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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
Family Householder Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
18,911 9,498 50.2 2,114 1,300 61.5 4,139 2,656 64.2 12,658 5,541 43.8
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
8,880 3,203 36.1 1,076 417 38.8 816 212 26.0 6,988 2,573 36.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
10,031 6,295 62.8 1,037 883 85.1 3,323 2,444 73.5 5,670 2,968 52.3
            1 child 5,269 2,822 53.6 670 551 82.2 1,412 850 60.2 3,187 1,422 44.6
            2 or more children 4,762 3,472 72.9 367 332 90.4 1,912 1,594 83.4 2,483 1,546 62.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
4,060 3,021 74.4 999 850 85.0 2,082 1,586 76.2 979 586 59.9
            1 child 3,056 2,176 71.2 706 583 82.6 1,535 1,116 72.7 815 477 58.6
            2 or more children 1,004 845 84.2 293 267 91.0 546 469 85.9 164 109 66.3

Male
 
    Total
5,021 1,859 37.0 810 356 43.9 1,138 459 40.3 3,072 1,044 34.0
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,987 920 30.8 662 245 36.9 537 133 24.7 1,788 543 30.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,033 939 46.2 148 112 75.2 601 326 54.3 1,284 501 39.0
            1 child 1,258 529 42.0 113 80 70.8 370 181 49.0 774 267 34.5
            2 or more children 776 410 52.9 35 32 89.4 230 145 62.9 510 234 45.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
846 480 56.7 148 111 75.1 438 258 58.9 260 110 42.4
            1 child 673 358 53.2 120 85 70.8 335 188 56.2 218 85 38.9
            2 or more children 173 121 70.1 27 26 93.9 103 70 67.7 42 26 60.8

Female
 
    Total
13,890 7,639 55.0 1,303 944 72.4 3,001 2,197 73.2 9,586 4,497 46.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
5,893 2,283 38.7 414 173 41.8 278 79 28.5 5,201 2,030 39.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
7,997 5,356 67.0 889 771 86.7 2,723 2,118 77.8 4,386 2,467 56.3
            1 child 4,011 2,294 57.2 557 471 84.5 1,042 668 64.2 2,412 1,154 47.9
            2 or more children 3,986 3,062 76.8 332 300 90.5 1,681 1,449 86.2 1,973 1,313 66.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
3,214 2,542 79.1 852 739 86.8 1,643 1,328 80.8 719 475 66.2
            1 child 2,383 1,818 76.3 585 497 85.0 1,200 928 77.3 597 393 65.7
            2 or more children 831 724 87.1 266 241 90.7 443 399 90.1 122 83 68.2

Poverty Footnotes


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