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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 85,079 43.0 159,476 59,347 37.2 11,277 6,357 56.4 27,010 19,376 71.7
 
Householder
64,183 25,897 40.3 50,779 17,166 33.8 3,999 2,188 54.7 9,405 6,542 69.6
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 17,192 33.9 50,731 17,192 33.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 30,093 54.4 42,235 19,600 46.4 3,117 2,135 68.5 9,987 8,358 83.7
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 10,942 58.4 14,528 7,274 50.1 1,104 852 77.2 3,099 2,816 90.9
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 19,151 52.3 27,707 12,327 44.5 2,013 1,282 63.7 6,888 5,542 80.5
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 7,141 38.6 12,676 3,917 30.9 1,264 591 46.7 4,558 2,633 57.8
Other relatives 9,013 4,757 52.8 3,055 1,471 48.1 2,896 1,443 49.8 3,061 1,842 60.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 85,079 43.0 159,476 59,347 37.2 11,277 6,357 56.4 27,010 19,376 71.7
  Under 18 years 409 284 69.6 9 4 (B) 212 140 66.0 187 141 75.2
  18 to 24 years 6,968 4,999 71.7 3,177 2,183 68.7 1,621 976 60.2 2,170 1,839 84.8
  25 to 34 years 34,463 19,370 56.2 26,417 12,980 49.1 2,517 1,565 62.2 5,529 4,825 87.3
  35 to 44 years 52,365 23,565 45.0 43,207 16,897 39.1 2,480 1,491 60.1 6,678 5,176 77.5
  45 to 54 years 48,430 15,919 32.9 40,166 11,193 27.9 2,301 1,113 48.4 5,963 3,612 60.6
  55 to 64 years 29,236 8,804 30.1 25,339 6,738 26.6 1,169 549 46.9 2,728 1,517 55.6
  65 years and over 25,893 12,139 46.9 21,162 9,352 44.2 976 522 53.5 3,755 2,265 60.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 24,735 31.3 65,908 18,432 28.0 5,046 2,189 43.4 8,145 4,114 50.5
  Under 18 years 143 82 57.4 9 4 (B) 75 48 (B) 58 30 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 1,027 45.1 998 416 41.7 864 384 44.5 418 226 54.2
  25 to 34 years 5,729 1,372 23.9 4,342 848 19.5 989 378 38.3 399 146 36.6
  35 to 44 years 5,833 1,703 29.2 4,455 990 22.2 646 263 40.8 732 450 61.4
  45 to 54 years 19,328 4,565 23.6 16,212 3,156 19.5 1,003 433 43.2 2,114 976 46.2
  55 to 64 years 22,587 5,581 24.7 20,293 4,566 22.5 747 306 41.0 1,548 709 45.8
  65 years and over 23,200 10,405 44.8 19,600 8,453 43.1 723 375 51.9 2,877 1,576 54.8

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 60,344 50.9 93,568 40,914 43.7 6,231 4,168 66.9 18,865 15,262 80.9
  Under 18 years 266 202 76.1 0 0 (X) 137 92 67.2 129 110 85.5
  18 to 24 years 4,689 3,972 84.7 2,179 1,767 81.1 757 592 78.1 1,752 1,613 92.0
  25 to 34 years 28,734 17,998 62.6 22,075 12,132 55.0 1,528 1,187 77.7 5,130 4,679 91.2
  35 to 44 years 46,532 21,861 47.0 38,752 15,907 41.0 1,834 1,228 67.0 5,946 4,726 79.5
  45 to 54 years 29,101 11,353 39.0 23,954 8,037 33.6 1,298 680 52.4 3,849 2,637 68.5
  55 to 64 years 6,649 3,223 48.5 5,046 2,172 43.0 422 242 57.4 1,180 808 68.5
  65 years and over 2,694 1,734 64.4 1,562 899 57.5 254 147 58.1 878 688 78.4

