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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
Family Householder, Never Married


Both Sexes
 
    Total
4,534 1,870 41.2 1,271 607 47.8 1,661 757 45.6 1,603 506 31.6
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,043 433 21.2 718 203 28.2 495 73 14.7 829 157 18.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,492 1,437 57.7 552 404 73.1 1,166 684 58.6 774 350 45.2
            1 child 1,439 699 48.6 374 266 71.0 600 273 45.5 465 160 34.5
            2 or more children 1,053 738 70.1 178 138 77.6 566 411 72.6 309 189 61.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,612 1,037 64.3 544 398 73.1 846 533 63.0 222 106 47.7
            1 child 1,235 746 60.4 397 279 70.4 647 379 58.6 191 87 45.7
            2 or more children 378 291 77.2 148 119 80.6 199 154 77.4 31 19 59.7

Male
 
    Total
1,802 489 27.1 559 171 30.6 656 167 25.4 587 151 25.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,178 238 20.2 462 119 25.7 344 46 13.3 372 74 19.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
624 251 40.2 97 52 54.0 312 121 38.8 215 77 36.0
            1 child 398 146 36.8 76 41 54.4 189 63 33.5 133 42 31.4
            2 or more children 226 104 46.2 20 11 52.7 123 58 46.9 82 36 43.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
441 193 43.8 97 52 54.0 265 111 41.9 80 30 37.9
            1 child 345 140 40.6 80 42 52.2 204 79 39.0 62 19 30.9
            2 or more children 96 53 55.3 17 11 62.4 61 32 51.4 18 11 62.0

Female
 
    Total
2,733 1,381 50.5 712 436 61.2 1,005 590 58.7 1,016 355 35.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
865 194 22.5 256 84 32.9 152 27 18.0 457 83 18.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,868 1,187 63.5 456 352 77.2 854 563 65.9 559 272 48.8
            1 child 1,041 553 53.1 298 224 75.2 411 210 51.0 332 119 35.8
            2 or more children 827 634 76.7 158 128 80.8 442 353 79.8 227 154 67.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,171 844 72.1 448 346 77.2 581 422 72.7 142 76 53.2
            1 child 890 606 68.1 317 238 74.9 444 300 67.6 129 68 52.8
            2 or more children 281 238 84.6 131 108 82.9 137 122 89.0 13 8 56.6

Poverty Footnotes


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