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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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 46,023 23.3 159,476 28,731 18.0 11,277 3,739 33.2 27,010 13,552 50.2
 
Householder
64,183 13,748 21.4 50,779 7,974 15.7 3,999 1,278 31.9 9,405 4,496 47.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 7,971 15.7 50,731 7,971 15.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 18,268 33.0 42,235 10,421 24.7 3,117 1,351 43.3 9,987 6,496 65.0
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 6,925 37.0 14,528 4,024 27.7 1,104 555 50.3 3,099 2,346 75.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 11,343 31.0 27,707 6,397 23.1 2,013 796 39.5 6,888 4,150 60.2
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 3,386 18.3 12,676 1,636 12.9 1,264 287 22.7 4,558 1,463 32.1
Other relatives 9,013 2,650 29.4 3,055 730 23.9 2,896 823 28.4 3,061 1,098 35.9

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 46,023 23.3 159,476 28,731 18.0 11,277 3,739 33.2 27,010 13,552 50.2
  Under 18 years 409 202 49.6 9 0 (B) 212 96 45.3 187 107 56.9
  18 to 24 years 6,968 3,449 49.5 3,177 1,345 42.3 1,621 599 36.9 2,170 1,505 69.4
  25 to 34 years 34,463 11,906 34.5 26,417 7,042 26.7 2,517 948 37.7 5,529 3,916 70.8
  35 to 44 years 52,365 12,812 24.5 43,207 8,284 19.2 2,480 852 34.4 6,678 3,675 55.0
  45 to 54 years 48,430 7,670 15.8 40,166 4,839 12.0 2,301 646 28.1 5,963 2,184 36.6
  55 to 64 years 29,236 4,352 14.9 25,339 3,171 12.5 1,169 290 24.8 2,728 891 32.7
  65 years and over 25,893 5,633 21.8 21,162 4,051 19.1 976 307 31.5 3,755 1,275 34.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 11,230 14.2 65,908 7,865 11.9 5,046 1,175 23.3 8,145 2,190 26.9
  Under 18 years 143 56 39.3 9 0 (B) 75 30 (B) 58 26 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 469 20.6 998 145 14.5 864 197 22.8 418 127 30.4
  25 to 34 years 5,729 655 11.4 4,342 397 9.1 989 175 17.7 399 83 20.7
  35 to 44 years 5,833 884 15.2 4,455 470 10.5 646 139 21.6 732 276 37.6
  45 to 54 years 19,328 1,912 9.9 16,212 1,217 7.5 1,003 249 24.8 2,114 447 21.1
  55 to 64 years 22,587 2,669 11.8 20,293 2,100 10.3 747 174 23.3 1,548 395 25.6
  65 years and over 23,200 4,584 19.8 19,600 3,538 18.0 723 211 29.1 2,877 836 29.0

