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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 102,715 64.5 132,482 80,139 60.5 8,063 6,271 77.8 18,799 16,305 86.7
 
Householder
54,450 33,946 62.3 44,281 25,493 57.6 3,069 2,371 77.3 7,100 6,082 85.7
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 44,038 25,369 57.6 44,038 25,369 57.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 40,707 30,210 74.2 32,195 22,411 69.6 2,248 1,917 85.3 6,265 5,882 93.9
  Related children under 6 years 13,032 9,927 76.2 10,629 7,617 71.7 707 653 92.3 1,696 1,657 97.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 27,675 20,284 73.3 21,566 14,795 68.6 1,540 1,264 82.1 4,569 4,225 92.5
Own children 18 years and over (15) 14,739 9,163 62.2 10,191 5,627 55.2 1,081 766 70.8 3,467 2,770 79.9
Other relatives 5,410 4,027 74.4 1,777 1,239 69.7 1,665 1,217 73.1 1,968 1,571 79.8

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
159,344 102,715 64.5 132,482 80,139 60.5 8,063 6,271 77.8 18,799 16,305 86.7
  Under 18 years 203 178 87.6 4 4 (B) 108 102 94.6 91 72 78.9
  18 to 24 years 4,212 3,773 89.6 2,070 1,883 91.0 908 744 81.9 1,233 1,146 92.9
  25 to 34 years 24,298 18,297 75.3 19,565 13,959 71.3 1,472 1,235 83.9 3,261 3,104 95.2
  35 to 44 years 40,765 27,731 68.0 34,484 22,178 64.3 1,792 1,404 78.3 4,489 4,150 92.4
  45 to 54 years 40,786 23,139 56.7 34,329 18,010 52.5 1,907 1,435 75.2 4,549 3,693 81.2
  55 to 64 years 25,575 13,069 51.1 22,569 10,823 48.0 1,029 721 70.1 1,977 1,526 77.2
  65 years and over 23,506 16,528 70.3 19,461 13,282 68.3 847 630 74.4 3,198 2,616 81.8

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
70,366 38,445 54.6 60,133 31,023 51.6 3,672 2,526 68.8 6,561 4,896 74.6
  Under 18 years 97 81 83.9 4 4 (B) 53 53 (B) 40 24 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,699 1,330 78.3 813 652 80.2 576 438 76.0 310 241 77.7
  25 to 34 years 4,562 2,120 46.5 3,799 1,618 42.6 495 325 65.6 268 177 66.2
  35 to 44 years 4,823 2,368 49.1 3,890 1,714 44.1 409 217 53.2 523 436 83.4
  45 to 54 years 17,194 8,172 47.5 14,603 6,325 43.3 849 612 72.1 1,741 1,234 70.9
  55 to 64 years 20,582 9,605 46.7 18,736 8,354 44.6 659 427 64.8 1,187 824 69.4
  65 years and over 21,411 14,770 69.0 18,287 12,356 67.6 631 454 72.0 2,492 1,960 78.7

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
88,978 64,270 72.2 72,349 49,116 67.9 4,391 3,745 85.3 12,238 11,409 93.2
  Under 18 years 107 97 91.0 0 0 (X) 55 49 (B) 51 48 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,513 2,443 97.2 1,257 1,232 98.0 332 306 92.2 924 905 98.0
  25 to 34 years 19,736 16,177 82.0 15,767 12,340 78.3 976 910 93.2 2,993 2,927 97.8
  35 to 44 years 35,942 25,364 70.6 30,593 20,464 66.9 1,383 1,187 85.8 3,966 3,713 93.6
  45 to 54 years 23,592 14,967 63.4 19,726 11,685 59.2 1,058 823 77.8 2,808 2,459 87.6
  55 to 64 years 4,993 3,465 69.4 3,833 2,469 64.4 370 294 79.4 790 702 88.9
  65 years and over 2,096 1,758 83.9 1,174 926 78.9 216 176 81.4 706 656 92.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
31,918 21,140 66.2 23,981 14,119 58.9 2,309 1,928 83.5 5,628 5,093 90.5
  Under 18 years 71 67 (B) 0 0 (X) 46 46 (B) 25 21 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,394 1,332 95.5 634 611 96.3 252 227 89.8 508 494 97.4
  25 to 34 years 6,478 4,493 69.4 4,945 3,045 61.6 540 500 92.5 993 949 95.6
  35 to 44 years 8,604 5,635 65.5 6,430 3,693 57.4 611 511 83.6 1,562 1,431 91.6
  45 to 54 years 11,310 6,850 60.6 9,076 4,992 55.0 578 441 76.3 1,655 1,416 85.5
  55 to 64 years 2,847 1,786 62.7 2,232 1,291 57.8 179 129 72.5 436 366 83.9
  65 years and over 1,214 976 80.4 664 488 73.5 102 73 72.0 448 415 92.6

