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

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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 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)

All races

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
158,317 28,560 18.0 104,023 12,300 11.8 54,294 16,259 29.9 77,707 34,588 44.5
16 to 17 years 2,229 454 20.4 99 28 28.2 2,130 427 20.0 6,822 2,541 37.2
18 to 64 years 148,463 27,339 18.4 100,626 12,108 12.0 47,837 15,230 31.8 40,723 20,558 50.5
    18 to 24 years 20,123 6,047 30.1 7,284 1,662 22.8 12,839 4,385 34.2 8,565 4,328 50.5
    25 to 34 years 34,065 7,805 22.9 23,580 3,637 15.4 10,484 4,168 39.8 6,455 3,816 59.1
    35 to 54 years 70,925 11,026 15.5 53,257 5,699 10.7 17,668 5,327 30.2 14,763 7,865 53.3
    55 to 64 years 23,350 2,460 10.5 16,504 1,110 6.7 6,846 1,350 19.7 10,940 4,548 41.6
65 years and over 7,625 767 10.1 3,298 164 5.0 4,327 602 13.9 30,163 11,489 38.1

Male
 
      Total (17)
83,889 14,102 16.8 59,869 6,780 11.3 24,020 7,322 30.5 30,733 13,190 42.9
16 to 17 years 1,123 238 21.2 55 19 (B) 1,068 219 20.5 3,472 1,288 37.1
18 to 64 years 78,581 13,572 17.3 57,792 6,672 11.5 20,790 6,900 33.2 15,137 8,078 53.4
    18 to 24 years 10,451 2,863 27.4 4,158 899 21.6 6,294 1,964 31.2 4,057 1,895 46.7
    25 to 34 years 18,537 3,970 21.4 13,780 2,013 14.6 4,757 1,957 41.1 1,903 1,117 58.7
    35 to 54 years 37,485 5,535 14.8 30,593 3,143 10.3 6,892 2,392 34.7 4,778 3,096 64.8
    55 to 64 years 12,108 1,204 9.9 9,261 616 6.7 2,847 588 20.6 4,398 1,969 44.8
65 years and over 4,185 292 7.0 2,023 89 4.4 2,162 203 9.4 12,124 3,824 31.5

Female
 
      Total (17)
74,428 14,458 19.4 44,154 5,520 12.5 30,274 8,937 29.5 46,975 21,397 45.6
16 to 17 years 1,106 217 19.6 44 9 (B) 1,062 208 19.5 3,350 1,252 37.4
18 to 64 years 69,882 13,767 19.7 42,834 5,436 12.7 27,047 8,330 30.8 25,586 12,480 48.8
    18 to 24 years 9,672 3,184 32.9 3,127 763 24.4 6,545 2,421 37.0 4,508 2,433 54.0
    25 to 34 years 15,528 3,835 24.7 9,800 1,624 16.6 5,728 2,211 38.6 4,552 2,700 59.3
    35 to 54 years 33,440 5,491 16.4 22,664 2,556 11.3 10,776 2,935 27.2 9,984 4,769 47.8
    55 to 64 years 11,242 1,256 11.2 7,243 494 6.8 3,998 762 19.1 6,542 2,579 39.4
65 years and over 3,440 474 13.8 1,275 75 5.9 2,165 399 18.4 18,039 7,665 42.5

