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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 49,583 20.0 189,191 25,081 13.3 15,083 3,943 26.1 44,027 20,559 46.7
 
Householder
78,874 14,235 18.0 59,137 6,614 11.2 5,255 1,327 25.2 14,482 6,295 43.5
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 6,614 11.2 59,137 6,614 11.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 21,856 29.9 51,344 9,670 18.8 4,180 1,525 36.5 17,456 10,661 61.1
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 8,340 33.5 17,768 3,762 21.2 1,466 601 41.0 5,651 3,976 70.4
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 13,516 28.1 33,577 5,908 17.6 2,714 924 34.0 11,806 6,685 56.6
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 3,916 16.0 15,493 1,503 9.7 1,622 277 17.1 7,300 2,136 29.3
Other relatives 12,895 2,962 23.0 4,080 681 16.7 4,026 814 20.2 4,789 1,466 30.6

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 49,583 20.0 189,191 25,081 13.3 15,083 3,943 26.1 44,027 20,559 46.7
  Under 18 years 637 319 50.0 9 0 (B) 305 126 41.4 323 193 59.7
  18 to 24 years 9,585 4,265 44.5 3,688 1,262 34.2 2,299 689 30.0 3,598 2,313 64.3
  25 to 34 years 45,039 13,791 30.6 31,822 6,340 19.9 3,371 937 27.8 9,846 6,514 66.2
  35 to 44 years 66,268 13,869 20.9 51,786 7,458 14.4 3,306 895 27.1 11,176 5,515 49.3
  45 to 54 years 60,118 8,003 13.3 48,004 4,323 9.0 2,952 656 22.2 9,162 3,024 33.0
  55 to 64 years 35,865 4,423 12.3 29,897 2,772 9.3 1,574 352 22.4 4,394 1,299 29.6
  65 years and over 30,789 4,914 16.0 23,985 2,926 12.2 1,277 288 22.6 5,527 1,700 30.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 9,785 10.3 75,920 6,108 8.0 6,719 1,094 16.3 11,995 2,583 21.5
  Under 18 years 207 50 24.3 9 0 (B) 104 16 15.7 94 34 36.2
  18 to 24 years 2,920 485 16.6 1,128 118 10.5 1,190 206 17.3 602 160 26.6
  25 to 34 years 7,150 583 8.2 5,225 347 6.6 1,316 151 11.5 609 85 14.0
  35 to 44 years 7,527 909 12.1 5,356 423 7.9 930 135 14.5 1,242 351 28.3
  45 to 54 years 23,410 1,844 7.9 19,004 1,040 5.5 1,288 259 20.1 3,118 546 17.5
  55 to 64 years 26,744 2,373 8.9 23,353 1,759 7.5 982 161 16.4 2,409 452 18.8
  65 years and over 26,677 3,541 13.3 21,845 2,420 11.1 910 166 18.2 3,922 955 24.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 39,798 25.9 113,271 18,973 16.8 8,363 2,849 34.1 32,031 17,976 56.1
  Under 18 years 429 268 62.5 0 0 (X) 200 110 54.7 229 159 69.3
  18 to 24 years 6,665 3,780 56.7 2,560 1,144 44.7 1,109 483 43.5 2,997 2,153 71.9
  25 to 34 years 37,890 13,208 34.9 26,597 5,992 22.5 2,056 786 38.3 9,237 6,429 69.6
  35 to 44 years 58,740 12,960 22.1 46,430 7,036 15.2 2,376 760 32.0 9,934 5,164 52.0
  45 to 54 years 36,708 6,159 16.8 29,000 3,283 11.3 1,665 397 23.9 6,044 2,479 41.0
  55 to 64 years 9,121 2,050 22.5 6,544 1,012 15.5 592 191 32.3 1,986 847 42.7
  65 years and over 4,112 1,373 33.4 2,140 506 23.6 366 122 33.3 1,605 745 46.4

