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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)
Asian alone
Above poverty
 
All families (10)
3,254 6 22 13 24 36 25 43 35 24 3,027 91,134 2,077 57,125 733 26,993 735

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,500 1 5 10 15 18 12 20 15 11 1,394 89,773 3,244 56,074 1,107 34,420 1,506
  One or more (13) 1,755 5 17 3 9 18 13 23 21 14 1,633 92,297 2,675 57,985 979 22,888 806
    One 771 3 15 1 3 4 6 13 13 4 708 87,723 3,847 58,027 1,475 26,326 1,435
    Two or more 984 2 2 3 5 13 7 10 7 10 924 95,879 3,694 57,952 1,308 20,930 978
 
Married-couple families
2,659 4 14 12 18 28 13 27 23 18 2,502 98,689 2,441 59,837 760 28,793 856

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
1,169 0 2 9 10 15 6 10 11 9 1,095 98,027 4,045 57,941 1,200 38,533 1,936
  One or more (13) 1,490 4 12 2 8 13 7 17 12 9 1,407 99,208 2,985 61,209 981 24,076 893
    One 621 2 10 0 3 2 2 8 9 3 582 96,065 4,288 62,209 1,480 28,233 1,620
    Two or more 869 2 2 2 5 11 5 9 2 5 825 101,456 4,098 60,461 1,309 21,893 1,078
 
Families with a male householder,
 no wife present
224 1 2 0 5 2 5 8 3 0 199 68,131 6,359 41,022 3,493 19,951 2,223

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
151 1 2 0 4 2 5 5 0 0 133 63,275 5,346 45,059 5,372 20,279 2,315
  One or more (13) 73 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 66 78,195 16,029 39,169 2,825 19,425 4,449
    One 46 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 41 87,024 24,636 43,085 5,455 25,926 8,155
    Two or more 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 25 63,599 11,751 36,269 2,728 12,395 3,014
 
Families with a female householder,
 no spouse present
371 1 7 1 1 5 7 7 10 6 326 50,941 2,260 39,469 2,246 17,063 1,132

Number of related children under 18:
 
  None
179 0 1 0 1 1 0 4 4 2 166 58,337 3,086 50,490 3,856 22,485 2,081
  One or more (13) 192 1 5 1 0 5 7 3 6 5 160 44,031 3,211 30,950 1,994 13,141 1,296
    One 104 1 5 1 0 2 4 2 4 0 85 38,314 3,837 26,269 2,133 13,201 1,826
    Two or more 88 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 3 5 74 50,818 5,258 35,210 2,042 13,088 1,830
 
All Unrelated subfamilies (3)
11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 28,420 6,588 16,336 13,404 12,123 4,822
 
Unrelated Individuals (4)
1,182 15 15 27 26 26 12 14 39 23 984 42,279 1,909 25,966 1,419 42,279 2,788
  Male 633 8 9 9 10 14 5 6 17 13 541 47,100 3,112 28,345 1,231 47,100 4,427
  Female 549 7 6 18 16 12 8 8 23 10 443 36,729 1,981 22,938 1,916 36,729 3,301

Poverty Footnotes

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