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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)

South

Both Sexes
                          Total (1) 113,137 8,110 7.2 13,158 11.6 19,072 16.9 24,796 21.9 30,727 27.2 36,021 31.8 38,437 34.0 41,744 36.9
Under 18 years 28,134 2,963 10.5 4,857 17.3 6,858 24.4 8,639 30.7 10,368 36.9 11,798 41.9 12,426 44.2 13,318 47.3
18 to 24 years 10,631 1,232 11.6 1,879 17.7 2,536 23.9 3,134 29.5 3,754 35.3 4,256 40.0 4,462 42.0 4,771 44.9
25 to 34 years 15,499 1,159 7.5 1,819 11.7 2,569 16.6 3,330 21.5 4,117 26.6 4,823 31.1 5,206 33.6 5,648 36.4
35 to 44 years 14,923 927 6.2 1,471 9.9 2,114 14.2 2,726 18.3 3,355 22.5 3,933 26.4 4,263 28.6 4,675 31.3
45 to 54 years 15,963 828 5.2 1,401 8.8 1,926 12.1 2,488 15.6 3,127 19.6 3,720 23.3 3,991 25.0 4,355 27.3
55 to 59 years 7,238 321 4.4 548 7.6 830 11.5 1,067 14.7 1,283 17.7 1,518 21.0 1,631 22.5 1,803 24.9
60 to 64 years 6,493 301 4.6 466 7.2 737 11.3 987 15.2 1,255 19.3 1,497 23.0 1,598 24.6 1,760 27.1
65 years and over 14,255 378 2.6 717 5.0 1,503 10.5 2,424 17.0 3,468 24.3 4,476 31.4 4,860 34.1 5,414 38.0
      65 to 74 years 8,005 199 2.5 352 4.4 722 9.0 1,170 14.6 1,634 20.4 2,092 26.1 2,302 28.8 2,562 32.0
      75 years and over 6,250 179 2.9 365 5.8 782 12.5 1,254 20.1 1,833 29.3 2,384 38.1 2,558 40.9 2,852 45.6

Male
 
          Total
55,388 3,697 6.7 5,951 10.7 8,623 15.6 11,223 20.3 13,970 25.2 16,435 29.7 17,653 31.9 19,216 34.7
Under 18 years 14,410 1,545 10.7 2,498 17.3 3,549 24.6 4,463 31.0 5,328 37.0 6,061 42.1 6,375 44.2 6,815 47.3
18 to 24 years 5,391 528 9.8 811 15.0 1,125 20.9 1,401 26.0 1,728 32.1 1,965 36.5 2,087 38.7 2,229 41.3
25 to 34 years 7,730 410 5.3 675 8.7 995 12.9 1,346 17.4 1,731 22.4 2,085 27.0 2,274 29.4 2,503 32.4
35 to 44 years 7,314 421 5.8 630 8.6 931 12.7 1,185 16.2 1,475 20.2 1,738 23.8 1,911 26.1 2,107 28.8
45 to 54 years 7,752 359 4.6 588 7.6 817 10.5 1,071 13.8 1,370 17.7 1,654 21.3 1,795 23.2 1,967 25.4
55 to 59 years 3,499 151 4.3 277 7.9 390 11.2 494 14.1 590 16.9 700 20.0 757 21.6 840 24.0
60 to 64 years 3,120 132 4.2 213 6.8 335 10.7 456 14.6 585 18.8 677 21.7 728 23.3 803 25.7
65 years and over 6,172 152 2.5 259 4.2 479 7.8 806 13.1 1,162 18.8 1,554 25.2 1,725 27.9 1,951 31.6
      65 to 74 years 3,642 76 2.1 131 3.6 254 7.0 423 11.6 611 16.8 794 21.8 891 24.5 999 27.4
      75 years and over 2,530 76 3.0 128 5.1 225 8.9 383 15.1 552 21.8 760 30.0 834 33.0 952 37.6

Female
 
          Total
57,749 4,412 7.6 7,206 12.5 10,449 18.1 13,573 23.5 16,758 29.0 19,585 33.9 20,784 36.0 22,527 39.0
Under 18 years 13,724 1,419 10.3 2,358 17.2 3,308 24.1 4,177 30.4 5,040 36.7 5,736 41.8 6,051 44.1 6,503 47.4
18 to 24 years 5,240 704 13.4 1,068 20.4 1,411 26.9 1,733 33.1 2,026 38.7 2,291 43.7 2,374 45.3 2,542 48.5
25 to 34 years 7,769 749 9.6 1,144 14.7 1,574 20.3 1,984 25.5 2,386 30.7 2,738 35.2 2,932 37.7 3,145 40.5
35 to 44 years 7,609 507 6.7 841 11.0 1,182 15.5 1,541 20.2 1,880 24.7 2,195 28.8 2,352 30.9 2,568 33.7
45 to 54 years 8,211 469 5.7 813 9.9 1,109 13.5 1,417 17.3 1,757 21.4 2,066 25.2 2,196 26.7 2,387 29.1
55 to 59 years 3,739 170 4.5 271 7.3 440 11.8 573 15.3 693 18.5 818 21.9 874 23.4 963 25.8
60 to 64 years 3,374 170 5.0 254 7.5 402 11.9 531 15.7 670 19.9 820 24.3 870 25.8 957 28.4
65 years and over 8,083 225 2.8 458 5.7 1,024 12.7 1,618 20.0 2,305 28.5 2,923 36.2 3,135 38.8 3,463 42.8
      65 to 74 years 4,363 122 2.8 222 5.1 468 10.7 747 17.1 1,024 23.5 1,298 29.8 1,411 32.3 1,562 35.8
      75 years and over 3,720 103 2.8 236 6.4 556 15.0 872 23.4 1,282 34.4 1,624 43.7 1,724 46.3 1,900 51.1

