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Table F. Median Income Using Different Definitions for Households With Selected Characteristics: 1997

(Dollars)

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Characteristics Definition 1 (official measure) Definition 4 (Definition 1 less government cash transfers pluscapital gains andemployee health benefits) Definition 8 (Definition 4 less taxes, includes EIC) Definition 11 (Definition 8plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers) Definition 14 (Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers) Definition 15 (Definition 14 plus return on home equity)
All households 37,005 35,976 30,250 35,295 35,860 37,623
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN OF HOUSEHOLDER
White 38,972 37,863 31,692 36,806 37,261 39,170
Black 25,050 23,599 21,014 24,357 25,806 26,740
Asian or Pacific Islander 45,249 46,752 38,169 40,720 41,626 43,672
Hispanic origin1/ 26,628 26,162 23,706 26,030 27,484 28,362
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD
Married-couple households with related children under 18 54,518 57,305 47,409 48,602 49,065 50,705
Female householder, no husband present with related children under 18 19,752 18,197 18,429 20,036 22,814 23,336
AGE OF HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS
With members 65 years old and over 22,369 9,552 9,161 28,370 28,845 32,022
With related children under 18 44,791 46,526 39,273 40,764 41,588 42,881

1/Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, March 1998 Current Population Survey.


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