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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 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 135% of poverty (5) Percentage below 135% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 42,896 17.3 189,191 20,843 11.0 15,083 3,401 22.6 44,027 18,652 42.4
 
Householder
78,874 12,279 15.6 59,137 5,435 9.2 5,255 1,150 21.9 14,482 5,694 39.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 5,435 9.2 59,137 5,435 9.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 19,386 26.6 51,344 8,191 16.0 4,180 1,353 32.4 17,456 9,842 56.4
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 7,466 30.0 17,768 3,188 17.9 1,466 530 36.2 5,651 3,748 66.3
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 11,920 24.8 33,577 5,003 14.9 2,714 823 30.3 11,806 6,094 51.6
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 3,274 13.4 15,493 1,234 8.0 1,622 228 14.0 7,300 1,813 24.8
Other relatives 12,895 2,522 19.6 4,080 548 13.4 4,026 671 16.7 4,789 1,303 27.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 42,896 17.3 189,191 20,843 11.0 15,083 3,401 22.6 44,027 18,652 42.4
  Under 18 years 637 303 47.6 9 0 (B) 305 118 38.8 323 185 57.3
  18 to 24 years 9,585 3,841 40.1 3,688 1,086 29.4 2,299 558 24.3 3,598 2,198 61.1
  25 to 34 years 45,039 12,308 27.3 31,822 5,377 16.9 3,371 830 24.6 9,846 6,101 62.0
  35 to 44 years 66,268 11,819 17.8 51,786 6,097 11.8 3,306 800 24.2 11,176 4,922 44.0
  45 to 54 years 60,118 6,855 11.4 48,004 3,620 7.5 2,952 585 19.8 9,162 2,651 28.9
  55 to 64 years 35,865 3,790 10.6 29,897 2,357 7.9 1,574 283 18.0 4,394 1,151 26.2
  65 years and over 30,789 3,979 12.9 23,985 2,306 9.6 1,277 228 17.9 5,527 1,445 26.1

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 7,901 8.3 75,920 4,856 6.4 6,719 896 13.3 11,995 2,148 17.9
  Under 18 years 207 44 21.3 9 0 (B) 104 16 15.7 94 28 29.6
  18 to 24 years 2,920 414 14.2 1,128 99 8.8 1,190 166 13.9 602 149 24.8
  25 to 34 years 7,150 508 7.1 5,225 305 5.8 1,316 122 9.3 609 81 13.2
  35 to 44 years 7,527 699 9.3 5,356 293 5.5 930 118 12.7 1,242 288 23.2
  45 to 54 years 23,410 1,521 6.5 19,004 836 4.4 1,288 225 17.5 3,118 460 14.7
  55 to 64 years 26,744 1,992 7.5 23,353 1,466 6.3 982 137 14.0 2,409 389 16.2
  65 years and over 26,677 2,722 10.2 21,845 1,856 8.5 910 112 12.3 3,922 754 19.2

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 34,996 22.8 113,271 15,987 14.1 8,363 2,505 30.0 32,031 16,504 51.5
  Under 18 years 429 259 60.4 0 0 (X) 200 102 50.8 229 157 68.7
  18 to 24 years 6,665 3,427 51.4 2,560 986 38.5 1,109 392 35.4 2,997 2,048 68.4
  25 to 34 years 37,890 11,800 31.1 26,597 5,072 19.1 2,056 708 34.4 9,237 6,021 65.2
  35 to 44 years 58,740 11,120 18.9 46,430 5,804 12.5 2,376 683 28.7 9,934 4,633 46.6
  45 to 54 years 36,708 5,334 14.5 29,000 2,784 9.6 1,665 359 21.6 6,044 2,191 36.2
  55 to 64 years 9,121 1,797 19.7 6,544 891 13.6 592 145 24.6 1,986 761 38.3
  65 years and over 4,112 1,258 30.6 2,140 450 21.0 366 116 31.6 1,605 692 43.1

