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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 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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 14,662 47.3 14,928 4,156 27.8 2,410 1,154 47.9 13,648 9,353 68.5
 
Householder
9,359 4,225 45.1 4,386 1,108 25.3 812 376 46.3 4,161 2,742 65.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 1,094 25.3 4,325 1,094 25.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 6,654 60.5 4,290 1,460 34.0 695 416 59.9 6,013 4,778 79.5
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 2,362 64.3 1,401 543 38.7 245 152 62.1 2,029 1,667 82.1
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 4,292 58.6 2,889 917 31.7 450 264 58.7 3,984 3,111 78.1
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 1,676 41.2 1,557 395 25.4 254 93 36.6 2,260 1,188 52.6
Other relatives 2,234 1,013 45.4 370 100 26.9 649 269 41.4 1,214 645 53.1

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 14,662 47.3 14,928 4,156 27.8 2,410 1,154 47.9 13,648 9,353 68.5
  Under 18 years 132 113 85.9 0 0 (X) 51 46 (B) 81 67 82.4
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,153 65.9 244 124 50.8 388 187 48.2 1,116 842 75.4
  25 to 34 years 6,636 4,245 64.0 2,594 1,040 40.1 501 245 48.8 3,540 2,960 83.6
  35 to 44 years 8,212 3,858 47.0 4,077 1,080 26.5 541 269 49.6 3,594 2,509 69.8
  45 to 54 years 7,078 2,406 34.0 4,084 791 19.4 440 197 44.8 2,554 1,418 55.5
  55 to 64 years 3,970 1,418 35.7 2,337 564 24.1 293 121 41.4 1,340 733 54.7
  65 years and over 3,211 1,470 45.8 1,591 557 35.0 197 89 45.1 1,423 825 58.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 2,674 28.7 5,377 1,135 21.1 1,008 334 33.1 2,929 1,206 41.2
  Under 18 years 21 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 110 34.4 54 22 (B) 168 44 26.4 98 44 44.8
  25 to 34 years 569 108 18.9 326 43 13.3 152 43 28.4 91 21 23.4
  35 to 44 years 1,135 293 25.8 532 90 17.0 189 55 29.2 414 147 35.6
  45 to 54 years 2,605 631 24.2 1,601 253 15.8 195 93 47.4 809 285 35.2
  55 to 64 years 2,403 645 26.9 1,573 312 19.9 166 42 25.4 665 291 43.8
  65 years and over 2,261 878 38.9 1,291 414 32.0 132 55 41.5 837 410 49.0

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 11,988 55.3 9,551 3,021 31.6 1,403 820 58.5 10,719 8,147 76.0
  Under 18 years 110 104 94.3 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 1,042 73.0 190 102 53.7 220 143 64.9 1,017 798 78.4
  25 to 34 years 6,067 4,137 68.2 2,269 996 43.9 349 202 57.7 3,449 2,939 85.2
  35 to 44 years 7,078 3,565 50.4 3,545 990 27.9 352 214 60.6 3,180 2,362 74.3
  45 to 54 years 4,473 1,776 39.7 2,483 538 21.7 244 104 42.7 1,745 1,133 64.9
  55 to 64 years 1,567 773 49.3 765 252 33.0 127 79 62.3 676 442 65.4
  65 years and over 950 591 62.3 300 143 47.7 65 34 (B) 586 415 70.8

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 3,311 44.9 3,014 698 23.1 671 332 49.4 3,690 2,282 61.8
  Under 18 years 54 48 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 26 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 410 63.4 66 17 (B) 127 58 45.9 453 335 73.8
  25 to 34 years 1,435 739 51.5 552 152 27.5 177 112 62.8 706 476 67.5
  35 to 44 years 1,839 722 39.3 710 133 18.7 124 42 34.1 1,005 548 54.5
  45 to 54 years 2,122 761 35.8 1,094 191 17.4 133 49 37.0 895 521 58.2
  55 to 64 years 808 376 46.5 408 125 30.6 48 35 (B) 352 216 61.3
  65 years and over 470 255 54.2 183 81 44.0 40 13 (B) 247 161 65.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 8,677 60.7 6,537 2,323 35.5 732 489 66.8 7,028 5,865 83.4
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 632 81.0 124 85 68.5 93 85 90.6 564 463 82.1
  25 to 34 years 4,632 3,397 73.3 1,717 845 49.2 172 90 52.5 2,743 2,463 89.8
  35 to 44 years 5,239 2,843 54.3 2,835 857 30.2 229 171 75.0 2,175 1,814 83.4
  45 to 54 years 2,350 1,015 43.2 1,389 347 25.0 111 55 49.5 850 612 72.0
  55 to 64 years 759 397 52.3 356 127 35.6 79 44 55.8 324 226 69.8
  65 years and over 479 336 70.2 116 62 53.5 25 20 (B) 338 254 75.0

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 6,337 61.9 4,396 1,674 38.1 613 394 64.2 5,232 4,269 81.6
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 917 78.6 168 95 56.5 122 101 83.2 877 721 82.2
  25 to 34 years 3,965 2,670 67.4 1,641 707 43.1 190 128 67.4 2,134 1,835 86.0
  35 to 44 years 2,732 1,566 57.3 1,468 554 37.7 125 65 52.0 1,139 948 83.2
  45 to 54 years 1,424 650 45.6 775 205 26.5 58 22 (B) 591 422 71.4
  55 to 64 years 528 234 44.4 243 72 29.5 63 33 (B) 221 130 58.7
  65 years and over 369 240 65.1 102 42 41.0 32 20 (B) 235 179 76.0

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 3,773 56.5 2,767 795 28.7 438 267 61.1 3,474 2,710 78.0
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 483 74.2 76 28 36.4 79 58 74.1 497 397 79.9
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,530 62.1 1,035 376 36.3 141 98 69.5 1,290 1,056 81.9
  35 to 44 years 1,812 915 50.5 905 214 23.6 90 48 53.6 816 652 79.9
  45 to 54 years 1,013 454 44.8 514 118 23.1 36 9 (B) 463 326 70.5
  55 to 64 years 365 135 36.8 169 42 24.6 40 10 (B) 156 83 53.2
  65 years and over 314 199 63.3 69 18 (B) 27 20 (B) 218 161 74.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 2,564 72.0 1,629 878 53.9 175 127 72.1 1,758 1,559 88.7
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 434 84.3 92 67 73.0 43 43 (B) 380 324 85.3
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,140 76.1 606 331 54.6 50 31 (B) 844 779 92.3
  35 to 44 years 920 652 70.8 563 340 60.4 35 16 (B) 323 296 91.5
  45 to 54 years 411 196 47.8 261 87 33.2 21 14 (B) 128 96 74.7
  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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