3 0 3 0 0 1
Property Income 5,262 3,214 578 382 191 164 83 103 42 44
  Interest 4,875 3,662 410 206 81 122 29 58 33 10
  Dividends 2,089 1,332 259 152 63 65 23 17 10 26
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 877 414 113 91 35 53 14 31 6 33
Retirement Income 3,792 385 318 299 232 257 229 209 207 209
  Company or Union Retirement 2,287 319 261 241 164 177 186 150 142 113
  Federal Government Retirement 350 13 13 10 13 5 13 19 10 16
  Military Retirement 218 9 11 1 7 12 24 26 21 15
  State or Local Government Retirement 726 43 39 42 25 47 19 21 39 51
  Railroad Retirement 76 3 0 2 11 2 4 0 0 3
  Annuities 56 24 7 1 0 2 0 0 6 1
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 137 13 9 20 10 10 10 0 13 3
  Other or Don't Know 124 12 20 16 16 5 2 4 0 2
Pension Income 3,529 363 311 269 194 240 206 214 197 197
  Company or Union Retirement 2,216 304 267 233 148 167 175 151 143 108
  Federal Government Retirement 335 10 13 10 11 6 12 19 8 16
  Military Retirement 198 6 9 1 7 12 22 19 21 15
  State or Local Government Retirement 697 40 37 40 25 45 16 21 35 49
  Railroad Retirement 70 3 0 2 5 2 4 0 0 3
  Annuities 31 18 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 1
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 12 6 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
14 7 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 62 44 4 7 0 3 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 9,070 140 227 340 478 670 935 1,143 1,092 712
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
9,380 92 110 269 425 550 661 661 663 559
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7,932 154 274 386 590 813 1,126 1,404 1,273 830
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
8,315 102 142 296 536 675 804 837 793 680
  Government Transfer Payments 8,307 144 144 281 594 737 1,017 1,241 1,125 783
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 204 46 30 45 54 4 11 4 7 2
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7,978 161 268 386 645 826 1,135 1,409 1,277 830
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,972 419 341 349 275 258 239 213 215 210

 

  $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
All Races
    Total 436 416 353 343 261 288 287 257 191 203
Earnings 90 133 60 120 33 96 26 150 31 80
  Wages and Salary 75 102 55 104 32 80 21 122 30 66
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8 31 6 17 0 18 4 26 1 11
  Farm Self-Employment 7 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 2
Social Security 506 339 90 31 5 15 15 0 4 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 12 6 12 23 8 15 6 3 2 4
Survivor Benefits 5 7 3 0 3 0 3 0 3 0
Disability Benefits 1 1 5 3 0 7 0 3 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 21 29 18 24 24 16 10 18 14 24
  Interest 18 13 3 16 12 10 8 3 12 13
  Dividends 12 14 0 10 15 22 0 11 3 15
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 11 5 11 0 5 5 11 0 0
Retirement Income 194 128 109 142 80 127 67 87 49 39
  Company or Union Retirement 111 57 52 59 22 41 19 26 16 11
  Federal Government Retirement 20 13 19 27 13 19 1 12 14 15
  Military Retirement 22 5 4 6 1 3 7 13 6 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 37 28 39 15 57 19 22 9 12
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 6 6 19 11 3 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 10 2 0 2 0 0 12 9 5 0
  Other or Don't Know 4 4 4 10 4 0 0 2 3 0
Pension Income 176 126 103 139 74 125 55 73 46 39
  Company or Union Retirement 112 56 51 58 19 41 19 23 16 11
  Federal Government Retirement 18 13 19 27 13 15 1 12 14 15
  Military Retirement 18 5 4 6 1 3 9 13 3 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 23 40 23 39 15 57 19 22 9 12
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 6 6 19 11 3 0 0 0
  Annuities 3 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 490 367 161 143 113 138 105 134 72 99
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
493 422 338 302 253 283 293 239 174 177
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 505 341 93 37 24 26 21 0 4 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
555 429 320 248 212 205 210 139 117 93
  Government Transfer Payments 489 403 192 117 98 102 89 72 44 49
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
507 347 90 33 5 15 15 0 4 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
196 130 110 143 80 127 67 87 49 39

 

