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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 42,602 21.5 159,476 26,170 16.4 11,277 3,479 30.8 27,010 12,953 48.0
 
Householder
64,183 12,665 19.7 50,779 7,203 14.2 3,999 1,184 29.6 9,405 4,278 45.5
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 7,209 14.2 50,731 7,209 14.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 17,185 31.1 42,235 9,622 22.8 3,117 1,276 40.9 9,987 6,286 62.9
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 6,560 35.0 14,528 3,736 25.7 1,104 528 47.8 3,099 2,296 74.1
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 10,625 29.0 27,707 5,886 21.2 2,013 749 37.2 6,888 3,990 57.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 3,071 16.6 12,676 1,466 11.6 1,264 253 20.0 4,558 1,353 29.7
Other relatives 9,013 2,472 27.4 3,055 671 21.9 2,896 766 26.4 3,061 1,036 33.9

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 42,602 21.5 159,476 26,170 16.4 11,277 3,479 30.8 27,010 12,953 48.0
  Under 18 years 409 190 46.5 9 0 (B) 212 85 40.3 187 105 55.9
  18 to 24 years 6,968 3,306 47.4 3,177 1,266 39.9 1,621 575 35.5 2,170 1,465 67.5
  25 to 34 years 34,463 11,257 32.7 26,417 6,517 24.7 2,517 900 35.7 5,529 3,841 69.5
  35 to 44 years 52,365 11,844 22.6 43,207 7,574 17.5 2,480 771 31.1 6,678 3,498 52.4
  45 to 54 years 48,430 7,103 14.7 40,166 4,444 11.1 2,301 604 26.3 5,963 2,054 34.5
  55 to 64 years 29,236 3,948 13.5 25,339 2,870 11.3 1,169 264 22.6 2,728 814 29.8
  65 years and over 25,893 4,954 19.1 21,162 3,498 16.5 976 279 28.6 3,755 1,177 31.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 10,039 12.7 65,908 6,976 10.6 5,046 1,052 20.9 8,145 2,010 24.7
  Under 18 years 143 47 33.1 9 0 (B) 75 23 (B) 58 24 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 448 19.7 998 133 13.3 864 191 22.1 418 125 29.9
  25 to 34 years 5,729 622 10.9 4,342 378 8.7 989 161 16.3 399 83 20.7
  35 to 44 years 5,833 785 13.5 4,455 413 9.3 646 109 16.9 732 263 35.9
  45 to 54 years 19,328 1,768 9.1 16,212 1,123 6.9 1,003 238 23.7 2,114 407 19.3
  55 to 64 years 22,587 2,390 10.6 20,293 1,898 9.4 747 148 19.8 1,548 344 22.2
  65 years and over 23,200 3,979 17.1 19,600 3,031 15.5 723 183 25.3 2,877 764 26.6

