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POV20: People in Families With Related Children Under 6 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 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)

White alone
 
People in families with related children under 6,
  total (9)
55,578 19,936 35.9 44,672 12,585 28.2 2,699 1,346 49.9 8,206 6,005 73.2
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
11,126 6,573 59.1 8,264 4,108 49.7 403 296 73.4 2,459 2,169 88.2
People in families with a working householder (16) 44,452 13,363 30.1 36,409 8,477 23.3 2,296 1,050 45.7 5,748 3,837 66.8
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
13,875 7,666 55.2 8,143 3,732 45.8 1,662 852 51.3 4,071 3,082 75.7
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
30,577 5,697 18.6 28,266 4,745 16.8 634 197 31.1 1,677 755 45.0
          Householder plus one other worker 25,795 4,537 17.6 24,222 3,855 15.9 408 137 33.6 1,165 544 46.7
          Householder plus two or more other workers 4,782 1,161 24.3 4,044 890 22.0 226 60 26.6 512 211 41.1
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
30,665 6,959 22.7 26,175 4,873 18.6 1,551 566 36.5 2,939 1,520 51.7
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 9,809 4,373 44.6 6,699 2,714 40.5 1,126 453 40.2 1,985 1,206 60.8
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
20,856 2,586 12.4 19,477 2,159 11.1 425 113 26.6 954 314 32.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
11,582 925 8.0 10,916 731 6.7 221 75 34.1 446 119 26.6
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
7,488 1,374 18.3 6,978 1,196 17.1 127 22 17.2 382 156 40.9
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
1,786 287 16.1 1,583 232 14.7 77 16 20.8 126 39 31.2
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
26,956 4,191 15.5 26,956 4,191 15.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 1,146 606 52.9 1,146 606 52.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 15,600 7,057 45.2 15,600 7,057 45.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
11,674 778 6.7 11,674 778 6.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 2,879 854 29.7 2,879 854 29.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 23,770 6,899 29.0 23,770 6,899 29.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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