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

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
15,272 4,261 27.9 3,863 25.3 875 5.7 906 5.9 3,549 23.2 393 2.6
Under 18 years 3,996 1,367 34.2 1,202 30.1 228 5.7 338 8.5 1,135 28.4 105 2.6
18 to 24 years 1,394 449 32.2 400 28.7 91 6.5 93 6.7 368 26.4 44 3.2
25 to 34 years 2,514 597 23.7 559 22.3 78 3.1 125 5.0 507 20.2 48 1.9
35 to 44 years 2,470 620 25.1 556 22.5 104 4.2 106 4.3 514 20.8 40 1.6
45 to 54 years 2,032 487 24.0 425 20.9 100 4.9 93 4.6 386 19.0 34 1.7
55 to 59 years 833 140 16.8 132 15.8 27 3.2 25 3.0 120 14.4 17 2.0
60 to 64 years 655 126 19.3 121 18.5 37 5.7 28 4.2 100 15.2 17 2.7
65 years and over 1,378 475 34.5 466 33.8 210 15.2 98 7.1 419 30.4 87 6.3
      65 to 74 years 761 251 33.0 247 32.4 104 13.6 55 7.2 225 29.6 35 4.6
      75 years and over 618 224 36.3 220 35.6 107 17.2 43 6.9 194 31.5 52 8.5

Male
 
  Total
7,346 2,020 27.5 1,827 24.9 387 5.3 430 5.8 1,679 22.9 184 2.5
Under 18 years 2,013 712 35.4 625 31.1 117 5.8 171 8.5 590 29.3 58 2.9
18 to 24 years 729 226 31.0 202 27.7 48 6.5 45 6.2 186 25.5 23 3.2
25 to 34 years 1,215 274 22.6 265 21.8 43 3.5 57 4.7 235 19.3 26 2.1
35 to 44 years 1,169 287 24.6 258 22.1 38 3.2 52 4.4 235 20.1 18 1.5
45 to 54 years 965 222 23.1 192 19.9 45 4.7 47 4.8 174 18.0 14 1.4
55 to 59 years 383 74 19.2 67 17.4 10 2.7 11 2.8 65 16.9 4 1.0
60 to 64 years 297 49 16.5 47 15.7 14 4.8 11 3.7 37 12.4 7 2.3
65 years and over 576 175 30.4 172 29.9 72 12.4 36 6.3 158 27.4 35 6.0
      65 to 74 years 345 99 28.6 98 28.3 39 11.3 19 5.6 91 26.5 13 3.8
      75 years and over 231 76 33.1 74 32.2 33 14.1 17 7.3 66 28.8 21 9.3

Female
 
  Total
7,926 2,242 28.3 2,036 25.7 488 6.2 477 6.0 1,870 23.6 209 2.6
Under 18 years 1,983 654 33.0 577 29.1 111 5.6 167 8.4 546 27.5 47 2.4
18 to 24 years 665 223 33.6 199 29.9 43 6.5 48 7.2 181 27.3 21 3.2
25 to 34 years 1,299 322 24.8 295 22.7 35 2.7 68 5.2 272 21.0 22 1.7
35 to 44 years 1,301 333 25.6 298 22.9 66 5.1 55 4.2 279 21.5 22 1.7
45 to 54 years 1,068 265 24.8 233 21.9 55 5.2 47 4.4 212 19.8 20 1.9
55 to 59 years 450 66 14.7 65 14.5 16 3.6 14 3.1 56 12.4 13 2.9
60 to 64 years 358 77 21.6 74 20.8 23 6.4 17 4.7 63 17.6 11 3.0
65 years and over 802 300 37.4 294 36.7 138 17.3 62 7.7 261 32.6 52 6.5
      65 to 74 years 415 153 36.8 149 35.9 65 15.6 36 8.6 134 32.1 21 5.2
      75 years and over 387 148 38.1 145 37.5 74 19.1 26 6.7 128 33.0 31 8.0

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
15,272 4,261 27.9 3,863 25.3 875 5.7 906 5.9 3,549 23.2 393 2.6
          65 years and over 1,378 475 34.5 466 33.8 210 15.2 98 7.1 419 30.4 87 6.3
In families (2) 13,403 3,897 29.1 3,504 26.1 782 5.8 801 6.0 3,253 24.3 308 2.3
      Householder 3,742 948 25.3 853 22.8 182 4.9 193 5.1 781 20.9 90 2.4
          Under 65 years 3,303 823 24.9 734 22.2 135 4.1 171 5.2 668 20.2 68 2.1
          65 years and over 439 125 28.4 120 27.3 47 10.7 22 5.0 113 25.7 21 4.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 3,946 1,340 34.0 1,178 29.8 225 5.7 329 8.3 1,112 28.2 103 2.6
              Under 6 years 1,478 469 31.7 451 30.5 60 4.1 140 9.5 418 28.3 46 3.1
              6 to 17 years 2,469 871 35.3 726 29.4 165 6.7 189 7.7 693 28.1 57 2.3
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,245 384 30.9 337 27.1 102 8.2 51 4.1 315 25.3 32 2.6
 
