WHO FILES BANKRUPTCY

Robert J Adams Jr.

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GENDER

Female: 52%; Male 48%

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ETHNICITY

Caucasian/White: almost 72%; African American/Black: 11%; Latino/Hispanic: between 8 and 9%; Asian: 4.5%

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AGE

Between 34 and 54: 56%; Ages 65 +: 9%

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EDUCATION

College degrees including 2 year degrees: 29%; High School/GED: 36%

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EMPLOYMENT

Employed or Self-Employed: 74%; Retired: 10%; Not employed (other than retired): 5%

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INCOME

Under $40,000: 74%; Over $40,000: 26%

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MARITAL STATUS

Married: 64%; Single, Widowed, or Divorced: 35%

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PERCENTAGE OF CASES FILED JOINTLY BY MARRIED COUPLES

The over all percentage of all cases filed jointly by married couples was between 34 and 35%

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WHO FILES BANKRUPTCY?

It can be anyone: you, your neighbor, co-worker; friends, family. We as a nation are having hard times financially. Bankruptcy is a valuable resource when needed.

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Source: https://financiallit.org/

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