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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 Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
61,035 21,933 35.9 27,947 8,850 31.7 10,793 4,295 39.8 22,296 8,787 39.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
33,480 9,562 28.6 12,297 3,129 25.4 6,298 1,330 21.1 14,885 5,103 34.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
27,555 12,371 44.9 15,650 5,721 36.6 4,495 2,965 66.0 7,411 3,685 49.7
            1 child 14,245 5,303 37.2 8,093 2,458 30.4 2,119 1,112 52.5 4,033 1,733 43.0
            2 or more children 13,310 7,068 53.1 7,557 3,263 43.2 2,376 1,853 78.0 3,377 1,952 57.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
6,753 4,509 66.8 2,619 1,780 68.0 2,475 1,802 72.8 1,659 927 55.9
            1 child 5,135 3,304 64.4 1,997 1,325 66.4 1,816 1,257 69.2 1,322 722 54.7
            2 or more children 1,618 1,204 74.4 622 454 73.1 659 545 82.7 338 205 60.6

Male
 
    Total
27,752 8,320 30.0 14,536 4,294 29.5 5,303 1,420 26.8 7,914 2,606 32.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
16,722 4,328 25.9 6,693 1,643 24.5 4,008 817 20.4 6,020 1,868 31.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
11,031 3,992 36.2 7,843 2,651 33.8 1,295 603 46.6 1,893 738 39.0
            1 child 5,953 1,804 30.3 4,084 1,117 27.4 793 318 40.1 1,076 369 34.3
            2 or more children 5,077 2,187 43.1 3,759 1,534 40.8 502 285 56.8 817 369 45.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,169 1,166 53.7 972 566 58.2 687 379 55.2 511 221 43.2
            1 child 1,682 857 50.9 764 430 56.2 504 261 51.8 413 166 40.1
            2 or more children 488 309 63.4 208 136 65.5 182 118 64.7 97 55 56.3

Female
 
    Total
33,283 13,613 40.9 13,411 4,556 34.0 5,490 2,875 52.4 14,382 6,182 43.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
16,758 5,234 31.2 5,604 1,486 26.5 2,290 513 22.4 8,865 3,235 36.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
16,525 8,379 50.7 7,807 3,070 39.3 3,200 2,362 73.8 5,517 2,947 53.4
            1 child 8,292 3,499 42.2 4,009 1,341 33.5 1,326 794 59.9 2,957 1,364 46.1
            2 or more children 8,233 4,880 59.3 3,798 1,729 45.5 1,875 1,568 83.7 2,560 1,583 61.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,584 3,343 72.9 1,647 1,214 73.7 1,789 1,423 79.6 1,149 706 61.5
            1 child 3,453 2,448 70.9 1,233 896 72.6 1,312 996 75.9 908 556 61.3
            2 or more children 1,131 895 79.2 413 318 76.9 477 427 89.6 240 150 62.3

Poverty Footnotes


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