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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV03: People in Families with Related Children Under 18 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) People in 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 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, with related
 children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 14,151 65.3 9,551 4,116 43.1 1,403 983 70.1 10,719 9,052 84.4
  Under 18 years 11,025 7,778 70.6 4,290 2,002 46.7 706 518 73.3 6,029 5,259 87.2
      Under 5 years 3,118 2,333 74.8 1,202 634 52.7 205 154 75.3 1,711 1,545 90.3
      5 to 17 years 7,907 5,445 68.9 3,088 1,368 44.3 502 364 72.5 4,318 3,713 86.0
  18 to 64 years 10,287 6,144 59.7 5,103 2,040 40.0 675 449 66.6 4,509 3,654 81.0
      18 to 24 years 1,997 1,404 70.3 676 320 47.3 149 97 65.4 1,172 988 84.2
      25 to 34 years 2,812 1,904 67.7 1,274 622 48.8 183 119 65.1 1,354 1,163 85.9
      35 to 44 years 2,892 1,546 53.5 1,647 592 35.9 171 120 70.4 1,074 834 77.6
      45 to 54 years 1,955 934 47.8 1,152 361 31.3 134 87 65.3 668 486 72.7
      55 to 59 years 383 204 53.3 211 76 35.8 30 21 (B) 142 107 75.7
      60 to 64 years 248 151 60.9 142 71 50.2 9 4 (B) 97 76 77.7
  65 years and over 360 228 63.4 159 74 46.7 21 15 (B) 180 139 77.0
      65 to 74 years 228 151 66.2 110 55 50.1 12 9 (B) 105 86 81.9
      75 years and over 132 77 58.5 49 19 (B) 9 6 (B) 75 52 (B)
Male 9,509 5,895 62.0 4,873 2,091 42.9 949 663 69.9 3,687 3,142 85.2
  Under 18 years 5,570 3,882 69.7 2,165 985 45.5 404 294 72.8 3,001 2,602 86.7
      Under 5 years 1,583 1,167 73.7 623 311 49.9 111 87 78.5 849 769 90.6
      5 to 17 years 3,987 2,715 68.1 1,543 674 43.7 293 207 70.7 2,151 1,833 85.2
  18 to 64 years 3,811 1,944 51.0 2,613 1,061 40.6 531 359 67.6 667 524 78.6
      18 to 24 years 817 548 67.1 330 159 48.1 104 68 65.5 384 321 83.8
      25 to 34 years 892 513 57.5 597 302 50.5 150 105 69.7 144 107 73.9
      35 to 44 years 1,015 450 44.4 814 306 37.6 149 107 71.9 52 37 (B)
      45 to 54 years 804 307 38.2 639 203 31.8 93 56 60.4 73 48 (B)
      55 to 59 years 183 73 39.8 146 49 33.3 28 19 (B) 9 5 (B)
      60 to 64 years 100 52 52.2 87 42 48.6 7 4 (B) 6 6 (B)
  65 years and over 128 70 54.6 95 45 47.8 13 9 (B) 19 15 (B)
      65 to 74 years 87 44 51.2 67 31 (B) 9 6 (B) 11 8 (B)
      75 years and over 41 25 (B) 28 15 (B) 5 4 (B) 9 7 (B)
Female 12,163 8,255 67.9 4,678 2,025 43.3 454 320 70.5 7,031 5,910 84.1
  Under 18 years 5,455 3,897 71.4 2,124 1,017 47.9 302 224 74.0 3,029 2,656 87.7
      Under 5 years 1,535 1,166 76.0 579 323 55.8 94 67 71.5 862 776 90.0
      5 to 17 years 3,920 2,730 69.7 1,545 693 44.9 209 157 75.1 2,167 1,880 86.8
  18 to 64 years 6,476 4,200 64.9 2,490 980 39.3 144 90 62.7 3,842 3,130 81.5
      18 to 24 years 1,180 856 72.6 347 161 46.4 45 29 (B) 789 666 84.4
      25 to 34 years 1,919 1,391 72.5 677 320 47.2 33 15 (B) 1,210 1,057 87.3
      35 to 44 years 1,877 1,096 58.4 833 285 34.3 22 14 (B) 1,022 797 77.9
      45 to 54 years 1,150 627 54.5 514 157 30.6 41 31 (B) 596 438 73.5
      55 to 59 years 201 132 65.6 66 27 (B) 2 2 (B) 133 103 77.1
      60 to 64 years 148 99 66.7 55 29 (B) 2 0 (B) 92 70 76.2
  65 years and over 233 159 68.2 64 29 (B) 8 6 (B) 161 124 76.9
      65 to 74 years 141 107 75.5 43 25 (B) 4 4 (B) 95 78 82.7
      75 years and over 91 52 56.9 21 4 (B) 4 2 (B) 66 45 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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