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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 82,611 51.8 132,482 62,365 47.1 8,063 5,402 67.0 18,799 14,844 79.0
 
Householder
54,450 27,201 50.0 44,281 19,634 44.3 3,069 2,035 66.3 7,100 5,531 77.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 44,038 19,558 44.4 44,038 19,558 44.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 40,707 25,315 62.2 32,195 18,057 56.1 2,248 1,719 76.5 6,265 5,539 88.4
  Related children under 6 years 13,032 8,456 64.9 10,629 6,244 58.7 707 605 85.5 1,696 1,608 94.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 27,675 16,859 60.9 21,566 11,813 54.8 1,540 1,115 72.4 4,569 3,931 86.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 14,739 7,186 48.8 10,191 4,105 40.3 1,081 649 60.0 3,467 2,432 70.1
Other relatives 5,410 3,352 62.0 1,777 1,011 56.9 1,665 999 60.0 1,968 1,342 68.2

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
159,344 82,611 51.8 132,482 62,365 47.1 8,063 5,402 67.0 18,799 14,844 79.0
  Under 18 years 203 145 71.5 4 4 (B) 108 80 74.3 91 61 67.1
  18 to 24 years 4,212 3,340 79.3 2,070 1,659 80.1 908 600 66.1 1,233 1,081 87.6
  25 to 34 years 24,298 15,256 62.8 19,565 11,171 57.1 1,472 1,101 74.8 3,261 2,984 91.5
  35 to 44 years 40,765 22,142 54.3 34,484 17,088 49.6 1,792 1,231 68.7 4,489 3,823 85.2
  45 to 54 years 40,786 17,611 43.2 34,329 13,208 38.5 1,907 1,182 61.9 4,549 3,222 70.8
  55 to 64 years 25,575 9,879 38.6 22,569 7,943 35.2 1,029 606 58.9 1,977 1,329 67.2
  65 years and over 23,506 14,238 60.6 19,461 11,292 58.0 847 602 71.0 3,198 2,345 73.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
70,366 29,874 42.5 60,133 23,612 39.3 3,672 2,077 56.6 6,561 4,184 63.8
  Under 18 years 97 58 59.5 4 4 (B) 53 34 (B) 40 20 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,699 1,022 60.2 813 499 61.4 576 331 57.4 310 193 62.3
  25 to 34 years 4,562 1,312 28.8 3,799 964 25.4 495 236 47.7 268 111 41.6
  35 to 44 years 4,823 1,832 38.0 3,890 1,232 31.7 409 194 47.4 523 406 77.6
  45 to 54 years 17,194 5,884 34.2 14,603 4,384 30.0 849 496 58.4 1,741 1,003 57.6
  55 to 64 years 20,582 7,151 34.7 18,736 6,073 32.4 659 352 53.5 1,187 727 61.2
  65 years and over 21,411 12,616 58.9 18,287 10,457 57.2 631 434 68.8 2,492 1,724 69.2

