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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 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 136,715 69.1 159,476 103,449 64.9 11,277 9,146 81.1 27,010 24,120 89.3
  Under 18 years 55,450 43,881 79.1 42,242 31,495 74.6 3,174 2,814 88.7 10,035 9,572 95.4
    Under 5 years 15,639 12,736 81.4 12,080 9,278 76.8 959 905 94.4 2,600 2,553 98.2
    5 to 17 years 39,811 31,144 78.2 30,162 22,217 73.7 2,215 1,909 86.2 7,434 7,018 94.4
  18 to 64 years 120,309 77,182 64.2 98,122 58,601 59.7 7,327 5,749 78.5 14,860 12,832 86.4
    18 to 24 years 16,994 12,324 72.5 11,824 7,867 66.5 1,621 1,323 81.6 3,549 3,134 88.3
    25 to 34 years 23,497 16,954 72.2 18,504 12,634 68.3 1,748 1,416 81.0 3,244 2,904 89.5
    35 to 44 years 27,490 18,876 68.7 22,921 14,919 65.1 1,435 1,135 79.1 3,134 2,822 90.0
    45 to 54 years 29,524 17,064 57.8 24,545 13,097 53.4 1,639 1,242 75.7 3,339 2,725 81.6
    55 to 59 years 12,512 6,391 51.1 10,920 5,174 47.4 603 446 73.9 988 771 78.1
    60 to 64 years 10,293 5,573 54.1 9,408 4,911 52.2 280 186 66.6 606 476 78.6
  65 years and over 22,003 15,652 71.1 19,112 13,353 69.9 775 583 75.2 2,115 1,716 81.1
    65 to 74 years 13,107 8,702 66.4 11,784 7,650 64.9 329 247 75.1 995 805 80.9
    75 years and over 8,896 6,950 78.1 7,328 5,703 77.8 447 336 75.3 1,120 911 81.4
Male 98,431 67,462 68.5 81,186 52,727 64.9 8,124 6,537 80.5 9,121 8,197 89.9
  Under 18 years 28,422 22,593 79.5 21,626 16,201 74.9 1,758 1,571 89.4 5,038 4,821 95.7
    Under 5 years 8,013 6,578 82.1 6,197 4,807 77.6 503 471 93.6 1,313 1,299 98.9
    5 to 17 years 20,409 16,016 78.5 15,429 11,393 73.8 1,255 1,100 87.7 3,725 3,522 94.5
  18 to 64 years 58,750 37,112 63.2 48,994 29,292 59.8 5,887 4,616 78.4 3,870 3,204 82.8
    18 to 24 years 8,634 6,189 71.7 6,017 3,981 66.2 1,187 980 82.5 1,430 1,228 85.9
    25 to 34 years 11,285 7,968 70.6 8,940 6,064 67.8 1,510 1,223 81.0 835 681 81.6
    35 to 44 years 13,226 8,912 67.4 11,422 7,491 65.6 1,240 966 77.9 565 455 80.7
    45 to 54 years 14,272 8,195 57.4 12,250 6,632 54.1 1,281 967 75.5 741 596 80.4
    55 to 59 years 6,123 3,151 51.5 5,448 2,632 48.3 459 338 73.6 216 181 84.2
    60 to 64 years 5,210 2,696 51.7 4,917 2,493 50.7 210 141 67.3 84 62 74.3
  65 years and over 11,259 7,757 68.9 10,567 7,234 68.5 480 350 73.0 212 172 81.0
    65 to 74 years 6,697 4,241 63.3 6,377 3,991 62.6 218 158 72.5 101 91 90.2
    75 years and over 4,562 3,516 77.1 4,189 3,243 77.4 262 192 73.5 111 81 72.5
Female 99,332 69,253 69.7 78,290 50,722 64.8 3,153 2,608 82.7 17,889 15,923 89.0
  Under 18 years 27,028 21,287 78.8 20,616 15,294 74.2 1,416 1,243 87.8 4,996 4,750 95.1
    Under 5 years 7,626 6,159 80.8 5,883 4,470 76.0 456 434 95.3 1,287 1,254 97.4
    5 to 17 years 19,402 15,129 78.0 14,732 10,824 73.5 961 808 84.2 3,709 3,497 94.3
  18 to 64 years 61,559 40,070 65.1 49,128 29,309 59.7 1,441 1,133 78.6 10,990 9,628 87.6
    18 to 24 years 8,360 6,135 73.4 5,807 3,886 66.9 434 343 79.1 2,119 1,906 89.9
    25 to 34 years 12,212 8,986 73.6 9,564 6,570 68.7 238 194 81.3 2,409 2,222 92.2
    35 to 44 years 14,264 9,964 69.9 11,499 7,428 64.6 196 169 86.4 2,569 2,367 92.1
    45 to 54 years 15,252 8,869 58.2 12,295 6,466 52.6 358 274 76.5 2,598 2,129 82.0
    55 to 59 years 6,389 3,239 50.7 5,472 2,542 46.5 144 107 74.6 773 590 76.4
    60 to 64 years 5,083 2,878 56.6 4,491 2,418 53.8 71 45 (B) 522 414 79.3
  65 years and over 10,744 7,896 73.5 8,546 6,119 71.6 296 233 78.7 1,903 1,544 81.2
    65 to 74 years 6,410 4,461 69.6 5,407 3,659 67.7 110 88 80.1 893 714 79.9
    75 years and over 4,334 3,434 79.2 3,139 2,459 78.3 185 144 77.8 1,009 831 82.3

Poverty Footnotes


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