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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 10,162 32.8 14,928 2,178 14.6 2,410 743 30.8 13,648 7,240 53.0
 
Householder
9,359 2,893 30.9 4,386 569 13.0 812 250 30.7 4,161 2,075 49.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 545 12.6 4,325 545 12.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 5,006 45.5 4,290 814 19.0 695 272 39.1 6,013 3,920 65.2
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 1,862 50.6 1,401 317 22.6 245 83 33.9 2,029 1,462 72.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 3,144 42.9 2,889 497 17.2 450 189 42.0 3,984 2,458 61.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 1,054 25.9 1,557 208 13.4 254 62 24.4 2,260 784 34.7
Other relatives 2,234 664 29.7 370 43 11.6 649 160 24.6 1,214 461 38.0

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 10,162 32.8 14,928 2,178 14.6 2,410 743 30.8 13,648 7,240 53.0
  Under 18 years 132 109 82.5 0 0 (X) 51 44 (B) 81 65 80.5
  18 to 24 years 1,748 957 54.7 244 88 36.2 388 79 20.4 1,116 789 70.7
  25 to 34 years 6,636 3,238 48.8 2,594 572 22.0 501 172 34.3 3,540 2,494 70.4
  35 to 44 years 8,212 2,603 31.7 4,077 563 13.8 541 173 31.9 3,594 1,868 52.0
  45 to 54 years 7,078 1,428 20.2 4,084 368 9.0 440 131 29.8 2,554 928 36.3
  55 to 64 years 3,970 892 22.5 2,337 308 13.2 293 67 22.7 1,340 517 38.6
  65 years and over 3,211 936 29.2 1,591 279 17.5 197 78 39.7 1,423 579 40.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 1,476 15.8 5,377 539 10.0 1,008 210 20.8 2,929 726 24.8
  Under 18 years 21 8 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 7 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 64 20.0 54 16 (B) 168 23 13.5 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 1,135 167 14.7 532 29 5.5 189 41 21.7 414 97 23.5
  45 to 54 years 2,605 326 12.5 1,601 110 6.9 195 55 28.3 809 162 20.0
  55 to 64 years 2,403 369 15.4 1,573 182 11.6 166 25 15.3 665 161 24.3
  65 years and over 2,261 507 22.4 1,291 193 14.9 132 44 33.5 837 270 32.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 8,686 40.1 9,551 1,639 17.2 1,403 534 38.0 10,719 6,513 60.8
  Under 18 years 110 100 91.0 0 0 (X) 45 42 (B) 65 58 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 892 62.5 190 72 38.1 220 56 25.6 1,017 764 75.1
  25 to 34 years 6,067 3,204 52.8 2,269 562 24.8 349 152 43.6 3,449 2,489 72.2
  35 to 44 years 7,078 2,436 34.4 3,545 534 15.1 352 132 37.4 3,180 1,770 55.7
  45 to 54 years 4,473 1,101 24.6 2,483 259 10.4 244 76 31.1 1,745 767 43.9
  55 to 64 years 1,567 523 33.4 765 126 16.4 127 41 32.5 676 356 52.7
  65 years and over 950 429 45.2 300 86 28.8 65 34 (B) 586 309 52.8

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 2,197 29.8 3,014 334 11.1 671 224 33.3 3,690 1,640 44.4
  Under 18 years 54 44 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 19 (B) 32 25 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 349 54.0 66 15 (B) 127 32 25.6 453 301 66.4
  25 to 34 years 1,435 513 35.8 552 83 15.1 177 66 37.3 706 364 51.6
  35 to 44 years 1,839 448 24.3 710 48 6.8 124 29 23.5 1,005 370 36.9
  45 to 54 years 2,122 407 19.2 1,094 82 7.5 133 36 27.2 895 289 32.3
  55 to 64 years 808 278 34.4 408 61 15.0 48 27 (B) 352 189 53.8
  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 6,489 45.4 6,537 1,305 20.0 732 310 42.4 7,028 4,874 69.3
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 544 69.6 124 57 46.2 93 24 25.6 564 462 82.0
  25 to 34 years 4,632 2,691 58.1 1,717 479 27.9 172 86 50.0 2,743 2,125 77.5
  35 to 44 years 5,239 1,988 38.0 2,835 486 17.1 229 103 44.9 2,175 1,400 64.4
  45 to 54 years 2,350 694 29.5 1,389 177 12.7 111 40 35.8 850 478 56.2
  55 to 64 years 759 245 32.3 356 64 18.1 79 14 17.8 324 167 51.4
  65 years and over 479 271 56.5 116 42 36.2 25 20 (B) 338 208 61.6

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 4,831 47.2 4,396 982 22.3 613 227 37.1 5,232 3,622 69.2
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 813 69.7 168 72 43.1 122 37 30.7 877 703 80.2
  25 to 34 years 3,965 2,132 53.8 1,641 408 24.9 190 95 50.0 2,134 1,628 76.3
  35 to 44 years 2,732 1,059 38.8 1,468 321 21.8 125 33 26.8 1,139 705 61.9
  45 to 54 years 1,424 425 29.8 775 109 14.0 58 7 (B) 591 309 52.2
  55 to 64 years 528 143 27.0 243 30 12.5 63 10 (B) 221 102 46.1
  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 2,749 41.2 2,767 426 15.4 438 187 42.7 3,474 2,136 61.5
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 442 67.8 76 25 33.6 79 37 47.5 497 379 76.3
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,156 46.9 1,035 207 20.0 141 64 45.9 1,290 884 68.5
  35 to 44 years 1,812 570 31.5 905 122 13.5 90 23 26.0 816 425 52.1
  45 to 54 years 1,013 265 26.2 514 43 8.3 36 7 (B) 463 215 46.5
  55 to 64 years 365 96 26.2 169 11 6.2 40 10 (B) 156 75 48.2
  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 2,083 58.5 1,629 556 34.2 175 41 23.1 1,758 1,486 84.5
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 371 72.0 92 47 51.0 43 0 (B) 380 324 85.3
  25 to 34 years 1,499 976 65.1 606 201 33.2 50 31 (B) 844 745 88.3
  35 to 44 years 920 489 53.1 563 199 35.3 35 10 (B) 323 280 86.7
  45 to 54 years 411 160 38.9 261 66 25.3 21 0 (B) 128 94 72.8
  55 to 64 years 162 47 28.9 74 20 (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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