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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
Below povery level

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
1,746 1,072 61.4 983 56.3 186 10.7 459 26.3 872 50.0 178 10.2
Under 18 years 463 370 79.9 341 73.6 57 12.3 188 40.5 315 68.0 62 13.4
18 to 24 years 294 119 40.4 104 35.3 21 7.3 45 15.3 92 31.4 18 6.1
25 to 34 years 255 150 58.8 139 54.3 8 3.2 60 23.4 121 47.4 10 4.1
35 to 44 years 210 142 67.5 132 62.8 14 6.6 51 24.4 113 54.0 22 10.4
45 to 54 years 176 115 65.1 97 55.2 22 12.2 51 29.0 86 49.0 14 7.8
55 to 59 years 57 29 50.6 27 47.9 9 15.9 11 18.6 23 39.5 6 11.0
60 to 64 years 77 30 38.8 30 38.8 8 10.4 16 20.9 21 27.2 6 8.3
65 years and over 213 118 55.3 114 53.2 48 22.3 38 17.8 101 47.5 40 18.7
      65 to 74 years 103 53 50.9 52 50.6 17 16.6 22 21.6 50 48.8 12 11.9
      75 years and over 110 65 59.4 61 55.7 30 27.6 16 14.3 51 46.3 28 25.0

Male
 
  Total
825 511 61.9 463 56.1 71 8.6 207 25.0 413 50.0 83 10.1
Under 18 years 218 189 86.8 171 78.4 24 10.8 88 40.6 157 72.1 33 15.2
18 to 24 years 156 61 38.8 50 31.9 11 7.2 22 13.8 44 28.0 10 6.2
25 to 34 years 133 65 48.9 62 46.6 3 2.0 22 16.6 54 40.3 6 4.4
35 to 44 years 91 65 71.7 61 66.6 5 5.4 24 26.0 52 57.3 10 11.5
45 to 54 years 82 60 73.7 53 64.4 11 13.2 24 28.6 48 58.1 6 7.5
55 to 59 years 20 11 56.8 10 49.1 1 6.5 3 13.4 10 49.1 2 8.5
60 to 64 years 32 9 28.6 9 28.6 0 0.0 5 16.9 4 14.1 1 3.3
65 years and over 92 49 53.4 47 51.2 16 17.9 19 20.8 44 47.2 15 16.2
      65 to 74 years 46 25 53.5 25 53.5 9 19.9 13 28.5 25 53.5 6 12.4
      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
921 562 61.0 520 56.5 115 12.5 253 27.4 460 49.9 95 10.3
Under 18 years 245 181 73.8 170 69.4 33 13.6 99 40.4 157 64.3 29 11.8
18 to 24 years 138 58 42.3 54 39.1 10 7.4 24 17.1 49 35.3 8 5.9
25 to 34 years 122 85 69.6 76 62.7 5 4.5 38 30.8 67 55.2 5 3.7
35 to 44 years 119 76 64.3 71 59.8 9 7.6 27 23.1 61 51.4 11 9.6
45 to 54 years 94 54 57.7 44 47.2 11 11.4 28 29.3 39 41.0 8 8.0
55 to 59 years 37 17 47.3 17 47.3 8 21.0 8 21.4 13 34.3 5 12.4
60 to 64 years 45 21 45.9 21 45.9 8 17.6 11 23.6 16 36.3 5 11.7
65 years and over 121 69 56.7 66 54.8 31 25.7 19 15.5 58 47.6 25 20.5
      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 64 41 63.7 39 60.6 23 36.2 10 15.2 32 50.0 18 28.6

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
1,746 1,072 61.4 983 56.3 186 10.7 459 26.3 872 50.0 178 10.2
          65 years and over 213 118 55.3 114 53.2 48 22.3 38 17.8 101 47.5 40 18.7
In families (2) 1,244 881 70.8 796 64.0 126 10.1 393 31.6 714 57.4 135 10.8
      Householder 337 219 64.9 197 58.3 28 8.2 95 28.1 172 50.9 31 9.3
          Under 65 years 280 190 68.0 170 60.7 20 7.1 85 30.5 147 52.6 21 7.3
          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) 444 359 80.9 331 74.5 55 12.4 182 41.0 304 68.6 62 13.9
              Under 6 years 176 147 83.5 142 80.8 21 11.7 74 42.3 130 73.7 26 15.0
              6 to 17 years 268 212 79.2 189 70.4 35 12.9 108 40.1 175 65.3 35 13.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 92 56 60.5 36 39.2 9 9.9 19 20.7 32 34.8 11 12.2
 
