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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 Including School Lunch

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
92,005 13,130 14.3 31,567 34.3 40,288 43.8 48,973 53.2 56,373 61.3 58,807 63.9 61,968 67.4
Under 18 years 33,565 6,117 18.2 13,787 41.1 17,230 51.3 20,491 61.0 23,261 69.3 24,131 71.9 25,204 75.1
18 to 24 years 9,886 1,699 17.2 3,592 36.3 4,406 44.6 5,311 53.7 6,092 61.6 6,358 64.3 6,694 67.7
25 to 34 years 13,081 1,969 15.0 4,416 33.8 5,663 43.3 6,949 53.1 8,020 61.3 8,327 63.7 8,745 66.9
35 to 44 years 11,519 1,353 11.7 3,549 30.8 4,543 39.4 5,605 48.7 6,541 56.8 6,924 60.1 7,367 64.0
45 to 54 years 10,174 1,149 11.3 2,924 28.7 3,714 36.5 4,619 45.4 5,381 52.9 5,636 55.4 6,029 59.3
55 to 59 years 3,693 315 8.5 976 26.4 1,306 35.4 1,589 43.0 1,816 49.2 1,924 52.1 2,044 55.3
60 to 64 years 2,921 198 6.8 739 25.3 1,003 34.3 1,243 42.5 1,452 49.7 1,540 52.7 1,635 56.0
65 years and over 7,167 331 4.6 1,583 22.1 2,423 33.8 3,166 44.2 3,809 53.2 3,967 55.4 4,250 59.3
      65 to 74 years 3,901 182 4.7 861 22.1 1,323 33.9 1,719 44.1 2,048 52.5 2,127 54.5 2,271 58.2
      75 years and over 3,266 150 4.6 722 22.1 1,100 33.7 1,447 44.3 1,762 53.9 1,840 56.3 1,978 60.6

Male
 
  Total
43,163 5,722 13.3 13,796 32.0 17,814 41.3 21,958 50.9 25,415 58.9 26,537 61.5 28,012 64.9
Under 18 years 17,094 3,068 17.9 6,966 40.8 8,748 51.2 10,408 60.9 11,780 68.9 12,185 71.3 12,722 74.4
18 to 24 years 4,511 594 13.2 1,341 29.7 1,753 38.9 2,208 48.9 2,599 57.6 2,728 60.5 2,872 63.7
25 to 34 years 5,910 682 11.5 1,652 27.9 2,176 36.8 2,756 46.6 3,229 54.6 3,373 57.1 3,559 60.2
35 to 44 years 5,174 512 9.9 1,404 27.1 1,811 35.0 2,303 44.5 2,722 52.6 2,890 55.9 3,103 60.0
45 to 54 years 4,719 524 11.1 1,250 26.5 1,610 34.1 2,051 43.5 2,428 51.4 2,541 53.9 2,733 57.9
55 to 59 years 1,724 146 8.5 415 24.1 576 33.4 691 40.1 801 46.5 863 50.1 919 53.3
60 to 64 years 1,321 88 6.7 302 22.9 404 30.6 510 38.6 599 45.3 641 48.6 688 52.1
65 years and over 2,711 108 4.0 466 17.2 737 27.2 1,031 38.0 1,259 46.4 1,315 48.5 1,415 52.2
      65 to 74 years 1,615 64 4.0 270 16.7 456 28.2 605 37.5 738 45.7 772 47.8 826 51.2
      75 years and over 1,097 43 3.9 195 17.8 282 25.7 425 38.8 521 47.5 544 49.6 589 53.7

