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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 68,487 34.6 159,476 45,750 28.7 11,277 5,447 48.3 27,010 17,290 64.0
 
Householder
64,183 20,767 32.4 50,779 13,095 25.8 3,999 1,876 46.9 9,405 5,795 61.6
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 13,114 25.8 50,731 13,114 25.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 25,114 45.4 42,235 15,488 36.7 3,117 1,884 60.4 9,987 7,742 77.5
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 9,275 49.5 14,528 5,830 40.1 1,104 777 70.4 3,099 2,669 86.1
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 15,838 43.3 27,707 9,658 34.9 2,013 1,107 55.0 6,888 5,073 73.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 5,582 30.2 12,676 2,923 23.1 1,264 474 37.5 4,558 2,185 47.9
Other relatives 9,013 3,911 43.4 3,055 1,130 37.0 2,896 1,213 41.9 3,061 1,567 51.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 68,487 34.6 159,476 45,750 28.7 11,277 5,447 48.3 27,010 17,290 64.0
  Under 18 years 409 276 67.6 9 2 (B) 212 139 65.6 187 135 72.1
  18 to 24 years 6,968 4,461 64.0 3,177 1,914 60.3 1,621 827 51.0 2,170 1,720 79.3
  25 to 34 years 34,463 16,259 47.2 26,417 10,371 39.3 2,517 1,363 54.1 5,529 4,525 81.8
  35 to 44 years 52,365 18,754 35.8 43,207 12,788 29.6 2,480 1,303 52.5 6,678 4,663 69.8
  45 to 54 years 48,430 12,395 25.6 40,166 8,387 20.9 2,301 933 40.6 5,963 3,075 51.6
  55 to 64 years 29,236 6,902 23.6 25,339 5,194 20.5 1,169 425 36.3 2,728 1,283 47.1
  65 years and over 25,893 9,440 36.5 21,162 7,092 33.5 976 458 46.9 3,755 1,889 50.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 18,956 24.0 65,908 13,816 21.0 5,046 1,799 35.7 8,145 3,341 41.0
  Under 18 years 143 79 55.5 9 2 (B) 75 48 (B) 58 29 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 798 35.0 998 318 31.8 864 299 34.7 418 181 43.4
  25 to 34 years 5,729 1,034 18.1 4,342 625 14.4 989 294 29.7 399 115 28.9
  35 to 44 years 5,833 1,398 24.0 4,455 769 17.3 646 235 36.4 732 393 53.7
  45 to 54 years 19,328 3,304 17.1 16,212 2,224 13.7 1,003 351 35.0 2,114 729 34.5
  55 to 64 years 22,587 4,317 19.1 20,293 3,482 17.2 747 245 32.8 1,548 590 38.2
  65 years and over 23,200 8,025 34.6 19,600 6,396 32.6 723 327 45.3 2,877 1,302 45.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 49,531 41.7 93,568 31,934 34.1 6,231 3,648 58.5 18,865 13,950 73.9
  Under 18 years 266 197 74.1 0 0 (X) 137 91 66.6 129 106 82.1
  18 to 24 years 4,689 3,663 78.1 2,179 1,596 73.3 757 527 69.6 1,752 1,539 87.8
  25 to 34 years 28,734 15,225 53.0 22,075 9,746 44.2 1,528 1,069 69.9 5,130 4,409 85.9
  35 to 44 years 46,532 17,357 37.3 38,752 12,019 31.0 1,834 1,068 58.2 5,946 4,270 71.8
  45 to 54 years 29,101 9,090 31.2 23,954 6,163 25.7 1,298 582 44.8 3,849 2,345 60.9
  55 to 64 years 6,649 2,585 38.9 5,046 1,712 33.9 422 180 42.6 1,180 693 58.7
  65 years and over 2,694 1,415 52.5 1,562 697 44.6 254 131 51.5 878 587 66.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 13,333 33.0 29,435 6,767 23.0 3,166 1,674 52.9 7,783 4,892 62.9
  Under 18 years 178 136 76.5 0 0 (X) 108 82 75.5 70 55 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 1,694 69.6 1,076 676 62.8 506 323 63.7 851 695 81.8
  25 to 34 years 8,401 3,074 36.6 6,135 1,480 24.1 777 499 64.3 1,489 1,094 73.5
  35 to 44 years 10,790 3,205 29.7 7,906 1,561 19.7 770 374 48.6 2,114 1,270 60.1
  45 to 54 years 13,434 3,376 25.1 10,623 1,984 18.7 679 257 37.9 2,131 1,134 53.2
  55 to 64 years 3,633 1,092 30.1 2,852 715 25.1 205 83 40.7 576 293 50.9
  65 years and over 1,514 756 49.9 843 351 41.6 120 55 45.9 552 350 63.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 36,198 46.2 64,133 25,167 39.2 3,066 1,974 64.4 11,082 9,057 81.7
  Under 18 years 88 61 69.3 0 0 (X) 28 9 (B) 59 51 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 1,969 87.3 1,103 921 83.5 251 205 81.5 902 843 93.5
  25 to 34 years 20,333 12,150 59.8 15,940 8,266 51.9 751 570 75.8 3,641 3,315 91.0
  35 to 44 years 35,742 14,151 39.6 30,846 10,459 33.9 1,064 693 65.1 3,832 3,000 78.3
  45 to 54 years 15,667 5,714 36.5 13,330 4,178 31.3 619 325 52.5 1,718 1,211 70.5
  55 to 64 years 3,016 1,494 49.5 2,194 997 45.4 218 97 44.5 604 400 66.2
  65 years and over 1,180 659 55.8 720 346 48.1 134 76 56.5 327 237 72.6

