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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 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 250% of poverty (5) Percentage below 250% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 94,037 37.9 189,191 56,426 29.8 15,083 7,521 49.9 44,027 30,091 68.3
 
Householder
78,874 27,919 35.4 59,137 15,856 26.8 5,255 2,538 48.3 14,482 9,525 65.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 15,856 26.8 59,137 15,856 26.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 36,164 49.6 51,344 19,422 37.8 4,180 2,631 62.9 17,456 14,111 80.8
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 13,244 53.2 17,768 7,283 41.0 1,466 1,048 71.5 5,651 4,914 87.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 22,920 47.7 33,577 12,140 36.2 2,714 1,583 58.3 11,806 9,197 77.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 8,304 34.0 15,493 3,804 24.6 1,622 629 38.8 7,300 3,871 53.0
Other relatives 12,895 5,794 44.9 4,080 1,486 36.4 4,026 1,724 42.8 4,789 2,584 54.0

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 94,037 37.9 189,191 56,426 29.8 15,083 7,521 49.9 44,027 30,091 68.3
  Under 18 years 637 469 73.7 9 2 (B) 305 208 68.4 323 258 80.0
  18 to 24 years 9,585 6,329 66.0 3,688 2,221 60.2 2,299 1,213 52.8 3,598 2,896 80.5
  25 to 34 years 45,039 22,820 50.7 31,822 12,792 40.2 3,371 1,804 53.5 9,846 8,224 83.5
  35 to 44 years 66,268 25,730 38.8 51,786 15,827 30.6 3,306 1,763 53.3 11,176 8,140 72.8
  45 to 54 years 60,118 17,175 28.6 48,004 10,697 22.3 2,952 1,313 44.5 9,162 5,165 56.4
  55 to 64 years 35,865 9,552 26.6 29,897 6,588 22.0 1,574 613 38.9 4,394 2,352 53.5
  65 years and over 30,789 11,962 38.9 23,985 8,298 34.6 1,277 608 47.6 5,527 3,056 55.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 24,331 25.7 75,920 16,610 21.9 6,719 2,454 36.5 11,995 5,267 43.9
  Under 18 years 207 108 52.2 9 2 (B) 104 54 51.6 94 52 55.7
  18 to 24 years 2,920 1,065 36.5 1,128 361 32.0 1,190 425 35.7 602 279 46.3
  25 to 34 years 7,150 1,378 19.3 5,225 803 15.4 1,316 396 30.1 609 178 29.2
  35 to 44 years 7,527 1,913 25.4 5,356 966 18.0 930 326 35.1 1,242 620 50.0
  45 to 54 years 23,410 4,571 19.5 19,004 2,861 15.1 1,288 508 39.4 3,118 1,203 38.6
  55 to 64 years 26,744 5,663 21.2 23,353 4,284 18.3 982 329 33.5 2,409 1,050 43.6
  65 years and over 26,677 9,633 36.1 21,845 7,332 33.6 910 416 45.7 3,922 1,885 48.1

