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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 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 50% of poverty (5) Percentage below 50% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 11,638 4.7 189,191 4,217 2.2 15,083 842 5.6 44,027 6,579 14.9
 
Householder
78,874 3,390 4.3 59,137 1,144 1.9 5,255 284 5.4 14,482 1,962 13.6
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 1,144 1.9 59,137 1,144 1.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 5,894 8.1 51,344 1,638 3.2 4,180 360 8.6 17,456 3,896 22.3
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 2,521 10.1 17,768 653 3.7 1,466 134 9.1 5,651 1,735 30.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 3,373 7.0 33,577 985 2.9 2,714 227 8.3 11,806 2,161 18.3
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 695 2.8 15,493 194 1.3 1,622 71 4.4 7,300 430 5.9
Other relatives 12,895 515 4.0 4,080 97 2.4 4,026 128 3.2 4,789 290 6.1

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 11,638 4.7 189,191 4,217 2.2 15,083 842 5.6 44,027 6,579 14.9
  Under 18 years 637 97 15.2 9 0 (B) 305 29 9.6 323 68 21.0
  18 to 24 years 9,585 1,462 15.3 3,688 216 5.9 2,299 102 4.5 3,598 1,144 31.8
  25 to 34 years 45,039 3,844 8.5 31,822 1,104 3.5 3,371 208 6.2 9,846 2,533 25.7
  35 to 44 years 66,268 2,990 4.5 51,786 1,094 2.1 3,306 240 7.3 11,176 1,656 14.8
  45 to 54 years 60,118 1,627 2.7 48,004 826 1.7 2,952 156 5.3 9,162 645 7.0
  55 to 64 years 35,865 885 2.5 29,897 536 1.8 1,574 82 5.2 4,394 267 6.1
  65 years and over 30,789 733 2.4 23,985 442 1.8 1,277 25 2.0 5,527 266 4.8

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 1,843 1.9 75,920 1,193 1.6 6,719 205 3.0 11,995 445 3.7
  Under 18 years 207 9 4.5 9 0 (B) 104 1 1.4 94 8 8.3
  18 to 24 years 2,920 135 4.6 1,128 33 2.9 1,190 29 2.4 602 73 12.1
  25 to 34 years 7,150 174 2.4 5,225 133 2.5 1,316 26 2.0 609 16 2.6
  35 to 44 years 7,527 183 2.4 5,356 71 1.3 930 43 4.6 1,242 68 5.5
  45 to 54 years 23,410 336 1.4 19,004 201 1.1 1,288 44 3.4 3,118 92 2.9
  55 to 64 years 26,744 525 2.0 23,353 397 1.7 982 48 4.9 2,409 79 3.3
  65 years and over 26,677 482 1.8 21,845 358 1.6 910 14 1.5 3,922 110 2.8

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 9,795 6.4 113,271 3,024 2.7 8,363 638 7.6 32,031 6,133 19.1
  Under 18 years 429 88 20.4 0 0 (X) 200 28 13.9 229 60 26.2
  18 to 24 years 6,665 1,328 19.9 2,560 183 7.1 1,109 73 6.6 2,997 1,072 35.8
  25 to 34 years 37,890 3,670 9.7 26,597 971 3.7 2,056 182 8.8 9,237 2,517 27.2
  35 to 44 years 58,740 2,808 4.8 46,430 1,022 2.2 2,376 198 8.3 9,934 1,588 16.0
  45 to 54 years 36,708 1,291 3.5 29,000 626 2.2 1,665 112 6.7 6,044 553 9.1
  55 to 64 years 9,121 360 3.9 6,544 138 2.1 592 34 5.7 1,986 188 9.5
  65 years and over 4,112 251 6.1 2,140 84 3.9 366 11 3.0 1,605 156 9.7

