Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV14: Families by Householder's Work Experience and Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White alone (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
64,183 8,030 12.5 50,779 4,082 8.0 3,999 755 18.9 9,405 3,193 34.0
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
17,875 3,929 22.0 14,248 2,192 15.4 868 336 38.7 2,759 1,401 50.8
Families with a working householder (16) 46,308 4,101 8.9 36,531 1,890 5.2 3,131 419 13.4 6,646 1,792 27.0
      Working householder and no other workers 12,241 2,875 23.5 6,387 997 15.6 1,658 333 20.1 4,196 1,545 36.8
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
34,067 1,226 3.6 30,144 894 3.0 1,473 86 5.8 2,450 247 10.1
          Householder plus one other worker 27,376 1,041 3.8 24,319 764 3.1 1,123 64 5.7 1,934 213 11.0
          Householder plus two or more other workers 6,690 186 2.8 5,825 130 2.2 350 22 6.3 516 34 6.5
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
32,897 1,737 5.3 26,497 929 3.5 2,189 176 8.0 4,211 633 15.0
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 8,289 1,288 15.5 4,550 593 13.0 1,173 143 12.2 2,566 552 21.5
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
24,607 449 1.8 21,947 335 1.5 1,015 33 3.2 1,645 81 4.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
14,158 134 0.9 12,996 106 0.8 525 12 2.3 637 16 2.5
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
7,585 285 3.8 6,300 207 3.3 410 15 3.6 875 63 7.2
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
2,864 29 1.0 2,651 22 0.8 80 6 7.1 133 2 1.2
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
29,099 769 2.6 29,099 769 2.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 3,394 372 11.0 3,394 372 11.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 10,497 1,590 15.1 10,497 1,590 15.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
15,018 98 0.7 15,018 98 0.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 4,672 227 4.8 4,672 227 4.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 17,052 1,310 7.7 17,052 1,310 7.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)