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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
Hispanic (any race)
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
48,811 26,037 53.3 22,957 47.0 4,246 8.7 9,200 18.8 21,359 43.8 2,311 4.7
Under 18 years 16,965 11,325 66.8 9,864 58.1 1,612 9.5 4,381 25.8 9,348 55.1 1,016 6.0
18 to 24 years 5,470 2,726 49.8 2,450 44.8 416 7.6 909 16.6 2,269 41.5 262 4.8
25 to 34 years 8,087 4,019 49.7 3,654 45.2 563 7.0 1,408 17.4 3,372 41.7 276 3.4
35 to 44 years 7,068 3,449 48.8 2,900 41.0 478 6.8 1,004 14.2 2,746 38.8 250 3.5
45 to 54 years 5,292 2,207 41.7 1,909 36.1 425 8.0 726 13.7 1,731 32.7 207 3.9
55 to 59 years 1,822 666 36.5 611 33.5 209 11.5 204 11.2 555 30.5 81 4.5
60 to 64 years 1,292 478 37.0 450 34.9 159 12.3 161 12.5 386 29.9 50 3.9
65 years and over 2,815 1,166 41.4 1,119 39.8 383 13.6 408 14.5 952 33.8 170 6.0
      65 to 74 years 1,690 707 41.8 666 39.4 214 12.6 235 13.9 568 33.6 100 5.9
      75 years and over 1,125 459 40.8 453 40.3 169 15.0 172 15.3 384 34.1 70 6.2

Male
 
  Total
25,096 12,811 51.0 11,275 44.9 1,994 7.9 4,343 17.3 10,507 41.9 1,010 4.0
Under 18 years 8,658 5,766 66.6 4,995 57.7 828 9.6 2,229 25.7 4,752 54.9 505 5.8
18 to 24 years 2,865 1,287 44.9 1,148 40.1 174 6.1 401 14.0 1,063 37.1 120 4.2
25 to 34 years 4,395 2,012 45.8 1,837 41.8 282 6.4 633 14.4 1,693 38.5 116 2.6
35 to 44 years 3,750 1,641 43.8 1,406 37.5 225 6.0 420 11.2 1,322 35.3 79 2.1
45 to 54 years 2,707 1,077 39.8 925 34.2 178 6.6 326 12.0 838 30.9 89 3.3
55 to 59 years 882 308 35.0 281 31.8 98 11.1 92 10.5 257 29.2 22 2.5
60 to 64 years 628 251 40.0 232 37.0 69 10.9 75 12.0 193 30.8 17 2.8
65 years and over 1,212 469 38.7 450 37.1 140 11.6 167 13.7 389 32.1 61 5.0
      65 to 74 years 715 277 38.7 264 36.9 73 10.2 96 13.5 229 32.0 36 5.1
      75 years and over 497 192 38.7 186 37.5 67 13.5 70 14.2 161 32.3 25 5.0

Female
 
  Total
23,714 13,226 55.8 11,682 49.3 2,251 9.5 4,857 20.5 10,851 45.8 1,302 5.5
Under 18 years 8,307 5,559 66.9 4,868 58.6 784 9.4 2,152 25.9 4,596 55.3 511 6.1
18 to 24 years 2,605 1,439 55.2 1,302 50.0 242 9.3 508 19.5 1,206 46.3 142 5.4
25 to 34 years 3,693 2,008 54.4 1,817 49.2 281 7.6 775 21.0 1,678 45.5 160 4.3
35 to 44 years 3,318 1,808 54.5 1,494 45.0 253 7.6 584 17.6 1,424 42.9 171 5.2
45 to 54 years 2,585 1,130 43.7 983 38.0 247 9.6 400 15.5 894 34.6 117 4.5
55 to 59 years 940 357 38.0 330 35.1 111 11.8 111 11.8 298 31.7 59 6.3
60 to 64 years 664 227 34.2 218 32.8 90 13.6 86 12.9 193 29.0 33 4.9
65 years and over 1,602 697 43.5 669 41.8 243 15.1 241 15.0 563 35.1 109 6.8
      65 to 74 years 974 430 44.1 402 41.3 141 14.5 139 14.3 340 34.9 64 6.5
      75 years and over 628 267 42.5 267 42.5 102 16.2 102 16.2 223 35.6 45 7.2

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
48,811 26,037 53.3 22,957 47.0 4,246 8.7 9,200 18.8 21,359 43.8 2,311 4.7
          65 years and over 2,815 1,166 41.4 1,119 39.8 383 13.6 408 14.5 952 33.8 170 6.0
In families (2) 42,717 23,873 55.9 20,893 48.9 3,760 8.8 8,321 19.5 19,608 45.9 1,990 4.7
      Householder 10,422 5,309 50.9 4,640 44.5 860 8.2 1,909 18.3 4,278 41.0 518 5.0
          Under 65 years 9,520 4,967 52.2 4,316 45.3 738 7.8 1,788 18.8 3,989 41.9 490 5.1
          65 years and over 902 341 37.8 324 35.9 121 13.5 121 13.4 289 32.0 28 3.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 16,655 11,081 66.5 9,638 57.9 1,568 9.4 4,274 25.7 9,131 54.8 1,002 6.0
              Under 6 years 6,436 4,289 66.6 4,000 62.2 585 9.1 1,777 27.6 3,812 59.2 350 5.4
              6 to 17 years 10,220 6,792 66.5 5,638 55.2 983 9.6 2,498 24.4 5,319 52.0 651 6.4
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,598 2,252 49.0 1,972 42.9 508 11.0 665 14.5 1,832 39.8 202 4.4
 
