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POV29: Years of School Completed by Poverty Status, Sex, Age, Nativity and Citizenship: 2008

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

(Numbers in thousands)

  All educational levels (23) No high school diploma (23) High school, no college (23) Some college, less than 4 year degree (23) 4 year degree or higher
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
301,041 39,829 13.2 44,795 10,533 23.5 70,257 8,881 12.6 63,681 5,993 9.4 61,411 2,491 4.1
  Under 25 years 102,757 19,351 18.8 18,380 3,664 19.9 8,631 1,823 21.1 12,011 1,648 13.7 2,837 285 10.0
    Under 18 years 74,068 14,068 19.0 12,807 2,069 16.2 213 53 25.1 137 13 9.3 14 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 28,688 5,283 18.4 5,573 1,595 28.6 8,418 1,770 21.0 11,874 1,635 13.8 2,823 283 10.0
  25 years and over 198,285 20,478 10.3 26,415 6,869 26.0 61,626 7,058 11.5 51,670 4,345 8.4 58,574 2,206 3.8
    25 to 34 years 40,520 5,351 13.2 4,749 1,647 34.7 11,351 1,892 16.7 11,409 1,239 10.9 13,010 573 4.4
    35 to 44 years 41,322 4,277 10.4 4,814 1,456 30.2 11,842 1,550 13.1 11,081 890 8.0 13,584 381 2.8
    45 to 54 years 44,366 4,047 9.1 4,856 1,243 25.6 14,279 1,486 10.4 12,302 900 7.3 12,929 418 3.2
    55 to 64 years 34,289 3,147 9.2 3,805 939 24.7 10,372 1,002 9.7 9,254 729 7.9 10,858 476 4.4
    65 years and over 37,788 3,656 9.7 8,189 1,583 19.3 13,782 1,127 8.2 7,623 587 7.7 8,193 359 4.4
      65 to 74 years 20,404 1,710 8.4 3,615 718 19.9 7,420 524 7.1 4,385 303 6.9 4,985 166 3.3
      75 years and over 17,384 1,945 11.2 4,575 866 18.9 6,363 603 9.5 3,239 284 8.8 3,208 193 6.0
 
Male, total
147,862 17,698 12.0 22,816 4,689 20.5 34,803 3,684 10.6 29,207 2,244 7.7 29,894 1,047 3.5
  Under 25 years 52,344 9,403 18.0 9,663 1,853 19.2 4,778 761 15.9 5,573 656 11.8 1,188 100 8.4
    Under 18 years 37,836 7,127 18.8 6,520 1,056 16.2 93 32 34.6 73 5 (B) 8 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,508 2,276 15.7 3,144 796 25.3 4,685 729 15.6 5,500 651 11.8 1,179 100 8.5
  25 years and over 95,518 8,295 8.7 13,153 2,836 21.6 30,025 2,924 9.7 23,634 1,588 6.7 28,706 947 3.3
    25 to 34 years 20,440 2,065 10.1 2,685 663 24.7 6,495 775 11.9 5,508 403 7.3 5,752 224 3.9
    35 to 44 years 20,491 1,807 8.8 2,650 647 24.4 6,312 682 10.8 5,087 314 6.2 6,442 165 2.6
    45 to 54 years 21,772 1,880 8.6 2,586 597 23.1 7,332 728 9.9 5,583 371 6.7 6,271 183 2.9
    55 to 64 years 16,506 1,451 8.8 1,892 450 23.8 4,669 416 8.9 4,297 347 8.1 5,648 237 4.2
    65 years and over 16,308 1,092 6.7 3,339 479 14.3 5,217 323 6.2 3,159 152 4.8 4,593 138 3.0
      65 to 74 years 9,401 540 5.7 1,586 231 14.6 3,053 162 5.3 1,921 78 4.1 2,841 69 2.4
      75 years and over 6,907 552 8.0 1,754 248 14.2 2,164 161 7.4 1,237 74 6.0 1,751 69 3.9
 
Female, total
153,179 22,131 14.4 21,979 5,844 26.6 35,454 5,196 14.7 34,474 3,750 10.9 31,517 1,443 4.6
  Under 25 years 50,412 9,948 19.7 8,717 1,812 20.8 3,853 1,062 27.6 6,438 992 15.4 1,649 185 11.2
    Under 18 years 36,232 6,941 19.2 6,288 1,013 16.1 120 21 17.8 64 8 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,180 3,007 21.2 2,430 799 32.9 3,733 1,041 27.9 6,374 984 15.4 1,644 183 11.1
  25 years and over 102,767 12,183 11.9 13,262 4,033 30.4 31,601 4,134 13.1 28,036 2,758 9.8 29,868 1,259 4.2
    25 to 34 years 20,079 3,286 16.4 2,064 984 47.7 4,856 1,117 23.0 5,901 836 14.2 7,258 349 4.8
    35 to 44 years 20,831 2,470 11.9 2,164 809 37.4 5,530 868 15.7 5,994 577 9.6 7,142 216 3.0
    45 to 54 years 22,594 2,167 9.6 2,271 646 28.5 6,946 759 10.9 6,719 528 7.9 6,658 234 3.5
    55 to 64 years 17,783 1,696 9.5 1,914 489 25.6 5,703 586 10.3 4,957 382 7.7 5,210 238 4.6
    65 years and over 21,480 2,564 11.9 4,850 1,104 22.8 8,565 804 9.4 4,464 434 9.7 3,600 221 6.1
      65 to 74 years 11,003 1,171 10.6 2,029 487 24.0 4,367 362 8.3 2,463 225 9.1 2,143 97 4.5
      75 years and over 10,477 1,393 13.3 2,821 617 21.9 4,198 442 10.5 2,001 209 10.5 1,456 124 8.5
 
Native (24)
264,314 33,293 12.6 33,515 7,336 21.9 61,735 7,501 12.2 57,774 5,238 9.1 52,236 1,875 3.6
Foreign-born 36,727 6,536 17.8 11,280 3,197 28.3 8,522 1,380 16.2 5,908 756 12.8 9,175 616 6.7
  Naturalized citizen 15,470 1,577 10.2 2,990 633 21.2 3,819 399 10.5 3,289 301 9.1 5,028 206 4.1
  Not a citizen 21,257 4,959 23.3 8,290 2,564 30.9 4,703 980 20.8 2,618 455 17.4 4,147 410 9.9
 
All Citizens
279,785 34,870 12.5 36,505 7,969 21.8 65,554 7,900 12.1 61,063 5,539 9.1 57,263 2,081 3.6

Poverty Footnotes


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