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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
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
70,075 264 303 581 652 749 696 768 737 794 64,531 69,125 331 48,983 226 22,201 185

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
37,885 78 111 244 296 310 316 386 346 401 35,396 69,093 422 50,157 268 29,218 262
  One or more (13) 32,190 187 192 337 355 439 380 382 390 393 29,135 69,163 522 47,351 363 17,313 179
    One 14,563 83 103 152 169 175 165 210 161 187 13,157 65,645 710 45,679 564 20,327 280
    Two or more 17,628 103 89 185 186 264 215 172 230 206 15,979 72,069 750 48,628 474 15,575 204
 
Married-couple families
55,020 94 137 284 363 393 361 414 430 454 52,089 77,406 396 55,174 196 24,419 205

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
31,061 44 53 155 193 210 213 253 261 257 29,422 74,296 486 53,859 269 31,843 302
  One or more (13) 23,959 51 85 128 171 183 149 161 168 196 22,667 81,438 654 56,771 286 19,141 209
    One 9,774 7 40 29 81 54 53 63 56 96 9,295 81,116 953 58,252 433 23,073 353
    Two or more 14,185 44 44 99 89 130 96 98 112 101 13,372 81,659 889 55,687 382 17,142 236
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
4,640 33 32 60 65 74 78 95 75 70 4,059 47,769 1,026 32,546 613 16,779 436

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
2,481 5 12 28 27 30 25 42 20 27 2,265 53,804 1,501 37,799 855 21,202 737
  One or more (13) 2,159 27 20 32 38 44 53 53 55 43 1,794 40,834 1,360 27,217 681 12,752 498
    One 1,374 13 12 23 21 31 31 43 28 17 1,154 40,948 1,774 27,017 746 15,490 794
    Two or more 785 14 8 9 17 13 22 9 26 26 640 40,635 2,082 27,723 1,297 9,720 583
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
10,416 137 134 238 223 282 257 259 232 270 8,383 34,898 447 23,879 316 11,891 193

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
4,343 28 46 61 77 70 79 90 65 117 3,709 40,622 669 30,200 555 16,305 372
  One or more (13) 6,072 109 87 177 146 212 178 169 167 154 4,674 30,805 593 20,512 356 9,472 217
    One 3,415 64 51 99 67 90 80 104 77 75 2,707 31,299 754 21,790 436 11,827 351
    Two or more 2,658 45 36 78 79 122 97 64 91 79 1,966 30,169 949 18,764 498 7,485 269
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
267 4 3 5 13 9 7 3 11 18 195 23,832 1,475 16,160 1,076 9,594 854
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
41,401 527 956 1,256 1,148 1,324 1,175 1,086 1,198 980 31,751 31,398 250 19,690 117 31,398 348
  Male 21,014 187 478 507 415 675 523 442 514 369 16,906 35,333 383 23,168 176 35,333 544
  Female 20,387 340 478 749 733 649 652 644 684 611 14,846 27,343 318 16,867 217 27,343 439

Poverty Footnotes

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