U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV22: Work Experience During Year by Age, Sex, Household Relationship and Poverty Status for People 16 Years Old and Over: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  Worked during year  
All workers (16) Worked full-time year-round (16) Not full-time year-round (16) Did not work during year (16)
All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Black alone

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
17,706 3,729 21.1 11,758 1,410 12.0 5,948 2,319 39.0 10,561 5,679 53.8
16 to 17 years 197 57 28.7 23 0 (B) 173 57 32.6 1,277 599 46.9
18 to 64 years 16,917 3,624 21.4 11,449 1,401 12.2 5,468 2,223 40.6 6,648 3,911 58.8
    18 to 24 years 2,415 813 33.7 941 202 21.5 1,474 610 41.4 1,781 980 55.0
    25 to 34 years 4,268 1,126 26.4 2,767 433 15.7 1,500 693 46.2 1,114 725 65.1
    35 to 54 years 8,147 1,396 17.1 6,240 665 10.7 1,906 731 38.4 2,309 1,449 62.7
    55 to 64 years 2,088 288 13.8 1,500 100 6.7 588 188 32.0 1,444 756 52.4
65 years and over 592 49 8.2 286 9 3.0 306 40 13.1 2,637 1,169 44.3

Male
 
      Total (17)
8,208 1,381 16.8 5,576 487 8.7 2,632 894 34.0 4,568 2,312 50.6
16 to 17 years 91 28 30.4 7 0 (B) 84 28 33.0 641 304 47.4
18 to 64 years 7,835 1,344 17.2 5,431 484 8.9 2,404 860 35.8 2,948 1,637 55.5
    18 to 24 years 1,166 355 30.4 494 90 18.2 672 265 39.4 859 438 50.9
    25 to 34 years 2,006 383 19.1 1,319 124 9.4 687 260 37.8 485 264 54.4
    35 to 54 years 3,737 496 13.3 2,912 238 8.2 825 259 31.4 973 610 62.7
    55 to 64 years 926 110 11.9 706 33 4.7 220 77 34.9 631 325 51.6
65 years and over 282 9 3.2 138 2 1.7 143 7 4.5 979 371 37.9

Female
 
      Total (17)
9,498 2,348 24.7 6,182 923 14.9 3,316 1,425 43.0 5,994 3,367 56.2
16 to 17 years 105 29 27.3 16 0 (B) 89 29 32.3 636 295 46.4
18 to 64 years 9,082 2,280 25.1 6,018 917 15.2 3,064 1,363 44.5 3,700 2,274 61.5
    18 to 24 years 1,249 458 36.7 447 112 25.2 802 346 43.1 922 543 58.9
    25 to 34 years 2,262 743 32.9 1,448 310 21.4 813 433 53.3 629 462 73.4
    35 to 54 years 4,409 900 20.4 3,328 427 12.8 1,081 473 43.7 1,336 838 62.8
    55 to 64 years 1,163 179 15.4 794 67 8.5 368 111 30.2 813 431 53.0
65 years and over 311 40 12.8 148 6 4.1 162 34 20.6 1,658 798 48.1

