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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 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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 13,264 42.8 14,928 3,420 22.9 2,410 1,054 43.7 13,648 8,790 64.4
 
Householder
9,359 3,782 40.4 4,386 892 20.3 812 345 42.4 4,161 2,546 61.2
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 882 20.4 4,325 882 20.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 6,177 56.2 4,290 1,220 28.4 695 388 55.8 6,013 4,569 76.0
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 2,217 60.3 1,401 456 32.5 245 143 58.2 2,029 1,619 79.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 3,959 54.1 2,889 764 26.4 450 245 54.5 3,984 2,950 74.1
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 1,527 37.5 1,557 345 22.1 254 84 33.0 2,260 1,099 48.6
Other relatives 2,234 896 40.1 370 82 22.2 649 238 36.7 1,214 576 47.4

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 13,264 42.8 14,928 3,420 22.9 2,410 1,054 43.7 13,648 8,790 64.4
  Under 18 years 132 113 85.9 0 0 (X) 51 46 (B) 81 67 82.4
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,084 62.0 244 91 37.1 388 162 41.7 1,116 831 74.5
  25 to 34 years 6,636 3,880 58.5 2,594 832 32.1 501 217 43.2 3,540 2,831 80.0
  35 to 44 years 8,212 3,521 42.9 4,077 907 22.2 541 245 45.3 3,594 2,368 65.9
  45 to 54 years 7,078 2,099 29.7 4,084 630 15.4 440 195 44.4 2,554 1,273 49.8
  55 to 64 years 3,970 1,266 31.9 2,337 490 21.0 293 107 36.7 1,340 668 49.8
  65 years and over 3,211 1,302 40.6 1,591 469 29.5 197 82 41.5 1,423 752 52.8

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 2,270 24.4 5,377 907 16.9 1,008 296 29.3 2,929 1,068 36.5
  Under 18 years 21 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 88 27.4 54 16 (B) 168 30 17.7 98 42 42.7
  25 to 34 years 569 75 13.2 326 24 7.4 152 40 26.2 91 11 12.3
  35 to 44 years 1,135 246 21.7 532 60 11.2 189 51 27.0 414 135 32.7
  45 to 54 years 2,605 533 20.4 1,601 192 12.0 195 93 47.4 809 248 30.7
  55 to 64 years 2,403 557 23.2 1,573 274 17.4 166 33 20.0 665 250 37.5
  65 years and over 2,261 763 33.7 1,291 341 26.4 132 48 36.2 837 374 44.7

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 10,994 50.7 9,551 2,513 26.3 1,403 759 54.1 10,719 7,722 72.0
  Under 18 years 110 104 94.3 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 996 69.8 190 74 39.2 220 132 60.0 1,017 789 77.6
  25 to 34 years 6,067 3,805 62.7 2,269 808 35.6 349 177 50.6 3,449 2,820 81.7
  35 to 44 years 7,078 3,275 46.3 3,545 847 23.9 352 194 55.1 3,180 2,233 70.2
  45 to 54 years 4,473 1,566 35.0 2,483 439 17.7 244 103 42.1 1,745 1,025 58.7
  55 to 64 years 1,567 709 45.2 765 217 28.3 127 74 58.5 676 418 61.9
  65 years and over 950 540 56.8 300 128 42.6 65 34 (B) 586 378 64.6

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 2,899 39.3 3,014 556 18.4 671 291 43.4 3,690 2,053 55.6
  Under 18 years 54 48 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 26 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 391 60.5 66 17 (B) 127 47 37.4 453 326 71.9
  25 to 34 years 1,435 638 44.5 552 120 21.8 177 87 48.7 706 431 61.1
  35 to 44 years 1,839 623 33.9 710 103 14.5 124 42 34.1 1,005 478 47.6
  45 to 54 years 2,122 628 29.6 1,094 127 11.6 133 49 37.0 895 452 50.5
  55 to 64 years 808 348 43.0 408 120 29.5 48 30 (B) 352 197 56.0
  65 years and over 470 224 47.5 183 68 37.2 40 13 (B) 247 142 57.4

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 8,094 56.6 6,537 1,957 29.9 732 468 63.9 7,028 5,669 80.7
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 605 77.4 124 57 46.2 93 85 90.6 564 463 82.1
  25 to 34 years 4,632 3,167 68.4 1,717 688 40.1 172 90 52.5 2,743 2,388 87.1
  35 to 44 years 5,239 2,652 50.6 2,835 745 26.3 229 152 66.5 2,175 1,755 80.7
  45 to 54 years 2,350 938 39.9 1,389 312 22.4 111 53 48.0 850 573 67.3
  55 to 64 years 759 361 47.6 356 96 27.0 79 44 55.8 324 221 68.3
  65 years and over 479 316 65.9 116 60 51.1 25 20 (B) 338 236 69.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 5,896 57.6 4,396 1,396 31.8 613 368 60.1 5,232 4,132 79.0
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 885 75.9 168 74 44.4 122 97 79.9 877 713 81.3
  25 to 34 years 3,965 2,465 62.2 1,641 558 34.0 190 115 60.7 2,134 1,791 83.9
  35 to 44 years 2,732 1,433 52.4 1,468 466 31.8 125 58 46.3 1,139 909 79.8
  45 to 54 years 1,424 599 42.1 775 189 24.4 58 21 (B) 591 390 65.9
  55 to 64 years 528 228 43.2 243 67 27.5 63 33 (B) 221 128 57.9
  65 years and over 369 229 62.1 102 42 41.0 32 20 (B) 235 168 71.2

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 3,445 51.6 2,767 622 22.5 438 242 55.2 3,474 2,581 74.3
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 471 72.3 76 28 36.4 79 54 68.9 497 389 78.3
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,371 55.6 1,035 272 26.3 141 85 60.3 1,290 1,014 78.6
  35 to 44 years 1,812 824 45.5 905 165 18.3 90 41 45.8 816 618 75.7
  45 to 54 years 1,013 405 40.0 514 102 19.9 36 7 (B) 463 296 64.0
  55 to 64 years 365 128 35.0 169 37 21.8 40 10 (B) 156 81 52.1
  65 years and over 314 187 59.7 69 18 (B) 27 20 (B) 218 150 68.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 2,451 68.8 1,629 774 47.5 175 127 72.1 1,758 1,550 88.2
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 414 80.4 92 47 51.0 43 43 (B) 380 324 85.3
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,094 73.0 606 286 47.2 50 31 (B) 844 777 92.2
  35 to 44 years 920 608 66.1 563 301 53.4 35 16 (B) 323 291 90.1
  45 to 54 years 411 194 47.2 261 87 33.2 21 14 (B) 128 94 72.8
  55 to 64 years 162 100 61.5 74 30 (B) 23 23 (B) 65 47 (B)
  65 years and over 55 42 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 0 (B) 18 18 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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