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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)
White alone
People Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
44,247 9,638 21.8 21,022 3,825 18.2 7,316 1,920 26.2 15,909 3,893 24.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
24,234 3,854 15.9 9,096 1,238 13.6 4,408 493 11.2 10,729 2,123 19.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
20,013 5,784 28.9 11,926 2,587 21.7 2,908 1,427 49.1 5,179 1,770 34.2
            1 child 10,600 2,426 22.9 6,264 1,067 17.0 1,474 530 36.0 2,862 828 28.9
            2 or more children 9,413 3,359 35.7 5,662 1,520 26.8 1,434 897 62.6 2,317 942 40.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,483 2,290 51.1 1,742 897 51.5 1,625 946 58.2 1,116 447 40.0
            1 child 3,469 1,647 47.5 1,347 658 48.8 1,227 657 53.5 894 332 37.1
            2 or more children 1,015 643 63.4 395 238 60.4 398 290 72.9 222 115 51.6

Male
 
    Total
20,883 3,562 17.1 11,105 1,855 16.7 3,758 550 14.6 6,020 1,157 19.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
12,320 1,728 14.0 4,983 664 13.3 2,797 275 9.8 4,540 788 17.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
8,563 1,835 21.4 6,122 1,190 19.4 962 275 28.6 1,479 369 25.0
            1 child 4,710 822 17.4 3,254 474 14.6 606 144 23.8 850 204 24.0
            2 or more children 3,853 1,013 26.3 2,867 717 25.0 356 131 36.8 629 165 26.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,598 562 35.2 677 268 39.7 532 188 35.3 390 106 27.2
            1 child 1,268 413 32.5 544 208 38.2 401 127 31.8 323 77 24.0
            2 or more children 331 150 45.2 132 61 45.8 131 60 46.1 67 29 42.4

Female
 
    Total
23,364 6,076 26.0 9,917 1,970 19.9 3,558 1,370 38.5 9,889 2,735 27.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
11,913 2,126 17.8 4,113 573 13.9 1,612 218 13.5 6,189 1,335 21.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
11,450 3,949 34.5 5,804 1,397 24.1 1,946 1,152 59.2 3,700 1,401 37.9
            1 child 5,891 1,604 27.2 3,010 594 19.7 869 386 44.5 2,012 624 31.0
            2 or more children 5,559 2,345 42.2 2,794 803 28.7 1,077 766 71.1 1,688 776 46.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,885 1,727 59.9 1,066 628 58.9 1,093 759 69.4 726 341 46.9
            1 child 2,201 1,234 56.1 803 450 56.1 826 529 64.0 572 255 44.6
            2 or more children 684 493 72.1 263 178 67.7 266 229 86.1 155 86 55.6

Poverty Footnotes


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