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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
People Who Did Not Work


Both Sexes
 
    Total
8,101 2,511 31.0 2,877 913 31.7 954 440 46.1 4,269 1,158 27.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
4,902 1,166 23.8 1,098 300 27.3 475 136 28.7 3,329 731 21.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,199 1,345 42.0 1,779 614 34.5 479 304 63.4 940 427 45.4
            1 child 1,378 464 33.7 814 242 29.7 149 67 45.0 415 155 37.4
            2 or more children 1,820 880 48.4 965 372 38.5 331 237 71.6 525 272 51.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
960 554 57.7 376 210 56.0 315 208 66.0 269 136 50.5
            1 child 651 340 52.2 275 131 47.7 194 121 62.7 183 88 48.0
            2 or more children 309 214 69.4 101 79 78.5 122 87 71.4 86 48 55.8

Male
 
    Total
3,503 940 26.8 1,400 430 30.7 401 132 33.0 1,702 378 22.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,303 502 21.8 551 139 25.3 310 84 27.1 1,441 279 19.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,200 437 36.4 848 290 34.2 90 48 53.4 261 99 37.7
            1 child 544 165 30.3 383 118 30.7 39 17 43.8 122 30 24.6
            2 or more children 655 272 41.5 465 173 37.1 51 31 60.8 139 69 49.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
252 122 48.3 145 66 45.6 38 23 60.3 69 33 47.6
            1 child 177 64 36.4 101 35 34.6 24 10 41.0 52 20 37.7
            2 or more children 75 57 76.5 44 31 70.7 14 13 91.8 17 13 78.6

Female
 
    Total
4,598 1,571 34.2 1,477 484 32.7 554 308 55.6 2,567 780 30.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,599 664 25.5 546 160 29.3 165 52 31.7 1,888 452 23.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,999 908 45.4 931 323 34.7 389 256 65.7 679 329 48.4
            1 child 834 299 35.9 431 124 28.8 109 50 45.4 294 125 42.7
            2 or more children 1,165 608 52.2 500 199 39.9 280 206 73.6 385 203 52.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
708 433 61.1 231 144 62.5 277 185 66.8 200 103 51.5
            1 child 475 276 58.1 174 96 55.3 170 112 65.7 131 68 52.1
            2 or more children 234 157 67.1 57 48 84.5 107 73 68.6 69 35 50.3

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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