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POV27: Source of Income By Ratio of Poverty Threshold For Families And Unrelated Individuals:  2004
       Nonfamily householders

[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
                                            _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Nonfamily householders

People in families.......................      36,485       2,411       4,012       6,319       9,045      11,476      13,677      30,167      27,440      25,009      22,808
Total Income
  Aggregate (million)....................       (N/A)       3,132      13,018      32,050      60,963      92,233     125,935       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)       (N/A)
Mean.....................................      32,262       1,299       3,245       5,072       6,740       8,037       9,208      37,957      40,675      43,379      46,087
  Standard error /19.....................         236          46          51          47          41          40          41         273         295         318         344
With zero income.........................         878         878         878         878         878         878         878           0           0           0           0
With negative income.....................          62          62          62          62          62          62          62           0           0           0           0

Wages and salaries
  Aggregate (million)....................     799,963       1,120       3,396       7,339      15,562      23,145      35,918     792,624     784,401     776,818     764,044
Percent of total income..................        68.0        35.8        26.1        22.9        25.5        25.1        28.5        69.2        70.3        71.6        72.7
Mean.....................................      21,926         465         846       1,162       1,720       2,017       2,626      26,275      28,586      31,062      33,499
  Standard error /19.....................         227          25          33          35          37          38          43         268         291         314         339
Recipient families number................      21,154         511         952       1,524       2,398       3,091       4,038      19,630      18,756      18,063      17,116
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        58.0        21.2        23.7        24.1        26.5        26.9        29.5        65.1        68.4        72.2        75.0
Mean amount..............................      37,816       2,194       3,566       4,817       6,489       7,489       8,896      40,377      41,822      43,005      44,639
  Standard error /19.....................         352          71          80          83          78          78          79         373         387         399         417

Nonfarm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................      46,877        -135         287         663       1,486       1,964       2,802      46,214      45,391      44,913      44,075
Percent of total income..................         4.0        -4.3         2.2         2.1         2.4         2.1         2.2         4.0         4.1         4.1         4.2
Mean.....................................       1,285         -56          72         105         164         171         205       1,532       1,654       1,796       1,932
  Standard error /19.....................          59          27          21          18          16          14          14          71          78          86          94
Received positive amount number..........       2,020         113         216         288         391         453         529       1,732       1,629       1,567       1,492
Percent..................................         5.5         4.7         5.4         4.6         4.3         4.0         3.9         5.7         5.9         6.3         6.5
Aggregate................................      47,621         156         587       1,048       1,871       2,356       3,195      46,573      45,750      45,266      44,427
Mean.....................................      23,571       1,384       2,714       3,640       4,785       5,196       6,043      26,883      28,080      28,887      29,783
  Standard error /19.....................         932         240         202         205         204         208         225       1,065       1,125       1,164       1,218
Received negative amount number..........         143          59          63          72          72          73          79          71          71          70          64
Percent..................................         0.4         2.4         1.6         1.1         0.8         0.6         0.6         0.2         0.3         0.3         0.3
Aggregate................................        -745        -291        -300        -385        -385        -392        -393        -359        -359        -353        -352
Mean.....................................      -5,193      -4,939      -4,747      -5,331      -5,331      -5,344      -4,969      -5,052      -5,052      -5,035      -5,467
  Standard error /19.....................         436         615         584         674         620         614         590         611         611         617         643

Farm self-emplyment
  Aggregate (million)....................       3,311         -81         -74        -100         -46         -43          10       3,411       3,356       3,353       3,301
Percent of total income..................         0.3        -2.6        -0.6        -0.3        -0.1        -0.0         0.0         0.3         0.3         0.3         0.3
Mean.....................................          91         -33         -18         -16          -5          -4           1         113         122         134         145
  Standard error /19.....................          17          27          17          11           8           6           6          21          23          25          27
Received positive amount number..........         373          27          32          38          49          58          68         335         323         315         305
Percent..................................         1.0         1.1         0.8         0.6         0.5         0.5         0.5         1.1         1.2         1.3         1.3
Aggregate................................       3,563          40          60          60         114         117         169       3,504       3,449       3,446       3,394
Mean.....................................       9,560       1,488       1,848       1,572       2,314       2,027       2,505      10,463      10,664      10,943      11,124
  Standard error /19.....................       1,530         416         507         462         615         544         681       1,688       1,744       1,786       1,839
Received negative amount number..........          49          10          12          21          21          21          21          28          28          28          28
Percent..................................         0.1         0.4         0.3         0.3         0.2         0.2         0.2         0.1         0.1         0.1         0.1
Aggregate................................        -253        -120        -133        -160        -160        -160        -160         -93         -93         -93         -93
Mean.....................................      -5,208     -12,368     -10,709      -7,626      -7,626      -7,626      -7,626      -3,372      -3,372      -3,372      -3,372
  Standard error /19.....................       1,012       2,070       2,334       1,936       1,781       1,781       1,781         879         879         879         879

