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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
Food Stamps


Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
34,377 8,748 25.4 19,970 58.1 24,149 70.2 27,202 79.1 29,583 86.1 30,258 88.0 31,061 90.4
Under 18 years 13,917 4,363 31.3 9,181 66.0 10,840 77.9 11,901 85.5 12,716 91.4 12,931 92.9 13,155 94.5
18 to 24 years 3,786 1,048 27.7 2,205 58.2 2,606 68.8 2,939 77.6 3,231 85.3 3,298 87.1 3,402 89.9
25 to 34 years 5,230 1,296 24.8 2,811 53.8 3,429 65.6 3,996 76.4 4,374 83.6 4,463 85.3 4,586 87.7
35 to 44 years 3,836 853 22.2 2,130 55.5 2,596 67.7 2,925 76.3 3,206 83.6 3,301 86.0 3,402 88.7
45 to 54 years 3,450 752 21.8 1,847 53.5 2,212 64.1 2,524 73.2 2,783 80.7 2,871 83.2 2,979 86.4
55 to 59 years 1,227 183 15.0 574 46.8 748 61.0 859 70.0 932 76.0 973 79.3 1,021 83.2
60 to 64 years 941 124 13.1 453 48.1 575 61.0 679 72.1 759 80.7 786 83.5 817 86.8
65 years and over 1,990 129 6.5 769 38.6 1,143 57.5 1,379 69.3 1,581 79.4 1,635 82.2 1,698 85.3
      65 to 74 years 1,127 70 6.2 427 37.9 651 57.8 766 67.9 882 78.3 915 81.2 951 84.3
      75 years and over 862 60 6.9 341 39.6 492 57.1 612 71.0 698 81.0 720 83.5 747 86.7

Male
 
  Total
15,242 3,674 24.1 8,407 55.2 10,304 67.6 11,784 77.3 12,857 84.4 13,168 86.4 13,542 88.8
Under 18 years 6,953 2,139 30.8 4,543 65.3 5,401 77.7 5,953 85.6 6,344 91.2 6,445 92.7 6,553 94.2
18 to 24 years 1,568 339 21.6 768 49.0 974 62.1 1,135 72.4 1,285 82.0 1,320 84.2 1,370 87.4
25 to 34 years 2,113 416 19.7 961 45.5 1,217 57.6 1,501 71.1 1,652 78.2 1,685 79.7 1,744 82.5
35 to 44 years 1,585 296 18.6 786 49.6 963 60.8 1,125 70.9 1,245 78.5 1,291 81.4 1,336 84.3
45 to 54 years 1,486 311 20.9 744 50.1 900 60.6 1,047 70.5 1,171 78.8 1,205 81.1 1,254 84.4
55 to 59 years 527 79 14.9 223 42.3 300 56.9 339 64.3 379 72.0 406 77.0 426 80.9
60 to 64 years 354 48 13.6 161 45.5 206 58.3 252 71.3 278 78.4 290 81.8 306 86.3
65 years and over 657 48 7.2 222 33.8 342 52.0 431 65.7 504 76.8 527 80.2 553 84.3
      65 to 74 years 415 27 6.4 126 30.5 209 50.5 253 60.9 304 73.3 321 77.4 341 82.3
      75 years and over 242 21 8.7 96 39.5 132 54.7 179 73.8 201 82.9 206 84.9 212 87.7

Female
 
  Total
19,135 5,074 26.5 11,562 60.4 13,845 72.4 15,418 80.6 16,726 87.4 17,090 89.3 17,518 91.6
Under 18 years 6,964 2,223 31.9 4,639 66.6 5,439 78.1 5,949 85.4 6,373 91.5 6,487 93.1 6,602 94.8
18 to 24 years 2,218 709 32.0 1,437 64.8 1,632 73.6 1,803 81.3 1,946 87.7 1,977 89.1 2,033 91.6
25 to 34 years 3,117 880 28.2 1,851 59.4 2,212 71.0 2,495 80.0 2,723 87.4 2,778 89.1 2,841 91.2
35 to 44 years 2,251 557 24.8 1,344 59.7 1,632 72.5 1,800 80.0 1,961 87.1 2,010 89.3 2,066 91.8
45 to 54 years 1,965 441 22.5 1,103 56.1 1,312 66.8 1,477 75.2 1,612 82.1 1,666 84.8 1,725 87.8
55 to 59 years 700 105 15.0 351 50.1 448 64.0 520 74.3 553 79.0 567 81.0 595 85.0
60 to 64 years 587 75 12.8 292 49.7 368 62.7 427 72.7 482 82.0 497 84.6 512 87.1
65 years and over 1,333 82 6.1 547 41.0 802 60.1 947 71.1 1,076 80.7 1,108 83.1 1,145 85.9
      65 to 74 years 713 43 6.1 301 42.2 442 62.0 514 72.0 579 81.2 594 83.3 610 85.5
      75 years and over 620 39 6.2 246 39.6 360 58.0 434 69.9 498 80.2 514 82.9 535 86.3

