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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)
Black alone
Below poverty (5)
 
All families (10)
2,125 69 37 142 147 109 131 122 122 106 1,140 9,687 142 8,721 209 2,698 65

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
399 17 8 39 37 40 42 29 30 15 144 7,047 254 5,616 341 2,649 164
  One or more (13) 1,726 52 29 103 110 69 89 93 93 91 996 10,297 161 9,430 217 2,706 71
    One 596 20 15 37 48 29 43 42 45 29 289 8,397 216 7,689 406 3,190 155
    Two or more 1,130 32 15 66 62 40 46 51 48 62 707 11,299 213 10,458 318 2,554 81
 
Married-couple families
366 8 8 23 37 28 29 8 19 10 197 9,758 388 8,728 482 2,277 137

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
122 4 1 10 15 14 17 2 9 3 46 7,006 448 4,943 833 3,023 352
  One or more (13) 244 4 6 13 21 14 11 6 10 7 151 11,138 517 10,011 505 2,113 149
    One 57 3 2 0 2 2 7 0 4 1 34 9,465 805 9,004 656 2,327 333
    Two or more 186 1 4 13 19 12 4 6 5 6 116 11,655 625 10,468 553 2,065 166
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
234 12 5 19 11 22 17 9 12 6 122 9,309 423 8,500 875 3,111 241

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
76 2 2 9 6 12 8 5 0 4 28 6,772 544 4,869 626 2,546 359
  One or more (13) 158 10 3 10 5 10 9 3 12 2 94 10,533 544 10,057 801 3,341 305
    One 80 8 2 8 1 5 5 2 9 2 38 7,948 581 6,977 1,226 3,417 481
    Two or more 78 1 1 2 4 5 4 2 3 1 56 13,195 830 13,833 1,729 3,296 387
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
1,524 49 25 100 99 58 86 105 91 90 821 9,728 162 8,746 241 2,767 79

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
200 10 5 19 16 13 17 22 20 8 70 7,176 370 5,912 327 2,501 216
  One or more (13) 1,324 38 20 81 83 45 69 84 71 82 751 10,114 175 9,248 248 2,799 84
    One 458 8 10 29 44 21 31 41 32 26 216 8,342 240 7,510 402 3,329 187
    Two or more 866 30 10 51 40 24 38 43 39 56 535 11,052 230 10,274 374 2,632 95
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
29 0 0 0 2 3 1 2 0 1 20 11,813 1,108 13,092 1,970 3,788 759
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
2,209 119 135 279 173 284 92 82 96 60 890 5,989 85 5,294 279 5,989 229
  Male 998 42 61 106 71 120 37 24 52 18 467 6,528 129 6,732 320 6,528 372
  Female 1,211 76 74 172 102 164 55 58 44 42 423 5,545 112 4,305 308 5,545 291

Poverty Footnotes

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