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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 alone
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
38,556 19,606 50.9 17,964 46.6 5,252 13.6 9,666 25.1 15,197 39.4 4,445 11.5
Under 18 years 11,282 7,642 67.7 6,815 60.4 1,673 14.8 4,141 36.7 6,125 54.3 1,845 16.4
18 to 24 years 4,304 2,364 54.9 2,220 51.6 671 15.6 1,154 26.8 1,852 43.0 572 13.3
25 to 34 years 5,523 2,636 47.7 2,457 44.5 641 11.6 1,404 25.4 2,079 37.6 590 10.7
35 to 44 years 5,086 2,222 43.7 1,962 38.6 532 10.5 1,007 19.8 1,602 31.5 397 7.8
45 to 54 years 5,337 2,118 39.7 1,956 36.7 708 13.3 904 16.9 1,591 29.8 382 7.2
55 to 59 years 2,022 770 38.1 750 37.1 337 16.7 319 15.8 583 28.8 162 8.0
60 to 64 years 1,681 629 37.4 610 36.3 261 15.5 261 15.5 453 26.9 158 9.4
65 years and over 3,320 1,225 36.9 1,194 36.0 427 12.9 477 14.4 912 27.5 339 10.2
      65 to 74 years 1,908 674 35.3 652 34.2 239 12.5 255 13.4 520 27.2 176 9.2
      75 years and over 1,412 551 39.0 542 38.4 188 13.3 222 15.7 392 27.8 163 11.5

Male
 
  Total
17,966 8,662 48.2 7,929 44.1 2,408 13.4 4,031 22.4 6,751 37.6 1,721 9.6
Under 18 years 5,697 3,858 67.7 3,443 60.4 883 15.5 2,040 35.8 3,102 54.5 918 16.1
18 to 24 years 2,072 1,037 50.1 962 46.4 332 16.0 459 22.2 804 38.8 207 10.0
25 to 34 years 2,576 1,039 40.3 987 38.3 291 11.3 480 18.6 819 31.8 156 6.0
35 to 44 years 2,269 847 37.3 764 33.6 219 9.7 366 16.1 630 27.8 131 5.8
45 to 54 years 2,420 891 36.8 811 33.5 289 11.9 357 14.8 645 26.7 100 4.1
55 to 59 years 926 311 33.6 304 32.8 134 14.5 107 11.6 248 26.8 36 3.8
60 to 64 years 703 248 35.3 243 34.6 110 15.7 83 11.9 181 25.7 52 7.4
65 years and over 1,303 429 32.9 415 31.9 149 11.4 138 10.6 321 24.7 121 9.3
      65 to 74 years 809 262 32.4 249 30.8 86 10.6 87 10.8 197 24.4 66 8.1
      75 years and over 493 167 33.9 166 33.6 63 12.7 51 10.4 124 25.1 56 11.3

Female
 
  Total
20,590 10,944 53.1 10,035 48.7 2,844 13.8 5,635 27.4 8,446 41.0 2,725 13.2
Under 18 years 5,586 3,784 67.7 3,371 60.4 790 14.1 2,101 37.6 3,023 54.1 927 16.6
18 to 24 years 2,232 1,327 59.4 1,257 56.3 339 15.2 694 31.1 1,048 47.0 365 16.3
25 to 34 years 2,946 1,597 54.2 1,470 49.9 350 11.9 924 31.4 1,260 42.8 435 14.7
35 to 44 years 2,817 1,375 48.8 1,199 42.6 313 11.1 641 22.7 972 34.5 267 9.5
45 to 54 years 2,917 1,227 42.1 1,146 39.3 419 14.4 547 18.7 946 32.4 282 9.7
55 to 59 years 1,096 458 41.8 446 40.7 203 18.5 212 19.3 335 30.5 126 11.5
60 to 64 years 979 380 38.8 366 37.4 151 15.4 177 18.1 272 27.8 106 10.8
65 years and over 2,018 796 39.4 779 38.6 279 13.8 339 16.8 591 29.3 218 10.8
      65 to 74 years 1,099 412 37.5 403 36.6 153 13.9 168 15.3 323 29.4 111 10.1
      75 years and over 919 384 41.7 377 41.0 126 13.7 171 18.6 268 29.2 107 11.6

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
38,556 19,606 50.9 17,964 46.6 5,252 13.6 9,666 25.1 15,197 39.4 4,445 11.5
          65 years and over 3,320 1,225 36.9 1,194 36.0 427 12.9 477 14.4 912 27.5 339 10.2
In families (2) 31,306 16,892 54.0 15,316 48.9 4,352 13.9 8,279 26.4 13,386 42.8 3,572 11.4
      Householder 9,367 4,636 49.5 4,198 44.8 1,223 13.1 2,257 24.1 3,611 38.5 1,065 11.4
          Under 65 years 8,269 4,236 51.2 3,814 46.1 1,076 13.0 2,099 25.4 3,291 39.8 995 12.0
          65 years and over 1,098 400 36.4 384 35.0 148 13.5 157 14.3 320 29.1 70 6.4
      Related children under 18 years (9) 11,102 7,514 67.7 6,705 60.4 1,638 14.8 4,070 36.7 6,022 54.2 1,826 16.5
              Under 6 years 3,776 2,604 69.0 2,448 64.8 589 15.6 1,567 41.5 2,221 58.8 723 19.1
              6 to 17 years 7,326 4,910 67.0 4,257 58.1 1,048 14.3 2,503 34.2 3,802 51.9 1,103 15.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,121 2,095 50.8 1,952 47.4 752 18.2 931 22.6 1,645 39.9 342 8.3
 
