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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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 17,263 1,186 531 717 1,170 1,127 835 897 715 771
Earnings 11,810 482 387 372 366 638 361 581 376 619
  Wages and Salary 11,078 395 313 351 319 580 327 551 330 558
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 991 259 106 59 58 70 27 46 38 65
  Farm Self-Employment 155 104 3 10 2 5 5 3 0 9
Social Security 3,383 175 278 497 785 591 430 333 169 57
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 776 115 93 117 308 78 25 26 8 0
Public Assistance 98 57 22 6 6 5 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 84 4 16 10 8 12 12 8 2 0
Survivor Benefits 419 69 51 54 35 58 60 13 14 9
Disability Benefits 258 29 55 28 36 41 16 19 6 7
Unemployment Compensation 828 205 145 111 74 64 71 52 40 28
Workers Compensation 139 65 23 16 4 3 9 10 6 3
Property Income 9,170 6,701 783 465 298 241 133 103 51 90
  Interest 8,623 7,289 546 288 149 107 54 46 5 39
  Dividends 3,265 2,294 394 224 51 133 39 35 8 10
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,162 595 137 93 66 68 40 20 10 29
Retirement Income 2,375 244 251 265 177 227 194 96 108 76
  Company or Union Retirement 1,045 195 127 139 88 104 91 53 44 36
  Federal Government Retirement 198 10 15 10 16 29 11 6 6 9
  Military Retirement 85 3 12 2 11 4 15 10 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 802 22 56 93 40 45 61 27 50 27
  Railroad Retirement 25 3 10 2 0 0 0 1 10 0
  Annuities 54 11 11 4 3 2 6 3 0 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 59 5 3 6 10 12 0 1 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 172 10 30 18 22 32 11 4 4 2
Pension Income 1,781 186 162 191 122 127 130 70 97 59
  Company or Union Retirement 800 161 92 98 72 73 63 32 38 25
  Federal Government Retirement 143 4 12 3 12 9 7 6 6 7
  Military Retirement 46 0 9 0 2 1 4 5 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 695 17 28 74 27 38 57 24 39 24
  Railroad Retirement 23 3 10 0 0 0 0 1 10 0
  Annuities 21 4 0 3 3 1 0 3 0 4
Alimony 96 13 10 9 4 10 10 23 0 5
Child Support 132 68 30 10 5 6 1 5 1 0
Educational Assistance 114 55 26 15 2 4 5 3 0 2
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
112 72 18 4 0 5 0 4 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 127 91 14 5 3 2 2 0 3 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 14,520 476 513 698 1,008 1,085 753 874 573 713
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
15,302 452 510 697 937 1,059 798 791 625 731
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3,408 178 287 499 785 591 430 334 179 57
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4,912 272 408 566 765 675 543 277 260 122
  Government Transfer Payments 5,594 416 493 664 1,126 740 561 425 274 132
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 858 158 113 123 311 85 25 27 8 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
4,026 232 315 550 1,081 685 456 370 178 65
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
3,164 385 344 379 454 302 209 131 124 81

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 525 785 500 730 402 575 349 607 253 450
Earnings 330 666 302 742 260 547 242 582 170 361
  Wages and Salary 324 643 297 690 259 528 235 572 164 346
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 12 28 9 41 1 10 15 11 4 11
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0
Social Security 40 12 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Assistance 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 5 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 6 3 10 0 4 7 2 1 0
Disability Benefits 7 2 3 4 0 0 3 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 8 4 12 13 0 0 0 2 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 27 39 18 25 8 20 17 14 12 7
  Interest 4 8 11 5 10 4 7 7 2 0
  Dividends 17 15 0 14 5 2 0 3 3 10
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 7 11 0 9 0 5 5 5 0 4
Retirement Income 95 92 51 86 37 71 59 37 20 29
  Company or Union Retirement 20 20 18 16 0 17 15 14 6 8
  Federal Government Retirement 17 20 3 8 4 7 5 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 4 1 11 6 0 0 3 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 52 52 21 49 19 44 28 17 11 16
  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) 2 0 0 12 3 0 4 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 2 1 7 4 0 3 0 4 0 3
Pension Income 83 87 51 68 21 64 46 36 20 29
  Company or Union Retirement 15 20 18 11 0 9 12 14 6 8
  Federal Government Retirement 14 16 3 8 4 7 3 1 0 2
  Military Retirement 4 0 11 6 0 0 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 52 51 22 45 14 41 29 17 14 16
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Support 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 399 699 345 743 282 555 243 584 171 371
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
447 764 428 774 341 591 317 633 218 396
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 40 12 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
135 127 106 95 37 95 69 57 37 39
  Government Transfer Payments 127 106 72 84 42 60 49 31 28 26
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
48 24 10 2 1 4 0 1 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
99 101 54 87 37 71 59 36 20 29

