Children Receiving SSI, 2005

 
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 2005
Parental income All children living
with one parent
Children living with—
Mother only Father only
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 681,810 100.0 645,000 100.0 36,810 100.0
No parental income 308,430 45.2 294,650 45.7 13,780 37.4
Parental income a 373,380 54.8 350,350 54.3 23,030 62.6
Earned income 236,350 34.7 220,160 34.1 16,190 44.0
Unearned income 161,170 23.6 153,060 23.7 8,110 22.0
Total income (dollars)
None 308,430 45.2 294,650 45.7 13,780 37.4
Under 200 74,330 10.9 72,470 11.2 1,860 5.1
200–399 30,230 4.4 28,920 4.5 1,310 3.6
400–599 36,400 5.3 34,560 5.4 1,840 5.0
600–999 76,320 11.2 71,840 11.1 4,480 12.2
1,000 or more 156,100 22.9 142,560 22.1 13,540 36.8
Earned income (dollars)
None 445,460 65.3 424,840 65.9 20,620 56.0
Under 200 4,750 0.7 4,490 0.7 260 0.7
200–399 9,580 1.4 9,220 1.4 360 1.0
400–599 18,570 2.7 17,950 2.8 620 1.7
600–999 54,690 8.0 52,390 8.1 2,300 6.2
1,000 or more 148,760 21.8 136,110 21.1 12,650 34.4
Unearned income (dollars)
None 520,640 76.4 491,940 76.3 28,700 78.0
Under 200 87,460 12.8 85,010 13.2 2,450 6.7
200–399 25,020 3.7 23,810 3.7 1,210 3.3
400–599 20,650 3.0 19,320 3.0 1,330 3.6
600–999 23,240 3.4 20,840 3.2 2,400 6.5
1,000 or more 4,800 0.7 4,080 0.6 720 2.0
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.