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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       Married-couple families /10, 11

[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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Married-couple
families /10, 11

Total, families..........................      57,983       1,093       1,934       3,216       4,720       6,491       8,787      54,768      53,263      51,493      49,197
People in families.......................     184,772       3,658       6,976      11,792      17,255      23,636      31,342     172,980     167,516     161,136     153,430
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       3,350      13,457      34,111      64,214     107,008     169,493       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Mean.....................................      80,398       3,064       6,957      10,608      13,604      16,487      19,289      84,496      86,317      88,454      91,312
  Standard error /19.....................         356         149         155         144         124         119         114         369         376         386         399
With zero income.........................         248         248         248         248         248         248         248           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................          75          75          75          75          75          75          75           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       2,066       8,714      21,863      41,618      70,426     111,771       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Percent of total income..................        78.7        61.7        64.8        64.1        64.8        65.8        65.9        78.8        78.9        79.0        79.1
Mean.....................................      63,247       1,890       4,505       6,799       8,817      10,851      12,720      66,561      68,070      69,851      72,271
  Standard error /19.....................         331         121         152         154         140         142         140         345         353         362         375
Recipient families number................      48,211         363         932       1,796       2,835       4,060       5,586      46,415      45,376      44,150      42,625
Percent of all families..................        83.1        33.2        48.2        55.9        60.1        62.6        63.6        84.7        85.2        85.7        86.6
Mean amount..............................      76,067       5,691       9,346      12,173      14,680      17,345      20,010      78,540      79,903      81,468      83,413
  Standard error /19.....................         371         243         199         177         151         150         146         380         387         395         405

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................     238,711        -293         338       2,041       3,516       5,249       7,777     236,670     235,195     233,462     230,934
Percent of total income..................         5.1        -8.8         2.5         6.0         5.5         4.9         4.6         5.1         5.1         5.1         5.1
Mean.....................................       4,117        -268         175         635         745         809         885       4,321       4,416       4,534       4,694
  Standard error /19.....................         106          98          76          75          60          53          48         112         115         119         124
Received positive amount number..........       7,016         119         210         360         486         638         834       6,656       6,530       6,378       6,182
Percent..................................        12.1        10.8        10.9        11.2        10.3         9.8         9.5        12.2        12.3        12.4        12.6
Aggregate................................     241,683         324       1,015       2,783       4,324       6,158       8,791     238,900     237,360     235,525     232,892
Mean.....................................      34,447       2,733       4,824       7,720       8,889       9,646      10,543      35,894      36,351      36,929      37,671
  Standard error /19.....................         780         397         384         421         376         347         333         818         832         851         875
Received negative amount number..........         588          89         105         117         132         154         170         470         455         434         417
Percent..................................         1.0         8.2         5.4         3.6         2.8         2.4         1.9         0.9         0.9         0.8         0.8
Aggregate................................      -2,973        -617        -677        -742        -808        -910      -1,014      -2,231      -2,164      -2,063      -1,959
Mean.....................................      -5,059      -6,923      -6,426      -6,328      -6,109      -5,917      -5,960      -4,743      -4,754      -4,755      -4,692
  Standard error /19.....................         189         610         552         508         434         394         377         203         207         213         215

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................      22,743        -217        -213         -81          20         133         412      22,824      22,723      22,610      22,331
Percent of total income..................         0.5        -6.5        -1.6        -0.2         0.0         0.1         0.2         0.5         0.5         0.5         0.5
Mean.....................................         392        -199        -110         -25           4          20          47         417         427         439         454
  Standard error /19.....................          51          94          56          41          28          23          22          54          55          57          60
Received positive amount number..........       1,370          11          22          44          59          92         127       1,326       1,311       1,278       1,243
Percent..................................         2.4         1.0         1.2         1.4         1.3         1.4         1.4         2.4         2.5         2.5         2.5
Aggregate................................      23,818          31          55         199         303         428         747      23,619      23,515      23,390      23,071
Mean.....................................      17,385       2,662       2,441       4,489       5,092       4,648       5,873      17,816      17,943      18,302      18,563
  Standard error /19.....................       2,046       2,387       1,545       1,563       1,261       1,055       1,071       2,112       2,135       2,187       2,247
Received negative amount number..........         197          21          23          25          25          33          40         172         172         164         157
Percent..................................         0.3         1.9         1.2         0.8         0.5         0.5         0.5         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3
Aggregate................................      -1,075        -248        -268        -280        -283        -295        -335        -795        -792        -780        -740
Mean.....................................      -5,454     -11,670     -11,401     -11,298     -11,177      -8,902      -8,336      -4,615      -4,610      -4,757      -4,716
  Standard error /19.....................         578       2,528       2,323       2,210       1,999       1,840       1,602         535         536         556         570

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................     175,420         413         615         893       1,312       1,697       2,423     174,527     174,109     173,723     172,997

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
       Married-couple families /10, 11

