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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 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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 26,174 13.2 159,476 14,531 9.1 11,277 2,093 18.6 27,010 9,551 35.4
 
Householder
64,183 7,634 11.9 50,779 3,815 7.5 3,999 723 18.1 9,405 3,095 32.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 3,826 7.5 50,731 3,826 7.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 11,555 20.9 42,235 5,754 13.6 3,117 839 26.9 9,987 4,961 49.7
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 4,533 24.2 14,528 2,272 15.6 1,104 347 31.4 3,099 1,914 61.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 7,022 19.2 27,707 3,482 12.6 2,013 493 24.5 6,888 3,047 44.2
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 1,718 9.3 12,676 763 6.0 1,264 142 11.2 4,558 814 17.9
Other relatives 9,013 1,441 16.0 3,055 372 12.2 2,896 388 13.4 3,061 681 22.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 26,174 13.2 159,476 14,531 9.1 11,277 2,093 18.6 27,010 9,551 35.4
  Under 18 years 409 123 30.0 9 0 (B) 212 43 20.1 187 80 42.7
  18 to 24 years 6,968 2,366 34.0 3,177 826 26.0 1,621 363 22.4 2,170 1,176 54.2
  25 to 34 years 34,463 7,439 21.6 26,417 3,774 14.3 2,517 516 20.5 5,529 3,149 57.0
  35 to 44 years 52,365 7,392 14.1 43,207 4,328 10.0 2,480 506 20.4 6,678 2,557 38.3
  45 to 54 years 48,430 4,276 8.8 40,166 2,520 6.3 2,301 372 16.2 5,963 1,384 23.2
  55 to 64 years 29,236 2,244 7.7 25,339 1,577 6.2 1,169 171 14.6 2,728 496 18.2
  65 years and over 25,893 2,335 9.0 21,162 1,506 7.1 976 121 12.4 3,755 708 18.9

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 5,064 6.4 65,908 3,355 5.1 5,046 576 11.4 8,145 1,133 13.9
  Under 18 years 143 31 21.7 9 0 (B) 75 15 (B) 58 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 281 12.3 998 70 7.1 864 118 13.7 418 92 22.0
  25 to 34 years 5,729 390 6.8 4,342 240 5.5 989 86 8.7 399 64 16.0
  35 to 44 years 5,833 428 7.3 4,455 196 4.4 646 66 10.2 732 167 22.7
  45 to 54 years 19,328 974 5.0 16,212 609 3.8 1,003 141 14.1 2,114 223 10.6
  55 to 64 years 22,587 1,280 5.7 20,293 1,017 5.0 747 95 12.7 1,548 168 10.9
  65 years and over 23,200 1,680 7.2 19,600 1,222 6.2 723 55 7.6 2,877 403 14.0

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 21,111 17.8 93,568 11,176 11.9 6,231 1,517 24.3 18,865 8,418 44.6
  Under 18 years 266 92 34.4 0 0 (X) 137 28 20.3 129 64 49.5
  18 to 24 years 4,689 2,085 44.5 2,179 756 34.7 757 245 32.3 1,752 1,085 61.9
  25 to 34 years 28,734 7,049 24.5 22,075 3,534 16.0 1,528 430 28.1 5,130 3,086 60.1
  35 to 44 years 46,532 6,963 15.0 38,752 4,132 10.7 1,834 440 24.0 5,946 2,391 40.2
  45 to 54 years 29,101 3,302 11.3 23,954 1,910 8.0 1,298 231 17.8 3,849 1,161 30.2
  55 to 64 years 6,649 964 14.5 5,046 560 11.1 422 76 18.1 1,180 328 27.8
  65 years and over 2,694 655 24.3 1,562 284 18.2 254 66 26.2 878 305 34.7

