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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)
All Races
Family Householder Divorced or Separated


Both Sexes
 
    Total
7,260 2,254 31.0 101 64 63.1 1,011 516 51.1 6,148 1,674 27.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,180 718 22.6 32 11 33.6 102 22 21.9 3,046 685 22.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
4,080 1,535 37.6 69 53 76.7 908 494 54.4 3,102 989 31.9
            1 child 2,196 651 29.7 39 26 66.7 372 143 38.5 1,785 482 27.0
            2 or more children 1,883 884 46.9 30 27 89.9 536 350 65.3 1,317 507 38.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
987 506 51.2 66 51 78.6 488 296 60.6 433 158 36.6
            1 child 761 349 45.9 41 28 68.2 359 197 54.9 361 125 34.6
            2 or more children 226 156 69.0 25 24 95.7 130 99 76.4 72 33 46.4

Male
 
    Total
1,893 400 21.1 35 14 39.4 228 60 26.3 1,630 326 20.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
951 172 18.1 24 6 26.9 68 12 18.0 859 153 17.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
942 228 24.2 12 8 64.6 160 48 29.8 771 173 22.4
            1 child 593 143 24.1 8 6 69.0 112 30 27.2 474 107 22.5
            2 or more children 349 85 24.5 3 2 54.0 48 17 35.7 297 66 22.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
212 57 26.7 11 8 68.5 88 29 32.6 113 21 18.1
            1 child 179 43 23.9 8 6 70.2 68 20 29.6 103 17 16.5
            2 or more children 34 14 41.9 3 2 63.5 20 9 42.8 10 4 34.2

Female
 
    Total
5,367 1,853 34.5 66 50 75.9 782 456 58.3 4,518 1,347 29.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,229 546 24.5 8 4 52.9 34 10 29.7 2,187 532 24.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,137 1,307 41.7 58 46 79.1 748 446 59.6 2,331 816 35.0
            1 child 1,603 509 31.7 31 21 66.1 260 113 43.4 1,311 375 28.6
            2 or more children 1,534 799 52.1 27 25 94.5 488 333 68.2 1,020 440 43.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
774 449 57.9 55 44 80.6 400 267 66.7 320 138 43.1
            1 child 582 307 52.7 33 22 67.7 291 177 60.8 258 108 41.8
            2 or more children 193 142 73.7 22 22 100.0 109 90 82.6 62 30 48.5

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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