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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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,938 137,912 69.7 157,992 102,597 64.9 11,783 9,736 82.6 28,163 25,579 90.8
 
Householder
64,145 42,890 66.9 50,180 30,758 61.3 4,196 3,384 80.6 9,769 8,748 89.5
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 50,027 30,652 61.3 50,027 30,652 61.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 55,397 43,911 79.3 41,622 30,902 74.2 3,270 2,977 91.0 10,504 10,032 95.5
  Related children under 6 years 18,749 15,196 81.0 14,303 10,931 76.4 1,148 1,072 93.3 3,298 3,193 96.8
  Related children 6 to 17 years 36,648 28,715 78.4 27,319 19,971 73.1 2,122 1,905 89.8 7,206 6,839 94.9
Own children 18 years and over (15) 19,139 12,939 67.6 13,059 7,901 60.5 1,371 995 72.6 4,709 4,043 85.9
Other relatives 9,230 7,520 81.5 3,105 2,383 76.8 2,946 2,381 80.8 3,180 2,755 86.7

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
197,938 137,912 69.7 157,992 102,597 64.9 11,783 9,736 82.6 28,163 25,579 90.8
  Under 18 years 442 395 89.2 18 13 (B) 238 217 91.2 187 165 88.2
  18 to 24 years 7,008 6,458 92.2 3,023 2,780 92.0 1,574 1,376 87.4 2,411 2,302 95.5
  25 to 34 years 34,006 27,551 81.0 25,453 19,560 76.8 2,708 2,293 84.7 5,844 5,698 97.5
  35 to 44 years 50,940 37,423 73.5 41,687 28,896 69.3 2,394 2,078 86.8 6,859 6,450 94.0
  45 to 54 years 48,889 29,839 61.0 40,318 22,619 56.1 2,612 2,018 77.3 5,959 5,202 87.3
  55 to 64 years 30,073 16,919 56.3 25,696 13,461 52.4 1,251 915 73.1 3,127 2,544 81.4
  65 years and over 26,580 19,326 72.7 21,797 15,268 70.0 1,007 840 83.4 3,775 3,218 85.3

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
78,956 45,997 58.3 65,499 35,563 54.3 5,153 3,740 72.6 8,303 6,693 80.6
  Under 18 years 179 138 77.2 8 3 (B) 97 83 85.7 74 52 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,102 1,706 81.2 862 716 83.1 761 598 78.5 479 392 81.8
  25 to 34 years 5,282 2,828 53.5 3,908 1,838 47.0 991 687 69.3 383 303 79.0
  35 to 44 years 5,791 3,349 57.8 4,408 2,200 49.9 618 463 75.0 765 686 89.6
  45 to 54 years 19,013 9,602 50.5 15,876 7,209 45.4 1,194 830 69.5 1,943 1,563 80.5
  55 to 64 years 22,893 11,609 50.7 20,286 9,719 47.9 787 515 65.5 1,820 1,375 75.6
  65 years and over 23,696 16,765 70.7 20,152 13,878 68.9 706 564 79.9 2,839 2,322 81.8

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
118,982 91,915 77.3 92,493 67,034 72.5 6,630 5,996 90.4 19,859 18,886 95.1
  Under 18 years 264 257 97.3 10 10 (B) 141 134 95.0 113 113 100.0
  18 to 24 years 4,906 4,752 96.9 2,162 2,064 95.5 812 778 95.8 1,931 1,910 98.9
  25 to 34 years 28,723 24,723 86.1 21,545 17,722 82.3 1,717 1,606 93.5 5,461 5,396 98.8
  35 to 44 years 45,150 34,075 75.5 37,279 26,696 71.6 1,776 1,615 90.9 6,094 5,764 94.6
  45 to 54 years 29,876 20,237 67.7 24,442 15,410 63.0 1,418 1,188 83.8 4,017 3,639 90.6
  55 to 64 years 7,181 5,310 74.0 5,410 3,742 69.2 464 400 86.1 1,307 1,169 89.4
  65 years and over 2,883 2,562 88.8 1,646 1,390 84.5 301 276 91.6 937 896 95.7

