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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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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)

White alone

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
129,549 21,382 16.5 84,771 9,146 10.8 44,778 12,236 27.3 61,689 25,533 41.4
16 to 17 years 1,902 350 18.4 74 26 (B) 1,828 323 17.7 4,940 1,592 32.2
18 to 64 years 120,970 20,414 16.9 81,890 8,999 11.0 39,080 11,414 29.2 30,711 14,442 47.0
    18 to 24 years 16,325 4,596 28.2 5,891 1,287 21.8 10,434 3,309 31.7 5,991 2,786 46.5
    25 to 34 years 27,046 5,747 21.2 18,901 2,717 14.4 8,144 3,030 37.2 4,659 2,705 58.1
    35 to 54 years 57,657 8,204 14.2 43,088 4,156 9.6 14,569 4,048 27.8 11,274 5,591 49.6
    55 to 64 years 19,942 1,867 9.4 14,010 840 6.0 5,933 1,027 17.3 8,788 3,360 38.2
65 years and over 6,677 619 9.3 2,807 120 4.3 3,870 499 12.9 26,037 9,499 36.5

Male
 
      Total (17)
69,814 11,033 15.8 50,031 5,418 10.8 19,783 5,615 28.4 24,114 9,525 39.5
16 to 17 years 960 184 19.2 48 17 (B) 913 167 18.3 2,548 807 31.7
18 to 64 years 65,157 10,613 16.3 48,226 5,334 11.1 16,930 5,279 31.2 11,004 5,575 50.7
    18 to 24 years 8,547 2,164 25.3 3,400 706 20.8 5,147 1,457 28.3 2,817 1,200 42.6
    25 to 34 years 15,066 3,146 20.9 11,368 1,675 14.7 3,698 1,472 39.8 1,207 712 59.0
    35 to 54 years 31,043 4,353 14.0 25,451 2,463 9.7 5,592 1,890 33.8 3,476 2,181 62.7
    55 to 64 years 10,501 950 9.0 8,008 490 6.1 2,493 460 18.4 3,504 1,482 42.3
65 years and over 3,697 236 6.4 1,757 67 3.8 1,940 169 8.7 10,561 3,143 29.8

Female
 
      Total (17)
59,735 10,349 17.3 34,740 3,727 10.7 24,995 6,622 26.5 37,575 16,008 42.6
16 to 17 years 942 165 17.6 27 9 (B) 915 156 17.1 2,392 785 32.8
18 to 64 years 55,813 9,801 17.6 33,664 3,665 10.9 22,149 6,136 27.7 19,707 8,867 45.0
    18 to 24 years 7,778 2,432 31.3 2,492 580 23.3 5,287 1,852 35.0 3,174 1,586 50.0
    25 to 34 years 11,980 2,601 21.7 7,534 1,042 13.8 4,446 1,559 35.1 3,451 1,993 57.8
    35 to 54 years 26,614 3,851 14.5 17,637 1,693 9.6 8,977 2,158 24.0 7,798 3,410 43.7
    55 to 64 years 9,441 917 9.7 6,002 350 5.8 3,440 567 16.5 5,284 1,877 35.5
65 years and over 2,980 383 12.8 1,050 53 5.1 1,930 330 17.1 15,476 6,356 41.1

