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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)

Black alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
37,966 9,379 24.7 6,674 2,450 36.7 9,460 2,083 22.0 8,163 1,315 16.1 4,622 274 5.9
  Under 25 years 15,368 5,057 32.9 3,073 1,044 34.0 1,451 427 29.4 1,543 309 20.0 254 21 8.4
    Under 18 years 11,172 3,878 34.7 2,053 603 29.4 39 14 (B) 27 5 (B) 6 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 4,196 1,179 28.1 1,020 441 43.3 1,412 413 29.2 1,515 304 20.1 248 21 8.5
  25 years and over 22,598 4,322 19.1 3,601 1,406 39.0 8,008 1,656 20.7 6,620 1,006 15.2 4,368 253 5.8
    25 to 34 years 5,382 1,219 22.7 590 298 50.5 1,918 508 26.5 1,764 343 19.4 1,110 71 6.4
    35 to 44 years 5,169 914 17.7 526 234 44.5 1,881 398 21.2 1,675 234 13.9 1,088 48 4.4
    45 to 54 years 5,286 884 16.7 707 282 39.9 1,931 353 18.3 1,594 192 12.1 1,053 57 5.4
    55 to 64 years 3,532 658 18.6 607 239 39.4 1,215 230 18.9 1,027 141 13.7 682 48 7.1
    65 years and over 3,229 646 20.0 1,171 353 30.1 1,063 168 15.8 560 96 17.2 435 29 6.6
      65 to 74 years 1,854 327 17.6 555 156 28.1 654 92 14.0 384 65 17.0 261 14 5.3
      75 years and over 1,375 319 23.2 616 197 32.0 409 76 18.6 175 31 17.7 174 15 8.5
 
Male, total
17,687 4,045 22.9 3,177 1,044 32.9 4,693 819 17.4 3,366 416 12.4 1,867 108 5.8
  Under 25 years 7,669 2,498 32.6 1,575 532 33.8 771 175 22.7 652 126 19.4 87 7 8.3
    Under 18 years 5,644 1,977 35.0 1,029 313 30.4 12 6 (B) 15 1 (B) 4 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,026 521 25.7 545 219 40.2 759 169 22.3 638 125 19.6 84 7 8.7
  25 years and over 10,018 1,547 15.4 1,602 512 31.9 3,923 644 16.4 2,714 290 10.7 1,779 101 5.7
    25 to 34 years 2,491 395 15.9 287 106 37.0 1,070 196 18.3 725 74 10.2 410 19 4.6
    35 to 44 years 2,312 306 13.3 210 65 31.0 967 158 16.3 674 67 9.9 461 17 3.7
    45 to 54 years 2,398 379 15.8 361 124 34.2 912 148 16.2 684 80 11.7 441 27 6.2
    55 to 64 years 1,557 290 18.6 286 118 41.3 533 93 17.4 439 50 11.4 299 28 9.5
    65 years and over 1,261 177 14.0 459 99 21.6 441 49 11.2 193 19 9.7 169 9 5.5
      65 to 74 years 777 97 12.5 233 46 19.8 307 28 9.2 139 17 12.2 99 6 5.8
      75 years and over 484 79 16.4 226 53 23.5 134 21 15.8 54 2 (B) 70 4 (B)
 
Female, total
20,279 5,334 26.3 3,497 1,407 40.2 4,766 1,264 26.5 4,797 899 18.7 2,755 166 6.0
  Under 25 years 7,699 2,560 33.2 1,498 512 34.2 681 252 37.0 890 182 20.5 167 14 8.4
    Under 18 years 5,529 1,901 34.4 1,024 290 28.3 27 8 (B) 13 3 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,170 659 30.3 475 222 46.8 653 244 37.3 878 179 20.4 165 14 8.5
  25 years and over 12,580 2,775 22.1 1,999 894 44.7 4,086 1,012 24.8 3,906 716 18.3 2,589 152 5.9
    25 to 34 years 2,891 824 28.5 303 192 63.2 848 312 36.7 1,040 269 25.8 700 52 7.4
    35 to 44 years 2,858 608 21.3 316 169 53.5 914 241 26.4 1,001 167 16.6 627 31 5.0
    45 to 54 years 2,887 506 17.5 346 159 45.9 1,019 205 20.1 910 112 12.3 612 30 4.9
    55 to 64 years 1,975 368 18.6 321 121 37.6 682 137 20.0 589 91 15.4 383 20 5.2
    65 years and over 1,969 469 23.8 713 254 35.6 623 118 19.0 367 78 21.2 266 19 7.2
      65 to 74 years 1,078 230 21.3 322 110 34.1 347 64 18.3 246 49 19.7 162 8 4.9
      75 years and over 891 239 26.9 390 144 36.9 276 55 19.9 121 29 24.1 104 11 10.9
 
Native (24)
34,726 8,797 25.3 6,120 2,238 36.6 8,538 1,944 22.8 7,280 1,181 16.2 3,904 244 6.2
Foreign-born 3,240 582 18.0 554 213 38.4 921 139 15.1 883 134 15.1 718 31 4.3
  Naturalized citizen 1,465 190 13.0 176 63 35.7 403 46 11.5 450 61 13.6 406 13 3.3
  Not a citizen 1,775 392 22.1 378 150 39.7 518 93 17.9 434 73 16.7 312 17 5.6
 
All Citizens
36,191 8,987 24.8 6,296 2,300 36.5 8,942 1,990 22.3 7,729 1,242 16.1 4,310 257 6.0

Poverty Footnotes


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