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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       Unrelated individuals age 65 and over /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
age 65 and over /4

People in families.......................      11,468         471         968       2,100       3,556       5,041       6,149       9,368       7,912       6,427       5,320
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................     252,066         746       3,637      12,556      27,408      45,842      62,153     239,511     224,658     206,224     189,914
Mean.....................................      21,980       1,584       3,755       5,979       7,707       9,093      10,108      25,566      28,396      32,088      35,701
  Standard error /19.....................         305          88          88          66          51          48          48         362         420         506         599
With zero income.........................         173         173         173         173         173         173         173           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................           6           6           6           6           6           6           6           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................      39,542          17          67         121         324         484       1,004      39,420      39,218      39,058      38,538
Percent of total income..................        15.7         2.3         1.8         1.0         1.2         1.1         1.6        16.5        17.5        18.9        20.3
Mean.....................................       3,448          37          69          58          91          96         163       4,208       4,957       6,077       7,245
  Standard error /19.....................         253          14          18          13          13          12          15         310         366         449         541
Recipient families number................       1,512          14          31          50          89         128         207       1,462       1,423       1,384       1,305
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        13.2         3.0         3.2         2.4         2.5         2.5         3.4        15.6        18.0        21.5        24.5
Mean amount..............................      26,153       1,234       2,156       2,421       3,632       3,790       4,851      26,965      27,563      28,213      29,530
  Standard error /19.....................       1,812         316         369         382         372         314         286       1,870       1,918       1,969       2,082

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................       5,473          -0          14          23          66          98         148       5,451       5,408       5,376       5,325
Percent of total income..................         2.2        -0.0         0.4         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.2         2.3         2.4         2.6         2.8
Mean.....................................         477          -0          14          11          18          19          24         582         683         836       1,001
  Standard error /19.....................          56           0          12           6           7           6           6          69          81         100         121
Received positive amount number..........         230           3          10          14          19          27          35         216         211         204         196
Percent..................................         2.0         0.6         1.0         0.7         0.5         0.5         0.6         2.3         2.7         3.2         3.7
Aggregate................................       5,504           0          21          31          74         106         156       5,474       5,431       5,399       5,348
Mean.....................................      23,898           1       2,151       2,128       3,851       3,959       4,494      25,348      25,716      26,507      27,345
  Standard error /19.....................       2,300           0         753         562         872         674         612       2,420       2,468       2,541       2,628
Received negative amount number..........          14           2           5           5           5           5           7           9           9           9           7
Percent..................................         0.1         0.5         0.5         0.3         0.2         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1
Aggregate................................         -31          -0          -7          -8          -8          -8          -8         -23         -23         -23         -23
Mean.....................................      -2,208        -100      -1,408      -1,488      -1,488      -1,488      -1,177      -2,657      -2,657      -2,657      -3,217
  Standard error /19.....................         814         (X)         567         564         519         519         461       1,256       1,256       1,256       1,445

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................         502         -27         -40         -59         -57         -55         -51         561         560         558         553
Percent of total income..................         0.2        -3.6        -1.1        -0.5        -0.2        -0.1        -0.1         0.2         0.2         0.3         0.3
Mean.....................................          44         -57         -41         -28         -16         -11          -8          60          71          87         104
  Standard error /19.....................          17          59          34          17          10           7           6          20          24          30          36
Received positive amount number..........          43           0           0           0           0           1           2          43          43          42          41
Percent..................................         0.4         0.0         0.0         0.0         0.0         0.0         0.0         0.5         0.5         0.7         0.8
Aggregate................................         588           0           0           0           1           4           8         588         586         584         579
Mean.....................................      13,571         (X)         (X)         (X)       4,000       2,741       4,393      13,571      13,653      13,910      13,996
  Standard error /19.....................       3,287         (X)         (X)         (X)           0       1,465       2,695       3,287       3,310       3,363       3,408
Received negative amount number..........          13           2           4           7           7           7           7           6           6           6           6
Percent..................................         0.1         0.5         0.4         0.3         0.2         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1
Aggregate................................         -85         -27         -40         -59         -59         -59         -59         -27         -27         -27         -27
Mean.....................................      -6,460     -11,999     -10,451      -8,411      -8,411      -8,411      -8,411      -4,261      -4,261      -4,261      -4,261
  Standard error /19.....................       1,284           0       2,331       1,806       1,661       1,661       1,661       1,004       1,004       1,004       1,004

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................      24,283          44         134         298         594       1,249       1,963      23,985      23,690      23,035      22,320
Percent of total income..................         9.6         5.9         3.7         2.4         2.2         2.7         3.2        10.0        10.5        11.2        11.8

