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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
White A.O.I.C.
Below povery level

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
30,888 21,285 68.9 19,987 64.7 5,023 16.3 12,982 42.0 17,855 57.8 3,321 10.8
Under 18 years 10,567 9,238 87.4 8,587 81.3 1,963 18.6 5,894 55.8 8,063 76.3 1,365 12.9
18 to 24 years 4,298 2,276 53.0 2,168 50.4 457 10.6 1,358 31.6 1,910 44.4 325 7.6
25 to 34 years 4,399 3,074 69.9 2,885 65.6 594 13.5 1,848 42.0 2,560 58.2 424 9.6
35 to 44 years 3,468 2,501 72.1 2,301 66.3 535 15.4 1,449 41.8 2,060 59.4 302 8.7
45 to 54 years 3,183 1,971 61.9 1,871 58.8 690 21.7 1,240 39.0 1,562 49.1 334 10.5
55 to 59 years 1,318 671 50.9 643 48.8 264 20.0 398 30.2 530 40.2 125 9.5
60 to 64 years 1,126 502 44.5 487 43.3 182 16.2 306 27.2 387 34.4 120 10.6
65 years and over 2,530 1,052 41.6 1,045 41.3 339 13.4 490 19.4 782 30.9 326 12.9
      65 to 74 years 1,257 608 48.4 603 47.9 229 18.3 292 23.3 468 37.2 196 15.6
      75 years and over 1,273 444 34.9 443 34.8 109 8.6 197 15.5 314 24.7 130 10.2

Male
 
  Total
13,879 9,370 67.5 8,768 63.2 2,083 15.0 5,558 40.0 7,790 56.1 1,268 9.1
Under 18 years 5,287 4,634 87.7 4,307 81.5 980 18.5 2,926 55.3 4,053 76.7 652 12.3
18 to 24 years 1,813 822 45.4 769 42.4 144 8.0 463 25.5 647 35.7 102 5.6
25 to 34 years 1,855 1,194 64.4 1,119 60.3 188 10.1 677 36.5 952 51.4 117 6.3
35 to 44 years 1,540 1,039 67.5 963 62.6 224 14.6 559 36.3 862 56.0 87 5.6
45 to 54 years 1,465 858 58.5 813 55.5 266 18.2 511 34.9 652 44.5 130 8.9
55 to 59 years 650 313 48.1 297 45.7 128 19.6 174 26.8 242 37.2 48 7.4
60 to 64 years 481 215 44.7 206 42.8 65 13.6 116 24.0 163 33.9 38 7.8
65 years and over 788 295 37.4 293 37.2 87 11.0 133 16.8 219 27.8 96 12.1
      65 to 74 years 430 181 42.1 179 41.7 46 10.7 77 18.0 129 30.0 67 15.5
      75 years and over 359 114 31.7 114 31.7 41 11.3 55 15.4 90 25.1 29 8.1

Female
 
  Total
17,009 11,915 70.1 11,219 66.0 2,941 17.3 7,423 43.6 10,065 59.2 2,053 12.1
Under 18 years 5,280 4,604 87.2 4,279 81.0 983 18.6 2,968 56.2 4,010 75.9 713 13.5
18 to 24 years 2,485 1,454 58.5 1,399 56.3 312 12.6 895 36.0 1,263 50.8 223 9.0
25 to 34 years 2,545 1,880 73.9 1,766 69.4 406 16.0 1,170 46.0 1,608 63.2 307 12.1
35 to 44 years 1,929 1,462 75.8 1,338 69.4 310 16.1 890 46.2 1,198 62.1 215 11.2
45 to 54 years 1,718 1,114 64.8 1,058 61.6 424 24.7 728 42.4 911 53.0 204 11.9
55 to 59 years 667 358 53.7 345 51.7 136 20.4 224 33.5 288 43.1 77 11.6
60 to 64 years 644 286 44.4 281 43.6 117 18.1 190 29.5 224 34.8 82 12.7
65 years and over 1,741 758 43.5 753 43.2 252 14.5 357 20.5 563 32.3 231 13.2
      65 to 74 years 827 427 51.6 423 51.2 183 22.2 215 26.0 339 41.0 129 15.6
      75 years and over 914 331 36.2 329 36.0 69 7.5 142 15.6 224 24.5 101 11.1

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
30,888 21,285 68.9 19,987 64.7 5,023 16.3 12,982 42.0 17,855 57.8 3,321 10.8
          65 years and over 2,530 1,052 41.6 1,045 41.3 339 13.4 490 19.4 782 30.9 326 12.9
In families (2) 21,567 16,994 78.8 15,803 73.3 3,733 17.3 10,659 49.4 14,535 67.4 2,403 11.1
      Householder 6,133 4,508 73.5 4,226 68.9 1,066 17.4 2,872 46.8 3,834 62.5 710 11.6
          Under 65 years 5,590 4,294 76.8 4,014 71.8 990 17.7 2,773 49.6 3,648 65.3 692 12.4
          65 years and over 543 214 39.4 212 39.1 76 14.0 99 18.3 186 34.3 18 3.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 10,047 8,817 87.8 8,192 81.5 1,894 18.9 5,677 56.5 7,688 76.5 1,345 13.4
              Under 6 years 4,129 3,652 88.4 3,511 85.0 762 18.5 2,405 58.2 3,330 80.6 570 13.8
              6 to 17 years 5,918 5,165 87.3 4,682 79.1 1,132 19.1 3,272 55.3 4,359 73.7 774 13.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 1,499 1,062 70.8 973 64.9 300 20.0 654 43.6 864 57.7 110 7.3
 
