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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)

Asian alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
13,310 1,576 11.8 1,727 380 22.0 1,959 280 14.3 2,113 225 10.7 4,988 333 6.7
  Under 25 years 4,190 648 15.5 648 121 18.7 188 30 16.3 612 106 17.3 219 33 15.2
    Under 18 years 3,052 446 14.6 508 83 16.3 7 1 (B) 10 2 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 1,137 203 17.8 140 38 27.3 181 29 16.0 602 104 17.3 214 31 14.6
  25 years and over 9,120 928 10.2 1,079 259 24.0 1,772 250 14.1 1,501 119 8.0 4,769 300 6.3
    25 to 34 years 2,161 215 10.0 103 42 41.0 307 39 12.8 389 38 9.7 1,363 96 7.0
    35 to 44 years 2,327 230 9.9 197 47 23.8 378 75 19.8 381 20 5.3 1,371 88 6.4
    45 to 54 years 1,963 167 8.5 186 39 21.1 426 51 12.0 340 36 10.7 1,011 41 4.0
    55 to 64 years 1,373 159 11.6 229 60 26.0 269 30 11.3 247 19 7.5 628 51 8.0
    65 years and over 1,296 157 12.1 364 72 19.7 392 54 13.8 145 6 4.4 396 25 6.2
      65 to 74 years 753 80 10.6 181 44 24.2 222 20 8.8 77 2 2.7 272 14 5.3
      75 years and over 544 77 14.1 183 28 15.1 169 34 20.4 67 4 (B) 124 10 8.3
 
Male, total
6,373 717 11.3 730 163 22.3 853 118 13.8 1,039 96 9.2 2,459 156 6.3
  Under 25 years 2,136 308 14.4 325 58 17.8 106 16 15.3 313 40 12.6 100 10 9.6
    Under 18 years 1,539 224 14.5 240 39 16.2 3 0 (B) 2 0 (B) 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 596 84 14.1 85 19 22.1 103 16 15.8 312 40 12.7 97 10 9.9
  25 years and over 4,238 409 9.7 405 105 25.9 747 102 13.6 726 56 7.7 2,360 146 6.2
    25 to 34 years 1,034 105 10.2 50 24 (B) 143 13 9.3 205 19 9.3 636 49 7.6
    35 to 44 years 1,101 94 8.5 93 20 21.1 156 30 19.4 186 7 3.5 666 37 5.6
    45 to 54 years 929 79 8.5 77 15 19.5 196 26 13.1 155 18 11.4 502 21 4.2
    55 to 64 years 632 71 11.2 81 22 27.4 111 17 15.2 117 8 7.0 323 23 7.3
    65 years and over 540 60 11.1 104 24 22.8 141 16 11.0 63 5 (B) 233 16 6.9
      65 to 74 years 331 26 8.0 47 13 (B) 78 4 5.5 38 0 (B) 168 9 5.2
      75 years and over 210 33 15.9 57 10 (B) 62 11 (B) 25 4 (B) 65 7 (B)
 
Female, total
6,937 859 12.4 996 217 21.8 1,106 162 14.7 1,074 130 12.1 2,529 177 7.0
  Under 25 years 2,054 340 16.6 323 63 19.5 81 14 17.5 298 66 22.2 119 24 19.9
    Under 18 years 1,513 222 14.7 268 44 16.3 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B) 2 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 541 118 21.9 55 20 (B) 78 13 16.4 290 64 22.2 117 22 18.5
  25 years and over 4,883 519 10.6 673 154 22.9 1,024 148 14.5 775 63 8.2 2,409 153 6.4
    25 to 34 years 1,127 110 9.7 53 18 (B) 164 26 15.9 183 19 10.2 727 47 6.5
    35 to 44 years 1,226 136 11.1 104 27 26.1 222 45 20.0 195 14 7.0 705 51 7.2
    45 to 54 years 1,033 88 8.5 109 24 22.2 230 25 11.1 186 19 10.0 509 20 3.9
    55 to 64 years 740 88 11.9 147 37 25.3 158 14 8.6 130 10 8.0 305 27 8.9
    65 years and over 756 97 12.8 260 48 18.4 251 39 15.4 82 2 2.3 163 8 5.2
      65 to 74 years 422 54 12.7 134 31 23.0 144 15 10.6 40 2 (B) 104 6 5.4
      75 years and over 334 43 13.0 127 17 13.6 107 23 21.8 42 0 (B) 59 3 (B)
 
Native (24)
4,925 550 11.2 554 103 18.5 497 57 11.4 802 73 9.2 1,007 60 6.0
Foreign-born 8,385 1,026 12.2 1,173 277 23.7 1,462 224 15.3 1,311 152 11.6 3,981 273 6.9
  Naturalized citizen 4,433 356 8.0 508 90 17.7 853 98 11.5 799 77 9.6 2,168 82 3.8
  Not a citizen 3,952 670 16.9 665 188 28.2 608 126 20.7 512 75 14.7 1,813 191 10.6
 
All Citizens
9,358 907 9.7 1,062 193 18.1 1,351 154 11.4 1,601 150 9.4 3,175 142 4.5

Poverty Footnotes


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