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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)
Black alone
People in Families, total (2)


Both Sexes
 
    Total
21,442 8,810 41.1 4,975 2,562 51.5 4,123 1,913 46.4 12,344 4,335 35.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
11,686 3,981 34.1 2,256 946 41.9 1,679 460 27.4 7,751 2,575 33.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
9,756 4,829 49.5 2,720 1,616 59.4 2,444 1,453 59.5 4,593 1,759 38.3
            1 child 4,306 1,889 43.9 1,346 741 55.1 880 411 46.6 2,080 738 35.5
            2 or more children 5,451 2,940 53.9 1,374 875 63.7 1,563 1,043 66.7 2,513 1,022 40.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
3,540 1,993 56.3 808 601 74.3 1,517 876 57.7 1,214 517 42.6
            1 child 2,494 1,305 52.3 582 418 71.9 1,028 540 52.6 884 346 39.1
            2 or more children 1,045 689 65.9 226 182 80.5 490 336 68.6 330 171 51.8

Male
 
    Total
9,408 3,327 35.4 2,387 1,172 49.1 1,745 606 34.7 5,276 1,549 29.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
5,617 1,772 31.6 1,166 470 40.3 1,010 270 26.7 3,441 1,032 30.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,791 1,554 41.0 1,222 702 57.5 735 336 45.7 1,835 516 28.1
            1 child 1,666 625 37.5 590 313 53.1 304 122 40.3 772 189 24.4
            2 or more children 2,125 930 43.7 632 389 61.5 431 213 49.5 1,063 327 30.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,310 582 44.5 268 179 66.8 486 219 45.1 556 184 33.1
            1 child 910 350 38.5 189 116 61.4 323 127 39.3 398 107 27.0
            2 or more children 400 232 58.1 79 63 80.1 163 92 56.7 158 77 48.7

Female
 
    Total
12,034 5,484 45.6 2,588 1,390 53.7 2,378 1,308 55.0 7,068 2,786 39.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
6,069 2,209 36.4 1,090 476 43.7 669 190 28.5 4,310 1,543 35.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
5,965 3,275 54.9 1,498 914 61.0 1,709 1,117 65.4 2,758 1,243 45.1
            1 child 2,640 1,265 47.9 756 428 56.6 577 288 50.0 1,308 549 42.0
            2 or more children 3,326 2,010 60.4 742 487 65.5 1,133 829 73.2 1,451 694 47.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,230 1,411 63.3 541 422 78.0 1,032 657 63.7 658 332 50.5
            1 child 1,584 955 60.3 393 302 77.0 705 413 58.6 486 239 49.1
            2 or more children 646 456 70.7 148 119 80.8 327 243 74.5 171 94 54.6

Poverty Footnotes


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