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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV02: People in Families by Family Structure, Age, and Sex, Iterated by Income-to-Poverty Ratio and Race: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  People in families (total) (2) Married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 9,413 30.4 14,928 1,895 12.7 2,410 684 28.4 13,648 6,833 50.1
  Under 18 years 11,034 4,737 42.9 4,290 712 16.6 709 268 37.8 6,036 3,757 62.3
    Under 5 years 3,118 1,498 48.0 1,202 226 18.8 205 65 31.9 1,711 1,207 70.5
    5 to 17 years 7,916 3,239 40.9 3,088 486 15.7 504 203 40.2 4,324 2,550 59.0
  18 to 64 years 18,020 4,283 23.8 9,440 1,011 10.7 1,558 380 24.4 7,022 2,893 41.2
    18 to 24 years 3,524 1,110 31.5 1,278 187 14.6 372 86 23.0 1,874 838 44.7
    25 to 34 years 4,102 1,226 29.9 1,873 254 13.6 400 94 23.5 1,829 879 48.0
    35 to 44 years 4,028 876 21.7 2,227 220 9.9 309 71 22.9 1,492 585 39.2
    45 to 54 years 3,961 666 16.8 2,416 172 7.1 321 92 28.6 1,224 401 32.8
    55 to 59 years 1,378 234 16.9 913 100 10.9 104 21 20.6 362 112 31.0
    60 to 64 years 1,028 171 16.6 734 78 10.6 52 16 (B) 242 77 31.8
  65 years and over 1,932 393 20.3 1,199 172 14.4 144 37 25.8 590 183 31.1
    65 to 74 years 1,141 214 18.7 787 97 12.4 65 15 (B) 289 101 34.9
    75 years and over 791 179 22.6 412 75 18.2 78 22 27.8 301 82 27.4
Male 14,268 3,952 27.7 7,725 983 12.7 1,701 494 29.1 4,842 2,475 51.1
  Under 18 years 5,572 2,410 43.3 2,165 358 16.5 406 167 41.1 3,001 1,885 62.8
    Under 5 years 1,583 758 47.9 623 110 17.6 111 44 40.0 849 604 71.1
    5 to 17 years 3,990 1,653 41.4 1,543 248 16.1 295 123 41.6 2,151 1,282 59.6
  18 to 64 years 7,875 1,406 17.9 4,874 528 10.8 1,211 301 24.8 1,789 577 32.2
    18 to 24 years 1,678 455 27.1 655 96 14.7 268 61 22.9 756 298 39.4
    25 to 34 years 1,745 321 18.4 948 126 13.3 336 84 25.0 461 111 24.0
    35 to 44 years 1,663 243 14.6 1,143 112 9.8 263 60 22.9 257 71 27.5
    45 to 54 years 1,720 237 13.8 1,260 94 7.5 222 67 30.0 238 77 32.2
    55 to 59 years 621 90 14.4 486 59 12.2 86 19 21.6 49 12 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 60 13.4 382 41 10.7 38 10 (B) 28 9 (B)
  65 years and over 821 136 16.6 686 97 14.2 83 26 31.7 52 13 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 70 13.7 441 50 11.4 45 14 (B) 23 6 (B)
    75 years and over 312 66 21.2 245 47 19.1 38 12 (B) 29 7 (B)
Female 16,718 5,461 32.7 7,203 912 12.7 710 190 26.8 8,805 4,358 49.5
  Under 18 years 5,461 2,327 42.6 2,124 354 16.7 302 101 33.3 3,035 1,872 61.7
    Under 5 years 1,535 740 48.2 579 117 20.1 94 21 22.2 862 603 69.9
    5 to 17 years 3,926 1,587 40.4 1,545 238 15.4 209 80 38.3 2,173 1,269 58.4
  18 to 64 years 10,145 2,877 28.4 4,566 483 10.6 347 79 22.7 5,233 2,316 44.3
    18 to 24 years 1,846 655 35.5 623 91 14.6 105 25 23.5 1,118 540 48.3
    25 to 34 years 2,357 906 38.4 925 128 13.8 64 10 (B) 1,368 768 56.2
    35 to 44 years 2,365 633 26.8 1,085 108 10.0 46 10 (B) 1,235 515 41.7
    45 to 54 years 2,240 428 19.1 1,156 78 6.8 99 25 25.6 985 325 33.0
    55 to 59 years 757 144 19.0 427 41 9.6 18 3 (B) 313 100 32.0
    60 to 64 years 580 111 19.1 351 37 10.6 15 6 (B) 214 68 31.8
  65 years and over 1,112 257 23.1 513 75 14.6 61 11 (B) 538 171 31.8
    65 to 74 years 633 144 22.7 347 47 13.6 20 1 (B) 266 95 35.8
    75 years and over 479 113 23.6 166 28 16.8 40 9 (B) 272 76 27.9

Poverty Footnotes


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