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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 26,622 85.9 14,928 11,485 76.9 2,410 2,134 88.6 13,648 13,002 95.3
  Under 18 years 11,034 10,214 92.6 4,290 3,636 84.8 709 664 93.7 6,036 5,915 98.0
    Under 5 years 3,118 2,917 93.5 1,202 1,048 87.2 205 194 94.9 1,711 1,675 97.8
    5 to 17 years 7,916 7,297 92.2 3,088 2,588 83.8 504 470 93.2 4,324 4,240 98.1
  18 to 64 years 18,020 14,762 81.9 9,440 6,870 72.8 1,558 1,341 86.0 7,022 6,552 93.3
    18 to 24 years 3,524 3,048 86.5 1,278 963 75.4 372 325 87.4 1,874 1,760 93.9
    25 to 34 years 4,102 3,510 85.6 1,873 1,440 76.9 400 344 86.0 1,829 1,725 94.3
    35 to 44 years 4,028 3,367 83.6 2,227 1,697 76.2 309 272 88.2 1,492 1,398 93.7
    45 to 54 years 3,961 3,044 76.9 2,416 1,657 68.6 321 274 85.3 1,224 1,114 91.0
    55 to 59 years 1,378 995 72.2 913 582 63.8 104 82 78.7 362 331 91.6
    60 to 64 years 1,028 798 77.7 734 531 72.4 52 43 (B) 242 224 92.6
  65 years and over 1,932 1,646 85.2 1,199 980 81.8 144 130 90.4 590 536 90.8
    65 to 74 years 1,141 959 84.0 787 642 81.6 65 57 (B) 289 260 89.9
    75 years and over 791 686 86.8 412 338 82.0 78 73 92.8 301 276 91.7
Male 14,268 12,054 84.5 7,725 5,919 76.6 1,701 1,509 88.7 4,842 4,626 95.5
  Under 18 years 5,572 5,126 92.0 2,165 1,806 83.4 406 381 93.9 3,001 2,938 97.9
    Under 5 years 1,583 1,469 92.8 623 537 86.2 111 105 94.9 849 827 97.4
    5 to 17 years 3,990 3,657 91.7 1,543 1,270 82.3 295 276 93.5 2,151 2,111 98.1
  18 to 64 years 7,875 6,247 79.3 4,874 3,555 72.9 1,211 1,052 86.9 1,789 1,639 91.6
    18 to 24 years 1,678 1,421 84.7 655 491 75.0 268 231 86.4 756 698 92.4
    25 to 34 years 1,745 1,453 83.3 948 736 77.6 336 297 88.4 461 420 91.1
    35 to 44 years 1,663 1,321 79.4 1,143 869 76.0 263 231 87.9 257 221 85.8
    45 to 54 years 1,720 1,311 76.2 1,260 890 70.6 222 193 86.9 238 229 95.9
    55 to 59 years 621 419 67.5 486 303 62.2 86 72 83.9 49 44 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 323 72.0 382 267 69.9 38 28 (B) 28 27 (B)
  65 years and over 821 681 83.0 686 557 81.3 83 76 91.2 52 49 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 418 82.1 441 356 80.9 45 40 (B) 23 21 (B)
    75 years and over 312 264 84.5 245 201 81.9 38 35 (B) 29 28 (B)
Female 16,718 14,568 87.1 7,203 5,566 77.3 710 625 88.1 8,805 8,376 95.1
  Under 18 years 5,461 5,088 93.2 2,124 1,829 86.1 302 283 93.5 3,035 2,976 98.1
    Under 5 years 1,535 1,447 94.3 579 511 88.2 94 89 94.8 862 847 98.3
    5 to 17 years 3,926 3,641 92.7 1,545 1,318 85.3 209 194 92.9 2,173 2,129 98.0
  18 to 64 years 10,145 8,515 83.9 4,566 3,314 72.6 347 288 83.1 5,233 4,913 93.9
    18 to 24 years 1,846 1,627 88.2 623 472 75.7 105 94 89.9 1,118 1,061 94.9
    25 to 34 years 2,357 2,057 87.3 925 704 76.1 64 47 (B) 1,368 1,305 95.4
    35 to 44 years 2,365 2,047 86.5 1,085 828 76.3 46 41 (B) 1,235 1,177 95.3
    45 to 54 years 2,240 1,733 77.4 1,156 767 66.4 99 81 81.8 985 885 89.8
    55 to 59 years 757 576 76.0 427 279 65.5 18 10 (B) 313 287 91.7
    60 to 64 years 580 476 82.1 351 264 75.1 15 15 (B) 214 197 92.2
  65 years and over 1,112 964 86.7 513 423 82.4 61 54 (B) 538 487 90.6
    65 to 74 years 633 542 85.6 347 286 82.5 20 17 (B) 266 239 89.7
    75 years and over 479 422 88.2 166 137 82.2 40 37 (B) 272 248 91.4

Poverty Footnotes


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