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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV06: Families by Number of Working Family Members and Family Structure: 2008

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

(Numbers in thousands)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Black alone
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
9,359 3,261 34.8 4,386 709 16.2 812 293 36.1 4,161 2,259 54.3
 
Families with no workers (16)
1,488 1,055 70.9 513 215 41.9 124 96 78.0 852 744 87.4
Families with at least one worker (16) 7,871 2,206 28.0 3,874 494 12.8 689 197 28.6 3,309 1,515 45.8
      Only one working family member 4,010 1,788 44.6 1,101 299 27.1 430 161 37.5 2,479 1,328 53.6
      Two or more working family members 3,861 418 10.8 2,773 195 7.0 258 35 13.7 830 187 22.5
 
Families with no members working full-time
  year-round (FTYR) (16)
3,330 2,195 65.9 1,048 396 37.8 299 205 68.4 1,983 1,595 80.4
      No part-time or part-year workers 1,488 1,055 70.9 513 215 41.9 124 96 78.0 852 744 87.4
      At least one part-time or part-year worker 1,843 1,140 61.9 535 181 33.9 176 108 61.7 1,132 851 75.2
          One part-time or part-year worker 1,460 990 67.8 320 118 37.0 142 97 68.3 998 775 77.7
          Two or more part-time or part-year workers 383 150 39.2 215 63 29.2 34 11 (B) 134 76 56.6
Families with at least one member who
  worked FTYR (16)
6,029 1,066 17.7 3,338 313 9.4 513 88 17.2 2,177 665 30.5
      One full-time year-round worker 3,918 1,004 25.6 1,669 281 16.8 388 77 19.7 1,860 646 34.7
          One FTYR and no part-time or part-year
              workers
2,551 798 31.3 781 180 23.1 289 64 22.3 1,481 553 37.3
          One FTYR and at least one part-time
              or part-year worker
1,367 206 15.1 888 101 11.4 100 12 12.2 379 93 24.5
      Two or more full-time year-round workers 2,111 62 2.9 1,669 32 1.9 125 12 9.4 317 19 5.9
          Two or more FTYR and no part-time or
              part-year workers
1,766 57 3.2 1,423 30 2.1 92 10 11.1 252 17 6.7
          Two or more FTYR and at least one
              part-time or part-year worker
345 5 1.4 246 1 0.5 33 1 (B) 66 2 (B)
 
Families with part-time or part-year workers (16)
3,554 1,351 38.0 1,670 283 17.0 308 122 39.6 1,576 945 60.0
      One part-time or part-year worker 2,954 1,175 39.8 1,309 210 16.1 264 108 41.0 1,381 856 62.0
      Two or more part-time or part-year workers 600 176 29.3 361 73 20.3 43 14 (B) 196 89 45.4

Poverty Footnotes


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