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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 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, with related
 children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 20,534 94.7 9,551 8,603 90.1 1,403 1,346 95.9 10,719 10,586 98.8
  Under 18 years 11,025 10,567 95.8 4,290 3,924 91.5 706 678 96.0 6,029 5,965 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 7,907 7,579 95.8 3,088 2,822 91.4 502 479 95.5 4,318 4,278 99.1
  18 to 64 years 10,287 9,617 93.5 5,103 4,526 88.7 675 647 95.8 4,509 4,444 98.6
      18 to 24 years 1,997 1,932 96.7 676 624 92.3 149 144 97.0 1,172 1,164 99.3
      25 to 34 years 2,812 2,699 96.0 1,274 1,184 92.9 183 178 97.2 1,354 1,337 98.7
      35 to 44 years 2,892 2,681 92.7 1,647 1,455 88.3 171 163 95.1 1,074 1,063 99.0
      45 to 54 years 1,955 1,737 88.9 1,152 965 83.7 134 125 93.5 668 647 96.8
      55 to 59 years 383 341 89.1 211 178 84.2 30 28 (B) 142 135 95.2
      60 to 64 years 248 227 91.6 142 121 85.3 9 9 (B) 97 97 100.0
  65 years and over 360 350 97.2 159 152 95.8 21 21 (B) 180 177 98.4
      65 to 74 years 228 221 97.1 110 105 95.8 12 12 (B) 105 104 98.7
      75 years and over 132 129 97.4 49 47 (B) 9 9 (B) 75 73 (B)
Male 9,509 8,933 93.9 4,873 4,373 89.7 949 910 95.9 3,687 3,650 99.0
  Under 18 years 5,570 5,316 95.4 2,165 1,958 90.4 404 388 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 3,987 3,806 95.5 1,543 1,394 90.3 293 278 95.0 2,151 2,134 99.2
  18 to 64 years 3,811 3,493 91.7 2,613 2,323 88.9 531 509 95.8 667 661 99.1
      18 to 24 years 817 793 97.1 330 308 93.3 104 102 98.2 384 384 100.0
      25 to 34 years 892 851 95.4 597 562 94.1 150 147 97.8 144 142 98.5
      35 to 44 years 1,015 916 90.3 814 724 88.9 149 141 94.9 52 51 (B)
      45 to 54 years 804 692 86.0 639 538 84.2 93 85 91.3 73 69 (B)
      55 to 59 years 183 155 85.0 146 120 82.2 28 26 (B) 9 9 (B)
      60 to 64 years 100 86 85.7 87 72 83.5 7 7 (B) 6 6 (B)
  65 years and over 128 124 97.0 95 92 96.6 13 13 (B) 19 19 (B)
      65 to 74 years 87 83 95.5 67 64 (B) 9 8 (B) 11 11 (B)
      75 years and over 41 41 (B) 28 28 (B) 5 5 (B) 9 9 (B)
Female 12,163 11,601 95.4 4,678 4,230 90.4 454 436 95.9 7,031 6,935 98.6
  Under 18 years 5,455 5,250 96.2 2,124 1,966 92.6 302 290 95.8 3,029 2,994 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 3,920 3,772 96.2 1,545 1,428 92.4 209 201 96.2 2,167 2,144 98.9
  18 to 64 years 6,476 6,125 94.6 2,490 2,203 88.5 144 138 96.0 3,842 3,783 98.5
      18 to 24 years 1,180 1,139 96.5 347 316 91.3 45 42 (B) 789 781 98.9
      25 to 34 years 1,919 1,848 96.3 677 622 91.9 33 31 (B) 1,210 1,195 98.8
      35 to 44 years 1,877 1,764 94.0 833 731 87.8 22 21 (B) 1,022 1,012 99.0
      45 to 54 years 1,150 1,045 90.9 514 427 83.2 41 40 (B) 596 578 97.0
      55 to 59 years 201 186 92.8 66 58 (B) 2 2 (B) 133 126 94.9
      60 to 64 years 148 142 95.6 55 49 (B) 2 2 (B) 92 92 100.0
  65 years and over 233 226 97.3 64 60 (B) 8 8 (B) 161 158 98.2
      65 to 74 years 141 138 98.1 43 41 (B) 4 4 (B) 95 93 98.6
      75 years and over 91 88 96.2 21 19 (B) 4 4 (B) 66 65 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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