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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       Married couple familes with related children under 18 /13

[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 familes with
related children under 18 /13

Total, families..........................      27,137         539       1,105       1,903       2,790       3,823       5,017      25,234      24,347      23,314      22,120
People in families.......................     113,658       2,430       5,116       8,884      12,976      17,687      23,024     104,774     100,681      95,971      90,634
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       2,493      10,309      25,524      46,811      76,773     117,186       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Mean.....................................      85,047       4,629       9,327      13,412      16,777      20,082      23,358      90,449      92,870      95,699      99,038
  Standard error /19.....................         545         244         210         188         163         158         157         571         585         604         628
With zero income.........................          73          73          73          73          73          73          73           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................          31          31          31          31          31          31          31           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       1,746       7,832      19,517      36,754      61,893      97,038       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Percent of total income..................        87.8        70.0        76.0        76.5        78.5        80.6        82.8        87.9        88.0        88.1        88.1
Mean.....................................      74,687       3,242       7,086      10,255      13,173      16,190      19,342      79,547      81,737      84,280      87,240
  Standard error /19.....................         500         212         219         206         181         180         177         524         538         555         578
Recipient families number................      26,023         275         755       1,464       2,282       3,242       4,384      24,559      23,740      22,781      21,639
Percent of all families..................        95.9        51.1        68.3        76.9        81.8        84.8        87.4        97.3        97.5        97.7        97.8
Mean amount..............................      77,885       6,350      10,378      13,334      16,105      19,092      22,135      81,733      83,824      86,252      89,181
  Standard error /19.....................         511         288         215         193         165         165         162         531         544         561         583

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................     124,119         -95         429       1,942       3,221       4,657       6,476     122,177     120,898     119,462     117,643
Percent of total income..................         5.4        -3.8         4.2         7.6         6.9         6.1         5.5         5.4         5.3         5.4         5.4
Mean.....................................       4,574        -176         388       1,020       1,154       1,218       1,291       4,842       4,966       5,124       5,318
  Standard error /19.....................         168         174         118         117          95          83          76         181         187         195         205
Received positive amount number..........       3,548          74         143         252         348         461         588       3,296       3,200       3,087       2,960
Percent..................................        13.1        13.7        12.9        13.3        12.5        12.1        11.7        13.1        13.1        13.2        13.4
Aggregate................................     125,674         273         839       2,403       3,704       5,180       7,071     123,271     121,970     120,494     118,603
Mean.....................................      35,420       3,707       5,872       9,522      10,643      11,229      12,030      37,404      38,115      39,036      40,065
  Standard error /19.....................       1,154         567         495         519         464         428         414       1,234       1,268       1,311       1,363
Received negative amount number..........         305          44          54          63          69          81          94         242         236         224         211
Percent..................................         1.1         8.2         4.9         3.3         2.5         2.1         1.9         1.0         1.0         1.0         1.0
Aggregate................................      -1,555        -368        -409        -462        -483        -523        -595      -1,094      -1,072      -1,032        -961
Mean.....................................      -5,097      -8,364      -7,602      -7,286      -7,026      -6,440      -6,335      -4,523      -4,535      -4,609      -4,547
  Standard error /19.....................         281       1,015         895         791         692         631         578         288         292         301         307

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................       9,104         -40         -38          68         130         211         455       9,035       8,973       8,893       8,649
Percent of total income..................         0.4        -1.6        -0.4         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.4
Mean.....................................         335         -75         -34          36          47          55          91         358         369         381         391
  Standard error /19.....................          56         100          57          50          35          30          32          60          62          65          68
Received positive amount number..........         614           5           9          18          28          55          84         595         585         558         529
Percent..................................         2.3         0.9         0.8         1.0         1.0         1.5         1.7         2.4         2.4         2.4         2.4
Aggregate................................       9,368          31          53         171         233         322         589       9,197       9,135       9,046       8,779
Mean.....................................      15,269       6,256       5,885       9,313       8,241       5,804       6,982      15,453      15,608      16,210      16,589
  Standard error /19.....................       2,299       4,532       3,092       2,747       2,105       1,515       1,411       2,368       2,406       2,516       2,647
Received negative amount number..........          62          11          13          14          14          17          19          48          48          45          43
Percent..................................         0.2         2.0         1.2         0.7         0.5         0.4         0.4         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2
Aggregate................................        -264         -71         -91        -103        -103        -111        -134        -161        -161        -153        -130
Mean.....................................      -4,235      -6,527      -7,063      -7,275      -7,275      -6,475      -6,894      -3,345      -3,345      -3,388      -3,033
  Standard error /19.....................         804       2,696       2,343       2,157       1,985       1,763       1,597         773         773         817         791

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................      53,735          82         136         209         314         449         592      53,526      53,421      53,286      53,143

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 familes with related children under 18 /13

