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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
202,100 116,965 57.9 162,411 85,334 52.5 11,557 8,263 71.5 28,131 23,367 83.1
 
Householder
65,029 35,536 54.6 51,341 24,881 48.5 4,080 2,846 69.8 9,609 7,809 81.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 51,206 24,868 48.6 51,206 24,868 48.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 57,720 39,899 69.1 43,797 27,491 62.8 3,252 2,643 81.3 10,670 9,764 91.5
  Related children under 6 years 19,710 14,172 71.9 15,196 9,945 65.4 1,153 1,012 87.8 3,360 3,214 95.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 38,010 25,727 67.7 28,601 17,546 61.3 2,099 1,631 77.7 7,310 6,550 89.6
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,946 10,280 54.3 12,951 6,013 46.4 1,289 812 63.0 4,706 3,455 73.4
Other relatives 9,199 6,381 69.4 3,115 2,081 66.8 2,937 1,962 66.8 3,147 2,339 74.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
202,100 116,965 57.9 162,411 85,334 52.5 11,557 8,263 71.5 28,131 23,367 83.1
  Under 18 years 415 340 82.0 9 4 (B) 217 179 82.5 189 158 83.7
  18 to 24 years 7,178 6,071 84.6 3,252 2,736 84.1 1,673 1,279 76.4 2,252 2,057 91.3
  25 to 34 years 35,525 24,929 70.2 27,103 17,560 64.8 2,572 1,951 75.9 5,850 5,418 92.6
  35 to 44 years 53,732 32,700 60.9 44,133 24,603 55.7 2,549 1,874 73.5 7,050 6,223 88.3
  45 to 54 years 49,317 23,950 48.6 40,809 17,734 43.5 2,358 1,547 65.6 6,150 4,669 75.9
  55 to 64 years 29,729 12,655 42.6 25,724 9,949 38.7 1,194 705 59.1 2,811 2,001 71.2
  65 years and over 26,204 16,318 62.3 21,380 12,748 59.6 995 728 73.2 3,829 2,842 74.2

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,007 36,048 45.1 66,567 27,455 41.2 5,115 3,070 60.0 8,324 5,522 66.3
  Under 18 years 146 101 69.2 9 4 (B) 77 58 75.1 60 40 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,318 1,494 64.5 1,010 637 63.1 882 566 64.2 426 291 68.4
  25 to 34 years 5,827 2,061 35.4 4,397 1,315 29.9 1,010 542 53.7 420 204 48.5
  35 to 44 years 5,899 2,582 43.8 4,491 1,599 35.6 650 381 58.7 759 602 79.4
  45 to 54 years 19,547 7,277 37.2 16,386 5,338 32.6 1,012 604 59.7 2,150 1,335 62.1
  55 to 64 years 22,855 8,436 36.9 20,514 7,028 34.3 752 399 53.0 1,589 1,009 63.5
  65 years and over 23,413 14,096 60.2 19,760 11,534 58.4 732 521 71.1 2,921 2,041 69.9

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
122,093 80,917 66.3 95,844 57,879 60.4 6,442 5,193 80.6 19,807 17,845 90.1
  Under 18 years 269 239 89.0 0 0 (X) 140 121 86.5 129 118 91.7
  18 to 24 years 4,859 4,577 94.2 2,242 2,099 93.6 791 713 90.2 1,826 1,765 96.6
  25 to 34 years 29,698 22,868 77.0 22,706 16,245 71.5 1,562 1,409 90.2 5,430 5,214 96.0
  35 to 44 years 47,833 30,118 63.0 39,643 23,004 58.0 1,900 1,493 78.6 6,291 5,621 89.3
  45 to 54 years 29,770 16,674 56.0 24,423 12,396 50.8 1,346 943 70.1 4,001 3,334 83.3
  55 to 64 years 6,874 4,219 61.4 5,210 2,921 56.1 442 306 69.4 1,222 992 81.1
  65 years and over 2,790 2,223 79.7 1,620 1,214 74.9 262 207 79.1 908 801 88.2