Interest and dividends
  Aggregate (million)....................      54,413         313         602         920       1,554       2,282       3,163      53,493      52,859      52,131      51,250
Percent of total income..................         4.6        10.0         4.6         2.9         2.5         2.5         2.5         4.7         4.7         4.8         4.9
Mean.....................................       1,491         130         150         146         172         199         231       1,773       1,926       2,084       2,247

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
       Nonfamily householders

[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.....................          36          13          11           9           9           8           8          43          48          52          57
Recipient families number................      17,768         526         843       1,343       2,092       2,960       3,829      16,425      15,676      14,808      13,939
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        48.7        21.8        21.0        21.3        23.1        25.8        28.0        54.4        57.1        59.2        61.1
Mean.....................................       3,062         595         714         685         743         771         826       3,257       3,372       3,520       3,677
  Standard error /19.....................          72          51          47          40          35          29          27          78          81          86          91

Rental income
  Aggregate (million)....................      15,742         -12          34         125         260         405         607      15,616      15,482      15,336      15,135
Percent of total income..................         1.3        -0.4         0.3         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.5         1.4         1.4         1.4         1.4
Mean.....................................         431          -5           8          20          29          35          44         518         564         613         664
  Standard error /19.....................          22          11           8           6           5           5           5          27          30          33          36
Received positive amount number..........       1,880          70          95         137         198         319         408       1,743       1,682       1,561       1,472
Percent..................................         5.2         2.9         2.4         2.2         2.2         2.8         3.0         5.8         6.1         6.2         6.5
Aggregate................................      16,463          53         106         205         347         514         737      16,259      16,116      15,949      15,726
Mean.....................................       8,756         762       1,110       1,488       1,749       1,610       1,806       9,329       9,582      10,217      10,680
  Standard error /19.....................         384         145         176         187         181         142         142         411         424         453         476
Received negative amount number..........         229          21          28          30          38          45          50         199         191         185         179
Percent..................................         0.6         0.9         0.7         0.5         0.4         0.4         0.4         0.7         0.7         0.7         0.8
Aggregate................................        -721         -66         -72         -79         -87        -109        -130        -642        -635        -613        -592
Mean.....................................      -3,145      -3,132      -2,614      -2,624      -2,277      -2,425      -2,595      -3,224      -3,318      -3,320      -3,298
  Standard error /19.....................         230         727         598         561         425         424         444         253         261         266         266

Social Security
  Aggregate (million)....................     135,017         822       4,344      15,164      30,258      48,653      63,038     119,853     104,759      86,364      71,979
Percent of total income..................        11.5        26.2        33.4        47.3        49.6        52.8        50.1        10.5         9.4         8.0         6.8
Mean.....................................       3,701         341       1,083       2,400       3,345       4,239       4,609       3,973       3,818       3,453       3,156
  Standard error /19.....................          32          25          39          47          44          45          45          37          40          41          43
Recipient families number................      12,404         283         906       2,380       4,001       5,687       6,891      10,024       8,403       6,716       5,512
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        34.0        11.7        22.6        37.7        44.2        49.6        50.4        33.2        30.6        26.9        24.2
Mean amount..............................      10,885       2,903       4,796       6,372       7,563       8,554       9,147      11,957      12,467      12,859      13,058
  Standard error /19.....................          46         108          69          48          40          39          40          50          58          70          82

Pension survivor and disability income
  Aggregate (million)....................      80,633         173         413         868       1,870       3,610       6,016      79,765      78,764      77,023      74,617
Percent of total income..................         6.9         5.5         3.2         2.7         3.1         3.9         4.8         7.0         7.1         7.1         7.1
Mean.....................................       2,210          72         103         137         207         315         440       2,644       2,870       3,080       3,272
  Standard error /19.....................          41          11          11          12          12          14          16          49          54          59          64
Recipient families number................       6,057          82         149         277         538         956       1,461       5,781       5,520       5,102       4,597
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....        16.6         3.4         3.7         4.4         5.9         8.3        10.7        19.2        20.1        20.4        20.2
Mean amount..............................      13,312       2,107       2,768       3,137       3,478       3,777       4,119      13,799      14,269      15,098      16,233
  Standard error /19.....................         187         187         182         178         135         112         102         194         200         212         228

Mean tested cash-assistance
  Aggregate (million)....................       8,664         340       2,611       4,770       5,716       6,477       6,996       3,894       2,948       2,187       1,668
Percent of total income..................         0.7        10.9        20.1        14.9         9.4         7.0         5.6         0.3         0.3         0.2         0.2
Mean.....................................         237         141         651         755         632         564         512         129         107          87          73
  Standard error /19.....................           7          14          32          29          21          18          16           7           6           6           6
Recipient families number................       2,014         196         636       1,158       1,378       1,536       1,647         855         636         477         367
Percent of all unrelated individuals.....         5.5         8.1        15.8        18.3        15.2        13.4        12.0         2.8         2.3         1.9         1.6
Mean amount..............................       4,303       1,732       4,106       4,118       4,149       4,216       4,248       4,554       4,636       4,582       4,549
  Standard error /19.....................          89         116         120         100          88          86          87         167         205         252         291
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
URL: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/macro/032005/pov/new2714.htm