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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)

Black alone
 
People in families, total (2)
30,986 14,662 47.3 14,928 4,156 27.8 2,410 1,154 47.9 13,648 9,353 68.5
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
8,682 5,926 68.3 3,613 1,812 50.2 753 515 68.3 4,316 3,599 83.4
People in families with a working householder (16) 22,304 8,736 39.2 11,315 2,344 20.7 1,657 639 38.6 9,332 5,753 61.7
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
9,065 5,921 65.3 1,768 826 46.7 913 454 49.8 6,385 4,640 72.7
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
13,239 2,816 21.3 9,547 1,518 15.9 745 185 24.8 2,947 1,113 37.8
          Householder plus one other worker 10,134 2,344 23.1 7,426 1,289 17.4 522 124 23.7 2,186 932 42.6
          Householder plus two or more other workers 3,105 471 15.2 2,121 229 10.8 223 61 27.6 761 181 23.8
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
15,757 4,753 30.2 8,727 1,381 15.8 1,105 333 30.1 5,925 3,039 51.3
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 5,787 3,145 54.3 1,333 535 40.1 654 260 39.8 3,799 2,349 61.8
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
9,970 1,608 16.1 7,393 846 11.4 451 72 16.0 2,126 690 32.5
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
5,847 549 9.4 4,745 366 7.7 239 39 16.5 863 144 16.6
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
2,791 971 34.8 1,621 442 27.3 140 18 13.1 1,030 511 49.6
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
1,333 88 6.6 1,028 38 3.7 72 15 (B) 233 36 15.3
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
9,031 1,315 14.6 9,031 1,315 14.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 1,474 611 41.4 1,474 611 41.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 2,706 1,231 45.5 2,706 1,231 45.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
5,474 378 6.9 5,474 378 6.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 2,068 577 27.9 2,068 577 27.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 4,047 1,359 33.6 4,047 1,359 33.6 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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