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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       Families with a male householder, no wife present 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
                                             _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Families with a male householder, no wife
present with related children under 18 /13

Total, families..........................        2,562         157         272         439         586         741         900       2,123       1,975       1,820       1,662
People in families.......................        7,903         453         865       1,366       1,908       2,388       2,883       6,536       5,995       5,515       5,020
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................      121,037         486       1,737       4,063       7,082      10,535      14,722     116,973     113,955     110,501     106,315
Mean.....................................       47,252       3,085       6,389       9,260      12,080      14,211      16,366      55,105      57,691      60,710      63,968
  Standard error /19.....................        1,101         303         354         311         326         317         319       1,258       1,333       1,422       1,532
With zero income.........................           28          28          28          28          28          28          28           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................            9           9           9           9           9           9           9           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................      101,555         301       1,114       2,848       5,146       7,913      11,598      98,707      96,408      93,642      89,957
Percent of total income..................         83.9        62.0        64.2        70.1        72.7        75.1        78.8        84.4        84.6        84.7        84.6
Mean.....................................       39,646       1,912       4,099       6,490       8,778      10,673      12,894      46,500      48,808      51,447      54,126
  Standard error /19.....................          972         238         346         332         350         346         355       1,112       1,176       1,254       1,352
Recipient families number................        2,282          83         162         299         425         563         711       1,983       1,857       1,719       1,571
Percent of all families..................         89.1        52.6        59.7        68.2        72.5        75.9        79.1        93.4        94.0        94.5        94.5
Mean amount..............................       44,496       3,633       6,868       9,517      12,109      14,055      16,302      49,775      51,908      54,465      57,266
  Standard error /19.....................        1,044         332         436         343         365         344         346       1,153       1,214       1,289       1,388

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................        7,527         -29          14          64         213         316         475       7,463       7,313       7,210       7,051
Percent of total income..................          6.2        -6.0         0.8         1.6         3.0         3.0         3.2         6.4         6.4         6.5         6.6
Mean.....................................        2,938        -185          53         146         364         426         528       3,516       3,702       3,961       4,243
  Standard error /19.....................          343         163         129          97         113         110         109         412         442         478         522
Received positive amount number..........          217           8          12          19          33          44          55         198         183         173         162
Percent..................................          8.5         5.0         4.5         4.3         5.7         5.9         6.1         9.3         9.3         9.5         9.7
Aggregate................................        7,629          21          65         117         283         400         560       7,512       7,346       7,228       7,069
Mean.....................................       35,216       2,658       5,305       6,226       8,543       9,170      10,235      37,957      40,032      41,788      43,648
  Standard error /19.....................        3,299         814       1,313       1,004       1,066       1,080       1,028       3,545       3,776       3,961       4,186
Received negative amount number..........           21          10          10          12          14          18          18           8           7           3           3
Percent..................................          0.8         6.3         3.7         2.8         2.4         2.4         2.0         0.4         0.3         0.2         0.2
Aggregate................................         -102         -50         -50         -53         -70         -84         -84         -50         -32         -18         -18
Mean.....................................       -4,973      -5,033      -5,033      -4,351      -5,055      -4,783      -4,783      -5,865      -4,805      -6,117      -6,117
  Standard error /19.....................        1,094       1,551       1,551       1,364       1,213         993         993       1,919       2,225       4,760       4,760

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................          339          -3          -3          -3          29          45          96         343         311         294         243
Percent of total income..................          0.3        -0.7        -0.2        -0.1         0.4         0.4         0.7         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.2
Mean.....................................          133         -20         -12          -7          49          61         107         161         157         161         146
  Standard error /19.....................           58          43          25          15          44          53          66          70          74          79          82
Received positive amount number..........           38           0           0           0           4           5           9          38          34          32          29
Percent..................................          1.5         0.0         0.0         0.0         0.6         0.7         1.0         1.8         1.7         1.8         1.7
Aggregate................................          350           0           0           0          32          49         100         350         318         301         250
Mean.....................................        9,302         (X)         (X)         (X)       9,039       8,987      11,002       9,302       9,330       9,355       8,764
  Standard error /19.....................        3,294         (X)         (X)         (X)       1,692       4,562       4,035       3,294       3,632       3,770       4,134
Received negative amount number..........            5           2           2           2           2           2           2           3           3           3           3
Percent..................................          0.2         1.0         0.6         0.4         0.3         0.2         0.2         0.1         0.2         0.2         0.2
Aggregate................................          -11          -3          -3          -3          -3          -3          -3          -7          -7          -7          -7
Mean.....................................       -2,268      -2,029      -2,029      -2,029      -2,029      -2,029      -2,029      -2,392      -2,392      -2,392      -2,392
  Standard error /19.....................        2,467       3,508       3,508       3,508       3,227       3,227       3,227       3,344       3,344       3,344       3,344

