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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 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 45,156 57.3 59,137 29,286 49.5 5,255 3,722 70.8 14,482 12,148 83.9

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 45,156 57.3 59,137 29,286 49.5 5,255 3,722 70.8 14,482 12,148 83.9
 Under 18 years 170 143 84.2 3 2 (B) 82 69 83.5 84 72 86.0
 18 to 24 years 3,232 2,699 83.5 1,207 952 78.8 753 574 76.2 1,272 1,173 92.3
 25 to 34 years 13,355 8,956 67.1 9,028 5,158 57.1 1,190 894 75.2 3,137 2,903 92.6
 35 to 44 years 17,551 10,532 60.0 12,916 6,653 51.5 1,151 810 70.4 3,484 3,070 88.1
 45 to 54 years 18,120 8,844 48.8 13,981 5,764 41.2 1,075 720 67.0 3,063 2,360 77.0
 55 to 64 years 13,467 5,852 43.5 11,420 4,422 38.7 552 330 59.7 1,495 1,101 73.6
 65 years and over 12,980 8,131 62.6 10,581 6,336 59.9 452 325 72.0 1,947 1,469 75.5

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 18,776 47.0 32,647 13,960 42.8 2,579 1,577 61.1 4,686 3,239 69.1
 Under 18 years 70 50 (B) 3 2 (B) 34 25 (B) 33 23 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 806 65.7 535 330 61.8 444 296 66.7 250 180 72.1
 25 to 34 years 3,220 1,133 35.2 2,506 754 30.1 475 250 52.7 239 129 53.8
 35 to 44 years 3,130 1,363 43.5 2,325 813 35.0 342 192 56.1 462 357 77.3
 45 to 54 years 8,966 3,603 40.2 7,226 2,465 34.1 532 342 64.2 1,208 796 65.9
 55 to 64 years 11,272 4,471 39.7 9,934 3,606 36.3 390 218 55.9 948 647 68.2
 65 years and over 12,026 7,351 61.1 10,118 5,990 59.2 362 254 70.1 1,547 1,107 71.6

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 26,380 67.7 26,490 15,326 57.9 2,676 2,144 80.1 9,796 8,909 91.0
 Under 18 years 100 92 92.6 0 0 (X) 48 43 (B) 52 49 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,893 94.4 673 621 92.4 310 279 89.9 1,022 993 97.2
 25 to 34 years 10,135 7,823 77.2 6,522 4,404 67.5 715 644 90.1 2,898 2,775 95.7
 35 to 44 years 14,421 9,169 63.6 10,591 5,840 55.1 808 618 76.4 3,022 2,712 89.8
 45 to 54 years 9,153 5,241 57.3 6,755 3,299 48.8 543 378 69.6 1,855 1,564 84.3
 55 to 64 years 2,195 1,381 62.9 1,486 816 54.9 162 112 68.9 546 454 83.1
 65 years and over 953 780 81.8 463 347 74.9 90 71 79.4 400 362 90.3

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 10,344 61.8 10,278 4,875 47.4 1,628 1,253 77.0 4,838 4,215 87.1
 Under 18 years 67 62 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 34 (B) 31 29 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 1,115 92.1 381 337 88.6 225 194 86.1 605 584 96.6
 25 to 34 years 3,934 2,557 65.0 2,407 1,168 48.5 444 394 88.7 1,083 995 91.9
 35 to 44 years 4,594 2,683 58.4 2,823 1,234 43.7 425 296 69.6 1,347 1,154 85.6
 45 to 54 years 4,965 2,663 53.6 3,432 1,462 42.6 344 235 68.2 1,188 967 81.4
 55 to 64 years 1,374 788 57.3 946 462 48.9 99 63 63.8 330 262 79.6
 65 years and over 600 475 79.2 290 212 73.1 55 39 (B) 255 224 87.9

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 16,036 72.2 16,212 10,451 64.5 1,048 891 85.0 4,957 4,694 94.7
 Under 18 years 33 30 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 9 (B) 21 21 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 778 98.0 292 284 97.3 85 85 100.0 417 409 98.0
 25 to 34 years 6,201 5,266 84.9 4,114 3,236 78.6 271 250 92.3 1,816 1,780 98.0
 35 to 44 years 9,827 6,486 66.0 7,769 4,606 59.3 383 322 83.9 1,675 1,559 93.1
 45 to 54 years 4,189 2,577 61.5 3,323 1,837 55.3 199 143 72.2 667 597 89.5
 55 to 64 years 821 593 72.3 541 353 65.3 63 49 (B) 217 192 88.4
 65 years and over 354 305 86.2 173 135 77.8 35 33 (B) 145 137 94.6

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 12,580 71.8 12,295 7,683 62.5 1,122 978 87.2 4,115 3,919 95.2
 Under 18 years 30 30 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 13 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 1,646 95.8 637 588 92.3 181 171 94.8 901 887 98.5
 25 to 34 years 7,551 5,633 74.6 5,300 3,476 65.6 493 451 91.4 1,758 1,707 97.1
 35 to 44 years 5,749 3,480 60.5 4,712 2,547 54.0 246 200 81.2 791 733 92.7
 45 to 54 years 1,613 1,124 69.7 1,143 727 63.6 105 79 74.9 365 318 87.2
 55 to 64 years 564 406 71.9 365 241 66.0 52 37 (B) 147 127 86.4
 65 years and over 305 262 85.7 138 105 76.1 32 27 (B) 136 130 95.5

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 8,447 69.5 8,226 4,811 58.5 883 760 86.1 3,045 2,875 94.4
 Under 18 years 28 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 1,090 95.1 388 347 89.4 147 137 93.6 611 606 99.1
 25 to 34 years 4,999 3,557 71.2 3,357 1,992 59.3 379 347 91.5 1,263 1,218 96.5
 35 to 44 years 4,064 2,421 59.6 3,234 1,691 52.3 199 154 77.5 631 576 91.3
 45 to 54 years 1,251 846 67.7 875 532 60.8 86 65 75.5 290 250 86.2
 55 to 64 years 419 294 70.1 268 173 64.8 35 24 (B) 116 96 83.0
 65 years and over 247 211 85.8 103 77 74.3 26 22 (B) 117 113 96.2

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 4,133 76.9 4,069 2,872 70.6 239 217 91.0 1,070 1,044 97.6
 Under 18 years 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 557 97.2 249 241 96.8 34 34 (B) 289 281 97.2
 25 to 34 years 2,553 2,076 81.3 1,943 1,483 76.3 114 104 91.0 495 489 98.7
 35 to 44 years 1,684 1,059 62.9 1,477 856 57.9 47 45 (B) 160 158 98.4
 45 to 54 years 362 278 76.6 268 196 73.0 19 14 (B) 75 68 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 112 77.0 97 68 69.4 17 13 (B) 31 31 (B)
 65 years and over 59 50 (B) 34 28 (B) 6 5 (B) 18 17 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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