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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)

Asian alone
 
Both Sexes, total (1)
13,310 3,472 26.1 1,727 773 44.7 1,959 699 35.7 2,113 550 26.0 4,988 700 14.0
  Under 25 years 4,190 1,370 32.7 648 257 39.7 188 76 40.8 612 232 37.9 219 54 24.8
    Under 18 years 3,052 939 30.8 508 183 35.9 7 2 (B) 10 2 (B) 5 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 1,137 431 37.9 140 74 53.2 181 74 41.0 602 230 38.2 214 52 24.4
  25 years and over 9,120 2,102 23.0 1,079 516 47.8 1,772 622 35.1 1,501 319 21.2 4,769 645 13.5
    25 to 34 years 2,161 453 21.0 103 70 67.7 307 114 37.1 389 84 21.6 1,363 186 13.6
    35 to 44 years 2,327 506 21.7 197 105 53.0 378 147 38.8 381 77 20.2 1,371 177 12.9
    45 to 54 years 1,963 401 20.4 186 85 45.9 426 132 30.9 340 79 23.3 1,011 105 10.3
    55 to 64 years 1,373 296 21.6 229 87 38.3 269 72 26.8 247 51 20.8 628 85 13.6
    65 years and over 1,296 446 34.4 364 169 46.3 392 158 40.3 145 27 18.7 396 93 23.4
      65 to 74 years 753 252 33.5 181 97 53.3 222 85 38.4 77 12 15.7 272 58 21.3
      75 years and over 544 194 35.7 183 72 39.5 169 72 42.7 67 15 (B) 124 35 28.0
 
Male, total
6,373 1,602 25.1 730 343 47.0 853 284 33.3 1,039 245 23.6 2,459 332 13.5
  Under 25 years 2,136 702 32.9 325 137 42.2 106 47 44.5 313 99 31.7 100 21 20.7
    Under 18 years 1,539 492 32.0 240 94 39.0 3 1 (B) 2 0 (B) 3 0 (B)
    18 to 24 years 596 210 35.2 85 43 51.2 103 47 45.3 312 99 31.8 97 21 21.3
  25 years and over 4,238 901 21.3 405 206 50.9 747 237 31.7 726 146 20.1 2,360 312 13.2
    25 to 34 years 1,034 207 20.0 50 40 (B) 143 38 26.2 205 44 21.4 636 85 13.4
    35 to 44 years 1,101 200 18.2 93 44 46.8 156 48 30.7 186 27 14.7 666 81 12.2
    45 to 54 years 929 191 20.6 77 39 50.9 196 65 33.4 155 36 23.2 502 51 10.1
    55 to 64 years 632 125 19.7 81 35 42.8 111 31 27.8 117 20 17.5 323 39 12.0
    65 years and over 540 178 33.0 104 49 46.7 141 55 39.1 63 18 (B) 233 56 24.1
      65 to 74 years 331 98 29.8 47 24 (B) 78 30 37.9 38 8 (B) 168 37 21.8
      75 years and over 210 80 38.0 57 25 (B) 62 25 (B) 25 10 (B) 65 20 (B)
 
Female, total
6,937 1,869 27.0 996 429 43.1 1,106 415 37.5 1,074 305 28.4 2,529 367 14.5
  Under 25 years 2,054 668 32.5 323 120 37.1 81 29 35.9 298 133 44.4 119 34 28.2
    Under 18 years 1,513 447 29.6 268 89 33.2 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B) 2 2 (B)
    18 to 24 years 541 221 40.9 55 31 (B) 78 28 35.4 290 131 45.0 117 32 26.9
  25 years and over 4,883 1,201 24.6 673 309 45.9 1,024 386 37.6 775 173 22.3 2,409 334 13.9
    25 to 34 years 1,127 246 21.9 53 30 (B) 164 76 46.6 183 40 21.7 727 101 13.9
    35 to 44 years 1,226 305 24.9 104 61 58.5 222 99 44.5 195 50 25.4 705 96 13.6
    45 to 54 years 1,033 210 20.3 109 46 42.3 230 66 28.9 186 44 23.5 509 54 10.6
    55 to 64 years 740 171 23.2 147 53 35.8 158 41 26.1 130 31 23.9 305 47 15.2
    65 years and over 756 268 35.5 260 120 46.2 251 103 40.9 82 9 10.5 163 37 22.5
      65 to 74 years 422 154 36.4 134 73 54.2 144 56 38.7 40 4 (B) 104 21 20.5
      75 years and over 334 115 34.3 127 48 37.7 107 47 43.9 42 5 (B) 59 15 (B)
 
Native (24)
4,925 1,256 25.5 554 225 40.6 497 156 31.3 802 173 21.6 1,007 120 11.9
Foreign-born 8,385 2,215 26.4 1,173 548 46.7 1,462 543 37.1 1,311 377 28.8 3,981 580 14.6
  Naturalized citizen 4,433 940 21.2 508 224 44.1 853 287 33.6 799 183 22.9 2,168 225 10.4
  Not a citizen 3,952 1,276 32.3 665 324 48.7 608 256 42.2 512 195 38.0 1,813 355 19.6
 
All Citizens
9,358 2,196 23.5 1,062 449 42.3 1,351 442 32.7 1,601 356 22.2 3,175 345 10.9

Poverty Footnotes


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