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 26,996 48.6 44,672 18,217 40.8 2,699 1,855 68.7 8,206 6,924 84.4
  Under 18 years 74 62 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 24 (B) 40 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 3,256 81.3 2,080 1,534 73.7 384 306 79.5 1,543 1,417 91.8
  25 to 34 years 22,555 11,726 52.0 18,111 7,937 43.8 1,124 831 73.9 3,320 2,958 89.1
  35 to 44 years 20,185 7,646 37.9 17,904 5,907 33.0 610 388 63.6 1,671 1,352 80.9
  45 to 54 years 5,699 2,648 46.5 4,538 1,886 41.6 280 163 58.3 881 599 68.0
  55 to 64 years 2,054 1,000 48.7 1,499 662 44.2 166 70 42.3 388 267 68.9
  65 years and over 1,005 658 65.5 540 291 53.9 100 73 73.0 365 293 80.5

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 16,249 45.8 27,845 10,302 37.0 1,923 1,274 66.2 5,696 4,673 82.0
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 1,749 75.9 1,100 711 64.6 302 229 75.9 902 809 89.7
  25 to 34 years 13,305 6,538 49.1 10,294 4,017 39.0 769 556 72.3 2,242 1,965 87.6
  35 to 44 years 13,448 4,910 36.5 11,732 3,666 31.2 466 263 56.3 1,250 982 78.5
  45 to 54 years 4,209 1,839 43.7 3,339 1,287 38.5 213 111 52.4 657 441 67.1
  55 to 64 years 1,404 665 47.4 1,007 413 41.0 81 45 55.1 316 208 65.8
  65 years and over 734 487 66.3 372 209 56.0 70 48 (B) 292 231 79.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 10,747 53.4 16,828 7,915 47.0 776 581 74.9 2,510 2,251 89.7
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,507 88.5 980 823 84.0 82 76 92.7 641 607 94.8
  25 to 34 years 9,250 5,188 56.1 7,817 3,920 50.1 355 275 77.5 1,078 993 92.2
  35 to 44 years 6,736 2,735 40.6 6,172 2,241 36.3 143 125 87.1 421 370 87.8
  45 to 54 years 1,490 809 54.3 1,199 599 50.0 68 52 (B) 224 158 70.5
  55 to 64 years 650 335 51.6 492 249 50.7 85 26 30.2 73 60 (B)
  65 years and over 270 171 63.2 167 83 49.4 31 26 (B) 73 63 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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