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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 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, not Hispanic
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
54,450 33,946 62.3 44,281 25,493 57.6 3,069 2,371 77.3 7,100 6,082 85.7

Householders by age:
 
  Total
54,450 33,946 62.3 44,281 25,493 57.6 3,069 2,371 77.3 7,100 6,082 85.7
 Under 18 years 57 51 (B) 2 2 (B) 32 30 (B) 23 19 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,649 1,476 89.5 764 679 88.8 348 294 84.4 537 504 93.8
 25 to 34 years 7,855 5,596 71.2 6,011 3,907 65.0 591 501 84.8 1,253 1,188 94.8
 35 to 44 years 11,168 7,350 65.8 8,918 5,390 60.4 658 506 76.8 1,591 1,454 91.4
 45 to 54 years 12,959 7,113 54.9 10,525 5,210 49.5 744 555 74.6 1,689 1,348 79.8
 55 to 64 years 10,285 5,115 49.7 9,147 4,291 46.9 374 251 67.1 765 573 74.9
 65 years and over 10,477 7,245 69.2 8,914 6,014 67.5 322 235 72.9 1,241 997 80.3

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
30,793 16,906 54.9 26,530 13,806 52.0 1,531 1,070 69.9 2,731 2,030 74.3
 Under 18 years 29 25 (B) 2 2 (B) 16 16 (B) 12 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 769 617 80.3 402 326 81.1 235 188 79.8 131 103 78.6
 25 to 34 years 2,187 991 45.3 1,866 776 41.6 206 140 68.0 115 75 65.8
 35 to 44 years 2,082 985 47.3 1,704 723 42.4 170 93 54.8 207 169 81.5
 45 to 54 years 6,792 3,243 47.7 5,711 2,467 43.2 370 271 73.2 710 504 71.0
 55 to 64 years 8,998 4,246 47.2 8,207 3,710 45.2 274 178 64.9 517 359 69.5
 65 years and over 9,937 6,799 68.4 8,637 5,803 67.2 260 185 70.9 1,040 812 78.1

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
23,657 17,040 72.0 17,750 11,686 65.8 1,538 1,301 84.6 4,368 4,052 92.8
 Under 18 years 28 25 (B) 0 0 (X) 16 15 (B) 12 11 (B)
 18 to 24 years 880 859 97.6 362 352 97.4 113 106 93.9 406 401 98.8
 25 to 34 years 5,668 4,605 81.2 4,144 3,132 75.6 385 361 93.7 1,139 1,112 97.7
 35 to 44 years 9,086 6,365 70.0 7,214 4,667 64.7 488 412 84.5 1,384 1,286 92.9
 45 to 54 years 6,167 3,871 62.8 4,814 2,743 57.0 374 284 76.0 979 843 86.2
 55 to 64 years 1,287 868 67.5 939 582 61.9 100 73 73.2 248 214 86.1
 65 years and over 540 446 82.7 277 211 76.2 62 50 (B) 201 185 92.1

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
10,508 7,128 67.8 7,127 4,133 58.0 967 805 83.3 2,415 2,190 90.7
 Under 18 years 20 19 (B) 0 0 (X) 14 14 (B) 6 5 (B)
 18 to 24 years 568 549 96.7 219 212 96.5 92 85 92.6 256 252 98.4
 25 to 34 years 2,417 1,740 72.0 1,666 1,024 61.5 248 231 93.4 504 485 96.2
 35 to 44 years 2,893 1,925 66.6 1,934 1,072 55.4 274 226 82.5 685 628 91.6
 45 to 54 years 3,425 2,087 60.9 2,516 1,344 53.4 243 181 74.6 666 562 84.3
 55 to 64 years 827 519 62.8 608 347 57.1 61 41 (B) 158 130 82.5
 65 years and over 358 287 80.2 183 133 72.6 35 26 (B) 140 128 91.7

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
13,148 9,912 75.4 10,624 7,554 71.1 572 496 86.8 1,953 1,862 95.3
 Under 18 years 8 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 2 1 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 313 310 99.2 143 141 98.9 21 21 (B) 149 148 99.3
 25 to 34 years 3,251 2,865 88.1 2,478 2,107 85.0 138 130 94.3 635 628 98.8
 35 to 44 years 6,193 4,439 71.7 5,280 3,595 68.1 215 187 86.9 699 658 94.2
 45 to 54 years 2,742 1,783 65.0 2,298 1,398 60.9 131 103 78.7 313 282 90.0
 55 to 64 years 461 349 75.9 332 234 70.7 39 32 (B) 90 83 92.5
 65 years and over 181 159 87.7 94 78 83.3 26 24 (B) 61 57 (B)

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
10,153 7,655 75.4 7,926 5,519 69.6 609 559 91.9 1,618 1,576 97.4
 Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
 18 to 24 years 809 798 98.6 353 344 97.4 83 82 99.0 374 373 99.7
 25 to 34 years 4,402 3,474 78.9 3,440 2,533 73.6 279 267 95.5 683 675 98.8
 35 to 44 years 3,605 2,361 65.5 3,181 1,969 61.9 125 106 85.4 299 286 95.4
 45 to 54 years 879 631 71.8 675 451 66.9 68 56 (B) 137 123 90.3
 55 to 64 years 291 242 83.2 204 161 79.2 33 29 (B) 54 51 (B)
 65 years and over 165 147 88.9 74 61 (B) 21 19 (B) 70 68 (B)

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
6,977 5,127 73.5 5,264 3,497 66.4 483 440 90.9 1,230 1,190 96.7
 Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
 18 to 24 years 554 546 98.5 222 215 96.6 72 71 (B) 260 260 100.0
 25 to 34 years 2,879 2,172 75.4 2,161 1,471 68.1 214 205 95.7 504 496 98.4
 35 to 44 years 2,500 1,626 65.0 2,149 1,306 60.8 103 85 82.5 248 235 94.5
 45 to 54 years 704 495 70.3 534 349 65.4 59 47 (B) 111 99 88.8
 55 to 64 years 202 166 82.2 138 107 77.7 19 17 (B) 44 42 (B)
 65 years and over 137 121 88.4 59 48 (B) 17 16 (B) 61 58 (B)

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,176 2,528 79.6 2,662 2,022 76.0 125 120 95.5 388 386 99.5
 Under 18 years 0 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 255 252 99.0 130 129 98.8 11 11 (B) 113 112 99.1
 25 to 34 years 1,523 1,302 85.5 1,279 1,062 83.0 65 62 (B) 179 179 100.0
 35 to 44 years 1,104 735 66.6 1,031 663 64.3 22 22 (B) 51 51 (B)
 45 to 54 years 176 136 77.5 141 102 72.5 9 9 (B) 26 25 (B)
 55 to 64 years 89 76 85.3 65 54 (B) 14 13 (B) 9 9 (B)
 65 years and over 29 26 (B) 15 13 (B) 4 3 (B) 10 10 (B)

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