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Table A10. Married-Couple, Householder 40 to 64 Years Old, No Related Children Under 18 Years Old

Year Number of
households
(thousands)
Percent
of all
house-
holds
Median income House-
holder
poverty
rate
Percent with specified level
of relative income
Value SE Low Middle High
1969 9,973 15.7 $43,645 $303 4.2 7.3 64.6 28.2
1970 10,166 15.8 $43,765 $323 4.4 7.1 64.2 28.7
1971 10,275 15.4 $44,595 $332 4.2 6.9 63.0 30.2
1972 10,545 15.4 $46,858 $331 3.9 7.1 63.7 29.3
1973 10,576 15.2 $48,400 $369 3.6 7.1 62.7 30.1
1974 10,540 14.8 $47,463 $366 3.5 7.1 64.2 28.7
1975 10,739 14.7 $47,182 $401 4.0 7.3 63.1 29.6
1976 10,975 14.8 $48,335 $334 3.6 7.4 63.6 29.0
1977 11,154 14.7 $49,739 $321 3.6 7.3 63.4 29.3
1978 11,264 14.6 $51,603 $432 3.5 7.4 63.0 29.6
1979 11,592 14.4 $52,699 $452 3.4 6.9 62.9 30.2
1980 11,639 14.1 $51,426 $432 3.5 6.5 62.3 31.2
1981 12,118 14.5 $50,704 $443 4.3 7.3 60.9 31.7
1982 12,348 14.7 $49,428 $490 4.9 8.7 60.9 30.4
1983 12,585 14.8 $51,183 $445 4.8 8.4 60.7 30.9
1984 12,735 14.7 $51,797 $514 4.8 8.9 60.4 30.7
1985 12,684 14.3 $53,536 $504 4.8 9.1 58.9 31.9
1986 12,950 14.5 $55,115 $499 4.0 8.2 59.7 32.1
1987 13,219 14.5 $56,443 $556 3.7 7.9 59.9 32.2
1988 13,318 14.3 $56,102 $620 4.0 8.0 60.1 32.0
1989 13,490 14.5 $58,393 $512 3.7 8.1 59.2 32.7
1990 13,433 14.2 $56,665 $556 3.3 7.3 59.7 33.0
1991 13,683 14.3 $56,678 $543 3.7 7.1 58.9 34.0
1992 13,748 14.3 $56,251 $531 3.6 7.4 57.7 34.9
1993 13,843 14.2 $55,930 $464 4.0 7.9 56.3 35.8
1994 14,055 14.2 $57,181 $689 4.1 7.9 55.0 37.1
1995 14,182 14.2 $57,113 $547 4.0 7.8 56.9 35.2
1996 14,339 14.2 $58,656 $609 3.7 7.6 56.2 36.2

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


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 13, 2011