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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 Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
61,035 15,745 25.8 27,947 6,305 22.6 10,793 3,251 30.1 22,296 6,189 27.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
33,480 6,382 19.1 12,297 2,147 17.5 6,298 845 13.4 14,885 3,390 22.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
27,555 9,364 34.0 15,650 4,158 26.6 4,495 2,406 53.5 7,411 2,799 37.8
            1 child 14,245 3,861 27.1 8,093 1,746 21.6 2,119 833 39.3 4,033 1,282 31.8
            2 or more children 13,310 5,502 41.3 7,557 2,413 31.9 2,376 1,573 66.2 3,377 1,517 44.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
6,753 3,723 55.1 2,619 1,467 56.0 2,475 1,528 61.7 1,659 728 43.9
            1 child 5,135 2,656 51.7 1,997 1,077 53.9 1,816 1,031 56.8 1,322 548 41.5
            2 or more children 1,618 1,067 65.9 622 390 62.8 659 497 75.4 338 179 53.2

Male
 
    Total
27,752 5,603 20.2 14,536 2,981 20.5 5,303 896 16.9 7,914 1,725 21.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
16,722 2,812 16.8 6,693 1,117 16.7 4,008 495 12.3 6,020 1,200 19.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
11,031 2,791 25.3 7,843 1,864 23.8 1,295 401 31.0 1,893 526 27.8
            1 child 5,953 1,230 20.7 4,084 750 18.4 793 202 25.5 1,076 278 25.8
            2 or more children 5,077 1,562 30.8 3,759 1,115 29.7 502 199 39.6 817 248 30.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,169 838 38.6 972 425 43.7 687 260 37.9 511 153 30.0
            1 child 1,682 606 36.1 764 326 42.6 504 171 33.9 413 110 26.6
            2 or more children 488 232 47.5 208 100 47.8 182 89 48.9 97 43 44.4

Female
 
    Total
33,283 10,143 30.5 13,411 3,324 24.8 5,490 2,355 42.9 14,382 4,464 31.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
16,758 3,570 21.3 5,604 1,030 18.4 2,290 350 15.3 8,865 2,190 24.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
16,525 6,573 39.8 7,807 2,294 29.4 3,200 2,005 62.7 5,517 2,273 41.2
            1 child 8,292 2,632 31.7 4,009 996 24.8 1,326 631 47.6 2,957 1,004 34.0
            2 or more children 8,233 3,941 47.9 3,798 1,298 34.2 1,875 1,374 73.3 2,560 1,269 49.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,584 2,884 62.9 1,647 1,042 63.3 1,789 1,268 70.9 1,149 575 50.0
            1 child 3,453 2,050 59.3 1,233 751 60.9 1,312 860 65.6 908 438 48.3
            2 or more children 1,131 835 73.8 413 291 70.3 477 408 85.6 240 136 56.7

Poverty Footnotes


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