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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 alone
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
14,005 3,907 27.9 3,537 25.3 788 5.6 801 5.7 3,254 23.2 353 2.5
Under 18 years 3,311 1,170 35.3 1,024 30.9 179 5.4 272 8.2 971 29.3 85 2.6
18 to 24 years 1,231 402 32.7 355 28.8 76 6.2 87 7.1 325 26.4 38 3.1
25 to 34 years 2,353 550 23.4 518 22.0 67 2.8 111 4.7 472 20.0 42 1.8
35 to 44 years 2,364 594 25.1 532 22.5 102 4.3 99 4.2 494 20.9 36 1.5
45 to 54 years 1,948 464 23.8 402 20.7 94 4.8 85 4.3 364 18.7 33 1.7
55 to 59 years 809 135 16.7 128 15.8 26 3.2 23 2.9 117 14.5 17 2.1
60 to 64 years 638 123 19.3 118 18.4 37 5.8 27 4.3 96 15.1 16 2.5
65 years and over 1,350 469 34.7 460 34.1 207 15.4 97 7.2 415 30.8 85 6.3
      65 to 74 years 743 248 33.4 244 32.8 102 13.7 54 7.3 224 30.1 35 4.7
      75 years and over 608 220 36.3 216 35.6 106 17.4 43 7.0 192 31.6 50 8.3

Male
 
  Total
6,707 1,858 27.7 1,680 25.1 347 5.2 374 5.6 1,549 23.1 165 2.5
Under 18 years 1,653 621 37.6 547 33.1 96 5.8 138 8.3 517 31.3 46 2.8
18 to 24 years 650 208 32.1 184 28.3 42 6.5 42 6.4 170 26.1 22 3.4
25 to 34 years 1,140 253 22.2 245 21.5 36 3.1 51 4.5 220 19.3 24 2.1
35 to 44 years 1,117 275 24.6 246 22.0 37 3.3 48 4.3 226 20.2 17 1.5
45 to 54 years 921 208 22.6 178 19.3 41 4.5 40 4.3 160 17.4 13 1.4
55 to 59 years 371 72 19.5 66 17.7 10 2.8 10 2.7 64 17.2 4 1.0
60 to 64 years 289 47 16.3 45 15.5 14 4.9 11 3.8 35 12.1 5 1.9
65 years and over 566 173 30.6 170 30.0 70 12.4 35 6.2 157 27.8 34 6.1
      65 to 74 years 337 97 28.9 96 28.6 38 11.2 18 5.4 91 27.0 13 3.9
      75 years and over 228 75 33.0 73 32.1 32 14.1 17 7.4 66 28.9 21 9.3

Female
 
  Total
7,298 2,049 28.1 1,856 25.4 441 6.0 427 5.9 1,706 23.4 188 2.6
Under 18 years 1,658 549 33.1 477 28.8 83 5.0 134 8.1 454 27.4 39 2.4
18 to 24 years 581 194 33.3 170 29.3 33 5.7 45 7.8 155 26.7 16 2.8
25 to 34 years 1,213 297 24.5 273 22.5 31 2.5 60 5.0 252 20.8 18 1.5
35 to 44 years 1,247 319 25.6 286 23.0 66 5.3 51 4.1 268 21.5 20 1.6
45 to 54 years 1,027 256 25.0 225 21.9 53 5.1 45 4.4 204 19.9 20 2.0
55 to 59 years 439 63 14.4 62 14.2 16 3.6 14 3.1 53 12.2 13 3.0
60 to 64 years 349 76 21.7 73 20.9 23 6.5 16 4.7 61 17.6 11 3.0
65 years and over 785 296 37.7 290 37.0 137 17.5 62 7.9 258 32.9 51 6.5
      65 to 74 years 406 151 37.2 147 36.4 64 15.7 36 8.8 132 32.6 21 5.3
      75 years and over 379 145 38.3 143 37.6 74 19.4 26 6.8 126 33.2 29 7.7

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
14,005 3,907 27.9 3,537 25.3 788 5.6 801 5.7 3,254 23.2 353 2.5
          65 years and over 1,350 469 34.7 460 34.1 207 15.4 97 7.2 415 30.8 85 6.3
In families (2) 12,296 3,576 29.1 3,211 26.1 700 5.7 706 5.7 2,984 24.3 273 2.2
      Householder 3,592 903 25.1 813 22.6 173 4.8 178 4.9 744 20.7 82 2.3
          Under 65 years 3,164 779 24.6 694 21.9 126 4.0 156 4.9 632 20.0 61 1.9
          65 years and over 428 124 29.0 119 27.8 46 10.8 22 5.1 112 26.2 21 5.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 3,271 1,150 35.2 1,006 30.7 176 5.4 265 8.1 954 29.2 83 2.5
              Under 6 years 1,196 382 31.9 369 30.8 42 3.5 111 9.3 342 28.6 34 2.8
              6 to 17 years 2,075 768 37.0 637 30.7 134 6.5 154 7.4 612 29.5 49 2.4
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,108 344 31.0 297 26.8 82 7.4 44 4.0 278 25.1 31 2.8
 