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 8,513 16.3 35,753 2,819 7.9 4,194 1,061 25.3 12,315 4,634 37.6
  Under 18 years 258 137 53.2 0 0 (X) 141 63 44.8 117 74 63.4
  18 to 24 years 3,336 1,389 41.6 1,204 302 25.0 719 237 33.0 1,413 850 60.1
  25 to 34 years 10,868 1,967 18.1 7,443 601 8.1 1,056 293 27.7 2,369 1,074 45.3
  35 to 44 years 13,900 1,942 14.0 9,583 638 6.7 968 201 20.8 3,350 1,103 32.9
  45 to 54 years 16,816 1,770 10.5 12,737 722 5.7 858 165 19.2 3,221 883 27.4
  55 to 64 years 4,905 781 15.9 3,648 357 9.8 277 64 23.2 980 360 36.7
  65 years and over 2,179 528 24.2 1,138 199 17.5 175 37 21.3 866 292 33.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 26,483 26.1 77,519 13,169 17.0 4,169 1,444 34.6 19,716 11,870 60.2
  Under 18 years 171 122 71.1 0 0 (X) 59 39 (B) 112 83 74.1
  18 to 24 years 3,329 2,038 61.2 1,356 685 50.5 390 155 39.7 1,583 1,199 75.7
  25 to 34 years 27,022 9,833 36.4 19,154 4,471 23.3 999 415 41.5 6,868 4,947 72.0
  35 to 44 years 44,840 9,178 20.5 36,848 5,166 14.0 1,408 482 34.2 6,584 3,531 53.6
  45 to 54 years 19,892 3,564 17.9 16,262 2,061 12.7 807 195 24.2 2,823 1,308 46.3
  55 to 64 years 4,217 1,017 24.1 2,896 534 18.4 315 81 25.7 1,006 402 39.9
  65 years and over 1,933 730 37.8 1,003 251 25.1 191 79 41.1 739 400 54.1

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 20,278 28.0 54,222 9,799 18.1 3,603 1,253 34.8 14,672 9,227 62.9
  Under 18 years 142 103 72.4 0 0 (X) 59 43 (B) 83 60 72.1
  18 to 24 years 5,578 3,103 55.6 2,424 956 39.5 566 248 43.8 2,588 1,899 73.4
  25 to 34 years 28,989 8,823 30.4 21,651 4,108 19.0 1,404 542 38.6 5,934 4,173 70.3
  35 to 44 years 25,455 5,193 20.4 21,544 3,174 14.7 803 249 31.0 3,108 1,771 57.0
  45 to 54 years 7,856 1,769 22.5 5,863 984 16.8 359 63 17.7 1,635 721 44.1
  55 to 64 years 2,895 679 23.4 1,974 358 18.1 249 37 14.7 672 284 42.3
  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 11,607 25.0 33,867 5,139 15.2 2,592 854 32.9 9,982 5,614 56.2
  Under 18 years 128 102 79.7 0 0 (X) 47 43 (B) 81 59 73.1
  18 to 24 years 3,166 1,558 49.2 1,253 359 28.7 423 186 43.8 1,490 1,014 68.0
  25 to 34 years 17,224 4,720 27.4 12,407 1,973 15.9 979 346 35.3 3,837 2,401 62.6
  35 to 44 years 16,997 3,203 18.8 14,077 1,844 13.1 611 158 25.9 2,309 1,201 52.0
  45 to 54 years 5,688 1,137 20.0 4,224 624 14.8 267 33 12.4 1,198 480 40.1
  55 to 64 years 2,025 436 21.5 1,372 198 14.5 141 37 26.0 512 201 39.2
  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 8,672 33.3 20,355 4,660 22.9 1,011 399 39.4 4,689 3,613 77.0
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,545 64.0 1,171 597 51.0 142 62 43.6 1,099 885 80.6
  25 to 34 years 11,765 4,104 34.9 9,244 2,135 23.1 424 197 46.3 2,097 1,773 84.5
  35 to 44 years 8,458 1,990 23.5 7,467 1,329 17.8 192 91 47.2 799 570 71.4
  45 to 54 years 2,168 632 29.1 1,639 360 22.0 92 30 32.9 437 242 55.2
  55 to 64 years 870 243 27.9 601 159 26.5 108 0 0.0 160 83 52.1
  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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