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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 71,600 28.8 189,191 40,175 21.2 15,083 5,802 38.5 44,027 25,623 58.2
 
Householder
78,874 20,969 26.6 59,137 11,021 18.6 5,255 1,938 36.9 14,482 8,011 55.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 11,021 18.6 59,137 11,021 18.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 29,208 40.0 51,344 14,543 28.3 4,180 2,107 50.4 17,456 12,559 71.9
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 10,850 43.6 17,768 5,541 31.2 1,466 846 57.7 5,651 4,463 79.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 18,358 38.2 33,577 9,001 26.8 2,714 1,261 46.5 11,806 8,096 68.6
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 5,987 24.5 15,493 2,536 16.4 1,622 431 26.6 7,300 3,020 41.4
Other relatives 12,895 4,415 34.2 4,080 1,055 25.9 4,026 1,326 32.9 4,789 2,034 42.5

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 71,600 28.8 189,191 40,175 21.2 15,083 5,802 38.5 44,027 25,623 58.2
  Under 18 years 637 403 63.3 9 0 (B) 305 172 56.5 323 231 71.5
  18 to 24 years 9,585 5,314 55.4 3,688 1,739 47.1 2,299 990 43.1 3,598 2,586 71.9
  25 to 34 years 45,039 18,508 41.1 31,822 9,561 30.0 3,371 1,423 42.2 9,846 7,524 76.4
  35 to 44 years 66,268 19,722 29.8 51,786 11,462 22.1 3,306 1,316 39.8 11,176 6,944 62.1
  45 to 54 years 60,118 12,292 20.4 48,004 7,195 15.0 2,952 975 33.0 9,162 4,122 45.0
  55 to 64 years 35,865 6,896 19.2 29,897 4,606 15.4 1,574 473 30.0 4,394 1,817 41.4
  65 years and over 30,789 8,465 27.5 23,985 5,612 23.4 1,277 453 35.5 5,527 2,400 43.4

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 16,726 17.7 75,920 10,987 14.5 6,719 1,792 26.7 11,995 3,947 32.9
  Under 18 years 207 84 40.3 9 0 (B) 104 41 39.7 94 42 45.1
  18 to 24 years 2,920 748 25.6 1,128 223 19.8 1,190 316 26.6 602 209 34.7
  25 to 34 years 7,150 954 13.3 5,225 553 10.6 1,316 274 20.8 609 127 20.8
  35 to 44 years 7,527 1,350 17.9 5,356 648 12.1 930 232 25.0 1,242 470 37.9
  45 to 54 years 23,410 3,025 12.9 19,004 1,753 9.2 1,288 380 29.5 3,118 892 28.6
  55 to 64 years 26,744 4,016 15.0 23,353 2,963 12.7 982 257 26.2 2,409 796 33.0
  65 years and over 26,677 6,549 24.5 21,845 4,848 22.2 910 291 32.0 3,922 1,411 36.0

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 54,874 35.7 113,271 29,188 25.8 8,363 4,010 47.9 32,031 21,676 67.7
  Under 18 years 429 319 74.3 0 0 (X) 200 131 65.3 229 188 82.3
  18 to 24 years 6,665 4,566 68.5 2,560 1,515 59.2 1,109 674 60.8 2,997 2,377 79.3
  25 to 34 years 37,890 17,554 46.3 26,597 9,009 33.9 2,056 1,149 55.9 9,237 7,397 80.1
  35 to 44 years 58,740 18,372 31.3 46,430 10,815 23.3 2,376 1,084 45.6 9,934 6,474 65.2
  45 to 54 years 36,708 9,267 25.2 29,000 5,442 18.8 1,665 595 35.7 6,044 3,230 53.4
  55 to 64 years 9,121 2,879 31.6 6,544 1,642 25.1 592 216 36.5 1,986 1,021 51.4
  65 years and over 4,112 1,916 46.6 2,140 764 35.7 366 162 44.2 1,605 990 61.7

