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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 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 3,390 4.3 59,137 1,144 1.9 5,255 284 5.4 14,482 1,962 13.6

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 3,390 4.3 59,137 1,144 1.9 5,255 284 5.4 14,482 1,962 13.6
 Under 18 years 170 27 16.0 3 0 (B) 82 9 10.4 84 19 22.0
 18 to 24 years 3,232 503 15.6 1,207 58 4.8 753 37 4.9 1,272 408 32.1
 25 to 34 years 13,355 1,050 7.9 9,028 247 2.7 1,190 70 5.9 3,137 733 23.4
 35 to 44 years 17,551 737 4.2 12,916 229 1.8 1,151 74 6.4 3,484 435 12.5
 45 to 54 years 18,120 467 2.6 13,981 210 1.5 1,075 57 5.3 3,063 201 6.5
 55 to 64 years 13,467 320 2.4 11,420 209 1.8 552 30 5.4 1,495 82 5.5
 65 years and over 12,980 285 2.2 10,581 192 1.8 452 7 1.6 1,947 86 4.4

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 777 1.9 32,647 528 1.6 2,579 84 3.2 4,686 166 3.5
 Under 18 years 70 4 (B) 3 0 (B) 34 1 (B) 33 3 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 55 4.5 535 14 2.7 444 13 2.9 250 28 11.1
 25 to 34 years 3,220 67 2.1 2,506 52 2.1 475 8 1.7 239 6 2.5
 35 to 44 years 3,130 75 2.4 2,325 31 1.4 342 17 5.0 462 27 5.8
 45 to 54 years 8,966 131 1.5 7,226 78 1.1 532 19 3.6 1,208 34 2.8
 55 to 64 years 11,272 227 2.0 9,934 178 1.8 390 20 5.1 948 29 3.0
 65 years and over 12,026 218 1.8 10,118 173 1.7 362 5 1.5 1,547 39 2.5

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 2,613 6.7 26,490 617 2.3 2,676 200 7.5 9,796 1,797 18.3
 Under 18 years 100 23 23.1 0 0 (X) 48 8 (B) 52 15 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 448 22.4 673 44 6.5 310 24 7.8 1,022 380 37.2
 25 to 34 years 10,135 983 9.7 6,522 195 3.0 715 62 8.7 2,898 727 25.1
 35 to 44 years 14,421 662 4.6 10,591 197 1.9 808 57 7.0 3,022 408 13.5
 45 to 54 years 9,153 336 3.7 6,755 132 1.9 543 38 7.0 1,855 167 9.0
 55 to 64 years 2,195 93 4.2 1,486 30 2.0 162 10 6.0 546 53 9.7
 65 years and over 953 67 7.0 463 19 4.0 90 2 1.9 400 47 11.7

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 876 5.2 10,278 140 1.4 1,628 109 6.7 4,838 627 13.0
 Under 18 years 67 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 6 (B) 31 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 229 18.9 381 19 5.1 225 15 6.6 605 195 32.2
 25 to 34 years 3,934 241 6.1 2,407 29 1.2 444 36 8.2 1,083 176 16.2
 35 to 44 years 4,594 151 3.3 2,823 21 0.7 425 23 5.4 1,347 108 8.0
 45 to 54 years 4,965 150 3.0 3,432 45 1.3 344 22 6.5 1,188 83 7.0
 55 to 64 years 1,374 54 3.9 946 17 1.8 99 6 6.2 330 31 9.5
 65 years and over 600 38 6.3 290 10 3.3 55 0 (B) 255 28 11.1

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 1,737 7.8 16,212 476 2.9 1,048 91 8.7 4,957 1,169 23.6
 Under 18 years 33 11 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 2 (B) 21 9 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 219 27.6 292 24 8.4 85 9 10.9 417 186 44.5
 25 to 34 years 6,201 742 12.0 4,114 165 4.0 271 26 9.5 1,816 551 30.3
 35 to 44 years 9,827 511 5.2 7,769 177 2.3 383 34 8.8 1,675 300 17.9
 45 to 54 years 4,189 186 4.4 3,323 87 2.6 199 16 7.9 667 83 12.5
 55 to 64 years 821 39 4.7 541 14 2.5 63 4 (B) 217 22 10.0
 65 years and over 354 29 8.3 173 9 5.2 35 2 (B) 145 19 12.8

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 1,627 9.3 12,295 383 3.1 1,122 99 8.8 4,115 1,145 27.8
 Under 18 years 30 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 5 (B) 17 10 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 421 24.5 637 42 6.6 181 15 8.4 901 363 40.3
 25 to 34 years 7,551 742 9.8 5,300 163 3.1 493 44 8.9 1,758 536 30.5
 35 to 44 years 5,749 300 5.2 4,712 111 2.4 246 25 10.3 791 164 20.8
 45 to 54 years 1,613 99 6.2 1,143 50 4.4 105 6 5.7 365 43 11.8
 55 to 64 years 564 32 5.7 365 9 2.4 52 4 (B) 147 20 13.4
 65 years and over 305 18 6.0 138 9 6.3 32 1 (B) 136 9 6.6

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 1,013 8.3 8,226 211 2.6 883 74 8.4 3,045 728 23.9
 Under 18 years 28 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 5 (B) 17 10 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 252 22.0 388 22 5.6 147 12 8.4 611 218 35.7
 25 to 34 years 4,999 444 8.9 3,357 85 2.5 379 35 9.1 1,263 325 25.7
 35 to 44 years 4,064 196 4.8 3,234 61 1.9 199 15 7.3 631 120 19.0
 45 to 54 years 1,251 72 5.7 875 32 3.6 86 4 5.0 290 36 12.3
 55 to 64 years 419 27 6.5 268 8 2.9 35 4 (B) 116 15 13.3
 65 years and over 247 8 3.3 103 4 3.8 26 0 (B) 117 4 3.7

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 614 11.4 4,069 172 4.2 239 25 10.6 1,070 416 38.9
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 169 29.4 249 21 8.3 34 3 (B) 289 145 50.1
 25 to 34 years 2,553 298 11.7 1,943 78 4.0 114 9 8.0 495 211 42.5
 35 to 44 years 1,684 105 6.2 1,477 50 3.4 47 11 (B) 160 45 27.9
 45 to 54 years 362 28 7.6 268 19 6.9 19 2 (B) 75 7 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 5 3.4 97 1 0.8 17 0 (B) 31 4 (B)
 65 years and over 59 10 (B) 34 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 18 5 (B)

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