  $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
All Races
    Total 178 201 123 166 143 123 118 96 118 90
Earnings 19 124 20 79 11 76 13 45 11 54
  Wages and Salary 16 104 18 69 10 77 17 40 11 47
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 22 0 3 2 4 0 5 1 3
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 3
Social Security 0 24 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 3 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 8 0 0 4 0 3 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 2
Property Income 5 12 19 17 18 4 7 13 10 0
  Interest 5 26 3 24 1 1 3 8 14 0
  Dividends 3 14 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 6 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 3
Retirement Income 71 53 36 15 6 58 11 27 6 34
  Company or Union Retirement 31 15 9 2 5 11 0 0 3 20
  Federal Government Retirement 5 6 3 4 4 16 7 9 3 7
  Military Retirement 4 0 5 0 0 3 0 2 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 24 11 6 0 21 6 12 0 2
  Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
  Other or Don't Know 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 71 55 29 12 9 47 11 24 6 33
  Company or Union Retirement 31 15 6 2 5 11 0 0 3 20
  Federal Government Retirement 5 12 3 4 4 13 7 9 3 7
  Military Retirement 4 0 5 0 0 3 0 2 0 6
  State or Local Government Retirement 25 21 8 6 0 21 6 10 0 2
  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 49 135 52 86 42 61 51 62 33 57
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
190 170 117 167 135 104 71 89 86 78
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
160 87 78 98 70 53 25 34 47 25
  Government Transfer Payments 100 64 50 47 30 34 26 41 25 15
  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 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
71 53 36 15 6 58 11 27 6 34

 

  $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
All Races
    Total 77 82 50 91 52 49 42 57 42 41
Earnings 15 54 20 79 12 24 5 45 7 20
  Wages and Salary 14 44 23 71 12 17 5 39 7 20
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 6 0 4 0 3 0 5 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 7 3 3 3 12 7 0 3 2 1
  Interest 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 2 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 17 3 12 3 2 5 1 13 3 8
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 6 3 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 3 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 3 2 5 0 13 3 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2
  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 3 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 25 46 25 55 25 22 20 42 21 35
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
65 67 50 77 48 38 35 65 24 36
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
31 30 22 24 12 6 9 25 0 14
  Government Transfer Payments 18 21 16 7 2 6 11 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
17 3 12 3 2 5 1 13 3 8

 

    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
All Races
    Total 33 897 29,286 388 46,227 770 0.493 0.0116 1,249
Earnings 1 469 27,869 1,108 50,869 1,730 0.584 0.0193 1,249
  Wages and Salary 1 400 30,380 889 53,282 1,950 0.581 0.0214 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 56 15,652 2,286 31,145 2,349 0.634 0.0403 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 12 6,426 2,459 20,818 3,619 0.656 0.0648 1,249
Social Security 0 0 16,059 88 15,788 81 0.228 0.0079 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 6,501 455 6,886 369 0.396 0.0528 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 3 0 7,163 934 13,765 896 0.581 0.0422 1,249
Survivor Benefits 4 0 10,766 877 17,783 1,736 0.542 0.0692 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 11,643 1,935 15,411 1,510 0.409 0.0846 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 6,402 556 9,038 569 0.456 0.0506 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Property Income 25 88 2,047 32 8,157 316 0.737 0.0193 1,249
  Interest 59 0 1,664 27 4,898 233 0.712 0.0265 1,249
  Dividends 5 9 1,960 48 5,419 302 0.670 0.0328 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 20 0 3,053 365 8,805 684 0.657 0.0431 1,249
Retirement Income 37 4 17,098 412 22,108 362 0.468 0.0134 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 12 0 12,240 374 15,958 362 0.484 0.0183 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 31,073 964 34,836 1,360 0.355 0.0405 1,249
  Military Retirement 2 0 19,840 1,132 25,360 1,404 0.378 0.0562 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 0 25,913 1,046 29,160 897 0.406 0.0286 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 32,303 1,418 26,703 1,597 0.268 0.0732 1,249
  Annuities 5 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 2 0 14,239 2,801 21,287 1,882 0.484 0.0687 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 2 0 9,810 1,758 19,757 1,968 0.536 0.0672 1,249
Pension Income 34 1 17,122 388 21,845 367 0.464 0.0139 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 12 0 12,341 387 15,966 368 0.483 0.0186 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 7 0 31,129 943 34,650 1,338 0.348 0.0408 1,249
  Military Retirement 2 0 20,282 1,144 25,579 1,422 0.378 0.0572 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 10 0 26,069 920 29,239 915 0.401 0.0294 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12 555 18,878 122 33,775 730 0.517 0.0143 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
21 681 26,227 320 41,599 728 0.482 0.0124 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 16,108 89 15,921 83 0.232 0.0079 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
12 61 19,915 167 25,025 222 0.360 0.0094 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 9 32 17,491 107 21,048 187 0.333 0.0100 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,413 438 6,725 361 0.402 0.0513 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 16,007 89 15,747 80 0.230 0.0078 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
37 4 16,229 413 21,451 350 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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