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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 A.O.I.C.
    Total 12,061 465 432 636 1,088 979 710 752 495 709
Earnings 8,183 319 253 284 275 451 248 522 324 560
  Wages and Salary 7,995 300 234 278 269 428 238 512 317 553
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 313 110 29 23 10 23 10 17 7 8
  Farm Self-Employment 54 49 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2,595 98 195 338 598 558 374 212 125 61
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 869 109 128 145 382 49 31 20 2 0
Public Assistance 435 211 121 52 31 20 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 80 20 14 11 8 5 11 2 3 0
Survivor Benefits 156 24 23 26 22 13 8 11 1 10
Disability Benefits 123 36 10 25 22 14 4 2 4 0
Unemployment Compensation 867 227 178 125 89 84 54 50 14 25
Workers Compensation 96 47 10 9 5 4 9 0 0 1
Property Income 2,888 2,469 146 80 48 43 21 13 4 5
  Interest 2,672 2,431 117 42 21 13 10 6 1 4
  Dividends 540 428 40 36 9 12 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 247 140 24 21 17 20 4 6 0 2
Retirement Income 966 130 99 120 94 65 70 69 32 33
  Company or Union Retirement 508 103 77 69 29 40 33 40 12 11
  Federal Government Retirement 101 4 4 2 12 8 8 4 2 3
  Military Retirement 35 0 1 4 8 3 7 2 0 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 240 6 15 26 29 15 21 19 13 7
  Railroad Retirement 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 0
  Annuities 28 8 5 2 0 0 2 2 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 17 2 2 1 2 1 0 1 3 2
  Other or Don't Know 68 17 5 13 14 5 2 1 0 5
Pension Income 751 96 73 76 57 53 60 62 26 23
  Company or Union Retirement 427 83 64 47 24 37 29 37 11 11
  Federal Government Retirement 79 4 3 0 11 1 4 5 2 0
  Military Retirement 22 0 0 2 2 1 8 2 0 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 204 1 8 25 18 13 17 19 11 7
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 14 6 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
Alimony 16 3 4 0 2 2 1 2 0 1
Child Support 811 380 246 80 45 21 22 4 4 3
Educational Assistance 586 191 158 129 23 36 4 6 10 8
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
154 98 20 20 5 8 0 0 0 3
Other Income, N.E.C. 59 42 4 4 1 7 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10,444 335 372 551 826 952 606 707 426 617
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10,691 327 347 529 804 907 577 703 416 631
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,598 98 196 338 598 558 372 213 128 63
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3,009 112 202 341 603 524 344 209 127 90
  Government Transfer Payments 4,885 468 584 634 1,036 757 470 318 174 116
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,241 276 230 193 394 74 41 21 6 1
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,582 264 322 446 966 657 420 244 145 65
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,165 391 320 300 468 138 114 99 43 33

 

  $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 A.O.I.C.
    Total 457 623 353 616 260 478 223 446 145 307
Earnings 315 517 277 624 171 436 164 412 100 328
  Wages and Salary 304 509 272 614 171 422 160 421 106 316
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9 6 6 10 0 9 3 6 3 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 14 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 2 2 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 0 0 0 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 1 2 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 8 2 4 3 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 5 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 0
Property Income 4 2 6 2 0 1 3 2 5 0
  Interest 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
  Dividends 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
Retirement Income 21 41 16 39 22 27 13 5 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 3 22 18 11 0 7 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 6 10 0 12 2 7 7 3 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 16 11 2 16 18 6 5 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 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 1 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 21 42 14 43 16 23 13 2 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 3 21 18 16 0 7 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 7 11 0 11 0 7 6 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 14 10 2 16 16 6 5 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alimony 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 9 0 0 2 1 2 0 2 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 339 533 285 625 182 446 171 416 104 327
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
370 575 334 664 213 477 188 437 117 338
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
51 78 48 50 31 36 24 23 6 18
  Government Transfer Payments 65 61 25 41 23 18 19 8 6 8
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
23 17 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
24 42 18 39 22 27 13 5 0 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
25 Years and Over
Black A.O.I.C.
    Total 125 287 118 158 73 146 99 86 38 89
Earnings 93 291 82 147 33 170 42 79 18 93
  Wages and Salary 91 287 80 143 32 168 42 82 18 93
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 7 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 7 1 1 3 0 0 0 4 0
  Interest 0 7 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 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 6 0
Retirement Income 9 6 15 4 3 0 0 2 3 9
  Company or Union Retirement 1 5 9 4 0 0 0 2 1 2
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 6
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 1 2 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 7 5 15 2 3 0 0 2 1 9
  Company or Union Retirement 1 5 9 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 2 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 2 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 95 303 84 147 38 171 43 78 20 94
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
109 307 94 158 45 175 49 80 23 107
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
10 12 18 12 0 0 3 3 2 12
  Government Transfer Payments 11 11 0 5 0 0 4 0 0 12
  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 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 6 15 4 3 0 0 2 3 9

