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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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 16,328 1,165 486 509 744 904 566 806 599 892
Earnings 13,657 448 378 416 373 694 352 699 487 816
  Wages and Salary 12,866 346 317 365 332 627 331 656 460 769
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,108 304 88 83 52 95 27 52 28 51
  Farm Self-Employment 155 125 5 10 1 8 0 0 0 0
Social Security 911 36 53 122 241 186 93 51 45 26
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 409 54 51 59 169 33 19 10 5 6
Public Assistance 156 77 48 17 10 2 1 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 67 12 15 6 11 5 4 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 166 43 27 10 22 3 0 20 6 1
Disability Benefits 140 28 13 4 27 20 14 2 3 2
Unemployment Compensation 1,079 332 192 105 85 120 78 55 32 35
Workers Compensation 145 49 30 10 7 14 14 2 8 6
Property Income 8,519 6,837 583 343 191 139 58 47 34 47
  Interest 8,003 7,121 396 171 98 49 34 17 17 24
  Dividends 2,885 2,283 195 169 32 51 24 20 5 18
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,038 670 101 87 53 37 1 18 3 8
Retirement Income 439 66 51 26 51 44 37 28 14 6
  Company or Union Retirement 129 24 22 16 13 15 11 9 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 41 0 8 0 5 6 3 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 29 4 1 3 0 3 3 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 122 14 8 1 17 11 13 20 5 4
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 25 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 22 2 0 5 2 4 0 0 2 0
  Other or Don't Know 80 25 10 3 14 7 8 0 0 0
Pension Income 188 26 17 11 7 21 26 8 7 3
  Company or Union Retirement 65 9 12 10 1 6 11 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 20 0 4 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 21 1 1 3 0 3 3 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 65 10 0 0 2 11 9 6 3 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 117 29 23 8 1 17 0 4 0 8
Child Support 705 166 163 136 76 42 31 15 23 18
Educational Assistance 219 91 43 44 9 14 0 0 3 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
122 49 7 13 3 29 7 0 2 4
Other Income, N.E.C. 104 80 8 2 8 1 2 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,396 438 406 506 558 852 430 745 537 847
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14,528 434 397 499 576 869 436 748 541 844
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 912 36 51 122 241 186 95 51 45 26
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,244 77 82 126 280 226 114 68 58 31
  Government Transfer Payments 2,698 457 311 295 513 388 220 134 103 79
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 540 114 91 73 171 43 23 10 5 6
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,371 106 111 171 412 236 118 66 53 32
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
973 180 135 96 221 89 60 37 21 13

 

  $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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 531 766 439 789 328 617 358 688 270 482
Earnings 439 779 374 828 258 617 306 698 205 496
  Wages and Salary 418 715 372 799 251 597 297 667 199 486
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 20 57 4 32 6 34 13 34 2 14
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 18 9 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 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 5 2 1 0 4 0 1 0 0
Disability Benefits 5 0 0 3 6 1 2 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 14 11 2 11 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Property Income 29 31 9 15 21 5 2 13 8 16
  Interest 6 6 5 5 3 0 2 11 1 2
  Dividends 24 15 0 9 0 1 0 5 0 14
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 13 0 9 0 0 3 9 0 2
Retirement Income 12 9 13 9 7 19 13 1 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 5 0 2 8 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 2 0 2 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 3 2 0 3 8 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 2 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 1 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 5 4 10 5 3 11 9 1 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 4 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 1 3 0 0 3 8 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 0 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 460 801 380 831 259 622 304 701 209 499
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
455 802 383 829 268 633 317 716 216 497
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 18 9 4 4 5 3 1 2 0 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
16 16 16 13 13 25 20 9 1 4
  Government Transfer Payments 43 27 13 19 17 15 18 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
21 10 4 7 5 3 1 2 0 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
15 10 13 9 7 19 13 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 239 523 178 293 197 356 111 187 129 204
Earnings 198 564 135 281 163 375 66 197 90 214
  Wages and Salary 196 525 133 282 159 368 65 192 83 210
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 2 32 0 1 2 8 0 4 0 5
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Social Security 4 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 12 6 10 0 2 0 3
  Interest 5 2 0 3 6 0 4 3 0 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 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 2 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 0 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 0 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 2 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 2 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 201 566 136 282 167 376 67 197 89 214
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
204 565 142 291 171 386 68 192 93 219
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
5 7 3 7 0 6 0 0 2 4
  Government Transfer Payments 5 7 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
4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 2 1 2 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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 77 160 101 152 56 110 60 119 24 74
Earnings 46 178 87 172 49 111 32 113 8 71
  Wages and Salary 43 172 87 168 49 110 31 107 8 74
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 6 0 8 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 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 1 1 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 0 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 46 175 86 168 49 111 32 115 9 73
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 174 87 168 47 111 39 114 9 74
  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
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 53 987 28,622 407 38,274 390 0.472 0.0074 1,249
Earnings 30 814 31,734 197 40,888 429 0.429 0.0080 1,249
  Wages and Salary 31 768 32,263 198 41,629 444 0.420 0.0082 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 37 10,723 491 20,278 1,101 0.612 0.0332 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 1,547 139 2,194 1,006 0.468 0.3603 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,049 206 11,657 273 0.315 0.0284 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,096 167 7,595 235 0.309 0.0360 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,551 305 3,588 331 0.487 0.0801 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 5 0 7,766 1,133 16,171 2,060 0.629 0.0738 1,249
Disability Benefits 5 0 9,804 691 15,536 1,887 0.569 0.0834 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 5,371 422 7,880 292 0.496 0.0276 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,445 564 7,163 700 0.513 0.0645 1,249
Property Income 1 28 1,558 19 2,813 119 0.584 0.0304 1,249
  Interest 8 3 1,405 18 1,407 74 0.314 0.0512 1,249
  Dividends 0 15 1,580 33 2,947 194 0.593 0.0475 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 0 1,938 67 4,054 411 0.569 0.0660 1,249
Retirement Income 9 3 11,439 666 18,055 1,154 0.531 0.0463 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 8,164 1,195 11,056 1,219 0.485 0.0822 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 14,740 1,040 17,116 1,345 0.403 0.0705 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 8,051 1,605 16,397 3,339 0.664 0.1046 1,249
Pension Income 1 0 13,625 738 18,683 1,349 0.475 0.0569 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 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 7,115 2,643 16,072 2,120 0.611 0.0807 1,249
Child Support 2 0 5,435 272 7,618 366 0.491 0.0384 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,562 479 5,814 635 0.557 0.0794 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 5,920 1,278 8,687 1,401 0.541 0.1191 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,624 178 3,102 614 0.595 0.1459 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 29 822 30,713 202 39,525 411 0.438 0.0078 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
28 842 30,851 203 39,714 410 0.437 0.0078 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,070 209 11,672 273 0.315 0.0284 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 6 10,629 218 14,917 494 0.433 0.0301 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 4 8,892 141 10,458 218 0.437 0.0184 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,265 385 6,785 218 0.361 0.0322 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,306 125 10,420 208 0.331 0.0230 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 3 8,348 197 11,914 571 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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