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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 65,549 26.4 189,191 35,868 19.0 15,083 5,326 35.3 44,027 24,354 55.3
 
Householder
78,874 19,119 24.2 59,137 9,770 16.5 5,255 1,775 33.8 14,482 7,574 52.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 9,770 16.5 59,137 9,770 16.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 27,220 37.3 51,344 13,148 25.6 4,180 1,955 46.8 17,456 12,116 69.4
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 10,188 40.9 17,768 5,046 28.4 1,466 777 53.0 5,651 4,364 77.2
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 17,032 35.4 33,577 8,102 24.1 2,714 1,178 43.4 11,806 7,752 65.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 5,433 22.3 15,493 2,233 14.4 1,622 395 24.4 7,300 2,805 38.4
Other relatives 12,895 4,008 31.1 4,080 948 23.2 4,026 1,201 29.8 4,789 1,859 38.8

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 65,549 26.4 189,191 35,868 19.0 15,083 5,326 35.3 44,027 24,354 55.3
  Under 18 years 637 366 57.5 9 0 (B) 305 153 50.3 323 213 65.9
  18 to 24 years 9,585 5,039 52.6 3,688 1,580 42.8 2,299 918 39.9 3,598 2,541 70.6
  25 to 34 years 45,039 17,321 38.5 31,822 8,752 27.5 3,371 1,291 38.3 9,846 7,278 73.9
  35 to 44 years 66,268 18,151 27.4 51,786 10,347 20.0 3,306 1,192 36.0 11,176 6,612 59.2
  45 to 54 years 60,118 10,880 18.1 48,004 6,156 12.8 2,952 919 31.1 9,162 3,804 41.5
  55 to 64 years 35,865 6,274 17.5 29,897 4,149 13.9 1,574 429 27.2 4,394 1,696 38.6
  65 years and over 30,789 7,518 24.4 23,985 4,884 20.4 1,277 424 33.2 5,527 2,210 40.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 14,828 15.7 75,920 9,640 12.7 6,719 1,602 23.8 11,995 3,586 29.9
  Under 18 years 207 71 34.5 9 0 (B) 104 33 31.3 94 39 41.4
  18 to 24 years 2,920 636 21.8 1,128 172 15.2 1,190 272 22.9 602 191 31.8
  25 to 34 years 7,150 858 12.0 5,225 507 9.7 1,316 234 17.8 609 117 19.2
  35 to 44 years 7,527 1,245 16.5 5,356 599 11.2 930 205 22.1 1,242 441 35.5
  45 to 54 years 23,410 2,684 11.5 19,004 1,543 8.1 1,288 366 28.5 3,118 775 24.8
  55 to 64 years 26,744 3,592 13.4 23,353 2,647 11.3 982 218 22.2 2,409 727 30.2
  65 years and over 26,677 5,741 21.5 21,845 4,170 19.1 910 274 30.1 3,922 1,296 33.0

