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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)
Black alone
People Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
12,143 3,178 26.2 4,718 1,215 25.8 2,588 791 30.6 4,837 1,172 24.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
6,553 1,178 18.0 2,151 396 18.4 1,266 166 13.1 3,136 616 19.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
5,590 2,000 35.8 2,567 819 31.9 1,322 624 47.2 1,701 556 32.7
            1 child 2,702 723 26.8 1,276 342 26.8 514 163 31.7 912 218 23.9
            2 or more children 2,888 1,276 44.2 1,291 477 37.0 808 461 57.1 790 338 42.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,781 910 51.1 684 352 51.5 712 397 55.8 385 160 41.7
            1 child 1,299 596 45.9 513 238 46.3 483 236 48.9 302 122 40.3
            2 or more children 482 315 65.2 171 115 67.1 229 161 70.5 83 39 46.8

Male
 
    Total
4,695 964 20.5 2,282 525 23.0 1,049 165 15.7 1,364 274 20.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,032 501 16.5 1,128 191 16.9 818 105 12.9 1,087 204 18.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,663 463 27.9 1,154 334 28.9 231 60 25.8 277 70 25.2
            1 child 847 186 21.9 560 134 23.9 128 28 21.6 159 24 15.4
            2 or more children 816 277 34.0 595 200 33.7 103 32 31.0 118 45 38.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
408 133 32.5 216 77 35.7 110 36 32.4 82 20 24.2
            1 child 293 75 25.5 161 47 29.2 68 15 22.3 64 13 19.5
            2 or more children 115 58 50.5 55 30 54.8 42 21 48.7 18 7 41.1

Female
 
    Total
7,448 2,214 29.7 2,436 691 28.3 1,539 626 40.7 3,473 897 25.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,521 677 19.2 1,024 205 20.1 448 61 13.6 2,049 411 20.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,927 1,536 39.1 1,413 485 34.4 1,090 565 51.8 1,424 486 34.1
            1 child 1,855 538 29.0 716 208 29.1 386 135 35.1 753 194 25.7
            2 or more children 2,073 999 48.2 696 277 39.8 705 429 60.9 672 292 43.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,373 777 56.6 469 275 58.7 602 362 60.1 303 141 46.4
            1 child 1,006 521 51.8 353 191 54.1 415 221 53.2 238 109 45.9
            2 or more children 368 257 69.8 116 85 73.0 186 141 75.4 65 32 48.3

Poverty Footnotes


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