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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)

White alone (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
64,183 9,892 15.4 50,779 5,279 10.4 3,999 932 23.3 9,405 3,681 39.1
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
17,875 4,729 26.5 14,248 2,820 19.8 868 389 44.8 2,759 1,519 55.1
Families with a working householder (16) 46,308 5,163 11.2 36,531 2,459 6.7 3,131 543 17.3 6,646 2,162 32.5
      Working householder and no other workers 12,241 3,489 28.5 6,387 1,231 19.3 1,658 418 25.2 4,196 1,841 43.9
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
34,067 1,674 4.9 30,144 1,228 4.1 1,473 125 8.5 2,450 321 13.1
          Householder plus one other worker 27,376 1,413 5.2 24,319 1,031 4.2 1,123 98 8.8 1,934 284 14.7
          Householder plus two or more other workers 6,690 261 3.9 5,825 197 3.4 350 27 7.6 516 37 7.2
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
32,897 2,336 7.1 26,497 1,252 4.7 2,189 249 11.4 4,211 834 19.8
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 8,289 1,670 20.2 4,550 756 16.6 1,173 197 16.8 2,566 718 28.0
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
24,607 665 2.7 21,947 497 2.3 1,015 51 5.1 1,645 117 7.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
14,158 222 1.6 12,996 171 1.3 525 24 4.6 637 26 4.2
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
7,585 398 5.3 6,300 288 4.6 410 21 5.2 875 89 10.1
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
2,864 45 1.6 2,651 38 1.4 80 6 7.1 133 2 1.2
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
29,099 1,060 3.6 29,099 1,060 3.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 3,394 482 14.2 3,394 482 14.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 10,497 2,009 19.1 10,497 2,009 19.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
15,018 165 1.1 15,018 165 1.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 4,672 318 6.8 4,672 318 6.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 17,052 1,720 10.1 17,052 1,720 10.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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