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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
40,097 18,359 45.8 6,979 4,318 61.9 9,698 4,387 45.2 8,509 2,924 34.4 4,793 700 14.6
  Under 25 years 16,815 9,430 56.1 3,266 1,849 56.6 1,521 814 53.5 1,640 677 41.3 271 58 21.4
    Under 18 years 12,388 7,200 58.1 2,198 1,139 51.8 39 20 (B) 27 11 (B) 6 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 4,428 2,229 50.4 1,068 711 66.5 1,482 795 53.6 1,613 666 41.3 265 58 21.8
  25 years and over 23,281 8,929 38.4 3,713 2,468 66.5 8,177 3,572 43.7 6,869 2,247 32.7 4,522 642 14.2
    25 to 34 years 5,611 2,336 41.6 625 449 71.8 1,971 996 50.5 1,852 719 38.8 1,164 173 14.9
    35 to 44 years 5,331 1,875 35.2 543 352 64.8 1,924 857 44.6 1,737 539 31.0 1,127 126 11.2
    45 to 54 years 5,416 1,848 34.1 731 486 66.5 1,963 776 39.6 1,645 438 26.6 1,077 147 13.6
    55 to 64 years 3,618 1,322 36.5 621 406 65.3 1,235 472 38.2 1,056 328 31.1 706 116 16.4
    65 years and over 3,305 1,549 46.9 1,192 775 65.0 1,085 472 43.4 578 223 38.6 449 80 17.7
      65 to 74 years 1,908 807 42.3 571 356 62.3 669 260 38.9 399 149 37.4 268 41 15.4
      75 years and over 1,397 743 53.2 621 419 67.6 416 211 50.8 179 74 41.1 181 38 21.1
 
Male, total
18,727 7,993 42.7 3,337 1,922 57.6 4,818 1,845 38.3 3,521 985 28.0 1,937 235 12.1
  Under 25 years 8,388 4,612 55.0 1,674 934 55.8 808 373 46.1 694 282 40.7 98 18 18.2
    Under 18 years 6,243 3,583 57.4 1,099 568 51.7 12 6 (B) 15 4 (B) 4 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,145 1,029 48.0 575 366 63.5 796 367 46.1 679 278 41.0 94 18 18.9
  25 years and over 10,339 3,381 32.7 1,663 989 59.5 4,009 1,473 36.7 2,827 703 24.9 1,839 217 11.8
    25 to 34 years 2,602 846 32.5 301 180 59.8 1,103 419 38.0 766 198 25.9 432 48 11.1
    35 to 44 years 2,385 692 29.0 220 105 47.7 989 372 37.6 702 169 24.1 474 45 9.6
    45 to 54 years 2,469 801 32.5 380 241 63.4 929 332 35.7 708 179 25.4 452 49 10.9
    55 to 64 years 1,592 539 33.8 294 181 61.6 539 190 35.2 451 110 24.5 307 57 18.6
    65 years and over 1,291 504 39.0 467 281 60.2 449 160 35.6 201 46 22.7 174 17 10.0
      65 to 74 years 798 289 36.2 242 142 58.6 313 100 31.9 144 38 26.2 100 10 9.8
      75 years and over 493 215 43.6 226 139 61.8 136 60 44.0 57 8 (B) 74 8 (B)
 
Female, total
21,370 10,366 48.5 3,642 2,395 65.8 4,881 2,542 52.1 4,987 1,939 38.9 2,857 465 16.3
  Under 25 years 8,427 4,818 57.2 1,592 915 57.5 713 442 62.0 946 395 41.8 173 40 23.2
    Under 18 years 6,145 3,617 58.9 1,099 570 51.9 27 14 (B) 13 7 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,283 1,201 52.6 493 345 70.1 686 428 62.4 933 388 41.6 171 40 23.4
  25 years and over 12,943 5,548 42.9 2,050 1,480 72.2 4,168 2,100 50.4 4,041 1,543 38.2 2,684 425 15.8
    25 to 34 years 3,009 1,490 49.5 324 269 83.0 868 577 66.4 1,086 520 47.9 731 125 17.1
    35 to 44 years 2,946 1,183 40.2 323 247 76.5 935 485 51.9 1,035 370 35.7 653 81 12.4
    45 to 54 years 2,947 1,046 35.5 351 245 69.9 1,034 445 43.0 938 259 27.6 625 98 15.6
    55 to 64 years 2,026 783 38.6 327 225 68.7 696 282 40.5 605 217 35.9 399 59 14.8
    65 years and over 2,014 1,045 51.9 724 494 68.2 636 312 49.0 378 178 47.0 275 62 22.6
      65 to 74 years 1,109 518 46.6 329 214 65.0 356 160 45.0 256 112 43.7 168 31 18.7
      75 years and over 904 528 58.4 395 280 70.9 280 151 54.0 122 66 53.9 107 31 28.6
 
Native (24)
36,733 17,020 46.3 6,391 3,921 61.4 8,737 3,987 45.6 7,599 2,641 34.7 4,058 549 13.5
Foreign-born 3,364 1,339 39.8 588 396 67.4 961 400 41.6 910 283 31.1 735 151 20.5
  Naturalized citizen 1,509 470 31.1 184 123 66.7 410 131 32.1 466 134 28.8 413 68 16.5
  Not a citizen 1,855 869 46.9 404 274 67.7 551 269 48.8 444 149 33.6 322 83 25.6
 
All Citizens
38,242 17,490 45.7 6,575 4,044 61.5 9,147 4,118 45.0 8,065 2,775 34.4 4,471 617 13.8

Poverty Footnotes


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