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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 alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
37,966 11,982 31.6 6,674 3,065 45.9 9,460 2,755 29.1 8,163 1,736 21.3 4,622 370 8.0
  Under 25 years 15,368 6,307 41.0 3,073 1,284 41.8 1,451 532 36.7 1,543 412 26.7 254 24 9.4
    Under 18 years 11,172 4,838 43.3 2,053 762 37.1 39 16 (B) 27 5 (B) 6 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 4,196 1,469 35.0 1,020 522 51.2 1,412 516 36.5 1,515 407 26.9 248 24 9.6
  25 years and over 22,598 5,675 25.1 3,601 1,781 49.5 8,008 2,223 27.8 6,620 1,324 20.0 4,368 347 7.9
    25 to 34 years 5,382 1,543 28.7 590 345 58.5 1,918 647 33.8 1,764 446 25.3 1,110 104 9.3
    35 to 44 years 5,169 1,138 22.0 526 269 51.2 1,881 521 27.7 1,675 285 17.0 1,088 62 5.7
    45 to 54 years 5,286 1,149 21.7 707 344 48.7 1,931 473 24.5 1,594 252 15.8 1,053 80 7.6
    55 to 64 years 3,532 879 24.9 607 305 50.2 1,215 305 25.1 1,027 207 20.2 682 62 9.0
    65 years and over 3,229 966 29.9 1,171 518 44.2 1,063 276 26.0 560 133 23.7 435 39 9.1
      65 to 74 years 1,854 495 26.7 555 232 41.8 654 155 23.7 384 88 23.0 261 19 7.3
      75 years and over 1,375 471 34.3 616 285 46.3 409 121 29.6 175 44 25.4 174 20 11.7
 
Male, total
17,687 5,129 29.0 3,177 1,307 41.1 4,693 1,069 22.8 3,366 540 16.0 1,867 132 7.1
  Under 25 years 7,669 3,106 40.5 1,575 637 40.5 771 219 28.5 652 159 24.4 87 8 9.2
    Under 18 years 5,644 2,469 43.7 1,029 380 36.9 12 6 (B) 15 1 (B) 4 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,026 637 31.5 545 258 47.2 759 214 28.2 638 158 24.8 84 8 9.6
  25 years and over 10,018 2,023 20.2 1,602 669 41.8 3,923 849 21.6 2,714 380 14.0 1,779 124 7.0
    25 to 34 years 2,491 499 20.1 287 121 42.3 1,070 241 22.6 725 108 14.9 410 29 7.1
    35 to 44 years 2,312 381 16.5 210 70 33.6 967 207 21.4 674 85 12.6 461 19 4.1
    45 to 54 years 2,398 478 19.9 361 154 42.7 912 190 20.8 684 102 14.9 441 31 7.1
    55 to 64 years 1,557 374 24.1 286 153 53.6 533 125 23.4 439 63 14.3 299 33 11.2
    65 years and over 1,261 290 23.0 459 170 37.1 441 85 19.4 193 23 11.9 169 12 7.0
      65 to 74 years 777 163 21.0 233 80 34.5 307 56 18.3 139 20 14.4 99 6 6.5
      75 years and over 484 127 26.3 226 90 39.9 134 29 21.8 54 3 (B) 70 6 (B)
 
Female, total
20,279 6,853 33.8 3,497 1,758 50.3 4,766 1,686 35.4 4,797 1,196 24.9 2,755 238 8.6
  Under 25 years 7,699 3,201 41.6 1,498 647 43.2 681 312 45.9 890 253 28.4 167 16 9.5
    Under 18 years 5,529 2,369 42.9 1,024 382 37.4 27 10 (B) 13 3 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,170 832 38.3 475 264 55.6 653 302 46.2 878 250 28.4 165 16 9.6
  25 years and over 12,580 3,651 29.0 1,999 1,112 55.6 4,086 1,374 33.6 3,906 943 24.2 2,589 222 8.6
    25 to 34 years 2,891 1,043 36.1 303 224 73.9 848 406 47.9 1,040 339 32.6 700 75 10.7
    35 to 44 years 2,858 756 26.5 316 199 62.9 914 314 34.3 1,001 201 20.0 627 43 6.9
    45 to 54 years 2,887 672 23.3 346 190 54.9 1,019 283 27.8 910 150 16.5 612 49 7.9
    55 to 64 years 1,975 504 25.5 321 151 47.2 682 180 26.4 589 144 24.5 383 28 7.4
    65 years and over 1,969 676 34.3 713 348 48.8 623 191 30.7 367 110 29.9 266 28 10.4
      65 to 74 years 1,078 332 30.8 322 152 47.2 347 99 28.5 246 68 27.8 162 13 7.9
      75 years and over 891 344 38.6 390 196 50.1 276 92 33.4 121 42 34.3 104 15 14.3
 
Native (24)
34,726 11,243 32.4 6,120 2,812 46.0 8,538 2,566 30.0 7,280 1,573 21.6 3,904 313 8.0
Foreign-born 3,240 738 22.8 554 253 45.7 921 189 20.6 883 163 18.5 718 58 8.1
  Naturalized citizen 1,465 257 17.5 176 78 44.2 403 74 18.3 450 73 16.2 406 25 6.2
  Not a citizen 1,775 482 27.1 378 175 46.3 518 115 22.3 434 90 20.9 312 33 10.5
 
All Citizens
36,191 11,500 31.8 6,296 2,890 45.9 8,942 2,639 29.5 7,729 1,646 21.3 4,310 338 7.8

Poverty Footnotes


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