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
41,417 23,742 57.3 30,073 14,404 47.9 3,287 2,516 76.6 8,057 6,822 84.7
  Under 18 years 181 162 89.2 0 0 (X) 111 101 90.8 70 61 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,499 2,248 89.9 1,089 970 89.1 533 455 85.4 878 822 93.6
  25 to 34 years 8,648 5,293 61.2 6,295 3,177 50.5 801 706 88.1 1,551 1,411 90.9
  35 to 44 years 11,098 6,096 54.9 8,082 3,666 45.4 804 566 70.4 2,212 1,864 84.3
  45 to 54 years 13,700 6,822 49.8 10,808 4,600 42.6 697 468 67.2 2,195 1,754 79.9
  55 to 64 years 3,731 1,947 52.2 2,929 1,383 47.2 217 140 64.4 584 424 72.5
  65 years and over 1,560 1,175 75.3 871 608 69.8 123 80 65.0 567 487 86.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,676 57,175 70.9 65,771 43,475 66.1 3,155 2,676 84.8 11,751 11,023 93.8
  Under 18 years 88 77 88.6 0 0 (X) 28 20 (B) 59 58 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,360 2,329 98.7 1,153 1,128 97.8 258 258 100.0 949 943 99.4
  25 to 34 years 21,050 17,575 83.5 16,411 13,068 79.6 761 703 92.5 3,879 3,803 98.1
  35 to 44 years 36,735 24,022 65.4 31,561 19,338 61.3 1,096 927 84.6 4,079 3,757 92.1
  45 to 54 years 16,070 9,851 61.3 13,615 7,797 57.3 649 475 73.1 1,806 1,580 87.5
  55 to 64 years 3,143 2,272 72.3 2,281 1,538 67.4 224 166 74.2 638 568 89.1
  65 years and over 1,230 1,048 85.2 750 606 80.9 139 127 91.6 342 314 91.9

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,443 41,176 71.7 45,970 30,483 66.3 2,787 2,428 87.1 8,686 8,266 95.2
  Under 18 years 74 73 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 34 (B) 40 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,160 3,966 95.3 2,144 2,002 93.4 409 379 92.6 1,608 1,586 98.6
  25 to 34 years 23,293 17,545 75.3 18,630 13,053 70.1 1,146 1,058 92.4 3,518 3,433 97.6
  35 to 44 years 20,837 12,953 62.2 18,408 10,744 58.4 640 535 83.7 1,790 1,674 93.5
  45 to 54 years 5,894 4,192 71.1 4,674 3,158 67.6 285 217 76.1 934 817 87.5
  55 to 64 years 2,143 1,564 73.0 1,554 1,077 69.3 170 121 71.2 419 365 87.1
  65 years and over 1,041 885 85.0 560 449 80.1 104 83 80.3 377 353 93.4

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
36,611 25,190 68.8 28,627 17,853 62.4 1,998 1,709 85.5 5,986 5,629 94.0
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,379 2,215 93.1 1,125 1,008 89.6 323 293 90.7 931 914 98.2
  25 to 34 years 13,691 9,753 71.2 10,567 6,762 64.0 786 722 91.9 2,338 2,268 97.0
  35 to 44 years 13,902 8,448 60.8 12,058 6,809 56.5 492 393 79.8 1,353 1,247 92.2
  45 to 54 years 4,343 2,990 68.8 3,430 2,226 64.9 218 164 75.3 695 600 86.3
  55 to 64 years 1,470 1,073 73.0 1,057 740 70.0 85 58 68.5 329 275 83.6
  65 years and over 764 650 85.1 391 308 78.8 71 56 (B) 302 286 94.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,833 15,986 76.7 17,343 12,630 72.8 789 719 91.1 2,700 2,637 97.6
  Under 18 years 14 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,781 1,751 98.3 1,019 994 97.5 86 86 100.0 677 671 99.2
  25 to 34 years 9,602 7,791 81.1 8,063 6,291 78.0 360 336 93.4 1,179 1,165 98.8
  35 to 44 years 6,935 4,504 64.9 6,350 3,935 62.0 148 142 96.5 438 427 97.5
  45 to 54 years 1,551 1,203 77.5 1,244 932 74.9 68 53 (B) 239 217 90.8
  55 to 64 years 672 490 73.0 497 337 67.9 85 63 74.0 90 90 100.0
  65 years and over 277 234 84.6 169 141 83.2 32 27 (B) 75 66 87.7

Poverty Footnotes


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