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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
White alone (1)
    Total 14,326 1,016 465 575 888 905 693 719 582 624
Earnings 9,861 416 332 312 293 543 298 461 300 498
  Wages and Salary 9,204 345 264 298 251 486 268 437 255 441
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 886 223 98 48 53 67 24 39 38 61
  Farm Self-Employment 141 92 3 10 2 4 5 3 0 9
Social Security 2,812 147 233 395 649 492 372 282 141 38
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 496 89 68 76 179 45 14 14 6 0
Public Assistance 60 35 15 4 1 3 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 77 2 16 10 6 12 10 8 2 0
Survivor Benefits 379 63 46 48 23 51 58 13 14 9
Disability Benefits 230 22 52 26 33 34 14 18 6 7
Unemployment Compensation 689 168 110 91 67 53 61 44 40 25
Workers Compensation 114 54 17 12 4 3 5 10 6 3
Property Income 8,149 5,892 729 413 275 217 123 88 46 86
  Interest 7,687 6,464 500 266 138 105 48 42 4 37
  Dividends 2,974 2,078 364 201 50 123 37 31 8 10
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 1,035 531 128 75 58 58 35 18 9 25
Retirement Income 2,046 218 229 230 142 191 163 77 88 70
  Company or Union Retirement 887 174 114 120 79 82 68 44 37 36
  Federal Government Retirement 154 10 15 7 9 23 11 4 3 8
  Military Retirement 64 3 8 2 3 1 15 8 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 717 21 53 81 28 43 54 23 45 24
  Railroad Retirement 23 3 10 2 0 0 0 1 8 0
  Annuities 45 8 9 3 3 2 6 3 0 4
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 56 5 3 6 10 12 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 153 8 28 18 21 26 10 4 2 1
Pension Income 1,509 170 143 166 100 101 100 54 78 55
  Company or Union Retirement 665 150 78 87 66 52 41 23 31 25
  Federal Government Retirement 106 3 12 1 6 9 7 4 3 6
  Military Retirement 32 0 6 0 0 0 3 3 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 620 17 26 64 19 37 51 20 35 20
  Railroad Retirement 21 3 10 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
  Annuities 15 1 0 2 3 1 0 3 0 4
Alimony 90 11 10 9 4 9 9 23 0 5
Child Support 104 49 26 6 5 6 1 3 1 0
Educational Assistance 85 38 21 14 2 2 2 3 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
79 51 9 3 0 4 0 4 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 112 80 14 5 2 2 2 0 3 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 12,096 404 438 562 826 900 642 709 466 568
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
12,747 374 437 560 763 874 685 623 523 589
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 2,835 150 243 397 649 492 372 283 149 38
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
4,118 225 347 457 623 560 480 225 225 102
  Government Transfer Payments 4,544 347 403 529 858 585 475 348 235 109
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 550 120 82 80 180 49 14 14 6 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
3,216 192 263 428 823 548 384 312 147 44
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2,540 321 292 306 303 232 162 99 96 76

 

  $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
White alone (1)
    Total 442 616 394 594 338 500 281 512 212 393
Earnings 260 520 225 616 227 476 187 491 147 309
  Wages and Salary 259 497 219 569 226 461 187 474 143 294
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 8 27 9 36 1 8 13 10 3 11
  Farm Self-Employment 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0
Social Security 36 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 5 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 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 2 4 3 10 0 4 7 2 1 0
Disability Benefits 7 1 3 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 8 4 8 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 27 35 15 25 8 20 15 14 12 7
  Interest 4 7 11 4 10 4 6 7 2 0
  Dividends 15 14 0 14 5 2 0 3 3 8
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 5 11 0 9 0 5 5 4 0 4
Retirement Income 89 75 45 69 32 64 51 33 19 25
  Company or Union Retirement 20 15 9 11 0 13 15 14 6 5
  Federal Government Retirement 14 17 3 4 3 5 1 1 0 0
  Military Retirement 4 0 11 4 0 0 1 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 46 42 21 42 16 43 25 15 10 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 2 0 3
Pension Income 77 71 45 51 17 57 37 33 19 25
  Company or Union Retirement 15 15 9 6 0 5 12 14 6 5
  Federal Government Retirement 11 14 3 4 3 5 0 1 0 0
  Military Retirement 4 0 11 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 46 42 22 38 13 40 26 15 12 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 1 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. 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 326 546 265 615 245 480 188 491 148 318
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
362 605 329 633 294 514 252 535 187 343
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 36 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
119 112 81 80 31 87 59 49 33 32
  Government Transfer Payments 104 92 65 67 37 55 41 28 25 22
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
38 20 9 2 0 2 0 1 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
93 82 49 69 32 64 50 33 19 25

 

