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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)
All Races
People Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
61,035 9,386 15.4 27,947 3,775 13.5 10,793 2,104 19.5 22,296 3,507 15.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
33,480 3,474 10.4 12,297 1,210 9.8 6,298 443 7.0 14,885 1,820 12.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
27,555 5,913 21.5 15,650 2,565 16.4 4,495 1,661 36.9 7,411 1,687 22.8
            1 child 14,245 2,312 16.2 8,093 1,044 12.9 2,119 542 25.6 4,033 726 18.0
            2 or more children 13,310 3,601 27.1 7,557 1,521 20.1 2,376 1,119 47.1 3,377 962 28.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
6,753 2,622 38.8 2,619 1,046 39.9 2,475 1,096 44.3 1,659 480 28.9
            1 child 5,135 1,814 35.3 1,997 725 36.3 1,816 720 39.6 1,322 369 27.9
            2 or more children 1,618 808 49.9 622 320 51.6 659 376 57.1 338 111 32.9

Male
 
    Total
27,752 3,079 11.1 14,536 1,709 11.8 5,303 469 8.8 7,914 902 11.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
16,722 1,500 9.0 6,693 635 9.5 4,008 257 6.4 6,020 608 10.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
11,031 1,579 14.3 7,843 1,073 13.7 1,295 212 16.4 1,893 294 15.5
            1 child 5,953 649 10.9 4,084 404 9.9 793 105 13.2 1,076 140 13.0
            2 or more children 5,077 930 18.3 3,759 669 17.8 502 107 21.4 817 153 18.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,169 492 22.7 972 264 27.2 687 132 19.3 511 95 18.7
            1 child 1,682 337 20.1 764 187 24.4 504 83 16.4 413 68 16.4
            2 or more children 488 155 31.7 208 78 37.3 182 49 27.1 97 27 28.2

Female
 
    Total
33,283 6,307 19.0 13,411 2,067 15.4 5,490 1,635 29.8 14,382 2,606 18.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
16,758 1,973 11.8 5,604 575 10.3 2,290 186 8.1 8,865 1,212 13.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
16,525 4,334 26.2 7,807 1,492 19.1 3,200 1,449 45.3 5,517 1,393 25.3
            1 child 8,292 1,663 20.1 4,009 640 16.0 1,326 437 33.0 2,957 585 19.8
            2 or more children 8,233 2,671 32.4 3,798 852 22.4 1,875 1,011 53.9 2,560 808 31.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,584 2,130 46.5 1,647 781 47.5 1,789 964 53.9 1,149 385 33.5
            1 child 3,453 1,477 42.8 1,233 539 43.7 1,312 637 48.5 908 301 33.1
            2 or more children 1,131 653 57.8 413 243 58.7 477 327 68.5 240 84 34.8

Poverty Footnotes


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