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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
202,100 87,498 43.3 162,411 60,657 37.3 11,557 6,544 56.6 28,131 20,297 72.2
 
Householder
65,029 26,339 40.5 51,341 17,405 33.9 4,080 2,232 54.7 9,609 6,702 69.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 51,206 17,404 34.0 51,206 17,404 34.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 57,720 31,538 54.6 43,797 20,328 46.4 3,252 2,239 68.9 10,670 8,971 84.1
  Related children under 6 years 19,710 11,529 58.5 15,196 7,578 49.9 1,153 893 77.5 3,360 3,058 91.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 38,010 20,009 52.6 28,601 12,750 44.6 2,099 1,346 64.1 7,310 5,913 80.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,946 7,345 38.8 12,951 4,011 31.0 1,289 608 47.2 4,706 2,726 57.9
Other relatives 9,199 4,871 53.0 3,115 1,509 48.4 2,937 1,464 49.9 3,147 1,899 60.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
202,100 87,498 43.3 162,411 60,657 37.3 11,557 6,544 56.6 28,131 20,297 72.2
  Under 18 years 415 291 70.0 9 4 (B) 217 145 66.8 189 142 75.4
  18 to 24 years 7,178 5,180 72.2 3,252 2,242 68.9 1,673 1,023 61.1 2,252 1,915 85.0
  25 to 34 years 35,525 20,068 56.5 27,103 13,380 49.4 2,572 1,587 61.7 5,850 5,101 87.2
  35 to 44 years 53,732 24,302 45.2 44,133 17,275 39.1 2,549 1,541 60.5 7,050 5,487 77.8
  45 to 54 years 49,317 16,327 33.1 40,809 11,417 28.0 2,358 1,154 49.0 6,150 3,756 61.1
  55 to 64 years 29,729 9,001 30.3 25,724 6,871 26.7 1,194 560 46.9 2,811 1,571 55.9
  65 years and over 26,204 12,329 47.1 21,380 9,469 44.3 995 535 53.7 3,829 2,325 60.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,007 25,102 31.4 66,567 18,663 28.0 5,115 2,226 43.5 8,324 4,213 50.6
  Under 18 years 146 85 58.4 9 4 (B) 77 50 64.8 60 32 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,318 1,048 45.2 1,010 421 41.7 882 398 45.1 426 229 53.8
  25 to 34 years 5,827 1,415 24.3 4,397 874 19.9 1,010 383 38.0 420 157 37.3
  35 to 44 years 5,899 1,726 29.3 4,491 999 22.2 650 266 40.9 759 462 60.9
  45 to 54 years 19,547 4,637 23.7 16,386 3,199 19.5 1,012 438 43.2 2,150 1,001 46.5
  55 to 64 years 22,855 5,661 24.8 20,514 4,629 22.6 752 309 41.0 1,589 723 45.5
  65 years and over 23,413 10,529 45.0 19,760 8,537 43.2 732 383 52.2 2,921 1,609 55.1

