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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
32,818 28,188 85.9 15,955 12,292 77.0 2,530 2,248 88.8 14,332 13,649 95.2
 
Householder
9,625 8,101 84.2 4,530 3,323 73.4 840 747 88.9 4,254 4,031 94.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,447 3,286 73.9 4,447 3,286 73.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 12,201 11,239 92.1 4,929 4,152 84.3 761 714 93.9 6,512 6,372 97.9
  Related children under 6 years 4,161 3,855 92.6 1,650 1,410 85.5 273 256 93.7 2,239 2,189 97.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 8,040 7,384 91.8 3,279 2,743 83.6 488 458 94.0 4,273 4,183 97.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,253 3,560 83.7 1,663 1,222 73.5 262 211 80.7 2,328 2,127 91.4
Other relatives 2,292 2,003 87.4 386 309 80.0 667 575 86.2 1,238 1,118 90.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
32,818 28,188 85.9 15,955 12,292 77.0 2,530 2,248 88.8 14,332 13,649 95.2
  Under 18 years 133 133 100.0 0 0 (X) 52 52 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 1,861 1,738 93.4 272 247 90.8 414 366 88.3 1,175 1,125 95.7
  25 to 34 years 7,159 6,585 92.0 2,856 2,422 84.8 519 470 90.5 3,783 3,694 97.6
  35 to 44 years 8,794 7,770 88.3 4,408 3,538 80.3 576 527 91.4 3,810 3,705 97.2
  45 to 54 years 7,408 5,826 78.6 4,283 2,982 69.6 468 415 88.6 2,658 2,430 91.4
  55 to 64 years 4,167 3,257 78.2 2,483 1,745 70.3 301 240 79.8 1,383 1,271 91.9
  65 years and over 3,296 2,879 87.4 1,653 1,358 82.2 200 179 89.5 1,443 1,342 93.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,584 7,201 75.1 5,541 3,737 67.4 1,043 853 81.8 3,000 2,611 87.0
  Under 18 years 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X) 7 7 (B) 16 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 333 255 76.7 55 36 (B) 178 136 76.8 100 83 82.6
  25 to 34 years 600 380 63.4 338 184 54.3 159 120 75.6 103 76 74.3
  35 to 44 years 1,169 890 76.1 541 332 61.5 199 167 84.0 430 390 90.8
  45 to 54 years 2,670 1,912 71.6 1,639 1,051 64.1 199 171 85.7 832 690 83.0
  55 to 64 years 2,484 1,807 72.8 1,637 1,077 65.8 169 127 75.3 678 603 89.0
  65 years and over 2,305 1,934 83.9 1,331 1,057 79.4 132 124 94.1 842 752 89.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
23,234 20,987 90.3 10,414 8,555 82.2 1,488 1,395 93.7 11,333 11,038 97.4
  Under 18 years 110 110 100.0 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 65 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,528 1,483 97.0 217 211 97.2 237 229 96.9 1,075 1,042 97.0
  25 to 34 years 6,559 6,205 94.6 2,518 2,238 88.9 360 350 97.0 3,681 3,618 98.3
  35 to 44 years 7,625 6,880 90.2 3,868 3,206 82.9 377 359 95.3 3,380 3,315 98.1
  45 to 54 years 4,738 3,915 82.6 2,643 1,931 73.1 269 244 90.6 1,826 1,740 95.3
  55 to 64 years 1,683 1,449 86.1 846 668 79.0 132 113 85.6 705 668 94.8
  65 years and over 991 945 95.4 322 301 93.5 68 54 (B) 601 590 98.1

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,798 6,675 85.6 3,245 2,345 72.3 703 644 91.7 3,850 3,685 95.7
  Under 18 years 54 54 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 32 (B)
  18 to 24 years 690 663 96.1 74 68 (B) 139 132 94.7 477 463 97.1
  25 to 34 years 1,542 1,339 86.8 605 426 70.4 186 184 99.0 751 729 97.1
  35 to 44 years 1,951 1,688 86.5 774 568 73.3 130 116 89.2 1,046 1,004 96.0
  45 to 54 years 2,221 1,743 78.5 1,154 758 65.7 135 118 88.0 932 867 93.0
  55 to 64 years 853 733 86.0 446 344 77.2 51 45 (B) 356 344 96.7
  65 years and over 487 454 93.1 192 182 94.8 40 27 (B) 255 245 95.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
15,436 14,313 92.7 7,169 6,210 86.6 785 751 95.6 7,482 7,352 98.3
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 839 820 97.8 143 143 100.0 98 98 100.0 598 579 96.8
  25 to 34 years 5,016 4,866 97.0 1,912 1,812 94.7 174 166 95.0 2,929 2,888 98.6
  35 to 44 years 5,674 5,192 91.5 3,094 2,638 85.3 247 243 98.6 2,334 2,311 99.0
  45 to 54 years 2,517 2,171 86.3 1,489 1,173 78.8 134 125 93.3 894 873 97.7
  55 to 64 years 830 716 86.2 400 324 81.0 81 68 83.6 348 324 92.8
  65 years and over 503 492 97.7 130 119 91.5 28 28 (B) 346 345 99.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
11,116 10,268 92.4 4,880 4,192 85.9 658 621 94.4 5,578 5,455 97.8
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,263 1,226 97.1 195 189 96.9 138 131 94.7 930 907 97.5
  25 to 34 years 4,332 4,066 93.9 1,844 1,619 87.8 195 184 94.5 2,293 2,263 98.7
  35 to 44 years 2,996 2,745 91.6 1,632 1,395 85.4 140 136 97.1 1,224 1,215 99.3
  45 to 54 years 1,496 1,292 86.3 823 661 80.3 62 61 (B) 611 570 93.2
  55 to 64 years 588 507 86.3 278 231 82.9 66 52 (B) 243 224 92.0
  65 years and over 383 373 97.5 108 99 91.5 32 32 (B) 243 243 99.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,240 6,588 91.0 3,090 2,549 82.5 478 450 94.1 3,672 3,590 97.8
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 712 694 97.6 93 87 93.6 91 84 92.0 527 523 99.2
  25 to 34 years 2,674 2,485 92.9 1,173 995 84.8 144 142 98.7 1,357 1,348 99.4
  35 to 44 years 1,999 1,799 90.0 1,002 815 81.3 105 101 96.2 892 883 99.0
  45 to 54 years 1,061 888 83.7 544 413 75.9 41 40 (B) 476 436 91.5
  55 to 64 years 407 336 82.5 203 165 81.1 43 29 (B) 161 142 88.0
  65 years and over 328 328 99.8 75 75 (B) 28 28 (B) 225 225 99.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,876 3,680 94.9 1,790 1,644 91.8 180 171 95.1 1,906 1,864 97.8
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 551 532 96.6 101 101 100.0 47 47 (B) 402 384 95.3
  25 to 34 years 1,657 1,580 95.4 671 624 93.0 50 41 (B) 936 915 97.7
  35 to 44 years 997 947 94.9 630 580 92.0 35 35 (B) 332 332 100.0
  45 to 54 years 435 404 92.8 279 248 89.1 21 21 (B) 135 134 99.4
  55 to 64 years 180 171 94.8 76 66 87.5 23 23 (B) 82 82 100.0
  65 years and over 55 46 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 4 (B) 18 18 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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