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 age 65 and over /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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Mean.....................................       2,117          94         139         142         167         248         319       2,560       2,994       3,584       4,196
  Standard error /19.....................          75          18          19          13          10          12          13          91         107         130         156
Recipient families number................       5,790         106         218         491         904       1,550       2,089       5,299       4,886       4,240       3,701
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        50.5        22.5        22.5        23.4        25.4        30.7        34.0        56.6        61.8        66.0        69.6
Mean.....................................       4,194         417         617         607         657         805         940       4,526       4,848       5,433       6,030
  Standard error /19.....................         143          67          72          51          36          34          34         155         168         191         217

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................       5,286          -1           6          58          89         152         254       5,228       5,196       5,134       5,032
Percent of total income..................         2.1        -0.1         0.2         0.5         0.3         0.3         0.4         2.2         2.3         2.5         2.6
Mean.....................................         461          -1           6          28          25          30          41         558         657         799         946
  Standard error /19.....................          36          19          12          10           6           6           6          45          53          65          78
Received positive amount number..........         792          22          38          62          92         187         253         730         700         605         539
Percent..................................         6.9         4.7         4.0         3.0         2.6         3.7         4.1         7.8         8.9         9.4        10.1
Aggregate................................       5,448          15          28          81         120         204         307       5,367       5,327       5,243       5,141
Mean.....................................       6,878         660         715       1,306       1,312       1,092       1,213       7,351       7,606       8,668       9,536
  Standard error /19.....................         468         221         196         254         176         116         116         503         522         592         653
Received negative amount number..........          73           9          12          13          21          26          27          61          53          47          46
Percent..................................         0.6         1.9         1.3         0.6         0.6         0.5         0.4         0.6         0.7         0.7         0.9
Aggregate................................        -162         -15         -21         -23         -31         -52         -53        -139        -131        -110        -109
Mean.....................................      -2,209      -1,737      -1,735      -1,854      -1,508      -1,997      -1,959      -2,283      -2,482      -2,326      -2,356
  Standard error /19.....................         265         437         359         474         294         457         441         305         342         323         329

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................     116,811         557       2,724      10,429      23,356      39,477      52,492     106,381      93,454      77,334      64,319
Percent of total income..................        46.3        74.6        74.9        83.1        85.2        86.1        84.5        44.4        41.6        37.5        33.9
Mean.....................................      10,186       1,182       2,813       4,966       6,567       7,831       8,537      11,356      11,812      12,033      12,091
  Standard error /19.....................          54          93          95          76          60          55          53          57          65          79          92
Recipient families number................      10,462         190         588       1,655       3,049       4,508       5,588       8,807       7,413       5,954       4,874
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        91.2        40.4        60.7        78.8        85.7        89.4        90.9        94.0        93.7        92.6        91.6
Mean amount..............................      11,166       2,926       4,635       6,303       7,661       8,758       9,394      12,079      12,607      12,988      13,196
  Standard error /19.....................          49         138          81          54          44          43          43          52          59          71          84

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................      53,413          59         151         344         930       2,111       3,773      53,069      52,483      51,302      49,640
Percent of total income..................        21.2         7.9         4.2         2.7         3.4         4.6         6.1        22.2        23.4        24.9        26.1
Mean.....................................       4,658         126         156         164         262         419         614       5,665       6,634       7,982       9,332
  Standard error /19.....................          95          29          28          21          19          21          24         113         131         156         182
Recipient families number................       4,492          33          60         142         342         689       1,121       4,350       4,149       3,803       3,370
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        39.2         7.0         6.2         6.8         9.6        13.7        18.2        46.4        52.4        59.2        63.4
Mean amount..............................      11,892       1,788       2,517       2,421       2,716       3,063       3,364      12,201      12,649      13,492      14,730
  Standard error /19.....................         196         241         271         222         141         111          93         201         208         221         239

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................       2,137          50         464       1,124       1,597       1,709       1,826       1,013         540         428         311
Percent of total income..................         0.8         6.7        12.8         8.9         5.8         3.7         2.9         0.4         0.2         0.2         0.2
Mean.....................................         186         106         479         535         449         339         297         108          68          67          58
  Standard error /19.....................          10          29          55          39          27          19          17           9           8           9           9
Recipient families number................         675          31         132         366         482         525         573         308         193         150         102
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....         5.9         6.6        13.7        17.4        13.6        10.4         9.3         3.3         2.4         2.3         1.9
Mean amount..............................       3,167       1,605       3,506       3,068       3,313       3,257       3,187       3,284       2,801       2,852       3,055
  Standard error /19.....................         118         303         250         150         133         125         123         200         244         298         363
 
 
 
 
 
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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