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Appendix Ohioans in Poverty, continued Table 19.  Poverty by number of wage-earners, work expeirence, and family type, Ohio, 2013

2 wage-earners

Total families

Families in poverty

Poverty rate

1,165,278

18,644

1.6%

Both full-time, year-round

591,758

1,285

0.2%

1 full-time, year-round; 1 part-time or part-year

474,297

7,170

1.5%

Both part-time or part-year 1 wage-earner Spouse did not work

99,223

10,189

10.3%

1,172,291

181,277

15.5%

595,768

45,399

7.6%

Full-time, year-round

406,127

16,438

4.0%

Part-time or part-year

189,641

28,961

15.3%

576,523

135,878

23.6%

No spouse present Full-time, year-round

366,459

35,340

9.6%

Part-time or part-year

210,064

100,538

47.9%

No wage-earners

585,835

139,725

23.9%

Married couple

357,163

36,765

10.3%

Single caregiver

228,672

102,960

45.0%

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

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Ohio families with one wage-earner are nearly 10 times more likely (15.5%) to live in poverty than those with two wage-earners (1.6%) Nearly half of single caregivers in Ohio who work only part-time or part of the year live below the federal poverty level Less than 1% of families with two wage-earners—at least one of whom is employed full-time, year-round—are living in poverty

Table 20.  Poverty by educational attainment, Ohio, 2013

Total persons age 25 and older In poverty

No high school diploma or GED

%

High school diploma or GED

%

Some college or associate degree

%

Bachelor’s degree or higher

%

814,822

100.0%

2,609,238

100.0%

2,207,197

100.0%

2,027,097

100.0%

240,875

29.6%

353,153

13.5%

258,586

11.7%

86,017

4.2%

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

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Ohioans age 25 and older without a high school diploma or GED are more than twice as likely (29.6%) to live in poverty as those who graduated from high school (13.5%) 4.2% of Ohio college graduates live below the federal poverty level

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

2015 State of Poverty in Ohio Report  
2015 State of Poverty in Ohio Report  
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