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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 24,164 78.0 14,928 9,736 65.2 2,410 1,937 80.4 13,648 12,491 91.5
 
Householder
9,359 7,106 75.9 4,386 2,686 61.2 812 649 79.9 4,161 3,770 90.6
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 2,660 61.5 4,325 2,660 61.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 9,593 87.2 4,290 3,182 74.2 695 624 89.8 6,013 5,786 96.2
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 3,277 89.1 1,401 1,099 78.4 245 221 90.2 2,029 1,957 96.4
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 6,316 86.3 2,889 2,083 72.1 450 403 89.6 3,984 3,830 96.1
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 3,046 74.8 1,557 954 61.2 254 188 74.0 2,260 1,905 84.3
Other relatives 2,234 1,759 78.8 370 254 68.5 649 476 73.3 1,214 1,030 84.8

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 24,164 78.0 14,928 9,736 65.2 2,410 1,937 80.4 13,648 12,491 91.5
  Under 18 years 132 125 94.5 0 0 (X) 51 47 (B) 81 77 95.3
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,533 87.7 244 211 86.3 388 276 71.2 1,116 1,046 93.7
  25 to 34 years 6,636 5,783 87.2 2,594 1,949 75.1 501 428 85.3 3,540 3,407 96.2
  35 to 44 years 8,212 6,490 79.0 4,077 2,674 65.6 541 446 82.4 3,594 3,370 93.8
  45 to 54 years 7,078 4,934 69.7 4,084 2,345 57.4 440 372 84.6 2,554 2,217 86.8
  55 to 64 years 3,970 2,709 68.2 2,337 1,376 58.9 293 216 73.9 1,340 1,117 83.3
  65 years and over 3,211 2,591 80.7 1,591 1,181 74.2 197 152 77.2 1,423 1,258 88.4

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 5,934 63.7 5,377 2,948 54.8 1,008 696 69.1 2,929 2,290 78.2
  Under 18 years 21 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 2 (B) 16 12 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 199 62.1 54 29 (B) 168 97 58.1 98 72 73.5
  25 to 34 years 569 304 53.5 326 148 45.3 152 98 64.4 91 59 64.6
  35 to 44 years 1,135 697 61.5 532 250 46.9 189 127 67.5 414 320 77.4
  45 to 54 years 2,605 1,524 58.5 1,601 764 47.7 195 157 80.4 809 603 74.6
  55 to 64 years 2,403 1,463 60.9 1,573 834 53.0 166 113 68.2 665 517 77.8
  65 years and over 2,261 1,731 76.6 1,291 924 71.5 132 101 76.2 837 707 84.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 18,230 84.1 9,551 6,788 71.1 1,403 1,241 88.5 10,719 10,201 95.2
  Under 18 years 110 110 100.0 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 65 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 1,333 93.4 190 181 95.6 220 179 81.1 1,017 973 95.7
  25 to 34 years 6,067 5,479 90.3 2,269 1,802 79.4 349 330 94.4 3,449 3,348 97.1
  35 to 44 years 7,078 5,793 81.8 3,545 2,425 68.4 352 318 90.3 3,180 3,050 95.9
  45 to 54 years 4,473 3,410 76.2 2,483 1,581 63.7 244 215 88.0 1,745 1,613 92.4
  55 to 64 years 1,567 1,245 79.5 765 542 70.9 127 103 81.5 676 600 88.8
  65 years and over 950 860 90.5 300 257 85.7 65 51 (B) 586 552 94.2

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 5,684 77.1 3,014 1,770 58.7 671 548 81.7 3,690 3,366 91.2
  Under 18 years 54 54 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 32 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 583 90.2 66 58 (B) 127 85 67.1 453 440 97.1
  25 to 34 years 1,435 1,102 76.8 552 285 51.6 177 167 93.9 706 651 92.3
  35 to 44 years 1,839 1,399 76.1 710 388 54.7 124 93 75.2 1,005 917 91.3
  45 to 54 years 2,122 1,510 71.1 1,094 600 54.9 133 117 88.0 895 793 88.5
  55 to 64 years 808 625 77.3 408 273 66.9 48 38 (B) 352 314 89.2
  65 years and over 470 411 87.4 183 166 90.5 40 26 (B) 247 219 88.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 12,546 87.8 6,537 5,018 76.8 732 693 94.7 7,028 6,836 97.3
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 750 96.0 124 124 100.0 93 93 100.0 564 533 94.5
  25 to 34 years 4,632 4,377 94.5 1,717 1,517 88.4 172 163 94.9 2,743 2,697 98.3
  35 to 44 years 5,239 4,394 83.9 2,835 2,036 71.8 229 225 98.5 2,175 2,132 98.0
  45 to 54 years 2,350 1,900 80.8 1,389 981 70.6 111 98 88.0 850 821 96.5
  55 to 64 years 759 621 81.8 356 269 75.5 79 65 83.1 324 286 88.4
  65 years and over 479 449 93.6 116 91 78.2 25 25 (B) 338 333 98.4

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 8,996 87.8 4,396 3,395 77.2 613 562 91.6 5,232 5,038 96.3
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 1,116 95.7 168 159 95.0 122 114 94.0 877 843 96.1
  25 to 34 years 3,965 3,558 89.7 1,641 1,306 79.6 190 170 89.7 2,134 2,081 97.5
  35 to 44 years 2,732 2,334 85.4 1,468 1,102 75.1 125 115 92.4 1,139 1,116 98.0
  45 to 54 years 1,424 1,178 82.7 775 580 74.8 58 56 (B) 591 541 91.6
  55 to 64 years 528 408 77.3 243 169 69.6 63 49 (B) 221 189 85.2
  65 years and over 369 345 93.4 102 78 76.6 32 32 (B) 235 235 99.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 5,655 84.7 2,767 1,941 70.1 438 395 90.3 3,474 3,319 95.5
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 632 97.0 76 67 88.9 79 71 90.7 497 494 99.3
  25 to 34 years 2,466 2,114 85.7 1,035 740 71.5 141 130 92.2 1,290 1,244 96.4
  35 to 44 years 1,812 1,492 82.3 905 618 68.3 90 81 89.5 816 793 97.1
  45 to 54 years 1,013 805 79.5 514 357 69.4 36 35 (B) 463 414 89.4
  55 to 64 years 365 255 69.8 169 105 62.1 40 27 (B) 156 123 79.1
  65 years and over 314 299 95.2 69 54 (B) 27 27 (B) 218 217 99.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 3,341 93.8 1,629 1,455 89.3 175 167 95.0 1,758 1,719 97.8
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 484 94.0 92 92 100.0 43 43 (B) 380 349 91.9
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,444 96.3 606 567 93.6 50 41 (B) 844 837 99.2
  35 to 44 years 920 842 91.5 563 485 86.1 35 35 (B) 323 323 100.0
  45 to 54 years 411 372 90.6 261 223 85.5 21 21 (B) 128 128 99.4
  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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