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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 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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 153,644 77.7 159,476 118,452 74.3 11,277 9,928 88.0 27,010 25,264 93.5
 
Householder
64,183 48,165 75.0 50,779 35,990 70.9 3,999 3,475 86.9 9,405 8,700 92.5
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 35,964 70.9 50,731 35,964 70.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 47,436 85.7 42,235 34,804 82.4 3,117 2,899 93.0 9,987 9,733 97.5
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 16,356 87.3 14,528 12,212 84.1 1,104 1,069 96.8 3,099 3,075 99.2
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 31,080 84.9 27,707 22,591 81.5 2,013 1,830 90.9 6,888 6,658 96.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 14,190 76.7 12,676 9,088 71.7 1,264 1,045 82.7 4,558 4,057 89.0
Other relatives 9,013 7,889 87.5 3,055 2,607 85.3 2,896 2,509 86.6 3,061 2,774 90.6

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 153,644 77.7 159,476 118,452 74.3 11,277 9,928 88.0 27,010 25,264 93.5
  Under 18 years 409 400 97.8 9 9 (B) 212 206 97.4 187 184 98.2
  18 to 24 years 6,968 6,623 95.1 3,177 3,047 95.9 1,621 1,475 91.0 2,170 2,102 96.9
  25 to 34 years 34,463 29,951 86.9 26,417 22,227 84.1 2,517 2,328 92.5 5,529 5,396 97.6
  35 to 44 years 52,365 42,555 81.3 43,207 33,869 78.4 2,480 2,224 89.6 6,678 6,462 96.8
  45 to 54 years 48,430 34,650 71.5 40,166 27,284 67.9 2,301 1,956 85.0 5,963 5,410 90.7
  55 to 64 years 29,236 18,953 64.8 25,339 15,674 61.9 1,169 918 78.5 2,728 2,361 86.6
  65 years and over 25,893 20,513 79.2 21,162 16,341 77.2 976 822 84.2 3,755 3,350 89.2

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 53,440 67.6 65,908 42,388 64.3 5,046 4,111 81.5 8,145 6,941 85.2
  Under 18 years 143 139 97.6 9 9 (B) 75 75 (B) 58 55 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 1,967 86.3 998 881 88.3 864 723 83.7 418 363 87.0
  25 to 34 years 5,729 3,790 66.1 4,342 2,632 60.6 989 838 84.7 399 320 80.2
  35 to 44 years 5,833 3,877 66.5 4,455 2,685 60.3 646 514 79.5 732 678 92.6
  45 to 54 years 19,328 12,133 62.8 16,212 9,546 58.9 1,003 813 81.1 2,114 1,773 83.9
  55 to 64 years 22,587 13,463 59.6 20,293 11,672 57.5 747 550 73.7 1,548 1,241 80.2
  65 years and over 23,200 18,070 77.9 19,600 14,961 76.3 723 598 82.8 2,877 2,511 87.3

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 100,204 84.4 93,568 76,064 81.3 6,231 5,816 93.3 18,865 18,324 97.1
  Under 18 years 266 260 97.9 0 0 (X) 137 131 96.0 129 129 100.0
  18 to 24 years 4,689 4,656 99.3 2,179 2,166 99.4 757 752 99.2 1,752 1,738 99.2
  25 to 34 years 28,734 26,161 91.0 22,075 19,595 88.8 1,528 1,490 97.5 5,130 5,076 98.9
  35 to 44 years 46,532 38,678 83.1 38,752 31,183 80.5 1,834 1,710 93.2 5,946 5,784 97.3
  45 to 54 years 29,101 22,517 77.4 23,954 17,738 74.1 1,298 1,143 88.0 3,849 3,637 94.5
  55 to 64 years 6,649 5,489 82.6 5,046 4,002 79.3 422 367 87.0 1,180 1,120 94.9
  65 years and over 2,694 2,443 90.7 1,562 1,381 88.4 254 224 88.2 878 839 95.5

