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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 38,995 15.7 189,191 18,365 9.7 15,083 3,058 20.3 44,027 17,572 39.9
 
Householder
78,874 11,164 14.2 59,137 4,790 8.1 5,255 1,033 19.7 14,482 5,341 36.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 4,790 8.1 59,137 4,790 8.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 17,893 24.5 51,344 7,292 14.2 4,180 1,229 29.4 17,456 9,373 53.7
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 6,932 27.9 17,768 2,870 16.2 1,466 476 32.5 5,651 3,586 63.5
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 10,961 22.8 33,577 4,422 13.2 2,714 752 27.7 11,806 5,787 49.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 2,929 12.0 15,493 1,038 6.7 1,622 212 13.1 7,300 1,678 23.0
Other relatives 12,895 2,219 17.2 4,080 454 11.1 4,026 585 14.5 4,789 1,180 24.6

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 38,995 15.7 189,191 18,365 9.7 15,083 3,058 20.3 44,027 17,572 39.9
  Under 18 years 637 244 38.3 9 0 (B) 305 81 26.6 323 163 50.5
  18 to 24 years 9,585 3,540 36.9 3,688 989 26.8 2,299 497 21.6 3,598 2,053 57.0
  25 to 34 years 45,039 11,420 25.4 31,822 4,782 15.0 3,371 753 22.3 9,846 5,885 59.8
  35 to 44 years 66,268 10,695 16.1 51,786 5,345 10.3 3,306 721 21.8 11,176 4,629 41.4
  45 to 54 years 60,118 6,190 10.3 48,004 3,193 6.7 2,952 539 18.3 9,162 2,457 26.8
  55 to 64 years 35,865 3,424 9.5 29,897 2,115 7.1 1,574 263 16.7 4,394 1,046 23.8
  65 years and over 30,789 3,484 11.3 23,985 1,940 8.1 1,277 203 15.9 5,527 1,340 24.2

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 7,022 7.4 75,920 4,248 5.6 6,719 819 12.2 11,995 1,955 16.3
  Under 18 years 207 44 21.3 9 0 (B) 104 16 15.7 94 28 29.6
  18 to 24 years 2,920 361 12.4 1,128 86 7.7 1,190 151 12.7 602 124 20.6
  25 to 34 years 7,150 474 6.6 5,225 280 5.4 1,316 117 8.9 609 78 12.7
  35 to 44 years 7,527 637 8.5 5,356 248 4.6 930 115 12.4 1,242 274 22.1
  45 to 54 years 23,410 1,361 5.8 19,004 741 3.9 1,288 196 15.3 3,118 424 13.6
  55 to 64 years 26,744 1,823 6.8 23,353 1,346 5.8 982 126 12.9 2,409 351 14.6
  65 years and over 26,677 2,321 8.7 21,845 1,547 7.1 910 97 10.6 3,922 677 17.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 31,973 20.8 113,271 14,116 12.5 8,363 2,239 26.8 32,031 15,618 48.8
  Under 18 years 429 200 46.6 0 0 (X) 200 65 32.3 229 135 59.1
  18 to 24 years 6,665 3,178 47.7 2,560 903 35.3 1,109 346 31.2 2,997 1,929 64.4
  25 to 34 years 37,890 10,945 28.9 26,597 4,502 16.9 2,056 636 31.0 9,237 5,807 62.9
  35 to 44 years 58,740 10,057 17.1 46,430 5,097 11.0 2,376 606 25.5 9,934 4,355 43.8
  45 to 54 years 36,708 4,829 13.2 29,000 2,453 8.5 1,665 343 20.6 6,044 2,033 33.6
  55 to 64 years 9,121 1,601 17.5 6,544 769 11.7 592 137 23.1 1,986 695 35.0
  65 years and over 4,112 1,163 28.3 2,140 393 18.4 366 107 29.1 1,605 663 41.3

