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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 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 10,162 32.8 14,928 2,178 14.6 2,410 743 30.8 13,648 7,240 53.0
  Under 18 years 11,034 5,033 45.6 4,290 814 19.0 709 283 39.9 6,036 3,936 65.2
    Under 5 years 3,118 1,597 51.2 1,202 261 21.7 205 67 32.8 1,711 1,269 74.1
    5 to 17 years 7,916 3,435 43.4 3,088 552 17.9 504 216 42.8 4,324 2,667 61.7
  18 to 64 years 18,020 4,706 26.1 9,440 1,180 12.5 1,558 421 27.0 7,022 3,104 44.2
    18 to 24 years 3,524 1,230 34.9 1,278 222 17.4 372 99 26.7 1,874 909 48.5
    25 to 34 years 4,102 1,319 32.2 1,873 291 15.5 400 97 24.2 1,829 931 50.9
    35 to 44 years 4,028 970 24.1 2,227 255 11.5 309 84 27.3 1,492 631 42.3
    45 to 54 years 3,961 751 19.0 2,416 223 9.2 321 101 31.5 1,224 426 34.8
    55 to 59 years 1,378 253 18.4 913 106 11.6 104 24 22.9 362 123 34.1
    60 to 64 years 1,028 182 17.7 734 83 11.3 52 16 (B) 242 83 34.4
  65 years and over 1,932 423 21.9 1,199 184 15.4 144 39 27.5 590 200 33.8
    65 to 74 years 1,141 230 20.2 787 106 13.5 65 18 (B) 289 106 36.8
    75 years and over 791 193 24.4 412 78 18.9 78 22 27.8 301 93 31.0
Male 14,268 4,270 29.9 7,725 1,136 14.7 1,701 535 31.4 4,842 2,600 53.7
  Under 18 years 5,572 2,551 45.8 2,165 411 19.0 406 173 42.5 3,001 1,968 65.6
    Under 5 years 1,583 800 50.6 623 122 19.6 111 44 40.0 849 634 74.7
    5 to 17 years 3,990 1,751 43.9 1,543 289 18.7 295 128 43.5 2,151 1,334 62.0
  18 to 64 years 7,875 1,573 20.0 4,874 621 12.7 1,211 335 27.6 1,789 618 34.5
    18 to 24 years 1,678 505 30.1 655 117 17.9 268 70 26.4 756 317 42.0
    25 to 34 years 1,745 356 20.4 948 148 15.6 336 87 25.9 461 121 26.2
    35 to 44 years 1,663 273 16.4 1,143 132 11.5 263 70 26.7 257 71 27.6
    45 to 54 years 1,720 279 16.2 1,260 118 9.3 222 76 34.1 238 85 35.8
    55 to 59 years 621 97 15.6 486 64 13.2 86 21 24.3 49 12 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 64 14.3 382 42 11.1 38 10 (B) 28 12 (B)
  65 years and over 821 146 17.7 686 105 15.3 83 27 33.1 52 14 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 75 14.8 441 55 12.4 45 15 (B) 23 6 (B)
    75 years and over 312 70 22.4 245 50 20.3 38 12 (B) 29 8 (B)
Female 16,718 5,891 35.2 7,203 1,042 14.5 710 209 29.4 8,805 4,640 52.7
  Under 18 years 5,461 2,481 45.4 2,124 403 19.0 302 110 36.4 3,035 1,968 64.9
    Under 5 years 1,535 797 51.9 579 139 24.0 94 23 24.3 862 635 73.6
    5 to 17 years 3,926 1,684 42.9 1,545 264 17.1 209 87 41.8 2,173 1,333 61.4
  18 to 64 years 10,145 3,132 30.9 4,566 560 12.3 347 87 25.0 5,233 2,486 47.5
    18 to 24 years 1,846 726 39.3 623 105 16.8 105 29 27.4 1,118 592 52.9
    25 to 34 years 2,357 964 40.9 925 143 15.5 64 10 (B) 1,368 811 59.3
    35 to 44 years 2,365 697 29.5 1,085 123 11.4 46 14 (B) 1,235 559 45.3
    45 to 54 years 2,240 472 21.1 1,156 106 9.1 99 25 25.6 985 341 34.6
    55 to 59 years 757 157 20.7 427 42 9.9 18 3 (B) 313 111 35.6
    60 to 64 years 580 118 20.3 351 40 11.5 15 6 (B) 214 72 33.5
  65 years and over 1,112 278 25.0 513 79 15.5 61 12 (B) 538 186 34.6
    65 to 74 years 633 155 24.4 347 51 14.8 20 3 (B) 266 101 37.8
    75 years and over 479 123 25.7 166 28 16.9 40 9 (B) 272 86 31.5

Poverty Footnotes


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