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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 75% of poverty (5) Percentage below 75% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 75% of poverty (5) Percentage below 75% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 75% of poverty (5) Percentage below 75% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 75% of poverty (5) Percentage below 75% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 19,387 7.8 189,191 7,678 4.1 15,083 1,394 9.2 44,027 10,315 23.4
 
Householder
78,874 5,610 7.1 59,137 2,027 3.4 5,255 471 9.0 14,482 3,112 21.5
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 59,137 2,027 3.4 59,137 2,027 3.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 72,980 9,623 13.2 51,344 3,102 6.0 4,180 599 14.3 17,456 5,922 33.9
  Related children under 6 years 24,884 3,950 15.9 17,768 1,260 7.1 1,466 227 15.5 5,651 2,463 43.6
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,096 5,673 11.8 33,577 1,842 5.5 2,714 372 13.7 11,806 3,459 29.3
Own children 18 years and over (15) 24,415 1,229 5.0 15,493 378 2.4 1,622 101 6.2 7,300 750 10.3
Other relatives 12,895 896 7.0 4,080 143 3.5 4,026 223 5.5 4,789 530 11.1

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
248,301 19,387 7.8 189,191 7,678 4.1 15,083 1,394 9.2 44,027 10,315 23.4
  Under 18 years 637 110 17.2 9 0 (B) 305 35 11.4 323 75 23.2
  18 to 24 years 9,585 2,165 22.6 3,688 485 13.2 2,299 193 8.4 3,598 1,487 41.3
  25 to 34 years 45,039 6,133 13.6 31,822 1,985 6.2 3,371 364 10.8 9,846 3,785 38.4
  35 to 44 years 66,268 5,220 7.9 51,786 2,154 4.2 3,306 384 11.6 11,176 2,681 24.0
  45 to 54 years 60,118 2,864 4.8 48,004 1,410 2.9 2,952 260 8.8 9,162 1,195 13.0
  55 to 64 years 35,865 1,610 4.5 29,897 965 3.2 1,574 113 7.2 4,394 533 12.1
  65 years and over 30,789 1,284 4.2 23,985 680 2.8 1,277 46 3.6 5,527 559 10.1

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,634 2,971 3.1 75,920 1,840 2.4 6,719 348 5.2 11,995 783 6.5
  Under 18 years 207 15 7.2 9 0 (B) 104 7 6.8 94 8 8.3
  18 to 24 years 2,920 178 6.1 1,128 43 3.8 1,190 50 4.2 602 85 14.1
  25 to 34 years 7,150 227 3.2 5,225 151 2.9 1,316 53 4.1 609 23 3.8
  35 to 44 years 7,527 327 4.3 5,356 149 2.8 930 66 7.1 1,242 112 9.0
  45 to 54 years 23,410 576 2.5 19,004 295 1.6 1,288 89 6.9 3,118 192 6.2
  55 to 64 years 26,744 873 3.3 23,353 667 2.9 982 56 5.7 2,409 150 6.2
  65 years and over 26,677 776 2.9 21,845 535 2.4 910 27 2.9 3,922 214 5.5

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
153,666 16,415 10.7 113,271 5,838 5.2 8,363 1,046 12.5 32,031 9,531 29.8
  Under 18 years 429 95 22.1 0 0 (X) 200 28 13.9 229 67 29.3
  18 to 24 years 6,665 1,988 29.8 2,560 442 17.3 1,109 143 12.9 2,997 1,403 46.8
  25 to 34 years 37,890 5,906 15.6 26,597 1,834 6.9 2,056 311 15.1 9,237 3,761 40.7
  35 to 44 years 58,740 4,893 8.3 46,430 2,005 4.3 2,376 318 13.4 9,934 2,570 25.9
  45 to 54 years 36,708 2,288 6.2 29,000 1,115 3.8 1,665 170 10.2 6,044 1,003 16.6
  55 to 64 years 9,121 737 8.1 6,544 298 4.5 592 57 9.7 1,986 383 19.3
  65 years and over 4,112 508 12.4 2,140 145 6.8 366 19 5.2 1,605 345 21.5

