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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       Unrelated individuals /4

[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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Unrelated individuals /4

People in families.......................      48,609       4,754       7,024       9,926      13,372      16,403      19,465      38,683      35,237      32,206      29,144
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       5,295      19,315      43,390      80,189     119,536     166,742       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Mean.....................................      30,003       1,114       2,750       4,371       5,997       7,288       8,566      36,581      39,113      41,573      44,321
  Standard error /19.....................         187          29          38          39          36          37          38         222         239         257         279
With zero income.........................       2,278       2,278       2,278       2,278       2,278       2,278       2,278           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................          73          73          73          73          73          73          73           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       2,569       7,311      14,092      27,902      41,365      65,535       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)     977,244
Percent of total income..................        71.5        48.5        37.9        32.5        34.8        34.6        39.3        72.7        73.6        74.8        75.7
Mean.....................................      21,452         540       1,041       1,420       2,087       2,522       3,367      26,593      28,801      31,094      33,531
  Standard error /19.....................         179          19          27          30          32          34          39         217         235         253         275
Recipient families number................      30,225       1,092       1,970       2,914       4,335       5,505       7,209      27,311      25,890      24,720      23,016
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        62.2        23.0        28.0        29.4        32.4        33.6        37.0        70.6        73.5        76.8        79.0
Mean amount..............................      34,501       2,353       3,711       4,836       6,437       7,514       9,091      37,666      39,200      40,511      42,459
  Standard error /19.....................         260          47          54          57          56          58          60         280         293         304         322

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................      55,670         -85         459       1,053       2,159       2,864       4,227      54,617      53,512      52,806      51,443
Percent of total income..................         3.8        -1.6         2.4         2.4         2.7         2.4         2.5         3.9         3.9         3.9         4.0
Mean.....................................       1,145         -18          65         106         161         175         217       1,412       1,519       1,640       1,765
  Standard error /19.....................          46          14          13          13          12          11          12          58          63          69          76
Received positive amount number..........       2,573         165         293         405         544         627         740       2,167       2,029       1,945       1,832
Percent..................................         5.3         3.5         4.2         4.1         4.1         3.8         3.8         5.6         5.8         6.0         6.3
Aggregate................................      56,496         233         785       1,465       2,570       3,283       4,646      55,030      53,925      53,213      51,850
Mean.....................................      21,961       1,409       2,677       3,614       4,726       5,235       6,274      25,393      26,582      27,352      28,301
  Standard error /19.....................         756         180         172         175         175         182         199         877         930         966       1,021
Received negative amount number..........         169          70          75          84          84          85          91          84          84          83          77
Percent..................................         0.3         1.5         1.1         0.9         0.6         0.5         0.5         0.2         0.2         0.3         0.3
Aggregate................................        -825        -318        -326        -412        -412        -418        -419        -414        -414        -407        -406
Mean.....................................      -4,893      -4,555      -4,332      -4,877      -4,877      -4,893      -4,597      -4,909      -4,909      -4,893      -5,241
  Standard error /19.....................         387         544         516         599         551         547         528         542         542         547         566

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................       4,145         -84         -71         -98         -30          -3          49       4,243       4,175       4,148       4,096
Percent of total income..................         0.3        -1.6        -0.4        -0.2        -0.0        -0.0         0.0         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3
Mean.....................................          85         -18         -10         -10          -2          -0           3         110         118         129         141
  Standard error /19.....................          15          14          10           7           6           5           4          18          20          22          24
Received positive amount number..........         489          31          40          50          66          81          94         439         423         408         396
Percent..................................         1.0         0.6         0.6         0.5         0.5         0.5         0.5         1.1         1.2         1.3         1.4
Aggregate................................       4,437          40          66          66         134         161         213       4,370       4,303       4,276       4,224
Mean.....................................       9,064       1,284       1,656       1,321       2,011       1,978       2,268       9,947      10,171      10,472      10,676
  Standard error /19.....................       1,311         386         464         398         518         490         560       1,448       1,501       1,550       1,595
Received negative amount number..........          56          10          15          23          23          23          23          33          33          33          33
Percent..................................         0.1         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1
Aggregate................................        -292        -124        -138        -164        -164        -164        -164        -128        -128        -128        -128
Mean.....................................      -5,197     -12,279      -9,373      -7,075      -7,075      -7,075      -7,075      -3,876      -3,876      -3,876      -3,876
  Standard error /19.....................         924       2,004       2,424       1,868       1,719       1,719       1,719         871         871         871         871

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................      58,723         358         662       1,009       1,657       2,454       3,385      57,713      57,066      56,269      55,338
Percent of total income..................         4.0         6.8         3.4         2.3         2.1         2.1         2.0         4.1         4.1         4.2         4.3
Mean.....................................       1,208          75          94         102         124         150         174       1,492       1,619       1,747       1,899

