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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
202,100 70,517 34.9 162,411 46,783 28.8 11,557 5,613 48.6 28,131 18,120 64.4
 
Householder
65,029 21,125 32.5 51,341 13,275 25.9 4,080 1,914 46.9 9,609 5,936 61.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 51,206 13,275 25.9 51,206 13,275 25.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 57,720 26,377 45.7 43,797 16,089 36.7 3,252 1,982 61.0 10,670 8,306 77.8
  Related children under 6 years 19,710 9,801 49.7 15,196 6,089 40.1 1,153 815 70.6 3,360 2,898 86.2
  Related children 6 to 17 years 38,010 16,576 43.6 28,601 10,001 35.0 2,099 1,168 55.6 7,310 5,408 74.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,946 5,736 30.3 12,951 2,981 23.0 1,289 489 37.9 4,706 2,266 48.2
Other relatives 9,199 4,003 43.5 3,115 1,163 37.3 2,937 1,228 41.8 3,147 1,613 51.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
202,100 70,517 34.9 162,411 46,783 28.8 11,557 5,613 48.6 28,131 18,120 64.4
  Under 18 years 415 283 68.1 9 2 (B) 217 144 66.4 189 136 72.3
  18 to 24 years 7,178 4,631 64.5 3,252 1,971 60.6 1,673 866 51.7 2,252 1,795 79.7
  25 to 34 years 35,525 16,865 47.5 27,103 10,703 39.5 2,572 1,381 53.7 5,850 4,780 81.7
  35 to 44 years 53,732 19,381 36.1 44,133 13,092 29.7 2,549 1,352 53.0 7,050 4,937 70.0
  45 to 54 years 49,317 12,718 25.8 40,809 8,551 21.0 2,358 969 41.1 6,150 3,199 52.0
  55 to 64 years 29,729 7,063 23.8 25,724 5,295 20.6 1,194 436 36.5 2,811 1,332 47.4
  65 years and over 26,204 9,576 36.5 21,380 7,169 33.5 995 466 46.9 3,829 1,941 50.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,007 19,217 24.0 66,567 13,971 21.0 5,115 1,825 35.7 8,324 3,422 41.1
  Under 18 years 146 83 56.6 9 2 (B) 77 50 64.8 60 30 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,318 814 35.1 1,010 322 31.8 882 308 34.9 426 184 43.2
  25 to 34 years 5,827 1,065 18.3 4,397 640 14.6 1,010 298 29.6 420 126 30.1
  35 to 44 years 5,899 1,415 24.0 4,491 775 17.3 650 237 36.4 759 403 53.1
  45 to 54 years 19,547 3,348 17.1 16,386 2,249 13.7 1,012 352 34.8 2,150 747 34.8
  55 to 64 years 22,855 4,372 19.1 20,514 3,523 17.2 752 247 32.8 1,589 602 37.9
  65 years and over 23,413 8,120 34.7 19,760 6,459 32.7 732 333 45.4 2,921 1,329 45.5

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
122,093 51,300 42.0 95,844 32,812 34.2 6,442 3,789 58.8 19,807 14,699 74.2
  Under 18 years 269 200 74.4 0 0 (X) 140 94 67.3 129 106 82.1
  18 to 24 years 4,859 3,818 78.6 2,242 1,649 73.6 791 558 70.6 1,826 1,610 88.2
  25 to 34 years 29,698 15,800 53.2 22,706 10,063 44.3 1,562 1,083 69.3 5,430 4,654 85.7
  35 to 44 years 47,833 17,966 37.6 39,643 12,317 31.1 1,900 1,115 58.7 6,291 4,534 72.1
  45 to 54 years 29,770 9,370 31.5 24,423 6,302 25.8 1,346 617 45.8 4,001 2,451 61.3
  55 to 64 years 6,874 2,691 39.1 5,210 1,771 34.0 442 189 42.7 1,222 731 59.8
  65 years and over 2,790 1,456 52.2 1,620 710 43.8 262 134 51.0 908 612 67.4

