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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 11,689 445 413 627 1,061 961 687 720 486 691
Earnings 7,914 306 244 283 260 443 240 503 314 546
  Wages and Salary 7,731 287 225 277 254 421 230 495 307 539
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 302 104 29 23 10 21 10 15 7 8
  Farm Self-Employment 49 46 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 2,527 95 186 330 578 544 367 207 124 58
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 859 107 128 144 378 49 29 19 2 0
Public Assistance 412 202 115 46 28 20 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 77 19 14 11 8 5 11 2 3 0
Survivor Benefits 150 21 21 25 22 13 8 11 1 10
Disability Benefits 117 31 10 23 22 14 4 2 4 0
Unemployment Compensation 837 222 171 121 86 79 54 47 14 25
Workers Compensation 93 44 10 9 5 4 9 0 0 1
Property Income 2,779 2,374 145 73 48 41 21 13 4 5
  Interest 2,572 2,333 116 41 21 13 10 5 1 4
  Dividends 515 413 40 32 9 11 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 241 136 24 18 17 20 4 6 0 2
Retirement Income 937 121 94 116 92 64 70 67 32 33
  Company or Union Retirement 491 97 73 68 27 38 33 40 12 11
  Federal Government Retirement 100 4 4 1 12 8 8 4 2 3
  Military Retirement 35 0 1 4 8 3 7 2 0 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 232 4 15 24 29 15 21 17 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 64 15 5 12 14 5 2 1 0 5
Pension Income 732 92 71 74 55 52 60 60 26 23
  Company or Union Retirement 415 80 61 46 22 35 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 198 1 8 23 18 13 17 17 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 784 369 237 75 45 21 22 4 4 3
Educational Assistance 557 187 157 118 19 36 4 6 10 8
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
143 97 18 16 5 7 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 56 42 4 2 1 7 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 10,119 322 358 543 795 933 592 681 417 600
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
10,360 311 335 521 777 888 561 676 407 617
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,530 95 187 330 578 544 365 208 126 60
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2,929 102 195 334 588 510 337 202 124 90
  Government Transfer Payments 4,744 455 563 614 1,009 738 462 307 172 111
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,211 266 227 188 387 74 41 20 6 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,490 254 309 434 940 643 414 236 143 61
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,109 373 312 292 459 137 114 96 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 alone (2)
    Total 439 604 338 592 249 469 216 426 140 301
Earnings 298 496 261 608 164 423 161 394 96 323
  Wages and Salary 287 488 256 599 163 411 157 401 102 312
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9 6 6 10 0 9 2 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 3 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 6 2 4 3 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Property Income 2 2 6 2 0 1 3 0 5 0
  Interest 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
  Dividends 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
Retirement Income 21 39 16 39 21 27 13 5 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 3 21 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 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
  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 40 14 43 15 23 13 2 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 3 19 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 15 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 2 0 0 2 0 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 321 512 269 607 175 434 167 400 99 322
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
352 556 316 646 205 464 183 418 112 334
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 14 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
49 78 48 50 31 36 22 22 6 18
  Government Transfer Payments 57 61 23 41 23 18 17 7 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 41 16 39 21 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 alone (2)
    Total 124 275 118 155 63 136 97 86 38 85
Earnings 93 280 80 145 32 158 42 77 18 91
  Wages and Salary 90 275 80 141 30 156 42 80 18 91
  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 8 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 4 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 6 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 4 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 93 291 82 145 36 158 43 77 20 92
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
108 295 92 156 41 162 49 79 23 103
  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 11
  Government Transfer Payments 11 10 0 5 0 0 4 0 0 11
  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
8 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 alone (2)
    Total 50 66 39 78 28 41 15 41 22 18
Earnings 27 73 27 83 25 30 7 29 16 20
  Wages and Salary 24 75 27 81 24 30 5 32 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 2 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 1 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 0 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 1 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 0 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 82 25 31 7 31 18 20
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
33 74 28 73 27 38 9 35 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 2 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
1 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 alone (2)
    Total 16 232 21,607 234 28,397 369 0.439 0.0091 1,430
Earnings 11 185 27,724 441 32,962 488 0.395 0.0106 1,430
  Wages and Salary 7 173 28,043 512 33,045 492 0.391 0.0107 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 12 6,925 1,509 17,815 2,387 0.663 0.0662 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 10,340 138 10,725 121 0.268 0.0156 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,838 116 7,023 145 0.283 0.0248 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,582 224 3,496 177 0.480 0.0414 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 6,294 1,171 8,511 1,061 0.461 0.1052 1,430
Survivor Benefits 2 1 8,447 845 14,510 2,075 0.560 0.0967 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 6,947 702 8,302 811 0.457 0.0853 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 5,540 359 7,334 293 0.456 0.0331 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 3,023 1,063 7,287 1,202 0.581 0.1040 1,430
Property Income 8 2 1,463 33 2,261 208 0.536 0.0722 1,430
  Interest 4 0 1,378 32 1,343 155 0.299 0.1154 1,430
  Dividends 0 2 1,558 82 2,182 379 0.485 0.1445 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 0 2,209 170 7,079 1,378 0.664 0.1103 1,430
Retirement Income 2 1 11,787 720 16,956 668 0.496 0.0305 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 8,189 1,053 13,586 818 0.550 0.0419 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 24,245 2,513 24,538 2,044 0.361 0.0823 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 16,184 1,307 20,338 1,200 0.385 0.0574 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 13,468 674 17,422 679 0.463 0.0320 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9,856 1,152 13,498 774 0.510 0.0428 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 25,680 1,379 25,777 2,369 0.374 0.0918 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 17,686 1,597 21,577 1,281 0.371 0.0606 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 2,742 177 3,768 167 0.494 0.0366 1,430
Educational Assistance 2 0 3,960 225 5,397 393 0.491 0.0606 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 1,834 183 2,745 296 0.485 0.0863 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 11 186 21,747 251 28,456 398 0.429 0.0095 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 205 23,119 432 29,328 393 0.423 0.0095 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,344 138 10,735 121 0.268 0.0156 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 7 11,203 159 14,675 279 0.391 0.0187 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 9,332 102 10,828 155 0.384 0.0141 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,505 277 6,173 134 0.344 0.0216 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,487 94 9,907 105 0.294 0.0134 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 1 7,927 150 11,076 336 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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