Children Receiving SSI, 2006

 
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 2006
Parental income All children living
with one parent
Children living with—
Mother only Father only
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 713,070 100.0 673,420 100.0 39,650 100.0
No parental income 324,220 45.5 309,690 46.0 14,530 36.6
Parental income a 388,850 54.5 363,730 54.0 25,120 63.4
Earned income 249,280 35.0 231,650 34.4 17,630 44.5
Unearned income 163,350 22.9 154,660 23.0 8,690 21.9
Total income (dollars)
None 324,220 45.5 309,690 46.0 14,530 36.6
Under 200 72,620 10.2 70,740 10.5 1,880 4.7
200–399 31,240 4.4 29,760 4.4 1,480 3.7
400–599 35,680 5.0 33,770 5.0 1,910 4.8
600–999 80,820 11.3 75,950 11.3 4,870 12.3
1,000 or more 168,490 23.6 153,510 22.8 14,980 37.8
Earned income (dollars)
None 463,790 65.0 441,770 65.6 22,020 55.5
Under 200 5,110 0.7 4,860 0.7 250 0.6
200–399 9,960 1.4 9,540 1.4 420 1.1
400–599 18,400 2.6 17,730 2.6 670 1.7
600–999 56,210 7.9 53,800 8.0 2,410 6.1
1,000 or more 159,600 22.4 145,720 21.6 13,880 35.0
Unearned income (dollars)
None 549,720 77.1 518,760 77.0 30,960 78.1
Under 200 84,510 11.9 82,120 12.2 2,390 6.0
200–399 26,020 3.6 24,710 3.7 1,310 3.3
400–599 19,990 2.8 18,660 2.8 1,330 3.4
600–999 26,970 3.8 24,220 3.6 2,750 6.9
1,000 or more 5,860 0.8 4,950 0.7 910 2.3
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.