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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
65 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 1,972 39 66 157 346 314 243 145 88 77
Earnings 325 20 14 15 18 27 6 27 12 24
  Wages and Salary 314 18 12 15 18 25 7 26 12 23
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 13 2 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 1,633 48 99 198 353 378 273 141 89 33
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 155 49 37 24 40 2 3 0 0 0
Public Assistance 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Veterans Benefits 22 13 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 93 15 17 20 3 8 4 9 1 3
Disability Benefits 25 8 0 8 1 4 2 0 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 20 12 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 9 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Property Income 435 328 35 23 17 5 4 7 2 0
  Interest 393 328 27 13 9 2 2 4 0 1
  Dividends 80 57 10 5 1 2 0 3 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 60 28 10 5 7 3 4 2 0 0
Retirement Income 532 85 66 70 38 32 27 45 15 19
  Company or Union Retirement 312 78 58 38 20 15 9 31 7 11
  Federal Government Retirement 55 4 1 0 2 2 7 3 0 3
  Military Retirement 7 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 130 3 4 18 10 14 11 9 6 4
  Railroad Retirement 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Annuities 15 4 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 9 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2
  Other or Don't Know 24 1 3 8 3 3 0 1 0 0
Pension Income 446 77 53 47 32 26 22 42 13 15
  Company or Union Retirement 267 69 49 28 17 12 7 28 7 11
  Federal Government Retirement 44 4 0 0 3 1 4 5 0 0
  Military Retirement 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 120 1 2 18 10 12 10 9 6 4
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 7 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Alimony 6 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
Child Support 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assistance 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial Assistance from Outside the
 Household
18 17 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other Income, N.E.C. 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0

Combinations of Income Types:
  Earnings & Social Security 1,790 36 93 183 338 367 265 151 83 50
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
1,888 26 72 164 323 321 226 144 75 74
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 1,634 48 100 198 353 378 271 142 89 35
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
1,746 30 86 183 340 328 231 133 83 60
  Government Transfer Payments 1,772 43 93 187 389 373 258 142 82 45
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 167 61 37 24 40 2 3 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
1,707 55 99 190 398 395 281 145 89 34
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
690 144 99 91 74 33 28 49 17 19

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 54 72 35 57 33 35 21 22 10 8
Earnings 4 19 13 30 1 13 5 13 1 1
  Wages and Salary 4 19 13 28 1 13 5 13 1 1
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Farm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security 7 5 2 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 3 2 0 0 0
Disability Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Workers Compensation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Property Income 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 3 0
  Interest 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
  Dividends 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 17 22 6 13 18 17 2 3 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 16 6 3 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 3 7 0 8 2 5 1 3 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 11 2 0 4 14 3 1 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  IRA, Keogh, or 401(K) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Other or Don't Know 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Pension Income 17 24 6 14 14 14 2 0 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 3 14 6 3 0 4 0 0 0 0
  Federal Government Retirement 4 8 0 7 0 5 1 0 0 0
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 9 1 2 4 14 3 1 0 0 0
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Annuities 0 2 0 0 0 1 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 18 23 19 36 7 16 12 12 4 1
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
39 66 39 55 32 40 21 20 11 9
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
31 56 18 21 27 29 11 15 4 8
  Government Transfer Payments 25 34 5 13 16 11 5 6 4 2
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
9 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
18 22 6 13 18 17 2 3 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
65 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 17 20 6 8 4 5 12 4 3 21
Earnings 7 7 2 6 0 4 0 3 2 8
  Wages and Salary 7 7 2 6 0 4 0 3 2 8
  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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Survivor Benefits 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 8 6 0 0 3 0 0 2 3 7
  Company or Union Retirement 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2
  Federal Government Retirement 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 6
  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 6 5 0 2 3 0 0 2 1 7
  Company or Union Retirement 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
  Federal Government Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Military Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  State or Local Government Retirement 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6
  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 9 15 2 6 3 4 1 2 4 10
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
17 18 3 5 5 7 7 3 3 19
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
9 10 1 0 0 0 3 3 2 10
  Government Transfer Payments 7 10 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 10
  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 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
8 6 0 0 3 0 0 2 3 7

 

  $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
65 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 9 6 2 4 0 0 2 5 3 0
Earnings 0 4 2 4 1 0 1 2 2 0
  Wages and Salary 0 4 2 4 0 0 1 2 2 0
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 0 0 1 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 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement Income 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 0 0 2 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 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 1 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 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 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 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 3 4 0
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
8 5 0 3 1 1 1 6 4 0
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
3 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
  Government Transfer Payments 2 2 0 1 0 2 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
1 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0

 

    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
65 Years and over:
Black alone (2)
    Total 2 21 13,161 274 19,653 528 0.426 0.0246 1,430
Earnings 0 6 22,372 2,212 28,802 1,647 0.434 0.0505 1,430
  Wages and Salary 0 6 23,031 2,244 29,044 1,671 0.425 0.0516 1,430
  Nonfarm Self-Employment 0 0 (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 10,789 160 11,064 151 0.253 0.0196 1,430
SSI (Supplemental Security Income) 0 0 4,457 507 4,795 300 0.380 0.0567 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 2 0 6,794 705 14,502 2,488 0.587 0.1136 1,430
Disability Benefits 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Unemployment Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Workers Compensation 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Property Income 1 0 1,658 95 3,111 480 0.591 0.1020 1,430
  Interest 1 0 1,497 90 2,123 449 0.501 0.1615 1,430
  Dividends 0 0 1,759 236 3,022 768 0.547 0.1830 1,430
  Rents, Royalties, Estates or Trusts 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
Retirement Income 2 0 10,554 1,050 16,376 903 0.522 0.0412 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 6,335 701 11,683 951 0.564 0.0555 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 16,269 1,943 22,366 1,869 0.415 0.0766 1,430
  Railroad Retirement 0 0 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) 1,430
  Annuities 2 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 11,338 1,226 15,835 871 0.507 0.0414 1,430
  Company or Union Retirement 0 0 6,408 886 11,342 899 0.547 0.0553 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 17,111 2,086 22,785 1,883 0.401 0.0790 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 0 8 11,675 172 15,319 414 0.381 0.0267 1,430
  Earnings, Social Security, or
      Other Retirement
0 15 12,933 288 19,133 505 0.420 0.0244 1,430
  Social Security or Railroad Retirement 0 0 10,787 160 11,070 151 0.252 0.0196 1,430
  Social Security or Other Retirement
      Income or Both
0 6 11,790 191 15,333 365 0.369 0.0244 1,430
  Government Transfer Payments 0 0 11,170 168 13,292 284 0.334 0.0237 1,430
  Public Assistance or SSI or Both 0 0 4,041 527 4,527 292 0.401 0.0556 1,430
  Social Security, Public Assistance,
      or SSI or Both
0 0 10,710 157 11,027 146 0.250 0.0192 1,430
  Retirement, SSI or Public Assistance
      or Both
2 0 7,853 511 13,726 736 0.000 0.0000 1,430

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