U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV05: People in Families by Relationship to Householder, Age of Householder, Number of Related Children Present, and Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 600% of poverty (5) Percentage below 600% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 197,307 79.5 189,191 142,209 75.2 15,083 13,378 88.7 44,027 41,719 94.8
 
Householder
78,874 60,637 76.9 59,137 42,431 71.8 5,255 4,607 87.7 14,482 13,598 93.9
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 42,431 71.8 59,137 42,431 71.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 63,560 87.1 51,344 42,554 82.9 4,180 3,912 93.6 17,456 17,094 97.9
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 21,871 87.9 17,768 14,873 83.7 1,466 1,416 96.6 5,651 5,582 98.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 41,690 86.7 33,577 27,681 82.4 2,714 2,496 92.0 11,806 11,512 97.5
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 19,376 79.4 15,493 11,340 73.2 1,622 1,364 84.1 7,300 6,672 91.4
Other relatives 12,895 11,303 87.7 4,080 3,452 84.6 4,026 3,495 86.8 4,789 4,356 91.0

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 197,307 79.5 189,191 142,209 75.2 15,083 13,378 88.7 44,027 41,719 94.8
  Under 18 years 637 625 98.1 9 9 (B) 305 296 97.2 323 319 99.0
  18 to 24 years 9,585 9,114 95.1 3,688 3,514 95.3 2,299 2,112 91.9 3,598 3,488 96.9
  25 to 34 years 45,039 39,408 87.5 31,822 26,697 83.9 3,371 3,085 91.5 9,846 9,625 97.8
  35 to 44 years 66,268 54,705 82.6 51,786 40,845 78.9 3,306 2,971 89.9 11,176 10,889 97.4
  45 to 54 years 60,118 44,333 73.7 48,004 33,353 69.5 2,952 2,534 85.8 9,162 8,446 92.2
  55 to 64 years 35,865 24,227 67.6 29,897 19,027 63.6 1,574 1,276 81.0 4,394 3,925 89.3
  65 years and over 30,789 24,895 80.9 23,985 18,763 78.2 1,277 1,105 86.6 5,527 5,027 91.0

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 65,605 69.3 75,920 49,622 65.4 6,719 5,533 82.3 11,995 10,450 87.1
  Under 18 years 207 201 96.9 9 9 (B) 104 101 97.0 94 90 96.4
  18 to 24 years 2,920 2,524 86.4 1,128 989 87.7 1,190 1,009 84.8 602 526 87.4
  25 to 34 years 7,150 4,757 66.5 5,225 3,177 60.8 1,316 1,083 82.3 609 497 81.6
  35 to 44 years 7,527 5,203 69.1 5,356 3,303 61.7 930 745 80.2 1,242 1,155 93.0
  45 to 54 years 23,410 15,301 65.4 19,004 11,554 60.8 1,288 1,062 82.5 3,118 2,685 86.1
  55 to 64 years 26,744 16,537 61.8 23,353 13,756 58.9 982 756 76.9 2,409 2,025 84.1
  65 years and over 26,677 21,082 79.0 21,845 16,834 77.1 910 776 85.3 3,922 3,472 88.5

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 131,702 85.7 113,271 92,587 81.7 8,363 7,846 93.8 32,031 31,269 97.6
  Under 18 years 429 424 98.7 0 0 (X) 200 195 97.3 229 229 100.0
  18 to 24 years 6,665 6,590 98.9 2,560 2,525 98.7 1,109 1,103 99.5 2,997 2,962 98.8
  25 to 34 years 37,890 34,650 91.5 26,597 23,520 88.4 2,056 2,002 97.4 9,237 9,128 98.8
  35 to 44 years 58,740 49,502 84.3 46,430 37,542 80.9 2,376 2,225 93.7 9,934 9,734 98.0
  45 to 54 years 36,708 29,032 79.1 29,000 21,800 75.2 1,665 1,472 88.4 6,044 5,761 95.3
  55 to 64 years 9,121 7,690 84.3 6,544 5,271 80.5 592 520 87.9 1,986 1,900 95.7
  65 years and over 4,112 3,813 92.7 2,140 1,929 90.1 366 329 89.9 1,605 1,555 96.9

