U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

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

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 24,164 78.0 14,928 9,736 65.2 2,410 1,937 80.4 13,648 12,491 91.5
  Under 18 years 11,034 9,625 87.2 4,290 3,182 74.2 709 636 89.8 6,036 5,807 96.2
    Under 5 years 3,118 2,784 89.3 1,202 947 78.7 205 185 90.6 1,711 1,652 96.5
    5 to 17 years 7,916 6,842 86.4 3,088 2,235 72.4 504 451 89.4 4,324 4,155 96.1
  18 to 64 years 18,020 13,072 72.5 9,440 5,698 60.4 1,558 1,189 76.3 7,022 6,186 88.1
    18 to 24 years 3,524 2,780 78.9 1,278 825 64.5 372 281 75.6 1,874 1,674 89.3
    25 to 34 years 4,102 3,188 77.7 1,873 1,220 65.2 400 313 78.1 1,829 1,656 90.5
    35 to 44 years 4,028 2,912 72.3 2,227 1,370 61.5 309 232 75.3 1,492 1,309 87.7
    45 to 54 years 3,961 2,650 66.9 2,416 1,355 56.1 321 251 78.2 1,224 1,044 85.3
    55 to 59 years 1,378 858 62.3 913 488 53.5 104 77 73.9 362 293 81.1
    60 to 64 years 1,028 684 66.6 734 439 59.9 52 34 (B) 242 211 87.3
  65 years and over 1,932 1,467 75.9 1,199 856 71.4 144 112 78.3 590 498 84.4
    65 to 74 years 1,141 857 75.1 787 561 71.2 65 49 (B) 289 248 85.8
    75 years and over 791 609 77.0 412 296 71.8 78 64 81.5 301 250 83.0
Male 14,268 10,828 75.9 7,725 5,019 65.0 1,701 1,366 80.3 4,842 4,443 91.7
  Under 18 years 5,572 4,842 86.9 2,165 1,580 73.0 406 367 90.3 3,001 2,894 96.5
    Under 5 years 1,583 1,400 88.4 623 480 77.1 111 103 92.5 849 817 96.2
    5 to 17 years 3,990 3,442 86.3 1,543 1,100 71.3 295 264 89.5 2,151 2,077 96.6
  18 to 64 years 7,875 5,389 68.4 4,874 2,954 60.6 1,211 932 76.9 1,789 1,503 84.0
    18 to 24 years 1,678 1,267 75.5 655 422 64.4 268 194 72.4 756 651 86.2
    25 to 34 years 1,745 1,287 73.8 948 625 66.0 336 266 79.3 461 395 85.7
    35 to 44 years 1,663 1,079 64.9 1,143 692 60.5 263 201 76.5 257 186 72.4
    45 to 54 years 1,720 1,128 65.6 1,260 741 58.8 222 179 80.7 238 207 87.1
    55 to 59 years 621 359 57.8 486 255 52.3 86 69 79.8 49 36 (B)
    60 to 64 years 448 270 60.2 382 219 57.4 38 23 (B) 28 27 (B)
  65 years and over 821 597 72.7 686 485 70.7 83 67 80.7 52 45 (B)
    65 to 74 years 508 363 71.3 441 310 70.3 45 33 (B) 23 20 (B)
    75 years and over 312 235 75.1 245 175 71.5 38 34 (B) 29 25 (B)
Female 16,718 13,336 79.8 7,203 4,716 65.5 710 571 80.5 8,805 8,048 91.4
  Under 18 years 5,461 4,784 87.6 2,124 1,602 75.4 302 269 89.0 3,035 2,913 96.0
    Under 5 years 1,535 1,384 90.2 579 467 80.5 94 83 88.4 862 835 96.8
    5 to 17 years 3,926 3,400 86.6 1,545 1,135 73.5 209 186 89.3 2,173 2,078 95.7
  18 to 64 years 10,145 7,683 75.7 4,566 2,743 60.1 347 257 74.0 5,233 4,683 89.5
    18 to 24 years 1,846 1,513 82.0 623 403 64.6 105 88 83.8 1,118 1,022 91.4
    25 to 34 years 2,357 1,901 80.7 925 595 64.3 64 46 (B) 1,368 1,260 92.1
    35 to 44 years 2,365 1,832 77.5 1,085 678 62.6 46 32 (B) 1,235 1,122 90.9
    45 to 54 years 2,240 1,523 68.0 1,156 614 53.1 99 72 72.6 985 836 84.9
    55 to 59 years 757 499 65.9 427 233 54.7 18 8 (B) 313 258 82.3
    60 to 64 years 580 415 71.6 351 220 62.6 15 11 (B) 214 184 86.2
  65 years and over 1,112 869 78.2 513 371 72.4 61 46 (B) 538 453 84.2
    65 to 74 years 633 495 78.2 347 251 72.4 20 16 (B) 266 228 85.6
    75 years and over 479 375 78.3 166 120 72.2 40 30 (B) 272 225 82.8

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)