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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.
Below povery level

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
1,901 1,181 62.1 1,079 56.7 205 10.8 514 27.0 962 50.6 198 10.4
Under 18 years 531 427 80.3 393 73.9 65 12.2 221 41.6 365 68.6 71 13.4
18 to 24 years 332 133 40.0 116 35.0 28 8.3 47 14.3 105 31.6 21 6.2
25 to 34 years 281 169 60.1 154 54.7 11 3.8 68 24.3 133 47.3 13 4.7
35 to 44 years 222 153 68.9 141 63.5 14 6.4 58 26.0 121 54.7 24 11.0
45 to 54 years 180 118 65.4 100 55.7 22 12.0 54 29.8 89 49.6 14 7.6
55 to 59 years 60 30 50.0 28 46.5 9 15.2 11 18.4 23 38.5 6 10.6
60 to 64 years 79 32 40.2 32 40.2 8 10.5 16 20.8 23 28.8 8 10.0
65 years and over 216 120 55.7 116 53.6 48 22.4 39 17.9 103 47.7 41 19.1
      65 to 74 years 104 53 51.1 53 50.8 18 17.2 23 22.0 51 48.5 12 11.8
      75 years and over 112 67 59.9 63 56.3 30 27.2 16 14.1 52 47.0 29 26.0

Male
 
  Total
897 559 62.4 507 56.5 78 8.7 238 26.5 450 50.2 91 10.2
Under 18 years 254 219 86.2 199 78.2 29 11.5 109 43.0 183 72.1 39 15.3
18 to 24 years 170 62 36.5 51 30.1 12 6.8 22 13.0 45 26.6 10 5.9
25 to 34 years 146 74 50.7 69 47.3 3 2.2 26 17.8 57 39.4 6 4.4
35 to 44 years 95 68 72.4 64 67.5 5 5.2 26 28.0 55 57.6 10 11.1
45 to 54 years 85 63 74.1 55 65.1 11 12.8 26 30.4 50 59.0 6 7.3
55 to 59 years 21 12 58.7 10 48.8 1 6.3 3 14.7 10 48.8 2 8.2
60 to 64 years 33 10 31.8 10 31.8 0 0.0 5 16.2 6 17.9 3 7.6
65 years and over 93 50 53.6 48 51.4 17 18.4 20 21.3 44 47.0 15 16.1
      65 to 74 years 47 25 53.8 25 53.8 10 21.0 14 29.5 25 52.9 6 12.2
      75 years and over 46 25 53.3 23 49.0 7 15.8 6 13.1 19 41.1 9 20.0

Female
 
  Total
1,004 622 61.9 572 57.0 126 12.6 276 27.5 512 50.9 107 10.7
Under 18 years 277 208 74.9 194 69.9 36 12.8 112 40.2 181 65.4 32 11.6
18 to 24 years 162 71 43.7 65 40.1 16 9.9 25 15.6 60 36.9 11 6.5
25 to 34 years 136 95 70.2 85 62.6 8 5.5 43 31.3 76 55.8 7 5.0
35 to 44 years 127 85 66.4 77 60.4 9 7.2 31 24.5 67 52.6 14 10.9
45 to 54 years 95 55 57.7 45 47.3 11 11.2 28 29.3 39 41.2 8 7.9
55 to 59 years 39 17 45.2 17 45.2 8 20.1 8 20.5 13 32.8 5 11.9
60 to 64 years 46 21 46.2 21 46.2 8 18.1 11 24.1 17 36.6 5 11.7
65 years and over 122 70 57.2 68 55.3 31 25.4 19 15.4 59 48.3 26 21.5
      65 to 74 years 57 28 48.9 28 48.3 8 14.0 9 16.0 26 45.0 7 11.5
      75 years and over 65 42 64.6 40 61.5 23 35.4 10 14.8 33 51.2 20 30.2

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
1,901 1,181 62.1 1,079 56.7 205 10.8 514 27.0 962 50.6 198 10.4
          65 years and over 216 120 55.7 116 53.6 48 22.4 39 17.9 103 47.7 41 19.1
In families (2) 1,361 975 71.7 877 64.4 142 10.4 440 32.3 793 58.3 152 11.2
      Householder 359 237 66.1 211 58.8 30 8.5 105 29.2 186 51.9 36 10.1
          Under 65 years 301 209 69.2 184 61.2 23 7.5 95 31.5 162 53.6 25 8.4
          65 years and over 58 29 49.9 27 46.4 8 13.6 10 16.6 25 42.7 11 18.6
      Related children under 18 years (9) 507 413 81.4 380 74.8 63 12.5 213 42.0 352 69.3 71 14.0
              Under 6 years 199 168 84.4 163 81.7 26 13.1 84 42.2 150 75.4 31 15.4
              6 to 17 years 308 245 79.4 217 70.4 37 12.1 129 41.8 202 65.4 40 13.0
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 109 64 58.7 43 39.5 14 12.9 20 18.5 39 35.8 12 10.7
 
