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POV26: Program Participation Status of Household - Poverty Status of People: 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)

    In household that received means-tested assistance In household that received means-tested assistance excluding school lunch In household that received means-tested cash assistance In household that received food stamps In household in which one or more persons were covered by Medicaid Lived in public or authorized housing
Total Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All races
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
303,820 92,005 30.3 84,107 27.7 19,608 6.5 34,377 11.3 74,457 24.5 11,098 3.7
Under 18 years 74,579 33,565 45.0 29,791 39.9 5,666 7.6 13,917 18.7 27,748 37.2 3,989 5.3
18 to 24 years 29,313 9,886 33.7 9,224 31.5 1,985 6.8 3,786 12.9 8,119 27.7 1,251 4.3
25 to 34 years 41,085 13,081 31.8 12,137 29.5 2,337 5.7 5,230 12.7 10,839 26.4 1,366 3.3
35 to 44 years 40,447 11,519 28.5 10,137 25.1 2,131 5.3 3,836 9.5 9,035 22.3 1,027 2.5
45 to 54 years 44,387 10,174 22.9 9,352 21.1 2,754 6.2 3,450 7.8 8,051 18.1 1,070 2.4
55 to 59 years 19,172 3,693 19.3 3,573 18.6 1,425 7.4 1,227 6.4 2,949 15.4 475 2.5
60 to 64 years 16,223 2,921 18.0 2,843 17.5 1,120 6.9 941 5.8 2,302 14.2 427 2.6
65 years and over 38,613 7,167 18.6 7,050 18.3 2,190 5.7 1,990 5.2 5,414 14.0 1,493 3.9
      65 to 74 years 20,956 3,901 18.6 3,811 18.2 1,229 5.9 1,127 5.4 3,046 14.5 727 3.5
      75 years and over 17,657 3,266 18.5 3,239 18.3 962 5.4 862 4.9 2,367 13.4 766 4.3

Male
 
  Total
149,237 43,163 28.9 39,369 26.4 9,087 6.1 15,242 10.2 34,954 23.4 4,388 2.9
Under 18 years 38,076 17,094 44.9 15,128 39.7 2,904 7.6 6,953 18.3 14,123 37.1 1,948 5.1
18 to 24 years 14,837 4,511 30.4 4,166 28.1 911 6.1 1,568 10.6 3,630 24.5 465 3.1
25 to 34 years 20,689 5,910 28.6 5,544 26.8 1,093 5.3 2,113 10.2 4,898 23.7 447 2.2
35 to 44 years 20,074 5,174 25.8 4,609 23.0 949 4.7 1,585 7.9 4,125 20.5 362 1.8
45 to 54 years 21,784 4,719 21.7 4,309 19.8 1,189 5.5 1,486 6.8 3,701 17.0 379 1.7
55 to 59 years 9,318 1,724 18.5 1,661 17.8 654 7.0 527 5.7 1,360 14.6 157 1.7
60 to 64 years 7,667 1,321 17.2 1,288 16.8 535 7.0 354 4.6 1,034 13.5 145 1.9
65 years and over 16,793 2,711 16.1 2,664 15.9 852 5.1 657 3.9 2,083 12.4 485 2.9
      65 to 74 years 9,735 1,615 16.6 1,578 16.2 481 4.9 415 4.3 1,282 13.2 250 2.6
      75 years and over 7,058 1,097 15.5 1,086 15.4 371 5.3 242 3.4 801 11.4 235 3.3

