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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)
Black A.O.I.C.
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
7,513 75 71 138 153 128 121 153 123 127 6,424 47,232 688 33,010 550 14,475 260

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
3,334 26 22 36 53 39 48 51 55 42 2,961 50,247 1,021 36,939 670 19,455 515
  One or more (13) 4,180 49 49 103 99 89 73 101 68 85 3,463 44,827 930 29,220 651 11,779 292
    One 1,995 32 20 51 43 33 45 48 27 42 1,654 42,568 1,187 28,419 982 14,034 490
    Two or more 2,184 17 29 52 56 56 28 53 41 43 1,808 46,890 1,409 29,888 1,069 10,394 365
 
Married-couple families
4,166 8 16 40 37 31 40 44 53 32 3,864 61,616 1,072 47,141 870 17,952 399

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
2,093 6 3 23 17 10 20 30 34 19 1,932 59,462 1,515 43,555 1,229 24,012 810
  One or more (13) 2,073 2 13 17 20 20 20 15 20 13 1,933 63,791 1,515 51,271 1,044 14,507 439
    One 818 0 5 8 12 7 8 1 8 6 763 64,146 1,773 53,906 1,573 17,807 745
    Two or more 1,255 2 8 9 9 13 12 13 11 8 1,170 63,560 2,219 49,167 1,753 12,931 545
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
674 10 10 25 11 6 15 16 16 17 547 34,040 1,148 26,317 1,263 11,571 580

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
337 4 6 4 5 5 7 7 4 3 293 39,619 1,669 31,169 1,957 14,800 1,023
  One or more (13) 336 7 5 20 6 1 8 9 13 13 254 28,439 1,519 20,813 1,650 8,866 655
    One 209 7 2 9 6 1 7 6 8 5 158 28,826 1,792 21,777 1,996 10,984 1,031
    Two or more 127 0 3 11 0 0 1 2 5 8 96 27,802 2,728 17,946 3,355 6,670 832
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
2,674 57 44 74 104 91 67 92 53 79 2,013 28,145 779 18,893 479 9,136 301

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
903 16 13 8 31 24 22 15 17 20 737 32,862 955 25,467 902 11,762 514
  One or more (13) 1,771 41 31 66 73 68 45 78 36 58 1,276 25,738 1,067 16,476 497 7,976 374
    One 969 26 13 34 25 25 30 40 12 31 734 27,318 1,712 18,943 738 10,344 729
    Two or more 802 16 18 32 48 42 14 38 25 28 542 23,830 1,123 13,727 614 6,058 341
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
24 0 3 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 14 13,001 2,215 9,867 2,026 4,217 1,094
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
5,082 103 136 188 148 147 126 125 131 117 3,859 25,428 442 17,977 251 25,428 721
  Male 2,539 41 66 63 64 67 57 71 58 43 2,009 27,285 724 18,930 324 27,285 1,151
  Female 2,542 62 71 125 84 80 69 54 73 74 1,850 23,572 507 16,645 494 23,572 924

Poverty Footnotes


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