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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)

South, Inside metro statistical areas

Both Sexes
                          Total (1) 90,000 5,596 6.2 8,640 9.6 12,150 13.5 16,845 18.7 21,165 23.5 25,807 28.7 27,677 30.8 30,073 33.4
Under 18 years 22,691 2,130 9.4 3,322 14.6 4,419 19.5 6,026 26.6 7,310 32.2 8,616 38.0 9,070 40.0 9,684 42.7
18 to 24 years 8,475 806 9.5 1,135 13.4 1,559 18.4 2,064 24.4 2,486 29.3 2,936 34.6 3,123 36.9 3,335 39.3
25 to 34 years 12,609 759 6.0 1,190 9.4 1,663 13.2 2,255 17.9 2,836 22.5 3,454 27.4 3,752 29.8 4,092 32.5
35 to 44 years 12,646 535 4.2 842 6.7 1,221 9.7 1,710 13.5 2,299 18.2 2,873 22.7 3,101 24.5 3,385 26.8
45 to 54 years 12,760 517 4.1 823 6.5 1,155 9.1 1,607 12.6 2,002 15.7 2,463 19.3 2,673 20.9 2,989 23.4
55 to 59 years 5,443 237 4.3 372 6.8 500 9.2 703 12.9 828 15.2 1,058 19.4 1,137 20.9 1,218 22.4
60 to 64 years 4,462 241 5.4 335 7.5 490 11.0 665 14.9 839 18.8 1,011 22.7 1,104 24.7 1,206 27.0
65 years and over 10,913 371 3.4 620 5.7 1,142 10.5 1,815 16.6 2,566 23.5 3,396 31.1 3,718 34.1 4,164 38.2
      65 to 74 years 6,111 182 3.0 301 4.9 566 9.3 865 14.1 1,195 19.6 1,596 26.1 1,773 29.0 2,018 33.0
      75 years and over 4,801 189 3.9 320 6.7 576 12.0 950 19.8 1,371 28.5 1,800 37.5 1,945 40.5 2,146 44.7

Male
 
          Total
44,097 2,462 5.6 3,840 8.7 5,418 12.3 7,550 17.1 9,543 21.6 11,782 26.7 12,691 28.8 13,834 31.4
Under 18 years 11,566 1,105 9.6 1,753 15.2 2,291 19.8 3,099 26.8 3,736 32.3 4,408 38.1 4,645 40.2 4,964 42.9
18 to 24 years 4,271 280 6.6 424 9.9 633 14.8 870 20.4 1,064 24.9 1,313 30.7 1,407 32.9 1,503 35.2
25 to 34 years 6,313 281 4.4 431 6.8 638 10.1 891 14.1 1,202 19.0 1,493 23.7 1,634 25.9 1,820 28.8
35 to 44 years 6,228 203 3.3 343 5.5 524 8.4 736 11.8 1,001 16.1 1,288 20.7 1,413 22.7 1,544 24.8
45 to 54 years 6,246 249 4.0 390 6.2 534 8.6 750 12.0 967 15.5 1,177 18.8 1,279 20.5 1,438 23.0
55 to 59 years 2,578 113 4.4 169 6.6 229 8.9 331 12.9 383 14.9 487 18.9 526 20.4 559 21.7
60 to 64 years 2,137 107 5.0 159 7.5 235 11.0 312 14.6 375 17.6 456 21.4 490 23.0 534 25.0
65 years and over 4,759 123 2.6 171 3.6 334 7.0 560 11.8 815 17.1 1,159 24.4 1,295 27.2 1,471 30.9
      65 to 74 years 2,832 60 2.1 79 2.8 167 5.9 285 10.1 404 14.3 602 21.3 682 24.1 781 27.6
      75 years and over 1,927 63 3.3 93 4.8 167 8.7 275 14.3 411 21.3 557 28.9 613 31.8 690 35.8

Female
 
          Total
45,902 3,134 6.8 4,799 10.5 6,731 14.7 9,296 20.3 11,622 25.3 14,025 30.6 14,987 32.6 16,239 35.4
Under 18 years 11,125 1,025 9.2 1,568 14.1 2,129 19.1 2,927 26.3 3,574 32.1 4,207 37.8 4,425 39.8 4,720 42.4
18 to 24 years 4,204 526 12.5 711 16.9 926 22.0 1,194 28.4 1,422 33.8 1,623 38.6 1,716 40.8 1,831 43.6
25 to 34 years 6,296 478 7.6 759 12.1 1,025 16.3 1,365 21.7 1,634 26.0 1,960 31.1 2,118 33.6 2,272 36.1
35 to 44 years 6,418 332 5.2 499 7.8 697 10.9 974 15.2 1,297 20.2 1,584 24.7 1,688 26.3 1,841 28.7
45 to 54 years 6,514 268 4.1 434 6.7 621 9.5 856 13.1 1,035 15.9 1,286 19.7 1,394 21.4 1,551 23.8
55 to 59 years 2,866 123 4.3 203 7.1 272 9.5 372 13.0 445 15.5 572 19.9 611 21.3 658 23.0
60 to 64 years 2,325 134 5.8 176 7.6 255 11.0 354 15.2 464 20.0 555 23.8 613 26.4 672 28.9
65 years and over 6,154 248 4.0 449 7.3 808 13.1 1,254 20.4 1,751 28.5 2,238 36.4 2,422 39.4 2,693 43.8
      65 to 74 years 3,280 122 3.7 222 6.8 400 12.2 579 17.7 791 24.1 994 30.3 1,091 33.3 1,237 37.7
      75 years and over 2,874 125 4.4 227 7.9 408 14.2 675 23.5 960 33.4 1,244 43.3 1,331 46.3 1,456 50.7

