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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 17,733 57.2 14,928 5,716 38.3 2,410 1,427 59.2 13,648 10,589 77.6
 
Householder
9,359 5,163 55.2 4,386 1,537 35.0 812 474 58.4 4,161 3,152 75.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 1,515 35.0 4,325 1,515 35.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 7,751 70.5 4,290 2,002 46.7 695 507 72.9 6,013 5,243 87.2
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 2,753 74.9 1,401 744 53.1 245 188 76.7 2,029 1,821 89.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 4,998 68.3 2,889 1,258 43.5 450 319 70.9 3,984 3,422 85.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 2,052 50.4 1,557 524 33.7 254 108 42.6 2,260 1,419 62.8
Other relatives 2,234 1,252 56.1 370 139 37.6 649 338 52.0 1,214 775 63.9

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 17,733 57.2 14,928 5,716 38.3 2,410 1,427 59.2 13,648 10,589 77.6
  Under 18 years 132 124 94.2 0 0 (X) 51 47 (B) 81 77 94.7
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,296 74.2 244 145 59.2 388 215 55.5 1,116 937 84.0
  25 to 34 years 6,636 4,814 72.6 2,594 1,362 52.5 501 307 61.2 3,540 3,146 88.9
  35 to 44 years 8,212 4,668 56.8 4,077 1,496 36.7 541 339 62.5 3,594 2,833 78.8
  45 to 54 years 7,078 3,199 45.2 4,084 1,206 29.5 440 271 61.6 2,554 1,721 67.4
  55 to 64 years 3,970 1,832 46.1 2,337 789 33.7 293 140 47.8 1,340 904 67.4
  65 years and over 3,211 1,799 56.0 1,591 719 45.2 197 109 55.3 1,423 971 68.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 3,582 38.5 5,377 1,601 29.8 1,008 444 44.1 2,929 1,537 52.5
  Under 18 years 21 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 2 (B) 16 11 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 143 44.6 54 22 (B) 168 63 37.8 98 57 58.5
  25 to 34 years 569 160 28.2 326 68 20.8 152 58 38.1 91 35 38.3
  35 to 44 years 1,135 375 33.0 532 118 22.2 189 71 37.9 414 185 44.7
  45 to 54 years 2,605 895 34.3 1,601 394 24.6 195 121 62.0 809 380 46.9
  55 to 64 years 2,403 881 36.7 1,573 448 28.5 166 61 36.7 665 373 56.1
  65 years and over 2,261 1,115 49.3 1,291 551 42.6 132 67 50.8 837 497 59.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 14,151 65.3 9,551 4,116 43.1 1,403 983 70.1 10,719 9,052 84.4
  Under 18 years 110 110 100.0 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 65 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 1,153 80.8 190 122 64.5 220 152 68.9 1,017 879 86.4
  25 to 34 years 6,067 4,654 76.7 2,269 1,294 57.0 349 249 71.3 3,449 3,111 90.2
  35 to 44 years 7,078 4,293 60.7 3,545 1,378 38.9 352 267 75.8 3,180 2,648 83.3
  45 to 54 years 4,473 2,304 51.5 2,483 812 32.7 244 150 61.3 1,745 1,342 76.9
  55 to 64 years 1,567 951 60.7 765 341 44.5 127 79 62.3 676 531 78.6
  65 years and over 950 685 72.1 300 169 56.3 65 42 (B) 586 475 81.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 4,110 55.7 3,014 969 32.1 671 405 60.4 3,690 2,736 74.2
  Under 18 years 54 54 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 32 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 455 70.3 66 17 (B) 127 67 52.9 453 370 81.6
  25 to 34 years 1,435 903 62.9 552 200 36.2 177 128 72.2 706 575 81.5
  35 to 44 years 1,839 915 49.8 710 163 22.9 124 61 49.0 1,005 692 68.8
  45 to 54 years 2,122 1,020 48.0 1,094 314 28.7 133 75 56.7 895 630 70.4
  55 to 64 years 808 462 57.2 408 179 43.7 48 35 (B) 352 248 70.6
  65 years and over 470 302 64.1 183 96 52.6 40 17 (B) 247 188 76.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 10,041 70.2 6,537 3,147 48.2 732 578 78.9 7,028 6,316 89.9
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 699 89.5 124 105 85.0 93 85 90.6 564 509 90.3
  25 to 34 years 4,632 3,751 81.0 1,717 1,094 63.7 172 121 70.3 2,743 2,536 92.4
  35 to 44 years 5,239 3,378 64.5 2,835 1,215 42.9 229 206 90.2 2,175 1,957 90.0
  45 to 54 years 2,350 1,285 54.7 1,389 499 35.9 111 74 66.7 850 711 83.7
  55 to 64 years 759 489 64.4 356 162 45.5 79 44 55.8 324 283 87.3
  65 years and over 479 383 79.9 116 72 62.2 25 25 (B) 338 286 84.6

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 7,406 72.3 4,396 2,272 51.7 613 474 77.2 5,232 4,661 89.1
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 1,016 87.1 168 115 68.7 122 110 90.5 877 791 90.2
  25 to 34 years 3,965 3,036 76.6 1,641 933 56.9 190 156 82.0 2,134 1,947 91.3
  35 to 44 years 2,732 1,863 68.2 1,468 743 50.6 125 91 73.1 1,139 1,029 90.3
  45 to 54 years 1,424 840 59.0 775 322 41.5 58 35 (B) 591 483 81.6
  55 to 64 years 528 320 60.7 243 107 43.9 63 33 (B) 221 180 81.5
  65 years and over 369 273 74.1 102 52 51.1 32 24 (B) 235 197 83.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 4,522 67.7 2,767 1,182 42.7 438 326 74.5 3,474 3,013 86.7
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 543 83.4 76 28 36.4 79 67 85.3 497 449 90.2
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,763 71.5 1,035 492 47.6 141 117 83.2 1,290 1,154 89.4
  35 to 44 years 1,812 1,122 61.9 905 350 38.6 90 67 73.9 816 706 86.4
  45 to 54 years 1,013 620 61.2 514 221 43.0 36 21 (B) 463 378 81.6
  55 to 64 years 365 188 51.5 169 63 37.3 40 10 (B) 156 115 73.7
  65 years and over 314 227 72.4 69 28 (B) 27 20 (B) 218 180 82.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 2,885 81.0 1,629 1,090 66.9 175 147 84.0 1,758 1,647 93.7
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 473 91.9 92 88 95.2 43 43 (B) 380 343 90.2
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,273 84.9 606 441 72.7 50 39 (B) 844 794 94.1
  35 to 44 years 920 741 80.5 563 393 69.9 35 25 (B) 323 323 100.0
  45 to 54 years 411 219 53.4 261 101 38.6 21 14 (B) 128 105 81.8
  55 to 64 years 162 132 81.4 74 44 (B) 23 23 (B) 65 65 (B)
  65 years and over 55 46 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 4 (B) 18 18 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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