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 2,201 4.2 35,753 487 1.4 4,194 268 6.4 12,315 1,446 11.7
  Under 18 years 258 35 13.7 0 0 (X) 141 20 13.9 117 16 13.4
  18 to 24 years 3,336 514 15.4 1,204 63 5.2 719 46 6.3 1,413 406 28.7
  25 to 34 years 10,868 550 5.1 7,443 98 1.3 1,056 81 7.7 2,369 371 15.7
  35 to 44 years 13,900 396 2.8 9,583 66 0.7 968 57 5.9 3,350 273 8.1
  45 to 54 years 16,816 423 2.5 12,737 163 1.3 858 47 5.5 3,221 213 6.6
  55 to 64 years 4,905 177 3.6 3,648 65 1.8 277 18 6.5 980 94 9.6
  65 years and over 2,179 105 4.8 1,138 32 2.8 175 0 0.0 866 74 8.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 7,594 7.5 77,519 2,537 3.3 4,169 369 8.9 19,716 4,687 23.8
  Under 18 years 171 52 30.5 0 0 (X) 59 8 (B) 112 44 39.4
  18 to 24 years 3,329 814 24.4 1,356 120 8.8 390 28 7.1 1,583 666 42.1
  25 to 34 years 27,022 3,120 11.5 19,154 873 4.6 999 101 10.1 6,868 2,146 31.2
  35 to 44 years 44,840 2,412 5.4 36,848 956 2.6 1,408 141 10.0 6,584 1,315 20.0
  45 to 54 years 19,892 868 4.4 16,262 463 2.8 807 65 8.1 2,823 340 12.0
  55 to 64 years 4,217 183 4.3 2,896 73 2.5 315 16 5.0 1,006 94 9.4
  65 years and over 1,933 146 7.5 1,003 53 5.3 191 11 5.8 739 82 11.1

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 6,282 8.7 54,222 2,020 3.7 3,603 323 9.0 14,672 3,939 26.8
  Under 18 years 142 61 43.2 0 0 (X) 59 18 (B) 83 43 52.0
  18 to 24 years 5,578 1,239 22.2 2,424 178 7.3 566 37 6.6 2,588 1,024 39.5
  25 to 34 years 28,989 2,824 9.7 21,651 823 3.8 1,404 129 9.2 5,934 1,872 31.5
  35 to 44 years 25,455 1,446 5.7 21,544 634 2.9 803 98 12.3 3,108 714 23.0
  45 to 54 years 7,856 487 6.2 5,863 292 5.0 359 23 6.4 1,635 173 10.6
  55 to 64 years 2,895 130 4.5 1,974 44 2.2 249 10 4.1 672 76 11.3
  65 years and over 1,582 94 5.9 768 49 6.4 164 6 3.6 650 39 5.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 3,460 7.4 33,867 1,039 3.1 2,592 206 7.9 9,982 2,215 22.2
  Under 18 years 128 61 47.9 0 0 (X) 47 18 (B) 81 43 53.3
  18 to 24 years 3,166 601 19.0 1,253 76 6.1 423 29 6.9 1,490 496 33.3
  25 to 34 years 17,224 1,477 8.6 12,407 383 3.1 979 89 9.1 3,837 1,005 26.2
  35 to 44 years 16,997 842 5.0 14,077 327 2.3 611 45 7.4 2,309 470 20.4
  45 to 54 years 5,688 333 5.9 4,224 193 4.6 267 13 5.0 1,198 126 10.5
  55 to 64 years 2,025 110 5.4 1,372 40 2.9 141 10 7.3 512 59 11.6
  65 years and over 1,214 35 2.9 535 20 3.7 124 0 0.0 556 15 2.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 2,822 10.8 20,355 981 4.8 1,011 117 11.6 4,689 1,724 36.8
  Under 18 years 14 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 637 26.4 1,171 102 8.7 142 8 5.6 1,099 528 48.0
  25 to 34 years 11,765 1,347 11.4 9,244 440 4.8 424 40 9.4 2,097 867 41.3
  35 to 44 years 8,458 604 7.1 7,467 307 4.1 192 53 27.9 799 243 30.4
  45 to 54 years 2,168 154 7.1 1,639 98 6.0 92 10 10.6 437 47 10.6
  55 to 64 years 870 21 2.4 601 4 0.7 108 0 0.0 160 17 10.4
  65 years and over 368 59 16.0 233 30 12.7 41 6 (B) 95 23 24.5

Poverty Footnotes


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