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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 19,565 12.3 132,482 11,263 8.5 8,063 1,735 21.5 18,799 6,567 34.9
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
40,488 9,495 23.5 32,954 5,929 18.0 1,979 837 42.3 5,555 2,729 49.1
People in families with a working householder (16) 118,856 10,070 8.5 99,527 5,334 5.4 6,084 898 14.8 13,244 3,838 29.0
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
26,469 6,375 24.1 15,324 2,415 15.8 3,258 747 22.9 7,887 3,212 40.7
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
92,387 3,695 4.0 84,203 2,919 3.5 2,826 151 5.3 5,358 625 11.7
          Householder plus one other worker 69,820 3,141 4.5 63,793 2,471 3.9 2,094 120 5.7 3,933 550 14.0
          Householder plus two or more other workers 22,567 554 2.5 20,410 448 2.2 732 31 4.2 1,425 75 5.3
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
85,905 4,506 5.2 73,093 2,663 3.6 4,340 408 9.4 8,472 1,435 16.9
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 18,618 3,036 16.3 11,472 1,463 12.8 2,335 356 15.3 4,811 1,217 25.3
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
67,287 1,470 2.2 61,621 1,200 1.9 2,005 52 2.6 3,661 218 6.0
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
35,720 460 1.3 33,554 399 1.2 898 21 2.3 1,268 40 3.2
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
21,679 927 4.3 18,704 735 3.9 929 28 3.0 2,046 165 8.1
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
9,889 83 0.8 9,363 66 0.7 178 4 2.1 347 13 3.7
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
80,989 2,534 3.1 80,989 2,534 3.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 7,999 1,179 14.7 7,999 1,179 14.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 27,530 4,161 15.1 27,530 4,161 15.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
40,962 389 0.9 40,962 389 0.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 11,759 826 7.0 11,759 826 7.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 49,250 3,722 7.6 49,250 3,722 7.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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