Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content

Income

Skip top of page navigation
Census.govPeople and Households Income Main Income DataHistorical TablesExperimental Measures › Table RDI-6. Income Limits for Each Fifth of Households, by Selected Definition of Income: 1979 to 2003

Table RDI-6. Income Limits for Each Fifth of Households, by Selected Definition of Income: 1979 to 2003

(Income in current and 2003 CPI-U-RS adjusted dollars 28/)

__________________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     2003       2002       2001     2000 30/   1999 26/29/

  __________________________________________________________________________________________

  CURRENT DOLLARS



  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,940    $17,814    $17,902    $17,901       $17,204

  --Second quintile                    34,087     33,442     33,442     33,112        31,936

  --Third quintile                     54,587     53,330     52,986     52,304        50,731

  --Fourth quintile                    86,896     84,084     83,571     81,810        79,329



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,849     $9,992    $10,525    $10,862       $10,424

  --Second quintile                    29,682     29,134     29,347     29,322        27,901

  --Third quintile                     51,168     50,531     50,412     49,861        47,881

  --Fourth quintile                    84,483     81,648     81,347     80,098        77,082



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,270    $10,377    $10,653    $10,973       $10,598

  --Second quintile                    30,122     29,548     29,678     29,639        28,268

  --Third quintile                     51,599     50,810     51,177     50,603        48,867

  --Fourth quintile                    85,415     82,226     83,467     82,187        79,313



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,486    $10,572    $10,874    $11,206       $10,789

  --Second quintile                    31,462     30,936     30,878     30,835        29,600

  --Third quintile                     54,856     53,565     53,719     52,961        51,098

  --Fourth quintile                    90,372     86,562     87,315     85,936        82,604



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,898    $10,062    $10,320    $10,610       $10,237

  --Second quintile                    29,478     28,923     28,946     28,923        27,793

  --Third quintile                     51,260     50,067     50,405     49,592        47,943

  --Fourth quintile                    84,459     80,836     81,909     80,613        77,502



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,790     $9,927    $10,169    $10,392       $10,042

  --Second quintile                    28,132     27,343     27,291     27,000        26,024

  --Third quintile                     47,519     45,939     46,238     45,100        43,590

  --Fourth quintile                    75,905     71,736     71,883     70,319        67,745



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,267    $10,391    $10,643    $10,912       $10,545

  --Second quintile                    28,639     27,860     27,728     27,371        26,383

  --Third quintile                     47,636     46,052     46,342     45,227        43,703

  --Fourth quintile                    75,941     71,783     71,934     70,376        67,780



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,235    $10,335    $10,509    $10,778       $10,428

  --Second quintile                    28,109     27,393     26,994     26,663        25,718

  --Third quintile                     46,375     44,877     44,720     43,627        42,206

  --Fourth quintile                    73,342     69,320     68,836     67,219        64,912



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,740    $17,584    $17,342    $17,309       $16,739

  --Second quintile                    32,561     31,652     31,147     30,544        29,456

  --Third quintile                     49,911     48,109     47,581     46,519        44,996

  --Fourth quintile                    76,154     71,859     71,099     69,186        66,907



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,669    $19,511    $19,308    $19,165       $18,510

  --Second quintile                    34,756     33,721     33,233     32,499        31,504

  --Third quintile                     51,856     49,965     49,276     48,115        46,511

  --Fourth quintile                    77,355     73,121     72,144     70,207        67,861



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,670    $19,513    $19,312    $19,169       $18,516

  --Second quintile                    34,767     33,731     33,241     32,509        31,515

  --Third quintile                     51,873     49,987     49,290     48,131        46,520

  --Fourth quintile                    77,381     73,140     72,177     70,233        67,867



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $20,114    $19,885    $19,699    $19,498       $18,914

  --Second quintile                    34,975     33,941     33,464     32,740        31,750

  --Third quintile                     52,049     50,142     49,418     48,286        46,684

  --Fourth quintile                    77,506     73,264     72,295     70,356        67,964



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $20,593    $20,378    $20,200    $19,891       $19,297

  --Second quintile                    35,628     34,562     34,098     33,201        32,086

  --Third quintile                     52,552     50,577     49,892     48,586        46,970

  --Fourth quintile                    77,845     73,610     72,616     70,617        68,123



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $21,021    $20,771    $20,547    $20,246       $19,697

  --Second quintile                    35,828     34,777     34,303     33,395        32,277

  --Third quintile                     52,627     50,665     49,981     48,681        47,030

  --Fourth quintile                    77,867     73,648     72,640     70,641        68,151



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $22,044    $21,893    $21,757    $21,575       $20,825

  --Second quintile                    37,181     36,161     35,888     35,308        33,879

  --Third quintile                     54,472     52,596     51,955     51,172        49,093

  --Fourth quintile                    80,230     76,109     75,400     74,152        71,184



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     1998       1997       1996     1995 25/   1994 24/

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $16,315    $15,549    $14,803    $14,420    $13,456

  --Second quintile                    30,728     29,374     27,757     26,966     25,438

  --Third quintile                     48,468     46,137     44,085     42,012     40,308

  --Fourth quintile                    75,144     71,699     68,056     65,258     62,863



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,713     $8,608     $8,023     $7,654     $6,811

  --Second quintile                    26,774     25,435     24,050     22,950     21,650

  --Third quintile                     45,789     43,424     41,519     39,659     37,559

  --Fourth quintile                    73,006     69,949     66,102     63,123     61,216



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,882     $8,675     $8,091     $7,679     $6,836

  --Second quintile                    27,050     25,639     24,167     23,086     21,746

  --Third quintile                     46,550     43,892     41,751     39,940     37,789

