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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, not Hispanic (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
54,450 9,310 17.1 44,281 5,406 12.2 3,069 902 29.4 7,100 3,002 42.3
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
15,394 4,790 31.1 12,615 3,228 25.6 718 394 54.9 2,061 1,169 56.7
Families with a working householder (16) 39,056 4,520 11.6 31,665 2,179 6.9 2,352 508 21.6 5,039 1,833 36.4
      Working householder and no other workers 9,723 2,859 29.4 5,207 930 17.9 1,324 414 31.3 3,192 1,515 47.5
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
29,333 1,661 5.7 26,458 1,249 4.7 1,028 93 9.1 1,846 318 17.2
          Householder plus one other worker 23,873 1,441 6.0 21,565 1,078 5.0 832 85 10.3 1,476 278 18.9
          Householder plus two or more other workers 5,460 220 4.0 4,893 172 3.5 196 8 4.1 371 40 10.8
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
27,932 2,106 7.5 23,027 1,083 4.7 1,679 247 14.7 3,225 776 24.0
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 6,564 1,398 21.3 3,661 541 14.8 939 211 22.5 1,964 646 32.9
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
21,368 709 3.3 19,367 543 2.8 740 36 4.9 1,261 130 10.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
12,307 211 1.7 11,498 173 1.5 348 18 5.2 461 20 4.2
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
6,658 461 6.9 5,601 338 6.0 347 18 5.0 710 105 14.8
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
2,403 37 1.5 2,268 31 1.4 45 1 (B) 90 5 5.4
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
25,713 1,136 4.4 25,713 1,136 4.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 3,072 578 18.8 3,072 578 18.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 8,356 1,481 17.7 8,356 1,481 17.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
13,322 191 1.4 13,322 191 1.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 4,149 416 10.0 4,149 416 10.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 14,399 1,421 9.9 14,399 1,421 9.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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