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POV05: People in Families by Relationship to Householder, Age of Householder, Number of Related Children Present, and Family Structure: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 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 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 500% of poverty (5) Percentage below 500% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
249,384 179,243 71.9 188,001 124,096 66.0 16,067 13,527 84.2 45,315 41,620 91.8
 
Householder
78,867 54,381 69.0 58,428 36,318 62.2 5,582 4,607 82.5 14,857 13,456 90.6
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 58,428 36,318 62.2 58,428 36,318 62.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 73,410 59,690 81.3 50,964 38,289 75.1 4,539 4,176 92.0 17,907 17,225 96.2
  Related children under 6 years 25,104 20,713 82.5 17,705 13,577 76.7 1,617 1,516 93.8 5,782 5,620 97.2
  Related children 6 to 17 years 48,306 38,977 80.7 33,259 24,712 74.3 2,923 2,660 91.0 12,125 11,606 95.7
Own children 18 years and over (15) 25,296 17,875 70.7 16,057 10,015 62.4 1,766 1,334 75.5 7,473 6,526 87.3
Other relatives 13,382 10,979 82.0 4,124 3,156 76.5 4,180 3,410 81.6 5,079 4,414 86.9

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
249,384 179,243 71.9 188,001 124,096 66.0 16,067 13,527 84.2 45,315 41,620 91.8
  Under 18 years 727 654 90.0 25 20 (B) 334 295 88.4 367 338 92.1
  18 to 24 years 9,712 9,007 92.7 3,431 3,170 92.4 2,353 2,068 87.9 3,929 3,770 96.0
  25 to 34 years 44,894 37,029 82.5 30,995 23,979 77.4 3,615 3,073 85.0 10,284 9,978 97.0
  35 to 44 years 64,750 48,539 75.0 50,337 35,090 69.7 3,273 2,875 87.8 11,140 10,573 94.9
  45 to 54 years 60,752 38,792 63.9 48,109 27,896 58.0 3,495 2,820 80.7 9,148 8,076 88.3
  55 to 64 years 36,950 21,821 59.1 30,436 16,525 54.3 1,642 1,240 75.6 4,873 4,056 83.2
  65 years and over 31,597 23,401 74.1 24,668 17,416 70.6 1,355 1,156 85.3 5,575 4,830 86.6

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
94,692 56,829 60.0 75,268 41,435 55.0 6,971 5,207 74.7 12,453 10,187 81.8
  Under 18 years 258 200 77.4 11 6 (B) 140 109 77.7 106 84 79.3
  18 to 24 years 2,751 2,231 81.1 935 778 83.2 1,115 872 78.3 701 580 82.7
  25 to 34 years 6,810 3,805 55.9 4,688 2,244 47.9 1,389 1,003 72.2 733 558 76.0
  35 to 44 years 7,434 4,466 60.1 5,353 2,701 50.5 848 651 76.8 1,233 1,115 90.4
  45 to 54 years 23,118 12,310 53.2 18,576 8,770 47.2 1,562 1,141 73.1 2,981 2,399 80.5
  55 to 64 years 27,070 14,293 52.8 23,297 11,436 49.1 1,004 683 68.0 2,768 2,174 78.5
  65 years and over 27,251 19,525 71.6 22,408 15,500 69.2 913 747 81.8 3,930 3,277 83.4

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
154,692 122,414 79.1 112,733 82,661 73.3 9,096 8,320 91.5 32,862 31,434 95.7
  Under 18 years 469 455 96.9 14 14 (B) 194 186 96.0 261 254 97.3
  18 to 24 years 6,961 6,776 97.3 2,495 2,392 95.8 1,239 1,195 96.5 3,227 3,189 98.8
  25 to 34 years 38,084 33,224 87.2 26,307 21,734 82.6 2,227 2,069 92.9 9,550 9,420 98.6
  35 to 44 years 57,316 44,072 76.9 44,984 32,390 72.0 2,425 2,224 91.7 9,907 9,458 95.5
  45 to 54 years 37,634 26,482 70.4 29,533 19,127 64.8 1,933 1,679 86.8 6,168 5,677 92.0
  55 to 64 years 9,881 7,528 76.2 7,139 5,089 71.3 638 557 87.4 2,104 1,882 89.4
  65 years and over 4,347 3,877 89.2 2,260 1,915 84.7 441 409 92.6 1,645 1,553 94.4

