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POV17: Families With Householders Under Age 65 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)

White alone (12)
Families with householders under age 65, total
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
52,861 11,380 21.5 41,241 6,185 15.0 3,642 1,169 32.1 7,977 4,027 50.5
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
9,357 4,207 45.0 7,156 2,506 35.0 579 401 69.3 1,622 1,300 80.1
Families with a working householder (16) 43,504 7,173 16.5 34,085 3,679 10.8 3,064 768 25.1 6,355 2,727 42.9
      Working householder and no other workers 11,059 4,369 39.5 5,337 1,597 29.9 1,629 555 34.1 4,093 2,218 54.2
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
32,445 2,804 8.6 28,748 2,082 7.2 1,435 213 14.8 2,262 509 22.5
          Householder plus one other worker 25,921 2,321 9.0 23,050 1,719 7.5 1,091 171 15.7 1,780 431 24.2
          Householder plus two or more other workers 6,524 483 7.4 5,698 363 6.4 343 42 12.2 482 78 16.1
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
31,715 3,608 11.4 25,463 1,999 7.9 2,162 380 17.6 4,090 1,228 30.0
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 7,838 2,321 29.6 4,152 1,040 25.1 1,163 290 25.0 2,523 991 39.3
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
23,877 1,286 5.4 21,311 959 4.5 999 90 9.0 1,567 238 15.2
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
13,730 454 3.3 12,622 353 2.8 519 43 8.3 589 58 9.8
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
7,319 738 10.1 6,067 531 8.7 400 37 9.3 851 170 20.0
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
2,828 95 3.4 2,622 75 2.9 80 10 12.5 126 10 7.7
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
27,823 1,856 6.7 27,823 1,856 6.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 2,300 619 26.9 2,300 619 26.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 9,151 2,660 29.1 9,151 2,660 29.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
14,653 376 2.6 14,653 376 2.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 4,021 558 13.9 4,021 558 13.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 16,154 2,558 15.8 16,154 2,558 15.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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