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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
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
7,242 70 60 129 121 137 121 137 127 140 6,199 47,268 794 31,974 455 14,423 288

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
3,291 21 19 42 46 45 42 59 46 62 2,907 50,984 1,122 35,816 860 19,806 553
  One or more (13) 3,951 50 41 87 74 92 79 77 81 78 3,291 44,173 1,114 28,512 644 11,435 330
    One 1,940 24 24 35 30 33 37 38 26 40 1,652 43,417 1,165 28,741 1,000 14,103 482
    Two or more 2,011 26 17 52 44 59 42 39 55 37 1,640 44,902 1,879 28,323 840 9,720 446
 
Married-couple families
3,910 8 14 39 38 37 35 43 43 50 3,604 61,621 1,277 46,647 963 17,806 448

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,987 5 3 22 26 21 24 22 19 27 1,819 59,189 1,496 46,828 1,311 23,590 801
  One or more (13) 1,922 3 11 17 12 16 11 21 24 23 1,785 64,136 2,084 46,448 1,417 14,431 546
    One 793 1 3 0 7 3 9 5 4 10 751 66,671 2,197 53,413 1,614 18,151 830
    Two or more 1,130 2 8 17 5 13 2 16 20 13 1,034 62,357 3,193 41,985 1,447 12,507 712
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
704 8 6 15 7 13 12 16 21 10 595 37,907 2,631 26,566 998 13,198 1,036

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
348 2 2 7 1 5 3 6 8 2 314 48,368 5,007 31,543 1,237 18,853 2,209
  One or more (13) 356 6 5 9 6 8 9 10 13 8 282 27,678 1,596 22,164 1,363 8,725 665
    One 224 2 3 5 2 6 4 10 3 6 183 28,498 2,060 22,465 1,700 10,963 1,090
    Two or more 132 4 2 3 4 2 6 0 10 2 98 26,292 2,507 20,265 2,848 6,351 772
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
2,628 54 40 75 75 88 75 77 63 80 2,000 28,421 664 19,076 509 9,130 270

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
956 14 15 13 19 19 16 32 19 34 774 34,873 1,238 24,805 1,256 12,857 615
  One or more (13) 1,672 40 25 62 56 68 59 46 44 46 1,225 24,733 753 16,252 499 7,401 279
    One 923 20 18 30 21 24 24 23 20 24 718 27,058 1,169 18,355 1,029 10,082 547
    Two or more 749 20 7 32 35 44 35 23 24 22 508 21,867 853 13,757 567 5,266 264
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
21 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 14 21,951 5,415 9,936 1,613 8,567 2,872
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
4,893 95 142 191 160 222 150 120 152 125 3,536 25,350 434 17,620 311 25,350 726
  Male 2,395 38 60 82 53 99 74 79 68 59 1,783 27,311 720 18,627 395 27,311 1,173
  Female 2,498 57 82 109 108 123 76 42 85 66 1,753 23,470 495 16,380 515 23,470 922

Poverty Footnotes

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