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
34,377 8,748 25.4 19,970 58.1 24,149 70.2 27,202 79.1 29,583 86.1 30,258 88.0 31,061 90.4
          65 years and over 1,990 129 6.5 769 38.6 1,143 57.5 1,379 69.3 1,581 79.4 1,635 82.2 1,698 85.3
In families (2) 28,932 7,192 24.9 16,567 57.3 20,144 69.6 22,709 78.5 24,801 85.7 25,390 87.8 26,117 90.3
      Householder 7,935 1,934 24.4 4,443 56.0 5,403 68.1 6,125 77.2 6,721 84.7 6,881 86.7 7,084 89.3
          Under 65 years 7,314 1,896 25.9 4,271 58.4 5,114 69.9 5,750 78.6 6,270 85.7 6,407 87.6 6,586 90.0
          65 years and over 621 37 6.0 172 27.7 289 46.4 375 60.4 451 72.5 475 76.4 498 80.2
      Related children under 18 years (9) 13,572 4,165 30.7 8,891 65.5 10,539 77.7 11,583 85.3 12,387 91.3 12,599 92.8 12,817 94.4
              Under 6 years 5,475 1,790 32.7 3,686 67.3 4,278 78.1 4,683 85.5 4,986 91.1 5,062 92.4 5,146 94.0
              6 to 17 years 8,097 2,375 29.3 5,205 64.3 6,262 77.3 6,900 85.2 7,402 91.4 7,537 93.1 7,671 94.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 2,614 390 14.9 1,148 43.9 1,462 55.9 1,747 66.8 2,006 76.7 2,079 79.5 2,194 83.9
 
