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POV28: Income and Deficit or Surplus of Families and Unrelated Individuals by Poverty Status: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 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)
All Races
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
8,792 268 306 667 657 509 563 542 526 472 4,282 9,042 72 7,759 102 2,548 33

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
2,161 91 124 251 205 174 199 148 164 94 712 6,494 107 5,249 161 2,750 78
  One or more (13) 6,630 177 182 416 452 335 363 394 363 378 3,570 9,873 87 8,795 130 2,509 36
    One 2,308 75 78 164 221 130 171 159 166 125 1,018 7,939 115 6,938 163 2,966 76
    Two or more 4,322 102 104 253 231 206 192 234 197 252 2,552 10,906 115 9,909 166 2,367 40
 
Married-couple families
3,409 108 158 309 271 239 190 201 177 164 1,590 8,820 123 7,306 182 2,211 46

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,248 57 74 154 125 96 95 83 80 44 440 6,630 146 5,279 219 2,959 113
  One or more (13) 2,161 51 83 155 146 144 95 119 97 120 1,150 10,085 169 8,621 213 2,018 50
    One 499 26 18 36 43 39 33 27 22 39 217 8,049 285 7,156 353 2,217 119
    Two or more 1,662 25 65 119 104 105 62 91 75 82 933 10,696 200 9,253 257 1,978 55
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
942 30 25 72 74 68 53 53 77 45 445 9,018 214 7,426 347 2,972 117

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
272 8 6 25 20 37 17 22 22 21 94 6,960 287 6,030 389 2,804 212
  One or more (13) 670 22 18 47 53 31 36 32 55 25 351 9,854 270 8,705 593 3,024 137
    One 346 17 13 32 34 15 27 15 36 4 151 7,865 301 6,529 262 3,285 226
    Two or more 324 5 6 15 19 16 9 16 19 20 199 11,976 425 11,772 996 2,865 172
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
4,441 130 123 286 313 201 320 287 273 262 2,247 9,218 97 8,123 157 2,776 49

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
642 26 43 71 60 41 88 44 62 29 177 6,031 185 4,903 173 2,370 121
  One or more (13) 3,800 104 80 215 253 160 232 243 211 233 2,070 9,756 107 8,911 170 2,827 53
    One 1,463 32 46 96 144 76 112 117 108 82 650 7,919 136 7,010 211 3,275 106
    Two or more 2,336 72 34 119 108 84 121 126 103 150 1,420 10,907 146 10,235 219 2,661 60
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
253 4 6 13 11 11 12 14 10 10 163 10,472 365 11,056 774 3,831 276
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
11,678 594 524 1,505 968 1,105 632 549 633 426 4,743 6,158 39 5,931 99 6,158 100
  Male 5,255 266 198 661 359 454 262 226 348 175 2,304 6,443 58 6,575 107 6,443 159
  Female 6,424 328 325 844 609 651 370 322 285 251 2,439 5,926 52 5,262 127 5,926 133

Poverty Footnotes

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