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Table 24. Number and percentage of family households with own children under 18, by age and number of children, race/ethnicity, and family structure: 2010
[Numbers in thousands]
Race/ethnicity and family structure All families Families with own children under 18 Families with own children under 6 Families with own children under 3
Total Percent of all families Percentage distribution Families with Total Percent of all families Total Percent of all families
1 child
under 18
2 children under 18 3 children under 18 4 or more under 18
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
All races1  78,833 (241.0) 35,218 (179.1) 44.7 (0.18) 100.0 (†) 15,149 (122.6) 12,947 (113.8) 5,062 (72.3) 2,060 (46.4) 15,506 (123.9) 19.7 (0.15) 9,010 (95.7) 11.4 (0.12)
Married-couple families 58,410 (218.6) 24,575 (153.1) 42.1 (0.21) 69.8 (0.25) 9,567 (98.5) 9,658 (98.9) 3,842 (63.1) 1,509 (39.7) 11,170 (106.1) 19.1 (0.17) 6,561 (82.0) 11.2 (0.13)
Families with male householder,
     no spouse present
5,580 (75.8) 2,224 (48.2) 39.9 (0.67) 6.3 (0.13) 1,375 (37.9) 576 (24.6) 187 (14.0) 86 (9.5) 954 (31.6) 17.1 (0.52) 594 (25.0) 10.6 (0.42)
Families with female householder,
     no spouse present
14,843 (121.4) 8,419 (92.6) 56.7 (0.42) 23.9 (0.23) 4,207 (66.0) 2,714 (53.2) 1,034 (32.9) 465 (22.1) 3,382 (59.3) 22.8 (0.35) 1,856 (44.0) 12.5 (0.28)
                                                 
White, non-Hispanic 54,445 (213.1) 21,876 (145.3) 40.2 (0.22) 100.0 (†) 9,691 (99.1) 8,173 (91.3) 2,925 (55.2) 1,087 (33.7) 9,228 (96.8) 16.9 (0.16) 5,427 (74.8) 10.0 (0.13)
Married-couple families 43,954 (196.2) 16,700 (128.3) 38.0 (0.24) 76.3 (0.29) 6,689 (82.8) 6,627 (82.4) 2,463 (50.7) 922 (31.1) 7,291 (86.4) 16.6 (0.18) 4,343 (67.0) 9.9 (0.15)
Families with male householder,
     no spouse present
3,200 (57.7) 1,303 (36.9) 40.7 (0.89) 6.0 (0.16) 851 (29.9) 322 (18.4) 94 (9.9) 36 (6.2) 507 (23.1) 15.8 (0.66) 302 (17.8) 9.4 (0.53)
Families with female householder,
     no spouse present
7,291 (86.4) 3,873 (63.4) 53.1 (0.60) 17.7 (0.26) 2,152 (47.4) 1,224 (35.8) 368 (19.7) 129 (11.6) 1,430 (38.7) 19.6 (0.48) 782 (28.6) 10.7 (0.37)
                                                 
Black2  9,358 (84.6) 4,857 (64.4) 51.9 (0.50) 100.0 (†) 2,142 (44.1) 1,608 (38.5) 712 (25.8) 394 (19.3) 2,140 (44.1) 22.9 (0.42) 1,215 (33.6) 13.0 (0.34)
Married-couple families 4,274 (60.9) 1,917 (41.9) 44.9 (0.74) 39.5 (0.68) 733 (26.2) 695 (25.5) 302 (16.9) 187 (13.3) 855 (28.3) 20.0 (0.60) 461 (20.8) 10.8 (0.46)
Families with male householder,
     no spouse present
939 (29.6) 398 (19.4) 42.4 (1.57) 8.2 (0.38) 235 (14.9) 104 (9.9) 38 (6.0) 21 (4.5) 189 (13.4) 20.1 (1.28) 128 (11.0) 13.6 (1.09)
Families with female householder,
     no spouse present
4,145 (60.0) 2,541 (47.9) 61.3 (0.74) 52.3 (0.70) 1,174 (33.0) 809 (27.5) 372 (18.7) 185 (13.2) 1,097 (31.9) 26.5 (0.67) 625 (24.2) 15.1 (0.54)
                                                 
Hispanic 10,412 (84.9) 6,240 (70.5) 59.9 (0.47) 100.0 (†) 2,344 (45.8) 2,269 (45.1) 1,145 (32.5) 481 (21.3) 3,085 (52.0) 29.6 (0.44) 1,772 (40.1) 17.0 (0.36)
Married-couple families 6,589 (72.0) 4,091 (59.0) 62.1 (0.58) 65.6 (0.59) 1,366 (35.4) 1,576 (37.9) 824 (27.7) 325 (17.5) 2,109 (43.5) 32.0 (0.56) 1,227 (33.6) 18.6 (0.47)
Families with male householder,
     no spouse present
1,079 (31.6) 409 (19.6) 37.9 (1.44) 6.6 (0.31) 210 (14.1) 124 (10.8) 49 (6.8) 26 (5.0) 217 (14.3) 20.1 (1.19) 138 (11.4) 12.8 (0.99)
Families with female householder,
     no spouse present
2,745 (49.2) 1,739 (39.7) 63.4 (0.90) 27.9 (0.55) 768 (26.8) 569 (23.1) 272 (16.0) 130 (11.1) 759 (26.6) 27.7 (0.83) 407 (19.6) 14.8 (0.66)
                                                 
Asian2  3,592 (52.2) 1,798 (39.2) 50.1 (0.81) 100.0 (†) 777 (26.6) 754 (26.2) 211 (14.1) 56 (7.3) 851 (27.8) 23.7 (0.69) 476 (21.0) 13.3 (0.55)
Married-couple families 2,888 (47.9) 1,561 (36.8) 54.1 (0.90) 86.8 (0.78) 638 (24.2) 678 (24.9) 197 (13.6) 49 (6.8) 790 (26.8) 27.4 (0.81) 448 (20.4) 15.5 (0.66)
Families with male householder,
     no spouse present
257 (15.5) 55 (7.2) 21.4 (2.50) 3.1 (0.40) 40 (6.2) 13 (3.5) # (†) 2 (1.4) 17 (4.0) 6.6 (1.51) 12 (3.4) 4.7 (1.28)
Families with female householder,
     no spouse present
447 (20.4) 182 (13.1) 40.7 (2.27) 10.1 (0.69) 99 (9.7) 63 (7.7) 13 (3.5) 6 (2.4) 44 (6.5) 9.8 (1.37) 16 (3.9) 3.6 (0.86)
#Rounds to zero.
†Not applicable.
1 Race of family is defined as race of head of household. "All races" includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
2 Includes persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
NOTE: Own children are never-married sons and daughters, including stepchildren and adopted children, of the householder or married couple. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, America's Families and Living Arrangements: 2010, Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement, retrieved July 23, 2011, from http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/hh-fam/cps2010.html. (This table was prepared July 2011.)
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