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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 28,986 14.7 159,476 16,465 10.3 11,277 2,344 20.8 27,010 10,177 37.7
 
Householder
64,183 8,440 13.2 50,779 4,329 8.5 3,999 807 20.2 9,405 3,304 35.1
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 4,350 8.6 50,731 4,350 8.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 12,616 22.8 42,235 6,452 15.3 3,117 931 29.9 9,987 5,233 52.4
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 4,906 26.2 14,528 2,524 17.4 1,104 388 35.1 3,099 1,995 64.4
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 7,710 21.1 27,707 3,928 14.2 2,013 544 27.0 6,888 3,239 47.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 1,950 10.5 12,676 902 7.1 1,264 150 11.9 4,558 898 19.7
Other relatives 9,013 1,629 18.1 3,055 432 14.1 2,896 455 15.7 3,061 742 24.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 28,986 14.7 159,476 16,465 10.3 11,277 2,344 20.8 27,010 10,177 37.7
  Under 18 years 409 147 36.1 9 0 (B) 212 67 31.7 187 80 42.9
  18 to 24 years 6,968 2,570 36.9 3,177 905 28.5 1,621 404 24.9 2,170 1,261 58.1
  25 to 34 years 34,463 8,097 23.5 26,417 4,270 16.2 2,517 583 23.1 5,529 3,244 58.7
  35 to 44 years 52,365 8,203 15.7 43,207 4,904 11.3 2,480 561 22.6 6,678 2,739 41.0
  45 to 54 years 48,430 4,727 9.8 40,166 2,798 7.0 2,301 402 17.5 5,963 1,528 25.6
  55 to 64 years 29,236 2,502 8.6 25,339 1,751 6.9 1,169 191 16.3 2,728 560 20.5
  65 years and over 25,893 2,739 10.6 21,162 1,837 8.7 976 136 14.0 3,755 765 20.4

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 5,709 7.2 65,908 3,834 5.8 5,046 625 12.4 8,145 1,250 15.4
  Under 18 years 143 31 21.7 9 0 (B) 75 15 (B) 58 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 318 14.0 998 80 8.0 864 125 14.5 418 113 27.1
  25 to 34 years 5,729 413 7.2 4,342 260 6.0 989 90 9.1 399 64 16.0
  35 to 44 years 5,833 466 8.0 4,455 223 5.0 646 66 10.2 732 177 24.2
  45 to 54 years 19,328 1,066 5.5 16,212 659 4.1 1,003 158 15.7 2,114 249 11.8
  55 to 64 years 22,587 1,395 6.2 20,293 1,102 5.4 747 106 14.1 1,548 188 12.2
  65 years and over 23,200 2,019 8.7 19,600 1,510 7.7 723 65 9.1 2,877 444 15.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 23,276 19.6 93,568 12,631 13.5 6,231 1,719 27.6 18,865 8,927 47.3
  Under 18 years 266 116 43.8 0 0 (X) 137 52 38.1 129 64 49.9
  18 to 24 years 4,689 2,252 48.0 2,179 825 37.9 757 279 36.9 1,752 1,148 65.5
  25 to 34 years 28,734 7,684 26.7 22,075 4,010 18.2 1,528 493 32.3 5,130 3,180 62.0
  35 to 44 years 46,532 7,737 16.6 38,752 4,681 12.1 1,834 495 27.0 5,946 2,562 43.1
  45 to 54 years 29,101 3,662 12.6 23,954 2,139 8.9 1,298 244 18.8 3,849 1,279 33.2
  55 to 64 years 6,649 1,106 16.6 5,046 649 12.9 422 85 20.1 1,180 372 31.5
  65 years and over 2,694 720 26.7 1,562 327 20.9 254 71 27.9 878 322 36.7

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 5,595 13.9 29,435 2,148 7.3 3,166 749 23.7 7,783 2,698 34.7
  Under 18 years 178 79 44.0 0 0 (X) 108 44 40.7 70 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 927 38.1 1,076 266 24.7 506 169 33.3 851 492 57.8
  25 to 34 years 8,401 1,319 15.7 6,135 467 7.6 777 211 27.2 1,489 641 43.0
  35 to 44 years 10,790 1,318 12.2 7,906 493 6.2 770 158 20.5 2,114 667 31.6
  45 to 54 years 13,434 1,191 8.9 10,623 540 5.1 679 111 16.4 2,131 540 25.3
  55 to 64 years 3,633 444 12.2 2,852 247 8.7 205 32 15.8 576 164 28.5
  65 years and over 1,514 318 21.0 843 135 16.0 120 24 19.9 552 159 28.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 17,682 22.6 64,133 10,483 16.3 3,066 970 31.6 11,082 6,229 56.2
  Under 18 years 88 38 43.4 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 30 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 1,325 58.7 1,103 559 50.7 251 110 44.0 902 656 72.7
  25 to 34 years 20,333 6,364 31.3 15,940 3,543 22.2 751 282 37.5 3,641 2,539 69.7
  35 to 44 years 35,742 6,419 18.0 30,846 4,188 13.6 1,064 337 31.7 3,832 1,894 49.4
  45 to 54 years 15,667 2,471 15.8 13,330 1,599 12.0 619 133 21.4 1,718 739 43.0
  55 to 64 years 3,016 662 22.0 2,194 402 18.3 218 53 24.2 604 207 34.4
  65 years and over 1,180 402 34.1 720 192 26.7 134 47 35.1 327 163 50.0

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 13,689 24.6 44,672 7,793 17.4 2,699 907 33.6 8,206 4,989 60.8
  Under 18 years 74 35 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 17 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 2,062 51.5 2,080 803 38.6 384 178 46.2 1,543 1,082 70.1
  25 to 34 years 22,555 5,955 26.4 18,111 3,273 18.1 1,124 405 36.0 3,320 2,277 68.6
  35 to 44 years 20,185 3,670 18.2 17,904 2,551 14.2 610 195 32.0 1,671 924 55.3
  45 to 54 years 5,699 1,136 19.9 4,538 725 16.0 280 53 18.9 881 358 40.6
  55 to 64 years 2,054 452 22.0 1,499 275 18.3 166 16 9.5 388 162 41.7
  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 7,826 22.1 27,845 4,112 14.8 1,923 586 30.5 5,696 3,128 54.9
  Under 18 years 60 34 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 1,008 43.7 1,100 299 27.2 302 131 43.3 902 577 64.0
  25 to 34 years 13,305 3,179 23.9 10,294 1,549 15.1 769 251 32.6 2,242 1,378 61.5
  35 to 44 years 13,448 2,309 17.2 11,732 1,518 12.9 466 122 26.1 1,250 669 53.5
  45 to 54 years 4,209 745 17.7 3,339 486 14.6 213 23 10.8 657 236 35.9
  55 to 64 years 1,404 287 20.5 1,007 147 14.6 81 16 19.4 316 124 39.3
  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 5,862 29.1 16,828 3,681 21.9 776 321 41.4 2,510 1,860 74.1
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,055 61.9 980 504 51.4 82 47 56.7 641 504 78.7
  25 to 34 years 9,250 2,777 30.0 7,817 1,724 22.1 355 154 43.3 1,078 899 83.4
  35 to 44 years 6,736 1,361 20.2 6,172 1,033 16.7 143 73 50.9 421 255 60.6
  45 to 54 years 1,490 390 26.2 1,199 238 19.9 68 30 (B) 224 122 54.4
  55 to 64 years 650 165 25.4 492 127 25.9 85 0 0.0 73 38 (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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