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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 40,938 16.5 189,191 19,682 10.4 15,083 3,221 21.4 44,027 18,035 41.0
 
Householder
78,874 11,707 14.8 59,137 5,133 8.7 5,255 1,082 20.6 14,482 5,492 37.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 5,133 8.7 59,137 5,133 8.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 18,672 25.6 51,344 7,790 15.2 4,180 1,297 31.0 17,456 9,585 54.9
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 7,212 29.0 17,768 3,039 17.1 1,466 498 34.0 5,651 3,675 65.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 11,460 23.8 33,577 4,751 14.2 2,714 799 29.4 11,806 5,910 50.1
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 3,073 12.6 15,493 1,126 7.3 1,622 221 13.6 7,300 1,725 23.6
Other relatives 12,895 2,353 18.2 4,080 499 12.2 4,026 621 15.4 4,789 1,233 25.8

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 40,938 16.5 189,191 19,682 10.4 15,083 3,221 21.4 44,027 18,035 41.0
  Under 18 years 637 269 42.3 9 0 (B) 305 106 34.9 323 163 50.5
  18 to 24 years 9,585 3,703 38.6 3,688 1,052 28.5 2,299 518 22.5 3,598 2,132 59.3
  25 to 34 years 45,039 11,878 26.4 31,822 5,103 16.0 3,371 778 23.1 9,846 5,997 60.9
  35 to 44 years 66,268 11,297 17.0 51,786 5,794 11.2 3,306 765 23.1 11,176 4,738 42.4
  45 to 54 years 60,118 6,474 10.8 48,004 3,380 7.0 2,952 563 19.1 9,162 2,531 27.6
  55 to 64 years 35,865 3,572 10.0 29,897 2,228 7.5 1,574 274 17.4 4,394 1,070 24.4
  65 years and over 30,789 3,744 12.2 23,985 2,124 8.9 1,277 217 17.0 5,527 1,403 25.4

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 7,412 7.8 75,920 4,519 6.0 6,719 846 12.6 11,995 2,046 17.1
  Under 18 years 207 44 21.3 9 0 (B) 104 16 15.7 94 28 29.6
  18 to 24 years 2,920 390 13.4 1,128 96 8.5 1,190 153 12.9 602 141 23.4
  25 to 34 years 7,150 495 6.9 5,225 299 5.7 1,316 118 9.0 609 78 12.7
  35 to 44 years 7,527 659 8.8 5,356 264 4.9 930 115 12.4 1,242 280 22.6
  45 to 54 years 23,410 1,404 6.0 19,004 766 4.0 1,288 204 15.8 3,118 435 13.9
  55 to 64 years 26,744 1,889 7.1 23,353 1,395 6.0 982 137 14.0 2,409 357 14.8
  65 years and over 26,677 2,530 9.5 21,845 1,699 7.8 910 102 11.2 3,922 728 18.6

