America's Children in Poverty: A New Look at Who's Poor Under the Supplemental Poverty Measure. Table A-2. Statistics on Safety Net Benefits in Calendar Year 2010

12/01/2013

Description Core Poor Lifted Out Thrown In OPM Poor SPM Poor
Sample Size N = 7,666 N = 4,286 N = 1,828 N = 11,952 N = 9,494
Any SNAP 51.7% 67.7% 13.9% 56.9% 45.0%
Mean SNAP $2,429 $3,561 $324 2797 2055
Mean SNAP (no 0's) $4,702 $5,247 $2,349 4917 4569
Median SNAP $684 $3,600 $0 1,800 0
Median SNAP (no 0's) $4,416 $4,895 $2,280 4800 4320
           
Any EITC 56.9% 78.2% 72.5% 64.1% 59.9%
Mean EITC $1,884 $3,325 $2,089 2375 1938
Mean EITC (no 0's) $3,327 $4,265 $2,895 3701 3233
Median EITC $634 $4,288 $2,160 2000 1020
Median EITC (no 0's) $3,341 $4,919 $2,937 4320 3050
           
Any Housing Subsidy 13.8% 25.6% 1.3% 17.5% 11.4%
Mean Housing Subsidy $1,276 $1,734 $57 $1,425 $1,051
Mean Housing Subsidy (no 0's) $9,247 $6,765 $4,394 $8,133 $9,245
Median Housing Subsidy $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Median Housing Subsidy (no 0's) $8,481 $6,098 $4,954 $7,271 $8,498
           
Any WIC 26.0% 29.4% 12.6% 27.5% 24.1%
Mean WIC $133 $150 $62 $ 141 $ 123
Mean WIC (no 0's) $513 $512 $499 $ 513 $ 512
Median WIC $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Median WIC (no 0's) $497 $497 $497 $497 $497
           
Any LIHEAP 12.7% 17.9% 4.3% 14.1% 11.0%
Mean LIHEAP $64 $85 $17 $69 $54
Mean LIHEAP (no 0's) $498 $468 $404 $485 $491
Median LIHEAP $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Median LIHEAP (no 0's) $380 $350 $300 $350 $370
           
Any SSI 7.9% 9.1% 3.8% 8.1% 7.0%
Mean SSI $594 $744 $363 $634 $547
Mean SSI (no 0's) $7,574 $8,225 $9,759 $7,811 $7,786
Median SSI $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Median SSI (no 0's) $8,088 $8,088 $8,088 $8,088 $8,088
           
Any UI 11.20% 14.50% 11.40% 12.3% 11.2%
Mean UI $737 $931 $878 $802 $763
Mean UI (no 0's) $6,590 $6,424 $7,710 $6,525 $6,794
Median UI $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Median UI (no 0's) $5,760 $4,400 $5,000 $5,082 $5,670
           
Any Welfare 13.8% 14.6% 3.7% 14.0% 12.0%
Mean Welfare $594 $690 $155 $626 $516
Mean Welfare (no 0's) $4,322 $4,734 $4,126 $4,465 $4,311
Median Welfare $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Median Welfare (no 0's) 3600 3840 3300 $3,600 $3,600
           
On Medicaid/SCHIP 68.5% 77.7% 38.2% 71.60% 63.10%
           
Mean Safety Net Bundle (of 10 programs) 3.34 4.12 2.23 3.6 3.15
Median Safety Net Bundle (of 10 programs) 3 4 2 4 3
% Receiving 3 or more of the 6 newly included SPM benefits 42.7% 65.2% 15.3% 50.2% 37.8%
           
Mean Fica $680 $1,786 $2,505 $1,049 $1,006
Median Fica $390 $1,454 $2,295 $781 $728
Mean State Tax -$18 $161 $392 $42 $55
Median State Tax $0 $0 $2 $0 $0

 

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