Household Relationship
 
      Total (1)
113,137 8,110 7.2 13,158 11.6 19,072 16.9 24,796 21.9 30,727 27.2 36,021 31.8 38,437 34.0 41,744 36.9
          65 years and over 14,255 378 2.6 717 5.0 1,503 10.5 2,424 17.0 3,468 24.3 4,476 31.4 4,860 34.1 5,414 38.0
In families (2) 93,430 5,694 6.1 9,744 10.4 14,147 15.1 18,537 19.8 22,977 24.6 27,164 29.1 29,002 31.0 31,764 34.0
      Householder 29,763 1,661 5.6 2,755 9.3 3,997 13.4 5,259 17.7 6,571 22.1 7,878 26.5 8,433 28.3 9,290 31.2
          Under 65 years 24,727 1,543 6.2 2,546 10.3 3,651 14.8 4,693 19.0 5,742 23.2 6,766 27.4 7,199 29.1 7,852 31.8
          65 years and over 5,036 117 2.3 210 4.2 345 6.9 566 11.2 830 16.5 1,112 22.1 1,234 24.5 1,439 28.6
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
27,692 2,846 10.3 4,692 16.9 6,646 24.0 8,400 30.3 10,084 36.4 11,484 41.5 12,110 43.7 12,982 46.9
              Under 6 years 9,656 1,223 12.7 1,969 20.4 2,725 28.2 3,342 34.6 3,862 40.0 4,407 45.6 4,615 47.8 4,886 50.6
              6 to 17 years 18,036 1,623 9.0 2,723 15.1 3,921 21.7 5,059 28.0 6,222 34.5 7,078 39.2 7,495 41.6 8,097 44.9
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
9,400 400 4.3 765 8.1 1,134 12.1 1,546 16.4 1,962 20.9 2,380 25.3 2,563 27.3 2,868 30.5
 
In married-couple families (11)
68,256 1,868 2.7 3,711 5.4 6,024 8.8 8,545 12.5 11,143 16.3 13,792 20.2 14,990 22.0 16,875 24.7
      Husbands (11) 21,551 536 2.5 973 4.5 1,574 7.3 2,241 10.4 2,977 13.8 3,765 17.5 4,111 19.1 4,662 21.6
          Under 65 years 17,233 467 2.7 870 5.0 1,383 8.0 1,893 11.0 2,417 14.0 2,981 17.3 3,226 18.7 3,618 21.0
          65 years and over 4,318 69 1.6 104 2.4 191 4.4 348 8.1 561 13.0 784 18.2 886 20.5 1,044 24.2
      Wives (11) 21,551 536 2.5 973 4.5 1,574 7.3 2,241 10.4 2,977 13.8 3,765 17.5 4,111 19.1 4,662 21.6
          Under 65 years 18,096 475 2.6 875 4.8 1,414 7.8 1,945 10.7 2,493 13.8 3,074 17.0 3,339 18.5 3,750 20.7
          65 years and over 3,455 61 1.8 98 2.8 160 4.6 296 8.6 484 14.0 690 20.0 772 22.4 913 26.4
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
18,133 658 3.6 1,417 7.8 2,326 12.8 3,265 18.0 4,147 22.9 4,972 27.4 5,380 29.7 5,981 33.0
              Under 6 years 6,335 291 4.6 624 9.9 964 15.2 1,316 20.8 1,595 25.2 1,919 30.3 2,062 32.5 2,266 35.8
              6 to 17 years 11,798 368 3.1 793 6.7 1,362 11.5 1,950 16.5 2,552 21.6 3,053 25.9 3,318 28.1 3,715 31.5
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
5,600 103 1.8 250 4.5 392 7.0 544 9.7 710 12.7 904 16.1 980 17.5 1,124 20.1
 