  --Fourth quintile                    75,208     71,071     66,999     63,970     61,800



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,043     $8,886     $8,294     $7,851     $7,030

  --Second quintile                    28,385     26,783     25,441     24,400     23,003

  --Third quintile                     48,934     46,256     44,363     42,235     40,227

  --Fourth quintile                    78,478     74,554     70,755     67,767     65,424



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,437     $8,386     $7,879     $7,410     $6,671

  --Second quintile                    26,637     25,130     23,872     22,891     21,625

  --Third quintile                     45,818     43,279     41,550     39,619     37,694

  --Fourth quintile                    73,676     69,962     66,412     63,639     61,461



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,260     $8,275     $7,792     $7,351     $6,639

  --Second quintile                    24,938     23,440     22,318     21,450     20,314

  --Third quintile                     41,693     39,309     37,765     36,021     34,384

  --Fourth quintile                    64,649     61,476     58,737     56,502     54,490



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,782     $8,766     $8,263     $7,756     $6,921

  --Second quintile                    25,313     23,844     22,814     21,834     20,631

  --Third quintile                     41,793     39,408     37,850     36,127     34,466

  --Fourth quintile                    64,696     61,555     58,795     56,551     54,520



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,671     $8,694     $8,189     $7,700     $6,881

  --Second quintile                    24,672     23,296     22,273     21,354     20,187

  --Third quintile                     40,302     38,124     36,653     35,008     33,454

  --Fourth quintile                    61,950     58,881     56,369     54,274     52,439



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $15,881    $14,941    $14,195    $13,785    $12,886

  --Second quintile                    28,292     26,877     25,849     24,957     23,651

  --Third quintile                     42,976     40,759     39,269     37,682     35,994

  --Fourth quintile                    64,001     60,714     58,364     56,093     54,187



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,667    $16,639    $15,886    $15,382    $14,358

  --Second quintile                    30,202     28,776     27,576     26,564     25,200

  --Third quintile                     44,489     42,262     40,706     38,937     37,274

  --Fourth quintile                    65,045     61,707     59,361     56,986     55,075



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,670    $16,643    $15,891    $15,384    $14,360

  --Second quintile                    30,211     28,784     27,590     26,570     25,205

  --Third quintile                     44,504     42,273     40,720     38,950     37,294

  --Fourth quintile                    65,072     61,737     59,393     57,002     55,082



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,027    $17,100    $16,378    $15,855    $14,834

  --Second quintile                    30,427     28,986     27,846     26,837     25,436

  --Third quintile                     44,666     42,423     40,872     39,096     37,433

  --Fourth quintile                    65,180     61,820     59,509     57,110     55,156



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,379    $17,450    $16,785    $16,219    $15,204

  --Second quintile                    30,803     29,350     28,238     27,195     25,810

  --Third quintile                     44,986     42,666     41,175     39,410     37,708

  --Fourth quintile                    65,336     61,968     59,739     57,330     55,338



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,830    $17,912    $17,322    $16,758    $15,757

  --Second quintile                    30,986     29,535     28,454     27,429     26,015

  --Third quintile                     45,063     42,738     41,288     39,537     37,787

  --Fourth quintile                    65,349     62,003     59,787     57,363     55,365



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,805    $18,996    $18,418    $17,933    $16,855

  --Second quintile                    32,475     31,035     29,992     29,127     27,706

  --Third quintile                     46,840     44,795     43,358     41,760     40,061

  --Fourth quintile                    67,802     64,861     62,395     60,300     58,737



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                   1993 23/   1992 22/     1991       1990       1989

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $12,920    $12,622    $12,600    $12,535    $12,153

  --Second quintile                    24,730     24,233     23,953     23,682     22,954

  --Third quintile                     38,860     37,870     37,131     36,349     35,539

  --Fourth quintile                    60,544     58,033     56,766     55,403     53,745



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,626     $6,780     $7,058     $7,452     $7,181

  --Second quintile                    20,871     20,501     20,559     20,710     20,308

  --Third quintile                     36,373     35,622     35,139     34,432     33,723

  --Fourth quintile                    58,835     56,392     55,333     53,944     52,287



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,673     $6,810     $7,086     $7,466     $7,198

  --Second quintile                    20,957     20,559     20,607     20,762     20,368

  --Third quintile                     36,554     35,753     35,250     34,567     33,972

  --Fourth quintile                    59,429     56,722     55,682     54,488     52,937



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,783     $6,921     $7,204     $7,611     $7,337

  --Second quintile                    22,027     21,459     21,398     21,588     21,191

  --Third quintile                     38,860     37,597     36,804     36,181     35,549

  --Fourth quintile                    62,749     59,780     58,216     57,026     55,422



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,449     $6,546     $6,830     $7,212     $6,985

  --Second quintile                    20,698     20,140     20,070     20,305     19,904

  --Third quintile                     36,336     35,173     34,500     33,943     33,368

  --Fourth quintile                    58,942     55,986     54,486     53,416     52,178



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,402     $6,491     $6,750     $7,113     $6,866

  --Second quintile                    19,471     18,905     18,723     18,881     18,511

  --Third quintile                     33,206     31,975     31,269     30,729     30,215

  --Fourth quintile                    52,357     49,849     48,239     47,124     45,936



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,609     $6,699     $6,962     $7,289     $7,049

  --Second quintile                    19,676     19,084     18,844     18,976     18,591

  --Third quintile                     33,246     32,019     31,296     30,748     30,242

  --Fourth quintile                    52,369     49,866     48,256     47,140     45,944



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,567     $6,640     $6,900     $7,229     $6,975

  --Second quintile                    19,268     18,672     18,474     18,573     18,155

