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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)
All Races
People in Families, total (2)


Both Sexes
 
    Total
184,529 45,741 24.8 31,194 10,140 32.5 30,408 9,205 30.3 122,927 26,396 21.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
105,012 21,124 20.1 13,842 3,497 25.3 12,256 2,069 16.9 78,914 15,559 19.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
79,517 24,617 31.0 17,352 6,643 38.3 18,152 7,136 39.3 44,013 10,838 24.6
            1 child 34,510 8,662 25.1 9,107 2,915 32.0 7,179 2,008 28.0 18,225 3,739 20.5
            2 or more children 45,007 15,955 35.5 8,245 3,727 45.2 10,973 5,129 46.7 25,789 7,099 27.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
30,242 11,149 36.9 4,094 2,604 63.6 13,407 5,076 37.9 12,741 3,469 27.2
            1 child 20,782 7,241 34.8 2,946 1,776 60.3 8,783 3,082 35.1 9,053 2,383 26.3
            2 or more children 9,460 3,908 41.3 1,148 828 72.1 4,624 1,994 43.1 3,688 1,086 29.5

Male
 
    Total
89,401 20,092 22.5 15,719 4,778 30.4 14,265 3,661 25.7 59,416 11,654 19.6
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
52,529 10,089 19.2 7,274 1,796 24.7 6,982 1,192 17.1 38,274 7,100 18.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
36,871 10,003 27.1 8,445 2,981 35.3 7,284 2,468 33.9 21,142 4,554 21.5
            1 child 16,036 3,451 21.5 4,435 1,280 28.9 3,155 764 24.2 8,446 1,407 16.7
            2 or more children 20,835 6,552 31.4 4,011 1,701 42.4 4,128 1,704 41.3 12,696 3,147 24.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
13,845 4,426 32.0 1,482 859 58.0 5,587 1,877 33.6 6,776 1,689 24.9
            1 child 9,462 2,786 29.4 1,082 590 54.5 3,654 1,089 29.8 4,725 1,108 23.4
            2 or more children 4,383 1,639 37.4 399 270 67.5 1,933 788 40.8 2,051 582 28.4

Female
 
    Total
95,128 25,649 27.0 15,475 5,362 34.6 16,142 5,544 34.3 63,511 14,742 23.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
52,483 11,035 21.0 6,568 1,701 25.9 5,274 876 16.6 40,640 8,458 20.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
42,646 14,613 34.3 8,907 3,661 41.1 10,868 4,668 43.0 22,871 6,284 27.5
            1 child 18,474 5,211 28.2 4,673 1,636 35.0 4,023 1,243 30.9 9,779 2,332 23.8
            2 or more children 24,171 9,403 38.9 4,234 2,026 47.8 6,845 3,425 50.0 13,092 3,952 30.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
16,397 6,724 41.0 2,612 1,744 66.8 7,820 3,199 40.9 5,965 1,780 29.8
            1 child 11,320 4,455 39.4 1,864 1,186 63.6 5,129 1,993 38.9 4,327 1,275 29.5
            2 or more children 5,077 2,269 44.7 748 558 74.6 2,691 1,206 44.8 1,638 504 30.8

Poverty Footnotes


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