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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 alone
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
341 7 15 44 24 22 21 22 16 12 159 9,094 371 7,012 663 2,660 170

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
150 4 10 26 15 11 12 6 5 2 60 7,146 454 4,829 685 3,085 334
  One or more (13) 191 3 6 18 9 11 9 16 11 10 99 10,621 533 8,450 836 2,479 198
    One 52 3 3 2 2 0 3 7 3 2 27 9,386 889 8,289 1,365 3,017 489
    Two or more 139 0 3 15 6 11 6 9 8 8 72 11,083 648 8,559 1,110 2,347 216
 
Married-couple families
244 7 10 30 21 15 15 15 11 7 114 9,147 444 6,889 895 2,533 190

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
112 4 5 19 15 8 10 4 2 2 44 7,247 538 4,655 658 3,077 385
  One or more (13) 132 3 5 11 6 7 6 11 8 5 70 10,756 651 8,623 995 2,301 218
    One 27 3 3 2 2 0 1 2 1 0 13 8,915 1,436 6,664 2,291 2,518 600
    Two or more 105 0 3 9 4 7 4 9 7 5 57 11,226 723 8,917 1,148 2,262 234
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
24 0 4 8 1 2 2 0 1 0 7 6,004 1,289 2,818 1,166 2,111 619

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) 10 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 7,283 2,368 3,358 3,123 1,904 820
    One 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 15,244 4,472 22,532 7,581 3,085 1,703
    Two or more 7 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3,486 1,156 2,250 826 1,059 518
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
72 0 1 6 2 5 3 7 5 5 37 9,957 752 8,526 1,340 3,360 459

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
23 0 1 2 0 3 0 2 3 0 12 7,911 968 8,155 1,717 3,570 926
  One or more (13) 49 0 0 4 2 2 3 5 2 5 26 10,930 981 9,178 1,851 3,293 528
    One 22 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 2 2 11 9,112 831 7,935 1,790 3,929 973
    Two or more 27 0 0 3 2 2 2 0 0 3 15 12,413 1,595 11,616 3,876 3,002 634
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 21,077 1,359 20,971 2,790 5,288 3,685
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
378 18 16 47 20 27 20 14 13 18 185 6,838 211 7,749 567 6,838 632
  Male 153 5 6 21 3 15 7 6 9 6 74 6,871 320 7,656 875 6,871 1,000
  Female 225 13 10 27 17 11 13 8 3 12 110 6,815 280 7,795 824 6,815 823

Poverty Footnotes


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