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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 44,762 28.1 132,482 30,430 23.0 8,063 3,550 44.0 18,799 10,783 57.4
 
Householder
54,450 14,909 27.4 44,281 9,581 21.6 3,069 1,335 43.5 7,100 3,993 56.2
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 44,038 9,546 21.7 44,038 9,546 21.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 40,707 14,727 36.2 32,195 9,055 28.1 2,248 1,215 54.1 6,265 4,457 71.1
  Related children under 6 years 13,032 5,136 39.4 10,629 3,277 30.8 707 461 65.2 1,696 1,398 82.4
  Related children 6 to 17 years 27,675 9,591 34.7 21,566 5,778 26.8 1,540 754 49.0 4,569 3,059 67.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 14,739 3,650 24.8 10,191 1,780 17.5 1,081 385 35.6 3,467 1,485 42.8
Other relatives 5,410 1,930 35.7 1,777 468 26.3 1,665 614 36.9 1,968 848 43.1

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
159,344 44,762 28.1 132,482 30,430 23.0 8,063 3,550 44.0 18,799 10,783 57.4
  Under 18 years 203 112 55.2 4 2 (B) 108 62 56.9 91 48 52.6
  18 to 24 years 4,212 2,431 57.7 2,070 1,108 53.5 908 382 42.1 1,233 941 76.3
  25 to 34 years 24,298 9,247 38.1 19,565 5,906 30.2 1,472 783 53.2 3,261 2,558 78.4
  35 to 44 years 40,765 11,413 28.0 34,484 7,728 22.4 1,792 852 47.5 4,489 2,834 63.1
  45 to 54 years 40,786 8,274 20.3 34,329 5,544 16.2 1,907 707 37.1 4,549 2,023 44.5
  55 to 64 years 25,575 5,188 20.3 22,569 3,985 17.7 1,029 374 36.4 1,977 828 41.9
  65 years and over 23,506 8,097 34.4 19,461 6,156 31.6 847 389 45.9 3,198 1,552 48.5

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
70,366 15,374 21.8 60,133 11,629 19.3 3,672 1,247 33.9 6,561 2,498 38.1
  Under 18 years 97 43 44.6 4 2 (B) 53 26 (B) 40 15 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,699 506 29.8 813 231 28.5 576 155 27.0 310 119 38.4
  25 to 34 years 4,562 626 13.7 3,799 420 11.0 495 136 27.5 268 70 26.3
  35 to 44 years 4,823 985 20.4 3,890 591 15.2 409 127 31.1 523 267 51.1
  45 to 54 years 17,194 2,544 14.8 14,603 1,723 11.8 849 297 34.9 1,741 524 30.1
  55 to 64 years 20,582 3,604 17.5 18,736 2,971 15.9 659 232 35.3 1,187 400 33.7
  65 years and over 21,411 7,066 33.0 18,287 5,690 31.1 631 273 43.3 2,492 1,102 44.2

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
88,978 29,388 33.0 72,349 18,800 26.0 4,391 2,303 52.4 12,238 8,285 67.7
  Under 18 years 107 69 64.7 0 0 (X) 55 36 (B) 51 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,513 1,925 76.6 1,257 876 69.7 332 227 68.3 924 822 89.0
  25 to 34 years 19,736 8,621 43.7 15,767 5,486 34.8 976 647 66.3 2,993 2,487 83.1
  35 to 44 years 35,942 10,428 29.0 30,593 7,136 23.3 1,383 725 52.4 3,966 2,567 64.7
  45 to 54 years 23,592 5,730 24.3 19,726 3,821 19.4 1,058 410 38.8 2,808 1,499 53.4
  55 to 64 years 4,993 1,584 31.7 3,833 1,014 26.5 370 142 38.4 790 428 54.2
  65 years and over 2,096 1,031 49.2 1,174 466 39.7 216 116 53.5 706 449 63.6

