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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 27,565 13.9 159,476 15,526 9.7 11,277 2,203 19.5 27,010 9,836 36.4
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
49,740 12,564 25.3 39,132 7,291 18.6 2,526 964 38.1 8,082 4,309 53.3
People in families with a working householder (16) 148,023 15,001 10.1 120,344 8,235 6.8 8,751 1,239 14.2 18,928 5,527 29.2
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
35,511 9,669 27.2 20,172 4,202 20.8 4,222 939 22.2 11,117 4,529 40.7
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
112,512 5,332 4.7 100,172 4,034 4.0 4,529 301 6.6 7,811 998 12.8
          Householder plus one other worker 83,226 4,318 5.2 74,621 3,316 4.4 2,996 194 6.5 5,609 808 14.4
          Householder plus two or more other workers 29,285 1,014 3.5 25,551 718 2.8 1,532 107 7.0 2,202 189 8.6
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
105,765 6,878 6.5 87,877 4,294 4.9 6,019 526 8.7 11,869 2,059 17.3
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 24,876 4,822 19.4 15,202 2,678 17.6 2,980 412 13.8 6,694 1,732 25.9
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
80,889 2,057 2.5 72,675 1,615 2.2 3,039 115 3.8 5,175 327 6.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
43,134 640 1.5 39,607 536 1.4 1,546 43 2.8 1,981 61 3.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
25,396 1,257 4.9 21,646 960 4.4 1,128 44 3.9 2,622 252 9.6
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
12,359 159 1.3 11,422 119 1.0 365 28 7.6 572 13 2.3
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
95,260 3,333 3.5 95,260 3,333 3.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 9,166 1,323 14.4 9,166 1,323 14.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 37,137 7,247 19.5 37,137 7,247 19.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
47,971 455 0.9 47,971 455 0.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 13,911 917 6.6 13,911 917 6.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 60,995 6,159 10.1 60,995 6,159 10.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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