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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 14,589 9.2 132,482 7,808 5.9 8,063 1,368 17.0 18,799 5,413 28.8
 
Householder
54,450 4,808 8.8 44,281 2,322 5.2 3,069 513 16.7 7,100 1,972 27.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 44,038 2,306 5.2 44,038 2,306 5.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 40,707 5,758 14.1 32,195 2,641 8.2 2,248 520 23.2 6,265 2,596 41.4
  Related children under 6 years 13,032 2,081 16.0 10,629 949 8.9 707 192 27.2 1,696 939 55.4
  Related children 6 to 17 years 27,675 3,677 13.3 21,566 1,692 7.8 1,540 328 21.3 4,569 1,657 36.3
Own children 18 years and over (15) 14,739 1,025 7.0 10,191 406 4.0 1,081 119 11.0 3,467 500 14.4
Other relatives 5,410 693 12.8 1,777 132 7.4 1,665 216 13.0 1,968 345 17.5

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
159,344 14,589 9.2 132,482 7,808 5.9 8,063 1,368 17.0 18,799 5,413 28.8
  Under 18 years 203 34 16.8 4 0 (B) 108 15 13.5 91 20 21.4
  18 to 24 years 4,212 1,214 28.8 2,070 401 19.4 908 187 20.6 1,233 626 50.7
  25 to 34 years 24,298 3,640 15.0 19,565 1,658 8.5 1,472 298 20.2 3,261 1,685 51.7
  35 to 44 years 40,765 3,790 9.3 34,484 2,053 6.0 1,792 330 18.4 4,489 1,408 31.4
  45 to 54 years 40,786 2,578 6.3 34,329 1,458 4.2 1,907 298 15.6 4,549 822 18.1
  55 to 64 years 25,575 1,586 6.2 22,569 1,138 5.0 1,029 139 13.5 1,977 309 15.7
  65 years and over 23,506 1,747 7.4 19,461 1,101 5.7 847 102 12.1 3,198 544 17.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
70,366 3,798 5.4 60,133 2,591 4.3 3,672 417 11.3 6,561 790 12.0
  Under 18 years 97 14 14.3 4 0 (B) 53 9 (B) 40 5 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,699 184 10.9 813 42 5.1 576 75 13.0 310 68 21.9
  25 to 34 years 4,562 227 5.0 3,799 152 4.0 495 44 8.9 268 31 11.6
  35 to 44 years 4,823 297 6.2 3,890 151 3.9 409 31 7.6 523 115 22.0
  45 to 54 years 17,194 749 4.4 14,603 476 3.3 849 124 14.6 1,741 149 8.6
  55 to 64 years 20,582 1,021 5.0 18,736 825 4.4 659 89 13.5 1,187 106 8.9
  65 years and over 21,411 1,306 6.1 18,287 946 5.2 631 45 7.1 2,492 315 12.6

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
88,978 10,792 12.1 72,349 5,217 7.2 4,391 952 21.7 12,238 4,623 37.8
  Under 18 years 107 20 19.1 0 0 (X) 55 6 (B) 51 15 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,513 1,029 41.0 1,257 359 28.6 332 112 33.7 924 558 60.4
  25 to 34 years 19,736 3,414 17.3 15,767 1,506 9.6 976 254 26.0 2,993 1,654 55.3
  35 to 44 years 35,942 3,493 9.7 30,593 1,901 6.2 1,383 299 21.6 3,966 1,293 32.6
  45 to 54 years 23,592 1,828 7.8 19,726 982 5.0 1,058 174 16.5 2,808 673 24.0
  55 to 64 years 4,993 566 11.3 3,833 313 8.2 370 50 13.5 790 203 25.7
  65 years and over 2,096 441 21.1 1,174 156 13.3 216 57 26.6 706 228 32.3