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
41,094 29,277 71.2 29,734 18,907 63.6 3,316 2,885 87.0 8,044 7,485 93.0
  Under 18 years 114 112 98.4 5 5 (B) 75 73 (B) 34 34 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,493 2,372 95.2 1,023 952 93.0 519 485 93.4 950 935 98.4
  25 to 34 years 8,431 6,280 74.5 6,159 4,134 67.1 773 699 90.4 1,499 1,447 96.5
  35 to 44 years 10,329 7,333 71.0 7,456 4,721 63.3 754 656 87.0 2,119 1,956 92.3
  45 to 54 years 14,072 8,995 63.9 11,069 6,380 57.6 742 600 80.8 2,261 2,015 89.1
  55 to 64 years 4,082 2,824 69.2 3,065 1,940 63.3 295 237 80.2 721 647 89.7
  65 years and over 1,573 1,362 86.6 956 775 81.1 157 136 86.5 460 451 98.0

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
77,888 62,638 80.4 62,760 48,126 76.7 3,314 3,111 93.9 11,815 11,401 96.5
  Under 18 years 150 145 96.5 5 5 (B) 66 61 (B) 79 79 100.0
  18 to 24 years 2,413 2,380 98.6 1,138 1,112 97.7 294 294 100.0 981 975 99.3
  25 to 34 years 20,292 18,443 90.9 15,386 13,588 88.3 944 907 96.1 3,962 3,948 99.6
  35 to 44 years 34,821 26,742 76.8 29,824 21,975 73.7 1,022 959 93.8 3,975 3,808 95.8
  45 to 54 years 15,804 11,242 71.1 13,373 9,030 67.5 675 588 87.1 1,755 1,624 92.5
  55 to 64 years 3,099 2,487 80.2 2,345 1,802 76.9 169 163 96.5 585 522 89.1
  65 years and over 1,310 1,199 91.6 690 615 89.1 144 140 97.1 477 445 93.4

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
55,883 45,468 81.4 44,060 34,104 77.4 2,955 2,759 93.4 8,868 8,605 97.0
  Under 18 years 94 93 98.1 10 10 (B) 34 33 (B) 50 50 (B)
  18 to 24 years 4,067 3,956 97.3 2,012 1,923 95.6 415 406 97.8 1,639 1,627 99.3
  25 to 34 years 22,537 19,158 85.0 17,711 14,446 81.6 1,246 1,160 93.1 3,581 3,552 99.2
  35 to 44 years 20,004 14,656 73.3 17,606 12,397 70.4 607 561 92.4 1,791 1,698 94.8
  45 to 54 years 5,888 4,787 81.3 4,538 3,528 77.7 355 317 89.4 996 942 94.6
  55 to 64 years 2,282 1,901 83.3 1,599 1,287 80.5 159 145 91.3 524 469 89.6
  65 years and over 1,009 917 90.9 584 514 88.0 139 138 99.1 286 266 92.8

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
35,674 28,369 79.5 27,600 20,657 74.8 2,029 1,858 91.6 6,045 5,853 96.8
  Under 18 years 62 60 (B) 5 5 (B) 34 33 (B) 22 22 (B)
  18 to 24 years 2,403 2,326 96.8 1,103 1,040 94.3 312 303 97.0 988 983 99.4
  25 to 34 years 13,315 11,019 82.8 10,127 7,919 78.2 831 763 91.8 2,357 2,337 99.2
  35 to 44 years 13,126 9,465 72.1 11,314 7,777 68.7 447 408 91.4 1,366 1,279 93.7
  45 to 54 years 4,352 3,441 79.1 3,408 2,573 75.5 234 196 83.9 711 673 94.7
  55 to 64 years 1,682 1,378 81.9 1,197 950 79.3 94 80 85.3 390 348 89.2
  65 years and over 734 679 92.6 445 393 88.2 77 76 98.4 211 211 99.9

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
20,208 17,099 84.6 16,459 13,447 81.7 926 901 97.3 2,823 2,751 97.5
  Under 18 years 33 33 (B) 5 5 (B) 0 0 (X) 28 28 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,664 1,630 98.0 909 883 97.1 103 103 100.0 651 644 99.0
  25 to 34 years 9,222 8,138 88.2 7,584 6,527 86.1 414 397 95.8 1,224 1,214 99.2
  35 to 44 years 6,878 5,191 75.5 6,292 4,620 73.4 160 153 95.1 426 419 98.4
  45 to 54 years 1,537 1,346 87.6 1,130 955 84.5 121 121 100.0 285 269 94.5
  55 to 64 years 600 523 87.2 401 337 84.0 65 65 (B) 134 121 90.7
  65 years and over 276 238 86.2 139 121 87.1 62 62 (B) 75 55 73.1

Poverty Footnotes

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