In married-couple families (11)
10,844 8,031 74.1 7,285 67.2 1,227 11.3 4,493 41.4 6,693 61.7 775 7.1
      Husbands (11) 2,732 1,745 63.9 1,599 58.5 276 10.1 971 35.5 1,427 52.2 176 6.4
          Under 65 years 2,353 1,641 69.8 1,497 63.6 244 10.4 931 39.6 1,344 57.1 159 6.8
          65 years and over 379 104 27.4 102 27.0 32 8.4 40 10.5 83 21.9 16 4.3
      Wives (11) 2,738 1,762 64.4 1,613 58.9 282 10.3 986 36.0 1,443 52.7 181 6.6
          Under 65 years 2,456 1,684 68.6 1,536 62.6 261 10.6 954 38.9 1,387 56.5 173 7.0
          65 years and over 282 78 27.8 77 27.2 21 7.6 32 11.3 56 19.8 8 3.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 4,494 3,868 86.1 3,492 77.7 522 11.6 2,209 49.2 3,285 73.1 388 8.6
              Under 6 years 1,907 1,643 86.2 1,544 81.0 219 11.5 980 51.4 1,468 77.0 191 10.0
              6 to 17 years 2,587 2,224 86.0 1,947 75.3 304 11.7 1,229 47.5 1,816 70.2 197 7.6
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 625 449 71.8 386 61.7 102 16.3 215 34.4 358 57.3 23 3.6
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
1,950 1,444 74.1 1,368 70.1 311 16.0 811 41.6 1,206 61.8 135 6.9
      Householder 637 455 71.4 429 67.3 96 15.1 257 40.4 373 58.6 49 7.7
          Under 65 years 620 444 71.7 418 67.5 93 15.0 257 41.5 363 58.6 49 7.9
          65 years and over 18 11 60.3 10 59.5 4 20.2 0 2.0 10 59.5 0 2.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 857 713 83.2 674 78.6 160 18.7 418 48.8 621 72.5 73 8.6
              Under 6 years 331 297 89.8 293 88.5 70 21.1 187 56.5 275 83.0 27 8.3
              6 to 17 years 526 416 79.1 381 72.4 90 17.1 231 43.9 347 65.9 46 8.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 105 55 52.3 54 52.0 11 10.4 31 29.3 44 41.9 5 4.7
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
8,772 7,518 85.7 7,150 81.5 2,195 25.0 5,354 61.0 6,635 75.6 1,493 17.0
      Householder 2,756 2,303 83.6 2,193 79.6 689 25.0 1,641 59.5 2,029 73.6 482 17.5
          Under 65 years 2,567 2,193 85.4 2,083 81.2 647 25.2 1,579 61.5 1,930 75.2 475 18.5
          65 years and over 188 110 58.5 110 58.3 42 22.3 62 32.9 99 52.5 7 3.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 4,696 4,236 90.2 4,027 85.8 1,212 25.8 3,050 65.0 3,782 80.5 883 18.8
              Under 6 years 1,891 1,711 90.5 1,673 88.5 473 25.0 1,238 65.5 1,586 83.9 352 18.6
              6 to 17 years 2,804 2,525 90.0 2,354 83.9 739 26.3 1,812 64.6 2,196 78.3 531 18.9
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 770 559 72.6 534 69.3 188 24.4 409 53.1 462 60.1 82 10.7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
566 503 88.9 475 84.0 100 17.6 292 51.7 455 80.4 28 5.0
          Under 18 years 340 304 89.4 288 84.7 61 17.8 176 51.7 275 80.9 16 4.7
              Under 6 years 155 146 93.9 140 89.9 24 15.7 93 60.0 131 84.5 13 8.6
              6 to 17 years 185 158 85.6 148 80.3 36 19.6 82 44.6 144 77.9 3 1.4
          18 years and over 226 199 88.1 187 82.8 39 17.3 117 51.7 180 79.6 12 5.4
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
8,756 3,789 43.3 3,709 42.4 1,191 13.6 2,031 23.2 2,865 32.7 890 10.2
      Male 3,900 1,643 42.1 1,594 40.9 496 12.7 885 22.7 1,195 30.6 322 8.3
          Under 65 years 3,542 1,482 41.8 1,433 40.5 454 12.8 805 22.7 1,087 30.7 243 6.9
              Living alone 1,196 466 39.0 465 38.9 193 16.2 288 24.1 316 26.4 161 13.5
          65 years and over 359 161 44.8 161 44.8 42 11.7 79 22.1 109 30.3 79 22.0
              Living alone 280 127 45.5 127 45.5 29 10.5 66 23.5 78 27.8 77 27.6
      Female 4,856 2,146 44.2 2,115 43.6 695 14.3 1,146 23.6 1,670 34.4 568 11.7
          Under 65 years 3,692 1,652 44.7 1,621 43.9 521 14.1 920 24.9 1,315 35.6 357 9.7
              Living alone 1,294 638 49.3 638 49.3 272 21.0 436 33.7 480 37.1 292 22.6
          65 years and over 1,163 494 42.5 494 42.5 174 14.9 226 19.4 355 30.5 211 18.2
              Living alone 1,051 461 43.9 461 43.9 155 14.8 219 20.9 323 30.7 205 19.5

Poverty Footnotes

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