Children Receiving SSI, 2004

 
Table 14. Number and percentage distribution of children receiving federally administered SSI payments with two parents in the household, by type and monthly amount of parental income, December 2004
Parental income All children living
with two parents
Mother Father
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 220,480 100.0 220,480 100.0 220,480 100.0
No parental income 39,080 17.7 142,430 64.6 66,120 30.0
Parental income a 181,400 82.3 78,050 35.4 154,360 70.0
Earned income 148,110 67.2 50,530 22.9 122,100 55.4
Unearned income 55,260 25.1 31,620 14.3 41,690 18.9
Total income (dollars)
None 39,080 17.7 142,430 64.6 66,120 30.0
Under 200 8,560 3.9 19,180 8.7 8,930 4.1
200–399 7,020 3.2 6,910 3.1 5,830 2.6
400–599 8,640 3.9 8,790 4.0 9,150 4.2
600–999 24,500 11.1 15,350 7.0 23,520 10.7
1,000 or more 132,680 60.2 27,820 12.6 106,930 48.5
Earned income (dollars)
None 72,370 32.8 169,950 77.1 98,380 44.6
Under 200 1,590 0.7 2,360 1.1 1,550 0.7
200–399 2,880 1.3 3,690 1.7 2,430 1.1
400–599 4,910 2.2 5,320 2.4 4,070 1.8
600–999 15,790 7.2 12,400 5.6 12,600 5.7
1,000 or more 122,940 55.8 26,760 12.1 101,450 46.0
Unearned income (dollars)
None 165,220 74.9 188,860 85.7 178,790 81.1
Under 200 16,050 7.3 20,120 9.1 13,420 6.1
200–399 8,680 3.9 3,880 1.8 5,000 2.3
400–599 8,140 3.7 3,800 1.7 6,160 2.8
600–999 14,960 6.8 3,210 1.5 12,150 5.5
1,000 or more 7,430 3.4 610 0.3 4,960 2.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some parents may receive both earned and unearned income.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.children@ssa.gov.