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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)
Below povery level

Both Sexes
 
  Total (1)
12,350 10,191 82.5 9,275 75.1 2,000 16.2 5,616 45.5 8,521 69.0 1,370 11.1
Under 18 years 5,610 5,184 92.4 4,713 84.0 995 17.7 2,988 53.3 4,415 78.7 697 12.4
18 to 24 years 1,440 1,013 70.4 934 64.9 174 12.1 537 37.3 842 58.5 136 9.4
25 to 34 years 1,864 1,424 76.4 1,307 70.1 226 12.1 761 40.8 1,174 63.0 162 8.7
35 to 44 years 1,495 1,220 81.6 1,079 72.2 216 14.5 598 40.0 1,017 68.0 132 8.8
45 to 54 years 914 696 76.1 623 68.1 182 19.9 411 45.0 553 60.5 95 10.4
55 to 59 years 284 198 69.8 178 62.9 62 21.8 97 34.1 162 57.2 38 13.3
60 to 64 years 227 141 61.9 129 56.8 43 18.8 70 30.7 109 48.1 20 8.7
65 years and over 516 316 61.3 311 60.4 102 19.8 155 30.1 249 48.2 91 17.7
      65 to 74 years 296 200 67.5 195 65.9 64 21.6 98 32.9 152 51.5 58 19.6
      75 years and over 219 116 53.0 116 53.0 38 17.3 58 26.2 96 43.9 33 15.2

Male
 
  Total
5,863 4,725 80.6 4,307 73.5 861 14.7 2,535 43.2 3,964 67.6 584 10.0
Under 18 years 2,793 2,605 93.3 2,373 85.0 502 18.0 1,503 53.8 2,233 80.0 358 12.8
18 to 24 years 670 423 63.2 386 57.7 53 8.0 213 31.9 338 50.5 54 8.1
25 to 34 years 847 599 70.8 552 65.2 72 8.5 295 34.8 487 57.5 51 6.1
35 to 44 years 698 524 75.1 472 67.6 84 12.0 227 32.5 444 63.6 30 4.3
45 to 54 years 429 311 72.4 280 65.2 73 16.9 175 40.8 247 57.6 43 10.1
55 to 59 years 136 89 65.9 81 59.6 26 18.9 46 33.8 75 55.5 12 9.0
60 to 64 years 116 75 64.5 66 57.3 14 11.9 29 25.2 54 46.6 6 5.1
65 years and over 174 98 56.1 96 55.2 39 22.1 48 27.3 85 48.6 29 16.5
      65 to 74 years 89 54 60.6 53 58.8 19 21.1 25 27.7 45 49.9 18 20.7
      75 years and over 85 44 51.4 44 51.4 20 23.1 23 26.9 40 47.3 10 12.1

Female
 
  Total
6,487 5,466 84.3 4,968 76.6 1,139 17.6 3,081 47.5 4,557 70.3 786 12.1
Under 18 years 2,817 2,578 91.5 2,340 83.1 493 17.5 1,485 52.7 2,181 77.4 339 12.0
18 to 24 years 770 590 76.6 548 71.2 121 15.7 323 42.0 504 65.4 81 10.5
25 to 34 years 1,017 825 81.1 755 74.3 155 15.2 466 45.9 687 67.6 110 10.8
35 to 44 years 797 695 87.2 607 76.2 133 16.7 371 46.6 573 71.9 102 12.8
45 to 54 years 485 385 79.4 343 70.6 109 22.5 236 48.7 306 63.1 52 10.6
55 to 59 years 148 109 73.3 98 65.8 36 24.6 51 34.2 87 58.7 26 17.2
60 to 64 years 111 66 59.3 63 56.3 29 26.0 40 36.4 55 49.6 14 12.4
65 years and over 341 218 64.0 215 63.1 63 18.5 108 31.5 164 48.0 62 18.3
      65 to 74 years 207 146 70.5 143 69.0 45 21.8 73 35.2 108 52.1 39 19.1
      75 years and over 134 73 54.0 73 54.0 18 13.5 35 25.8 56 41.7 23 17.1

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
12,350 10,191 82.5 9,275 75.1 2,000 16.2 5,616 45.5 8,521 69.0 1,370 11.1
          65 years and over 516 316 61.3 311 60.4 102 19.8 155 30.1 249 48.2 91 17.7
In families (2) 10,345 9,044 87.4 8,183 79.1 1,707 16.5 5,070 49.0 7,590 73.4 1,172 11.3
      Householder 2,369 2,009 84.8 1,819 76.8 390 16.5 1,134 47.8 1,659 70.0 286 12.1
          Under 65 years 2,255 1,940 86.0 1,751 77.7 366 16.2 1,100 48.8 1,602 71.0 280 12.4
          65 years and over 114 69 60.5 67 59.1 24 20.9 33 29.1 56 49.6 6 5.1
      Related children under 18 years (9) 5,419 5,008 92.4 4,551 84.0 963 17.8 2,902 53.6 4,259 78.6 684 12.6
              Under 6 years 2,245 2,055 91.5 1,954 87.0 356 15.8 1,206 53.7 1,839 81.9 259 11.5
              6 to 17 years 3,174 2,953 93.0 2,597 81.8 607 19.1 1,696 53.4 2,420 76.2 426 13.4
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 739 590 79.9 521 70.5 125 16.9 330 44.7 463 62.6 85 11.6
 