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
90,000 5,596 6.2 8,640 9.6 12,150 13.5 16,845 18.7 21,165 23.5 25,807 28.7 27,677 30.8 30,073 33.4
          65 years and over 10,913 371 3.4 620 5.7 1,142 10.5 1,815 16.6 2,566 23.5 3,396 31.1 3,718 34.1 4,164 38.2
In families (2) 74,646 3,934 5.3 6,289 8.4 8,968 12.0 12,678 17.0 15,989 21.4 19,843 26.6 21,214 28.4 23,080 30.9
      Householder 23,804 1,127 4.7 1,786 7.5 2,539 10.7 3,618 15.2 4,586 19.3 5,761 24.2 6,188 26.0 6,761 28.4
          Under 65 years 19,936 1,011 5.1 1,609 8.1 2,257 11.3 3,192 16.0 3,973 19.9 4,887 24.5 5,201 26.1 5,639 28.3
          65 years and over 3,868 116 3.0 176 4.6 282 7.3 426 11.0 614 15.9 874 22.6 987 25.5 1,122 29.0
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
22,373 1,990 8.9 3,168 14.2 4,260 19.0 5,827 26.0 7,082 31.7 8,384 37.5 8,833 39.5 9,442 42.2
              Under 6 years 7,784 863 11.1 1,391 17.9 1,739 22.3 2,310 29.7 2,773 35.6 3,222 41.4 3,370 43.3 3,579 46.0
              6 to 17 years 14,589 1,127 7.7 1,776 12.2 2,521 17.3 3,517 24.1 4,309 29.5 5,161 35.4 5,463 37.4 5,862 40.2
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
7,045 238 3.4 407 5.8 701 10.0 998 14.2 1,290 18.3 1,656 23.5 1,766 25.1 1,938 27.5
 
In married-couple families (11)
55,532 1,419 2.6 2,384 4.3 3,714 6.7 5,590 10.1 7,640 13.8 10,184 18.3 11,201 20.2 12,507 22.5
      Husbands (11) 17,487 393 2.2 623 3.6 969 5.5 1,472 8.4 2,032 11.6 2,787 15.9 3,091 17.7 3,468 19.8
          Under 65 years 14,080 307 2.2 513 3.6 788 5.6 1,213 8.6 1,623 11.5 2,146 15.2 2,342 16.6 2,600 18.5
          65 years and over 3,407 86 2.5 110 3.2 181 5.3 259 7.6 409 12.0 641 18.8 749 22.0 868 25.5
      Wives (11) 17,487 393 2.2 623 3.6 969 5.5 1,472 8.4 2,032 11.6 2,787 15.9 3,091 17.7 3,468 19.8
          Under 65 years 14,931 319 2.1 532 3.6 824 5.5 1,253 8.4 1,698 11.4 2,262 15.1 2,476 16.6 2,753 18.4
          65 years and over 2,556 74 2.9 92 3.6 145 5.7 219 8.6 333 13.0 525 20.6 615 24.1 715 28.0
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
15,188 526 3.5 959 6.3 1,469 9.7 2,198 14.5 2,927 19.3 3,727 24.5 4,054 26.7 4,453 29.3
              Under 6 years 5,357 198 3.7 429 8.0 590 11.0 871 16.3 1,160 21.6 1,455 27.2 1,569 29.3 1,707 31.9
              6 to 17 years 9,832 328 3.3 530 5.4 879 8.9 1,327 13.5 1,767 18.0 2,272 23.1 2,484 25.3 2,746 27.9
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
4,180 68 1.6 127 3.0 221 5.3 311 7.4 448 10.7 632 15.1 684 16.4 779 18.6
 