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
52,262 3,801 7.3 35,753 956 2.7 4,194 410 9.8 12,315 2,435 19.8
  Under 18 years 258 39 15.3 0 0 (X) 141 20 13.9 117 20 16.9
  18 to 24 years 3,336 734 22.0 1,204 98 8.1 719 83 11.5 1,413 553 39.1
  25 to 34 years 10,868 936 8.6 7,443 178 2.4 1,056 122 11.5 2,369 636 26.8
  35 to 44 years 13,900 768 5.5 9,583 195 2.0 968 82 8.5 3,350 490 14.6
  45 to 54 years 16,816 761 4.5 12,737 292 2.3 858 79 9.2 3,221 390 12.1
  55 to 64 years 4,905 334 6.8 3,648 133 3.7 277 21 7.6 980 180 18.4
  65 years and over 2,179 229 10.5 1,138 59 5.2 175 4 2.6 866 166 19.1

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,404 12,614 12.4 77,519 4,882 6.3 4,169 636 15.2 19,716 7,097 36.0
  Under 18 years 171 55 32.3 0 0 (X) 59 8 (B) 112 47 42.1
  18 to 24 years 3,329 1,254 37.7 1,356 344 25.4 390 61 15.5 1,583 849 53.7
  25 to 34 years 27,022 4,970 18.4 19,154 1,655 8.6 999 189 18.9 6,868 3,126 45.5
  35 to 44 years 44,840 4,126 9.2 36,848 1,810 4.9 1,408 236 16.8 6,584 2,080 31.6
  45 to 54 years 19,892 1,527 7.7 16,262 823 5.1 807 92 11.4 2,823 613 21.7
  55 to 64 years 4,217 403 9.6 2,896 164 5.7 315 36 11.5 1,006 203 20.2
  65 years and over 1,933 279 14.4 1,003 85 8.5 191 15 7.6 739 179 24.2

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
72,497 10,088 13.9 54,222 3,766 6.9 3,603 532 14.8 14,672 5,790 39.5
  Under 18 years 142 64 45.3 0 0 (X) 59 18 (B) 83 46 55.6
  18 to 24 years 5,578 1,849 33.2 2,424 433 17.9 566 86 15.3 2,588 1,330 51.4
  25 to 34 years 28,989 4,492 15.5 21,651 1,543 7.1 1,404 238 16.9 5,934 2,711 45.7
  35 to 44 years 25,455 2,388 9.4 21,544 1,144 5.3 803 137 17.0 3,108 1,107 35.6
  45 to 54 years 7,856 820 10.4 5,863 466 7.9 359 37 10.2 1,635 318 19.4
  55 to 64 years 2,895 243 8.4 1,974 94 4.8 249 10 4.1 672 139 20.7
  65 years and over 1,582 231 14.6 768 86 11.2 164 6 3.6 650 139 21.3

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,442 5,504 11.9 33,867 1,817 5.4 2,592 345 13.3 9,982 3,342 33.5
  Under 18 years 128 64 50.2 0 0 (X) 47 18 (B) 81 46 57.0
  18 to 24 years 3,166 833 26.3 1,253 128 10.3 423 66 15.7 1,490 638 42.9
  25 to 34 years 17,224 2,340 13.6 12,407 680 5.5 979 149 15.2 3,837 1,511 39.4
  35 to 44 years 16,997 1,396 8.2 14,077 583 4.1 611 81 13.3 2,309 732 31.7
  45 to 54 years 5,688 554 9.7 4,224 313 7.4 267 20 7.4 1,198 221 18.5
  55 to 64 years 2,025 172 8.5 1,372 65 4.7 141 10 7.3 512 97 18.9
  65 years and over 1,214 145 11.9 535 48 9.0 124 0 0.0 556 97 17.4

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,055 4,584 17.6 20,355 1,949 9.6 1,011 187 18.5 4,689 2,448 52.2
  Under 18 years 14 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,412 1,016 42.1 1,171 305 26.0 142 20 14.1 1,099 691 62.9
  25 to 34 years 11,765 2,153 18.3 9,244 864 9.3 424 89 20.9 2,097 1,201 57.2
  35 to 44 years 8,458 992 11.7 7,467 561 7.5 192 56 29.0 799 375 47.0
  45 to 54 years 2,168 266 12.3 1,639 153 9.3 92 17 18.4 437 97 22.1
  55 to 64 years 870 71 8.1 601 29 4.8 108 0 0.0 160 42 26.3
  65 years and over 368 86 23.3 233 38 16.3 41 6 (B) 95 42 44.3

Poverty Footnotes


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