  --Third quintile                     32,219     31,075     30,387     29,845     29,173

  --Fourth quintile                    50,451     47,881     46,413     45,371     43,993



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $12,209    $11,924    $11,816    $11,721    $11,420

  --Second quintile                    22,697     22,152     21,736     21,467     20,727

  --Third quintile                     34,629     33,550     32,647     31,934     30,979

  --Fourth quintile                    52,196     49,557     47,950     46,765     45,339



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $13,516    $13,125    $13,017    $12,868    $12,535

  --Second quintile                    24,194     23,451     22,942     22,559     21,694

  --Third quintile                     35,805     34,653     33,525     32,799     31,742

  --Fourth quintile                    52,956     50,280     48,526     47,380     45,834



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $13,519    $13,127    $13,020    $12,872    $12,539

  --Second quintile                    24,204     23,461     22,953     22,568     21,701

  --Third quintile                     35,813     34,666     33,542     32,812     31,756

  --Fourth quintile                    52,973     50,300     48,549     47,395     45,855



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $14,025    $13,561    $13,422    $13,248    $12,858

  --Second quintile                    24,444     23,669     23,138     22,735     21,857

  --Third quintile                     35,955     34,808     33,672     32,914     31,863

  --Fourth quintile                    53,083     50,398     48,663     47,478     45,949



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $14,370    $13,876    $13,722    $13,493    $13,063

  --Second quintile                    24,820     23,968     23,411     22,958     22,030

  --Third quintile                     36,237     35,018     33,831     33,061     31,951

  --Fourth quintile                    53,225     50,533     48,773     47,576     46,017



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $14,984    $14,480    $14,263    $13,971    $13,456

  --Second quintile                    25,047     24,175     23,587     23,114     22,176

  --Third quintile                     36,339     35,085     33,908     33,114     31,992

  --Fourth quintile                    53,255     50,552     48,799     47,586     46,028



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $15,914    $15,490    $15,392    $15,024    $14,717

  --Second quintile                    26,460     25,737     25,239     24,642     24,067

  --Third quintile                     38,251     37,175     36,241     35,320     34,622

  --Fourth quintile                    56,011     53,829     52,495     50,932     49,987



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     1988     1987 21/     1986     1985 20/   1984 19/

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,430    $10,874    $10,382     $9,965     $9,536

  --Second quintile                    21,582     20,659     19,727     18,822     17,799

  --Third quintile                     33,541     31,983     30,610     28,984     27,418

  --Fourth quintile                    50,832     48,473     45,988     43,628     41,448



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,605     $6,207     $5,818     $5,599     $5,419

  --Second quintile                    18,922     17,970     17,043     16,329     15,535

  --Third quintile                     31,757     30,484     28,983     27,414     25,978

  --Fourth quintile                    49,766     47,211     44,848     42,398     40,500



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,631     $6,269     $6,038     $5,770     $5,575

  --Second quintile                    19,003     18,104     17,390     16,531     15,766

  --Third quintile                     31,991     30,730     29,751     27,904     26,363

  --Fourth quintile                    50,178     47,847     46,207     43,426     41,053



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,760     $6,369     $6,135     $5,877     $5,689

  --Second quintile                    19,777     18,861     18,057     17,097     16,305

  --Third quintile                     33,482     32,046     30,786     29,065     27,377

  --Fourth quintile                    52,257     49,876     47,985     45,170     42,611



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,445     $6,051     $5,849     $5,614     $5,413

  --Second quintile                    18,605     17,823     17,100     16,222     15,457

  --Third quintile                     31,418     30,235     28,962     27,421     25,958

  --Fourth quintile                    48,996     46,968     45,256     42,595     40,401



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,343     $5,972     $5,751     $5,520     $5,321

  --Second quintile                    17,372     16,633     15,747     14,962     14,248

  --Third quintile                     28,450     27,389     25,945     24,631     23,296

  --Fourth quintile                    43,232     41,404     39,479     37,173     35,237



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,477     $6,104     $5,869     $5,619     $5,403

  --Second quintile                    17,449     16,669     15,765     14,975     14,259

  --Third quintile                     28,466     27,403     25,953     24,634     23,300

  --Fourth quintile                    43,242     41,409     39,487     37,174     35,239



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $6,418     $6,052     $5,826     $5,573     $5,375

  --Second quintile                    17,041     16,317     15,445     14,696     13,982

  --Third quintile                     27,574     26,482     25,221     23,867     22,687

  --Fourth quintile                    41,401     39,808     38,084     35,819     33,961



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,708    $10,203     $9,705     $9,261     $8,875

  --Second quintile                    19,556     18,820     17,892     17,069     16,220

  --Third quintile                     29,221     28,212     26,883     25,455     24,168

  --Fourth quintile                    42,618     41,020     39,414     37,019     35,172



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,688    $11,075    $10,502     $9,926     $9,523

  --Second quintile                    20,499     19,690     18,752     17,694     16,798

  --Third quintile                     29,890     28,840     27,517     25,898     24,631

  --Fourth quintile                    43,051     41,506     39,906     37,410     35,468



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,692    $11,080    $10,509     $9,930     $9,526

  --Second quintile                    20,508     19,697     18,761     17,706     16,808

  --Third quintile                     29,910     28,856     27,537     25,915     24,644

  --Fourth quintile                    43,077     41,533     39,922     37,426     35,487



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,993    $11,383    $10,782    $10,212     $9,814

  --Second quintile                    20,655     19,837     18,872     17,824     16,903

  --Third quintile                     30,013     28,944     27,614     25,981     24,703

  --Fourth quintile                    43,150     41,600     39,966     37,471     35,534



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $12,197    $11,576    $10,943    $10,385     $9,980

