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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)

White alone (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
64,183 13,748 21.4 50,779 7,974 15.7 3,999 1,278 31.9 9,405 4,496 47.8
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
17,875 6,414 35.9 14,248 4,192 29.4 868 493 56.8 2,759 1,729 62.7
Families with a working householder (16) 46,308 7,334 15.8 36,531 3,783 10.4 3,131 785 25.1 6,646 2,767 41.6
      Working householder and no other workers 12,241 4,468 36.5 6,387 1,659 26.0 1,658 566 34.1 4,196 2,243 53.5
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
34,067 2,867 8.4 30,144 2,124 7.0 1,473 219 14.8 2,450 524 21.4
          Householder plus one other worker 27,376 2,374 8.7 24,319 1,754 7.2 1,123 177 15.7 1,934 443 22.9
          Householder plus two or more other workers 6,690 492 7.4 5,825 370 6.4 350 42 11.9 516 81 15.6
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
32,897 3,648 11.1 26,497 2,024 7.6 2,189 383 17.5 4,211 1,240 29.5
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 8,289 2,350 28.3 4,550 1,053 23.2 1,173 293 25.0 2,566 1,003 39.1
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
24,607 1,298 5.3 21,947 971 4.4 1,015 90 8.9 1,645 238 14.4
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
14,158 462 3.3 12,996 361 2.8 525 43 8.2 637 58 9.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
7,585 740 9.8 6,300 533 8.5 410 37 9.0 875 170 19.4
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
2,864 95 3.3 2,651 76 2.9 80 10 12.5 133 10 7.3
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
29,099 1,892 6.5 29,099 1,892 6.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 3,394 731 21.5 3,394 731 21.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 10,497 2,733 26.0 10,497 2,733 26.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
15,018 383 2.5 15,018 383 2.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 4,672 581 12.4 4,672 581 12.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 17,052 2,594 15.2 17,052 2,594 15.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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