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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
202,100 140,098 69.3 162,411 105,525 65.0 11,557 9,391 81.3 28,131 25,181 89.5
 
Householder
65,029 43,065 66.2 51,341 31,342 61.0 4,080 3,262 80.0 9,609 8,462 88.1
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 51,206 31,302 61.1 51,206 31,302 61.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 57,720 45,699 79.2 43,797 32,619 74.5 3,252 2,887 88.8 10,670 10,193 95.5
  Related children under 6 years 19,710 15,999 81.2 15,196 11,624 76.5 1,153 1,085 94.1 3,360 3,289 97.9
  Related children 6 to 17 years 38,010 29,701 78.1 28,601 20,995 73.4 2,099 1,803 85.9 7,310 6,904 94.4
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,946 12,659 66.8 12,951 7,832 60.5 1,289 952 73.8 4,706 3,876 82.4
Other relatives 9,199 7,372 80.1 3,115 2,430 78.0 2,937 2,290 78.0 3,147 2,651 84.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
202,100 140,098 69.3 162,411 105,525 65.0 11,557 9,391 81.3 28,131 25,181 89.5
  Under 18 years 415 384 92.6 9 9 (B) 217 205 94.8 189 169 89.8
  18 to 24 years 7,178 6,609 92.1 3,252 3,032 93.2 1,673 1,447 86.5 2,252 2,131 94.6
  25 to 34 years 35,525 28,559 80.4 27,103 20,733 76.5 2,572 2,194 85.3 5,850 5,632 96.3
  35 to 44 years 53,732 39,139 72.8 44,133 30,415 68.9 2,549 2,088 81.9 7,050 6,637 94.1
  45 to 54 years 49,317 30,232 61.3 40,809 23,197 56.8 2,358 1,843 78.1 6,150 5,192 84.4
  55 to 64 years 29,729 16,317 54.9 25,724 13,223 51.4 1,194 851 71.3 2,811 2,243 79.8
  65 years and over 26,204 18,858 72.0 21,380 14,916 69.8 995 764 76.8 3,829 3,178 83.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,007 45,707 57.1 66,567 35,626 53.5 5,115 3,672 71.8 8,324 6,408 77.0
  Under 18 years 146 131 89.3 9 9 (B) 77 77 100.0 60 44 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,318 1,847 79.7 1,010 822 81.4 882 682 77.3 426 343 80.5
  25 to 34 years 5,827 3,052 52.4 4,397 2,026 46.1 1,010 721 71.4 420 305 72.6
  35 to 44 years 5,899 3,209 54.4 4,491 2,135 47.6 650 415 63.9 759 658 86.7
  45 to 54 years 19,547 9,867 50.5 16,386 7,529 45.9 1,012 742 73.3 2,150 1,596 74.3
  55 to 64 years 22,855 11,169 48.9 20,514 9,544 46.5 752 488 64.9 1,589 1,137 71.6
  65 years and over 23,413 16,433 70.2 19,760 13,561 68.6 732 547 74.7 2,921 2,325 79.6

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
122,093 94,390 77.3 95,844 69,899 72.9 6,442 5,719 88.8 19,807 18,773 94.8
  Under 18 years 269 254 94.4 0 0 (X) 140 128 91.9 129 125 97.1
  18 to 24 years 4,859 4,762 98.0 2,242 2,209 98.5 791 765 96.7 1,826 1,788 97.9
  25 to 34 years 29,698 25,507 85.9 22,706 18,707 82.4 1,562 1,473 94.3 5,430 5,328 98.1
  35 to 44 years 47,833 35,930 75.1 39,643 28,279 71.3 1,900 1,672 88.0 6,291 5,978 95.0
  45 to 54 years 29,770 20,365 68.4 24,423 15,669 64.2 1,346 1,100 81.8 4,001 3,595 89.9
  55 to 64 years 6,874 5,148 74.9 5,210 3,680 70.6 442 363 82.1 1,222 1,106 90.5
  65 years and over 2,790 2,425 86.9 1,620 1,355 83.6 262 217 82.7 908 853 93.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
41,417 29,349 70.9 30,073 19,099 63.5 3,287 2,854 86.8 8,057 7,395 91.8
  Under 18 years 181 172 94.9 0 0 (X) 111 106 95.1 70 66 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,499 2,413 96.5 1,089 1,061 97.5 533 507 95.1 878 844 96.2
  25 to 34 years 8,648 6,396 74.0 6,295 4,159 66.1 801 750 93.6 1,551 1,487 95.9
  35 to 44 years 11,098 7,658 69.0 8,082 4,930 61.0 804 679 84.4 2,212 2,049 92.6
  45 to 54 years 13,700 8,866 64.7 10,808 6,382 59.1 697 555 79.7 2,195 1,928 87.8
  55 to 64 years 3,731 2,546 68.2 2,929 1,887 64.4 217 167 77.0 584 492 84.1
  65 years and over 1,560 1,298 83.2 871 679 78.0 123 90 72.7 567 528 93.3

