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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)

White alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
240,548 70,185 29.2 34,749 17,102 49.2 57,225 18,650 32.6 51,585 11,746 22.8 50,812 5,337 10.5
  Under 25 years 78,469 28,472 36.3 13,881 5,070 36.5 6,636 2,805 42.3 9,478 2,705 28.5 2,298 542 23.6
    Under 18 years 56,153 20,493 36.5 9,721 3,054 31.4 153 68 44.6 99 21 21.3 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 22,316 7,979 35.8 4,160 2,016 48.5 6,483 2,737 42.2 9,378 2,684 28.6 2,295 542 23.6
  25 years and over 162,079 41,714 25.7 20,868 12,033 57.7 50,589 15,845 31.3 42,108 9,041 21.5 48,515 4,795 9.9
    25 to 34 years 31,704 9,311 29.4 3,830 2,562 66.9 8,766 3,410 38.9 8,843 2,281 25.8 10,265 1,058 10.3
    35 to 44 years 32,775 7,994 24.4 3,930 2,420 61.6 9,314 2,904 31.2 8,644 1,817 21.0 10,886 853 7.8
    45 to 54 years 36,156 7,305 20.2 3,778 1,967 52.1 11,644 2,860 24.6 10,069 1,646 16.3 10,666 833 7.8
    55 to 64 years 28,730 5,737 20.0 2,857 1,411 49.4 8,692 2,108 24.3 7,768 1,337 17.2 9,413 881 9.4
    65 years and over 32,714 11,365 34.7 6,473 3,673 56.7 12,173 4,564 37.5 6,783 1,960 28.9 7,285 1,169 16.0
      65 to 74 years 17,420 4,906 28.2 2,767 1,488 53.8 6,439 1,976 30.7 3,816 905 23.7 4,399 536 12.2
      75 years and over 15,294 6,460 42.2 3,707 2,185 58.9 5,734 2,588 45.1 2,968 1,054 35.5 2,885 633 21.9
 
Male, total
119,198 32,370 27.2 18,053 8,265 45.8 28,426 8,211 28.9 23,926 4,680 19.6 25,128 2,348 9.3
  Under 25 years 40,142 14,177 35.3 7,357 2,662 36.2 3,711 1,322 35.6 4,438 1,116 25.1 971 212 21.8
    Under 18 years 28,779 10,503 36.5 4,987 1,588 31.8 69 36 (B) 56 13 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 11,364 3,674 32.3 2,370 1,074 45.3 3,643 1,286 35.3 4,382 1,103 25.2 969 212 21.8
  25 years and over 79,056 18,193 23.0 10,696 5,603 52.4 24,714 6,889 27.9 19,488 3,564 18.3 24,157 2,137 8.8
    25 to 34 years 16,273 4,336 26.6 2,229 1,305 58.5 5,075 1,686 33.2 4,378 905 20.7 4,592 440 9.6
    35 to 44 years 16,556 3,773 22.8 2,265 1,276 56.3 5,043 1,377 27.3 4,036 732 18.1 5,213 388 7.4
    45 to 54 years 17,963 3,531 19.7 2,040 973 47.7 6,085 1,511 24.8 4,604 695 15.1 5,234 352 6.7
    55 to 64 years 14,005 2,663 19.0 1,465 698 47.6 3,941 915 23.2 3,635 623 17.1 4,964 427 8.6
    65 years and over 14,259 3,889 27.3 2,697 1,351 50.1 4,571 1,399 30.6 2,836 609 21.5 4,155 529 12.7
      65 to 74 years 8,122 1,891 23.3 1,253 622 49.6 2,623 691 26.3 1,693 301 17.8 2,552 278 10.9
      75 years and over 6,137 1,998 32.6 1,444 730 50.6 1,947 708 36.4 1,143 308 27.0 1,602 251 15.7
 
Female, total
121,350 37,815 31.2 16,696 8,837 52.9 28,799 10,440 36.3 27,659 7,066 25.5 25,684 2,988 11.6
  Under 25 years 38,327 14,294 37.3 6,524 2,408 36.9 2,925 1,483 50.7 5,039 1,589 31.5 1,327 330 24.9
    Under 18 years 27,374 9,989 36.5 4,734 1,466 31.0 84 32 38.1 43 8 (B) 1 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 10,953 4,305 39.3 1,790 942 52.6 2,841 1,451 51.1 4,996 1,581 31.7 1,326 330 24.9
  25 years and over 83,023 23,521 28.3 10,172 6,429 63.2 25,875 8,957 34.6 22,619 5,477 24.2 24,357 2,658 10.9
    25 to 34 years 15,431 4,975 32.2 1,601 1,257 78.5 3,692 1,724 46.7 4,466 1,376 30.8 5,673 618 10.9
    35 to 44 years 16,219 4,221 26.0 1,665 1,144 68.7 4,271 1,527 35.7 4,609 1,085 23.5 5,674 466 8.2
    45 to 54 years 18,193 3,774 20.7 1,737 994 57.2 5,558 1,348 24.3 5,465 951 17.4 5,432 480 8.8
    55 to 64 years 14,725 3,074 20.9 1,392 713 51.2 4,751 1,193 25.1 4,133 714 17.3 4,449 454 10.2
    65 years and over 18,456 7,477 40.5 3,776 2,321 61.5 7,602 3,164 41.6 3,947 1,351 34.2 3,130 640 20.4
      65 to 74 years 9,298 3,014 32.4 1,513 867 57.3 3,815 1,285 33.7 2,122 605 28.5 1,847 258 14.0
      75 years and over 9,157 4,462 48.7 2,263 1,455 64.3 3,787 1,880 49.6 1,825 746 40.9 1,283 382 29.8
 
Native (24)
216,380 58,780 27.2 25,548 11,145 43.6 51,294 15,916 31.0 48,045 10,600 22.1 46,468 4,506 9.7
Foreign-born 24,169 11,406 47.2 9,201 5,958 64.7 5,931 2,734 46.1 3,540 1,146 32.4 4,344 831 19.1
  Naturalized citizen 9,247 3,077 33.3 2,250 1,261 56.1 2,490 888 35.7 1,943 506 26.0 2,367 361 15.3
  Not a citizen 14,921 8,328 55.8 6,952 4,697 67.6 3,442 1,846 53.6 1,597 639 40.0 1,977 470 23.8
 
All Citizens
225,627 61,857 27.4 27,798 12,406 44.6 53,783 16,804 31.2 49,988 11,107 22.2 48,835 4,867 10.0

Poverty Footnotes


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