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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)
Black alone
People Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
12,143 5,005 41.2 4,718 1,938 41.1 2,588 1,133 43.8 4,837 1,934 40.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
6,553 2,044 31.2 2,151 701 32.6 1,266 274 21.6 3,136 1,069 34.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
5,590 2,960 53.0 2,567 1,237 48.2 1,322 859 65.0 1,701 864 50.8
            1 child 2,702 1,182 43.8 1,276 547 42.9 514 255 49.7 912 380 41.6
            2 or more children 2,888 1,778 61.6 1,291 690 53.4 808 604 74.7 790 485 61.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,781 1,198 67.3 684 464 67.8 712 507 71.2 385 227 59.0
            1 child 1,299 827 63.7 513 337 65.6 483 318 65.9 302 172 57.0
            2 or more children 482 371 77.0 171 127 74.6 229 189 82.6 83 55 66.6

Male
 
    Total
4,695 1,604 34.2 2,282 862 37.8 1,049 270 25.8 1,364 471 34.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,032 873 28.8 1,128 345 30.6 818 175 21.5 1,087 352 32.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,663 731 43.9 1,154 517 44.8 231 95 41.0 277 119 43.0
            1 child 847 328 38.7 560 223 39.8 128 47 36.8 159 58 36.2
            2 or more children 816 403 49.4 595 294 49.5 103 47 46.1 118 62 52.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
408 208 51.1 216 117 54.1 110 55 49.9 82 37 45.0
            1 child 293 139 47.5 161 86 53.3 68 30 43.8 64 24 36.8
            2 or more children 115 69 60.4 55 31 56.3 42 25 59.6 18 13 74.9

Female
 
    Total
7,448 3,401 45.7 2,436 1,076 44.1 1,539 863 56.1 3,473 1,463 42.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,521 1,172 33.3 1,024 356 34.8 448 98 21.9 2,049 718 35.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,927 2,229 56.8 1,413 720 51.0 1,090 764 70.1 1,424 745 52.3
            1 child 1,855 854 46.1 716 324 45.3 386 208 54.0 753 322 42.8
            2 or more children 2,073 1,375 66.3 696 396 56.8 705 556 78.9 672 423 63.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,373 990 72.1 469 348 74.2 602 452 75.1 303 190 62.8
            1 child 1,006 688 68.4 353 251 71.2 415 288 69.5 238 148 62.4
            2 or more children 368 302 82.2 116 96 83.2 186 164 87.8 65 42 64.4

Poverty Footnotes


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