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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
Family Householder Divorced or Separated


Both Sexes
 
    Total
5,557 2,256 40.6 86 62 72.4 748 469 62.7 4,724 1,725 36.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,409 744 30.9 27 12 45.8 72 16 21.8 2,310 716 31.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,148 1,512 48.0 59 50 84.5 676 453 67.1 2,414 1,009 41.8
            1 child 1,712 669 39.1 33 24 72.4 286 152 53.1 1,393 493 35.4
            2 or more children 1,436 843 58.7 26 26 100.0 390 302 77.4 1,020 516 50.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
734 470 64.0 55 47 86.2 370 263 71.0 309 160 51.7
            1 child 564 335 59.3 34 27 77.8 270 177 65.6 260 131 50.4
            2 or more children 169 135 79.5 21 21 100.0 100 86 85.3 48 28 58.8

Male
 
    Total
1,573 487 31.0 31 18 58.0 187 75 40.0 1,355 394 29.1
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
785 211 26.9 21 9 45.7 49 10 20.2 714 192 26.9
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
788 276 35.0 11 9 82.1 138 65 47.2 640 202 31.6
            1 child 484 162 33.4 8 6 76.9 95 42 44.9 382 113 29.6
            2 or more children 304 114 37.6 2 2 100.0 43 22 52.2 259 89 34.6
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
173 72 41.5 10 8 80.9 78 35 45.1 86 29 33.6
            1 child 142 50 35.1 8 6 76.5 58 20 35.6 76 23 30.2
            2 or more children 31 22 70.3 2 2 100.0 20 15 72.4 10 6 60.2

Female
 
    Total
3,984 1,769 44.4 54 44 80.6 561 394 70.3 3,369 1,330 39.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
1,625 532 32.8 6 3 46.3 23 6 25.3 1,596 524 32.8
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
2,359 1,236 52.4 48 41 85.1 538 388 72.2 1,773 807 45.5
            1 child 1,227 507 41.3 25 17 70.8 191 109 57.2 1,012 381 37.6
            2 or more children 1,132 729 64.4 24 24 100.0 347 279 80.5 762 426 56.0
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
560 398 71.0 45 39 87.4 293 228 77.8 223 131 58.7
            1 child 422 285 67.5 26 20 78.2 212 157 73.8 184 108 58.7
            2 or more children 138 113 81.6 19 19 100.0 80 71 88.6 39 23 58.4

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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