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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)
Hispanic (of any race)
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
2,239 54 67 142 148 147 124 168 134 147 1,109 9,412 136 7,930 174 2,312 54

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
333 17 21 33 27 30 31 26 23 15 110 6,711 283 5,296 334 2,637 185
  One or more (13) 1,905 37 46 109 121 117 93 141 110 132 999 9,884 150 8,495 226 2,279 56
    One 520 21 8 32 45 22 32 50 49 39 222 8,009 214 7,023 258 2,791 140
    Two or more 1,386 16 38 77 77 95 61 91 61 93 777 10,587 186 9,190 256 2,166 62
 
Married-couple families
1,078 25 41 78 80 92 62 98 67 73 462 8,593 192 6,933 232 1,871 64

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
204 11 9 21 20 22 17 21 10 7 68 6,721 370 5,189 349 2,730 250
  One or more (13) 874 14 32 58 61 70 46 76 57 66 394 9,030 218 7,347 219 1,774 66
    One 155 6 2 12 19 10 11 17 12 16 50 7,244 406 6,044 439 1,955 178
    Two or more 719 8 30 45 42 61 35 59 45 50 344 9,414 248 7,683 262 1,747 71
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
154 5 4 13 16 6 10 7 16 11 65 8,440 506 6,965 451 2,459 234

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
35 1 4 2 4 1 4 2 4 4 8 5,954 727 5,314 934 2,226 469
  One or more (13) 119 4 0 11 12 5 6 5 12 7 57 9,160 603 7,676 747 2,509 264
    One 52 4 0 8 5 0 0 2 6 3 23 8,223 809 6,995 1,148 2,981 507
    Two or more 68 0 0 2 7 4 6 3 6 4 34 9,876 855 8,091 805 2,279 309
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
1,007 23 22 51 52 49 52 63 50 63 582 10,436 204 9,466 290 2,891 99

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
95 5 8 11 4 7 10 3 9 4 34 6,965 530 5,954 836 2,603 335
  One or more (13) 912 19 14 41 48 42 42 60 41 59 548 10,797 215 9,864 334 2,913 103
    One 313 11 6 11 21 12 21 31 32 20 149 8,352 258 7,602 429 3,376 224
    Two or more 599 8 8 30 27 30 21 29 9 38 399 12,075 286 11,950 605 2,775 117
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
36 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 24 11,206 787 12,734 747 3,964 711
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
1,577 77 65 212 141 150 72 80 95 57 627 6,111 100 5,889 232 6,111 276
  Male 790 48 18 107 72 75 37 46 52 39 296 5,999 140 5,817 292 5,999 387
  Female 786 28 47 105 69 75 35 34 44 18 331 6,223 142 5,988 362 6,223 402

Poverty Footnotes


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