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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
White A.O.I.C.
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
247,285 66,378 26.8 60,693 24.5 13,030 5.3 23,030 9.3 54,320 22.0 5,956 2.4
Under 18 years 58,791 23,915 40.7 21,213 36.1 3,635 6.2 9,156 15.6 19,986 34.0 1,909 3.2
18 to 24 years 23,259 6,840 29.4 6,388 27.5 1,165 5.0 2,440 10.5 5,715 24.6 587 2.5
25 to 34 years 32,582 9,588 29.4 8,889 27.3 1,559 4.8 3,562 10.9 8,051 24.7 687 2.1
35 to 44 years 32,433 8,412 25.9 7,386 22.8 1,418 4.4 2,621 8.1 6,703 20.7 561 1.7
45 to 54 years 36,592 7,390 20.2 6,802 18.6 1,903 5.2 2,374 6.5 5,930 16.2 630 1.7
55 to 59 years 16,147 2,734 16.9 2,642 16.4 1,036 6.4 862 5.3 2,200 13.6 289 1.8
60 to 64 years 13,781 2,130 15.5 2,078 15.1 798 5.8 635 4.6 1,723 12.5 247 1.8
65 years and over 33,700 5,369 15.9 5,295 15.7 1,516 4.5 1,382 4.1 4,012 11.9 1,045 3.1
      65 to 74 years 18,157 2,915 16.1 2,852 15.7 866 4.8 797 4.4 2,258 12.4 501 2.8
      75 years and over 15,542 2,454 15.8 2,443 15.7 650 4.2 585 3.8 1,754 11.3 544 3.5

Male
 
  Total
122,611 31,604 25.8 28,824 23.5 6,068 4.9 10,419 8.5 25,830 21.1 2,349 1.9
Under 18 years 30,106 12,174 40.4 10,756 35.7 1,830 6.1 4,599 15.3 10,160 33.7 907 3.0
18 to 24 years 11,862 3,133 26.4 2,893 24.4 499 4.2 1,020 8.6 2,546 21.5 220 1.9
25 to 34 years 16,658 4,481 26.9 4,186 25.1 728 4.4 1,513 9.1 3,746 22.5 244 1.5
35 to 44 years 16,406 3,905 23.8 3,472 21.2 657 4.0 1,117 6.8 3,150 19.2 203 1.2
45 to 54 years 18,205 3,518 19.3 3,225 17.7 834 4.6 1,045 5.7 2,817 15.5 255 1.4
55 to 59 years 7,927 1,317 16.6 1,269 16.0 499 6.3 405 5.1 1,027 13.0 115 1.5
60 to 64 years 6,618 1,007 15.2 982 14.8 401 6.1 254 3.8 806 12.2 84 1.3
65 years and over 14,829 2,068 13.9 2,041 13.8 619 4.2 467 3.1 1,579 10.6 321 2.2
      65 to 74 years 8,529 1,231 14.4 1,208 14.2 349 4.1 300 3.5 978 11.5 166 1.9
      75 years and over 6,300 838 13.3 833 13.2 270 4.3 167 2.7 601 9.5 155 2.5

Female
 
  Total
124,673 34,773 27.9 31,869 25.6 6,962 5.6 12,611 10.1 28,490 22.9 3,607 2.9
Under 18 years 28,685 11,741 40.9 10,457 36.5 1,804 6.3 4,556 15.9 9,826 34.3 1,002 3.5
18 to 24 years 11,397 3,707 32.5 3,496 30.7 667 5.8 1,420 12.5 3,169 27.8 367 3.2
25 to 34 years 15,925 5,107 32.1 4,703 29.5 830 5.2 2,049 12.9 4,305 27.0 443 2.8
35 to 44 years 16,026 4,507 28.1 3,914 24.4 761 4.7 1,504 9.4 3,553 22.2 359 2.2
45 to 54 years 18,386 3,872 21.1 3,577 19.5 1,068 5.8 1,329 7.2 3,113 16.9 375 2.0
55 to 59 years 8,220 1,417 17.2 1,373 16.7 537 6.5 457 5.6 1,173 14.3 174 2.1
60 to 64 years 7,164 1,123 15.7 1,096 15.3 398 5.6 381 5.3 917 12.8 164 2.3
65 years and over 18,870 3,300 17.5 3,255 17.2 897 4.8 915 4.8 2,433 12.9 724 3.8
      65 to 74 years 9,628 1,684 17.5 1,644 17.1 518 5.4 497 5.2 1,280 13.3 335 3.5
      75 years and over 9,242 1,616 17.5 1,610 17.4 380 4.1 417 4.5 1,153 12.5 389 4.2

