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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 9,413 30.4 14,928 1,895 12.7 2,410 684 28.4 13,648 6,833 50.1
 
Householder
9,359 2,661 28.4 4,386 497 11.3 812 223 27.5 4,161 1,941 46.7
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 482 11.1 4,325 482 11.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 4,715 42.9 4,290 712 16.6 695 258 37.2 6,013 3,745 62.3
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 1,746 47.5 1,401 276 19.7 245 81 33.1 2,029 1,390 68.5
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 2,969 40.5 2,889 437 15.1 450 177 39.4 3,984 2,355 59.1
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 964 23.7 1,557 168 10.8 254 56 22.1 2,260 740 32.7
Other relatives 2,234 590 26.4 370 37 9.9 649 146 22.6 1,214 407 33.5

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 9,413 30.4 14,928 1,895 12.7 2,410 684 28.4 13,648 6,833 50.1
  Under 18 years 132 89 67.2 0 0 (X) 51 38 (B) 81 50 61.9
  18 to 24 years 1,748 880 50.4 244 85 34.9 388 64 16.6 1,116 731 65.5
  25 to 34 years 6,636 3,075 46.3 2,594 525 20.2 501 167 33.3 3,540 2,383 67.3
  35 to 44 years 8,212 2,399 29.2 4,077 475 11.6 541 157 29.0 3,594 1,768 49.2
  45 to 54 years 7,078 1,268 17.9 4,084 264 6.5 440 116 26.3 2,554 888 34.8
  55 to 64 years 3,970 823 20.7 2,337 280 12.0 293 67 22.7 1,340 477 35.6
  65 years and over 3,211 878 27.4 1,591 266 16.7 197 75 38.3 1,423 537 37.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 1,311 14.1 5,377 464 8.6 1,008 185 18.4 2,929 662 22.6
  Under 18 years 21 8 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 7 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 49 15.4 54 13 (B) 168 15 9.0 98 21 21.7
  25 to 34 years 569 32 5.6 326 7 2.2 152 20 13.2 91 4 4.7
  35 to 44 years 1,135 152 13.4 532 20 3.8 189 38 20.2 414 94 22.6
  45 to 54 years 2,605 269 10.3 1,601 72 4.5 195 43 22.3 809 154 19.1
  55 to 64 years 2,403 336 14.0 1,573 167 10.6 166 25 15.3 665 143 21.6
  65 years and over 2,261 465 20.6 1,291 185 14.3 132 42 31.5 837 238 28.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 8,102 37.4 9,551 1,431 15.0 1,403 499 35.6 10,719 6,171 57.6
  Under 18 years 110 80 72.7 0 0 (X) 45 37 (B) 65 43 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 831 58.2 190 72 38.1 220 49 22.3 1,017 710 69.7
  25 to 34 years 6,067 3,044 50.2 2,269 518 22.8 349 147 42.1 3,449 2,379 69.0
  35 to 44 years 7,078 2,248 31.8 3,545 455 12.8 352 119 33.7 3,180 1,674 52.6
  45 to 54 years 4,473 998 22.3 2,483 193 7.8 244 72 29.5 1,745 734 42.0
  55 to 64 years 1,567 488 31.1 765 112 14.7 127 41 32.5 676 334 49.4
  65 years and over 950 414 43.5 300 81 27.1 65 34 (B) 586 298 51.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 1,985 26.9 3,014 306 10.2 671 197 29.4 3,690 1,481 40.1
  Under 18 years 54 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 14 (B) 32 10 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 314 48.5 66 15 (B) 127 32 25.6 453 266 58.7
  25 to 34 years 1,435 457 31.9 552 76 13.8 177 62 35.0 706 319 45.2
  35 to 44 years 1,839 398 21.6 710 47 6.6 124 16 13.0 1,005 335 33.4
  45 to 54 years 2,122 376 17.7 1,094 68 6.2 133 32 24.3 895 276 30.9
  55 to 64 years 808 263 32.5 408 61 15.0 48 27 (B) 352 174 49.5
  65 years and over 470 153 32.6 183 39 21.4 40 13 (B) 247 101 40.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 6,117 42.8 6,537 1,125 17.2 732 302 41.2 7,028 4,690 66.7
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 517 66.2 124 57 46.2 93 17 17.9 564 443 78.6
  25 to 34 years 4,632 2,586 55.8 1,717 442 25.7 172 85 49.5 2,743 2,060 75.1
  35 to 44 years 5,239 1,850 35.3 2,835 408 14.4 229 103 44.9 2,175 1,339 61.6
  45 to 54 years 2,350 622 26.5 1,389 125 9.0 111 40 35.8 850 457 53.8
  55 to 64 years 759 225 29.6 356 51 14.3 79 14 17.8 324 160 49.3
  65 years and over 479 260 54.3 116 42 36.2 25 20 (B) 338 198 58.5

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 4,508 44.0 4,396 847 19.3 613 220 35.8 5,232 3,441 65.8
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 759 65.1 168 72 43.1 122 37 30.7 877 649 74.0
  25 to 34 years 3,965 2,007 50.6 1,641 368 22.4 190 90 47.4 2,134 1,549 72.6
  35 to 44 years 2,732 992 36.3 1,468 273 18.6 125 31 24.7 1,139 688 60.4
  45 to 54 years 1,424 371 26.0 775 75 9.6 58 7 (B) 591 289 48.8
  55 to 64 years 528 120 22.7 243 17 7.1 63 10 (B) 221 93 41.8
  65 years and over 369 202 54.8 102 42 41.0 32 20 (B) 235 141 59.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 2,576 38.6 2,767 376 13.6 438 179 40.9 3,474 2,021 58.2
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 395 60.6 76 25 33.6 79 37 47.5 497 332 66.8
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,084 43.9 1,035 185 17.9 141 59 42.3 1,290 839 65.0
  35 to 44 years 1,812 540 29.8 905 96 10.6 90 21 23.1 816 424 51.9
  45 to 54 years 1,013 244 24.1 514 42 8.1 36 7 (B) 463 195 42.2
  55 to 64 years 365 93 25.4 169 11 6.2 40 10 (B) 156 73 46.5
  65 years and over 314 162 51.5 69 18 (B) 27 20 (B) 218 124 57.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 1,932 54.2 1,629 471 28.9 175 41 23.1 1,758 1,421 80.8
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 364 70.6 92 47 51.0 43 0 (B) 380 317 83.4
  25 to 34 years 1,499 923 61.6 606 183 30.3 50 31 (B) 844 709 84.1
  35 to 44 years 920 452 49.1 563 177 31.5 35 10 (B) 323 264 81.8
  45 to 54 years 411 127 30.8 261 33 12.6 21 0 (B) 128 94 72.8
  55 to 64 years 162 27 16.5 74 7 (B) 23 0 (B) 65 20 (B)
  65 years and over 55 41 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 0 (B) 18 17 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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