  --Second quintile                    20,787     19,964     18,988     17,941     17,012

  --Third quintile                     30,092     29,023     27,686     26,072     24,800

  --Fourth quintile                    43,205     41,660     40,028     37,524     35,576



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $12,585    $11,998    $11,380    $10,828    $10,368

  --Second quintile                    20,888     20,086     19,097     18,057     17,137

  --Third quintile                     30,132     29,066     27,724     26,114     24,847

  --Fourth quintile                    43,222     41,666     40,036     37,543     35,582



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $13,778    $13,107    $12,342    $12,274    $11,978

  --Second quintile                    22,740     21,880     20,554     19,903     19,310

  --Third quintile                     32,742     31,494     29,841     28,821     27,761

  --Fourth quintile                    47,290     45,195     43,048     41,328     39,747



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     1983       1982       1981       1980     1979 18/

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,968     $8,500     $8,111     $7,492     $7,008

  --Second quintile                    16,690     16,016     15,064     14,141     13,022

  --Third quintile                     25,706     24,477     23,220     21,519     20,085

  --Fourth quintile                    38,632     36,518     34,388     31,551     29,033



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $4,838     $4,446     $4,375     $4,162     $3,986

  --Second quintile                    14,337     13,616     12,961     12,239     11,545

  --Third quintile                     24,123     22,909     21,996     20,489     19,110

  --Fourth quintile                    37,423     35,462     33,443     30,824     28,372



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                    $4,970     $4,512     $4,475     $4,210     $4,032

  --Second quintile                    14,601     13,775     13,158     12,411     11,704

  --Third quintile                     24,568     23,161     22,245     20,779     19,425

  --Fourth quintile                    38,135     35,912     34,116     31,411     28,978



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                    $5,063     $4,613     $4,577     $4,293     $4,127

  --Second quintile                    15,131     14,322     13,661     12,892     12,167

  --Third quintile                     25,582     24,108     23,122     21,418     20,233

  --Fourth quintile                    39,672     37,239     35,288     32,427     30,138



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $4,826     $4,412     $4,373     $4,123     $3,964

  --Second quintile                    14,383     13,577     12,919     12,243     11,598

  --Third quintile                     24,205     22,883     21,915     20,420     19,151

  --Fourth quintile                    37,612     35,313     33,423     31,003     28,673



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $4,764     $4,354     $4,296     $4,064     $3,901

  --Second quintile                    13,260     12,465     11,829     11,208     10,677

  --Third quintile                     21,684     20,232     19,183     17,907     16,857

  --Fourth quintile                    32,788     30,417     28,355     26,406     24,650



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                    $4,868     $4,432     $4,372     $4,140     $3,967

  --Second quintile                    13,276     12,476     11,849     11,228     10,700

  --Third quintile                     21,686     20,236     19,189     17,911     16,866

  --Fourth quintile                    32,790     30,420     28,360     26,411     24,653



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $4,834     $4,409     $4,346     $4,111     $3,935

  --Second quintile                    13,017     12,282     11,668     11,037     10,510

  --Third quintile                     21,094     19,715     18,672     17,503     16,420

  --Fourth quintile                    31,682     29,426     27,502     25,526     23,872



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,412     $7,951     $7,601     $7,020     $6,596

  --Second quintile                    15,334     14,504     13,564     12,747     11,934

  --Third quintile                     22,786     21,270     20,037     18,586     17,380

  --Fourth quintile                    32,890     30,601     28,334     26,374     24,577



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,006     $8,574     $8,093     $7,532     $7,037

  --Second quintile                    15,848     15,017     14,013     13,115     12,267

  --Third quintile                     23,150     21,674     20,303     18,811     17,578

  --Fourth quintile                    33,196     30,873     28,552     26,546     24,731



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,008     $8,578     $8,098     $7,535     $7,039

  --Second quintile                    15,857     15,027     14,023     13,125     12,279

  --Third quintile                     23,163     21,686     20,315     18,828     17,594

  --Fourth quintile                    33,215     30,889     28,579     26,575     24,755



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,272     $8,830     $8,358     $7,771     $7,280

  --Second quintile                    15,955     15,122     14,134     13,226     12,371

  --Third quintile                     23,206     21,734     20,371     18,890     17,650

  --Fourth quintile                    33,255     30,923     28,619     26,623     24,793



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,429     $8,983     $8,505     $7,898     $7,425

  --Second quintile                    16,073     15,243     14,256     13,343     12,469

  --Third quintile                     23,274     21,803     20,435     18,968     17,699

  --Fourth quintile                    33,298     30,966     28,664     26,675     24,845



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,813     $9,368     $8,820     $8,185     $7,666

  --Second quintile                    16,196     15,371     14,377     13,472     12,577

  --Third quintile                     23,324     21,864     20,481     19,023     17,745

  --Fourth quintile                    33,311     30,978     28,690     26,692     24,862



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,248    $10,961    $10,566     $9,440     $8,441

  --Second quintile                    18,140     17,552     16,722     14,934     13,516

  --Third quintile                     25,922     24,698     23,417     20,848     18,818

  --Fourth quintile                    36,896     35,021     32,836     29,264     26,308



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  __________________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     2003       2002       2001     2000 30/   1999 26/29/

  __________________________________________________________________________________________

     IN 2003 DOLLARS



  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,940    $18,222    $18,603    $19,122       $18,990

  --Second quintile                    34,087     34,208     34,752     35,370        35,252

  --Third quintile                     54,587     54,552     55,062     55,870        55,998

  --Fourth quintile                    86,896     86,010     86,845     87,388        87,566



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,849    $10,221    $10,937    $11,603       $11,506

  --Second quintile                    29,682     29,801     30,497     31,321        30,798

