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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
Family Householder Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
4,812 2,475 51.4 549 342 62.2 1,217 794 65.2 3,046 1,339 44.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,943 686 35.3 204 74 36.4 125 23 18.5 1,613 589 36.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,870 1,789 62.3 345 267 77.5 1,092 771 70.6 1,433 751 52.4
            1 child 1,372 703 51.2 211 153 72.3 388 214 55.2 773 336 43.5
            2 or more children 1,498 1,086 72.5 133 114 85.8 704 556 79.0 660 415 62.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,232 889 72.1 327 258 78.9 633 467 73.7 271 164 60.5
            1 child 894 600 67.1 225 172 76.1 444 298 67.1 225 131 58.0
            2 or more children 337 289 85.6 102 86 85.0 190 169 89.1 46 33 72.7

Male
 
    Total
780 286 36.6 136 49 35.9 174 64 36.9 469 172 36.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
460 137 29.8 108 34 31.9 74 19 26.3 278 83 30.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
320 148 46.4 28 14 50.8 101 45 44.6 191 89 46.6
            1 child 196 81 41.5 20 9 45.9 64 23 35.4 112 49 44.1
            2 or more children 124 67 54.1 8 5 63.3 37 22 60.5 79 40 50.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
140 67 47.7 28 14 50.8 64 32 50.0 48 20 42.7
            1 child 114 53 46.5 25 14 55.2 51 24 47.1 38 15 40.3
            2 or more children 26 14 52.6 4 1 22.3 13 8 61.5 9 5 52.5

Female
 
    Total
4,032 2,189 54.3 413 293 70.9 1,043 730 70.0 2,577 1,167 45.3
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,483 549 37.0 97 40 41.4 51 4 7.3 1,335 505 37.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,550 1,640 64.3 316 253 79.9 992 726 73.2 1,242 662 53.3
            1 child 1,176 621 52.8 191 143 75.1 324 192 59.1 661 286 43.3
            2 or more children 1,374 1,019 74.2 125 109 87.2 667 534 80.1 581 375 64.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,091 822 75.3 298 243 81.6 569 435 76.3 224 144 64.3
            1 child 780 547 70.1 201 158 78.7 393 274 69.7 187 115 61.6
            2 or more children 311 275 88.4 98 86 87.4 177 161 91.1 37 29 77.8

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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