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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 15,448 9.7 132,482 8,425 6.4 8,063 1,416 17.6 18,799 5,608 29.8
 
Householder
54,450 5,086 9.3 44,281 2,504 5.7 3,069 532 17.3 7,100 2,050 28.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 44,038 2,494 5.7 44,038 2,494 5.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 40,707 6,070 14.9 32,195 2,851 8.9 2,248 539 24.0 6,265 2,680 42.8
  Related children under 6 years 13,032 2,176 16.7 10,629 1,023 9.6 707 193 27.2 1,696 960 56.6
  Related children 6 to 17 years 27,675 3,894 14.1 21,566 1,828 8.5 1,540 346 22.5 4,569 1,720 37.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 14,739 1,075 7.3 10,191 436 4.3 1,081 120 11.1 3,467 518 14.9
Other relatives 5,410 723 13.4 1,777 139 7.8 1,665 224 13.4 1,968 360 18.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
159,344 15,448 9.7 132,482 8,425 6.4 8,063 1,416 17.6 18,799 5,608 29.8
  Under 18 years 203 34 16.8 4 0 (B) 108 15 13.5 91 20 21.4
  18 to 24 years 4,212 1,281 30.4 2,070 442 21.4 908 188 20.7 1,233 651 52.8
  25 to 34 years 24,298 3,789 15.6 19,565 1,769 9.0 1,472 301 20.4 3,261 1,720 52.7
  35 to 44 years 40,765 4,058 10.0 34,484 2,248 6.5 1,792 349 19.5 4,489 1,461 32.5
  45 to 54 years 40,786 2,728 6.7 34,329 1,558 4.5 1,907 305 16.0 4,549 864 19.0
  55 to 64 years 25,575 1,648 6.4 22,569 1,184 5.2 1,029 150 14.6 1,977 314 15.9
  65 years and over 23,506 1,911 8.1 19,461 1,223 6.3 847 108 12.8 3,198 579 18.1

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
70,366 4,035 5.7 60,133 2,776 4.6 3,672 431 11.7 6,561 829 12.6
  Under 18 years 97 14 14.3 4 0 (B) 53 9 (B) 40 5 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,699 195 11.5 813 46 5.6 576 75 13.0 310 75 24.1
  25 to 34 years 4,562 237 5.2 3,799 162 4.3 495 44 8.9 268 31 11.6
  35 to 44 years 4,823 305 6.3 3,890 158 4.1 409 31 7.6 523 116 22.1
  45 to 54 years 17,194 777 4.5 14,603 496 3.4 849 124 14.6 1,741 156 9.0
  55 to 64 years 20,582 1,060 5.2 18,736 854 4.6 659 100 15.2 1,187 106 8.9
  65 years and over 21,411 1,448 6.8 18,287 1,060 5.8 631 48 7.6 2,492 340 13.7

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
88,978 11,413 12.8 72,349 5,649 7.8 4,391 985 22.4 12,238 4,779 39.1
  Under 18 years 107 20 19.1 0 0 (X) 55 6 (B) 51 15 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,513 1,086 43.2 1,257 397 31.6 332 113 34.0 924 576 62.4
  25 to 34 years 19,736 3,553 18.0 15,767 1,607 10.2 976 257 26.3 2,993 1,688 56.4
  35 to 44 years 35,942 3,753 10.4 30,593 2,090 6.8 1,383 318 23.0 3,966 1,345 33.9
  45 to 54 years 23,592 1,951 8.3 19,726 1,062 5.4 1,058 181 17.1 2,808 708 25.2
  55 to 64 years 4,993 587 11.8 3,833 330 8.6 370 50 13.5 790 208 26.3
  65 years and over 2,096 463 22.1 1,174 164 13.9 216 61 28.1 706 239 33.8

