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Income and Poverty Statistics: 1994 - Tables & Charts


Table A.  Comparison of Income Summary Measures by Selected Characteristics:  1993 and 1994

(Households, families, and persons as of March of the following year)
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                                                   1994                1993              Percent
Characteristic                            ------------------------------------------   change in
                                                                           Median    real income
                                                       Median              income        1994 to
                                              Number   income     Number (in 1994           1993
                                            (thous.)  (dols.)   (thous.) dollars)
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HOUSEHOLDS                                                                   

  All households                              98,990   32,264     97,107     32,041          0.7

Region:
Northeast                                     19,593   34,926     19,470     34,611          0.9
Midwest                                       23,683   32,505     23,385     32,204          0.9
South                                         34,766   30,021     33,904     29,169          2.9 *
West                                          20,948   34,452     20,347     34,603         -0.4

Race and Hispanic origin of householder:
White                                         83,737   34,028     82,387     33,804          0.7
  White, not Hispanic                         77,004   35,126     75,697     35,048          0.2
Black                                         11,655   21,027     11,281     20,032          5.0 *
Other races                                    3,599   32,283      3,439     32,207          0.2
  Asian and Pacific Islander                   2,040   40,482      2,233     39,329          2.9
Hispanic origin1                               7,735   23,421      7,362     23,472         -0.2

Age of Householder:
15 to 24 years                                 5,444   19,340      5,265     19,835         -2.5
25 to 34 years                                19,453   33,151     19,717     32,082          3.3 *
35 to 44 years                                22,914   41,667     22,293     41,908         -0.6
45 to 54 years                                17,590   47,261     16,837     47,390         -0.3
55 to 64 years                                12,224   35,232     12,188     34,331          2.6
65 years and over                             21,365   18,095     20,806     18,206         -0.6
                                                                     
Type of Household:
Family households                             69,305   39,390     68,490     38,444          2.5 *
   Married-couple families                    53,858   45,041     53,171     44,233          1.8 *
   Male householder, no wife present           3,226   30,472      2,913     30,613         -0.5
   Female householder, no husband present     12,220   19,872     12,406     19,020          4.5 *
Nonfamily households                          29,686   18,947     28,617     19,363         -2.1 *
   Male householder                           13,190   24,593     12,462     25,361         -3.0 *
   Female householder                         16,496   14,948     16,155     15,264         -2.1

EARNINGS OF YEAR-ROUND, FULL-TIME WORKERS
Male                                          51,580   30,854     49,818     31,186         -1.1 *
Female                                        34,155   22,205     33,524     22,304         -0.4

PER CAPITA INCOME
  All races                                  262,105   16,555    259,753     16,181          2.3 *
White                                        216,751   17,611    215,221     17,230          2.2 *
Black                                         33,531   10,650     33,040     10,116          5.3 *
Asian and Pacific Islander                     6,656   16,902      7,444     16,093          5.0
Hispanic origin1                              27,521    9,435     26,646      9,056          4.2
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*Statistically significant change at the 90-percent confidence level.
1/Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 17, 2010