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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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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 Assistance


Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
19,608 3,248 16.6 8,130 41.5 9,869 50.3 11,431 58.3 12,676 64.6 13,070 66.7 13,532 69.0
Under 18 years 5,666 1,612 28.5 3,203 56.5 3,723 65.7 4,111 72.6 4,435 78.3 4,530 80.0 4,633 81.8
18 to 24 years 1,985 350 17.6 840 42.3 1,008 50.8 1,198 60.4 1,324 66.7 1,355 68.2 1,402 70.6
25 to 34 years 2,337 443 19.0 950 40.6 1,145 49.0 1,365 58.4 1,525 65.2 1,575 67.4 1,616 69.1
35 to 44 years 2,131 312 14.6 821 38.5 996 46.7 1,179 55.3 1,346 63.2 1,398 65.6 1,464 68.7
45 to 54 years 2,754 335 12.2 1,051 38.2 1,263 45.9 1,466 53.2 1,633 59.3 1,674 60.8 1,742 63.3
55 to 59 years 1,425 78 5.4 417 29.3 559 39.2 658 46.2 729 51.1 762 53.5 796 55.8
60 to 64 years 1,120 53 4.7 288 25.7 367 32.8 470 42.0 526 47.0 557 49.8 584 52.2
65 years and over 2,190 66 3.0 560 25.6 808 36.9 983 44.9 1,159 52.9 1,218 55.6 1,295 59.1
      65 to 74 years 1,229 32 2.6 340 27.7 502 40.9 585 47.6 677 55.1 704 57.3 747 60.8
      75 years and over 962 34 3.5 220 22.9 306 31.8 398 41.4 482 50.2 514 53.4 547 56.9

Male
 
  Total
9,087 1,359 15.0 3,398 37.4 4,182 46.0 5,011 55.1 5,596 61.6 5,768 63.5 5,974 65.7
Under 18 years 2,904 784 27.0 1,628 56.1 1,893 65.2 2,134 73.5 2,281 78.5 2,319 79.8 2,367 81.5
18 to 24 years 911 107 11.7 309 33.9 391 42.9 486 53.3 553 60.7 569 62.5 587 64.4
25 to 34 years 1,093 135 12.4 310 28.4 393 35.9 530 48.5 615 56.3 633 57.9 649 59.3
35 to 44 years 949 106 11.2 318 33.5 395 41.6 485 51.1 567 59.7 592 62.3 622 65.5
45 to 54 years 1,189 134 11.3 399 33.6 489 41.1 580 48.7 657 55.2 675 56.7 709 59.6
55 to 59 years 654 43 6.6 177 27.0 241 36.9 281 42.9 323 49.3 344 52.5 360 55.1
60 to 64 years 535 19 3.6 104 19.5 133 25.0 192 35.8 214 40.0 228 42.7 244 45.7
65 years and over 852 29 3.5 153 18.0 247 28.9 324 38.1 387 45.5 408 47.9 437 51.4
      65 to 74 years 481 17 3.6 79 16.5 151 31.5 180 37.5 213 44.4 221 46.0 236 49.0
      75 years and over 371 12 3.3 73 19.8 95 25.7 144 38.8 174 46.9 187 50.5 202 54.4

Female
 
  Total
10,521 1,890 18.0 4,732 45.0 5,687 54.1 6,420 61.0 7,080 67.3 7,302 69.4 7,557 71.8
Under 18 years 2,761 828 30.0 1,575 57.0 1,829 66.2 1,977 71.6 2,154 78.0 2,211 80.1 2,267 82.1
18 to 24 years 1,074 243 22.6 531 49.5 617 57.5 713 66.3 771 71.8 785 73.1 815 75.9
25 to 34 years 1,245 308 24.8 640 51.4 752 60.4 835 67.1 910 73.1 942 75.7 967 77.7
35 to 44 years 1,182 206 17.4 502 42.5 601 50.9 694 58.7 779 66.0 807 68.3 843 71.3
45 to 54 years 1,564 201 12.8 652 41.7 774 49.5 886 56.7 976 62.4 1,000 63.9 1,033 66.1
55 to 59 years 771 34 4.4 240 31.2 318 41.2 377 48.9 406 52.7 418 54.2 435 56.5
60 to 64 years 585 34 5.8 184 31.4 234 39.9 279 47.6 312 53.3 329 56.2 340 58.1
65 years and over 1,338 36 2.7 407 30.4 562 42.0 659 49.2 772 57.7 810 60.5 857 64.0
      65 to 74 years 748 14 1.9 261 34.8 351 46.9 404 54.1 464 62.0 483 64.6 512 68.4
      75 years and over 590 22 3.7 147 24.8 211 35.7 254 43.1 308 52.2 327 55.3 346 58.5

