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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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 27,565 13.9 159,476 15,526 9.7 11,277 2,203 19.5 27,010 9,836 36.4
 
Householder
64,183 8,030 12.5 50,779 4,082 8.0 3,999 755 18.9 9,405 3,193 34.0
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 4,094 8.1 50,731 4,094 8.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 12,102 21.9 42,235 6,122 14.5 3,117 887 28.5 9,987 5,093 51.0
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 4,716 25.2 14,528 2,397 16.5 1,104 359 32.5 3,099 1,960 63.3
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 7,386 20.2 27,707 3,724 13.4 2,013 528 26.2 6,888 3,133 45.5
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 1,810 9.8 12,676 826 6.5 1,264 145 11.5 4,558 839 18.4
Other relatives 9,013 1,530 17.0 3,055 403 13.2 2,896 415 14.3 3,061 711 23.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 27,565 13.9 159,476 15,526 9.7 11,277 2,203 19.5 27,010 9,836 36.4
  Under 18 years 409 135 33.1 9 0 (B) 212 55 26.0 187 80 42.7
  18 to 24 years 6,968 2,498 35.8 3,177 886 27.9 1,621 377 23.3 2,170 1,235 56.9
  25 to 34 years 34,463 7,742 22.5 26,417 4,013 15.2 2,517 532 21.1 5,529 3,197 57.8
  35 to 44 years 52,365 7,841 15.0 43,207 4,665 10.8 2,480 541 21.8 6,678 2,635 39.5
  45 to 54 years 48,430 4,475 9.2 40,166 2,650 6.6 2,301 388 16.8 5,963 1,438 24.1
  55 to 64 years 29,236 2,341 8.0 25,339 1,652 6.5 1,169 182 15.6 2,728 507 18.6
  65 years and over 25,893 2,533 9.8 21,162 1,660 7.8 976 128 13.1 3,755 745 19.8

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 5,346 6.8 65,908 3,568 5.4 5,046 593 11.8 8,145 1,185 14.6
  Under 18 years 143 31 21.7 9 0 (B) 75 15 (B) 58 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 300 13.1 998 77 7.7 864 118 13.7 418 105 25.1
  25 to 34 years 5,729 403 7.0 4,342 254 5.8 989 86 8.7 399 64 16.0
  35 to 44 years 5,833 442 7.6 4,455 203 4.5 646 66 10.2 732 173 23.6
  45 to 54 years 19,328 1,004 5.2 16,212 630 3.9 1,003 144 14.4 2,114 230 10.9
  55 to 64 years 22,587 1,321 5.8 20,293 1,047 5.2 747 106 14.1 1,548 168 10.9
  65 years and over 23,200 1,846 8.0 19,600 1,358 6.9 723 58 8.0 2,877 430 14.9

