Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV26: Program Participation Status of Household - Poverty Status of People: 2009

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar10.pdf [PDF].

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 alone, not Hispanic
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
197,164 40,398 20.5 37,736 19.1 8,688 4.4 13,664 6.9 32,967 16.7 3,667 1.9
Under 18 years 40,917 12,361 30.2 11,108 27.1 1,900 4.6 4,519 11.0 10,393 25.4 866 2.1
18 to 24 years 17,764 4,189 23.6 4,004 22.5 760 4.3 1,545 8.7 3,517 19.8 345 1.9
25 to 34 years 24,491 5,623 23.0 5,279 21.6 992 4.1 2,157 8.8 4,723 19.3 410 1.7
35 to 44 years 25,336 5,043 19.9 4,551 18.0 945 3.7 1,627 6.4 4,024 15.9 323 1.3
45 to 54 years 31,273 5,261 16.8 4,961 15.9 1,487 4.8 1,690 5.4 4,256 13.6 436 1.4
55 to 59 years 14,226 2,061 14.5 2,027 14.2 827 5.8 661 4.6 1,648 11.6 209 1.5
60 to 64 years 12,420 1,645 13.2 1,619 13.0 637 5.1 478 3.8 1,327 10.7 199 1.6
65 years and over 30,736 4,215 13.7 4,187 13.6 1,138 3.7 987 3.2 3,079 10.0 879 2.9
      65 to 74 years 16,359 2,203 13.5 2,183 13.3 649 4.0 569 3.5 1,687 10.3 403 2.5
      75 years and over 14,376 2,011 14.0 2,004 13.9 490 3.4 417 2.9 1,391 9.7 476 3.3

Male
 
  Total
96,867 18,893 19.5 17,620 18.2 4,046 4.2 6,008 6.2 15,378 15.9 1,370 1.4
Under 18 years 20,990 6,345 30.2 5,683 27.1 960 4.6 2,245 10.7 5,326 25.4 406 1.9
18 to 24 years 8,982 1,876 20.9 1,769 19.7 328 3.6 615 6.8 1,510 16.8 111 1.2
25 to 34 years 12,302 2,539 20.6 2,412 19.6 454 3.7 900 7.3 2,111 17.2 135 1.1
35 to 44 years 12,621 2,287 18.1 2,091 16.6 431 3.4 699 5.5 1,852 14.7 129 1.0
45 to 54 years 15,468 2,478 16.0 2,332 15.1 663 4.3 743 4.8 2,002 12.9 168 1.1
55 to 59 years 7,000 1,003 14.3 986 14.1 399 5.7 312 4.5 771 11.0 92 1.3
60 to 64 years 5,954 754 12.7 748 12.6 332 5.6 183 3.1 606 10.2 68 1.1
65 years and over 13,549 1,611 11.9 1,599 11.8 480 3.5 311 2.3 1,201 8.9 260 1.9
      65 to 74 years 7,764 953 12.3 943 12.1 271 3.5 208 2.7 746 9.6 130 1.7
      75 years and over 5,785 658 11.4 656 11.3 210 3.6 103 1.8 454 7.8 130 2.2

Female
 
  Total
100,297 21,505 21.4 20,115 20.1 4,641 4.6 7,656 7.6 17,589 17.5 2,297 2.3
Under 18 years 19,928 6,017 30.2 5,424 27.2 939 4.7 2,274 11.4 5,068 25.4 460 2.3
18 to 24 years 8,782 2,313 26.3 2,235 25.4 432 4.9 930 10.6 2,007 22.9 234 2.7
25 to 34 years 12,189 3,084 25.3 2,867 23.5 539 4.4 1,257 10.3 2,612 21.4 275 2.3
35 to 44 years 12,715 2,756 21.7 2,460 19.3 514 4.0 928 7.3 2,171 17.1 195 1.5
45 to 54 years 15,805 2,783 17.6 2,629 16.6 824 5.2 948 6.0 2,254 14.3 268 1.7
55 to 59 years 7,226 1,058 14.6 1,040 14.4 428 5.9 349 4.8 877 12.1 116 1.6
60 to 64 years 6,466 891 13.8 872 13.5 306 4.7 295 4.6 722 11.2 131 2.0
65 years and over 17,186 2,604 15.1 2,587 15.1 658 3.8 676 3.9 1,878 10.9 619 3.6
      65 to 74 years 8,595 1,250 14.5 1,240 14.4 378 4.4 361 4.2 941 10.9 273 3.2
      75 years and over 8,591 1,353 15.8 1,347 15.7 280 3.3 315 3.7 937 10.9 346 4.0

