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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)
White A.O.I.C.
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
6,133 177 252 488 472 372 406 391 382 338 2,855 8,739 85 7,375 119 2,485 38

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,610 68 105 194 148 126 145 110 127 79 508 6,322 121 5,170 184 2,772 92
  One or more (13) 4,523 109 147 294 323 246 261 281 255 260 2,347 9,599 104 8,404 163 2,426 42
    One 1,574 42 61 121 160 96 124 109 118 84 659 7,644 135 6,621 173 2,875 89
    Two or more 2,949 67 86 173 163 150 137 172 137 176 1,688 10,642 138 9,587 207 2,289 47
 
Married-couple families
2,740 86 137 264 215 194 151 181 152 139 1,219 8,504 133 6,924 181 2,155 50

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,025 47 63 131 99 78 70 79 69 41 349 6,527 159 5,308 208 2,923 123
  One or more (13) 1,715 40 74 134 116 116 81 102 84 98 871 9,685 185 8,146 232 1,949 55
    One 378 18 14 32 35 33 25 24 17 27 152 7,454 306 6,398 553 2,079 129
    Two or more 1,337 22 60 101 81 83 56 78 67 71 719 10,316 217 8,768 285 1,924 60
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
637 15 18 48 60 42 34 37 60 39 284 8,802 252 7,118 295 2,930 140

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
175 6 5 12 13 23 8 12 22 17 58 7,026 348 6,405 315 2,953 279
  One or more (13) 462 9 13 35 47 19 26 25 39 22 226 9,476 315 7,786 596 2,924 161
    One 243 6 10 25 32 8 21 11 27 3 102 7,795 359 6,348 300 3,255 268
    Two or more 219 3 3 11 15 11 5 15 12 20 125 11,340 502 10,454 1,150 2,713 199
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
2,756 75 97 176 197 135 221 173 169 160 1,351 8,958 122 7,834 168 2,792 63

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
409 15 37 51 36 25 66 19 37 21 101 5,507 207 4,607 156 2,336 152
  One or more (13) 2,347 60 60 125 161 111 155 154 132 139 1,250 9,560 134 8,711 229 2,848 68
    One 954 18 36 64 93 55 78 75 74 54 406 7,681 163 6,771 215 3,257 132
    Two or more 1,393 41 23 61 68 55 77 79 59 85 845 10,846 188 10,299 257 2,684 79
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
212 3 6 13 9 7 11 12 10 9 132 10,130 393 10,602 739 3,760 299
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
8,756 455 358 1,181 755 768 484 440 484 339 3,493 6,120 44 5,860 109 6,120 116
  Male 3,900 218 124 538 275 313 204 190 261 146 1,632 6,291 67 6,340 123 6,291 182
  Female 4,856 236 234 643 479 455 280 249 223 194 1,861 5,982 59 5,397 143 5,982 155

Poverty Footnotes

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