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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       All families /10

[Numbers of families and people in thousands, aggregate income in millions of dollars, mean (average) income and their standard errors in dollars.  For definitions of income
types, see "CPS Definitions and Explanation" at www.census.gov/population/www/cps/cpsdef.html]

                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                            Below poverty level /5                                      Above poverty level /5
                                                        _________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________
                                                        Under       Under       Under       Under       Under       Under       1.00 and    1.25 and    1.50 and    1.75 and
                                            Total       0.50        0.75        1.00        1.25        1.50        1.75        over        over        over        over
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
All families /10

Total, families..........................      76,866       3,257       5,238       7,835      10,499      13,453      16,987      69,032      66,367      63,413      59,880
People in families.......................     240,754      10,603      17,629      26,544      35,694      45,769      57,145     214,210     205,060     194,984     183,609
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)      11,005      32,731      71,690     122,938     191,445     284,831       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Mean.....................................      70,389       3,379       6,249       9,150      11,709      14,231      16,768      77,339      79,672      82,303      85,600
  Standard error /19.....................         290          71          79          81          77          79          79         312         321         332         346
With zero income.........................         673         673         673         673         673         673         673           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................         100         100         100         100         100         100         100           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       5,098      17,630      42,124      75,675     121,327     185,274       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Percent of total income..................        78.3        46.3        53.9        58.8        61.6        63.4        65.0        78.6        78.7        78.9        79.1
Mean.....................................      55,139       1,565       3,366       5,377       7,208       9,019      10,907      60,786      62,721      64,923      67,686
  Standard error /19.....................         268          56          76          84          83          87          90         290         299         310         324
Recipient families number................      63,601       1,229       2,523       4,365       6,316       8,471      11,040      59,236      57,285      55,130      52,561
Percent of all families..................        82.7        37.7        48.2        55.7        60.2        63.0        65.0        85.8        86.3        86.9        87.8
Mean amount..............................      66,639       4,148       6,989       9,651      11,981      14,323      16,782      70,838      72,666      74,677      77,111
  Standard error /19.....................         304         104         110         106          97          99         100         319         327         337         349

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................     263,943        -345         418       2,399       4,457       6,946      10,447     261,544     259,485     256,997     253,495
Percent of total income..................         4.9        -3.1         1.3         3.3         3.6         3.6         3.7         4.9         4.9         4.9         4.9
Mean.....................................       3,434        -106          80         306         425         516         615       3,789       3,910       4,053       4,233
  Standard error /19.....................          82          37          31          33          30          28          28          92          95          99         105
Received positive amount number..........       8,243         186         315         520         715         947       1,227       7,723       7,528       7,296       7,016
Percent..................................        10.7         5.7         6.0         6.6         6.8         7.0         7.2        11.2        11.3        11.5        11.7
Aggregate................................     267,368         482       1,306       3,370       5,514       8,127      11,743     263,997     261,853     259,240     255,625
Mean.....................................      32,435       2,596       4,147       6,479       7,709       8,582       9,570      34,183      34,784      35,531      36,433
  Standard error /19.....................         685         279         288         324         289         269         260         726         743         765         793
Received negative amount number..........         677         123         139         158         176         202         222         519         500         474         455
Percent..................................         0.9         3.8         2.7         2.0         1.7         1.5         1.3         0.8         0.8         0.7         0.8
Aggregate................................      -3,425        -827        -887        -971      -1,057      -1,182      -1,296      -2,454      -2,368      -2,243      -2,129
Mean.....................................      -5,062      -6,732      -6,368      -6,143      -5,994      -5,836      -5,833      -4,732      -4,733      -4,731      -4,685
  Standard error /19.....................         174         486         453         414         357         328         314         192         196         203         206

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................      24,666        -243        -223         -90          44         208         561      24,755      24,622      24,457      24,105
Percent of total income..................         0.5        -2.2        -0.7        -0.1         0.0         0.1         0.2         0.5         0.5         0.5         0.5
Mean.....................................         321         -75         -43         -11           4          15          33         359         371         386         403
  Standard error /19.....................          39          33          22          17          13          12          12          43          45          47          50
Received positive amount number..........       1,612          19          35          61          89         135         190       1,550       1,522       1,477       1,422
Percent..................................         2.1         0.6         0.7         0.8         0.9         1.0         1.1         2.2         2.3         2.3         2.4
Aggregate................................      25,814          32          72         217         354         531         933      25,597      25,460      25,282      24,880
Mean.....................................      16,018       1,726       2,060       3,537       3,961       3,947       4,911      16,512      16,725      17,118      17,503
  Standard error /19.....................       1,776       1,540       1,139       1,211         928         805         802       1,844       1,876       1,931       2,004
Received negative amount number..........         225          28          30          32          32          44          55         193         193         180         170
Percent..................................         0.3         0.9         0.6         0.4         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3
Aggregate................................      -1,148        -275        -295        -307        -310        -323        -373        -841        -838        -825        -776
Mean.....................................      -5,106      -9,803      -9,732      -9,719      -9,602      -7,264      -6,806      -4,352      -4,351      -4,574      -4,559
  Standard error /19.....................         527       2,229       2,080       1,997       1,807       1,552       1,316         494         496         519         540

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................     193,131         494         712       1,064       1,585       2,081       2,942     192,068     191,547     191,050     190,189
Percent of total income..................         3.6         4.5         2.2         1.5         1.3         1.1         1.0         3.6         3.6         3.7         3.7

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2005 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.  Based on the June 2006 Weighting Correction.
POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       All families /10

