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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
202,100 7,425 3.7 162,411 3,187 2.0 11,557 588 5.1 28,131 3,649 13.0
 
Householder
65,029 2,202 3.4 51,341 876 1.7 4,080 195 4.8 9,609 1,131 11.8
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 51,206 880 1.7 51,206 880 1.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 57,720 3,648 6.3 43,797 1,234 2.8 3,252 260 8.0 10,670 2,154 20.2
  Related children under 6 years 19,710 1,553 7.9 15,196 487 3.2 1,153 100 8.6 3,360 966 28.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 38,010 2,095 5.5 28,601 747 2.6 2,099 160 7.6 7,310 1,188 16.2
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,946 363 1.9 12,951 117 0.9 1,289 56 4.3 4,706 191 4.0
Other relatives 9,199 333 3.6 3,115 81 2.6 2,937 78 2.7 3,147 174 5.5

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
202,100 7,425 3.7 162,411 3,187 2.0 11,557 588 5.1 28,131 3,649 13.0
  Under 18 years 415 54 12.9 9 0 (B) 217 28 12.8 189 26 13.7
  18 to 24 years 7,178 894 12.5 3,252 171 5.3 1,673 67 4.0 2,252 655 29.1
  25 to 34 years 35,525 2,380 6.7 27,103 811 3.0 2,572 114 4.4 5,850 1,455 24.9
  35 to 44 years 53,732 1,863 3.5 44,133 849 1.9 2,549 163 6.4 7,050 851 12.1
  45 to 54 years 49,317 1,122 2.3 40,809 605 1.5 2,358 128 5.4 6,150 390 6.3
  55 to 64 years 29,729 582 2.0 25,724 388 1.5 1,194 71 5.9 2,811 123 4.4
  65 years and over 26,204 530 2.0 21,380 363 1.7 995 17 1.7 3,829 150 3.9

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,007 1,347 1.7 66,567 943 1.4 5,115 129 2.5 8,324 275 3.3
  Under 18 years 146 4 3.0 9 0 (B) 77 0 0.0 60 4 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,318 105 4.5 1,010 23 2.3 882 24 2.8 426 58 13.5
  25 to 34 years 5,827 129 2.2 4,397 112 2.6 1,010 3 0.3 420 13 3.2
  35 to 44 years 5,899 98 1.7 4,491 49 1.1 650 18 2.8 759 31 4.1
  45 to 54 years 19,547 245 1.3 16,386 158 1.0 1,012 35 3.5 2,150 52 2.4
  55 to 64 years 22,855 397 1.7 20,514 310 1.5 752 43 5.7 1,589 44 2.7
  65 years and over 23,413 370 1.6 19,760 290 1.5 732 6 0.8 2,921 74 2.5

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
122,093 6,078 5.0 95,844 2,245 2.3 6,442 459 7.1 19,807 3,374 17.0
  Under 18 years 269 49 18.3 0 0 (X) 140 28 19.9 129 21 16.7
  18 to 24 years 4,859 789 16.2 2,242 148 6.6 791 43 5.4 1,826 597 32.7
  25 to 34 years 29,698 2,251 7.6 22,706 698 3.1 1,562 111 7.1 5,430 1,442 26.6
  35 to 44 years 47,833 1,766 3.7 39,643 801 2.0 1,900 145 7.7 6,291 820 13.0
  45 to 54 years 29,770 878 2.9 24,423 447 1.8 1,346 93 6.9 4,001 338 8.5
  55 to 64 years 6,874 185 2.7 5,210 78 1.5 442 28 6.4 1,222 79 6.5
  65 years and over 2,790 160 5.7 1,620 73 4.5 262 11 4.2 908 76 8.4

