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Money Income in the United States: 1995 - Tables & Charts

  Table A.  Comparison of Summary Measures of Income by Selected Characteristics:  1994 and 1995

             (Households and persons as of March of the following year)


                                                    1995                1994              Percent
                                                                                        change in
                                                                              Median         real 
                                                         Median               income       income
                                                Number   income     Number  (in 1995      1995 to
                                              (thous.)  (dols.)   (thous.)  dollars)         1994

HOUSEHOLDS                                                                   

  All households............................    99,627   34,076     98,990    33,178        2.7 *

Type of Household

Family households...........................    69,594   41,224     69,305    40,506        1.8 *
   Married-couple families..................    53,567   47,129     53,858    46,317        1.8 *
   Female householder, no husband present...    12,514   21,348     12,220    20,435        4.5 *
   Male householder, no wife present........     3,513   33,534      3,226    31,336        7.0 *
Nonfamily households........................    30,033   19,929     29,686    19,484        2.3 *
   Female householder.......................    16,685   15,892     16,496    15,372        3.4 *
   Male householder.........................    13,348   26,023     13,190    25,290        2.9 *

Race and Hispanic Origin of Householder

White.......................................    84,511   35,766     83,737    34,992        2.2 *
  White, not Hispanic.......................    76,932   37,178     77,004    36,121        2.9 *
Black.......................................    11,577   22,393     11,655    21,623        3.6 *
Asian and Pacific Islander..................     2,777   40,614      2,040    41,629       -2.4
Hispanic origin1/...........................     7,939   22,860      7,735    24,085       -5.1 *

Nativity of the householder

Native born.................................    89,713   34,784     89,675    33,746        3.1 *
Foreign born................................     9,915   28,352      9,315    27,868        1.7
  Not a U.S. citizen........................     5,890   24,280      5,621    24,264        0.1

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years..............................     5,282   20,979      5,444    19,888        5.5 *
25 to 34 years..............................    19,225   34,701     19,453    34,090        1.8
35 to 44 years..............................    23,226   43,465     22,914    42,848        1.4
45 to 54 years..............................    18,008   48,058     17,590    48,600       -1.1
55 to 64 years..............................    12,401   38,077     12,224    36,230        5.1 *
65 years and over...........................    21,486   19,096     21,365    18,608        2.6 *

Region

Northeast...................................    19,695   36,111     19,593    35,916        0.5
Midwest.....................................    23,707   35,839     23,683    33,426        7.2 *
South.......................................    35,143   30,942     34,766    30,872        0.2
West........................................    21,082   35,979     20,948    35,428        1.6

Residence

Inside metropolitan areas...................    79,875   36,079     78,594    35,222        2.4 *
    Inside central cities...................    30,985   28,941     30,278    28,483        1.6
    Outside central cities..................    48,890   40,939     48,316    39,756        3.0 *
Outside metropolitan areas..................    19,753   27,776     20,396    26,993        2.9 *
                                                                                                    
EARNINGS OF YEAR-ROUND, FULL-TIME WORKERS

Male........................................    52,667   31,496     51,580    31,728       -0.7
Female......................................    35,482   22,497     34,155    22,834       -1.5 *

PER CAPITA INCOME

  All races.................................   264,314   17,227    262,105    17,024        1.2
White.......................................   218,442   18,304    216,751    18,110        1.1
Black.......................................    33,889   10,982     33,531    10,952        0.3
Asian and Pacific Islander..................     9,653   16,567      6,656    17,381       -4.7
Hispanic origin1/...........................    28,438    9,300     27,521     9,702       -4.1

   *Statistically significant change at the 90-percent confidence level.
   1/Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

   Source:  U.S. Bureau of the Census, March 1996 Current Population Survey.


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