In families with male
  householder, no spouse present
5,766 461 8.0 757 13.1 1,014 17.6 1,305 22.6 1,679 29.1 2,023 35.1 2,162 37.5 2,400 41.6
      Householder 1,977 151 7.7 248 12.5 330 16.7 424 21.4 548 27.7 669 33.8 712 36.0 797 40.3
          Under 65 years 1,777 143 8.1 226 12.7 307 17.3 387 21.8 499 28.1 612 34.4 650 36.6 723 40.7
          65 years and over 200 8 4.2 22 10.9 22 11.1 37 18.4 49 24.4 57 28.5 63 31.3 74 36.8
      Related children
        18 years (9)
1,640 216 13.2 323 19.7 443 27.0 570 34.8 708 43.2 832 50.8 878 53.5 931 56.8
              Under 6 years 630 102 16.3 139 22.1 196 31.1 252 40.0 306 48.5 364 57.7 393 62.4 409 64.8
              6 to 17 years 1,010 114 11.3 184 18.3 247 24.5 319 31.6 403 39.9 469 46.4 485 48.0 523 51.8
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
696 26 3.8 43 6.1 51 7.3 77 11.1 115 16.5 131 18.8 145 20.8 179 25.6
 
In families with female
  householder, no spouse present
19,408 3,366 17.3 5,276 27.2 7,109 36.6 8,688 44.8 10,155 52.3 11,349 58.5 11,850 61.1 12,489 64.3
      Householder 6,236 973 15.6 1,535 24.6 2,093 33.6 2,594 41.6 3,046 48.8 3,445 55.2 3,609 57.9 3,831 61.4
          Under 65 years 5,432 930 17.1 1,447 26.6 1,941 35.7 2,377 43.8 2,786 51.3 3,129 57.6 3,271 60.2 3,451 63.5
          65 years and over 804 43 5.3 88 11.0 152 18.9 216 26.9 260 32.3 316 39.3 338 42.1 380 47.3
      Related children under
        18 years (9)
7,920 1,971 24.9 2,951 37.3 3,877 49.0 4,565 57.6 5,229 66.0 5,680 71.7 5,852 73.9 6,070 76.6
              Under 6 years 2,691 830 30.8 1,205 44.8 1,565 58.2 1,775 65.9 1,961 72.9 2,124 78.9 2,160 80.3 2,211 82.2
              6 to 17 years 5,229 1,141 21.8 1,745 33.4 2,311 44.2 2,790 53.4 3,268 62.5 3,556 68.0 3,692 70.6 3,859 73.8
      Own children 18 years
          and over (15)
3,104 271 8.7 473 15.2 691 22.3 924 29.8 1,137 36.6 1,345 43.3 1,438 46.3 1,565 50.4
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
542 108 19.8 147 27.1 213 39.4 252 46.6 321 59.3 360 66.4 365 67.3 393 72.5
          Under 18 years 308 69 22.5 92 29.7 131 42.5 155 50.4 194 62.8 215 69.8 219 70.8 233 75.6
              Under 6 years 100 27 26.7 34 34.3 51 51.4 55 54.6 63 63.0 70 70.4 70 70.4 72 71.8
              6 to 17 years 209 43 20.4 57 27.6 80 38.3 101 48.4 131 62.8 145 69.5 148 71.0 161 77.4
          18 years and over 233 38 16.4 55 23.5 82 35.2 97 41.5 128 54.7 144 61.9 146 62.7 160 68.5
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
19,165 2,308 12.0 3,267 17.0 4,712 24.6 6,007 31.3 7,429 38.8 8,497 44.3 9,070 47.3 9,587 50.0
      Male 9,527 1,129 11.9 1,582 16.6 2,204 23.1 2,761 29.0 3,392 35.6 3,820 40.1 4,158 43.6 4,404 46.2
          Under 65 years 8,183 1,060 13.0 1,460 17.8 1,960 24.0 2,381 29.1 2,894 35.4 3,191 39.0 3,479 42.5 3,673 44.9
              Living alone 4,147 373 9.0 593 14.3 809 19.5 998 24.1 1,218 29.4 1,368 33.0 1,484 35.8 1,596 38.5
          65 years and over 1,344 69 5.1 123 9.1 243 18.1 380 28.3 498 37.1 629 46.8 679 50.5 731 54.4
              Living alone 1,136 45 4.0 91 8.0 194 17.1 317 27.9 418 36.8 546 48.1 580 51.0 622 54.8
      Female 9,638 1,178 12.2 1,685 17.5 2,508 26.0 3,246 33.7 4,037 41.9 4,676 48.5 4,912 51.0 5,183 53.8
          Under 65 years 6,521 1,070 16.4 1,456 22.3 1,868 28.6 2,243 34.4 2,611 40.0 2,937 45.0 3,077 47.2 3,232 49.6
              Living alone 3,777 433 11.5 659 17.4 882 23.3 1,080 28.6 1,299 34.4 1,469 38.9 1,546 40.9 1,647 43.6
          65 years and over 3,117 108 3.5 229 7.3 640 20.5 1,003 32.2 1,427 45.8 1,740 55.8 1,835 58.9 1,951 62.6
              Living alone 2,941 88 3.0 201 6.8 583 19.8 929 31.6 1,335 45.4 1,629 55.4 1,720 58.5 1,833 62.3

Poverty Footnotes

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