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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)
Black alone
People in Families, total (2)


Both Sexes
 
    Total
21,442 6,592 30.7 4,975 2,038 41.0 4,123 1,496 36.3 12,344 3,059 24.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
11,686 2,827 24.2 2,256 729 32.3 1,679 326 19.4 7,751 1,771 22.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
9,756 3,766 38.6 2,720 1,308 48.1 2,444 1,169 47.8 4,593 1,288 28.0
            1 child 4,306 1,399 32.5 1,346 573 42.6 880 322 36.6 2,080 504 24.2
            2 or more children 5,451 2,367 43.4 1,374 735 53.5 1,563 847 54.2 2,513 784 31.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
3,540 1,653 46.7 808 530 65.6 1,517 720 47.4 1,214 403 33.2
            1 child 2,494 1,072 43.0 582 368 63.2 1,028 435 42.3 884 269 30.5
            2 or more children 1,045 581 55.6 226 162 71.8 490 285 58.2 330 134 40.6

Male
 
    Total
9,408 2,391 25.4 2,387 903 37.8 1,745 432 24.8 5,276 1,056 20.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
5,617 1,261 22.4 1,166 357 30.7 1,010 195 19.3 3,441 708 20.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,791 1,130 29.8 1,222 545 44.6 735 237 32.3 1,835 348 18.9
            1 child 1,666 433 26.0 590 230 39.0 304 84 27.5 772 119 15.5
            2 or more children 2,125 697 32.8 632 315 49.9 431 153 35.6 1,063 228 21.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,310 435 33.2 268 143 53.3 486 151 31.1 556 141 25.4
            1 child 910 263 28.9 189 98 51.6 323 83 25.6 398 83 20.8
            2 or more children 400 171 42.9 79 45 57.5 163 68 41.9 158 58 36.7

Female
 
    Total
12,034 4,202 34.9 2,588 1,135 43.9 2,378 1,063 44.7 7,068 2,003 28.3
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
6,069 1,566 25.8 1,090 372 34.1 669 131 19.6 4,310 1,063 24.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
5,965 2,636 44.2 1,498 763 50.9 1,709 932 54.5 2,758 940 34.1
            1 child 2,640 965 36.6 756 343 45.4 577 238 41.4 1,308 384 29.4
            2 or more children 3,326 1,670 50.2 742 420 56.6 1,133 694 61.3 1,451 556 38.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,230 1,218 54.6 541 388 71.7 1,032 569 55.1 658 262 39.9
            1 child 1,584 808 51.0 393 270 68.8 705 352 49.9 486 186 38.3
            2 or more children 646 410 63.5 148 117 79.4 327 217 66.4 171 76 44.2

Poverty Footnotes


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