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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
Black alone (2)
    Total 1,941 89 43 93 225 151 101 136 77 103
Earnings 1,240 39 43 40 47 58 47 86 51 86
  Wages and Salary 1,210 35 38 39 47 58 44 83 51 85
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 47 16 5 5 0 2 1 4 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 420 18 31 76 88 77 43 48 18 18
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 230 22 21 30 114 23 10 7 2 0
Public Assistance 28 15 5 2 4 2 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 7 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 29 4 3 4 10 4 2 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 21 7 0 1 3 5 0 2 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 78 22 17 14 5 7 5 4 0 1
Workers Compensation 8 3 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
Property Income 536 442 28 23 8 9 6 3 2 1
  Interest 490 435 29 10 0 2 3 1 1 0
  Dividends 139 115 11 6 1 2 0 1 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 53 25 4 11 3 6 0 3 0 0
Retirement Income 260 18 13 21 33 27 30 16 14 4
  Company or Union Retirement 133 13 10 16 7 19 23 9 4 0
  Federal Government Retirement 35 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 14 0 0 0 8 1 0 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 64 1 1 5 12 1 5 4 5 3
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 9 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
  Other or Don't Know 9 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 1
Pension Income 217 9 12 15 22 21 29 14 12 3
  Company or Union Retirement 115 6 10 8 5 19 22 8 4 0
  Federal Government Retirement 29 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 0
  Military Retirement 9 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 58 0 1 5 8 1 5 4 5 3
  Railroad Retirement 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
  Annuities 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alimony 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Child Support 22 17 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 20 13 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
22 17 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 7 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,594 41 54 93 126 132 86 127 68 107
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,689 45 50 87 120 133 88 127 64 98
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 422 18 31 76 88 77 43 48 20 18
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
588 29 39 74 96 93 48 46 22 15
  Government Transfer Payments 768 45 51 92 211 120 60 65 24 18
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 251 31 26 32 116 25 10 8 2 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
619 28 38 93 199 103 53 52 22 20
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
502 48 38 48 137 52 45 24 19 4

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 49 114 71 87 39 51 47 61 35 40
Earnings 34 100 47 76 19 46 39 58 22 33
  Wages and Salary 31 99 47 73 19 46 34 63 21 33
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 3 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 2 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 2 0 0
Survivor Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property Income 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 4 17 6 17 3 7 8 3 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 5 9 6 0 4 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 0 4 0 2 4 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 9 0 6 3 1 4 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 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 4 16 6 16 1 7 8 2 0 5
  Company or Union Retirement 0 5 9 6 0 4 0 0 0 2
  Federal Government Retirement 3 3 0 4 0 2 3 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 5 9 0 6 1 1 4 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 39 103 47 78 22 48 39 60 22 34
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
50 106 65 90 30 49 48 66 29 35
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
14 12 24 13 4 5 9 7 2 7
  Government Transfer Payments 18 12 6 12 3 3 8 1 2 4
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
4 18 6 17 3 7 8 3 0 5

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 27 33 32 17 12 23 12 8 9 12
Earnings 20 33 14 14 3 28 10 5 6 19
  Wages and Salary 20 33 14 14 3 28 10 7 6 19
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 0 0 0 0 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 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 7 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 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 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 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 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 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 2 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 20 33 14 14 3 28 10 6 6 19
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
24 34 24 21 7 32 10 6 6 20
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
2 2 15 7 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 4 0 0 5 0 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
0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

 

  $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
Black alone (2)
    Total 10 14 9 14 2 7 6 10 3 7
Earnings 7 15 4 8 1 9 2 7 3 9
  Wages and Salary 5 15 4 8 1 9 2 7 3 9
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Interest 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
  Dividends 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  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 1
  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
  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 0 0 0
Pension Income 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  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 1
  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 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 7 15 4 8 1 9 2 7 3 9
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
6 15 7 8 1 9 2 8 1 9
  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 0 0 1
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 0 0 0 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
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

 

    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
Black alone (2)
    Total 3 60 21,331 637 29,098 754 0.452 0.0216 1,430
Earnings 3 49 27,243 681 34,361 984 0.412 0.0262 1,430
  Wages and Salary 3 44 27,372 743 33,997 917 0.399 0.0256 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Social Security 0 0 9,907 367 10,533 289 0.281 0.0367 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 8,428 198 7,828 297 0.240 0.0509 1,430
Public Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Veterans Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Survivor Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 4,925 856 6,778 927 0.469 0.1079 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 0 0 1,514 78 2,844 504 0.605 0.1257 1,430
  Interest 0 0 1,408 76 1,881 449 0.483 0.1984 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,516 154 1,913 568 0.456 0.2189 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 0 0 14,052 815 19,127 1,123 0.417 0.0525 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 12,729 822 16,269 1,395 0.431 0.0754 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Other or Don't Know 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Pension Income 0 0 15,198 1,239 20,815 1,265 0.405 0.0562 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 13,543 728 17,861 1,516 0.402 0.0800 1,430
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Military Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  State or Local Government Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Alimony 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Child Support 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Educational Assistance 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Other Income, N.E.C. 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 3 49 21,644 560 29,502 818 0.440 0.0237 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
3 57 24,125 1,137 30,794 802 0.431 0.0228 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 9,938 370 10,572 289 0.281 0.0365 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 0 11,516 388 16,000 657 0.423 0.0379 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 9,824 205 12,454 425 0.375 0.0347 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 8,297 204 7,639 295 0.271 0.0482 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 9,394 186 10,235 234 0.268 0.0321 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
0 0 9,625 244 13,724 673 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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