Children Receiving SSI, 2004

 
Table 16. Number and percentage distribution of children receiving federally administered SSI payments subject to deeming, by factors affecting parental deemed income, December 2004
Deeming factors All children living
with parent(s)
Children living with—
One parent Two parents
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 867,660 100.0 647,180 74.6 220,480 25.4
No deemed income used in child's payment computation
Subtotal 728,320 100.0 566,490 100.0 161,830 100.0
No parental income 333,590 45.8 294,510 52.0 39,080 24.1
Parent(s) receive public income-maintenance payments 101,550 13.9 86,200 15.2 15,350 9.5
Income less than deeming allocations a 28,580 3.9 20,760 3.7 7,820 4.8
Income less than exclusions b 264,600 36.3 165,020 29.1 99,580 61.5
Deemed income used in child's payment computation
Subtotal 139,340 100.0 80,690 100.0 58,650 100.0
Parent(s) with—
Earned income only 105,220 75.5 61,140 75.8 44,080 75.2
Unearned income only 17,390 12.5 12,850 15.9 4,540 7.7
Both earned and unearned income 13,820 9.9 4,810 6.0 9,010 15.4
Manually computed deemed income 2,910 2.1 1,890 2.3 1,020 1.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. Includes allocations for ineligible children and SSI-eligible aliens sponsored by parents.
b. Includes $65 and one-half of the remaining earned income exclusion, $20 general income exclusion, and parental living allowance.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.children@ssa.gov.