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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 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 53,900 68.3 59,137 36,622 61.9 5,255 4,250 80.9 14,482 13,027 90.0

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 53,900 68.3 59,137 36,622 61.9 5,255 4,250 80.9 14,482 13,027 90.0
 Under 18 years 170 159 94.0 3 3 (B) 82 76 93.2 84 80 94.6
 18 to 24 years 3,232 2,946 91.2 1,207 1,085 89.9 753 653 86.7 1,272 1,208 95.0
 25 to 34 years 13,355 10,334 77.4 9,028 6,304 69.8 1,190 1,016 85.4 3,137 3,014 96.1
 35 to 44 years 17,551 12,605 71.8 12,916 8,406 65.1 1,151 925 80.4 3,484 3,274 94.0
 45 to 54 years 18,120 11,066 61.1 13,981 7,626 54.5 1,075 836 77.8 3,063 2,603 85.0
 55 to 64 years 13,467 7,453 55.3 11,420 5,836 51.1 552 393 71.1 1,495 1,225 82.0
 65 years and over 12,980 9,336 71.9 10,581 7,361 69.6 452 351 77.7 1,947 1,623 83.4

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 23,464 58.8 32,647 17,868 54.7 2,579 1,887 73.2 4,686 3,708 79.1
 Under 18 years 70 64 (B) 3 3 (B) 34 32 (B) 33 29 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 987 80.4 535 427 79.9 444 354 79.9 250 205 82.2
 25 to 34 years 3,220 1,643 51.0 2,506 1,130 45.1 475 340 71.6 239 173 72.5
 35 to 44 years 3,130 1,714 54.8 2,325 1,094 47.0 342 219 63.9 462 402 86.8
 45 to 54 years 8,966 4,760 53.1 7,226 3,429 47.5 532 404 75.8 1,208 928 76.8
 55 to 64 years 11,272 5,797 51.4 9,934 4,806 48.4 390 263 67.3 948 728 76.8
 65 years and over 12,026 8,499 70.7 10,118 6,979 69.0 362 276 76.4 1,547 1,244 80.4

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 30,436 78.1 26,490 18,755 70.8 2,676 2,363 88.3 9,796 9,319 95.1
 Under 18 years 100 96 95.9 0 0 (X) 48 45 (B) 52 51 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,959 97.7 673 658 97.8 310 299 96.5 1,022 1,002 98.1
 25 to 34 years 10,135 8,692 85.8 6,522 5,175 79.3 715 676 94.6 2,898 2,841 98.0
 35 to 44 years 14,421 10,891 75.5 10,591 7,312 69.0 808 706 87.4 3,022 2,873 95.1
 45 to 54 years 9,153 6,306 68.9 6,755 4,198 62.1 543 432 79.7 1,855 1,676 90.3
 55 to 64 years 2,195 1,657 75.5 1,486 1,029 69.3 162 130 80.3 546 497 91.0
 65 years and over 953 837 87.8 463 383 82.6 90 74 82.8 400 379 94.8

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 12,338 73.7 10,278 6,425 62.5 1,628 1,410 86.7 4,838 4,502 93.0
 Under 18 years 67 65 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 35 (B) 31 30 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 1,174 97.0 381 369 96.9 225 214 95.2 605 591 97.7
 25 to 34 years 3,934 3,014 76.6 2,407 1,553 64.5 444 418 94.3 1,083 1,042 96.3
 35 to 44 years 4,594 3,284 71.5 2,823 1,673 59.3 425 357 84.1 1,347 1,254 93.1
 45 to 54 years 4,965 3,308 66.6 3,432 1,985 57.8 344 269 78.1 1,188 1,053 88.6
 55 to 64 years 1,374 981 71.4 946 613 64.9 99 75 76.2 330 292 88.6
 65 years and over 600 512 85.4 290 232 79.9 55 42 (B) 255 239 93.6

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 18,099 81.5 16,212 12,329 76.1 1,048 953 90.9 4,957 4,817 97.2
 Under 18 years 33 31 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 10 (B) 21 21 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 785 98.9 292 289 99.0 85 85 100.0 417 411 98.6
 25 to 34 years 6,201 5,677 91.6 4,114 3,622 88.0 271 258 95.1 1,816 1,798 99.1
 35 to 44 years 9,827 7,607 77.4 7,769 5,639 72.6 383 349 91.0 1,675 1,619 96.6
 45 to 54 years 4,189 2,998 71.6 3,323 2,212 66.6 199 163 82.3 667 622 93.3
 55 to 64 years 821 676 82.4 541 416 76.9 63 55 (B) 217 205 94.6
 65 years and over 354 324 91.7 173 151 87.2 35 33 (B) 145 141 96.7

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 14,187 80.9 12,295 9,121 74.2 1,122 1,049 93.5 4,115 4,017 97.6
 Under 18 years 30 30 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 13 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 1,690 98.3 637 623 97.7 181 177 98.0 901 890 98.8
 25 to 34 years 7,551 6,308 83.5 5,300 4,097 77.3 493 471 95.6 1,758 1,739 98.9
 35 to 44 years 5,749 4,127 71.8 4,712 3,141 66.7 246 223 90.6 791 764 96.5
 45 to 54 years 1,613 1,263 78.3 1,143 838 73.3 105 90 85.4 365 335 92.0
 55 to 64 years 564 487 86.3 365 304 83.1 52 45 (B) 147 138 93.9
 65 years and over 305 281 92.2 138 119 86.6 32 30 (B) 136 133 97.9

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 9,649 79.4 8,226 5,865 71.3 883 821 93.0 3,045 2,963 97.3
 Under 18 years 28 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 1,126 98.3 388 376 97.0 147 143 97.6 611 607 99.2
 25 to 34 years 4,999 4,050 81.0 3,357 2,437 72.6 379 364 96.1 1,263 1,249 98.9
 35 to 44 years 4,064 2,904 71.4 3,234 2,122 65.6 199 177 89.1 631 604 95.8
 45 to 54 years 1,251 956 76.5 875 622 71.0 86 70 82.2 290 264 91.2
 55 to 64 years 419 358 85.4 268 220 82.2 35 30 (B) 116 108 92.5
 65 years and over 247 226 91.7 103 87 84.8 26 24 (B) 117 114 97.6

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 4,539 84.4 4,069 3,256 80.0 239 228 95.5 1,070 1,055 98.6
 Under 18 years 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 564 98.5 249 246 98.8 34 34 (B) 289 284 98.0
 25 to 34 years 2,553 2,258 88.5 1,943 1,660 85.4 114 107 93.9 495 491 99.1
 35 to 44 years 1,684 1,223 72.6 1,477 1,019 69.0 47 45 (B) 160 159 99.5
 45 to 54 years 362 307 84.7 268 216 80.7 19 19 (B) 75 71 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 129 89.1 97 83 85.6 17 15 (B) 31 31 (B)
 65 years and over 59 55 (B) 34 32 (B) 6 5 (B) 18 18 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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