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 14,014 26.8 35,753 5,673 15.9 4,194 1,682 40.1 12,315 6,659 54.1
  Under 18 years 258 180 69.8 0 0 (X) 141 91 64.3 117 89 76.4
  18 to 24 years 3,336 1,935 58.0 1,204 538 44.7 719 379 52.7 1,413 1,018 72.0
  25 to 34 years 10,868 3,218 29.6 7,443 1,220 16.4 1,056 504 47.7 2,369 1,495 63.1
  35 to 44 years 13,900 3,249 23.4 9,583 1,288 13.4 968 309 31.9 3,350 1,653 49.3
  45 to 54 years 16,816 3,263 19.4 12,737 1,554 12.2 858 253 29.5 3,221 1,456 45.2
  55 to 64 years 4,905 1,232 25.1 3,648 688 18.9 277 86 31.1 980 457 46.7
  65 years and over 2,179 937 43.0 1,138 385 33.8 175 60 34.3 866 492 56.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 40,860 40.3 77,519 23,515 30.3 4,169 2,328 55.8 19,716 15,017 76.2
  Under 18 years 171 139 81.2 0 0 (X) 59 40 (B) 112 99 88.3
  18 to 24 years 3,329 2,631 79.0 1,356 977 72.1 390 295 75.6 1,583 1,359 85.8
  25 to 34 years 27,022 14,336 53.1 19,154 7,789 40.7 999 645 64.6 6,868 5,902 85.9
  35 to 44 years 44,840 15,123 33.7 36,848 9,527 25.9 1,408 775 55.0 6,584 4,821 73.2
  45 to 54 years 19,892 6,004 30.2 16,262 3,888 23.9 807 342 42.4 2,823 1,774 62.9
  55 to 64 years 4,217 1,647 39.1 2,896 954 32.9 315 130 41.2 1,006 564 56.0
  65 years and over 1,933 979 50.7 1,003 379 37.8 191 102 53.3 739 498 67.4

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 30,574 42.2 54,222 17,219 31.8 3,603 2,034 56.5 14,672 11,321 77.2
  Under 18 years 142 130 91.7 0 0 (X) 59 49 (B) 83 81 98.4
  18 to 24 years 5,578 4,064 72.9 2,424 1,456 60.1 566 423 74.8 2,588 2,184 84.4
  25 to 34 years 28,989 13,058 45.0 21,651 7,290 33.7 1,404 850 60.6 5,934 4,919 82.9
  35 to 44 years 25,455 8,394 33.0 21,544 5,662 26.3 803 390 48.6 3,108 2,342 75.3
  45 to 54 years 7,856 2,950 37.5 5,863 1,807 30.8 359 157 43.8 1,635 986 60.3
  55 to 64 years 2,895 1,095 37.8 1,974 662 33.6 249 69 27.6 672 364 54.1
  65 years and over 1,582 883 55.8 768 342 44.5 164 96 58.7 650 445 68.5

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 18,090 39.0 33,867 9,416 27.8 2,592 1,351 52.1 9,982 7,323 73.4
  Under 18 years 128 128 100.0 0 0 (X) 47 47 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 2,099 66.3 1,253 599 47.8 423 287 67.8 1,490 1,213 81.4
  25 to 34 years 17,224 7,247 42.1 12,407 3,654 29.4 979 559 57.1 3,837 3,034 79.1
  35 to 44 years 16,997 5,231 30.8 14,077 3,313 23.5 611 258 42.2 2,309 1,660 71.9
  45 to 54 years 5,688 2,018 35.5 4,224 1,213 28.7 267 91 34.3 1,198 713 59.5
  55 to 64 years 2,025 710 35.1 1,372 419 30.5 141 41 29.2 512 250 48.9
  65 years and over 1,214 657 54.1 535 218 40.8 124 67 54.4 556 372 66.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 12,484 47.9 20,355 7,803 38.3 1,011 683 67.6 4,689 3,998 85.3
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,964 81.4 1,171 857 73.2 142 136 95.7 1,099 971 88.4
  25 to 34 years 11,765 5,811 49.4 9,244 3,636 39.3 424 291 68.6 2,097 1,884 89.9
  35 to 44 years 8,458 3,163 37.4 7,467 2,349 31.5 192 132 69.0 799 682 85.3
  45 to 54 years 2,168 932 43.0 1,639 594 36.2 92 66 71.5 437 273 62.4
  55 to 64 years 870 384 44.2 601 243 40.5 108 28 25.6 160 113 70.9
  65 years and over 368 226 61.3 233 123 52.9 41 29 (B) 95 73 77.7

Poverty Footnotes


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