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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, not Hispanic (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
54,450 6,423 11.8 44,281 3,369 7.6 3,069 659 21.5 7,100 2,395 33.7
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
15,394 3,318 21.6 12,615 2,024 16.0 718 307 42.7 2,061 987 47.9
Families with a working householder (16) 39,056 3,105 7.9 31,665 1,344 4.2 2,352 352 15.0 5,039 1,408 27.9
      Working householder and no other workers 9,723 2,168 22.3 5,207 649 12.5 1,324 295 22.3 3,192 1,224 38.3
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
29,333 936 3.2 26,458 695 2.6 1,028 57 5.5 1,846 184 10.0
          Householder plus one other worker 23,873 828 3.5 21,565 608 2.8 832 49 5.9 1,476 171 11.6
          Householder plus two or more other workers 5,460 108 2.0 4,893 87 1.8 196 8 4.0 371 13 3.6
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
27,932 1,276 4.6 23,027 627 2.7 1,679 155 9.2 3,225 495 15.3
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 6,564 935 14.2 3,661 362 9.9 939 136 14.5 1,964 437 22.2
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
21,368 341 1.6 19,367 264 1.4 740 19 2.6 1,261 58 4.6
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
12,307 105 0.9 11,498 85 0.7 348 9 2.7 461 10 2.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
6,658 220 3.3 5,601 166 3.0 347 9 2.5 710 45 6.4
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
2,403 16 0.7 2,268 14 0.6 45 1 (B) 90 2 1.8
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
25,713 624 2.4 25,713 624 2.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 3,072 365 11.9 3,072 365 11.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 8,356 1,002 12.0 8,356 1,002 12.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
13,322 88 0.7 13,322 88 0.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 4,149 226 5.4 4,149 226 5.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 14,399 847 5.9 14,399 847 5.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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