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 34,793 29.3 93,568 20,866 22.3 6,231 2,564 41.2 18,865 11,363 60.2
  Under 18 years 266 146 55.1 0 0 (X) 137 66 48.3 129 80 62.2
  18 to 24 years 4,689 2,980 63.6 2,179 1,200 55.1 757 402 53.1 1,752 1,378 78.6
  25 to 34 years 28,734 11,251 39.2 22,075 6,645 30.1 1,528 773 50.6 5,130 3,833 74.7
  35 to 44 years 46,532 11,927 25.6 38,752 7,815 20.2 1,834 713 38.9 5,946 3,399 57.2
  45 to 54 years 29,101 5,758 19.8 23,954 3,622 15.1 1,298 397 30.6 3,849 1,738 45.1
  55 to 64 years 6,649 1,682 25.3 5,046 1,071 21.2 422 116 27.4 1,180 495 42.0
  65 years and over 2,694 1,049 38.9 1,562 513 32.8 254 96 38.0 878 439 50.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 8,586 21.3 29,435 3,838 13.0 3,166 1,086 34.3 7,783 3,662 47.1
  Under 18 years 178 91 51.1 0 0 (X) 108 57 52.4 70 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 1,276 52.4 1,076 425 39.5 506 241 47.7 851 609 71.6
  25 to 34 years 8,401 2,030 24.2 6,135 863 14.1 777 318 41.0 1,489 849 57.0
  35 to 44 years 10,790 2,023 18.7 7,906 889 11.2 770 213 27.7 2,114 921 43.6
  45 to 54 years 13,434 1,942 14.5 10,623 981 9.2 679 173 25.5 2,131 788 37.0
  55 to 64 years 3,633 696 19.2 2,852 442 15.5 205 45 22.0 576 209 36.2
  65 years and over 1,514 529 35.0 843 239 28.3 120 38 31.5 552 253 45.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 26,207 33.5 64,133 17,028 26.6 3,066 1,478 48.2 11,082 7,701 69.5
  Under 18 years 88 55 63.2 0 0 (X) 28 9 (B) 59 46 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 1,704 75.6 1,103 775 70.3 251 161 63.9 902 769 85.2
  25 to 34 years 20,333 9,221 45.4 15,940 5,782 36.3 751 455 60.5 3,641 2,985 82.0
  35 to 44 years 35,742 9,904 27.7 30,846 6,926 22.5 1,064 500 47.0 3,832 2,478 64.7
  45 to 54 years 15,667 3,816 24.4 13,330 2,642 19.8 619 224 36.3 1,718 950 55.3
  55 to 64 years 3,016 986 32.7 2,194 629 28.7 218 71 32.5 604 287 47.5
  65 years and over 1,180 520 44.0 720 275 38.2 134 59 43.9 327 186 57.1

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 19,936 35.9 44,672 12,585 28.2 2,699 1,346 49.9 8,206 6,005 73.2
  Under 18 years 74 55 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 24 (B) 40 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 2,707 67.6 2,080 1,160 55.8 384 252 65.6 1,543 1,295 83.9
  25 to 34 years 22,555 8,724 38.7 18,111 5,464 30.2 1,124 600 53.4 3,320 2,660 80.1
  35 to 44 years 20,185 5,477 27.1 17,904 4,075 22.8 610 275 45.1 1,671 1,127 67.4
  45 to 54 years 5,699 1,749 30.7 4,538 1,165 25.7 280 115 41.1 881 468 53.1
  55 to 64 years 2,054 686 33.4 1,499 460 30.7 166 23 13.9 388 203 52.3
  65 years and over 1,005 537 53.5 540 259 48.0 100 56 56.3 365 222 60.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 11,718 33.0 27,845 6,897 24.8 1,923 895 46.5 5,696 3,926 68.9
  Under 18 years 60 53 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 1,363 59.2 1,100 452 41.1 302 187 61.8 902 724 80.3
  25 to 34 years 13,305 4,803 36.1 10,294 2,730 26.5 769 381 49.6 2,242 1,692 75.5
  35 to 44 years 13,448 3,456 25.7 11,732 2,469 21.0 466 173 37.1 1,250 814 65.1
  45 to 54 years 4,209 1,195 28.4 3,339 787 23.6 213 74 34.8 657 334 50.8
  55 to 64 years 1,404 453 32.3 1,007 280 27.8 81 18 22.5 316 155 49.2
  65 years and over 734 394 53.7 372 180 48.4 70 39 (B) 292 175 60.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 8,218 40.9 16,828 5,687 33.8 776 451 58.1 2,510 2,080 82.9
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,344 78.9 980 708 72.3 82 65 79.4 641 570 89.0
  25 to 34 years 9,250 3,921 42.4 7,817 2,735 35.0 355 219 61.8 1,078 967 89.8
  35 to 44 years 6,736 2,021 30.0 6,172 1,606 26.0 143 101 70.8 421 313 74.3
  45 to 54 years 1,490 554 37.2 1,199 379 31.6 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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