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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
Family Householder Without a Spouse


Both Sexes
 
    Total
4,812 3,019 62.7 549 375 68.4 1,217 924 76.0 3,046 1,719 56.4
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,943 920 47.3 204 92 44.9 125 43 34.7 1,613 784 48.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,870 2,099 73.2 345 284 82.3 1,092 881 80.7 1,433 935 65.2
            1 child 1,372 861 62.8 211 166 78.7 388 256 65.9 773 439 56.8
            2 or more children 1,498 1,238 82.7 133 118 88.1 704 625 88.8 660 495 75.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,232 985 80.0 327 269 82.4 633 518 81.7 271 198 73.0
            1 child 894 690 77.2 225 180 80.0 444 346 77.9 225 165 73.0
            2 or more children 337 295 87.4 102 89 87.9 190 172 90.7 46 33 72.7

Male
 
    Total
780 366 46.9 136 62 45.2 174 83 47.4 469 222 47.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
460 180 39.1 108 43 39.5 74 26 35.9 278 111 39.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
320 186 58.0 28 19 66.6 101 56 55.7 191 111 57.9
            1 child 196 100 50.8 20 11 53.5 64 32 50.6 112 56 50.3
            2 or more children 124 86 69.5 8 8 100.0 37 24 64.6 79 54 68.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
140 87 62.0 28 19 66.6 64 42 65.1 48 26 55.0
            1 child 114 70 61.6 25 15 61.5 51 34 66.0 38 21 55.7
            2 or more children 26 17 63.9 4 4 100.0 13 8 61.5 9 5 52.5

Female
 
    Total
4,032 2,653 65.8 413 314 76.1 1,043 842 80.7 2,577 1,497 58.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,483 740 49.9 97 49 51.0 51 17 32.9 1,335 673 50.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,550 1,914 75.1 316 265 83.7 992 825 83.2 1,242 824 66.4
            1 child 1,176 762 64.8 191 155 81.4 324 224 68.9 661 383 57.9
            2 or more children 1,374 1,152 83.9 125 110 87.4 667 601 90.1 581 441 75.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
1,091 898 82.3 298 250 83.9 569 476 83.6 224 172 76.8
            1 child 780 620 79.5 201 165 82.2 393 312 79.4 187 143 76.6
            2 or more children 311 278 89.4 98 86 87.4 177 164 92.9 37 29 77.8

Poverty Footnotes


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