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
88,978 52,738 59.3 72,349 38,753 53.6 4,391 3,325 75.7 12,238 10,660 87.1
  Under 18 years 107 88 82.4 0 0 (X) 55 46 (B) 51 41 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,513 2,318 92.2 1,257 1,160 92.3 332 270 81.2 924 888 96.1
  25 to 34 years 19,736 13,945 70.7 15,767 10,208 64.7 976 865 88.6 2,993 2,872 96.0
  35 to 44 years 35,942 20,310 56.5 30,593 15,856 51.8 1,383 1,037 75.0 3,966 3,416 86.2
  45 to 54 years 23,592 11,727 49.7 19,726 8,823 44.7 1,058 685 64.8 2,808 2,218 79.0
  55 to 64 years 4,993 2,727 54.6 3,833 1,870 48.8 370 254 68.7 790 603 76.3
  65 years and over 2,096 1,623 77.4 1,174 835 71.1 216 167 77.6 706 621 87.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
31,918 16,367 51.3 23,981 10,083 42.0 2,309 1,665 72.1 5,628 4,619 82.1
  Under 18 years 71 62 (B) 0 0 (X) 46 46 (B) 25 15 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,394 1,220 87.5 634 553 87.2 252 190 75.3 508 477 94.0
  25 to 34 years 6,478 3,571 55.1 4,945 2,194 44.4 540 467 86.4 993 910 91.7
  35 to 44 years 8,604 4,270 49.6 6,430 2,577 40.1 611 419 68.6 1,562 1,274 81.6
  45 to 54 years 11,310 5,052 44.7 9,076 3,427 37.8 578 364 62.9 1,655 1,261 76.2
  55 to 64 years 2,847 1,308 45.9 2,232 895 40.1 179 114 63.8 436 299 68.6
  65 years and over 1,214 884 72.8 664 438 66.0 102 65 63.8 448 381 85.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,059 36,370 63.7 48,368 28,670 59.3 2,082 1,660 79.7 6,610 6,041 91.4
  Under 18 years 35 26 (B) 0 0 (X) 9 0 (B) 27 26 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,119 1,098 98.1 623 607 97.5 80 80 100.0 416 411 98.7
  25 to 34 years 13,258 10,373 78.2 10,822 8,013 74.0 436 398 91.2 2,000 1,962 98.1
  35 to 44 years 27,338 16,040 58.7 24,163 13,280 55.0 772 618 80.1 2,403 2,142 89.1
  45 to 54 years 12,282 6,675 54.3 10,650 5,397 50.7 480 322 67.0 1,153 957 83.0
  55 to 64 years 2,145 1,420 66.2 1,601 976 61.0 192 140 73.3 353 303 85.9
  65 years and over 882 739 83.8 510 397 77.8 114 103 89.8 258 240 92.9

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
39,210 25,254 64.4 32,825 19,433 59.2 1,752 1,472 84.0 4,633 4,349 93.9
  Under 18 years 6 5 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 6 5 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,249 2,115 94.0 1,216 1,120 92.1 214 184 86.0 819 810 98.9
  25 to 34 years 15,714 10,786 68.6 13,144 8,320 63.3 713 656 92.0 1,857 1,810 97.5
  35 to 44 years 15,271 8,341 54.6 13,942 7,169 51.4 383 308 80.3 945 864 91.4
  45 to 54 years 3,840 2,465 64.2 3,127 1,907 61.0 202 148 73.0 511 410 80.3
  55 to 64 years 1,398 940 67.3 1,027 643 62.6 149 105 70.7 222 192 86.6
  65 years and over 733 603 82.2 369 273 73.9 91 71 78.9 274 258 94.4

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
25,047 15,300 61.1 20,482 11,216 54.8 1,277 1,043 81.7 3,289 3,042 92.5
  Under 18 years 4 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 4 4 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,346 1,233 91.6 644 564 87.6 183 153 83.5 520 516 99.4
  25 to 34 years 9,238 5,882 63.7 7,463 4,198 56.2 508 464 91.4 1,267 1,220 96.3
  35 to 44 years 10,088 5,335 52.9 9,062 4,457 49.2 296 221 74.7 730 657 90.0
  45 to 54 years 2,897 1,790 61.8 2,377 1,396 58.7 158 110 70.0 362 284 78.3
  55 to 64 years 905 597 66.0 659 404 61.3 66 43 (B) 180 150 83.5
  65 years and over 568 459 80.9 276 197 71.4 66 52 (B) 226 211 93.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,163 9,954 70.3 12,344 8,217 66.6 475 429 90.3 1,344 1,308 97.3
  Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 902 882 97.7 572 556 97.3 32 32 (B) 299 294 98.2
  25 to 34 years 6,475 4,905 75.7 5,680 4,123 72.6 204 191 93.5 591 591 100.0
  35 to 44 years 5,183 3,006 58.0 4,880 2,712 55.6 87 87 99.5 215 207 96.1
  45 to 54 years 943 675 71.6 750 511 68.1 44 37 (B) 148 127 85.2
  55 to 64 years 492 343 69.6 368 239 64.9 83 62 75.3 42 42 (B)
  65 years and over 166 144 86.7 93 76 81.5 25 20 (B) 48 48 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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