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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV38: People in Poverty by Size of Family and Number of Related Children: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

    Number of related children under 18 years (28)
People in poverty, total (1) None One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight or more

Below poverty level
 
One person (1)
10,710 10,710 - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 8,583 8,583 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 2,127 2,127 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
5,941 3,425 2,515 - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 4,744 2,307 2,438 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 1,197 1,119 78 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
5,744 917 1,756 3,071 - - - - - -
Four people 6,400 377 760 2,890 2,373 - - - - -
Five people 5,319 95 365 825 2,767 1,267 - - - -
Six people 2,532 20 65 258 515 1,286 387 - - -
Seven people 1,206 4 14 89 108 324 539 128 - -
Eight people 763 22 9 39 81 136 180 269 28 -
Nine or more people 659 - - - 84 51 77 66 238 143

Poverty Footnotes


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