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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 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)

Black alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
9,359 7,106 75.9 4,386 2,686 61.2 812 649 79.9 4,161 3,770 90.6

Householders by age:
 
  Total
9,359 7,106 75.9 4,386 2,686 61.2 812 649 79.9 4,161 3,770 90.6
 Under 18 years 36 33 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 12 (B) 22 21 (B)
 18 to 24 years 591 517 87.5 74 60 (B) 124 88 70.8 393 370 94.0
 25 to 34 years 1,952 1,656 84.8 688 472 68.6 182 152 83.8 1,083 1,032 95.3
 35 to 44 years 2,295 1,762 76.8 1,048 632 60.3 186 153 82.1 1,061 977 92.1
 45 to 54 years 2,101 1,425 67.8 1,175 632 53.8 148 125 84.7 779 668 85.7
 55 to 64 years 1,315 868 66.0 805 451 56.0 93 66 71.4 417 351 84.1
 65 years and over 1,068 845 79.2 596 440 73.7 66 53 (B) 406 353 87.0

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,594 2,272 63.2 2,178 1,196 54.9 374 260 69.5 1,042 816 78.3
 Under 18 years 8 5 (B) 0 0 (X) 2 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
 18 to 24 years 134 86 63.6 28 16 (B) 63 38 (B) 44 32 (B)
 25 to 34 years 257 138 53.7 156 73 46.7 61 39 (B) 40 26 (B)
 35 to 44 years 446 262 58.7 240 110 46.0 62 43 (B) 145 109 74.9
 45 to 54 years 947 552 58.3 588 277 47.1 74 59 (B) 285 216 75.9
 55 to 64 years 926 558 60.3 631 332 52.7 60 39 (B) 236 187 79.3
 65 years and over 876 671 76.6 537 388 72.2 53 41 (B) 286 241 84.3

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,765 4,834 83.9 2,208 1,491 67.5 438 389 88.9 3,119 2,954 94.7
 Under 18 years 27 27 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 16 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 457 432 94.5 47 44 (B) 61 50 (B) 349 338 96.7
 25 to 34 years 1,695 1,518 89.5 532 399 75.0 121 113 93.6 1,042 1,005 96.4
 35 to 44 years 1,849 1,500 81.1 808 522 64.6 125 110 88.3 916 868 94.8
 45 to 54 years 1,155 872 75.5 588 355 60.4 73 66 (B) 494 451 91.4
 55 to 64 years 389 310 79.7 174 119 68.0 33 28 (B) 181 164 90.4
 65 years and over 192 175 91.0 59 52 (B) 13 12 (B) 119 112 93.5

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,515 2,001 79.6 844 481 57.0 257 217 84.4 1,414 1,303 92.1
 Under 18 years 16 16 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 10 10 (B)
 18 to 24 years 257 239 92.9 17 15 (B) 42 31 (B) 198 193 97.7
 25 to 34 years 585 469 80.2 176 90 50.8 76 71 93.1 333 308 92.8
 35 to 44 years 655 510 77.8 208 110 52.9 57 44 (B) 390 356 91.3
 45 to 54 years 649 476 73.4 297 161 54.2 46 42 (B) 306 273 89.3
 55 to 64 years 235 185 78.5 105 68 65.1 19 14 (B) 112 102 91.5
 65 years and over 117 106 90.2 41 38 (B) 10 8 (B) 66 60 (B)

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,250 2,833 87.2 1,364 1,010 74.0 181 172 95.2 1,705 1,652 96.9
 Under 18 years 11 11 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 200 193 96.4 30 30 (B) 18 18 (B) 152 144 95.3
 25 to 34 years 1,110 1,048 94.4 355 309 87.1 45 42 (B) 710 697 98.1
 35 to 44 years 1,194 990 82.9 601 412 68.6 67 66 (B) 526 512 97.3
 45 to 54 years 506 396 78.3 291 194 66.8 27 23 (B) 188 178 94.9
 55 to 64 years 154 125 81.5 70 50 (B) 15 13 (B) 70 62 (B)
 65 years and over 75 69 (B) 18 14 (B) 4 4 (B) 53 52 (B)

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,538 2,207 86.9 971 709 72.9 184 167 90.8 1,383 1,331 96.3
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 379 365 96.4 40 37 (B) 33 31 (B) 305 297 97.3
 25 to 34 years 1,056 932 88.3 393 294 74.8 69 62 (B) 594 577 97.1
 35 to 44 years 627 516 82.3 317 220 69.4 44 39 (B) 265 256 96.7
 45 to 54 years 298 244 81.7 154 111 72.2 15 15 (B) 128 117 90.9
 55 to 64 years 110 86 78.0 49 32 (B) 10 9 (B) 50 45 (B)
 65 years and over 57 53 (B) 17 13 (B) 5 5 (B) 34 34 (B)

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
1,811 1,529 84.5 671 446 66.5 147 133 90.1 993 950 95.7
 Under 18 years 12 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 253 247 97.4 19 17 (B) 27 24 (B) 207 206 99.4
 25 to 34 years 743 634 85.4 279 191 68.5 56 51 (B) 408 393 96.3
 35 to 44 years 446 351 78.7 208 127 61.2 35 30 (B) 202 193 95.6
 45 to 54 years 228 181 79.4 115 79 69.0 11 11 (B) 103 91 88.8
 55 to 64 years 80 58 73.0 36 21 (B) 8 6 (B) 36 30 (B)
 65 years and over 49 46 (B) 13 10 (B) 5 5 (B) 31 31 (B)

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
728 678 93.1 301 262 87.2 37 34 (B) 390 381 97.7
 Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
 18 to 24 years 126 118 94.3 21 21 (B) 6 6 (B) 98 91 92.7
 25 to 34 years 313 298 95.1 114 103 90.3 13 11 (B) 186 184 99.1
 35 to 44 years 181 165 91.0 109 93 85.0 9 9 (B) 63 63 (B)
 45 to 54 years 70 62 (B) 39 32 (B) 5 5 (B) 26 25 (B)
 55 to 64 years 30 27 (B) 14 11 (B) 2 2 (B) 14 14 (B)
 65 years and over 8 7 (B) 4 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 3 3 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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