Children Receiving SSI, December 2003

 
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 2003
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 527,540 1,216 403,190 886 179,020 1,588
Earned income 358,990 1,582 246,910 1,257 138,700 1,858
Unearned income b 214,890 342 182,010 258 52,460 505
Social Security 57,970 539 44,670 419 20,240 619
Other pensions 3,990 455 2,020 416 2,310 421
Public income-maintenance 107,090 133 102,240 122 12,460 146
Asset income 20,800 35 15,730 26 7,800 40
Other 37,670 676 25,070 583 13,060 832
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.