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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 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 20,184 65.1 14,928 7,167 48.0 2,410 1,649 68.4 13,648 11,368 83.3
  Under 18 years 11,034 8,556 77.5 4,290 2,482 57.9 709 570 80.4 6,036 5,504 91.2
    Under 5 years 3,118 2,504 80.3 1,202 735 61.1 205 173 84.4 1,711 1,596 93.3
    5 to 17 years 7,916 6,052 76.5 3,088 1,748 56.6 504 397 78.8 4,324 3,907 90.4
  18 to 64 years 18,020 10,462 58.1 9,440 4,022 42.6 1,558 989 63.5 7,022 5,451 77.6
    18 to 24 years 3,524 2,317 65.7 1,278 600 47.0 372 232 62.2 1,874 1,485 79.2
    25 to 34 years 4,102 2,673 65.2 1,873 923 49.3 400 260 65.0 1,829 1,490 81.5
    35 to 44 years 4,028 2,277 56.5 2,227 936 42.0 309 195 63.0 1,492 1,147 76.9
    45 to 54 years 3,961 2,004 50.6 2,416 907 37.5 321 210 65.3 1,224 888 72.6
    55 to 59 years 1,378 686 49.8 913 355 38.9 104 68 65.3 362 263 72.7
    60 to 64 years 1,028 505 49.1 734 302 41.1 52 25 (B) 242 178 73.6
  65 years and over 1,932 1,166 60.3 1,199 662 55.2 144 90 62.6 590 414 70.1
    65 to 74 years 1,141 685 60.0 787 434 55.1 65 42 (B) 289 209 72.3
    75 years and over 791 481 60.8 412 229 55.6 78 47 60.5 301 205 68.1
Male 14,268 8,853 62.0 7,725 3,693 47.8 1,701 1,153 67.8 4,842 4,006 82.7
  Under 18 years 5,572 4,285 76.9 2,165 1,229 56.7 406 324 79.7 3,001 2,733 91.1
    Under 5 years 1,583 1,243 78.6 623 362 58.2 111 94 84.4 849 787 92.7
    5 to 17 years 3,990 3,042 76.2 1,543 866 56.2 295 230 77.9 2,151 1,945 90.4
  18 to 64 years 7,875 4,106 52.1 4,874 2,092 42.9 1,211 776 64.0 1,789 1,238 69.2
    18 to 24 years 1,678 1,033 61.6 655 310 47.4 268 160 59.7 756 564 74.6
    25 to 34 years 1,745 998 57.2 948 474 50.0 336 222 66.0 461 302 65.6
    35 to 44 years 1,663 778 46.8 1,143 466 40.8 263 169 64.2 257 142 55.3
    45 to 54 years 1,720 826 48.0 1,260 502 39.8 222 148 66.5 238 176 73.8
    55 to 59 years 621 278 44.8 486 186 38.2 86 60 69.5 49 33 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 193 43.1 382 154 40.2 38 18 (B) 28 21 (B)
  65 years and over 821 462 56.3 686 372 54.3 83 54 65.0 52 35 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 281 55.3 441 234 53.2 45 30 (B) 23 17 (B)
    75 years and over 312 180 57.8 245 138 56.3 38 24 (B) 29 18 (B)
Female 16,718 11,331 67.8 7,203 3,474 48.2 710 496 69.8 8,805 7,362 83.6
  Under 18 years 5,461 4,270 78.2 2,124 1,254 59.0 302 246 81.3 3,035 2,771 91.3
    Under 5 years 1,535 1,260 82.1 579 372 64.2 94 79 84.4 862 809 93.8
    5 to 17 years 3,926 3,010 76.7 1,545 881 57.1 209 167 80.0 2,173 1,962 90.3
  18 to 64 years 10,145 6,357 62.7 4,566 1,930 42.3 347 214 61.7 5,233 4,212 80.5
    18 to 24 years 1,846 1,283 69.5 623 290 46.6 105 72 68.6 1,118 921 82.4
    25 to 34 years 2,357 1,676 71.1 925 449 48.6 64 39 (B) 1,368 1,188 86.8
    35 to 44 years 2,365 1,499 63.4 1,085 469 43.3 46 26 (B) 1,235 1,005 81.4
    45 to 54 years 2,240 1,179 52.6 1,156 405 35.0 99 62 62.6 985 712 72.3
    55 to 59 years 757 408 53.9 427 170 39.8 18 8 (B) 313 230 73.6
    60 to 64 years 580 312 53.8 351 148 42.1 15 7 (B) 214 156 73.2
  65 years and over 1,112 704 63.3 513 290 56.5 61 36 (B) 538 378 70.4
    65 to 74 years 633 404 63.8 347 199 57.4 20 13 (B) 266 192 72.1
    75 years and over 479 300 62.8 166 91 54.5 40 23 (B) 272 187 68.7

Poverty Footnotes


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