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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)
Hispanic (of any race)
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
8,264 82 94 156 176 163 157 158 147 176 6,956 45,390 647 29,815 448 12,117 214

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
3,052 19 33 56 42 52 52 49 36 52 2,661 48,287 881 34,264 870 17,762 446
  One or more (13) 5,212 62 61 100 134 111 105 109 111 124 4,294 43,694 886 27,195 586 10,050 238
    One 2,108 26 29 40 55 30 29 34 30 71 1,765 44,986 1,372 28,731 1,073 13,085 473
    Two or more 3,104 36 32 60 79 81 76 76 81 53 2,529 42,815 1,160 26,192 794 8,623 268
 
Married-couple families
5,833 49 44 82 100 96 113 99 89 98 5,064 50,767 807 34,915 640 12,976 256

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
2,090 13 23 32 26 33 40 36 26 28 1,833 52,992 1,159 38,294 1,158 20,119 616
  One or more (13) 3,743 35 21 50 74 62 73 63 64 70 3,231 49,524 1,078 33,300 740 10,705 277
    One 1,338 8 14 19 32 10 20 9 14 37 1,176 52,834 1,747 37,851 1,428 14,231 582
    Two or more 2,405 27 7 31 43 52 52 54 50 34 2,054 47,682 1,367 31,009 916 9,286 310
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
867 5 14 15 21 21 7 26 11 22 725 39,595 2,225 26,247 833 11,824 759

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
442 2 3 6 5 10 5 6 2 10 395 43,413 1,943 32,105 2,111 13,913 882
  One or more (13) 425 4 11 9 16 11 2 20 10 13 330 35,616 4,060 20,666 953 9,930 1,212
    One 262 4 7 6 9 5 2 13 6 9 201 35,453 4,714 20,692 1,384 11,871 1,729
    Two or more 163 0 5 3 7 6 0 6 4 3 129 35,877 7,388 20,631 1,349 7,884 1,706
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
1,564 28 36 58 55 47 37 33 46 56 1,167 28,549 926 19,123 622 8,534 339

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
520 4 7 17 11 9 7 7 9 15 433 33,511 1,306 24,622 1,174 12,333 722
  One or more (13) 1,044 23 29 41 44 38 30 27 38 41 734 26,080 1,218 15,147 947 7,130 386
    One 508 14 9 15 14 15 6 11 11 25 388 29,232 2,116 18,746 921 9,916 833
    Two or more 536 9 21 26 30 23 24 15 27 16 346 23,090 1,255 13,385 693 5,331 350
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
53 2 1 0 0 6 4 5 0 0 35 16,080 1,989 13,000 2,818 6,078 1,132
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
3,840 54 162 115 117 213 110 84 119 105 2,762 22,007 440 14,409 249 22,007 721
  Male 2,524 16 109 63 68 131 74 35 75 66 1,887 22,622 571 14,828 352 22,622 935
  Female 1,316 37 53 52 50 82 36 49 45 39 875 20,826 668 13,474 469 20,826 1,172

Poverty Footnotes


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