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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 alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
37,966 18,357 48.4 6,674 4,340 65.0 9,460 4,591 48.5 8,163 3,066 37.6 4,622 734 15.9
  Under 25 years 15,368 9,048 58.9 3,073 1,829 59.5 1,451 834 57.5 1,543 707 45.9 254 51 20.1
    Under 18 years 11,172 6,802 60.9 2,053 1,139 55.5 39 22 (B) 27 15 (B) 6 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 4,196 2,246 53.5 1,020 690 67.6 1,412 813 57.5 1,515 693 45.7 248 51 20.6
  25 years and over 22,598 9,309 41.2 3,601 2,511 69.7 8,008 3,757 46.9 6,620 2,358 35.6 4,368 683 15.6
    25 to 34 years 5,382 2,401 44.6 590 439 74.4 1,918 1,039 54.2 1,764 752 42.6 1,110 171 15.4
    35 to 44 years 5,169 1,965 38.0 526 356 67.8 1,881 891 47.4 1,675 571 34.1 1,088 146 13.5
    45 to 54 years 5,286 1,934 36.6 707 485 68.6 1,931 827 42.8 1,594 470 29.5 1,053 151 14.4
    55 to 64 years 3,532 1,365 38.6 607 412 67.9 1,215 497 40.9 1,027 335 32.6 682 121 17.7
    65 years and over 3,229 1,644 50.9 1,171 818 69.8 1,063 502 47.2 560 231 41.2 435 93 21.4
      65 to 74 years 1,854 875 47.2 555 381 68.7 654 286 43.7 384 155 40.4 261 53 20.2
      75 years and over 1,375 769 55.9 616 437 70.9 409 217 52.9 175 75 43.0 174 40 23.2
 
Male, total
17,687 7,955 45.0 3,177 1,912 60.2 4,693 1,962 41.8 3,366 1,021 30.3 1,867 242 13.0
  Under 25 years 7,669 4,420 57.6 1,575 917 58.2 771 386 50.1 652 285 43.7 87 13 14.6
    Under 18 years 5,644 3,396 60.2 1,029 563 54.7 12 7 (B) 15 8 (B) 4 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,026 1,024 50.6 545 355 65.0 759 380 50.0 638 277 43.5 84 13 15.2
  25 years and over 10,018 3,536 35.3 1,602 995 62.1 3,923 1,576 40.2 2,714 736 27.1 1,779 230 12.9
    25 to 34 years 2,491 887 35.6 287 178 62.2 1,070 453 42.4 725 207 28.6 410 48 11.7
    35 to 44 years 2,312 730 31.6 210 102 48.7 967 400 41.3 674 181 26.9 461 47 10.3
    45 to 54 years 2,398 820 34.2 361 231 63.9 912 349 38.2 684 187 27.4 441 54 12.2
    55 to 64 years 1,557 554 35.6 286 183 64.0 533 199 37.3 439 115 26.3 299 57 19.0
    65 years and over 1,261 544 43.1 459 301 65.5 441 175 39.7 193 45 23.1 169 24 14.2
      65 to 74 years 777 316 40.6 233 151 64.8 307 114 37.1 139 37 26.7 99 14 14.3
      75 years and over 484 228 47.2 226 150 66.3 134 61 45.8 54 8 (B) 70 10 (B)
 
Female, total
20,279 10,401 51.3 3,497 2,428 69.4 4,766 2,629 55.2 4,797 2,045 42.6 2,755 492 17.8
  Under 25 years 7,699 4,628 60.1 1,498 912 60.9 681 448 65.8 890 422 47.4 167 38 23.0
    Under 18 years 5,529 3,406 61.6 1,024 577 56.3 27 15 (B) 13 7 (B) 2 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 2,170 1,222 56.3 475 335 70.6 653 433 66.3 878 415 47.3 165 38 23.3
  25 years and over 12,580 5,773 45.9 1,999 1,516 75.9 4,086 2,181 53.4 3,906 1,623 41.5 2,589 453 17.5
    25 to 34 years 2,891 1,514 52.4 303 260 85.8 848 586 69.1 1,040 545 52.4 700 123 17.6
    35 to 44 years 2,858 1,235 43.2 316 254 80.5 914 491 53.8 1,001 390 38.9 627 99 15.8
    45 to 54 years 2,887 1,114 38.6 346 255 73.6 1,019 478 46.9 910 283 31.1 612 98 15.9
    55 to 64 years 1,975 811 41.0 321 229 71.5 682 298 43.7 589 219 37.2 383 64 16.7
    65 years and over 1,969 1,100 55.9 713 517 72.6 623 327 52.6 367 186 50.7 266 69 26.0
      65 to 74 years 1,078 559 51.9 322 230 71.5 347 172 49.6 246 118 48.1 162 39 23.7
      75 years and over 891 541 60.7 390 287 73.6 276 155 56.4 121 68 55.9 104 31 29.5
 
Native (24)
34,726 16,999 49.0 6,120 3,962 64.7 8,538 4,180 49.0 7,280 2,755 37.8 3,904 585 15.0
Foreign-born 3,240 1,358 41.9 554 378 68.2 921 410 44.5 883 311 35.2 718 149 20.7
  Naturalized citizen 1,465 499 34.1 176 118 67.0 403 150 37.2 450 151 33.7 406 68 16.7
  Not a citizen 1,775 859 48.4 378 260 68.8 518 260 50.2 434 159 36.7 312 81 26.0
 
All Citizens
36,191 17,498 48.3 6,296 4,080 64.8 8,942 4,331 48.4 7,729 2,907 37.6 4,310 653 15.1

Poverty Footnotes


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