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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 13,264 42.8 14,928 3,420 22.9 2,410 1,054 43.7 13,648 8,790 64.4
  Under 18 years 11,034 6,205 56.2 4,290 1,220 28.4 709 400 56.4 6,036 4,586 76.0
    Under 5 years 3,118 1,886 60.5 1,202 384 32.0 205 119 58.3 1,711 1,382 80.8
    5 to 17 years 7,916 4,319 54.6 3,088 836 27.1 504 280 55.6 4,324 3,203 74.1
  18 to 64 years 18,020 6,405 35.5 9,440 1,876 19.9 1,558 604 38.8 7,022 3,925 55.9
    18 to 24 years 3,524 1,604 45.5 1,278 329 25.8 372 136 36.5 1,874 1,139 60.8
    25 to 34 years 4,102 1,702 41.5 1,873 448 23.9 400 148 36.9 1,829 1,106 60.5
    35 to 44 years 4,028 1,351 33.5 2,227 416 18.7 309 130 42.2 1,492 804 53.9
    45 to 54 years 3,961 1,093 27.6 2,416 369 15.3 321 133 41.4 1,224 591 48.3
    55 to 59 years 1,378 373 27.0 913 161 17.6 104 42 40.2 362 170 47.1
    60 to 64 years 1,028 282 27.5 734 152 20.8 52 16 (B) 242 114 47.2
  65 years and over 1,932 654 33.9 1,199 325 27.1 144 51 35.2 590 279 47.3
    65 to 74 years 1,141 362 31.7 787 198 25.2 65 22 (B) 289 142 49.0
    75 years and over 791 292 36.9 412 127 30.8 78 28 36.0 301 137 45.6
Male 14,268 5,656 39.6 7,725 1,779 23.0 1,701 743 43.7 4,842 3,135 64.7
  Under 18 years 5,572 3,107 55.8 2,165 605 27.9 406 233 57.3 3,001 2,269 75.6
    Under 5 years 1,583 949 60.0 623 188 30.3 111 71 63.6 849 690 81.3
    5 to 17 years 3,990 2,158 54.1 1,543 417 27.0 295 162 55.0 2,151 1,579 73.4
  18 to 64 years 7,875 2,314 29.4 4,874 990 20.3 1,211 477 39.4 1,789 847 47.4
    18 to 24 years 1,678 696 41.5 655 173 26.5 268 96 35.9 756 427 56.5
    25 to 34 years 1,745 527 30.2 948 236 24.9 336 127 37.8 461 165 35.8
    35 to 44 years 1,663 419 25.2 1,143 210 18.4 263 113 43.1 257 95 37.1
    45 to 54 years 1,720 429 24.9 1,260 207 16.5 222 95 42.8 238 127 53.3
    55 to 59 years 621 140 22.6 486 86 17.8 86 36 41.9 49 18 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 102 22.8 382 76 20.0 38 10 (B) 28 16 (B)
  65 years and over 821 235 28.6 686 184 26.8 83 32 39.2 52 18 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 132 25.9 441 104 23.6 45 18 (B) 23 9 (B)
    75 years and over 312 103 33.0 245 80 32.6 38 14 (B) 29 9 (B)
Female 16,718 7,608 45.5 7,203 1,641 22.8 710 312 43.9 8,805 5,655 64.2
  Under 18 years 5,461 3,098 56.7 2,124 615 28.9 302 167 55.2 3,035 2,317 76.3
    Under 5 years 1,535 936 61.0 579 196 33.8 94 49 51.9 862 692 80.3
    5 to 17 years 3,926 2,162 55.1 1,545 419 27.1 209 118 56.6 2,173 1,625 74.8
  18 to 64 years 10,145 4,090 40.3 4,566 886 19.4 347 127 36.7 5,233 3,077 58.8
    18 to 24 years 1,846 908 49.2 623 156 25.0 105 40 37.9 1,118 713 63.7
    25 to 34 years 2,357 1,174 49.8 925 212 23.0 64 21 (B) 1,368 941 68.8
    35 to 44 years 2,365 932 39.4 1,085 206 19.0 46 17 (B) 1,235 709 57.4
    45 to 54 years 2,240 664 29.6 1,156 162 14.0 99 38 38.5 985 464 47.1
    55 to 59 years 757 233 30.7 427 74 17.4 18 6 (B) 313 153 48.8
    60 to 64 years 580 180 31.1 351 76 21.6 15 6 (B) 214 98 46.1
  65 years and over 1,112 419 37.7 513 141 27.4 61 18 (B) 538 261 48.5
    65 to 74 years 633 230 36.4 347 94 27.1 20 4 (B) 266 132 49.8
    75 years and over 479 189 39.5 166 47 28.1 40 14 (B) 272 128 47.2

Poverty Footnotes


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