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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 alone (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
9,359 3,967 42.4 4,386 979 22.3 812 355 43.7 4,161 2,633 63.3
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
2,678 1,659 62.0 1,182 491 41.6 241 158 65.7 1,256 1,010 80.4
Families with a working householder (16) 6,681 2,307 34.5 3,205 488 15.2 571 196 34.4 2,905 1,623 55.9
      Working householder and no other workers 3,006 1,745 58.1 524 197 37.7 343 155 45.3 2,140 1,393 65.1
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
3,675 562 15.3 2,681 291 10.8 228 41 18.1 766 230 30.1
          Householder plus one other worker 3,031 493 16.3 2,234 258 11.6 182 36 19.7 615 199 32.4
          Householder plus two or more other workers 644 69 10.7 447 32 7.2 46 5 (B) 151 31 20.8
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
4,710 1,178 25.0 2,467 264 10.7 387 96 24.7 1,856 818 44.1
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 1,928 879 45.6 386 117 30.2 241 82 33.8 1,301 681 52.3
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
2,782 298 10.7 2,081 147 7.1 146 14 9.6 555 137 24.7
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
1,711 100 5.8 1,400 62 4.4 80 9 11.5 231 29 12.5
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
793 189 23.9 461 80 17.3 50 5 (B) 282 105 37.2
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
278 9 3.3 220 6 2.7 15 0 (B) 42 3 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
2,578 259 10.1 2,578 259 10.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 449 144 32.0 449 144 32.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 752 271 35.9 752 271 35.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
1,562 64 4.1 1,562 64 4.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 616 130 21.0 616 130 21.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 1,096 267 24.4 1,096 267 24.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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