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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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 18,558 9.4 159,476 9,788 6.1 11,277 1,429 12.7 27,010 7,340 27.2
 
Householder
64,183 5,414 8.4 50,779 2,548 5.0 3,999 499 12.5 9,405 2,368 25.2
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 2,554 5.0 50,731 2,554 5.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 8,441 15.3 42,235 3,942 9.3 3,117 573 18.4 9,987 3,926 39.3
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 3,348 17.9 14,528 1,542 10.6 1,104 234 21.2 3,099 1,572 50.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 5,094 13.9 27,707 2,400 8.7 2,013 340 16.9 6,888 2,354 34.2
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 1,182 6.4 12,676 503 4.0 1,264 100 7.9 4,558 579 12.7
Other relatives 9,013 966 10.7 3,055 241 7.9 2,896 257 8.9 3,061 468 15.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 18,558 9.4 159,476 9,788 6.1 11,277 1,429 12.7 27,010 7,340 27.2
  Under 18 years 409 96 23.4 9 0 (B) 212 40 18.8 187 56 29.9
  18 to 24 years 6,968 1,797 25.8 3,177 587 18.5 1,621 233 14.4 2,170 977 45.0
  25 to 34 years 34,463 5,433 15.8 26,417 2,544 9.6 2,517 356 14.1 5,529 2,533 45.8
  35 to 44 years 52,365 5,183 9.9 43,207 2,940 6.8 2,480 352 14.2 6,678 1,891 28.3
  45 to 54 years 48,430 3,014 6.2 40,166 1,700 4.2 2,301 265 11.5 5,963 1,048 17.6
  55 to 64 years 29,236 1,586 5.4 25,339 1,103 4.4 1,169 115 9.8 2,728 369 13.5
  65 years and over 25,893 1,449 5.6 21,162 914 4.3 976 68 7.0 3,755 467 12.4

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 3,435 4.3 65,908 2,234 3.4 5,046 418 8.3 8,145 782 9.6
  Under 18 years 143 23 16.0 9 0 (B) 75 12 (B) 58 11 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 205 9.0 998 48 4.8 864 95 10.9 418 62 14.9
  25 to 34 years 5,729 270 4.7 4,342 155 3.6 989 64 6.4 399 52 13.0
  35 to 44 years 5,833 331 5.7 4,455 159 3.6 646 45 6.9 732 128 17.4
  45 to 54 years 19,328 675 3.5 16,212 401 2.5 1,003 111 11.1 2,114 162 7.7
  55 to 64 years 22,587 921 4.1 20,293 739 3.6 747 66 8.9 1,548 115 7.5
  65 years and over 23,200 1,009 4.4 19,600 732 3.7 723 26 3.5 2,877 252 8.8

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 15,123 12.7 93,568 7,554 8.1 6,231 1,011 16.2 18,865 6,558 34.8
  Under 18 years 266 73 27.5 0 0 (X) 137 28 20.3 129 45 35.1
  18 to 24 years 4,689 1,592 34.0 2,179 539 24.8 757 138 18.3 1,752 914 52.2
  25 to 34 years 28,734 5,163 18.0 22,075 2,389 10.8 1,528 293 19.1 5,130 2,482 48.4
  35 to 44 years 46,532 4,852 10.4 38,752 2,781 7.2 1,834 307 16.7 5,946 1,763 29.7
  45 to 54 years 29,101 2,339 8.0 23,954 1,299 5.4 1,298 154 11.8 3,849 886 23.0
  55 to 64 years 6,649 665 10.0 5,046 363 7.2 422 49 11.5 1,180 253 21.5
  65 years and over 2,694 440 16.3 1,562 182 11.7 254 43 16.9 878 215 24.4

