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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
People Who Did Not Work


Both Sexes
 
    Total
8,101 3,757 46.4 2,877 1,401 48.7 954 572 59.9 4,269 1,784 41.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
4,902 1,930 39.4 1,098 481 43.8 475 206 43.4 3,329 1,243 37.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,199 1,827 57.1 1,779 920 51.7 479 366 76.3 940 541 57.6
            1 child 1,378 689 50.0 814 385 47.3 149 85 57.1 415 219 52.8
            2 or more children 1,820 1,138 62.5 965 535 55.5 331 281 84.9 525 322 61.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
960 689 71.8 376 274 72.8 315 251 79.6 269 164 61.1
            1 child 651 444 68.2 275 191 69.7 194 146 75.4 183 106 58.3
            2 or more children 309 245 79.3 101 82 81.1 122 105 86.2 86 58 67.3

Male
 
    Total
3,503 1,476 42.1 1,400 641 45.8 401 184 45.9 1,702 651 38.3
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,303 859 37.3 551 219 39.7 310 125 40.3 1,441 515 35.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,200 617 51.4 848 422 49.8 90 59 64.8 261 136 52.2
            1 child 544 252 46.4 383 175 45.6 39 23 57.6 122 55 45.1
            2 or more children 655 364 55.6 465 247 53.2 51 36 70.3 139 81 58.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
252 153 60.9 145 89 61.6 38 26 67.9 69 38 55.4
            1 child 177 95 53.5 101 58 57.6 24 11 48.2 52 25 48.0
            2 or more children 75 59 78.1 44 31 70.7 14 14 100.0 17 13 78.6

Female
 
    Total
4,598 2,281 49.6 1,477 760 51.5 554 388 70.1 2,567 1,132 44.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,599 1,071 41.2 546 263 48.0 165 81 49.2 1,888 727 38.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,999 1,210 60.6 931 498 53.5 389 307 79.0 679 405 59.7
            1 child 834 437 52.3 431 210 48.7 109 62 56.8 294 164 56.0
            2 or more children 1,165 774 66.4 500 288 57.6 280 245 87.6 385 241 62.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
708 536 75.6 231 184 79.8 277 225 81.1 200 126 63.1
            1 child 475 349 73.7 174 133 76.8 170 135 79.1 131 81 62.3
            2 or more children 234 186 79.6 57 51 89.1 107 90 84.3 69 45 64.5

Poverty Footnotes


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