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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 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 17,733 57.2 14,928 5,716 38.3 2,410 1,427 59.2 13,648 10,589 77.6
  Under 18 years 11,034 7,783 70.5 4,290 2,002 46.7 709 519 73.2 6,036 5,263 87.2
    Under 5 years 3,118 2,333 74.8 1,202 634 52.7 205 154 75.3 1,711 1,545 90.3
    5 to 17 years 7,916 5,450 68.9 3,088 1,368 44.3 504 365 72.4 4,324 3,718 86.0
  18 to 64 years 18,020 8,960 49.7 9,440 3,191 33.8 1,558 828 53.1 7,022 4,940 70.4
    18 to 24 years 3,524 2,052 58.2 1,278 490 38.3 372 191 51.2 1,874 1,372 73.2
    25 to 34 years 4,102 2,343 57.1 1,873 764 40.8 400 202 50.5 1,829 1,378 75.3
    35 to 44 years 4,028 1,906 47.3 2,227 716 32.1 309 174 56.3 1,492 1,017 68.2
    45 to 54 years 3,961 1,670 42.2 2,416 701 29.0 321 179 55.6 1,224 790 64.6
    55 to 59 years 1,378 558 40.5 913 271 29.7 104 60 57.4 362 227 62.9
    60 to 64 years 1,028 430 41.9 734 250 34.1 52 24 (B) 242 157 64.8
  65 years and over 1,932 989 51.2 1,199 524 43.7 144 80 56.0 590 386 65.3
    65 to 74 years 1,141 576 50.5 787 343 43.6 65 36 (B) 289 197 68.1
    75 years and over 791 413 52.3 412 180 43.8 78 45 57.0 301 189 62.7
Male 14,268 7,652 53.6 7,725 2,933 38.0 1,701 992 58.3 4,842 3,728 77.0
  Under 18 years 5,572 3,882 69.7 2,165 985 45.5 406 295 72.6 3,001 2,602 86.7
    Under 5 years 1,583 1,167 73.7 623 311 49.9 111 87 78.5 849 769 90.6
    5 to 17 years 3,990 2,715 68.1 1,543 674 43.7 295 208 70.4 2,151 1,833 85.2
  18 to 64 years 7,875 3,392 43.1 4,874 1,653 33.9 1,211 649 53.6 1,789 1,090 60.9
    18 to 24 years 1,678 900 53.6 655 247 37.7 268 131 48.9 756 522 69.1
    25 to 34 years 1,745 814 46.7 948 388 40.9 336 172 51.2 461 255 55.2
    35 to 44 years 1,663 636 38.2 1,143 368 32.2 263 150 57.2 257 117 45.6
    45 to 54 years 1,720 671 39.0 1,260 386 30.6 222 128 57.7 238 157 65.9
    55 to 59 years 621 205 33.0 486 136 27.9 86 52 60.1 49 18 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 166 37.0 382 128 33.6 38 16 (B) 28 21 (B)
  65 years and over 821 378 46.1 686 295 43.0 83 48 57.6 52 35 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 219 43.0 441 177 40.1 45 25 (B) 23 17 (B)
    75 years and over 312 159 51.1 245 118 48.2 38 23 (B) 29 18 (B)
Female 16,718 10,080 60.3 7,203 2,784 38.6 710 436 61.4 8,805 6,861 77.9
  Under 18 years 5,461 3,901 71.4 2,124 1,017 47.9 302 224 74.0 3,035 2,661 87.7
    Under 5 years 1,535 1,166 76.0 579 323 55.8 94 67 71.5 862 776 90.0
    5 to 17 years 3,926 2,735 69.7 1,545 693 44.9 209 157 75.1 2,173 1,885 86.7
  18 to 64 years 10,145 5,568 54.9 4,566 1,539 33.7 347 179 51.7 5,233 3,850 73.6
    18 to 24 years 1,846 1,152 62.4 623 243 39.0 105 60 57.2 1,118 850 76.0
    25 to 34 years 2,357 1,529 64.9 925 376 40.7 64 30 (B) 1,368 1,123 82.1
    35 to 44 years 2,365 1,270 53.7 1,085 347 32.0 46 23 (B) 1,235 900 72.9
    45 to 54 years 2,240 999 44.6 1,156 315 27.3 99 51 51.1 985 633 64.2
    55 to 59 years 757 353 46.6 427 136 31.8 18 8 (B) 313 210 67.0
    60 to 64 years 580 265 45.6 351 122 34.6 15 7 (B) 214 135 63.4
  65 years and over 1,112 611 55.0 513 229 44.6 61 33 (B) 538 350 65.1
    65 to 74 years 633 357 56.4 347 167 48.0 20 11 (B) 266 180 67.6
    75 years and over 479 254 53.1 166 62 37.3 40 22 (B) 272 170 62.7

Poverty Footnotes


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