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Adults Aged 18 and Older Living Below the Poverty Level, by Age and Sex, 2007*

U.S. Border Population,* by Age and Sex, 2007
Age Group Percent of Adults
Female Male

*Based on survey responses from 9 border counties representing 89.9 percent of the border population. Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $21,027 for a family of four in 2007.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census and U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Current Population Survey: Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement Survey, 2007. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

Total 17.8 13.8
18-34 Years 22.5 16.0
35-54 Years 15.1 11.7
55-64 Years 17.5 12.4
65 Years and Older 15.1 15.0

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