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POV25: Ratio of Income to Poverty, Public Assistance, Age, Sex, and Household Relationship: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands. People who lived with someone (a nonrelative or a relative) who received aid. Not every person tallied here received the aid themselves)

    Below 50 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 Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total Number Percent of total
People in Households That Received
Means-Tested Cash or Noncash
Assistance Excluding School Lunch Only

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
84,107 12,489 14.8 29,724 35.3 37,629 44.7 45,313 53.9 51,753 61.5 53,843 64.0 56,554 67.2
Under 18 years 29,791 5,805 19.5 12,857 43.2 15,915 53.4 18,676 62.7 20,962 70.4 21,658 72.7 22,510 75.6
18 to 24 years 9,224 1,631 17.7 3,420 37.1 4,155 45.0 4,988 54.1 5,699 61.8 5,940 64.4 6,241 67.7
25 to 34 years 12,137 1,881 15.5 4,171 34.4 5,328 43.9 6,500 53.6 7,450 61.4 7,724 63.6 8,094 66.7
35 to 44 years 10,137 1,259 12.4 3,282 32.4 4,132 40.8 5,022 49.5 5,795 57.2 6,105 60.2 6,457 63.7
45 to 54 years 9,352 1,089 11.6 2,765 29.6 3,472 37.1 4,278 45.7 4,948 52.9 5,172 55.3 5,519 59.0
55 to 59 years 3,573 305 8.5 943 26.4 1,261 35.3 1,527 42.7 1,743 48.8 1,849 51.8 1,968 55.1
60 to 64 years 2,843 195 6.9 719 25.3 972 34.2 1,206 42.4 1,406 49.5 1,493 52.5 1,587 55.8
65 years and over 7,050 324 4.6 1,568 22.2 2,394 34.0 3,115 44.2 3,749 53.2 3,902 55.4 4,177 59.2
      65 to 74 years 3,811 178 4.7 852 22.4 1,306 34.3 1,683 44.2 2,002 52.5 2,077 54.5 2,217 58.2
      75 years and over 3,239 145 4.5 716 22.1 1,088 33.6 1,432 44.2 1,746 53.9 1,825 56.3 1,960 60.5

Male
 
  Total
39,369 5,372 13.6 12,904 32.8 16,519 42.0 20,158 51.2 23,163 58.8 24,130 61.3 25,390 64.5
Under 18 years 15,128 2,880 19.0 6,468 42.8 8,031 53.1 9,416 62.2 10,545 69.7 10,870 71.9 11,297 74.7
18 to 24 years 4,166 560 13.4 1,257 30.2 1,625 39.0 2,041 49.0 2,402 57.7 2,514 60.4 2,637 63.3
25 to 34 years 5,544 646 11.7 1,559 28.1 2,050 37.0 2,585 46.6 3,013 54.4 3,143 56.7 3,314 59.8
35 to 44 years 4,609 466 10.1 1,304 28.3 1,659 36.0 2,075 45.0 2,425 52.6 2,564 55.6 2,734 59.3
45 to 54 years 4,309 489 11.4 1,169 27.1 1,484 34.4 1,880 43.6 2,206 51.2 2,306 53.5 2,476 57.5
55 to 59 years 1,661 139 8.4 396 23.8 554 33.3 660 39.7 764 46.0 826 49.7 881 53.1
60 to 64 years 1,288 87 6.8 292 22.6 392 30.4 495 38.4 577 44.8 620 48.2 666 51.7
65 years and over 2,664 104 3.9 459 17.2 724 27.2 1,006 37.8 1,231 46.2 1,286 48.3 1,383 51.9
      65 to 74 years 1,578 63 4.0 265 16.8 449 28.4 587 37.2 716 45.4 748 47.4 802 50.8
      75 years and over 1,086 41 3.8 193 17.8 275 25.4 419 38.6 514 47.4 537 49.5 581 53.5

