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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 A.O.I.C.
Below povery level

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
10,575 8,925 84.4 8,510 80.5 2,850 27.0 6,427 60.8 7,320 69.2 2,963 28.0
Under 18 years 4,480 4,231 94.5 4,000 89.3 1,237 27.6 3,226 72.0 3,650 81.5 1,496 33.4
18 to 24 years 1,392 1,121 80.5 1,078 77.4 338 24.2 751 53.9 911 65.4 356 25.6
25 to 34 years 1,382 1,122 81.1 1,085 78.5 338 24.4 861 62.3 917 66.3 386 27.9
35 to 44 years 994 827 83.2 776 78.0 240 24.2 574 57.7 623 62.7 203 20.5
45 to 54 years 984 773 78.6 736 74.8 323 32.8 512 52.0 567 57.6 220 22.4
55 to 59 years 385 263 68.4 256 66.6 129 33.6 154 40.1 199 51.8 82 21.4
60 to 64 years 304 198 65.1 192 63.2 89 29.3 123 40.5 152 49.9 74 24.4
65 years and over 655 391 59.6 387 59.1 156 23.8 227 34.6 302 46.1 144 22.0
      65 to 74 years 300 188 62.8 185 61.8 85 28.3 105 35.0 158 52.8 68 22.8
      75 years and over 355 202 57.0 202 56.9 71 20.1 122 34.3 143 40.4 76 21.4

Male
 
  Total
4,571 3,758 82.2 3,540 77.4 1,203 26.3 2,599 56.8 3,066 67.1 1,102 24.1
Under 18 years 2,278 2,158 94.8 2,022 88.8 657 28.8 1,602 70.3 1,850 81.2 739 32.4
18 to 24 years 567 419 73.8 400 70.5 137 24.2 256 45.2 337 59.4 110 19.3
25 to 34 years 495 351 70.9 340 68.7 108 21.8 237 47.9 268 54.2 79 15.9
35 to 44 years 348 256 73.5 239 68.8 69 19.9 170 48.8 194 55.7 43 12.5
45 to 54 years 403 302 74.9 276 68.4 112 27.8 190 47.1 199 49.2 55 13.5
55 to 59 years 143 89 61.9 83 58.3 43 29.9 44 31.0 69 48.4 14 10.1
60 to 64 years 126 73 58.0 72 57.0 35 27.5 37 29.4 59 46.9 22 17.0
65 years and over 210 110 52.5 107 51.1 42 19.9 62 29.5 90 42.8 40 19.2
      65 to 74 years 103 59 57.2 56 54.4 20 19.9 32 30.8 50 49.2 17 16.5
      75 years and over 108 52 48.0 52 48.0 22 20.0 30 28.3 39 36.6 23 21.7

Female
 
  Total
6,004 5,167 86.1 4,970 82.8 1,648 27.4 3,829 63.8 4,254 70.8 1,862 31.0
Under 18 years 2,202 2,073 94.1 1,978 89.8 581 26.4 1,625 73.8 1,799 81.7 757 34.4
18 to 24 years 825 702 85.1 678 82.2 200 24.3 494 59.9 574 69.6 247 29.9
25 to 34 years 887 771 86.9 744 83.9 230 25.9 624 70.3 649 73.1 307 34.6
35 to 44 years 646 571 88.4 536 83.0 171 26.5 404 62.5 429 66.4 160 24.8
45 to 54 years 580 471 81.1 460 79.3 211 36.3 322 55.5 368 63.4 166 28.6
55 to 59 years 241 175 72.3 173 71.5 86 35.8 110 45.6 130 53.8 68 28.1
60 to 64 years 177 124 70.2 120 67.7 54 30.6 86 48.3 92 52.1 53 29.7
65 years and over 445 280 63.0 280 62.9 114 25.7 165 37.0 212 47.6 104 23.4
      65 to 74 years 197 129 65.7 129 65.6 64 32.6 73 37.1 108 54.7 51 26.1
      75 years and over 248 151 60.9 150 60.8 50 20.1 91 36.9 104 42.0 53 21.3

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
10,575 8,925 84.4 8,510 80.5 2,850 27.0 6,427 60.8 7,320 69.2 2,963 28.0
          65 years and over 655 391 59.6 387 59.1 156 23.8 227 34.6 302 46.1 144 22.0
In families (2) 8,184 7,379 90.2 7,003 85.6 2,250 27.5 5,489 67.1 6,224 76.1 2,459 30.0
      Householder 2,193 1,929 88.0 1,826 83.3 593 27.1 1,402 63.9 1,602 73.1 668 30.4
          Under 65 years 2,050 1,834 89.5 1,735 84.7 553 27.0 1,344 65.6 1,526 74.5 645 31.5
          65 years and over 143 94 66.0 91 63.5 40 28.2 57 40.2 76 53.3 23 15.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 4,349 4,114 94.6 3,896 89.6 1,195 27.5 3,156 72.6 3,553 81.7 1,482 34.1
              Under 6 years 1,750 1,630 93.2 1,583 90.5 482 27.5 1,284 73.4 1,464 83.7 647 37.0
              6 to 17 years 2,599 2,484 95.6 2,314 89.0 714 27.5 1,872 72.0 2,089 80.4 835 32.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 734 629 85.6 611 83.2 240 32.7 443 60.3 509 69.3 160 21.8
 