In married-couple families (11)
28,498 14,465 50.8 12,346 43.3 1,749 6.1 4,006 14.1 11,784 41.3 692 2.4
      Husbands (11) 6,650 2,968 44.6 2,529 38.0 358 5.4 820 12.3 2,387 35.9 168 2.5
          Under 65 years 5,973 2,751 46.1 2,322 38.9 283 4.7 748 12.5 2,201 36.9 144 2.4
          65 years and over 677 217 32.0 207 30.6 75 11.1 72 10.6 186 27.5 25 3.6
      Wives (11) 6,763 2,938 43.4 2,511 37.1 371 5.5 800 11.8 2,365 35.0 156 2.3
          Under 65 years 6,191 2,767 44.7 2,348 37.9 310 5.0 750 12.1 2,220 35.9 142 2.3
          65 years and over 572 171 29.9 163 28.5 61 10.7 50 8.8 145 25.4 14 2.5
      Related children under 18 years (9) 10,807 6,461 59.8 5,462 50.5 619 5.7 1,953 18.1 5,251 48.6 298 2.8
              Under 6 years 4,270 2,567 60.1 2,337 54.7 260 6.1 874 20.5 2,268 53.1 113 2.7
              6 to 17 years 6,537 3,894 59.6 3,125 47.8 359 5.5 1,079 16.5 2,983 45.6 185 2.8
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 2,847 1,265 44.4 1,073 37.7 245 8.6 234 8.2 1,039 36.5 60 2.1
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
3,935 1,951 49.6 1,818 46.2 306 7.8 626 15.9 1,656 42.1 123 3.1
      Householder 1,081 501 46.4 466 43.1 75 6.9 171 15.8 417 38.6 35 3.3
          Under 65 years 1,039 475 45.7 440 42.3 67 6.5 156 15.0 397 38.2 35 3.4
          65 years and over 42 26 63.0 26 63.0 8 18.2 15 34.9 20 48.8 1 1.6
      Related children under 18 years (9) 1,185 801 67.6 738 62.3 127 10.7 263 22.2 701 59.1 48 4.0
              Under 6 years 493 347 70.3 338 68.5 48 9.7 120 24.4 322 65.3 16 3.2
              6 to 17 years 691 454 65.7 400 57.8 79 11.4 143 20.6 378 54.7 32 4.6
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 253 106 42.0 99 39.0 15 6.1 49 19.4 78 30.9 6 2.4
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
10,283 7,457 72.5 6,728 65.4 1,705 16.6 3,689 35.9 6,168 60.0 1,175 11.4
      Householder 2,748 1,876 68.2 1,673 60.9 432 15.7 931 33.9 1,511 55.0 326 11.8
          Under 65 years 2,533 1,764 69.6 1,570 62.0 389 15.3 891 35.2 1,418 56.0 319 12.6
          65 years and over 215 111 51.9 103 48.0 43 20.2 41 19.0 93 43.3 7 3.2
      Related children under 18 years (9) 4,664 3,819 81.9 3,438 73.7 822 17.6 2,058 44.1 3,179 68.2 656 14.1
              Under 6 years 1,672 1,375 82.3 1,326 79.3 277 16.5 782 46.7 1,221 73.0 221 13.2
              6 to 17 years 2,992 2,444 81.7 2,113 70.6 546 18.2 1,276 42.7 1,958 65.4 435 14.5
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,498 880 58.8 800 53.4 247 16.5 382 25.5 715 47.7 136 9.1
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
376 290 77.2 270 71.9 67 17.9 138 36.8 266 70.8 19 5.2
          Under 18 years 190 159 83.5 148 78.2 39 20.5 80 42.3 145 76.3 10 5.3
              Under 6 years 101 86 85.2 81 80.3 18 17.7 50 49.1 80 79.1 9 8.6
              6 to 17 years 89 72 81.7 67 75.7 21 23.7 31 34.6 65 73.2 1 1.6
          18 years and over 186 131 70.6 122 65.6 28 15.3 58 31.1 121 65.1 9 5.0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,718 1,874 32.8 1,794 31.4 418 7.3 741 13.0 1,485 26.0 302 5.3
      Male 3,611 1,096 30.4 1,034 28.6 224 6.2 407 11.3 862 23.9 137 3.8
          Under 65 years 3,360 1,004 29.9 942 28.0 199 5.9 376 11.2 794 23.6 103 3.1
              Living alone 892 137 15.4 137 15.4 45 5.1 66 7.4 97 10.9 41 4.6
          65 years and over 250 92 36.7 92 36.7 24 9.7 31 12.5 69 27.4 34 13.6
              Living alone 186 61 32.5 61 32.5 11 5.7 19 10.1 37 20.0 31 16.9
      Female 2,107 778 36.9 759 36.0 194 9.2 334 15.8 622 29.5 165 7.8
          Under 65 years 1,696 584 34.4 565 33.3 131 7.7 234 13.8 488 28.7 85 5.0
              Living alone 602 146 24.2 146 24.2 59 9.8 79 13.2 111 18.5 64 10.7
          65 years and over 411 195 47.3 195 47.3 63 15.4 100 24.2 135 32.8 80 19.5
              Living alone 375 184 48.9 184 48.9 56 15.0 95 25.3 124 33.0 79 21.0

Poverty Footnotes

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