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................        2,958           4           4          10          25          33          48       2,948       2,934       2,926       2,910

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
       Families with a male householder, no wife present 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..................          2.4         0.8         0.2         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3         2.5         2.6         2.6         2.7
Mean.....................................        1,155          26          16          24          42          44          53       1,389       1,485       1,607       1,751
  Standard error /19.....................          167          21          12          14          13          14          13         202         216         235         257
Recipient families number................          938          19          23          40          61          95         143         898         877         843         795
Percent of all families..................         36.6        12.1         8.3         9.1        10.3        12.8        15.9        42.3        44.4        46.3        47.8
Mean.....................................        3,154         215         191         259         405         342         333       3,283       3,344       3,472       3,662
  Standard error /19.....................          449         164         140         148         117         106          79         469         479         499         528

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................          544           0           2          50          49          49          51         494         495         495         493
Percent of total income..................          0.4         0.1         0.1         1.2         0.7         0.5         0.3         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.5
Mean.....................................          212           2           7         113          83          66          56         233         251         272         297
  Standard error /19.....................           58           3           6          56          39          31          37          69          75          81          87
Received positive amount number..........           75           1           2           8          12          12          13          67          64          63          62
Percent..................................          2.9         0.4         0.7         1.9         2.0         1.6         1.4         3.1         3.2         3.5         3.8
Aggregate................................          593           0           2          50          50          50          67         544         544         543         526
Mean.....................................        7,887         600       1,024       5,934       4,264       4,247       5,214       8,131       8,550       8,564       8,437
  Standard error /19.....................        1,734           0         220       1,850       1,462       1,443       1,834       1,938       2,023       2,028       2,050
Received negative amount number..........           14           0           0           0           0           1           2          14          14          14          12
Percent..................................          0.6         0.0         0.0         0.0         0.1         0.1         0.2         0.7         0.7         0.8         0.7
Aggregate................................          -50           0           0           0          -1          -1         -16         -50         -49         -48         -33
Mean.....................................       -3,442         (X)         (X)         (X)      -3,000      -2,405      -7,943      -3,442      -3,452      -3,483      -2,697
  Standard error /19.....................          929         (X)         (X)         (X)           0       1,012       2,436         929         951         964         824

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................        2,702          59         214         407         578         834         901       2,295       2,124       1,868       1,801
Percent of total income..................          2.2        12.1        12.3        10.0         8.2         7.9         6.1         2.0         1.9         1.7         1.7
Mean.....................................        1,055         375         787         928         986       1,126       1,002       1,081       1,075       1,026       1,084
  Standard error /19.....................           78         128         158         156         129         129         111          89          94          96         104
Recipient families number................          250          11          30          48          66          88          99         202         184         162         151
Percent of all families..................          9.8         7.2        11.2        10.9        11.2        11.9        11.0         9.5         9.3         8.9         9.1
Mean amount..............................       10,795       5,208       7,048       8,494       8,773       9,448       9,093      11,340      11,518      11,530      11,912
  Standard error /19.....................          441         631         441         614         478         486         482         521         564         620         641

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................        1,876           6           9          12          64         115         158       1,864       1,812       1,761       1,718
Percent of total income..................          1.5         1.3         0.5         0.3         0.9         1.1         1.1         1.6         1.6         1.6         1.6
Mean.....................................          732          41          31          28         109         155         176         878         917         968       1,034
  Standard error /19.....................          104          39          24          16          43          45          44         125         133         144         157
Recipient families number................          113           1           3           8          14          22          28         105          99          91          85
Percent of all families..................          4.4         0.8         1.0         1.7         2.4         2.9         3.1         5.0         5.0         5.0         5.1
Mean amount..............................       16,647       4,800       3,200       1,663       4,503       5,324       5,744      17,716      18,393      19,319      20,176
  Standard error /19.....................        1,752         (X)       1,093         690       1,288       1,012         932       1,830       1,929       2,049       2,158

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................          880          46         167         328         491         551         587         551         389         329         293
Percent of total income..................          0.7         9.4         9.6         8.1         6.9         5.2         4.0         0.5         0.3         0.3         0.3
Mean.....................................          343         291         613         748         837         743         652         260         197         181         176
  Standard error /19.....................           41          96         131         136         126         104          90          42          38          39          41
Recipient families number................          175          28          47          74         100         114         124         100          74          60          51
Percent of all families..................          6.8        18.0        17.1        16.9        17.1        15.4        13.7         4.7         3.8         3.3         3.1
Mean amount..............................        5,038       1,616       3,580       4,428       4,889       4,819       4,748       5,488       5,240       5,454       5,743
  Standard error /19.....................          474         438         550         614         575         522         509         708         800         951       1,048
 
 
 
 
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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