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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 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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 16,360 10.3 132,482 9,044 6.8 8,063 1,500 18.6 18,799 5,816 30.9
 
Householder
54,450 5,376 9.9 44,281 2,684 6.1 3,069 566 18.5 7,100 2,125 29.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 44,038 2,683 6.1 44,038 2,683 6.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 40,707 6,371 15.7 32,195 3,051 9.5 2,248 562 25.0 6,265 2,759 44.0
  Related children under 6 years 13,032 2,280 17.5 10,629 1,096 10.3 707 206 29.1 1,696 979 57.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 27,675 4,091 14.8 21,566 1,955 9.1 1,540 356 23.1 4,569 1,780 39.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 14,739 1,155 7.8 10,191 479 4.7 1,081 125 11.6 3,467 551 15.9
Other relatives 5,410 775 14.3 1,777 147 8.3 1,665 246 14.8 1,968 381 19.4

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
159,344 16,360 10.3 132,482 9,044 6.8 8,063 1,500 18.6 18,799 5,816 30.9
  Under 18 years 203 34 16.8 4 0 (B) 108 15 13.5 91 20 21.4
  18 to 24 years 4,212 1,341 31.9 2,070 459 22.2 908 210 23.1 1,233 673 54.5
  25 to 34 years 24,298 3,985 16.4 19,565 1,929 9.9 1,472 319 21.7 3,261 1,737 53.3
  35 to 44 years 40,765 4,268 10.5 34,484 2,379 6.9 1,792 361 20.1 4,489 1,529 34.1
  45 to 54 years 40,786 2,872 7.0 34,329 1,643 4.8 1,907 319 16.7 4,549 909 20.0
  55 to 64 years 25,575 1,768 6.9 22,569 1,261 5.6 1,029 158 15.4 1,977 349 17.7
  65 years and over 23,506 2,090 8.9 19,461 1,373 7.1 847 117 13.8 3,198 599 18.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
70,366 4,326 6.1 60,133 2,989 5.0 3,672 458 12.5 6,561 879 13.4
  Under 18 years 97 14 14.3 4 0 (B) 53 9 (B) 40 5 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,699 211 12.4 813 46 5.7 576 81 14.1 310 83 26.9
  25 to 34 years 4,562 243 5.3 3,799 168 4.4 495 44 8.9 268 31 11.6
  35 to 44 years 4,823 321 6.7 3,890 170 4.4 409 31 7.6 523 120 22.9
  45 to 54 years 17,194 822 4.8 14,603 520 3.6 849 138 16.3 1,741 164 9.4
  55 to 64 years 20,582 1,121 5.4 18,736 899 4.8 659 100 15.2 1,187 122 10.3
  65 years and over 21,411 1,594 7.4 18,287 1,185 6.5 631 55 8.7 2,492 354 14.2

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
88,978 12,033 13.5 72,349 6,055 8.4 4,391 1,041 23.7 12,238 4,937 40.3
  Under 18 years 107 20 19.1 0 0 (X) 55 6 (B) 51 15 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,513 1,131 45.0 1,257 412 32.8 332 129 38.8 924 589 63.8
  25 to 34 years 19,736 3,742 19.0 15,767 1,761 11.2 976 275 28.2 2,993 1,706 57.0
  35 to 44 years 35,942 3,947 11.0 30,593 2,208 7.2 1,383 330 23.9 3,966 1,409 35.5
  45 to 54 years 23,592 2,050 8.7 19,726 1,124 5.7 1,058 181 17.1 2,808 745 26.5
  55 to 64 years 4,993 647 13.0 3,833 362 9.4 370 58 15.8 790 227 28.8
  65 years and over 2,096 495 23.6 1,174 188 16.0 216 62 28.6 706 245 34.7

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
31,918 3,388 10.6 23,981 1,172 4.9 2,309 488 21.1 5,628 1,728 30.7
  Under 18 years 71 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 46 6 (B) 25 6 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,394 505 36.2 634 118 18.6 252 98 38.7 508 289 57.0
  25 to 34 years 6,478 766 11.8 4,945 231 4.7 540 139 25.7 993 397 39.9
  35 to 44 years 8,604 834 9.7 6,430 248 3.9 611 112 18.4 1,562 473 30.3
  45 to 54 years 11,310 738 6.5 9,076 334 3.7 578 89 15.4 1,655 315 19.0
  55 to 64 years 2,847 281 9.9 2,232 145 6.5 179 23 12.9 436 113 25.8
  65 years and over 1,214 252 20.7 664 96 14.4 102 21 21.2 448 134 29.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,059 8,646 15.2 48,368 4,883 10.1 2,082 554 26.6 6,610 3,209 48.6
  Under 18 years 35 8 (B) 0 0 (X) 9 0 (B) 27 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,119 626 55.9 623 294 47.3 80 31 39.2 416 300 72.1
  25 to 34 years 13,258 2,976 22.4 10,822 1,530 14.1 436 137 31.3 2,000 1,309 65.5
  35 to 44 years 27,338 3,113 11.4 24,163 1,960 8.1 772 218 28.2 2,403 935 38.9
  45 to 54 years 12,282 1,312 10.7 10,650 790 7.4 480 92 19.2 1,153 430 37.3
  55 to 64 years 2,145 366 17.1 1,601 216 13.5 192 35 18.5 353 114 32.4
  65 years and over 882 244 27.6 510 92 18.1 114 40 35.3 258 111 43.1

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
39,210 6,512 16.6 32,825 3,452 10.5 1,752 499 28.5 4,633 2,561 55.3
  Under 18 years 6 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,249 1,070 47.6 1,216 410 33.7 214 105 49.1 819 555 67.8
  25 to 34 years 15,714 2,806 17.9 13,144 1,425 10.8 713 203 28.5 1,857 1,177 63.4
  35 to 44 years 15,271 1,620 10.6 13,942 1,056 7.6 383 120 31.4 945 444 46.9
  45 to 54 years 3,840 491 12.8 3,127 300 9.6 202 25 12.2 511 166 32.6
  55 to 64 years 1,398 275 19.7 1,027 167 16.3 149 12 7.8 222 96 43.5
  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 3,698 14.8 20,482 1,695 8.3 1,277 331 26.0 3,289 1,672 50.8
  Under 18 years 4 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 4 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,346 537 39.9 644 124 19.2 183 83 45.6 520 330 63.5
  25 to 34 years 9,238 1,533 16.6 7,463 666 8.9 508 146 28.7 1,267 721 56.9
  35 to 44 years 10,088 963 9.5 9,062 556 6.1 296 58 19.5 730 349 47.8
  45 to 54 years 2,897 316 10.9 2,377 209 8.8 158 10 6.6 362 96 26.6
  55 to 64 years 905 164 18.1 659 72 11.0 66 12 (B) 180 80 44.4
  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 2,814 19.9 12,344 1,757 14.2 475 168 35.3 1,344 889 66.1
  Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 902 532 59.0 572 286 50.0 32 22 (B) 299 225 75.1
  25 to 34 years 6,475 1,273 19.7 5,680 759 13.4 204 57 28.0 591 456 77.2
  35 to 44 years 5,183 657 12.7 4,880 500 10.2 87 63 72.0 215 94 43.8
  45 to 54 years 943 176 18.6 750 92 12.2 44 14 (B) 148 70 47.0
  55 to 64 years 492 111 22.6 368 95 25.8 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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