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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 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 300% of poverty (5) Percentage below 300% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 114,664 46.2 189,191 72,671 38.4 15,083 8,777 58.2 44,027 33,217 75.4
 
Householder
78,874 34,206 43.4 59,137 20,644 34.9 5,255 2,961 56.3 14,482 10,602 73.2
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 20,644 34.9 59,137 20,644 34.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 42,411 58.1 51,344 24,376 47.5 4,180 2,964 70.9 17,456 15,071 86.3
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 15,252 61.3 17,768 8,947 50.4 1,466 1,157 78.9 5,651 5,148 91.1
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 27,159 56.5 33,577 15,429 46.0 2,714 1,807 66.6 11,806 9,922 84.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 10,398 42.6 15,493 5,062 32.7 1,622 795 49.0 7,300 4,541 62.2
Other relatives 12,895 7,006 54.3 4,080 1,945 47.7 4,026 2,057 51.1 4,789 3,004 62.7

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 114,664 46.2 189,191 72,671 38.4 15,083 8,777 58.2 44,027 33,217 75.4
  Under 18 years 637 477 75.0 9 4 (B) 305 209 68.7 323 265 82.0
  18 to 24 years 9,585 7,038 73.4 3,688 2,527 68.5 2,299 1,430 62.2 3,598 3,081 85.6
  25 to 34 years 45,039 26,609 59.1 31,822 15,828 49.7 3,371 2,078 61.6 9,846 8,703 88.4
  35 to 44 years 66,268 31,677 47.8 51,786 20,667 39.9 3,306 2,016 61.0 11,176 8,995 80.5
  45 to 54 years 60,118 21,672 36.0 48,004 14,223 29.6 2,952 1,544 52.3 9,162 5,906 64.5
  55 to 64 years 35,865 12,051 33.6 29,897 8,540 28.6 1,574 791 50.2 4,394 2,721 61.9
  65 years and over 30,789 15,140 49.2 23,985 10,883 45.4 1,277 711 55.7 5,527 3,546 64.2

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 31,419 33.2 75,920 22,014 29.0 6,719 2,999 44.6 11,995 6,406 53.4
  Under 18 years 207 111 53.8 9 4 (B) 104 54 51.6 94 54 57.8
  18 to 24 years 2,920 1,363 46.7 1,128 469 41.6 1,190 555 46.6 602 339 56.3
  25 to 34 years 7,150 1,827 25.6 5,225 1,095 21.0 1,316 490 37.3 609 242 39.7
  35 to 44 years 7,527 2,351 31.2 5,356 1,226 22.9 930 382 41.1 1,242 742 59.7
  45 to 54 years 23,410 6,127 26.2 19,004 3,988 21.0 1,288 612 47.6 3,118 1,526 48.9
  55 to 64 years 26,744 7,281 27.2 23,353 5,598 24.0 982 429 43.7 2,409 1,254 52.1
  65 years and over 26,677 12,359 46.3 21,845 9,634 44.1 910 476 52.3 3,922 2,249 57.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 83,245 54.2 113,271 50,657 44.7 8,363 5,778 69.1 32,031 26,810 83.7
  Under 18 years 429 366 85.2 0 0 (X) 200 155 77.6 229 210 91.9
  18 to 24 years 6,665 5,675 85.1 2,560 2,057 80.4 1,109 875 78.9 2,997 2,742 91.5
  25 to 34 years 37,890 24,782 65.4 26,597 14,733 55.4 2,056 1,587 77.2 9,237 8,462 91.6
  35 to 44 years 58,740 29,326 49.9 46,430 19,440 41.9 2,376 1,633 68.7 9,934 8,253 83.1
  45 to 54 years 36,708 15,546 42.3 29,000 10,235 35.3 1,665 931 55.9 6,044 4,380 72.5
  55 to 64 years 9,121 4,770 52.3 6,544 2,942 45.0 592 362 61.1 1,986 1,466 73.8
  65 years and over 4,112 2,781 67.6 2,140 1,250 58.4 366 234 63.9 1,605 1,297 80.8

