Children Receiving SSI, 2006

 
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 2006
Parental income All children living
with two parents
Mother Father
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 233,640 100.0 233,640 100.0 233,640 100.0
No parental income 41,300 17.7 150,200 64.3 71,330 30.5
Parental income a 192,340 82.3 83,440 35.7 162,310 69.5
Earned income 158,480 67.8 55,940 23.9 129,700 55.5
Unearned income 55,350 23.7 31,800 13.6 40,940 17.5
Total income (dollars)
None 41,300 17.7 150,200 64.3 71,330 30.5
Under 200 7,970 3.4 17,620 7.5 8,930 3.8
200–399 6,330 2.7 6,950 3.0 4,840 2.1
400–599 7,780 3.3 9,060 3.9 7,990 3.4
600–999 23,280 10.0 16,480 7.1 22,970 9.8
1,000 or more 146,980 62.9 33,330 14.3 117,580 50.3
Earned income (dollars)
None 75,160 32.2 177,700 76.1 103,940 44.5
Under 200 1,570 0.7 2,430 1.0 1,560 0.7
200–399 2,490 1.1 3,540 1.5 2,040 0.9
400–599 4,140 1.8 5,520 2.4 3,410 1.5
600–999 14,370 6.2 12,340 5.3 11,530 4.9
1,000 or more 135,910 58.2 32,110 13.7 111,160 47.6
Unearned income (dollars)
None 178,290 76.3 201,840 86.4 192,700 82.5
Under 200 13,750 5.9 18,330 7.8 11,600 5.0
200–399 8,490 3.6 4,190 1.8 4,760 2.0
400–599 7,830 3.4 3,950 1.7 5,510 2.4
600–999 16,120 6.9 4,500 1.9 13,120 5.6
1,000 or more 9,160 3.9 830 0.4 5,950 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.