Children Receiving SSI, 2005

 
Table 15. Number of children receiving federally administered SSI payments with one or more parents who have income and average monthly amount of parental income, by type of income, December 2005
Type of income All children with
parental income
Children with parental income from—
Mother Father
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Total a 559,610 1,183 431,090 888 181,060 1,542
Earned income 388,370 1,499 273,050 1,210 140,420 1,794
Unearned income b 217,640 367 185,170 284 50,620 540
Social Security 70,140 582 54,510 472 22,720 665
Other pensions 5,100 403 2,900 331 2,760 398
Public income-maintenance 101,460 136 96,100 124 12,240 153
Asset income 17,030 39 13,240 28 5,500 52
Other 37,110 608 26,640 512 10,890 821
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 more than one type of earned or unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some parents may receive more than one type of unearned income.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.children@ssa.gov.