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
31,918 3,043 9.5 23,981 992 4.1 2,309 432 18.7 5,628 1,619 28.8
  Under 18 years 71 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 46 6 (B) 25 6 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,394 446 32.0 634 85 13.4 252 82 32.3 508 280 55.1
  25 to 34 years 6,478 708 10.9 4,945 195 3.9 540 126 23.3 993 386 38.9
  35 to 44 years 8,604 740 8.6 6,430 227 3.5 611 98 16.0 1,562 415 26.6
  45 to 54 years 11,310 670 5.9 9,076 284 3.1 578 89 15.4 1,655 298 18.0
  55 to 64 years 2,847 244 8.6 2,232 124 5.6 179 15 8.5 436 105 24.1
  65 years and over 1,214 223 18.4 664 77 11.6 102 17 16.8 448 129 28.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,059 7,749 13.6 48,368 4,225 8.7 2,082 520 25.0 6,610 3,005 45.5
  Under 18 years 35 8 (B) 0 0 (X) 9 0 (B) 27 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,119 583 52.1 623 274 44.1 80 30 38.2 416 278 66.8
  25 to 34 years 13,258 2,706 20.4 10,822 1,311 12.1 436 128 29.3 2,000 1,267 63.4
  35 to 44 years 27,338 2,753 10.1 24,163 1,674 6.9 772 201 26.0 2,403 878 36.5
  45 to 54 years 12,282 1,158 9.4 10,650 698 6.6 480 85 17.8 1,153 375 32.5
  55 to 64 years 2,145 322 15.0 1,601 189 11.8 192 35 18.0 353 98 27.8
  65 years and over 882 219 24.8 510 78 15.4 114 40 35.3 258 100 38.7

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
39,210 5,900 15.0 32,825 2,993 9.1 1,752 466 26.6 4,633 2,442 52.7
  Under 18 years 6 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,249 981 43.6 1,216 356 29.3 214 93 43.6 819 531 64.8
  25 to 34 years 15,714 2,546 16.2 13,144 1,224 9.3 713 184 25.8 1,857 1,138 61.3
  35 to 44 years 15,271 1,433 9.4 13,942 888 6.4 383 119 31.0 945 425 45.0
  45 to 54 years 3,840 446 11.6 3,127 284 9.1 202 25 12.2 511 138 26.9
  55 to 64 years 1,398 254 18.1 1,027 150 14.6 149 11 7.2 222 93 41.9
  65 years and over 733 240 32.8 369 90 24.4 91 34 37.5 274 116 42.6

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
25,047 3,323 13.3 20,482 1,430 7.0 1,277 307 24.0 3,289 1,586 48.2
  Under 18 years 4 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 4 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,346 468 34.8 644 90 13.9 183 71 39.1 520 307 59.1
  25 to 34 years 9,238 1,388 15.0 7,463 562 7.5 508 135 26.6 1,267 690 54.5
  35 to 44 years 10,088 847 8.4 9,062 460 5.1 296 56 19.0 730 331 45.4
  45 to 54 years 2,897 289 10.0 2,377 193 8.1 158 10 6.6 362 86 23.8
  55 to 64 years 905 148 16.4 659 61 9.3 66 11 (B) 180 77 42.5
  65 years and over 568 181 31.9 276 64 23.3 66 22 (B) 226 95 41.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,163 2,577 18.2 12,344 1,562 12.7 475 159 33.5 1,344 856 63.7
  Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 902 512 56.8 572 267 46.7 32 22 (B) 299 223 74.7
  25 to 34 years 6,475 1,158 17.9 5,680 661 11.6 204 49 23.8 591 448 75.8
  35 to 44 years 5,183 585 11.3 4,880 428 8.8 87 63 72.0 215 94 43.8
  45 to 54 years 943 157 16.7 750 92 12.2 44 14 (B) 148 51 34.5
  55 to 64 years 492 105 21.4 368 89 24.1 83 0 0.0 42 16 (B)
  65 years and over 166 59 35.7 93 26 27.6 25 11 (B) 48 22 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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