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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
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
58,151 177 212 424 491 556 529 570 550 613 54,029 70,926 360 50,775 209 23,096 193

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
32,445 52 81 188 229 238 261 301 279 323 30,495 70,130 446 51,146 278 30,102 280
  One or more (13) 25,706 126 131 236 263 319 268 269 271 290 23,534 71,930 590 50,300 320 17,954 197
    One 11,511 54 61 114 130 135 114 152 115 143 10,493 68,348 820 48,654 604 21,045 320
    Two or more 14,195 71 70 123 132 184 153 117 156 147 13,041 74,834 835 51,372 419 16,193 227
 
Married-couple families
47,486 79 107 226 302 316 306 337 353 381 45,080 77,754 418 55,522 209 24,890 212

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
27,460 38 46 120 155 167 182 221 227 220 26,084 74,461 502 54,103 284 32,226 317
  One or more (13) 20,026 41 61 106 147 149 124 116 125 161 18,996 82,269 711 57,331 309 19,407 224
    One 8,160 4 26 29 69 47 40 48 43 82 7,772 81,779 1,058 58,433 472 23,322 390
    Two or more 11,866 38 34 76 78 102 83 68 83 79 11,225 82,606 954 56,539 409 17,416 254
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
3,567 23 22 41 49 58 59 69 45 56 3,145 48,617 1,111 33,995 748 17,388 492

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,915 3 7 21 20 23 17 30 10 25 1,759 54,154 1,577 39,476 985 21,819 821
  One or more (13) 1,653 20 15 21 29 35 42 39 35 31 1,386 42,201 1,538 28,057 852 13,355 578
    One 1,059 11 9 16 17 25 28 29 21 11 892 41,809 1,913 27,987 1,141 15,963 886
    Two or more 594 10 6 5 12 10 14 9 13 20 494 42,902 2,584 28,143 1,235 10,400 729
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
7,098 75 83 157 141 182 164 164 152 177 5,804 36,459 577 25,185 387 12,772 253

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
3,070 11 28 47 54 48 62 50 41 78 2,652 41,360 812 30,658 612 17,184 470
  One or more (13) 4,028 64 55 110 87 135 103 114 111 99 3,152 32,723 801 22,066 415 10,240 294
    One 2,292 40 26 68 44 63 47 74 50 50 1,829 32,787 979 23,036 731 12,529 460
    Two or more 1,736 24 30 42 43 71 56 40 60 49 1,323 32,638 1,336 20,937 651 8,243 381
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
224 4 3 3 13 7 7 3 9 13 162 24,149 1,634 16,767 1,719 9,704 943
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
34,430 414 777 1,004 925 1,036 992 934 979 801 26,569 31,972 283 19,971 157 31,972 390
  Male 17,522 137 393 406 338 539 438 346 415 278 14,230 36,199 429 23,743 193 36,199 611
  Female 16,908 277 384 598 587 497 554 588 564 522 12,339 27,592 363 16,714 241 27,592 497

Poverty Footnotes

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