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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)
White alone
People Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
44,247 13,975 31.6 21,022 5,612 26.7 7,316 2,655 36.3 15,909 5,708 35.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
24,234 6,078 25.1 9,096 1,902 20.9 4,408 842 19.1 10,729 3,335 31.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
20,013 7,896 39.5 11,926 3,710 31.1 2,908 1,814 62.4 5,179 2,373 45.8
            1 child 10,600 3,426 32.3 6,264 1,562 24.9 1,474 739 50.1 2,862 1,125 39.3
            2 or more children 9,413 4,471 47.5 5,662 2,149 37.9 1,434 1,074 74.9 2,317 1,248 53.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,483 2,846 63.5 1,742 1,117 64.1 1,625 1,144 70.4 1,116 584 52.3
            1 child 3,469 2,103 60.6 1,347 837 62.1 1,227 820 66.8 894 446 49.8
            2 or more children 1,015 742 73.2 395 280 70.9 398 324 81.5 222 139 62.4

Male
 
    Total
20,883 5,554 26.6 11,105 2,764 24.9 3,758 954 25.4 6,020 1,837 30.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
12,320 2,841 23.1 4,983 1,018 20.4 2,797 520 18.6 4,540 1,303 28.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
8,563 2,714 31.7 6,122 1,746 28.5 962 434 45.1 1,479 534 36.1
            1 child 4,710 1,238 26.3 3,254 729 22.4 606 233 38.5 850 276 32.5
            2 or more children 3,853 1,476 38.3 2,867 1,017 35.5 356 201 56.4 629 258 41.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,598 802 50.2 677 360 53.1 532 284 53.3 390 159 40.8
            1 child 1,268 603 47.5 544 282 51.7 401 202 50.4 323 119 36.9
            2 or more children 331 200 60.4 132 78 58.9 131 82 62.3 67 40 59.6

Female
 
    Total
23,364 8,420 36.0 9,917 2,848 28.7 3,558 1,701 47.8 9,889 3,871 39.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
11,913 3,238 27.2 4,113 884 21.5 1,612 322 20.0 6,189 2,032 32.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
11,450 5,183 45.3 5,804 1,964 33.8 1,946 1,380 70.9 3,700 1,839 49.7
            1 child 5,891 2,188 37.1 3,010 833 27.7 869 506 58.3 2,012 849 42.2
            2 or more children 5,559 2,994 53.9 2,794 1,132 40.5 1,077 873 81.1 1,688 990 58.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
2,885 2,043 70.8 1,066 758 71.1 1,093 860 78.7 726 425 58.5
            1 child 2,201 1,501 68.2 803 556 69.2 826 618 74.8 572 327 57.2
            2 or more children 684 543 79.4 263 202 77.0 266 242 90.9 155 98 63.6

Poverty Footnotes


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