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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)

White alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
64,183 8,440 13.2 50,779 4,329 8.5 3,999 807 20.2 9,405 3,304 35.1

Householders by age:
 
  Total
64,183 8,440 13.2 50,779 4,329 8.5 3,999 807 20.2 9,405 3,304 35.1
 Under 18 years 108 40 37.4 3 0 (B) 57 20 (B) 48 21 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,392 861 36.0 1,058 237 22.4 548 148 27.0 786 476 60.6
 25 to 34 years 10,329 2,177 21.1 7,580 964 12.7 887 201 22.7 1,863 1,012 54.3
 35 to 44 years 13,863 2,010 14.5 10,799 1,012 9.4 866 175 20.2 2,198 824 37.5
 45 to 54 years 14,835 1,351 9.1 11,872 701 5.9 861 151 17.5 2,102 499 23.7
 55 to 64 years 11,334 911 8.0 9,929 649 6.5 424 67 15.8 981 195 19.9
 65 years and over 11,322 1,089 9.6 9,537 766 8.0 357 46 12.9 1,427 277 19.4

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
33,942 2,479 7.3 28,681 1,709 6.0 1,965 262 13.3 3,295 508 15.4
 Under 18 years 46 13 (B) 3 0 (B) 23 7 (B) 19 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 975 135 13.8 476 33 6.9 332 56 16.8 168 46 27.4
 25 to 34 years 2,602 175 6.7 2,097 116 5.5 346 34 9.7 159 26 16.1
 35 to 44 years 2,461 194 7.9 1,932 100 5.2 243 25 10.3 286 69 24.3
 45 to 54 years 7,508 424 5.7 6,237 258 4.1 424 70 16.6 847 96 11.3
 55 to 64 years 9,701 637 6.6 8,753 510 5.8 309 43 14.1 640 84 13.1
 65 years and over 10,648 901 8.5 9,183 692 7.5 289 26 9.2 1,177 182 15.5

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
30,241 5,961 19.7 22,098 2,620 11.9 2,034 545 26.8 6,110 2,796 45.8
 Under 18 years 62 27 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 12 (B) 28 15 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,417 726 51.2 583 204 35.0 216 92 42.6 618 430 69.6
 25 to 34 years 7,727 2,003 25.9 5,482 849 15.5 541 168 31.0 1,704 986 57.9
 35 to 44 years 11,402 1,816 15.9 8,867 912 10.3 623 150 24.0 1,912 755 39.5
 45 to 54 years 7,326 927 12.6 5,634 443 7.9 437 80 18.4 1,255 403 32.1
 55 to 64 years 1,632 273 16.8 1,176 139 11.8 115 23 20.4 341 111 32.6
 65 years and over 674 188 28.0 355 74 20.8 68 20 (B) 250 95 38.0

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,948 2,080 16.1 8,543 620 7.3 1,253 305 24.4 3,152 1,155 36.6
 Under 18 years 45 19 (B) 0 0 (X) 28 11 (B) 16 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 877 394 44.9 344 83 24.1 160 65 40.5 372 246 66.0
 25 to 34 years 3,034 533 17.6 2,008 143 7.1 335 91 27.1 691 299 43.3
 35 to 44 years 3,532 475 13.4 2,316 136 5.9 338 69 20.5 879 270 30.7
 45 to 54 years 3,992 411 10.3 2,892 148 5.1 280 48 17.2 819 215 26.2
 55 to 64 years 1,029 145 14.0 756 70 9.3 70 12 (B) 203 63 30.9
 65 years and over 439 104 23.8 227 40 17.7 41 10 (B) 171 54 31.6

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,293 3,881 22.4 13,554 2,000 14.8 781 240 30.7 2,957 1,640 55.5
 Under 18 years 18 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 2 (B) 12 7 (B)
 18 to 24 years 540 333 61.6 238 121 50.7 56 27 (B) 246 184 75.0
 25 to 34 years 4,693 1,469 31.3 3,474 705 20.3 206 77 37.3 1,013 687 67.8
 35 to 44 years 7,870 1,341 17.0 6,551 776 11.8 285 81 28.3 1,034 485 46.9
 45 to 54 years 3,335 516 15.5 2,742 296 10.8 157 32 20.5 436 188 43.2
 55 to 64 years 603 129 21.4 420 69 16.4 45 12 (B) 138 48 35.0
 65 years and over 234 84 35.8 128 34 26.2 27 10 (B) 79 41 51.8

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
13,567 3,318 24.5 10,243 1,533 15.0 854 285 33.4 2,470 1,499 60.7
 Under 18 years 15 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 7 5 (B) 8 4 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,244 670 53.9 559 198 35.4 129 67 51.5 556 406 73.0
 25 to 34 years 5,938 1,505 25.4 4,483 681 15.2 394 136 34.5 1,060 688 65.0
 35 to 44 years 4,559 737 16.2 3,918 446 11.4 181 53 29.0 459 239 52.0
 45 to 54 years 1,188 221 18.6 899 126 14.0 82 13 15.3 207 82 39.7
 55 to 64 years 409 96 23.4 284 52 18.3 38 4 (B) 87 39 45.3
 65 years and over 215 80 37.3 100 31 30.5 22 9 (B) 93 41 44.1

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
9,354 2,119 22.7 6,825 862 12.6 670 209 31.3 1,859 1,048 56.4
 Under 18 years 13 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 8 4 (B)
 18 to 24 years 836 410 49.1 350 92 26.3 107 55 51.2 378 264 69.7
 25 to 34 years 3,891 909 23.4 2,811 350 12.4 300 97 32.3 780 462 59.3
 35 to 44 years 3,202 503 15.7 2,682 279 10.4 147 35 23.9 373 189 50.7
 45 to 54 years 942 159 16.9 703 88 12.5 69 8 (B) 170 63 37.2
 55 to 64 years 300 69 22.8 205 32 15.5 23 4 (B) 72 33 (B)
 65 years and over 170 60 35.6 74 22 (B) 17 6 (B) 78 32 41.6

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
4,213 1,199 28.5 3,418 671 19.6 184 76 41.0 611 452 74.0
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 408 260 63.6 209 106 50.8 22 12 (B) 178 142 79.9
 25 to 34 years 2,047 596 29.1 1,672 331 19.8 94 39 41.6 280 226 80.6
 35 to 44 years 1,356 234 17.2 1,236 167 13.5 34 17 (B) 86 50 57.7
 45 to 54 years 246 62 25.1 196 38 19.5 13 5 (B) 37 19 (B)
 55 to 64 years 109 27 24.9 79 20 25.4 14 0 (B) 15 7 (B)
 65 years and over 45 20 (B) 26 9 (B) 4 2 (B) 15 9 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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