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
197,164 40,398 20.5 37,736 19.1 8,688 4.4 13,664 6.9 32,967 16.7 3,667 1.9
          65 years and over 30,736 4,215 13.7 4,187 13.6 1,138 3.7 987 3.2 3,079 10.0 879 2.9
In families (2) 158,646 33,264 21.0 30,700 19.4 6,808 4.3 10,719 6.8 27,772 17.5 2,067 1.3
      Householder 54,461 10,233 18.8 9,526 17.5 2,286 4.2 3,430 6.3 8,459 15.5 754 1.4
          Under 65 years 43,637 8,849 20.3 8,158 18.7 1,841 4.2 3,118 7.1 7,319 16.8 668 1.5
          65 years and over 10,824 1,384 12.8 1,367 12.6 444 4.1 313 2.9 1,140 10.5 86 0.8
      Related children under 18 years (9) 40,319 12,025 29.8 10,790 26.8 1,850 4.6 4,372 10.8 10,103 25.1 854 2.1
              Under 6 years 12,938 4,213 32.6 4,015 31.0 637 4.9 1,781 13.8 3,801 29.4 362 2.8
              6 to 17 years 27,381 7,811 28.5 6,775 24.7 1,213 4.4 2,592 9.5 6,302 23.0 492 1.8
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 14,955 3,452 23.1 3,275 21.9 1,009 6.7 904 6.0 2,971 19.9 116 0.8
 
