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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
9,625 4,078 42.4 4,530 1,020 22.5 840 369 43.9 4,254 2,689 63.2
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
2,750 1,708 62.1 1,224 512 41.8 246 163 66.1 1,280 1,033 80.7
Families with a working householder (16) 6,874 2,370 34.5 3,306 509 15.4 594 206 34.7 2,974 1,655 55.7
      Working householder and no other workers 3,072 1,782 58.0 537 205 38.1 353 162 46.0 2,181 1,415 64.9
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
3,803 589 15.5 2,769 304 11.0 241 44 18.3 793 241 30.4
          Householder plus one other worker 3,143 514 16.4 2,312 269 11.7 195 39 19.9 637 206 32.3
          Householder plus two or more other workers 660 75 11.3 458 34 7.5 46 5 (B) 156 35 22.4
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
4,839 1,209 25.0 2,546 278 10.9 398 98 24.7 1,895 832 43.9
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 1,968 899 45.7 400 124 31.1 246 84 34.4 1,322 690 52.2
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
2,871 310 10.8 2,147 154 7.2 152 14 9.2 573 142 24.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
1,768 105 5.9 1,440 63 4.4 86 9 10.6 242 32 13.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
820 196 23.9 480 84 17.6 51 5 (B) 289 107 37.1
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
284 9 3.2 226 6 2.6 15 0 (B) 42 3 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
2,666 273 10.2 2,666 273 10.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 457 145 31.7 457 145 31.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 777 286 36.8 777 286 36.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
1,607 66 4.1 1,607 66 4.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 628 130 20.7 628 130 20.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 1,146 287 25.1 1,146 287 25.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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