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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
202,100 30,013 14.9 162,411 16,922 10.4 11,557 2,432 21.0 28,131 10,660 37.9
 
Householder
65,029 8,618 13.3 51,341 4,405 8.6 4,080 826 20.3 9,609 3,387 35.2
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 51,206 4,422 8.6 51,206 4,422 8.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 57,720 13,291 23.0 43,797 6,723 15.4 3,252 991 30.5 10,670 5,577 52.3
  Related children under 6 years 19,710 5,221 26.5 15,196 2,657 17.5 1,153 413 35.9 3,360 2,150 64.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 38,010 8,070 21.2 28,601 4,066 14.2 2,099 577 27.5 7,310 3,427 46.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,946 2,007 10.6 12,951 918 7.1 1,289 156 12.1 4,706 932 19.8
Other relatives 9,199 1,675 18.2 3,115 453 14.5 2,937 459 15.6 3,147 763 24.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
202,100 30,013 14.9 162,411 16,922 10.4 11,557 2,432 21.0 28,131 10,660 37.9
  Under 18 years 415 149 35.9 9 0 (B) 217 67 31.0 189 82 43.3
  18 to 24 years 7,178 2,691 37.5 3,252 948 29.1 1,673 427 25.5 2,252 1,316 58.4
  25 to 34 years 35,525 8,443 23.8 27,103 4,425 16.3 2,572 591 23.0 5,850 3,427 58.6
  35 to 44 years 53,732 8,489 15.8 44,133 5,020 11.4 2,549 588 23.1 7,050 2,880 40.9
  45 to 54 years 49,317 4,867 9.9 40,809 2,859 7.0 2,358 424 18.0 6,150 1,583 25.7
  55 to 64 years 29,729 2,596 8.7 25,724 1,817 7.1 1,194 194 16.3 2,811 584 20.8
  65 years and over 26,204 2,779 10.6 21,380 1,852 8.7 995 139 14.0 3,829 787 20.6

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,007 5,799 7.2 66,567 3,877 5.8 5,115 631 12.3 8,324 1,291 15.5
  Under 18 years 146 32 22.1 9 0 (B) 77 15 19.3 60 17 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,318 326 14.1 1,010 80 7.9 882 130 14.7 426 116 27.3
  25 to 34 years 5,827 422 7.2 4,397 264 6.0 1,010 90 8.9 420 68 16.2
  35 to 44 years 5,899 471 8.0 4,491 227 5.0 650 66 10.2 759 178 23.5
  45 to 54 years 19,547 1,078 5.5 16,386 661 4.0 1,012 159 15.7 2,150 258 12.0
  55 to 64 years 22,855 1,422 6.2 20,514 1,123 5.5 752 106 14.1 1,589 194 12.2
  65 years and over 23,413 2,046 8.7 19,760 1,522 7.7 732 65 8.9 2,921 459 15.7

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
122,093 24,214 19.8 95,844 13,044 13.6 6,442 1,801 28.0 19,807 9,369 47.3
  Under 18 years 269 116 43.4 0 0 (X) 140 52 37.4 129 64 49.9
  18 to 24 years 4,859 2,364 48.7 2,242 868 38.7 791 297 37.6 1,826 1,200 65.7
  25 to 34 years 29,698 8,021 27.0 22,706 4,161 18.3 1,562 501 32.1 5,430 3,359 61.9
  35 to 44 years 47,833 8,018 16.8 39,643 4,794 12.1 1,900 522 27.5 6,291 2,702 43.0
  45 to 54 years 29,770 3,788 12.7 24,423 2,198 9.0 1,346 265 19.7 4,001 1,325 33.1
  55 to 64 years 6,874 1,173 17.1 5,210 695 13.3 442 89 20.0 1,222 390 31.9
  65 years and over 2,790 732 26.2 1,620 330 20.4 262 74 28.2 908 329 36.2