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
53,209 38,897 73.1 36,174 23,200 64.1 4,460 3,943 88.4 12,574 11,753 93.5
  Under 18 years 209 207 98.9 9 9 (B) 109 107 97.8 91 91 100.0
  18 to 24 years 3,446 3,304 95.9 1,186 1,108 93.5 712 671 94.2 1,549 1,525 98.5
  25 to 34 years 10,794 8,157 75.6 7,466 5,019 67.2 1,006 903 89.8 2,323 2,236 96.3
  35 to 44 years 13,512 9,758 72.2 9,195 5,802 63.1 997 881 88.4 3,320 3,074 92.6
  45 to 54 years 17,578 11,692 66.5 13,162 7,745 58.8 1,022 870 85.1 3,394 3,076 90.6
  55 to 64 years 5,422 3,830 70.6 3,962 2,566 64.8 391 317 81.0 1,069 947 88.5
  65 years and over 2,246 1,949 86.8 1,194 950 79.6 224 195 87.3 829 804 96.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
101,483 83,517 82.3 76,559 59,460 77.7 4,636 4,377 94.4 20,288 19,680 97.0
  Under 18 years 260 248 95.3 5 5 (B) 85 79 93.7 171 164 95.9
  18 to 24 years 3,515 3,472 98.8 1,310 1,283 98.0 527 525 99.6 1,679 1,664 99.1
  25 to 34 years 27,290 25,066 91.9 18,842 16,716 88.7 1,221 1,167 95.6 7,227 7,184 99.4
  35 to 44 years 43,804 34,314 78.3 35,789 26,587 74.3 1,429 1,343 94.0 6,586 6,384 96.9
  45 to 54 years 20,055 14,790 73.7 16,371 11,381 69.5 911 809 88.8 2,774 2,601 93.8
  55 to 64 years 4,458 3,698 82.9 3,177 2,523 79.4 247 241 97.6 1,035 935 90.3
  65 years and over 2,100 1,928 91.8 1,066 966 90.5 217 213 98.1 817 749 91.8

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
73,317 60,548 82.6 54,195 42,107 77.7 4,097 3,840 93.7 15,024 14,601 97.2
  Under 18 years 135 132 98.2 14 14 (B) 47 45 (B) 74 74 (B)
  18 to 24 years 5,703 5,570 97.7 2,331 2,236 95.9 630 621 98.5 2,742 2,713 99.0
  25 to 34 years 29,454 25,383 86.2 21,528 17,640 81.9 1,649 1,530 92.8 6,277 6,213 99.0
  35 to 44 years 25,223 18,717 74.2 21,290 14,962 70.3 877 820 93.5 3,057 2,935 96.0
  45 to 54 years 8,106 6,714 82.8 6,043 4,770 78.9 487 439 90.1 1,577 1,505 95.5
  55 to 64 years 3,171 2,650 83.6 2,152 1,749 81.3 213 194 91.1 806 707 87.8
  65 years and over 1,525 1,381 90.6 838 736 87.9 194 193 99.1 493 453 91.9

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
46,784 37,733 80.7 34,015 25,502 75.0 2,773 2,559 92.3 9,996 9,672 96.8
  Under 18 years 90 88 97.4 9 9 (B) 35 33 (B) 46 46 (B)
  18 to 24 years 3,294 3,202 97.2 1,276 1,207 94.6 430 421 97.8 1,588 1,574 99.1
  25 to 34 years 17,429 14,630 83.9 12,309 9,632 78.2 1,106 1,022 92.4 4,014 3,977 99.1
  35 to 44 years 16,687 12,187 73.0 13,747 9,411 68.5 651 602 92.5 2,289 2,174 95.0
  45 to 54 years 5,812 4,689 80.7 4,415 3,395 76.9 318 270 84.9 1,078 1,024 95.0
  55 to 64 years 2,353 1,924 81.7 1,625 1,300 80.0 129 110 85.2 599 514 85.8
  65 years and over 1,119 1,014 90.6 633 549 86.7 103 102 98.3 383 363 94.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
26,533 22,814 86.0 20,180 16,605 82.3 1,324 1,281 96.8 5,029 4,929 98.0
  Under 18 years 45 45 (B) 5 5 (B) 12 12 (B) 28 28 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,409 2,368 98.3 1,055 1,028 97.5 200 200 100.0 1,154 1,140 98.7
  25 to 34 years 12,025 10,752 89.4 9,219 8,008 86.9 543 508 93.5 2,263 2,236 98.8
  35 to 44 years 8,536 6,530 76.5 7,543 5,552 73.6 226 218 96.5 768 761 99.1
  45 to 54 years 2,294 2,025 88.2 1,628 1,375 84.5 168 168 100.0 498 481 96.5
  55 to 64 years 818 727 88.9 527 450 85.4 84 84 100.0 207 193 93.4
  65 years and over 406 368 90.6 205 187 91.3 91 91 100.0 110 90 81.6

Poverty Footnotes

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