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 3,512 8.7 29,435 1,189 4.0 3,166 402 12.7 7,783 1,921 24.7
  Under 18 years 178 40 22.5 0 0 (X) 108 20 18.2 70 20 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 624 25.7 1,076 163 15.1 506 75 14.8 851 387 45.4
  25 to 34 years 8,401 868 10.3 6,135 253 4.1 777 121 15.6 1,489 493 33.1
  35 to 44 years 10,790 764 7.1 7,906 255 3.2 770 89 11.5 2,114 421 19.9
  45 to 54 years 13,434 735 5.5 10,623 308 2.9 679 69 10.2 2,131 358 16.8
  55 to 64 years 3,633 279 7.7 2,852 132 4.6 205 19 9.5 576 128 22.1
  65 years and over 1,514 202 13.4 843 79 9.3 120 9 7.9 552 114 20.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 11,611 14.8 64,133 6,365 9.9 3,066 609 19.9 11,082 4,637 41.8
  Under 18 years 88 33 37.4 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 25 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 968 42.9 1,103 377 34.1 251 63 25.3 902 528 58.5
  25 to 34 years 20,333 4,295 21.1 15,940 2,135 13.4 751 171 22.8 3,641 1,988 54.6
  35 to 44 years 35,742 4,088 11.4 30,846 2,527 8.2 1,064 219 20.5 3,832 1,343 35.0
  45 to 54 years 15,667 1,604 10.2 13,330 992 7.4 619 85 13.7 1,718 528 30.7
  55 to 64 years 3,016 386 12.8 2,194 231 10.5 218 29 13.4 604 126 20.8
  65 years and over 1,180 237 20.1 720 103 14.4 134 33 25.0 327 100 30.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 9,120 16.4 44,672 4,734 10.6 2,699 547 20.3 8,206 3,840 46.8
  Under 18 years 74 30 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 11 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 1,486 37.1 2,080 531 25.5 384 93 24.3 1,543 862 55.9
  25 to 34 years 22,555 4,013 17.8 18,111 1,962 10.8 1,124 232 20.6 3,320 1,818 54.8
  35 to 44 years 20,185 2,366 11.7 17,904 1,541 8.6 610 138 22.7 1,671 687 41.1
  45 to 54 years 5,699 759 13.3 4,538 465 10.2 280 34 12.1 881 260 29.5
  55 to 64 years 2,054 250 12.2 1,499 140 9.4 166 7 4.1 388 103 26.5
  65 years and over 1,005 217 21.6 540 95 17.5 100 24 24.4 365 98 26.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 5,170 14.6 27,845 2,467 8.9 1,923 336 17.5 5,696 2,367 41.5
  Under 18 years 60 29 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 11 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 698 30.3 1,100 193 17.6 302 67 22.2 902 437 48.5
  25 to 34 years 13,305 2,139 16.1 10,294 916 8.9 769 129 16.8 2,242 1,094 48.8
  35 to 44 years 13,448 1,474 11.0 11,732 912 7.8 466 85 18.2 1,250 477 38.2
  45 to 54 years 4,209 526 12.5 3,339 325 9.7 213 13 6.0 657 188 28.6
  55 to 64 years 1,404 161 11.4 1,007 64 6.3 81 7 8.5 316 90 28.5
  65 years and over 734 144 19.6 372 57 15.2 70 17 (B) 292 70 24.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 3,951 19.6 16,828 2,267 13.5 776 211 27.2 2,510 1,473 58.7
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 788 46.3 980 337 34.4 82 26 32.0 641 425 66.3
  25 to 34 years 9,250 1,874 20.3 7,817 1,047 13.4 355 103 29.0 1,078 725 67.2
  35 to 44 years 6,736 893 13.3 6,172 629 10.2 143 53 37.2 421 210 50.0
  45 to 54 years 1,490 233 15.6 1,199 140 11.6 68 21 (B) 224 72 32.4
  55 to 64 years 650 89 13.7 492 76 15.5 85 0 0.0 73 13 (B)
  65 years and over 270 73 26.9 167 38 22.7 31 7 (B) 73 28 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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