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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

Black A.O.I.C.
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
9,625 4,078 42.4 4,530 1,020 22.5 840 369 43.9 4,254 2,689 63.2

Householders by age:
 
  Total
9,625 4,078 42.4 4,530 1,020 22.5 840 369 43.9 4,254 2,689 63.2
 Under 18 years 36 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 14 12 (B) 22 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 612 397 64.9 78 36 46.2 134 55 40.9 400 306 76.6
 25 to 34 years 2,026 1,175 58.0 725 227 31.3 187 82 44.0 1,114 866 77.7
 35 to 44 years 2,364 987 41.7 1,086 228 21.0 192 93 48.3 1,087 666 61.3
 45 to 54 years 2,151 634 29.5 1,198 177 14.8 153 67 43.5 799 390 48.8
 55 to 64 years 1,345 424 31.5 830 168 20.3 93 34 36.5 422 222 52.6
 65 years and over 1,090 432 39.7 614 184 30.0 66 27 (B) 410 222 54.0

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,689 964 26.1 2,233 415 18.6 389 119 30.6 1,067 430 40.3
 Under 18 years 9 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 3 1 (B) 6 3 (B)
 18 to 24 years 142 47 33.3 28 11 (B) 68 15 (B) 46 22 (B)
 25 to 34 years 272 42 15.3 161 18 11.5 64 15 (B) 47 8 (B)
 35 to 44 years 456 105 23.0 242 34 13.9 65 21 (B) 149 50 33.7
 45 to 54 years 967 212 21.9 599 80 13.4 76 33 43.3 292 99 33.7
 55 to 64 years 949 234 24.7 651 113 17.4 60 15 (B) 238 105 44.3
 65 years and over 893 321 35.9 552 158 28.7 53 20 (B) 289 143 49.4

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,936 3,114 52.5 2,298 605 26.4 451 250 55.4 3,187 2,259 70.9
 Under 18 years 27 25 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 16 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 470 350 74.4 50 25 (B) 66 40 (B) 354 284 80.2
 25 to 34 years 1,754 1,134 64.6 564 208 36.9 123 68 54.9 1,067 858 80.4
 35 to 44 years 1,908 881 46.2 844 194 23.0 126 71 56.4 937 616 65.7
 45 to 54 years 1,183 422 35.7 599 97 16.2 77 34 43.7 507 292 57.5
 55 to 64 years 397 190 48.0 179 55 30.7 33 19 (B) 184 116 63.2
 65 years and over 197 112 56.8 62 26 (B) 13 7 (B) 121 79 65.1

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,583 1,139 44.1 881 171 19.4 264 127 48.0 1,438 842 58.6
 Under 18 years 16 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 10 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 264 181 68.6 17 4 (B) 47 23 (B) 200 154 77.0
 25 to 34 years 602 314 52.1 186 48 25.8 78 42 54.3 338 223 66.0
 35 to 44 years 676 243 36.0 225 35 15.4 57 21 (B) 393 187 47.6
 45 to 54 years 665 219 33.0 303 39 12.9 47 19 (B) 316 161 51.0
 55 to 64 years 240 105 43.7 108 29 26.9 19 10 (B) 113 65 57.9
 65 years and over 119 63 53.2 41 16 (B) 10 4 (B) 68 44 (B)

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,353 1,975 58.9 1,417 435 30.7 187 123 65.8 1,749 1,417 81.0
 Under 18 years 11 11 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 206 169 81.9 33 21 (B) 19 17 (B) 154 130 84.3
 25 to 34 years 1,152 820 71.2 378 160 42.4 45 25 (B) 728 635 87.1
 35 to 44 years 1,232 638 51.8 619 159 25.7 69 50 (B) 544 429 78.9
 45 to 54 years 518 203 39.1 296 58 19.6 31 14 (B) 191 130 68.2
 55 to 64 years 157 85 54.5 71 26 (B) 15 9 (B) 71 51 (B)
 65 years and over 77 48 62.4 20 10 (B) 4 3 (B) 53 35 (B)

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,634 1,562 59.3 1,024 327 32.0 191 116 60.5 1,418 1,119 78.9
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 392 310 79.0 43 24 (B) 39 28 (B) 310 258 83.3
 25 to 34 years 1,102 690 62.6 423 149 35.2 70 43 (B) 609 498 81.7
 35 to 44 years 656 336 51.2 334 96 28.9 46 26 (B) 276 213 77.3
 45 to 54 years 300 130 43.2 155 37 24.1 15 5 (B) 130 88 67.5
 55 to 64 years 113 52 46.3 51 15 (B) 10 5 (B) 52 32 (B)
 65 years and over 59 33 (B) 19 6 (B) 5 3 (B) 35 24 (B)

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
1,878 1,032 55.0 711 177 24.9 154 90 58.6 1,013 765 75.5
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 262 199 75.7 21 8 (B) 31 20 (B) 210 171 81.2
 25 to 34 years 768 447 58.2 298 92 30.9 56 35 (B) 413 320 77.5
 35 to 44 years 473 218 46.1 224 39 17.4 37 21 (B) 211 157 74.5
 45 to 54 years 230 97 42.2 115 25 21.9 11 2 (B) 104 70 67.2
 55 to 64 years 82 32 39.6 38 9 (B) 8 3 (B) 36 20 (B)
 65 years and over 51 27 (B) 15 3 (B) 5 3 (B) 31 20 (B)

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
756 530 70.1 313 151 48.1 38 26 (B) 405 354 87.4
 Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
 18 to 24 years 129 111 85.8 22 16 (B) 7 7 (B) 100 88 87.7
 25 to 34 years 334 242 72.6 125 57 45.7 13 8 (B) 196 177 90.5
 35 to 44 years 183 118 64.3 110 57 52.3 9 5 (B) 64 56 (B)
 45 to 54 years 70 32 (B) 39 12 (B) 5 3 (B) 26 18 (B)
 55 to 64 years 32 20 (B) 14 6 (B) 2 2 (B) 16 12 (B)
 65 years and over 8 6 (B) 4 3 (B) 1 0 (B) 3 3 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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