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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families, total (2)
159,344 31,294 19.6 132,482 19,904 15.0 8,063 2,678 33.2 18,799 8,712 46.3
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
40,488 14,377 35.5 32,954 9,935 30.1 1,979 1,108 56.0 5,555 3,333 60.0
People in families with a working householder (16) 118,856 16,917 14.2 99,527 9,968 10.0 6,084 1,570 25.8 13,244 5,378 40.6
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
26,469 9,227 34.9 15,324 3,828 25.0 3,258 1,200 36.8 7,887 4,199 53.2
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
92,387 7,689 8.3 84,203 6,140 7.3 2,826 370 13.1 5,358 1,180 22.0
          Householder plus one other worker 69,820 6,355 9.1 63,793 5,077 8.0 2,094 289 13.8 3,933 989 25.1
          Householder plus two or more other workers 22,567 1,335 5.9 20,410 1,063 5.2 732 81 11.1 1,425 191 13.4
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
85,905 8,699 10.1 73,093 5,406 7.4 4,340 815 18.8 8,472 2,478 29.2
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 18,618 5,090 27.3 11,472 2,509 21.9 2,335 651 27.9 4,811 1,931 40.1
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
67,287 3,609 5.4 61,621 2,898 4.7 2,005 164 8.2 3,661 547 14.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
35,720 1,179 3.3 33,554 986 2.9 898 68 7.6 1,268 125 9.8
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
21,679 2,181 10.1 18,704 1,706 9.1 929 81 8.8 2,046 393 19.2
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
9,889 249 2.5 9,363 206 2.2 178 14 8.1 347 29 8.4
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
80,989 5,472 6.8 80,989 5,472 6.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 7,999 1,938 24.2 7,999 1,938 24.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 27,530 6,620 24.0 27,530 6,620 24.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
40,962 1,087 2.7 40,962 1,087 2.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 11,759 1,678 14.3 11,759 1,678 14.3 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 49,250 6,957 14.1 49,250 6,957 14.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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