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 7,673 14.7 35,753 2,467 6.9 4,194 916 21.8 12,315 4,290 34.8
  Under 18 years 258 86 33.2 0 0 (X) 141 34 23.8 117 52 44.6
  18 to 24 years 3,336 1,263 37.9 1,204 251 20.9 719 215 29.9 1,413 797 56.4
  25 to 34 years 10,868 1,800 16.6 7,443 537 7.2 1,056 258 24.4 2,369 1,006 42.5
  35 to 44 years 13,900 1,723 12.4 9,583 571 6.0 968 160 16.5 3,350 992 29.6
  45 to 54 years 16,816 1,604 9.5 12,737 618 4.9 858 161 18.7 3,221 825 25.6
  55 to 64 years 4,905 713 14.5 3,648 323 8.9 277 57 20.4 980 333 34.0
  65 years and over 2,179 484 22.2 1,138 166 14.6 175 33 18.8 866 285 32.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 24,300 24.0 77,519 11,650 15.0 4,169 1,323 31.7 19,716 11,327 57.5
  Under 18 years 171 114 66.7 0 0 (X) 59 31 (B) 112 83 74.1
  18 to 24 years 3,329 1,915 57.5 1,356 652 48.1 390 131 33.6 1,583 1,132 71.5
  25 to 34 years 27,022 9,146 33.8 19,154 3,965 20.7 999 379 37.9 6,868 4,801 69.9
  35 to 44 years 44,840 8,335 18.6 36,848 4,526 12.3 1,408 446 31.7 6,584 3,363 51.1
  45 to 54 years 19,892 3,224 16.2 16,262 1,834 11.3 807 182 22.6 2,823 1,208 42.8
  55 to 64 years 4,217 888 21.1 2,896 446 15.4 315 80 25.5 1,006 362 36.0
  65 years and over 1,933 679 35.1 1,003 227 22.6 191 74 38.6 739 378 51.1

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 18,694 25.8 54,222 8,748 16.1 3,603 1,127 31.3 14,672 8,820 60.1
  Under 18 years 142 103 72.4 0 0 (X) 59 43 (B) 83 60 72.1
  18 to 24 years 5,578 2,903 52.1 2,424 888 36.6 566 229 40.4 2,588 1,787 69.0
  25 to 34 years 28,989 8,154 28.1 21,651 3,657 16.9 1,404 474 33.8 5,934 4,023 67.8
  35 to 44 years 25,455 4,735 18.6 21,544 2,791 13.0 803 221 27.5 3,108 1,724 55.4
  45 to 54 years 7,856 1,612 20.5 5,863 894 15.2 359 58 16.1 1,635 660 40.4
  55 to 64 years 2,895 604 20.9 1,974 314 15.9 249 36 14.3 672 255 37.9
  65 years and over 1,582 583 36.9 768 205 26.7 164 67 40.5 650 312 47.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 10,660 23.0 33,867 4,553 13.4 2,592 758 29.2 9,982 5,350 53.6
  Under 18 years 128 102 79.7 0 0 (X) 47 43 (B) 81 59 73.1
  18 to 24 years 3,166 1,413 44.6 1,253 316 25.2 423 169 39.8 1,490 929 62.3
  25 to 34 years 17,224 4,338 25.2 12,407 1,742 14.0 979 293 29.9 3,837 2,303 60.0
  35 to 44 years 16,997 2,910 17.1 14,077 1,598 11.4 611 143 23.4 2,309 1,169 50.6
  45 to 54 years 5,688 1,049 18.4 4,224 578 13.7 267 27 10.3 1,198 444 37.1
  55 to 64 years 2,025 408 20.1 1,372 185 13.4 141 36 25.4 512 188 36.7
  65 years and over 1,214 439 36.2 535 135 25.2 124 47 38.2 556 258 46.4

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 8,034 30.8 20,355 4,195 20.6 1,011 369 36.5 4,689 3,470 74.0
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,490 61.8 1,171 572 48.8 142 60 42.2 1,099 858 78.1
  25 to 34 years 11,765 3,816 32.4 9,244 1,915 20.7 424 182 42.8 2,097 1,719 82.0
  35 to 44 years 8,458 1,825 21.6 7,467 1,192 16.0 192 78 40.6 799 555 69.4
  45 to 54 years 2,168 563 25.9 1,639 316 19.3 92 30 32.9 437 216 49.5
  55 to 64 years 870 196 22.5 601 129 21.4 108 0 0.0 160 67 41.9
  65 years and over 368 144 39.1 233 71 30.3 41 19 (B) 95 54 57.1

Poverty Footnotes


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