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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)
All Races
People in Families, total (2)


Both Sexes
 
    Total
184,529 30,146 16.3 31,194 7,201 23.1 30,408 6,460 21.2 122,927 16,485 13.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
105,012 12,864 12.2 13,842 2,353 17.0 12,256 1,315 10.7 78,914 9,196 11.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
79,517 17,283 21.7 17,352 4,848 27.9 18,152 5,145 28.3 44,013 7,289 16.6
            1 child 34,510 5,917 17.1 9,107 2,055 22.6 7,179 1,393 19.4 18,225 2,470 13.6
            2 or more children 45,007 11,366 25.3 8,245 2,793 33.9 10,973 3,753 34.2 25,789 4,820 18.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
30,242 8,216 27.2 4,094 2,103 51.4 13,407 3,687 27.5 12,741 2,426 19.0
            1 child 20,782 5,255 25.3 2,946 1,403 47.6 8,783 2,217 25.2 9,053 1,636 18.1
            2 or more children 9,460 2,961 31.3 1,148 701 61.1 4,624 1,470 31.8 3,688 790 21.4

Male
 
    Total
89,401 12,686 14.2 15,719 3,301 21.0 14,265 2,337 16.4 59,416 7,048 11.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
52,529 6,029 11.5 7,274 1,195 16.4 6,982 725 10.4 38,274 4,109 10.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
36,871 6,657 18.1 8,445 2,106 24.9 7,284 1,612 22.1 21,142 2,939 13.9
            1 child 16,036 2,234 13.9 4,435 856 19.3 3,155 477 15.1 8,446 901 10.7
            2 or more children 20,835 4,423 21.2 4,011 1,250 31.2 4,128 1,135 27.5 12,696 2,038 16.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
13,845 3,030 21.9 1,482 647 43.7 5,587 1,241 22.2 6,776 1,142 16.9
            1 child 9,462 1,874 19.8 1,082 436 40.3 3,654 702 19.2 4,725 736 15.6
            2 or more children 4,383 1,156 26.4 399 211 52.8 1,933 539 27.9 2,051 406 19.8

Female
 
    Total
95,128 17,460 18.4 15,475 3,900 25.2 16,142 4,123 25.5 63,511 9,438 14.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
52,483 6,834 13.0 6,568 1,158 17.6 5,274 590 11.2 40,640 5,087 12.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
42,646 10,626 24.9 8,907 2,742 30.8 10,868 3,533 32.5 22,871 4,351 19.0
            1 child 18,474 3,683 19.9 4,673 1,199 25.7 4,023 916 22.8 9,779 1,569 16.0
            2 or more children 24,171 6,943 28.7 4,234 1,543 36.4 6,845 2,618 38.2 13,092 2,782 21.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
16,397 5,186 31.6 2,612 1,456 55.7 7,820 2,446 31.3 5,965 1,284 21.5
            1 child 11,320 3,381 29.9 1,864 966 51.8 5,129 1,515 29.5 4,327 900 20.8
            2 or more children 5,077 1,805 35.5 748 490 65.5 2,691 931 34.6 1,638 384 23.4

Poverty Footnotes


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