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 5,047 12.5 29,435 1,873 6.4 3,166 637 20.1 7,783 2,537 32.6
  Under 18 years 178 54 30.0 0 0 (X) 108 20 18.2 70 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 847 34.8 1,076 224 20.8 506 147 29.0 851 476 56.0
  25 to 34 years 8,401 1,213 14.4 6,135 411 6.7 777 181 23.4 1,489 620 41.6
  35 to 44 years 10,790 1,183 11.0 7,906 445 5.6 770 134 17.4 2,114 604 28.6
  45 to 54 years 13,434 1,070 8.0 10,623 462 4.4 679 111 16.4 2,131 497 23.3
  55 to 64 years 3,633 392 10.8 2,852 214 7.5 205 25 12.0 576 153 26.6
  65 years and over 1,514 289 19.1 843 116 13.8 120 19 16.2 552 153 27.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 16,064 20.5 64,133 9,303 14.5 3,066 880 28.7 11,082 5,881 53.1
  Under 18 years 88 38 43.4 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 30 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 1,239 54.9 1,103 532 48.2 251 98 39.1 902 608 67.5
  25 to 34 years 20,333 5,837 28.7 15,940 3,122 19.6 751 249 33.1 3,641 2,466 67.7
  35 to 44 years 35,742 5,780 16.2 30,846 3,687 12.0 1,064 306 28.7 3,832 1,787 46.6
  45 to 54 years 15,667 2,232 14.2 13,330 1,448 10.9 619 120 19.4 1,718 664 38.6
  55 to 64 years 3,016 573 19.0 2,194 346 15.8 218 52 23.8 604 175 28.9
  65 years and over 1,180 366 31.0 720 167 23.3 134 47 35.1 327 152 46.5

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 12,543 22.6 44,672 6,960 15.6 2,699 807 29.9 8,206 4,776 58.2
  Under 18 years 74 35 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 17 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 1,927 48.1 2,080 741 35.6 384 161 41.8 1,543 1,026 66.5
  25 to 34 years 22,555 5,454 24.2 18,111 2,898 16.0 1,124 344 30.6 3,320 2,213 66.7
  35 to 44 years 20,185 3,323 16.5 17,904 2,246 12.5 610 179 29.3 1,671 898 53.7
  45 to 54 years 5,699 1,033 18.1 4,538 668 14.7 280 47 16.9 881 317 36.0
  55 to 64 years 2,054 411 20.0 1,499 255 17.0 166 15 8.9 388 142 36.5
  65 years and over 1,005 359 35.7 540 152 28.2 100 43 42.9 365 164 45.0

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 7,120 20.1 27,845 3,620 13.0 1,923 509 26.4 5,696 2,991 52.5
  Under 18 years 60 34 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 912 39.6 1,100 256 23.3 302 114 37.7 902 542 60.1
  25 to 34 years 13,305 2,892 21.7 10,294 1,357 13.2 769 205 26.6 2,242 1,330 59.3
  35 to 44 years 13,448 2,083 15.5 11,732 1,326 11.3 466 114 24.4 1,250 643 51.4
  45 to 54 years 4,209 679 16.1 3,339 441 13.2 213 17 8.1 657 221 33.6
  55 to 64 years 1,404 262 18.6 1,007 133 13.2 81 15 18.3 316 114 36.0
  65 years and over 734 259 35.2 372 107 28.6 70 26 (B) 292 127 43.4

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 5,423 27.0 16,828 3,340 19.8 776 298 38.5 2,510 1,785 71.1
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,016 59.6 980 485 49.5 82 47 56.7 641 484 75.6
  25 to 34 years 9,250 2,562 27.7 7,817 1,541 19.7 355 139 39.2 1,078 883 81.9
  35 to 44 years 6,736 1,240 18.4 6,172 920 14.9 143 65 45.3 421 255 60.6
  45 to 54 years 1,490 354 23.7 1,199 227 19.0 68 30 (B) 224 96 43.1
  55 to 64 years 650 149 23.0 492 121 24.6 85 0 0.0 73 28 (B)
  65 years and over 270 100 37.1 167 46 27.2 31 17 (B) 73 37 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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