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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 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 with householders under age 65, total
(Counts of families are obtained
by counting the householder from each family.)
8,291 3,763 45.4 3,790 901 23.8 746 346 46.4 3,755 2,516 67.0
 
Families with a householder who did not work (16)
1,805 1,311 72.6 712 358 50.4 180 132 73.3 913 821 89.9
Families with a working householder (16) 6,486 2,452 37.8 3,078 543 17.6 566 214 37.9 2,842 1,695 59.6
      Working householder and no other workers 2,930 1,809 61.7 474 201 42.4 341 165 48.3 2,115 1,443 68.2
      Working householder and at least one
              other worker
3,556 643 18.1 2,604 342 13.1 225 50 22.1 727 252 34.6
          Householder plus one other worker 2,945 570 19.4 2,172 308 14.2 179 41 23.0 594 221 37.1
          Householder plus two or more other workers 611 73 12.0 432 34 7.8 46 8 (B) 133 31 23.5
 
Families with a householder who worked
  full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
4,616 1,298 28.1 2,407 305 12.7 383 114 29.6 1,827 879 48.1
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 1,891 938 49.6 362 124 34.2 241 91 37.9 1,288 723 56.1
      Householder FTYR and at least one
              other worker
2,726 360 13.2 2,045 181 8.9 142 22 15.7 539 157 29.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
1,687 124 7.3 1,385 81 5.9 76 11 14.1 225 32 14.2
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
776 222 28.6 450 94 20.9 50 8 (B) 276 120 43.4
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
262 14 5.3 209 6 2.8 15 3 (B) 38 5 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
2,509 308 12.3 2,509 308 12.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 367 142 38.7 367 142 38.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 674 283 41.9 674 283 41.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
1,544 83 5.4 1,544 83 5.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 554 137 24.8 554 137 24.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 1,046 295 28.2 1,046 295 28.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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