In married-couple families (11)
10,041 2,633 26.2 2,388 23.8 480 4.8 509 5.1 2,215 22.1 206 2.0
      Husbands (11) 2,808 629 22.4 571 20.3 112 4.0 114 4.1 524 18.7 54 1.9
          Under 65 years 2,429 527 21.7 472 19.4 76 3.1 100 4.1 431 17.7 33 1.4
          65 years and over 379 102 26.9 99 26.2 36 9.5 14 3.8 93 24.6 21 5.6
      Wives (11) 3,146 660 21.0 601 19.1 128 4.1 119 3.8 546 17.3 55 1.7
          Under 65 years 2,857 583 20.4 527 18.4 94 3.3 111 3.9 478 16.7 42 1.5
          65 years and over 289 77 26.5 74 25.7 34 11.8 8 2.7 67 23.2 13 4.5
      Related children under 18 years (9) 2,764 863 31.2 763 27.6 131 4.7 198 7.2 717 26.0 66 2.4
              Under 6 years 1,078 316 29.3 305 28.3 32 3.0 89 8.3 279 25.9 32 2.9
              6 to 17 years 1,686 547 32.4 458 27.2 99 5.9 109 6.5 438 26.0 34 2.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 836 252 30.2 226 27.0 53 6.3 31 3.7 211 25.3 25 3.0
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
902 331 36.7 296 32.8 76 8.5 39 4.3 278 30.8 29 3.2
      Householder 257 85 33.3 76 29.6 19 7.2 11 4.3 68 26.7 12 4.6
          Under 65 years 238 78 32.7 69 28.8 18 7.5 10 4.3 61 25.6 12 4.9
          65 years and over 18 7 40.4 7 40.4 1 4.3 1 4.3 7 40.4 0 0.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 155 88 56.6 74 47.8 14 9.1 10 6.2 73 47.2 3 1.6
              Under 6 years 47 23 49.7 23 49.7 5 11.7 5 9.9 23 49.7 1 2.1
              6 to 17 years 109 65 59.5 51 47.0 9 8.0 5 4.7 50 46.2 2 1.4
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 50 20 39.5 16 31.6 5 10.2 0 0.9 16 31.6 0 0.9
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
1,353 612 45.2 528 39.0 144 10.7 158 11.7 491 36.3 38 2.8
      Householder 447 186 41.6 163 36.4 43 9.6 50 11.1 149 33.4 16 3.6
          Under 65 years 390 163 41.9 143 36.5 32 8.3 42 10.8 130 33.4 16 4.0
          65 years and over 57 22 39.5 20 35.4 11 18.7 7 12.9 19 33.5 0 0.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 351 199 56.6 168 47.9 31 8.9 57 16.4 163 46.5 15 4.1
              Under 6 years 71 43 59.6 41 56.7 5 6.5 17 24.4 40 55.3 1 1.8
              6 to 17 years 280 156 55.8 128 45.7 27 9.5 40 14.3 124 44.2 13 4.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 222 72 32.4 56 25.2 24 10.7 13 5.9 51 22.9 5 2.5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
36 21 57.4 20 55.0 5 14.0 7 18.5 20 55.0 4 10.5
          Under 18 years 15 10 65.4 9 61.6 3 19.0 4 27.4 9 61.6 2 14.3
              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 11 6 55.5 6 53.2 3 24.4 4 35.3 6 53.2 0 0.0
          18 years and over 22 11 51.9 11 50.6 2 10.7 3 12.5 11 50.6 2 7.9
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,673 311 18.6 306 18.3 83 4.9 88 5.3 250 15.0 76 4.6
      Male 871 142 16.2 141 16.2 27 3.1 45 5.2 118 13.5 32 3.7
          Under 65 years 793 115 14.5 115 14.5 14 1.7 33 4.1 97 12.2 19 2.4
              Living alone 343 25 7.4 25 7.4 4 1.1 6 1.8 18 5.2 11 3.3
          65 years and over 78 26 33.5 26 33.5 13 16.8 12 15.9 21 26.7 13 16.3
              Living alone 67 23 34.6 23 34.6 11 15.8 12 17.6 18 26.7 12 17.2
      Female 801 169 21.1 165 20.6 56 7.0 43 5.4 132 16.5 44 5.5
          Under 65 years 622 104 16.7 100 16.1 18 2.9 24 3.8 85 13.7 11 1.8
              Living alone 274 33 12.0 33 12.0 9 3.3 9 3.1 25 9.2 10 3.8
          65 years and over 179 65 36.2 65 36.2 38 21.3 19 10.8 47 26.4 34 18.7
              Living alone 166 60 36.3 60 36.3 34 20.8 18 11.1 43 25.7 34 20.2

Poverty Footnotes

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