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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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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 alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 46,023 23.3 159,476 28,731 18.0 11,277 3,739 33.2 27,010 13,552 50.2
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
49,740 19,423 39.0 39,132 12,768 32.6 2,526 1,417 56.1 8,082 5,238 64.8
People in families with a working householder (16) 148,023 26,600 18.0 120,344 15,963 13.3 8,751 2,322 26.5 18,928 8,315 43.9
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
35,511 14,489 40.8 20,172 6,585 32.6 4,222 1,550 36.7 11,117 6,353 57.1
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
112,512 12,111 10.8 100,172 9,378 9.4 4,529 771 17.0 7,811 1,961 25.1
          Householder plus one other worker 83,226 9,445 11.3 74,621 7,330 9.8 2,996 564 18.8 5,609 1,551 27.6
          Householder plus two or more other workers 29,285 2,666 9.1 25,551 2,048 8.0 1,532 207 13.5 2,202 411 18.6
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
105,765 13,919 13.2 87,877 8,974 10.2 6,019 1,134 18.8 11,869 3,810 32.1
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 24,876 8,203 33.0 15,202 4,486 29.5 2,980 803 27.0 6,694 2,914 43.5
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
80,889 5,716 7.1 72,675 4,488 6.2 3,039 331 10.9 5,175 896 17.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
43,134 2,065 4.8 39,607 1,658 4.2 1,546 158 10.2 1,981 250 12.6
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
25,396 3,107 12.2 21,646 2,406 11.1 1,128 119 10.5 2,622 583 22.2
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
12,359 543 4.4 11,422 425 3.7 365 54 14.8 572 64 11.2
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
95,260 8,067 8.5 95,260 8,067 8.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 9,166 2,331 25.4 9,166 2,331 25.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 37,137 11,871 32.0 37,137 11,871 32.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
47,971 1,723 3.6 47,971 1,723 3.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 13,911 2,221 16.0 13,911 2,221 16.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 60,995 11,596 19.0 60,995 11,596 19.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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