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Table A6. Married-Couple Households with 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 26,150 41.2 $41,543 $146 6.2 10.3 81.4 8.3
1970 25,715 39.9 $41,789 $155 6.7 10.5 80.8 8.7
1971 26,133 39.2 $41,646 $145 6.8 10.7 80.4 8.9
1972 25,976 38.1 $44,172 $173 6.2 10.8 79.9 9.3
1973 25,861 37.0 $45,873 $202 5.5 10.4 80.1 9.5
1974 25,853 36.3 $44,778 $156 6.0 10.8 80.2 9.0
1975 25,699 35.3 $43,725 $195 7.2 12.1 78.5 9.4
1976 25,508 34.4 $45,076 $166 6.4 11.5 79.4 9.1
1977 25,280 33.2 $45,928 $180 6.3 11.9 78.4 9.6
1978 25,189 32.6 $47,056 $209 5.9 11.6 78.7 9.6
1979 25,615 31.7 $47,793 $244 6.1 11.8 78.2 10.0
1980 25,671 31.2 $46,123 $233 7.7 12.9 76.9 10.2
1981 25,278 30.3 $45,346 $262 8.7 14.0 75.8 10.2
1982 25,276 30.1 $44,336 $257 9.8 15.1 73.9 11.0
1983 25,216 29.6 $44,264 $249 10.1 16.3 72.7 11.0
1984 25,038 28.8 $46,081 $295 9.4 15.4 73.3 11.2
1985 25,496 28.8 $47,099 $294 8.9 15.3 72.7 12.0
1986 25,571 28.6 $48,817 $375 8.0 14.7 72.7 12.6
1987 25,464 27.9 $50,140 $294 7.7 14.8 73.0 12.3
1988 25,599 27.6 $50,266 $340 7.2 14.5 73.5 12.0
1989 25,476 27.3 $50,613 $302 7.3 14.9 73.2 11.9
1990 25,410 26.9 $49,378 $281 7.8 14.8 73.0 12.2
1991 25,357 26.5 $48,982 $316 8.3 15.1 72.1 12.8
1992 25,907 26.9 $49,368 $322 8.6 15.3 70.9 13.8
1993 26,121 26.9 $49,274 $331 9.0 15.1 69.1 15.8
1994 26,367 26.6 $50,053 $381 8.3 14.6 69.6 15.8
1995 26,034 26.1 $51,476 $306 7.5 14.2 70.3 15.5
1996 26,184 25.9 $51,950 $344 7.5 14.2 70.8 15.1

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


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