Female
 
  Total
154,582 48,842 31.6 44,738 28.9 10,521 6.8 19,135 12.4 39,503 25.6 6,710 4.3
Under 18 years 36,504 16,470 45.1 14,663 40.2 2,761 7.6 6,964 19.1 13,625 37.3 2,041 5.6
18 to 24 years 14,476 5,375 37.1 5,059 34.9 1,074 7.4 2,218 15.3 4,488 31.0 786 5.4
25 to 34 years 20,396 7,171 35.2 6,593 32.3 1,245 6.1 3,117 15.3 5,941 29.1 919 4.5
35 to 44 years 20,373 6,345 31.1 5,528 27.1 1,182 5.8 2,251 11.0 4,911 24.1 664 3.3
45 to 54 years 22,604 5,456 24.1 5,043 22.3 1,564 6.9 1,965 8.7 4,351 19.2 692 3.1
55 to 59 years 9,854 1,969 20.0 1,912 19.4 771 7.8 700 7.1 1,589 16.1 318 3.2
60 to 64 years 8,556 1,601 18.7 1,555 18.2 585 6.8 587 6.9 1,268 14.8 282 3.3
65 years and over 21,820 4,455 20.4 4,386 20.1 1,338 6.1 1,333 6.1 3,331 15.3 1,008 4.6
      65 to 74 years 11,221 2,286 20.4 2,232 19.9 748 6.7 713 6.4 1,764 15.7 477 4.3
      75 years and over 10,599 2,169 20.5 2,153 20.3 590 5.6 620 5.9 1,566 14.8 531 5.0

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
303,820 92,005 30.3 84,107 27.7 19,608 6.5 34,377 11.3 74,457 24.5 11,098 3.7
          65 years and over 38,613 7,167 18.6 7,050 18.3 2,190 5.7 1,990 5.2 5,414 14.0 1,493 3.9
In families (2) 249,384 79,395 31.8 71,772 28.8 16,157 6.5 28,932 11.6 65,223 26.2 8,172 3.3
      Householder 78,867 21,434 27.2 19,496 24.7 4,627 5.9 7,935 10.1 17,361 22.0 2,477 3.1
          Under 65 years 65,461 19,144 29.2 17,262 26.4 3,855 5.9 7,314 11.2 15,469 23.6 2,269 3.5
          65 years and over 13,405 2,290 17.1 2,234 16.7 772 5.8 621 4.6 1,892 14.1 208 1.5
      Related children under 18 years (9) 73,410 32,807 44.7 29,091 39.6 5,524 7.5 13,572 18.5 27,091 36.9 3,942 5.4
              Under 6 years 25,104 11,906 47.4 11,228 44.7 1,959 7.8 5,475 21.8 10,541 42.0 1,552 6.2
              6 to 17 years 48,306 20,901 43.3 17,863 37.0 3,565 7.4 8,097 16.8 16,550 34.3 2,390 4.9
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 25,296 8,337 33.0 7,686 30.4 2,433 9.6 2,614 10.3 6,902 27.3 698 2.8
 
