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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 7,096 3.6 159,476 3,111 2.0 11,277 554 4.9 27,010 3,431 12.7
 
Householder
64,183 2,139 3.3 50,779 861 1.7 3,999 188 4.7 9,405 1,090 11.6
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 866 1.7 50,731 866 1.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 3,420 6.2 42,235 1,191 2.8 3,117 237 7.6 9,987 1,992 19.9
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 1,455 7.8 14,528 472 3.3 1,104 93 8.4 3,099 890 28.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 1,965 5.4 27,707 719 2.6 2,013 145 7.2 6,888 1,102 16.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 349 1.9 12,676 115 0.9 1,264 50 4.0 4,558 184 4.0
Other relatives 9,013 322 3.6 3,055 78 2.6 2,896 78 2.7 3,061 165 5.4

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 7,096 3.6 159,476 3,111 2.0 11,277 554 4.9 27,010 3,431 12.7
  Under 18 years 409 54 13.1 9 0 (B) 212 28 13.1 187 26 13.8
  18 to 24 years 6,968 856 12.3 3,177 171 5.4 1,621 64 4.0 2,170 620 28.6
  25 to 34 years 34,463 2,259 6.6 26,417 785 3.0 2,517 112 4.4 5,529 1,362 24.6
  35 to 44 years 52,365 1,768 3.4 43,207 828 1.9 2,480 154 6.2 6,678 786 11.8
  45 to 54 years 48,430 1,083 2.2 40,166 604 1.5 2,301 112 4.9 5,963 368 6.2
  55 to 64 years 29,236 554 1.9 25,339 363 1.4 1,169 71 6.0 2,728 120 4.4
  65 years and over 25,893 522 2.0 21,162 360 1.7 976 14 1.5 3,755 148 3.9

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 1,328 1.7 65,908 931 1.4 5,046 129 2.6 8,145 268 3.3
  Under 18 years 143 4 3.0 9 0 (B) 75 0 (B) 58 4 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 102 4.5 998 23 2.3 864 24 2.8 418 55 13.1
  25 to 34 years 5,729 125 2.2 4,342 109 2.5 989 3 0.3 399 13 3.3
  35 to 44 years 5,833 96 1.7 4,455 47 1.1 646 18 2.8 732 31 4.2
  45 to 54 years 19,328 241 1.2 16,212 158 1.0 1,003 35 3.5 2,114 48 2.3
  55 to 64 years 22,587 391 1.7 20,293 305 1.5 747 42 5.7 1,548 44 2.8
  65 years and over 23,200 368 1.6 19,600 288 1.5 723 6 0.8 2,877 74 2.6

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 5,768 4.9 93,568 2,180 2.3 6,231 425 6.8 18,865 3,162 16.8
  Under 18 years 266 49 18.5 0 0 (X) 137 28 20.3 129 21 16.7
  18 to 24 years 4,689 754 16.1 2,179 148 6.8 757 40 5.3 1,752 566 32.3
  25 to 34 years 28,734 2,134 7.4 22,075 676 3.1 1,528 109 7.1 5,130 1,349 26.3
  35 to 44 years 46,532 1,671 3.6 38,752 780 2.0 1,834 136 7.4 5,946 755 12.7
  45 to 54 years 29,101 843 2.9 23,954 446 1.9 1,298 77 5.9 3,849 320 8.3
  55 to 64 years 6,649 162 2.4 5,046 57 1.1 422 28 6.7 1,180 77 6.5
  65 years and over 2,694 155 5.7 1,562 72 4.6 254 9 3.4 878 75 8.5

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 1,297 3.2 29,435 321 1.1 3,166 189 6.0 7,783 787 10.1
  Under 18 years 178 28 15.6 0 0 (X) 108 20 18.2 70 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 310 12.7 1,076 60 5.6 506 21 4.1 851 229 26.9
  25 to 34 years 8,401 373 4.4 6,135 77 1.3 777 56 7.2 1,489 240 16.1
  35 to 44 years 10,790 194 1.8 7,906 32 0.4 770 44 5.7 2,114 118 5.6
  45 to 54 years 13,434 255 1.9 10,623 104 1.0 679 36 5.3 2,131 114 5.4
  55 to 64 years 3,633 77 2.1 2,852 21 0.7 205 13 6.1 576 44 7.6
  65 years and over 1,514 60 4.0 843 26 3.1 120 0 0.0 552 34 6.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 4,471 5.7 64,133 1,859 2.9 3,066 236 7.7 11,082 2,376 21.4
  Under 18 years 88 21 24.4 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 13 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 444 19.7 1,103 88 8.0 251 19 7.7 902 337 37.3
  25 to 34 years 20,333 1,761 8.7 15,940 599 3.8 751 53 7.0 3,641 1,109 30.5
  35 to 44 years 35,742 1,477 4.1 30,846 748 2.4 1,064 92 8.6 3,832 637 16.6
  45 to 54 years 15,667 587 3.7 13,330 342 2.6 619 40 6.5 1,718 205 12.0
  55 to 64 years 3,016 85 2.8 2,194 36 1.6 218 16 7.2 604 33 5.5
  65 years and over 1,180 95 8.0 720 45 6.3 134 9 6.4 327 41 12.6

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 3,755 6.8 44,672 1,472 3.3 2,699 225 8.3 8,206 2,059 25.1
  Under 18 years 74 26 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 708 17.7 2,080 144 6.9 384 20 5.1 1,543 545 35.3
  25 to 34 years 22,555 1,667 7.4 18,111 579 3.2 1,124 87 7.7 3,320 1,002 30.2
  35 to 44 years 20,185 882 4.4 17,904 488 2.7 610 73 12.0 1,671 322 19.2
  45 to 54 years 5,699 331 5.8 4,538 203 4.5 280 15 5.4 881 113 12.8
  55 to 64 years 2,054 51 2.5 1,499 10 0.6 166 7 4.1 388 35 8.9
  65 years and over 1,005 89 8.9 540 49 9.2 100 6 5.9 365 34 9.3

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 2,132 6.0 27,845 805 2.9 1,923 134 7.0 5,696 1,192 20.9
  Under 18 years 60 26 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 341 14.8 1,100 62 5.6 302 15 4.9 902 264 29.3
  25 to 34 years 13,305 945 7.1 10,294 293 2.8 769 59 7.7 2,242 593 26.4
  35 to 44 years 13,448 509 3.8 11,732 278 2.4 466 29 6.3 1,250 202 16.2
  45 to 54 years 4,209 232 5.5 3,339 147 4.4 213 5 2.5 657 79 12.1
  55 to 64 years 1,404 43 3.1 1,007 5 0.5 81 7 8.5 316 31 9.8
  65 years and over 734 35 4.8 372 20 5.3 70 0 (B) 292 15 5.3

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 1,624 8.1 16,828 666 4.0 776 91 11.8 2,510 866 34.5
  Under 18 years 14 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 368 21.6 980 82 8.3 82 5 5.8 641 281 43.9
  25 to 34 years 9,250 722 7.8 7,817 285 3.7 355 27 7.6 1,078 409 38.0
  35 to 44 years 6,736 373 5.5 6,172 210 3.4 143 44 30.6 421 120 28.4
  45 to 54 years 1,490 99 6.6 1,199 56 4.7 68 10 (B) 224 34 15.0
  55 to 64 years 650 8 1.2 492 4 0.8 85 0 0.0 73 4 (B)
  65 years and over 270 54 20.1 167 30 17.8 31 6 (B) 73 19 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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