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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)

Black alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
37,966 17,344 45.7 6,674 4,150 62.2 9,460 4,278 45.2 8,163 2,822 34.6 4,622 670 14.5
  Under 25 years 15,368 8,665 56.4 3,073 1,758 57.2 1,451 779 53.7 1,543 654 42.4 254 49 19.4
    Under 18 years 11,172 6,542 58.6 2,053 1,086 52.9 39 20 (B) 27 11 (B) 6 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 4,196 2,124 50.6 1,020 672 65.9 1,412 759 53.8 1,515 643 42.4 248 49 19.9
  25 years and over 22,598 8,679 38.4 3,601 2,391 66.4 8,008 3,499 43.7 6,620 2,168 32.8 4,368 620 14.2
    25 to 34 years 5,382 2,249 41.8 590 429 72.8 1,918 962 50.1 1,764 694 39.3 1,110 164 14.8
    35 to 44 years 5,169 1,827 35.3 526 341 64.9 1,881 842 44.8 1,675 520 31.1 1,088 124 11.4
    45 to 54 years 5,286 1,803 34.1 707 467 66.1 1,931 768 39.8 1,594 424 26.6 1,053 144 13.6
    55 to 64 years 3,532 1,283 36.3 607 395 65.0 1,215 463 38.1 1,027 315 30.7 682 111 16.2
    65 years and over 3,229 1,517 47.0 1,171 759 64.8 1,063 465 43.7 560 215 38.5 435 77 17.8
      65 to 74 years 1,854 785 42.3 555 344 62.0 654 258 39.4 384 143 37.3 261 39 15.0
      75 years and over 1,375 732 53.2 616 415 67.3 409 207 50.7 175 72 41.0 174 38 21.9
 
Male, total
17,687 7,493 42.4 3,177 1,825 57.4 4,693 1,789 38.1 3,366 944 28.0 1,867 225 12.0
  Under 25 years 7,669 4,227 55.1 1,575 882 56.0 771 354 45.9 652 269 41.2 87 13 14.6
    Under 18 years 5,644 3,261 57.8 1,029 541 52.5 12 6 (B) 15 4 (B) 4 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,026 967 47.7 545 341 62.5 759 348 45.9 638 265 41.5 84 13 15.2
  25 years and over 10,018 3,265 32.6 1,602 943 58.9 3,923 1,435 36.6 2,714 675 24.9 1,779 212 11.9
    25 to 34 years 2,491 809 32.5 287 173 60.2 1,070 401 37.5 725 190 26.2 410 46 11.2
    35 to 44 years 2,312 666 28.8 210 96 45.9 967 365 37.7 674 160 23.8 461 44 9.6
    45 to 54 years 2,398 774 32.3 361 224 62.1 912 325 35.6 684 176 25.7 441 49 11.2
    55 to 64 years 1,557 526 33.8 286 175 61.1 533 188 35.2 439 108 24.7 299 55 18.5
    65 years and over 1,261 491 39.0 459 275 60.1 441 157 35.7 193 41 21.5 169 17 10.3
      65 to 74 years 777 279 35.9 233 136 58.4 307 98 32.1 139 35 25.1 99 10 10.0
      75 years and over 484 212 43.9 226 139 61.8 134 59 43.9 54 7 (B) 70 8 (B)
 
Female, total
20,279 9,852 48.6 3,497 2,325 66.5 4,766 2,489 52.2 4,797 1,879 39.2 2,755 445 16.1
  Under 25 years 7,699 4,438 57.6 1,498 877 58.5 681 425 62.5 890 385 43.3 167 37 21.9
    Under 18 years 5,529 3,281 59.3 1,024 545 53.3 27 14 (B) 13 7 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,170 1,157 53.3 475 331 69.8 653 411 62.9 878 378 43.1 165 37 22.2
  25 years and over 12,580 5,414 43.0 1,999 1,448 72.5 4,086 2,064 50.5 3,906 1,493 38.2 2,589 408 15.8
    25 to 34 years 2,891 1,440 49.8 303 257 84.6 848 561 66.1 1,040 504 48.5 700 119 16.9
    35 to 44 years 2,858 1,162 40.7 316 245 77.5 914 477 52.2 1,001 360 36.0 627 80 12.7
    45 to 54 years 2,887 1,029 35.6 346 243 70.2 1,019 443 43.5 910 249 27.3 612 94 15.4
    55 to 64 years 1,975 757 38.3 321 220 68.5 682 275 40.3 589 207 35.1 383 55 14.5
    65 years and over 1,969 1,025 52.1 713 484 67.9 623 308 49.4 367 174 47.4 266 60 22.6
      65 to 74 years 1,078 506 46.9 322 208 64.7 347 159 45.9 246 109 44.2 162 29 18.1
      75 years and over 891 520 58.3 390 275 70.5 276 149 53.9 121 65 53.8 104 31 29.5
 
Native (24)
34,726 16,074 46.3 6,120 3,777 61.7 8,538 3,904 45.7 7,280 2,548 35.0 3,904 526 13.5
Foreign-born 3,240 1,271 39.2 554 372 67.2 921 375 40.7 883 274 31.0 718 143 19.9
  Naturalized citizen 1,465 454 31.0 176 116 66.0 403 131 32.6 450 129 28.7 406 65 16.1
  Not a citizen 1,775 817 46.0 378 256 67.7 518 243 47.0 434 145 33.4 312 78 24.9
 
All Citizens
36,191 16,528 45.7 6,296 3,894 61.8 8,942 4,035 45.1 7,729 2,678 34.6 4,310 592 13.7

Poverty Footnotes


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