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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 136,715 69.1 159,476 103,449 64.9 11,277 9,146 81.1 27,010 24,120 89.3
 
Householder
64,183 42,415 66.1 50,779 30,948 60.9 3,999 3,197 79.9 9,405 8,270 87.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 30,952 61.0 50,731 30,952 61.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 43,777 79.1 42,235 31,488 74.6 3,117 2,760 88.6 9,987 9,528 95.4
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 15,239 81.4 14,528 11,164 76.8 1,104 1,037 94.0 3,099 3,038 98.1
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 28,538 78.0 27,707 20,324 73.4 2,013 1,723 85.6 6,888 6,490 94.2
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 12,342 66.7 12,676 7,674 60.5 1,264 928 73.4 4,558 3,740 82.1
Other relatives 9,013 7,229 80.2 3,055 2,386 78.1 2,896 2,261 78.1 3,061 2,583 84.4

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 136,715 69.1 159,476 103,449 64.9 11,277 9,146 81.1 27,010 24,120 89.3
  Under 18 years 409 378 92.5 9 9 (B) 212 200 94.6 187 168 89.7
  18 to 24 years 6,968 6,416 92.1 3,177 2,962 93.2 1,621 1,400 86.4 2,170 2,054 94.7
  25 to 34 years 34,463 27,660 80.3 26,417 20,176 76.4 2,517 2,149 85.4 5,529 5,335 96.5
  35 to 44 years 52,365 38,063 72.7 43,207 29,766 68.9 2,480 2,027 81.7 6,678 6,270 93.9
  45 to 54 years 48,430 29,608 61.1 40,166 22,803 56.8 2,301 1,792 77.9 5,963 5,013 84.1
  55 to 64 years 29,236 15,994 54.7 25,339 12,995 51.3 1,169 829 70.9 2,728 2,170 79.6
  65 years and over 25,893 18,596 71.8 21,162 14,738 69.6 976 748 76.7 3,755 3,110 82.8

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 45,121 57.0 65,908 35,243 53.5 5,046 3,617 71.7 8,145 6,262 76.9
  Under 18 years 143 127 89.1 9 9 (B) 75 75 (B) 58 43 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 1,821 79.9 998 813 81.5 864 668 77.4 418 340 81.4
  25 to 34 years 5,729 2,980 52.0 4,342 1,987 45.8 989 702 70.9 399 292 73.2
  35 to 44 years 5,833 3,166 54.3 4,455 2,123 47.7 646 412 63.7 732 632 86.3
  45 to 54 years 19,328 9,745 50.4 16,212 7,445 45.9 1,003 737 73.5 2,114 1,563 74.0
  55 to 64 years 22,587 11,023 48.8 20,293 9,431 46.5 747 486 65.0 1,548 1,107 71.5
  65 years and over 23,200 16,258 70.1 19,600 13,434 68.5 723 538 74.4 2,877 2,286 79.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 91,594 77.2 93,568 68,206 72.9 6,231 5,529 88.7 18,865 17,859 94.7
  Under 18 years 266 251 94.3 0 0 (X) 137 126 91.7 129 125 97.1
  18 to 24 years 4,689 4,595 98.0 2,179 2,149 98.6 757 732 96.6 1,752 1,714 97.8
  25 to 34 years 28,734 24,680 85.9 22,075 18,189 82.4 1,528 1,448 94.7 5,130 5,043 98.3
  35 to 44 years 46,532 34,897 75.0 38,752 27,643 71.3 1,834 1,616 88.1 5,946 5,638 94.8
  45 to 54 years 29,101 19,862 68.3 23,954 15,358 64.1 1,298 1,055 81.2 3,849 3,450 89.6
  55 to 64 years 6,649 4,971 74.8 5,046 3,564 70.6 422 343 81.3 1,180 1,064 90.1
  65 years and over 2,694 2,338 86.8 1,562 1,304 83.5 254 211 83.0 878 824 93.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 28,562 70.7 29,435 18,683 63.5 3,166 2,752 86.9 7,783 7,128 91.6
  Under 18 years 178 169 94.8 0 0 (X) 108 103 95.0 70 66 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 2,347 96.5 1,076 1,048 97.4 506 480 94.9 851 818 96.1
  25 to 34 years 8,401 6,218 74.0 6,135 4,059 66.2 777 734 94.4 1,489 1,425 95.7
  35 to 44 years 10,790 7,415 68.7 7,906 4,808 60.8 770 653 84.9 2,114 1,953 92.4
  45 to 54 years 13,434 8,677 64.6 10,623 6,272 59.0 679 538 79.2 2,131 1,867 87.6
  55 to 64 years 3,633 2,477 68.2 2,852 1,839 64.5 205 155 75.6 576 483 83.9
  65 years and over 1,514 1,259 83.2 843 656 77.8 120 88 73.8 552 515 93.4