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 9,714 18.6 35,753 3,418 9.6 4,194 1,190 28.4 12,315 5,105 41.5
  Under 18 years 258 145 56.2 0 0 (X) 141 71 50.2 117 74 63.4
  18 to 24 years 3,336 1,532 45.9 1,204 367 30.5 719 272 37.8 1,413 894 63.2
  25 to 34 years 10,868 2,229 20.5 7,443 754 10.1 1,056 318 30.1 2,369 1,157 48.9
  35 to 44 years 13,900 2,238 16.1 9,583 799 8.3 968 217 22.4 3,350 1,223 36.5
  45 to 54 years 16,816 2,103 12.5 12,737 864 6.8 858 197 23.0 3,221 1,042 32.4
  55 to 64 years 4,905 883 18.0 3,648 410 11.2 277 75 27.2 980 398 40.6
  65 years and over 2,179 583 26.7 1,138 226 19.8 175 40 22.5 866 317 36.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 30,085 29.7 77,519 15,555 20.1 4,169 1,659 39.8 19,716 12,870 65.3
  Under 18 years 171 123 71.9 0 0 (X) 59 39 (B) 112 85 75.4
  18 to 24 years 3,329 2,248 67.5 1,356 777 57.3 390 211 54.1 1,583 1,259 79.5
  25 to 34 years 27,022 10,979 40.6 19,154 5,239 27.4 999 468 46.9 6,868 5,271 76.7
  35 to 44 years 44,840 10,722 23.9 36,848 6,237 16.9 1,408 543 38.6 6,584 3,941 59.9
  45 to 54 years 19,892 4,056 20.4 16,262 2,419 14.9 807 200 24.8 2,823 1,437 50.9
  55 to 64 years 4,217 1,168 27.7 2,896 602 20.8 315 116 36.8 1,006 449 44.7
  65 years and over 1,933 790 40.9 1,003 280 27.9 191 83 43.2 739 428 57.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 22,919 31.6 54,222 11,600 21.4 3,603 1,445 40.1 14,672 9,874 67.3
  Under 18 years 142 103 72.4 0 0 (X) 59 43 (B) 83 60 72.1
  18 to 24 years 5,578 3,408 61.1 2,424 1,114 46.0 566 308 54.5 2,588 1,985 76.7
  25 to 34 years 28,989 9,905 34.2 21,651 4,873 22.5 1,404 598 42.6 5,934 4,434 74.7
  35 to 44 years 25,455 6,026 23.7 21,544 3,815 17.7 803 288 35.8 3,108 1,923 61.9
  45 to 54 years 7,856 2,016 25.7 5,863 1,136 19.4 359 69 19.2 1,635 811 49.6
  55 to 64 years 2,895 817 28.2 1,974 423 21.4 249 68 27.4 672 326 48.5
  65 years and over 1,582 645 40.8 768 239 31.1 164 71 43.4 650 335 51.5

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 13,189 28.4 33,867 6,108 18.0 2,592 958 36.9 9,982 6,123 61.3
  Under 18 years 128 102 79.7 0 0 (X) 47 43 (B) 81 59 73.1
  18 to 24 years 3,166 1,725 54.5 1,253 425 33.9 423 230 54.3 1,490 1,070 71.9
  25 to 34 years 17,224 5,351 31.1 12,407 2,358 19.0 979 382 39.0 3,837 2,610 68.0
  35 to 44 years 16,997 3,735 22.0 14,077 2,228 15.8 611 174 28.6 2,309 1,332 57.7
  45 to 54 years 5,688 1,303 22.9 4,224 718 17.0 267 36 13.5 1,198 549 45.8
  55 to 64 years 2,025 507 25.0 1,372 239 17.4 141 40 28.8 512 227 44.3
  65 years and over 1,214 467 38.5 535 140 26.1 124 52 42.1 556 275 49.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 9,730 37.3 20,355 5,492 27.0 1,011 487 48.2 4,689 3,751 80.0
  Under 18 years 14 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,683 69.8 1,171 690 58.9 142 78 55.0 1,099 915 83.3
  25 to 34 years 11,765 4,554 38.7 9,244 2,515 27.2 424 216 51.0 2,097 1,823 86.9
  35 to 44 years 8,458 2,291 27.1 7,467 1,587 21.3 192 113 59.1 799 591 73.9
  45 to 54 years 2,168 713 32.9 1,639 418 25.5 92 33 35.6 437 262 59.9
  55 to 64 years 870 310 35.7 601 183 30.5 108 28 25.6 160 99 61.8
  65 years and over 368 178 48.4 233 99 42.6 41 19 (B) 95 60 63.3

Poverty Footnotes


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