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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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 12,329 6.2 159,476 5,900 3.7 11,277 942 8.4 27,010 5,486 20.3
 
Householder
64,183 3,654 5.7 50,779 1,573 3.1 3,999 326 8.2 9,405 1,755 18.7
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,731 1,584 3.1 50,731 1,584 3.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,339 5,878 10.6 42,235 2,383 5.6 3,117 404 12.9 9,987 3,092 31.0
  Related children under 6 years 18,730 2,461 13.1 14,528 994 6.8 1,104 168 15.2 3,099 1,298 41.9
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,609 3,417 9.3 27,707 1,388 5.0 2,013 235 11.7 6,888 1,793 26.0
Own children 18 years and over (15) 18,497 665 3.6 12,676 252 2.0 1,264 76 6.0 4,558 337 7.4
Other relatives 9,013 548 6.1 3,055 109 3.6 2,896 137 4.7 3,061 302 9.9

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,763 12,329 6.2 159,476 5,900 3.7 11,277 942 8.4 27,010 5,486 20.3
  Under 18 years 409 62 15.2 9 0 (B) 212 33 15.8 187 29 15.4
  18 to 24 years 6,968 1,369 19.6 3,177 398 12.5 1,621 122 7.5 2,170 849 39.1
  25 to 34 years 34,463 3,783 11.0 26,417 1,541 5.8 2,517 232 9.2 5,529 2,011 36.4
  35 to 44 years 52,365 3,336 6.4 43,207 1,712 4.0 2,480 251 10.1 6,678 1,373 20.6
  45 to 54 years 48,430 1,908 3.9 40,166 1,027 2.6 2,301 188 8.2 5,963 693 11.6
  55 to 64 years 29,236 1,038 3.5 25,339 676 2.7 1,169 87 7.4 2,728 274 10.1
  65 years and over 25,893 833 3.2 21,162 546 2.6 976 30 3.1 3,755 257 6.9

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
79,099 2,116 2.7 65,908 1,439 2.2 5,046 237 4.7 8,145 440 5.4
  Under 18 years 143 10 7.0 9 0 (B) 75 6 (B) 58 4 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,279 133 5.8 998 31 3.1 864 43 5.0 418 59 14.0
  25 to 34 years 5,729 173 3.0 4,342 127 2.9 989 26 2.6 399 20 5.0
  35 to 44 years 5,833 212 3.6 4,455 113 2.5 646 37 5.7 732 62 8.4
  45 to 54 years 19,328 414 2.1 16,212 239 1.5 1,003 69 6.9 2,114 105 5.0
  55 to 64 years 22,587 635 2.8 20,293 507 2.5 747 42 5.7 1,548 86 5.6
  65 years and over 23,200 539 2.3 19,600 422 2.2 723 13 1.9 2,877 104 3.6

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,664 10,213 8.6 93,568 4,461 4.8 6,231 706 11.3 18,865 5,046 26.7
  Under 18 years 266 52 19.6 0 0 (X) 137 28 20.3 129 24 19.0
  18 to 24 years 4,689 1,236 26.4 2,179 367 16.8 757 79 10.4 1,752 790 45.1
  25 to 34 years 28,734 3,611 12.6 22,075 1,414 6.4 1,528 206 13.5 5,130 1,991 38.8
  35 to 44 years 46,532 3,124 6.7 38,752 1,599 4.1 1,834 214 11.6 5,946 1,312 22.1
  45 to 54 years 29,101 1,493 5.1 23,954 788 3.3 1,298 118 9.1 3,849 587 15.3
  55 to 64 years 6,649 403 6.1 5,046 170 3.4 422 45 10.6 1,180 188 15.9
  65 years and over 2,694 294 10.9 1,562 124 7.9 254 17 6.5 878 154 17.5

