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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 alone (1)
    Total 16,113 1,148 482 501 736 895 545 793 590 880
Earnings 13,483 443 369 409 370 677 345 693 480 803
  Wages and Salary 12,703 342 307 361 330 613 324 650 453 757
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 1,093 301 87 79 52 92 27 52 28 50
  Farm Self-Employment 154 124 5 10 1 8 0 0 0 0
Social Security 900 36 52 122 236 185 92 51 43 26
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 395 51 51 58 162 33 17 10 5 6
Public Assistance 155 77 46 17 10 2 1 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 64 11 15 6 11 5 4 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 165 43 27 10 22 3 0 20 6 1
Disability Benefits 136 26 13 4 27 20 14 2 3 2
Unemployment Compensation 1,043 323 186 97 80 112 77 55 32 35
Workers Compensation 138 47 29 10 7 14 12 2 8 5
Property Income 8,437 6,768 580 338 188 139 58 47 34 47
  Interest 7,928 7,049 395 170 98 49 34 17 17 24
  Dividends 2,860 2,264 193 167 32 51 24 20 5 17
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,026 662 100 86 51 37 1 18 3 8
Retirement Income 432 64 50 26 51 44 35 26 14 6
  Company or Union Retirement 129 24 22 16 13 15 11 9 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 40 0 8 0 5 6 3 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 27 4 1 3 0 3 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 120 14 8 1 17 11 13 19 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 78 22 10 3 14 7 8 0 0 0
Pension Income 185 26 16 11 7 21 24 7 7 3
  Company or Union Retirement 64 9 11 10 1 6 11 2 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 20 0 4 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 20 1 1 3 0 3 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 64 10 0 0 2 11 9 5 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 116 29 23 8 1 17 0 4 0 8
Child Support 686 161 154 133 75 41 31 15 23 18
Educational Assistance 217 91 43 44 8 14 0 0 3 4
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
116 49 7 9 2 27 7 0 2 4
Other Income, N.E.C. 102 78 8 2 8 1 2 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,213 433 396 501 552 835 421 738 528 835
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
14,343 429 387 494 570 852 427 741 532 832
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 900 36 50 122 236 185 93 51 43 26
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,225 75 81 126 275 225 111 66 57 31
  Government Transfer Payments 2,628 448 303 287 495 378 212 133 101 79
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 524 110 89 72 164 43 21 10 5 6
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,347 106 108 170 401 234 114 66 51 32
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
950 175 133 95 214 89 56 36 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 alone (1)
    Total 523 754 436 776 319 615 355 680 268 476
Earnings 427 770 372 818 256 613 305 690 203 490
  Wages and Salary 406 706 370 791 249 594 296 657 197 481
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 20 57 4 30 6 34 13 34 2 14
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 18 7 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 5 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 0 2 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 14 11 2 11 3 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 28 31 9 15 21 5 2 13 8 16
  Interest 6 6 5 5 3 0 2 11 1 2
  Dividends 22 15 0 9 0 0 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 18 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 0 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 4 3 0 0
Child Support 13 1 2 7 3 4 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 3 0 0 0 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 449 790 378 821 257 619 303 694 207 493
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
445 793 379 819 264 628 316 707 214 491
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 18 7 4 4 5 3 1 2 0 2
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
16 14 16 13 13 24 20 9 1 4
  Government Transfer Payments 42 25 13 19 17 14 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 9 4 7 5 3 1 2 0 2
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
15 10 13 9 7 18 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 alone (1)
    Total 238 515 178 290 195 350 111 186 126 199
Earnings 198 554 135 281 160 369 66 195 87 209
  Wages and Salary 196 517 133 281 156 362 65 190 80 205
  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 200 557 136 282 164 369 67 195 86 209
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
204 555 142 290 168 380 68 190 90 213
  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 alone (1)
    Total 77 160 101 151 55 108 58 119 24 69
Earnings 46 178 87 172 49 109 31 113 8 68
  Wages and Salary 43 171 87 168 49 108 30 107 8 71
  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 46 174 86 168 49 109 31 115 9 70
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
48 173 87 168 47 109 37 114 9 71
  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 alone (1)
    Total 53 976 28,693 407 38,316 393 0.472 0.0075 1,249
Earnings 30 805 31,781 198 40,934 432 0.429 0.0080 1,249
  Wages and Salary 30 761 32,311 209 41,703 448 0.420 0.0083 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 35 10,713 505 19,966 1,075 0.608 0.0328 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 1,549 139 2,193 1,011 0.466 0.3632 1,249
Social Security 0 0 10,050 207 11,640 275 0.317 0.0286 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,079 171 7,605 240 0.305 0.0369 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,507 302 3,573 334 0.493 0.0803 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Survivor Benefits 5 0 7,782 1,123 16,199 2,063 0.625 0.0745 1,249
Disability Benefits 5 0 9,843 689 15,538 1,917 0.557 0.0866 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 3 0 5,303 426 7,947 301 0.500 0.0280 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 4,350 566 6,826 667 0.503 0.0650 1,249
Property Income 1 28 1,558 19 2,823 120 0.584 0.0305 1,249
  Interest 8 3 1,406 18 1,416 75 0.317 0.0512 1,249
  Dividends 0 15 1,579 33 2,942 195 0.594 0.0477 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 3 0 1,938 68 4,074 416 0.570 0.0663 1,249
Retirement Income 9 3 11,382 660 18,110 1,170 0.533 0.0466 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 1 0 8,204 1,197 11,078 1,222 0.486 0.0820 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 14,574 1,087 17,120 1,364 0.394 0.0717 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 8,252 1,204 16,802 3,418 0.660 0.1050 1,249
Pension Income 1 0 13,552 778 18,772 1,374 0.480 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 6,908 2,689 15,807 2,129 0.626 0.0805 1,249
Child Support 2 0 5,517 275 7,715 375 0.491 0.0388 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 3,545 481 5,691 624 0.555 0.0804 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 5,447 1,803 8,720 1,477 0.562 0.1208 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,636 182 3,166 628 0.599 0.1445 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 28 812 30,762 203 39,569 415 0.438 0.0079 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
28 833 30,890 204 39,755 413 0.438 0.0078 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,072 210 11,655 275 0.318 0.0285 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
7 6 10,621 217 14,936 500 0.433 0.0304 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 3 4 8,895 145 10,488 222 0.438 0.0187 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,194 407 6,777 222 0.360 0.0329 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,305 128 10,413 211 0.332 0.0232 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
9 3 8,342 201 11,972 583 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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