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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
301,041 88,216 29.3 44,795 21,695 48.4 70,257 22,367 31.8 63,681 14,299 22.5 61,411 6,174 10.1
  Under 25 years 102,757 38,439 37.4 18,380 7,051 38.4 8,631 3,620 41.9 12,011 3,467 28.9 2,837 619 21.8
    Under 18 years 74,068 28,064 37.9 12,807 4,251 33.2 213 96 45.3 137 33 24.2 14 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 28,688 10,376 36.2 5,573 2,800 50.2 8,418 3,524 41.9 11,874 3,434 28.9 2,823 617 21.9
  25 years and over 198,285 49,776 25.1 26,415 14,644 55.4 61,626 18,746 30.4 51,670 10,831 21.0 58,574 5,554 9.5
    25 to 34 years 40,520 11,622 28.7 4,749 3,042 64.1 11,351 4,341 38.2 11,409 2,935 25.7 13,010 1,304 10.0
    35 to 44 years 41,322 9,899 24.0 4,814 2,828 58.7 11,842 3,740 31.6 11,081 2,274 20.5 13,584 1,057 7.8
    45 to 54 years 44,366 8,992 20.3 4,856 2,481 51.1 14,279 3,473 24.3 12,302 2,036 16.5 12,929 1,003 7.8
    55 to 64 years 34,289 7,007 20.4 3,805 1,879 49.4 10,372 2,502 24.1 9,254 1,605 17.3 10,858 1,021 9.4
    65 years and over 37,788 12,256 32.4 8,189 4,414 53.9 13,782 4,690 34.0 7,623 1,982 26.0 8,193 1,169 14.3
      65 to 74 years 20,404 5,502 27.0 3,615 1,870 51.7 7,420 2,118 28.5 4,385 959 21.9 4,985 555 11.1
      75 years and over 17,384 6,754 38.9 4,575 2,544 55.6 6,363 2,573 40.4 3,239 1,023 31.6 3,208 614 19.1
 
Male, total
147,862 40,029 27.1 22,816 10,240 44.9 34,803 9,658 27.8 29,207 5,482 18.8 29,894 2,629 8.8
  Under 25 years 52,344 19,022 36.3 9,663 3,649 37.8 4,778 1,703 35.7 5,573 1,418 25.5 1,188 231 19.4
    Under 18 years 37,836 14,263 37.7 6,520 2,180 33.4 93 47 50.4 73 16 (B) 8 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,508 4,759 32.8 3,144 1,469 46.7 4,685 1,657 35.4 5,500 1,402 25.5 1,179 231 19.6
  25 years and over 95,518 21,008 22.0 13,153 6,590 50.1 30,025 7,955 26.5 23,634 4,064 17.2 28,706 2,399 8.4
    25 to 34 years 20,440 5,086 24.9 2,685 1,459 54.3 6,495 2,021 31.1 5,508 1,087 19.7 5,752 520 9.0
    35 to 44 years 20,491 4,410 21.5 2,650 1,388 52.4 6,312 1,708 27.1 5,087 851 16.7 6,442 462 7.2
    45 to 54 years 21,772 4,222 19.4 2,586 1,236 47.8 7,332 1,732 23.6 5,583 844 15.1 6,271 411 6.5
    55 to 64 years 16,506 3,173 19.2 1,892 910 48.1 4,669 1,062 22.8 4,297 705 16.4 5,648 496 8.8
    65 years and over 16,308 4,116 25.2 3,339 1,598 47.8 5,217 1,432 27.5 3,159 576 18.2 4,593 510 11.1
      65 to 74 years 9,401 2,073 22.1 1,586 754 47.6 3,053 749 24.5 1,921 296 15.4 2,841 275 9.7
      75 years and over 6,907 2,043 29.6 1,754 844 48.1 2,164 684 31.6 1,237 281 22.7 1,751 235 13.4
 
Female, total
153,179 48,187 31.5 21,979 11,456 52.1 35,454 12,709 35.8 34,474 8,817 25.6 31,517 3,544 11.2
  Under 25 years 50,412 19,418 38.5 8,717 3,402 39.0 3,853 1,917 49.8 6,438 2,049 31.8 1,649 388 23.6
    Under 18 years 36,232 13,801 38.1 6,288 2,071 32.9 120 50 41.4 64 17 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,180 5,617 39.6 2,430 1,331 54.8 3,733 1,868 50.0 6,374 2,032 31.9 1,644 386 23.5
  25 years and over 102,767 28,769 28.0 13,262 8,054 60.7 31,601 10,791 34.1 28,036 6,768 24.1 29,868 3,156 10.6
    25 to 34 years 20,079 6,535 32.5 2,064 1,583 76.7 4,856 2,320 47.8 5,901 1,848 31.3 7,258 784 10.8
    35 to 44 years 20,831 5,490 26.4 2,164 1,440 66.5 5,530 2,032 36.7 5,994 1,422 23.7 7,142 595 8.3
    45 to 54 years 22,594 4,770 21.1 2,271 1,244 54.8 6,946 1,741 25.1 6,719 1,192 17.7 6,658 593 8.9
    55 to 64 years 17,783 3,835 21.6 1,914 969 50.7 5,703 1,440 25.2 4,957 900 18.2 5,210 525 10.1
    65 years and over 21,480 8,139 37.9 4,850 2,817 58.1 8,565 3,258 38.0 4,464 1,406 31.5 3,600 659 18.3
      65 to 74 years 11,003 3,428 31.2 2,029 1,116 55.0 4,367 1,369 31.3 2,463 663 26.9 2,143 280 13.1
      75 years and over 10,477 4,711 45.0 2,821 1,701 60.3 4,198 1,889 45.0 2,001 742 37.1 1,456 378 26.0
 
Native (24)
264,314 73,892 28.0 33,515 15,053 44.9 61,735 18,873 30.6 57,774 12,613 21.8 52,236 4,696 9.0
Foreign-born 36,727 14,324 39.0 11,280 6,642 58.9 8,522 3,494 41.0 5,908 1,686 28.5 9,175 1,477 16.1
  Naturalized citizen 15,470 4,169 27.0 2,990 1,497 50.0 3,819 1,221 32.0 3,289 753 22.9 5,028 613 12.2
  Not a citizen 21,257 10,155 47.8 8,290 5,146 62.1 4,703 2,273 48.3 2,618 932 35.6 4,147 865 20.9
 
All Citizens
279,785 78,061 27.9 36,505 16,550 45.3 65,554 20,093 30.7 61,063 13,367 21.9 57,263 5,309 9.3

Poverty Footnotes


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