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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 14,235 18.0 59,137 6,614 11.2 5,255 1,327 25.2 14,482 6,295 43.5

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 14,235 18.0 59,137 6,614 11.2 5,255 1,327 25.2 14,482 6,295 43.5
 Under 18 years 170 84 49.3 3 0 (B) 82 34 41.8 84 49 58.5
 18 to 24 years 3,232 1,397 43.2 1,207 336 27.8 753 234 31.1 1,272 826 65.0
 25 to 34 years 13,355 3,691 27.6 9,028 1,423 15.8 1,190 319 26.8 3,137 1,949 62.1
 35 to 44 years 17,551 3,418 19.5 12,916 1,569 12.1 1,151 283 24.6 3,484 1,566 44.9
 45 to 54 years 18,120 2,263 12.5 13,981 1,082 7.7 1,075 244 22.7 3,063 937 30.6
 55 to 64 years 13,467 1,521 11.3 11,420 986 8.6 552 119 21.6 1,495 416 27.8
 65 years and over 12,980 1,862 14.3 10,581 1,218 11.5 452 93 20.5 1,947 552 28.3

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 4,135 10.4 32,647 2,684 8.2 2,579 448 17.4 4,686 1,003 21.4
 Under 18 years 70 21 (B) 3 0 (B) 34 8 (B) 33 13 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 207 16.8 535 55 10.2 444 83 18.8 250 69 27.6
 25 to 34 years 3,220 250 7.8 2,506 156 6.2 475 59 12.4 239 35 14.8
 35 to 44 years 3,130 363 11.6 2,325 183 7.9 342 51 15.0 462 129 27.9
 45 to 54 years 8,966 733 8.2 7,226 408 5.6 532 115 21.5 1,208 210 17.4
 55 to 64 years 11,272 1,022 9.1 9,934 776 7.8 390 69 17.6 948 178 18.8
 65 years and over 12,026 1,538 12.8 10,118 1,107 10.9 362 63 17.5 1,547 368 23.8

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 10,100 25.9 26,490 3,929 14.8 2,676 879 32.8 9,796 5,292 54.0
 Under 18 years 100 62 62.5 0 0 (X) 48 26 (B) 52 36 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,190 59.4 673 282 41.9 310 151 48.6 1,022 757 74.1
 25 to 34 years 10,135 3,441 34.0 6,522 1,267 19.4 715 260 36.4 2,898 1,914 66.0
 35 to 44 years 14,421 3,054 21.2 10,591 1,386 13.1 808 232 28.7 3,022 1,437 47.5
 45 to 54 years 9,153 1,530 16.7 6,755 674 10.0 543 129 23.8 1,855 727 39.2
 55 to 64 years 2,195 499 22.7 1,486 210 14.2 162 51 31.3 546 238 43.5
 65 years and over 953 324 34.0 463 111 23.9 90 29 32.6 400 184 45.9

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 3,534 21.1 10,278 970 9.4 1,628 473 29.0 4,838 2,091 43.2
 Under 18 years 67 38 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 18 (B) 31 20 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 629 52.0 381 114 29.9 225 99 44.1 605 416 68.8
 25 to 34 years 3,934 915 23.3 2,407 236 9.8 444 135 30.5 1,083 544 50.2
 35 to 44 years 4,594 799 17.4 2,823 225 8.0 425 94 22.2 1,347 479 35.6
 45 to 54 years 4,965 704 14.2 3,432 229 6.7 344 83 24.2 1,188 392 33.0
 55 to 64 years 1,374 273 19.8 946 106 11.2 99 27 27.6 330 139 42.2
 65 years and over 600 176 29.3 290 61 21.0 55 15 (B) 255 100 39.2

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 6,567 29.6 16,212 2,959 18.3 1,048 406 38.7 4,957 3,202 64.6
 Under 18 years 33 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 8 (B) 21 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 561 70.6 292 168 57.5 85 52 60.8 417 341 81.8
 25 to 34 years 6,201 2,526 40.7 4,114 1,031 25.1 271 125 46.1 1,816 1,370 75.5
 35 to 44 years 9,827 2,256 23.0 7,769 1,161 14.9 383 138 35.9 1,675 957 57.2
 45 to 54 years 4,189 826 19.7 3,323 445 13.4 199 46 23.1 667 335 50.2
 55 to 64 years 821 226 27.6 541 104 19.3 63 23 (B) 217 99 45.5
 65 years and over 354 148 41.8 173 50 28.8 35 14 (B) 145 84 57.6

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 5,486 31.3 12,295 2,295 18.7 1,122 436 38.9 4,115 2,755 67.0
 Under 18 years 30 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 10 (B) 17 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 1,082 63.0 637 274 43.0 181 104 57.7 901 704 78.1
 25 to 34 years 7,551 2,477 32.8 5,300 1,016 19.2 493 198 40.2 1,758 1,263 71.8
 35 to 44 years 5,749 1,221 21.2 4,712 687 14.6 246 80 32.3 791 454 57.4
 45 to 54 years 1,613 398 24.7 1,143 200 17.5 105 18 16.8 365 180 49.5
 55 to 64 years 564 165 29.2 365 76 20.7 52 14 (B) 147 75 51.2
 65 years and over 305 119 39.1 138 42 30.7 32 12 (B) 136 65 47.8

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 3,515 28.9 8,226 1,301 15.8 883 320 36.2 3,045 1,894 62.2
 Under 18 years 28 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 10 (B) 17 13 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 666 58.1 388 127 32.7 147 83 56.4 611 456 74.6
 25 to 34 years 4,999 1,523 30.5 3,357 544 16.2 379 141 37.4 1,263 837 66.3
 35 to 44 years 4,064 817 20.1 3,234 422 13.0 199 53 26.5 631 342 54.2
 45 to 54 years 1,251 283 22.7 875 135 15.4 86 12 14.4 290 136 47.0
 55 to 64 years 419 114 27.3 268 47 17.7 35 11 (B) 116 56 48.5
 65 years and over 247 89 36.1 103 26 25.6 26 10 (B) 117 53 45.1

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 1,971 36.7 4,069 994 24.4 239 116 48.6 1,070 861 80.5
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 417 72.7 249 147 59.0 34 22 (B) 289 248 85.6
 25 to 34 years 2,553 955 37.4 1,943 472 24.3 114 57 49.7 495 426 85.9
 35 to 44 years 1,684 404 24.0 1,477 265 18.0 47 27 (B) 160 112 70.1
 45 to 54 years 362 115 31.7 268 65 24.3 19 5 (B) 75 44 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 50 34.7 97 28 29.1 17 3 (B) 31 19 (B)
 65 years and over 59 30 (B) 34 16 (B) 6 2 (B) 18 12 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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