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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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 33,813 17.1 159,476 19,819 12.4 11,277 2,698 23.9 27,010 11,296 41.8
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
49,740 14,916 30.0 39,132 9,113 23.3 2,526 1,118 44.3 8,082 4,685 58.0
People in families with a working householder (16) 148,023 18,898 12.8 120,344 10,707 8.9 8,751 1,580 18.1 18,928 6,611 34.9
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
35,511 11,607 32.7 20,172 5,112 25.3 4,222 1,148 27.2 11,117 5,347 48.1
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
112,512 7,291 6.5 100,172 5,595 5.6 4,529 432 9.5 7,811 1,265 16.2
          Householder plus one other worker 83,226 5,832 7.0 74,621 4,467 6.0 2,996 305 10.2 5,609 1,059 18.9
          Householder plus two or more other workers 29,285 1,459 5.0 25,551 1,128 4.4 1,532 126 8.3 2,202 205 9.3
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
105,765 9,144 8.6 87,877 5,766 6.6 6,019 716 11.9 11,869 2,662 22.4
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 24,876 6,080 24.4 15,202 3,346 22.0 2,980 542 18.2 6,694 2,192 32.7
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
80,889 3,064 3.8 72,675 2,421 3.3 3,039 174 5.7 5,175 470 9.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
43,134 1,040 2.4 39,607 843 2.1 1,546 79 5.1 1,981 117 5.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
25,396 1,766 7.0 21,646 1,359 6.3 1,128 67 5.9 2,622 340 13.0
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
12,359 259 2.1 11,422 218 1.9 365 28 7.6 572 13 2.3
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
95,260 4,612 4.8 95,260 4,612 4.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 9,166 1,657 18.1 9,166 1,657 18.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 37,137 9,062 24.4 37,137 9,062 24.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
47,971 763 1.6 47,971 763 1.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 13,911 1,267 9.1 13,911 1,267 9.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 60,995 7,997 13.1 60,995 7,997 13.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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