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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV37: Families in Poverty by Size of Family and Number of Related Children: 2007

[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
10,189 10,189 - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 7,971 7,971 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 2,218 2,218 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
2,796 1,487 1,310 - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 2,267 1,005 1,263 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 529 482 47 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
1,699 224 527 947 - - - - - -
Four people 1,464 67 160 614 624 - - - - -
Five people 946 12 66 146 466 256 - - - -
Six people 398 2 10 21 72 217 77 - - -
Seven people 187 1 4 5 30 44 74 28 - -
Eight people 67 - - - 3 17 17 21 8 -
Nine or more people 65 - - - 2 7 12 15 19 10
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2008 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

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Poverty Footnotes

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