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,676 65,042 80.6 65,771 50,799 77.2 3,155 2,865 90.8 11,751 11,378 96.8
  Under 18 years 88 82 93.3 0 0 (X) 28 23 (B) 59 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,360 2,349 99.5 1,153 1,148 99.5 258 258 100.0 949 943 99.4
  25 to 34 years 21,050 19,111 90.8 16,411 14,548 88.6 761 723 95.1 3,879 3,840 99.0
  35 to 44 years 36,735 28,272 77.0 31,561 23,349 74.0 1,096 994 90.7 4,079 3,929 96.3
  45 to 54 years 16,070 11,499 71.6 13,615 9,286 68.2 649 545 83.9 1,806 1,668 92.3
  55 to 64 years 3,143 2,602 82.8 2,281 1,792 78.6 224 195 87.1 638 614 96.3
  65 years and over 1,230 1,127 91.6 750 676 90.1 139 127 91.6 342 324 94.9

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,443 46,658 81.2 45,970 35,558 77.4 2,787 2,622 94.1 8,686 8,478 97.6
  Under 18 years 74 74 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 34 (B) 40 40 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,160 4,106 98.7 2,144 2,112 98.5 409 405 99.0 1,608 1,589 98.8
  25 to 34 years 23,293 19,641 84.3 18,630 15,068 80.9 1,146 1,098 95.9 3,518 3,474 98.8
  35 to 44 years 20,837 15,284 73.3 18,408 12,964 70.4 640 588 91.9 1,790 1,732 96.8
  45 to 54 years 5,894 4,727 80.2 4,674 3,594 76.9 285 254 89.1 934 879 94.0
  55 to 64 years 2,143 1,862 86.9 1,554 1,315 84.6 170 151 88.6 419 397 94.7
  65 years and over 1,041 964 92.6 560 505 90.2 104 92 88.5 377 367 97.4

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
36,611 28,992 79.2 28,627 21,321 74.5 1,998 1,868 93.5 5,986 5,803 97.0
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,379 2,335 98.2 1,125 1,098 97.7 323 319 98.7 931 918 98.5
  25 to 34 years 13,691 11,129 81.3 10,567 8,066 76.3 786 754 95.9 2,338 2,309 98.8
  35 to 44 years 13,902 10,097 72.6 12,058 8,354 69.3 492 445 90.5 1,353 1,298 95.9
  45 to 54 years 4,343 3,394 78.1 3,430 2,565 74.8 218 186 85.7 695 642 92.4
  55 to 64 years 1,470 1,274 86.6 1,057 892 84.4 85 76 89.1 329 306 93.3
  65 years and over 764 702 91.9 391 346 88.5 71 64 (B) 302 292 96.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,833 17,667 84.8 17,343 14,238 82.1 789 754 95.5 2,700 2,675 99.1
  Under 18 years 14 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,781 1,770 99.4 1,019 1,014 99.5 86 86 100.0 677 671 99.2
  25 to 34 years 9,602 8,511 88.6 8,063 7,002 86.8 360 344 95.8 1,179 1,165 98.8
  35 to 44 years 6,935 5,187 74.8 6,350 4,610 72.6 148 142 96.5 438 435 99.3
  45 to 54 years 1,551 1,333 86.0 1,244 1,029 82.7 68 68 (B) 239 237 98.9
  55 to 64 years 672 588 87.5 497 423 85.2 85 75 88.0 90 90 100.0
  65 years and over 277 262 94.7 169 159 94.1 32 27 (B) 75 75 100.0

Poverty Footnotes


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