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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 13,875 44.8 14,928 3,735 25.0 2,410 1,096 45.4 13,648 9,044 66.3
  Under 18 years 11,034 6,424 58.2 4,290 1,331 31.0 709 413 58.3 6,036 4,680 77.5
    Under 5 years 3,118 1,932 62.0 1,202 414 34.5 205 123 59.9 1,711 1,396 81.5
    5 to 17 years 7,916 4,492 56.7 3,088 917 29.7 504 290 57.6 4,324 3,285 76.0
  18 to 64 years 18,020 6,754 37.5 9,440 2,056 21.8 1,558 632 40.5 7,022 4,066 57.9
    18 to 24 years 3,524 1,676 47.6 1,278 358 28.0 372 147 39.5 1,874 1,171 62.5
    25 to 34 years 4,102 1,785 43.5 1,873 498 26.6 400 154 38.4 1,829 1,134 62.0
    35 to 44 years 4,028 1,431 35.5 2,227 462 20.8 309 135 43.7 1,492 834 55.9
    45 to 54 years 3,961 1,174 29.6 2,416 408 16.9 321 138 43.1 1,224 628 51.3
    55 to 59 years 1,378 390 28.3 913 170 18.7 104 42 40.3 362 177 49.0
    60 to 64 years 1,028 299 29.1 734 160 21.8 52 16 (B) 242 123 51.0
  65 years and over 1,932 697 36.1 1,199 349 29.1 144 51 35.4 590 297 50.4
    65 to 74 years 1,141 383 33.6 787 209 26.6 65 22 (B) 289 152 52.5
    75 years and over 791 314 39.6 412 139 33.9 78 28 36.3 301 146 48.4
Male 14,268 5,910 41.4 7,725 1,926 24.9 1,701 769 45.2 4,842 3,215 66.4
  Under 18 years 5,572 3,200 57.4 2,165 648 29.9 406 241 59.4 3,001 2,311 77.0
    Under 5 years 1,583 969 61.2 623 198 31.8 111 72 65.1 849 699 82.3
    5 to 17 years 3,990 2,231 55.9 1,543 450 29.2 295 169 57.3 2,151 1,612 74.9
  18 to 64 years 7,875 2,457 31.2 4,874 1,080 22.2 1,211 495 40.8 1,789 882 49.3
    18 to 24 years 1,678 732 43.6 655 185 28.3 268 105 39.4 756 441 58.4
    25 to 34 years 1,745 560 32.1 948 263 27.7 336 132 39.2 461 165 35.8
    35 to 44 years 1,663 446 26.8 1,143 232 20.3 263 116 44.3 257 98 38.1
    45 to 54 years 1,720 465 27.0 1,260 227 18.0 222 95 42.8 238 142 59.8
    55 to 59 years 621 146 23.6 486 92 19.0 86 36 42.1 49 18 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 108 24.1 382 81 21.1 38 10 (B) 28 17 (B)
  65 years and over 821 253 30.9 686 198 28.8 83 33 39.5 52 23 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 141 27.8 441 113 25.6 45 18 (B) 23 10 (B)
    75 years and over 312 112 35.8 245 85 34.7 38 14 (B) 29 13 (B)
Female 16,718 7,965 47.6 7,203 1,810 25.1 710 327 46.0 8,805 5,829 66.2
  Under 18 years 5,461 3,224 59.0 2,124 683 32.2 302 172 56.8 3,035 2,370 78.1
    Under 5 years 1,535 963 62.7 579 216 37.3 94 50 53.7 862 697 80.8
    5 to 17 years 3,926 2,261 57.6 1,545 467 30.2 209 121 58.2 2,173 1,673 77.0
  18 to 64 years 10,145 4,297 42.4 4,566 976 21.4 347 137 39.5 5,233 3,185 60.9
    18 to 24 years 1,846 944 51.1 623 172 27.7 105 42 39.8 1,118 730 65.3
    25 to 34 years 2,357 1,226 52.0 925 235 25.4 64 22 (B) 1,368 969 70.8
    35 to 44 years 2,365 985 41.6 1,085 231 21.3 46 18 (B) 1,235 736 59.6
    45 to 54 years 2,240 709 31.7 1,156 180 15.6 99 43 43.7 985 485 49.3
    55 to 59 years 757 243 32.1 427 78 18.3 18 6 (B) 313 160 51.0
    60 to 64 years 580 191 32.9 351 79 22.5 15 6 (B) 214 106 49.6
  65 years and over 1,112 443 39.9 513 151 29.4 61 18 (B) 538 274 51.0
    65 to 74 years 633 242 38.2 347 97 27.9 20 4 (B) 266 141 53.1
    75 years and over 479 202 42.1 166 54 32.7 40 14 (B) 272 133 49.0

Poverty Footnotes


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