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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV25: Ratio of Income to Poverty, Public Assistance, Age, Sex, and Household Relationship: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands. People who lived with someone (a nonrelative or a relative) who received aid. Not every person tallied here received the aid themselves)

    Below 50 percent of poverty (5) Below 100 percent of poverty (5) Below 125 percent of poverty (5) Below 150 percent of poverty (5) Below 175 percent of poverty (5) Below 185 percent of poverty (5) Below 200 percent of poverty (5)
All income levels Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total
People in Households in Which One or
More Members Were Covered by Medicaid

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
66,729 9,446 14.2 23,044 34.5 29,593 44.3 35,424 53.1 40,606 60.9 42,313 63.4 44,522 66.7
Under 18 years 25,019 4,771 19.1 10,431 41.7 13,151 52.6 15,484 61.9 17,433 69.7 18,028 72.1 18,790 75.1
18 to 24 years 7,117 1,129 15.9 2,509 35.3 3,105 43.6 3,716 52.2 4,233 59.5 4,433 62.3 4,659 65.5
25 to 34 years 9,596 1,377 14.3 3,163 33.0 4,121 42.9 4,946 51.5 5,722 59.6 6,005 62.6 6,348 66.2
35 to 44 years 8,137 885 10.9 2,444 30.0 3,166 38.9 3,935 48.4 4,561 56.1 4,788 58.8 5,096 62.6
45 to 54 years 7,301 738 10.1 2,052 28.1 2,561 35.1 3,093 42.4 3,606 49.4 3,789 51.9 4,060 55.6
55 to 59 years 2,591 213 8.2 726 28.0 943 36.4 1,097 42.4 1,311 50.6 1,382 53.3 1,444 55.7
60 to 64 years 2,028 118 5.8 532 26.3 697 34.4 835 41.2 976 48.1 1,018 50.2 1,077 53.1
65 years and over 4,940 215 4.4 1,186 24.0 1,848 37.4 2,317 46.9 2,765 56.0 2,871 58.1 3,048 61.7
      65 to 74 years 2,730 104 3.8 617 22.6 985 36.1 1,233 45.2 1,471 53.9 1,531 56.1 1,636 59.9
      75 years and over 2,210 111 5.0 569 25.7 864 39.1 1,085 49.1 1,294 58.6 1,340 60.6 1,412 63.9

Male
 
  Total
31,082 3,983 12.8 9,943 32.0 12,806 41.2 15,545 50.0 18,022 58.0 18,847 60.6 19,930 64.1
Under 18 years 12,754 2,416 18.9 5,280 41.4 6,653 52.2 7,825 61.4 8,841 69.3 9,135 71.6 9,517 74.6
18 to 24 years 3,162 370 11.7 989 31.3 1,217 38.5 1,532 48.4 1,778 56.2 1,863 58.9 1,960 62.0
25 to 34 years 4,250 372 8.8 1,029 24.2 1,408 33.1 1,758 41.4 2,125 50.0 2,278 53.6 2,475 58.2
35 to 44 years 3,622 289 8.0 895 24.7 1,190 32.9 1,525 42.1 1,814 50.1 1,930 53.3 2,074 57.3
45 to 54 years 3,389 329 9.7 898 26.5 1,123 33.1 1,382 40.8 1,610 47.5 1,683 49.7 1,824 53.8
55 to 59 years 1,224 98 8.0 323 26.3 426 34.8 498 40.7 604 49.4 650 53.1 669 54.7
60 to 64 years 893 46 5.2 209 23.5 256 28.6 313 35.1 375 42.0 392 43.9 418 46.8
65 years and over 1,787 64 3.6 320 17.9 533 29.8 711 39.8 875 48.9 916 51.3 993 55.6
      65 to 74 years 1,101 31 2.8 181 16.5 303 27.5 410 37.2 502 45.6 530 48.1 584 53.0
      75 years and over 685 33 4.8 138 20.2 230 33.6 301 43.9 373 54.4 386 56.3 409 59.7

