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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 alone
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
5,994 170 251 474 467 363 392 383 373 334 2,787 8,741 86 7,369 119 2,486 39

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,582 66 105 189 148 122 141 106 126 79 500 6,336 122 5,187 191 2,779 93
  One or more (13) 4,413 104 146 284 319 241 252 277 247 255 2,286 9,603 105 8,386 164 2,425 43
    One 1,542 39 61 118 157 96 122 108 114 80 646 7,654 137 6,607 176 2,887 91
    Two or more 2,871 65 85 166 162 145 130 169 133 175 1,640 10,650 140 9,555 208 2,284 48
 
Married-couple families
2,694 82 137 260 213 189 148 180 149 136 1,201 8,529 135 6,934 184 2,161 51

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,007 44 63 129 99 75 70 78 67 41 341 6,526 161 5,299 209 2,924 124
  One or more (13) 1,687 38 74 131 114 114 77 102 82 96 860 9,725 187 8,183 235 1,956 55
    One 365 16 14 32 34 33 24 24 16 25 146 7,459 315 6,277 566 2,081 132
    Two or more 1,321 21 59 98 79 81 54 78 66 71 713 10,351 219 8,802 284 1,933 60
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
629 15 18 48 58 42 33 37 60 39 278 8,767 253 7,065 286 2,912 140

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
175 6 5 12 13 23 8 12 22 17 58 7,033 348 6,413 315 2,956 279
  One or more (13) 454 9 13 35 46 19 26 25 39 22 220 9,436 318 7,694 567 2,899 161
    One 237 6 10 24 31 8 20 11 27 3 97 7,720 362 6,302 297 3,207 267
    Two or more 217 3 3 11 15 11 5 15 12 19 123 11,308 505 10,364 1,182 2,706 200
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
2,671 73 97 166 196 132 211 166 164 159 1,307 8,950 123 7,821 167 2,796 64

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
399 15 37 48 36 25 62 16 37 21 101 5,549 212 4,611 165 2,355 155
  One or more (13) 2,272 57 59 119 160 107 149 150 127 138 1,206 9,547 136 8,669 233 2,851 69
    One 940 17 36 61 92 55 78 74 72 53 402 7,713 164 6,791 220 3,284 134
    Two or more 1,333 40 23 57 68 52 71 76 55 85 804 10,840 193 10,253 270 2,674 80
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
210 3 6 13 9 7 11 12 10 7 131 10,147 395 10,664 735 3,758 299
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
8,580 445 349 1,160 740 748 468 435 474 329 3,432 6,127 45 5,874 109 6,127 118
  Male 3,820 214 119 530 267 304 195 187 257 145 1,602 6,301 67 6,364 123 6,301 184
  Female 4,760 231 230 630 473 445 272 247 217 185 1,830 5,987 60 5,400 143 5,987 157

Poverty Footnotes

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