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Women Aged 18 and Older Living Below the Poverty Level,* by Age and Rural/Urban Residence,** 2008

Women Aged 18 and Older Living Below the Poverty Level,* by Age and Rural/urban Residence,** 2008
Age Group Percent of Women
Rural Urban

*Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $22,025 for a family of four in 2008. **U.S. Census Bureau defines urban as all territory, population, and housing units located within an urbanized area or urban cluster which encompass core census blocks/block groups with at least 1,000 people per square mile, and surrounding census blocks with at least 500 people per square mile; all other areas are categorized as rural.

Source I.1: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey

Total 11.5 13.9
18-34 Years 16.3 20.7
35-44 Years 10.3 12.3
46-64 Years 8.6 9.8
65 Years and Older 11.9 11.7

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