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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 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 400% of poverty (5) Percentage below 400% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 149,970 60.4 189,191 101,392 53.6 15,083 10,921 72.4 44,027 37,657 85.5
 
Householder
78,874 45,156 57.3 59,137 29,286 49.5 5,255 3,722 70.8 14,482 12,148 83.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 29,286 49.5 59,137 29,286 49.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 52,325 71.7 51,344 32,628 63.5 4,180 3,456 82.7 17,456 16,241 93.0
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 18,378 73.9 17,768 11,680 65.7 1,466 1,294 88.3 5,651 5,404 95.6
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 33,947 70.6 33,577 20,947 62.4 2,714 2,162 79.7 11,806 10,837 91.8
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 14,165 58.0 15,493 7,515 48.5 1,622 1,048 64.6 7,300 5,602 76.7
Other relatives 12,895 9,037 70.1 4,080 2,678 65.6 4,026 2,695 66.9 4,789 3,665 76.5

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 149,970 60.4 189,191 101,392 53.6 15,083 10,921 72.4 44,027 37,657 85.5
  Under 18 years 637 539 84.7 9 4 (B) 305 255 83.9 323 280 86.8
  18 to 24 years 9,585 8,141 84.9 3,688 3,092 83.8 2,299 1,745 75.9 3,598 3,304 91.8
  25 to 34 years 45,039 32,389 71.9 31,822 20,642 64.9 3,371 2,549 75.6 9,846 9,198 93.4
  35 to 44 years 66,268 41,676 62.9 51,786 29,179 56.3 3,306 2,426 73.4 11,176 10,071 90.1
  45 to 54 years 60,118 30,872 51.4 48,004 21,635 45.1 2,952 2,024 68.6 9,162 7,213 78.7
  55 to 64 years 35,865 16,500 46.0 29,897 12,230 40.9 1,574 976 62.0 4,394 3,294 75.0
  65 years and over 30,789 19,852 64.5 23,985 14,612 60.9 1,277 945 74.0 5,527 4,296 77.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 44,585 47.1 75,920 32,231 42.5 6,719 4,076 60.7 11,995 8,277 69.0
  Under 18 years 207 140 67.3 9 4 (B) 104 74 70.9 94 62 66.1
  18 to 24 years 2,920 1,878 64.3 1,128 702 62.2 1,190 762 64.1 602 414 68.9
  25 to 34 years 7,150 2,648 37.0 5,225 1,647 31.5 1,316 690 52.5 609 310 51.0
  35 to 44 years 7,527 3,475 46.2 5,356 1,961 36.6 930 535 57.5 1,242 980 78.9
  45 to 54 years 23,410 9,386 40.1 19,004 6,526 34.3 1,288 819 63.6 3,118 2,041 65.5
  55 to 64 years 26,744 10,609 39.7 23,353 8,427 36.1 982 547 55.6 2,409 1,635 67.9
  65 years and over 26,677 16,449 61.7 21,845 12,965 59.3 910 650 71.4 3,922 2,835 72.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 105,385 68.6 113,271 69,161 61.1 8,363 6,844 81.8 32,031 29,380 91.7
  Under 18 years 429 400 93.1 0 0 (X) 200 182 90.6 229 218 95.3
  18 to 24 years 6,665 6,263 94.0 2,560 2,390 93.4 1,109 983 88.7 2,997 2,890 96.4
  25 to 34 years 37,890 29,741 78.5 26,597 18,995 71.4 2,056 1,858 90.4 9,237 8,888 96.2
  35 to 44 years 58,740 38,201 65.0 46,430 27,218 58.6 2,376 1,891 79.6 9,934 9,092 91.5
  45 to 54 years 36,708 21,486 58.5 29,000 15,109 52.1 1,665 1,206 72.4 6,044 5,172 85.6
  55 to 64 years 9,121 5,891 64.6 6,544 3,803 58.1 592 429 72.6 1,986 1,659 83.5
  65 years and over 4,112 3,403 82.8 2,140 1,647 77.0 366 295 80.5 1,605 1,461 91.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 31,252 59.8 35,753 17,364 48.6 4,194 3,237 77.2 12,315 10,652 86.5
  Under 18 years 258 239 92.4 0 0 (X) 141 131 92.8 117 107 92.0
  18 to 24 years 3,336 3,005 90.1 1,204 1,069 88.8 719 593 82.5 1,413 1,343 95.0
  25 to 34 years 10,868 6,714 61.8 7,443 3,636 48.9 1,056 928 87.8 2,369 2,150 90.8
  35 to 44 years 13,900 7,980 57.4 9,583 4,410 46.0 968 684 70.7 3,350 2,887 86.2
  45 to 54 years 16,816 8,820 52.5 12,737 5,584 43.8 858 599 69.9 3,221 2,636 81.9
  55 to 64 years 4,905 2,779 56.7 3,648 1,821 49.9 277 186 67.1 980 772 78.8
  65 years and over 2,179 1,715 78.7 1,138 843 74.1 175 115 65.9 866 757 87.4

