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Current Population Survey (CPS)
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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 Divorced or Separated


Both Sexes
 
    Total
1,219 271 22.2 11 7 67.5 187 73 38.8 1,022 191 18.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
573 81 14.2 0 0 (X) 19 4 19.2 554 78 14.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
646 189 29.3 11 7 67.5 168 69 41.0 467 113 24.2
            1 child 327 70 21.3 7 7 100.0 55 12 22.1 266 51 19.1
            2 or more children 319 120 37.5 4 1 15.0 113 57 50.1 202 62 30.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
168 68 40.4 11 7 67.5 73 38 52.7 84 22 26.4
            1 child 128 47 37.0 7 7 100.0 55 27 49.5 66 13 20.2
            2 or more children 40 21 51.3 4 1 15.0 18 11 63.0 19 9 48.3

Male
 
    Total
208 32 15.2 1 0 0.0 30 5 17.1 177 27 15.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
111 8 7.4 0 0 (X) 12 0 0.0 99 8 8.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
97 24 24.1 1 0 0.0 18 5 28.5 78 18 23.4
            1 child 70 11 15.2 0 0 (X) 15 2 14.4 56 9 15.3
            2 or more children 27 13 47.6 1 0 0.0 3 3 91.1 23 10 43.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
28 7 24.2 1 0 0.0 7 3 42.6 20 4 18.9
            1 child 26 6 24.2 0 0 (X) 7 3 42.6 19 3 17.3
            2 or more children 2 0 25.1 1 0 0.0 0 0 (X) 1 0 64.7

Female
 
    Total
1,011 239 23.6 10 7 74.9 157 67 43.0 845 164 19.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
463 73 15.8 0 0 (X) 7 4 52.9 456 69 15.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
549 166 30.2 10 7 74.9 150 64 42.5 389 95 24.4
            1 child 257 59 22.9 7 7 100.0 40 10 25.0 210 42 20.1
            2 or more children 292 107 36.6 3 1 20.3 110 54 48.8 179 53 29.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
140 61 43.7 10 7 74.9 65 35 53.9 64 19 28.8
            1 child 101 41 40.4 7 7 100.0 48 24 50.5 47 10 21.4
            2 or more children 39 20 52.5 3 1 20.3 18 11 63.0 18 9 47.7

Poverty Footnotes


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