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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 7,339 23.7 14,928 1,310 8.8 2,410 497 20.6 13,648 5,533 40.5
 
Householder
9,359 2,055 22.0 4,386 346 7.9 812 161 19.9 4,161 1,548 37.2
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 332 7.7 4,325 332 7.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 3,781 34.4 4,290 470 11.0 695 188 27.1 6,013 3,123 51.9
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 1,454 39.6 1,401 185 13.2 245 51 21.0 2,029 1,217 60.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 2,328 31.8 2,889 285 9.9 450 137 30.4 3,984 1,906 47.8
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 719 17.7 1,557 139 8.9 254 40 15.6 2,260 540 23.9
Other relatives 2,234 451 20.2 370 23 6.2 649 107 16.5 1,214 321 26.4

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 7,339 23.7 14,928 1,310 8.8 2,410 497 20.6 13,648 5,533 40.5
  Under 18 years 132 47 35.4 0 0 (X) 51 12 (B) 81 34 42.4
  18 to 24 years 1,748 771 44.1 244 68 27.6 388 54 13.9 1,116 650 58.2
  25 to 34 years 6,636 2,433 36.7 2,594 304 11.7 501 117 23.4 3,540 2,011 56.8
  35 to 44 years 8,212 1,948 23.7 4,077 346 8.5 541 147 27.2 3,594 1,455 40.5
  45 to 54 years 7,078 874 12.3 4,084 199 4.9 440 80 18.1 2,554 595 23.3
  55 to 64 years 3,970 622 15.7 2,337 224 9.6 293 41 13.9 1,340 357 26.6
  65 years and over 3,211 644 20.1 1,591 169 10.6 197 45 23.0 1,423 430 30.2

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 936 10.0 5,377 347 6.5 1,008 137 13.6 2,929 451 15.4
  Under 18 years 21 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 36 11.4 54 10 (B) 168 11 6.5 98 16 15.8
  25 to 34 years 569 24 4.3 326 0 0.0 152 20 13.2 91 4 4.7
  35 to 44 years 1,135 134 11.8 532 18 3.4 189 38 19.9 414 79 19.1
  45 to 54 years 2,605 172 6.6 1,601 51 3.2 195 20 10.4 809 100 12.4
  55 to 64 years 2,403 258 10.7 1,573 144 9.1 166 16 9.6 665 98 14.8
  65 years and over 2,261 309 13.7 1,291 124 9.6 132 31 23.4 837 154 18.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 6,403 29.5 9,551 963 10.1 1,403 359 25.6 10,719 5,081 47.4
  Under 18 years 110 45 41.0 0 0 (X) 45 11 (B) 65 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 735 51.5 190 58 30.3 220 43 19.6 1,017 634 62.3
  25 to 34 years 6,067 2,408 39.7 2,269 304 13.4 349 97 27.8 3,449 2,007 58.2
  35 to 44 years 7,078 1,814 25.6 3,545 328 9.3 352 110 31.1 3,180 1,376 43.3
  45 to 54 years 4,473 702 15.7 2,483 148 5.9 244 59 24.2 1,745 495 28.4
  55 to 64 years 1,567 364 23.2 765 80 10.5 127 25 19.6 676 259 38.3
  65 years and over 950 335 35.3 300 45 14.9 65 14 (B) 586 276 47.2

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 1,491 20.2 3,014 198 6.6 671 133 19.8 3,690 1,160 31.4
  Under 18 years 54 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 0 (B) 32 3 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 286 44.2 66 13 (B) 127 26 20.9 453 246 54.3
  25 to 34 years 1,435 327 22.8 552 34 6.2 177 43 24.5 706 249 35.3
  35 to 44 years 1,839 302 16.4 710 36 5.1 124 13 10.7 1,005 252 25.1
  45 to 54 years 2,122 249 11.7 1,094 44 4.1 133 19 14.6 895 185 20.7
  55 to 64 years 808 195 24.1 408 48 11.7 48 17 (B) 352 130 37.0
  65 years and over 470 129 27.5 183 22 12.2 40 13 (B) 247 94 37.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 4,912 34.4 6,537 765 11.7 732 226 30.9 7,028 3,921 55.8
  Under 18 years 56 42 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 11 (B) 33 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 449 57.5 124 45 36.3 93 17 17.9 564 388 68.7
  25 to 34 years 4,632 2,082 44.9 1,717 270 15.7 172 54 31.3 2,743 1,758 64.1
  35 to 44 years 5,239 1,512 28.9 2,835 292 10.3 229 96 42.2 2,175 1,124 51.7
  45 to 54 years 2,350 453 19.3 1,389 103 7.4 111 40 35.8 850 310 36.4
  55 to 64 years 759 169 22.3 356 33 9.2 79 8 9.7 324 129 39.7
  65 years and over 479 206 42.9 116 22 19.0 25 1 (B) 338 183 54.0

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 3,705 36.2 4,396 566 12.9 613 148 24.1 5,232 2,991 57.2
  Under 18 years 58 42 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 11 (B) 33 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 678 58.1 168 58 34.4 122 31 25.9 877 589 67.2
  25 to 34 years 3,965 1,660 41.9 1,641 220 13.4 190 58 30.3 2,134 1,383 64.8
  35 to 44 years 2,732 850 31.1 1,468 209 14.2 125 31 24.7 1,139 611 53.6
  45 to 54 years 1,424 216 15.2 775 49 6.4 58 7 (B) 591 160 27.0
  55 to 64 years 528 99 18.7 243 9 3.8 63 10 (B) 221 79 35.8
  65 years and over 369 160 43.4 102 21 21.0 32 0 (B) 235 139 58.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 2,091 31.3 2,767 216 7.8 438 124 28.4 3,474 1,751 50.4
  Under 18 years 58 42 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 11 (B) 33 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 357 54.8 76 19 25.7 79 31 40.0 497 306 61.5
  25 to 34 years 2,466 847 34.4 1,035 78 7.5 141 44 31.3 1,290 725 56.2
  35 to 44 years 1,812 464 25.6 905 68 7.5 90 21 23.1 816 375 45.9
  45 to 54 years 1,013 165 16.3 514 32 6.2 36 7 (B) 463 126 27.2
  55 to 64 years 365 83 22.7 169 9 5.5 40 10 (B) 156 64 40.7
  65 years and over 314 134 42.7 69 10 (B) 27 0 (B) 218 124 57.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 1,614 45.3 1,629 350 21.5 175 24 13.5 1,758 1,241 70.6
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 321 62.4 92 38 41.5 43 0 (B) 380 283 74.6
  25 to 34 years 1,499 813 54.2 606 142 23.4 50 14 (B) 844 657 77.9
  35 to 44 years 920 387 42.0 563 141 25.0 35 10 (B) 323 236 73.0
  45 to 54 years 411 51 12.5 261 17 6.7 21 0 (B) 128 34 26.4
  55 to 64 years 162 16 9.7 74 0 (B) 23 0 (B) 65 16 (B)
  65 years and over 55 26 (B) 33 12 (B) 4 0 (B) 18 14 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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