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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 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 177,063 71.3 189,191 124,573 65.8 15,083 12,349 81.9 44,027 40,141 91.2
 
Householder
78,874 53,900 68.3 59,137 36,622 61.9 5,255 4,250 80.9 14,482 13,027 90.0
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 36,622 61.9 59,137 36,622 61.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 59,095 81.0 51,344 38,539 75.1 4,180 3,743 89.5 17,456 16,814 96.3
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 20,491 82.3 17,768 13,592 76.5 1,466 1,378 94.0 5,651 5,521 97.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 38,605 80.3 33,577 24,947 74.3 2,714 2,365 87.1 11,806 11,293 95.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 17,082 70.0 15,493 9,651 62.3 1,622 1,214 74.8 7,300 6,217 85.2
Other relatives 12,895 10,364 80.4 4,080 3,139 76.9 4,026 3,142 78.0 4,789 4,083 85.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 177,063 71.3 189,191 124,573 65.8 15,083 12,349 81.9 44,027 40,141 91.2
  Under 18 years 637 598 94.0 9 9 (B) 305 286 93.8 323 303 94.0
  18 to 24 years 9,585 8,806 91.9 3,688 3,410 92.5 2,299 1,985 86.4 3,598 3,411 94.8
  25 to 34 years 45,039 36,653 81.4 31,822 24,290 76.3 3,371 2,858 84.8 9,846 9,505 96.5
  35 to 44 years 66,268 49,319 74.4 51,786 35,973 69.5 3,306 2,722 82.3 11,176 10,625 95.1
  45 to 54 years 60,118 38,185 63.5 48,004 27,941 58.2 2,952 2,337 79.2 9,162 7,908 86.3
  55 to 64 years 35,865 20,818 58.0 29,897 15,991 53.5 1,574 1,151 73.1 4,394 3,676 83.7
  65 years and over 30,789 22,683 73.7 23,985 16,959 70.7 1,277 1,011 79.2 5,527 4,713 85.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 55,854 59.0 75,920 41,479 54.6 6,719 4,866 72.4 11,995 9,509 79.3
  Under 18 years 207 184 88.8 9 9 (B) 104 97 92.7 94 78 83.4
  18 to 24 years 2,920 2,304 78.9 1,128 902 79.9 1,190 916 77.0 602 486 80.8
  25 to 34 years 7,150 3,789 53.0 5,225 2,440 46.7 1,316 917 69.7 609 431 70.9
  35 to 44 years 7,527 4,314 57.3 5,356 2,617 48.9 930 604 65.0 1,242 1,093 88.0
  45 to 54 years 23,410 12,457 53.2 19,004 9,100 47.9 1,288 967 75.1 3,118 2,391 76.7
  55 to 64 years 26,744 13,781 51.5 23,353 11,267 48.2 982 661 67.3 2,409 1,853 76.9
  65 years and over 26,677 19,025 71.3 21,845 15,144 69.3 910 705 77.4 3,922 3,176 81.0

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 121,209 78.9 113,271 83,094 73.4 8,363 7,483 89.5 32,031 30,633 95.6
  Under 18 years 429 414 96.5 0 0 (X) 200 189 94.3 229 225 98.4
  18 to 24 years 6,665 6,502 97.6 2,560 2,509 98.0 1,109 1,069 96.4 2,997 2,925 97.6
  25 to 34 years 37,890 32,865 86.7 26,597 21,850 82.2 2,056 1,941 94.4 9,237 9,074 98.2
  35 to 44 years 58,740 45,005 76.6 46,430 33,355 71.8 2,376 2,118 89.1 9,934 9,532 96.0
  45 to 54 years 36,708 25,728 70.1 29,000 18,841 65.0 1,665 1,370 82.3 6,044 5,516 91.3
  55 to 64 years 9,121 7,037 77.1 6,544 4,724 72.2 592 490 82.8 1,986 1,823 91.8
  65 years and over 4,112 3,658 89.0 2,140 1,815 84.8 366 306 83.4 1,605 1,537 95.7

