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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, Never Married


Both Sexes
 
    Total
2,672 1,828 68.4 519 355 68.4 961 736 76.6 1,192 737 61.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
793 369 46.5 204 92 44.9 100 38 38.1 488 238 48.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,879 1,459 77.7 315 263 83.6 861 697 81.0 704 499 70.9
            1 child 895 598 66.8 196 158 80.6 315 211 67.2 385 228 59.4
            2 or more children 984 862 87.6 119 105 88.6 546 486 89.0 319 271 84.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
977 799 81.8 297 249 83.8 534 436 81.7 146 114 77.9
            1 child 703 555 79.0 210 172 81.9 375 290 77.1 118 94 79.5
            2 or more children 274 244 89.0 87 77 88.6 159 147 92.4 28 20 71.1

Male
 
    Total
471 237 50.3 136 62 45.2 141 74 52.5 194 101 52.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
281 120 42.6 108 43 39.5 60 23 38.3 113 54 47.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
190 117 61.7 28 19 66.6 81 51 63.0 81 47 58.6
            1 child 115 61 53.4 20 11 53.5 51 30 59.2 43 20 46.4
            2 or more children 75 56 74.3 8 8 100.0 30 21 69.5 38 27 72.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
107 68 63.8 28 19 66.6 57 39 68.0 22 11 48.9
            1 child 86 54 63.2 25 15 61.5 46 31 66.9 15 8 55.1
            2 or more children 21 14 66.0 4 4 100.0 11 8 72.6 6 2 33.6

Female
 
    Total
2,201 1,591 72.3 383 293 76.6 820 662 80.7 998 636 63.7
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
512 249 48.6 97 49 51.0 40 15 37.8 375 184 49.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,689 1,342 79.5 286 244 85.3 780 647 82.9 623 452 72.5
            1 child 781 536 68.7 176 147 83.7 264 181 68.7 341 208 61.0
            2 or more children 909 806 88.7 111 97 87.8 516 465 90.1 282 243 86.3
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
870 731 84.0 268 230 85.7 477 398 83.3 124 103 83.0
            1 child 617 501 81.1 185 157 84.6 330 259 78.6 102 85 83.2
            2 or more children 252 230 90.9 83 73 88.1 148 139 93.9 22 18 81.9

Poverty Footnotes


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