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Current Population Survey (CPS)
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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 Who Did Not Work


Both Sexes
 
    Total
8,101 4,718 58.2 2,877 1,721 59.8 954 629 65.9 4,269 2,368 55.5
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
4,902 2,550 52.0 1,098 598 54.5 475 238 50.1 3,329 1,714 51.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
3,199 2,168 67.8 1,779 1,123 63.1 479 391 81.6 940 654 69.6
            1 child 1,378 878 63.7 814 500 61.4 149 99 66.7 415 279 67.2
            2 or more children 1,820 1,290 70.8 965 623 64.5 331 292 88.3 525 375 71.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
960 757 78.8 376 305 81.3 315 265 83.9 269 187 69.5
            1 child 651 492 75.5 275 216 78.7 194 155 79.9 183 121 66.0
            2 or more children 309 265 85.8 101 89 88.3 122 110 90.1 86 66 76.9

Male
 
    Total
3,503 1,914 54.6 1,400 806 57.6 401 207 51.7 1,702 900 52.9
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,303 1,151 50.0 551 282 51.2 310 145 46.9 1,441 723 50.2
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,200 762 63.5 848 524 61.7 90 62 68.2 261 177 67.8
            1 child 544 334 61.3 383 231 60.2 39 26 65.4 122 77 63.4
            2 or more children 655 429 65.4 465 293 63.0 51 36 70.3 139 100 71.7
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
252 177 70.2 145 104 71.9 38 26 67.9 69 47 67.8
            1 child 177 107 60.7 101 66 65.2 24 11 48.2 52 30 57.6
            2 or more children 75 69 92.5 44 38 87.3 14 14 100.0 17 17 100.0

Female
 
    Total
4,598 2,804 61.0 1,477 915 61.9 554 422 76.2 2,567 1,468 57.2
In families with no own children under
 18 years (9)
2,599 1,399 53.8 546 315 57.7 165 92 56.2 1,888 991 52.5
In families with one or more own children
 under 18 years (9)
1,999 1,406 70.3 931 599 64.4 389 329 84.7 679 477 70.2
            1 child 834 545 65.3 431 269 62.5 109 73 67.2 294 202 68.7
            2 or more children 1,165 861 73.9 500 330 66.0 280 256 91.5 385 275 71.4
In families with one or more own children
 under 6 years (9)
708 580 81.9 231 201 87.1 277 239 86.1 200 140 70.1
            1 child 475 384 81.0 174 150 86.5 170 144 84.3 131 91 69.4
            2 or more children 234 196 83.7 57 51 89.1 107 95 88.8 69 50 71.4

Poverty Footnotes


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