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
247,285 66,378 26.8 60,693 24.5 13,030 5.3 23,030 9.3 54,320 22.0 5,956 2.4
          65 years and over 33,700 5,369 15.9 5,295 15.7 1,516 4.5 1,382 4.1 4,012 11.9 1,045 3.1
In families (2) 202,498 57,112 28.2 51,621 25.5 10,664 5.3 19,216 9.5 47,406 23.4 4,034 2.0
      Householder 65,012 15,458 23.8 14,097 21.7 3,132 4.8 5,305 8.2 12,673 19.5 1,252 1.9
          Under 65 years 53,214 13,733 25.8 12,406 23.3 2,567 4.8 4,879 9.2 11,242 21.1 1,141 2.1
          65 years and over 11,799 1,725 14.6 1,692 14.3 565 4.8 427 3.6 1,431 12.1 111 0.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 57,878 23,335 40.3 20,670 35.7 3,537 6.1 8,899 15.4 19,476 33.6 1,885 3.3
              Under 6 years 19,776 8,655 43.8 8,161 41.3 1,275 6.4 3,670 18.6 7,755 39.2 740 3.7
              6 to 17 years 38,102 14,680 38.5 12,508 32.8 2,262 5.9 5,229 13.7 11,721 30.8 1,145 3.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 19,624 5,662 28.9 5,214 26.6 1,525 7.8 1,559 7.9 4,779 24.4 298 1.5
 
