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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 Divorced or Separated


Both Sexes
 
    Total
5,557 1,620 29.1 86 52 61.3 748 364 48.7 4,724 1,203 25.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,409 498 20.7 27 9 33.1 72 15 21.0 2,310 474 20.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,148 1,122 35.6 59 44 74.2 676 349 51.7 2,414 729 30.2
            1 child 1,712 475 27.7 33 20 59.9 286 105 36.6 1,393 350 25.1
            2 or more children 1,436 647 45.0 26 24 92.3 390 245 62.8 1,020 378 37.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
734 380 51.8 55 42 76.3 370 219 59.3 309 118 38.4
            1 child 564 260 46.1 34 21 62.0 270 142 52.7 260 97 37.1
            2 or more children 169 120 70.8 21 21 100.0 100 77 77.0 48 22 45.4

Male
 
    Total
1,573 324 20.6 31 14 43.3 187 51 27.0 1,355 260 19.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
785 145 18.5 21 6 29.1 49 10 20.2 714 129 18.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
788 179 22.7 11 8 71.1 138 41 29.5 640 131 20.4
            1 child 484 113 23.4 8 6 69.0 95 28 29.3 382 80 20.9
            2 or more children 304 66 21.6 2 2 78.2 43 13 29.8 259 51 19.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
173 46 26.3 10 8 75.7 78 24 31.4 86 14 15.9
            1 child 142 32 22.6 8 6 70.2 58 16 27.5 76 11 13.8
            2 or more children 31 13 42.8 2 2 100.0 20 9 42.3 10 3 32.7

Female
 
    Total
3,984 1,295 32.5 54 39 71.6 561 314 56.0 3,369 942 28.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,625 353 21.7 6 3 46.3 23 5 22.8 1,596 345 21.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,359 943 40.0 48 36 74.9 538 309 57.4 1,773 598 33.7
            1 child 1,227 362 29.5 25 14 56.9 191 77 40.3 1,012 271 26.7
            2 or more children 1,132 581 51.3 24 22 93.8 347 232 66.8 762 327 43.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
560 334 59.6 45 34 76.4 293 195 66.7 223 105 47.0
            1 child 422 228 53.9 26 15 59.4 212 126 59.5 184 86 46.7
            2 or more children 138 106 77.2 19 19 100.0 80 69 85.8 39 19 48.5

Poverty Footnotes


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