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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)

White alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
240,548 63,872 26.6 34,749 15,906 45.8 57,225 16,795 29.3 51,585 10,458 20.3 50,812 4,689 9.2
  Under 25 years 78,469 26,281 33.5 13,881 4,681 33.7 6,636 2,606 39.3 9,478 2,477 26.1 2,298 493 21.5
    Under 18 years 56,153 18,899 33.7 9,721 2,790 28.7 153 65 42.5 99 20 20.6 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 22,316 7,382 33.1 4,160 1,891 45.5 6,483 2,541 39.2 9,378 2,457 26.2 2,295 493 21.5
  25 years and over 162,079 37,591 23.2 20,868 11,225 53.8 50,589 14,189 28.0 42,108 7,981 19.0 48,515 4,196 8.6
    25 to 34 years 31,704 8,452 26.7 3,830 2,402 62.7 8,766 3,102 35.4 8,843 2,027 22.9 10,265 921 9.0
    35 to 44 years 32,775 7,257 22.1 3,930 2,276 57.9 9,314 2,654 28.5 8,644 1,583 18.3 10,886 745 6.8
    45 to 54 years 36,156 6,538 18.1 3,778 1,831 48.5 11,644 2,501 21.5 10,069 1,472 14.6 10,666 734 6.9
    55 to 64 years 28,730 5,227 18.2 2,857 1,321 46.2 8,692 1,909 22.0 7,768 1,196 15.4 9,413 801 8.5
    65 years and over 32,714 10,117 30.9 6,473 3,395 52.4 12,173 4,023 33.1 6,783 1,704 25.1 7,285 995 13.7
      65 to 74 years 17,420 4,359 25.0 2,767 1,376 49.7 6,439 1,752 27.2 3,816 778 20.4 4,399 453 10.3
      75 years and over 15,294 5,759 37.7 3,707 2,019 54.5 5,734 2,272 39.6 2,968 926 31.2 2,885 542 18.8
 
Male, total
119,198 29,266 24.6 18,053 7,627 42.2 28,426 7,299 25.7 23,926 4,106 17.2 25,128 2,031 8.1
  Under 25 years 40,142 13,063 32.5 7,357 2,447 33.3 3,711 1,221 32.9 4,438 1,009 22.7 971 184 19.0
    Under 18 years 28,779 9,700 33.7 4,987 1,450 29.1 69 35 (B) 56 13 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 11,364 3,364 29.6 2,370 997 42.1 3,643 1,186 32.6 4,382 996 22.7 969 184 19.0
  25 years and over 79,056 16,203 20.5 10,696 5,180 48.4 24,714 6,078 24.6 19,488 3,097 15.9 24,157 1,847 7.6
    25 to 34 years 16,273 3,858 23.7 2,229 1,184 53.1 5,075 1,497 29.5 4,378 802 18.3 4,592 375 8.2
    35 to 44 years 16,556 3,396 20.5 2,265 1,191 52.6 5,043 1,247 24.7 4,036 622 15.4 5,213 336 6.5
    45 to 54 years 17,963 3,138 17.5 2,040 909 44.6 6,085 1,306 21.5 4,604 615 13.3 5,234 309 5.9
    55 to 64 years 14,005 2,432 17.4 1,465 663 45.2 3,941 823 20.9 3,635 557 15.3 4,964 389 7.8
    65 years and over 14,259 3,378 23.7 2,697 1,234 45.7 4,571 1,205 26.4 2,836 501 17.7 4,155 438 10.5
      65 to 74 years 8,122 1,652 20.3 1,253 567 45.3 2,623 612 23.3 1,693 243 14.4 2,552 229 9.0
      75 years and over 6,137 1,726 28.1 1,444 666 46.1 1,947 593 30.5 1,143 258 22.6 1,602 209 13.0
 
Female, total
121,350 34,606 28.5 16,696 8,279 49.6 28,799 9,496 33.0 27,659 6,352 23.0 25,684 2,658 10.3
  Under 25 years 38,327 13,218 34.5 6,524 2,235 34.3 2,925 1,385 47.4 5,039 1,468 29.1 1,327 309 23.3
    Under 18 years 27,374 9,200 33.6 4,734 1,340 28.3 84 30 35.9 43 8 (B) 1 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 10,953 4,018 36.7 1,790 894 49.9 2,841 1,355 47.7 4,996 1,460 29.2 1,326 309 23.3
  25 years and over 83,023 21,388 25.8 10,172 6,045 59.4 25,875 8,111 31.3 22,619 4,884 21.6 24,357 2,349 9.6
    25 to 34 years 15,431 4,594 29.8 1,601 1,219 76.1 3,692 1,604 43.5 4,466 1,225 27.4 5,673 546 9.6
    35 to 44 years 16,219 3,861 23.8 1,665 1,084 65.1 4,271 1,407 32.9 4,609 961 20.8 5,674 409 7.2
    45 to 54 years 18,193 3,400 18.7 1,737 922 53.1 5,558 1,196 21.5 5,465 857 15.7 5,432 425 7.8
    55 to 64 years 14,725 2,794 19.0 1,392 658 47.3 4,751 1,086 22.9 4,133 638 15.4 4,449 412 9.3
    65 years and over 18,456 6,739 36.5 3,776 2,161 57.2 7,602 2,818 37.1 3,947 1,203 30.5 3,130 557 17.8
      65 to 74 years 9,298 2,706 29.1 1,513 809 53.4 3,815 1,139 29.9 2,122 535 25.2 1,847 223 12.1
      75 years and over 9,157 4,033 44.0 2,263 1,353 59.8 3,787 1,679 44.3 1,825 668 36.6 1,283 334 26.0
 
Native (24)
216,380 53,355 24.7 25,548 10,367 40.6 51,294 14,299 27.9 48,045 9,443 19.7 46,468 3,934 8.5
Foreign-born 24,169 10,517 43.5 9,201 5,539 60.2 5,931 2,496 42.1 3,540 1,015 28.7 4,344 755 17.4
  Naturalized citizen 9,247 2,761 29.9 2,250 1,145 50.9 2,490 802 32.2 1,943 437 22.5 2,367 319 13.5
  Not a citizen 14,921 7,756 52.0 6,952 4,394 63.2 3,442 1,695 49.2 1,597 578 36.2 1,977 436 22.1
 
All Citizens
225,627 56,116 24.9 27,798 11,513 41.4 53,783 15,100 28.1 49,988 9,880 19.8 48,835 4,253 8.7

Poverty Footnotes


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