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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

Black alone (12)
Families, total (10)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
9,359 4,225 45.1 4,386 1,108 25.3 812 376 46.3 4,161 2,742 65.9
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
2,678 1,734 64.7 1,182 549 46.4 241 162 67.1 1,256 1,023 81.5
Families with a working householder (16) 6,681 2,492 37.3 3,205 559 17.5 571 214 37.5 2,905 1,718 59.1
      Working householder and no other workers 3,006 1,839 61.2 524 214 40.8 343 165 48.1 2,140 1,460 68.3
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
3,675 653 17.8 2,681 346 12.9 228 50 21.7 766 258 33.7
          Householder plus one other worker 3,031 576 19.0 2,234 311 13.9 182 41 22.6 615 224 36.4
          Householder plus two or more other workers 644 77 12.0 447 34 7.7 46 8 (B) 151 34 22.7
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
4,710 1,312 27.9 2,467 309 12.5 387 114 29.4 1,856 889 47.9
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 1,928 949 49.2 386 127 32.8 241 91 37.9 1,301 731 56.2
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
2,782 363 13.0 2,081 183 8.8 146 22 15.3 555 158 28.4
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
1,711 127 7.4 1,400 83 5.9 80 11 13.4 231 33 14.4
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
793 222 28.0 461 94 20.4 50 8 (B) 282 120 42.5
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
278 14 5.0 220 6 2.7 15 3 (B) 42 5 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
2,578 312 12.1 2,578 312 12.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 449 162 36.1 449 162 36.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 752 295 39.2 752 295 39.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
1,562 85 5.4 1,562 85 5.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 616 145 23.6 616 145 23.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 1,096 300 27.3 1,096 300 27.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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