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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 alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
9,359 3,967 42.4 4,386 979 22.3 812 355 43.7 4,161 2,633 63.3

Householders by age:
 
  Total
9,359 3,967 42.4 4,386 979 22.3 812 355 43.7 4,161 2,633 63.3
 Under 18 years 36 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 12 (B) 22 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 591 379 64.1 74 33 (B) 124 46 37.2 393 300 76.3
 25 to 34 years 1,952 1,137 58.3 688 209 30.4 182 82 45.4 1,083 846 78.1
 35 to 44 years 2,295 966 42.1 1,048 224 21.3 186 91 48.7 1,061 652 61.4
 45 to 54 years 2,101 618 29.4 1,175 173 14.8 148 63 42.5 779 382 49.1
 55 to 64 years 1,315 412 31.3 805 159 19.8 93 34 36.7 417 219 52.4
 65 years and over 1,068 425 39.8 596 181 30.3 66 27 (B) 406 218 53.8

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,594 939 26.1 2,178 403 18.5 374 116 31.0 1,042 421 40.4
 Under 18 years 8 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 2 1 (B) 6 3 (B)
 18 to 24 years 134 42 31.1 28 10 (B) 63 11 (B) 44 20 (B)
 25 to 34 years 257 37 14.5 156 17 10.7 61 15 (B) 40 6 (B)
 35 to 44 years 446 105 23.6 240 34 14.1 62 21 (B) 145 50 34.7
 45 to 54 years 947 210 22.2 588 80 13.6 74 33 (B) 285 97 34.0
 55 to 64 years 926 226 24.4 631 108 17.0 60 15 (B) 236 104 44.0
 65 years and over 876 316 36.0 537 155 28.8 53 20 (B) 286 141 49.3

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,765 3,027 52.5 2,208 576 26.1 438 239 54.5 3,119 2,212 70.9
 Under 18 years 27 25 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 16 14 (B)
 18 to 24 years 457 337 73.8 47 23 (B) 61 35 (B) 349 280 80.0
 25 to 34 years 1,695 1,100 64.9 532 192 36.2 121 68 55.8 1,042 840 80.6
 35 to 44 years 1,849 861 46.6 808 190 23.5 125 70 55.7 916 601 65.6
 45 to 54 years 1,155 409 35.4 588 94 15.9 73 30 (B) 494 285 57.8
 55 to 64 years 389 186 47.7 174 52 29.8 33 19 (B) 181 115 63.3
 65 years and over 192 110 57.1 59 26 (B) 13 7 (B) 119 77 64.5

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,515 1,112 44.2 844 160 18.9 257 122 47.4 1,414 830 58.7
 Under 18 years 16 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 10 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 257 175 67.9 17 4 (B) 42 18 (B) 198 152 77.0
 25 to 34 years 585 305 52.1 176 44 25.2 76 42 55.6 333 218 65.6
 35 to 44 years 655 242 37.0 208 34 16.2 57 21 (B) 390 187 48.0
 45 to 54 years 649 213 32.8 297 36 12.0 46 19 (B) 306 158 51.7
 55 to 64 years 235 102 43.3 105 26 25.0 19 10 (B) 112 65 58.5
 65 years and over 117 61 52.4 41 16 (B) 10 4 (B) 66 42 (B)

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,250 1,915 58.9 1,364 416 30.5 181 117 64.6 1,705 1,382 81.1
 Under 18 years 11 11 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 200 162 81.3 30 19 (B) 18 16 (B) 152 127 84.0
 25 to 34 years 1,110 795 71.6 355 148 41.6 45 25 (B) 710 622 87.7
 35 to 44 years 1,194 619 51.8 601 156 26.0 67 48 (B) 526 414 78.7
 45 to 54 years 506 196 38.7 291 58 19.9 27 11 (B) 188 127 67.7
 55 to 64 years 154 84 54.5 70 26 (B) 15 9 (B) 70 49 (B)
 65 years and over 75 48 (B) 18 10 (B) 4 3 (B) 53 35 (B)

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,538 1,511 59.5 971 308 31.7 184 108 59.0 1,383 1,094 79.1
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 379 297 78.4 40 21 (B) 33 22 (B) 305 254 83.2
 25 to 34 years 1,056 666 63.1 393 135 34.3 69 43 (B) 594 488 82.2
 35 to 44 years 627 326 52.0 317 95 30.1 44 24 (B) 265 206 77.8
 45 to 54 years 298 128 42.9 154 37 24.0 15 5 (B) 128 86 67.1
 55 to 64 years 110 50 45.2 49 14 (B) 10 5 (B) 50 30 (B)
 65 years and over 57 32 (B) 17 6 (B) 5 3 (B) 34 23 (B)

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
1,811 998 55.1 671 165 24.6 147 84 57.0 993 749 75.5
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 253 190 75.0 19 6 (B) 27 16 (B) 207 168 81.1
 25 to 34 years 743 434 58.4 279 84 30.2 56 35 (B) 408 315 77.2
 35 to 44 years 446 210 47.1 208 38 18.3 35 19 (B) 202 152 75.3
 45 to 54 years 228 95 41.8 115 25 21.8 11 2 (B) 103 69 66.7
 55 to 64 years 80 31 38.9 36 8 (B) 8 3 (B) 36 20 (B)
 65 years and over 49 26 (B) 13 3 (B) 5 3 (B) 31 20 (B)

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
728 513 70.4 301 143 47.5 37 25 (B) 390 345 88.4
 Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
 18 to 24 years 126 107 85.4 21 15 (B) 6 6 (B) 98 86 87.5
 25 to 34 years 313 232 74.0 114 51 44.3 13 8 (B) 186 173 93.1
 35 to 44 years 181 116 64.2 109 57 52.6 9 5 (B) 63 54 (B)
 45 to 54 years 70 32 (B) 39 12 (B) 5 3 (B) 26 18 (B)
 55 to 64 years 30 19 (B) 14 6 (B) 2 2 (B) 14 11 (B)
 65 years and over 8 6 (B) 4 3 (B) 1 0 (B) 3 3 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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