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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 20,184 65.1 14,928 7,167 48.0 2,410 1,649 68.4 13,648 11,368 83.3
 
Householder
9,359 5,888 62.9 4,386 1,931 44.0 812 547 67.3 4,161 3,410 82.0
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 1,911 44.2 4,325 1,911 44.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 8,523 77.5 4,290 2,482 57.9 695 558 80.2 6,013 5,483 91.2
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 2,949 80.2 1,401 860 61.3 245 207 84.4 2,029 1,882 92.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 5,574 76.1 2,889 1,623 56.2 450 351 78.0 3,984 3,600 90.4
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 2,408 59.2 1,557 657 42.2 254 144 56.9 2,260 1,607 71.1
Other relatives 2,234 1,454 65.1 370 185 50.0 649 400 61.6 1,214 868 71.5

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 20,184 65.1 14,928 7,167 48.0 2,410 1,649 68.4 13,648 11,368 83.3
  Under 18 years 132 125 94.5 0 0 (X) 51 47 (B) 81 77 95.3
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,413 80.8 244 161 66.0 388 255 65.7 1,116 997 89.3
  25 to 34 years 6,636 5,198 78.3 2,594 1,589 61.3 501 343 68.4 3,540 3,265 92.2
  35 to 44 years 8,212 5,355 65.2 4,077 1,891 46.4 541 385 71.1 3,594 3,079 85.7
  45 to 54 years 7,078 3,805 53.8 4,084 1,609 39.4 440 306 69.7 2,554 1,890 74.0
  55 to 64 years 3,970 2,196 55.3 2,337 1,013 43.3 293 185 63.3 1,340 997 74.4
  65 years and over 3,211 2,094 65.2 1,591 904 56.8 197 127 64.6 1,423 1,063 74.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 4,382 47.0 5,377 2,014 37.5 1,008 546 54.2 2,929 1,822 62.2
  Under 18 years 21 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 2 (B) 16 12 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 180 56.0 54 26 (B) 168 86 51.1 98 68 69.4
  25 to 34 years 569 202 35.5 326 91 28.1 152 63 41.4 91 48 52.6
  35 to 44 years 1,135 476 41.9 532 141 26.6 189 94 49.8 414 240 58.1
  45 to 54 years 2,605 1,060 40.7 1,601 482 30.1 195 133 68.2 809 444 54.9
  55 to 64 years 2,403 1,095 45.6 1,573 567 36.1 166 91 54.9 665 437 65.7
  65 years and over 2,261 1,356 60.0 1,291 706 54.7 132 77 58.2 837 573 68.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 15,802 72.9 9,551 5,153 54.0 1,403 1,103 78.6 10,719 9,546 89.1
  Under 18 years 110 110 100.0 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 65 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 1,233 86.4 190 136 71.4 220 169 76.9 1,017 928 91.2
  25 to 34 years 6,067 4,996 82.3 2,269 1,498 66.0 349 280 80.2 3,449 3,218 93.3
  35 to 44 years 7,078 4,879 68.9 3,545 1,749 49.3 352 291 82.5 3,180 2,839 89.3
  45 to 54 years 4,473 2,745 61.4 2,483 1,126 45.4 244 173 70.9 1,745 1,446 82.8
  55 to 64 years 1,567 1,101 70.3 765 446 58.3 127 94 74.3 676 561 83.0
  65 years and over 950 738 77.7 300 197 65.8 65 50 (B) 586 490 83.8

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 4,670 63.3 3,014 1,202 39.9 671 479 71.3 3,690 2,990 81.0
  Under 18 years 54 54 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 32 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 520 80.5 66 26 (B) 127 85 66.8 453 409 90.3
  25 to 34 years 1,435 957 66.7 552 214 38.9 177 152 85.5 706 591 83.8
  35 to 44 years 1,839 1,068 58.1 710 209 29.5 124 66 53.7 1,005 792 78.8
  45 to 54 years 2,122 1,188 56.0 1,094 399 36.5 133 94 70.3 895 695 77.7
  55 to 64 years 808 537 66.5 408 228 55.7 48 35 (B) 352 274 78.0
  65 years and over 470 345 73.4 183 125 68.2 40 25 (B) 247 195 78.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 11,132 77.9 6,537 3,951 60.4 732 624 85.3 7,028 6,557 93.3
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 713 91.3 124 110 88.6 93 85 90.6 564 519 92.0
  25 to 34 years 4,632 4,038 87.2 1,717 1,283 74.8 172 128 74.7 2,743 2,626 95.7
  35 to 44 years 5,239 3,811 72.7 2,835 1,540 54.3 229 225 98.2 2,175 2,046 94.1
  45 to 54 years 2,350 1,557 66.3 1,389 727 52.4 111 80 71.6 850 750 88.3
  55 to 64 years 759 564 74.3 356 218 61.3 79 59 75.2 324 286 88.4
  65 years and over 479 392 81.9 116 72 62.2 25 25 (B) 338 295 87.3

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 7,978 77.9 4,396 2,624 59.7 613 526 85.8 5,232 4,828 92.3
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 1,065 91.3 168 128 76.5 122 114 94.0 877 823 93.8
  25 to 34 years 3,965 3,232 81.5 1,641 1,059 64.5 190 169 88.7 2,134 2,005 94.0
  35 to 44 years 2,732 2,049 75.0 1,468 856 58.4 125 109 87.2 1,139 1,084 95.1
  45 to 54 years 1,424 928 65.2 775 392 50.5 58 35 (B) 591 501 84.7
  55 to 64 years 528 365 69.2 243 137 56.4 63 43 (B) 221 185 83.5
  65 years and over 369 281 76.1 102 52 51.1 32 32 (B) 235 197 83.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 4,964 74.3 2,767 1,440 52.0 438 370 84.4 3,474 3,154 90.8
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 588 90.2 76 36 48.0 79 71 90.7 497 480 96.5
  25 to 34 years 2,466 1,922 78.0 1,035 595 57.5 141 130 92.2 1,290 1,197 92.8
  35 to 44 years 1,812 1,279 70.6 905 443 49.0 90 75 83.0 816 761 93.2
  45 to 54 years 1,013 669 66.0 514 264 51.3 36 21 (B) 463 384 82.9
  55 to 64 years 365 213 58.2 169 73 43.1 40 20 (B) 156 119 76.5
  65 years and over 314 235 74.9 69 28 (B) 27 27 (B) 218 180 82.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 3,014 84.6 1,629 1,184 72.7 175 157 89.3 1,758 1,673 95.2
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 478 92.8 92 92 100.0 43 43 (B) 380 343 90.2
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,310 87.4 606 463 76.5 50 39 (B) 844 808 95.7
  35 to 44 years 920 770 83.7 563 413 73.4 35 34 (B) 323 323 100.0
  45 to 54 years 411 259 63.0 261 128 48.9 21 14 (B) 128 117 91.2
  55 to 64 years 162 153 94.0 74 64 (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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