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 16,701 41.4 29,435 9,240 31.4 3,166 1,908 60.3 7,783 5,553 71.3
  Under 18 years 178 142 79.4 0 0 (X) 108 83 76.2 70 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 1,879 77.2 1,076 767 71.3 506 364 72.0 851 747 87.8
  25 to 34 years 8,401 3,785 45.1 6,135 2,014 32.8 777 557 71.7 1,489 1,215 81.6
  35 to 44 years 10,790 4,200 38.9 7,906 2,294 29.0 770 440 57.2 2,114 1,466 69.3
  45 to 54 years 13,434 4,357 32.4 10,623 2,742 25.8 679 305 44.9 2,131 1,310 61.5
  55 to 64 years 3,633 1,401 38.6 2,852 967 33.9 205 96 46.9 576 338 58.7
  65 years and over 1,514 937 61.9 843 456 54.1 120 63 52.8 552 418 75.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 43,643 55.8 64,133 31,675 49.4 3,066 2,260 73.7 11,082 9,709 87.6
  Under 18 years 88 61 69.3 0 0 (X) 28 9 (B) 59 51 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 2,093 92.8 1,103 1,000 90.7 251 227 90.5 902 866 96.0
  25 to 34 years 20,333 14,213 69.9 15,940 10,119 63.5 751 630 83.8 3,641 3,465 95.2
  35 to 44 years 35,742 17,662 49.4 30,846 13,614 44.1 1,064 788 74.0 3,832 3,260 85.1
  45 to 54 years 15,667 6,997 44.7 13,330 5,295 39.7 619 375 60.6 1,718 1,327 77.2
  55 to 64 years 3,016 1,821 60.4 2,194 1,205 54.9 218 147 67.3 604 470 77.9
  65 years and over 1,180 797 67.5 720 443 61.5 134 84 62.8 327 270 82.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 32,190 57.9 44,672 22,771 51.0 2,699 2,053 76.0 8,206 7,367 89.8
  Under 18 years 74 62 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 24 (B) 40 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 3,487 87.0 2,080 1,687 81.1 384 333 86.6 1,543 1,467 95.1
  25 to 34 years 22,555 13,885 61.6 18,111 9,847 54.4 1,124 905 80.5 3,320 3,134 94.4
  35 to 44 years 20,185 9,596 47.5 17,904 7,718 43.1 610 441 72.3 1,671 1,437 86.0
  45 to 54 years 5,699 3,144 55.2 4,538 2,313 51.0 280 174 62.1 881 658 74.7
  55 to 64 years 2,054 1,226 59.7 1,499 815 54.4 166 102 61.4 388 308 79.5
  65 years and over 1,005 790 78.7 540 392 72.6 100 74 73.9 365 324 88.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 19,474 54.9 27,845 13,028 46.8 1,923 1,421 73.9 5,696 5,025 88.2
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 1,897 82.3 1,100 802 72.9 302 251 83.0 902 845 93.7
  25 to 34 years 13,305 7,707 57.9 10,294 5,001 48.6 769 611 79.5 2,242 2,095 93.4
  35 to 44 years 13,448 6,217 46.2 11,732 4,854 41.4 466 316 67.8 1,250 1,047 83.8
  45 to 54 years 4,209 2,191 52.0 3,339 1,579 47.3 213 122 57.1 657 491 74.7
  55 to 64 years 1,404 828 59.0 1,007 529 52.5 81 50 62.4 316 249 78.8
  65 years and over 734 574 78.1 372 264 70.9 70 48 (B) 292 261 89.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 12,716 63.2 16,828 9,743 57.9 776 632 81.4 2,510 2,342 93.3
  Under 18 years 14 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 1 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,589 93.3 980 885 90.3 82 82 100.0 641 622 97.1
  25 to 34 years 9,250 6,178 66.8 7,817 4,846 62.0 355 293 82.7 1,078 1,039 96.4
  35 to 44 years 6,736 3,379 50.2 6,172 2,864 46.4 143 125 87.1 421 390 92.6
  45 to 54 years 1,490 954 64.0 1,199 734 61.2 68 53 (B) 224 167 74.7
  55 to 64 years 650 398 61.2 492 286 58.2 85 52 60.5 73 60 (B)
  65 years and over 270 217 80.2 167 128 76.5 31 26 (B) 73 63 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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