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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 14,662 47.3 14,928 4,156 27.8 2,410 1,154 47.9 13,648 9,353 68.5
  Under 18 years 11,034 6,682 60.6 4,290 1,460 34.0 709 428 60.4 6,036 4,795 79.4
    Under 5 years 3,118 1,996 64.0 1,202 459 38.2 205 127 62.0 1,711 1,410 82.4
    5 to 17 years 7,916 4,686 59.2 3,088 1,000 32.4 504 301 59.8 4,324 3,385 78.3
  18 to 64 years 18,020 7,204 40.0 9,440 2,294 24.3 1,558 670 43.0 7,022 4,240 60.4
    18 to 24 years 3,524 1,761 50.0 1,278 396 31.0 372 158 42.4 1,874 1,207 64.4
    25 to 34 years 4,102 1,899 46.3 1,873 557 29.8 400 160 39.9 1,829 1,182 64.6
    35 to 44 years 4,028 1,523 37.8 2,227 512 23.0 309 148 47.9 1,492 863 57.8
    45 to 54 years 3,961 1,273 32.1 2,416 468 19.4 321 138 43.1 1,224 666 54.5
    55 to 59 years 1,378 428 31.1 913 187 20.5 104 50 47.9 362 191 52.9
    60 to 64 years 1,028 320 31.1 734 173 23.5 52 16 (B) 242 131 54.1
  65 years and over 1,932 776 40.2 1,199 402 33.5 144 56 38.9 590 318 53.9
    65 to 74 years 1,141 438 38.4 787 250 31.8 65 25 (B) 289 163 56.4
    75 years and over 791 337 42.7 412 152 36.9 78 31 39.1 301 155 51.5
Male 14,268 6,261 43.9 7,725 2,140 27.7 1,701 801 47.1 4,842 3,319 68.6
  Under 18 years 5,572 3,333 59.8 2,165 716 33.1 406 241 59.4 3,001 2,376 79.2
    Under 5 years 1,583 994 62.8 623 215 34.6 111 72 65.1 849 707 83.2
    5 to 17 years 3,990 2,339 58.6 1,543 500 32.4 295 169 57.3 2,151 1,669 77.6
  18 to 64 years 7,875 2,639 33.5 4,874 1,196 24.5 1,211 524 43.3 1,789 919 51.4
    18 to 24 years 1,678 776 46.3 655 205 31.4 268 112 41.8 756 459 60.8
    25 to 34 years 1,745 606 34.7 948 289 30.5 336 137 40.8 461 180 39.0
    35 to 44 years 1,663 486 29.2 1,143 261 22.8 263 128 48.6 257 98 38.1
    45 to 54 years 1,720 496 28.8 1,260 254 20.2 222 95 42.8 238 147 61.6
    55 to 59 years 621 157 25.3 486 97 20.0 86 42 49.2 49 18 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 118 26.3 382 90 23.5 38 10 (B) 28 17 (B)
  65 years and over 821 289 35.2 686 229 33.3 83 36 43.4 52 25 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 167 32.8 441 136 30.8 45 19 (B) 23 12 (B)
    75 years and over 312 122 39.1 245 93 38.0 38 17 (B) 29 13 (B)
Female 16,718 8,402 50.3 7,203 2,016 28.0 710 352 49.7 8,805 6,033 68.5
  Under 18 years 5,461 3,349 61.3 2,124 744 35.0 302 187 61.9 3,035 2,419 79.7
    Under 5 years 1,535 1,002 65.2 579 244 42.1 94 55 58.4 862 703 81.5
    5 to 17 years 3,926 2,348 59.8 1,545 500 32.4 209 132 63.4 2,173 1,716 79.0
  18 to 64 years 10,145 4,565 45.0 4,566 1,099 24.1 347 146 42.0 5,233 3,321 63.5
    18 to 24 years 1,846 985 53.4 623 191 30.7 105 46 44.1 1,118 748 66.9
    25 to 34 years 2,357 1,293 54.9 925 269 29.1 64 22 (B) 1,368 1,002 73.2
    35 to 44 years 2,365 1,037 43.8 1,085 252 23.2 46 20 (B) 1,235 765 62.0
    45 to 54 years 2,240 777 34.7 1,156 214 18.5 99 43 43.7 985 520 52.7
    55 to 59 years 757 271 35.8 427 90 21.1 18 8 (B) 313 173 55.4
    60 to 64 years 580 202 34.9 351 83 23.6 15 6 (B) 214 113 53.1
  65 years and over 1,112 487 43.8 513 174 33.8 61 20 (B) 538 293 54.5
    65 to 74 years 633 272 42.9 347 115 33.1 20 6 (B) 266 151 56.7
    75 years and over 479 215 45.0 166 59 35.4 40 14 (B) 272 142 52.4

Poverty Footnotes


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