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 63,032 80.5 64,133 49,524 77.2 3,066 2,777 90.6 11,082 10,731 96.8
  Under 18 years 88 82 93.3 0 0 (X) 28 23 (B) 59 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 2,248 99.7 1,103 1,101 99.8 251 251 100.0 902 896 99.4
  25 to 34 years 20,333 18,462 90.8 15,940 14,130 88.6 751 714 95.0 3,641 3,618 99.4
  35 to 44 years 35,742 27,482 76.9 30,846 22,835 74.0 1,064 962 90.4 3,832 3,685 96.2
  45 to 54 years 15,667 11,185 71.4 13,330 9,086 68.2 619 516 83.4 1,718 1,583 92.2
  55 to 64 years 3,016 2,494 82.7 2,194 1,725 78.6 218 189 86.7 604 580 96.1
  65 years and over 1,180 1,079 91.5 720 648 90.0 134 122 91.3 327 309 94.7

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 45,133 81.2 44,672 34,572 77.4 2,699 2,543 94.2 8,206 8,019 97.7
  Under 18 years 74 74 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 34 (B) 40 40 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 3,956 98.7 2,080 2,052 98.6 384 380 98.9 1,543 1,524 98.8
  25 to 34 years 22,555 19,031 84.4 18,111 14,655 80.9 1,124 1,084 96.5 3,320 3,292 99.2
  35 to 44 years 20,185 14,794 73.3 17,904 12,618 70.5 610 560 91.8 1,671 1,616 96.7
  45 to 54 years 5,699 4,565 80.1 4,538 3,489 76.9 280 249 88.9 881 826 93.9
  55 to 64 years 2,054 1,784 86.9 1,499 1,271 84.8 166 147 88.3 388 366 94.3
  65 years and over 1,005 929 92.5 540 486 90.1 100 88 88.1 365 355 97.3

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 28,069 79.1 27,845 20,747 74.5 1,923 1,803 93.7 5,696 5,519 96.9
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 2,261 98.1 1,100 1,074 97.6 302 298 98.7 902 889 98.5
  25 to 34 years 13,305 10,816 81.3 10,294 7,857 76.3 769 745 96.9 2,242 2,214 98.8
  35 to 44 years 13,448 9,753 72.5 11,732 8,134 69.3 466 422 90.4 1,250 1,198 95.8
  45 to 54 years 4,209 3,288 78.1 3,339 2,501 74.9 213 181 85.3 657 605 92.1
  55 to 64 years 1,404 1,217 86.7 1,007 852 84.5 81 72 88.6 316 294 93.0
  65 years and over 734 674 91.8 372 329 88.3 70 62 (B) 292 282 96.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 17,065 84.8 16,828 13,825 82.2 776 740 95.4 2,510 2,500 99.6
  Under 18 years 14 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,696 99.6 980 978 99.8 82 82 100.0 641 635 99.2
  25 to 34 years 9,250 8,215 88.8 7,817 6,798 87.0 355 339 95.7 1,078 1,078 100.0
  35 to 44 years 6,736 5,040 74.8 6,172 4,483 72.6 143 138 96.4 421 419 99.4
  45 to 54 years 1,490 1,277 85.7 1,199 988 82.4 68 68 (B) 224 221 98.9
  55 to 64 years 650 567 87.3 492 420 85.3 85 75 88.0 73 73 (B)
  65 years and over 270 256 94.6 167 157 94.1 31 26 (B) 73 73 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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