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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 alone, not Hispanic
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
51,067 166 168 299 314 348 418 368 422 481 48,084 75,869 402 54,568 206 25,566 216

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
29,612 67 83 140 150 145 228 230 251 292 28,025 74,390 510 53,957 274 32,324 316
  One or more (13) 21,455 99 84 159 164 203 190 138 171 188 20,059 77,911 648 55,385 312 20,044 225
    One 9,634 58 32 91 65 96 73 72 68 92 8,986 72,821 832 54,182 479 23,085 352
    Two or more 11,821 41 52 67 99 107 117 65 103 97 11,073 82,059 960 56,320 412 18,300 270
 
Married-couple families
42,736 78 85 168 167 192 262 245 265 312 40,961 82,245 461 58,224 207 27,243 236

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
25,724 49 53 110 97 117 172 186 176 232 24,531 78,157 571 55,954 282 34,238 354
  One or more (13) 17,012 29 32 58 70 75 90 59 89 80 16,430 88,428 768 61,244 305 21,400 253
    One 6,933 11 10 29 23 28 30 21 24 36 6,720 86,690 1,060 62,305 464 25,349 425
    Two or more 10,079 18 21 29 48 46 60 38 65 44 9,710 89,624 1,072 60,478 404 19,391 296
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
2,704 26 16 18 49 30 38 41 44 29 2,413 51,856 1,286 37,036 875 19,523 616

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,383 4 4 6 20 5 18 21 29 9 1,267 57,225 1,684 42,777 1,262 23,540 962
  One or more (13) 1,321 21 12 13 28 25 20 20 15 20 1,147 46,238 1,942 32,294 968 15,989 798
    One 847 15 11 9 11 19 12 18 6 17 730 43,277 1,961 32,036 1,154 17,763 1,030
    Two or more 474 6 2 3 17 7 9 2 9 3 417 51,524 4,113 32,819 1,763 13,906 1,250
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
5,627 63 66 113 98 126 118 81 113 139 4,709 38,987 584 27,861 432 14,295 288

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
2,505 14 26 25 32 23 38 23 46 51 2,227 45,190 829 33,515 863 18,661 521
  One or more (13) 3,122 49 41 89 66 103 80 59 67 88 2,482 34,008 804 23,250 801 11,441 336
    One 1,854 32 12 53 31 49 31 34 38 39 1,536 34,470 834 25,806 689 13,842 474
    Two or more 1,268 17 29 36 35 54 48 25 29 50 946 33,334 1,560 19,907 877 9,063 483
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
157 2 4 0 7 4 3 16 7 6 107 26,674 3,300 14,294 2,140 10,305 1,529
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
30,308 404 579 939 858 927 928 849 705 678 23,440 32,253 294 20,983 207 32,253 412
  Male 14,583 151 212 336 238 373 322 313 252 232 12,154 37,367 446 24,947 259 37,367 668
  Female 15,725 254 367 603 621 553 606 536 453 446 11,286 27,510 383 17,149 230 27,510 519

Poverty Footnotes


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