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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 A.O.I.C.
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
3,289 13 11 19 19 24 21 22 29 28 3,103 84,958 1,609 56,575 739 25,595 616

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,560 2 4 14 11 14 15 13 8 16 1,462 76,237 1,933 53,743 1,143 29,689 1,043
  One or more (13) 1,729 11 7 4 8 10 7 9 21 12 1,641 92,827 2,501 58,848 966 23,223 781
    One 800 8 5 1 2 5 3 0 7 3 764 91,710 3,559 59,462 1,398 27,544 1,381
    Two or more 929 3 2 3 6 5 3 9 13 9 876 93,789 3,503 58,304 1,335 20,511 948
 
Married-couple families
2,678 9 8 14 15 14 19 11 20 18 2,550 92,226 1,872 59,623 761 27,473 718

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,218 2 4 13 10 9 12 7 8 11 1,142 80,375 2,228 55,809 1,236 32,199 1,275
  One or more (13) 1,460 7 4 1 5 5 7 4 12 7 1,408 102,112 2,862 62,334 962 25,058 892
    One 651 5 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 2 634 103,034 4,199 63,779 1,385 30,260 1,629
    Two or more 809 3 2 1 5 5 3 4 7 5 774 101,370 3,906 61,086 1,335 21,970 1,062
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
229 4 0 3 1 2 0 3 1 3 211 62,404 3,579 48,560 2,585 19,513 1,643

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
151 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 146 68,122 4,616 53,277 3,817 22,967 2,378
  One or more (13) 78 4 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 2 65 51,311 5,313 45,167 6,622 14,065 2,042
    One 41 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 35 55,529 7,164 47,239 1,854 18,551 3,691
    Two or more 37 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 30 46,739 7,828 33,923 6,845 10,725 2,342
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
382 0 3 1 2 8 3 8 7 7 342 47,521 3,156 30,866 1,942 15,192 1,243

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
191 0 0 0 0 5 3 6 0 3 173 56,246 5,590 36,734 2,182 20,759 2,551
  One or more (13) 191 0 3 1 2 3 0 2 7 4 168 38,813 2,808 25,001 1,828 10,946 1,067
    One 109 0 3 1 2 3 0 0 2 1 96 37,489 3,212 26,567 2,905 12,477 1,569
    Two or more 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 2 73 40,568 4,945 24,389 1,745 9,517 1,470
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 119,232 65,848 14,720 23,314 49,989 37,016
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
1,297 23 40 28 15 37 28 15 21 24 1,068 42,189 1,823 25,318 1,448 42,189 2,655
  Male 687 7 22 4 5 18 13 6 12 16 584 46,650 2,951 27,948 1,648 46,650 4,200
  Female 611 16 17 24 10 19 15 9 8 8 484 37,176 1,982 22,518 1,762 37,176 3,214

Poverty Footnotes


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