In married-couple families (11)
12,001 2,013 16.8 5,798 48.3 7,499 62.5 8,790 73.2 9,848 82.1 10,143 84.5 10,463 87.2
      Husbands (11) 2,807 418 14.9 1,256 44.7 1,648 58.7 1,968 70.1 2,231 79.5 2,300 82.0 2,383 84.9
          Under 65 years 2,531 398 15.7 1,184 46.8 1,514 59.8 1,791 70.8 2,027 80.1 2,088 82.5 2,168 85.6
          65 years and over 276 20 7.2 71 25.8 134 48.8 177 64.1 204 74.1 211 76.7 216 78.2
      Wives (11) 2,807 418 14.9 1,256 44.7 1,648 58.7 1,968 70.1 2,231 79.5 2,300 82.0 2,383 84.9
          Under 65 years 2,627 407 15.5 1,219 46.4 1,570 59.8 1,851 70.5 2,096 79.8 2,160 82.2 2,239 85.2
          65 years and over 180 11 6.2 36 20.1 78 43.6 117 65.3 134 74.7 140 77.9 144 80.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 5,172 1,009 19.5 2,838 54.9 3,582 69.3 4,092 79.1 4,522 87.4 4,634 89.6 4,738 91.6
              Under 6 years 2,200 436 19.8 1,229 55.9 1,520 69.1 1,743 79.2 1,926 87.5 1,972 89.7 2,017 91.7
              6 to 17 years 2,972 574 19.3 1,610 54.2 2,062 69.4 2,349 79.0 2,596 87.4 2,662 89.6 2,722 91.6
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 775 103 13.3 291 37.6 399 51.4 497 64.1 561 72.5 587 75.8 613 79.2
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
2,468 595 24.1 1,211 49.1 1,501 60.8 1,758 71.2 1,984 80.4 2,029 82.2 2,079 84.2
      Householder 805 186 23.1 390 48.5 476 59.1 559 69.5 635 78.9 650 80.7 666 82.8
          Under 65 years 752 186 24.8 386 51.3 461 61.3 535 71.1 603 80.2 614 81.7 629 83.6
          65 years and over 53 0 (B) 4 (B) 15 (B) 24 (B) 32 (B) 35 (B) 38 (B)
      Related children under 18 years (9) 996 319 32.0 579 58.2 720 72.3 824 82.7 892 89.6 900 90.4 908 91.2
              Under 6 years 452 153 33.8 263 58.1 319 70.6 367 81.3 401 88.8 409 90.5 410 90.8
              6 to 17 years 544 166 30.5 317 58.2 401 73.8 456 83.9 490 90.2 491 90.3 498 91.5
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 187 29 15.4 55 29.5 76 40.4 93 49.7 123 65.6 132 70.6 139 74.2
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
14,463 4,584 31.7 9,557 66.1 11,144 77.0 12,162 84.1 12,968 89.7 13,218 91.4 13,575 93.9
      Householder 4,324 1,329 30.7 2,797 64.7 3,279 75.8 3,597 83.2 3,855 89.2 3,932 90.9 4,034 93.3
          Under 65 years 4,010 1,310 32.7 2,688 67.0 3,121 77.8 3,405 84.9 3,622 90.3 3,687 92.0 3,772 94.1
          65 years and over 314 20 6.3 110 34.9 158 50.3 193 61.3 233 74.0 245 77.9 262 83.4
      Related children under 18 years (9) 7,405 2,837 38.3 5,474 73.9 6,237 84.2 6,667 90.0 6,974 94.2 7,064 95.4 7,170 96.8
              Under 6 years 2,824 1,202 42.6 2,195 77.7 2,438 86.4 2,573 91.1 2,659 94.2 2,680 94.9 2,719 96.3
              6 to 17 years 4,582 1,635 35.7 3,279 71.6 3,798 82.9 4,094 89.4 4,315 94.2 4,384 95.7 4,451 97.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,652 258 15.6 802 48.5 988 59.8 1,157 70.0 1,322 80.0 1,360 82.3 1,442 87.3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
442 228 51.6 366 82.8 381 86.2 404 91.5 418 94.6 419 95.0 426 96.4
          Under 18 years 265 146 55.3 226 85.3 232 87.5 246 93.1 254 95.8 254 96.2 258 97.6
              Under 6 years 125 71 57.1 109 87.0 111 88.8 111 88.8 116 92.9 117 93.6 119 95.2
              6 to 17 years 140 75 53.7 117 83.7 121 86.4 135 96.9 138 98.5 138 98.5 139 99.8
          18 years and over 177 82 46.2 140 79.2 149 84.1 158 89.2 164 92.7 165 93.3 167 94.5
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,003 1,328 26.5 3,037 60.7 3,624 72.4 4,089 81.7 4,365 87.2 4,449 88.9 4,518 90.3
      Male 2,311 629 27.2 1,299 56.2 1,535 66.4 1,800 77.9 1,927 83.4 1,973 85.4 2,006 86.8
          Under 65 years 2,084 612 29.4 1,182 56.7 1,385 66.4 1,618 77.6 1,729 82.9 1,774 85.1 1,794 86.1
              Living alone 654 158 24.1 442 67.5 524 80.1 575 87.9 602 92.0 607 92.9 615 94.0
          65 years and over 226 17 7.4 117 51.9 150 66.3 182 80.2 198 87.4 200 88.2 212 93.7
              Living alone 155 7 4.5 90 58.4 118 76.0 140 90.6 149 96.4 149 96.4 150 97.1
      Female 2,693 699 26.0 1,738 64.5 2,089 77.6 2,289 85.0 2,439 90.6 2,476 91.9 2,512 93.3
          Under 65 years 2,078 671 32.3 1,405 67.6 1,621 78.0 1,759 84.6 1,871 90.1 1,907 91.8 1,937 93.2
              Living alone 1,053 241 22.9 730 69.3 874 83.0 943 89.5 978 92.9 992 94.2 1,000 95.0
          65 years and over 615 28 4.6 332 54.0 468 76.1 530 86.2 568 92.3 569 92.4 575 93.5
              Living alone 573 26 4.5 320 55.8 446 77.8 499 87.0 534 93.2 535 93.4 542 94.5

Poverty Footnotes

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