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
19,608 3,248 16.6 8,130 41.5 9,869 50.3 11,431 58.3 12,676 64.6 13,070 66.7 13,532 69.0
          65 years and over 2,190 66 3.0 560 25.6 808 36.9 983 44.9 1,159 52.9 1,218 55.6 1,295 59.1
In families (2) 16,157 2,606 16.1 6,129 37.9 7,531 46.6 8,824 54.6 9,884 61.2 10,231 63.3 10,624 65.8
      Householder 4,627 711 15.4 1,711 37.0 2,101 45.4 2,472 53.4 2,771 59.9 2,872 62.1 2,978 64.4
          Under 65 years 3,855 692 18.0 1,580 41.0 1,896 49.2 2,187 56.7 2,406 62.4 2,483 64.4 2,568 66.6
          65 years and over 772 18 2.4 131 16.9 205 26.6 285 36.9 365 47.3 390 50.5 409 53.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 5,524 1,522 27.6 3,095 56.0 3,607 65.3 3,988 72.2 4,307 78.0 4,401 79.7 4,503 81.5
              Under 6 years 1,959 647 33.0 1,218 62.2 1,392 71.0 1,514 77.3 1,601 81.7 1,637 83.6 1,655 84.5
              6 to 17 years 3,565 875 24.6 1,877 52.7 2,215 62.1 2,474 69.4 2,706 75.9 2,764 77.5 2,848 79.9
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 2,433 130 5.4 570 23.4 764 31.4 1,017 41.8 1,229 50.5 1,292 53.1 1,346 55.3
 
