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POV28: Income and Deficit or Surplus of Families and Unrelated Individuals by Poverty Status: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers of families and unrelated individuals in thousands, deficits and surpluses and their standard errors in dollars. Income deficit is the number of dollars a poor family's (or unrelated individual's) income falls below its poverty threshold. If income is negative, the deficit equals the threshold. Income surplus is the difference in dollars between a nonpoor family's income and its poverty threshold)

    Mean deficit or surplus (20) Median deficit or surplus (20) Deficit or surplus per capita (22)
Total Under $500 $500 to $999 $1,000 to $1,999 $2,000 to $2,999 $3,000 to $3,999 $4,000 to $4,999 $5,000 to $5,999 $6,000 to $6,999 $7,000 to $7,999 $8,000 or more Value Standard error (19) Value Standard error (19) Value Standard error (19)
Black A.O.I.C.
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
2,112 56 63 128 106 128 130 112 155 115 1,119 9,880 145 8,804 287 2,750 67

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
356 24 21 25 30 35 34 27 38 10 111 6,645 271 5,322 341 2,477 166
  One or more (13) 1,756 32 42 103 76 93 96 85 117 104 1,007 10,535 161 9,854 282 2,789 72
    One 587 14 23 38 30 35 43 35 49 51 271 8,334 208 7,550 232 3,159 153
    Two or more 1,169 18 19 65 46 58 54 51 68 53 736 11,642 212 11,085 307 2,676 83
 
Married-couple families
365 18 12 34 21 22 19 25 31 14 169 9,489 395 7,039 489 2,337 144

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
140 11 3 11 11 9 12 9 19 3 52 7,269 417 6,187 368 2,802 291
  One or more (13) 225 7 10 22 10 13 6 16 12 11 117 10,867 567 8,624 956 2,187 167
    One 63 4 2 6 5 4 0 8 4 1 29 8,949 851 6,713 1,521 2,461 364
    Two or more 162 3 8 16 5 9 6 8 9 10 88 11,615 707 9,252 1,192 2,116 188
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
167 12 3 8 16 11 13 11 7 8 78 8,878 522 7,380 884 2,786 261

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
52 5 3 3 6 2 6 3 1 2 19 6,683 800 4,878 728 2,514 465
  One or more (13) 115 7 0 4 10 8 7 7 6 6 60 9,865 647 8,803 1,424 2,881 311
    One 55 5 0 0 8 5 2 3 3 2 25 7,966 697 7,064 1,405 3,022 493
    Two or more 60 2 0 4 2 3 5 4 2 4 34 11,578 1,010 11,179 2,041 2,799 397
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
1,580 26 47 86 70 95 98 76 117 92 872 10,076 162 9,284 306 2,856 79

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
164 9 15 10 13 23 15 14 18 6 41 6,103 390 4,766 417 2,206 222
  One or more (13) 1,416 17 33 76 56 71 83 62 99 87 830 10,537 171 10,044 277 2,914 84
    One 470 5 21 31 17 26 40 24 42 48 216 8,294 219 7,609 222 3,312 181
    Two or more 946 13 11 45 39 46 43 39 58 39 614 11,650 223 11,260 314 2,795 95
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
26 0 4 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 17 10,319 1,099 11,613 1,088 3,952 899
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
2,042 77 92 285 202 228 124 105 120 70 738 5,911 86 5,119 202 5,911 234
  Male 975 32 30 124 84 102 68 50 50 39 394 6,318 125 5,928 302 6,318 364
  Female 1,066 45 61 161 118 126 56 55 69 31 344 5,539 118 4,392 283 5,539 310

Poverty Footnotes


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