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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV04: Families by Age of Householder, Number of Children, and Family Structure: 2008

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

(Numbers in thousands)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 11,164 14.2 59,137 4,790 8.1 5,255 1,033 19.7 14,482 5,341 36.9

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 11,164 14.2 59,137 4,790 8.1 5,255 1,033 19.7 14,482 5,341 36.9
 Under 18 years 170 65 38.6 3 0 (B) 82 25 30.0 84 41 48.6
 18 to 24 years 3,232 1,171 36.2 1,207 257 21.3 753 177 23.4 1,272 737 58.0
 25 to 34 years 13,355 3,058 22.9 9,028 1,067 11.8 1,190 253 21.3 3,137 1,737 55.4
 35 to 44 years 17,551 2,641 15.0 12,916 1,121 8.7 1,151 223 19.4 3,484 1,297 37.2
 45 to 54 years 18,120 1,762 9.7 13,981 799 5.7 1,075 198 18.4 3,063 765 25.0
 55 to 64 years 13,467 1,188 8.8 11,420 755 6.6 552 94 17.0 1,495 339 22.7
 65 years and over 12,980 1,279 9.9 10,581 791 7.5 452 63 14.1 1,947 425 21.8

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 2,958 7.4 32,647 1,860 5.7 2,579 337 13.1 4,686 761 16.2
 Under 18 years 70 18 (B) 3 0 (B) 34 8 (B) 33 10 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 154 12.6 535 38 7.2 444 65 14.7 250 51 20.4
 25 to 34 years 3,220 198 6.1 2,506 122 4.9 475 43 9.0 239 33 13.7
 35 to 44 years 3,130 256 8.2 2,325 111 4.8 342 43 12.4 462 103 22.2
 45 to 54 years 8,966 542 6.0 7,226 292 4.0 532 86 16.1 1,208 164 13.6
 55 to 64 years 11,272 783 6.9 9,934 591 5.9 390 55 14.0 948 137 14.5
 65 years and over 12,026 1,006 8.4 10,118 705 7.0 362 39 10.7 1,547 263 17.0

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 8,206 21.1 26,490 2,931 11.1 2,676 695 26.0 9,796 4,580 46.8
 Under 18 years 100 47 47.4 0 0 (X) 48 17 (B) 52 31 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,017 50.7 673 219 32.5 310 111 36.0 1,022 687 67.2
 25 to 34 years 10,135 2,860 28.2 6,522 945 14.5 715 211 29.5 2,898 1,704 58.8
 35 to 44 years 14,421 2,385 16.5 10,591 1,010 9.5 808 180 22.3 3,022 1,194 39.5
 45 to 54 years 9,153 1,220 13.3 6,755 507 7.5 543 112 20.7 1,855 601 32.4
 55 to 64 years 2,195 405 18.5 1,486 164 11.1 162 39 24.3 546 201 36.9
 65 years and over 953 272 28.6 463 85 18.4 90 25 27.6 400 162 40.5

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 2,851 17.0 10,278 708 6.9 1,628 368 22.6 4,838 1,776 36.7
 Under 18 years 67 25 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 10 (B) 31 15 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 530 43.8 381 77 20.3 225 78 34.5 605 375 62.0
 25 to 34 years 3,934 746 19.0 2,407 166 6.9 444 109 24.5 1,083 472 43.6
 35 to 44 years 4,594 618 13.5 2,823 164 5.8 425 68 16.0 1,347 386 28.6
 45 to 54 years 4,965 556 11.2 3,432 167 4.9 344 71 20.5 1,188 318 26.8
 55 to 64 years 1,374 229 16.7 946 87 9.2 99 21 21.1 330 121 36.6
 65 years and over 600 146 24.4 290 45 15.5 55 12 (B) 255 89 35.0

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 5,354 24.1 16,212 2,223 13.7 1,048 328 31.3 4,957 2,804 56.6
 Under 18 years 33 22 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 7 (B) 21 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 486 61.2 292 141 48.4 85 34 39.8 417 311 74.6
 25 to 34 years 6,201 2,113 34.1 4,114 779 18.9 271 102 37.6 1,816 1,233 67.9
 35 to 44 years 9,827 1,766 18.0 7,769 846 10.9 383 112 29.3 1,675 808 48.2
 45 to 54 years 4,189 664 15.9 3,323 340 10.2 199 42 20.9 667 283 42.4
 55 to 64 years 821 176 21.5 541 77 14.3 63 19 (B) 217 81 37.2
 65 years and over 354 126 35.7 173 40 23.3 35 13 (B) 145 73 50.2

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 4,522 25.8 12,295 1,723 14.0 1,122 343 30.6 4,115 2,456 59.7
 Under 18 years 30 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 10 (B) 17 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 937 54.5 637 215 33.7 181 83 46.0 901 639 71.0
 25 to 34 years 7,551 2,046 27.1 5,300 758 14.3 493 156 31.6 1,758 1,132 64.4
 35 to 44 years 5,749 961 16.7 4,712 497 10.5 246 59 24.1 791 405 51.2
 45 to 54 years 1,613 318 19.7 1,143 158 13.8 105 14 13.7 365 146 40.0
 55 to 64 years 564 129 22.8 365 59 16.1 52 9 (B) 147 61 41.3
 65 years and over 305 107 35.0 138 36 26.3 32 12 (B) 136 59 43.4

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 2,880 23.7 8,226 964 11.7 883 256 29.0 3,045 1,660 54.5
 Under 18 years 28 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 10 (B) 17 13 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 564 49.2 388 93 23.9 147 66 45.3 611 405 66.2
 25 to 34 years 4,999 1,245 24.9 3,357 399 11.9 379 111 29.3 1,263 735 58.2
 35 to 44 years 4,064 641 15.8 3,234 301 9.3 199 41 20.4 631 299 47.4
 45 to 54 years 1,251 227 18.1 875 106 12.2 86 10 11.1 290 111 38.2
 55 to 64 years 419 96 22.8 268 38 14.3 35 9 (B) 116 48 41.7
 65 years and over 247 84 34.0 103 26 25.0 26 9 (B) 117 49 41.6

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 1,642 30.5 4,069 759 18.6 239 87 36.6 1,070 796 74.4
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 374 65.3 249 122 49.0 34 17 (B) 289 235 81.1
 25 to 34 years 2,553 801 31.4 1,943 358 18.4 114 45 39.2 495 397 80.2
 35 to 44 years 1,684 320 19.0 1,477 196 13.2 47 19 (B) 160 106 65.9
 45 to 54 years 362 92 25.3 268 51 19.2 19 5 (B) 75 35 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 33 22.8 97 21 21.3 17 0 (B) 31 12 (B)
 65 years and over 59 23 (B) 34 10 (B) 6 2 (B) 18 10 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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