Children Receiving SSI, 2005

 
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 2005
Parental income All children living
with two parents
Mother Father
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 226,800 100.0 226,800 100.0 226,800 100.0
No parental income 40,570 17.9 146,060 64.4 68,770 30.3
Parental income a 186,230 82.1 80,740 35.6 158,030 69.7
Earned income 152,020 67.0 52,890 23.3 124,230 54.8
Unearned income 56,470 24.9 32,110 14.2 42,510 18.7
Total income (dollars)
None 40,570 17.9 146,060 64.4 68,770 30.3
Under 200 8,600 3.8 18,330 8.1 9,350 4.1
200–399 6,690 2.9 7,240 3.2 5,240 2.3
400–599 8,250 3.6 9,380 4.1 8,570 3.8
600–999 23,500 10.4 15,320 6.8 23,610 10.4
1,000 or more 139,190 61.4 30,470 13.4 111,260 49.1
Earned income (dollars)
None 74,780 33.0 173,910 76.7 102,570 45.2
Under 200 1,720 0.8 2,210 1.0 1,630 0.7
200–399 2,660 1.2 3,700 1.6 2,120 0.9
400–599 4,610 2.0 5,560 2.5 3,530 1.6
600–999 14,870 6.6 12,060 5.3 12,000 5.3
1,000 or more 128,160 56.5 29,360 12.9 104,950 46.3
Unearned income (dollars)
None 170,330 75.1 194,690 85.8 184,290 81.3
Under 200 15,100 6.7 19,430 8.6 12,780 5.6
200–399 8,730 3.8 4,240 1.9 4,800 2.1
400–599 8,420 3.7 4,140 1.8 6,090 2.7
600–999 15,550 6.9 3,570 1.6 13,040 5.7
1,000 or more 8,670 3.8 730 0.3 5,800 2.6
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.