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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)

Asian alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
13,310 1,927 14.5 1,727 476 27.6 1,959 366 18.7 2,113 274 13.0 4,988 401 8.0
  Under 25 years 4,190 751 17.9 648 142 21.9 188 39 20.9 612 124 20.2 219 36 16.5
    Under 18 years 3,052 513 16.8 508 98 19.2 7 1 (B) 10 2 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 1,137 238 20.9 140 44 31.5 181 38 20.8 602 122 20.3 214 34 15.9
  25 years and over 9,120 1,176 12.9 1,079 334 31.0 1,772 327 18.4 1,501 150 10.0 4,769 364 7.6
    25 to 34 years 2,161 267 12.3 103 52 50.3 307 48 15.6 389 45 11.5 1,363 122 9.0
    35 to 44 years 2,327 284 12.2 197 58 29.5 378 88 23.3 381 30 7.8 1,371 108 7.9
    45 to 54 years 1,963 208 10.6 186 52 28.3 426 65 15.2 340 44 12.8 1,011 47 4.7
    55 to 64 years 1,373 172 12.5 229 64 27.9 269 35 12.8 247 20 8.2 628 53 8.5
    65 years and over 1,296 245 18.9 364 108 29.7 392 91 23.3 145 12 8.1 396 34 8.5
      65 to 74 years 753 131 17.4 181 62 34.5 222 45 20.4 77 4 5.4 272 19 7.1
      75 years and over 544 114 20.9 183 46 25.0 169 46 27.1 67 8 (B) 124 14 11.7
 
Male, total
6,373 870 13.6 730 200 27.4 853 147 17.3 1,039 120 11.5 2,459 191 7.8
  Under 25 years 2,136 361 16.9 325 69 21.1 106 20 18.5 313 52 16.6 100 10 9.6
    Under 18 years 1,539 259 16.8 240 48 20.1 3 0 (B) 2 0 (B) 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 596 102 17.1 85 20 24.0 103 20 19.2 312 52 16.7 97 10 9.9
  25 years and over 4,238 509 12.0 405 132 32.5 747 128 17.1 726 68 9.4 2,360 182 7.7
    25 to 34 years 1,034 128 12.4 50 28 (B) 143 15 10.4 205 23 11.4 636 62 9.8
    35 to 44 years 1,101 116 10.5 93 24 25.7 156 32 20.7 186 8 4.5 666 51 7.7
    45 to 54 years 929 102 10.9 77 26 33.6 196 33 16.6 155 19 12.5 502 24 4.8
    55 to 64 years 632 73 11.5 81 23 27.9 111 18 16.0 117 9 7.6 323 23 7.3
    65 years and over 540 90 16.7 104 31 29.9 141 30 21.4 63 8 (B) 233 21 9.1
      65 to 74 years 331 43 12.9 47 14 (B) 78 14 18.3 38 2 (B) 168 12 6.9
      75 years and over 210 48 22.8 57 17 (B) 62 16 (B) 25 6 (B) 65 10 (B)
 
Female, total
6,937 1,057 15.2 996 276 27.7 1,106 218 19.8 1,074 154 14.3 2,529 209 8.3
  Under 25 years 2,054 391 19.0 323 73 22.7 81 19 23.9 298 72 24.0 119 27 22.3
    Under 18 years 1,513 255 16.8 268 49 18.5 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B) 2 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 541 136 25.2 55 24 (B) 78 18 23.0 290 70 24.1 117 24 20.8
  25 years and over 4,883 666 13.6 673 203 30.1 1,024 199 19.4 775 82 10.6 2,409 183 7.6
    25 to 34 years 1,127 138 12.3 53 24 (B) 164 33 20.2 183 21 11.7 727 60 8.3
    35 to 44 years 1,226 169 13.8 104 34 33.0 222 56 25.2 195 21 10.9 705 57 8.1
    45 to 54 years 1,033 106 10.3 109 27 24.5 230 32 13.9 186 24 13.1 509 23 4.5
    55 to 64 years 740 99 13.4 147 41 27.8 158 17 10.6 130 11 8.8 305 30 9.7
    65 years and over 756 155 20.4 260 77 29.6 251 61 24.4 82 4 4.6 163 12 7.6
      65 to 74 years 422 89 21.0 134 48 35.9 144 31 21.6 40 2 (B) 104 8 7.3
      75 years and over 334 66 19.7 127 29 23.0 107 30 28.2 42 2 (B) 59 5 (B)
 
Native (24)
4,925 656 13.3 554 124 22.4 497 69 14.0 802 87 10.8 1,007 69 6.8
Foreign-born 8,385 1,270 15.2 1,173 352 30.0 1,462 296 20.3 1,311 187 14.3 3,981 332 8.3
  Naturalized citizen 4,433 479 10.8 508 134 26.4 853 142 16.7 799 87 10.9 2,168 105 4.8
  Not a citizen 3,952 791 20.0 665 218 32.8 608 154 25.3 512 100 19.5 1,813 227 12.5
 
All Citizens
9,358 1,135 12.1 1,062 258 24.3 1,351 212 15.7 1,601 174 10.9 3,175 174 5.5

Poverty Footnotes


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