Female
 
  Total
35,647 5,463 15.3 13,102 36.8 16,788 47.1 19,879 55.8 22,585 63.4 23,466 65.8 24,592 69.0
Under 18 years 12,265 2,355 19.2 5,151 42.0 6,498 53.0 7,659 62.5 8,592 70.1 8,893 72.5 9,274 75.6
18 to 24 years 3,954 759 19.2 1,520 38.4 1,889 47.8 2,184 55.2 2,455 62.1 2,570 65.0 2,698 68.2
25 to 34 years 5,346 1,005 18.8 2,134 39.9 2,714 50.8 3,188 59.6 3,597 67.3 3,727 69.7 3,874 72.5
35 to 44 years 4,515 596 13.2 1,549 34.3 1,976 43.8 2,411 53.4 2,747 60.8 2,858 63.3 3,022 66.9
45 to 54 years 3,911 409 10.5 1,154 29.5 1,437 36.8 1,711 43.7 1,996 51.0 2,105 53.8 2,236 57.2
55 to 59 years 1,367 115 8.4 403 29.5 517 37.9 599 43.8 706 51.7 732 53.6 775 56.7
60 to 64 years 1,135 72 6.3 323 28.5 442 38.9 522 45.9 601 52.9 626 55.1 660 58.1
65 years and over 3,154 151 4.8 867 27.5 1,315 41.7 1,606 50.9 1,891 59.9 1,955 62.0 2,055 65.2
      65 to 74 years 1,629 73 4.5 436 26.8 682 41.9 823 50.5 969 59.5 1,001 61.5 1,052 64.6
      75 years and over 1,525 78 5.1 431 28.2 634 41.5 783 51.4 921 60.4 954 62.5 1,003 65.7

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
66,729 9,446 14.2 23,044 34.5 29,593 44.3 35,424 53.1 40,606 60.9 42,313 63.4 44,522 66.7
          65 years and over 4,940 215 4.4 1,186 24.0 1,848 37.4 2,317 46.9 2,765 56.0 2,871 58.1 3,048 61.7
In families (2) 58,672 7,764 13.2 18,919 32.2 24,618 42.0 29,885 50.9 34,638 59.0 36,149 61.6 38,172 65.1
      Householder 15,803 2,106 13.3 5,086 32.2 6,660 42.1 8,039 50.9 9,312 58.9 9,704 61.4 10,248 64.9
          Under 65 years 14,124 2,036 14.4 4,794 33.9 6,191 43.8 7,393 52.3 8,503 60.2 8,857 62.7 9,337 66.1
          65 years and over 1,678 70 4.2 292 17.4 469 27.9 646 38.5 809 48.2 848 50.5 911 54.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 24,468 4,517 18.5 10,044 41.0 12,734 52.0 15,018 61.4 16,949 69.3 17,533 71.7 18,292 74.8
              Under 6 years 9,676 2,027 21.0 4,174 43.1 5,265 54.4 6,132 63.4 6,846 70.8 7,067 73.0 7,379 76.3
              6 to 17 years 14,792 2,490 16.8 5,870 39.7 7,469 50.5 8,886 60.1 10,102 68.3 10,466 70.8 10,913 73.8
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 6,188 412 6.7 1,281 20.7 1,699 27.5 2,200 35.5 2,735 44.2 2,910 47.0 3,107 50.2
 
