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POV38: People in Poverty by Size of Family and Number of Related Children: 2002


[Numbers in thousands]

                                          ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                               Number of related children under 18 years /28
                                          People in  _________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                          poverty,                                                                                           Eight
                                          total /1   None       One        Two        Three      Four       Five       Six        Seven      or more
                                          ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Below poverty level

One person /1...........................      9,618      9,618          -          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  Under 65..............................      7,413      7,413          -          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  65 and over...........................      2,206      2,206          -          -          -          -          -          -          -          -

Two people..............................      5,479      3,262      2,216          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  Householder under 65..................      4,291      2,132      2,159          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  Householder 65 and over...............      1,188      1,130         58          -          -          -          -          -          -          -

Three people............................      4,636        647      1,470      2,518          -          -          -          -          -          -
Four people.............................      5,871        162        635      2,745      2,329          -          -          -          -          -
Five people.............................      4,138         66        194        534      2,252      1,092          -          -          -          -
Six people..............................      2,358          9        102        169        404      1,283        392          -          -          -
Seven people............................        997          -          -         29        128        245        486        109          -          -
Eight people............................        585          -          -          -         28         90        237        178         52          -
Nine or more people.....................        470          -          -          -         27         60         93         76         73        141
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2003 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

Poverty Footnotes

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Housing and Household Economic Statistics Information Staff at (301)763-3242
Last revised: July 14, 2004
URL: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/macro/032003/pov/new38_000.htm