In married-couple families (11)
1,727 1,391 80.5 1,306 75.6 320 18.5 948 54.9 1,168 67.6 324 18.8
      Husbands (11) 401 285 71.0 266 66.3 67 16.7 187 46.5 232 57.9 66 16.4
          Under 65 years 341 258 75.7 242 71.0 59 17.2 169 49.4 210 61.4 62 18.1
          65 years and over 60 27 44.3 24 39.5 8 14.1 18 30.2 23 37.6 4 6.5
      Wives (11) 368 261 71.0 246 66.8 60 16.3 168 45.7 214 58.1 58 15.8
          Under 65 years 335 254 76.0 239 71.5 55 16.5 166 49.7 207 61.9 56 16.9
          65 years and over 33 7 20.0 7 20.0 5 14.7 2 5.2 7 20.0 2 5.3
      Related children under 18 years (9) 802 720 89.8 674 84.1 158 19.8 508 63.3 628 78.4 190 23.7
              Under 6 years 320 279 87.3 263 82.1 64 19.9 201 62.9 248 77.6 81 25.2
              6 to 17 years 482 441 91.5 411 85.4 95 19.7 306 63.6 380 79.0 109 22.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 115 92 80.2 87 75.9 28 24.4 56 49.1 75 65.1 7 5.8
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
702 559 79.7 491 70.0 153 21.8 335 47.7 403 57.5 65 9.3
      Householder 241 187 77.4 161 66.8 47 19.3 111 46.0 130 54.1 25 10.4
          Under 65 years 233 182 78.3 157 67.3 45 19.4 110 47.1 126 54.2 25 10.8
          65 years and over 9 4 52.2 4 52.2 2 17.9 2 17.9 4 52.2 0 0.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 283 245 86.7 207 73.1 50 17.6 142 50.0 184 64.8 29 10.2
              Under 6 years 115 90 78.3 88 76.2 19 16.1 65 56.8 78 67.4 15 12.7
              6 to 17 years 168 155 92.5 119 70.9 31 18.7 76 45.3 106 63.0 14 8.5
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 41 33 80.1 31 75.3 9 22.7 18 43.6 18 44.4 0 0.5
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
5,755 5,429 94.3 5,206 90.5 1,778 30.9 4,206 73.1 4,653 80.9 2,070 36.0
      Householder 1,569 1,469 93.6 1,411 89.9 485 30.9 1,111 70.8 1,250 79.7 583 37.2
          Under 65 years 1,482 1,398 94.3 1,340 90.4 452 30.5 1,066 71.9 1,193 80.5 564 38.1
          65 years and over 86 71 82.4 71 81.7 32 37.6 46 52.7 57 66.2 19 21.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 3,264 3,149 96.5 3,016 92.4 987 30.2 2,507 76.8 2,741 84.0 1,264 38.7
              Under 6 years 1,314 1,260 95.9 1,232 93.7 399 30.4 1,018 77.4 1,138 86.6 552 42.0
              6 to 17 years 1,950 1,888 96.8 1,784 91.5 588 30.1 1,489 76.4 1,603 82.2 712 36.5
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 578 504 87.1 493 85.2 203 35.1 369 63.7 416 71.9 153 26.5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
106 104 97.9 90 84.9 37 35.0 72 67.7 87 82.0 3 2.7
          Under 18 years 77 74 97.1 65 84.5 28 36.6 53 69.3 62 81.6 2 2.2
              Under 6 years 29 27 94.7 27 94.7 19 67.7 24 82.5 27 94.7 2 5.8
              6 to 17 years 48 47 98.6 37 78.3 9 18.0 29 61.4 35 73.7 0 0.0
          18 years and over 30 30 100.0 26 85.8 9 30.8 19 63.5 25 83.1 1 3.9
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
2,285 1,441 63.1 1,417 62.0 563 24.6 867 37.9 1,008 44.1 501 21.9
      Male 1,033 603 58.3 590 57.1 226 21.9 341 33.0 442 42.8 165 16.0
          Under 65 years 915 539 58.9 527 57.6 198 21.6 313 34.2 392 42.9 132 14.4
              Living alone 423 230 54.4 230 54.4 94 22.2 134 31.7 151 35.8 81 19.1
          65 years and over 119 64 53.7 64 53.7 29 24.2 28 23.9 50 42.1 33 27.9
              Living alone 89 43 48.2 43 48.2 18 20.3 15 17.0 31 35.1 28 31.7
      Female 1,252 839 67.0 827 66.0 337 26.9 525 42.0 566 45.2 336 26.9
          Under 65 years 974 672 69.0 659 67.7 269 27.6 437 44.9 441 45.3 259 26.5
              Living alone 550 390 70.9 390 70.9 178 32.4 269 49.0 231 42.1 221 40.1
          65 years and over 278 167 60.2 167 60.2 68 24.5 88 31.8 125 45.0 78 28.0
              Living alone 264 157 59.6 157 59.6 66 25.1 83 31.6 115 43.6 74 27.9

Poverty Footnotes

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