Children Receiving SSI, December 2003

 
Table 12. Number and percentage distribution of children receiving federally administered SSI payments, by number of parents in the household, December 2003
Parents in household Number Percentage
of total
Total 959,310 100.0
No parents a 121,090 12.6
One parent 618,030 64.4
Two parents 220,190 23.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: The total of children with one or two parents in the household differs slightly from the number of children living in a parent's household in Table 7. This is because the data in Table 7 represent only households in which a parent is the head of the household, whereas the data in this table include children living with parents who are not the head of the household.
a. Children with no parents in the household reside independently, with other relatives or nonrelatives, or in institutions or foster care. Deeming does not apply in these situations.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.children@ssa.gov.