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
31,918 3,214 10.1 23,981 1,103 4.6 2,309 446 19.3 5,628 1,665 29.6
  Under 18 years 71 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 46 6 (B) 25 6 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,394 481 34.5 634 115 18.1 252 82 32.3 508 285 56.1
  25 to 34 years 6,478 739 11.4 4,945 221 4.5 540 126 23.3 993 392 39.5
  35 to 44 years 8,604 785 9.1 6,430 237 3.7 611 109 17.8 1,562 439 28.1
  45 to 54 years 11,310 702 6.2 9,076 310 3.4 578 89 15.4 1,655 303 18.3
  55 to 64 years 2,847 259 9.1 2,232 138 6.2 179 15 8.5 436 106 24.2
  65 years and over 1,214 236 19.5 664 82 12.3 102 20 20.0 448 134 29.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,059 8,199 14.4 48,368 4,546 9.4 2,082 539 25.9 6,610 3,114 47.1
  Under 18 years 35 8 (B) 0 0 (X) 9 0 (B) 27 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,119 605 54.1 623 282 45.3 80 31 39.2 416 291 70.0
  25 to 34 years 13,258 2,813 21.2 10,822 1,386 12.8 436 131 30.1 2,000 1,296 64.8
  35 to 44 years 27,338 2,968 10.9 24,163 1,853 7.7 772 209 27.1 2,403 906 37.7
  45 to 54 years 12,282 1,249 10.2 10,650 752 7.1 480 92 19.2 1,153 405 35.1
  55 to 64 years 2,145 328 15.3 1,601 192 12.0 192 35 18.0 353 102 28.9
  65 years and over 882 227 25.7 510 82 16.1 114 40 35.3 258 105 40.5

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
39,210 6,200 15.8 32,825 3,231 9.8 1,752 471 26.9 4,633 2,498 53.9
  Under 18 years 6 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,249 1,030 45.8 1,216 394 32.4 214 94 44.0 819 541 66.1
  25 to 34 years 15,714 2,646 16.8 13,144 1,298 9.9 713 187 26.2 1,857 1,161 62.5
  35 to 44 years 15,271 1,542 10.1 13,942 991 7.1 383 120 31.4 945 430 45.5
  45 to 54 years 3,840 468 12.2 3,127 294 9.4 202 25 12.2 511 149 29.3
  55 to 64 years 1,398 264 18.9 1,027 161 15.6 149 11 7.2 222 93 41.9
  65 years and over 733 249 34.0 369 94 25.4 91 34 37.5 274 122 44.6

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
25,047 3,521 14.1 20,482 1,591 7.8 1,277 309 24.2 3,289 1,621 49.3
  Under 18 years 4 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 4 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,346 510 37.9 644 120 18.6 183 72 39.6 520 317 61.1
  25 to 34 years 9,238 1,446 15.6 7,463 604 8.1 508 135 26.6 1,267 706 55.7
  35 to 44 years 10,088 918 9.1 9,062 525 5.8 296 58 19.5 730 336 46.0
  45 to 54 years 2,897 303 10.5 2,377 203 8.5 158 10 6.6 362 90 24.9
  55 to 64 years 905 158 17.5 659 71 10.8 66 11 (B) 180 77 42.5
  65 years and over 568 186 32.7 276 68 24.6 66 22 (B) 226 95 42.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,163 2,679 18.9 12,344 1,640 13.3 475 162 34.1 1,344 876 65.2
  Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 902 520 57.6 572 274 47.9 32 22 (B) 299 224 74.9
  25 to 34 years 6,475 1,200 18.5 5,680 693 12.2 204 52 25.3 591 455 77.0
  35 to 44 years 5,183 623 12.0 4,880 466 9.6 87 63 72.0 215 94 43.8
  45 to 54 years 943 165 17.5 750 92 12.2 44 14 (B) 148 59 39.9
  55 to 64 years 492 106 21.5 368 90 24.4 83 0 0.0 42 16 (B)
  65 years and over 166 64 38.6 93 26 27.6 25 11 (B) 48 27 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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