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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 11,460 37.0 14,928 2,718 18.2 2,410 886 36.8 13,648 7,856 57.6
  Under 18 years 11,034 5,529 50.1 4,290 987 23.0 709 335 47.2 6,036 4,207 69.7
    Under 5 years 3,118 1,720 55.2 1,202 319 26.5 205 87 42.7 1,711 1,314 76.8
    5 to 17 years 7,916 3,808 48.1 3,088 668 21.6 504 247 49.0 4,324 2,893 66.9
  18 to 64 years 18,020 5,420 30.1 9,440 1,496 15.8 1,558 505 32.4 7,022 3,419 48.7
    18 to 24 years 3,524 1,402 39.8 1,278 283 22.1 372 124 33.3 1,874 995 53.1
    25 to 34 years 4,102 1,483 36.2 1,873 371 19.8 400 113 28.1 1,829 999 54.7
    35 to 44 years 4,028 1,122 27.9 2,227 315 14.1 309 108 34.9 1,492 699 46.8
    45 to 54 years 3,961 894 22.6 2,416 288 11.9 321 111 34.5 1,224 495 40.5
    55 to 59 years 1,378 306 22.2 913 135 14.8 104 34 32.8 362 137 37.9
    60 to 64 years 1,028 212 20.6 734 103 14.1 52 16 (B) 242 93 38.4
  65 years and over 1,932 512 26.5 1,199 235 19.6 144 47 32.5 590 230 39.0
    65 to 74 years 1,141 284 24.9 787 143 18.1 65 22 (B) 289 119 41.3
    75 years and over 791 228 28.8 412 92 22.4 78 25 31.7 301 111 36.8
Male 14,268 4,861 34.1 7,725 1,423 18.4 1,701 631 37.1 4,842 2,807 58.0
  Under 18 years 5,572 2,784 50.0 2,165 497 22.9 406 201 49.4 3,001 2,086 69.5
    Under 5 years 1,583 862 54.5 623 155 24.9 111 55 49.2 849 653 76.9
    5 to 17 years 3,990 1,921 48.2 1,543 342 22.2 295 146 49.5 2,151 1,433 66.6
  18 to 64 years 7,875 1,898 24.1 4,874 793 16.3 1,211 398 32.8 1,789 707 39.5
    18 to 24 years 1,678 592 35.3 655 150 23.0 268 86 32.1 756 355 47.0
    25 to 34 years 1,745 432 24.8 948 196 20.7 336 100 29.7 461 137 29.7
    35 to 44 years 1,663 331 19.9 1,143 164 14.3 263 91 34.8 257 76 29.6
    45 to 54 years 1,720 352 20.5 1,260 160 12.7 222 81 36.6 238 111 46.5
    55 to 59 years 621 116 18.7 486 72 14.9 86 30 34.4 49 14 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 75 16.6 382 50 13.2 38 10 (B) 28 14 (B)
  65 years and over 821 179 21.8 686 134 19.5 83 32 38.6 52 14 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 101 19.9 441 77 17.6 45 18 (B) 23 6 (B)
    75 years and over 312 78 25.0 245 56 22.9 38 14 (B) 29 8 (B)
Female 16,718 6,599 39.5 7,203 1,294 18.0 710 255 36.0 8,805 5,049 57.3
  Under 18 years 5,461 2,745 50.3 2,124 490 23.1 302 134 44.3 3,035 2,121 69.9
    Under 5 years 1,535 858 55.9 579 164 28.2 94 33 35.0 862 661 76.7
    5 to 17 years 3,926 1,887 48.1 1,545 326 21.1 209 101 48.4 2,173 1,460 67.2
  18 to 64 years 10,145 3,522 34.7 4,566 703 15.4 347 107 30.9 5,233 2,712 51.8
    18 to 24 years 1,846 810 43.9 623 132 21.2 105 38 36.3 1,118 640 57.2
    25 to 34 years 2,357 1,051 44.6 925 175 19.0 64 13 (B) 1,368 863 63.1
    35 to 44 years 2,365 791 33.4 1,085 151 14.0 46 16 (B) 1,235 623 50.4
    45 to 54 years 2,240 542 24.2 1,156 128 11.1 99 29 29.7 985 385 39.0
    55 to 59 years 757 190 25.1 427 63 14.8 18 4 (B) 313 123 39.3
    60 to 64 years 580 138 23.7 351 53 15.1 15 6 (B) 214 79 36.9
  65 years and over 1,112 333 29.9 513 101 19.7 61 15 (B) 538 217 40.3
    65 to 74 years 633 183 28.9 347 65 18.8 20 4 (B) 266 114 42.7
    75 years and over 479 150 31.3 166 36 21.6 40 11 (B) 272 103 38.0

Poverty Footnotes


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