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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV14: Families by Householder's Work Experience 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)

All races (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
78,874 14,235 18.0 59,137 6,614 11.2 5,255 1,327 25.2 14,482 6,295 43.5
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
21,907 6,689 30.5 16,396 3,506 21.4 1,208 567 47.0 4,303 2,616 60.8
Families with a working householder (16) 56,967 7,546 13.2 42,740 3,108 7.3 4,048 760 18.8 10,179 3,679 36.1
      Working householder and no other workers 16,410 5,285 32.2 7,523 1,540 20.5 2,166 593 27.4 6,721 3,152 46.9
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
40,557 2,261 5.6 35,218 1,568 4.5 1,882 167 8.9 3,458 527 15.2
          Householder plus one other worker 32,597 1,919 5.9 28,485 1,329 4.7 1,414 133 9.4 2,698 457 16.9
          Householder plus two or more other workers 7,961 342 4.3 6,733 238 3.5 468 34 7.2 759 70 9.2
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
40,544 3,422 8.4 31,265 1,580 5.1 2,809 343 12.2 6,470 1,500 23.2
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 11,062 2,490 22.5 5,417 929 17.2 1,527 275 18.0 4,118 1,286 31.2
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
29,483 932 3.2 25,847 650 2.5 1,282 68 5.3 2,353 214 9.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
17,137 304 1.8 15,531 230 1.5 682 31 4.6 924 43 4.7
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
8,960 579 6.5 7,242 379 5.2 489 31 6.3 1,229 168 13.7
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
3,386 49 1.4 3,074 41 1.3 112 6 5.0 200 2 1.0
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
33,954 1,361 4.0 33,954 1,361 4.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 4,081 639 15.6 4,081 639 15.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 12,247 2,450 20.0 12,247 2,450 20.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
17,834 220 1.2 17,834 220 1.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 5,673 455 8.0 5,673 455 8.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 19,599 2,092 10.7 19,599 2,092 10.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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