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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
Family Householder Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
12,870 2,712 21.1 1,377 461 33.5 2,631 842 32.0 8,862 1,410 15.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
6,245 732 11.7 741 113 15.3 557 46 8.2 4,947 573 11.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
6,625 1,980 29.9 636 347 54.6 2,074 796 38.4 3,915 837 21.4
            1 child 3,626 851 23.5 422 212 50.2 958 265 27.7 2,245 374 16.6
            2 or more children 2,999 1,130 37.7 214 135 63.2 1,116 531 47.6 1,670 463 27.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,588 1,106 42.7 618 335 54.2 1,341 577 43.0 629 193 30.7
            1 child 1,981 764 38.6 445 216 48.6 1,013 395 39.1 523 153 29.2
            2 or more children 608 342 56.2 174 119 68.7 329 182 55.4 106 41 38.4

Male
 
    Total
3,833 476 12.4 587 99 16.8 846 110 13.0 2,401 267 11.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,252 226 10.0 481 70 14.5 379 25 6.6 1,393 131 9.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,581 250 15.8 106 29 27.1 467 85 18.2 1,008 136 13.5
            1 child 988 137 13.8 84 21 24.9 290 43 14.8 614 73 11.9
            2 or more children 593 113 19.0 22 8 35.7 177 42 23.7 394 63 16.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
648 132 20.4 105 29 27.3 350 67 19.3 193 36 18.6
            1 child 516 91 17.7 87 21 24.0 267 46 17.1 163 25 15.3
            2 or more children 132 41 30.8 18 8 42.5 84 22 26.1 30 11 36.9

Female
 
    Total
9,037 2,237 24.7 791 362 45.8 1,785 732 41.0 6,461 1,142 17.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,993 506 12.7 260 44 16.8 179 21 11.6 3,554 442 12.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
5,044 1,731 34.3 531 319 60.0 1,607 711 44.3 2,907 701 24.1
            1 child 2,638 714 27.1 338 191 56.5 668 222 33.2 1,631 301 18.4
            2 or more children 2,406 1,017 42.3 192 127 66.3 938 489 52.2 1,275 400 31.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,941 974 50.2 513 307 59.8 991 510 51.5 436 157 36.1
            1 child 1,465 673 45.9 358 195 54.5 746 350 46.9 361 128 35.4
            2 or more children 476 301 63.3 155 112 71.9 245 160 65.4 76 30 39.1

Poverty Footnotes


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