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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families, total (2)
248,301 71,600 28.8 189,191 40,175 21.2 15,083 5,802 38.5 44,027 25,623 58.2
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
62,973 29,094 46.2 45,980 17,177 37.4 3,616 2,196 60.7 13,377 9,721 72.7
People in families with a working householder (16) 185,328 42,506 22.9 143,211 22,998 16.1 11,467 3,605 31.4 30,650 15,903 51.9
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
48,675 23,577 48.4 24,173 8,925 36.9 5,601 2,394 42.7 18,901 12,257 64.9
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
136,653 18,929 13.9 119,038 14,073 11.8 5,866 1,211 20.6 11,749 3,645 31.0
          Householder plus one other worker 101,110 14,742 14.6 89,003 11,052 12.4 3,799 806 21.2 8,308 2,885 34.7
          Householder plus two or more other workers 35,543 4,187 11.8 30,035 3,021 10.1 2,067 405 19.6 3,441 760 22.1
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
132,646 22,853 17.2 105,495 13,163 12.5 7,830 1,812 23.1 19,321 7,879 40.8
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 33,636 13,364 39.7 18,300 6,073 33.2 3,959 1,290 32.6 11,377 6,001 52.7
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
99,010 9,489 9.6 87,195 7,090 8.1 3,871 522 13.5 7,944 1,878 23.6
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
53,598 3,589 6.7 48,537 2,820 5.8 1,998 246 12.3 3,063 523 17.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
30,404 5,058 16.6 25,125 3,620 14.4 1,355 191 14.1 3,924 1,246 31.8
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
15,008 843 5.6 13,533 650 4.8 519 85 16.4 957 108 11.3
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
112,962 12,182 10.8 112,962 12,182 10.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 11,496 3,465 30.1 11,496 3,465 30.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 43,782 15,612 35.7 43,782 15,612 35.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
58,248 2,944 5.1 58,248 2,944 5.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 17,377 3,461 19.9 17,377 3,461 19.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 70,680 15,864 22.4 70,680 15,864 22.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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