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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)

White alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
64,183 25,897 40.3 50,779 17,166 33.8 3,999 2,188 54.7 9,405 6,542 69.6

Householders by age:
 
  Total
64,183 25,897 40.3 50,779 17,166 33.8 3,999 2,188 54.7 9,405 6,542 69.6
 Under 18 years 108 76 70.4 3 2 (B) 57 39 (B) 48 35 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,392 1,671 69.8 1,058 653 61.6 548 340 62.0 786 679 86.3
 25 to 34 years 10,329 5,298 51.3 7,580 3,155 41.6 887 549 61.9 1,863 1,594 85.6
 35 to 44 years 13,863 5,877 42.4 10,799 3,740 34.6 866 488 56.4 2,198 1,649 75.0
 45 to 54 years 14,835 4,574 30.8 11,872 2,945 24.8 861 398 46.2 2,102 1,231 58.6
 55 to 64 years 11,334 3,200 28.2 9,929 2,487 25.1 424 189 44.6 981 524 53.4
 65 years and over 11,322 5,201 45.9 9,537 4,184 43.9 357 186 52.1 1,427 831 58.2

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
33,942 10,747 31.7 28,681 8,212 28.6 1,965 868 44.2 3,295 1,667 50.6
 Under 18 years 46 29 (B) 3 2 (B) 23 16 (B) 19 11 (B)
 18 to 24 years 975 453 46.5 476 194 40.8 332 160 48.3 168 99 59.0
 25 to 34 years 2,602 584 22.4 2,097 388 18.5 346 134 38.6 159 63 39.4
 35 to 44 years 2,461 680 27.6 1,932 407 21.1 243 99 40.8 286 174 60.8
 45 to 54 years 7,508 1,800 24.0 6,237 1,222 19.6 424 186 43.9 847 391 46.2
 55 to 64 years 9,701 2,441 25.2 8,753 2,017 23.0 309 128 41.6 640 296 46.2
 65 years and over 10,648 4,761 44.7 9,183 3,982 43.4 289 145 50.2 1,177 634 53.8

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
30,241 15,149 50.1 22,098 8,954 40.5 2,034 1,320 64.9 6,110 4,875 79.8
 Under 18 years 62 48 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 23 (B) 28 24 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,417 1,217 85.9 583 458 78.7 216 179 83.0 618 580 93.8
 25 to 34 years 7,727 4,714 61.0 5,482 2,767 50.5 541 415 76.8 1,704 1,531 89.8
 35 to 44 years 11,402 5,197 45.6 8,867 3,333 37.6 623 389 62.4 1,912 1,475 77.1
 45 to 54 years 7,326 2,774 37.9 5,634 1,723 30.6 437 212 48.4 1,255 840 66.9
 55 to 64 years 1,632 759 46.5 1,176 471 40.0 115 60 52.6 341 228 66.8
 65 years and over 674 440 65.4 355 202 56.8 68 41 (B) 250 198 79.0

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,948 5,665 43.8 8,543 2,618 30.6 1,253 757 60.4 3,152 2,290 72.7
 Under 18 years 45 35 (B) 0 0 (X) 28 22 (B) 16 13 (B)
 18 to 24 years 877 712 81.2 344 242 70.1 160 127 79.4 372 343 92.1
 25 to 34 years 3,034 1,465 48.3 2,008 649 32.3 335 244 73.0 691 572 82.7
 35 to 44 years 3,532 1,419 40.2 2,316 624 26.9 338 187 55.4 879 608 69.2
 45 to 54 years 3,992 1,352 33.9 2,892 726 25.1 280 122 43.5 819 503 61.4
 55 to 64 years 1,029 402 39.1 756 252 33.4 70 31 (B) 203 119 58.7
 65 years and over 439 281 63.9 227 126 55.7 41 24 (B) 171 131 76.2

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,293 9,484 54.8 13,554 6,335 46.7 781 563 72.1 2,957 2,585 87.4
 Under 18 years 18 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 2 (B) 12 11 (B)
 18 to 24 years 540 505 93.6 238 217 91.0 56 52 (B) 246 236 96.2
 25 to 34 years 4,693 3,249 69.2 3,474 2,119 61.0 206 171 82.9 1,013 960 94.7
 35 to 44 years 7,870 3,778 48.0 6,551 2,709 41.4 285 202 70.8 1,034 867 83.9
 45 to 54 years 3,335 1,423 42.7 2,742 997 36.4 157 90 57.2 436 336 77.1
 55 to 64 years 603 357 59.1 420 218 51.9 45 30 (B) 138 109 78.8
 65 years and over 234 160 68.2 128 75 58.7 27 17 (B) 79 67 85.0

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
13,567 7,644 56.3 10,243 4,773 46.6 854 648 75.9 2,470 2,224 90.0
 Under 18 years 15 13 (B) 0 0 (X) 7 6 (B) 8 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,244 1,091 87.7 559 438 78.3 129 118 90.9 556 536 96.4
 25 to 34 years 5,938 3,526 59.4 4,483 2,216 49.4 394 317 80.4 1,060 992 93.6
 35 to 44 years 4,559 1,990 43.7 3,918 1,488 38.0 181 121 66.7 459 382 83.1
 45 to 54 years 1,188 612 51.5 899 411 45.7 82 47 57.5 207 154 74.3
 55 to 64 years 409 243 59.4 284 150 52.9 38 23 (B) 87 70 80.4
 65 years and over 215 169 78.7 100 69 69.0 22 17 (B) 93 83 89.6

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
9,354 5,069 54.2 6,825 2,921 42.8 670 496 74.0 1,859 1,652 88.9
 Under 18 years 13 13 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 8 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 836 709 84.9 350 250 71.5 107 95 89.0 378 364 96.2
 25 to 34 years 3,891 2,199 56.5 2,811 1,238 44.0 300 239 79.5 780 722 92.7
 35 to 44 years 3,202 1,375 43.0 2,682 980 36.6 147 91 62.0 373 304 81.4
 45 to 54 years 942 465 49.4 703 301 42.8 69 39 (B) 170 126 74.1
 55 to 64 years 300 174 57.8 205 102 49.8 23 13 (B) 72 58 (B)
 65 years and over 170 133 78.2 74 50 (B) 17 13 (B) 78 70 89.7

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
4,213 2,575 61.1 3,418 1,851 54.2 184 152 82.6 611 572 93.7
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 408 382 93.5 209 187 89.8 22 22 (B) 178 172 96.9
 25 to 34 years 2,047 1,326 64.8 1,672 978 58.5 94 79 83.4 280 269 96.1
 35 to 44 years 1,356 615 45.3 1,236 507 41.0 34 30 (B) 86 78 90.4
 45 to 54 years 246 147 59.6 196 110 56.3 13 9 (B) 37 28 (B)
 55 to 64 years 109 69 64.0 79 48 61.0 14 9 (B) 15 12 (B)
 65 years and over 45 36 (B) 26 19 (B) 4 4 (B) 15 13 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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