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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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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)

White alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
240,548 26,990 11.2 34,749 7,223 20.8 57,225 6,208 10.8 51,585 4,208 8.2 50,812 1,805 3.6
  Under 25 years 78,469 12,512 15.9 13,881 2,298 16.6 6,636 1,284 19.4 9,478 1,173 12.4 2,298 210 9.1
    Under 18 years 56,153 8,863 15.8 9,721 1,278 13.1 153 32 20.9 99 6 6.4 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 22,316 3,650 16.4 4,160 1,020 24.5 6,483 1,253 19.3 9,378 1,167 12.4 2,295 210 9.2
  25 years and over 162,079 14,477 8.9 20,868 4,924 23.6 50,589 4,923 9.7 42,108 3,035 7.2 48,515 1,594 3.3
    25 to 34 years 31,704 3,670 11.6 3,830 1,222 31.9 8,766 1,266 14.4 8,843 797 9.0 10,265 385 3.8
    35 to 44 years 32,775 2,980 9.1 3,930 1,131 28.8 9,314 1,022 11.0 8,644 588 6.8 10,886 239 2.2
    45 to 54 years 36,156 2,834 7.8 3,778 857 22.7 11,644 1,035 8.9 10,069 638 6.3 10,666 304 2.9
    55 to 64 years 28,730 2,222 7.7 2,857 598 20.9 8,692 715 8.2 7,768 545 7.0 9,413 363 3.9
    65 years and over 32,714 2,771 8.5 6,473 1,116 17.2 12,173 886 7.3 6,783 467 6.9 7,285 302 4.2
      65 to 74 years 17,420 1,246 7.2 2,767 488 17.7 6,439 399 6.2 3,816 223 5.8 4,399 135 3.1
      75 years and over 15,294 1,525 10.0 3,707 627 16.9 5,734 486 8.5 2,968 244 8.2 2,885 167 5.8
 
Male, total
119,198 12,083 10.1 18,053 3,259 18.1 28,426 2,606 9.2 23,926 1,646 6.9 25,128 749 3.0
  Under 25 years 40,142 6,065 15.1 7,357 1,166 15.8 3,711 531 14.3 4,438 474 10.7 971 71 7.3
    Under 18 years 28,779 4,505 15.7 4,987 656 13.2 69 22 (B) 56 4 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 11,364 1,560 13.7 2,370 510 21.5 3,643 508 14.0 4,382 470 10.7 969 71 7.3
  25 years and over 79,056 6,018 7.6 10,696 2,093 19.6 24,714 2,075 8.4 19,488 1,172 6.0 24,157 677 2.8
    25 to 34 years 16,273 1,464 9.0 2,229 502 22.5 5,075 527 10.4 4,378 288 6.6 4,592 147 3.2
    35 to 44 years 16,556 1,348 8.1 2,265 542 24.0 5,043 473 9.4 4,036 223 5.5 5,213 110 2.1
    45 to 54 years 17,963 1,341 7.5 2,040 417 20.4 6,085 528 8.7 4,604 264 5.7 5,234 132 2.5
    55 to 64 years 14,005 1,039 7.4 1,465 292 20.0 3,941 295 7.5 3,635 276 7.6 4,964 176 3.6
    65 years and over 14,259 826 5.8 2,697 339 12.6 4,571 253 5.5 2,836 122 4.3 4,155 112 2.7
      65 to 74 years 8,122 398 4.9 1,253 160 12.8 2,623 127 4.8 1,693 57 3.4 2,552 55 2.1
      75 years and over 6,137 428 7.0 1,444 179 12.4 1,947 126 6.5 1,143 65 5.7 1,602 58 3.6
 
Female, total
121,350 14,907 12.3 16,696 3,964 23.7 28,799 3,602 12.5 27,659 2,562 9.3 25,684 1,056 4.1
  Under 25 years 38,327 6,447 16.8 6,524 1,133 17.4 2,925 754 25.8 5,039 699 13.9 1,327 139 10.5
    Under 18 years 27,374 4,357 15.9 4,734 622 13.1 84 10 11.4 43 2 (B) 1 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 10,953 2,090 19.1 1,790 510 28.5 2,841 744 26.2 4,996 696 13.9 1,326 139 10.5
  25 years and over 83,023 8,460 10.2 10,172 2,831 27.8 25,875 2,848 11.0 22,619 1,863 8.2 24,357 917 3.8
    25 to 34 years 15,431 2,207 14.3 1,601 720 45.0 3,692 738 20.0 4,466 509 11.4 5,673 238 4.2
    35 to 44 years 16,219 1,632 10.1 1,665 588 35.3 4,271 549 12.9 4,609 365 7.9 5,674 129 2.3
    45 to 54 years 18,193 1,494 8.2 1,737 440 25.3 5,558 507 9.1 5,465 374 6.8 5,432 173 3.2
    55 to 64 years 14,725 1,183 8.0 1,392 306 22.0 4,751 421 8.9 4,133 270 6.5 4,449 187 4.2
    65 years and over 18,456 1,945 10.5 3,776 777 20.6 7,602 633 8.3 3,947 345 8.7 3,130 190 6.1
      65 to 74 years 9,298 848 9.1 1,513 329 21.7 3,815 273 7.1 2,122 166 7.8 1,847 81 4.4
      75 years and over 9,157 1,097 12.0 2,263 448 19.8 3,787 360 9.5 1,825 179 9.8 1,283 109 8.5
 
Native (24)
216,380 22,298 10.3 25,548 4,621 18.1 51,294 5,255 10.2 48,045 3,767 7.8 46,468 1,505 3.2
Foreign-born 24,169 4,692 19.4 9,201 2,602 28.3 5,931 953 16.1 3,540 441 12.5 4,344 300 6.9
  Naturalized citizen 9,247 974 10.5 2,250 462 20.5 2,490 237 9.5 1,943 153 7.9 2,367 102 4.3
  Not a citizen 14,921 3,718 24.9 6,952 2,140 30.8 3,442 716 20.8 1,597 288 18.1 1,977 198 10.0
 
All Citizens
225,627 23,271 10.3 27,798 5,082 18.3 53,783 5,491 10.2 49,988 3,920 7.8 48,835 1,607 3.3

Poverty Footnotes


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