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Women Aged 18 and Older Living Below the Poverty Level,* by Race/Ethnicity and Age, 2008

Women Aged 18 and Older Living Below the Poverty Level, by Race/Ethnicity and Age, 2008
Race/Ethnicity Age Group (Percent of Women)
Total 18-44 Years 45-64 Years 65 Years and Older

*Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $22,025 for a family of four in 2008.

Source I.4: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey.

Non-Hispanic White 9.4 11.3 7.0 9.5
Non-Hispanic Black 23.2 26.2 18.0 23.9
Hispanic 22.3 24.7 16.8 22.0
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 12.0 12.7 10.4 12.8
Non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native 22.7 28.0 15.3 20.7

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