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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)

White alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
64,183 42,415 66.1 50,779 30,948 60.9 3,999 3,197 79.9 9,405 8,270 87.9

Householders by age:
 
  Total
64,183 42,415 66.1 50,779 30,948 60.9 3,999 3,197 79.9 9,405 8,270 87.9
 Under 18 years 108 100 92.9 3 3 (B) 57 54 (B) 48 43 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,392 2,179 91.1 1,058 957 90.4 548 476 86.8 786 746 95.0
 25 to 34 years 10,329 7,834 75.8 7,580 5,285 69.7 887 766 86.3 1,863 1,784 95.7
 35 to 44 years 13,863 9,714 70.1 10,799 6,987 64.7 866 686 79.2 2,198 2,041 92.9
 45 to 54 years 14,835 8,683 58.5 11,872 6,289 53.0 861 659 76.5 2,102 1,735 82.5
 55 to 64 years 11,334 5,931 52.3 9,929 4,879 49.1 424 292 68.8 981 760 77.5
 65 years and over 11,322 7,973 70.4 9,537 6,547 68.6 357 266 74.5 1,427 1,160 81.3

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
33,942 19,324 56.9 28,681 15,381 53.6 1,965 1,422 72.3 3,295 2,521 76.5
 Under 18 years 46 42 (B) 3 3 (B) 23 23 (B) 19 16 (B)
 18 to 24 years 975 790 81.0 476 385 81.0 332 266 80.3 168 138 82.4
 25 to 34 years 2,602 1,290 49.6 2,097 923 44.0 346 254 73.2 159 113 71.4
 35 to 44 years 2,461 1,278 51.9 1,932 886 45.8 243 149 61.5 286 243 85.0
 45 to 54 years 7,508 3,781 50.4 6,237 2,840 45.5 424 315 74.4 847 625 73.8
 55 to 64 years 9,701 4,744 48.9 8,753 4,083 46.6 309 203 65.8 640 458 71.6
 65 years and over 10,648 7,400 69.5 9,183 6,261 68.2 289 211 73.0 1,177 928 78.8

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
30,241 23,091 76.4 22,098 15,567 70.4 2,034 1,775 87.3 6,110 5,748 94.1
 Under 18 years 62 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 31 (B) 28 28 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,417 1,389 98.1 583 572 98.2 216 209 96.8 618 608 98.4
 25 to 34 years 7,727 6,544 84.7 5,482 4,362 79.6 541 512 94.7 1,704 1,670 98.0
 35 to 44 years 11,402 8,436 74.0 8,867 6,101 68.8 623 537 86.2 1,912 1,798 94.0
 45 to 54 years 7,326 4,902 66.9 5,634 3,449 61.2 437 343 78.5 1,255 1,110 88.4
 55 to 64 years 1,632 1,187 72.7 1,176 797 67.7 115 88 76.7 341 302 88.5
 65 years and over 674 574 85.2 355 286 80.6 68 55 (B) 250 233 92.9

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,948 9,286 71.7 8,543 5,316 62.2 1,253 1,076 85.9 3,152 2,893 91.8
 Under 18 years 45 42 (B) 0 0 (X) 28 27 (B) 16 15 (B)
 18 to 24 years 877 852 97.2 344 335 97.3 160 153 95.7 372 363 97.6
 25 to 34 years 3,034 2,297 75.7 2,008 1,316 65.5 335 317 94.7 691 664 96.2
 35 to 44 years 3,532 2,456 69.5 2,316 1,363 58.8 338 282 83.5 879 811 92.3
 45 to 54 years 3,992 2,576 64.5 2,892 1,651 57.1 280 216 77.0 819 710 86.7
 55 to 64 years 1,029 700 68.0 756 479 63.3 70 51 (B) 203 171 84.1
 65 years and over 439 362 82.4 227 174 76.6 41 30 (B) 171 158 92.1

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,293 13,805 79.8 13,554 10,251 75.6 781 699 89.5 2,957 2,855 96.5
 Under 18 years 18 16 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 4 (B) 12 12 (B)
 18 to 24 years 540 537 99.5 238 237 99.3 56 56 (B) 246 245 99.6
 25 to 34 years 4,693 4,247 90.5 3,474 3,046 87.7 206 195 94.7 1,013 1,006 99.3
 35 to 44 years 7,870 5,980 76.0 6,551 4,739 72.3 285 255 89.3 1,034 987 95.5
 45 to 54 years 3,335 2,326 69.8 2,742 1,799 65.6 157 128 81.3 436 400 91.7
 55 to 64 years 603 487 80.7 420 318 75.7 45 38 (B) 138 131 95.1
 65 years and over 234 212 90.4 128 112 87.6 27 25 (B) 79 75 94.7

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
13,567 10,836 79.9 10,243 7,623 74.4 854 799 93.5 2,470 2,414 97.7
 Under 18 years 15 15 (B) 0 0 (X) 7 7 (B) 8 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,244 1,228 98.7 559 548 98.1 129 129 99.3 556 551 99.2
 25 to 34 years 5,938 4,913 82.7 4,483 3,484 77.7 394 379 96.2 1,060 1,050 99.0
 35 to 44 years 4,559 3,215 70.5 3,918 2,615 66.7 181 160 88.3 459 440 95.9
 45 to 54 years 1,188 915 77.0 899 652 72.5 82 71 85.8 207 192 92.9
 55 to 64 years 409 353 86.3 284 236 83.2 38 34 (B) 87 83 94.8
 65 years and over 215 196 91.5 100 87 87.2 22 19 (B) 93 90 97.0

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
9,354 7,319 78.2 6,825 4,891 71.7 670 623 93.0 1,859 1,806 97.1
 Under 18 years 13 13 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 8 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 836 823 98.4 350 341 97.5 107 106 99.2 378 375 99.1
 25 to 34 years 3,891 3,112 80.0 2,811 2,053 73.0 300 290 96.5 780 769 98.7
 35 to 44 years 3,202 2,248 70.2 2,682 1,766 65.8 147 127 86.6 373 355 95.1
 45 to 54 years 942 712 75.6 703 499 70.9 69 57 (B) 170 156 91.8
 55 to 64 years 300 258 85.8 205 169 82.5 23 21 (B) 72 68 (B)
 65 years and over 170 154 90.6 74 63 (B) 17 16 (B) 78 75 96.4

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
4,213 3,517 83.5 3,418 2,732 79.9 184 176 95.5 611 608 99.6
 Under 18 years 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 408 406 99.4 209 207 99.2 22 22 (B) 178 177 99.4
 25 to 34 years 2,047 1,801 88.0 1,672 1,431 85.6 94 90 95.2 280 280 100.0
 35 to 44 years 1,356 967 71.3 1,236 849 68.7 34 33 (B) 86 85 99.2
 45 to 54 years 246 203 82.4 196 153 78.3 13 13 (B) 37 36 (B)
 55 to 64 years 109 95 87.8 79 68 85.2 14 13 (B) 15 15 (B)
 65 years and over 45 43 (B) 26 24 (B) 4 4 (B) 15 15 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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