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
41,417 5,836 14.1 30,073 2,242 7.5 3,287 786 23.9 8,057 2,808 34.9
  Under 18 years 181 79 43.3 0 0 (X) 111 44 39.7 70 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,499 968 38.7 1,089 275 25.3 533 180 33.8 878 513 58.4
  25 to 34 years 8,648 1,378 15.9 6,295 489 7.8 801 217 27.1 1,551 671 43.3
  35 to 44 years 11,098 1,384 12.5 8,082 513 6.3 804 168 20.9 2,212 703 31.8
  45 to 54 years 13,700 1,235 9.0 10,808 561 5.2 697 120 17.2 2,195 555 25.3
  55 to 64 years 3,731 465 12.5 2,929 266 9.1 217 32 14.9 584 166 28.4
  65 years and over 1,560 327 21.0 871 138 15.9 123 24 19.4 567 165 29.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,676 18,378 22.8 65,771 10,802 16.4 3,155 1,015 32.2 11,751 6,561 55.8
  Under 18 years 88 38 43.4 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 30 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,360 1,396 59.2 1,153 592 51.4 258 117 45.2 949 687 72.4
  25 to 34 years 21,050 6,643 31.6 16,411 3,672 22.4 761 284 37.3 3,879 2,688 69.3
  35 to 44 years 36,735 6,634 18.1 31,561 4,281 13.6 1,096 354 32.3 4,079 1,999 49.0
  45 to 54 years 16,070 2,553 15.9 13,615 1,637 12.0 649 146 22.4 1,806 770 42.6
  55 to 64 years 3,143 709 22.5 2,281 429 18.8 224 56 25.0 638 224 35.1
  65 years and over 1,230 405 32.9 750 192 25.6 139 50 36.0 342 163 47.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,443 14,322 24.9 45,970 8,099 17.6 2,787 944 33.9 8,686 5,279 60.8
  Under 18 years 74 35 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 17 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,160 2,164 52.0 2,144 846 39.4 409 192 47.1 1,608 1,126 70.0
  25 to 34 years 23,293 6,213 26.7 18,630 3,405 18.3 1,146 411 35.9 3,518 2,398 68.2
  35 to 44 years 20,837 3,844 18.4 18,408 2,632 14.3 640 210 32.8 1,790 1,003 56.0
  45 to 54 years 5,894 1,186 20.1 4,674 750 16.0 285 53 18.7 934 383 41.0
  55 to 64 years 2,143 495 23.1 1,554 299 19.3 170 16 9.2 419 180 43.0
  65 years and over 1,041 383 36.8 560 168 29.9 104 44 42.0 377 172 45.6

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
36,611 8,206 22.4 28,627 4,296 15.0 1,998 616 30.8 5,986 3,294 55.0
  Under 18 years 60 34 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,379 1,060 44.5 1,125 317 28.2 323 143 44.1 931 600 64.4
  25 to 34 years 13,691 3,302 24.1 10,567 1,614 15.3 786 256 32.6 2,338 1,432 61.2
  35 to 44 years 13,902 2,450 17.6 12,058 1,581 13.1 492 134 27.2 1,353 735 54.3
  45 to 54 years 4,343 779 17.9 3,430 500 14.6 218 23 10.6 695 255 36.7
  55 to 64 years 1,470 312 21.2 1,057 171 16.2 85 16 18.5 329 126 38.3
  65 years and over 764 269 35.2 391 113 28.9 71 26 (B) 302 130 43.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,833 6,115 29.4 17,343 3,803 21.9 789 328 41.5 2,700 1,985 73.5
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,781 1,104 62.0 1,019 528 51.8 86 50 58.3 677 526 77.7
  25 to 34 years 9,602 2,911 30.3 8,063 1,791 22.2 360 154 42.9 1,179 966 81.9
  35 to 44 years 6,935 1,395 20.1 6,350 1,051 16.6 148 76 51.5 438 267 61.1
  45 to 54 years 1,551 408 26.3 1,244 249 20.1 68 30 (B) 239 128 53.5
  55 to 64 years 672 183 27.2 497 129 25.9 85 0 0.0 90 54 60.2
  65 years and over 277 114 41.2 169 55 32.3 32 17 (B) 75 42 55.9

Poverty Footnotes


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