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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)

Black alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
9,359 2,893 30.9 4,386 569 13.0 812 250 30.7 4,161 2,075 49.9

Householders by age:
 
  Total
9,359 2,893 30.9 4,386 569 13.0 812 250 30.7 4,161 2,075 49.9
 Under 18 years 36 27 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 11 (B) 22 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 591 331 56.0 74 29 (B) 124 27 21.6 393 275 70.0
 25 to 34 years 1,952 895 45.8 688 121 17.6 182 57 31.5 1,083 717 66.2
 35 to 44 years 2,295 677 29.5 1,048 130 12.4 186 59 31.8 1,061 488 46.0
 45 to 54 years 2,101 414 19.7 1,175 99 8.4 148 46 30.9 779 270 34.6
 55 to 64 years 1,315 275 20.9 805 94 11.7 93 25 26.8 417 156 37.3
 65 years and over 1,068 275 25.8 596 96 16.2 66 25 (B) 406 154 37.9

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,594 563 15.7 2,178 215 9.9 374 81 21.7 1,042 267 25.6
 Under 18 years 8 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 2 1 (B) 6 2 (B)
 18 to 24 years 134 30 22.7 28 10 (B) 63 9 (B) 44 11 (B)
 25 to 34 years 257 11 4.1 156 3 1.8 61 5 (B) 40 2 (B)
 35 to 44 years 446 63 14.2 240 14 5.9 62 14 (B) 145 35 23.9
 45 to 54 years 947 127 13.4 588 41 7.0 74 22 (B) 285 63 22.2
 55 to 64 years 926 134 14.5 631 66 10.5 60 11 (B) 236 57 24.2
 65 years and over 876 195 22.2 537 80 14.9 53 18 (B) 286 96 33.7

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,765 2,330 40.4 2,208 354 16.0 438 168 38.5 3,119 1,808 58.0
 Under 18 years 27 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 10 (B) 16 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 457 301 65.8 47 19 (B) 61 18 (B) 349 264 75.6
 25 to 34 years 1,695 884 52.2 532 118 22.2 121 52 42.8 1,042 714 68.5
 35 to 44 years 1,849 613 33.2 808 116 14.3 125 45 35.9 916 453 49.4
 45 to 54 years 1,155 287 24.9 588 58 9.8 73 23 (B) 494 206 41.8
 55 to 64 years 389 140 36.1 174 28 16.1 33 14 (B) 181 99 54.4
 65 years and over 192 80 41.8 59 16 (B) 13 7 (B) 119 57 48.2

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,515 834 33.2 844 97 11.5 257 88 34.2 1,414 649 45.9
 Under 18 years 16 13 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 5 (B) 10 7 (B)
 18 to 24 years 257 152 59.2 17 4 (B) 42 11 (B) 198 137 69.3
 25 to 34 years 585 234 40.0 176 29 16.7 76 28 36.9 333 176 53.1
 35 to 44 years 655 167 25.5 208 18 8.5 57 15 (B) 390 135 34.6
 45 to 54 years 649 142 21.8 297 22 7.3 46 16 (B) 306 105 34.2
 55 to 64 years 235 85 36.3 105 14 13.5 19 9 (B) 112 62 55.7
 65 years and over 117 41 34.7 41 10 (B) 10 4 (B) 66 27 (B)

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,250 1,496 46.0 1,364 257 18.8 181 80 44.5 1,705 1,158 68.0
 Under 18 years 11 11 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 200 148 74.2 30 15 (B) 18 6 (B) 152 127 83.9
 25 to 34 years 1,110 650 58.6 355 89 25.0 45 24 (B) 710 538 75.8
 35 to 44 years 1,194 446 37.4 601 98 16.3 67 30 (B) 526 318 60.5
 45 to 54 years 506 146 28.8 291 36 12.3 27 8 (B) 188 102 54.2
 55 to 64 years 154 55 35.8 70 14 (B) 15 5 (B) 70 36 (B)
 65 years and over 75 40 (B) 18 6 (B) 4 3 (B) 53 31 (B)

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,538 1,223 48.2 971 204 21.0 184 71 38.8 1,383 948 68.6
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 379 276 73.0 40 19 (B) 33 12 (B) 305 245 80.4
 25 to 34 years 1,056 552 52.2 393 85 21.6 69 32 (B) 594 435 73.3
 35 to 44 years 627 228 36.3 317 63 19.9 44 13 (B) 265 151 56.9
 45 to 54 years 298 95 31.8 154 24 15.4 15 2 (B) 128 69 54.0
 55 to 64 years 110 35 31.6 49 7 (B) 10 3 (B) 50 24 (B)
 65 years and over 57 26 (B) 17 6 (B) 5 3 (B) 34 17 (B)

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
1,811 788 43.5 671 111 16.5 147 61 41.2 993 617 62.1
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 253 178 70.2 19 6 (B) 27 12 (B) 207 159 77.0
 25 to 34 years 743 350 47.2 279 57 20.5 56 24 (B) 408 269 66.0
 35 to 44 years 446 135 30.4 208 26 12.5 35 11 (B) 202 99 48.7
 45 to 54 years 228 68 29.9 115 15 13.0 11 2 (B) 103 52 50.3
 55 to 64 years 80 24 30.6 36 4 (B) 8 3 (B) 36 18 (B)
 65 years and over 49 20 (B) 13 3 (B) 5 3 (B) 31 14 (B)

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
728 435 59.8 301 93 30.9 37 11 (B) 390 331 84.9
 Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
 18 to 24 years 126 99 78.6 21 13 (B) 6 0 (B) 98 86 87.5
 25 to 34 years 313 201 64.3 114 28 24.2 13 8 (B) 186 166 89.2
 35 to 44 years 181 92 50.9 109 37 34.1 9 3 (B) 63 53 (B)
 45 to 54 years 70 26 (B) 39 9 (B) 5 0 (B) 26 18 (B)
 55 to 64 years 30 10 (B) 14 4 (B) 2 0 (B) 14 6 (B)
 65 years and over 8 6 (B) 4 3 (B) 1 0 (B) 3 3 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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