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 32,225 79.8 29,435 21,879 74.3 3,166 2,929 92.5 7,783 7,417 95.3
  Under 18 years 178 173 96.9 0 0 (X) 108 103 95.0 70 70 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 2,401 98.7 1,076 1,064 98.9 506 500 98.8 851 837 98.4
  25 to 34 years 8,401 6,941 82.6 6,135 4,730 77.1 777 760 97.8 1,489 1,451 97.5
  35 to 44 years 10,790 8,467 78.5 7,906 5,747 72.7 770 709 92.0 2,114 2,011 95.2
  45 to 54 years 13,434 10,069 75.0 10,623 7,481 70.4 679 598 88.1 2,131 1,990 93.3
  55 to 64 years 3,633 2,832 78.0 2,852 2,132 74.8 205 169 82.4 576 532 92.3
  65 years and over 1,514 1,341 88.6 843 724 86.0 120 90 75.0 552 527 95.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 67,979 86.8 64,133 54,185 84.5 3,066 2,887 94.2 11,082 10,906 98.4
  Under 18 years 88 88 100.0 0 0 (X) 28 28 (B) 59 59 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 2,254 99.9 1,103 1,101 99.9 251 251 100.0 902 902 100.0
  25 to 34 years 20,333 19,220 94.5 15,940 14,865 93.3 751 730 97.1 3,641 3,625 99.6
  35 to 44 years 35,742 30,211 84.5 30,846 25,436 82.5 1,064 1,001 94.0 3,832 3,773 98.5
  45 to 54 years 15,667 12,448 79.5 13,330 10,256 76.9 619 544 88.0 1,718 1,647 95.9
  55 to 64 years 3,016 2,657 88.1 2,194 1,870 85.2 218 199 91.4 604 588 97.5
  65 years and over 1,180 1,102 93.4 720 656 91.2 134 134 100.0 327 312 95.5

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 48,545 87.3 44,672 37,802 84.6 2,699 2,614 96.9 8,206 8,129 99.1
  Under 18 years 74 74 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 34 (B) 40 40 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 3,996 99.7 2,080 2,069 99.4 384 384 100.0 1,543 1,543 100.0
  25 to 34 years 22,555 20,251 89.8 18,111 15,841 87.5 1,124 1,101 98.0 3,320 3,310 99.7
  35 to 44 years 20,185 16,446 81.5 17,904 14,218 79.4 610 583 95.7 1,671 1,644 98.4
  45 to 54 years 5,699 4,920 86.3 4,538 3,791 83.5 280 260 92.8 881 869 98.7
  55 to 64 years 2,054 1,904 92.7 1,499 1,380 92.1 166 158 95.0 388 366 94.3
  65 years and over 1,005 954 95.0 540 503 93.2 100 93 92.8 365 358 98.1

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 30,492 86.0 27,845 23,022 82.7 1,923 1,850 96.2 5,696 5,620 98.7
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 38 38 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 2,294 99.6 1,100 1,090 99.1 302 302 100.0 902 902 100.0
  25 to 34 years 13,305 11,697 87.9 10,294 8,708 84.6 769 757 98.4 2,242 2,232 99.6
  35 to 44 years 13,448 10,880 80.9 11,732 9,215 78.5 466 441 94.5 1,250 1,225 98.0
  45 to 54 years 4,209 3,577 85.0 3,339 2,740 82.0 213 193 90.6 657 645 98.2
  55 to 64 years 1,404 1,290 91.9 1,007 924 91.7 81 73 89.7 316 294 93.0
  65 years and over 734 693 94.5 372 346 92.8 70 62 (B) 292 285 97.7

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 18,053 89.8 16,828 14,780 87.8 776 765 98.6 2,510 2,508 99.9
  Under 18 years 14 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 1,702 99.9 980 979 99.9 82 82 100.0 641 641 100.0
  25 to 34 years 9,250 8,554 92.5 7,817 7,133 91.2 355 344 97.0 1,078 1,078 100.0
  35 to 44 years 6,736 5,566 82.6 6,172 5,003 81.1 143 143 99.7 421 419 99.6
  45 to 54 years 1,490 1,343 90.1 1,199 1,052 87.7 68 68 (B) 224 224 100.0
  55 to 64 years 650 614 94.5 492 456 92.8 85 85 100.0 73 73 (B)
  65 years and over 270 261 96.3 167 157 94.1 31 31 (B) 73 73 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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