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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 3,372 10.9 14,928 506 3.4 2,410 205 8.5 13,648 2,662 19.5
 
Householder
9,359 951 10.2 4,386 136 3.1 812 72 8.9 4,161 744 17.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 128 3.0 4,325 128 3.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 1,884 17.1 4,290 188 4.4 695 86 12.4 6,013 1,609 26.8
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 816 22.2 1,401 84 6.0 245 29 11.9 2,029 702 34.6
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 1,068 14.6 2,889 104 3.6 450 57 12.6 3,984 907 22.8
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 277 6.8 1,557 48 3.1 254 12 4.6 2,260 217 9.6
Other relatives 2,234 132 5.9 370 6 1.5 649 35 5.4 1,214 92 7.6

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 3,372 10.9 14,928 506 3.4 2,410 205 8.5 13,648 2,662 19.5
  Under 18 years 132 36 27.2 0 0 (X) 51 1 (B) 81 34 42.4
  18 to 24 years 1,748 483 27.6 244 30 12.1 388 22 5.6 1,116 432 38.7
  25 to 34 years 6,636 1,228 18.5 2,594 141 5.4 501 75 14.9 3,540 1,012 28.6
  35 to 44 years 8,212 936 11.4 4,077 124 3.0 541 68 12.6 3,594 744 20.7
  45 to 54 years 7,078 310 4.4 4,084 68 1.7 440 22 5.0 2,554 220 8.6
  55 to 64 years 3,970 234 5.9 2,337 89 3.8 293 9 3.0 1,340 136 10.2
  65 years and over 3,211 145 4.5 1,591 54 3.4 197 8 4.1 1,423 84 5.9

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 309 3.3 5,377 128 2.4 1,008 60 5.9 2,929 121 4.1
  Under 18 years 21 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B) 16 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 24 7.4 54 8 (B) 168 5 2.8 98 11 11.0
  25 to 34 years 569 20 3.4 326 0 0.0 152 20 12.8 91 0 0.0
  35 to 44 years 1,135 51 4.5 532 4 0.7 189 18 9.8 414 28 6.9
  45 to 54 years 2,605 56 2.2 1,601 24 1.5 195 4 1.8 809 28 3.5
  55 to 64 years 2,403 75 3.1 1,573 43 2.8 166 4 2.4 665 27 4.1
  65 years and over 2,261 83 3.7 1,291 49 3.8 132 8 6.0 837 26 3.1

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 3,063 14.1 9,551 377 4.0 1,403 145 10.3 10,719 2,541 23.7
  Under 18 years 110 34 31.1 0 0 (X) 45 0 (B) 65 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 459 32.2 190 21 11.3 220 17 7.8 1,017 421 41.4
  25 to 34 years 6,067 1,208 19.9 2,269 141 6.2 349 55 15.8 3,449 1,012 29.3
  35 to 44 years 7,078 885 12.5 3,545 120 3.4 352 50 14.1 3,180 715 22.5
  45 to 54 years 4,473 254 5.7 2,483 44 1.8 244 18 7.5 1,745 192 11.0
  55 to 64 years 1,567 160 10.2 765 46 6.0 127 5 3.8 676 109 16.2
  65 years and over 950 62 6.6 300 5 1.6 65 0 (B) 586 58 9.8

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 697 9.4 3,014 84 2.8 671 56 8.3 3,690 557 15.1
  Under 18 years 54 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 0 (B) 32 3 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 162 25.1 66 2 (B) 127 12 9.3 453 149 32.8
  25 to 34 years 1,435 130 9.0 552 12 2.1 177 22 12.4 706 96 13.6
  35 to 44 years 1,839 165 9.0 710 15 2.1 124 10 7.9 1,005 140 14.0
  45 to 54 years 2,122 115 5.4 1,094 21 1.9 133 7 5.5 895 87 9.7
  55 to 64 years 808 86 10.7 408 31 7.6 48 5 (B) 352 50 14.3
  65 years and over 470 35 7.5 183 4 2.2 40 0 (B) 247 31 12.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 2,366 16.6 6,537 293 4.5 732 90 12.2 7,028 1,984 28.2
  Under 18 years 56 31 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 0 (B) 33 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 297 38.0 124 20 16.1 93 5 5.8 564 272 48.2
  25 to 34 years 4,632 1,078 23.3 1,717 129 7.5 172 33 19.3 2,743 916 33.4
  35 to 44 years 5,239 720 13.7 2,835 106 3.7 229 40 17.4 2,175 575 26.4
  45 to 54 years 2,350 139 5.9 1,389 23 1.6 111 11 9.9 850 105 12.3
  55 to 64 years 759 74 9.7 356 15 4.2 79 0 0.0 324 59 18.2
  65 years and over 479 27 5.6 116 1 0.7 25 0 (B) 338 26 7.7

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 1,927 18.8 4,396 255 5.8 613 79 12.9 5,232 1,593 30.4
  Under 18 years 58 31 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 0 (B) 33 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 428 36.7 168 21 12.8 122 10 8.6 877 396 45.2
  25 to 34 years 3,965 898 22.7 1,641 111 6.8 190 37 19.5 2,134 750 35.1
  35 to 44 years 2,732 437 16.0 1,468 83 5.7 125 21 16.9 1,139 333 29.2
  45 to 54 years 1,424 77 5.4 775 30 3.9 58 7 (B) 591 39 6.6
  55 to 64 years 528 51 9.7 243 9 3.6 63 3 (B) 221 39 17.6
  65 years and over 369 5 1.2 102 0 0.0 32 0 (B) 235 5 1.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 1,011 15.1 2,767 81 2.9 438 60 13.7 3,474 869 25.0
  Under 18 years 58 31 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 0 (B) 33 31 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 216 33.2 76 2 2.1 79 10 13.3 497 204 41.0
  25 to 34 years 2,466 392 15.9 1,035 21 2.0 141 28 19.6 1,290 344 26.7
  35 to 44 years 1,812 265 14.6 905 28 3.1 90 11 12.7 816 225 27.6
  45 to 54 years 1,013 66 6.5 514 22 4.4 36 7 (B) 463 36 7.9
  55 to 64 years 365 41 11.1 169 9 5.2 40 3 (B) 156 28 18.2
  65 years and over 314 0 0.0 69 0 (B) 27 0 (B) 218 0 0.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 916 25.7 1,629 173 10.7 175 19 10.9 1,758 723 41.1
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 212 41.2 92 20 21.6 43 0 (B) 380 192 50.5
  25 to 34 years 1,499 506 33.7 606 91 15.0 50 9 (B) 844 406 48.1
  35 to 44 years 920 173 18.7 563 55 9.8 35 10 (B) 323 108 33.3
  45 to 54 years 411 10 2.5 261 8 3.0 21 0 (B) 128 3 2.1
  55 to 64 years 162 11 6.5 74 0 (B) 23 0 (B) 65 11 (B)
  65 years and over 55 5 (B) 33 0 (B) 4 0 (B) 18 5 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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