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POV05: People in Families by Relationship to Householder, Age of Householder, Number of Related Children Present, 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)

  People in families (total) (2) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 28,564 11.5 189,191 12,617 6.7 15,083 2,135 14.2 44,027 13,812 31.4
 
Householder
78,874 8,147 10.3 59,137 3,261 5.5 5,255 723 13.8 14,482 4,163 28.7
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 3,261 5.5 59,137 3,261 5.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 13,507 18.5 51,344 5,062 9.9 4,180 858 20.5 17,456 7,587 43.5
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 5,295 21.3 17,768 1,961 11.0 1,466 319 21.8 5,651 3,015 53.3
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 8,212 17.1 33,577 3,101 9.2 2,714 538 19.8 11,806 4,572 38.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 2,102 8.6 15,493 733 4.7 1,622 152 9.4 7,300 1,217 16.7
Other relatives 12,895 1,546 12.0 4,080 299 7.3 4,026 403 10.0 4,789 845 17.6

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 28,564 11.5 189,191 12,617 6.7 15,083 2,135 14.2 44,027 13,812 31.4
  Under 18 years 637 154 24.2 9 0 (B) 305 52 17.1 323 102 31.6
  18 to 24 years 9,585 2,785 29.1 3,688 703 19.1 2,299 335 14.6 3,598 1,747 48.5
  25 to 34 years 45,039 8,596 19.1 31,822 3,236 10.2 3,371 530 15.7 9,846 4,831 49.1
  35 to 44 years 66,268 7,856 11.9 51,786 3,698 7.1 3,306 544 16.4 11,176 3,614 32.3
  45 to 54 years 60,118 4,410 7.3 48,004 2,248 4.7 2,952 379 12.8 9,162 1,783 19.5
  55 to 64 years 35,865 2,497 7.0 29,897 1,545 5.2 1,574 179 11.4 4,394 773 17.6
  65 years and over 30,789 2,266 7.4 23,985 1,187 5.0 1,277 117 9.1 5,527 962 17.4

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 4,860 5.1 75,920 2,909 3.8 6,719 601 8.9 11,995 1,351 11.3
  Under 18 years 207 28 13.4 9 0 (B) 104 13 12.9 94 14 15.2
  18 to 24 years 2,920 261 8.9 1,128 61 5.4 1,190 112 9.4 602 88 14.7
  25 to 34 years 7,150 334 4.7 5,225 180 3.4 1,316 95 7.2 609 59 9.8
  35 to 44 years 7,527 520 6.9 5,356 209 3.9 930 93 10.0 1,242 218 17.5
  45 to 54 years 23,410 940 4.0 19,004 492 2.6 1,288 144 11.2 3,118 304 9.8
  55 to 64 years 26,744 1,346 5.0 23,353 1,023 4.4 982 88 8.9 2,409 235 9.8
  65 years and over 26,677 1,431 5.4 21,845 943 4.3 910 57 6.2 3,922 432 11.0

