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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 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)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 11,707 14.8 59,137 5,133 8.7 5,255 1,082 20.6 14,482 5,492 37.9

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 11,707 14.8 59,137 5,133 8.7 5,255 1,082 20.6 14,482 5,492 37.9
 Under 18 years 170 70 41.3 3 0 (B) 82 29 35.6 84 41 48.6
 18 to 24 years 3,232 1,225 37.9 1,207 278 23.1 753 182 24.2 1,272 764 60.1
 25 to 34 years 13,355 3,179 23.8 9,028 1,143 12.7 1,190 262 22.0 3,137 1,775 56.6
 35 to 44 years 17,551 2,781 15.8 12,916 1,213 9.4 1,151 238 20.7 3,484 1,329 38.2
 45 to 54 years 18,120 1,835 10.1 13,981 842 6.0 1,075 206 19.1 3,063 786 25.7
 55 to 64 years 13,467 1,230 9.1 11,420 787 6.9 552 97 17.6 1,495 345 23.1
 65 years and over 12,980 1,387 10.7 10,581 869 8.2 452 68 15.1 1,947 451 23.1

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 3,131 7.8 32,647 1,982 6.1 2,579 348 13.5 4,686 800 17.1
 Under 18 years 70 18 (B) 3 0 (B) 34 8 (B) 33 10 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 168 13.7 535 43 8.1 444 66 14.8 250 59 23.7
 25 to 34 years 3,220 208 6.5 2,506 132 5.3 475 43 9.1 239 33 13.7
 35 to 44 years 3,130 264 8.4 2,325 116 5.0 342 43 12.4 462 105 22.7
 45 to 54 years 8,966 560 6.2 7,226 302 4.2 532 89 16.8 1,208 169 14.0
 55 to 64 years 11,272 809 7.2 9,934 612 6.2 390 58 14.8 948 140 14.8
 65 years and over 12,026 1,103 9.2 10,118 777 7.7 362 41 11.4 1,547 284 18.4

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 8,576 22.0 26,490 3,151 11.9 2,676 734 27.4 9,796 4,691 47.9
 Under 18 years 100 52 52.1 0 0 (X) 48 21 (B) 52 31 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,056 52.7 673 235 35.0 310 117 37.6 1,022 705 68.9
 25 to 34 years 10,135 2,971 29.3 6,522 1,011 15.5 715 218 30.5 2,898 1,742 60.1
 35 to 44 years 14,421 2,517 17.5 10,591 1,097 10.4 808 196 24.2 3,022 1,224 40.5
 45 to 54 years 9,153 1,275 13.9 6,755 540 8.0 543 116 21.4 1,855 618 33.3
 55 to 64 years 2,195 420 19.2 1,486 176 11.8 162 39 24.3 546 205 37.6
 65 years and over 953 284 29.8 463 92 19.8 90 27 29.9 400 166 41.5

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 2,973 17.8 10,278 767 7.5 1,628 386 23.7 4,838 1,819 37.6
 Under 18 years 67 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 13 (B) 31 15 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 551 45.5 381 90 23.8 225 78 34.9 605 382 63.2
 25 to 34 years 3,934 776 19.7 2,407 181 7.5 444 111 24.9 1,083 485 44.8
 35 to 44 years 4,594 652 14.2 2,823 174 6.2 425 78 18.4 1,347 400 29.7
 45 to 54 years 4,965 577 11.6 3,432 181 5.3 344 72 20.8 1,188 324 27.3
 55 to 64 years 1,374 234 17.0 946 92 9.8 99 21 21.1 330 121 36.7
 65 years and over 600 154 25.7 290 49 17.0 55 13 (B) 255 91 35.9

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 5,604 25.2 16,212 2,384 14.7 1,048 348 33.2 4,957 2,872 57.9
 Under 18 years 33 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 8 (B) 21 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 505 63.6 292 145 49.6 85 38 45.0 417 322 77.3
 25 to 34 years 6,201 2,195 35.4 4,114 830 20.2 271 108 39.7 1,816 1,258 69.3
 35 to 44 years 9,827 1,865 19.0 7,769 923 11.9 383 117 30.6 1,675 824 49.2
 45 to 54 years 4,189 698 16.7 3,323 360 10.8 199 45 22.5 667 293 44.0
 55 to 64 years 821 186 22.7 541 83 15.4 63 19 (B) 217 84 38.9
 65 years and over 354 130 36.9 173 42 24.4 35 13 (B) 145 75 51.4

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 4,714 26.9 12,295 1,839 15.0 1,122 360 32.1 4,115 2,515 61.1
 Under 18 years 30 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 10 (B) 17 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 970 56.4 637 229 36.0 181 85 46.8 901 656 72.8
 25 to 34 years 7,551 2,127 28.2 5,300 805 15.2 493 163 33.2 1,758 1,158 65.9
 35 to 44 years 5,749 1,015 17.7 4,712 539 11.4 246 65 26.3 791 411 51.9
 45 to 54 years 1,613 333 20.6 1,143 166 14.5 105 16 15.0 365 151 41.5
 55 to 64 years 564 134 23.8 365 62 16.9 52 9 (B) 147 64 43.3
 65 years and over 305 112 36.6 138 38 27.8 32 12 (B) 136 61 45.1

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 3,001 24.7 8,226 1,037 12.6 883 268 30.3 3,045 1,696 55.7
 Under 18 years 28 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 10 (B) 17 13 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 591 51.5 388 105 27.1 147 67 46.0 611 418 68.4
 25 to 34 years 4,999 1,292 25.8 3,357 428 12.7 379 115 30.5 1,263 749 59.3
 35 to 44 years 4,064 674 16.6 3,234 327 10.1 199 45 22.5 631 303 48.0
 45 to 54 years 1,251 237 18.9 875 111 12.7 86 11 12.7 290 115 39.5
 55 to 64 years 419 99 23.5 268 40 14.8 35 9 (B) 116 50 42.9
 65 years and over 247 86 34.8 103 26 25.6 26 10 (B) 117 49 42.2

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 1,713 31.8 4,069 802 19.7 239 92 38.7 1,070 818 76.5
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 379 66.2 249 124 49.8 34 17 (B) 289 238 82.1
 25 to 34 years 2,553 835 32.7 1,943 377 19.4 114 48 42.1 495 409 82.7
 35 to 44 years 1,684 341 20.2 1,477 212 14.4 47 20 (B) 160 108 67.6
 45 to 54 years 362 96 26.5 268 54 20.3 19 5 (B) 75 37 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 36 24.7 97 22 22.6 17 0 (B) 31 14 (B)
 65 years and over 59 26 (B) 34 12 (B) 6 2 (B) 18 12 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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