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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
Family Householder Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
18,911 7,257 38.4 2,114 1,099 52.0 4,139 2,150 51.9 12,658 4,009 31.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
8,880 2,174 24.5 1,076 317 29.5 816 124 15.2 6,988 1,733 24.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
10,031 5,083 50.7 1,037 782 75.4 3,323 2,026 61.0 5,670 2,276 40.1
            1 child 5,269 2,174 41.3 670 476 71.1 1,412 649 45.9 3,187 1,050 32.9
            2 or more children 4,762 2,909 61.1 367 305 83.2 1,912 1,377 72.0 2,483 1,226 49.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,060 2,588 63.8 999 756 75.7 2,082 1,358 65.2 979 474 48.4
            1 child 3,056 1,807 59.1 706 508 71.9 1,535 923 60.1 815 376 46.2
            2 or more children 1,004 781 77.8 293 249 84.7 546 435 79.5 164 98 59.6

Male
 
    Total
5,021 1,271 25.3 810 262 32.3 1,138 301 26.5 3,072 708 23.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,987 599 20.1 662 176 26.5 537 77 14.4 1,788 346 19.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,033 672 33.0 148 86 58.1 601 224 37.3 1,284 362 28.2
            1 child 1,258 383 30.4 113 64 56.4 370 117 31.7 774 202 26.1
            2 or more children 776 289 37.3 35 22 63.5 230 107 46.4 510 160 31.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
846 345 40.8 148 86 58.4 438 178 40.7 260 80 30.8
            1 child 673 252 37.5 120 68 56.7 335 126 37.5 218 58 26.8
            2 or more children 173 93 53.6 27 18 65.8 103 53 51.1 42 22 51.9

Female
 
    Total
13,890 5,986 43.1 1,303 837 64.2 3,001 1,848 61.6 9,586 3,301 34.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
5,893 1,575 26.7 414 141 34.1 278 47 16.8 5,201 1,386 26.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
7,997 4,411 55.2 889 696 78.2 2,723 1,802 66.2 4,386 1,914 43.6
            1 child 4,011 1,792 44.7 557 413 74.0 1,042 531 51.0 2,412 848 35.1
            2 or more children 3,986 2,620 65.7 332 283 85.3 1,681 1,270 75.6 1,973 1,066 54.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
3,214 2,243 69.8 852 670 78.7 1,643 1,179 71.8 719 394 54.8
            1 child 2,383 1,555 65.3 585 439 75.0 1,200 797 66.4 597 318 53.3
            2 or more children 831 688 82.8 266 231 86.6 443 382 86.2 122 76 62.2

Poverty Footnotes


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