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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       Families with a householder under age 65 /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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Families with a householder
under age 65 /10

Total, families..........................      64,730       2,975       4,761       7,046       9,251      11,600      14,370      57,684      55,479      53,130      50,360
People in families.......................     212,045       9,827      16,283      24,360      32,335      40,899      50,502     187,685     179,710     171,146     161,543
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)      10,366      30,338      65,562     109,955     167,864     245,960       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Mean.....................................      73,949       3,484       6,372       9,305      11,886      14,471      17,116      81,845      84,298      86,935      90,166
  Standard error /19.....................         323          75          84          87          84          88          90         348         357         369         383
With zero income.........................         585         585         585         585         585         585         585           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................          89          89          89          89          89          89          89           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       5,021      17,312      41,484      74,012     118,444     180,793       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Percent of total income..................        84.4        48.4        57.1        63.3        67.3        70.6        73.5        84.7        84.8        84.9        85.0
Mean.....................................      62,409       1,688       3,636       5,888       8,000      10,210      12,581      69,313      71,482      73,807      76,628
  Standard error /19.....................         297          60          81          91          90          95          99         321         330         341         355
Recipient families number................      58,790       1,204       2,463       4,258       6,096       8,146      10,608      54,532      52,694      50,644      48,182
Percent of all families..................        90.8        40.5        51.7        60.4        65.9        70.2        73.8        94.5        95.0        95.3        95.7
Mean amount..............................      68,716       4,169       7,028       9,742      12,141      14,541      17,043      73,321      75,261      77,429      80,092
  Standard error /19.....................         315         106         112         107          99         101         102         331         339         349         363

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................     242,809        -167         595       2,529       4,591       6,976      10,418     240,280     238,218     235,833     232,391
Percent of total income..................         5.1        -1.6         2.0         3.9         4.2         4.2         4.2         5.1         5.1         5.1         5.1
Mean.....................................       3,751         -56         125         359         496         601         725       4,165       4,294       4,439       4,615
  Standard error /19.....................          95          38          32          35          33          32          33         106         110         115         121
Received positive amount number..........       7,436         182         307         500         690         904       1,163       6,935       6,746       6,532       6,273
Percent..................................        11.5         6.1         6.5         7.1         7.5         7.8         8.1        12.0        12.2        12.3        12.5
Aggregate................................     245,797         479       1,301       3,297       5,429       7,904      11,439     242,500     240,369     237,894     234,358
Mean.....................................      33,056       2,634       4,234       6,589       7,868       8,745       9,836      34,966      35,633      36,420      37,361
  Standard error /19.....................         737         283         293         328         294         276         269         785         805         829         861
Received negative amount number..........         599         100         116         131         146         169         186         467         452         430         412
Percent..................................         0.9         3.4         2.4         1.9         1.6         1.5         1.3         0.8         0.8         0.8         0.8
Aggregate................................      -2,988        -646        -706        -768        -838        -928      -1,021      -2,220      -2,150      -2,060      -1,967
Mean.....................................      -4,993      -6,467      -6,069      -5,856      -5,731      -5,495      -5,478      -4,751      -4,755      -4,796      -4,774
  Standard error /19.....................         189         570         518         476         412         373         356         208         211         219         222

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................      19,279        -201        -181         -48          85         250         618      19,327      19,194      19,029      18,661
Percent of total income..................         0.4        -1.9        -0.6        -0.1         0.1         0.1         0.3         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.4
Mean.....................................         298         -67         -38          -7           9          22          43         335         346         358         371
  Standard error /19.....................          27          34          23          19          15          14          14          30          31          32          34
Received positive amount number..........       1,413          12          28          55          79         123         178       1,358       1,334       1,290       1,235
Percent..................................         2.2         0.4         0.6         0.8         0.9         1.1         1.2         2.4         2.4         2.4         2.5
Aggregate................................      20,249          32          72         217         353         530         931      20,032      19,896      19,719      19,318
Mean.....................................      14,332       2,676       2,538       3,962       4,450       4,301       5,227      14,750      14,919      15,291      15,645
  Standard error /19.....................       1,089       2,279       1,366       1,329       1,020         865         846       1,129       1,148       1,184       1,231
Received negative amount number..........         187          24          26          27          28          39          47         160         159         148         140
Percent..................................         0.3         0.8         0.5         0.4         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3
Aggregate................................        -970        -233        -253        -265        -268        -280        -314        -705        -702        -690        -657
Mean.....................................      -5,187      -9,768      -9,689      -9,676      -9,542      -7,229      -6,640      -4,418      -4,416      -4,653      -4,696
  Standard error /19.....................         597       2,624       2,416       2,305       2,078       1,743       1,491         553         556         584         609

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................     131,841         356         495         720       1,033       1,340       1,839     131,120     130,808     130,501     130,001

