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Table A17.Two or More Person Households, Female Householder With No Spouse or Children

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 2,759 4.4 $26,796 $599 17.8 24.7 65.5 9.8
1970 2,739 4.3 $26,643 $572 16.9 21.5 68.2 10.3
1971 2,705 4.1 $27,303 $391 16.2 22.6 66.3 11.1
1972 2,896 4.2 $27,924 $476 14.5 23.3 67.2 9.5
1973 2,872 4.1 $28,255 $468 13.9 22.4 68.5 9.1
1974 2,937 4.1 $29,188 $471 11.8 19.5 70.5 10.1
1975 3,045 4.2 $28,086 $456 10.9 17.2 71.3 11.5
1976 3,182 4.3 $27,225 $479 12.5 21.6 69.4 9.0
1977 3,405 4.5 $29,543 $457 12.2 21.4 69.7 8.9
1978 3,633 4.7 $30,892 $627 11.6 19.9 71.3 8.8
1979 3,759 4.7 $31,140 $546 12.3 20.4 70.3 9.4
1980 3,880 4.7 $31,227 $624 13.6 19.6 70.5 10.0
1981 4,095 4.9 $29,517 $522 15.7 21.8 67.3 10.9
1982 4,285 5.1 $30,044 $569 15.2 20.7 67.6 11.7
1983 4,500 5.3 $29,439 $521 16.8 23.0 66.1 11.0
1984 4,585 5.3 $31,738 $492 14.5 21.3 67.1 11.7
1985 4,677 5.3 $33,297 $621 13.1 20.0 66.6 13.5
1986 4,805 5.4 $32,963 $635 13.1 21.0 66.6 12.4
1987 4,987 5.5 $33,964 $672 13.2 20.7 66.4 12.9
1988 5,131 5.5 $35,392 $606 12.4 20.3 66.1 13.5
1989 5,146 5.5 $35,454 $618 12.2 19.5 68.0 12.5
1990 5,261 5.6 $35,504 $635 12.0 18.3 68.4 13.3
1991 5,413 5.7 $33,292 $603 13.5 21.4 66.2 12.4
1992 5,486 5.7 $33,798 $612 14.7 20.3 66.8 12.8
1993 5,651 5.8 $33,172 $622 14.4 20.3 65.4 14.3
1994 5,470 5.5 $32,820 $446 15.3 20.5 66.5 13.0
1995 5,840 5.9 $32,463 $524 14.2 21.2 67.1 11.7
1996 5,964 5.9 $33,566 $594 14.7 21.5 64.6 13.9

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


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