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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, not Hispanic
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
196,940 42,829 21.7 21,812 8,184 37.5 48,623 13,251 27.3 45,511 8,715 19.1 47,428 4,126 8.7
  Under 25 years 59,026 15,443 26.2 10,288 2,570 25.0 5,122 1,877 36.6 7,959 2,006 25.2 2,090 437 20.9
    Under 18 years 41,309 10,239 24.8 7,551 1,625 21.5 111 44 39.3 77 17 22.2 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 17,717 5,204 29.4 2,737 945 34.5 5,011 1,833 36.6 7,883 1,989 25.2 2,087 437 21.0
  25 years and over 137,914 27,385 19.9 11,524 5,614 48.7 43,500 11,374 26.1 37,552 6,709 17.9 45,338 3,688 8.1
    25 to 34 years 24,190 5,086 21.0 1,251 691 55.2 6,336 2,044 32.3 7,296 1,571 21.5 9,307 780 8.4
    35 to 44 years 26,215 4,340 16.6 1,498 743 49.6 7,390 1,806 24.4 7,394 1,203 16.3 9,932 588 5.9
    45 to 54 years 31,383 4,814 15.3 1,956 863 44.1 10,247 2,042 19.9 9,136 1,255 13.7 10,044 654 6.5
    55 to 64 years 25,977 4,271 16.4 1,730 770 44.5 7,997 1,699 21.3 7,231 1,071 14.8 9,019 731 8.1
    65 years and over 30,149 8,875 29.4 5,089 2,548 50.1 11,530 3,783 32.8 6,494 1,608 24.8 7,035 936 13.3
      65 to 74 years 15,886 3,634 22.9 2,003 902 45.1 6,025 1,606 26.7 3,623 711 19.6 4,235 415 9.8
      75 years and over 14,264 5,240 36.7 3,086 1,645 53.3 5,505 2,177 39.5 2,871 896 31.2 2,801 521 18.6
 
Male, total
96,770 18,946 19.6 11,157 3,781 33.9 23,890 5,600 23.4 21,011 3,402 16.2 23,484 1,770 7.5
  Under 25 years 30,189 7,604 25.2 5,437 1,362 25.1 2,894 870 30.1 3,739 811 21.7 892 168 18.8
    Under 18 years 21,214 5,315 25.1 3,888 886 22.8 52 27 (B) 44 9 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 8,975 2,289 25.5 1,548 476 30.7 2,842 843 29.7 3,695 802 21.7 890 168 18.9
  25 years and over 66,580 11,341 17.0 5,720 2,419 42.3 20,995 4,729 22.5 17,272 2,590 15.0 22,592 1,602 7.1
    25 to 34 years 12,159 2,200 18.1 688 294 42.7 3,696 984 26.6 3,613 620 17.2 4,162 302 7.3
    35 to 44 years 13,057 1,947 14.9 898 395 44.0 4,020 822 20.5 3,404 466 13.7 4,735 264 5.6
    45 to 54 years 15,522 2,302 14.8 1,095 427 39.0 5,375 1,076 20.0 4,141 525 12.7 4,911 273 5.6
    55 to 64 years 12,671 1,993 15.7 889 386 43.4 3,617 742 20.5 3,402 507 14.9 4,763 359 7.5
    65 years and over 13,171 2,899 22.0 2,151 917 42.7 4,288 1,105 25.8 2,712 472 17.4 4,021 405 10.1
      65 to 74 years 7,451 1,362 18.3 945 384 40.6 2,431 547 22.5 1,616 222 13.7 2,459 209 8.5
      75 years and over 5,720 1,537 26.9 1,206 534 44.3 1,856 558 30.1 1,096 250 22.8 1,562 196 12.5
 
Female, total
100,171 23,883 23.8 10,654 4,403 41.3 24,733 7,651 30.9 24,500 5,313 21.7 23,945 2,356 9.8
  Under 25 years 28,836 7,839 27.2 4,851 1,208 24.9 2,228 1,006 45.2 4,221 1,195 28.3 1,198 270 22.5
    Under 18 years 20,095 4,924 24.5 3,663 739 20.2 59 17 (B) 33 8 (B) 1 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 8,742 2,915 33.3 1,188 469 39.5 2,169 989 45.6 4,188 1,187 28.3 1,197 270 22.5
  25 years and over 71,334 16,044 22.5 5,804 3,195 55.1 22,505 6,645 29.5 20,279 4,118 20.3 22,746 2,086 9.2
    25 to 34 years 12,031 2,886 24.0 563 397 70.5 2,640 1,060 40.2 3,683 950 25.8 5,145 478 9.3
    35 to 44 years 13,157 2,393 18.2 600 348 58.0 3,370 983 29.2 3,990 738 18.5 5,197 324 6.2
    45 to 54 years 15,862 2,512 15.8 861 436 50.6 4,872 965 19.8 4,995 730 14.6 5,133 381 7.4
    55 to 64 years 13,306 2,278 17.1 841 384 45.7 4,380 958 21.9 3,829 564 14.7 4,256 372 8.7
    65 years and over 16,978 5,975 35.2 2,939 1,631 55.5 7,243 2,678 37.0 3,782 1,136 30.0 3,015 531 17.6
      65 to 74 years 8,434 2,272 26.9 1,058 519 49.0 3,594 1,059 29.5 2,006 489 24.4 1,775 205 11.6
      75 years and over 8,544 3,703 43.3 1,881 1,112 59.1 3,649 1,619 44.4 1,775 647 36.4 1,239 325 26.3
 
Native (24)
189,358 40,929 21.6 20,813 7,728 37.1 46,733 12,611 27.0 43,964 8,384 19.1 44,583 3,726 8.4
Foreign-born 7,582 1,899 25.0 999 456 45.6 1,889 639 33.8 1,547 331 21.4 2,845 400 14.1
  Naturalized citizen 4,409 1,016 23.0 529 248 46.9 1,114 327 29.4 983 200 20.4 1,656 218 13.2
  Not a citizen 3,174 884 27.8 471 208 44.2 775 312 40.3 564 131 23.1 1,189 182 15.3
 
All Citizens
193,766 41,945 21.6 21,341 7,976 37.4 47,848 12,939 27.0 44,947 8,584 19.1 46,240 3,944 8.5

Poverty Footnotes


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