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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, Never Married


Both Sexes
 
    Total
2,672 1,571 58.8 519 321 61.8 961 631 65.7 1,192 619 51.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
793 288 36.3 204 74 36.4 100 20 19.6 488 194 39.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,879 1,283 68.3 315 247 78.4 861 611 71.0 704 425 60.4
            1 child 895 499 55.8 196 145 73.8 315 174 55.4 385 180 46.9
            2 or more children 984 784 79.7 119 102 86.0 546 437 80.1 319 245 76.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
977 733 75.0 297 237 79.9 534 394 73.7 146 102 69.8
            1 child 703 496 70.5 210 163 77.8 375 250 66.7 118 82 69.5
            2 or more children 274 237 86.8 87 74 85.2 159 144 90.4 28 20 71.1

Male
 
    Total
471 190 40.4 136 49 35.9 141 57 40.6 194 84 43.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
281 94 33.5 108 34 31.9 60 17 29.1 113 42 37.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
190 96 50.5 28 14 50.8 81 40 49.2 81 42 51.7
            1 child 115 48 41.8 20 9 45.9 51 20 40.2 43 18 41.8
            2 or more children 75 48 63.7 8 5 63.3 30 19 64.5 38 24 63.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
107 52 48.6 28 14 50.8 57 29 51.0 22 9 39.7
            1 child 86 41 47.8 25 14 55.2 46 21 45.7 15 7 42.1
            2 or more children 21 11 52.0 4 1 22.3 11 8 72.6 6 2 33.6

Female
 
    Total
2,201 1,381 62.7 383 272 71.1 820 574 70.0 998 535 53.6
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
512 193 37.8 97 40 41.4 40 2 5.3 375 151 40.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,689 1,187 70.3 286 232 81.1 780 572 73.3 623 383 61.5
            1 child 781 451 57.8 176 135 77.0 264 154 58.3 341 162 47.5
            2 or more children 909 736 81.0 111 97 87.6 516 418 81.0 282 221 78.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
870 681 78.3 268 223 83.0 477 365 76.4 124 93 75.0
            1 child 617 455 73.6 185 150 80.8 330 229 69.6 102 75 73.6
            2 or more children 252 226 89.7 83 73 88.1 148 135 91.7 22 18 81.9

Poverty Footnotes


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