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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 Householder
was Under 65 Years Old and Did Not Work

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
47,310 10,267 21.7 17,561 37.1 20,836 44.0 23,550 49.8 26,289 55.6 27,076 57.2 28,024 59.2
Under 18 years 13,335 3,784 28.4 5,997 45.0 7,023 52.7 7,832 58.7 8,569 64.3 8,743 65.6 8,965 67.2
18 to 24 years 4,798 1,618 33.7 2,340 48.8 2,642 55.1 2,911 60.7 3,143 65.5 3,222 67.1 3,302 68.8
25 to 34 years 5,447 1,492 27.4 2,256 41.4 2,635 48.4 2,953 54.2 3,312 60.8 3,401 62.4 3,476 63.8
35 to 44 years 5,960 1,108 18.6 2,128 35.7 2,527 42.4 2,875 48.2 3,193 53.6 3,270 54.9 3,382 56.7
45 to 54 years 7,099 1,215 17.1 2,367 33.3 2,841 40.0 3,249 45.8 3,648 51.4 3,793 53.4 3,962 55.8
55 to 59 years 4,303 525 12.2 1,120 26.0 1,428 33.2 1,609 37.4 1,894 44.0 1,967 45.7 2,074 48.2
60 to 64 years 5,127 460 9.0 1,148 22.4 1,449 28.3 1,738 33.9 2,049 40.0 2,157 42.1 2,294 44.7
65 years and over 1,241 64 5.1 203 16.3 291 23.5 383 30.9 482 38.8 522 42.1 569 45.8
      65 to 74 years 803 40 5.0 124 15.4 179 22.3 230 28.6 296 36.9 323 40.3 355 44.2
      75 years and over 439 23 5.3 79 18.0 112 25.6 154 35.0 186 42.3 199 45.4 214 48.8

Male
 
  Total
22,956 4,622 20.1 7,958 34.7 9,508 41.4 10,888 47.4 12,268 53.4 12,660 55.1 13,117 57.1
Under 18 years 6,826 1,902 27.9 2,980 43.7 3,503 51.3 3,943 57.8 4,330 63.4 4,421 64.8 4,534 66.4
18 to 24 years 2,345 687 29.3 1,053 44.9 1,199 51.1 1,336 57.0 1,471 62.7 1,513 64.5 1,552 66.2
25 to 34 years 2,426 494 20.4 815 33.6 973 40.1 1,130 46.6 1,323 54.5 1,365 56.3 1,396 57.5
35 to 44 years 2,750 435 15.8 872 31.7 1,049 38.2 1,225 44.5 1,374 50.0 1,406 51.1 1,462 53.2
45 to 54 years 3,319 576 17.4 1,084 32.7 1,316 39.6 1,524 45.9 1,706 51.4 1,773 53.4 1,863 56.1
55 to 59 years 2,006 269 13.4 521 26.0 679 33.9 765 38.1 894 44.5 941 46.9 976 48.7
60 to 64 years 2,578 232 9.0 542 21.0 652 25.3 785 30.5 937 36.4 992 38.5 1,060 41.1
65 years and over 705 28 4.0 90 12.8 136 19.3 179 25.4 233 33.1 249 35.3 275 39.1
      65 to 74 years 543 21 3.8 63 11.7 102 18.8 130 24.0 177 32.7 193 35.5 216 39.8
      75 years and over 162 7 4.5 27 16.6 34 20.8 49 30.0 56 34.5 56 34.6 59 36.6