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
41,417 1,361 3.3 30,073 332 1.1 3,287 196 6.0 8,057 833 10.3
  Under 18 years 181 28 15.4 0 0 (X) 111 20 17.7 70 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,499 319 12.8 1,089 60 5.5 533 21 3.9 878 239 27.2
  25 to 34 years 8,648 392 4.5 6,295 77 1.2 801 59 7.3 1,551 256 16.5
  35 to 44 years 11,098 210 1.9 8,082 37 0.5 804 45 5.6 2,212 129 5.8
  45 to 54 years 13,700 266 1.9 10,808 105 1.0 697 39 5.6 2,195 122 5.6
  55 to 64 years 3,731 82 2.2 2,929 25 0.9 217 13 5.8 584 44 7.5
  65 years and over 1,560 63 4.0 871 28 3.2 123 0 0.0 567 35 6.2

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
80,676 4,718 5.8 65,771 1,913 2.9 3,155 263 8.3 11,751 2,542 21.6
  Under 18 years 88 21 24.4 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 13 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,360 469 19.9 1,153 88 7.6 258 22 8.7 949 359 37.8
  25 to 34 years 21,050 1,860 8.8 16,411 621 3.8 761 53 6.9 3,879 1,186 30.6
  35 to 44 years 36,735 1,555 4.2 31,561 764 2.4 1,096 100 9.1 4,079 691 16.9
  45 to 54 years 16,070 611 3.8 13,615 342 2.5 649 53 8.2 1,806 216 12.0
  55 to 64 years 3,143 104 3.3 2,281 52 2.3 224 16 7.0 638 36 5.6
  65 years and over 1,230 97 7.9 750 45 6.0 139 11 8.0 342 41 12.0

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
57,443 3,951 6.9 45,970 1,512 3.3 2,787 235 8.4 8,686 2,204 25.4
  Under 18 years 74 26 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,160 740 17.8 2,144 144 6.7 409 23 5.6 1,608 574 35.7
  25 to 34 years 23,293 1,746 7.5 18,630 588 3.2 1,146 88 7.7 3,518 1,070 30.4
  35 to 44 years 20,837 932 4.5 18,408 499 2.7 640 77 12.1 1,790 356 19.9
  45 to 54 years 5,894 343 5.8 4,674 203 4.3 285 15 5.3 934 125 13.4
  55 to 64 years 2,143 74 3.4 1,554 30 1.9 170 7 4.0 419 37 8.9
  65 years and over 1,041 89 8.6 560 49 8.8 104 6 5.7 377 34 9.0

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
36,611 2,242 6.1 28,627 826 2.9 1,998 140 7.0 5,986 1,276 21.3
  Under 18 years 60 26 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,379 350 14.7 1,125 62 5.5 323 15 4.6 931 273 29.4
  25 to 34 years 13,691 986 7.2 10,567 293 2.8 786 61 7.8 2,338 631 27.0
  35 to 44 years 13,902 539 3.9 12,058 278 2.3 492 34 6.8 1,353 227 16.8
  45 to 54 years 4,343 242 5.6 3,430 147 4.3 218 5 2.5 695 90 12.9
  55 to 64 years 1,470 63 4.3 1,057 25 2.4 85 7 8.1 329 31 9.4
  65 years and over 764 35 4.6 391 20 5.0 71 0 (B) 302 15 5.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,833 1,709 8.2 17,343 687 4.0 789 95 12.0 2,700 928 34.4
  Under 18 years 14 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,781 390 21.9 1,019 82 8.0 86 8 9.3 677 301 44.4
  25 to 34 years 9,602 761 7.9 8,063 295 3.7 360 27 7.5 1,179 439 37.2
  35 to 44 years 6,935 393 5.7 6,350 221 3.5 148 44 29.7 438 129 29.4
  45 to 54 years 1,551 101 6.5 1,244 56 4.5 68 10 (B) 239 36 14.9
  55 to 64 years 672 10 1.5 497 4 0.8 85 0 0.0 90 6 6.7
  65 years and over 277 54 19.6 169 30 17.6 32 6 (B) 75 19 24.6

Poverty Footnotes


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