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POV37: Families in Poverty by Size of Family and Number of Related Children: 2010

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2011 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

    Number of related children under 18 years (28)
Families in poverty None One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight or more

Below poverty level
 
One person
12,422 12,422 - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 10,322 10,322 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 2,100 2,100 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
3,316 1,795 1,521 - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 2,775 1,283 1,492 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 541 512 28 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
2,131 307 676 1,148 - - - - - -
Four people 1,721 88 256 777 600 - - - - -
Five people 1,104 27 59 189 577 252 - - - -
Six people 536 7 13 59 142 239 75 - - -
Seven people 238 - 5 28 35 53 98 19 - -
Eight people 100 - 2 4 6 31 28 24 5 -
Nine or more people 75 - - - 5 6 10 26 12 16

Poverty Footnotes

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: January 14, 2013