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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)

White alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
64,183 2,139 3.3 50,779 861 1.7 3,999 188 4.7 9,405 1,090 11.6

Householders by age:
 
  Total
64,183 2,139 3.3 50,779 861 1.7 3,999 188 4.7 9,405 1,090 11.6
 Under 18 years 108 15 13.6 3 0 (B) 57 8 (B) 48 7 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,392 301 12.6 1,058 45 4.2 548 24 4.3 786 233 29.7
 25 to 34 years 10,329 638 6.2 7,580 183 2.4 887 39 4.3 1,863 417 22.4
 35 to 44 years 13,863 430 3.1 10,799 163 1.5 866 47 5.5 2,198 219 10.0
 45 to 54 years 14,835 315 2.1 11,872 154 1.3 861 42 4.9 2,102 119 5.6
 55 to 64 years 11,334 231 2.0 9,929 160 1.6 424 25 5.9 981 46 4.7
 65 years and over 11,322 210 1.9 9,537 156 1.6 357 4 1.1 1,427 50 3.5

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
33,942 578 1.7 28,681 419 1.5 1,965 56 2.9 3,295 103 3.1
 Under 18 years 46 2 (B) 3 0 (B) 23 0 (B) 19 2 (B)
 18 to 24 years 975 39 4.0 476 9 2.0 332 10 3.2 168 19 11.2
 25 to 34 years 2,602 47 1.8 2,097 41 1.9 346 2 0.4 159 5 3.3
 35 to 44 years 2,461 45 1.8 1,932 22 1.1 243 9 3.7 286 14 4.8
 45 to 54 years 7,508 93 1.2 6,237 60 1.0 424 15 3.7 847 17 2.0
 55 to 64 years 9,701 182 1.9 8,753 146 1.7 309 18 5.7 640 19 2.9
 65 years and over 10,648 171 1.6 9,183 141 1.5 289 2 0.7 1,177 28 2.4

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
30,241 1,561 5.2 22,098 442 2.0 2,034 132 6.5 6,110 987 16.2
 Under 18 years 62 13 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 8 (B) 28 5 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,417 263 18.5 583 35 6.1 216 13 6.0 618 214 34.6
 25 to 34 years 7,727 591 7.6 5,482 143 2.6 541 37 6.8 1,704 411 24.1
 35 to 44 years 11,402 385 3.4 8,867 141 1.6 623 38 6.2 1,912 205 10.7
 45 to 54 years 7,326 222 3.0 5,634 94 1.7 437 27 6.1 1,255 102 8.1
 55 to 64 years 1,632 49 3.0 1,176 14 1.2 115 7 6.4 341 27 7.9
 65 years and over 674 39 5.8 355 15 4.2 68 2 (B) 250 22 9.0

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,948 533 4.1 8,543 95 1.1 1,253 75 6.0 3,152 363 11.5
 Under 18 years 45 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 28 6 (B) 16 2 (B)
 18 to 24 years 877 137 15.6 344 18 5.3 160 7 4.5 372 112 30.0
 25 to 34 years 3,034 160 5.3 2,008 23 1.1 335 24 7.1 691 114 16.5
 35 to 44 years 3,532 82 2.3 2,316 10 0.4 338 17 5.2 879 55 6.2
 45 to 54 years 3,992 96 2.4 2,892 30 1.0 280 17 6.0 819 49 6.0
 55 to 64 years 1,029 28 2.8 756 7 0.9 70 4 (B) 203 18 8.6
 65 years and over 439 21 4.9 227 8 3.4 41 0 (B) 171 14 8.0

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,293 1,028 5.9 13,554 347 2.6 781 57 7.3 2,957 624 21.1
 Under 18 years 18 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 2 (B) 12 3 (B)
 18 to 24 years 540 125 23.2 238 17 7.2 56 6 (B) 246 102 41.7
 25 to 34 years 4,693 431 9.2 3,474 120 3.5 206 13 6.4 1,013 298 29.4
 35 to 44 years 7,870 303 3.9 6,551 131 2.0 285 21 7.4 1,034 151 14.6
 45 to 54 years 3,335 126 3.8 2,742 64 2.3 157 10 6.2 436 52 12.0
 55 to 64 years 603 20 3.4 420 7 1.7 45 4 (B) 138 9 6.9
 65 years and over 234 18 7.5 128 7 5.6 27 2 (B) 79 9 11.1

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
13,567 978 7.2 10,243 275 2.7 854 67 7.8 2,470 636 25.7
 Under 18 years 15 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 7 5 (B) 8 1 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,244 248 20.0 559 34 6.0 129 8 5.8 556 207 37.2
 25 to 34 years 5,938 455 7.7 4,483 119 2.7 394 30 7.5 1,060 307 28.9
 35 to 44 years 4,559 170 3.7 3,918 77 2.0 181 18 10.0 459 75 16.3
 45 to 54 years 1,188 68 5.7 899 35 3.9 82 4 5.0 207 28 13.6
 55 to 64 years 409 13 3.2 284 1 0.4 38 2 (B) 87 10 11.2
 65 years and over 215 17 7.9 100 9 8.7 22 1 (B) 93 8 8.3

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
9,354 623 6.7 6,825 161 2.4 670 48 7.2 1,859 414 22.2
 Under 18 years 13 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 8 1 (B)
 18 to 24 years 836 146 17.5 350 18 5.2 107 6 5.4 378 122 32.2
 25 to 34 years 3,891 287 7.4 2,811 65 2.3 300 24 8.0 780 198 25.4
 35 to 44 years 3,202 114 3.6 2,682 50 1.9 147 10 6.5 373 55 14.7
 45 to 54 years 942 50 5.3 703 24 3.4 69 2 (B) 170 24 14.2
 55 to 64 years 300 11 3.8 205 0 0.2 23 2 (B) 72 9 (B)
 65 years and over 170 8 4.9 74 4 (B) 17 0 (B) 78 4 5.6

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
4,213 355 8.4 3,418 114 3.3 184 19 10.1 611 222 36.4
 Under 18 years 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 408 102 25.1 209 16 7.4 22 2 (B) 178 85 47.9
 25 to 34 years 2,047 168 8.2 1,672 54 3.2 94 6 6.1 280 109 38.7
 35 to 44 years 1,356 56 4.1 1,236 27 2.2 34 9 (B) 86 20 23.4
 45 to 54 years 246 17 7.1 196 12 6.0 13 2 (B) 37 4 (B)
 55 to 64 years 109 2 1.7 79 1 0.9 14 0 (B) 15 1 (B)
 65 years and over 45 9 (B) 26 5 (B) 4 1 (B) 15 3 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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