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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 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 27,919 35.4 59,137 15,856 26.8 5,255 2,538 48.3 14,482 9,525 65.8

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 27,919 35.4 59,137 15,856 26.8 5,255 2,538 48.3 14,482 9,525 65.8
 Under 18 years 170 123 72.6 3 1 (B) 82 55 67.5 84 66 78.9
 18 to 24 years 3,232 2,077 64.2 1,207 642 53.2 753 402 53.3 1,272 1,033 81.2
 25 to 34 years 13,355 6,215 46.5 9,028 3,025 33.5 1,190 625 52.5 3,137 2,566 81.8
 35 to 44 years 17,551 6,453 36.8 12,916 3,457 26.8 1,151 580 50.4 3,484 2,416 69.3
 45 to 54 years 18,120 4,857 26.8 13,981 2,749 19.7 1,075 456 42.4 3,063 1,652 53.9
 55 to 64 years 13,467 3,323 24.7 11,420 2,342 20.5 552 212 38.4 1,495 769 51.5
 65 years and over 12,980 4,870 37.5 10,581 3,640 34.4 452 208 46.1 1,947 1,022 52.5

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 10,363 26.0 32,647 7,335 22.5 2,579 960 37.2 4,686 2,068 44.1
 Under 18 years 70 39 (B) 3 1 (B) 34 18 (B) 33 20 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 458 37.3 535 169 31.7 444 167 37.6 250 122 48.9
 25 to 34 years 3,220 586 18.2 2,506 364 14.5 475 145 30.5 239 77 32.4
 35 to 44 years 3,130 758 24.2 2,325 406 17.4 342 123 35.9 462 230 49.6
 45 to 54 years 8,966 1,787 19.9 7,226 1,102 15.3 532 212 39.8 1,208 473 39.2
 55 to 64 years 11,272 2,415 21.4 9,934 1,862 18.7 390 136 35.0 948 417 43.9
 65 years and over 12,026 4,319 35.9 10,118 3,431 33.9 362 159 43.9 1,547 730 47.2

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 17,556 45.1 26,490 8,522 32.2 2,676 1,578 59.0 9,796 7,456 76.1
 Under 18 years 100 84 84.3 0 0 (X) 48 38 (B) 52 47 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,619 80.7 673 473 70.3 310 235 75.9 1,022 911 89.1
 25 to 34 years 10,135 5,629 55.5 6,522 2,661 40.8 715 479 67.1 2,898 2,489 85.9
 35 to 44 years 14,421 5,695 39.5 10,591 3,052 28.8 808 457 56.6 3,022 2,186 72.4
 45 to 54 years 9,153 3,070 33.5 6,755 1,647 24.4 543 244 45.0 1,855 1,179 63.5
 55 to 64 years 2,195 908 41.4 1,486 480 32.3 162 75 46.5 546 353 64.5
 65 years and over 953 551 57.8 463 210 45.3 90 49 54.7 400 292 73.0

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 6,576 39.3 10,278 2,397 23.3 1,628 889 54.6 4,838 3,290 68.0
 Under 18 years 67 57 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 29 (B) 31 27 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 915 75.6 381 231 60.6 225 163 72.4 605 522 86.3
 25 to 34 years 3,934 1,690 43.0 2,407 578 24.0 444 278 62.6 1,083 835 77.1
 35 to 44 years 4,594 1,594 34.7 2,823 547 19.4 425 203 47.9 1,347 843 62.6
 45 to 54 years 4,965 1,501 30.2 3,432 668 19.5 344 142 41.4 1,188 690 58.1
 55 to 64 years 1,374 483 35.2 946 245 25.9 99 45 45.3 330 194 58.8
 65 years and over 600 335 55.9 290 128 44.2 55 29 (B) 255 179 70.1

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 10,980 49.4 16,212 6,125 37.8 1,048 689 65.7 4,957 4,166 84.0
 Under 18 years 33 27 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 8 (B) 21 19 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 703 88.6 292 242 82.9 85 72 85.1 417 389 93.2
 25 to 34 years 6,201 3,939 63.5 4,114 2,083 50.6 271 202 74.4 1,816 1,654 91.1
 35 to 44 years 9,827 4,102 41.7 7,769 2,504 32.2 383 254 66.2 1,675 1,343 80.2
 45 to 54 years 4,189 1,569 37.5 3,323 978 29.4 199 102 51.3 667 488 73.2
 55 to 64 years 821 424 51.7 541 235 43.4 63 31 (B) 217 159 73.3
 65 years and over 354 216 61.1 173 82 47.2 35 21 (B) 145 114 78.1

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 8,927 50.9 12,295 4,626 37.6 1,122 779 69.4 4,115 3,522 85.6
 Under 18 years 30 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 11 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 1,440 83.8 637 451 70.8 181 156 86.4 901 832 92.4
 25 to 34 years 7,551 4,038 53.5 5,300 2,121 40.0 493 360 72.9 1,758 1,557 88.6
 35 to 44 years 5,749 2,178 37.9 4,712 1,394 29.6 246 151 61.3 791 633 80.0
 45 to 54 years 1,613 755 46.8 1,143 436 38.2 105 55 52.6 365 264 72.4
 55 to 64 years 564 288 51.0 365 154 42.1 52 24 (B) 147 110 74.4
 65 years and over 305 200 65.5 138 69 50.4 32 21 (B) 136 109 80.5

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 5,926 48.8 8,226 2,780 33.8 883 598 67.7 3,045 2,549 83.7
 Under 18 years 28 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 928 81.0 388 243 62.8 147 124 84.4 611 561 91.8
 25 to 34 years 4,999 2,551 51.0 3,357 1,179 35.1 379 272 71.7 1,263 1,100 87.1
 35 to 44 years 4,064 1,491 36.7 3,234 892 27.6 199 113 56.9 631 486 77.0
 45 to 54 years 1,251 567 45.3 875 313 35.8 86 44 51.2 290 210 72.4
 55 to 64 years 419 202 48.2 268 103 38.5 35 17 (B) 116 82 70.3
 65 years and over 247 158 64.1 103 49 47.1 26 17 (B) 117 93 79.2

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 3,001 55.8 4,069 1,846 45.4 239 181 75.9 1,070 974 91.0
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 511 89.3 249 208 83.3 34 32 (B) 289 271 93.7
 25 to 34 years 2,553 1,487 58.2 1,943 942 48.5 114 88 77.0 495 457 92.2
 35 to 44 years 1,684 686 40.8 1,477 502 34.0 47 38 (B) 160 147 91.8
 45 to 54 years 362 189 52.1 268 123 46.0 19 11 (B) 75 54 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 86 58.9 97 51 52.0 17 7 (B) 31 28 (B)
 65 years and over 59 42 (B) 34 21 (B) 6 5 (B) 18 16 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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