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 32,563 27.4 93,568 19,193 20.5 6,231 2,426 38.9 18,865 10,943 58.0
  Under 18 years 266 143 53.8 0 0 (X) 137 63 45.8 129 80 62.2
  18 to 24 years 4,689 2,858 61.0 2,179 1,134 52.0 757 384 50.7 1,752 1,340 76.4
  25 to 34 years 28,734 10,635 37.0 22,075 6,138 27.8 1,528 739 48.3 5,130 3,758 73.3
  35 to 44 years 46,532 11,059 23.8 38,752 7,162 18.5 1,834 662 36.1 5,946 3,235 54.4
  45 to 54 years 29,101 5,335 18.3 23,954 3,321 13.9 1,298 367 28.2 3,849 1,648 42.8
  55 to 64 years 6,649 1,558 23.4 5,046 972 19.3 422 116 27.4 1,180 470 39.8
  65 years and over 2,694 976 36.2 1,562 467 29.9 254 96 38.0 878 412 47.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 8,071 20.0 29,435 3,543 12.0 3,166 1,025 32.4 7,783 3,503 45.0
  Under 18 years 178 88 49.1 0 0 (X) 108 53 49.1 70 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 1,225 50.4 1,076 410 38.1 506 225 44.5 851 590 69.4
  25 to 34 years 8,401 1,903 22.7 6,135 798 13.0 777 298 38.3 1,489 807 54.2
  35 to 44 years 10,790 1,902 17.6 7,906 811 10.3 770 210 27.2 2,114 881 41.7
  45 to 54 years 13,434 1,787 13.3 10,623 881 8.3 679 156 23.0 2,131 749 35.1
  55 to 64 years 3,633 661 18.2 2,852 412 14.4 205 45 22.0 576 204 35.4
  65 years and over 1,514 506 33.4 843 231 27.4 120 38 31.5 552 237 43.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 24,492 31.3 64,133 15,651 24.4 3,066 1,401 45.7 11,082 7,440 67.1
  Under 18 years 88 55 63.2 0 0 (X) 28 9 (B) 59 46 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 1,633 72.4 1,103 724 65.7 251 159 63.3 902 749 83.1
  25 to 34 years 20,333 8,732 42.9 15,940 5,340 33.5 751 441 58.7 3,641 2,951 81.0
  35 to 44 years 35,742 9,157 25.6 30,846 6,351 20.6 1,064 452 42.5 3,832 2,354 61.4
  45 to 54 years 15,667 3,548 22.6 13,330 2,440 18.3 619 210 34.0 1,718 898 52.3
  55 to 64 years 3,016 897 29.7 2,194 560 25.5 218 71 32.5 604 266 44.1
  65 years and over 1,180 470 39.8 720 236 32.8 134 59 43.9 327 175 53.6

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 18,782 33.8 44,672 11,669 26.1 2,699 1,274 47.2 8,206 5,840 71.2
  Under 18 years 74 55 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 24 (B) 40 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 2,601 64.9 2,080 1,101 52.9 384 243 63.3 1,543 1,257 81.5
  25 to 34 years 22,555 8,273 36.7 18,111 5,068 28.0 1,124 576 51.2 3,320 2,629 79.2
  35 to 44 years 20,185 5,098 25.3 17,904 3,779 21.1 610 246 40.3 1,671 1,073 64.2
  45 to 54 years 5,699 1,617 28.4 4,538 1,076 23.7 280 106 37.7 881 435 49.4
  55 to 64 years 2,054 641 31.2 1,499 422 28.2 166 23 13.9 388 196 50.4
  65 years and over 1,005 497 49.5 540 222 41.1 100 56 56.3 365 219 60.0

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 11,015 31.1 27,845 6,396 23.0 1,923 836 43.4 5,696 3,783 66.4
  Under 18 years 60 53 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 1,304 56.6 1,100 433 39.3 302 178 58.9 902 693 76.9
  25 to 34 years 13,305 4,561 34.3 10,294 2,534 24.6 769 357 46.5 2,242 1,670 74.5
  35 to 44 years 13,448 3,250 24.2 11,732 2,325 19.8 466 156 33.5 1,250 768 61.5
  45 to 54 years 4,209 1,086 25.8 3,339 720 21.6 213 64 30.3 657 302 45.9
  55 to 64 years 1,404 408 29.0 1,007 242 24.0 81 18 22.5 316 148 46.9
  65 years and over 734 354 48.2 372 143 38.4 70 39 (B) 292 172 58.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 7,767 38.6 16,828 5,272 31.3 776 438 56.5 2,510 2,057 81.9
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,297 76.2 980 668 68.2 82 65 79.4 641 564 88.0
  25 to 34 years 9,250 3,712 40.1 7,817 2,535 32.4 355 218 61.6 1,078 960 89.0
  35 to 44 years 6,736 1,848 27.4 6,172 1,454 23.6 143 89 62.3 421 304 72.3
  45 to 54 years 1,490 531 35.7 1,199 356 29.7 68 41 (B) 224 134 59.9
  55 to 64 years 650 233 35.9 492 181 36.7 85 5 5.6 73 48 (B)
  65 years and over 270 143 52.9 167 79 47.1 31 17 (B) 73 47 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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