In married-couple families (11)
131,417 21,306 16.2 19,632 14.9 3,949 3.0 5,375 4.1 17,756 13.5 923 0.7
      Husbands (11) 43,863 5,748 13.1 5,373 12.2 1,175 2.7 1,412 3.2 4,714 10.7 282 0.6
          Under 65 years 33,975 4,825 14.2 4,456 13.1 885 2.6 1,260 3.7 3,976 11.7 205 0.6
          65 years and over 9,887 923 9.3 917 9.3 289 2.9 152 1.5 739 7.5 77 0.8
      Wives (11) 43,688 5,830 13.3 5,426 12.4 1,169 2.7 1,468 3.4 4,775 10.9 295 0.7
          Under 65 years 36,086 5,208 14.4 4,806 13.3 987 2.7 1,368 3.8 4,284 11.9 236 0.7
          65 years and over 7,602 622 8.2 620 8.2 182 2.4 100 1.3 491 6.5 59 0.8
      Related children under 18 years (9) 31,706 7,237 22.8 6,469 20.4 907 2.9 2,055 6.5 6,083 19.2 310 1.0
              Under 6 years 10,414 2,603 25.0 2,457 23.6 283 2.7 887 8.5 2,316 22.2 166 1.6
              6 to 17 years 21,292 4,634 21.8 4,012 18.8 624 2.9 1,168 5.5 3,767 17.7 144 0.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 10,395 1,937 18.6 1,821 17.5 525 5.1 311 3.0 1,703 16.4 27 0.3
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
8,197 2,971 36.2 2,788 34.0 581 7.1 1,044 12.7 2,450 29.9 139 1.7
      Householder 3,200 1,098 34.3 1,024 32.0 227 7.1 383 12.0 895 28.0 56 1.7
          Under 65 years 2,849 987 34.6 917 32.2 179 6.3 360 12.6 794 27.9 55 1.9
          65 years and over 351 111 31.6 107 30.6 47 13.5 23 6.5 100 28.5 1 0.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 2,219 1,071 48.3 975 44.0 122 5.5 417 18.8 885 39.9 57 2.6
              Under 6 years 713 402 56.3 400 56.1 45 6.2 177 24.8 375 52.6 18 2.5
              6 to 17 years 1,505 670 44.5 575 38.2 77 5.1 240 16.0 510 33.9 39 2.6
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,143 321 28.1 315 27.5 96 8.4 92 8.0 272 23.8 4 0.4
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
19,033 8,988 47.2 8,280 43.5 2,278 12.0 4,300 22.6 7,566 39.8 1,005 5.3
      Householder 7,294 3,314 45.4 3,064 42.0 860 11.8 1,607 22.0 2,787 38.2 405 5.5
          Under 65 years 6,020 2,881 47.9 2,637 43.8 729 12.1 1,459 24.2 2,415 40.1 388 6.4
          65 years and over 1,275 433 34.0 427 33.5 131 10.3 148 11.6 372 29.2 17 1.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 6,395 3,716 58.1 3,346 52.3 821 12.8 1,900 29.7 3,134 49.0 487 7.6
              Under 6 years 1,810 1,208 66.7 1,158 64.0 309 17.1 716 39.6 1,110 61.3 179 9.9
              6 to 17 years 4,584 2,507 54.7 2,188 47.7 512 11.2 1,183 25.8 2,025 44.2 309 6.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 3,417 1,194 35.0 1,139 33.3 388 11.4 501 14.6 996 29.2 85 2.5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
761 457 60.1 436 57.3 71 9.4 213 28.0 404 53.1 16 2.1
          Under 18 years 422 258 61.0 247 58.4 43 10.1 120 28.3 228 53.9 10 2.3
              Under 6 years 123 90 73.2 89 72.1 15 12.1 50 40.7 81 65.5 7 5.9
              6 to 17 years 299 168 56.0 158 52.8 28 9.3 70 23.2 147 49.1 2 0.8
          18 years and over 338 199 58.9 189 56.0 29 8.4 94 27.7 176 52.2 6 1.8
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
37,757 6,677 17.7 6,599 17.5 1,808 4.8 2,731 7.2 4,790 12.7 1,584 4.2
      Male 17,998 3,054 17.0 3,006 16.7 870 4.8 1,238 6.9 2,200 12.2 547 3.0
          Under 65 years 15,046 2,556 17.0 2,508 16.7 763 5.1 1,118 7.4 1,897 12.6 366 2.4
              Living alone 7,715 845 10.9 844 10.9 343 4.4 362 4.7 526 6.8 278 3.6
          65 years and over 2,952 498 16.9 498 16.9 107 3.6 120 4.1 303 10.2 181 6.1
              Living alone 2,534 396 15.6 396 15.6 83 3.3 89 3.5 212 8.4 175 6.9
      Female 19,759 3,624 18.3 3,594 18.2 938 4.7 1,493 7.6 2,590 13.1 1,036 5.2
          Under 65 years 12,570 2,386 19.0 2,356 18.7 692 5.5 1,148 9.1 1,818 14.5 497 4.0
              Living alone 6,351 1,011 15.9 1,011 15.9 353 5.6 573 9.0 706 11.1 403 6.3
          65 years and over 7,189 1,238 17.2 1,238 17.2 246 3.4 345 4.8 773 10.7 540 7.5
              Living alone 6,729 1,126 16.7 1,126 16.7 219 3.3 313 4.7 678 10.1 525 7.8

Poverty Footnotes

[PDF] or PDF denotes a file in Adobe’s Portable Document Format. To view the file, you will need the Adobe® Reader® Off Site available free from Adobe.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)
[an error occurred while processing this directive]