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 69,706 45.4 113,271 39,816 35.2 8,363 5,067 60.6 32,031 24,823 77.5
  Under 18 years 429 361 84.0 0 0 (X) 200 155 77.2 229 206 89.9
  18 to 24 years 6,665 5,265 79.0 2,560 1,860 72.6 1,109 788 71.1 2,997 2,617 87.3
  25 to 34 years 37,890 21,442 56.6 26,597 11,989 45.1 2,056 1,407 68.5 9,237 8,046 87.1
  35 to 44 years 58,740 23,817 40.5 46,430 14,861 32.0 2,376 1,436 60.4 9,934 7,519 75.7
  45 to 54 years 36,708 12,603 34.3 29,000 7,836 27.0 1,665 805 48.3 6,044 3,962 65.6
  55 to 64 years 9,121 3,889 42.6 6,544 2,304 35.2 592 284 48.0 1,986 1,301 65.5
  65 years and over 4,112 2,329 56.6 2,140 966 45.1 366 192 52.5 1,605 1,171 73.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 18,991 36.3 35,753 8,558 23.9 4,194 2,252 53.7 12,315 8,181 66.4
  Under 18 years 258 216 83.8 0 0 (X) 141 115 81.2 117 101 86.9
  18 to 24 years 3,336 2,346 70.3 1,204 733 60.9 719 460 64.0 1,413 1,153 81.6
  25 to 34 years 10,868 4,259 39.2 7,443 1,820 24.5 1,056 650 61.5 2,369 1,789 75.5
  35 to 44 years 13,900 4,545 32.7 9,583 1,975 20.6 968 468 48.4 3,350 2,102 62.8
  45 to 54 years 16,816 4,769 28.4 12,737 2,551 20.0 858 353 41.2 3,221 1,865 57.9
  55 to 64 years 4,905 1,692 34.5 3,648 989 27.1 277 128 46.3 980 575 58.7
  65 years and over 2,179 1,163 53.4 1,138 489 43.0 175 77 44.2 866 596 68.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 50,715 50.0 77,519 31,258 40.3 4,169 2,816 67.5 19,716 16,642 84.4
  Under 18 years 171 145 84.3 0 0 (X) 59 40 (B) 112 105 93.1
  18 to 24 years 3,329 2,918 87.7 1,356 1,127 83.1 390 328 84.1 1,583 1,464 92.5
  25 to 34 years 27,022 17,183 63.6 19,154 10,169 53.1 999 757 75.8 6,868 6,257 91.1
  35 to 44 years 44,840 19,271 43.0 36,848 12,886 35.0 1,408 968 68.8 6,584 5,417 82.3
  45 to 54 years 19,892 7,835 39.4 16,262 5,286 32.5 807 452 56.0 2,823 2,098 74.3
  55 to 64 years 4,217 2,197 52.1 2,896 1,315 45.4 315 156 49.5 1,006 727 72.2
  65 years and over 1,933 1,167 60.3 1,003 476 47.5 191 115 60.1 739 575 77.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 37,628 51.9 54,222 22,562 41.6 3,603 2,517 69.9 14,672 12,549 85.5
  Under 18 years 142 130 91.7 0 0 (X) 59 49 (B) 83 81 98.4
  18 to 24 years 5,578 4,619 82.8 2,424 1,782 73.5 566 473 83.5 2,588 2,365 91.4
  25 to 34 years 28,989 16,006 55.2 21,651 9,662 44.6 1,404 1,046 74.5 5,934 5,298 89.3
  35 to 44 years 25,455 10,496 41.2 21,544 7,363 34.2 803 522 65.0 3,108 2,612 84.0
  45 to 54 years 7,856 3,867 49.2 5,863 2,480 42.3 359 203 56.5 1,635 1,184 72.4
  55 to 64 years 2,895 1,479 51.1 1,974 874 44.3 249 116 46.7 672 488 72.7
  65 years and over 1,582 1,031 65.2 768 402 52.3 164 109 66.5 650 520 80.0

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 22,705 48.9 33,867 12,644 37.3 2,592 1,745 67.3 9,982 8,316 83.3
  Under 18 years 128 128 100.0 0 0 (X) 47 47 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 2,478 78.3 1,253 798 63.7 423 336 79.4 1,490 1,343 90.2
  25 to 34 years 17,224 8,978 52.1 12,407 4,893 39.4 979 717 73.2 3,837 3,369 87.8
  35 to 44 years 16,997 6,685 39.3 14,077 4,456 31.7 611 365 59.7 2,309 1,864 80.7
  45 to 54 years 5,688 2,676 47.0 4,224 1,665 39.4 267 137 51.4 1,198 874 73.0
  55 to 64 years 2,025 975 48.1 1,372 563 41.0 141 67 48.0 512 344 67.3
  65 years and over 1,214 784 64.6 535 268 50.2 124 76 61.4 556 440 79.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 14,923 57.3 20,355 9,919 48.7 1,011 772 76.3 4,689 4,233 90.3
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 2,141 88.8 1,171 983 83.9 142 136 95.7 1,099 1,022 93.0
  25 to 34 years 11,765 7,028 59.7 9,244 4,769 51.6 424 330 77.7 2,097 1,929 92.0
  35 to 44 years 8,458 3,811 45.1 7,467 2,907 38.9 192 157 81.8 799 748 93.5
  45 to 54 years 2,168 1,191 54.9 1,639 815 49.8 92 66 71.5 437 310 70.8
  55 to 64 years 870 504 57.9 601 311 51.7 108 49 45.0 160 144 90.0
  65 years and over 368 247 67.0 233 133 57.0 41 33 (B) 95 80 85.0

Poverty Footnotes


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