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POV40: Age, Sex, Household Relationship, by Region and Residence -- Ratio of Income to Poverty Level: 2008

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

(Numbers in thousands)

    Below 50 percent of poverty (5) Below 75 percent of poverty (5) Below 100 percent of poverty (5) Below 125 percent of poverty (5) Below 150 percent of poverty (5) Below 175 percent of poverty (5) Below 185 percent of poverty (5) Below 200 percent of poverty (5)
All income levels Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6)

Northeast

Both Sexes
                          Total (1) 54,123 2,669 4.9 4,262 7.9 6,295 11.6 8,324 15.4 10,444 19.3 12,516 23.1 13,553 25.0 14,851 27.4
Under 18 years 12,339 949 7.7 1,504 12.2 2,047 16.6 2,600 21.1 3,212 26.0 3,710 30.1 3,952 32.0 4,235 34.3
18 to 24 years 5,212 445 8.5 628 12.0 824 15.8 1,016 19.5 1,270 24.4 1,474 28.3 1,585 30.4 1,712 32.8
25 to 34 years 6,893 378 5.5 577 8.4 786 11.4 1,008 14.6 1,220 17.7 1,431 20.8 1,569 22.8 1,709 24.8
35 to 44 years 7,539 291 3.9 483 6.4 751 10.0 982 13.0 1,235 16.4 1,479 19.6 1,608 21.3 1,791 23.8
45 to 54 years 8,306 266 3.2 451 5.4 686 8.3 866 10.4 1,075 12.9 1,314 15.8 1,461 17.6 1,631 19.6
55 to 59 years 3,519 102 2.9 161 4.6 253 7.2 321 9.1 393 11.2 481 13.7 529 15.0 603 17.1
60 to 64 years 2,933 88 3.0 135 4.6 249 8.5 339 11.5 408 13.9 505 17.2 532 18.1 568 19.4
65 years and over 7,382 150 2.0 324 4.4 700 9.5 1,193 16.2 1,632 22.1 2,122 28.7 2,316 31.4 2,603 35.3
      65 to 74 years 3,762 65 1.7 142 3.8 299 7.9 525 14.0 677 18.0 882 23.4 957 25.4 1,080 28.7
      75 years and over 3,620 85 2.3 183 5.0 401 11.1 668 18.5 954 26.4 1,241 34.3 1,360 37.6 1,523 42.1

Male
 
          Total
26,253 1,123 4.3 1,762 6.7 2,627 10.0 3,495 13.3 4,445 16.9 5,352 20.4 5,857 22.3 6,498 24.8
Under 18 years 6,284 456 7.3 713 11.3 993 15.8 1,290 20.5 1,608 25.6 1,841 29.3 1,959 31.2 2,109 33.6
18 to 24 years 2,616 158 6.0 241 9.2 327 12.5 434 16.6 567 21.7 652 24.9 713 27.2 778 29.7
25 to 34 years 3,450 133 3.9 205 5.9 293 8.5 370 10.7 468 13.6 575 16.7 660 19.1 736 21.3
35 to 44 years 3,697 112 3.0 181 4.9 294 8.0 402 10.9 509 13.8 625 16.9 693 18.7 791 21.4
45 to 54 years 4,011 119 3.0 180 4.5 288 7.2 375 9.3 464 11.6 562 14.0 638 15.9 715 17.8
55 to 59 years 1,669 51 3.0 76 4.6 114 6.9 149 8.9 185 11.1 227 13.6 253 15.1 281 16.8
60 to 64 years 1,398 47 3.4 60 4.3 112 8.0 130 9.3 160 11.5 194 13.9 203 14.5 225 16.1
65 years and over 3,128 47 1.5 107 3.4 205 6.6 347 11.1 484 15.5 675 21.6 739 23.6 862 27.6
      65 to 74 years 1,719 21 1.2 46 2.7 90 5.2 167 9.7 228 13.2 305 17.7 333 19.4 386 22.5
      75 years and over 1,409 27 1.9 61 4.4 116 8.2 181 12.8 257 18.2 370 26.3 406 28.8 476 33.8

