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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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 20,100 1,356 613 678 971 1,130 734 1,015 751 1,110
Earnings 16,694 528 464 521 455 853 439 860 598 1,021
  Wages and Salary 15,785 419 399 464 409 776 412 813 567 966
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,280 346 96 96 58 113 32 59 32 61
  Farm Self-Employment 171 139 5 12 1 8 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,153 45 73 150 317 239 122 64 51 29
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 649 71 99 105 269 51 27 12 7 6
Public Assistance 237 124 70 23 14 2 1 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 97 16 19 12 13 7 9 2 3 0
Survivor Benefits 189 44 27 11 28 5 4 22 7 4
Disability Benefits 196 43 18 17 34 21 19 2 6 2
Unemployment Compensation 1,361 407 246 146 109 137 91 80 41 47
Workers Compensation 198 69 32 14 12 17 21 2 9 8
Property Income 9,707 7,831 644 378 214 157 70 52 35 50
  Interest 9,108 8,106 444 190 108 59 40 21 18 26
  Dividends 3,160 2,507 216 181 38 57 24 20 5 19
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,149 743 106 98 56 43 3 19 5 9
Retirement Income 547 81 57 39 65 46 53 31 20 11
  Company or Union Retirement 160 26 22 23 15 15 14 9 2 4
  Federal Government Retirement 48 0 8 1 7 6 4 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 41 4 1 5 1 3 8 0 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 156 14 14 3 22 11 20 22 9 4
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 29 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 25 2 0 5 4 4 0 0 2 0
  Other or Don't Know 98 37 10 3 15 9 8 0 0 0
Pension Income 232 30 18 13 11 22 33 10 9 7
  Company or Union Retirement 79 9 12 12 3 6 11 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 23 0 4 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 31 1 1 3 1 3 8 0 0 4
  State or Local Government Retirement 77 10 2 0 2 11 11 8 6 1
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Alimony 124 32 24 8 2 17 0 4 0 10
Child Support 847 218 211 155 82 47 42 15 23 20
Educational Assistance 329 139 67 67 10 18 0 0 8 7
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
151 63 13 13 7 31 7 0 2 5
Other Income, N.E.C. 128 97 8 7 8 3 2 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 17,650 519 504 633 711 1,062 546 917 661 1,056
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17,824 516 496 635 728 1,079 554 920 669 1,055
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,154 45 71 150 317 239 123 65 51 29
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,579 98 109 167 363 279 148 87 72 41
  Government Transfer Payments 3,590 593 444 408 703 484 284 190 137 106
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 845 170 153 126 267 62 35 12 9 6
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,862 157 164 230 575 313 161 90 65 37
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
1,376 245 202 160 328 112 88 46 30 18

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 678 958 555 984 389 767 429 868 307 600
Earnings 564 952 469 1,045 317 776 362 866 228 624
  Wages and Salary 535 884 463 1,012 309 744 354 833 222 610
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 27 60 8 36 6 43 15 39 3 19
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Social Security 20 11 4 4 5 3 1 2 0 2
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 5 4 1 0 4 0 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 5 5 0 4 7 1 2 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 20 13 4 11 7 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 1 4 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
Property Income 33 35 15 16 21 5 4 14 9 16
  Interest 6 6 10 6 3 2 2 11 3 2
  Dividends 24 16 0 10 0 1 0 5 0 14
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 14 0 9 0 0 4 9 0 2
Retirement Income 12 10 20 15 8 23 14 1 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 5 10 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 2 0 5 1 2 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 3 6 2 3 10 8 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 5 5 13 14 3 13 11 1 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 3 0 2 3 10 6 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 4 0 3 1 0 2 6 3 0 0
Child Support 13 1 2 7 3 4 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 3 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 587 976 475 1,045 315 785 358 869 232 629
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
578 980 481 1,045 323 794 371 890 241 629
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 20 11 4 4 5 3 1 2 0 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
18 23 23 16 13 27 22 9 2 7
  Government Transfer Payments 52 35 21 25 23 19 20 3 1 7
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
22 12 5 7 5 3 1 2 0 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
15 11 20 15 8 23 14 1 0 0