[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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Percent of total income..................         3.8        12.3         4.6         2.6         2.0         1.6         1.4         3.8         3.8         3.8         3.9
Mean.....................................       3,025         378         318         278         278         261         276       3,187       3,269       3,374       3,516
  Standard error /19.....................          57          42          30          23          19          15          14          61          62          64          67
Recipient families number................      37,248         339         521         760       1,145       1,647       2,445      36,488      36,103      35,601      34,803
Percent of all families..................        64.2        31.0        26.9        23.6        24.3        25.4        27.8        66.6        67.8        69.1        70.7
Mean.....................................       4,710       1,220       1,180       1,176       1,145       1,030         991       4,783       4,823       4,880       4,971
  Standard error /19.....................          88         123         100          90          71          56          48          90          91          92          94

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................      40,086        -159        -267        -263        -270        -207         -86      40,348      40,355      40,293      40,171
Percent of total income..................         0.9        -4.7        -2.0        -0.8        -0.4        -0.2        -0.1         0.9         0.9         0.9         0.9
Mean.....................................         691        -146        -138         -82         -57         -32         -10         737         758         782         817
  Standard error /19.....................          26          50          34          23          15          13          11          27          28          29          31
Received positive amount number..........       4,095          33          49          73          97         137         209       4,023       3,998       3,958       3,887
Percent..................................         7.1         3.0         2.5         2.3         2.1         2.1         2.4         7.3         7.5         7.7         7.9
Aggregate................................      44,755          48          68         118         167         279         496      44,637      44,589      44,476      44,260
Mean.....................................      10,928       1,450       1,385       1,622       1,721       2,041       2,374      11,097      11,151      11,236      11,388
  Standard error /19.....................         323         421         305         320         295         294         256         328         330         333         339
Received negative amount number..........       1,174          26          45          56          67          83         103       1,119       1,108       1,092       1,072
Percent..................................         2.0         2.4         2.3         1.7         1.4         1.3         1.2         2.0         2.1         2.1         2.2
Aggregate................................      -4,670        -207        -335        -381        -436        -486        -581      -4,289      -4,233      -4,183      -4,089
Mean.....................................      -3,976      -7,995      -7,478      -6,838      -6,534      -5,885      -5,660      -3,834      -3,822      -3,832      -3,815
  Standard error /19.....................         107         996         705         647         525         477         415         107         107         108         109

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................     232,850         568       1,884       4,854      10,666      18,873      31,972     227,996     222,185     213,977     200,878
Percent of total income..................         5.0        16.9        14.0        14.2        16.6        17.6        18.9         4.9         4.8         4.7         4.5
Mean.....................................       4,016         519         974       1,510       2,260       2,908       3,639       4,163       4,171       4,155       4,083
  Standard error /19.....................          35          69          69          71          69          70          70          37          38          38          39
Recipient families number................      13,802          86         260         564       1,069       1,668       2,520      13,238      12,733      12,135      11,282
Percent of all families..................        23.8         7.9        13.5        17.5        22.7        25.7        28.7        24.2        23.9        23.6        22.9
Mean amount..............................      16,871       6,587       7,236       8,608       9,973      11,318      12,687      17,223      17,450      17,634      17,805
  Standard error /19.....................          72         429         221         170         127         119         106          73          74          77          82

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................     203,299         152         431         874       1,653       2,669       4,527     202,425     201,646     200,630     198,771
Percent of total income..................         4.4         4.5         3.2         2.6         2.6         2.5         2.7         4.4         4.4         4.4         4.4
Mean.....................................       3,506         139         223         272         350         411         515       3,696       3,786       3,896       4,040
  Standard error /19.....................          49          27          30          29          27          27          27          52          53          55          57
Recipient families number................       9,773          44          91         155         263         417         661       9,617       9,509       9,356       9,112
Percent of all families..................        16.9         4.0         4.7         4.8         5.6         6.4         7.5        17.6        17.9        18.2        18.5
Mean amount..............................      20,803       3,469       4,713       5,626       6,275       6,399       6,849      21,048      21,205      21,445      21,815
  Standard error /19.....................         214         345         347         340         297         273         251         216         218         220         225

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................      12,288         425       1,046       2,050       2,945       4,105       4,832      10,238       9,343       8,184       7,457
Percent of total income..................         0.3        12.7         7.8         6.0         4.6         3.8         2.9         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2
Mean.....................................         212         389         541         638         624         632         550         187         175         159         152
  Standard error /19.....................           7          47          46          43          34          31          25           7           7           6           6
Recipient families number................       1,876         110         226         387         540         693         829       1,489       1,336       1,184       1,047
Percent of all families..................         3.2        10.1        11.7        12.0        11.4        10.7         9.4         2.7         2.5         2.3         2.1
Mean amount..............................       6,549       3,857       4,632       5,300       5,452       5,926       5,828       6,874       6,993       6,914       7,121
  Standard error /19.....................         137         256         228         221         189         191         176         163         175         186         200
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2005 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.  Based on the June 2006 Weighting Correction.


Poverty Footnotes

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Housing and Household Economic Statistics Information Staff at (301)763-3242
Last revised: November 02, 2006
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