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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 9,752 31.5 14,928 2,049 13.7 2,410 712 29.5 13,648 6,992 51.2
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
8,682 4,651 53.6 3,613 1,097 30.4 753 417 55.4 4,316 3,136 72.7
People in families with a working householder (16) 22,304 5,101 22.9 11,315 951 8.4 1,657 294 17.8 9,332 3,856 41.3
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
9,065 4,037 44.5 1,768 469 26.5 913 256 28.1 6,385 3,312 51.9
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
13,239 1,064 8.0 9,547 482 5.0 745 38 5.1 2,947 544 18.5
          Householder plus one other worker 10,134 939 9.3 7,426 429 5.8 522 36 6.9 2,186 473 21.7
          Householder plus two or more other workers 3,105 125 4.0 2,121 53 2.5 223 2 0.9 761 71 9.3
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
15,757 2,213 14.0 8,727 514 5.9 1,105 100 9.0 5,925 1,598 27.0
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 5,787 1,704 29.4 1,333 294 22.1 654 85 13.0 3,799 1,324 34.9
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
9,970 509 5.1 7,393 220 3.0 451 15 3.3 2,126 274 12.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
5,847 156 2.7 4,745 88 1.9 239 15 6.2 863 53 6.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
2,791 342 12.3 1,621 122 7.5 140 0 0.0 1,030 221 21.4
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
1,333 10 0.8 1,028 10 1.0 72 0 (B) 233 0 0.0
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
9,031 431 4.8 9,031 431 4.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 1,474 363 24.6 1,474 363 24.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 2,706 632 23.4 2,706 632 23.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
5,474 93 1.7 5,474 93 1.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 2,068 291 14.0 2,068 291 14.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 4,047 568 14.0 4,047 568 14.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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