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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
301,041 53,805 17.9 44,795 14,012 31.3 70,257 12,477 17.8 63,681 8,168 12.8 61,411 3,371 5.5
  Under 25 years 102,757 25,343 24.7 18,380 4,669 25.4 8,631 2,297 26.6 12,011 2,231 18.6 2,837 368 13.0
    Under 18 years 74,068 18,553 25.0 12,807 2,695 21.0 213 65 30.6 137 14 10.4 14 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 28,688 6,790 23.7 5,573 1,974 35.4 8,418 2,232 26.5 11,874 2,217 18.7 2,823 366 13.0
  25 years and over 198,285 28,462 14.4 26,415 9,343 35.4 61,626 10,180 16.5 51,670 5,937 11.5 58,574 3,002 5.1
    25 to 34 years 40,520 7,130 17.6 4,749 2,084 43.9 11,351 2,635 23.2 11,409 1,668 14.6 13,010 743 5.7
    35 to 44 years 41,322 5,760 13.9 4,814 1,889 39.2 11,842 2,144 18.1 11,081 1,175 10.6 13,584 552 4.1
    45 to 54 years 44,366 5,351 12.1 4,856 1,606 33.1 14,279 2,014 14.1 12,302 1,178 9.6 12,929 552 4.3
    55 to 64 years 34,289 4,204 12.3 3,805 1,253 32.9 10,372 1,338 12.9 9,254 985 10.6 10,858 628 5.8
    65 years and over 37,788 6,018 15.9 8,189 2,510 30.6 13,782 2,049 14.9 7,623 931 12.2 8,193 527 6.4
      65 to 74 years 20,404 2,768 13.6 3,615 1,104 30.5 7,420 953 12.9 4,385 465 10.6 4,985 247 4.9
      75 years and over 17,384 3,249 18.7 4,575 1,406 30.7 6,363 1,096 17.2 3,239 467 14.4 3,208 281 8.8
 
Male, total
147,862 23,942 16.2 22,816 6,311 27.7 34,803 5,133 14.7 29,207 3,069 10.5 29,894 1,397 4.7
  Under 25 years 52,344 12,399 23.7 9,663 2,351 24.3 4,778 984 20.6 5,573 903 16.2 1,188 128 10.8
    Under 18 years 37,836 9,437 24.9 6,520 1,362 20.9 93 36 39.3 73 7 (B) 8 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,508 2,961 20.4 3,144 989 31.4 4,685 948 20.2 5,500 897 16.3 1,179 128 10.9
  25 years and over 95,518 11,543 12.1 13,153 3,960 30.1 30,025 4,149 13.8 23,634 2,165 9.2 28,706 1,269 4.4
    25 to 34 years 20,440 2,835 13.9 2,685 879 32.7 6,495 1,109 17.1 5,508 551 10.0 5,752 297 5.2
    35 to 44 years 20,491 2,467 12.0 2,650 884 33.4 6,312 934 14.8 5,087 412 8.1 6,442 237 3.7
    45 to 54 years 21,772 2,488 11.4 2,586 785 30.3 7,332 978 13.3 5,583 496 8.9 6,271 229 3.6
    55 to 64 years 16,506 1,916 11.6 1,892 596 31.5 4,669 571 12.2 4,297 440 10.3 5,648 309 5.5
    65 years and over 16,308 1,837 11.3 3,339 817 24.5 5,217 557 10.7 3,159 265 8.4 4,593 198 4.3
      65 to 74 years 9,401 922 9.8 1,586 392 24.7 3,053 290 9.5 1,921 133 6.9 2,841 107 3.8
      75 years and over 6,907 915 13.2 1,754 426 24.3 2,164 266 12.3 1,237 132 10.7 1,751 90 5.2
 
Female, total
153,179 29,863 19.5 21,979 7,701 35.0 35,454 7,344 20.7 34,474 5,100 14.8 31,517 1,974 6.3
  Under 25 years 50,412 12,944 25.7 8,717 2,319 26.6 3,853 1,313 34.1 6,438 1,328 20.6 1,649 240 14.6
    Under 18 years 36,232 9,116 25.2 6,288 1,333 21.2 120 29 23.8 64 8 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,180 3,829 27.0 2,430 986 40.6 3,733 1,284 34.4 6,374 1,320 20.7 1,644 238 14.5
  25 years and over 102,767 16,919 16.5 13,262 5,382 40.6 31,601 6,031 19.1 28,036 3,772 13.5 29,868 1,733 5.8
    25 to 34 years 20,079 4,295 21.4 2,064 1,205 58.4 4,856 1,526 31.4 5,901 1,117 18.9 7,258 446 6.1
    35 to 44 years 20,831 3,292 15.8 2,164 1,005 46.4 5,530 1,210 21.9 5,994 762 12.7 7,142 315 4.4
    45 to 54 years 22,594 2,863 12.7 2,271 822 36.2 6,946 1,036 14.9 6,719 682 10.2 6,658 323 4.9
    55 to 64 years 17,783 2,288 12.9 1,914 658 34.4 5,703 767 13.4 4,957 544 11.0 5,210 319 6.1
    65 years and over 21,480 4,181 19.5 4,850 1,693 34.9 8,565 1,492 17.4 4,464 666 14.9 3,600 330 9.2
      65 to 74 years 11,003 1,846 16.8 2,029 712 35.1 4,367 663 15.2 2,463 331 13.5 2,143 139 6.5
      75 years and over 10,477 2,335 22.3 2,821 981 34.8 4,198 829 19.7 2,001 334 16.7 1,456 190 13.1
 
Native (24)
264,314 44,939 17.0 33,515 9,702 28.9 61,735 10,442 16.9 57,774 7,186 12.4 52,236 2,538 4.9
Foreign-born 36,727 8,866 24.1 11,280 4,310 38.2 8,522 2,035 23.9 5,908 983 16.6 9,175 833 9.1
  Naturalized citizen 15,470 2,335 15.1 2,990 942 31.5 3,819 649 17.0 3,289 405 12.3 5,028 296 5.9
  Not a citizen 21,257 6,532 30.7 8,290 3,368 40.6 4,703 1,386 29.5 2,618 577 22.1 4,147 536 12.9
 
All Citizens
279,785 47,274 16.9 36,505 10,643 29.2 65,554 11,092 16.9 61,063 7,591 12.4 57,263 2,834 4.9

Poverty Footnotes


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