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 42,425 81.2 35,753 26,679 74.6 4,194 3,896 92.9 12,315 11,850 96.2
  Under 18 years 258 253 97.9 0 0 (X) 141 136 96.1 117 117 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,336 3,295 98.8 1,204 1,184 98.4 719 713 99.2 1,413 1,398 98.9
  25 to 34 years 10,868 8,999 82.8 7,443 5,656 76.0 1,056 1,033 97.8 2,369 2,310 97.5
  35 to 44 years 13,900 11,097 79.8 9,583 6,989 72.9 968 885 91.5 3,350 3,223 96.2
  45 to 54 years 16,816 12,869 76.5 12,737 9,067 71.2 858 753 87.8 3,221 3,049 94.7
  55 to 64 years 4,905 3,934 80.2 3,648 2,774 76.0 277 237 85.7 980 923 94.3
  65 years and over 2,179 1,978 90.8 1,138 1,009 88.7 175 138 78.9 866 831 96.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 89,277 88.0 77,519 65,908 85.0 4,169 3,950 94.7 19,716 19,418 98.5
  Under 18 years 171 171 100.0 0 0 (X) 59 59 (B) 112 112 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,329 3,296 99.0 1,356 1,341 98.9 390 390 100.0 1,583 1,564 98.8
  25 to 34 years 27,022 25,651 94.9 19,154 17,864 93.3 999 969 97.0 6,868 6,818 99.3
  35 to 44 years 44,840 38,405 85.6 36,848 30,554 82.9 1,408 1,340 95.2 6,584 6,511 98.9
  45 to 54 years 19,892 16,163 81.3 16,262 12,732 78.3 807 718 89.1 2,823 2,712 96.1
  55 to 64 years 4,217 3,756 89.1 2,896 2,497 86.2 315 283 89.8 1,006 976 97.1
  65 years and over 1,933 1,835 94.9 1,003 920 91.8 191 191 100.0 739 724 97.9

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 63,784 88.0 54,222 45,815 84.5 3,603 3,482 96.6 14,672 14,487 98.7
  Under 18 years 142 142 100.0 0 0 (X) 59 59 (B) 83 83 100.0
  18 to 24 years 5,578 5,525 99.1 2,424 2,391 98.6 566 566 100.0 2,588 2,569 99.3
  25 to 34 years 28,989 26,128 90.1 21,651 18,861 87.1 1,404 1,370 97.6 5,934 5,897 99.4
  35 to 44 years 25,455 20,946 82.3 21,544 17,091 79.3 803 776 96.7 3,108 3,079 99.0
  45 to 54 years 7,856 6,848 87.2 5,863 4,935 84.2 359 331 92.2 1,635 1,582 96.8
  55 to 64 years 2,895 2,675 92.4 1,974 1,817 92.1 249 224 89.8 672 635 94.4
  65 years and over 1,582 1,520 96.1 768 720 93.8 164 157 95.6 650 643 98.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 40,318 86.8 33,867 27,961 82.6 2,592 2,491 96.1 9,982 9,866 98.8
  Under 18 years 128 128 100.0 0 0 (X) 47 47 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 3,147 99.4 1,253 1,234 98.5 423 423 100.0 1,490 1,489 100.0
  25 to 34 years 17,224 15,252 88.6 12,407 10,466 84.4 979 965 98.6 3,837 3,821 99.6
  35 to 44 years 16,997 13,906 81.8 14,077 11,041 78.4 611 584 95.7 2,309 2,281 98.8
  45 to 54 years 5,688 4,868 85.6 4,224 3,461 81.9 267 239 89.5 1,198 1,169 97.6
  55 to 64 years 2,025 1,846 91.2 1,372 1,254 91.4 141 115 82.0 512 477 93.1
  65 years and over 1,214 1,171 96.4 535 506 94.7 124 116 94.1 556 548 98.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 23,466 90.1 20,355 17,854 87.7 1,011 991 98.1 4,689 4,621 98.5
  Under 18 years 14 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 2,379 98.6 1,171 1,157 98.7 142 142 100.0 1,099 1,080 98.3
  25 to 34 years 11,765 10,875 92.4 9,244 8,395 90.8 424 405 95.5 2,097 2,075 99.0
  35 to 44 years 8,458 7,039 83.2 7,467 6,051 81.0 192 191 99.8 799 797 99.8
  45 to 54 years 2,168 1,980 91.3 1,639 1,474 90.0 92 92 100.0 437 414 94.5
  55 to 64 years 870 829 95.4 601 563 93.7 108 108 100.0 160 158 98.6
  65 years and over 368 349 94.8 233 214 91.8 41 41 (B) 95 95 100.0

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)