In married-couple families (11)
10,897 2,815 25.8 2,559 23.5 529 4.9 566 5.2 2,374 21.8 220 2.0
      Husbands (11) 2,899 648 22.4 589 20.3 115 4.0 121 4.2 541 18.7 56 1.9
          Under 65 years 2,515 546 21.7 489 19.4 79 3.1 107 4.2 448 17.8 35 1.4
          65 years and over 384 103 26.7 100 26.0 37 9.5 14 3.8 93 24.3 21 5.5
      Wives (11) 3,259 685 21.0 621 19.1 130 4.0 124 3.8 564 17.3 58 1.8
          Under 65 years 2,959 606 20.5 545 18.4 95 3.2 117 3.9 494 16.7 44 1.5
          65 years and over 300 79 26.3 76 25.5 35 11.6 8 2.6 69 23.0 14 4.8
      Related children under 18 years (9) 3,296 970 29.4 867 26.3 160 4.9 237 7.2 812 24.7 73 2.2
              Under 6 years 1,317 376 28.5 364 27.6 43 3.3 109 8.3 334 25.4 37 2.8
              6 to 17 years 1,979 594 30.0 503 25.4 118 5.9 128 6.5 478 24.2 36 1.8
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 941 275 29.2 247 26.2 66 7.0 33 3.5 232 24.7 25 2.6
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
967 355 36.8 315 32.6 77 7.9 41 4.2 297 30.7 30 3.1
      Householder 273 90 33.0 81 29.5 19 6.8 11 4.2 73 26.6 12 4.4
          Under 65 years 254 83 32.7 73 28.9 18 7.0 11 4.2 65 25.8 12 4.7
          65 years and over 20 7 37.1 7 37.1 1 3.9 1 3.9 7 37.1 0 0.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 187 103 54.8 85 45.6 15 7.8 11 5.9 85 45.1 3 1.3
              Under 6 years 59 29 48.7 28 48.4 6 10.1 5 9.1 28 48.4 1 1.7
              6 to 17 years 129 74 57.5 57 44.3 9 6.7 6 4.5 56 43.7 2 1.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 55 20 36.1 16 29.0 5 9.2 0 0.8 16 29.0 0 0.8
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
1,539 726 47.2 630 40.9 177 11.5 195 12.7 582 37.8 58 3.8
      Householder 481 206 42.7 182 37.7 49 10.1 58 12.1 166 34.4 21 4.4
          Under 65 years 424 183 43.2 162 38.1 38 9.0 51 12.1 147 34.6 21 4.9
          65 years and over 57 22 39.1 20 35.0 11 18.5 7 12.7 19 33.2 0 0.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 464 268 57.8 225 48.6 50 10.8 81 17.5 215 46.3 28 6.0
              Under 6 years 102 65 63.4 59 57.6 11 10.8 26 25.4 56 54.4 8 8.3
              6 to 17 years 361 203 56.2 166 46.1 39 10.8 55 15.3 159 44.0 19 5.3
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 248 90 36.2 74 29.7 31 12.5 17 6.9 67 26.9 7 2.8
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
43 26 60.0 25 58.0 6 13.1 9 19.8 25 58.0 4 8.9
          Under 18 years 19 13 68.7 12 65.7 3 14.8 5 28.0 12 65.7 2 11.1
              Under 6 years 3 3 100.0 3 90.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 90.9 2 64.3
              6 to 17 years 16 10 62.1 9 60.4 3 17.9 5 33.9 9 60.4 0 0.0
          18 years and over 24 13 53.3 13 52.1 3 11.7 3 13.5 13 52.1 2 7.1
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,826 339 18.5 334 18.3 87 4.8 97 5.3 271 14.8 81 4.4
      Male 950 157 16.5 156 16.5 30 3.1 52 5.5 127 13.4 35 3.7
          Under 65 years 869 130 15.0 129 14.9 16 1.9 39 4.5 106 12.2 22 2.5
              Living alone 381 36 9.4 36 9.4 5 1.4 11 2.9 23 6.1 13 3.5
          65 years and over 80 27 33.7 27 33.7 14 17.0 13 16.1 21 26.1 13 16.3
              Living alone 69 24 34.3 24 34.3 11 15.5 12 17.3 18 26.2 12 17.3
      Female 877 182 20.7 177 20.2 57 6.6 45 5.1 144 16.4 46 5.3
          Under 65 years 695 116 16.6 111 16.0 19 2.7 25 3.7 96 13.8 13 1.9
              Living alone 298 35 11.7 35 11.7 9 3.0 9 2.9 27 9.2 12 4.2
          65 years and over 182 66 36.3 66 36.3 39 21.3 19 10.7 48 26.3 34 18.4
              Living alone 168 60 36.0 60 36.0 34 20.5 18 10.9 43 25.5 34 20.0

Poverty Footnotes

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