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POV02: People in Families by Family Structure, Age, and Sex, Iterated by Income-to-Poverty Ratio and Race: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  People in families (total) (2) Married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 9,752 31.5 14,928 2,049 13.7 2,410 712 29.5 13,648 6,992 51.2
  Under 18 years 11,034 4,879 44.2 4,290 779 18.2 709 275 38.8 6,036 3,826 63.4
    Under 5 years 3,118 1,557 49.9 1,202 250 20.8 205 67 32.8 1,711 1,240 72.4
    5 to 17 years 7,916 3,323 42.0 3,088 529 17.1 504 208 41.2 4,324 2,586 59.8
  18 to 64 years 18,020 4,461 24.8 9,440 1,089 11.5 1,558 399 25.6 7,022 2,973 42.3
    18 to 24 years 3,524 1,158 32.9 1,278 200 15.6 372 92 24.7 1,874 866 46.2
    25 to 34 years 4,102 1,267 30.9 1,873 271 14.5 400 97 24.2 1,829 899 49.2
    35 to 44 years 4,028 909 22.6 2,227 239 10.7 309 75 24.2 1,492 595 39.9
    45 to 54 years 3,961 712 18.0 2,416 196 8.1 321 98 30.4 1,224 418 34.2
    55 to 59 years 1,378 239 17.3 913 101 11.1 104 21 20.6 362 116 32.0
    60 to 64 years 1,028 177 17.2 734 83 11.3 52 16 (B) 242 78 32.4
  65 years and over 1,932 412 21.3 1,199 181 15.1 144 38 26.5 590 193 32.7
    65 to 74 years 1,141 224 19.6 787 104 13.3 65 16 (B) 289 103 35.6
    75 years and over 791 188 23.8 412 76 18.5 78 22 27.8 301 90 30.0
Male 14,268 4,102 28.7 7,725 1,057 13.7 1,701 517 30.4 4,842 2,527 52.2
  Under 18 years 5,572 2,483 44.6 2,165 388 17.9 406 172 42.4 3,001 1,922 64.0
    Under 5 years 1,583 784 49.5 623 115 18.5 111 44 40.0 849 625 73.6
    5 to 17 years 3,990 1,698 42.6 1,543 273 17.7 295 128 43.4 2,151 1,297 60.3
  18 to 64 years 7,875 1,476 18.7 4,874 566 11.6 1,211 318 26.2 1,789 592 33.1
    18 to 24 years 1,678 471 28.1 655 100 15.3 268 65 24.4 756 306 40.5
    25 to 34 years 1,745 333 19.1 948 135 14.2 336 87 25.9 461 111 24.0
    35 to 44 years 1,663 258 15.5 1,143 122 10.7 263 64 24.5 257 71 27.5
    45 to 54 years 1,720 261 15.2 1,260 106 8.4 222 72 32.5 238 83 35.0
    55 to 59 years 621 91 14.7 486 61 12.5 86 19 21.6 49 12 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 61 13.7 382 42 11.1 38 10 (B) 28 9 (B)
  65 years and over 821 144 17.5 686 103 15.0 83 27 33.1 52 14 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 75 14.8 441 55 12.4 45 15 (B) 23 6 (B)
    75 years and over 312 68 21.9 245 48 19.6 38 12 (B) 29 8 (B)
Female 16,718 5,650 33.8 7,203 991 13.8 710 194 27.4 8,805 4,465 50.7
  Under 18 years 5,461 2,397 43.9 2,124 390 18.4 302 103 33.9 3,035 1,904 62.7
    Under 5 years 1,535 773 50.3 579 135 23.3 94 23 24.3 862 615 71.3
    5 to 17 years 3,926 1,624 41.4 1,545 255 16.5 209 80 38.3 2,173 1,289 59.3
  18 to 64 years 10,145 2,985 29.4 4,566 523 11.5 347 81 23.4 5,233 2,381 45.5
    18 to 24 years 1,846 686 37.2 623 99 16.0 105 27 25.7 1,118 560 50.1
    25 to 34 years 2,357 935 39.7 925 136 14.7 64 10 (B) 1,368 789 57.7
    35 to 44 years 2,365 651 27.5 1,085 116 10.7 46 10 (B) 1,235 524 42.5
    45 to 54 years 2,240 450 20.1 1,156 90 7.8 99 25 25.6 985 335 34.0
    55 to 59 years 757 148 19.5 427 41 9.6 18 3 (B) 313 104 33.2
    60 to 64 years 580 116 20.0 351 40 11.5 15 6 (B) 214 70 32.6
  65 years and over 1,112 268 24.1 513 78 15.2 61 11 (B) 538 180 33.4
    65 to 74 years 633 148 23.4 347 50 14.3 20 1 (B) 266 97 36.5
    75 years and over 479 120 25.1 166 28 16.9 40 9 (B) 272 82 30.4

Poverty Footnotes


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