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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 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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 9,752 31.5 14,928 2,049 13.7 2,410 712 29.5 13,648 6,992 51.2
 
Householder
9,359 2,763 29.5 4,386 537 12.2 812 237 29.1 4,161 1,990 47.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 517 12.0 4,325 517 12.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 4,856 44.2 4,290 779 18.2 695 264 38.0 6,013 3,813 63.4
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 1,814 49.3 1,401 303 21.6 245 83 33.9 2,029 1,428 70.3
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 3,042 41.5 2,889 476 16.5 450 181 40.2 3,984 2,386 59.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 1,000 24.6 1,557 179 11.5 254 60 23.8 2,260 760 33.6
Other relatives 2,234 616 27.6 370 37 9.9 649 151 23.2 1,214 429 35.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 9,752 31.5 14,928 2,049 13.7 2,410 712 29.5 13,648 6,992 51.2
  Under 18 years 132 94 71.1 0 0 (X) 51 44 (B) 81 50 61.9
  18 to 24 years 1,748 907 51.9 244 88 36.2 388 66 17.1 1,116 752 67.4
  25 to 34 years 6,636 3,179 47.9 2,594 565 21.8 501 172 34.3 3,540 2,442 69.0
  35 to 44 years 8,212 2,485 30.3 4,077 531 13.0 541 162 29.9 3,594 1,792 49.9
  45 to 54 years 7,078 1,333 18.8 4,084 301 7.4 440 123 28.1 2,554 908 35.6
  55 to 64 years 3,970 844 21.3 2,337 287 12.3 293 67 22.7 1,340 490 36.6
  65 years and over 3,211 911 28.4 1,591 275 17.3 197 78 39.7 1,423 557 39.2

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 1,377 14.8 5,377 486 9.0 1,008 194 19.3 2,929 697 23.8
  Under 18 years 21 8 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 7 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 59 18.3 54 16 (B) 168 17 10.3 98 25 25.8
  25 to 34 years 569 34 5.9 326 9 2.8 152 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 2,605 282 10.8 1,601 76 4.7 195 48 24.6 809 158 19.6
  55 to 64 years 2,403 350 14.6 1,573 175 11.1 166 25 15.3 665 150 22.5
  65 years and over 2,261 492 21.8 1,291 189 14.6 132 44 33.5 837 259 30.9

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 8,375 38.6 9,551 1,563 16.4 1,403 517 36.9 10,719 6,295 58.7
  Under 18 years 110 85 77.4 0 0 (X) 45 42 (B) 65 43 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 848 59.4 190 72 38.1 220 49 22.3 1,017 727 71.4
  25 to 34 years 6,067 3,145 51.8 2,269 555 24.5 349 152 43.6 3,449 2,438 70.7
  35 to 44 years 7,078 2,333 33.0 3,545 511 14.4 352 124 35.0 3,180 1,698 53.4
  45 to 54 years 4,473 1,050 23.5 2,483 225 9.1 244 75 30.9 1,745 750 42.9
  55 to 64 years 1,567 494 31.5 765 112 14.7 127 41 32.5 676 341 50.4
  65 years and over 950 418 44.1 300 86 28.8 65 34 (B) 586 298 51.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 2,058 27.9 3,014 328 10.9 671 215 32.0 3,690 1,515 41.1
  Under 18 years 54 29 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 19 (B) 32 10 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 321 49.7 66 15 (B) 127 32 25.6 453 273 60.3
  25 to 34 years 1,435 484 33.7 552 79 14.4 177 66 37.3 706 339 48.0
  35 to 44 years 1,839 404 21.9 710 47 6.6 124 21 16.8 1,005 336 33.5
  45 to 54 years 2,122 399 18.8 1,094 82 7.5 133 36 26.8 895 282 31.5
  55 to 64 years 808 263 32.5 408 61 15.0 48 27 (B) 352 174 49.5
  65 years and over 470 158 33.6 183 44 24.1 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 6,317 44.2 6,537 1,234 18.9 732 303 41.4 7,028 4,780 68.0
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 527 67.5 124 57 46.2 93 17 17.9 564 453 80.4
  25 to 34 years 4,632 2,661 57.5 1,717 476 27.7 172 86 50.0 2,743 2,099 76.5
  35 to 44 years 5,239 1,930 36.8 2,835 465 16.4 229 103 44.9 2,175 1,362 62.6
  45 to 54 years 2,350 651 27.7 1,389 143 10.3 111 40 35.8 850 468 55.0
  55 to 64 years 759 232 30.5 356 51 14.3 79 14 17.8 324 167 51.4
  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 4,693 45.8 4,396 933 21.2 613 227 37.1 5,232 3,532 67.5
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 776 66.5 168 72 43.1 122 37 30.7 877 666 76.0
  25 to 34 years 3,965 2,086 52.6 1,641 401 24.5 190 95 50.0 2,134 1,590 74.5
  35 to 44 years 2,732 1,044 38.2 1,468 307 20.9 125 33 26.8 1,139 704 61.8
  45 to 54 years 1,424 400 28.1 775 93 12.1 58 7 (B) 591 299 50.6
  55 to 64 years 528 126 24.0 243 17 7.1 63 10 (B) 221 99 44.9
  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 2,652 39.7 2,767 405 14.6 438 187 42.7 3,474 2,061 59.3
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 412 63.3 76 25 33.6 79 37 47.5 497 350 70.3
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,116 45.3 1,035 200 19.4 141 64 45.9 1,290 852 66.0
  35 to 44 years 1,812 556 30.7 905 109 12.0 90 23 26.0 816 424 51.9
  45 to 54 years 1,013 255 25.1 514 42 8.1 36 7 (B) 463 206 44.4
  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 2,041 57.3 1,629 529 32.5 175 41 23.1 1,758 1,472 83.7
  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 1,499 970 64.7 606 201 33.2 50 31 (B) 844 738 87.5
  35 to 44 years 920 489 53.1 563 199 35.3 35 10 (B) 323 280 86.7
  45 to 54 years 411 145 35.4 261 52 19.8 21 0 (B) 128 94 72.8
  55 to 64 years 162 34 20.7 74 7 (B) 23 0 (B) 65 27 (B)
  65 years and over 55 41 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 0 (B) 18 17 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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