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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)

Black alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
9,359 951 10.2 4,386 136 3.1 812 72 8.9 4,161 744 17.9

Householders by age:
 
  Total
9,359 951 10.2 4,386 136 3.1 812 72 8.9 4,161 744 17.9
 Under 18 years 36 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 1 (B) 22 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 591 166 28.1 74 9 (B) 124 9 7.0 393 148 37.8
 25 to 34 years 1,952 329 16.8 688 23 3.4 182 26 14.2 1,083 280 25.8
 35 to 44 years 2,295 236 10.3 1,048 33 3.1 186 21 11.5 1,061 182 17.2
 45 to 54 years 2,101 98 4.6 1,175 21 1.8 148 8 5.7 779 68 8.7
 55 to 64 years 1,315 63 4.8 805 26 3.2 93 4 4.1 417 33 7.9
 65 years and over 1,068 51 4.8 596 24 4.0 66 3 (B) 406 24 6.0

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,594 113 3.1 2,178 53 2.4 374 20 5.5 1,042 39 3.8
 Under 18 years 8 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 2 1 (B) 6 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 134 10 7.7 28 4 (B) 63 2 (B) 44 4 (B)
 25 to 34 years 257 5 2.0 156 0 0.0 61 5 (B) 40 0 (B)
 35 to 44 years 446 18 4.0 240 2 0.8 62 6 (B) 145 10 7.1
 45 to 54 years 947 22 2.4 588 10 1.8 74 2 (B) 285 10 3.6
 55 to 64 years 926 23 2.5 631 15 2.3 60 2 (B) 236 7 2.9
 65 years and over 876 33 3.8 537 22 4.1 53 3 (B) 286 7 2.6

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,765 839 14.5 2,208 83 3.7 438 52 11.8 3,119 704 22.6
 Under 18 years 27 8 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 0 (B) 16 8 (B)
 18 to 24 years 457 156 34.1 47 5 (B) 61 6 (B) 349 144 41.3
 25 to 34 years 1,695 324 19.1 532 23 4.4 121 21 16.9 1,042 280 26.8
 35 to 44 years 1,849 218 11.8 808 31 3.8 125 16 12.5 916 172 18.8
 45 to 54 years 1,155 75 6.5 588 11 1.9 73 7 (B) 494 57 11.6
 55 to 64 years 389 39 10.1 174 11 6.3 33 2 (B) 181 26 14.4
 65 years and over 192 18 9.5 59 2 (B) 13 0 (B) 119 17 14.0

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,515 273 10.9 844 22 2.6 257 27 10.7 1,414 224 15.9
 Under 18 years 16 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 0 (B) 10 2 (B)
 18 to 24 years 257 77 30.1 17 0 (B) 42 4 (B) 198 73 37.1
 25 to 34 years 585 64 10.9 176 4 2.3 76 12 16.2 333 47 14.3
 35 to 44 years 655 56 8.5 208 5 2.3 57 5 (B) 390 46 11.8
 45 to 54 years 649 40 6.1 297 5 1.8 46 4 (B) 306 31 10.0
 55 to 64 years 235 22 9.5 105 6 6.0 19 2 (B) 112 14 12.4
 65 years and over 117 13 10.7 41 1 (B) 10 0 (B) 66 11 (B)

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
3,250 565 17.4 1,364 61 4.5 181 24 13.5 1,705 480 28.2
 Under 18 years 11 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 0 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 200 79 39.3 30 5 (B) 18 2 (B) 152 71 46.9
 25 to 34 years 1,110 260 23.4 355 19 5.4 45 8 (B) 710 232 32.7
 35 to 44 years 1,194 163 13.6 601 26 4.3 67 11 (B) 526 126 23.9
 45 to 54 years 506 35 7.0 291 6 1.9 27 3 (B) 188 27 14.2
 55 to 64 years 154 17 11.1 70 5 (B) 15 0 (B) 70 12 (B)
 65 years and over 75 6 (B) 18 0 (B) 4 0 (B) 53 6 (B)

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
2,538 522 20.6 971 54 5.6 184 28 15.2 1,383 440 31.8
 Under 18 years 12 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 0 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 379 146 38.5 40 5 (B) 33 5 (B) 305 136 44.6
 25 to 34 years 1,056 233 22.0 393 18 4.7 69 13 (B) 594 201 33.9
 35 to 44 years 627 101 16.1 317 20 6.4 44 7 (B) 265 74 27.8
 45 to 54 years 298 20 6.6 154 7 4.2 15 2 (B) 128 11 8.9
 55 to 64 years 110 15 13.7 49 4 (B) 10 2 (B) 50 10 (B)
 65 years and over 57 1 (B) 17 0 (B) 5 0 (B) 34 1 (B)

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
1,811 317 17.5 671 21 3.1 147 23 15.9 993 272 27.4
 Under 18 years 12 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 0 (B) 6 6 (B)
 18 to 24 years 253 93 36.7 19 0 (B) 27 5 (B) 207 88 42.7
 25 to 34 years 743 124 16.7 279 6 2.1 56 10 (B) 408 108 26.5
 35 to 44 years 446 64 14.4 208 6 3.0 35 5 (B) 202 53 26.2
 45 to 54 years 228 17 7.4 115 5 4.5 11 2 (B) 103 10 9.7
 55 to 64 years 80 12 15.0 36 4 (B) 8 2 (B) 36 7 (B)
 65 years and over 49 0 (B) 13 0 (B) 5 0 (B) 31 0 (B)

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
728 205 28.2 301 33 11.0 37 5 (B) 390 168 43.0
 Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
 18 to 24 years 126 53 42.1 21 5 (B) 6 0 (B) 98 48 48.5
 25 to 34 years 313 108 34.6 114 12 10.9 13 3 (B) 186 93 50.3
 35 to 44 years 181 37 20.4 109 14 13.0 9 2 (B) 63 21 (B)
 45 to 54 years 70 3 (B) 39 1 (B) 5 0 (B) 26 2 (B)
 55 to 64 years 30 3 (B) 14 0 (B) 2 0 (B) 14 3 (B)
 65 years and over 8 1 (B) 4 0 (B) 1 0 (B) 3 1 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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