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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 26,622 85.9 14,928 11,485 76.9 2,410 2,134 88.6 13,648 13,002 95.3
 
Householder
9,359 7,886 84.3 4,386 3,221 73.4 812 721 88.8 4,161 3,944 94.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 3,187 73.7 4,325 3,187 73.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 10,178 92.5 4,290 3,636 84.8 695 651 93.6 6,013 5,892 98.0
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 3,436 93.5 1,401 1,218 86.9 245 230 93.7 2,029 1,988 98.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 6,742 92.1 2,889 2,418 83.7 450 421 93.5 3,984 3,904 98.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 3,416 83.9 1,557 1,148 73.7 254 203 80.2 2,260 2,064 91.4
Other relatives 2,234 1,956 87.6 370 295 79.6 649 559 86.2 1,214 1,101 90.7

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 26,622 85.9 14,928 11,485 76.9 2,410 2,134 88.6 13,648 13,002 95.3
  Under 18 years 132 132 100.0 0 0 (X) 51 51 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,625 93.0 244 219 89.7 388 339 87.5 1,116 1,066 95.6
  25 to 34 years 6,636 6,135 92.5 2,594 2,210 85.2 501 456 90.8 3,540 3,470 98.0
  35 to 44 years 8,212 7,266 88.5 4,077 3,278 80.4 541 494 91.2 3,594 3,494 97.2
  45 to 54 years 7,078 5,554 78.5 4,084 2,832 69.3 440 386 87.9 2,554 2,336 91.5
  55 to 64 years 3,970 3,109 78.3 2,337 1,643 70.3 293 233 79.6 1,340 1,233 92.0
  65 years and over 3,211 2,801 87.2 1,591 1,303 81.9 197 176 89.3 1,423 1,322 92.9

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 6,995 75.1 5,377 3,622 67.4 1,008 823 81.6 2,929 2,551 87.1
  Under 18 years 21 21 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 16 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 243 75.7 54 35 (B) 168 127 75.5 98 81 82.3
  25 to 34 years 569 358 63.0 326 172 52.9 152 117 76.9 91 69 75.9
  35 to 44 years 1,135 862 76.0 532 331 62.1 189 157 83.1 414 374 90.5
  45 to 54 years 2,605 1,860 71.4 1,601 1,024 63.9 195 167 85.4 809 669 82.7
  55 to 64 years 2,403 1,756 73.1 1,573 1,037 65.9 166 125 75.6 665 594 89.3
  65 years and over 2,261 1,895 83.8 1,291 1,023 79.2 132 124 94.1 837 748 89.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 19,627 90.6 9,551 7,864 82.3 1,403 1,312 93.5 10,719 10,452 97.5
  Under 18 years 110 110 100.0 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 65 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 1,382 96.8 190 184 96.9 220 213 96.7 1,017 985 96.8
  25 to 34 years 6,067 5,777 95.2 2,269 2,038 89.8 349 339 96.9 3,449 3,401 98.6
  35 to 44 years 7,078 6,404 90.5 3,545 2,947 83.1 352 337 95.5 3,180 3,120 98.1
  45 to 54 years 4,473 3,695 82.6 2,483 1,808 72.8 244 220 89.8 1,745 1,667 95.5
  55 to 64 years 1,567 1,353 86.3 765 606 79.3 127 108 84.9 676 639 94.6
  65 years and over 950 906 95.4 300 280 93.4 65 51 (B) 586 574 98.1

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 6,336 85.9 3,014 2,190 72.6 671 615 91.6 3,690 3,531 95.7
  Under 18 years 54 54 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 32 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 620 95.9 66 60 (B) 127 119 94.2 453 440 97.1
  25 to 34 years 1,435 1,261 87.9 552 402 72.9 177 176 98.9 706 684 96.9
  35 to 44 years 1,839 1,599 87.0 710 523 73.7 124 112 90.1 1,005 964 96.0
  45 to 54 years 2,122 1,665 78.4 1,094 714 65.2 133 117 88.0 895 834 93.2
  55 to 64 years 808 698 86.4 408 316 77.3 48 42 (B) 352 340 96.7
  65 years and over 470 438 93.2 183 175 95.3 40 27 (B) 247 237 95.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 13,291 93.0 6,537 5,674 86.8 732 697 95.3 7,028 6,921 98.5
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 762 97.6 124 124 100.0 93 93 100.0 564 545 96.7
  25 to 34 years 4,632 4,516 97.5 1,717 1,636 95.3 172 163 94.9 2,743 2,717 99.0
  35 to 44 years 5,239 4,805 91.7 2,835 2,424 85.5 229 225 98.5 2,175 2,155 99.1
  45 to 54 years 2,350 2,030 86.4 1,389 1,094 78.8 111 102 91.9 850 833 98.0
  55 to 64 years 759 655 86.3 356 291 81.6 79 65 83.1 324 299 92.3
  65 years and over 479 468 97.5 116 105 90.5 25 25 (B) 338 337 99.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 9,509 92.8 4,396 3,803 86.5 613 578 94.3 5,232 5,128 98.0
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 1,131 96.9 168 162 96.4 122 114 94.0 877 855 97.4
  25 to 34 years 3,965 3,757 94.8 1,641 1,459 88.9 190 179 94.4 2,134 2,119 99.3
  35 to 44 years 2,732 2,526 92.4 1,468 1,269 86.5 125 123 98.2 1,139 1,134 99.5
  45 to 54 years 1,424 1,228 86.2 775 622 80.2 58 56 (B) 591 550 93.0
  55 to 64 years 528 451 85.4 243 199 81.8 63 49 (B) 221 202 91.2
  65 years and over 369 359 97.4 102 93 91.0 32 32 (B) 235 235 99.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 6,108 91.4 2,767 2,300 83.1 438 412 94.0 3,474 3,396 97.8
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 635 97.4 76 70 92.1 79 71 90.7 497 494 99.3
  25 to 34 years 2,466 2,311 93.7 1,035 890 86.0 141 139 98.6 1,290 1,282 99.3
  35 to 44 years 1,812 1,647 90.9 905 748 82.7 90 88 97.5 816 811 99.3
  45 to 54 years 1,013 846 83.5 514 389 75.7 36 35 (B) 463 422 91.2
  55 to 64 years 365 297 81.4 169 134 79.3 40 27 (B) 156 137 87.5
  65 years and over 314 313 99.9 69 69 (B) 27 27 (B) 218 217 99.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 3,401 95.5 1,629 1,503 92.3 175 167 95.0 1,758 1,731 98.5
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 496 96.3 92 92 100.0 43 43 (B) 380 361 95.0
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,446 96.5 606 569 93.9 50 41 (B) 844 837 99.2
  35 to 44 years 920 878 95.4 563 521 92.5 35 35 (B) 323 323 100.0
  45 to 54 years 411 382 92.9 261 233 89.2 21 21 (B) 128 128 99.4
  55 to 64 years 162 153 94.3 74 65 (B) 23 23 (B) 65 65 (B)
  65 years and over 55 46 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 4 (B) 18 18 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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