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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 11,460 37.0 14,928 2,718 18.2 2,410 886 36.8 13,648 7,856 57.6
 
Householder
9,359 3,261 34.8 4,386 709 16.2 812 293 36.1 4,161 2,259 54.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 688 15.9 4,325 688 15.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 5,500 50.0 4,290 987 23.0 695 323 46.4 6,013 4,191 69.7
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 2,016 54.9 1,401 383 27.3 245 106 43.3 2,029 1,527 75.2
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 3,484 47.6 2,889 604 20.9 450 217 48.1 3,984 2,664 66.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 1,259 30.9 1,557 273 17.5 254 75 29.6 2,260 911 40.3
Other relatives 2,234 752 33.7 370 61 16.6 649 195 30.1 1,214 495 40.8

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 11,460 37.0 14,928 2,718 18.2 2,410 886 36.8 13,648 7,856 57.6
  Under 18 years 132 112 85.3 0 0 (X) 51 46 (B) 81 66 81.4
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,006 57.5 244 88 36.2 388 118 30.5 1,116 799 71.6
  25 to 34 years 6,636 3,544 53.4 2,594 721 27.8 501 190 37.9 3,540 2,633 74.4
  35 to 44 years 8,212 2,966 36.1 4,077 698 17.1 541 197 36.4 3,594 2,071 57.6
  45 to 54 years 7,078 1,722 24.3 4,084 498 12.2 440 150 34.1 2,554 1,074 42.0
  55 to 64 years 3,970 1,023 25.8 2,337 366 15.7 293 103 35.1 1,340 554 41.3
  65 years and over 3,211 1,087 33.8 1,591 346 21.8 197 82 41.5 1,423 659 46.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 1,816 19.5 5,377 730 13.6 1,008 236 23.5 2,929 849 29.0
  Under 18 years 21 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 8 (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 58 10.2 326 20 6.0 152 34 22.5 91 4 4.7
  35 to 44 years 1,135 199 17.6 532 50 9.5 189 41 21.7 414 108 26.1
  45 to 54 years 2,605 410 15.7 1,601 159 10.0 195 61 31.1 809 190 23.4
  55 to 64 years 2,403 447 18.6 1,573 232 14.8 166 29 17.3 665 185 27.9
  65 years and over 2,261 629 27.8 1,291 252 19.5 132 48 36.2 837 329 39.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 9,645 44.5 9,551 1,988 20.8 1,403 650 46.3 10,719 7,007 65.4
  Under 18 years 110 103 93.6 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 58 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 942 66.0 190 72 38.1 220 96 43.4 1,017 774 76.1
  25 to 34 years 6,067 3,486 57.5 2,269 701 30.9 349 156 44.7 3,449 2,629 76.2
  35 to 44 years 7,078 2,767 39.1 3,545 648 18.3 352 156 44.2 3,180 1,964 61.7
  45 to 54 years 4,473 1,312 29.3 2,483 339 13.6 244 89 36.5 1,745 884 50.7
  55 to 64 years 1,567 577 36.8 765 134 17.5 127 74 58.5 676 369 54.6
  65 years and over 950 458 48.2 300 94 31.5 65 34 (B) 586 330 56.3

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 2,456 33.3 3,014 394 13.1 671 264 39.4 3,690 1,798 48.7
  Under 18 years 54 47 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 25 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 372 57.5 66 15 (B) 127 45 35.8 453 311 68.7
  25 to 34 years 1,435 566 39.4 552 100 18.2 177 70 39.5 706 396 56.0
  35 to 44 years 1,839 512 27.8 710 68 9.5 124 34 27.2 1,005 410 40.8
  45 to 54 years 2,122 511 24.1 1,094 97 8.9 133 49 37.0 895 365 40.7
  55 to 64 years 808 288 35.6 408 67 16.4 48 30 (B) 352 190 54.2
  65 years and over 470 161 34.3 183 47 25.8 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 7,188 50.3 6,537 1,594 24.4 732 385 52.7 7,028 5,209 74.1
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 570 72.9 124 57 46.2 93 50 53.7 564 462 82.0
  25 to 34 years 4,632 2,920 63.0 1,717 601 35.0 172 86 50.0 2,743 2,233 81.4
  35 to 44 years 5,239 2,255 43.0 2,835 580 20.5 229 122 53.4 2,175 1,553 71.4
  45 to 54 years 2,350 801 34.1 1,389 242 17.4 111 40 35.8 850 520 61.1
  55 to 64 years 759 289 38.1 356 67 18.8 79 44 55.8 324 178 55.0
  65 years and over 479 297 61.9 116 47 40.6 25 20 (B) 338 229 67.7

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 5,310 51.9 4,396 1,187 27.0 613 294 47.9 5,232 3,829 73.2
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 842 72.2 168 72 43.1 122 64 52.3 877 706 80.5
  25 to 34 years 3,965 2,308 58.2 1,641 510 31.1 190 99 52.0 2,134 1,699 79.6
  35 to 44 years 2,732 1,204 44.1 1,468 374 25.5 125 47 37.7 1,139 782 68.6
  45 to 54 years 1,424 505 35.4 775 155 20.0 58 7 (B) 591 343 58.0
  55 to 64 years 528 181 34.2 243 34 14.0 63 33 (B) 221 114 51.4
  65 years and over 369 214 57.9 102 42 41.0 32 20 (B) 235 152 64.7

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 3,059 45.8 2,767 526 19.0 438 215 49.0 3,474 2,318 66.7
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 462 70.8 76 25 33.6 79 54 68.9 497 382 76.8
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,247 50.6 1,035 242 23.4 141 68 48.6 1,290 937 72.6
  35 to 44 years 1,812 686 37.9 905 155 17.1 90 31 33.9 816 501 61.4
  45 to 54 years 1,013 332 32.7 514 75 14.6 36 7 (B) 463 249 53.9
  55 to 64 years 365 102 28.0 169 11 6.7 40 10 (B) 156 81 52.1
  65 years and over 314 172 54.8 69 18 (B) 27 20 (B) 218 135 61.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 2,251 63.2 1,629 661 40.6 175 79 45.2 1,758 1,511 86.0
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 380 73.9 92 47 51.0 43 9 (B) 380 324 85.3
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,061 70.8 606 268 44.2 50 31 (B) 844 763 90.4
  35 to 44 years 920 517 56.2 563 220 39.0 35 16 (B) 323 281 87.0
  45 to 54 years 411 173 42.1 261 80 30.5 21 0 (B) 128 94 72.8
  55 to 64 years 162 78 48.1 74 23 (B) 23 23 (B) 65 32 (B)
  65 years and over 55 42 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 0 (B) 18 18 (B)

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