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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 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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families, total (2)
202,100 47,547 23.5 162,411 29,438 18.1 11,557 3,864 33.4 28,131 14,245 50.6
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
50,789 20,005 39.4 39,803 13,046 32.8 2,602 1,470 56.5 8,384 5,489 65.5
People in families with a working householder (16) 151,310 27,542 18.2 122,608 16,391 13.4 8,955 2,394 26.7 19,748 8,756 44.3
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
36,481 15,013 41.2 20,507 6,734 32.8 4,334 1,597 36.8 11,640 6,682 57.4
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
114,829 12,528 10.9 102,100 9,658 9.5 4,621 797 17.3 8,108 2,074 25.6
          Householder plus one other worker 84,922 9,769 11.5 76,079 7,562 9.9 3,056 584 19.1 5,788 1,623 28.0
          Householder plus two or more other workers 29,906 2,759 9.2 26,021 2,095 8.1 1,565 213 13.6 2,320 450 19.4
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
107,995 14,348 13.3 89,486 9,191 10.3 6,150 1,167 19.0 12,358 3,990 32.3
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 25,513 8,474 33.2 15,458 4,584 29.7 3,057 829 27.1 6,998 3,060 43.7
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
82,482 5,874 7.1 74,029 4,607 6.2 3,093 337 10.9 5,360 930 17.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
43,879 2,116 4.8 40,271 1,701 4.2 1,573 161 10.2 2,035 254 12.5
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
25,978 3,212 12.4 22,126 2,481 11.2 1,145 122 10.7 2,706 608 22.5
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
12,626 546 4.3 11,632 425 3.7 375 54 14.4 618 67 10.9
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
97,048 8,309 8.6 97,048 8,309 8.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 9,385 2,397 25.5 9,385 2,397 25.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 37,833 12,158 32.1 37,833 12,158 32.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
48,774 1,757 3.6 48,774 1,757 3.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 14,204 2,283 16.1 14,204 2,283 16.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 62,232 11,927 19.2 62,232 11,927 19.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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