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
122,093 62,396 51.1 95,844 41,994 43.8 6,442 4,318 67.0 19,807 16,085 81.2
  Under 18 years 269 205 76.3 0 0 (X) 140 95 67.9 129 110 85.5
  18 to 24 years 4,859 4,131 85.0 2,242 1,821 81.2 791 625 79.0 1,826 1,685 92.3
  25 to 34 years 29,698 18,653 62.8 22,706 12,506 55.1 1,562 1,203 77.0 5,430 4,944 91.1
  35 to 44 years 47,833 22,576 47.2 39,643 16,276 41.1 1,900 1,275 67.1 6,291 5,025 79.9
  45 to 54 years 29,770 11,690 39.3 24,423 8,217 33.6 1,346 717 53.2 4,001 2,756 68.9
  55 to 64 years 6,874 3,341 48.6 5,210 2,242 43.0 442 251 56.9 1,222 848 69.4
  65 years and over 2,790 1,800 64.5 1,620 932 57.5 262 152 57.9 908 716 78.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
41,417 17,209 41.5 30,073 9,456 31.4 3,287 1,986 60.4 8,057 5,767 71.6
  Under 18 years 181 144 79.8 0 0 (X) 111 85 76.8 70 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,499 1,942 77.7 1,089 778 71.4 533 391 73.4 878 773 88.0
  25 to 34 years 8,648 3,902 45.1 6,295 2,068 32.8 801 565 70.5 1,551 1,270 81.8
  35 to 44 years 11,098 4,350 39.2 8,082 2,350 29.1 804 462 57.5 2,212 1,538 69.5
  45 to 54 years 13,700 4,462 32.6 10,808 2,795 25.9 697 318 45.6 2,195 1,350 61.5
  55 to 64 years 3,731 1,440 38.6 2,929 992 33.9 217 101 46.7 584 346 59.3
  65 years and over 1,560 968 62.1 871 474 54.4 123 63 51.3 567 431 76.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,676 45,188 56.0 65,771 32,538 49.5 3,155 2,332 73.9 11,751 10,318 87.8
  Under 18 years 88 61 69.3 0 0 (X) 28 9 (B) 59 51 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,360 2,190 92.8 1,153 1,044 90.5 258 234 90.6 949 913 96.2
  25 to 34 years 21,050 14,751 70.1 16,411 10,438 63.6 761 638 83.9 3,879 3,675 94.7
  35 to 44 years 36,735 18,226 49.6 31,561 13,926 44.1 1,096 813 74.2 4,079 3,487 85.5
  45 to 54 years 16,070 7,228 45.0 13,615 5,423 39.8 649 399 61.5 1,806 1,406 77.9
  55 to 64 years 3,143 1,901 60.5 2,281 1,250 54.8 224 150 66.8 638 501 78.6
  65 years and over 1,230 832 67.6 750 458 61.1 139 89 63.8 342 285 83.4

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,443 33,376 58.1 45,970 23,447 51.0 2,787 2,118 76.0 8,686 7,810 89.9
  Under 18 years 74 62 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 24 (B) 40 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,160 3,629 87.2 2,144 1,741 81.2 409 357 87.3 1,608 1,532 95.3
  25 to 34 years 23,293 14,379 61.7 18,630 10,152 54.5 1,146 918 80.1 3,518 3,309 94.1
  35 to 44 years 20,837 9,933 47.7 18,408 7,917 43.0 640 466 72.9 1,790 1,549 86.5
  45 to 54 years 5,894 3,270 55.5 4,674 2,387 51.1 285 174 61.1 934 709 75.8
  55 to 64 years 2,143 1,284 59.9 1,554 844 54.3 170 103 60.7 419 336 80.3
  65 years and over 1,041 819 78.6 560 406 72.5 104 76 73.5 377 336 89.1

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
36,611 20,185 55.1 28,627 13,413 46.9 1,998 1,475 73.8 5,986 5,297 88.5
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,379 1,968 82.7 1,125 823 73.2 323 271 83.9 931 874 93.8
  25 to 34 years 13,691 7,952 58.1 10,567 5,146 48.7 786 621 78.9 2,338 2,185 93.4
  35 to 44 years 13,902 6,470 46.5 12,058 4,989 41.4 492 338 68.7 1,353 1,143 84.5
  45 to 54 years 4,343 2,270 52.3 3,430 1,622 47.3 218 122 56.0 695 526 75.6
  55 to 64 years 1,470 866 58.9 1,057 554 52.4 85 52 60.9 329 260 79.2
  65 years and over 764 598 78.2 391 278 71.2 71 49 (B) 302 271 89.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,833 13,191 63.3 17,343 10,034 57.9 789 644 81.5 2,700 2,514 93.1
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,781 1,661 93.3 1,019 917 90.0 86 86 100.0 677 658 97.3
  25 to 34 years 9,602 6,427 66.9 8,063 5,006 62.1 360 297 82.7 1,179 1,125 95.3
  35 to 44 years 6,935 3,462 49.9 6,350 2,928 46.1 148 128 86.7 438 406 92.8
  45 to 54 years 1,551 1,000 64.5 1,244 764 61.4 68 53 (B) 239 183 76.4
  55 to 64 years 672 418 62.2 497 290 58.4 85 52 60.5 90 76 84.7
  65 years and over 277 221 79.7 169 128 75.6 32 27 (B) 75 65 86.6

Poverty Footnotes


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