Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 13,875 44.8 14,928 3,735 25.0 2,410 1,096 45.4 13,648 9,044 66.3
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
8,682 5,738 66.1 3,613 1,673 46.3 753 507 67.3 4,316 3,557 82.4
People in families with a working householder (16) 22,304 8,137 36.5 11,315 2,062 18.2 1,657 588 35.5 9,332 5,487 58.8
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
9,065 5,663 62.5 1,768 763 43.2 913 429 47.0 6,385 4,470 70.0
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
13,239 2,474 18.7 9,547 1,299 13.6 745 159 21.4 2,947 1,016 34.5
          Householder plus one other worker 10,134 2,046 20.2 7,426 1,082 14.6 522 112 21.5 2,186 852 39.0
          Householder plus two or more other workers 3,105 429 13.8 2,121 217 10.2 223 47 21.1 761 165 21.6
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
15,757 4,321 27.4 8,727 1,195 13.7 1,105 282 25.5 5,925 2,844 48.0
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 5,787 2,959 51.1 1,333 492 36.9 654 236 36.0 3,799 2,232 58.7
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
9,970 1,362 13.7 7,393 703 9.5 451 46 10.3 2,126 613 28.8
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
5,847 447 7.6 4,745 285 6.0 239 36 15.1 863 126 14.6
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
2,791 852 30.5 1,621 381 23.5 140 10 7.3 1,030 461 44.8
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
1,333 63 4.8 1,028 38 3.7 72 0 (B) 233 25 10.8
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
9,031 1,109 12.3 9,031 1,109 12.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 1,474 557 37.7 1,474 557 37.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 2,706 1,148 42.4 2,706 1,148 42.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
5,474 297 5.4 5,474 297 5.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 2,068 518 25.0 2,068 518 25.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 4,047 1,228 30.3 4,047 1,228 30.3 (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)