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
41,417 13,755 33.2 30,073 6,931 23.0 3,287 1,747 53.1 8,057 5,078 63.0
  Under 18 years 181 139 76.9 0 0 (X) 111 85 76.1 70 55 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,499 1,753 70.2 1,089 685 62.9 533 347 65.2 878 721 82.2
  25 to 34 years 8,648 3,177 36.7 6,295 1,528 24.3 801 506 63.2 1,551 1,143 73.7
  35 to 44 years 11,098 3,324 30.0 8,082 1,599 19.8 804 396 49.3 2,212 1,329 60.1
  45 to 54 years 13,700 3,460 25.3 10,808 2,023 18.7 697 268 38.5 2,195 1,168 53.2
  55 to 64 years 3,731 1,123 30.1 2,929 735 25.1 217 88 40.7 584 300 51.3
  65 years and over 1,560 778 49.9 871 361 41.4 123 55 44.7 567 363 64.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,676 37,545 46.5 65,771 25,882 39.4 3,155 2,042 64.7 11,751 9,621 81.9
  Under 18 years 88 61 69.3 0 0 (X) 28 9 (B) 59 51 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,360 2,064 87.5 1,153 964 83.6 258 211 81.8 949 889 93.7
  25 to 34 years 21,050 12,623 60.0 16,411 8,535 52.0 761 577 75.8 3,879 3,511 90.5
  35 to 44 years 36,735 14,642 39.9 31,561 10,717 34.0 1,096 719 65.6 4,079 3,206 78.6
  45 to 54 years 16,070 5,910 36.8 13,615 4,279 31.4 649 348 53.6 1,806 1,283 71.1
  55 to 64 years 3,143 1,568 49.9 2,281 1,037 45.4 224 100 44.7 638 431 67.6
  65 years and over 1,230 677 55.1 750 349 46.6 139 79 56.6 342 249 73.0

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,443 28,045 48.8 45,970 18,784 40.9 2,787 1,915 68.7 8,686 7,346 84.6
  Under 18 years 74 62 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 24 (B) 40 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,160 3,394 81.6 2,144 1,586 74.0 409 328 80.1 1,608 1,480 92.1
  25 to 34 years 23,293 12,166 52.2 18,630 8,202 44.0 1,146 842 73.5 3,518 3,122 88.8
  35 to 44 years 20,837 7,946 38.1 18,408 6,069 33.0 640 413 64.5 1,790 1,464 81.8
  45 to 54 years 5,894 2,750 46.7 4,674 1,943 41.6 285 164 57.4 934 644 68.9
  55 to 64 years 2,143 1,057 49.3 1,554 691 44.5 170 72 42.1 419 295 70.4
  65 years and over 1,041 670 64.3 560 293 52.3 104 74 71.2 377 303 80.3

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
36,611 16,873 46.1 28,627 10,618 37.1 1,998 1,324 66.2 5,986 4,932 82.4
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,379 1,817 76.4 1,125 731 65.0 323 248 76.7 931 838 90.0
  25 to 34 years 13,691 6,749 49.3 10,567 4,138 39.2 786 563 71.6 2,338 2,049 87.6
  35 to 44 years 13,902 5,140 37.0 12,058 3,777 31.3 492 285 57.9 1,353 1,078 79.7
  45 to 54 years 4,343 1,906 43.9 3,430 1,324 38.6 218 112 51.3 695 471 67.7
  55 to 64 years 1,470 702 47.7 1,057 438 41.4 85 46 54.0 329 218 66.4
  65 years and over 764 499 65.3 391 210 53.8 71 48 (B) 302 241 79.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,833 11,171 53.6 17,343 8,166 47.1 789 591 74.9 2,700 2,414 89.4
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,781 1,577 88.5 1,019 856 84.0 86 80 92.9 677 642 94.9
  25 to 34 years 9,602 5,417 56.4 8,063 4,065 50.4 360 279 77.6 1,179 1,073 91.0
  35 to 44 years 6,935 2,806 40.5 6,350 2,292 36.1 148 128 86.7 438 386 88.2
  45 to 54 years 1,551 844 54.4 1,244 618 49.7 68 52 (B) 239 173 72.4
  55 to 64 years 672 355 52.8 497 253 51.0 85 26 30.2 90 76 84.7
  65 years and over 277 171 61.7 169 83 48.8 32 26 (B) 75 63 83.1

Poverty Footnotes


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