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

Total, families..........................           9,676       1,748       2,570       3,477       4,223       4,937       5,635       6,200       5,453       4,739       4,042
People in families.......................          31,153       5,838       8,588      11,595      14,082      16,482      18,720      19,557      17,071      14,671      12,433
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................         301,120       6,605      15,282      28,587      42,840      59,399      78,028     272,533     258,280     241,721     223,092
Mean.....................................          31,119       3,779       5,947       8,222      10,144      12,031      13,847      43,960      47,363      51,004      55,200
  Standard error /19.....................             423          83          96         108         109         119         127         597         664         748         859
With zero income.........................             317         317         317         317         317         317         317           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................               6           6           6           6           6           6           6           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................         232,583       2,545       7,096      15,687      25,701      37,446      52,143     216,896     206,882     195,137     180,440
Percent of total income..................            77.2        38.5        46.4        54.9        60.0        63.0        66.8        79.6        80.1        80.7        80.9
Mean.....................................          24,036       1,456       2,761       4,512       6,086       7,584       9,253      34,985      37,937      41,174      44,646
  Standard error /19.....................             402          63          86         106         110         119         130         578         645         729         839
Recipient families number................           7,787         722       1,279       1,998       2,645       3,275       3,920       5,789       5,142       4,512       3,867
Percent of all families..................            80.5        41.3        49.8        57.5        62.6        66.3        69.6        93.4        94.3        95.2        95.7
Mean amount..............................          29,869       3,526       5,548       7,851       9,717      11,434      13,303      37,469      40,237      43,252      46,662
  Standard error /19.....................             476         104         122         133         129         135         142         605         671         752         863

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................           7,895          84         171         354         735       1,187       1,722       7,541       7,160       6,708       6,173
Percent of total income..................             2.6         1.3         1.1         1.2         1.7         2.0         2.2         2.8         2.8         2.8         2.8
Mean.....................................             816          48          67         102         174         240         306       1,216       1,313       1,415       1,527
  Standard error /19.....................              67          20          18          19          22          26          30         104         118         134         155
Received positive amount number..........             515          51          74         110         153         201         241         405         361         314         273
Percent..................................             5.3         2.9         2.9         3.2         3.6         4.1         4.3         6.5         6.6         6.6         6.8
Aggregate................................           7,982         128         216         399         783       1,243       1,778       7,583       7,199       6,739       6,204
Mean.....................................          15,513       2,514       2,926       3,633       5,104       6,199       7,367      18,738      19,933      21,461      22,711
  Standard error /19.....................           1,064         379         395         410         438         449         492       1,302       1,440       1,630       1,845
Received negative amount number..........              19           7           8           9          11          11          11          10           8           8           8
Percent..................................             0.2         0.4         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2
Aggregate................................             -87         -45         -45         -46         -48         -56         -56         -42         -40         -31         -31
Mean.....................................          -4,611      -6,101      -5,924      -4,997      -4,519      -4,928      -4,928      -4,253      -4,728      -4,130      -4,130
  Standard error /19.....................             895       1,419       1,429       1,393       1,170       1,167       1,167       1,240       1,386       1,375       1,375

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................             441          -1          15          16          16          45          76         425         425         396         366
Percent of total income..................             0.1        -0.0         0.1         0.1         0.0         0.1         0.1         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2
Mean.....................................              46          -0           6           5           4           9          13          69          78          84          90
  Standard error /19.....................              21           2           8           6           5           6           7          32          37          42          49
Received positive amount number..........             108           7          12          17          25          33          47          91          83          75          60
Percent..................................             1.1         0.4         0.5         0.5         0.6         0.7         0.8         1.5         1.5         1.6         1.5
Aggregate................................             446           1          17          18          18          48          79         428         428         398         368
Mean.....................................           4,138         212       1,374       1,068         738       1,463       1,655       4,715       5,148       5,311       6,087
  Standard error /19.....................           1,770         293       1,516       1,148         743         870         734       2,083       2,262       2,494       3,061
Received negative amount number..........              10           3           3           3           3           8           8           7           7           3           3
Percent..................................             0.1         0.2         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.2         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1
Aggregate................................              -5          -2          -2          -2          -2          -3          -3          -3          -3          -2          -2
Mean.....................................            -498        -742        -742        -742        -713        -397        -397        -398        -402        -760        -760
  Standard error /19.....................             324         220         220         220         214         169         169         439         449       1,043       1,043

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................           4,763          45          57         101         146         183         234       4,662       4,618       4,581       4,530