  --Third quintile                     51,168     51,689     52,387     53,261        52,853

  --Fourth quintile                    84,483     83,519     84,534     85,559        85,086



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,270    $10,615    $11,070    $11,721       $11,698

  --Second quintile                    30,122     30,225     30,841     31,660        31,203

  --Third quintile                     51,599     51,974     53,182     54,053        53,941

  --Fourth quintile                    85,415     84,110     86,737     87,791        87,548



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,486    $10,814    $11,300    $11,970       $11,909

  --Second quintile                    31,462     31,645     32,088     32,937        32,673

  --Third quintile                     54,856     54,792     55,824     56,572        56,404

  --Fourth quintile                    90,372     88,545     90,736     91,795        91,181



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,898    $10,293    $10,724    $11,333       $11,300

  --Second quintile                    29,478     29,586     30,080     30,895        30,679

  --Third quintile                     51,260     51,214     52,380     52,973        52,921

  --Fourth quintile                    84,459     82,688     85,118     86,109        85,549



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,790    $10,154    $10,567    $11,101       $11,085

  --Second quintile                    28,132     27,969     28,360     28,841        28,726

  --Third quintile                     47,519     46,991     48,049     48,175        48,116

  --Fourth quintile                    75,905     73,379     74,699     75,113        74,779



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,267    $10,629    $11,060    $11,656       $11,640

  --Second quintile                    28,639     28,498     28,814     29,237        29,122

  --Third quintile                     47,636     47,107     48,158     48,311        48,241

  --Fourth quintile                    75,941     73,428     74,752     75,174        74,818



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,235    $10,572    $10,921    $11,513       $11,511

  --Second quintile                    28,109     28,021     28,052     28,481        28,388

  --Third quintile                     46,375     45,905     46,472     46,602        46,588

  --Fourth quintile                    73,342     70,908     71,533     71,802        71,652



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,740    $17,987    $18,021    $18,489       $18,477

  --Second quintile                    32,561     32,377     32,367     32,627        32,514

  --Third quintile                     49,911     49,211     49,445     49,691        49,668

  --Fourth quintile                    76,154     73,505     73,884     73,903        73,854



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,669    $19,958    $20,064    $20,472       $20,432

  --Second quintile                    34,756     34,494     34,535     34,715        34,775

  --Third quintile                     51,856     51,110     51,207     51,396        51,340

  --Fourth quintile                    77,355     74,796     74,970     74,994        74,907



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,670    $19,960    $20,069    $20,476       $20,439

  --Second quintile                    34,767     34,504     34,543     34,726        34,787

  --Third quintile                     51,873     51,132     51,221     51,413        51,350

  --Fourth quintile                    77,381     74,816     75,005     75,022        74,914



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $20,114    $20,341    $20,471    $20,827       $20,878

  --Second quintile                    34,975     34,719     34,775     34,972        35,047

  --Third quintile                     52,049     51,291     51,354     51,578        51,531

  --Fourth quintile                    77,506     74,942     75,127     75,153        75,021



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $20,593    $20,845    $20,991    $21,247       $21,301

  --Second quintile                    35,628     35,354     35,434     35,465        35,418

  --Third quintile                     52,552     51,736     51,847     51,899        51,847

  --Fourth quintile                    77,845     75,296     75,461     75,432        75,196



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $21,021    $21,247    $21,352    $21,626       $21,742

  --Second quintile                    35,828     35,574     35,647     35,672        35,628

  --Third quintile                     52,627     51,826     51,939     52,000        51,913

  --Fourth quintile                    77,867     75,335     75,486     75,457        75,227



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $22,044    $22,395    $22,609    $23,046       $22,987

  --Second quintile                    37,181     36,989     37,294     37,715        37,397

  --Third quintile                     54,472     53,801     53,990     54,661        54,190

  --Fourth quintile                    80,230     77,853     78,354     79,208        78,575



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     1998       1997       1996     1995 25/   1994 24/

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,388    $17,771    $17,280    $17,285    $16,521

  --Second quintile                    34,632     33,572     32,401     32,323     31,232

  --Third quintile                     54,626     52,731     51,461     50,358     49,489

  --Fourth quintile                    84,691     81,946     79,443     78,222     77,181



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,947     $9,838     $9,365     $9,175     $8,362

  --Second quintile                    30,176     29,070     28,074     27,509     26,581

  --Third quintile                     51,607     49,630     48,466     47,538     46,114

  --Fourth quintile                    82,281     79,946     77,162     75,663     75,159



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,138     $9,915     $9,445     $9,204     $8,393

  --Second quintile                    30,487     29,303     28,211     27,672     26,699

  --Third quintile                     52,464     50,165     48,737     47,874     46,396

  --Fourth quintile                    84,763     81,228     78,209     76,678     75,876



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,319    $10,156     $9,682     $9,411     $8,631

  --Second quintile                    31,991     30,611     29,698     29,247     28,242

  --Third quintile                     55,151     52,867     51,786     50,625     49,390

  --Fourth quintile                    88,449     85,209     82,594     81,229     80,326



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,636     $9,585     $9,197     $8,882     $8,190

  --Second quintile                    30,021     28,722     27,866     27,438     26,551

  --Third quintile                     51,639     49,464     48,502     47,490     46,280

  --Fourth quintile                    83,037     79,961     77,524     76,281     75,460



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,436     $9,458     $9,096     $8,811     $8,151

  --Second quintile                    28,106     26,790     26,052     25,711     24,941

  --Third quintile                     46,990     44,927     44,084     43,177     42,216

  --Fourth quintile                    72,863     70,262     68,565     67,727     66,901



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                   $11,025    $10,019     $9,646     $9,297     $8,497

