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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 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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
40,097 19,419 48.4 6,979 4,509 64.6 9,698 4,707 48.5 8,509 3,181 37.4 4,793 768 16.0
  Under 25 years 16,815 9,838 58.5 3,266 1,921 58.8 1,521 869 57.2 1,640 734 44.8 271 60 22.0
    Under 18 years 12,388 7,483 60.4 2,198 1,193 54.3 39 22 (B) 27 15 (B) 6 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 4,428 2,355 53.2 1,068 729 68.2 1,482 848 57.2 1,613 719 44.6 265 60 22.5
  25 years and over 23,281 9,581 41.2 3,713 2,588 69.7 8,177 3,838 46.9 6,869 2,447 35.6 4,522 709 15.7
    25 to 34 years 5,611 2,494 44.4 625 458 73.3 1,971 1,074 54.5 1,852 780 42.1 1,164 182 15.6
    35 to 44 years 5,331 2,014 37.8 543 367 67.6 1,924 908 47.2 1,737 590 33.9 1,127 149 13.2
    45 to 54 years 5,416 1,984 36.6 731 505 69.0 1,963 838 42.7 1,645 487 29.6 1,077 155 14.4
    55 to 64 years 3,618 1,406 38.9 621 424 68.2 1,235 506 41.0 1,056 348 32.9 706 128 18.1
    65 years and over 3,305 1,683 50.9 1,192 834 70.0 1,085 511 47.1 578 243 41.9 449 95 21.2
      65 to 74 years 1,908 901 47.2 571 392 68.7 669 288 43.1 399 165 41.4 268 55 20.4
      75 years and over 1,397 782 56.0 621 442 71.1 416 223 53.5 179 77 43.2 181 40 22.4
 
Male, total
18,727 8,478 45.3 3,337 2,011 60.3 4,818 2,023 42.0 3,521 1,065 30.2 1,937 256 13.2
  Under 25 years 8,388 4,816 57.4 1,674 971 58.0 808 405 50.1 694 299 43.0 98 18 18.2
    Under 18 years 6,243 3,730 59.7 1,099 591 53.8 12 7 (B) 15 8 (B) 4 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,145 1,086 50.6 575 379 65.9 796 398 50.0 679 291 42.8 94 18 18.9
  25 years and over 10,339 3,662 35.4 1,663 1,040 62.5 4,009 1,618 40.4 2,827 766 27.1 1,839 238 12.9
    25 to 34 years 2,602 929 35.7 301 186 61.7 1,103 472 42.8 766 219 28.6 432 52 12.0
    35 to 44 years 2,385 756 31.7 220 111 50.3 989 407 41.2 702 190 27.1 474 48 10.2
    45 to 54 years 2,469 850 34.4 380 248 65.1 929 357 38.5 708 191 27.0 452 54 11.9
    55 to 64 years 1,592 570 35.8 294 190 64.5 539 202 37.5 451 118 26.1 307 60 19.6
    65 years and over 1,291 558 43.2 467 306 65.5 449 179 39.8 201 49 24.2 174 24 13.8
      65 to 74 years 798 326 40.8 242 157 64.7 313 115 36.8 144 40 27.7 100 14 14.1
      75 years and over 493 232 47.1 226 150 66.3 136 64 46.9 57 9 (B) 74 10 (B)
 
Female, total
21,370 10,941 51.2 3,642 2,499 68.6 4,881 2,684 55.0 4,987 2,116 42.4 2,857 513 17.9
  Under 25 years 8,427 5,022 59.6 1,592 951 59.7 713 465 65.2 946 436 46.0 173 42 24.2
    Under 18 years 6,145 3,753 61.1 1,099 601 54.7 27 15 (B) 13 7 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,283 1,269 55.6 493 349 70.9 686 450 65.6 933 428 45.9 171 42 24.5
  25 years and over 12,943 5,919 45.7 2,050 1,548 75.5 4,168 2,220 53.3 4,041 1,680 41.6 2,684 471 17.5
    25 to 34 years 3,009 1,565 52.0 324 272 84.1 868 602 69.3 1,086 561 51.7 731 130 17.8
    35 to 44 years 2,946 1,258 42.7 323 257 79.4 935 501 53.6 1,035 400 38.6 653 101 15.4
    45 to 54 years 2,947 1,134 38.5 351 257 73.2 1,034 481 46.5 938 295 31.5 625 101 16.1
    55 to 64 years 2,026 836 41.3 327 234 71.5 696 304 43.8 605 230 38.1 399 68 17.0
    65 years and over 2,014 1,125 55.9 724 528 72.8 636 332 52.2 378 194 51.4 275 71 25.9
      65 to 74 years 1,109 575 51.8 329 236 71.6 356 173 48.7 256 125 49.0 168 41 24.1
      75 years and over 904 550 60.8 395 292 73.9 280 159 56.7 122 69 56.2 107 31 28.6
 
Native (24)
36,733 17,993 49.0 6,391 4,107 64.3 8,737 4,271 48.9 7,599 2,861 37.6 4,058 612 15.1
Foreign-born 3,364 1,426 42.4 588 402 68.4 961 436 45.4 910 320 35.2 735 156 21.3
  Naturalized citizen 1,509 515 34.1 184 124 67.7 410 150 36.6 466 157 33.6 413 71 17.1
  Not a citizen 1,855 911 49.1 404 278 68.8 551 286 51.8 444 164 36.9 322 86 26.7
 
All Citizens
38,242 18,508 48.4 6,575 4,232 64.4 9,147 4,421 48.3 8,065 3,017 37.4 4,471 682 15.3

Poverty Footnotes


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