Female
 
  Total
24,354 5,644 23.2 9,603 39.4 11,328 46.5 12,663 52.0 14,020 57.6 14,416 59.2 14,907 61.2
Under 18 years 6,509 1,882 28.9 3,017 46.3 3,520 54.1 3,889 59.8 4,238 65.1 4,323 66.4 4,431 68.1
18 to 24 years 2,453 932 38.0 1,288 52.5 1,442 58.8 1,575 64.2 1,671 68.2 1,709 69.7 1,751 71.4
25 to 34 years 3,021 998 33.0 1,442 47.7 1,662 55.0 1,823 60.3 1,989 65.8 2,036 67.4 2,080 68.9
35 to 44 years 3,211 674 21.0 1,256 39.1 1,478 46.0 1,650 51.4 1,818 56.6 1,863 58.0 1,920 59.8
45 to 54 years 3,779 639 16.9 1,283 33.9 1,525 40.3 1,724 45.6 1,942 51.4 2,020 53.4 2,100 55.6
55 to 59 years 2,297 256 11.2 599 26.1 749 32.6 845 36.8 1,001 43.6 1,027 44.7 1,097 47.8
60 to 64 years 2,549 228 8.9 606 23.8 797 31.3 953 37.4 1,111 43.6 1,165 45.7 1,234 48.4
65 years and over 536 36 6.7 112 21.0 155 29.0 204 38.1 249 46.4 274 51.0 293 54.7
      65 to 74 years 260 20 7.6 61 23.3 77 29.6 99 38.2 119 45.8 130 50.2 139 53.4
      75 years and over 277 16 5.7 52 18.7 79 28.4 105 38.0 130 46.9 143 51.8 155 56.0

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
47,310 10,267 21.7 17,561 37.1 20,836 44.0 23,550 49.8 26,289 55.6 27,076 57.2 28,024 59.2
          65 years and over 1,241 64 5.1 203 16.3 291 23.5 383 30.9 482 38.8 522 42.1 569 45.8
In families (2) 39,741 6,842 17.2 12,319 31.0 14,957 37.6 17,322 43.6 19,849 49.9 20,538 51.7 21,383 53.8
      Householder 12,070 2,008 16.6 3,554 29.4 4,302 35.6 4,955 41.1 5,724 47.4 5,934 49.2 6,198 51.4
          Under 65 years 12,070 2,008 16.6 3,554 29.4 4,302 35.6 4,955 41.1 5,724 47.4 5,934 49.2 6,198 51.4
          65 years and over 0 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Related children under 18 years (9) 12,854 3,470 27.0 5,646 43.9 6,636 51.6 7,425 57.8 8,155 63.4 8,327 64.8 8,541 66.5
              Under 6 years 4,931 1,479 30.0 2,225 45.1 2,602 52.8 2,896 58.7 3,182 64.5 3,244 65.8 3,311 67.1
              6 to 17 years 7,923 1,991 25.1 3,421 43.2 4,034 50.9 4,529 57.2 4,973 62.8 5,083 64.2 5,231 66.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 3,724 451 12.1 945 25.4 1,162 31.2 1,376 36.9 1,617 43.4 1,697 45.6 1,780 47.8
 
