Children Receiving SSI, December 2003

 
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 2003
Parental income All children living
with two parents
Mother Father
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 220,190 100.0 220,190 100.0 220,190 100.0
No parental income 36,150 16.4 139,790 63.5 61,880 28.1
Parental income a 184,040 83.6 80,400 36.5 158,310 71.9
Earned income 149,440 67.9 51,500 23.4 124,560 56.6
Unearned income 58,540 26.6 33,470 15.2 44,650 20.3
Total income (dollars)
None 36,150 16.4 139,790 63.5 61,880 28.1
Under 200 8,820 4.0 20,450 9.3 9,500 4.3
200–399 6,620 3.0 7,180 3.3 5,220 2.4
400–599 8,540 3.9 8,700 4.0 9,260 4.2
600–999 22,500 10.2 14,600 6.6 22,750 10.3
1,000 or more 137,560 62.5 29,470 13.4 111,580 50.7
Earned income (dollars)
None 70,750 32.1 168,690 76.6 95,630 43.4
Under 200 1,570 0.7 2,510 1.1 1,650 0.7
200–399 2,500 1.1 3,690 1.7 2,180 1.0
400–599 4,290 1.9 4,940 2.2 3,740 1.7
600–999 14,130 6.4 11,870 5.4 11,410 5.2
1,000 or more 126,950 57.7 28,490 12.9 105,580 47.9
Unearned income (dollars)
None 161,650 73.4 186,720 84.8 175,540 79.7
Under 200 17,610 8.0 21,800 9.9 14,960 6.8
200–399 8,850 4.0 3,970 1.8 4,900 2.2
400–599 9,100 4.1 4,050 1.8 6,730 3.1
600–999 14,690 6.7 3,020 1.4 12,450 5.7
1,000 or more 8,290 3.8 630 0.3 5,610 2.5
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.