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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)

White alone
 
People in families, total (2)
197,763 50,890 25.7 159,476 32,370 20.3 11,277 4,127 36.6 27,010 14,393 53.3
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
49,740 20,808 41.8 39,132 13,911 35.5 2,526 1,478 58.5 8,082 5,419 67.1
People in families with a working householder (16) 148,023 30,081 20.3 120,344 18,458 15.3 8,751 2,650 30.3 18,928 8,974 47.4
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
35,511 15,707 44.2 20,172 7,250 35.9 4,222 1,731 41.0 11,117 6,726 60.5
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
112,512 14,374 12.8 100,172 11,209 11.2 4,529 918 20.3 7,811 2,248 28.8
          Householder plus one other worker 83,226 11,074 13.3 74,621 8,676 11.6 2,996 629 21.0 5,609 1,768 31.5
          Householder plus two or more other workers 29,285 3,301 11.3 25,551 2,532 9.9 1,532 289 18.9 2,202 480 21.8
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
105,765 16,186 15.3 87,877 10,554 12.0 6,019 1,348 22.4 11,869 4,283 36.1
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 24,876 9,119 36.7 15,202 5,002 32.9 2,980 927 31.1 6,694 3,190 47.7
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
80,889 7,066 8.7 72,675 5,552 7.6 3,039 421 13.9 5,175 1,093 21.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
43,134 2,708 6.3 39,607 2,147 5.4 1,546 203 13.1 1,981 358 18.1
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
25,396 3,672 14.5 21,646 2,852 13.2 1,128 149 13.2 2,622 671 25.6
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
12,359 686 5.6 11,422 552 4.8 365 70 19.1 572 64 11.2
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
95,260 9,698 10.2 95,260 9,698 10.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 9,166 2,560 27.9 9,166 2,560 27.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 37,137 12,934 34.8 37,137 12,934 34.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
47,971 2,275 4.7 47,971 2,275 4.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 13,911 2,554 18.4 13,911 2,554 18.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 60,995 13,098 21.5 60,995 13,098 21.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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