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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, Never Married


Both Sexes
 
    Total
7,793 2,490 32.0 1,976 699 35.4 2,835 1,026 36.2 2,981 765 25.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,195 442 13.8 1,053 163 15.4 716 63 8.7 1,425 217 15.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
4,598 2,048 44.5 923 536 58.1 2,119 964 45.5 1,556 548 35.2
            1 child 2,442 850 34.8 607 325 53.5 952 303 31.9 883 222 25.2
            2 or more children 2,156 1,198 55.6 315 212 67.1 1,168 660 56.6 673 326 48.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,742 1,398 51.0 894 526 58.9 1,448 702 48.5 399 170 42.5
            1 child 2,048 959 46.8 642 349 54.3 1,073 468 43.6 333 142 42.6
            2 or more children 694 440 63.4 252 178 70.5 375 234 62.4 66 28 42.2

Male
 
    Total
2,542 424 16.7 783 131 16.7 903 132 14.6 857 161 18.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,663 199 12.0 644 88 13.6 484 41 8.5 535 71 13.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
880 225 25.6 139 43 31.1 419 91 21.7 322 91 28.2
            1 child 546 113 20.7 105 30 28.1 253 42 16.4 188 42 22.4
            2 or more children 333 112 33.5 34 14 40.6 166 50 29.8 134 48 36.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
595 153 25.6 139 43 31.1 341 77 22.7 115 32 27.8
            1 child 465 111 23.8 113 32 28.2 263 56 21.3 88 23 26.1
            2 or more children 130 42 32.0 26 11 44.1 77 21 27.5 27 9 33.4

Female
 
    Total
5,250 2,066 39.3 1,193 568 47.6 1,933 894 46.3 2,125 604 28.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,532 243 15.8 410 75 18.3 232 22 9.3 890 146 16.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,718 1,823 49.0 783 493 62.9 1,701 873 51.3 1,234 457 37.0
            1 child 1,896 737 38.9 502 295 58.8 699 262 37.5 695 180 25.9
            2 or more children 1,822 1,086 59.6 281 198 70.3 1,002 611 61.0 539 277 51.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,147 1,246 58.0 755 483 64.0 1,108 625 56.4 284 138 48.5
            1 child 1,583 848 53.5 529 317 59.9 810 412 50.9 245 119 48.6
            2 or more children 563 398 70.6 226 166 73.5 298 213 71.4 39 19 48.4

Poverty Footnotes


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