Female
 
          Total
27,870 1,546 5.5 2,499 9.0 3,668 13.2 4,828 17.3 5,999 21.5 7,164 25.7 7,696 27.6 8,353 30.0
Under 18 years 6,055 493 8.1 791 13.1 1,054 17.4 1,310 21.6 1,604 26.5 1,869 30.9 1,993 32.9 2,126 35.1
18 to 24 years 2,596 287 11.1 387 14.9 497 19.1 583 22.4 703 27.1 822 31.7 872 33.6 933 36.0
25 to 34 years 3,443 244 7.1 372 10.8 493 14.3 638 18.5 752 21.8 855 24.8 910 26.4 973 28.3
35 to 44 years 3,843 179 4.7 301 7.8 457 11.9 580 15.1 725 18.9 854 22.2 915 23.8 1,000 26.0
45 to 54 years 4,295 147 3.4 271 6.3 397 9.2 491 11.4 611 14.2 752 17.5 823 19.2 916 21.3
55 to 59 years 1,850 51 2.8 84 4.6 139 7.5 172 9.3 208 11.2 254 13.7 276 14.9 322 17.4
60 to 64 years 1,535 41 2.6 75 4.9 136 8.9 208 13.6 248 16.2 311 20.3 329 21.4 342 22.3
65 years and over 4,254 103 2.4 217 5.1 495 11.6 845 19.9 1,147 27.0 1,447 34.0 1,577 37.1 1,741 40.9
      65 to 74 years 2,043 44 2.2 96 4.7 209 10.2 358 17.5 450 22.0 577 28.2 624 30.5 693 33.9
      75 years and over 2,211 58 2.6 121 5.5 285 12.9 487 22.0 698 31.6 870 39.4 953 43.1 1,047 47.4

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
54,123 2,669 4.9 4,262 7.9 6,295 11.6 8,324 15.4 10,444 19.3 12,516 23.1 13,553 25.0 14,851 27.4
          65 years and over 7,382 150 2.0 324 4.4 700 9.5 1,193 16.2 1,632 22.1 2,122 28.7 2,316 31.4 2,603 35.3
In families (2) 44,512 1,787 4.0 2,934 6.6 4,281 9.6 5,647 12.7 7,234 16.3 8,778 19.7 9,579 21.5 10,576 23.8
      Householder 14,125 526 3.7 872 6.2 1,265 9.0 1,673 11.8 2,138 15.1 2,636 18.7 2,891 20.5 3,198 22.6
          Under 65 years 11,736 491 4.2 795 6.8 1,138 9.7 1,472 12.5 1,855 15.8 2,222 18.9 2,411 20.5 2,645 22.5
          65 years and over 2,389 35 1.5 77 3.2 127 5.3 200 8.4 283 11.8 414 17.3 480 20.1 553 23.1
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
12,176 896 7.4 1,437 11.8 1,967 16.2 2,512 20.6 3,105 25.5 3,590 29.5 3,833 31.5 4,112 33.8
              Under 6 years 3,886 372 9.6 518 13.3 676 17.4 844 21.7 1,039 26.7 1,184 30.5 1,257 32.3 1,341 34.5
              6 to 17 years 8,290 525 6.3 920 11.1 1,291 15.6 1,668 20.1 2,066 24.9 2,407 29.0 2,576 31.1 2,771 33.4
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
5,248 131 2.5 225 4.3 388 7.4 526 10.0 691 13.2 849 16.2 959 18.3 1,078 20.5
 
In married-couple families (11)
33,732 552 1.6 999 3.0 1,699 5.0 2,464 7.3 3,321 9.8 4,254 12.6 4,741 14.1 5,488 16.3
      Husbands (11) 10,465 146 1.4 266 2.5 451 4.3 664 6.3 902 8.6 1,192 11.4 1,338 12.8 1,556 14.9
          Under 65 years 8,377 121 1.4 208 2.5 360 4.3 505 6.0 673 8.0 857 10.2 955 11.4 1,110 13.3
          65 years and over 2,088 24 1.2 59 2.8 91 4.3 160 7.7 229 11.0 335 16.0 383 18.4 446 21.3
      Wives (11) 10,465 146 1.4 266 2.5 451 4.3 664 6.3 902 8.6 1,192 11.4 1,338 12.8 1,556 14.9
          Under 65 years 8,860 131 1.5 224 2.5 380 4.3 546 6.2 732 8.3 938 10.6 1,036 11.7 1,196 13.5
          65 years and over 1,605 14 0.9 43 2.7 72 4.5 118 7.4 169 10.5 254 15.8 302 18.8 360 22.4
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
8,592 220 2.6 405 4.7 648 7.5 922 10.7 1,215 14.1 1,470 17.1 1,620 18.9 1,838 21.4
              Under 6 years 2,818 97 3.5 158 5.6 232 8.2 320 11.3 423 15.0 505 17.9 550 19.5 621 22.0
              6 to 17 years 5,773 123 2.1 248 4.3 416 7.2 602 10.4 791 13.7 965 16.7 1,070 18.5 1,216 21.1
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
3,471 34 1.0 53 1.5 133 3.8 185 5.3 245 7.1 317 9.1 354 10.2 431 12.4
 