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 33,526 21.8 113,271 15,163 13.4 8,363 2,374 28.4 32,031 15,989 49.9
  Under 18 years 429 225 52.5 0 0 (X) 200 90 44.9 229 135 59.1
  18 to 24 years 6,665 3,313 49.7 2,560 957 37.4 1,109 365 32.9 2,997 1,992 66.5
  25 to 34 years 37,890 11,383 30.0 26,597 4,804 18.1 2,056 659 32.1 9,237 5,920 64.1
  35 to 44 years 58,740 10,638 18.1 46,430 5,530 11.9 2,376 650 27.3 9,934 4,458 44.9
  45 to 54 years 36,708 5,070 13.8 29,000 2,614 9.0 1,665 359 21.6 6,044 2,097 34.7
  55 to 64 years 9,121 1,683 18.4 6,544 833 12.7 592 137 23.1 1,986 713 35.9
  65 years and over 4,112 1,215 29.5 2,140 425 19.9 366 115 31.3 1,605 674 42.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 8,047 15.4 35,753 2,688 7.5 4,194 968 23.1 12,315 4,391 35.7
  Under 18 years 258 103 40.1 0 0 (X) 141 51 36.3 117 52 44.6
  18 to 24 years 3,336 1,318 39.5 1,204 290 24.1 719 217 30.2 1,413 811 57.4
  25 to 34 years 10,868 1,880 17.3 7,443 583 7.8 1,056 262 24.8 2,369 1,035 43.7
  35 to 44 years 13,900 1,814 13.1 9,583 608 6.3 968 181 18.7 3,350 1,025 30.6
  45 to 54 years 16,816 1,682 10.0 12,737 675 5.3 858 164 19.1 3,221 843 26.2
  55 to 64 years 4,905 738 15.0 3,648 348 9.5 277 57 20.4 980 334 34.1
  65 years and over 2,179 512 23.5 1,138 184 16.2 175 36 20.6 866 292 33.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 25,479 25.1 77,519 12,475 16.1 4,169 1,406 33.7 19,716 11,598 58.8
  Under 18 years 171 122 71.1 0 0 (X) 59 39 (B) 112 83 74.1
  18 to 24 years 3,329 1,995 59.9 1,356 666 49.2 390 148 37.9 1,583 1,181 74.6
  25 to 34 years 27,022 9,503 35.2 19,154 4,221 22.0 999 398 39.8 6,868 4,884 71.1
  35 to 44 years 44,840 8,823 19.7 36,848 4,922 13.4 1,408 469 33.3 6,584 3,432 52.1
  45 to 54 years 19,892 3,388 17.0 16,262 1,939 11.9 807 195 24.2 2,823 1,254 44.4
  55 to 64 years 4,217 945 22.4 2,896 485 16.7 315 80 25.5 1,006 380 37.7
  65 years and over 1,933 702 36.3 1,003 241 24.0 191 79 41.1 739 383 51.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 19,525 26.9 54,222 9,315 17.2 3,603 1,182 32.8 14,672 9,028 61.5
  Under 18 years 142 103 72.4 0 0 (X) 59 43 (B) 83 60 72.1
  18 to 24 years 5,578 3,010 54.0 2,424 934 38.6 566 233 41.2 2,588 1,842 71.2
  25 to 34 years 28,989 8,477 29.2 21,651 3,877 17.9 1,404 497 35.4 5,934 4,103 69.1
  35 to 44 years 25,455 5,004 19.7 21,544 3,013 14.0 803 238 29.6 3,108 1,753 56.4
  45 to 54 years 7,856 1,684 21.4 5,863 937 16.0 359 63 17.7 1,635 683 41.8
  55 to 64 years 2,895 639 22.1 1,974 335 17.0 249 36 14.3 672 269 40.0
  65 years and over 1,582 609 38.5 768 219 28.6 164 71 43.4 650 318 48.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 11,141 24.0 33,867 4,890 14.4 2,592 793 30.6 9,982 5,458 54.7
  Under 18 years 128 102 79.7 0 0 (X) 47 43 (B) 81 59 73.1
  18 to 24 years 3,166 1,492 47.1 1,253 356 28.4 423 171 40.4 1,490 965 64.8
  25 to 34 years 17,224 4,509 26.2 12,407 1,864 15.0 979 306 31.3 3,837 2,339 60.9
  35 to 44 years 16,997 3,069 18.1 14,077 1,734 12.3 611 152 24.8 2,309 1,182 51.2
  45 to 54 years 5,688 1,093 19.2 4,224 601 14.2 267 33 12.4 1,198 459 38.3
  55 to 64 years 2,025 425 21.0 1,372 194 14.2 141 36 25.4 512 195 38.0
  65 years and over 1,214 451 37.1 535 140 26.1 124 52 42.1 556 259 46.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 8,384 32.2 20,355 4,426 21.7 1,011 389 38.4 4,689 3,570 76.1
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,518 62.9 1,171 579 49.4 142 62 43.6 1,099 877 79.9
  25 to 34 years 11,765 3,968 33.7 9,244 2,012 21.8 424 191 45.0 2,097 1,765 84.1
  35 to 44 years 8,458 1,935 22.9 7,467 1,279 17.1 192 86 44.8 799 570 71.4
  45 to 54 years 2,168 590 27.2 1,639 336 20.5 92 30 32.9 437 224 51.3
  55 to 64 years 870 214 24.7 601 141 23.4 108 0 0.0 160 74 46.2
  65 years and over 368 158 42.8 233 80 34.1 41 19 (B) 95 59 62.2

Poverty Footnotes


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