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POV16: Families With Related Children Under 6 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 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

Black alone (12)
Families with related children under 6, total (13)
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
2,538 947 37.3 971 120 12.3 184 47 25.3 1,383 781 56.4
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
595 426 71.7 159 57 35.8 38 24 (B) 398 346 86.8
Families with a working householder (16) 1,944 521 26.8 813 63 7.8 146 22 15.4 985 435 44.2
      Working householder and no other workers 1,071 461 43.1 143 32 22.2 129 22 17.5 800 407 50.9
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
872 59 6.8 670 31 4.7 17 0 (B) 185 28 15.0
          Householder plus one other worker 747 54 7.2 588 27 4.7 11 0 (B) 149 26 17.6
          Householder plus two or more other workers 125 6 4.4 82 4 4.8 6 0 (B) 37 2 (B)
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
1,239 147 11.8 605 27 4.5 99 5 5.4 535 114 21.3
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 596 123 20.7 107 19 17.7 92 5 5.8 397 99 25.0
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
644 23 3.6 498 9 1.7 7 0 (B) 138 15 10.7
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
395 3 0.7 336 2 0.5 1 0 (B) 58 1 (B)
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
195 21 10.6 124 7 5.6 4 0 (B) 67 14 (B)
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
54 0 (B) 38 0 (B) 2 0 (B) 14 0 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
653 31 4.7 653 31 4.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 50 17 (B) 50 17 (B) (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 229 49 21.6 229 49 21.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
359 2 0.5 359 2 0.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 105 15 14.3 105 15 14.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 347 37 10.6 347 37 10.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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