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 74,133 73.1 77,519 51,798 66.8 4,169 3,608 86.5 19,716 18,727 95.0
  Under 18 years 171 161 94.2 0 0 (X) 59 50 (B) 112 111 98.8
  18 to 24 years 3,329 3,258 97.9 1,356 1,321 97.4 390 390 100.0 1,583 1,547 97.7
  25 to 34 years 27,022 23,027 85.2 19,154 15,359 80.2 999 931 93.1 6,868 6,738 98.1
  35 to 44 years 44,840 30,221 67.4 36,848 22,808 61.9 1,408 1,207 85.7 6,584 6,205 94.2
  45 to 54 years 19,892 12,666 63.7 16,262 9,524 58.6 807 606 75.1 2,823 2,535 89.8
  55 to 64 years 4,217 3,112 73.8 2,896 1,982 68.4 315 243 77.4 1,006 887 88.2
  65 years and over 1,933 1,688 87.3 1,003 804 80.2 191 179 93.9 739 705 95.3

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 53,200 73.4 54,222 36,055 66.5 3,603 3,165 87.8 14,672 13,981 95.3
  Under 18 years 142 140 99.1 0 0 (X) 59 59 (B) 83 81 98.4
  18 to 24 years 5,578 5,320 95.4 2,424 2,260 93.2 566 528 93.4 2,588 2,532 97.8
  25 to 34 years 28,989 22,200 76.6 21,651 15,127 69.9 1,404 1,288 91.7 5,934 5,785 97.5
  35 to 44 years 25,455 16,341 64.2 21,544 12,707 59.0 803 683 85.1 3,108 2,951 94.9
  45 to 54 years 7,856 5,710 72.7 5,863 3,998 68.2 359 280 78.2 1,635 1,432 87.6
  55 to 64 years 2,895 2,115 73.1 1,974 1,358 68.8 249 183 73.4 672 574 85.4
  65 years and over 1,582 1,374 86.8 768 605 78.7 164 144 87.6 650 625 96.1

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 32,748 70.5 33,867 21,085 62.3 2,592 2,237 86.3 9,982 9,427 94.4
  Under 18 years 128 128 100.0 0 0 (X) 47 47 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 2,979 94.1 1,253 1,124 89.7 423 386 91.2 1,490 1,469 98.6
  25 to 34 years 17,224 12,489 72.5 12,407 7,874 63.5 979 897 91.6 3,837 3,717 96.9
  35 to 44 years 16,997 10,660 62.7 14,077 8,001 56.8 611 496 81.2 2,309 2,163 93.7
  45 to 54 years 5,688 3,976 69.9 4,224 2,731 64.7 267 205 76.9 1,198 1,041 86.9
  55 to 64 years 2,025 1,455 71.9 1,372 942 68.7 141 97 68.8 512 416 81.3
  65 years and over 1,214 1,060 87.3 535 412 77.1 124 108 87.3 556 540 97.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 20,452 78.5 20,355 14,970 73.5 1,011 928 91.8 4,689 4,554 97.1
  Under 18 years 14 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 2,341 97.0 1,171 1,136 97.0 142 142 100.0 1,099 1,063 96.7
  25 to 34 years 11,765 9,710 82.5 9,244 7,253 78.5 424 390 92.0 2,097 2,068 98.6
  35 to 44 years 8,458 5,682 67.2 7,467 4,706 63.0 192 187 97.3 799 788 98.6
  45 to 54 years 2,168 1,734 80.0 1,639 1,267 77.3 92 75 82.1 437 392 89.5
  55 to 64 years 870 660 75.8 601 416 69.1 108 86 79.5 160 158 98.6
  65 years and over 368 314 85.1 233 193 82.5 41 36 (B) 95 85 90.2

Poverty Footnotes


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