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POV32: Mean Number of Persons Per Family, by Family Structure, Age of Householder and Poverty Status: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Standard error (19) Below 200% of poverty (5) Standard error (19) All income levels Standard error (19) Below 200% of poverty (5) Standard error (19) All income levels Standard error (19) Below 200% of poverty (5) Standard error (19) All income levels Standard error (19) Below 200% of poverty (5) Standard error (19)

Black alone (12)

(Counts of families are obtained by counting the householder from each family.)

Householders by age: (10),(26)
 
  Total
3.33 0.04 3.49 0.06 3.48 0.06 3.87 0.14 3.00 0.12 3.14 0.19 3.25 0.06 3.38 0.08
 Under 18 years (B) 0.85 (B) 1.03 (B) 0.00 (B) 0.00 (B) 1.38 (B) 1.54 (B) 1.07 (B) 1.38
 18 to 24 years 2.90 0.15 2.90 0.19 (B) 0.44 (B) 0.70 3.16 0.35 (B) 0.65 2.75 0.18 2.70 0.20
 25 to 34 years 3.40 0.09 3.54 0.13 3.78 0.17 4.43 0.34 2.82 0.25 2.93 0.37 3.25 0.12 3.36 0.14
 35 to 44 years 3.63 0.08 3.88 0.14 4.02 0.13 4.79 0.34 3.00 0.24 3.05 0.35 3.35 0.12 3.68 0.16
 45 to 54 years 3.42 0.08 3.53 0.15 3.58 0.11 3.90 0.31 2.94 0.25 (B) 0.42 3.26 0.12 3.41 0.18
 55 to 64 years 3.07 0.09 3.20 0.17 3.01 0.11 3.32 0.28 3.17 0.40 (B) 0.65 3.17 0.16 3.13 0.22
 65 years and over 2.98 0.10 3.15 0.16 2.64 0.11 2.67 0.18 (B) 0.33 (B) 0.55 3.48 0.19 3.61 0.26

Age of householders with related children under 18 years: (13),(27)
 
  Total
3.79 0.06 3.79 0.08 4.46 0.10 4.89 0.21 3.27 0.18 3.42 0.26 3.40 0.07 3.52 0.09
 Under 18 years (B) 1.07 (B) 1.15 (B) 0.00 (B) 0.00 (B) 1.63 (B) 1.63 (B) 1.41 (B) 1.60
 18 to 24 years 3.04 0.18 2.98 0.20 (B) 0.61 (B) 0.93 (B) 0.59 (B) 0.80 2.81 0.19 2.74 0.21
 25 to 34 years 3.58 0.10 3.60 0.13 4.30 0.21 4.66 0.37 2.94 0.33 (B) 0.42 3.29 0.13 3.38 0.14
 35 to 44 years 3.89 0.10 4.04 0.15 4.54 0.16 5.18 0.38 2.99 0.30 (B) 0.42 3.44 0.13 3.76 0.17
 45 to 54 years 3.97 0.12 3.98 0.20 4.44 0.18 4.91 0.47 (B) 0.39 (B) 0.70 3.51 0.16 3.69 0.22
 55 to 64 years 4.15 0.21 4.01 0.30 4.73 0.33 (B) 0.63 (B) 0.84 (B) 1.10 3.64 0.28 3.59 0.33
 65 years and over 4.81 0.36 4.94 0.47 (B) 0.60 (B) 0.81 (B) 1.06 (B) 1.77 4.81 0.48 4.98 0.59

Poverty Footnotes


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