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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
301,041 96,025 31.9 44,795 23,182 51.8 70,257 24,651 35.1 63,681 15,929 25.0 61,411 6,937 11.3
  Under 25 years 102,757 41,212 40.1 18,380 7,546 41.1 8,631 3,893 45.1 12,011 3,772 31.4 2,837 675 23.8
    Under 18 years 74,068 30,064 40.6 12,807 4,594 35.9 213 103 48.4 137 38 27.6 14 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 28,688 11,148 38.9 5,573 2,951 53.0 8,418 3,790 45.0 11,874 3,734 31.4 2,823 673 23.8
  25 years and over 198,285 54,813 27.6 26,415 15,636 59.2 61,626 20,758 33.7 51,670 12,157 23.5 58,574 6,262 10.7
    25 to 34 years 40,520 12,687 31.3 4,749 3,221 67.8 11,351 4,747 41.8 11,409 3,260 28.6 13,010 1,459 11.2
    35 to 44 years 41,322 10,836 26.2 4,814 2,997 62.3 11,842 4,062 34.3 11,081 2,575 23.2 13,584 1,202 8.8
    45 to 54 years 44,366 9,974 22.5 4,856 2,656 54.7 14,279 3,922 27.5 12,302 2,277 18.5 12,929 1,119 8.7
    55 to 64 years 34,289 7,628 22.2 3,805 1,988 52.2 10,372 2,746 26.5 9,254 1,777 19.2 10,858 1,117 10.3
    65 years and over 37,788 13,688 36.2 8,189 4,773 58.3 13,782 5,281 38.3 7,623 2,268 29.8 8,193 1,365 16.7
      65 to 74 years 20,404 6,171 30.2 3,615 2,032 56.2 7,420 2,377 32.0 4,385 1,110 25.3 4,985 653 13.1
      75 years and over 17,384 7,517 43.2 4,575 2,742 59.9 6,363 2,905 45.7 3,239 1,158 35.8 3,208 712 22.2
 
Male, total
147,862 43,813 29.6 22,816 11,013 48.3 34,803 10,799 31.0 29,207 6,166 21.1 29,894 2,987 10.0
  Under 25 years 52,344 20,422 39.0 9,663 3,917 40.5 4,778 1,847 38.7 5,573 1,551 27.8 1,188 260 21.9
    Under 18 years 37,836 15,270 40.4 6,520 2,350 36.0 93 51 54.8 73 21 (B) 8 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,508 5,152 35.5 3,144 1,567 49.8 4,685 1,796 38.3 5,500 1,530 27.8 1,179 260 22.0
  25 years and over 95,518 23,391 24.5 13,153 7,096 53.9 30,025 8,952 29.8 23,634 4,615 19.5 28,706 2,727 9.5
    25 to 34 years 20,440 5,670 27.7 2,685 1,595 59.4 6,495 2,270 34.9 5,508 1,215 22.1 5,752 589 10.2
    35 to 44 years 20,491 4,878 23.8 2,650 1,483 55.9 6,312 1,883 29.8 5,087 988 19.4 6,442 524 8.1
    45 to 54 years 21,772 4,700 21.6 2,586 1,317 50.9 7,332 1,980 27.0 5,583 941 16.8 6,271 462 7.4
    55 to 64 years 16,506 3,446 20.9 1,892 953 50.4 4,669 1,170 25.1 4,297 782 18.2 5,648 540 9.6
    65 years and over 16,308 4,696 28.8 3,339 1,747 52.3 5,217 1,649 31.6 3,159 690 21.8 4,593 611 13.3
      65 to 74 years 9,401 2,357 25.1 1,586 826 52.1 3,053 845 27.7 1,921 358 18.6 2,841 329 11.6
      75 years and over 6,907 2,339 33.9 1,754 921 52.5 2,164 804 37.2 1,237 332 26.8 1,751 282 16.1
 
Female, total
153,179 52,213 34.1 21,979 12,169 55.4 35,454 13,852 39.1 34,474 9,763 28.3 31,517 3,950 12.5
  Under 25 years 50,412 20,790 41.2 8,717 3,629 41.6 3,853 2,046 53.1 6,438 2,221 34.5 1,649 416 25.2
    Under 18 years 36,232 14,794 40.8 6,288 2,244 35.7 120 52 43.4 64 17 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 14,180 5,996 42.3 2,430 1,385 57.0 3,733 1,994 53.4 6,374 2,204 34.6 1,644 413 25.1
  25 years and over 102,767 31,422 30.6 13,262 8,541 64.4 31,601 11,806 37.4 28,036 7,542 26.9 29,868 3,535 11.8
    25 to 34 years 20,079 7,017 34.9 2,064 1,626 78.8 4,856 2,477 51.0 5,901 2,044 34.6 7,258 869 12.0
    35 to 44 years 20,831 5,958 28.6 2,164 1,515 70.0 5,530 2,179 39.4 5,994 1,587 26.5 7,142 678 9.5
    45 to 54 years 22,594 5,274 23.3 2,271 1,339 59.0 6,946 1,942 28.0 6,719 1,336 19.9 6,658 656 9.9
    55 to 64 years 17,783 4,182 23.5 1,914 1,035 54.1 5,703 1,575 27.6 4,957 995 20.1 5,210 577 11.1
    65 years and over 21,480 8,992 41.9 4,850 3,026 62.4 8,565 3,632 42.4 4,464 1,578 35.4 3,600 755 21.0
      65 to 74 years 11,003 3,813 34.7 2,029 1,205 59.4 4,367 1,532 35.1 2,463 752 30.5 2,143 324 15.1
      75 years and over 10,477 5,178 49.4 2,821 1,821 64.6 4,198 2,100 50.0 2,001 826 41.3 1,456 430 29.5
 
Native (24)
264,314 80,546 30.5 33,515 16,056 47.9 61,735 20,837 33.8 57,774 14,043 24.3 52,236 5,353 10.2
Foreign-born 36,727 15,480 42.1 11,280 7,126 63.2 8,522 3,814 44.8 5,908 1,885 31.9 9,175 1,584 17.3
  Naturalized citizen 15,470 4,605 29.8 2,990 1,630 54.5 3,819 1,351 35.4 3,289 862 26.2 5,028 666 13.2
  Not a citizen 21,257 10,875 51.2 8,290 5,495 66.3 4,703 2,463 52.4 2,618 1,024 39.1 4,147 918 22.1
 
All Citizens
279,785 85,150 30.4 36,505 17,687 48.4 65,554 22,187 33.8 61,063 14,905 24.4 57,263 6,019 10.5

Poverty Footnotes


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