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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 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)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 12,279 15.6 59,137 5,435 9.2 5,255 1,150 21.9 14,482 5,694 39.3

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 12,279 15.6 59,137 5,435 9.2 5,255 1,150 21.9 14,482 5,694 39.3
 Under 18 years 170 78 46.0 3 0 (B) 82 32 38.9 84 46 54.7
 18 to 24 years 3,232 1,277 39.5 1,207 287 23.8 753 199 26.4 1,272 791 62.2
 25 to 34 years 13,355 3,292 24.7 9,028 1,201 13.3 1,190 280 23.5 3,137 1,811 57.7
 35 to 44 years 17,551 2,918 16.6 12,916 1,277 9.9 1,151 253 22.0 3,484 1,388 39.8
 45 to 54 years 18,120 1,937 10.7 13,981 901 6.4 1,075 215 20.0 3,063 822 26.8
 55 to 64 years 13,467 1,301 9.7 11,420 831 7.3 552 99 18.0 1,495 371 24.8
 65 years and over 12,980 1,475 11.4 10,581 938 8.9 452 72 16.0 1,947 464 23.8

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 3,331 8.3 32,647 2,120 6.5 2,579 369 14.3 4,686 843 18.0
 Under 18 years 70 18 (B) 3 0 (B) 34 8 (B) 33 10 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 180 14.6 535 45 8.4 444 71 16.0 250 63 25.4
 25 to 34 years 3,220 214 6.6 2,506 135 5.4 475 45 9.4 239 34 14.2
 35 to 44 years 3,130 281 9.0 2,325 129 5.5 342 44 12.8 462 108 23.4
 45 to 54 years 8,966 602 6.7 7,226 326 4.5 532 98 18.5 1,208 178 14.7
 55 to 64 years 11,272 857 7.6 9,934 644 6.5 390 58 14.8 948 155 16.3
 65 years and over 12,026 1,180 9.8 10,118 840 8.3 362 45 12.5 1,547 295 19.1

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 8,947 23.0 26,490 3,316 12.5 2,676 781 29.2 9,796 4,851 49.5
 Under 18 years 100 60 59.9 0 0 (X) 48 24 (B) 52 36 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,098 54.8 673 242 36.0 310 128 41.2 1,022 728 71.2
 25 to 34 years 10,135 3,078 30.4 6,522 1,066 16.3 715 235 32.9 2,898 1,777 61.3
 35 to 44 years 14,421 2,637 18.3 10,591 1,148 10.8 808 209 25.9 3,022 1,280 42.4
 45 to 54 years 9,153 1,335 14.6 6,755 575 8.5 543 117 21.5 1,855 644 34.7
 55 to 64 years 2,195 444 20.2 1,486 186 12.5 162 42 25.6 546 216 39.6
 65 years and over 953 294 30.9 463 98 21.1 90 27 30.3 400 169 42.3

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 3,138 18.7 10,278 802 7.8 1,628 424 26.1 4,838 1,912 39.5
 Under 18 years 67 36 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 16 (B) 31 20 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 582 48.1 381 93 24.5 225 87 38.8 605 401 66.3
 25 to 34 years 3,934 813 20.7 2,407 186 7.7 444 124 27.9 1,083 503 46.4
 35 to 44 years 4,594 700 15.2 2,823 181 6.4 425 88 20.8 1,347 430 32.0
 45 to 54 years 4,965 602 12.1 3,432 192 5.6 344 72 20.9 1,188 338 28.5
 55 to 64 years 1,374 246 17.9 946 95 10.0 99 23 23.1 330 128 38.9
 65 years and over 600 159 26.5 290 54 18.5 55 14 (B) 255 91 35.9

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 5,809 26.1 16,212 2,513 15.5 1,048 357 34.0 4,957 2,939 59.3
 Under 18 years 33 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 8 (B) 21 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 516 65.0 292 149 51.0 85 40 47.3 417 327 78.3
 25 to 34 years 6,201 2,265 36.5 4,114 880 21.4 271 111 41.0 1,816 1,274 70.2
 35 to 44 years 9,827 1,937 19.7 7,769 967 12.4 383 121 31.4 1,675 850 50.7
 45 to 54 years 4,189 733 17.5 3,323 382 11.5 199 45 22.5 667 306 45.9
 55 to 64 years 821 199 24.2 541 92 17.0 63 19 (B) 217 88 40.7
 65 years and over 354 135 38.3 173 44 25.4 35 13 (B) 145 78 53.7

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 4,899 27.9 12,295 1,935 15.7 1,122 387 34.5 4,115 2,577 62.6
 Under 18 years 30 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 10 (B) 17 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 1,005 58.5 637 234 36.8 181 92 50.7 901 679 75.4
 25 to 34 years 7,551 2,212 29.3 5,300 853 16.1 493 179 36.2 1,758 1,180 67.1
 35 to 44 years 5,749 1,054 18.3 4,712 569 12.1 246 69 28.1 791 417 52.7
 45 to 54 years 1,613 350 21.7 1,143 175 15.3 105 16 15.0 365 160 43.8
 55 to 64 years 564 143 25.3 365 66 18.1 52 9 (B) 147 67 45.6
 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 3,132 25.8 8,226 1,092 13.3 883 291 33.0 3,045 1,750 57.5
 Under 18 years 28 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 10 (B) 17 13 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 620 54.1 388 106 27.4 147 75 50.8 611 439 71.8
 25 to 34 years 4,999 1,349 27.0 3,357 453 13.5 379 128 33.9 1,263 768 60.8
 35 to 44 years 4,064 704 17.3 3,234 348 10.8 199 48 24.0 631 308 48.9
 45 to 54 years 1,251 248 19.8 875 117 13.4 86 11 12.7 290 120 41.3
 55 to 64 years 419 102 24.4 268 41 15.3 35 9 (B) 116 52 44.7
 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 1,767 32.9 4,069 843 20.7 239 96 40.2 1,070 828 77.4
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 385 67.3 249 128 51.4 34 17 (B) 289 240 83.0
 25 to 34 years 2,553 862 33.8 1,943 400 20.6 114 50 44.0 495 412 83.2
 35 to 44 years 1,684 351 20.8 1,477 221 15.0 47 21 (B) 160 108 67.6
 45 to 54 years 362 102 28.2 268 57 21.4 19 5 (B) 75 40 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 40 27.7 97 25 25.7 17 0 (B) 31 15 (B)
 65 years and over 59 26 (B) 34 12 (B) 6 2 (B) 18 12 (B)

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