In married-couple families (11)
942 709 75.2 666 70.7 91 9.6 328 34.8 594 63.0 124 13.2
      Husbands (11) 237 168 70.9 158 66.7 22 9.1 75 31.8 136 57.6 27 11.4
          Under 65 years 185 143 77.4 135 73.1 12 6.7 65 35.4 115 62.3 16 8.7
          65 years and over 52 25 47.9 23 44.0 9 17.5 10 19.0 21 40.7 11 21.2
      Wives (11) 257 169 65.9 157 61.1 21 8.1 76 29.4 134 52.1 28 10.8
          Under 65 years 223 154 69.2 144 64.6 16 7.3 73 32.8 122 54.9 22 9.8
          65 years and over 34 15 44.2 13 38.2 5 13.7 2 7.2 11 33.1 6 17.5
      Related children under 18 years (9) 345 292 84.8 279 81.1 37 10.6 148 43.0 255 73.9 54 15.6
              Under 6 years 153 134 87.7 129 84.5 16 10.7 60 39.1 117 76.3 25 16.3
              6 to 17 years 191 158 82.5 150 78.3 20 10.5 88 46.0 138 72.0 29 15.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 58 40 69.0 32 55.6 10 18.0 16 27.0 30 52.5 9 16.2
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
129 76 58.8 57 44.7 23 17.7 17 13.0 57 44.7 3 2.3
      Householder 34 16 48.9 12 35.8 3 8.1 3 8.5 12 35.8 1 2.3
          Under 65 years 28 13 46.5 9 30.9 3 9.6 3 10.1 9 30.9 1 2.8
          65 years and over 5 3 61.4 3 61.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 61.4 0 0.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 47 33 70.8 25 53.5 12 25.5 10 21.4 25 53.5 2 3.6
              Under 6 years 16 10 59.7 9 58.4 4 26.6 5 32.7 9 58.4 1 6.1
              6 to 17 years 31 24 76.7 16 50.9 8 25.0 5 15.5 16 50.9 1 2.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 6 4 72.2 0 7.6 0 0.0 0 7.6 0 7.6 0 7.6
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
290 191 65.8 154 53.0 28 9.7 95 32.7 142 48.9 25 8.8
      Householder 87 54 62.9 44 51.2 8 9.1 28 32.7 41 47.5 8 9.5
          Under 65 years 82 52 63.3 42 51.1 8 9.2 28 34.5 39 47.5 8 10.1
          65 years and over 4 2 54.4 2 54.4 0 7.9 0 0.0 2 46.5 0 0.0
      Related children under 18 years (9) 116 87 75.5 75 64.9 15 12.6 55 47.4 72 62.1 15 13.3
              Under 6 years 30 24 80.7 24 79.8 5 17.7 19 63.3 24 79.8 5 16.0
              6 to 17 years 86 63 73.7 51 59.7 9 10.9 36 41.8 48 55.9 11 12.3
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 45 20 43.7 10 23.2 4 8.2 4 9.1 8 18.2 2 4.1
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
13 12 92.5 12 92.5 3 23.2 9 64.9 12 92.5 0 0.0
          Under 18 years 7 7 100.0 7 100.0 2 22.9 5 73.1 7 100.0 0 0.0
              Under 6 years 1 1 100.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0
              6 to 17 years 6 6 100.0 6 100.0 2 26.1 5 83.2 6 100.0 0 0.0
          18 years and over 6 5 83.3 5 83.3 1 23.5 3 54.9 5 83.3 0 0.0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
527 193 36.7 189 36.0 60 11.3 66 12.5 156 29.7 46 8.7
      Male 257 83 32.2 83 32.2 16 6.4 32 12.5 66 25.7 17 6.5
          Under 65 years 231 67 29.2 67 29.2 9 3.7 22 9.7 53 23.1 13 5.5
              Living alone 68 20 29.2 20 29.2 2 3.3 8 11.4 11 16.3 7 11.0
          65 years and over 26 15 59.0 15 59.0 8 30.4 10 37.9 13 49.6 4 15.4
              Living alone 19 13 67.6 13 67.6 6 31.9 9 45.7 11 57.6 4 20.3
      Female 270 111 41.1 107 39.6 43 16.0 34 12.4 90 33.4 29 10.8
          Under 65 years 209 73 35.1 69 33.1 17 8.2 19 9.2 59 28.3 9 4.2
              Living alone 61 20 32.5 20 32.5 9 15.0 7 11.6 16 26.1 9 14.5
          65 years and over 61 38 61.6 38 61.6 26 42.7 14 23.5 31 50.9 20 33.3
              Living alone 53 34 63.7 34 63.7 22 42.5 14 26.6 27 51.4 20 38.6

Poverty Footnotes

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