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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)

Black alone (12)
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 a householder who did not work (16)
2,678 1,449 54.1 1,182 377 31.9 241 141 58.3 1,256 932 74.2
Families with a working householder (16) 6,681 1,812 27.1 3,205 332 10.4 571 152 26.7 2,905 1,327 45.7
      Working householder and no other workers 3,006 1,446 48.1 524 155 29.7 343 126 36.9 2,140 1,165 54.4
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
3,675 365 9.9 2,681 177 6.6 228 26 11.4 766 162 21.2
          Householder plus one other worker 3,031 325 10.7 2,234 160 7.1 182 24 13.0 615 142 23.1
          Householder plus two or more other workers 644 40 6.3 447 18 3.9 46 2 (B) 151 21 13.6
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
4,710 823 17.5 2,467 167 6.8 387 66 17.0 1,856 590 31.8
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 1,928 645 33.5 386 86 22.4 241 57 23.5 1,301 502 38.6
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
2,782 177 6.4 2,081 80 3.9 146 9 6.2 555 88 15.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
1,711 50 2.9 1,400 29 2.1 80 6 7.5 231 15 6.5
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
793 126 15.9 461 50 10.8 50 3 (B) 282 73 25.9
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
278 1 0.5 220 1 0.6 15 0 (B) 42 0 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
2,578 157 6.1 2,578 157 6.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 449 106 23.6 449 106 23.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 752 208 27.7 752 208 27.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
1,562 28 1.8 1,562 28 1.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 616 90 14.6 616 90 14.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 1,096 182 16.6 1,096 182 16.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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