Female
 
  Total
48,842 7,408 15.2 17,772 36.4 22,474 46.0 27,015 55.3 30,957 63.4 32,270 66.1 33,956 69.5
Under 18 years 16,470 3,049 18.5 6,821 41.4 8,482 51.5 10,083 61.2 11,481 69.7 11,946 72.5 12,482 75.8
18 to 24 years 5,375 1,104 20.5 2,251 41.9 2,653 49.4 3,103 57.7 3,493 65.0 3,630 67.5 3,822 71.1
25 to 34 years 7,171 1,287 17.9 2,764 38.5 3,487 48.6 4,193 58.5 4,791 66.8 4,954 69.1 5,186 72.3
35 to 44 years 6,345 841 13.3 2,144 33.8 2,733 43.1 3,302 52.0 3,819 60.2 4,034 63.6 4,265 67.2
45 to 54 years 5,456 625 11.5 1,674 30.7 2,104 38.6 2,568 47.1 2,953 54.1 3,095 56.7 3,295 60.4
55 to 59 years 1,969 168 8.6 562 28.5 730 37.1 898 45.6 1,015 51.6 1,060 53.8 1,125 57.1
60 to 64 years 1,601 110 6.9 437 27.3 599 37.4 733 45.8 854 53.3 899 56.2 947 59.2
65 years and over 4,455 224 5.0 1,117 25.1 1,685 37.8 2,135 47.9 2,550 57.2 2,652 59.5 2,834 63.6
      65 to 74 years 2,286 117 5.1 591 25.8 867 37.9 1,113 48.7 1,310 57.3 1,356 59.3 1,445 63.2
      75 years and over 2,169 106 4.9 526 24.3 818 37.7 1,022 47.1 1,241 57.2 1,296 59.8 1,389 64.0

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
92,005 13,130 14.3 31,567 34.3 40,288 43.8 48,973 53.2 56,373 61.3 58,807 63.9 61,968 67.4
          65 years and over 7,167 331 4.6 1,583 22.1 2,423 33.8 3,166 44.2 3,809 53.2 3,967 55.4 4,250 59.3
In families (2) 79,395 10,190 12.8 25,410 32.0 32,792 41.3 40,334 50.8 46,894 59.1 49,066 61.8 51,917 65.4
      Householder 21,434 2,748 12.8 6,760 31.5 8,705 40.6 10,703 49.9 12,474 58.2 13,048 60.9 13,800 64.4
          Under 65 years 19,144 2,667 13.9 6,415 33.5 8,162 42.6 9,933 51.9 11,490 60.0 12,004 62.7 12,670 66.2
          65 years and over 2,290 82 3.6 345 15.1 543 23.7 770 33.6 983 42.9 1,044 45.6 1,129 49.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 32,807 5,719 17.4 13,229 40.3 16,628 50.7 19,846 60.5 22,585 68.8 23,449 71.5 24,512 74.7
              Under 6 years 11,906 2,466 20.7 5,358 45.0 6,563 55.1 7,701 64.7 8,586 72.1 8,859 74.4 9,184 77.1
              6 to 17 years 20,901 3,253 15.6 7,871 37.7 10,065 48.2 12,145 58.1 13,999 67.0 14,590 69.8 15,328 73.3
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 8,337 575 6.9 1,795 21.5 2,426 29.1 3,196 38.3 3,876 46.5 4,101 49.2 4,434 53.2
 
