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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)

Asian alone (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
3,494 747 21.4 2,829 524 18.5 233 67 28.6 432 157 36.3
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
846 345 40.7 658 257 39.1 50 24 (B) 139 63 45.4
Families with a working householder (16) 2,647 402 15.2 2,171 266 12.3 183 42 23.1 293 94 32.1
      Working householder and no other workers 708 213 30.1 459 113 24.7 79 27 34.7 170 72 42.5
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
1,939 190 9.8 1,712 153 8.9 104 15 14.3 123 22 17.7
          Householder plus one other worker 1,496 153 10.2 1,380 127 9.2 51 10 (B) 65 16 (B)
          Householder plus two or more other workers 443 37 8.3 332 26 7.8 53 5 (B) 58 6 (B)
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
2,054 222 10.8 1,714 150 8.7 136 23 16.7 203 50 24.4
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 550 124 22.5 367 66 18.1 60 15 (B) 122 43 34.8
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
1,504 99 6.6 1,347 84 6.2 76 8 10.5 81 7 8.7
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
946 49 5.2 871 47 5.4 45 0 (B) 29 2 (B)
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
381 45 11.7 329 32 9.7 17 8 (B) 34 5 (B)
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
178 5 2.7 147 5 3.2 13 0 (B) 17 0 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
1,636 142 8.7 1,636 142 8.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 159 40 25.3 159 40 25.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 719 174 24.2 719 174 24.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
957 45 4.7 957 45 4.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 262 39 14.9 262 39 14.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 1,037 159 15.3 1,037 159 15.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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