In married-couple families (11)
874 653 74.6 619 70.8 85 9.7 309 35.3 547 62.6 119 13.7
      Husbands (11) 227 159 69.8 150 66.1 22 9.5 71 31.3 129 56.6 26 11.3
          Under 65 years 176 134 76.3 127 72.6 12 7.1 61 35.0 108 61.3 15 8.3
          65 years and over 52 25 48.2 23 44.3 9 17.6 10 19.1 21 40.9 11 21.3
      Wives (11) 247 159 64.5 151 61.2 21 8.4 73 29.6 128 51.8 26 10.7
          Under 65 years 214 146 68.0 139 65.1 16 7.5 71 33.0 118 55.1 22 10.2
          65 years and over 32 13 41.6 11 35.4 5 14.3 2 7.5 10 30.1 4 13.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 313 265 84.6 254 81.2 36 11.4 135 43.2 230 73.3 54 17.1
              Under 6 years 142 124 86.8 119 83.5 16 11.3 58 40.7 106 74.7 25 17.5
              6 to 17 years 171 141 82.8 136 79.3 20 11.5 78 45.4 123 72.2 29 16.7
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 44 33 75.8 27 61.2 6 13.1 15 35.1 25 57.1 9 21.4
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
119 71 59.5 56 46.8 22 18.8 15 12.6 56 46.8 3 2.5
      Householder 32 16 48.8 12 36.0 3 8.4 2 7.7 12 36.0 1 2.4
          Under 65 years 27 12 46.3 8 31.0 3 10.1 2 9.2 8 31.0 1 2.9
          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) 41 30 73.4 24 58.5 12 28.5 9 21.4 24 58.5 2 4.1
              Under 6 years 14 9 62.8 9 62.8 4 27.8 5 32.9 9 62.8 1 7.1
              6 to 17 years 27 21 78.9 15 56.3 8 28.9 4 15.3 15 56.3 1 2.6
      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
250 158 62.9 121 48.5 18 7.3 70 27.8 111 44.4 13 5.0
      Householder 76 46 60.8 36 47.7 5 6.8 21 27.9 33 43.4 5 6.4
          Under 65 years 71 44 61.2 34 47.3 5 6.7 21 29.7 31 43.2 5 6.8
          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) 90 64 71.3 52 58.3 8 8.8 38 41.9 51 56.6 6 7.2
              Under 6 years 19 14 74.1 14 74.1 1 2.9 12 60.5 14 74.1 0 2.5
              6 to 17 years 70 50 70.5 38 54.0 7 10.4 26 36.8 36 51.8 6 8.4
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 42 18 42.9 9 21.0 3 7.9 3 7.7 7 15.6 1 3.2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
11 10 91.2 10 91.2 3 22.5 7 60.2 10 91.2 0 0.0
          Under 18 years 6 6 100.0 6 100.0 2 28.4 4 69.3 6 100.0 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 5 5 100.0 5 100.0 2 33.4 4 81.5 5 100.0 0 0.0
          18 years and over 5 4 81.7 4 81.7 1 16.1 3 50.5 4 81.7 0 0.0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
491 181 36.9 177 36.0 58 11.8 59 12.0 148 30.2 43 8.8
      Male 239 76 32.0 76 32.0 15 6.3 27 11.2 64 26.9 16 6.8
          Under 65 years 214 62 28.9 62 28.9 8 3.6 17 8.2 52 24.2 12 5.7
              Living alone 58 15 25.6 15 25.6 2 2.8 3 5.4 10 17.5 7 11.7
          65 years and over 25 15 58.2 15 58.2 7 29.1 9 36.8 13 50.5 4 15.7
              Living alone 19 13 67.6 13 67.6 6 31.9 9 45.7 11 57.6 4 20.3
      Female 252 105 41.5 100 39.9 43 17.1 32 12.8 84 33.3 27 10.8
          Under 65 years 191 67 35.1 63 32.9 17 8.8 18 9.4 53 27.6 7 3.5
              Living alone 56 18 31.4 18 31.4 9 16.1 7 12.4 14 24.4 7 11.9
          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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