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POV03: People in Families with Related Children Under 18 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) People in 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 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families, with related
 children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 8,686 40.1 9,551 1,639 17.2 1,403 534 38.0 10,719 6,513 60.8
  Under 18 years 11,025 5,030 45.6 4,290 814 19.0 706 282 40.0 6,029 3,934 65.2
      Under 5 years 3,118 1,597 51.2 1,202 261 21.7 205 67 32.8 1,711 1,269 74.1
      5 to 17 years 7,907 3,432 43.4 3,088 552 17.9 502 215 42.9 4,318 2,665 61.7
  18 to 64 years 10,287 3,540 34.4 5,103 796 15.6 675 242 35.9 4,509 2,502 55.5
      18 to 24 years 1,997 920 46.1 676 150 22.2 149 56 37.8 1,172 714 60.9
      25 to 34 years 2,812 1,165 41.4 1,274 245 19.2 183 67 36.8 1,354 852 62.9
      35 to 44 years 2,892 806 27.9 1,647 217 13.2 171 57 33.4 1,074 532 49.5
      45 to 54 years 1,955 452 23.1 1,152 124 10.7 134 46 34.3 668 282 42.2
      55 to 59 years 383 110 28.6 211 31 14.9 30 11 (B) 142 67 47.0
      60 to 64 years 248 88 35.5 142 29 20.7 9 4 (B) 97 55 56.1
  65 years and over 360 116 32.3 159 29 18.3 21 9 (B) 180 78 43.2
      65 to 74 years 228 79 34.9 110 21 19.0 12 4 (B) 105 55 51.8
      75 years and over 132 37 27.8 49 8 (B) 9 5 (B) 75 23 (B)
Male 9,509 3,534 37.2 4,873 843 17.3 949 370 39.0 3,687 2,321 63.0
  Under 18 years 5,570 2,551 45.8 2,165 411 19.0 404 172 42.6 3,001 1,968 65.6
      Under 5 years 1,583 800 50.6 623 122 19.6 111 44 40.0 849 634 74.7
      5 to 17 years 3,987 1,750 43.9 1,543 289 18.7 293 128 43.6 2,151 1,334 62.0
  18 to 64 years 3,811 952 25.0 2,613 414 15.9 531 191 36.0 667 346 51.9
      18 to 24 years 817 324 39.6 330 69 21.0 104 36 34.6 384 218 57.0
      25 to 34 years 892 249 27.9 597 122 20.5 150 63 41.6 144 64 44.3
      35 to 44 years 1,015 187 18.4 814 113 13.9 149 48 32.2 52 26 (B)
      45 to 54 years 804 127 15.8 639 67 10.5 93 31 33.6 73 29 (B)
      55 to 59 years 183 37 20.3 146 24 16.6 28 10 (B) 9 3 (B)
      60 to 64 years 100 28 28.5 87 19 21.5 7 4 (B) 6 6 (B)
  65 years and over 128 32 24.7 95 18 18.6 13 7 (B) 19 7 (B)
      65 to 74 years 87 18 20.5 67 11 (B) 9 4 (B) 11 3 (B)
      75 years and over 41 14 (B) 28 7 (B) 5 3 (B) 9 4 (B)
Female 12,163 5,152 42.4 4,678 797 17.0 454 163 35.9 7,031 4,192 59.6
  Under 18 years 5,455 2,479 45.4 2,124 403 19.0 302 110 36.4 3,029 1,966 64.9
      Under 5 years 1,535 797 51.9 579 139 24.0 94 23 24.3 862 635 73.6
      5 to 17 years 3,920 1,682 42.9 1,545 264 17.1 209 87 41.8 2,167 1,331 61.4
  18 to 64 years 6,476 2,588 40.0 2,490 382 15.3 144 51 35.2 3,842 2,156 56.1
      18 to 24 years 1,180 596 50.5 347 81 23.3 45 20 (B) 789 495 62.8
      25 to 34 years 1,919 916 47.7 677 123 18.1 33 5 (B) 1,210 789 65.2
      35 to 44 years 1,877 619 33.0 833 104 12.5 22 9 (B) 1,022 506 49.5
      45 to 54 years 1,150 325 28.2 514 57 11.1 41 15 (B) 596 253 42.5
      55 to 59 years 201 72 36.2 66 7 (B) 2 2 (B) 133 63 47.7
      60 to 64 years 148 60 40.3 55 11 (B) 2 0 (B) 92 49 53.5
  65 years and over 233 85 36.4 64 11 (B) 8 2 (B) 161 71 44.1
      65 to 74 years 141 62 43.8 43 10 (B) 4 0 (B) 95 52 54.6
      75 years and over 91 23 25.2 21 1 (B) 4 2 (B) 66 19 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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