In married-couple families (11)
28,242 2,236 7.9 5,312 18.8 7,016 24.8 8,832 31.3 10,758 38.1 11,313 40.1 12,022 42.6
      Husbands (11) 8,509 618 7.3 1,405 16.5 1,864 21.9 2,362 27.8 2,935 34.5 3,099 36.4 3,315 39.0
          Under 65 years 7,984 598 7.5 1,350 16.9 1,782 22.3 2,249 28.2 2,784 34.9 2,933 36.7 3,130 39.2
          65 years and over 525 20 3.8 55 10.5 82 15.6 113 21.5 151 28.8 166 31.7 185 35.3
      Wives (11) 8,509 618 7.3 1,405 16.5 1,864 21.9 2,362 27.8 2,935 34.5 3,099 36.4 3,315 39.0
          Under 65 years 8,377 607 7.2 1,379 16.5 1,835 21.9 2,326 27.8 2,887 34.5 3,041 36.3 3,253 38.8
          65 years and over 131 10 7.9 25 19.4 29 22.1 36 27.4 48 36.4 58 44.2 62 47.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 8,218 840 10.2 2,049 24.9 2,705 32.9 3,337 40.6 3,930 47.8 4,077 49.6 4,271 52.0
              Under 6 years 3,187 329 10.3 786 24.6 1,044 32.8 1,300 40.8 1,554 48.8 1,611 50.5 1,672 52.4
              6 to 17 years 5,031 511 10.2 1,263 25.1 1,661 33.0 2,037 40.5 2,376 47.2 2,466 49.0 2,600 51.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 2,345 127 5.4 332 14.2 432 18.4 558 23.8 711 30.3 776 33.1 842 35.9
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
2,560 582 22.7 1,054 41.2 1,282 50.1 1,442 56.3 1,672 65.3 1,744 68.1 1,791 69.9
      Householder 835 195 23.4 358 42.9 431 51.7 483 57.9 555 66.5 577 69.1 592 71.0
          Under 65 years 835 195 23.4 358 42.9 431 51.7 483 57.9 555 66.5 577 69.1 592 71.0
          65 years and over 0 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Related children under 18 years (9) 606 233 38.5 363 59.9 427 70.5 459 75.8 498 82.1 505 83.4 512 84.5
              Under 6 years 174 79 45.1 106 61.2 126 72.7 133 76.2 145 83.5 147 84.5 149 85.5
              6 to 17 years 432 155 35.8 257 59.4 301 69.6 327 75.6 352 81.5 358 82.9 364 84.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 236 54 23.0 74 31.3 96 40.6 107 45.3 128 54.3 133 56.3 133 56.4
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
8,939 4,024 45.0 5,953 66.6 6,659 74.5 7,049 78.9 7,419 83.0 7,481 83.7 7,571 84.7
      Householder 2,726 1,195 43.8 1,791 65.7 2,007 73.6 2,110 77.4 2,234 82.0 2,258 82.8 2,291 84.0
          Under 65 years 2,726 1,195 43.8 1,791 65.7 2,007 73.6 2,110 77.4 2,234 82.0 2,258 82.8 2,291 84.0
          65 years and over 0 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Related children under 18 years (9) 4,030 2,397 59.5 3,234 80.3 3,504 87.0 3,629 90.1 3,728 92.5 3,744 92.9 3,758 93.3
              Under 6 years 1,569 1,071 68.3 1,333 84.9 1,431 91.2 1,464 93.3 1,483 94.5 1,486 94.7 1,490 95.0
              6 to 17 years 2,461 1,325 53.9 1,902 77.3 2,073 84.3 2,165 88.0 2,245 91.2 2,259 91.8 2,267 92.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,142 269 23.6 539 47.2 635 55.6 711 62.2 778 68.1 789 69.0 805 70.4
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
318 231 72.7 266 83.7 294 92.5 309 97.3 309 97.3 310 97.5 310 97.5
          Under 18 years 191 145 75.9 164 86.0 180 93.9 190 99.2 190 99.2 190 99.2 190 99.2
              Under 6 years 94 74 78.1 85 89.7 92 97.5 94 100.0 94 100.0 94 100.0 94 100.0
              6 to 17 years 97 71 73.8 80 82.5 88 90.4 95 98.4 95 98.4 95 98.4 95 98.4
          18 years and over 127 86 67.9 102 80.2 115 90.5 120 94.5 120 94.5 120 94.8 120 94.8
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
7,251 3,194 44.0 4,976 68.6 5,585 77.0 5,919 81.6 6,130 84.5 6,228 85.9 6,331 87.3
      Male 3,568 1,583 44.4 2,421 67.9 2,718 76.2 2,885 80.9 2,977 83.4 3,021 84.7 3,070 86.0
          Under 65 years 3,568 1,583 44.4 2,421 67.9 2,718 76.2 2,885 80.9 2,977 83.4 3,021 84.7 3,070 86.0
              Living alone 1,910 597 31.2 1,142 59.8 1,323 69.3 1,449 75.9 1,500 78.5 1,537 80.5 1,577 82.6
          65 years and over 0 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
              Living alone 0 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
      Female 3,683 1,611 43.7 2,555 69.4 2,867 77.8 3,034 82.4 3,154 85.6 3,207 87.1 3,262 88.5
          Under 65 years 3,683 1,611 43.7 2,555 69.4 2,867 77.8 3,034 82.4 3,154 85.6 3,207 87.1 3,262 88.5
              Living alone 2,080 534 25.7 1,189 57.2 1,437 69.1 1,564 75.2 1,652 79.4 1,689 81.2 1,743 83.8
          65 years and over 0 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)
              Living alone 0 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B) 0 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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