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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)
White alone
People Who Did Not Work


Both Sexes
 
    Total
47,515 6,665 14.0 10,008 1,683 16.8 4,059 1,132 27.9 33,448 3,850 11.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
32,096 3,258 10.2 3,197 513 16.1 1,390 271 19.5 27,508 2,474 9.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
15,419 3,407 22.1 6,811 1,170 17.2 2,668 861 32.3 5,940 1,376 23.2
            1 child 6,287 1,138 18.1 3,208 407 12.7 807 252 31.2 2,272 479 21.1
            2 or more children 9,132 2,270 24.9 3,603 763 21.2 1,861 609 32.7 3,668 898 24.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
5,232 1,570 30.0 1,175 464 39.5 2,096 641 30.6 1,961 466 23.8
            1 child 3,340 999 29.9 845 300 35.5 1,162 377 32.4 1,332 322 24.2
            2 or more children 1,892 571 30.2 330 164 49.7 933 264 28.3 629 144 22.9

Male
 
    Total
19,175 2,474 12.9 4,910 750 15.3 957 252 26.3 13,308 1,472 11.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
14,364 1,481 10.3 1,630 271 16.7 658 130 19.8 12,076 1,079 8.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
4,811 992 20.6 3,280 478 14.6 299 122 40.6 1,232 392 31.8
            1 child 2,356 384 16.3 1,547 159 10.3 165 56 34.0 644 169 26.2
            2 or more children 2,455 608 24.8 1,733 319 18.4 134 65 48.8 588 224 38.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
834 318 38.2 339 113 33.3 167 80 47.7 328 126 38.4
            1 child 625 224 35.8 281 88 31.1 114 53 46.6 230 83 36.1
            2 or more children 209 95 45.4 57 25 43.8 53 27 50.0 98 43 43.7

Female
 
    Total
28,340 4,192 14.8 5,099 933 18.3 3,102 880 28.4 20,140 2,378 11.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
17,732 1,777 10.0 1,567 242 15.4 732 141 19.2 15,432 1,394 9.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
10,608 2,415 22.8 3,531 691 19.6 2,369 739 31.2 4,708 984 20.9
            1 child 3,931 754 19.2 1,662 248 14.9 642 195 30.5 1,627 310 19.0
            2 or more children 6,677 1,661 24.9 1,870 443 23.7 1,727 544 31.5 3,080 674 21.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,398 1,252 28.5 836 351 41.9 1,928 561 29.1 1,633 340 20.8
            1 child 2,714 775 28.6 564 212 37.6 1,048 324 30.9 1,102 239 21.7
            2 or more children 1,683 477 28.3 272 139 50.9 880 237 26.9 531 101 19.0

Poverty Footnotes


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