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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 A.O.I.C.
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
7,468 71 62 131 125 140 124 142 128 145 6,401 47,641 781 32,177 452 14,528 283

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
3,377 21 19 43 46 46 42 61 46 64 2,988 51,322 1,108 35,929 862 19,955 547
  One or more (13) 4,091 50 42 88 79 94 81 81 81 81 3,413 44,603 1,091 28,847 639 11,546 324
    One 2,008 24 26 35 34 33 38 39 26 40 1,712 43,835 1,151 29,203 982 14,260 478
    Two or more 2,083 26 17 53 44 61 43 42 55 40 1,702 45,343 1,833 28,547 840 9,806 436
 
Married-couple families
4,046 9 14 40 40 38 35 47 43 53 3,729 61,958 1,249 46,615 932 17,890 439

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
2,041 5 3 23 26 22 24 22 19 28 1,869 59,667 1,480 46,829 1,329 23,832 795
  One or more (13) 2,005 3 11 17 14 16 11 25 24 25 1,860 64,291 2,020 46,402 1,308 14,480 532
    One 824 1 3 0 9 3 9 6 4 10 780 67,093 2,165 53,387 1,584 18,331 821
    Two or more 1,181 2 8 17 5 13 2 19 20 14 1,081 62,335 3,077 41,908 1,397 12,507 688
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
726 8 6 16 9 13 13 16 21 12 613 38,167 2,570 26,584 989 13,181 1,006

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
355 2 2 7 1 5 3 6 8 2 320 48,097 4,917 31,428 1,239 18,699 2,165
  One or more (13) 371 6 5 9 7 8 10 10 13 10 293 28,675 1,644 22,393 1,387 8,947 673
    One 232 2 3 5 3 6 4 10 3 6 190 29,535 2,169 22,664 1,772 11,303 1,123
    Two or more 140 4 2 4 4 2 6 0 10 4 103 27,247 2,478 21,123 2,863 6,506 760
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
2,695 54 42 75 77 89 76 79 64 80 2,059 28,704 663 19,170 510 9,240 269

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
981 14 15 13 19 19 16 33 19 34 798 35,132 1,219 25,153 1,289 12,945 608
  One or more (13) 1,714 40 27 62 58 70 60 46 44 46 1,260 25,025 761 16,211 505 7,513 282
    One 952 20 20 30 22 24 26 23 20 24 742 27,182 1,145 18,385 1,050 10,148 538
    Two or more 762 20 7 32 35 46 35 23 24 22 518 22,329 933 13,707 556 5,386 281
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
25 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 3 17 20,396 4,498 10,466 1,689 8,370 2,549
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
5,083 95 149 193 174 228 157 121 160 134 3,672 25,310 423 17,600 313 25,310 708
  Male 2,483 38 66 83 56 103 74 79 71 61 1,852 27,261 702 18,613 399 27,261 1,146
  Female 2,600 57 83 110 118 125 83 43 88 73 1,819 23,446 483 16,371 511 23,446 900

Poverty Footnotes

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