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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 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 7,096 3.6 159,476 3,111 2.0 11,277 554 4.9 27,010 3,431 12.7
  Under 18 years 55,450 3,435 6.2 42,242 1,191 2.8 3,174 245 7.7 10,035 1,999 19.9
    Under 5 years 15,639 1,260 8.1 12,080 394 3.3 959 84 8.8 2,600 782 30.1
    5 to 17 years 39,811 2,175 5.5 30,162 797 2.6 2,215 161 7.3 7,434 1,217 16.4
  18 to 64 years 120,309 3,257 2.7 98,122 1,587 1.6 7,327 300 4.1 14,860 1,369 9.2
    18 to 24 years 16,994 664 3.9 11,824 198 1.7 1,621 66 4.1 3,549 399 11.2
    25 to 34 years 23,497 926 3.9 18,504 403 2.2 1,748 64 3.7 3,244 459 14.2
    35 to 44 years 27,490 705 2.6 22,921 359 1.6 1,435 78 5.5 3,134 267 8.5
    45 to 54 years 29,524 527 1.8 24,545 295 1.2 1,639 57 3.5 3,339 176 5.3
    55 to 59 years 12,512 229 1.8 10,920 152 1.4 603 28 4.6 988 50 5.0
    60 to 64 years 10,293 206 2.0 9,408 180 1.9 280 7 2.5 606 18 3.0
  65 years and over 22,003 404 1.8 19,112 333 1.7 775 8 1.1 2,115 63 3.0
    65 to 74 years 13,107 231 1.8 11,784 198 1.7 329 3 1.0 995 30 3.0
    75 years and over 8,896 173 1.9 7,328 135 1.8 447 5 1.1 1,120 33 2.9
Male 98,431 3,144 3.2 81,186 1,601 2.0 8,124 381 4.7 9,121 1,162 12.7
  Under 18 years 28,422 1,750 6.2 21,626 623 2.9 1,758 135 7.7 5,038 992 19.7
    Under 5 years 8,013 661 8.3 6,197 212 3.4 503 45 8.9 1,313 404 30.8
    5 to 17 years 20,409 1,089 5.3 15,429 411 2.7 1,255 90 7.2 3,725 587 15.8
  18 to 64 years 58,750 1,211 2.1 48,994 801 1.6 5,887 243 4.1 3,870 167 4.3
    18 to 24 years 8,634 229 2.6 6,017 98 1.6 1,187 50 4.2 1,430 80 5.6
    25 to 34 years 11,285 276 2.4 8,940 197 2.2 1,510 55 3.6 835 25 3.0
    35 to 44 years 13,226 262 2.0 11,422 186 1.6 1,240 58 4.7 565 19 3.3
    45 to 54 years 14,272 225 1.6 12,250 144 1.2 1,281 51 4.0 741 30 4.1
    55 to 59 years 6,123 111 1.8 5,448 78 1.4 459 24 5.2 216 9 4.2
    60 to 64 years 5,210 108 2.1 4,917 99 2.0 210 5 2.5 84 4 4.5
  65 years and over 11,259 183 1.6 10,567 176 1.7 480 4 0.8 212 3 1.3
    65 to 74 years 6,697 97 1.4 6,377 94 1.5 218 3 1.2 101 0 0.0
    75 years and over 4,562 86 1.9 4,189 82 2.0 262 1 0.4 111 3 2.6
Female 99,332 3,952 4.0 78,290 1,510 1.9 3,153 173 5.5 17,889 2,269 12.7
  Under 18 years 27,028 1,685 6.2 20,616 568 2.8 1,416 110 7.8 4,996 1,007 20.2
    Under 5 years 7,626 599 7.8 5,883 182 3.1 456 39 8.6 1,287 378 29.3
    5 to 17 years 19,402 1,086 5.6 14,732 386 2.6 961 71 7.4 3,709 630 17.0
  18 to 64 years 61,559 2,046 3.3 49,128 786 1.6 1,441 58 4.0 10,990 1,202 10.9
    18 to 24 years 8,360 435 5.2 5,807 100 1.7 434 16 3.6 2,119 319 15.1
    25 to 34 years 12,212 650 5.3 9,564 206 2.2 238 10 4.1 2,409 434 18.0
    35 to 44 years 14,264 442 3.1 11,499 174 1.5 196 21 10.6 2,569 248 9.7
    45 to 54 years 15,252 303 2.0 12,295 151 1.2 358 6 1.6 2,598 146 5.6
    55 to 59 years 6,389 118 1.8 5,472 74 1.3 144 4 2.8 773 41 5.2
    60 to 64 years 5,083 98 1.9 4,491 81 1.8 71 2 (B) 522 15 2.8
  65 years and over 10,744 221 2.1 8,546 157 1.8 296 4 1.5 1,903 60 3.2
    65 to 74 years 6,410 134 2.1 5,407 104 1.9 110 1 0.6 893 30 3.3
    75 years and over 4,334 87 2.0 3,139 53 1.7 185 4 2.1 1,009 30 3.0

Poverty Footnotes


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