Children Receiving SSI, December 2003

 
Table 13. Number and percentage distribution of children receiving federally administered SSI payments with one parent in the household, by type and monthly amount of parental income, December 2003
Parental income All children living
with one parent
Children living with—
Mother only Father only
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 618,030 100.0 585,370 100.0 32,660 100.0
No parental income 274,530 44.4 262,580 44.9 11,950 36.6
Parental income a 343,500 55.6 322,790 55.1 20,710 63.4
Earned income 209,550 33.9 195,410 33.4 14,140 43.3
Unearned income 156,350 25.3 148,540 25.4 7,810 23.9
Total income (dollars)
None 274,530 44.4 262,580 44.9 11,950 36.6
Under 200 79,500 12.9 77,310 13.2 2,190 6.7
200–399 27,150 4.4 25,910 4.4 1,240 3.8
400–599 32,970 5.3 31,170 5.3 1,800 5.5
600–999 62,590 10.1 58,850 10.1 3,740 11.5
1,000 or more 141,290 22.9 129,550 22.1 11,740 35.9
Earned income (dollars)
None 408,480 66.1 389,960 66.6 18,520 56.7
Under 200 4,200 0.7 3,900 0.7 300 0.9
200–399 8,520 1.4 8,090 1.4 430 1.3
400–599 16,110 2.6 15,510 2.6 600 1.8
600–999 45,720 7.4 43,780 7.5 1,940 5.9
1,000 or more 135,000 21.8 124,130 21.2 10,870 33.3
Unearned income (dollars)
None 461,680 74.7 436,830 74.6 24,850 76.1
Under 200 92,580 15.0 89,930 15.4 2,650 8.1
200–399 22,230 3.6 21,200 3.6 1,030 3.2
400–599 19,580 3.2 18,160 3.1 1,420 4.3
600–999 17,800 2.9 15,780 2.7 2,020 6.2
1,000 or more 4,160 0.7 3,470 0.6 690 2.1
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.