In married-couple families (11)
5,264 4,560 86.6 3,985 75.7 540 10.3 2,150 40.8 3,774 71.7 365 6.9
      Husbands (11) 1,071 880 82.2 773 72.2 103 9.7 408 38.1 730 68.1 76 7.1
          Under 65 years 1,001 845 84.4 740 73.9 90 9.0 393 39.2 700 70.0 69 6.9
          65 years and over 70 35 49.9 33 47.6 13 18.6 15 21.4 29 41.9 7 9.8
      Wives (11) 1,065 874 82.0 764 71.7 105 9.8 403 37.8 715 67.1 73 6.9
          Under 65 years 1,009 846 83.8 737 73.0 97 9.6 394 39.0 693 68.6 68 6.7
          65 years and over 56 28 50.3 26 47.4 7 13.2 9 15.3 22 39.6 6 10.2
      Related children under 18 years (9) 2,582 2,357 91.3 2,058 79.7 259 10.0 1,136 44.0 1,954 75.7 187 7.3
              Under 6 years 1,121 1,001 89.3 921 82.2 115 10.3 502 44.7 884 78.9 82 7.3
              6 to 17 years 1,461 1,356 92.8 1,136 77.8 144 9.9 634 43.4 1,069 73.2 105 7.2
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 348 286 82.0 236 67.9 48 13.9 111 31.9 226 64.9 22 6.4
 
In families with male householder,
  no spouse present
905 729 80.5 690 76.2 163 18.0 368 40.7 622 68.7 49 5.4
      Householder 249 192 77.0 181 72.5 39 15.5 99 39.7 159 64.0 16 6.4
          Under 65 years 243 187 77.0 176 72.4 36 14.7 97 39.9 155 63.7 16 6.4
          65 years and over 6 5 77.4 5 77.4 3 50.0 2 30.9 5 77.4 0 5.7
      Related children under 18 years (9) 401 371 92.5 353 88.1 90 22.4 194 48.4 333 83.1 26 6.4
              Under 6 years 173 164 95.0 160 92.7 38 22.3 85 49.4 153 88.9 7 4.1
              6 to 17 years 228 207 90.7 193 84.5 51 22.4 109 47.6 180 78.6 19 8.1
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 32 20 62.3 20 62.3 4 11.2 14 45.0 15 45.9 2 6.0
 
In families with female house-
  holder, no spouse present
4,176 3,755 89.9 3,508 84.0 1,004 24.0 2,551 61.1 3,194 76.5 759 18.2
      Householder 1,066 944 88.6 871 81.8 255 23.9 634 59.5 784 73.5 200 18.7
          Under 65 years 1,021 913 89.3 840 82.2 244 23.9 615 60.2 759 74.3 198 19.4
          65 years and over 44 31 70.6 31 70.6 11 24.8 19 42.9 25 56.0 1 2.9
      Related children under 18 years (9) 2,437 2,280 93.6 2,141 87.8 614 25.2 1,573 64.5 1,973 80.9 472 19.4
              Under 6 years 952 890 93.6 873 91.8 202 21.2 619 65.1 801 84.2 170 17.8
              6 to 17 years 1,485 1,390 93.6 1,268 85.3 412 27.8 953 64.2 1,171 78.9 302 20.3
      Own children 18 years and over (15) 359 285 79.4 265 73.8 73 20.3 205 57.1 222 61.9 61 17.1
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
204 198 97.0 183 89.9 51 24.9 107 52.6 179 87.8 17 8.4
          Under 18 years 123 120 97.8 111 90.6 29 23.6 65 53.2 108 87.8 9 7.4
              Under 6 years 67 65 97.4 60 90.1 12 17.6 38 56.6 59 88.1 8 11.5
              6 to 17 years 56 55 98.2 51 91.3 17 30.8 27 49.1 49 87.4 1 2.5
          18 years and over 81 78 95.8 72 88.8 22 27.0 42 51.7 71 87.8 8 9.8
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,801 949 52.7 909 50.5 242 13.5 439 24.4 752 41.7 181 10.0
      Male 982 468 47.7 442 45.0 113 11.5 213 21.7 362 36.8 76 7.8
          Under 65 years 909 426 46.9 401 44.1 98 10.8 194 21.3 327 36.0 55 6.0
              Living alone 148 70 47.1 70 47.1 26 17.7 47 31.6 55 37.2 21 13.9
          65 years and over 73 42 57.3 42 57.3 15 20.2 19 26.2 34 47.1 22 29.5
              Living alone 51 27 52.0 27 52.0 6 10.9 12 22.9 19 37.5 21 39.9
      Female 819 481 58.7 467 57.0 130 15.9 226 27.6 390 47.7 104 12.8
          Under 65 years 639 363 56.8 350 54.7 94 14.8 161 25.3 310 48.5 53 8.3
              Living alone 165 91 55.3 91 55.3 44 26.5 58 35.3 75 45.6 39 23.7
          65 years and over 180 117 65.2 117 65.2 35 19.7 65 36.1 80 44.6 52 28.7
              Living alone 167 111 66.5 111 66.5 32 19.0 62 37.1 74 44.3 50 30.2

Poverty Footnotes

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