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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
31,306 27,015 86.3 14,952 11,575 77.4 2,674 2,442 91.3 13,680 12,997 95.0
 
Householder
9,367 7,892 84.3 4,276 3,119 72.9 939 859 91.5 4,152 3,913 94.3
Spouse (in married-couple family) (11) 4,283 3,144 73.4 4,283 3,144 73.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Related children under 18 years (14) 11,102 10,359 93.3 4,357 3,780 86.8 823 791 96.0 5,922 5,788 97.7
  Related children under 6 years 3,776 3,552 94.1 1,471 1,292 87.8 302 298 98.7 2,004 1,963 98.0
  Related children 6 to 17 years 7,326 6,807 92.9 2,887 2,489 86.2 521 493 94.5 3,918 3,825 97.6
Own children 18 years and over (15) 4,121 3,476 84.4 1,622 1,205 74.3 278 240 86.4 2,221 2,031 91.5
Other relatives 2,433 2,144 88.1 414 328 79.1 634 552 87.1 1,385 1,265 91.3

People in families, by householder's age:
 
    Total
31,306 27,015 86.3 14,952 11,575 77.4 2,674 2,442 91.3 13,680 12,997 95.0
  Under 18 years 152 146 96.1 3 3 (B) 40 35 (B) 108 108 100.0
  18 to 24 years 1,801 1,734 96.3 194 188 96.9 387 358 92.5 1,221 1,189 97.4
  25 to 34 years 6,709 6,245 93.1 2,680 2,325 86.7 489 448 91.5 3,540 3,473 98.1
  35 to 44 years 8,203 7,294 88.9 4,097 3,340 81.5 624 572 91.6 3,481 3,382 97.2
  45 to 54 years 7,150 5,714 79.9 3,932 2,795 71.1 612 563 91.9 2,606 2,357 90.4
  55 to 64 years 4,050 3,161 78.0 2,483 1,728 69.6 295 261 88.3 1,272 1,172 92.1
  65 years and over 3,240 2,720 84.0 1,562 1,196 76.6 226 207 91.7 1,452 1,317 90.7

In families without related children by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
9,510 7,071 74.4 5,246 3,376 64.3 1,087 919 84.6 3,177 2,776 87.4
  Under 18 years 49 43 (B) 3 3 (B) 17 11 (B) 28 28 (B)
  18 to 24 years 336 292 86.9 34 28 (B) 155 133 85.6 147 131 89.3
  25 to 34 years 674 469 69.6 317 169 53.5 171 142 82.7 186 158 84.8
  35 to 44 years 1,054 797 75.6 531 325 61.3 163 129 79.4 361 343 94.9
  45 to 54 years 2,703 1,887 69.8 1,563 955 61.1 271 235 86.7 869 698 80.3
  55 to 64 years 2,407 1,731 71.9 1,540 963 62.5 165 137 82.9 701 631 90.0
  65 years and over 2,286 1,852 81.0 1,258 932 74.1 144 132 91.7 884 787 89.1

In families with related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
21,796 19,944 91.5 9,706 8,200 84.5 1,587 1,523 96.0 10,503 10,221 97.3
  Under 18 years 103 103 100.0 0 0 (X) 23 23 (B) 80 80 100.0
  18 to 24 years 1,465 1,442 98.4 160 160 100.0 232 225 97.0 1,073 1,057 98.5
  25 to 34 years 6,035 5,777 95.7 2,364 2,156 91.2 318 306 96.2 3,354 3,315 98.8
  35 to 44 years 7,148 6,497 90.9 3,567 3,015 84.5 461 442 95.9 3,120 3,040 97.4
  45 to 54 years 4,447 3,827 86.1 2,369 1,840 77.7 341 328 96.1 1,737 1,659 95.5
  55 to 64 years 1,643 1,430 87.0 943 765 81.2 130 124 95.3 571 541 94.7
  65 years and over 953 868 91.0 304 264 86.9 82 75 91.6 568 529 93.2

