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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 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)

White alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
240,548 37,460 15.6 34,749 9,860 28.4 57,225 8,955 15.6 51,585 5,856 11.4 50,812 2,500 4.9
  Under 25 years 78,469 16,815 21.4 13,881 2,993 21.6 6,636 1,620 24.4 9,478 1,629 17.2 2,298 283 12.3
    Under 18 years 56,153 12,042 21.4 9,721 1,705 17.5 153 40 26.1 99 8 7.8 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 22,316 4,772 21.4 4,160 1,287 30.9 6,483 1,580 24.4 9,378 1,621 17.3 2,295 283 12.3
  25 years and over 162,079 20,645 12.7 20,868 6,867 32.9 50,589 7,334 14.5 42,108 4,227 10.0 48,515 2,217 4.6
    25 to 34 years 31,704 5,007 15.8 3,830 1,585 41.4 8,766 1,830 20.9 8,843 1,099 12.4 10,265 492 4.8
    35 to 44 years 32,775 4,135 12.6 3,930 1,496 38.1 9,314 1,466 15.7 8,644 803 9.3 10,886 370 3.4
    45 to 54 years 36,156 3,801 10.5 3,778 1,136 30.1 11,644 1,420 12.2 10,069 837 8.3 10,666 408 3.8
    55 to 64 years 28,730 3,015 10.5 2,857 830 29.0 8,692 963 11.1 7,768 725 9.3 9,413 496 5.3
    65 years and over 32,714 4,687 14.3 6,473 1,820 28.1 12,173 1,654 13.6 6,783 762 11.2 7,285 451 6.2
      65 to 74 years 17,420 2,065 11.9 2,767 769 27.8 6,439 735 11.4 3,816 355 9.3 4,399 206 4.7
      75 years and over 15,294 2,622 17.1 3,707 1,051 28.4 5,734 919 16.0 2,968 407 13.7 2,885 245 8.5
 
Male, total
119,198 16,828 14.1 18,053 4,515 25.0 28,426 3,729 13.1 23,926 2,295 9.6 25,128 1,036 4.1
  Under 25 years 40,142 8,233 20.5 7,357 1,522 20.7 3,711 690 18.6 4,438 672 15.1 971 97 10.0
    Under 18 years 28,779 6,155 21.4 4,987 873 17.5 69 25 (B) 56 5 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 11,364 2,078 18.3 2,370 649 27.4 3,643 665 18.3 4,382 666 15.2 969 97 10.0
  25 years and over 79,056 8,595 10.9 10,696 2,992 28.0 24,714 3,039 12.3 19,488 1,624 8.3 24,157 940 3.9
    25 to 34 years 16,273 2,078 12.8 2,229 692 31.0 5,075 800 15.8 4,378 389 8.9 4,592 196 4.3
    35 to 44 years 16,556 1,884 11.4 2,265 757 33.4 5,043 663 13.1 4,036 298 7.4 5,213 166 3.2
    45 to 54 years 17,963 1,813 10.1 2,040 557 27.3 6,085 727 11.9 4,604 359 7.8 5,234 170 3.2
    55 to 64 years 14,005 1,405 10.0 1,465 395 26.9 3,941 414 10.5 3,635 353 9.7 4,964 243 4.9
    65 years and over 14,259 1,415 9.9 2,697 591 21.9 4,571 434 9.5 2,836 224 7.9 4,155 164 4.0
      65 to 74 years 8,122 690 8.5 1,253 280 22.3 2,623 216 8.2 1,693 105 6.2 2,552 89 3.5
      75 years and over 6,137 724 11.8 1,444 312 21.6 1,947 218 11.2 1,143 119 10.4 1,602 75 4.7
 
Female, total
121,350 20,632 17.0 16,696 5,345 32.0 28,799 5,225 18.1 27,659 3,560 12.9 25,684 1,464 5.7
  Under 25 years 38,327 8,582 22.4 6,524 1,470 22.5 2,925 930 31.8 5,039 957 19.0 1,327 187 14.1
    Under 18 years 27,374 5,887 21.5 4,734 832 17.6 84 15 17.6 43 2 (B) 1 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 10,953 2,695 24.6 1,790 638 35.6 2,841 915 32.2 4,996 955 19.1 1,326 187 14.1
  25 years and over 83,023 12,050 14.5 10,172 3,875 38.1 25,875 4,295 16.6 22,619 2,603 11.5 24,357 1,277 5.2
    25 to 34 years 15,431 2,930 19.0 1,601 893 55.8 3,692 1,030 27.9 4,466 710 15.9 5,673 296 5.2
    35 to 44 years 16,219 2,250 13.9 1,665 739 44.4 4,271 803 18.8 4,609 505 10.9 5,674 204 3.6
    45 to 54 years 18,193 1,988 10.9 1,737 579 33.3 5,558 694 12.5 5,465 478 8.7 5,432 238 4.4
    55 to 64 years 14,725 1,609 10.9 1,392 435 31.2 4,751 549 11.6 4,133 372 9.0 4,449 254 5.7
    65 years and over 18,456 3,273 17.7 3,776 1,228 32.5 7,602 1,220 16.0 3,947 538 13.6 3,130 287 9.2
      65 to 74 years 9,298 1,375 14.8 1,513 489 32.3 3,815 519 13.6 2,122 250 11.8 1,847 117 6.3
      75 years and over 9,157 1,898 20.7 2,263 739 32.7 3,787 701 18.5 1,825 288 15.8 1,283 170 13.2
 
Native (24)
216,380 30,904 14.3 25,548 6,299 24.7 51,294 7,484 14.6 48,045 5,255 10.9 46,468 2,074 4.5
Foreign-born 24,169 6,555 27.1 9,201 3,561 38.7 5,931 1,471 24.8 3,540 601 17.0 4,344 426 9.8
  Naturalized citizen 9,247 1,535 16.6 2,250 707 31.4 2,490 412 16.6 1,943 234 12.0 2,367 157 6.6
  Not a citizen 14,921 5,020 33.6 6,952 2,853 41.0 3,442 1,058 30.8 1,597 367 23.0 1,977 269 13.6
 
All Citizens
225,627 32,440 14.4 27,798 7,006 25.2 53,783 7,896 14.7 49,988 5,489 11.0 48,835 2,231 4.6

Poverty Footnotes


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