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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
Family Householder Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
4,812 1,650 34.3 549 249 45.3 1,217 580 47.6 3,046 821 27.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,943 383 19.7 204 35 17.1 125 14 11.0 1,613 334 20.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,870 1,267 44.2 345 214 62.1 1,092 566 51.8 1,433 487 34.0
            1 child 1,372 454 33.1 211 120 56.6 388 139 35.7 773 196 25.4
            2 or more children 1,498 813 54.3 133 94 70.7 704 428 60.7 660 291 44.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,232 697 56.6 327 208 63.6 633 367 57.9 271 122 45.1
            1 child 894 457 51.1 225 134 59.6 444 226 50.8 225 97 43.2
            2 or more children 337 240 71.1 102 74 72.5 190 141 74.5 46 25 54.2

Male
 
    Total
780 157 20.2 136 20 14.7 174 39 22.2 469 99 21.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
460 68 14.8 108 12 11.1 74 10 13.6 278 46 16.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
320 89 27.8 28 8 28.4 101 29 28.4 191 52 27.4
            1 child 196 45 22.7 20 6 28.2 64 16 25.1 112 23 20.3
            2 or more children 124 44 35.9 8 2 28.9 37 13 34.2 79 30 37.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
140 39 28.0 28 8 28.4 64 19 29.1 48 13 26.4
            1 child 114 33 29.2 25 8 32.7 51 15 29.8 38 10 26.1
            2 or more children 26 6 23.0 4 0 0.0 13 3 26.5 9 3 27.5

Female
 
    Total
4,032 1,493 37.0 413 229 55.5 1,043 541 51.9 2,577 723 28.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,483 315 21.2 97 23 23.8 51 4 7.3 1,335 288 21.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,550 1,178 46.2 316 206 65.1 992 538 54.2 1,242 435 35.0
            1 child 1,176 410 34.8 191 114 59.7 324 122 37.7 661 173 26.2
            2 or more children 1,374 768 55.9 125 92 73.4 667 415 62.2 581 261 45.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,091 658 60.3 298 200 67.0 569 348 61.2 224 110 49.0
            1 child 780 424 54.3 201 126 62.9 393 210 53.6 187 87 46.7
            2 or more children 311 234 75.2 98 74 75.3 177 138 78.0 37 22 61.0

Poverty Footnotes


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