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POV21: Related Children Under 18 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)

Black alone
 
Related children under 18 years (14)
10,998 6,396 58.2 4,290 1,331 31.0 695 401 57.7 6,013 4,664 77.6
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
2,589 2,221 85.8 735 477 64.9 175 154 88.1 1,680 1,590 94.6
People in families with a working householder (16) 8,408 4,175 49.7 3,555 854 24.0 520 247 47.5 4,333 3,074 70.9
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
4,539 3,178 70.0 606 325 53.6 401 202 50.2 3,532 2,652 75.1
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
3,870 996 25.8 2,949 529 18.0 119 46 38.3 801 421 52.6
          Householder plus one other worker 3,193 844 26.4 2,471 457 18.5 81 25 30.8 641 362 56.5
          Householder plus two or more other workers 677 152 22.5 479 72 15.1 38 21 (B) 160 60 37.1
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
5,707 2,239 39.2 2,731 528 19.3 361 135 37.5 2,616 1,576 60.3
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 2,819 1,668 59.2 472 231 48.9 305 125 40.9 2,042 1,312 64.3
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
2,888 572 19.8 2,258 297 13.2 56 11 (B) 574 264 45.9
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
1,768 188 10.6 1,537 133 8.6 32 11 (B) 199 44 22.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
847 363 42.9 503 154 30.7 18 0 (B) 325 209 64.1
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
273 21 7.7 218 10 4.8 6 0 (B) 50 11 (B)
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
2,833 466 16.4 2,833 466 16.4 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 340 197 58.0 340 197 58.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 888 477 53.7 888 477 53.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
1,689 134 7.9 1,689 134 7.9 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 567 207 36.5 567 207 36.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 1,387 541 39.0 1,387 541 39.0 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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