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

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
40,876 20,817 50.9 19,107 46.7 5,643 13.8 10,349 25.3 16,269 39.8 4,700 11.5
Under 18 years 12,655 8,507 67.2 7,626 60.3 1,947 15.4 4,668 36.9 6,898 54.5 2,030 16.0
18 to 24 years 4,518 2,442 54.0 2,298 50.9 699 15.5 1,192 26.4 1,925 42.6 583 12.9
25 to 34 years 5,800 2,762 47.6 2,580 44.5 680 11.7 1,471 25.4 2,194 37.8 619 10.7
35 to 44 years 5,250 2,281 43.4 2,017 38.4 554 10.6 1,031 19.6 1,652 31.5 405 7.7
45 to 54 years 5,464 2,156 39.5 1,994 36.5 728 13.3 918 16.8 1,627 29.8 392 7.2
55 to 59 years 2,061 779 37.8 754 36.6 341 16.6 324 15.7 587 28.5 163 7.9
60 to 64 years 1,721 640 37.2 621 36.1 262 15.2 263 15.3 460 26.7 160 9.3
65 years and over 3,405 1,250 36.7 1,218 35.8 432 12.7 482 14.2 927 27.2 349 10.2
      65 to 74 years 1,955 688 35.2 664 34.0 243 12.4 257 13.1 530 27.1 181 9.3
      75 years and over 1,450 562 38.8 554 38.2 188 13.0 225 15.5 398 27.4 167 11.5

Male
 
  Total
19,082 9,214 48.3 8,452 44.3 2,590 13.6 4,358 22.8 7,238 37.9 1,840 9.6
Under 18 years 6,378 4,276 67.0 3,837 60.2 1,027 16.1 2,310 36.2 3,473 54.5 1,014 15.9
18 to 24 years 2,163 1,064 49.2 989 45.7 344 15.9 472 21.8 830 38.4 210 9.7
25 to 34 years 2,705 1,088 40.2 1,035 38.3 304 11.2 503 18.6 861 31.8 168 6.2
35 to 44 years 2,349 868 37.0 784 33.4 222 9.5 374 15.9 649 27.6 131 5.6
45 to 54 years 2,475 909 36.7 828 33.5 298 12.0 367 14.8 663 26.8 104 4.2
55 to 59 years 948 318 33.6 307 32.3 136 14.3 110 11.6 250 26.4 36 3.8
60 to 64 years 725 255 35.1 250 34.4 110 15.2 83 11.5 185 25.5 54 7.4
65 years and over 1,339 436 32.6 423 31.6 149 11.1 138 10.3 326 24.4 123 9.2
      65 to 74 years 832 267 32.1 255 30.6 86 10.3 87 10.5 202 24.3 66 7.9
      75 years and over 507 169 33.3 168 33.1 63 12.3 51 10.1 124 24.5 58 11.3

Female
 
  Total
21,794 11,603 53.2 10,655 48.9 3,053 14.0 5,991 27.5 9,031 41.4 2,859 13.1
Under 18 years 6,278 4,232 67.4 3,788 60.3 920 14.7 2,358 37.6 3,425 54.6 1,016 16.2
18 to 24 years 2,356 1,378 58.5 1,309 55.6 355 15.1 721 30.6 1,095 46.5 373 15.8
25 to 34 years 3,095 1,675 54.1 1,545 49.9 376 12.2 968 31.3 1,332 43.0 451 14.6
35 to 44 years 2,902 1,413 48.7 1,232 42.5 332 11.4 657 22.6 1,003 34.6 273 9.4
45 to 54 years 2,989 1,247 41.7 1,166 39.0 430 14.4 551 18.4 964 32.3 288 9.6
55 to 59 years 1,113 460 41.3 448 40.2 205 18.4 214 19.2 337 30.2 127 11.4
60 to 64 years 996 385 38.7 371 37.2 152 15.3 180 18.1 275 27.6 106 10.6
65 years and over 2,066 814 39.4 795 38.5 283 13.7 344 16.6 601 29.1 225 10.9
      65 to 74 years 1,123 420 37.4 409 36.4 157 14.0 170 15.1 327 29.1 116 10.3
      75 years and over 943 393 41.7 386 41.0 126 13.3 174 18.5 274 29.0 110 11.6

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
40,876 20,817 50.9 19,107 46.7 5,643 13.8 10,349 25.3 16,269 39.8 4,700 11.5
          65 years and over 3,405 1,250 36.7 1,218 35.8 432 12.7 482 14.2 927 27.2 349 10.2
In families (2) 33,330 18,005 54.0 16,362 49.1 4,707 14.1 8,918 26.8 14,380 43.1 3,808 11.4
      Householder 9,660 4,769 49.4 4,320 44.7 1,266 13.1 2,328 24.1 3,729 38.6 1,092 11.3
          Under 65 years 8,534 4,365 51.1 3,932 46.1 1,117 13.1 2,171 25.4 3,405 39.9 1,022 12.0
          65 years and over 1,126 404 35.9 388 34.5 149 13.2 157 14.0 324 28.8 70 6.2
      Related children under 18 years (9) 12,445 8,361 67.2 7,498 60.2 1,902 15.3 4,584 36.8 6,778 54.5 2,011 16.2
              Under 6 years 4,338 2,967 68.4 2,795 64.4 695 16.0 1,800 41.5 2,559 59.0 825 19.0
              6 to 17 years 8,107 5,394 66.5 4,704 58.0 1,207 14.9 2,785 34.3 4,219 52.0 1,186 14.6
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,294 2,161 50.3 2,018 47.0 776 18.1 960 22.4 1,708 39.8 355 8.3
 