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,059 43,130 75.6 48,368 34,997 72.4 2,082 1,817 87.3 6,610 6,317 95.6
  Under 18 years 35 30 (B) 0 0 (X) 9 3 (B) 27 27 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,119 1,111 99.3 623 621 99.6 80 80 100.0 416 411 98.7
  25 to 34 years 13,258 11,684 88.1 10,822 9,296 85.9 436 410 94.1 2,000 1,978 98.9
  35 to 44 years 27,338 19,729 72.2 24,163 16,771 69.4 772 676 87.5 2,403 2,283 95.0
  45 to 54 years 12,282 8,117 66.1 10,650 6,693 62.8 480 381 79.5 1,153 1,043 90.5
  55 to 64 years 2,145 1,678 78.2 1,601 1,178 73.6 192 164 85.8 353 336 95.0
  65 years and over 882 782 88.6 510 439 86.0 114 103 89.8 258 241 93.2

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
39,210 29,827 76.1 32,825 23,701 72.2 1,752 1,615 92.2 4,633 4,511 97.4
  Under 18 years 6 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,249 2,215 98.5 1,216 1,192 98.0 214 210 98.1 819 813 99.3
  25 to 34 years 15,714 12,583 80.1 13,144 10,068 76.6 713 682 95.6 1,857 1,833 98.7
  35 to 44 years 15,271 10,335 67.7 13,942 9,081 65.1 383 342 89.4 945 911 96.4
  45 to 54 years 3,840 2,853 74.3 3,127 2,215 70.8 202 171 84.6 511 468 91.6
  55 to 64 years 1,398 1,176 84.2 1,027 830 80.8 149 131 88.1 222 215 97.1
  65 years and over 733 658 89.8 369 316 85.5 91 79 86.8 274 264 96.5

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
25,047 18,458 73.7 20,482 14,118 68.9 1,277 1,165 91.2 3,289 3,175 96.5
  Under 18 years 4 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 4 4 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,346 1,320 98.1 644 622 96.6 183 179 97.8 520 520 100.0
  25 to 34 years 9,238 7,038 76.2 7,463 5,308 71.1 508 488 96.0 1,267 1,243 98.1
  35 to 44 years 10,088 6,740 66.8 9,062 5,787 63.9 296 256 86.4 730 697 95.5
  45 to 54 years 2,897 2,088 72.1 2,377 1,639 69.0 158 127 80.3 362 322 88.9
  55 to 64 years 905 760 84.0 659 530 80.4 66 57 (B) 180 174 96.5
  65 years and over 568 507 89.3 276 232 84.2 66 59 (B) 226 216 95.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,163 11,369 80.3 12,344 9,583 77.6 475 450 94.8 1,344 1,336 99.4
  Under 18 years 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
  18 to 24 years 902 895 99.2 572 570 99.6 32 32 (B) 299 294 98.2
  25 to 34 years 6,475 5,544 85.6 5,680 4,760 83.8 204 193 94.6 591 591 100.0
  35 to 44 years 5,183 3,595 69.4 4,880 3,294 67.5 87 87 99.5 215 215 99.7
  45 to 54 years 943 766 81.2 750 575 76.7 44 44 (B) 148 146 98.3
  55 to 64 years 492 416 84.5 368 301 81.6 83 74 89.8 42 42 (B)
  65 years and over 166 151 91.1 93 83 89.3 25 20 (B) 48 48 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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