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POV40: Age, Sex, Household Relationship, by Region and Residence -- Ratio of Income to Poverty Level: 2010

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

(Numbers in thousands)

    Below 50 percent of poverty (5) Below 75 percent of poverty (5) Below 100 percent of poverty (5) Below 125 percent of poverty (5) Below 150 percent of poverty (5) Below 175 percent of poverty (5) Below 185 percent of poverty (5) Below 200 percent of poverty (5)
All income levels Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6) Number Percent of total (6)

Northeast

Both Sexes
                          Total (1) 54,718 3,207 5.9 4,762 8.7 6,987 12.8 9,204 16.8 11,483 21.0 13,651 24.9 14,581 26.6 15,836 28.9
Under 18 years 12,297 1,082 8.8 1,590 12.9 2,269 18.4 2,861 23.3 3,373 27.4 3,924 31.9 4,088 33.2 4,403 35.8
18 to 24 years 5,532 529 9.6 722 13.1 992 17.9 1,227 22.2 1,478 26.7 1,697 30.7 1,817 32.8 1,937 35.0
25 to 34 years 7,124 509 7.2 726 10.2 969 13.6 1,220 17.1 1,495 21.0 1,738 24.4 1,862 26.1 1,997 28.0
35 to 44 years 6,861 281 4.1 441 6.4 655 9.5 856 12.5 1,124 16.4 1,361 19.8 1,465 21.4 1,628 23.7
45 to 54 years 8,443 324 3.8 515 6.1 759 9.0 1,012 12.0 1,276 15.1 1,529 18.1 1,648 19.5 1,777 21.0
55 to 59 years 3,668 156 4.2 234 6.4 371 10.1 457 12.5 563 15.4 684 18.7 725 19.8 766 20.9
60 to 64 years 3,146 115 3.6 182 5.8 292 9.3 416 13.2 499 15.9 590 18.8 639 20.3 700 22.3
65 years and over 7,647 211 2.8 353 4.6 680 8.9 1,155 15.1 1,673 21.9 2,128 27.8 2,338 30.6 2,629 34.4
      65 to 74 years 3,973 119 3.0 188 4.7 335 8.4 503 12.7 681 17.1 866 21.8 958 24.1 1,089 27.4
      75 years and over 3,674 92 2.5 165 4.5 345 9.4 652 17.8 992 27.0 1,262 34.4 1,380 37.6 1,540 41.9

Male
 
          Total
26,679 1,433 5.4 2,128 8.0 3,142 11.8 4,119 15.4 5,123 19.2 6,103 22.9 6,549 24.5 7,166 26.9
Under 18 years 6,273 588 9.4 848 13.5 1,201 19.1 1,496 23.8 1,754 28.0 2,035 32.4 2,123 33.8 2,295 36.6
18 to 24 years 2,747 194 7.1 286 10.4 414 15.1 517 18.8 655 23.8 774 28.2 832 30.3 890 32.4
25 to 34 years 3,656 211 5.8 312 8.5 430 11.8 547 15.0 679 18.6 794 21.7 862 23.6 931 25.5
35 to 44 years 3,333 96 2.9 145 4.4 228 6.8 316 9.5 453 13.6 565 17.0 625 18.7 706 21.2
45 to 54 years 4,104 139 3.4 228 5.5 351 8.6 460 11.2 584 14.2 698 17.0 744 18.1 796 19.4
55 to 59 years 1,787 79 4.4 118 6.6 166 9.3 205 11.5 242 13.5 306 17.1 327 18.3 351 19.6
60 to 64 years 1,479 48 3.2 65 4.4 110 7.5 171 11.6 198 13.4 232 15.7 253 17.1 278 18.8
65 years and over 3,299 79 2.4 126 3.8 243 7.4 406 12.3 558 16.9 698 21.2 784 23.8 919 27.9
      65 to 74 years 1,874 46 2.4 72 3.9 128 6.8 187 10.0 257 13.7 328 17.5 376 20.1 441 23.5
      75 years and over 1,425 33 2.3 54 3.8 115 8.0 219 15.4 301 21.1 370 26.0 408 28.7 478 33.6

