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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
40,097 12,630 31.5 6,979 3,163 45.3 9,698 2,828 29.2 8,509 1,793 21.1 4,793 396 8.3
  Under 25 years 16,815 6,798 40.4 3,266 1,339 41.0 1,521 555 36.5 1,640 422 25.7 271 32 11.9
    Under 18 years 12,388 5,262 42.5 2,198 792 36.0 39 16 (B) 27 5 (B) 6 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 4,428 1,536 34.7 1,068 548 51.3 1,482 539 36.3 1,613 417 25.9 265 32 12.2
  25 years and over 23,281 5,832 25.0 3,713 1,823 49.1 8,177 2,273 27.8 6,869 1,372 20.0 4,522 364 8.0
    25 to 34 years 5,611 1,601 28.5 625 355 56.9 1,971 671 34.1 1,852 463 25.0 1,164 111 9.5
    35 to 44 years 5,331 1,166 21.9 543 273 50.3 1,924 534 27.7 1,737 295 17.0 1,127 64 5.7
    45 to 54 years 5,416 1,173 21.7 731 354 48.4 1,963 475 24.2 1,645 262 15.9 1,077 82 7.6
    55 to 64 years 3,618 904 25.0 621 312 50.2 1,235 311 25.2 1,056 215 20.4 706 65 9.3
    65 years and over 3,305 988 29.9 1,192 528 44.3 1,085 281 25.9 578 137 23.6 449 42 9.3
      65 to 74 years 1,908 510 26.7 571 239 41.9 669 158 23.6 399 91 22.9 268 21 7.9
      75 years and over 1,397 478 34.2 621 289 46.5 416 124 29.7 179 45 25.2 181 20 11.2
 
Male, total
18,727 5,443 29.1 3,337 1,356 40.6 4,818 1,104 22.9 3,521 563 16.0 1,937 142 7.3
  Under 25 years 8,388 3,353 40.0 1,674 665 39.7 808 233 28.8 694 164 23.6 98 13 13.2
    Under 18 years 6,243 2,681 42.9 1,099 395 36.0 12 6 (B) 15 1 (B) 4 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,145 672 31.3 575 270 46.9 796 227 28.5 679 163 23.9 94 13 13.7
  25 years and over 10,339 2,090 20.2 1,663 691 41.5 4,009 871 21.7 2,827 399 14.1 1,839 129 7.0
    25 to 34 years 2,602 523 20.1 301 124 41.1 1,103 253 22.9 766 116 15.1 432 31 7.3
    35 to 44 years 2,385 395 16.6 220 75 33.9 989 212 21.4 702 89 12.7 474 20 4.2
    45 to 54 years 2,469 490 19.8 380 163 42.9 929 192 20.7 708 103 14.6 452 31 6.9
    55 to 64 years 1,592 383 24.1 294 156 53.0 539 127 23.5 451 65 14.4 307 35 11.4
    65 years and over 1,291 299 23.1 467 173 37.1 449 88 19.6 201 25 12.6 174 12 6.8
      65 to 74 years 798 169 21.2 242 83 34.5 313 58 18.4 144 22 15.0 100 6 6.4
      75 years and over 493 130 26.3 226 90 39.9 136 31 22.4 57 4 (B) 74 6 (B)
 
Female, total
21,370 7,186 33.6 3,642 1,807 49.6 4,881 1,724 35.3 4,987 1,231 24.7 2,857 254 8.9
  Under 25 years 8,427 3,445 40.9 1,592 674 42.4 713 322 45.2 946 258 27.3 173 19 11.2
    Under 18 years 6,145 2,582 42.0 1,099 397 36.1 27 10 (B) 13 3 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,283 863 37.8 493 278 56.4 686 312 45.4 933 254 27.3 171 19 11.3
  25 years and over 12,943 3,741 28.9 2,050 1,133 55.2 4,168 1,402 33.6 4,041 973 24.1 2,684 234 8.7
    25 to 34 years 3,009 1,078 35.8 324 232 71.5 868 419 48.3 1,086 348 32.0 731 79 10.9
    35 to 44 years 2,946 771 26.2 323 199 61.5 935 322 34.5 1,035 205 19.9 653 45 6.8
    45 to 54 years 2,947 683 23.2 351 191 54.4 1,034 283 27.4 938 158 16.9 625 50 8.1
    55 to 64 years 2,026 521 25.7 327 156 47.7 696 184 26.5 605 150 24.8 399 30 7.6
    65 years and over 2,014 689 34.2 724 355 49.0 636 193 30.4 378 111 29.5 275 30 10.8
      65 to 74 years 1,109 341 30.7 329 156 47.4 356 100 28.1 256 70 27.3 168 15 8.8
      75 years and over 904 348 38.5 395 199 50.4 280 93 33.2 122 42 34.1 107 15 13.8
 
Native (24)
36,733 11,848 32.3 6,391 2,897 45.3 8,737 2,620 30.0 7,599 1,625 21.4 4,058 330 8.1
Foreign-born 3,364 782 23.2 588 266 45.3 961 208 21.6 910 168 18.5 735 66 8.9
  Naturalized citizen 1,509 268 17.8 184 84 45.8 410 74 18.0 466 75 16.0 413 28 6.8
  Not a citizen 1,855 514 27.7 404 182 45.0 551 134 24.3 444 93 21.0 322 37 11.6
 
All Citizens
38,242 12,116 31.7 6,575 2,981 45.3 9,147 2,694 29.5 8,065 1,700 21.1 4,471 358 8.0

Poverty Footnotes


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