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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 49,583 20.0 189,191 25,081 13.3 15,083 3,943 26.1 44,027 20,559 46.7
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
62,973 21,849 34.7 45,980 11,538 25.1 3,616 1,704 47.1 13,377 8,607 64.3
People in families with a working householder (16) 185,328 27,734 15.0 143,211 13,543 9.5 11,467 2,239 19.5 30,650 11,952 39.0
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
48,675 17,853 36.7 24,173 6,400 26.5 5,601 1,660 29.6 18,901 9,793 51.8
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
136,653 9,882 7.2 119,038 7,144 6.0 5,866 579 9.9 11,749 2,159 18.4
          Householder plus one other worker 101,110 7,966 7.9 89,003 5,758 6.5 3,799 412 10.9 8,308 1,795 21.6
          Householder plus two or more other workers 35,543 1,916 5.4 30,035 1,385 4.6 2,067 167 8.1 3,441 363 10.6
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
132,646 13,340 10.1 105,495 7,265 6.9 7,830 1,004 12.8 19,321 5,072 26.2
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 33,636 9,076 27.0 18,300 4,105 22.4 3,959 783 19.8 11,377 4,187 36.8
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
99,010 4,264 4.3 87,195 3,159 3.6 3,871 221 5.7 7,944 884 11.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
53,598 1,425 2.7 48,537 1,137 2.3 1,998 105 5.3 3,063 183 6.0
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
30,404 2,555 8.4 25,125 1,783 7.1 1,355 88 6.5 3,924 685 17.5
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
15,008 284 1.9 13,533 240 1.8 519 28 5.3 957 17 1.7
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
112,962 5,924 5.2 112,962 5,924 5.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 11,496 2,299 20.0 11,496 2,299 20.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 43,782 11,020 25.2 43,782 11,020 25.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
58,248 1,039 1.8 58,248 1,039 1.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 17,377 1,854 10.7 17,377 1,854 10.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 70,680 9,699 13.7 70,680 9,699 13.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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