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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 114,010 57.6 159,476 83,587 52.4 11,277 8,054 71.4 27,010 22,368 82.8
 
Householder
64,183 34,993 54.5 50,779 24,567 48.4 3,999 2,794 69.9 9,405 7,632 81.1
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 24,578 48.4 50,731 24,578 48.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 38,167 69.0 42,235 26,516 62.8 3,117 2,528 81.1 9,987 9,122 91.3
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 13,476 71.9 14,528 9,541 65.7 1,104 968 87.7 3,099 2,967 95.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 24,691 67.4 27,707 16,976 61.3 2,013 1,560 77.5 6,888 6,155 89.4
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 10,015 54.1 12,676 5,886 46.4 1,264 793 62.7 4,558 3,336 73.2
Other relatives 9,013 6,256 69.4 3,055 2,039 66.7 2,896 1,939 67.0 3,061 2,278 74.4

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 114,010 57.6 159,476 83,587 52.4 11,277 8,054 71.4 27,010 22,368 82.8
  Under 18 years 409 334 81.8 9 4 (B) 212 174 82.0 187 157 83.6
  18 to 24 years 6,968 5,882 84.4 3,177 2,669 84.0 1,621 1,232 76.0 2,170 1,980 91.2
  25 to 34 years 34,463 24,108 70.0 26,417 17,058 64.6 2,517 1,922 76.3 5,529 5,129 92.8
  35 to 44 years 52,365 31,774 60.7 43,207 24,069 55.7 2,480 1,820 73.4 6,678 5,885 88.1
  45 to 54 years 48,430 23,412 48.3 40,166 17,414 43.4 2,301 1,498 65.1 5,963 4,500 75.5
  55 to 64 years 29,236 12,399 42.4 25,339 9,767 38.5 1,169 693 59.3 2,728 1,940 71.1
  65 years and over 25,893 16,101 62.2 21,162 12,606 59.6 976 715 73.3 3,755 2,779 74.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 35,582 45.0 65,908 27,151 41.2 5,046 3,030 60.0 8,145 5,401 66.3
  Under 18 years 143 98 68.5 9 4 (B) 75 56 (B) 58 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 1,471 64.5 998 630 63.1 864 553 64.0 418 288 69.1
  25 to 34 years 5,729 2,010 35.1 4,342 1,283 29.5 989 535 54.1 399 192 48.1
  35 to 44 years 5,833 2,548 43.7 4,455 1,589 35.7 646 377 58.4 732 582 79.5
  45 to 54 years 19,328 7,178 37.1 16,212 5,275 32.5 1,003 600 59.8 2,114 1,304 61.7
  55 to 64 years 22,587 8,327 36.9 20,293 6,940 34.2 747 396 53.0 1,548 990 64.0
  65 years and over 23,200 13,950 60.1 19,600 11,431 58.3 723 513 71.0 2,877 2,006 69.7

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 78,428 66.1 93,568 56,436 60.3 6,231 5,024 80.6 18,865 16,967 89.9
  Under 18 years 266 236 88.9 0 0 (X) 137 118 86.2 129 118 91.7
  18 to 24 years 4,689 4,411 94.1 2,179 2,039 93.6 757 680 89.7 1,752 1,692 96.5
  25 to 34 years 28,734 22,099 76.9 22,075 15,775 71.5 1,528 1,386 90.7 5,130 4,937 96.2
  35 to 44 years 46,532 29,226 62.8 38,752 22,481 58.0 1,834 1,443 78.7 5,946 5,302 89.2
  45 to 54 years 29,101 16,233 55.8 23,954 12,139 50.7 1,298 898 69.2 3,849 3,196 83.0
  55 to 64 years 6,649 4,073 61.3 5,046 2,826 56.0 422 297 70.3 1,180 949 80.5
  65 years and over 2,694 2,150 79.8 1,562 1,175 75.2 254 202 79.7 878 773 88.0

