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POV18: People in 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)

  People in families (total) (2) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in 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)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 28,564 11.5 189,191 12,617 6.7 15,083 2,135 14.2 44,027 13,812 31.4
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
62,973 14,426 22.9 45,980 6,428 14.0 3,616 1,157 32.0 13,377 6,842 51.1
People in families with a working householder (16) 185,328 14,138 7.6 143,211 6,189 4.3 11,467 978 8.5 30,650 6,970 22.7
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
48,675 10,222 21.0 24,173 3,419 14.1 5,601 821 14.7 18,901 5,982 31.7
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
136,653 3,916 2.9 119,038 2,770 2.3 5,866 158 2.7 11,749 988 8.4
          Householder plus one other worker 101,110 3,241 3.2 89,003 2,279 2.6 3,799 126 3.3 8,308 836 10.1
          Householder plus two or more other workers 35,543 674 1.9 30,035 491 1.6 2,067 31 1.5 3,441 152 4.4
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
132,646 5,391 4.1 105,495 2,961 2.8 7,830 318 4.1 19,321 2,112 10.9
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 33,636 4,013 11.9 18,300 1,952 10.7 3,959 255 6.4 11,377 1,806 15.9
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
99,010 1,378 1.4 87,195 1,009 1.2 3,871 63 1.6 7,944 306 3.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
53,598 393 0.7 48,537 325 0.7 1,998 28 1.4 3,063 40 1.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
30,404 945 3.1 25,125 645 2.6 1,355 35 2.6 3,924 266 6.8
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
15,008 40 0.3 13,533 40 0.3 519 0 0.0 957 0 0.0
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
112,962 2,272 2.0 112,962 2,272 2.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 11,496 1,254 10.9 11,496 1,254 10.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 43,782 5,571 12.7 43,782 5,571 12.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
58,248 266 0.5 58,248 266 0.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 17,377 752 4.3 17,377 752 4.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 70,680 4,196 5.9 70,680 4,196 5.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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