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 248 497 251 269 178 332 145 161 113 208
Earnings 194 549 131 250 116 317 87 164 76 213
  Wages and Salary 190 525 128 251 118 303 83 166 69 201
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 26 0 4 0 14 0 1 0 11
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 0 4 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 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 2 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 21 8 3 9 2 4 6 1 0
  Interest 1 16 0 3 4 0 0 6 1 1
  Dividends 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 13 5 0 7 1 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 13 35 28 11 0 12 5 7 2 5
  Company or Union Retirement 2 6 11 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 3 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 23 3 8 0 7 3 7 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
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 10 35 28 11 0 7 3 7 2 5
  Company or Union Retirement 2 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 3 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1
  Military Retirement 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 23 3 8 0 7 3 7 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 3 0 2
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. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 189 544 133 248 126 320 90 163 76 213
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
215 568 178 281 140 349 97 190 80 226
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
22 46 34 31 7 5 8 11 2 7
  Government Transfer Payments 22 38 4 21 3 6 8 11 2 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
15 37 28 11 0 12 5 7 2 5

 

  $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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 115 133 116 114 87 122 53 110 35 67
Earnings 45 147 57 120 55 87 24 111 25 49
  Wages and Salary 43 149 53 118 55 86 21 110 25 47
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 2
  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 3 0 3 2 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 3 1 0 4 10 3 0 3 2 2
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0
Retirement Income 7 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 1 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 3 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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 1 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 4 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 45 148 57 122 55 87 24 114 25 49
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
63 164 87 109 66 87 30 121 24 58
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
10 3 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 7
  Government Transfer Payments 7 0 3 0 2 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
7 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4

 

    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
55 to 64 Years
All Races
    Total 47 737 25,502 234 34,155 312 0.471 0.0068 1,249
Earnings 28 579 31,431 204 38,687 389 0.421 0.0079 1,249
  Wages and Salary 28 524 31,997 213 39,130 391 0.409 0.0080 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 48 10,480 641 22,342 1,456 0.649 0.0333 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 3 1,866 167 8,106 2,067 0.734 0.1068 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,861 103 10,508 100 0.289 0.0124 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,013 126 7,401 166 0.305 0.0260 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 2,143 242 3,731 517 0.562 0.1051 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,075 1,056 12,579 1,164 0.382 0.0879 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 10,011 656 14,161 1,011 0.536 0.0526 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,652 616 10,039 558 0.409 0.0528 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 6,448 363 8,464 290 0.456 0.0274 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,996 646 5,417 568 0.517 0.0701 1,249
Property Income 6 30 1,711 20 3,779 126 0.628 0.0223 1,249
  Interest 6 0 1,479 18 1,799 72 0.419 0.0355 1,249
  Dividends 0 5 1,779 35 2,984 137 0.531 0.0348 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 14 3 2,439 111 8,093 608 0.658 0.0432 1,249
Retirement Income 21 2 12,799 347 18,429 403 0.481 0.0174 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 8 0 9,259 514 13,409 520 0.514 0.0297 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 18,326 3,120 21,554 1,293 0.420 0.0556 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 14,205 847 17,208 1,548 0.379 0.0830 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 2 20,688 1,274 23,555 696 0.401 0.0277 1,249
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Annuities 3 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  Other or Don't Know 5 0 10,456 605 17,622 1,777 0.529 0.0743 1,249
Pension Income 13 0 14,469 452 19,643 461 0.464 0.0191 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 8 0 9,202 549 14,081 644 0.531 0.0338 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 23,329 1,421 24,641 1,576 0.394 0.0639 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 0 23,444 711 25,014 714 0.369 0.0290 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 0 0 13,072 1,350 14,784 1,788 0.437 0.1075 1,249
Child Support 0 0 2,432 345 4,998 693 0.571 0.0956 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,668 462 4,482 557 0.540 0.0888 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 1,937 205 4,605 758 0.641 0.0998 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,744 173 3,997 755 0.605 0.1312 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 28 579 25,600 241 33,913 331 0.452 0.0073 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
36 627 26,978 226 35,041 321 0.441 0.0070 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,856 104 10,508 100 0.290 0.0124 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
18 7 11,648 145 16,148 236 0.436 0.0131 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 6 3 10,332 141 13,452 174 0.413 0.0122 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,778 132 7,121 165 0.336 0.0250 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,616 82 10,346 93 0.290 0.0116 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
21 2 10,162 244 15,766 321 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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