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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV36: Number of Families by Size of Family and Number of Related Children: 2008

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

(Numbers in thousands)

    Number of related children under 18 years (28)
Total families (1) None One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight or more

All income levels
 
One person (1)
51,534 51,534 - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 39,151 39,151 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 12,382 12,382 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
35,797 31,444 4,354 - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 25,046 20,793 4,254 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 10,751 10,651 100 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
17,431 6,054 8,552 2,825 - - - - - -
Four people 14,972 1,937 2,786 9,169 1,080 - - - - -
Five people 6,952 381 841 1,481 3,887 362 - - - -
Six people 2,382 69 168 468 522 1,056 98 - - -
Seven people 818 18 36 125 176 174 265 23 - -
Eight people 310 2 7 32 62 56 54 93 4 -
Nine or more people 212 8 - 8 17 32 40 33 44 29

Poverty Footnotes


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