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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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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)
White A.O.I.C.
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
59,488 249 259 452 491 506 563 518 569 643 55,237 71,762 362 51,708 203 23,361 195

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
32,772 87 118 197 190 196 272 275 290 344 30,805 71,943 471 52,388 270 30,769 290
  One or more (13) 26,715 162 142 255 301 310 290 243 279 299 24,432 71,539 562 50,847 308 18,012 192
    One 11,778 85 61 126 125 126 101 107 99 158 10,789 68,164 739 50,378 475 21,279 303
    Two or more 14,937 77 81 129 176 184 190 137 180 142 13,643 74,199 818 51,212 409 16,209 224
 
Married-couple families
48,746 124 127 251 269 288 366 340 356 405 46,221 78,555 421 56,181 204 25,158 214

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
27,920 62 76 145 120 150 204 218 205 260 26,479 76,215 536 54,904 277 33,032 330
  One or more (13) 20,827 62 51 106 149 137 162 122 152 144 19,742 81,691 673 57,784 300 19,379 217
    One 8,316 19 24 45 59 38 49 31 38 71 7,941 81,487 946 59,629 454 23,517 369
    Two or more 12,511 43 26 61 90 99 113 90 114 73 11,801 81,826 927 56,461 399 17,358 249
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
3,569 34 31 33 70 49 44 67 55 48 3,138 49,182 1,134 34,048 673 17,458 496

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,814 6 7 14 26 14 21 27 30 17 1,651 54,170 1,385 40,441 1,086 20,905 734
  One or more (13) 1,756 28 24 20 44 35 23 40 25 31 1,488 44,029 1,798 28,450 1,533 14,433 676
    One 1,117 22 17 13 21 24 14 30 12 24 939 41,829 1,898 28,543 1,749 16,365 898
    Two or more 639 6 6 6 24 11 9 9 13 6 548 47,872 3,655 28,308 2,331 12,230 1,027
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
7,172 91 102 168 152 169 152 112 158 191 5,877 36,829 514 25,985 353 12,904 236

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
3,039 19 35 39 45 31 46 30 55 66 2,675 43,308 728 31,944 789 17,528 444
  One or more (13) 4,133 72 67 130 107 138 106 82 103 124 3,202 32,064 703 21,250 442 10,224 271
    One 2,346 45 20 68 46 64 37 45 50 62 1,909 33,469 853 23,361 942 12,953 429
    Two or more 1,787 28 48 62 62 74 68 37 53 62 1,294 30,220 1,177 18,329 563 7,827 347
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
210 4 5 1 7 10 7 21 7 6 141 24,195 2,539 14,213 1,543 9,283 1,174
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
34,342 456 731 1,057 986 1,143 1,047 940 821 789 26,372 31,182 266 19,896 134 31,182 373
  Male 17,193 166 314 402 310 506 396 353 322 302 14,122 35,295 392 23,446 188 35,295 581
  Female 17,149 291 417 655 676 637 650 587 499 486 12,250 27,058 356 16,824 224 27,058 485

Poverty Footnotes


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