U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV18: People in Families by Householder's Work Experience and Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 65,549 26.4 189,191 35,868 19.0 15,083 5,326 35.3 44,027 24,354 55.3
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
62,973 27,419 43.5 45,980 15,823 34.4 3,616 2,122 58.7 13,377 9,474 70.8
People in families with a working householder (16) 185,328 38,130 20.6 143,211 20,045 14.0 11,467 3,205 27.9 30,650 14,881 48.6
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
48,675 21,972 45.1 24,173 8,143 33.7 5,601 2,186 39.0 18,901 11,643 61.6
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
136,653 16,159 11.8 119,038 11,902 10.0 5,866 1,018 17.4 11,749 3,238 27.6
          Householder plus one other worker 101,110 12,698 12.6 89,003 9,401 10.6 3,799 727 19.1 8,308 2,570 30.9
          Householder plus two or more other workers 35,543 3,460 9.7 30,035 2,502 8.3 2,067 291 14.1 3,441 668 19.4
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
132,646 19,979 15.1 105,495 11,277 10.7 7,830 1,547 19.8 19,321 7,155 37.0
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 33,636 12,160 36.2 18,300 5,461 29.8 3,959 1,141 28.8 11,377 5,558 48.9
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
99,010 7,818 7.9 87,195 5,816 6.7 3,871 406 10.5 7,944 1,597 20.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
53,598 2,812 5.2 48,537 2,217 4.6 1,998 198 9.9 3,063 397 13.0
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
30,404 4,337 14.3 25,125 3,082 12.3 1,355 153 11.3 3,924 1,102 28.1
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
15,008 670 4.5 13,533 517 3.8 519 55 10.6 957 98 10.2
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
112,962 10,242 9.1 112,962 10,242 9.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 11,496 3,159 27.5 11,496 3,159 27.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 43,782 14,370 32.8 43,782 14,370 32.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
58,248 2,275 3.9 58,248 2,275 3.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 17,377 3,046 17.5 17,377 3,046 17.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 70,680 14,107 20.0 70,680 14,107 20.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)