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

Adults Aged 18 and Older Living Below the Poverty Level, by Household Type and Sex, 2007*
Household Type 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.

Married, Spouse Present 11.8 11.8
Head of Household, No Spouse Present 31.4 23.0
Living with Parents or Other Relatives 19.4 15.2
Living Alone or with Non-relatives 24.2 15.5

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