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 22,219 18.7 93,568 11,958 12.8 6,231 1,610 25.8 18,865 8,651 45.9
  Under 18 years 266 104 39.1 0 0 (X) 137 40 29.4 129 64 49.5
  18 to 24 years 4,689 2,198 46.9 2,179 809 37.1 757 259 34.2 1,752 1,130 64.5
  25 to 34 years 28,734 7,338 25.5 22,075 3,759 17.0 1,528 446 29.2 5,130 3,133 61.1
  35 to 44 years 46,532 7,399 15.9 38,752 4,463 11.5 1,834 475 25.9 5,946 2,462 41.4
  45 to 54 years 29,101 3,472 11.9 23,954 2,020 8.4 1,298 244 18.8 3,849 1,208 31.4
  55 to 64 years 6,649 1,020 15.3 5,046 605 12.0 422 76 18.1 1,180 339 28.7
  65 years and over 2,694 687 25.5 1,562 302 19.3 254 70 27.5 878 315 35.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 5,306 13.1 29,435 2,045 6.9 3,166 667 21.1 7,783 2,595 33.3
  Under 18 years 178 66 37.0 0 0 (X) 108 32 29.7 70 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 894 36.7 1,076 262 24.4 506 148 29.3 851 483 56.7
  25 to 34 years 8,401 1,265 15.1 6,135 455 7.4 777 181 23.4 1,489 629 42.3
  35 to 44 years 10,790 1,249 11.6 7,906 474 6.0 770 146 19.0 2,114 628 29.7
  45 to 54 years 13,434 1,114 8.3 10,623 495 4.7 679 111 16.4 2,131 508 23.8
  55 to 64 years 3,633 416 11.5 2,852 238 8.3 205 25 12.0 576 154 26.7
  65 years and over 1,514 302 20.0 843 121 14.3 120 23 18.9 552 159 28.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 16,912 21.6 64,133 9,913 15.5 3,066 943 30.8 11,082 6,056 54.7
  Under 18 years 88 38 43.4 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 30 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 1,304 57.8 1,103 547 49.6 251 110 44.0 902 647 71.8
  25 to 34 years 20,333 6,073 29.9 15,940 3,304 20.7 751 265 35.2 3,641 2,504 68.8
  35 to 44 years 35,742 6,151 17.2 30,846 3,989 12.9 1,064 329 30.9 3,832 1,834 47.9
  45 to 54 years 15,667 2,357 15.0 13,330 1,525 11.4 619 133 21.4 1,718 699 40.7
  55 to 64 years 3,016 604 20.0 2,194 366 16.7 218 52 23.8 604 185 30.7
  65 years and over 1,180 385 32.6 720 181 25.2 134 47 35.1 327 157 48.0

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 13,117 23.6 44,672 7,390 16.5 2,699 841 31.1 8,206 4,886 59.5
  Under 18 years 74 35 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 17 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 2,015 50.3 2,080 787 37.8 384 163 42.5 1,543 1,064 69.0
  25 to 34 years 22,555 5,666 25.1 18,111 3,059 16.9 1,124 360 32.0 3,320 2,247 67.7
  35 to 44 years 20,185 3,519 17.4 17,904 2,419 13.5 610 188 30.9 1,671 911 54.5
  45 to 54 years 5,699 1,076 18.9 4,538 693 15.3 280 53 18.9 881 329 37.4
  55 to 64 years 2,054 429 20.9 1,499 265 17.7 166 15 8.9 388 149 38.3
  65 years and over 1,005 378 37.7 540 166 30.8 100 43 42.9 365 169 46.5

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 7,489 21.1 27,845 3,909 14.0 1,923 525 27.3 5,696 3,055 53.6
  Under 18 years 60 34 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 973 42.2 1,100 296 26.9 302 117 38.6 902 560 62.1
  25 to 34 years 13,305 3,018 22.7 10,294 1,457 14.2 769 212 27.5 2,242 1,349 60.2
  35 to 44 years 13,448 2,209 16.4 11,732 1,437 12.3 466 115 24.8 1,250 656 52.5
  45 to 54 years 4,209 713 16.9 3,339 465 13.9 213 23 10.8 657 225 34.3
  55 to 64 years 1,404 279 19.8 1,007 143 14.2 81 15 18.3 316 121 38.2
  65 years and over 734 264 36.0 372 111 29.9 70 26 (B) 292 127 43.6

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 5,628 28.0 16,828 3,481 20.7 776 315 40.7 2,510 1,832 73.0
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,042 61.2 980 492 50.2 82 47 56.7 641 504 78.6
  25 to 34 years 9,250 2,648 28.6 7,817 1,603 20.5 355 148 41.7 1,078 898 83.3
  35 to 44 years 6,736 1,310 19.4 6,172 982 15.9 143 73 50.9 421 255 60.6
  45 to 54 years 1,490 363 24.3 1,199 228 19.0 68 30 (B) 224 104 46.6
  55 to 64 years 650 150 23.1 492 122 24.8 85 0 0.0 73 28 (B)
  65 years and over 270 114 42.2 167 55 32.6 31 17 (B) 73 42 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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