In married-couple families (11)
44,750 3,189 7.1 10,210 22.8 14,086 31.5 18,511 41.4 22,433 50.1 23,773 53.1 25,586 57.2
      Husbands (11) 10,814 679 6.3 2,228 20.6 3,120 28.9 4,139 38.3 5,068 46.9 5,379 49.7 5,812 53.7
          Under 65 years 9,395 638 6.8 2,069 22.0 2,851 30.3 3,742 39.8 4,559 48.5 4,839 51.5 5,227 55.6
          65 years and over 1,419 41 2.9 159 11.2 269 19.0 397 28.0 509 35.9 539 38.0 584 41.2
      Wives (11) 10,814 679 6.3 2,228 20.6 3,120 28.9 4,139 38.3 5,068 46.9 5,379 49.7 5,812 53.7
          Under 65 years 9,848 648 6.6 2,130 21.6 2,956 30.0 3,868 39.3 4,718 47.9 5,008 50.9 5,403 54.9
          65 years and over 966 30 3.1 99 10.2 164 17.0 271 28.1 350 36.2 371 38.4 408 42.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 17,104 1,552 9.1 4,877 28.5 6,594 38.6 8,451 49.4 10,110 59.1 10,647 62.3 11,345 66.3
              Under 6 years 6,346 671 10.6 2,049 32.3 2,704 42.6 3,418 53.9 3,988 62.8 4,185 66.0 4,412 69.5
              6 to 17 years 10,758 882 8.2 2,828 26.3 3,890 36.2 5,033 46.8 6,123 56.9 6,462 60.1 6,933 64.4
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,170 190 4.6 593 14.2 829 19.9 1,196 28.7 1,468 35.2 1,570 37.7 1,735 41.6
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
6,944 1,014 14.6 2,138 30.8 2,768 39.9 3,448 49.7 4,015 57.8 4,177 60.2 4,367 62.9
      Householder 2,235 310 13.8 680 30.4 874 39.1 1,095 49.0 1,287 57.6 1,343 60.1 1,404 62.8
          Under 65 years 2,044 307 15.0 659 32.2 835 40.9 1,032 50.5 1,212 59.3 1,263 61.8 1,319 64.5
          65 years and over 191 2 1.1 21 10.8 39 20.4 63 33.0 75 39.0 80 41.8 85 44.6
      Related children under 18 years (9) 2,634 511 19.4 1,009 38.3 1,311 49.8 1,587 60.2 1,793 68.1 1,844 70.0 1,902 72.2
              Under 6 years 1,032 222 21.5 406 39.4 538 52.1 639 61.9 722 69.9 743 72.0 757 73.4
              6 to 17 years 1,602 289 18.0 602 37.6 773 48.3 948 59.2 1,071 66.9 1,101 68.7 1,145 71.5
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 597 48 8.0 98 16.3 141 23.6 185 31.0 243 40.7 271 45.4 289 48.5
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
27,701 5,988 21.6 13,062 47.2 15,938 57.5 18,375 66.3 20,447 73.8 21,116 76.2 21,964 79.3
      Householder 8,385 1,760 21.0 3,852 45.9 4,711 56.2 5,468 65.2 6,119 73.0 6,326 75.4 6,584 78.5
          Under 65 years 7,560 1,718 22.7 3,665 48.5 4,439 58.7 5,118 67.7 5,674 75.1 5,857 77.5 6,076 80.4
          65 years and over 825 42 5.1 187 22.6 272 32.9 350 42.4 445 54.0 469 56.9 508 61.5
      Related children under 18 years (9) 13,069 3,656 28.0 7,343 56.2 8,723 66.7 9,808 75.0 10,682 81.7 10,957 83.8 11,264 86.2
              Under 6 years 4,528 1,574 34.8 2,902 64.1 3,321 73.3 3,644 80.5 3,877 85.6 3,931 86.8 4,014 88.7
              6 to 17 years 8,541 2,083 24.4 4,441 52.0 5,402 63.3 6,164 72.2 6,805 79.7 7,026 82.3 7,250 84.9
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 3,570 337 9.4 1,104 30.9 1,456 40.8 1,814 50.8 2,165 60.6 2,260 63.3 2,409 67.5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
904 404 44.7 626 69.3 687 76.1 743 82.2 776 85.9 780 86.3 796 88.1
          Under 18 years 521 254 48.8 387 74.2 419 80.4 453 86.9 473 90.8 475 91.2 484 92.9
              Under 6 years 213 122 57.2 167 78.5 182 85.4 190 89.4 199 93.2 199 93.6 204 95.7
              6 to 17 years 308 133 43.0 220 71.3 237 77.0 262 85.2 275 89.1 276 89.5 280 90.9
          18 years and over 383 150 39.1 239 62.5 268 70.1 290 75.9 303 79.3 305 79.7 312 81.6
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
11,707 2,536 21.7 5,531 47.2 6,809 58.2 7,895 67.4 8,702 74.3 8,961 76.5 9,254 79.1
      Male 5,590 1,187 21.2 2,392 42.8 2,926 52.3 3,486 62.4 3,862 69.1 3,994 71.5 4,127 73.8
          Under 65 years 4,785 1,137 23.8 2,150 44.9 2,563 53.6 3,002 62.7 3,310 69.2 3,433 71.7 3,534 73.9
              Living alone 1,439 267 18.5 735 51.0 902 62.7 1,015 70.5 1,103 76.6 1,130 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 6,117 1,350 22.1 3,139 51.3 3,882 63.5 4,409 72.1 4,840 79.1 4,967 81.2 5,127 83.8
          Under 65 years 4,275 1,239 29.0 2,433 56.9 2,830 66.2 3,139 73.4 3,398 79.5 3,495 81.7 3,588 83.9
              Living alone 1,872 338 18.0 1,067 57.0 1,309 69.9 1,457 77.8 1,565 83.6 1,595 85.2 1,632 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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