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Appendix Ohioans in Poverty, continued Table 17.  Poverty by race/ethnicity of householder and family type, Ohio, 2013 Total

White (non-Hispanic)

Black/AfricanAmerican

Asian

Mixed race

Hispanic/Latino (of any race)

339,646

218,950

90,736

3,238

8,671

18,700

Families in poverty All families Married couples with no related children in their care

39,854

33,919

4,204

783

250

574

Married couples with related children in their care

60,954

46,663

7,779

1,301

903

4,256

Single men with related children in their care Single women with related children in their care Poverty rates All families

30,336

19,456

7,437

162

1,055

2,383

177,117

97,860

62,486

614

6,008

10,774

%

%

%

%

%

%

11.6%

8.9%

28.6%

6.8%

23.0%

25.6%

Married couples with no related children in their care

3.1%

2.9%

6.2%

4.4%

2.8%

3.8%

Married couples with related children in their care

7.3%

6.4%

15.1%

5.5%

8.9%

17.7%

Single men with related children in their care

25.0%

21.2%

39.3%

14.6%

39.5%

33.6%

Single women with related children in their care

44.7%

40.9%

50.9%

23.9%

48.9%

53.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-year estimates

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339,646 Ohio families live below the federal poverty level Regardless of race or ethnicity, single women in Ohio with related children in their care experience poverty at a higher rate than other family types More than half of single Hispanic/Latina and Black/African-American women with related children are living in poverty—53.0% and 50.9% respectively

Table 18.  Poverty by work experience, Ohio, 2013

Total persons age 16 and older In poverty

Worked full-time, year round

%

Worked part-time or part-year

%

3,676,652

100.0%

2,225,374

95,619

2.6%

443,130

Unemployed

%

Not in workforce

%

100.0%

464,529

100.0%

3,175,152

100.0%

19.9%

173,258

37.3%

697,763

22.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-year estimates

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Ohioans who only work part-time or part of the year are nearly eight times more likely to be in poverty than those who work full-time, year-round Nearly two out of five unemployed workers in Ohio live below the poverty level

State of Poverty 2015

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2015 State of Poverty in Ohio Report  
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