Female
 
          Total
28,039 1,774 6.3 2,634 9.4 3,845 13.7 5,085 18.1 6,360 22.7 7,548 26.9 8,032 28.6 8,670 30.9
Under 18 years 6,024 495 8.2 742 12.3 1,068 17.7 1,365 22.7 1,619 26.9 1,889 31.4 1,965 32.6 2,108 35.0
18 to 24 years 2,785 335 12.0 436 15.7 578 20.8 710 25.5 823 29.6 923 33.1 985 35.3 1,047 37.6
25 to 34 years 3,468 298 8.6 414 11.9 539 15.6 672 19.4 816 23.5 944 27.2 1,000 28.8 1,066 30.7
35 to 44 years 3,527 186 5.3 295 8.4 427 12.1 540 15.3 671 19.0 796 22.6 840 23.8 921 26.1
45 to 54 years 4,339 185 4.3 287 6.6 408 9.4 552 12.7 692 15.9 831 19.2 904 20.8 981 22.6
55 to 59 years 1,881 76 4.1 116 6.2 205 10.9 252 13.4 322 17.1 378 20.1 398 21.1 415 22.1
60 to 64 years 1,667 67 4.0 117 7.0 182 10.9 245 14.7 302 18.1 358 21.5 387 23.2 422 25.3
65 years and over 4,347 132 3.0 226 5.2 437 10.1 749 17.2 1,115 25.7 1,430 32.9 1,554 35.7 1,710 39.3
      65 to 74 years 2,098 73 3.5 115 5.5 207 9.9 316 15.0 424 20.2 538 25.7 582 27.7 648 30.9
      75 years and over 2,249 59 2.6 111 4.9 230 10.2 433 19.3 691 30.7 892 39.7 971 43.2 1,061 47.2

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
54,718 3,207 5.9 4,762 8.7 6,987 12.8 9,204 16.8 11,483 21.0 13,651 24.9 14,581 26.6 15,836 28.9
          65 years and over 7,647 211 2.8 353 4.6 680 8.9 1,155 15.1 1,673 21.9 2,128 27.8 2,338 30.6 2,629 34.4
In families (2) 44,197 1,997 4.5 3,094 7.0 4,622 10.5 6,190 14.0 7,766 17.6 9,414 21.3 10,015 22.7 11,038 25.0
      Householder 13,862 597 4.3 914 6.6 1,330 9.6 1,790 12.9 2,300 16.6 2,809 20.3 3,004 21.7 3,332 24.0
          Under 65 years 11,309 554 4.9 828 7.3 1,174 10.4 1,561 13.8 1,966 17.4 2,357 20.8 2,493 22.0 2,721 24.1
          65 years and over 2,553 43 1.7 87 3.4 156 6.1 229 9.0 334 13.1 452 17.7 511 20.0 610 23.9
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
12,064 977 8.1 1,464 12.1 2,129 17.6 2,709 22.5 3,209 26.6 3,758 31.1 3,918 32.5 4,231 35.1
              Under 6 years 3,857 381 9.9 527 13.7 763 19.8 968 25.1 1,124 29.1 1,303 33.8 1,358 35.2 1,456 37.8
              6 to 17 years 8,207 596 7.3 936 11.4 1,366 16.6 1,741 21.2 2,085 25.4 2,455 29.9 2,560 31.2 2,775 33.8
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
5,647 164 2.9 285 5.1 444 7.9 590 10.4 766 13.6 948 16.8 1,038 18.4 1,164 20.6
 
In married-couple families (11)
33,007 500 1.5 885 2.7 1,658 5.0 2,569 7.8 3,451 10.5 4,479 13.6 4,857 14.7 5,544 16.8
      Husbands (11) 10,147 147 1.4 247 2.4 439 4.3 692 6.8 952 9.4 1,258 12.4 1,371 13.5 1,579 15.6
          Under 65 years 7,968 116 1.5 189 2.4 339 4.2 523 6.6 701 8.8 917 11.5 984 12.3 1,100 13.8
          65 years and over 2,179 31 1.4 58 2.7 101 4.6 169 7.7 251 11.5 341 15.6 388 17.8 479 22.0
      Wives (11) 10,147 147 1.4 247 2.4 439 4.3 692 6.8 952 9.4 1,258 12.4 1,371 13.5 1,579 15.6
          Under 65 years 8,437 123 1.5 203 2.4 360 4.3 556 6.6 746 8.8 978 11.6 1,056 12.5 1,189 14.1
          65 years and over 1,710 23 1.4 44 2.6 80 4.7 136 8.0 205 12.0 279 16.3 316 18.5 390 22.8
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
8,388 156 1.9 302 3.6 619 7.4 937 11.2 1,219 14.5 1,531 18.3 1,630 19.4 1,825 21.8
              Under 6 years 2,811 57 2.0 107 3.8 233 8.3 368 13.1 467 16.6 583 20.7 617 21.9 676 24.1
              6 to 17 years 5,577 100 1.8 194 3.5 386 6.9 569 10.2 751 13.5 948 17.0 1,013 18.2 1,149 20.6
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
3,592 42 1.2 70 1.9 120 3.4 189 5.3 250 7.0 336 9.3 379 10.5 443 12.3
 
