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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV31: Age of Householder, Number of Children in Family, Marital Status, Work Experience for People 16 Years and Over: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  16 years and over 16 to 24 years 25 to 34 years 35 years and over
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)
White alone
People in Families, total (2)


Both Sexes
 
    Total
149,450 11,053 7.4 23,780 2,599 10.9 23,671 2,490 10.5 102,000 5,964 5.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
86,120 4,366 5.1 10,423 760 7.3 9,325 417 4.5 66,371 3,189 4.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
63,330 6,687 10.6 13,357 1,839 13.8 14,345 2,073 14.5 35,628 2,776 7.8
            1 child 27,421 2,187 8.0 7,145 758 10.6 5,673 549 9.7 14,603 879 6.0
            2 or more children 35,910 4,500 12.5 6,212 1,080 17.4 8,672 1,524 17.6 21,025 1,896 9.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
24,036 3,360 14.0 2,993 900 30.1 10,856 1,524 14.0 10,187 935 9.2
            1 child 16,428 2,101 12.8 2,170 570 26.3 7,058 902 12.8 7,200 629 8.7
            2 or more children 7,609 1,258 16.5 823 330 40.1 3,798 622 16.4 2,987 307 10.3

Male
 
    Total
73,550 4,562 6.2 12,101 1,160 9.6 11,313 848 7.5 50,137 2,554 5.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
43,408 2,039 4.7 5,490 410 7.5 5,280 210 4.0 32,637 1,419 4.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
30,143 2,522 8.4 6,610 750 11.3 6,033 638 10.6 17,500 1,135 6.5
            1 child 13,114 786 6.0 3,556 290 8.2 2,590 171 6.6 6,968 325 4.7
            2 or more children 17,029 1,736 10.2 3,055 459 15.0 3,443 467 13.6 10,532 810 7.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
11,343 1,189 10.5 1,099 254 23.1 4,704 490 10.4 5,540 445 8.0
            1 child 7,726 708 9.2 821 165 20.1 3,055 266 8.7 3,850 277 7.2
            2 or more children 3,617 481 13.3 277 89 32.0 1,649 224 13.6 1,690 168 9.9

Female
 
    Total
75,900 6,492 8.6 11,679 1,439 12.3 12,358 1,642 13.3 51,863 3,410 6.6
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
42,712 2,327 5.4 4,933 350 7.1 4,045 207 5.1 33,734 1,770 5.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
33,187 4,165 12.5 6,747 1,089 16.1 8,312 1,435 17.3 18,129 1,640 9.0
            1 child 14,307 1,400 9.8 3,589 468 13.0 3,082 378 12.3 7,635 554 7.3
            2 or more children 18,881 2,764 14.6 3,158 621 19.7 5,230 1,057 20.2 10,493 1,086 10.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
12,693 2,171 17.1 1,894 646 34.1 6,152 1,034 16.8 4,647 491 10.6
            1 child 8,701 1,393 16.0 1,349 405 30.1 4,002 636 15.9 3,350 352 10.5
            2 or more children 3,992 778 19.5 545 241 44.1 2,149 398 18.5 1,297 139 10.7

Poverty Footnotes


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