In families with male
  householder, no spouse present
4,464 278 6.2 425 9.5 650 14.6 1,021 22.9 1,274 28.5 1,654 37.1 1,750 39.2 1,883 42.2
      Householder 1,557 90 5.8 140 9.0 218 14.0 334 21.5 424 27.2 542 34.8 574 36.9 617 39.6
          Under 65 years 1,440 88 6.1 136 9.4 205 14.2 309 21.4 390 27.1 501 34.8 529 36.7 569 39.5
          65 years and over 116 3 2.2 5 3.9 13 11.4 25 21.9 34 29.3 42 35.7 45 38.7 48 41.1
      Related children
        18 years (9)
1,242 128 10.3 178 14.3 246 19.8 396 31.9 477 38.4 601 48.4 621 50.0 668 53.8
              Under 6 years 440 61 13.8 76 17.2 96 21.7 155 35.2 185 42.0 246 55.9 254 57.6 284 64.4
              6 to 17 years 801 67 8.4 102 12.8 150 18.8 241 30.1 292 36.4 355 44.3 367 45.8 385 48.0
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
457 17 3.7 25 5.5 52 11.4 75 16.3 86 18.7 125 27.3 144 31.6 164 35.9
 
In families with female
  householder, no spouse present
14,651 2,237 15.3 3,481 23.8 4,603 31.4 6,067 41.4 7,075 48.3 8,004 54.6 8,264 56.4 8,690 59.3
      Householder 4,760 644 13.5 1,022 21.5 1,352 28.4 1,812 38.1 2,131 44.8 2,432 51.1 2,522 53.0 2,676 56.2
          Under 65 years 4,155 607 14.6 949 22.8 1,243 29.9 1,652 39.8 1,928 46.4 2,193 52.8 2,273 54.7 2,406 57.9
          65 years and over 606 36 6.0 73 12.1 109 18.0 160 26.4 203 33.5 238 39.4 249 41.2 270 44.5
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
5,943 1,336 22.5 2,031 34.2 2,545 42.8 3,232 54.4 3,679 61.9 4,056 68.2 4,159 70.0 4,320 72.7
              Under 6 years 1,987 604 30.4 886 44.6 1,053 53.0 1,284 64.6 1,429 71.9 1,521 76.5 1,547 77.8 1,588 79.9
              6 to 17 years 3,956 732 18.5 1,144 28.9 1,492 37.7 1,949 49.3 2,250 56.9 2,535 64.1 2,612 66.0 2,732 69.1
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
2,408 153 6.3 255 10.6 428 17.8 612 25.4 756 31.4 899 37.3 937 38.9 995 41.3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
315 123 39.1 141 44.6 148 47.0 185 58.8 214 67.8 217 69.0 222 70.3 225 71.5
          Under 18 years 196 83 42.1 95 48.3 99 50.3 123 62.5 142 72.4 144 73.4 146 74.7 146 74.7
              Under 6 years 85 52 61.3 57 67.7 60 70.3 64 74.9 64 74.9 64 74.9 65 77.1 65 77.1
              6 to 17 years 111 30 27.4 37 33.6 39 35.1 59 53.0 78 70.5 80 72.2 81 72.9 81 72.9
          18 years and over 119 41 34.2 46 38.6 50 41.6 63 52.8 72 60.2 74 61.8 75 63.2 79 66.2
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
15,039 1,539 10.2 2,210 14.7 3,033 20.2 3,982 26.5 4,962 33.0 5,747 38.2 6,242 41.5 6,768 45.0
      Male 7,410 685 9.2 978 13.2 1,324 17.9 1,738 23.5 2,148 29.0 2,477 33.4 2,716 36.7 2,958 39.9
          Under 65 years 6,428 657 10.2 935 14.5 1,198 18.6 1,500 23.3 1,822 28.3 2,064 32.1 2,280 35.5 2,480 38.6
              Living alone 3,252 252 7.8 378 11.6 506 15.5 622 19.1 775 23.8 869 26.7 965 29.7 1,064 32.7
          65 years and over 983 28 2.9 43 4.4 125 12.8 238 24.2 326 33.2 413 42.1 436 44.4 478 48.6
              Living alone 816 23 2.8 36 4.4 107 13.1 200 24.5 279 34.2 347 42.5 363 44.5 392 48.0
      Female 7,628 855 11.2 1,232 16.1 1,710 22.4 2,244 29.4 2,814 36.9 3,270 42.9 3,526 46.2 3,810 49.9
          Under 65 years 5,252 731 13.9 969 18.5 1,209 23.0 1,460 27.8 1,736 33.1 1,962 37.4 2,140 40.8 2,303 43.8
              Living alone 3,029 261 8.6 377 12.4 487 16.1 624 20.6 763 25.2 883 29.2 977 32.3 1,070 35.3
          65 years and over 2,377 124 5.2 263 11.1 501 21.1 784 33.0 1,078 45.4 1,307 55.0 1,385 58.3 1,507 63.4
              Living alone 2,242 113 5.1 243 10.8 469 20.9 733 32.7 1,005 44.8 1,226 54.7 1,298 57.9 1,406 62.7

Poverty Footnotes

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