[Numbers of families and people in thousands, aggregate income in millions of dollars, mean (average) income and their standard errors in dollars.  For definitions of income
types, see "CPS Definitions and Explanation" at www.census.gov/population/www/cps/cpsdef.html]

                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                            Below poverty level /5                                      Above poverty level /5
                                                        _________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________
                                                        Under       Under       Under       Under       Under       Under       1.00 and    1.25 and    1.50 and    1.75 and
                                            Total       0.50        0.75        1.00        1.25        1.50        1.75        over        over        over        over
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Mean.....................................       2,513         152         136         136         151         155         173       2,782       2,886       3,013       3,176
  Standard error /19.....................          45          15          12          10           9           8           8          50          52          54          57
Recipient families number................      44,023         519         804       1,249       1,875       2,641       3,766      42,774      42,148      41,382      40,256
Percent of all families..................        57.3        16.0        15.3        15.9        17.9        19.6        22.2        62.0        63.5        65.3        67.2
Mean.....................................       4,387         951         886         852         845         788         781       4,490       4,545       4,617       4,724
  Standard error /19.....................          77          87          70          60          47          38          33          80          81          82          84

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................      44,273        -154        -276        -205        -179         -91          47      44,477      44,452      44,363      44,226
Percent of total income..................         0.8        -1.4        -0.8        -0.3        -0.1        -0.0         0.0         0.8         0.8         0.9         0.9
Mean.....................................         576         -47         -53         -26         -17          -7           3         644         670         700         739
  Standard error /19.....................          21          17          13          10           8           7           6          23          24          25          26
Received positive amount number..........       4,611          43          65         103         148         206         288       4,508       4,463       4,404       4,323
Percent..................................         6.0         1.3         1.2         1.3         1.4         1.5         1.7         6.5         6.7         6.9         7.2
Aggregate................................      49,345          69          90         211         298         456         721      49,134      49,047      48,889      48,624
Mean.....................................      10,702       1,609       1,400       2,051       2,013       2,207       2,505      10,899      10,990      11,100      11,247
  Standard error /19.....................         302         355         255         322         252         230         219         308         311         314         320
Received negative amount number..........       1,293          31          51          64          77          99         125       1,229       1,216       1,194       1,169
Percent..................................         1.7         0.9         1.0         0.8         0.7         0.7         0.7         1.8         1.8         1.9         2.0
Aggregate................................      -5,072        -223        -366        -416        -477        -546        -674      -4,657      -4,595      -4,526      -4,398
Mean.....................................      -3,922      -7,238      -7,151      -6,523      -6,221      -5,537      -5,414      -3,788      -3,778      -3,789      -3,764
  Standard error /19.....................         103         941         667         606         488         432         377         103         103         104         105

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................     282,876       1,331       4,517       9,900      18,240      30,174      46,669     272,976     264,636     252,702     236,207
Percent of total income..................         5.2        12.1        13.8        13.8        14.8        15.8        16.4         5.1         5.0         4.8         4.6
Mean.....................................       3,680         409         862       1,264       1,737       2,243       2,747       3,954       3,987       3,985       3,945
  Standard error /19.....................          29          33          39          41          40          42          44          31          32          33          35
Recipient families number................      18,032         244         657       1,221       1,988       2,919       4,059      16,811      16,044      15,114      13,973
Percent of all families..................        23.5         7.5        12.6        15.6        18.9        21.7        23.9        24.4        24.2        23.8        23.3
Mean amount..............................      15,687       5,462       6,870       8,109       9,174      10,339      11,497      16,238      16,494      16,720      16,904
  Standard error /19.....................          63         224         136         112          92          89          85          65          67          69          74

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................     226,948         293         712       1,354       2,451       4,085       6,633     225,594     224,497     222,863     220,315
Percent of total income..................         4.2         2.7         2.2         1.9         2.0         2.1         2.3         4.2         4.2         4.3         4.3
Mean.....................................       2,953          90         136         173         233         304         390       3,268       3,383       3,514       3,679
  Standard error /19.....................          39          13          14          14          14          16          17          43          44          46          49
Recipient families number................      11,629          85         172         285         450         691       1,039      11,344      11,179      10,938      10,590
Percent of all families..................        15.1         2.6         3.3         3.6         4.3         5.1         6.1        16.4        16.8        17.2        17.7
Mean amount..............................      19,516       3,461       4,137       4,753       5,441       5,915       6,383      19,886      20,083      20,374      20,804
  Standard error /19.....................         189         263         253         242         217         203         185         192         194         198         202

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................      26,487       2,647       5,329       8,210      10,906      13,340      14,856      18,277      15,581      13,147      11,631
Percent of total income..................         0.5        24.1        16.3        11.5         8.9         7.0         5.2         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.2
Mean.....................................         345         813       1,017       1,048       1,039         992         875         265         235         207         194
  Standard error /19.....................           7          38          37          33          28          25          21           7           7           6           6
Recipient families number................       4,475         733       1,229       1,701       2,103       2,467       2,751       2,774       2,372       2,008       1,724
Percent of all families..................         5.8        22.5        23.5        21.7        20.0        18.3        16.2         4.0         3.6         3.2         2.9
Mean amount..............................       5,919       3,609       4,336       4,827       5,185       5,408       5,400       6,588       6,569       6,546       6,747
  Standard error /19.....................          80         110         100         101          94          93          89         113         123         135         149
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2005 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.  Based on the June 2006 Weighting Correction.


Poverty Footnotes

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