  --Second quintile                    28,529     27,252     26,631     26,171     25,330

  --Third quintile                     47,103     45,040     44,183     43,304     42,316

  --Fourth quintile                    72,916     70,352     68,633     67,785     66,938



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,900     $9,937     $9,559     $9,230     $8,448

  --Second quintile                    27,807     26,625     26,000     25,596     24,785

  --Third quintile                     45,422     43,573     42,786     41,963     41,074

  --Fourth quintile                    69,821     67,296     65,801     65,056     64,383



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,899    $17,076    $16,570    $16,523    $15,821

  --Second quintile                    31,887     30,718     30,174     29,915     29,038

  --Third quintile                     48,436     46,584     45,839     45,168     44,192

  --Fourth quintile                    72,132     69,391     68,129     67,236     66,529



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,912    $19,017    $18,544    $18,438    $17,628

  --Second quintile                    34,039     32,889     32,190     31,841     30,940

  --Third quintile                     50,141     48,302     47,517     46,672     45,764

  --Fourth quintile                    73,309     70,526     69,293     68,307     67,620



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,915    $19,022    $18,550    $18,440    $17,631

  --Second quintile                    34,049     32,898     32,206     31,848     30,946

  --Third quintile                     50,158     48,315     47,533     46,688     45,789

  --Fourth quintile                    73,339     70,560     69,331     68,326     67,628



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $20,317    $19,544    $19,118    $19,005    $18,213

  --Second quintile                    34,293     33,129     32,505     32,168     31,230

  --Third quintile                     50,341     48,486     47,711     46,863     45,959

  --Fourth quintile                    73,461     70,655     69,466     68,455     67,719



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $20,714    $19,944    $19,593    $19,441    $18,667

  --Second quintile                    34,717     33,545     32,963     32,597     31,689

  --Third quintile                     50,702     48,764     48,064     47,239     46,297

  --Fourth quintile                    73,637     70,824     69,735     68,719     67,942



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $21,222    $20,472    $20,220    $20,087    $19,346

  --Second quintile                    34,923     33,756     33,215     32,878     31,941

  --Third quintile                     50,788     48,846     48,196     47,391     46,394

  --Fourth quintile                    73,652     70,864     69,791     68,759     67,976



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $22,321    $21,711    $21,500    $21,496    $20,694

  --Second quintile                    36,601     35,470     35,010     34,913     34,017

  --Third quintile                     52,791     51,197     50,613     50,056     49,186

  --Fourth quintile                    76,416     74,131     72,835     72,279     72,116



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                   1993 23/   1992 22/     1991       1990       1989

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $16,197    $16,218    $16,596    $17,107    $17,411

  --Second quintile                    31,002     31,137     31,549     32,320     32,884

  --Third quintile                     48,716     48,659     48,906     49,607     50,914

  --Fourth quintile                    75,900     74,566     74,767     75,611     76,996



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,307     $8,712     $9,296    $10,170    $10,288

  --Second quintile                    26,164     26,342     27,078     28,264     29,094

  --Third quintile                     45,598     45,770     46,282     46,991     48,312

  --Fourth quintile                    73,757     72,458     72,880     73,620     74,907



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,365     $8,750     $9,333    $10,189    $10,312

  --Second quintile                    26,272     26,416     27,142     28,335     29,180

  --Third quintile                     45,825     45,939     46,428     47,175     48,669

  --Fourth quintile                    74,502     72,882     73,339     74,362     75,839



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,503     $8,893     $9,488    $10,387    $10,511

  --Second quintile                    27,614     27,572     28,184     29,462     30,359

  --Third quintile                     48,716     48,308     48,475     49,378     50,928

  --Fourth quintile                    78,664     76,811     76,677     77,826     79,399



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,085     $8,411     $8,996     $9,843    $10,007

  --Second quintile                    25,948     25,878     26,434     27,711     28,515

  --Third quintile                     45,552     45,194     45,440     46,324     47,804

  --Fourth quintile                    73,891     71,936     71,764     72,899     74,751



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,026     $8,340     $8,890     $9,707     $9,836

  --Second quintile                    24,409     24,291     24,660     25,768     26,519

  --Third quintile                     41,628     41,084     41,185     41,937     43,287

  --Fourth quintile                    65,636     64,051     63,536     64,312     65,809



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,285     $8,607     $9,170     $9,948    $10,099

  --Second quintile                    24,666     24,521     24,820     25,897     26,634

  --Third quintile                     41,678     41,141     41,220     41,963     43,325

  --Fourth quintile                    65,651     64,072     63,558     64,334     65,820



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,233     $8,532     $9,088     $9,866     $9,993

  --Second quintile                    24,155     23,992     24,332     25,347     26,009

  --Third quintile                     40,391     39,928     40,023     40,731     41,794

  --Fourth quintile                    63,247     61,522     61,131     61,920     63,025



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $15,306    $15,321    $15,563    $15,996    $16,361

  --Second quintile                    28,454     28,463     28,629     29,297     29,694

  --Third quintile                     43,412     43,108     43,000     43,582     44,381

  --Fourth quintile                    65,434     63,675     63,155     63,822     64,954



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $16,944    $16,864    $17,145    $17,562    $17,958

  --Second quintile                    30,330     30,132     30,217     30,787     31,079

  --Third quintile                     44,886     44,525     44,156     44,762     45,474

  --Fourth quintile                    66,387     64,604     63,914     64,662     65,663



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $16,948    $16,867    $17,149    $17,567    $17,964

  --Second quintile                    30,343     30,145     30,232     30,800     31,089

  --Third quintile                     44,896     44,542     44,178     44,780     45,494