In married-couple families (11)
7,544 565 7.5 1,676 22.2 2,324 30.8 2,932 38.9 3,413 45.2 3,568 47.3 3,807 50.5
      Husbands (11) 1,970 110 5.6 373 18.9 530 26.9 688 34.9 798 40.5 839 42.6 901 45.7
          Under 65 years 1,516 103 6.8 321 21.2 432 28.5 542 35.8 629 41.5 661 43.6 709 46.8
          65 years and over 454 7 1.5 53 11.6 98 21.5 145 32.1 169 37.3 178 39.2 192 42.3
      Wives (11) 1,970 110 5.6 373 18.9 530 26.9 688 34.9 798 40.5 839 42.6 901 45.7
          Under 65 years 1,658 106 6.4 342 20.6 467 28.1 580 35.0 672 40.5 703 42.4 752 45.3
          65 years and over 311 3 1.0 31 10.0 63 20.3 107 34.5 126 40.6 136 43.6 149 47.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 2,081 283 13.6 733 35.2 970 46.6 1,133 54.4 1,300 62.5 1,342 64.5 1,406 67.6
              Under 6 years 715 110 15.3 303 42.4 381 53.3 445 62.3 495 69.2 519 72.6 528 73.8
              6 to 17 years 1,366 174 12.7 430 31.5 588 43.1 688 50.3 805 58.9 823 60.2 878 64.3
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,057 43 4.0 143 13.5 199 18.8 289 27.4 356 33.7 378 35.7 403 38.1
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
1,409 246 17.5 530 37.6 625 44.4 739 52.4 845 60.0 881 62.5 909 64.5
      Householder 473 69 14.5 159 33.6 196 41.4 239 50.6 278 58.9 291 61.5 300 63.5
          Under 65 years 397 67 16.8 152 38.1 181 45.7 218 54.9 255 64.3 263 66.2 271 68.1
          65 years and over 76 2 2.7 7 9.7 14 18.9 21 28.4 23 30.5 28 36.8 30 39.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 393 122 31.2 231 58.8 259 66.0 281 71.6 298 75.7 306 77.8 308 78.5
              Under 6 years 146 58 39.6 92 63.3 104 71.0 109 74.4 114 77.9 118 80.7 118 81.0
              6 to 17 years 247 65 26.2 138 56.1 156 63.1 173 70.0 184 74.5 188 76.0 190 77.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 167 6 3.9 26 15.6 43 25.7 59 35.5 74 44.6 84 50.7 87 52.1
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
7,204 1,795 24.9 3,923 54.4 4,582 63.6 5,152 71.5 5,627 78.1 5,782 80.3 5,908 82.0
      Householder 2,184 532 24.4 1,179 54.0 1,376 63.0 1,544 70.7 1,694 77.6 1,743 79.8 1,776 81.3
          Under 65 years 1,902 523 27.5 1,102 58.0 1,278 67.2 1,421 74.7 1,520 79.9 1,558 81.9 1,587 83.4
          65 years and over 282 9 3.3 77 27.2 98 34.7 123 43.6 175 61.9 185 65.5 189 67.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 3,050 1,116 36.6 2,131 69.9 2,378 78.0 2,574 84.4 2,709 88.8 2,753 90.3 2,789 91.4
              Under 6 years 1,098 479 43.6 822 74.9 907 82.6 960 87.4 992 90.4 1,000 91.1 1,009 91.9
              6 to 17 years 1,952 637 32.6 1,309 67.1 1,471 75.4 1,614 82.7 1,717 88.0 1,753 89.8 1,780 91.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,209 81 6.7 401 33.2 522 43.2 669 55.3 798 66.0 830 68.7 856 70.8
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
187 113 60.1 137 73.3 147 78.5 157 83.6 163 86.8 165 87.8 166 88.5
          Under 18 years 113 71 62.9 85 75.1 91 80.3 96 85.0 101 89.1 102 89.8 102 89.8
              Under 6 years 51 34 (B) 39 (B) 43 (B) 43 (B) 44 (B) 45 (B) 45 (B)
              6 to 17 years 62 37 (B) 47 (B) 48 (B) 53 (B) 57 (B) 57 (B) 57 (B)
          18 years and over 74 41 (B) 52 (B) 56 (B) 60 (B) 62 (B) 63 (B) 64 (B)
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
3,263 530 16.2 1,864 57.1 2,190 67.1 2,450 75.1 2,630 80.6 2,674 81.9 2,742 84.0
      Male 1,561 266 17.0 767 49.1 901 57.7 1,067 68.3 1,163 74.5 1,183 75.7 1,216 77.9
          Under 65 years 1,352 256 18.9 688 50.9 790 58.4 937 69.3 1,013 74.9 1,032 76.4 1,055 78.0
              Living alone 550 43 7.8 304 55.2 358 65.1 389 70.8 419 76.1 429 77.9 440 79.9
          65 years and over 210 11 5.0 79 37.5 111 53.2 130 62.1 150 71.4 150 71.7 161 76.8
              Living alone 151 1 0.4 54 36.1 79 52.6 94 62.3 105 69.8 106 70.1 109 72.2
      Female 1,702 264 15.5 1,097 64.4 1,289 75.7 1,383 81.3 1,467 86.2 1,492 87.6 1,527 89.7
          Under 65 years 1,238 245 19.8 822 66.4 942 76.1 1,017 82.2 1,082 87.4 1,103 89.1 1,122 90.7
              Living alone 680 74 10.8 468 68.8 541 79.6 579 85.1 608 89.3 619 91.0 623 91.6
          65 years and over 465 19 4.1 275 59.2 348 74.8 366 78.9 385 82.8 388 83.6 404 87.0
              Living alone 418 10 2.5 252 60.4 318 76.1 337 80.6 351 84.1 355 85.1 369 88.3

Poverty Footnotes

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