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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 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 9,717 406 347 470 715 647 444 575 398 613
Earnings 7,589 286 230 267 242 416 234 476 301 522
  Wages and Salary 7,417 268 213 262 236 396 223 469 294 516
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 289 101 27 22 10 19 10 14 7 8
  Farm Self-Employment 49 46 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 894 47 87 133 226 166 94 66 35 25
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 704 59 91 119 338 47 26 19 2 0
Public Assistance 400 190 115 46 28 20 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 55 5 12 11 7 2 9 2 3 0
Survivor Benefits 57 6 4 5 19 6 4 2 0 7
Disability Benefits 92 23 9 15 20 10 3 2 3 0
Unemployment Compensation 817 210 170 119 84 77 54 47 14 25
Workers Compensation 83 40 10 9 5 2 9 0 0 1
Property Income 2,344 2,046 110 50 31 36 17 6 2 5
  Interest 2,179 2,004 89 29 12 11 8 1 1 2
  Dividends 436 357 30 27 8 9 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 181 108 14 13 10 16 0 5 0 2
Retirement Income 405 36 28 45 54 32 43 23 17 14
  Company or Union Retirement 179 19 14 31 7 23 24 9 6 0
  Federal Government Retirement 45 0 3 1 10 6 1 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 28 0 1 2 8 1 7 2 0 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 103 1 12 6 19 1 10 8 7 3
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 13 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 40 14 2 4 11 2 2 0 0 5
Pension Income 287 15 18 27 23 26 38 18 12 8
  Company or Union Retirement 148 11 12 18 5 23 22 8 4 0
  Federal Government Retirement 34 0 3 0 8 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 21 0 0 0 2 1 8 2 0 5
  State or Local Government Retirement 78 0 7 5 8 1 7 8 5 3
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 10 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1
Child Support 782 367 237 75 45 21 22 4 4 3
Educational Assistance 552 185 157 115 19 36 4 6 10 8
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
124 81 18 16 5 6 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 51 42 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 8,329 286 265 360 457 567 327 530 334 551
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8,471 285 263 358 454 567 335 532 332 543
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 896 47 87 133 226 166 94 66 37 25
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,182 72 109 151 248 183 106 69 40 30
  Government Transfer Payments 2,972 412 471 428 620 365 205 164 89 67
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 1,044 205 190 163 347 71 38 20 6 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,783 199 211 244 542 249 134 91 54 28
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,419 228 213 201 384 104 86 47 26 14

 

  $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 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 385 532 303 535 216 434 195 404 130 293
Earnings 294 477 249 578 163 410 156 381 94 322
  Wages and Salary 283 468 244 571 162 398 152 389 100 311
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 9 6 6 8 0 9 2 6 3 2
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 6 8 0 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 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 4 0 6 2 4 3 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 2 0
  Interest 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Dividends 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Retirement Income 4 17 11 26 3 10 10 3 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 5 12 8 0 4 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 0 4 0 2 6 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 9 2 12 3 3 4 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 1 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Pension Income 4 16 9 29 1 8 10 2 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 5 12 13 0 4 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 0 4 0 2 5 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 9 0 12 1 3 4 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 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 303 489 250 571 168 418 155 388 95 321
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
313 490 277 591 174 424 163 398 102 325
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 6 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
18 21 29 29 4 7 11 7 3 10
  Government Transfer Payments 32 26 18 28 7 7 12 1 2 6
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
15 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
6 18 11 26 3 10 10 3 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 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 108 255 111 147 60 131 85 82 35 65
Earnings 85 273 79 139 32 154 42 75 16 83
  Wages and Salary 83 268 79 135 30 151 42 78 16 83
  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 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 2
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 7 0 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 0 0 15 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9 4 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 9 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 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 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 84 276 80 140 33 154 42 75 16 83
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
92 277 89 150 37 156 42 75 21 84
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 17 11 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 4 0 0 5 0 0 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
0 0 15 4 0 0 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
25 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 41 60 37 74 28 41 13 37 19 18
Earnings 27 69 26 79 24 30 6 28 14 20
  Wages and Salary 24 71 26 77 24 30 4 30 12 24
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 2 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 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 0 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 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 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 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 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 26 79 24 30 6 28 14 20
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
25 69 28 71 26 37 8 29 12 20
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 2 0 0 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
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 to 64 Years
Black alone (2)
    Total 14 211 24,069 383 30,172 427 0.430 0.0099 1,430
Earnings 11 178 27,987 515 33,140 504 0.393 0.0108 1,430
  Wages and Salary 7 167 28,305 528 33,214 508 0.389 0.0109 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 12 6,822 1,468 17,788 2,465 0.661 0.0678 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,498 198 10,105 200 0.293 0.0259 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,117 117 7,513 155 0.255 0.0275 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 2,714 250 3,568 180 0.477 0.0415 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 7,359 852 8,408 905 0.456 0.0922 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 5,610 360 7,417 298 0.451 0.0335 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,979 1,012 6,373 1,017 0.569 0.1017 1,430
Property Income 6 2 1,432 35 2,104 230 0.517 0.0870 1,430
  Interest 3 0 1,359 35 1,202 164 0.232 0.1459 1,430
  Dividends 0 2 1,526 87 2,028 425 0.459 0.1805 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 4 0 2,096 186 7,878 1,797 0.692 0.1185 1,430
Retirement Income 0 1 12,871 753 17,718 988 0.461 0.0446 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 11,953 855 16,896 1,464 0.493 0.0658 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 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 16,085 1,874 17,767 1,277 0.315 0.0742 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 0 0 14,840 947 19,891 1,060 0.413 0.0483 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 13,006 816 17,392 1,361 0.423 0.0691 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 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 18,707 3,015 19,713 1,440 0.301 0.0815 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 2,753 177 3,773 167 0.493 0.0367 1,430
Educational Assistance 2 0 3,956 224 5,419 396 0.493 0.0607 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 1,926 206 2,766 316 0.437 0.0962 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 11 178 25,944 279 31,278 467 0.409 0.0104 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
11 189 26,300 281 31,601 463 0.407 0.0103 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,510 198 10,125 200 0.293 0.0258 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 1 10,151 264 13,702 431 0.420 0.0287 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 8,208 132 9,358 172 0.404 0.0173 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,945 296 6,437 146 0.335 0.0233 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 8,593 116 8,834 144 0.326 0.0188 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 1 7,942 147 9,787 342 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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