  --Fourth quintile                    66,408     64,630     63,944     64,682     65,693



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,582    $17,424    $17,678    $18,080    $18,421

  --Second quintile                    30,644     30,412     30,475     31,028     31,313

  --Third quintile                     45,074     44,725     44,350     44,919     45,648

  --Fourth quintile                    66,546     64,756     64,094     64,795     65,827



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,015    $17,829    $18,073    $18,415    $18,714

  --Second quintile                    31,115     30,796     30,835     31,332     31,561

  --Third quintile                     45,428     44,994     44,559     45,120     45,774

  --Fourth quintile                    66,724     64,929     64,239     64,929     65,925



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,784    $18,605    $18,786    $19,067    $19,277

  --Second quintile                    31,400     31,062     31,067     31,545     31,770

  --Third quintile                     45,556     45,080     44,661     45,192     45,832

  --Fourth quintile                    66,762     64,954     64,274     64,943     65,941



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,950    $19,903    $20,273    $20,504    $21,084

  --Second quintile                    33,171     33,069     33,243     33,630     34,479

  --Third quintile                     47,952     47,766     47,733     48,203     49,600

  --Fourth quintile                    70,217     69,164     69,142     69,509     71,612



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     1988     1987 21/     1986     1985 20/   1984 19/

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,078    $16,839    $16,625    $16,248    $16,067

  --Second quintile                    32,247     31,992     31,589     30,690     29,990

  --Third quintile                     50,115     49,527     49,016     47,260     46,197

  --Fourth quintile                    75,950     75,063     73,641     71,138     69,836



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,869     $9,612     $9,316     $9,129     $9,131

  --Second quintile                    28,272     27,828     27,291     26,625     26,175

  --Third quintile                     47,450     47,206     46,411     44,700     43,770

  --Fourth quintile                    74,358     73,109     71,816     69,132     68,239



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,908     $9,708     $9,669     $9,408     $9,393

  --Second quintile                    28,393     28,035     27,847     26,955     26,564

  --Third quintile                     47,799     47,587     47,641     45,499     44,419

  --Fourth quintile                    74,973     74,094     73,992     70,808     69,170



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                   $10,100     $9,863     $9,824     $9,583     $9,585

  --Second quintile                    29,550     29,207     28,915     27,878     27,472

  --Third quintile                     50,027     49,625     49,298     47,392     46,128

  --Fourth quintile                    78,079     77,236     76,839     73,652     71,796



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,630     $9,370     $9,366     $9,154     $9,120

  --Second quintile                    27,799     27,600     27,382     26,451     26,044

  --Third quintile                     46,943     46,821     46,377     44,711     43,737

  --Fourth quintile                    73,207     72,733     72,469     69,453     68,072



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,477     $9,248     $9,209     $9,001     $8,965

  --Second quintile                    25,956     25,757     25,216     24,396     24,007

  --Third quintile                     42,508     42,413     41,546     40,162     39,252

  --Fourth quintile                    64,595     64,116     63,218     60,613     59,371



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,678     $9,452     $9,398     $9,162     $9,104

  --Second quintile                    26,071     25,813     25,245     24,418     24,025

  --Third quintile                     42,532     42,435     41,559     40,167     39,258

  --Fourth quintile                    64,610     64,124     63,231     60,614     59,374



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $9,589     $9,372     $9,329     $9,087     $9,056

  --Second quintile                    25,462     25,268     24,732     23,963     23,558

  --Third quintile                     41,200     41,009     40,387     38,916     38,225

  --Fourth quintile                    61,859     61,645     60,984     58,405     57,221



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $15,999    $15,800    $15,541    $15,101    $14,954

  --Second quintile                    29,219     29,144     28,651     27,832     27,329

  --Third quintile                     43,660     43,688     43,048     41,506     40,721

  --Fourth quintile                    63,677     63,522     63,114     60,361     59,262



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,464    $17,150    $16,817    $16,185    $16,045

  --Second quintile                    30,628     30,491     30,028     28,851     28,303

  --Third quintile                     44,660     44,660     44,063     42,228     41,501

  --Fourth quintile                    64,324     64,274     63,902     60,999     59,760



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,470    $17,158    $16,828    $16,191    $16,050

  --Second quintile                    30,642     30,502     30,042     28,871     28,320

  --Third quintile                     44,690     44,685     44,095     42,256     41,523

  --Fourth quintile                    64,363     64,316     63,928     61,025     59,792



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,919    $17,627    $17,265    $16,651    $16,536

  --Second quintile                    30,862     30,719     30,220     29,063     28,480

  --Third quintile                     44,844     44,821     44,219     42,363     41,622

  --Fourth quintile                    64,472     64,420     63,998     61,098     59,871



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,224    $17,926    $17,523    $16,933    $16,815

  --Second quintile                    31,059     30,915     30,406     29,254     28,664

  --Third quintile                     44,962     44,944     44,334     42,512     41,786

  --Fourth quintile                    64,554     64,513     64,097     61,185     59,942



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $18,804    $18,580    $18,223    $17,656    $17,469

  --Second quintile                    31,210     31,104     30,580     29,443     28,874

  --Third quintile                     45,022     45,010     44,395     42,580     41,865

  --Fourth quintile                    64,580     64,522     64,110     61,216     59,952



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $20,586    $20,297    $19,763    $20,013    $20,182

  --Second quintile                    33,977     33,882     32,913     32,453     32,536

  --Third quintile                     48,921     48,770     47,785     46,994     46,775

  --Fourth quintile                    70,658     69,987     68,933     67,388     66,970



________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  Characteristics                     1983       1982       1981       1980     1979 18/

  _______________________________________________________________________________________

  INCOME BEFORE TAXES:

