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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)
Asian A.O.I.C.
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
356 7 15 45 24 22 21 22 20 14 164 9,066 358 6,999 553 2,636 164

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
152 4 10 26 15 11 12 6 5 2 61 7,165 451 4,842 684 3,079 330
  One or more (13) 204 3 6 19 9 11 9 17 15 12 103 10,481 506 8,113 765 2,457 189
    One 57 3 3 2 2 0 3 7 6 2 28 9,349 827 7,959 1,236 3,068 475
    Two or more 147 0 3 17 6 11 7 9 9 10 74 10,919 621 8,208 1,001 2,305 206
 
Married-couple families
254 7 10 31 21 15 16 15 13 9 117 9,099 430 6,919 710 2,498 183

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
114 4 5 19 15 8 10 4 2 2 46 7,285 534 4,693 666 3,073 380
  One or more (13) 141 3 5 12 6 7 6 11 11 7 72 10,566 620 8,245 935 2,261 208
    One 29 3 3 2 2 0 1 2 2 0 13 8,780 1,351 6,643 1,770 2,508 576
    Two or more 112 0 3 11 4 7 4 9 9 6 59 11,024 692 8,612 1,091 2,217 223
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
26 0 4 8 1 2 2 0 2 0 7 6,056 1,226 3,239 1,290 2,160 608

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
14 0 4 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 4 5,131 1,403 1,805 1,530 2,360 945
  One or more (13) 11 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 4 7,256 2,099 3,672 2,143 2,003 793
    One 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 13,239 3,809 9,277 8,227 3,146 1,609
    Two or more 7 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3,655 1,153 2,414 848 1,118 530
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
76 0 1 6 2 5 4 7 5 5 39 9,976 729 8,573 1,371 3,363 447

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
24 0 1 2 0 3 0 2 3 0 12 7,837 963 8,059 1,707 3,541 915
  One or more (13) 52 0 0 4 2 2 4 6 3 5 27 10,942 936 9,478 1,925 3,309 512
    One 24 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 2 2 12 9,349 818 8,326 1,902 4,063 966
    Two or more 28 0 0 3 2 2 2 0 1 3 15 12,297 1,543 11,440 3,729 2,955 609
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 18,710 4,442 20,731 3,451 5,034 3,523
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
410 19 17 52 20 28 21 17 14 19 204 6,897 202 7,966 552 6,897 611
  Male 170 5 6 22 3 16 7 9 10 6 85 7,008 302 8,007 892 7,008 966
  Female 240 14 11 30 17 12 13 8 4 13 119 6,820 270 7,945 729 6,820 796

Poverty Footnotes


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