In families with male
  householder, no spouse present
2,854 199 7.0 290 10.2 389 13.6 504 17.7 678 23.8 816 28.6 860 30.1 960 33.6
      Householder 1,004 64 6.4 91 9.1 124 12.3 160 16.0 234 23.3 280 27.8 298 29.7 334 33.3
          Under 65 years 869 64 7.3 88 10.1 113 13.0 147 17.0 217 24.9 262 30.2 276 31.8 302 34.7
          65 years and over 136 0 0.3 4 2.7 10 7.6 13 9.6 17 12.7 18 12.9 22 16.3 33 24.1
      Related children
        18 years (9)
627 91 14.6 124 19.8 162 25.9 194 30.9 229 36.4 284 45.2 294 46.8 310 49.5
              Under 6 years 233 40 17.3 52 22.3 75 32.0 87 37.5 100 43.1 118 50.7 122 52.5 131 56.3
              6 to 17 years 394 51 13.0 72 18.3 87 22.2 107 27.1 128 32.5 166 42.0 171 43.5 179 45.5
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
474 17 3.5 24 5.1 33 7.0 48 10.1 73 15.4 85 18.0 96 20.2 124 26.0
 
In families with female
  householder, no spouse present
8,337 1,298 15.6 1,920 23.0 2,574 30.9 3,117 37.4 3,637 43.6 4,119 49.4 4,298 51.5 4,535 54.4
      Householder 2,711 386 14.2 576 21.2 767 28.3 937 34.6 1,114 41.1 1,272 46.9 1,335 49.2 1,419 52.3
          Under 65 years 2,332 373 16.0 542 23.2 711 30.5 870 37.3 1,026 44.0 1,154 49.5 1,202 51.6 1,282 55.0
          65 years and over 379 13 3.4 34 9.0 56 14.7 67 17.6 88 23.2 118 31.0 132 34.9 136 35.9
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
3,048 729 23.9 1,038 34.1 1,348 44.2 1,578 51.8 1,762 57.8 1,943 63.7 1,995 65.4 2,095 68.7
              Under 6 years 812 284 34.9 368 45.3 455 56.1 512 63.1 556 68.5 601 74.0 619 76.2 649 79.9
              6 to 17 years 2,236 445 19.9 670 30.0 892 39.9 1,066 47.7 1,205 53.9 1,341 60.0 1,376 61.5 1,446 64.7
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
1,580 105 6.7 191 12.1 290 18.3 353 22.3 444 28.1 527 33.3 563 35.6 597 37.8
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
298 116 39.0 148 49.6 167 56.2 188 62.9 210 70.4 216 72.4 216 72.5 222 74.5
          Under 18 years 175 79 44.9 99 56.2 109 62.3 120 68.3 132 75.3 134 76.5 134 76.6 138 78.5
              Under 6 years 75 51 (B) 55 (B) 60 (B) 64 (B) 64 (B) 64 (B) 65 (B) 65 (B)
              6 to 17 years 101 28 27.7 43 42.9 49 48.6 55 55.0 68 67.2 70 69.3 70 69.3 73 72.6
          18 years and over 123 38 30.6 49 40.1 58 47.3 68 55.2 78 63.5 82 66.5 82 66.7 85 68.8
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
10,222 1,094 10.7 1,520 14.9 2,197 21.5 2,826 27.6 3,507 34.3 4,021 39.3 4,350 42.6 4,576 44.8
      Male 4,847 515 10.6 706 14.6 992 20.5 1,240 25.6 1,488 30.7 1,679 34.6 1,849 38.1 1,946 40.1
          Under 65 years 4,082 469 11.5 648 15.9 873 21.4 1,040 25.5 1,236 30.3 1,387 34.0 1,528 37.4 1,594 39.0
              Living alone 2,179 170 7.8 252 11.6 368 16.9 463 21.3 555 25.5 639 29.3 701 32.2 723 33.2
          65 years and over 765 46 6.0 59 7.7 119 15.6 200 26.2 252 32.9 292 38.1 320 41.9 352 46.0
              Living alone 651 33 5.0 45 6.9 94 14.4 163 25.1 208 31.9 242 37.1 265 40.8 293 45.0
      Female 5,375 580 10.8 814 15.1 1,205 22.4 1,586 29.5 2,019 37.6 2,343 43.6 2,501 46.5 2,630 48.9
          Under 65 years 3,596 490 13.6 678 18.9 926 25.8 1,085 30.2 1,272 35.4 1,403 39.0 1,493 41.5 1,551 43.1
              Living alone 1,904 178 9.3 280 14.7 416 21.9 502 26.4 605 31.8 683 35.9 720 37.8 749 39.3
          65 years and over 1,779 89 5.0 136 7.7 279 15.7 501 28.2 746 42.0 940 52.8 1,008 56.7 1,079 60.7
              Living alone 1,658 67 4.1 112 6.8 247 14.9 459 27.7 689 41.5 871 52.5 939 56.6 1,007 60.7

Poverty Footnotes

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