[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..................         2.3         3.3         1.3         0.8         0.7         0.6         0.5         2.3         2.4         2.4         2.4
Mean.....................................       1,980         153         123         110         113         118         118       2,121       2,194       2,286       2,402
  Standard error /19.....................          62          33          24          18          16          15          12          67          69          72          76
Recipient families number................      16,466         126         201         329         529         788       1,172      16,138      15,937      15,679      15,294
Percent of all families..................        60.7        23.5        18.2        17.3        19.0        20.6        23.4        64.0        65.5        67.3        69.1
Mean.....................................       3,263         653         678         637         594         571         505       3,317       3,352       3,399       3,475
  Standard error /19.....................         102         128         123          98          83          71          52         104         105         107         109

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................      13,890         -19         -15         -43         -29          20         103      13,934      13,920      13,871      13,787
Percent of total income..................         0.6        -0.8        -0.1        -0.2        -0.1         0.0         0.1         0.6         0.6         0.6         0.6
Mean.....................................         512         -35         -14         -23         -10           5          21         552         572         595         623
  Standard error /19.....................          33          57          28          19          15          12          10          35          36          38          40
Received positive amount number..........       1,549          11          17          27          40          61          86       1,522       1,509       1,489       1,463
Percent..................................         5.7         2.0         1.5         1.4         1.4         1.6         1.7         6.0         6.2         6.4         6.6
Aggregate................................      15,772          33          37          38          73         130         220      15,734      15,698      15,642      15,552
Mean.....................................      10,181       3,124       2,164       1,403       1,825       2,143       2,554      10,337      10,404      10,508      10,630
  Standard error /19.....................         503       1,054         748         519         519         395         357         511         515         522         530
Received negative amount number..........         510           7           9          15          18          24          28         495         492         486         482
Percent..................................         1.9         1.3         0.8         0.8         0.6         0.6         0.6         2.0         2.0         2.1         2.2
Aggregate................................      -1,881         -52         -52         -81        -103        -110        -117      -1,800      -1,779      -1,771      -1,765
Mean.....................................      -3,688      -7,373      -6,040      -5,461      -5,674      -4,555      -4,210      -3,634      -3,615      -3,644      -3,658
  Standard error /19.....................         152       2,094       2,025       1,490       1,203       1,001         891         150         150         151         152

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................      21,072         197         517       1,177       2,280       3,564       4,391      19,895      18,792      17,508      16,681
Percent of total income..................         0.9         7.9         5.0         4.6         4.9         4.6         3.7         0.9         0.8         0.8         0.8
Mean.....................................         777         367         467         618         817         932         875         788         772         751         754
  Standard error /19.....................          23          81          68          66          61          58          49          24          25          25          26
Recipient families number................       1,640          31          73         137         238         352         436       1,503       1,402       1,287       1,203
Percent of all families..................         6.0         5.7         6.6         7.2         8.5         9.2         8.7         6.0         5.8         5.5         5.4
Mean amount..............................      12,851       6,380       7,046       8,596       9,596      10,118      10,063      13,239      13,403      13,599      13,863
  Standard error /19.....................         212         668         504         470         370         353         308         225         236         247         259

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................      19,640          24          67         206         520         878       1,396      19,434      19,121      18,762      18,244
Percent of total income..................         0.9         1.0         0.7         0.8         1.1         1.1         1.2         0.9         0.8         0.8         0.8
Mean.....................................         724          44          61         108         186         230         278         770         785         805         825
  Standard error /19.....................          31          23          20          25          29          30          31          33          34          35          37
Recipient families number................       1,205           6          16          35          70         107         145       1,170       1,135       1,098       1,060
Percent of all families..................         4.4         1.1         1.4         1.8         2.5         2.8         2.9         4.6         4.7         4.7         4.8
Mean amount..............................      16,300       4,130       4,274       5,856       7,381       8,234       9,643      16,614      16,854      17,084      17,209
  Standard error /19.....................         503       1,022         692         809         757         702         723         514         527         541         557

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................       5,120         294         673       1,077       1,576       2,029       2,413       4,044       3,544       3,091       2,707
Percent of total income..................         0.2        11.8         6.5         4.2         3.4         2.6         2.1         0.2         0.2         0.1         0.1
Mean.....................................         189         545         609         566         565         531         481         160         146         133         122
  Standard error /19.....................           9          79          66          54          43          37          31           9           9           9           9
Recipient families number................         846          76         146         218         306         381         447         629         540         465         399
Percent of all families..................         3.1        14.2        13.2        11.4        11.0        10.0         8.9         2.5         2.2         2.0         1.8
Mean amount..............................       6,052       3,843       4,623       4,950       5,155       5,320       5,398       6,433       6,559       6,653       6,783
  Standard error /19.....................         207         325         309         314         276         258         247         258         282         309         337
 
 
 
 
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
URL: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/macro/032005/pov/new2706.htm