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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
People Who Did Not Work


Both Sexes
 
    Total
60,226 16,886 28.0 14,129 4,561 32.3 5,586 2,520 45.1 40,512 9,806 24.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
39,638 9,035 22.8 4,767 1,454 30.5 2,096 717 34.2 32,775 6,864 20.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
20,589 7,852 38.1 9,362 3,106 33.2 3,491 1,803 51.7 7,736 2,942 38.0
            1 child 8,457 2,744 32.4 4,362 1,179 27.0 1,089 492 45.1 3,006 1,074 35.7
            2 or more children 12,132 5,107 42.1 5,000 1,927 38.6 2,402 1,311 54.6 4,730 1,868 39.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
6,920 3,374 48.8 1,680 1,035 61.6 2,681 1,355 50.5 2,559 984 38.5
            1 child 4,500 2,165 48.1 1,216 710 58.4 1,538 794 51.6 1,746 661 37.9
            2 or more children 2,420 1,209 49.9 464 325 70.0 1,143 561 49.1 813 323 39.7

Male
 
    Total
24,373 6,492 26.6 6,904 2,059 29.8 1,504 625 41.5 15,966 3,808 23.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
17,757 4,111 23.1 2,425 708 29.2 1,069 378 35.4 14,264 3,025 21.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
6,616 2,381 36.0 4,479 1,351 30.2 435 246 56.6 1,702 783 46.0
            1 child 3,171 965 30.4 2,086 501 24.0 226 111 49.1 859 354 41.1
            2 or more children 3,445 1,416 41.1 2,393 851 35.5 209 135 64.8 843 430 51.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,222 665 54.4 529 272 51.4 233 160 68.7 461 233 50.5
            1 child 906 469 51.8 419 206 49.3 162 104 64.1 325 159 48.9
            2 or more children 316 195 61.8 110 65 59.5 70 56 79.4 136 74 54.5

Female
 
    Total
35,853 10,395 29.0 7,225 2,502 34.6 4,082 1,895 46.4 24,546 5,998 24.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
21,880 4,924 22.5 2,342 747 31.9 1,027 339 33.0 18,511 3,839 20.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
13,972 5,471 39.2 4,883 1,755 35.9 3,055 1,557 50.9 6,034 2,159 35.8
            1 child 5,286 1,779 33.7 2,276 678 29.8 863 381 44.1 2,147 720 33.5
            2 or more children 8,687 3,692 42.5 2,606 1,077 41.3 2,192 1,176 53.6 3,888 1,439 37.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
5,697 2,709 47.6 1,151 763 66.3 2,448 1,195 48.8 2,098 751 35.8
            1 child 3,593 1,696 47.2 797 503 63.2 1,375 690 50.2 1,421 502 35.3
            2 or more children 2,104 1,013 48.2 354 259 73.2 1,073 505 47.1 677 249 36.8

Poverty Footnotes


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