 

  $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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 272 640 210 347 234 426 141 224 150 247
Earnings 232 689 165 338 184 451 79 235 99 266
  Wages and Salary 228 648 162 337 180 442 79 230 92 258
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 35 0 3 3 10 0 4 0 7
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 5 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 4 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 9 5 8 14 9 10 0 2 2 3
  Interest 5 2 0 3 9 0 4 3 2 0
  Dividends 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 2 3 0 8 0 5 0 0 2 0
Retirement Income 8 3 1 6 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 1 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 2 1 2 0 5 0 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Child Support 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 3 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 235 693 166 340 189 452 81 235 97 266
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
242 692 167 355 193 460 82 228 106 270
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 8 3 11 0 6 0 0 2 4
  Government Transfer Payments 5 8 1 5 0 8 0 0 0 0
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 3 1 6 0 5 0 0 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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 104 183 108 204 67 132 65 143 35 78
Earnings 64 200 100 226 56 126 34 140 13 78
  Wages and Salary 61 193 99 218 56 125 33 134 13 84
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 6 0 12 0 2 0 4 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Interest 2 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
  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 0
  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 2
  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 2 0 0
Pension Income 0 0 0 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 0 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 1
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 65 197 98 223 56 126 34 142 14 80
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
65 197 97 219 57 128 43 141 14 81
  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 2 0 2
  Government Transfer Payments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 2 0 2

 

    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
45 to 54 Years
All Races
    Total 63 1,134 27,748 334 37,475 348 0.470 0.0067 1,249
Earnings 38 937 31,489 173 40,285 385 0.426 0.0072 1,249
  Wages and Salary 35 885 31,937 173 40,916 398 0.418 0.0074 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 43 10,981 441 20,552 1,016 0.605 0.0307 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 1,535 131 2,096 929 0.436 0.3677 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,939 164 11,334 228 0.306 0.0250 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,958 132 7,402 170 0.290 0.0280 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,385 196 3,335 239 0.492 0.0616 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 7,849 1,115 10,934 1,181 0.467 0.0883 1,249
Survivor Benefits 5 1 8,626 680 16,961 2,046 0.621 0.0713 1,249
Disability Benefits 5 0 8,969 579 13,633 1,410 0.560 0.0724 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 5,472 353 7,929 253 0.490 0.0240 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,883 933 7,976 658 0.514 0.0566 1,249
Property Income 6 30 1,549 18 2,806 113 0.585 0.0290 1,249
  Interest 10 3 1,405 16 1,460 73 0.338 0.0472 1,249
  Dividends 0 17 1,576 31 2,894 184 0.589 0.0463 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 0 1,933 64 4,169 411 0.578 0.0632 1,249
Retirement Income 9 4 11,654 713 17,967 1,024 0.530 0.0411 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 3 0 8,955 1,161 13,665 1,429 0.541 0.0775 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 14,364 873 16,627 1,129 0.388 0.0626 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 4 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 2 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 7,045 2,049 14,580 2,804 0.670 0.0999 1,249
Pension Income 1 0 14,205 644 19,000 1,163 0.438 0.0513 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 11,388 2,175 15,018 1,885 0.475 0.0917 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 15,887 1,429 19,737 1,674 0.383 0.0783 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Alimony 2 0 6,856 2,660 15,655 2,025 0.613 0.0790 1,249
Child Support 2 0 4,935 216 7,075 315 0.489 0.0355 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,467 378 5,531 478 0.549 0.0641 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 4,855 1,296 8,380 1,223 0.576 0.1009 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,638 162 3,029 518 0.574 0.1291 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 36 945 30,426 178 38,843 368 0.436 0.0070 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
35 971 30,531 179 39,016 367 0.436 0.0070 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,951 166 11,346 228 0.306 0.0250 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 7 10,478 199 14,504 426 0.429 0.0265 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 4 8,747 119 10,199 177 0.430 0.0155 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 6,976 321 6,623 163 0.353 0.0252 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,153 105 10,022 167 0.327 0.0194 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 4 8,113 158 11,210 451 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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