In families with one related child under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
7,545 6,488 86.0 3,136 2,302 73.4 741 694 93.8 3,668 3,492 95.2
  Under 18 years 60 60 (B) 0 0 (X) 17 17 (B) 44 44 (B)
  18 to 24 years 687 672 97.8 95 95 100.0 110 103 93.8 482 474 98.3
  25 to 34 years 1,381 1,244 90.1 546 436 79.8 166 153 92.7 670 655 97.8
  35 to 44 years 1,951 1,660 85.1 789 572 72.5 165 157 95.5 998 931 93.3
  45 to 54 years 2,115 1,741 82.3 1,039 718 69.1 183 177 96.3 892 846 94.9
  55 to 64 years 876 693 79.1 546 400 73.2 60 53 (B) 270 240 88.9
  65 years and over 475 418 87.9 122 82 67.5 41 34 (B) 313 302 96.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
14,251 13,456 94.4 6,570 5,898 89.8 846 828 97.9 6,835 6,730 98.5
  Under 18 years 43 43 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 37 37 (B)
  18 to 24 years 778 770 99.0 65 65 (B) 122 122 100.0 591 584 98.7
  25 to 34 years 4,654 4,532 97.4 1,818 1,720 94.6 152 152 100.0 2,684 2,660 99.1
  35 to 44 years 5,197 4,837 93.1 2,778 2,443 87.9 297 285 96.1 2,122 2,109 99.4
  45 to 54 years 2,333 2,086 89.4 1,330 1,122 84.4 158 151 95.9 845 813 96.2
  55 to 64 years 768 737 96.0 397 366 92.2 70 70 (B) 301 301 100.0
  65 years and over 478 450 94.2 182 182 99.9 41 41 (B) 255 227 89.1

In families with related children under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
10,440 9,792 93.8 4,651 4,113 88.4 745 735 98.6 5,044 4,945 98.0
  Under 18 years 17 17 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 17 17 (B)
  18 to 24 years 1,236 1,220 98.7 154 154 100.0 139 139 100.0 943 927 98.3
  25 to 34 years 4,256 4,060 95.4 1,813 1,651 91.1 239 235 98.3 2,205 2,175 98.7
  35 to 44 years 2,783 2,526 90.8 1,504 1,270 84.4 210 204 97.4 1,069 1,052 98.4
  45 to 54 years 1,357 1,240 91.3 795 693 87.2 96 96 100.0 467 451 96.6
  55 to 64 years 497 453 91.3 279 247 88.4 41 41 (B) 176 165 93.9
  65 years and over 294 276 93.8 106 98 92.5 20 20 (B) 168 158 94.1

In families with one related child under 6 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
6,585 6,077 92.3 2,909 2,491 85.6 503 493 98.0 3,172 3,093 97.5
  Under 18 years 17 17 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 17 17 (B)
  18 to 24 years 661 653 98.7 105 105 100.0 59 59 (B) 498 489 98.3
  25 to 34 years 2,576 2,432 94.4 1,051 929 88.4 192 188 97.9 1,332 1,315 98.7
  35 to 44 years 1,836 1,634 89.0 914 735 80.4 154 148 96.5 768 751 97.8
  45 to 54 years 868 775 89.4 526 450 85.5 64 64 (B) 277 261 94.3
  55 to 64 years 395 352 89.1 241 209 86.5 25 25 (B) 129 118 91.7
  65 years and over 233 214 92.1 72 64 (B) 9 9 (B) 152 142 93.5

In families with two or more related children under 18 years by householder's age: (9)
 
    Total
3,855 3,715 96.4 1,742 1,622 93.1 241 241 100.0 1,872 1,852 98.9
  Under 18 years 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
  18 to 24 years 575 567 98.7 49 49 (B) 80 80 100.0 446 438 98.3
  25 to 34 years 1,681 1,628 96.9 761 722 94.8 47 47 (B) 872 860 98.6
  35 to 44 years 947 892 94.2 590 535 90.7 56 56 (B) 301 301 100.0
  45 to 54 years 490 464 94.8 269 243 90.6 32 32 (B) 189 189 100.0
  55 to 64 years 102 102 100.0 38 38 (B) 16 16 (B) 47 47 (B)
  65 years and over 61 61 (B) 34 34 (B) 11 11 (B) 16 16 (B)

Poverty Footnotes

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