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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 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 34,206 43.4 59,137 20,644 34.9 5,255 2,961 56.3 14,482 10,602 73.2

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 34,206 43.4 59,137 20,644 34.9 5,255 2,961 56.3 14,482 10,602 73.2
 Under 18 years 170 125 73.9 3 2 (B) 82 56 67.7 84 68 80.7
 18 to 24 years 3,232 2,324 71.9 1,207 746 61.8 753 476 63.1 1,272 1,102 86.6
 25 to 34 years 13,355 7,274 54.5 9,028 3,817 42.3 1,190 724 60.9 3,137 2,732 87.1
 35 to 44 years 17,551 7,931 45.2 12,916 4,562 35.3 1,151 664 57.7 3,484 2,705 77.7
 45 to 54 years 18,120 6,157 34.0 13,981 3,710 26.5 1,075 536 49.8 3,063 1,911 62.4
 55 to 64 years 13,467 4,203 31.2 11,420 3,046 26.7 552 262 47.5 1,495 895 59.9
 65 years and over 12,980 6,192 47.7 10,581 4,760 45.0 452 244 53.9 1,947 1,188 61.0

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 13,354 33.5 32,647 9,665 29.6 2,579 1,169 45.3 4,686 2,519 53.7
 Under 18 years 70 40 (B) 3 2 (B) 34 18 (B) 33 21 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 591 48.2 535 221 41.4 444 220 49.6 250 150 60.2
 25 to 34 years 3,220 781 24.3 2,506 498 19.9 475 178 37.5 239 105 44.0
 35 to 44 years 3,130 926 29.6 2,325 506 21.8 342 142 41.6 462 278 60.0
 45 to 54 years 8,966 2,378 26.5 7,226 1,522 21.1 532 255 47.9 1,208 601 49.8
 55 to 64 years 11,272 3,094 27.5 9,934 2,425 24.4 390 171 43.8 948 499 52.6
 65 years and over 12,026 5,543 46.1 10,118 4,492 44.4 362 185 51.2 1,547 865 56.0

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 20,853 53.5 26,490 10,978 41.4 2,676 1,792 67.0 9,796 8,083 82.5
 Under 18 years 100 85 85.3 0 0 (X) 48 38 (B) 52 47 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,733 86.4 673 525 78.1 310 256 82.5 1,022 952 93.1
 25 to 34 years 10,135 6,493 64.1 6,522 3,319 50.9 715 546 76.4 2,898 2,627 90.6
 35 to 44 years 14,421 7,005 48.6 10,591 4,056 38.3 808 522 64.5 3,022 2,428 80.3
 45 to 54 years 9,153 3,779 41.3 6,755 2,188 32.4 543 281 51.8 1,855 1,310 70.6
 55 to 64 years 2,195 1,109 50.5 1,486 622 41.8 162 91 56.3 546 396 72.4
 65 years and over 953 649 68.1 463 268 57.9 90 58 64.9 400 323 80.7

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 7,897 47.2 10,278 3,230 31.4 1,628 1,011 62.1 4,838 3,655 75.5
 Under 18 years 67 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 30 (B) 31 28 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 996 82.3 381 263 69.0 225 178 79.2 605 556 91.8
 25 to 34 years 3,934 1,993 50.7 2,407 766 31.8 444 323 72.9 1,083 904 83.5
 35 to 44 years 4,594 1,985 43.2 2,823 782 27.7 425 235 55.3 1,347 968 71.9
 45 to 54 years 4,965 1,863 37.5 3,432 919 26.8 344 164 47.7 1,188 779 65.6
 55 to 64 years 1,374 602 43.8 946 334 35.4 99 48 48.4 330 220 66.7
 65 years and over 600 399 66.6 290 166 57.3 55 33 (B) 255 200 78.4

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 12,956 58.3 16,212 7,748 47.8 1,048 780 74.4 4,957 4,428 89.3
 Under 18 years 33 27 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 8 (B) 21 19 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 736 92.7 292 263 90.0 85 78 91.1 417 396 94.9
 25 to 34 years 6,201 4,500 72.6 4,114 2,554 62.1 271 223 82.2 1,816 1,723 94.9
 35 to 44 years 9,827 5,020 51.1 7,769 3,273 42.1 383 287 74.7 1,675 1,460 87.2
 45 to 54 years 4,189 1,916 45.7 3,323 1,269 38.2 199 117 58.8 667 530 79.5
 55 to 64 years 821 507 61.7 541 287 53.1 63 44 (B) 217 176 81.2
 65 years and over 354 250 70.8 173 102 58.9 35 25 (B) 145 123 84.7

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 10,350 59.0 12,295 5,768 46.9 1,122 866 77.2 4,115 3,717 90.3
 Under 18 years 30 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 11 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 1,530 89.0 637 501 78.7 181 166 91.8 901 863 95.8
 25 to 34 years 7,551 4,668 61.8 5,300 2,631 49.6 493 399 81.0 1,758 1,638 93.2
 35 to 44 years 5,749 2,674 46.5 4,712 1,821 38.6 246 172 69.9 791 681 86.1
 45 to 54 years 1,613 877 54.4 1,143 535 46.8 105 59 56.3 365 282 77.4
 55 to 64 years 564 339 60.0 365 188 51.5 52 32 (B) 147 119 80.6
 65 years and over 305 233 76.3 138 91 66.4 32 26 (B) 136 116 85.3

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 6,903 56.8 8,226 3,521 42.8 883 668 75.6 3,045 2,715 89.2
 Under 18 years 28 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 996 86.9 388 276 71.1 147 132 89.9 611 589 96.3
 25 to 34 years 4,999 2,951 59.0 3,357 1,479 44.1 379 306 80.8 1,263 1,165 92.3
 35 to 44 years 4,064 1,851 45.5 3,234 1,191 36.8 199 130 65.4 631 529 83.9
 45 to 54 years 1,251 654 52.3 875 383 43.7 86 47 55.3 290 224 77.4
 55 to 64 years 419 238 56.9 268 127 47.5 35 20 (B) 116 91 78.1
 65 years and over 247 185 75.0 103 65 63.2 26 21 (B) 117 99 84.6

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 3,447 64.1 4,069 2,247 55.2 239 198 82.9 1,070 1,002 93.6
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 534 93.2 249 226 90.5 34 34 (B) 289 274 94.8
 25 to 34 years 2,553 1,717 67.3 1,943 1,151 59.2 114 93 81.7 495 473 95.5
 35 to 44 years 1,684 824 48.9 1,477 630 42.7 47 42 (B) 160 152 94.8
 45 to 54 years 362 223 61.5 268 153 57.1 19 12 (B) 75 58 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 100 69.1 97 61 62.6 17 12 (B) 31 28 (B)
 65 years and over 59 48 (B) 34 26 (B) 6 5 (B) 18 17 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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