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
40,383 2,369 5.9 29,435 701 2.4 3,166 297 9.4 7,783 1,371 17.6
  Under 18 years 178 28 15.6 0 0 (X) 108 20 18.2 70 8 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,433 453 18.6 1,076 91 8.5 506 38 7.6 851 323 38.0
  25 to 34 years 8,401 618 7.4 6,135 143 2.3 777 91 11.7 1,489 385 25.9
  35 to 44 years 10,790 484 4.5 7,906 140 1.8 770 66 8.5 2,114 277 13.1
  45 to 54 years 13,434 488 3.6 10,623 207 1.9 679 63 9.2 2,131 219 10.3
  55 to 64 years 3,633 182 5.0 2,852 74 2.6 205 16 7.6 576 93 16.1
  65 years and over 1,514 116 7.7 843 46 5.5 120 4 3.7 552 66 11.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,281 7,844 10.0 64,133 3,760 5.9 3,066 408 13.3 11,082 3,675 33.2
  Under 18 years 88 24 27.8 0 0 (X) 28 8 (B) 59 16 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,256 783 34.7 1,103 275 25.0 251 41 16.2 902 467 51.8
  25 to 34 years 20,333 2,992 14.7 15,940 1,271 8.0 751 115 15.3 3,641 1,606 44.1
  35 to 44 years 35,742 2,641 7.4 30,846 1,458 4.7 1,064 148 13.9 3,832 1,034 27.0
  45 to 54 years 15,667 1,005 6.4 13,330 581 4.4 619 55 8.9 1,718 369 21.5
  55 to 64 years 3,016 221 7.3 2,194 96 4.4 218 29 13.4 604 95 15.7
  65 years and over 1,180 178 15.1 720 78 10.8 134 12 9.0 327 88 26.9

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,578 6,405 11.5 44,672 2,952 6.6 2,699 384 14.2 8,206 3,070 37.4
  Under 18 years 74 29 (B) 0 0 (X) 34 18 (B) 40 11 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,007 1,167 29.1 2,080 358 17.2 384 49 12.8 1,543 759 49.2
  25 to 34 years 22,555 2,857 12.7 18,111 1,209 6.7 1,124 167 14.9 3,320 1,481 44.6
  35 to 44 years 20,185 1,554 7.7 17,904 928 5.2 610 108 17.7 1,671 519 31.0
  45 to 54 years 5,699 534 9.4 4,538 332 7.3 280 28 10.1 881 174 19.7
  55 to 64 years 2,054 119 5.8 1,499 47 3.1 166 7 4.1 388 65 16.7
  65 years and over 1,005 146 14.5 540 78 14.4 100 6 5.9 365 62 17.0

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,465 3,441 9.7 27,845 1,441 5.2 1,923 223 11.6 5,696 1,778 31.2
  Under 18 years 60 29 (B) 0 0 (X) 23 18 (B) 38 11 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,304 496 21.5 1,100 105 9.5 302 32 10.8 902 359 39.8
  25 to 34 years 13,305 1,511 11.4 10,294 534 5.2 769 92 11.9 2,242 886 39.5
  35 to 44 years 13,448 897 6.7 11,732 513 4.4 466 62 13.2 1,250 322 25.7
  45 to 54 years 4,209 356 8.5 3,339 231 6.9 213 12 5.4 657 114 17.3
  55 to 64 years 1,404 77 5.5 1,007 18 1.8 81 7 8.5 316 52 16.5
  65 years and over 734 74 10.1 372 40 10.7 70 0 (B) 292 34 11.8

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,113 2,964 14.7 16,828 1,511 9.0 776 161 20.8 2,510 1,292 51.5
  Under 18 years 14 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 12 0 (B) 2 0 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,703 670 39.4 980 253 25.8 82 17 20.4 641 400 62.5
  25 to 34 years 9,250 1,345 14.5 7,817 675 8.6 355 76 21.3 1,078 595 55.2
  35 to 44 years 6,736 658 9.8 6,172 415 6.7 143 46 32.1 421 197 46.8
  45 to 54 years 1,490 178 11.9 1,199 101 8.4 68 17 (B) 224 60 26.8
  55 to 64 years 650 41 6.4 492 29 5.8 85 0 0.0 73 13 (B)
  65 years and over 270 72 26.4 167 38 22.7 31 6 (B) 73 28 (B)

Poverty Footnotes


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