In married-couple families (11)
188,001 44,750 23.8 40,024 21.3 7,544 4.0 12,001 6.4 36,766 19.6 2,509 1.3
      Husbands (11) 58,428 10,814 18.5 9,786 16.7 1,970 3.4 2,807 4.8 8,758 15.0 667 1.1
          Under 65 years 46,692 9,395 20.1 8,396 18.0 1,516 3.2 2,531 5.4 7,595 16.3 525 1.1
          65 years and over 11,737 1,419 12.1 1,390 11.8 454 3.9 276 2.3 1,163 9.9 142 1.2
      Wives (11) 58,428 10,814 18.5 9,786 16.7 1,970 3.4 2,807 4.8 8,758 15.0 667 1.1
          Under 65 years 49,421 9,848 19.9 8,836 17.9 1,658 3.4 2,627 5.3 7,980 16.1 565 1.1
          65 years and over 9,007 966 10.7 950 10.6 311 3.5 180 2.0 778 8.6 102 1.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 50,964 17,104 33.6 14,904 29.2 2,081 4.1 5,172 10.1 14,050 27.6 997 2.0
              Under 6 years 17,705 6,346 35.8 5,883 33.2 715 4.0 2,200 12.4 5,574 31.5 441 2.5
              6 to 17 years 33,259 10,758 32.3 9,021 27.1 1,366 4.1 2,972 8.9 8,477 25.5 556 1.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 16,057 4,170 26.0 3,780 23.5 1,057 6.6 775 4.8 3,556 22.1 140 0.9
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
16,067 6,944 43.2 6,395 39.8 1,409 8.8 2,468 15.4 5,607 34.9 488 3.0
      Householder 5,582 2,235 40.0 2,047 36.7 473 8.5 805 14.4 1,766 31.6 176 3.2
          Under 65 years 5,086 2,044 40.2 1,863 36.6 397 7.8 752 14.8 1,604 31.5 168 3.3
          65 years and over 496 191 38.6 184 37.1 76 15.2 53 10.7 162 32.7 8 1.6
      Related children under 18 years (9) 4,539 2,634 58.0 2,362 52.0 393 8.7 996 21.9 2,167 47.7 182 4.0
              Under 6 years 1,617 1,032 63.8 1,008 62.4 146 9.0 452 28.0 937 58.0 65 4.0
              6 to 17 years 2,923 1,602 54.8 1,354 46.3 247 8.4 544 18.6 1,229 42.1 117 4.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,766 597 33.8 562 31.8 167 9.4 187 10.6 465 26.3 19 1.1
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
45,315 27,701 61.1 25,353 55.9 7,204 15.9 14,463 31.9 22,850 50.4 5,175 11.4
      Householder 14,857 8,385 56.4 7,663 51.6 2,184 14.7 4,324 29.1 6,837 46.0 1,633 11.0
          Under 65 years 12,838 7,560 58.9 6,861 53.4 1,902 14.8 4,010 31.2 6,146 47.9 1,565 12.2
          65 years and over 2,019 825 40.9 802 39.7 282 14.0 314 15.6 691 34.2 68 3.4
      Related children under 18 years (9) 17,907 13,069 73.0 11,825 66.0 3,050 17.0 7,405 41.4 10,874 60.7 2,763 15.4
              Under 6 years 5,782 4,528 78.3 4,337 75.0 1,098 19.0 2,824 48.8 4,030 69.7 1,046 18.1
              6 to 17 years 12,125 8,541 70.4 7,488 61.8 1,952 16.1 4,582 37.8 6,844 56.4 1,717 14.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 7,473 3,570 47.8 3,344 44.8 1,209 16.2 1,652 22.1 2,882 38.6 539 7.2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
1,357 904 66.6 843 62.1 187 13.8 442 32.5 807 59.5 42 3.1
          Under 18 years 747 521 69.7 486 65.1 113 15.2 265 35.4 464 62.1 24 3.2
              Under 6 years 267 213 79.8 203 76.1 51 19.1 125 46.9 194 72.5 20 7.4
              6 to 17 years 480 308 64.1 283 59.0 62 13.0 140 29.1 270 56.2 4 0.8
          18 years and over 610 383 62.8 357 58.6 74 12.1 177 29.0 343 56.3 19 3.1
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
53,079 11,707 22.1 11,492 21.6 3,263 6.1 5,003 9.4 8,427 15.9 2,884 5.4
      Male 26,269 5,590 21.3 5,455 20.8 1,561 5.9 2,311 8.8 4,117 15.7 1,055 4.0
          Under 65 years 22,502 4,785 21.3 4,650 20.7 1,352 6.0 2,084 9.3 3,606 16.0 734 3.3
              Living alone 10,779 1,439 13.4 1,439 13.3 550 5.1 654 6.1 909 8.4 494 4.6
          65 years and over 3,766 805 21.4 805 21.4 210 5.6 226 6.0 511 13.6 321 8.5
              Living alone 3,199 623 19.5 623 19.5 151 4.7 155 4.8 347 10.8 302 9.4
      Female 26,811 6,117 22.8 6,037 22.5 1,702 6.3 2,693 10.0 4,310 16.1 1,829 6.8
          Under 65 years 18,125 4,275 23.6 4,195 23.1 1,238 6.8 2,078 11.5 3,130 17.3 1,021 5.6
              Living alone 9,322 1,872 20.1 1,870 20.1 680 7.3 1,053 11.3 1,210 13.0 838 9.0
          65 years and over 8,686 1,842 21.2 1,842 21.2 465 5.3 615 7.1 1,180 13.6 809 9.3
              Living alone 8,137 1,693 20.8 1,693 20.8 418 5.1 573 7.0 1,050 12.9 788 9.7

Poverty Footnotes

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