In married-couple families (11)
14,952 5,449 36.4 4,842 32.4 1,130 7.6 1,779 11.9 4,296 28.7 618 4.1
      Husbands (11) 4,425 1,320 29.8 1,179 26.7 293 6.6 409 9.3 1,021 23.1 157 3.5
          Under 65 years 3,735 1,154 30.9 1,023 27.4 247 6.6 372 10.0 882 23.6 135 3.6
          65 years and over 690 166 24.0 156 22.6 47 6.8 37 5.4 140 20.2 22 3.1
      Wives (11) 4,134 1,228 29.7 1,102 26.6 263 6.4 365 8.8 959 23.2 143 3.5
          Under 65 years 3,680 1,146 31.1 1,022 27.8 237 6.4 349 9.5 892 24.2 130 3.5
          65 years and over 454 83 18.2 80 17.6 26 5.7 16 3.5 67 14.9 13 2.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 4,357 2,069 47.5 1,783 40.9 312 7.2 755 17.3 1,610 36.9 276 6.3
              Under 6 years 1,471 682 46.4 616 41.9 114 7.7 283 19.2 559 38.0 111 7.6
              6 to 17 years 2,887 1,387 48.0 1,167 40.4 199 6.9 472 16.3 1,050 36.4 165 5.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,622 608 37.5 558 34.4 196 12.1 175 10.8 508 31.3 28 1.7
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
2,674 1,494 55.9 1,318 49.3 377 14.1 643 24.1 1,082 40.4 141 5.3
      Householder 939 498 53.1 439 46.7 140 14.9 216 23.1 357 38.1 60 6.4
          Under 65 years 859 452 52.6 396 46.1 121 14.0 202 23.6 324 37.7 53 6.2
          65 years and over 80 46 57.5 42 52.8 19 24.0 14 17.6 34 42.4 7 8.5
      Related children under 18 years (9) 823 564 68.5 474 57.6 89 10.8 241 29.3 415 50.5 42 5.1
              Under 6 years 302 210 69.6 196 64.8 26 8.6 112 37.2 173 57.2 14 4.6
              6 to 17 years 521 354 67.9 278 53.4 63 12.1 129 24.8 243 46.6 28 5.4
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 278 135 48.5 120 43.2 44 15.8 41 14.8 87 31.2 7 2.5
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
13,680 9,948 72.7 9,156 66.9 2,845 20.8 5,857 42.8 8,009 58.5 2,813 20.6
      Householder 4,152 2,865 69.0 2,624 63.2 808 19.5 1,652 39.8 2,266 54.6 854 20.6
          Under 65 years 3,727 2,635 70.7 2,399 64.4 716 19.2 1,541 41.4 2,084 55.9 812 21.8
          65 years and over 426 230 54.0 225 52.9 92 21.5 111 26.1 182 42.9 42 9.8
      Related children under 18 years (9) 5,922 4,881 82.4 4,449 75.1 1,236 20.9 3,074 51.9 3,997 67.5 1,508 25.5
              Under 6 years 2,004 1,712 85.4 1,637 81.7 450 22.4 1,172 58.5 1,489 74.3 598 29.8
              6 to 17 years 3,918 3,169 80.9 2,811 71.8 787 20.1 1,902 48.6 2,508 64.0 910 23.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 2,221 1,352 60.9 1,273 57.3 511 23.0 715 32.2 1,050 47.3 308 13.9
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
148 118 79.5 99 66.5 36 24.4 74 49.9 96 64.4 6 4.2
          Under 18 years 96 79 82.5 66 68.7 23 24.4 52 54.0 64 66.4 3 3.5
              Under 6 years 29 26 90.9 23 78.7 16 56.5 17 58.8 23 78.7 3 11.7
              6 to 17 years 67 53 78.9 43 64.4 7 10.6 35 52.0 41 61.1 0 0.0
          18 years and over 53 39 74.0 33 62.4 13 24.3 22 42.5 32 60.8 3 5.4
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
7,102 2,597 36.6 2,549 35.9 863 12.2 1,314 18.5 1,715 24.2 867 12.2
      Male 3,392 1,177 34.7 1,153 34.0 391 11.5 558 16.4 837 24.7 313 9.2
          Under 65 years 2,952 1,005 34.1 981 33.2 328 11.1 498 16.9 726 24.6 229 7.8
              Living alone 1,635 381 23.3 381 23.3 133 8.2 189 11.6 232 14.2 153 9.4
          65 years and over 440 172 39.1 172 39.1 63 14.3 60 13.6 111 25.2 84 19.0
              Living alone 371 128 34.4 128 34.4 44 11.8 35 9.4 70 19.0 75 20.3
      Female 3,710 1,419 38.3 1,396 37.6 472 12.7 756 20.4 879 23.7 554 14.9
          Under 65 years 2,877 1,092 38.0 1,069 37.2 363 12.6 603 21.0 661 23.0 407 14.1
              Living alone 1,911 641 33.5 641 33.5 243 12.7 372 19.5 336 17.6 353 18.5
          65 years and over 833 327 39.3 327 39.3 109 13.1 152 18.3 217 26.1 148 17.7
              Living alone 793 304 38.3 304 38.3 100 12.6 145 18.3 196 24.7 143 18.1

Poverty Footnotes

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