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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 13,875 44.8 14,928 3,735 25.0 2,410 1,096 45.4 13,648 9,044 66.3
 
Householder
9,359 3,967 42.4 4,386 979 22.3 812 355 43.7 4,161 2,633 63.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 969 22.4 4,325 969 22.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 6,396 58.2 4,290 1,331 31.0 695 401 57.7 6,013 4,664 77.6
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 2,286 62.2 1,401 495 35.3 245 148 60.3 2,029 1,644 81.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 4,110 56.1 2,889 836 29.0 450 254 56.3 3,984 3,020 75.8
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 1,591 39.1 1,557 365 23.5 254 86 33.9 2,260 1,140 50.4
Other relatives 2,234 953 42.6 370 91 24.6 649 254 39.1 1,214 608 50.1

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 13,875 44.8 14,928 3,735 25.0 2,410 1,096 45.4 13,648 9,044 66.3
  Under 18 years 132 113 85.9 0 0 (X) 51 46 (B) 81 67 82.4
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,117 63.9 244 107 43.7 388 169 43.4 1,116 842 75.4
  25 to 34 years 6,636 4,047 61.0 2,594 927 35.7 501 238 47.4 3,540 2,882 81.4
  35 to 44 years 8,212 3,702 45.1 4,077 1,007 24.7 541 257 47.4 3,594 2,438 67.8
  45 to 54 years 7,078 2,188 30.9 4,084 667 16.3 440 197 44.8 2,554 1,324 51.8
  55 to 64 years 3,970 1,340 33.8 2,337 534 22.8 293 108 36.8 1,340 699 52.1
  65 years and over 3,211 1,368 42.6 1,591 494 31.0 197 82 41.5 1,423 793 55.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 2,438 26.2 5,377 1,006 18.7 1,008 300 29.8 2,929 1,132 38.6
  Under 18 years 21 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 90 28.1 54 16 (B) 168 30 17.7 98 44 44.8
  25 to 34 years 569 88 15.4 326 37 11.2 152 40 26.2 91 11 12.3
  35 to 44 years 1,135 278 24.5 532 85 16.0 189 55 29.2 414 138 33.4
  45 to 54 years 2,605 562 21.6 1,601 216 13.5 195 93 47.4 809 254 31.4
  55 to 64 years 2,403 598 24.9 1,573 286 18.2 166 34 20.2 665 279 41.9
  65 years and over 2,261 813 35.9 1,291 366 28.3 132 48 36.2 837 399 47.6

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 11,437 52.8 9,551 2,730 28.6 1,403 795 56.7 10,719 7,912 73.8
  Under 18 years 110 104 94.3 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 1,027 71.9 190 91 47.7 220 139 63.0 1,017 798 78.4
  25 to 34 years 6,067 3,959 65.3 2,269 891 39.3 349 198 56.6 3,449 2,871 83.2
  35 to 44 years 7,078 3,423 48.4 3,545 922 26.0 352 201 57.2 3,180 2,300 72.3
  45 to 54 years 4,473 1,627 36.4 2,483 452 18.2 244 104 42.7 1,745 1,071 61.3
  55 to 64 years 1,567 742 47.3 765 247 32.4 127 74 58.5 676 420 62.2
  65 years and over 950 556 58.5 300 128 42.6 65 34 (B) 586 394 67.3

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 3,062 41.5 3,014 588 19.5 671 319 47.5 3,690 2,155 58.4
  Under 18 years 54 48 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 26 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 406 62.8 66 17 (B) 127 54 42.7 453 335 73.8
  25 to 34 years 1,435 696 48.5 552 132 23.9 177 108 60.6 706 456 64.6
  35 to 44 years 1,839 666 36.2 710 110 15.5 124 42 34.1 1,005 513 51.1
  45 to 54 years 2,122 658 31.0 1,094 140 12.8 133 49 37.0 895 468 52.3
  55 to 64 years 808 349 43.2 408 120 29.5 48 30 (B) 352 199 56.5
  65 years and over 470 240 51.0 183 68 37.2 40 13 (B) 247 158 63.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 8,375 58.6 6,537 2,142 32.8 732 476 65.1 7,028 5,757 81.9
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 621 79.5 124 73 59.2 93 85 90.6 564 463 82.1
  25 to 34 years 4,632 3,264 70.5 1,717 759 44.2 172 90 52.5 2,743 2,415 88.0
  35 to 44 years 5,239 2,757 52.6 2,835 811 28.6 229 159 69.6 2,175 1,787 82.1
  45 to 54 years 2,350 969 41.2 1,389 312 22.4 111 55 49.5 850 602 70.8
  55 to 64 years 759 392 51.7 356 127 35.6 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 6,125 59.8 4,396 1,534 34.9 613 386 62.9 5,232 4,205 80.4
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 902 77.3 168 83 49.6 122 97 79.9 877 721 82.2
  25 to 34 years 3,965 2,564 64.7 1,641 629 38.3 190 124 65.4 2,134 1,811 84.9
  35 to 44 years 2,732 1,524 55.8 1,468 520 35.4 125 65 52.0 1,139 939 82.4
  45 to 54 years 1,424 613 43.1 775 189 24.4 58 22 (B) 591 402 68.0
  55 to 64 years 528 234 44.4 243 72 29.5 63 33 (B) 221 130 58.7
  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 3,622 54.2 2,767 710 25.6 438 259 59.2 3,474 2,653 76.4
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 479 73.5 76 28 36.4 79 54 68.9 497 397 79.9
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,453 58.9 1,035 327 31.6 141 94 66.7 1,290 1,032 80.0
  35 to 44 years 1,812 890 49.2 905 194 21.4 90 48 53.6 816 648 79.4
  45 to 54 years 1,013 419 41.4 514 102 19.9 36 9 (B) 463 308 66.6
  55 to 64 years 365 135 36.8 169 42 24.6 40 10 (B) 156 83 53.2
  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 2,503 70.3 1,629 824 50.6 175 127 72.1 1,758 1,552 88.3
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 423 82.1 92 56 60.5 43 43 (B) 380 324 85.3
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,111 74.1 606 302 49.8 50 31 (B) 844 779 92.3
  35 to 44 years 920 634 68.9 563 326 58.0 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)

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