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
150,692 27,793 18.4 100,725 12,136 12.0 49,967 15,657 31.3 47,545 23,098 48.6
In families (2) 118,398 18,583 15.7 78,552 8,834 11.2 39,846 9,750 24.5 40,147 16,743 41.7
      Householder 53,822 10,206 19.0 39,183 5,165 13.2 14,639 5,041 34.4 12,041 5,918 49.1
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
64,322 14,518 22.6 42,127 7,242 17.2 22,195 7,277 32.8 22,652 10,842 47.9
      Householder 31,769 8,537 26.9 22,797 4,430 19.4 8,972 4,108 45.8 6,220 3,818 61.4
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
27,164 7,684 28.3 17,974 3,802 21.2 9,190 3,882 42.2 8,550 4,982 58.3
      Householder 14,020 4,556 32.5 9,574 2,241 23.4 4,446 2,315 52.1 3,202 2,061 64.4
In married-couple families (11) 93,489 10,253 11.0 63,717 5,296 8.3 29,773 4,957 16.7 28,741 9,330 32.5
      Husbands (11) 42,970 5,515 12.8 35,869 3,574 10.0 7,101 1,941 27.3 4,720 1,976 41.9
      Wives (11) 36,491 3,214 8.8 23,045 1,268 5.5 13,447 1,946 14.5 13,908 4,702 33.8
      Related children (18) 12,292 1,174 9.6 3,832 296 7.7 8,460 878 10.4 9,024 2,233 24.7
      Other 1,736 350 20.2 970 158 16.3 765 192 25.1 1,089 418 38.3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
50,454 7,992 15.8 34,052 4,330 12.7 16,402 3,662 22.3 15,767 5,855 37.1
      Husbands (11) 24,531 4,506 18.4 20,817 3,026 14.5 3,714 1,481 39.9 1,390 815 58.7
      Wives (11) 18,891 2,356 12.5 11,182 951 8.5 7,709 1,405 18.2 7,302 3,031 41.5
      Related children (18) 5,895 845 14.3 1,375 214 15.6 4,520 631 14.0 6,404 1,715 26.8
      Other 1,137 284 24.9 678 139 20.5 459 145 31.6 672 294 43.8
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
21,633 4,476 20.7 14,932 2,433 16.3 6,701 2,043 30.5 6,165 2,954 47.9
      Husbands (11) 11,615 2,737 23.6 9,682 1,832 18.9 1,933 905 46.8 522 336 64.3
      Wives (11) 8,069 1,238 15.3 4,385 425 9.7 3,684 812 22.1 4,133 1,858 44.9
      Related children (18) 1,247 304 24.4 450 83 18.5 797 221 27.7 1,117 550 49.3
      Other 702 198 28.2 415 92 22.3 287 105 36.7 392 210 53.6
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
7,737 1,779 23.0 4,967 810 16.3 2,769 968 35.0 2,718 1,482 54.5
      Householder 3,967 1,052 26.5 2,774 516 18.6 1,193 536 44.9 826 573 69.3
      Other 3,770 727 19.3 2,193 294 13.4 1,577 433 27.4 1,892 909 48.0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,328 1,149 34.5 2,155 601 27.9 1,174 548 46.7 1,270 778 61.3
      Householder 2,215 799 36.1 1,578 424 26.9 636 374 58.8 364 291 79.8
      Related children (18) 434 99 22.8 146 27 18.2 288 72 25.1 633 289 45.7
      Other 679 251 37.0 430 150 35.0 249 101 40.6 273 199 72.7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,349 587 43.5 889 323 36.3 459 264 57.4 333 250 75.1
      Householder 968 445 46.0 668 243 36.4 299 202 67.4 119 102 85.5
      Related children (18) 133 33 25.1 60 11 (B) 73 23 (B) 98 59 60.6
      Other 248 109 43.9 161 69 43.1 87 39 45.3 117 89 76.6
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
17,172 6,552 38.2 9,867 2,728 27.6 7,304 3,824 52.4 8,688 5,932 68.3
      Householder 9,808 4,584 46.7 6,310 2,162 34.3 3,499 2,422 69.2 2,708 2,245 82.9
      Other 7,363 1,968 26.7 3,558 565 15.9 3,805 1,403 36.9 5,980 3,686 61.6
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
10,540 5,378 51.0 5,920 2,311 39.0 4,620 3,067 66.4 5,615 4,209 75.0
      Householder 7,379 4,107 55.7 4,570 1,932 42.3 2,809 2,175 77.4 2,004 1,819 90.8
      Related children (18) 1,958 800 40.9 600 157 26.2 1,358 643 47.3 2,892 1,900 65.7
      Other 1,203 472 39.2 749 222 29.6 454 250 55.0 718 490 68.3
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
4,182 2,620 62.7 2,153 1,046 48.6 2,029 1,574 77.6 2,051 1,778 86.7
      Householder 2,932 2,011 68.6 1,543 823 53.3 1,389 1,188 85.5 1,046 983 94.0
      Related children (18) 609 301 49.4 225 74 33.1 384 227 59.0 640 538 84.0
      Other 642 309 48.1 386 149 38.5 256 160 62.6 366 257 70.3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
398 254 63.8 239 134 56.2 159 120 75.3 181 162 89.5
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
31,896 8,956 28.1 21,934 3,168 14.4 9,962 5,788 58.1 7,217 6,193 85.8
      Male 18,105 4,764 26.3 12,639 1,777 14.1 5,466 2,987 54.7 3,551 3,004 84.6
        Householder 12,062 2,529 21.0 8,715 917 10.5 3,347 1,612 48.2 2,364 1,890 79.9
      Female 13,791 4,192 30.4 9,295 1,391 15.0 4,496 2,801 62.3 3,666 3,190 87.0
        Householder 9,649 2,394 24.8 6,837 835 12.2 2,812 1,559 55.5 2,445 2,015 82.4

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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