In married-couple families (11)
32,787 2,257 6.9 7,336 22.4 10,165 31.0 13,262 40.4 16,023 48.9 16,967 51.7 18,316 55.9
      Husbands (11) 7,880 479 6.1 1,625 20.6 2,310 29.3 3,013 38.2 3,665 46.5 3,883 49.3 4,218 53.5
          Under 65 years 6,859 447 6.5 1,477 21.5 2,055 30.0 2,660 38.8 3,222 47.0 3,413 49.8 3,703 54.0
          65 years and over 1,021 32 3.1 148 14.5 255 25.0 354 34.7 443 43.4 470 46.1 515 50.4
      Wives (11) 7,880 479 6.1 1,625 20.6 2,310 29.3 3,013 38.2 3,665 46.5 3,883 49.3 4,218 53.5
          Under 65 years 7,206 462 6.4 1,519 21.1 2,127 29.5 2,766 38.4 3,357 46.6 3,554 49.3 3,863 53.6
          65 years and over 674 17 2.6 106 15.7 183 27.2 248 36.7 309 45.8 328 48.7 355 52.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 12,446 1,148 9.2 3,466 27.8 4,730 38.0 6,047 48.6 7,184 57.7 7,555 60.7 8,067 64.8
              Under 6 years 4,942 490 9.9 1,441 29.2 2,002 40.5 2,515 50.9 2,960 59.9 3,115 63.0 3,329 67.4
              6 to 17 years 7,504 659 8.8 2,024 27.0 2,728 36.4 3,532 47.1 4,224 56.3 4,441 59.2 4,738 63.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 3,110 99 3.2 437 14.0 548 17.6 764 24.6 997 32.1 1,094 35.2 1,203 38.7
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
4,633 461 9.9 1,255 27.1 1,727 37.3 2,124 45.8 2,647 57.1 2,794 60.3 2,993 64.6
      Householder 1,498 146 9.8 406 27.1 564 37.6 690 46.0 852 56.9 898 59.9 959 64.0
          Under 65 years 1,371 145 10.6 392 28.6 540 39.4 655 47.8 794 57.9 836 61.0 897 65.4
          65 years and over 127 1 0.8 14 10.7 24 19.0 34 27.1 58 45.6 62 48.7 62 48.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 1,771 232 13.1 604 34.1 817 46.2 983 55.5 1,154 65.1 1,200 67.7 1,280 72.3
              Under 6 years 805 90 11.1 233 28.9 331 41.2 420 52.3 503 62.5 522 64.8 574 71.4
              6 to 17 years 967 142 14.7 372 38.4 486 50.3 562 58.2 651 67.3 678 70.2 706 73.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 383 44 11.4 70 18.4 98 25.5 123 32.2 166 43.2 175 45.5 180 46.9
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
21,251 5,046 23.7 10,328 48.6 12,726 59.9 14,499 68.2 15,968 75.1 16,388 77.1 16,863 79.4
      Householder 6,424 1,481 23.0 3,055 47.5 3,786 58.9 4,336 67.5 4,794 74.6 4,923 76.6 5,071 78.9
          Under 65 years 5,786 1,438 24.9 2,907 50.2 3,567 61.7 4,040 69.8 4,433 76.6 4,549 78.6 4,671 80.7
          65 years and over 638 43 6.7 148 23.1 219 34.3 296 46.4 361 56.6 375 58.7 400 62.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 10,251 3,136 30.6 5,974 58.3 7,186 70.1 7,988 77.9 8,611 84.0 8,778 85.6 8,945 87.3
              Under 6 years 3,929 1,448 36.8 2,500 63.6 2,931 74.6 3,197 81.4 3,384 86.1 3,431 87.3 3,476 88.5
              6 to 17 years 6,321 1,688 26.7 3,474 55.0 4,255 67.3 4,792 75.8 5,227 82.7 5,347 84.6 5,469 86.5
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 2,695 269 10.0 774 28.7 1,053 39.1 1,313 48.7 1,573 58.4 1,642 60.9 1,724 64.0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
647 236 36.5 426 65.9 455 70.4 529 81.8 555 85.9 572 88.4 572 88.4
          Under 18 years 393 151 38.5 269 68.3 286 72.6 330 83.9 346 88.0 356 90.6 356 90.6
              Under 6 years 156 83 52.9 132 84.1 134 85.6 144 92.4 145 93.0 149 95.3 149 95.3
              6 to 17 years 237 69 28.9 137 57.8 152 64.1 186 78.4 201 84.7 207 87.5 207 87.5
          18 years and over 253 85 33.4 157 62.1 169 66.9 199 78.6 209 82.6 216 85.1 216 85.1
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
7,411 1,447 19.5 3,699 49.9 4,520 61.0 5,009 67.6 5,413 73.0 5,592 75.5 5,778 78.0
      Male 3,539 653 18.4 1,555 43.9 1,867 52.7 2,099 59.3 2,296 64.9 2,394 67.6 2,506 70.8
          Under 65 years 3,142 631 20.1 1,437 45.7 1,672 53.2 1,844 58.7 2,010 64.0 2,106 67.0 2,202 70.1
              Living alone 897 135 15.0 542 60.4 628 70.0 680 75.9 712 79.4 730 81.3 747 83.3
          65 years and over 397 22 5.6 117 29.6 195 49.1 255 64.2 285 71.8 288 72.4 304 76.6
              Living alone 300 12 3.9 89 29.7 160 53.2 207 68.9 230 76.4 232 77.3 243 80.9
      Female 3,872 794 20.5 2,145 55.4 2,654 68.5 2,910 75.2 3,118 80.5 3,199 82.6 3,272 84.5
          Under 65 years 2,675 723 27.0 1,601 59.9 1,866 69.8 2,026 75.8 2,132 79.7 2,199 82.2 2,250 84.1
              Living alone 1,137 170 14.9 700 61.6 849 74.7 913 80.3 969 85.2 995 87.5 1,017 89.4
          65 years and over 1,197 71 6.0 543 45.4 788 65.8 884 73.8 985 82.3 1,000 83.5 1,022 85.4
              Living alone 1,101 61 5.6 510 46.3 732 66.5 819 74.4 913 83.0 926 84.1 945 85.9

Poverty Footnotes


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