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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV38: People in Poverty by Size of Family and Number of Related Children: 2007

[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
10,189 10,189 - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 7,971 7,971 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 2,218 2,218 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
5,721 3,099 2,622 - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 4,605 2,079 2,526 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 1,117 1,020 97 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
5,203 742 1,627 2,833 - - - - - -
Four people 5,889 283 670 2,486 2,450 - - - - -
Five people 4,804 71 362 767 2,355 1,249 - - - -
Six people 2,404 9 61 132 449 1,281 472 - - -
Seven people 1,346 13 33 43 217 320 524 197 - -
Eight people 520 - - - 28 136 135 161 60 -
Nine or more people 621 - - - 15 71 126 144 155 110
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2008 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

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Poverty Footnotes

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