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
17,114 3,680 21.5 11,472 1,401 12.2 5,642 2,279 40.4 7,925 4,510 56.9
In families (2) 12,954 2,785 21.5 8,495 1,149 13.5 4,459 1,636 36.7 6,505 3,258 50.1
      Householder 6,486 1,791 27.6 4,616 818 17.7 1,870 973 52.1 1,805 1,142 63.3
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
7,762 2,287 29.5 5,096 993 19.5 2,666 1,294 48.6 3,956 2,325 58.8
      Householder 4,468 1,606 36.0 3,103 743 23.9 1,365 863 63.3 1,105 876 79.3
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
3,317 1,207 36.4 2,058 470 22.8 1,259 738 58.6 1,415 995 70.3
      Householder 1,929 835 43.3 1,227 338 27.5 703 497 70.8 552 467 84.7
In married-couple families (11) 7,196 730 10.1 5,095 339 6.6 2,101 392 18.6 2,793 881 31.6
      Husbands (11) 3,227 374 11.6 2,621 208 8.0 606 165 27.2 566 218 38.5
      Wives (11) 2,844 235 8.3 2,060 101 4.9 784 134 17.0 946 341 36.0
      Related children (18) 947 92 9.7 327 27 8.2 620 65 10.4 1,159 297 25.6
      Other 178 30 16.9 88 2 2.1 91 28 31.3 122 26 21.5
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
4,114 533 13.0 2,967 262 8.8 1,148 271 23.6 1,538 551 35.8
      Husbands (11) 1,963 299 15.2 1,608 177 11.0 355 122 34.4 223 117 52.3
      Wives (11) 1,587 167 10.5 1,146 72 6.3 442 95 21.6 473 211 44.6
      Related children (18) 459 45 9.9 157 13 8.4 302 32 10.7 786 214 27.2
      Other 105 21 20.4 56 0 (B) 49 21 (B) 56 9 (B)
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,755 330 18.8 1,238 150 12.1 517 180 34.9 540 260 48.2
      Husbands (11) 899 200 22.3 705 112 15.9 193 88 45.5 80 44 55.3
      Wives (11) 654 92 14.1 437 31 7.0 217 61 28.3 250 127 50.6
      Related children (18) 158 27 17.2 72 8 (B) 86 20 23.0 191 84 44.1
      Other 45 11 (B) 24 0 (B) 21 11 (B) 18 5 (B)
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,098 244 22.3 711 104 14.6 388 141 36.2 581 317 54.6
      Householder 566 152 26.9 383 66 17.2 183 87 47.3 180 114 63.3
      Other 532 92 17.3 328 38 11.6 205 54 26.3 401 203 50.7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
501 171 34.2 333 87 26.0 168 84 50.3 293 191 65.4
      Householder 331 116 35.2 234 55 23.6 96 61 63.4 94 76 81.6
      Related children (18) 75 21 (B) 34 12 (B) 41 9 (B) 121 59 49.1
      Other 96 34 35.2 65 19 (B) 31 14 (B) 78 56 71.2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
209 84 40.3 125 38 30.4 84 46 54.9 85 62 73.1
      Householder 146 56 38.3 99 25 25.7 47 30 (B) 33 28 (B)
      Related children (18) 27 5 (B) 8 2 (B) 19 3 (B) 22 12 (B)
      Other 36 23 (B) 17 10 (B) 18 13 (B) 30 22 (B)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
4,660 1,811 38.9 2,689 707 26.3 1,970 1,104 56.0 3,132 2,059 65.7
      Householder 2,842 1,315 46.3 1,827 589 32.2 1,015 727 71.6 913 766 83.9
      Other 1,818 495 27.3 863 118 13.7 955 377 39.5 2,219 1,293 58.3
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,147 1,582 50.3 1,796 644 35.8 1,350 939 69.5 2,126 1,583 74.5
      Householder 2,298 1,239 53.9 1,439 557 38.7 859 682 79.4 702 647 92.3
      Related children (18) 575 228 39.6 206 53 25.9 369 174 47.3 1,142 745 65.3
      Other 274 115 42.1 150 33 21.8 123 82 66.9 282 191 67.7
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,353 793 58.6 695 282 40.5 658 511 77.6 791 673 85.2
      Householder 980 626 63.9 531 238 44.7 448 389 86.7 369 355 96.2
      Related children (18) 235 96 40.8 92 26 28.0 143 70 49.0 284 226 79.6
      Other 138 70 50.9 72 18 (B) 66 52 (B) 137 92 66.9
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
33 20 (B) 27 16 (B) 6 5 (B) 17 17 (B)
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,126 875 21.2 2,949 236 8.0 1,177 638 54.3 1,402 1,235 88.1
      Male 2,209 465 21.0 1,567 121 7.7 643 344 53.6 719 636 88.5
        Householder 1,476 263 17.8 1,066 59 5.6 411 204 49.6 473 399 84.4
      Female 1,917 410 21.4 1,383 116 8.4 534 294 55.1 684 598 87.5
        Householder 1,528 283 18.5 1,122 72 6.4 407 212 52.1 535 453 84.6

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)