In families with male
  householder, no spouse present
2,627 135 5.1 206 7.8 329 12.5 419 15.9 557 21.2 690 26.3 751 28.6 817 31.1
      Householder 921 47 5.1 68 7.4 108 11.7 140 15.2 187 20.3 234 25.4 255 27.7 275 29.9
          Under 65 years 832 47 5.7 67 8.0 104 12.6 136 16.3 179 21.5 218 26.2 235 28.3 254 30.5
          65 years and over 89 0 0.0 1 1.6 4 4.2 4 4.9 8 9.1 15 17.4 19 22.0 22 24.5
      Related children
        18 years (9)
659 56 8.4 90 13.7 144 21.8 174 26.4 232 35.1 271 41.2 288 43.7 304 46.2
              Under 6 years 211 17 8.2 21 10.0 41 19.4 50 23.8 79 37.2 90 42.5 96 45.5 101 47.9
              6 to 17 years 448 38 8.5 69 15.4 102 22.9 124 27.7 153 34.1 182 40.5 192 42.8 203 45.3
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
305 19 6.4 23 7.6 32 10.4 39 12.6 47 15.2 55 18.0 65 21.3 68 22.4
 
In families with female
  householder, no spouse present
8,154 1,101 13.5 1,729 21.2 2,252 27.6 2,764 33.9 3,356 41.2 3,834 47.0 4,086 50.1 4,271 52.4
      Householder 2,740 333 12.2 538 19.6 706 25.8 868 31.7 1,049 38.3 1,210 44.2 1,298 47.4 1,366 49.9
          Under 65 years 2,353 319 13.5 516 21.9 666 28.3 811 34.5 973 41.4 1,105 47.0 1,179 50.1 1,237 52.6
          65 years and over 387 14 3.7 22 5.8 40 10.4 57 14.8 76 19.7 105 27.2 119 30.7 129 33.4
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
2,925 620 21.2 942 32.2 1,175 40.2 1,415 48.4 1,659 56.7 1,849 63.2 1,924 65.8 1,970 67.3
              Under 6 years 856 257 30.0 339 39.6 403 47.0 474 55.4 537 62.7 589 68.7 611 71.3 619 72.2
              6 to 17 years 2,069 363 17.6 603 29.1 772 37.3 941 45.5 1,122 54.2 1,260 60.9 1,314 63.5 1,351 65.3
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
1,472 78 5.3 148 10.1 224 15.2 303 20.6 399 27.1 478 32.4 540 36.7 578 39.3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
165 29 17.7 47 28.5 65 39.1 74 44.8 101 61.3 118 71.5 118 71.5 119 72.0
          Under 18 years 93 18 19.4 29 30.8 37 40.2 43 45.9 60 64.6 71 76.2 71 76.2 71 76.8
              Under 6 years 17 8 (B) 9 (B) 10 (B) 11 (B) 15 (B) 15 (B) 15 (B) 15 (B)
              6 to 17 years 76 10 13.8 19 25.5 28 36.6 32 42.1 45 59.5 56 73.4 56 73.4 56 73.8
          18 years and over 73 11 (B) 19 (B) 27 (B) 32 (B) 41 (B) 48 (B) 48 (B) 48 (B)
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
9,445 852 9.0 1,281 13.6 1,950 20.6 2,603 27.6 3,109 32.9 3,620 38.3 3,856 40.8 4,156 44.0
      Male 4,426 381 8.6 562 12.7 806 18.2 1,017 23.0 1,206 27.3 1,423 32.1 1,550 35.0 1,700 38.4
          Under 65 years 3,663 360 9.8 520 14.2 706 19.3 848 23.2 981 26.8 1,126 30.8 1,244 34.0 1,341 36.6
              Living alone 1,846 147 7.9 212 11.5 312 16.9 385 20.9 431 23.4 487 26.4 522 28.3 560 30.4
          65 years and over 763 20 2.7 42 5.5 100 13.1 169 22.2 225 29.5 296 38.8 306 40.1 360 47.1
              Living alone 656 17 2.6 32 4.9 87 13.2 147 22.4 200 30.4 262 40.0 270 41.2 316 48.1
      Female 5,020 472 9.4 719 14.3 1,144 22.8 1,586 31.6 1,902 37.9 2,197 43.8 2,305 45.9 2,456 48.9
          Under 65 years 3,207 401 12.5 578 18.0 781 24.3 947 29.5 1,047 32.7 1,174 36.6 1,222 38.1 1,291 40.3
              Living alone 1,822 158 8.7 256 14.1 377 20.7 482 26.5 520 28.5 602 33.1 612 33.6 653 35.8
          65 years and over 1,813 70 3.9 141 7.8 363 20.0 638 35.2 855 47.2 1,023 56.4 1,083 59.7 1,165 64.2
              Living alone 1,738 62 3.6 129 7.4 345 19.8 610 35.1 820 47.2 984 56.6 1,042 60.0 1,123 64.6

Poverty Footnotes

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