 

  $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 A.O.I.C.
    Total 52 69 39 81 30 43 15 43 22 20
Earnings 27 73 27 86 25 32 8 31 16 20
  Wages and Salary 24 75 27 84 24 32 6 33 13 24
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 2 1 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 3 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 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 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 1 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 27 69 27 85 25 34 8 32 18 20
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
34 75 28 76 27 41 10 37 16 20
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 3 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 1
  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
2 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1

 

    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 A.O.I.C.
    Total 16 241 21,672 231 28,458 362 0.439 0.0089 1,430
Earnings 11 194 27,693 420 32,977 478 0.396 0.0104 1,430
  Wages and Salary 7 182 28,003 491 33,064 481 0.392 0.0106 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 12 6,880 1,470 17,507 2,308 0.663 0.0653 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,310 137 10,700 119 0.268 0.0154 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,848 115 7,039 145 0.283 0.0247 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,627 230 3,530 171 0.474 0.0399 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 6,346 1,201 8,703 1,064 0.462 0.1024 1,430
Survivor Benefits 2 1 8,132 844 14,169 2,018 0.558 0.0977 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 6,666 674 8,031 784 0.462 0.0839 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 5,587 351 7,373 288 0.457 0.0324 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,899 1,026 7,430 1,209 0.585 0.1009 1,430
Property Income 8 2 1,462 33 2,251 202 0.534 0.0707 1,430
  Interest 4 0 1,374 32 1,305 149 0.281 0.1162 1,430
  Dividends 0 2 1,577 81 2,385 386 0.519 0.1299 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 0 2,207 168 6,996 1,348 0.661 0.1100 1,430
Retirement Income 2 1 11,516 715 16,809 659 0.502 0.0300 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 7,877 928 13,353 797 0.554 0.0412 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 24,126 2,606 24,525 2,054 0.348 0.0850 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 16,181 1,219 20,437 1,202 0.390 0.0559 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 2 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 0 0 13,364 683 17,389 674 0.466 0.0316 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,572 1,144 13,343 758 0.508 0.0425 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 25,712 1,372 25,949 2,392 0.354 0.0959 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 17,661 1,567 21,808 1,284 0.379 0.0588 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 2,755 173 3,772 163 0.498 0.0355 1,430
Educational Assistance 2 0 4,105 229 5,650 390 0.497 0.0569 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 1,976 190 3,272 373 0.522 0.0877 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 11 195 21,815 248 28,497 390 0.429 0.0094 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12 214 23,197 417 29,358 386 0.422 0.0092 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,314 137 10,710 119 0.267 0.0154 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 7 11,173 156 14,623 276 0.394 0.0184 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 9,326 101 10,844 153 0.385 0.0140 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,472 273 6,168 133 0.350 0.0214 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,466 93 9,887 104 0.294 0.0132 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 1 7,879 149 11,034 332 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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