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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, not Hispanic
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
3,797 121 183 302 293 245 251 230 268 214 1,691 8,270 100 7,027 136 2,671 53

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,244 59 77 142 114 98 108 83 105 59 399 6,384 137 5,286 219 2,893 110
  One or more (13) 2,553 62 106 161 178 147 143 147 162 155 1,291 9,190 129 8,116 195 2,603 60
    One 1,065 25 49 86 97 69 74 67 83 55 461 7,732 164 6,794 202 3,098 119
    Two or more 1,488 37 57 74 81 78 69 81 79 100 831 10,234 183 9,210 275 2,396 69
 
Married-couple families
1,697 67 100 164 133 125 95 108 103 82 722 8,020 157 6,564 205 2,349 70

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
843 43 51 102 83 60 56 66 58 34 289 6,580 176 5,401 226 3,016 141
  One or more (13) 854 24 49 61 50 64 39 42 45 47 432 9,440 250 8,112 316 2,039 80
    One 216 10 11 23 14 21 9 9 9 16 96 7,912 430 7,240 569 2,289 190
    Two or more 638 14 39 39 36 43 30 33 36 31 337 9,958 299 8,534 395 1,981 89
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
399 7 11 28 29 32 18 19 50 27 176 8,745 305 7,130 324 3,228 198

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
112 3 0 6 5 19 2 4 19 14 40 7,410 399 6,883 320 3,312 387
  One or more (13) 286 3 11 22 25 14 16 15 32 13 136 9,269 390 7,443 631 3,202 229
    One 162 0 8 17 19 4 14 8 23 1 67 7,786 416 6,467 283 3,557 364
    Two or more 125 3 3 5 6 10 2 7 9 11 69 11,189 676 9,738 1,526 2,938 294
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
1,701 47 72 110 130 88 138 103 114 105 793 8,410 142 7,449 201 2,929 86

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
289 13 27 33 26 19 50 12 28 10 70 5,415 238 4,528 173 2,387 186
  One or more (13) 1,412 34 46 77 104 69 88 91 86 95 723 9,023 159 8,233 266 3,014 94
    One 687 14 31 47 65 44 51 50 51 37 298 7,663 191 6,831 279 3,383 164
    Two or more 725 20 15 30 39 25 37 41 34 58 425 10,312 242 9,781 385 2,798 114
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
149 3 4 12 6 6 5 10 10 5 88 9,858 468 10,837 773 3,712 355
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
6,946 355 299 948 618 614 380 333 363 281 2,756 6,083 50 5,781 129 6,083 131
  Male 2,914 160 98 404 206 231 148 128 174 120 1,246 6,327 77 6,474 159 6,327 212
  Female 4,032 195 201 544 412 383 231 205 190 161 1,510 5,908 65 5,242 159 5,908 169

Poverty Footnotes

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