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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)

Black alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
9,359 3,261 34.8 4,386 709 16.2 812 293 36.1 4,161 2,259 54.3

Householders by age:
 
  Total
9,359 3,261 34.8 4,386 709 16.2 812 293 36.1 4,161 2,259 54.3
 Under 18 years 36 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 12 (B) 22 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 591 345 58.3 74 29 (B) 124 37 29.9 393 279 70.9
 25 to 34 years 1,952 983 50.4 688 155 22.6 182 66 36.3 1,083 762 70.4
 35 to 44 years 2,295 771 33.6 1,048 154 14.7 186 68 36.8 1,061 548 51.6
 45 to 54 years 2,101 492 23.4 1,175 133 11.3 148 51 34.6 779 309 39.6
 55 to 64 years 1,315 313 23.8 805 114 14.1 93 32 34.3 417 168 40.2
 65 years and over 1,068 328 30.7 596 124 20.7 66 27 (B) 406 178 43.8

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,594 692 19.3 2,178 287 13.2 374 93 24.9 1,042 312 29.9
 Under 18 years 8 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 2 1 (B) 6 3 (B)
 18 to 24 years 134 30 22.7 28 10 (B) 63 9 (B) 44 11 (B)
 25 to 34 years 257 23 8.8 156 8 5.2 61 12 (B) 40 2 (B)
 35 to 44 years 446 74 16.7 240 19 8.1 62 14 (B) 145 40 27.9
 45 to 54 years 947 158 16.7 588 61 10.3 74 24 (B) 285 73 25.8
 55 to 64 years 926 162 17.5 631 84 13.3 60 13 (B) 236 65 27.5
 65 years and over 876 242 27.6 537 105 19.5 53 20 (B) 286 117 41.0

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,765 2,569 44.6 2,208 422 19.1 438 200 45.6 3,119 1,947 62.4
 Under 18 years 27 25 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 16 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 457 314 68.8 47 19 (B) 61 28 (B) 349 268 76.6
 25 to 34 years 1,695 961 56.7 532 147 27.7 121 54 44.4 1,042 760 72.9
 35 to 44 years 1,849 697 37.7 808 135 16.7 125 54 43.3 916 508 55.4
 45 to 54 years 1,155 334 29.0 588 72 12.3 73 27 (B) 494 235 47.7
 55 to 64 years 389 152 39.0 174 30 17.1 33 19 (B) 181 103 56.7
 65 years and over 192 86 44.9 59 19 (B) 13 7 (B) 119 61 50.8

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,515 921 36.6 844 113 13.4 257 103 39.9 1,414 705 49.8
 Under 18 years 16 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 10 7 (B)
 18 to 24 years 257 160 62.3 17 4 (B) 42 16 (B) 198 140 71.0
 25 to 34 years 585 257 44.0 176 36 20.3 76 30 39.5 333 191 57.6
 35 to 44 years 655 189 28.9 208 21 10.2 57 17 (B) 390 151 38.7
 45 to 54 years 649 169 26.1 297 25 8.5 46 19 (B) 306 125 40.8
 55 to 64 years 235 89 38.0 105 16 15.3 19 10 (B) 112 63 56.3
 65 years and over 117 42 35.7 41 11 (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 1,648 50.7 1,364 308 22.6 181 97 53.8 1,705 1,242 72.9
 Under 18 years 11 11 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 200 154 77.2 30 15 (B) 18 12 (B) 152 127 83.9
 25 to 34 years 1,110 703 63.4 355 112 31.4 45 24 (B) 710 568 80.0
 35 to 44 years 1,194 507 42.5 601 114 18.9 67 37 (B) 526 356 67.7
 45 to 54 years 506 165 32.7 291 47 16.1 27 8 (B) 188 111 58.9
 55 to 64 years 154 62 40.6 70 14 (B) 15 9 (B) 70 40 (B)
 65 years and over 75 44 (B) 18 8 (B) 4 3 (B) 53 34 (B)

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,538 1,330 52.4 971 243 25.0 184 87 47.1 1,383 1,001 72.3
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 379 284 74.9 40 19 (B) 33 18 (B) 305 247 80.8
 25 to 34 years 1,056 596 56.4 393 107 27.2 69 34 (B) 594 455 76.7
 35 to 44 years 627 260 41.5 317 72 22.8 44 18 (B) 265 170 64.0
 45 to 54 years 298 110 36.9 154 32 20.7 15 2 (B) 128 76 59.4
 55 to 64 years 110 41 37.1 49 8 (B) 10 5 (B) 50 28 (B)
 65 years and over 57 28 (B) 17 6 (B) 5 3 (B) 34 19 (B)

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
1,811 864 47.7 671 132 19.7 147 69 46.8 993 663 66.7
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 253 183 72.1 19 6 (B) 27 16 (B) 207 161 77.7
 25 to 34 years 743 377 50.8 279 66 23.7 56 26 (B) 408 285 70.0
 35 to 44 years 446 162 36.5 208 32 15.3 35 14 (B) 202 117 57.9
 45 to 54 years 228 81 35.7 115 21 18.4 11 2 (B) 103 59 57.1
 55 to 64 years 80 26 33.0 36 4 (B) 8 3 (B) 36 19 (B)
 65 years and over 49 21 (B) 13 3 (B) 5 3 (B) 31 15 (B)

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
728 467 64.1 301 111 36.9 37 18 (B) 390 338 86.6
 Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
 18 to 24 years 126 101 80.5 21 13 (B) 6 2 (B) 98 86 87.5
 25 to 34 years 313 219 69.8 114 41 35.6 13 8 (B) 186 170 91.4
 35 to 44 years 181 98 54.0 109 40 37.1 9 5 (B) 63 53 (B)
 45 to 54 years 70 28 (B) 39 11 (B) 5 0 (B) 26 18 (B)
 55 to 64 years 30 14 (B) 14 4 (B) 2 2 (B) 14 8 (B)
 65 years and over 8 6 (B) 4 3 (B) 1 0 (B) 3 3 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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