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POV38: People 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)
People in poverty, total (1) None One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight or more

Below poverty level
 
One person (1)
12,422 12,422 - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 10,322 10,322 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 2,100 2,100 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
6,807 3,701 3,105 - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 5,683 2,637 3,047 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 1,123 1,065 59 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
6,604 985 2,101 3,519 - - - - - -
Four people 7,132 391 1,107 3,196 2,438 - - - - -
Five people 5,741 156 311 993 2,989 1,292 - - - -
Six people 3,313 42 82 383 879 1,469 458 - - -
Seven people 1,770 - 41 209 253 404 731 132 - -
Eight people 868 - 19 36 50 275 248 200 39 -
Nine or more people 772 - - - 41 59 106 267 132 166

Poverty Footnotes

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