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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 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 28,356 91.5 14,928 12,764 85.5 2,410 2,265 94.0 13,648 13,326 97.6
  Under 18 years 11,034 10,575 95.8 4,290 3,924 91.5 709 680 96.0 6,036 5,971 98.9
    Under 5 years 3,118 2,988 95.8 1,202 1,103 91.7 205 199 97.1 1,711 1,687 98.6
    5 to 17 years 7,916 7,587 95.8 3,088 2,822 91.4 504 481 95.5 4,324 4,284 99.1
  18 to 64 years 18,020 16,029 89.0 9,440 7,787 82.5 1,558 1,448 92.9 7,022 6,795 96.8
    18 to 24 years 3,524 3,252 92.3 1,278 1,079 84.5 372 353 94.9 1,874 1,819 97.1
    25 to 34 years 4,102 3,762 91.7 1,873 1,613 86.1 400 370 92.4 1,829 1,779 97.3
    35 to 44 years 4,028 3,639 90.3 2,227 1,893 85.0 309 293 94.8 1,492 1,454 97.5
    45 to 54 years 3,961 3,399 85.8 2,416 1,938 80.2 321 296 92.0 1,224 1,166 95.3
    55 to 59 years 1,378 1,103 80.0 913 670 73.4 104 91 87.2 362 342 94.5
    60 to 64 years 1,028 874 85.1 734 595 81.1 52 46 (B) 242 233 96.5
  65 years and over 1,932 1,752 90.6 1,199 1,053 87.8 144 138 95.9 590 561 95.1
    65 to 74 years 1,141 1,021 89.4 787 687 87.2 65 64 (B) 289 271 93.6
    75 years and over 791 731 92.4 412 366 89.0 78 74 94.5 301 290 96.5
Male 14,268 12,913 90.5 7,725 6,575 85.1 1,701 1,599 94.0 4,842 4,739 97.9
  Under 18 years 5,572 5,319 95.4 2,165 1,958 90.4 406 391 96.1 3,001 2,970 99.0
    Under 5 years 1,583 1,510 95.4 623 564 90.6 111 110 99.1 849 836 98.4
    5 to 17 years 3,990 3,808 95.5 1,543 1,394 90.3 295 281 95.0 2,151 2,134 99.2
  18 to 64 years 7,875 6,865 87.2 4,874 4,020 82.5 1,211 1,128 93.1 1,789 1,717 96.0
    18 to 24 years 1,678 1,521 90.6 655 545 83.2 268 254 94.9 756 722 95.5
    25 to 34 years 1,745 1,581 90.6 948 825 87.0 336 312 93.0 461 444 96.3
    35 to 44 years 1,663 1,469 88.3 1,143 973 85.2 263 248 94.2 257 248 96.3
    45 to 54 years 1,720 1,461 84.9 1,260 1,028 81.5 222 203 91.7 238 230 96.5
    55 to 59 years 621 471 75.8 486 346 71.2 86 80 92.6 49 45 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 363 80.9 382 303 79.3 38 31 (B) 28 28 (B)
  65 years and over 821 729 88.8 686 598 87.2 83 80 96.6 52 51 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 446 87.7 441 380 86.4 45 43 (B) 23 22 (B)
    75 years and over 312 283 90.7 245 217 88.6 38 37 (B) 29 29 (B)
Female 16,718 15,443 92.4 7,203 6,188 85.9 710 667 93.9 8,805 8,588 97.5
  Under 18 years 5,461 5,256 96.3 2,124 1,966 92.6 302 290 95.8 3,035 3,001 98.9
    Under 5 years 1,535 1,478 96.3 579 538 92.9 94 89 94.8 862 851 98.7
    5 to 17 years 3,926 3,779 96.2 1,545 1,428 92.4 209 201 96.2 2,173 2,150 99.0
  18 to 64 years 10,145 9,164 90.3 4,566 3,767 82.5 347 320 92.1 5,233 5,077 97.0
    18 to 24 years 1,846 1,731 93.8 623 534 85.8 105 99 94.8 1,118 1,098 98.2
    25 to 34 years 2,357 2,180 92.5 925 788 85.2 64 57 (B) 1,368 1,335 97.6
    35 to 44 years 2,365 2,171 91.8 1,085 919 84.8 46 45 (B) 1,235 1,206 97.7
    45 to 54 years 2,240 1,938 86.5 1,156 910 78.7 99 92 92.9 985 936 95.0
    55 to 59 years 757 632 83.4 427 324 76.0 18 11 (B) 313 297 94.8
    60 to 64 years 580 512 88.3 351 292 83.1 15 15 (B) 214 205 96.1
  65 years and over 1,112 1,022 92.0 513 455 88.7 61 58 (B) 538 510 94.8
    65 to 74 years 633 575 90.8 347 306 88.3 20 20 (B) 266 249 93.4
    75 years and over 479 448 93.5 166 149 89.5 40 37 (B) 272 261 96.2

Poverty Footnotes


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