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 female householder, no spouse 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..................             1.6         0.7         0.4         0.4         0.3         0.3         0.3         1.7         1.8         1.9         2.0
Mean.....................................             492          26          22          29          35          37          41         752         847         967       1,121
  Standard error /19.....................              43           7           5           6           5           6           5          67          76          87         102
Recipient families number................           2,897         110         185         344         511         665         842       2,553       2,386       2,232       2,055
Percent of all families..................            29.9         6.3         7.2         9.9        12.1        13.5        14.9        41.2        43.7        47.1        50.8
Mean.....................................           1,644         412         305         295         285         275         277       1,826       1,935       2,053       2,204
  Standard error /19.....................             142         104          65          61          44          40          35         160         171         182         198

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................           1,042           5         -11           3          32          41          48       1,038       1,010       1,001         994
Percent of total income..................             0.3         0.1        -0.1         0.0         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.4
Mean.....................................             108           3          -4           1           8           8           8         167         185         211         246
  Standard error /19.....................              28           8           8           7           6           6           6          43          49          56          66
Received positive amount number..........             160           6          10          15          25          33          40         145         135         127         120
Percent..................................             1.7         0.3         0.4         0.4         0.6         0.7         0.7         2.3         2.5         2.7         3.0
Aggregate................................           1,190          18          19          36          70          90         115       1,154       1,120       1,099       1,074
Mean.....................................           7,436       3,148       1,778       2,463       2,764       2,732       2,890       7,933       8,309       8,659       8,946
  Standard error /19.....................           1,554         620         640         756         495         410         447       1,702       1,832       1,940       2,046
Received negative amount number..........              41           4           6           7           9          10          14          34          32          31          27
Percent..................................             0.4         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.5         0.6         0.7         0.7
Aggregate................................            -148         -14         -29         -33         -38         -50         -68        -116        -111         -99         -80
Mean.....................................          -3,601      -3,247      -5,109      -4,454      -4,240      -4,923      -4,853      -3,417      -3,425      -3,172      -2,959
  Standard error /19.....................             583       1,794       1,911       1,596       1,223       1,235       1,106         629         659         640         639

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................          13,652         458       1,633       2,857       3,914       5,364       6,486      10,795       9,738       8,288       7,166
Percent of total income..................             4.5         6.9        10.7        10.0         9.1         9.0         8.3         4.0         3.8         3.4         3.2
Mean.....................................           1,411         262         636         822         927       1,087       1,151       1,741       1,786       1,749       1,773
  Standard error /19.....................              47          33          48          49          45          48          48          68          74          80          89
Recipient families number................           1,256          95         239         378         486         612         706         879         770         644         550
Percent of all families..................            13.0         5.4         9.3        10.9        11.5        12.4        12.5        14.2        14.1        13.6        13.6
Mean amount..............................          10,867       4,840       6,822       7,565       8,051       8,763       9,189      12,287      12,645      12,867      13,019
  Standard error /19.....................             207         276         227         191         177         191         194         272         301         342         382

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................           4,875         114         193         331         500         766         932       4,544       4,375       4,109       3,943
Percent of total income..................             1.6         1.7         1.3         1.2         1.2         1.3         1.2         1.7         1.7         1.7         1.8
Mean.....................................             504          65          75          95         118         155         165         733         802         867         976
  Standard error /19.....................              38          16          15          15          16          19          18          59          66          75          87
Recipient families number................             441          29          45          74          99         131         156         367         341         309         284
Percent of all families..................             4.6         1.6         1.8         2.1         2.3         2.7         2.8         5.9         6.3         6.5         7.0
Mean amount..............................          11,066       3,990       4,250       4,504       5,037       5,828       5,965      12,382      12,818      13,292      13,871
  Standard error /19.....................             646         489         485         447         431         475         421         752         798         866         931

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................           8,489       2,066       3,550       4,936       5,944       6,631       7,035       3,553       2,545       1,858       1,454
Percent of total income..................             2.8        31.3        23.2        17.3        13.9        11.2         9.0         1.3         1.0         0.8         0.7
Mean.....................................             877       1,182       1,381       1,420       1,407       1,343       1,248         573         467         392         360
  Standard error /19.....................              28          62          59          56          50          46          42          33          31          31          32
Recipient families number................           1,677         566         845       1,078       1,223       1,333       1,414         599         454         344         263
Percent of all families..................            17.3        32.4        32.9        31.0        29.0        27.0        25.1         9.7         8.3         7.3         6.5
Mean amount..............................           5,062       3,647       4,200       4,578       4,861       4,974       4,975       5,935       5,605       5,406       5,534
  Standard error /19.....................             115         128         123         126         122         121         119         242         269         309         358
 
 
 
 
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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