In married-couple families (11)
160,963 35,691 22.2 31,931 19.8 5,734 3.6 9,395 5.8 29,463 18.3 1,595 1.0
      Husbands (11) 50,691 8,667 17.1 7,861 15.5 1,528 3.0 2,211 4.4 7,055 13.9 440 0.9
          Under 65 years 40,073 7,530 18.8 6,741 16.8 1,163 2.9 1,992 5.0 6,136 15.3 342 0.9
          65 years and over 10,619 1,137 10.7 1,121 10.6 364 3.4 218 2.1 920 8.7 98 0.9
      Wives (11) 50,590 8,717 17.2 7,899 15.6 1,533 3.0 2,247 4.4 7,092 14.0 447 0.9
          Under 65 years 42,369 7,920 18.7 7,113 16.8 1,286 3.0 2,095 4.9 6,455 15.2 373 0.9
          65 years and over 8,221 796 9.7 786 9.6 247 3.0 151 1.8 637 7.7 74 0.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 43,169 13,754 31.9 11,995 27.8 1,558 3.6 4,074 9.4 11,387 26.4 610 1.4
              Under 6 years 14,945 5,200 34.8 4,824 32.3 546 3.7 1,775 11.9 4,606 30.8 282 1.9
              6 to 17 years 28,224 8,554 30.3 7,172 25.4 1,012 3.6 2,299 8.1 6,780 24.0 328 1.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 13,356 3,200 24.0 2,894 21.7 781 5.8 549 4.1 2,737 20.5 81 0.6
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
12,118 4,907 40.5 4,579 37.8 879 7.3 1,681 13.9 4,078 33.7 262 2.2
      Householder 4,272 1,589 37.2 1,472 34.5 296 6.9 546 12.8 1,294 30.3 91 2.1
          Under 65 years 3,881 1,457 37.5 1,344 34.6 243 6.3 514 13.3 1,175 30.3 90 2.3
          65 years and over 391 132 33.7 128 32.8 53 13.6 32 8.2 119 30.4 1 0.2
      Related children under 18 years (9) 3,430 1,887 55.0 1,723 50.2 259 7.5 702 20.5 1,596 46.5 106 3.1
              Under 6 years 1,220 760 62.3 752 61.6 103 8.4 314 25.7 711 58.3 36 3.0
              6 to 17 years 2,210 1,127 51.0 971 43.9 156 7.0 389 17.6 884 40.0 70 3.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,394 419 30.1 405 29.1 110 7.9 132 9.5 350 25.1 10 0.7
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
29,417 16,514 56.1 15,112 51.4 4,050 13.8 8,140 27.7 13,865 47.1 2,176 7.4
      Householder 10,006 5,165 51.6 4,729 47.3 1,290 12.9 2,537 25.4 4,295 42.9 721 7.2
          Under 65 years 8,498 4,613 54.3 4,192 49.3 1,116 13.1 2,347 27.6 3,824 45.0 698 8.2
          65 years and over 1,508 552 36.6 537 35.6 174 11.6 191 12.7 472 31.3 22 1.5
      Related children under 18 years (9) 11,279 7,694 68.2 6,952 61.6 1,720 15.3 4,122 36.5 6,493 57.6 1,169 10.4
              Under 6 years 3,611 2,694 74.6 2,586 71.6 626 17.3 1,581 43.8 2,437 67.5 423 11.7
              6 to 17 years 7,668 4,999 65.2 4,366 56.9 1,094 14.3 2,541 33.1 4,056 52.9 747 9.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,874 2,043 41.9 1,915 39.3 634 13.0 878 18.0 1,692 34.7 208 4.3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
1,138 741 65.2 701 61.6 141 12.4 355 31.2 668 58.7 32 2.8
          Under 18 years 618 418 67.7 397 64.3 85 13.8 206 33.3 377 61.0 18 2.9
              Under 6 years 232 182 78.4 176 75.7 34 14.8 108 46.4 166 71.6 14 6.2
              6 to 17 years 386 236 61.3 222 57.4 51 13.2 98 25.4 211 54.6 4 1.0
          18 years and over 520 323 62.2 304 58.5 56 10.7 149 28.6 291 56.0 14 2.7
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
43,649 8,524 19.5 8,370 19.2 2,225 5.1 3,460 7.9 6,246 14.3 1,890 4.3
      Male 21,654 4,126 19.1 4,022 18.6 1,095 5.1 1,636 7.6 3,046 14.1 689 3.2
          Under 65 years 18,431 3,532 19.2 3,428 18.6 964 5.2 1,483 8.0 2,675 14.5 470 2.6
              Living alone 8,674 995 11.5 994 11.5 393 4.5 437 5.0 632 7.3 320 3.7
          65 years and over 3,223 594 18.4 594 18.4 132 4.1 153 4.8 371 11.5 219 6.8
              Living alone 2,741 462 16.9 462 16.9 95 3.5 107 3.9 253 9.2 210 7.6
      Female 21,995 4,398 20.0 4,348 19.8 1,130 5.1 1,824 8.3 3,200 14.6 1,200 5.5
          Under 65 years 14,368 2,968 20.7 2,918 20.3 823 5.7 1,387 9.7 2,297 16.0 582 4.1
              Living alone 7,029 1,171 16.7 1,171 16.7 418 6.0 653 9.3 829 11.8 466 6.6
          65 years and over 7,628 1,430 18.7 1,430 18.7 307 4.0 437 5.7 903 11.8 618 8.1
              Living alone 7,132 1,309 18.3 1,309 18.3 273 3.8 404 5.7 800 11.2 602 8.4

Poverty Footnotes

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