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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
78,874 19,119 24.2 59,137 9,770 16.5 5,255 1,775 33.8 14,482 7,574 52.3
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
21,907 8,696 39.7 16,396 5,068 30.9 1,208 704 58.3 4,303 2,924 67.9
Families with a working householder (16) 56,967 10,423 18.3 42,740 4,702 11.0 4,048 1,070 26.4 10,179 4,650 45.7
      Working householder and no other workers 16,410 6,658 40.6 7,523 2,034 27.0 2,166 785 36.2 6,721 3,839 57.1
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
40,557 3,764 9.3 35,218 2,668 7.6 1,882 286 15.2 3,458 811 23.5
          Householder plus one other worker 32,597 3,143 9.6 28,485 2,229 7.8 1,414 231 16.3 2,698 684 25.3
          Householder plus two or more other workers 7,961 621 7.8 6,733 439 6.5 468 55 11.8 759 127 16.8
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
40,544 5,224 12.9 31,265 2,522 8.1 2,809 519 18.5 6,470 2,183 33.7
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 11,062 3,472 31.4 5,417 1,278 23.6 1,527 404 26.5 4,118 1,789 43.4
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
29,483 1,753 5.9 25,847 1,243 4.8 1,282 115 9.0 2,353 394 16.8
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
17,137 627 3.7 15,531 481 3.1 682 53 7.7 924 93 10.0
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
8,960 1,012 11.3 7,242 673 9.3 489 52 10.6 1,229 287 23.4
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
3,386 114 3.4 3,074 89 2.9 112 10 9.1 200 14 7.2
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
33,954 2,380 7.0 33,954 2,380 7.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 4,081 937 23.0 4,081 937 23.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 12,247 3,287 26.8 12,247 3,287 26.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
17,834 501 2.8 17,834 501 2.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 5,673 778 13.7 5,673 778 13.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 19,599 3,128 16.0 19,599 3,128 16.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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