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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, Never Married


Both Sexes
 
    Total
2,672 1,126 42.1 519 234 45.2 961 479 49.8 1,192 412 34.6
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
793 174 21.9 204 35 17.1 100 12 12.1 488 127 26.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,879 952 50.6 315 199 63.4 861 467 54.2 704 285 40.5
            1 child 895 345 38.5 196 115 58.7 315 119 37.7 385 111 28.9
            2 or more children 984 607 61.7 119 84 71.1 546 348 63.8 319 174 54.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
977 587 60.1 297 193 65.2 534 312 58.4 146 82 55.9
            1 child 703 391 55.5 210 130 61.8 375 193 51.5 118 68 57.4
            2 or more children 274 196 71.7 87 64 73.4 159 119 74.7 28 14 49.7

Male
 
    Total
471 112 23.8 136 20 14.7 141 33 23.7 194 59 30.3
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
281 53 18.7 108 12 11.1 60 10 16.6 113 31 27.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
190 60 31.4 28 8 28.4 81 23 29.0 81 28 34.8
            1 child 115 29 25.5 20 6 28.2 51 14 27.3 43 10 22.1
            2 or more children 75 30 40.3 8 2 28.9 30 10 32.0 38 19 49.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
107 32 30.2 28 8 28.4 57 16 27.5 22 9 39.7
            1 child 86 27 31.1 25 8 32.7 46 12 26.5 15 7 42.1
            2 or more children 21 6 26.4 4 0 0.0 11 3 31.3 6 2 33.6

Female
 
    Total
2,201 1,013 46.0 383 214 56.0 820 446 54.3 998 353 35.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
512 121 23.7 97 23 23.8 40 2 5.3 375 96 25.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,689 892 52.8 286 191 66.9 780 443 56.9 623 257 41.3
            1 child 781 315 40.4 176 109 62.2 264 105 39.7 341 102 29.8
            2 or more children 909 577 63.4 111 82 74.2 516 339 65.6 282 156 55.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
870 555 63.8 268 185 69.1 477 296 62.1 124 73 58.7
            1 child 617 364 58.9 185 122 65.6 330 181 55.0 102 61 59.7
            2 or more children 252 191 75.5 83 64 76.7 148 115 78.0 22 12 54.3

Poverty Footnotes


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