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
       Unrelated individuals /4

[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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  Standard error /19.....................          28           7           7           6           6           6           6          35          38          42          46
Recipient families number................      20,730         703       1,084       1,678       2,521       3,475       4,469      19,052      18,209      17,255      16,261
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        42.6        14.8        15.4        16.9        18.9        21.2        23.0        49.3        51.7        53.6        55.8
Mean.....................................       2,833         509         610         601         657         706         757       3,029       3,134       3,261       3,403
  Standard error /19.....................          64          42          39          34          30          25          24          70          73          76          81

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................      16,656         -11          13          66         191         342         542      16,590      16,465      16,314      16,114
Percent of total income..................         1.1        -0.2         0.1         0.2         0.2         0.3         0.3         1.2         1.2         1.2         1.2
Mean.....................................         343          -2           2           7          14          21          28         429         467         507         553
  Standard error /19.....................          17           6           5           5           4           4           4          22          24          26          29
Received positive amount number..........       2,026          72         103         146         209         334         428       1,880       1,817       1,691       1,598
Percent..................................         4.2         1.5         1.5         1.5         1.6         2.0         2.2         4.9         5.2         5.3         5.5
Aggregate................................      17,488          59         115         214         356         529         752      17,274      17,132      16,959      16,736
Mean.....................................       8,632         820       1,119       1,462       1,704       1,581       1,756       9,190       9,429      10,027      10,474
  Standard error /19.....................         369         150         171         180         174         136         137         395         407         433         455
Received negative amount number..........         271          22          31          37          49          56          61         233         222         215         209
Percent..................................         0.6         0.5         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.3         0.3         0.6         0.6         0.7         0.7
Aggregate................................        -832         -70        -102        -148        -165        -187        -210        -684        -667        -645        -623
Mean.....................................      -3,075      -3,206      -3,296      -3,949      -3,369      -3,358      -3,422      -2,934      -3,010      -3,001      -2,973
  Standard error /19.....................         213         703         672         679         505         477         469         225         235         238         238

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................     141,497         895       4,871      16,679      32,706      51,879      66,913     124,818     108,791      89,618      74,584
Percent of total income..................         9.7        16.9        25.2        38.4        40.8        43.4        40.1         8.8         7.9         6.7         5.8
Mean.....................................       2,911         188         693       1,680       2,446       3,163       3,438       3,227       3,087       2,783       2,559
  Standard error /19.....................          25          13          24          34          34          36          36          31          33          34          35
Recipient families number................      13,079         311       1,006       2,604       4,325       6,098       7,357      10,474       8,753       6,981       5,722
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        26.9         6.5        14.3        26.2        32.3        37.2        37.8        27.1        24.8        21.7        19.6
Mean amount..............................      10,819       2,879       4,842       6,404       7,562       8,508       9,095      11,916      12,428      12,837      13,035
  Standard error /19.....................          45         103          66          46          38          38          39          49          57          68          81

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................      84,652         199         496       1,009       2,013       3,868       6,424      83,643      82,639      80,784      78,228
Percent of total income..................         5.8         3.8         2.6         2.3         2.5         3.2         3.9         5.9         6.0         6.0         6.1
Mean.....................................       1,741          42          71         102         151         236         330       2,162       2,345       2,508       2,684
  Standard error /19.....................          32           6           7           8           8          10          11          40          44          48          52
Recipient families number................       6,309          96         172         306         569       1,004       1,526       6,003       5,740       5,305       4,783
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        13.0         2.0         2.4         3.1         4.3         6.1         7.8        15.5        16.3        16.5        16.4
Mean amount..............................      13,418       2,077       2,886       3,302       3,537       3,853       4,208      13,933      14,397      15,227      16,357
  Standard error /19.....................         187         189         183         178         133         111         101         194         200         212         227

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................      11,297         500       3,374       6,039       7,310       8,472       9,151       5,258       3,987       2,825       2,146
Percent of total income..................         0.8         9.4        17.5        13.9         9.1         7.1         5.5         0.4         0.3         0.2         0.2
Mean.....................................         232         105         480         608         547         516         470         136         113          88          74
  Standard error /19.....................           6           9          21          21          16          15          13           6           6           6           5
Recipient families number................       2,990         407         987       1,621       1,917       2,172       2,348       1,369       1,072         818         642
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....         6.2         8.6        14.0        16.3        14.3        13.2        12.1         3.5         3.0         2.5         2.2
Mean amount..............................       3,779       1,228       3,419       3,726       3,813       3,901       3,898       3,840       3,718       3,454       3,342
  Standard error /19.....................          75          81         103          89          78          76          76         132         155         185         210
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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