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 23,704 15.4 113,271 9,709 8.6 8,363 1,534 18.3 32,031 12,461 38.9
  Under 18 years 429 126 29.4 0 0 (X) 200 39 19.3 229 88 38.3
  18 to 24 years 6,665 2,524 37.9 2,560 642 25.1 1,109 224 20.2 2,997 1,658 55.3
  25 to 34 years 37,890 8,261 21.8 26,597 3,056 11.5 2,056 435 21.2 9,237 4,771 51.7
  35 to 44 years 58,740 7,336 12.5 46,430 3,489 7.5 2,376 451 19.0 9,934 3,396 34.2
  45 to 54 years 36,708 3,470 9.5 29,000 1,756 6.1 1,665 235 14.1 6,044 1,479 24.5
  55 to 64 years 9,121 1,151 12.6 6,544 522 8.0 592 91 15.4 1,986 538 27.1
  65 years and over 4,112 835 20.3 2,140 244 11.4 366 60 16.4 1,605 530 33.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 5,484 10.5 35,753 1,591 4.4 4,194 590 14.1 12,315 3,304 26.8
  Under 18 years 258 52 20.1 0 0 (X) 141 20 13.9 117 32 27.5
  18 to 24 years 3,336 986 29.6 1,204 181 15.0 719 130 18.1 1,413 676 47.8
  25 to 34 years 10,868 1,283 11.8 7,443 309 4.2 1,056 172 16.3 2,369 803 33.9
  35 to 44 years 13,900 1,170 8.4 9,583 346 3.6 968 108 11.2 3,350 716 21.4
  45 to 54 years 16,816 1,115 6.6 12,737 434 3.4 858 97 11.3 3,221 584 18.1
  55 to 64 years 4,905 511 10.4 3,648 210 5.7 277 40 14.5 980 261 26.6
  65 years and over 2,179 366 16.8 1,138 111 9.8 175 23 13.1 866 232 26.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 18,220 18.0 77,519 8,118 10.5 4,169 945 22.7 19,716 9,157 46.4
  Under 18 years 171 75 43.6 0 0 (X) 59 19 (B) 112 56 49.6
  18 to 24 years 3,329 1,538 46.2 1,356 461 34.0 390 93 24.0 1,583 983 62.1
  25 to 34 years 27,022 6,978 25.8 19,154 2,746 14.3 999 263 26.3 6,868 3,969 57.8
  35 to 44 years 44,840 6,166 13.8 36,848 3,144 8.5 1,408 342 24.3 6,584 2,680 40.7
  45 to 54 years 19,892 2,355 11.8 16,262 1,321 8.1 807 139 17.2 2,823 895 31.7
  55 to 64 years 4,217 640 15.2 2,896 312 10.8 315 51 16.3 1,006 277 27.5
  65 years and over 1,933 468 24.2 1,003 133 13.3 191 37 19.5 739 298 40.3

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 14,124 19.5 54,222 6,015 11.1 3,603 768 21.3 14,672 7,341 50.0
  Under 18 years 142 76 53.5 0 0 (X) 59 29 (B) 83 47 56.4
  18 to 24 years 5,578 2,329 41.8 2,424 633 26.1 566 148 26.2 2,588 1,548 59.8
  25 to 34 years 28,989 6,228 21.5 21,651 2,499 11.5 1,404 318 22.7 5,934 3,410 57.5
  35 to 44 years 25,455 3,541 13.9 21,544 1,930 9.0 803 177 22.1 3,108 1,433 46.1
  45 to 54 years 7,856 1,141 14.5 5,863 637 10.9 359 42 11.7 1,635 463 28.3
  55 to 64 years 2,895 416 14.4 1,974 191 9.7 249 28 11.1 672 197 29.4
  65 years and over 1,582 393 24.8 768 125 16.3 164 25 15.2 650 243 37.4

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 8,036 17.3 33,867 3,107 9.2 2,592 515 19.9 9,982 4,414 44.2
  Under 18 years 128 75 58.7 0 0 (X) 47 29 (B) 81 46 57.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 1,134 35.8 1,253 240 19.1 423 108 25.6 1,490 785 52.7
  25 to 34 years 17,224 3,296 19.1 12,407 1,155 9.3 979 197 20.1 3,837 1,943 50.6
  35 to 44 years 16,997 2,157 12.7 14,077 1,090 7.7 611 114 18.7 2,309 953 41.3
  45 to 54 years 5,688 783 13.8 4,224 433 10.2 267 21 7.9 1,198 330 27.5
  55 to 64 years 2,025 296 14.6 1,372 113 8.2 141 28 19.7 512 155 30.3
  65 years and over 1,214 294 24.3 535 76 14.1 124 18 14.4 556 201 36.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 6,088 23.4 20,355 2,908 14.3 1,011 253 25.0 4,689 2,927 62.4
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,196 49.6 1,171 393 33.6 142 40 27.9 1,099 763 69.4
  25 to 34 years 11,765 2,932 24.9 9,244 1,344 14.5 424 121 28.6 2,097 1,467 69.9
  35 to 44 years 8,458 1,384 16.4 7,467 840 11.2 192 63 33.0 799 480 60.1
  45 to 54 years 2,168 358 16.5 1,639 204 12.4 92 21 22.9 437 133 30.4
  55 to 64 years 870 120 13.8 601 78 12.9 108 0 0.0 160 42 26.3
  65 years and over 368 99 26.8 233 50 21.3 41 7 (B) 95 42 44.3

Poverty Footnotes


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