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 23,080 57.2 29,435 14,078 47.8 3,166 2,428 76.7 7,783 6,574 84.5
  Under 18 years 178 159 89.0 0 0 (X) 108 98 90.6 70 61 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 2,182 89.7 1,076 958 89.1 506 428 84.6 851 795 93.5
  25 to 34 years 8,401 5,137 61.2 6,135 3,094 50.4 777 693 89.1 1,489 1,351 90.7
  35 to 44 years 10,790 5,901 54.7 7,906 3,580 45.3 770 542 70.4 2,114 1,779 84.2
  45 to 54 years 13,434 6,666 49.6 10,623 4,516 42.5 679 452 66.6 2,131 1,698 79.7
  55 to 64 years 3,633 1,895 52.2 2,852 1,346 47.2 205 134 65.4 576 415 72.1
  65 years and over 1,514 1,138 75.2 843 584 69.4 120 80 66.9 552 474 85.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 55,348 70.7 64,133 42,358 66.0 3,066 2,597 84.7 11,082 10,393 93.8
  Under 18 years 88 77 88.6 0 0 (X) 28 20 (B) 59 58 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 2,228 98.8 1,103 1,081 98.0 251 251 100.0 902 896 99.4
  25 to 34 years 20,333 16,961 83.4 15,940 12,682 79.6 751 694 92.4 3,641 3,586 98.5
  35 to 44 years 35,742 23,325 65.3 30,846 18,901 61.3 1,064 901 84.6 3,832 3,523 91.9
  45 to 54 years 15,667 9,567 61.1 13,330 7,624 57.2 619 446 72.0 1,718 1,497 87.2
  55 to 64 years 3,016 2,177 72.2 2,194 1,480 67.5 218 163 74.9 604 534 88.4
  65 years and over 1,180 1,012 85.8 720 591 82.1 134 122 91.3 327 299 91.5

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 39,774 71.6 44,672 29,605 66.3 2,699 2,354 87.2 8,206 7,815 95.2
  Under 18 years 74 73 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 34 (B) 40 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 3,817 95.3 2,080 1,942 93.4 384 354 92.2 1,543 1,521 98.6
  25 to 34 years 22,555 16,977 75.3 18,111 12,678 70.0 1,124 1,044 92.9 3,320 3,255 98.1
  35 to 44 years 20,185 12,524 62.0 17,904 10,454 58.4 610 509 83.5 1,671 1,561 93.4
  45 to 54 years 5,699 4,037 70.8 4,538 3,060 67.4 280 212 75.7 881 765 86.9
  55 to 64 years 2,054 1,490 72.5 1,499 1,036 69.1 166 119 71.8 388 334 86.1
  65 years and over 1,005 855 85.1 540 434 80.5 100 81 80.9 365 340 93.3

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 24,363 68.7 27,845 17,361 62.3 1,923 1,649 85.7 5,696 5,353 94.0
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 2,142 92.9 1,100 984 89.4 302 272 90.0 902 885 98.2
  25 to 34 years 13,305 9,469 71.2 10,294 6,578 63.9 769 713 92.7 2,242 2,177 97.1
  35 to 44 years 13,448 8,155 60.6 11,732 6,634 56.5 466 371 79.5 1,250 1,151 92.0
  45 to 54 years 4,209 2,891 68.7 3,339 2,169 65.0 213 159 74.7 657 563 85.7
  55 to 64 years 1,404 1,021 72.7 1,007 703 69.7 81 56 69.6 316 262 82.9
  65 years and over 734 626 85.2 372 294 78.8 70 55 (B) 292 277 94.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 15,411 76.6 16,828 12,244 72.8 776 705 90.9 2,510 2,462 98.1
  Under 18 years 14 12 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,676 98.4 980 958 97.8 82 82 100.0 641 635 99.2
  25 to 34 years 9,250 7,508 81.2 7,817 6,100 78.0 355 331 93.3 1,078 1,078 100.0
  35 to 44 years 6,736 4,369 64.9 6,172 3,820 61.9 143 138 96.4 421 411 97.6
  45 to 54 years 1,490 1,146 76.9 1,199 891 74.4 68 53 (B) 224 202 90.2
  55 to 64 years 650 469 72.2 492 334 67.8 85 63 74.0 73 73 (B)
  65 years and over 270 230 85.0 167 141 84.1 31 26 (B) 73 63 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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