  $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
White alone (1)
    Total 209 433 201 229 163 288 129 142 99 183
Earnings 160 484 101 223 112 266 75 151 66 184
  Wages and Salary 157 460 100 222 113 252 71 152 60 171
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 25 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 14 8 2 9 2 4 6 1 0
  Interest 1 9 0 3 4 0 0 6 1 1
  Dividends 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 13 5 0 7 1 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 13 35 13 7 0 12 5 6 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 1 6 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 3 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 8 23 3 5 0 7 3 6 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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 9 35 13 7 0 7 3 6 2 3
  Company or Union Retirement 1 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Federal Government Retirement 3 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 23 3 5 0 7 3 6 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 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 155 479 104 221 121 269 78 149 65 184
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
174 501 136 246 130 294 85 175 69 195
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
20 44 17 21 7 5 8 10 2 5
  Government Transfer Payments 17 37 4 13 3 6 8 10 2 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
13 37 13 7 0 12 5 6 2 3

 

  $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
White alone (1)
    Total 104 112 102 90 81 113 46 95 31 60
Earnings 36 124 51 104 49 76 21 95 21 40
  Wages and Salary 36 126 48 103 49 76 18 95 21 38
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 8 2 3 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 1 9 0 0 3 2 0
  Interest 0 0 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 6 0 0 0 7 0 0
Retirement Income 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  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 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 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Company or Union Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  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 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 0 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 36 125 51 106 49 76 21 99 21 40
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
54 142 77 93 60 76 27 105 22 49
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 3 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 6
  Government Transfer Payments 6 0 3 0 2 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
6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3

 

    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
White alone (1)
    Total 37 630 26,027 272 34,829 350 0.471 0.0074 1,249
Earnings 22 489 31,914 225 39,128 435 0.421 0.0086 1,249
  Wages and Salary 22 442 32,639 457 39,717 443 0.410 0.0088 1,249
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 39 10,770 621 21,474 1,404 0.630 0.0338 1,249
  Farm Self-Employment 0 3 1,917 180 8,745 2,256 0.729 0.1082 1,249
Social Security 0 0 9,930 121 10,561 111 0.290 0.0136 1,249
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 7,702 174 7,115 216 0.340 0.0327 1,249
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
Veterans Benefits 0 0 11,030 1,027 12,129 1,122 0.373 0.0879 1,249
Survivor Benefits 9 0 10,469 574 14,806 1,107 0.543 0.0543 1,249
Disability Benefits 0 0 8,585 636 10,078 586 0.396 0.0566 1,249
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 6,828 404 8,606 310 0.447 0.0292 1,249
Workers Compensation 0 0 2,890 722 5,601 653 0.518 0.0763 1,249
Property Income 5 29 1,729 21 3,838 134 0.628 0.0230 1,249
  Interest 4 0 1,486 19 1,776 71 0.407 0.0355 1,249
  Dividends 0 5 1,789 37 3,015 145 0.532 0.0363 1,249
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 14 3 2,434 114 8,371 667 0.663 0.0454 1,249
Retirement Income 20 2 12,694 373 18,387 440 0.487 0.0188 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 8,653 528 13,047 567 0.523 0.0326 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 16,231 3,509 20,363 1,360 0.428 0.0609 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 2 21,074 1,412 23,897 751 0.405 0.0292 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 10,246 714 17,763 1,935 0.530 0.0799 1,249
Pension Income 13 0 14,351 542 19,486 504 0.474 0.0207 1,249
  Company or Union Retirement 7 0 8,191 543 13,465 715 0.553 0.0375 1,249
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 22,954 1,643 23,607 1,673 0.376 0.0723 1,249
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,249
  State or Local Government Retirement 6 0 23,722 761 25,371 769 0.369 0.0307 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 13,095 1,494 14,372 1,719 0.418 0.1061 1,249
Child Support 0 0 2,729 471 5,484 835 0.575 0.1033 1,249
Educational Assistance 0 0 2,970 573 4,455 644 0.522 0.1064 1,249
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 1,933 243 5,513 1,033 0.647 0.1034 1,249
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 1,762 186 3,957 806 0.593 0.1457 1,249

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 22 489 25,952 281 34,354 370 0.452 0.0080 1,249
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
29 529 27,413 334 35,550 359 0.440 0.0077 1,249
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,920 120 10,556 111 0.291 0.0135 1,249
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
17 7 11,817 160 16,347 262 0.438 0.0143 1,249
  Government Transfer Payments 6 3 10,581 161 13,754 198 0.418 0.0135 1,249
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 7,309 349 6,812 213 0.360 0.0318 1,249
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,702 96 10,400 105 0.293 0.0129 1,249
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
20 2 10,512 304 16,284 371 0.000 0.0000 1,249

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