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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 28,356 91.5 14,928 12,764 85.5 2,410 2,265 94.0 13,648 13,326 97.6
 
Householder
9,359 8,428 90.1 4,386 3,614 82.4 812 765 94.2 4,161 4,049 97.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,325 3,597 83.2 4,325 3,597 83.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 10,998 10,539 95.8 4,290 3,924 91.5 695 667 95.9 6,013 5,948 98.9
  Related children under 6 years 3,676 3,522 95.8 1,401 1,285 91.7 245 234 95.6 2,029 2,002 98.7
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,322 7,017 95.8 2,889 2,639 91.4 450 433 96.1 3,984 3,946 99.1
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,070 3,703 91.0 1,557 1,300 83.5 254 225 88.8 2,260 2,178 96.4
Other relatives 2,234 2,088 93.5 370 329 88.8 649 608 93.7 1,214 1,151 94.8

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
30,986 28,356 91.5 14,928 12,764 85.5 2,410 2,265 94.0 13,648 13,326 97.6
  Under 18 years 132 132 100.0 0 0 (X) 51 51 (B) 81 81 100.0
  18 to 24 years 1,748 1,685 96.4 244 227 92.7 388 370 95.3 1,116 1,089 97.6
  25 to 34 years 6,636 6,317 95.2 2,594 2,347 90.5 501 473 94.3 3,540 3,497 98.8
  35 to 44 years 8,212 7,663 93.3 4,077 3,598 88.2 541 523 96.5 3,594 3,543 98.6
  45 to 54 years 7,078 6,233 88.1 4,084 3,367 82.5 440 406 92.4 2,554 2,459 96.3
  55 to 64 years 3,970 3,360 84.6 2,337 1,821 77.9 293 253 86.6 1,340 1,286 96.0
  65 years and over 3,211 2,965 92.3 1,591 1,404 88.2 197 190 96.6 1,423 1,371 96.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,314 7,822 84.0 5,377 4,161 77.4 1,008 920 91.3 2,929 2,740 93.6
  Under 18 years 21 21 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 16 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 320 283 88.2 54 43 (B) 168 149 89.1 98 90 92.1
  25 to 34 years 569 428 75.3 326 215 66.0 152 134 88.2 91 79 87.0
  35 to 44 years 1,135 976 86.0 532 406 76.4 189 181 95.9 414 388 93.8
  45 to 54 years 2,605 2,139 82.1 1,601 1,214 75.8 195 181 92.9 809 743 91.9
  55 to 64 years 2,403 1,928 80.2 1,573 1,159 73.7 166 140 84.4 665 629 94.7
  65 years and over 2,261 2,047 90.5 1,291 1,124 87.0 132 128 96.9 837 794 94.9

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,672 20,534 94.7 9,551 8,603 90.1 1,403 1,346 95.9 10,719 10,586 98.8
  Under 18 years 110 110 100.0 0 0 (X) 45 45 (B) 65 65 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,428 1,403 98.3 190 184 96.9 220 220 100.0 1,017 999 98.1
  25 to 34 years 6,067 5,889 97.1 2,269 2,132 94.0 349 339 96.9 3,449 3,418 99.1
  35 to 44 years 7,078 6,688 94.5 3,545 3,191 90.0 352 342 96.9 3,180 3,155 99.2
  45 to 54 years 4,473 4,094 91.5 2,483 2,153 86.7 244 225 92.0 1,745 1,716 98.3
  55 to 64 years 1,567 1,432 91.4 765 662 86.6 127 113 89.5 676 657 97.2
  65 years and over 950 918 96.7 300 280 93.4 65 62 (B) 586 576 98.4

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,375 6,781 91.9 3,014 2,509 83.2 671 645 96.1 3,690 3,627 98.3
  Under 18 years 54 54 (B) 0 0 (X) 22 22 (B) 32 32 (B)
  18 to 24 years 646 640 99.1 66 60 (B) 127 127 100.0 453 453 100.0
  25 to 34 years 1,435 1,335 93.0 552 465 84.3 177 176 98.9 706 695 98.4
  35 to 44 years 1,839 1,693 92.1 710 589 83.0 124 116 94.0 1,005 987 98.3
  45 to 54 years 2,122 1,873 88.2 1,094 878 80.3 133 119 89.5 895 875 97.8
  55 to 64 years 808 735 90.9 408 342 83.6 48 48 (B) 352 345 98.1
  65 years and over 470 451 95.8 183 175 95.3 40 37 (B) 247 239 96.6

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,297 13,753 96.2 6,537 6,093 93.2 732 700 95.7 7,028 6,959 99.0
  Under 18 years 56 56 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 781 762 97.6 124 124 100.0 93 93 100.0 564 545 96.7
  25 to 34 years 4,632 4,554 98.3 1,717 1,667 97.1 172 163 94.9 2,743 2,724 99.3
  35 to 44 years 5,239 4,995 95.3 2,835 2,602 91.8 229 225 98.5 2,175 2,168 99.6
  45 to 54 years 2,350 2,221 94.5 1,389 1,275 91.8 111 106 95.0 850 840 98.8
  55 to 64 years 759 698 91.9 356 320 89.9 79 65 83.1 324 312 96.3
  65 years and over 479 468 97.5 116 105 90.5 25 25 (B) 338 337 99.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,241 9,796 95.6 4,396 4,035 91.8 613 587 95.7 5,232 5,173 98.9
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,166 1,142 97.9 168 162 96.4 122 122 100.0 877 858 97.8
  25 to 34 years 3,965 3,841 96.9 1,641 1,539 93.8 190 179 94.4 2,134 2,122 99.4
  35 to 44 years 2,732 2,590 94.8 1,468 1,327 90.4 125 124 99.5 1,139 1,139 100.0
  45 to 54 years 1,424 1,329 93.3 775 696 89.8 58 56 (B) 591 577 97.6
  55 to 64 years 528 477 90.4 243 219 90.0 63 49 (B) 221 208 94.1
  65 years and over 369 359 97.4 102 93 91.0 32 32 (B) 235 235 99.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,679 6,344 95.0 2,767 2,482 89.7 438 421 96.0 3,474 3,442 99.1
  Under 18 years 58 58 (B) 0 0 (X) 25 25 (B) 33 33 (B)
  18 to 24 years 652 646 99.1 76 70 92.1 79 79 100.0 497 497 100.0
  25 to 34 years 2,466 2,385 96.7 1,035 960 92.8 141 139 98.6 1,290 1,286 99.6
  35 to 44 years 1,812 1,704 94.0 905 797 88.1 90 90 99.3 816 816 100.0
  45 to 54 years 1,013 924 91.2 514 440 85.7 36 35 (B) 463 449 97.0
  55 to 64 years 365 315 86.1 169 145 85.7 40 27 (B) 156 143 91.6
  65 years and over 314 313 99.9 69 69 (B) 27 27 (B) 218 217 99.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,562 3,452 96.9 1,629 1,554 95.4 175 167 95.0 1,758 1,731 98.5
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 515 496 96.3 92 92 100.0 43 43 (B) 380 361 95.0
  25 to 34 years 1,499 1,456 97.2 606 579 95.6 50 41 (B) 844 837 99.2
  35 to 44 years 920 887 96.3 563 529 94.0 35 35 (B) 323 323 100.0
  45 to 54 years 411 404 98.5 261 256 97.9 21 21 (B) 128 128 99.4
  55 to 64 years 162 162 99.9 74 74 (B) 23 23 (B) 65 65 (B)
  65 years and over 55 46 (B) 33 24 (B) 4 4 (B) 18 18 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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