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 23,319 44.6 35,753 11,551 32.3 4,194 2,604 62.1 12,315 9,164 74.4
  Under 18 years 258 221 85.8 0 0 (X) 141 116 81.8 117 106 90.7
  18 to 24 years 3,336 2,607 78.2 1,204 838 69.6 719 524 72.9 1,413 1,245 88.1
  25 to 34 years 10,868 5,104 47.0 7,443 2,401 32.3 1,056 760 71.9 2,369 1,943 82.0
  35 to 44 years 13,900 5,811 41.8 9,583 2,844 29.7 968 547 56.5 3,350 2,420 72.3
  45 to 54 years 16,816 6,026 35.8 12,737 3,484 27.4 858 421 49.1 3,221 2,120 65.8
  55 to 64 years 4,905 2,133 43.5 3,648 1,339 36.7 277 141 50.9 980 653 66.7
  65 years and over 2,179 1,416 65.0 1,138 644 56.6 175 95 54.4 866 676 78.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 59,927 59.1 77,519 39,106 50.4 4,169 3,174 76.1 19,716 17,647 89.5
  Under 18 years 171 145 84.3 0 0 (X) 59 40 (B) 112 105 93.1
  18 to 24 years 3,329 3,067 92.1 1,356 1,219 89.9 390 351 89.9 1,583 1,497 94.6
  25 to 34 years 27,022 19,678 72.8 19,154 12,332 64.4 999 828 82.8 6,868 6,519 94.9
  35 to 44 years 44,840 23,515 52.4 36,848 16,596 45.0 1,408 1,086 77.1 6,584 5,832 88.6
  45 to 54 years 19,892 9,520 47.9 16,262 6,750 41.5 807 510 63.2 2,823 2,259 80.0
  55 to 64 years 4,217 2,637 62.5 2,896 1,603 55.3 315 221 70.1 1,006 813 80.8
  65 years and over 1,933 1,365 70.6 1,003 605 60.4 191 139 72.6 739 621 84.0

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 43,814 60.4 54,222 27,787 51.2 3,603 2,805 77.9 14,672 13,222 90.1
  Under 18 years 142 130 91.7 0 0 (X) 59 49 (B) 83 81 98.4
  18 to 24 years 5,578 4,917 88.2 2,424 1,962 80.9 566 506 89.5 2,588 2,450 94.6
  25 to 34 years 28,989 18,491 63.8 21,651 11,788 54.4 1,404 1,143 81.5 5,934 5,559 93.7
  35 to 44 years 25,455 12,801 50.3 21,544 9,426 43.8 803 600 74.7 3,108 2,775 89.3
  45 to 54 years 7,856 4,495 57.2 5,863 3,013 51.4 359 214 59.8 1,635 1,268 77.5
  55 to 64 years 2,895 1,762 60.9 1,974 1,069 54.2 249 158 63.6 672 535 79.6
  65 years and over 1,582 1,218 77.0 768 530 69.0 164 135 81.9 650 554 85.2

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 26,675 57.4 33,867 15,848 46.8 2,592 1,965 75.8 9,982 8,862 88.8
  Under 18 years 128 128 100.0 0 0 (X) 47 47 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 2,679 84.6 1,253 903 72.1 423 364 86.0 1,490 1,411 94.8
  25 to 34 years 17,224 10,391 60.3 12,407 6,031 48.6 979 796 81.2 3,837 3,565 92.9
  35 to 44 years 16,997 8,285 48.7 14,077 5,849 41.5 611 429 70.2 2,309 2,007 86.9
  45 to 54 years 5,688 3,099 54.5 4,224 2,015 47.7 267 147 55.2 1,198 936 78.2
  55 to 64 years 2,025 1,175 58.0 1,372 700 51.0 141 84 59.6 512 391 76.3
  65 years and over 1,214 919 75.7 535 350 65.4 124 99 79.8 556 470 84.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 17,139 65.8 20,355 11,939 58.7 1,011 840 83.1 4,689 4,360 93.0
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 2,239 92.8 1,171 1,058 90.4 142 142 100.0 1,099 1,038 94.5
  25 to 34 years 11,765 8,099 68.8 9,244 5,757 62.3 424 348 82.0 2,097 1,994 95.1
  35 to 44 years 8,458 4,516 53.4 7,467 3,578 47.9 192 171 89.1 799 768 96.0
  45 to 54 years 2,168 1,396 64.4 1,639 998 60.9 92 67 73.1 437 331 75.8
  55 to 64 years 870 587 67.5 601 368 61.3 108 74 68.8 160 144 90.0
  65 years and over 368 299 81.2 233 180 77.0 41 36 (B) 95 84 88.5

Poverty Footnotes


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