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 50,721 33.0 113,271 26,229 23.2 8,363 3,724 44.5 32,031 20,768 64.8
  Under 18 years 429 295 68.6 0 0 (X) 200 120 60.1 229 174 76.0
  18 to 24 years 6,665 4,404 66.1 2,560 1,408 55.0 1,109 646 58.3 2,997 2,350 78.4
  25 to 34 years 37,890 16,462 43.4 26,597 8,244 31.0 2,056 1,057 51.4 9,237 7,161 77.5
  35 to 44 years 58,740 16,906 28.8 46,430 9,748 21.0 2,376 986 41.5 9,934 6,171 62.1
  45 to 54 years 36,708 8,196 22.3 29,000 4,613 15.9 1,665 553 33.2 6,044 3,030 50.1
  55 to 64 years 9,121 2,682 29.4 6,544 1,502 22.9 592 211 35.7 1,986 969 48.8
  65 years and over 4,112 1,778 43.2 2,140 714 33.4 366 150 41.0 1,605 913 56.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 12,720 24.3 35,753 4,942 13.8 4,194 1,542 36.8 12,315 6,237 50.6
  Under 18 years 258 155 60.2 0 0 (X) 141 81 57.0 117 75 64.1
  18 to 24 years 3,336 1,848 55.4 1,204 470 39.1 719 364 50.6 1,413 1,014 71.7
  25 to 34 years 10,868 2,923 26.9 7,443 1,083 14.5 1,056 447 42.3 2,369 1,393 58.8
  35 to 44 years 13,900 2,955 21.3 9,583 1,147 12.0 968 270 27.9 3,350 1,539 45.9
  45 to 54 years 16,816 2,845 16.9 12,737 1,266 9.9 858 242 28.3 3,221 1,337 41.5
  55 to 64 years 4,905 1,148 23.4 3,648 636 17.4 277 81 29.4 980 430 43.9
  65 years and over 2,179 846 38.8 1,138 340 29.9 175 57 32.3 866 449 51.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 38,001 37.5 77,519 21,287 27.5 4,169 2,182 52.3 19,716 14,531 73.7
  Under 18 years 171 139 81.2 0 0 (X) 59 40 (B) 112 99 88.3
  18 to 24 years 3,329 2,556 76.8 1,356 938 69.1 390 282 72.3 1,583 1,336 84.4
  25 to 34 years 27,022 13,539 50.1 19,154 7,161 37.4 999 610 61.0 6,868 5,768 84.0
  35 to 44 years 44,840 13,950 31.1 36,848 8,601 23.3 1,408 717 50.9 6,584 4,632 70.4
  45 to 54 years 19,892 5,350 26.9 16,262 3,347 20.6 807 311 38.5 2,823 1,692 60.0
  55 to 64 years 4,217 1,534 36.4 2,896 866 29.9 315 130 41.2 1,006 539 53.5
  65 years and over 1,933 932 48.2 1,003 374 37.3 191 94 49.0 739 464 62.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 28,590 39.4 54,222 15,663 28.9 3,603 1,899 52.7 14,672 11,028 75.2
  Under 18 years 142 123 86.6 0 0 (X) 59 49 (B) 83 74 89.7
  18 to 24 years 5,578 3,919 70.3 2,424 1,353 55.8 566 402 71.1 2,588 2,164 83.6
  25 to 34 years 28,989 12,289 42.4 21,651 6,691 30.9 1,404 782 55.7 5,934 4,816 81.2
  35 to 44 years 25,455 7,746 30.4 21,544 5,118 23.8 803 367 45.7 3,108 2,261 72.7
  45 to 54 years 7,856 2,634 33.5 5,863 1,545 26.4 359 142 39.6 1,635 947 57.9
  55 to 64 years 2,895 1,040 35.9 1,974 614 31.1 249 69 27.6 672 358 53.2
  65 years and over 1,582 838 52.9 768 342 44.5 164 88 53.7 650 408 62.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 16,835 36.3 33,867 8,475 25.0 2,592 1,278 49.3 9,982 7,082 70.9
  Under 18 years 128 121 94.4 0 0 (X) 47 47 (B) 81 74 91.1
  18 to 24 years 3,166 2,004 63.3 1,253 528 42.1 423 277 65.4 1,490 1,200 80.5
  25 to 34 years 17,224 6,801 39.5 12,407 3,353 27.0 979 516 52.7 3,837 2,932 76.4
  35 to 44 years 16,997 4,839 28.5 14,077 2,985 21.2 611 242 39.6 2,309 1,612 69.8
  45 to 54 years 5,688 1,768 31.1 4,224 1,004 23.8 267 87 32.7 1,198 677 56.6
  55 to 64 years 2,025 673 33.3 1,372 388 28.3 141 41 29.2 512 244 47.7
  65 years and over 1,214 629 51.8 535 218 40.8 124 67 54.4 556 344 61.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 11,754 45.1 20,355 7,188 35.3 1,011 621 61.4 4,689 3,945 84.1
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,915 79.4 1,171 825 70.5 142 125 88.1 1,099 964 87.8
  25 to 34 years 11,765 5,488 46.7 9,244 3,339 36.1 424 266 62.6 2,097 1,884 89.9
  35 to 44 years 8,458 2,908 34.4 7,467 2,134 28.6 192 125 65.4 799 649 81.1
  45 to 54 years 2,168 866 39.9 1,639 542 33.0 92 55 59.8 437 270 61.6
  55 to 64 years 870 367 42.2 601 226 37.5 108 28 25.6 160 113 70.9
  65 years and over 368 209 56.7 233 123 52.9 41 21 (B) 95 65 68.2

Poverty Footnotes


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