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 37,908 72.5 35,753 22,817 63.8 4,194 3,655 87.2 12,315 11,436 92.9
  Under 18 years 258 249 96.4 0 0 (X) 141 136 96.1 117 113 96.8
  18 to 24 years 3,336 3,213 96.3 1,204 1,168 97.0 719 679 94.5 1,413 1,366 96.6
  25 to 34 years 10,868 8,081 74.4 7,443 4,823 64.8 1,056 988 93.5 2,369 2,270 95.8
  35 to 44 years 13,900 9,839 70.8 9,583 5,892 61.5 968 822 84.9 3,350 3,125 93.3
  45 to 54 years 16,816 11,142 66.3 12,737 7,579 59.5 858 687 80.1 3,221 2,877 89.3
  55 to 64 years 4,905 3,515 71.7 3,648 2,429 66.6 277 218 78.6 980 868 88.6
  65 years and over 2,179 1,869 85.8 1,138 925 81.3 175 126 72.1 866 818 94.4

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 83,301 82.1 77,519 60,277 77.8 4,169 3,827 91.8 19,716 19,197 97.4
  Under 18 years 171 166 96.6 0 0 (X) 59 53 (B) 112 112 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,329 3,289 98.8 1,356 1,340 98.9 390 390 100.0 1,583 1,559 98.5
  25 to 34 years 27,022 24,783 91.7 19,154 17,027 88.9 999 953 95.4 6,868 6,804 99.1
  35 to 44 years 44,840 35,166 78.4 36,848 27,463 74.5 1,408 1,296 92.0 6,584 6,408 97.3
  45 to 54 years 19,892 14,586 73.3 16,262 11,262 69.3 807 683 84.7 2,823 2,640 93.5
  55 to 64 years 4,217 3,522 83.5 2,896 2,294 79.2 315 272 86.5 1,006 955 94.9
  65 years and over 1,933 1,789 92.6 1,003 890 88.8 191 179 93.9 739 719 97.3

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 59,617 82.2 54,222 41,917 77.3 3,603 3,392 94.1 14,672 14,308 97.5
  Under 18 years 142 142 100.0 0 0 (X) 59 59 (B) 83 83 100.0
  18 to 24 years 5,578 5,475 98.2 2,424 2,374 97.9 566 554 98.0 2,588 2,547 98.4
  25 to 34 years 28,989 24,647 85.0 21,651 17,430 80.5 1,404 1,346 95.9 5,934 5,872 98.9
  35 to 44 years 25,455 19,021 74.7 21,544 15,240 70.7 803 749 93.3 3,108 3,032 97.5
  45 to 54 years 7,856 6,345 80.8 5,863 4,519 77.1 359 319 89.1 1,635 1,507 92.1
  55 to 64 years 2,895 2,517 86.9 1,974 1,676 84.9 249 212 85.3 672 628 93.5
  65 years and over 1,582 1,471 93.0 768 679 88.4 164 152 92.7 650 640 98.4

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 37,306 80.3 33,867 25,184 74.4 2,592 2,425 93.6 9,982 9,696 97.1
  Under 18 years 128 128 100.0 0 0 (X) 47 47 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 3,103 98.0 1,253 1,218 97.2 423 412 97.3 1,490 1,472 98.8
  25 to 34 years 17,224 14,159 82.2 12,407 9,418 75.9 979 945 96.5 3,837 3,796 98.9
  35 to 44 years 16,997 12,587 74.1 14,077 9,790 69.5 611 562 92.0 2,309 2,236 96.8
  45 to 54 years 5,688 4,460 78.4 4,224 3,136 74.3 267 228 85.3 1,198 1,096 91.5
  55 to 64 years 2,025 1,743 86.1 1,372 1,158 84.4 141 114 81.3 512 471 91.9
  65 years and over 1,214 1,126 92.8 535 465 86.9 124 116 94.1 556 545 98.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 22,311 85.6 20,355 16,732 82.2 1,011 967 95.6 4,689 4,612 98.3
  Under 18 years 14 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 2,373 98.4 1,171 1,156 98.7 142 142 100.0 1,099 1,075 97.8
  25 to 34 years 11,765 10,488 89.1 9,244 8,012 86.7 424 400 94.3 2,097 2,075 99.0
  35 to 44 years 8,458 6,433 76.1 7,467 5,450 73.0 192 187 97.3 799 796 99.6
  45 to 54 years 2,168 1,885 86.9 1,639 1,382 84.3 92 92 100.0 437 411 94.0
  55 to 64 years 870 773 88.9 601 518 86.1 108 98 90.5 160 158 98.6
  65 years and over 368 345 93.5 233 214 91.8 41 36 (B) 95 95 100.0

Poverty Footnotes


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