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 householder under age 65 /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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Percent of total income..................         2.8         3.4         1.6         1.1         0.9         0.8         0.7         2.8         2.8         2.8         2.9
Mean.....................................       2,037         120         104         102         112         115         128       2,273       2,358       2,456       2,581
  Standard error /19.....................          43          13          10           9           8           8           8          48          50          52          55
Recipient families number................      36,363         429         654       1,024       1,507       2,084       2,880      35,339      34,856      34,279      33,483
Percent of all families..................        56.2        14.4        13.7        14.5        16.3        18.0        20.0        61.3        62.8        64.5        66.5
Mean.....................................       3,626         831         758         703         685         643         639       3,710       3,753       3,807       3,883
  Standard error /19.....................          76          80          68          58          48          40          37          78          79          80          82

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................      31,862         -76        -103         -47         -17          67         165      31,909      31,880      31,796      31,697
Percent of total income..................         0.7        -0.7        -0.3        -0.1        -0.0         0.0         0.1         0.7         0.7         0.7         0.7
Mean.....................................         492         -26         -22          -7          -2           6          11         553         575         598         629
  Standard error /19.....................          21          15          10           9           7           6           6          23          24          25          27
Received positive amount number..........       3,552          39          61          86         116         159         208       3,466       3,435       3,393       3,344
Percent..................................         5.5         1.3         1.3         1.2         1.3         1.4         1.4         6.0         6.2         6.4         6.6
Aggregate................................      35,942          65          87         175         247         351         503      35,767      35,695      35,591      35,439
Mean.....................................      10,119       1,648       1,414       2,026       2,122       2,209       2,422      10,321      10,390      10,489      10,597
  Standard error /19.....................         333         370         261         350         296         237         231         340         343         347         351
Received negative amount number..........       1,060          24          34          42          49          58          71       1,018       1,011       1,002         989
Percent..................................         1.6         0.8         0.7         0.6         0.5         0.5         0.5         1.8         1.8         1.9         2.0
Aggregate................................      -4,080        -141        -190        -222        -264        -284        -338      -3,858      -3,815      -3,796      -3,741
Mean.....................................      -3,850      -5,843      -5,624      -5,345      -5,381      -4,907      -4,774      -3,789      -3,775      -3,789      -3,784
  Standard error /19.....................         112         972         776         720         585         548         499         113         114         114         115

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................      87,256         812       2,762       5,721       9,300      13,820      18,869      81,535      77,956      73,437      68,387
Percent of total income..................         1.8         7.8         9.1         8.7         8.5         8.2         7.7         1.7         1.7         1.6         1.5
Mean.....................................       1,348         273         580         812       1,005       1,191       1,313       1,413       1,405       1,382       1,358
  Standard error /19.....................          19          27          33          35          33          34          33          20          21          21          22
Recipient families number................       7,090         159         421         744       1,094       1,485       1,906       6,346       5,996       5,604       5,184
Percent of all families..................        11.0         5.4         8.8        10.6        11.8        12.8        13.3        11.0        10.8        10.5        10.3
Mean amount..............................      12,308       5,093       6,562       7,689       8,503       9,304       9,901      12,849      13,002      13,104      13,193
  Standard error /19.....................          93         249         166         143         131         132         128         100         104         109         115

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................     112,664         246         585       1,023       1,824       2,906       4,439     111,641     110,840     109,758     108,225
Percent of total income..................         2.4         2.4         1.9         1.6         1.7         1.7         1.8         2.4         2.4         2.4         2.4
Mean.....................................       1,741          83         123         145         197         250         309       1,935       1,998       2,066       2,149
  Standard error /19.....................          34          13          14          14          14          16          17          38          39          41          43
Recipient families number................       5,631          66         136         210         321         456         623       5,421       5,310       5,175       5,008
Percent of all families..................         8.7         2.2         2.8         3.0         3.5         3.9         4.3         9.4         9.6         9.7         9.9
Mean amount..............................      20,009       3,740       4,313       4,869       5,680       6,374       7,131      20,595      20,875      21,210      21,610
  Standard error /19.....................         284         315         287         276         261         267         261         292         296         302         310

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................      21,533       2,550       5,079       7,468       9,730      11,334      12,387      14,065      11,803      10,199       9,146
Percent of total income..................         0.4        24.6        16.7        11.4         8.8         6.8         5.0         0.3         0.3         0.2         0.2
Mean.....................................         333         857       1,067       1,060       1,052         977         862         244         213         192         182
  Standard error /19.....................           7          41          39          35          30          27          23           7           7           7           7
Recipient families number................       3,734         709       1,166       1,564       1,897       2,153       2,361       2,170       1,837       1,581       1,373
Percent of all families..................         5.8        23.8        24.5        22.2        20.5        18.6        16.4         3.8         3.3         3.0         2.7
Mean amount..............................       5,767       3,597       4,357       4,776       5,129       5,265       5,247       6,482       6,427       6,451       6,662
  Standard error /19.....................          87         113         102         106          99          97          93         130         142         155         171
 
 
 
 
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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