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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)

Asian alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
13,310 3,247 24.4 1,727 723 41.9 1,959 641 32.7 2,113 513 24.3 4,988 665 13.3
  Under 25 years 4,190 1,280 30.6 648 235 36.2 188 71 37.9 612 219 35.8 219 51 23.1
    Under 18 years 3,052 876 28.7 508 165 32.6 7 2 (B) 10 2 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 1,137 404 35.5 140 70 49.7 181 69 38.1 602 217 36.1 214 48 22.6
  25 years and over 9,120 1,967 21.6 1,079 489 45.3 1,772 570 32.2 1,501 294 19.6 4,769 614 12.9
    25 to 34 years 2,161 435 20.1 103 69 67.3 307 104 33.9 389 84 21.5 1,363 179 13.1
    35 to 44 years 2,327 473 20.3 197 99 50.2 378 134 35.4 381 71 18.7 1,371 169 12.3
    45 to 54 years 1,963 356 18.1 186 80 43.1 426 111 26.1 340 68 19.9 1,011 97 9.6
    55 to 64 years 1,373 285 20.8 229 87 38.3 269 68 25.4 247 46 18.8 628 83 13.2
    65 years and over 1,296 417 32.1 364 153 42.0 392 152 38.9 145 25 17.5 396 86 21.8
      65 to 74 years 753 233 31.0 181 84 46.2 222 82 36.8 77 10 13.5 272 57 21.0
      75 years and over 544 184 33.8 183 69 37.8 169 71 41.7 67 15 (B) 124 29 23.4
 
Male, total
6,373 1,513 23.7 730 325 44.5 853 262 30.7 1,039 234 22.5 2,459 320 13.0
  Under 25 years 2,136 657 30.8 325 127 39.0 106 44 41.7 313 94 30.1 100 19 19.2
    Under 18 years 1,539 461 29.9 240 88 36.4 3 1 (B) 2 0 (B) 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 596 196 32.9 85 39 46.3 103 44 42.4 312 94 30.3 97 19 19.8
  25 years and over 4,238 856 20.2 405 198 49.0 747 218 29.1 726 140 19.2 2,360 300 12.7
    25 to 34 years 1,034 205 19.9 50 40 (B) 143 37 25.8 205 44 21.4 636 85 13.3
    35 to 44 years 1,101 189 17.2 93 42 45.0 156 43 27.4 186 26 14.2 666 78 11.8
    45 to 54 years 929 169 18.2 77 37 48.1 196 52 26.8 155 32 20.6 502 47 9.4
    55 to 64 years 632 121 19.1 81 35 42.8 111 31 27.8 117 19 16.1 323 37 11.4
    65 years and over 540 171 31.7 104 45 43.2 141 55 38.8 63 18 (B) 233 53 22.9
      65 to 74 years 331 94 28.5 47 21 (B) 78 30 37.9 38 8 (B) 168 36 21.3
      75 years and over 210 77 36.8 57 24 (B) 62 25 (B) 25 10 (B) 65 18 (B)
 
Female, total
6,937 1,734 25.0 996 398 40.0 1,106 379 34.3 1,074 279 26.0 2,529 345 13.7
  Under 25 years 2,054 623 30.3 323 108 33.5 81 27 33.0 298 125 41.7 119 31 26.3
    Under 18 years 1,513 415 27.4 268 78 29.1 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B) 2 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 541 208 38.4 55 30 (B) 78 25 32.5 290 123 42.3 117 29 24.9
  25 years and over 4,883 1,111 22.7 673 290 43.1 1,024 352 34.4 775 155 20.0 2,409 314 13.0
    25 to 34 years 1,127 230 20.4 53 29 (B) 164 67 41.0 183 40 21.6 727 94 12.9
    35 to 44 years 1,226 284 23.1 104 57 54.9 222 91 41.0 195 45 23.0 705 91 12.8
    45 to 54 years 1,033 187 18.1 109 43 39.5 230 59 25.5 186 36 19.3 509 50 9.8
    55 to 64 years 740 164 22.2 147 53 35.8 158 37 23.7 130 28 21.2 305 47 15.2
    65 years and over 756 245 32.5 260 108 41.5 251 98 38.9 82 7 8.4 163 33 20.1
      65 to 74 years 422 139 32.9 134 63 47.2 144 52 36.2 40 2 (B) 104 21 20.5
      75 years and over 334 107 31.9 127 45 35.4 107 46 42.6 42 5 (B) 59 11 (B)
 
Native (24)
4,925 1,172 23.8 554 211 38.1 497 141 28.4 802 162 20.2 1,007 107 10.6
Foreign-born 8,385 2,075 24.8 1,173 513 43.7 1,462 500 34.2 1,311 352 26.8 3,981 558 14.0
  Naturalized citizen 4,433 870 19.6 508 207 40.9 853 262 30.7 799 169 21.2 2,168 217 10.0
  Not a citizen 3,952 1,206 30.5 665 305 45.9 608 238 39.1 512 182 35.6 1,813 341 18.8
 
All Citizens
9,358 2,041 21.8 1,062 418 39.4 1,351 403 29.8 1,601 331 20.7 3,175 324 10.2

Poverty Footnotes


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