In married-couple families (11)
16,034 5,907 36.8 5,270 32.9 1,248 7.8 1,997 12.5 4,694 29.3 687 4.3
      Husbands (11) 4,576 1,364 29.8 1,223 26.7 302 6.6 426 9.3 1,062 23.2 165 3.6
          Under 65 years 3,860 1,195 30.9 1,064 27.6 255 6.6 389 10.1 918 23.8 143 3.7
          65 years and over 715 169 23.7 160 22.3 47 6.6 37 5.2 143 20.0 22 3.0
      Wives (11) 4,278 1,273 29.8 1,143 26.7 280 6.5 381 8.9 999 23.3 152 3.5
          Under 65 years 3,807 1,187 31.2 1,061 27.9 251 6.6 363 9.5 929 24.4 137 3.6
          65 years and over 471 85 18.1 83 17.5 29 6.1 18 3.7 70 14.9 15 3.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 5,042 2,407 47.7 2,094 41.5 396 7.9 930 18.4 1,899 37.7 328 6.5
              Under 6 years 1,739 808 46.5 732 42.1 132 7.6 345 19.8 671 38.6 136 7.8
              6 to 17 years 3,303 1,599 48.4 1,363 41.2 265 8.0 585 17.7 1,228 37.2 192 5.8
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,710 632 37.0 582 34.1 200 11.7 183 10.7 532 31.1 29 1.7
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
2,833 1,574 55.6 1,392 49.1 410 14.5 679 24.0 1,155 40.8 154 5.4
      Householder 968 510 52.7 447 46.2 143 14.7 219 22.6 365 37.8 61 6.3
          Under 65 years 887 465 52.3 405 45.6 123 13.9 205 23.1 332 37.4 54 6.1
          65 years and over 80 46 57.2 42 52.5 19 23.8 14 17.5 34 42.1 7 8.4
      Related children under 18 years (9) 918 624 68.0 531 57.9 113 12.3 272 29.6 473 51.5 53 5.8
              Under 6 years 345 242 70.2 228 66.0 41 12.0 131 38.0 205 59.4 21 6.1
              6 to 17 years 573 381 66.6 304 53.1 71 12.5 141 24.6 268 46.8 32 5.6
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 294 142 48.3 128 43.3 49 16.8 44 14.9 94 32.0 7 2.3
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
14,463 10,525 72.8 9,700 67.1 3,050 21.1 6,241 43.2 8,531 59.0 2,967 20.5
      Householder 4,264 2,941 69.0 2,696 63.2 836 19.6 1,702 39.9 2,336 54.8 875 20.5
          Under 65 years 3,833 2,708 70.7 2,467 64.4 745 19.4 1,591 41.5 2,150 56.1 833 21.7
          65 years and over 431 233 54.1 229 53.0 92 21.2 111 25.7 186 43.1 42 9.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 6,486 5,331 82.2 4,872 75.1 1,393 21.5 3,383 52.2 4,406 67.9 1,630 25.1
              Under 6 years 2,254 1,917 85.0 1,835 81.4 522 23.1 1,324 58.7 1,683 74.7 668 29.6
              6 to 17 years 4,231 3,414 80.7 3,037 71.8 871 20.6 2,059 48.7 2,723 64.4 962 22.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 2,289 1,387 60.6 1,309 57.2 527 23.0 734 32.1 1,082 47.2 319 13.9
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
178 133 74.7 114 63.9 45 25.2 89 50.2 111 62.2 6 3.5
          Under 18 years 118 92 77.6 79 66.4 31 26.3 65 54.5 76 64.6 3 2.8
              Under 6 years 44 37 84.9 34 76.9 23 51.0 28 63.9 34 76.9 3 7.6
              6 to 17 years 74 54 73.2 45 60.2 9 11.6 36 49.0 42 57.2 0 0.0
          18 years and over 60 41 69.1 35 59.0 14 23.2 25 41.5 35 57.6 3 4.7
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
7,368 2,678 36.4 2,631 35.7 891 12.1 1,342 18.2 1,779 24.1 886 12.0
      Male 3,516 1,210 34.4 1,185 33.7 401 11.4 570 16.2 863 24.6 321 9.1
          Under 65 years 3,068 1,034 33.7 1,010 32.9 338 11.0 510 16.6 751 24.5 236 7.7
              Living alone 1,689 392 23.2 392 23.2 135 8.0 193 11.4 240 14.2 157 9.3
          65 years and over 447 175 39.2 175 39.2 63 14.0 60 13.3 112 25.1 86 19.2
              Living alone 377 129 34.3 129 34.3 44 11.6 35 9.3 70 18.7 77 20.5
      Female 3,852 1,469 38.1 1,446 37.5 490 12.7 772 20.0 915 23.8 564 14.7
          Under 65 years 2,998 1,133 37.8 1,110 37.0 379 12.7 618 20.6 694 23.2 411 13.7
              Living alone 1,967 653 33.2 653 33.2 248 12.6 374 19.0 345 17.5 355 18.0
          65 years and over 854 336 39.3 336 39.3 111 13.0 154 18.0 221 25.9 154 18.0
              Living alone 813 311 38.3 311 38.3 100 12.3 146 18.0 198 24.4 148 18.2

Poverty Footnotes

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