Female
 
  Total
44,738 7,117 15.9 16,820 37.6 21,110 47.2 25,154 56.2 28,590 63.9 29,714 66.4 31,164 69.7
Under 18 years 14,663 2,924 19.9 6,390 43.6 7,884 53.8 9,260 63.2 10,417 71.0 10,789 73.6 11,213 76.5
18 to 24 years 5,059 1,072 21.2 2,162 42.7 2,531 50.0 2,947 58.3 3,297 65.2 3,426 67.7 3,604 71.2
25 to 34 years 6,593 1,235 18.7 2,612 39.6 3,278 49.7 3,914 59.4 4,437 67.3 4,581 69.5 4,780 72.5
35 to 44 years 5,528 794 14.4 1,978 35.8 2,472 44.7 2,947 53.3 3,371 61.0 3,540 64.0 3,723 67.4
45 to 54 years 5,043 599 11.9 1,595 31.6 1,987 39.4 2,398 47.6 2,742 54.4 2,866 56.8 3,043 60.3
55 to 59 years 1,912 165 8.7 547 28.6 708 37.0 867 45.4 979 51.2 1,023 53.5 1,087 56.9
60 to 64 years 1,555 108 6.9 428 27.5 581 37.3 711 45.7 829 53.3 873 56.1 921 59.2
65 years and over 4,386 220 5.0 1,109 25.3 1,670 38.1 2,109 48.1 2,518 57.4 2,616 59.7 2,794 63.7
      65 to 74 years 2,232 116 5.2 587 26.3 858 38.4 1,096 49.1 1,286 57.6 1,329 59.5 1,414 63.4
      75 years and over 2,153 104 4.8 522 24.2 812 37.7 1,013 47.0 1,232 57.2 1,287 59.8 1,379 64.0

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
84,107 12,489 14.8 29,724 35.3 37,629 44.7 45,313 53.9 51,753 61.5 53,843 64.0 56,554 67.2
          65 years and over 7,050 324 4.6 1,568 22.2 2,394 34.0 3,115 44.2 3,749 53.2 3,902 55.4 4,177 59.2
In families (2) 71,772 9,657 13.5 23,721 33.0 30,304 42.2 36,870 51.4 42,483 59.2 44,316 61.7 46,723 65.1
      Householder 19,496 2,618 13.4 6,348 32.6 8,097 41.5 9,852 50.5 11,386 58.4 11,875 60.9 12,523 64.2
          Under 65 years 17,262 2,540 14.7 6,011 34.8 7,566 43.8 9,110 52.8 10,433 60.4 10,863 62.9 11,426 66.2
          65 years and over 2,234 78 3.5 337 15.1 530 23.7 742 33.2 953 42.7 1,012 45.3 1,097 49.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 29,091 5,435 18.7 12,341 42.4 15,358 52.8 18,079 62.1 20,336 69.9 21,026 72.3 21,869 75.2
              Under 6 years 11,228 2,407 21.4 5,166 46.0 6,304 56.1 7,336 65.3 8,120 72.3 8,365 74.5 8,649 77.0
              6 to 17 years 17,863 3,029 17.0 7,175 40.2 9,054 50.7 10,742 60.1 12,215 68.4 12,661 70.9 13,219 74.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 7,686 540 7.0 1,663 21.6 2,211 28.8 2,907 37.8 3,516 45.7 3,719 48.4 4,014 52.2
 
