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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
Family Householder Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
18,911 4,636 24.5 2,114 761 36.0 4,139 1,497 36.2 12,658 2,378 18.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
8,880 1,207 13.6 1,076 163 15.1 816 71 8.7 6,988 972 13.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
10,031 3,429 34.2 1,037 599 57.7 3,323 1,425 42.9 5,670 1,406 24.8
            1 child 5,269 1,383 26.2 670 352 52.5 1,412 428 30.3 3,187 604 18.9
            2 or more children 4,762 2,046 43.0 367 247 67.2 1,912 998 52.2 2,483 802 32.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,060 1,905 46.9 999 579 58.0 2,082 990 47.6 979 335 34.2
            1 child 3,056 1,295 42.4 706 369 52.3 1,535 659 42.9 815 267 32.8
            2 or more children 1,004 610 60.7 293 210 71.6 546 332 60.7 164 68 41.3

Male
 
    Total
5,021 690 13.8 810 133 16.5 1,138 164 14.4 3,072 393 12.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,987 320 10.7 662 88 13.3 537 43 8.1 1,788 188 10.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,033 371 18.2 148 45 30.6 601 120 20.0 1,284 205 16.0
            1 child 1,258 192 15.3 113 30 26.8 370 60 16.3 774 102 13.2
            2 or more children 776 178 23.0 35 15 43.0 230 60 26.0 510 103 20.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
846 189 22.3 148 45 30.8 438 93 21.2 260 50 19.3
            1 child 673 136 20.2 120 33 27.1 335 66 19.8 218 37 16.9
            2 or more children 173 53 30.6 27 13 47.1 103 26 25.6 42 14 32.0

Female
 
    Total
13,890 3,946 28.4 1,303 628 48.2 3,001 1,333 44.4 9,586 1,985 20.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
5,893 887 15.1 414 75 18.1 278 28 10.1 5,201 784 15.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
7,997 3,058 38.2 889 553 62.2 2,723 1,305 47.9 4,386 1,200 27.4
            1 child 4,011 1,191 29.7 557 322 57.7 1,042 367 35.3 2,412 502 20.8
            2 or more children 3,986 1,868 46.9 332 232 69.8 1,681 938 55.8 1,973 699 35.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
3,214 1,716 53.4 852 534 62.7 1,643 897 54.6 719 285 39.6
            1 child 2,383 1,159 48.7 585 337 57.5 1,200 592 49.3 597 231 38.6
            2 or more children 831 557 67.0 266 197 74.1 443 305 68.9 122 54 44.5

Poverty Footnotes


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