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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
47,398 22,940 48.4 13,821 8,247 59.7 9,274 3,833 41.3 6,683 1,952 29.2 3,670 619 16.9
  Under 25 years 21,442 12,002 56.0 3,931 2,307 58.7 1,663 810 48.7 1,657 529 31.9 242 68 28.1
    Under 18 years 16,370 9,571 58.5 2,350 1,254 53.4 45 24 (B) 25 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
    18 to 24 years 5,072 2,431 47.9 1,581 1,053 66.6 1,618 786 48.6 1,632 525 32.2 242 68 28.1
  25 years and over 25,956 10,938 42.1 9,890 5,940 60.1 7,611 3,023 39.7 5,026 1,423 28.3 3,428 551 16.1
    25 to 34 years 8,127 3,613 44.5 2,739 1,814 66.2 2,623 1,140 43.5 1,717 513 29.9 1,048 145 13.8
    35 to 44 years 7,028 3,130 44.5 2,553 1,620 63.5 2,051 900 43.9 1,399 433 30.9 1,025 176 17.2
    45 to 54 years 5,123 1,851 36.1 1,952 1,033 52.9 1,504 498 33.1 1,004 234 23.3 662 86 12.9
    55 to 64 years 2,961 1,036 35.0 1,174 580 49.4 758 235 31.0 591 139 23.5 438 82 18.6
    65 years and over 2,717 1,308 48.1 1,472 892 60.6 676 250 37.0 314 105 33.3 256 62 24.2
      65 to 74 years 1,627 760 46.7 814 498 61.1 432 150 34.7 210 72 34.3 171 41 23.8
      75 years and over 1,090 548 50.2 657 394 59.9 244 100 41.0 104 33 31.4 85 21 25.0
 
Male, total
24,342 11,188 46.0 7,378 4,110 55.7 4,903 1,830 37.3 3,181 776 24.4 1,755 276 15.7
  Under 25 years 10,988 6,009 54.7 2,110 1,183 56.1 903 396 43.8 757 216 28.5 92 20 22.1
    Under 18 years 8,352 4,814 57.6 1,193 605 50.7 19 10 (B) 15 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
    18 to 24 years 2,635 1,195 45.4 917 577 63.0 884 386 43.6 742 212 28.6 92 20 22.1
  25 years and over 13,355 5,178 38.8 5,268 2,927 55.6 3,999 1,434 35.9 2,424 561 23.1 1,663 256 15.4
    25 to 34 years 4,441 1,761 39.7 1,637 944 57.7 1,494 543 36.3 838 200 23.9 472 74 15.7
    35 to 44 years 3,708 1,531 41.3 1,426 839 58.8 1,085 443 40.8 699 174 24.9 499 76 15.2
    45 to 54 years 2,607 895 34.3 1,016 515 50.7 765 249 32.6 488 94 19.3 339 36 10.7
    55 to 64 years 1,430 478 33.4 598 293 49.0 353 91 25.7 261 57 21.9 217 36 16.8
    65 years and over 1,168 513 43.9 592 336 56.7 303 109 35.9 137 35 25.7 137 33 24.4
      65 to 74 years 715 309 43.2 331 195 58.9 201 69 34.5 87 24 27.3 96 21 21.6
      75 years and over 453 204 45.1 260 140 53.9 101 39 38.8 50 12 (B) 41 13 (B)
 
Female, total
23,056 11,752 51.0 6,443 4,137 64.2 4,372 2,003 45.8 3,502 1,176 33.6 1,915 343 17.9
  Under 25 years 10,455 5,992 57.3 1,821 1,124 61.7 760 414 54.4 900 313 34.8 150 48 31.8
    Under 18 years 8,018 4,756 59.3 1,157 649 56.1 26 14 (B) 10 0 (B) 0 0 (X)
    18 to 24 years 2,437 1,236 50.7 664 475 71.6 733 400 54.5 889 313 35.2 150 48 31.8
  25 years and over 12,601 5,759 45.7 4,622 3,013 65.2 3,612 1,589 44.0 2,602 863 33.1 1,765 295 16.7
    25 to 34 years 3,686 1,852 50.2 1,102 870 79.0 1,130 598 52.9 879 313 35.6 576 71 12.4
    35 to 44 years 3,320 1,599 48.2 1,128 782 69.3 966 458 47.4 700 259 37.0 526 100 19.1
    45 to 54 years 2,516 956 38.0 936 518 55.3 739 249 33.6 517 140 27.0 323 49 15.3
    55 to 64 years 1,531 558 36.5 576 287 49.9 404 144 35.6 330 81 24.7 221 45 20.5
    65 years and over 1,549 795 51.3 880 556 63.2 373 141 37.8 177 69 39.2 119 28 23.9
      65 to 74 years 911 451 49.5 483 302 62.6 230 80 34.9 123 48 39.2 75 20 (B)
      75 years and over 638 344 53.9 397 253 63.8 143 61 42.6 54 21 (B) 44 9 (B)
 
Native (24)
29,695 13,748 46.3 5,157 2,883 55.9 4,947 1,840 37.2 4,501 1,198 26.6 2,077 243 11.7
Foreign-born 17,703 9,192 51.9 8,664 5,364 61.9 4,328 1,993 46.1 2,182 754 34.6 1,593 375 23.6
  Naturalized citizen 5,157 1,852 35.9 1,812 944 52.1 1,473 510 34.6 1,039 255 24.5 759 106 14.0
  Not a citizen 12,546 7,339 58.5 6,852 4,420 64.5 2,855 1,483 51.9 1,143 500 43.7 834 269 32.3
 
All Citizens
34,852 15,600 44.8 6,969 3,827 54.9 6,419 2,350 36.6 5,540 1,452 26.2 2,836 349 12.3

Poverty Footnotes


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