In married-couple families (11)
40,024 2,941 7.3 9,316 23.3 12,754 31.9 16,545 41.3 19,832 49.6 20,959 52.4 22,442 56.1
      Husbands (11) 9,786 630 6.4 2,050 21.0 2,844 29.1 3,734 38.2 4,524 46.2 4,791 49.0 5,154 52.7
          Under 65 years 8,396 593 7.1 1,897 22.6 2,583 30.8 3,353 39.9 4,033 48.0 4,272 50.9 4,591 54.7
          65 years and over 1,390 37 2.7 153 11.0 261 18.8 382 27.5 490 35.3 519 37.3 563 40.5
      Wives (11) 9,786 630 6.4 2,050 21.0 2,844 29.1 3,734 38.2 4,524 46.2 4,791 49.0 5,154 52.7
          Under 65 years 8,836 603 6.8 1,955 22.1 2,684 30.4 3,470 39.3 4,183 47.3 4,430 50.1 4,757 53.8
          65 years and over 950 27 2.8 95 10.0 160 16.9 264 27.8 341 35.9 361 37.9 397 41.8
      Related children under 18 years (9) 14,904 1,427 9.6 4,433 29.7 5,955 40.0 7,490 50.3 8,846 59.4 9,278 62.3 9,813 65.8
              Under 6 years 5,883 630 10.7 1,927 32.7 2,543 43.2 3,179 54.0 3,674 62.5 3,847 65.4 4,039 68.7
              6 to 17 years 9,021 797 8.8 2,506 27.8 3,412 37.8 4,311 47.8 5,172 57.3 5,431 60.2 5,774 64.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 3,780 169 4.5 513 13.6 710 18.8 1,032 27.3 1,257 33.2 1,346 35.6 1,486 39.3
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
6,395 925 14.5 1,980 31.0 2,555 39.9 3,150 49.3 3,642 56.9 3,786 59.2 3,950 61.8
      Householder 2,047 280 13.7 627 30.6 805 39.4 997 48.7 1,164 56.9 1,213 59.3 1,267 61.9
          Under 65 years 1,863 278 14.9 607 32.6 767 41.2 938 50.4 1,094 58.7 1,137 61.0 1,186 63.7
          65 years and over 184 2 1.1 20 11.1 39 21.1 59 32.2 71 38.5 76 41.3 81 44.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 2,362 464 19.6 923 39.1 1,200 50.8 1,438 60.9 1,604 67.9 1,645 69.6 1,691 71.6
              Under 6 years 1,008 217 21.5 399 39.6 528 52.3 625 62.0 706 70.1 728 72.2 741 73.5
              6 to 17 years 1,354 247 18.2 524 38.7 672 49.7 813 60.0 898 66.3 917 67.7 950 70.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 562 44 7.9 91 16.2 130 23.0 167 29.6 220 39.0 248 44.0 263 46.8
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
25,353 5,791 22.8 12,424 49.0 14,996 59.1 17,174 67.7 19,009 75.0 19,570 77.2 20,331 80.2
      Householder 7,663 1,708 22.3 3,670 47.9 4,447 58.0 5,120 66.8 5,698 74.4 5,872 76.6 6,101 79.6
          Under 65 years 6,861 1,666 24.3 3,484 50.8 4,180 60.9 4,780 69.7 5,265 76.7 5,414 78.9 5,606 81.7
          65 years and over 802 42 5.2 186 23.2 267 33.3 341 42.4 433 54.0 458 57.1 496 61.8
      Related children under 18 years (9) 11,825 3,545 30.0 6,985 59.1 8,203 69.4 9,151 77.4 9,885 83.6 10,103 85.4 10,365 87.7
              Under 6 years 4,337 1,559 36.0 2,840 65.5 3,234 74.6 3,533 81.5 3,740 86.2 3,790 87.4 3,869 89.2
              6 to 17 years 7,488 1,985 26.5 4,144 55.3 4,969 66.4 5,618 75.0 6,146 82.1 6,313 84.3 6,495 86.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 3,344 327 9.8 1,058 31.6 1,371 41.0 1,708 51.1 2,039 61.0 2,125 63.5 2,265 67.7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
843 376 44.6 584 69.3 643 76.2 693 82.2 724 85.8 728 86.3 741 87.8
          Under 18 years 486 236 48.6 361 74.2 392 80.6 422 86.8 441 90.7 443 91.1 450 92.6
              Under 6 years 203 115 56.9 161 79.3 176 86.5 181 89.0 189 93.0 190 93.4 194 95.5
              6 to 17 years 283 121 42.7 200 70.6 216 76.4 242 85.2 252 89.1 254 89.5 257 90.6
          18 years and over 357 139 39.1 223 62.5 251 70.3 271 76.0 283 79.2 284 79.7 290 81.3
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
11,492 2,455 21.4 5,419 47.2 6,682 58.1 7,750 67.4 8,546 74.4 8,800 76.6 9,090 79.1
      Male 5,455 1,135 20.8 2,330 42.7 2,855 52.3 3,403 62.4 3,770 69.1 3,899 71.5 4,030 73.9
          Under 65 years 4,650 1,086 23.3 2,088 44.9 2,492 53.6 2,919 62.8 3,217 69.2 3,338 71.8 3,437 73.9
              Living alone 1,439 266 18.5 734 51.0 902 62.7 1,014 70.5 1,102 76.6 1,129 78.5 1,168 81.2
          65 years and over 805 50 6.2 242 30.1 363 45.1 484 60.2 552 68.6 561 69.8 593 73.7
              Living alone 623 28 4.5 186 29.9 287 46.0 385 61.8 434 69.7 441 70.9 458 73.6
      Female 6,037 1,320 21.9 3,089 51.2 3,827 63.4 4,347 72.0 4,777 79.1 4,901 81.2 5,060 83.8
          Under 65 years 4,195 1,210 28.9 2,384 56.8 2,775 66.2 3,077 73.3 3,335 79.5 3,428 81.7 3,520 83.9
              Living alone 1,870 338 18.1 1,065 56.9 1,306 69.8 1,454 77.8 1,562 83.5 1,592 85.1 1,629 87.1
          65 years and over 1,842 110 6.0 706 38.3 1,052 57.1 1,270 69.0 1,442 78.3 1,472 79.9 1,540 83.6
              Living alone 1,693 83 4.9 660 39.0 985 58.2 1,190 70.3 1,347 79.6 1,378 81.4 1,443 85.2

Poverty Footnotes

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