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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 Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
12,143 6,344 52.2 4,718 2,430 51.5 2,588 1,383 53.4 4,837 2,531 52.3
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
6,553 2,737 41.8 2,151 903 42.0 1,266 378 29.9 3,136 1,456 46.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
5,590 3,606 64.5 2,567 1,527 59.5 1,322 1,004 76.0 1,701 1,076 63.2
            1 child 2,702 1,523 56.4 1,276 705 55.2 514 317 61.7 912 501 54.9
            2 or more children 2,888 2,084 72.1 1,291 822 63.6 808 687 85.1 790 575 72.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,781 1,362 76.5 684 524 76.6 712 566 79.5 385 272 70.6
            1 child 1,299 965 74.3 513 382 74.5 483 366 75.8 302 217 71.7
            2 or more children 482 397 82.3 171 142 83.1 229 200 87.3 83 55 66.6

Male
 
    Total
4,695 2,104 44.8 2,282 1,119 49.0 1,049 367 35.0 1,364 619 45.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,032 1,157 38.2 1,128 454 40.3 818 238 29.1 1,087 464 42.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,663 947 57.0 1,154 664 57.5 231 129 55.7 277 154 55.6
            1 child 847 444 52.3 560 300 53.5 128 71 55.5 159 73 45.6
            2 or more children 816 504 61.8 595 365 61.3 103 58 55.9 118 82 69.1
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
408 267 65.5 216 148 68.6 110 71 63.9 82 49 59.5
            1 child 293 177 60.5 161 102 63.7 68 40 58.0 64 35 55.2
            2 or more children 115 90 78.2 55 46 82.9 42 31 73.4 18 13 74.9

Female
 
    Total
7,448 4,240 56.9 2,436 1,311 53.8 1,539 1,016 66.0 3,473 1,913 55.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
3,521 1,581 44.9 1,024 449 43.8 448 141 31.4 2,049 991 48.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,927 2,659 67.7 1,413 862 61.0 1,090 875 80.3 1,424 921 64.7
            1 child 1,855 1,079 58.2 716 405 56.6 386 246 63.7 753 428 56.9
            2 or more children 2,073 1,580 76.2 696 457 65.6 705 630 89.4 672 493 73.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,373 1,095 79.7 469 377 80.3 602 495 82.3 303 223 73.6
            1 child 1,006 788 78.3 353 280 79.4 415 327 78.7 238 181 76.2
            2 or more children 368 307 83.5 116 96 83.2 186 169 90.4 65 42 64.4

Poverty Footnotes


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