  1. Money income excluding

  capital gains

  (current official measure)

  --Lowest quintile                   $15,713    $15,512    $15,655    $15,841    $16,454

  --Second quintile                    29,243     29,228     29,075     29,900     30,575

  --Third quintile                     45,040     44,669     44,817     45,501     47,158

  --Fourth quintile                    67,688     66,643     66,373     66,713     68,168



  2. Definition 1 less

  government transfers

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,477     $8,114     $8,444     $8,800     $9,359

  --Second quintile                    25,120     24,848     25,016     25,879     27,107

  --Third quintile                     42,267     41,807     42,455     43,323     44,869

  --Fourth quintile                    65,570     64,716     64,549     65,176     66,616



  3.  Definition 2 plus

  capital gains (losses)

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,708     $8,234     $8,637     $8,902     $9,467

  --Second quintile                    25,583     25,138     25,396     26,242     27,480

  --Third quintile                     43,046     42,267     42,935     43,936     45,609

  --Fourth quintile                    66,817     65,537     65,848     66,417     68,039



  4. Definition 3 plus health

  insurance supplements to

  wage or salary income

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,871     $8,418     $8,834     $9,077     $9,690

  --Second quintile                    26,511     26,137     26,367     27,259     28,567

  --Third quintile                     44,823     43,995     44,628     45,287     47,506

  --Fourth quintile                    69,510     67,959     68,110     68,565     70,762



  INCOME AFTER TAXES:

  5. Definition 4 less social

  security payroll taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,456     $8,052     $8,440     $8,718     $9,307

  --Second quintile                    25,201     24,777     24,935     25,887     27,231

  --Third quintile                     42,410     41,760     42,298     43,177     44,965

  --Fourth quintile                    65,901     64,444     64,510     65,554     67,322



  6. Definition 5 less

  federal income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,347     $7,946     $8,292     $8,593     $9,159

  --Second quintile                    23,233     22,748     22,831     23,699     25,069

  --Third quintile                     37,993     36,922     37,025     37,863     39,579

  --Fourth quintile                    57,449     55,509     54,728     55,834     57,877



  7. Definition 6 plus the

  earned income credit

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,529     $8,088     $8,438     $8,754     $9,314

  --Second quintile                    23,261     22,768     22,870     23,741     25,123

  --Third quintile                     37,997     36,929     37,037     37,872     39,600

  --Fourth quintile                    57,452     55,514     54,738     55,845     57,884



  8. Definition 7 less

  state income taxes

  --Lowest quintile                    $8,470     $8,046     $8,388     $8,692     $9,239

  --Second quintile                    22,807     22,414     22,521     23,337     24,677

  --Third quintile                     36,959     35,979     36,039     37,009     38,553

  --Fourth quintile                    55,511     53,700     53,082     53,973     56,050



  9. Definition 8 plus non-means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $14,739    $14,510    $14,671    $14,843    $15,487

  --Second quintile                    26,867     26,469     26,180     26,953     28,020

  --Third quintile                     39,924     38,816     38,674     39,299     40,807

  --Fourth quintile                    57,627     55,845     54,688     55,766     57,705



  10. Definition 9 plus medicare

  --Lowest quintile                   $15,780    $15,647    $15,620    $15,926    $16,522

  --Second quintile                    27,768     27,405     27,047     27,731     28,802

  --Third quintile                     40,562     39,554     39,187     39,775     41,272

  --Fourth quintile                    58,164     56,341     55,109     56,130     58,067



  11. Definition 10 plus

  regular-price school lunches

  --Lowest quintile                   $15,783    $15,654    $15,630    $15,932    $16,527

  --Second quintile                    27,783     27,423     27,066     27,752     28,830

  --Third quintile                     40,584     39,575     39,210     39,811     41,310

  --Fourth quintile                    58,197     56,370     55,161     56,191     58,123



  12. Definition 11 plus means-

  tested government cash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $16,246    $16,114    $16,132    $16,431    $17,093

  --Second quintile                    27,955     27,597     27,280     27,966     29,046

  --Third quintile                     40,660     39,663     39,318     39,942     41,441

  --Fourth quintile                    58,267     56,432     55,238     56,293     58,212



  13. Definition 12 plus medicaid

  --Lowest quintile                   $16,521    $16,393    $16,416    $16,700    $17,433

  --Second quintile                    28,162     27,817     27,516     28,213     29,276

  --Third quintile                     40,779     39,789     39,442     40,107     41,556

  --Fourth quintile                    58,342     56,511     55,325     56,403     58,335



  14. Definition 13 plus other

  means-tested government

  noncash transfers

  --Lowest quintile                   $17,194    $17,096    $17,024    $17,307    $17,999

  --Second quintile                    28,377     28,051     27,749     28,486     29,530

  --Third quintile                     40,867     39,900     39,531     40,223     41,664

  --Fourth quintile                    58,365     56,533     55,375     56,439     58,374



  15: Definition 14 plus net

  imputed return on equity in

  own home

  --Lowest quintile                   $19,708    $20,003    $20,394    $19,960    $19,819

  --Second quintile                    31,784     32,031     32,275     31,577     31,735

  --Third quintile                     45,419     45,072     45,198     44,082     44,184

  --Fourth quintile                    64,646     63,911     63,377     61,877     61,770

 

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 



See separate page for                                                                         

Footnotes                

See separate page for                                                                         

 Suggested Citations               

                                                                                              

SOURCE:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplements

                                                                                              

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:                                                                 

Income Surveys Branch                                                                         

Housing & Household Economic Statistics Division                                              

U.S. Census Bureau                                                                            

U.S. Department of Commerce                                                                   

Washington, D.C.  20233-8500  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012