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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 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6)

All races
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder
from each family.)
78,874 60,637 76.9 59,137 42,431 71.8 5,255 4,607 87.7 14,482 13,598 93.9

Householders by age:
 
  Total
78,874 60,637 76.9 59,137 42,431 71.8 5,255 4,607 87.7 14,482 13,598 93.9
 Under 18 years 170 166 98.0 3 3 (B) 82 79 96.8 84 83 99.0
 18 to 24 years 3,232 3,062 94.7 1,207 1,132 93.7 753 695 92.2 1,272 1,235 97.1
 25 to 34 years 13,355 11,273 84.4 9,028 7,133 79.0 1,190 1,081 90.9 3,137 3,058 97.5
 35 to 44 years 17,551 14,115 80.4 12,916 9,724 75.3 1,151 1,018 88.5 3,484 3,372 96.8
 45 to 54 years 18,120 12,961 71.5 13,981 9,265 66.3 1,075 910 84.6 3,063 2,787 91.0
 55 to 64 years 13,467 8,768 65.1 11,420 7,014 61.4 552 440 79.7 1,495 1,314 87.9
 65 years and over 12,980 10,292 79.3 10,581 8,161 77.1 452 384 85.0 1,947 1,748 89.8

Families without related children by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
39,912 27,481 68.9 32,647 21,289 65.2 2,579 2,119 82.2 4,686 4,073 86.9
 Under 18 years 70 68 (B) 3 3 (B) 34 33 (B) 33 32 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,228 1,077 87.7 535 468 87.6 444 387 87.3 250 222 89.0
 25 to 34 years 3,220 2,074 64.4 2,506 1,491 59.5 475 387 81.4 239 196 82.0
 35 to 44 years 3,130 2,078 66.4 2,325 1,380 59.4 342 270 78.8 462 428 92.6
 45 to 54 years 8,966 5,814 64.8 7,226 4,339 60.1 532 438 82.2 1,208 1,037 85.8
 55 to 64 years 11,272 6,951 61.7 9,934 5,856 58.9 390 301 77.1 948 795 83.8
 65 years and over 12,026 9,419 78.3 10,118 7,751 76.6 362 305 84.2 1,547 1,363 88.1

Families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
38,962 33,156 85.1 26,490 21,142 79.8 2,676 2,488 93.0 9,796 9,526 97.2
 Under 18 years 100 98 98.6 0 0 (X) 48 47 (B) 52 52 (B)
 18 to 24 years 2,005 1,984 99.0 673 664 98.7 310 308 99.3 1,022 1,013 99.1
 25 to 34 years 10,135 9,199 90.8 6,522 5,642 86.5 715 694 97.2 2,898 2,862 98.8
 35 to 44 years 14,421 12,036 83.5 10,591 8,344 78.8 808 748 92.6 3,022 2,944 97.4
 45 to 54 years 9,153 7,147 78.1 6,755 4,925 72.9 543 472 87.0 1,855 1,750 94.3
 55 to 64 years 2,195 1,817 82.8 1,486 1,158 77.9 162 139 86.0 546 519 95.1
 65 years and over 953 874 91.7 463 410 88.5 90 79 88.0 400 385 96.2

Families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
16,744 13,701 81.8 10,278 7,549 73.4 1,628 1,501 92.3 4,838 4,651 96.1
 Under 18 years 67 66 (B) 0 0 (X) 36 35 (B) 31 31 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,210 1,198 99.0 381 374 98.4 225 223 99.1 605 601 99.3
 25 to 34 years 3,934 3,318 84.3 2,407 1,826 75.8 444 432 97.4 1,083 1,060 97.9
 35 to 44 years 4,594 3,684 80.2 2,823 2,003 71.0 425 386 90.9 1,347 1,294 96.1
 45 to 54 years 4,965 3,798 76.5 3,432 2,388 69.6 344 299 86.7 1,188 1,111 93.5
 55 to 64 years 1,374 1,098 79.9 946 705 74.6 99 83 84.1 330 310 94.1
 65 years and over 600 539 89.9 290 252 87.1 55 44 (B) 255 243 95.3

Families with 2 or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
22,217 19,455 87.6 16,212 13,594 83.8 1,048 986 94.1 4,957 4,875 98.3
 Under 18 years 33 33 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 21 21 (B)
 18 to 24 years 794 787 99.1 292 289 99.0 85 85 100.0 417 412 98.9
 25 to 34 years 6,201 5,880 94.8 4,114 3,816 92.8 271 262 96.7 1,816 1,802 99.3
 35 to 44 years 9,827 8,353 85.0 7,769 6,340 81.6 383 362 94.5 1,675 1,650 98.5
 45 to 54 years 4,189 3,349 80.0 3,323 2,538 76.4 199 174 87.4 667 638 95.7
 55 to 64 years 821 718 87.5 541 453 83.8 63 56 (B) 217 209 96.5
 65 years and over 354 334 94.6 173 157 90.9 35 35 (B) 145 142 97.7

Families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
17,532 15,247 87.0 12,295 10,099 82.1 1,122 1,080 96.3 4,115 4,067 98.8
 Under 18 years 30 30 (B) 0 0 (X) 13 13 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,719 1,705 99.2 637 628 98.6 181 181 100.0 901 896 99.5
 25 to 34 years 7,551 6,730 89.1 5,300 4,500 84.9 493 481 97.5 1,758 1,749 99.5
 35 to 44 years 5,749 4,598 80.0 4,712 3,585 76.1 246 234 95.1 791 780 98.6
 45 to 54 years 1,613 1,374 85.2 1,143 927 81.1 105 94 89.7 365 352 96.6
 55 to 64 years 564 518 91.8 365 332 90.8 52 47 (B) 147 139 94.6
 65 years and over 305 291 95.4 138 127 92.4 32 30 (B) 136 134 98.7

Families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
12,154 10,451 86.0 8,226 6,594 80.2 883 847 95.9 3,045 3,010 98.9
 Under 18 years 28 28 (B) 0 0 (X) 11 11 (B) 17 17 (B)
 18 to 24 years 1,146 1,140 99.5 388 382 98.5 147 147 100.0 611 611 100.0
 25 to 34 years 4,999 4,382 87.7 3,357 2,752 82.0 379 372 98.1 1,263 1,258 99.6
 35 to 44 years 4,064 3,238 79.7 3,234 2,431 75.1 199 187 94.0 631 620 98.3
 45 to 54 years 1,251 1,048 83.8 875 693 79.1 86 75 87.4 290 281 96.8
 55 to 64 years 419 380 90.8 268 241 90.2 35 30 (B) 116 109 93.4
 65 years and over 247 235 95.4 103 95 92.5 26 24 (B) 117 115 98.5

Familes with 2 or more related children under 6 years by householder's age: (13)
 
  Total
5,378 4,795 89.2 4,069 3,505 86.1 239 233 97.7 1,070 1,057 98.8
 Under 18 years 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B) 0 0 (B)
 18 to 24 years 573 565 98.7 249 246 98.9 34 34 (B) 289 285 98.4
 25 to 34 years 2,553 2,348 92.0 1,943 1,748 90.0 114 109 95.4 495 491 99.1
 35 to 44 years 1,684 1,360 80.8 1,477 1,154 78.1 47 47 (B) 160 160 99.7
 45 to 54 years 362 326 90.0 268 235 87.7 19 19 (B) 75 72 (B)
 55 to 64 years 145 138 94.8 97 90 92.5 17 17 (B) 31 31 (B)
 65 years and over 59 56 (B) 34 32 (B) 6 6 (B) 18 18 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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