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
31,918 8,552 26.8 23,981 4,179 17.4 2,309 1,113 48.2 5,628 3,260 57.9
  Under 18 years 71 49 (B) 0 0 (X) 46 36 (B) 25 14 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,394 947 67.9 634 354 55.8 252 169 67.1 508 424 83.5
  25 to 34 years 6,478 1,927 29.7 4,945 889 18.0 540 324 60.0 993 714 71.9
  35 to 44 years 8,604 2,072 24.1 6,430 916 14.3 611 284 46.5 1,562 871 55.8
  45 to 54 years 11,310 2,318 20.5 9,076 1,344 14.8 578 190 32.8 1,655 784 47.3
  55 to 64 years 2,847 680 23.9 2,232 429 19.2 179 63 35.4 436 189 43.2
  65 years and over 1,214 559 46.1 664 247 37.3 102 47 46.0 448 265 59.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,059 20,836 36.5 48,368 14,622 30.2 2,082 1,190 57.2 6,610 5,024 76.0
  Under 18 years 35 20 (B) 0 0 (X) 9 0 (B) 27 20 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,119 978 87.5 623 523 83.9 80 58 72.2 416 398 95.7
  25 to 34 years 13,258 6,694 50.5 10,822 4,598 42.5 436 323 74.1 2,000 1,773 88.7
  35 to 44 years 27,338 8,356 30.6 24,163 6,220 25.7 772 441 57.1 2,403 1,695 70.5
  45 to 54 years 12,282 3,412 27.8 10,650 2,477 23.3 480 221 46.0 1,153 715 62.0
  55 to 64 years 2,145 904 42.1 1,601 586 36.6 192 79 41.1 353 239 67.8
  65 years and over 882 472 53.5 510 219 42.9 114 69 60.3 258 184 71.4

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
39,210 15,171 38.7 32,825 10,353 31.5 1,752 1,094 62.5 4,633 3,724 80.4
  Under 18 years 6 5 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 6 5 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,249 1,789 79.5 1,216 853 70.2 214 170 79.3 819 766 93.6
  25 to 34 years 15,714 6,625 42.2 13,144 4,536 34.5 713 497 69.7 1,857 1,592 85.7
  35 to 44 years 15,271 4,270 28.0 13,942 3,379 24.2 383 203 53.0 945 689 72.9
  45 to 54 years 3,840 1,405 36.6 3,127 1,004 32.1 202 104 51.6 511 297 58.2
  55 to 64 years 1,398 609 43.6 1,027 390 38.0 149 56 37.7 222 163 73.5
  65 years and over 733 468 63.9 369 192 52.0 91 64 70.8 274 212 77.6

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
25,047 9,026 36.0 20,482 5,697 27.8 1,277 753 59.0 3,289 2,576 78.3
  Under 18 years 4 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 4 4 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,346 996 73.9 644 374 58.0 183 138 75.6 520 484 93.1
  25 to 34 years 9,238 3,655 39.6 7,463 2,239 30.0 508 341 67.1 1,267 1,075 84.9
  35 to 44 years 10,088 2,659 26.4 9,062 2,007 22.1 296 130 43.8 730 523 71.6
  45 to 54 years 2,897 974 33.6 2,377 710 29.9 158 68 43.3 362 196 54.1
  55 to 64 years 905 381 42.1 659 221 33.6 66 31 (B) 180 129 71.5
  65 years and over 568 356 62.6 276 146 52.9 66 45 (B) 226 165 73.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,163 6,145 43.4 12,344 4,656 37.7 475 342 71.9 1,344 1,148 85.4
  Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 902 793 87.9 572 479 83.8 32 32 (B) 299 282 94.4
  25 to 34 years 6,475 2,969 45.9 5,680 2,297 40.4 204 156 76.3 591 517 87.4
  35 to 44 years 5,183 1,611 31.1 4,880 1,372 28.1 87 73 84.2 215 166 77.1
  45 to 54 years 943 431 45.7 750 293 39.1 44 36 (B) 148 101 68.2
  55 to 64 years 492 228 46.3 368 169 45.9 83 25 30.2 42 34 (B)
  65 years and over 166 113 68.1 93 46 49.1 25 20 (B) 48 47 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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