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
122,872 20,764 16.9 81,964 9,026 11.0 40,908 11,738 28.7 35,652 16,034 45.0
In families (2) 96,741 13,414 13.9 64,106 6,421 10.0 32,635 6,993 21.4 30,218 11,460 37.9
      Householder 43,501 7,172 16.5 31,715 3,608 11.4 11,786 3,564 30.2 9,337 4,196 44.9
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
51,595 10,477 20.3 33,621 5,251 15.6 17,974 5,226 29.1 16,642 7,198 43.3
      Householder 24,923 5,941 23.8 17,923 3,071 17.1 7,000 2,870 41.0 4,629 2,595 56.1
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
21,588 5,632 26.1 14,307 2,841 19.9 7,281 2,791 38.3 6,301 3,423 54.3
      Householder 10,962 3,234 29.5 7,518 1,611 21.4 3,444 1,623 47.1 2,386 1,416 59.3
In married-couple families (11) 79,554 8,251 10.4 53,875 4,262 7.9 25,679 3,989 15.5 23,376 7,270 31.1
      Husbands (11) 36,765 4,496 12.2 30,760 2,937 9.5 6,005 1,560 26.0 3,809 1,532 40.2
      Wives (11) 31,016 2,549 8.2 19,234 964 5.0 11,782 1,585 13.5 11,742 3,830 32.6
      Related children (18) 10,462 932 8.9 3,154 231 7.3 7,308 702 9.6 7,016 1,594 22.7
      Other 1,311 273 20.8 728 132 18.1 583 141 24.3 809 314 38.8
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
42,356 6,489 15.3 28,270 3,511 12.4 14,086 2,977 21.1 12,670 4,534 35.8
      Husbands (11) 20,659 3,690 17.9 17,603 2,492 14.2 3,056 1,198 39.2 1,033 587 56.8
      Wives (11) 15,783 1,875 11.9 9,049 722 8.0 6,735 1,153 17.1 6,111 2,476 40.5
      Related children (18) 5,042 696 13.8 1,094 176 16.1 3,948 520 13.2 5,027 1,241 24.7
      Other 872 227 26.0 525 121 23.1 347 106 30.4 499 230 46.2
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
18,035 3,659 20.3 12,346 1,991 16.1 5,689 1,669 29.3 4,959 2,329 47.0
      Husbands (11) 9,767 2,254 23.1 8,178 1,524 18.6 1,589 730 46.0 385 242 62.7
      Wives (11) 6,726 1,003 14.9 3,521 327 9.3 3,206 677 21.1 3,452 1,525 44.2
      Related children (18) 989 237 24.0 321 60 18.6 668 177 26.5 828 396 47.8
      Other 553 166 29.9 326 81 24.7 227 85 37.5 293 166 56.8
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
5,929 1,284 21.7 3,775 586 15.5 2,154 698 32.4 1,877 1,000 53.3
      Householder 3,061 766 25.0 2,162 380 17.6 899 386 42.9 573 399 69.5
      Other 2,867 518 18.1 1,613 206 12.8 1,255 312 24.9 1,304 601 46.1
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,555 819 32.1 1,635 425 26.0 919 394 42.9 861 493 57.3
      Householder 1,722 582 33.8 1,228 310 25.2 494 272 55.1 238 185 78.0
      Related children (18) 332 66 19.9 104 13 12.5 228 53 23.3 456 191 42.0
      Other 500 171 34.1 304 102 33.7 197 69 34.9 168 116 69.3
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,034 421 40.7 688 238 34.6 346 183 52.9 228 164 71.9
      Householder 748 333 44.6 518 186 35.9 230 148 64.2 82 66 81.2
      Related children (18) 96 22 22.6 46 7 (B) 50 15 (B) 68 40 (B)
      Other 190 66 34.8 125 45 36.4 66 21 (B) 79 57 72.8
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
11,259 3,878 34.4 6,456 1,572 24.4 4,803 2,306 48.0 4,965 3,190 64.3
      Householder 6,355 2,727 42.9 4,090 1,228 30.0 2,265 1,499 66.2 1,609 1,292 80.3
      Other 4,904 1,152 23.5 2,366 344 14.5 2,538 808 31.8 3,356 1,898 56.6
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
6,684 3,170 47.4 3,716 1,315 35.4 2,969 1,855 62.5 3,112 2,171 69.8
      Householder 4,659 2,426 52.1 2,861 1,085 37.9 1,798 1,341 74.6 1,190 1,048 88.0
      Related children (18) 1,239 439 35.4 353 74 20.9 886 365 41.2 1,541 884 57.4
      Other 786 305 38.8 502 156 31.1 284 149 52.4 380 239 62.9
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
2,519 1,551 61.6 1,274 612 48.0 1,245 939 75.4 1,114 930 83.5
      Householder 1,761 1,191 67.6 895 464 51.9 867 727 83.8 613 564 91.9
      Related children (18) 322 146 45.4 111 33 29.5 211 113 53.7 300 231 77.1
      Other 435 214 49.1 268 115 42.8 167 99 59.2 201 135 67.3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
334 210 62.8 195 109 55.9 139 101 72.5 154 135 87.8
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
25,797 7,140 27.7 17,664 2,496 14.1 8,133 4,644 57.1 5,280 4,439 84.1
      Male 14,793 3,809 25.8 10,312 1,433 13.9 4,482 2,377 53.0 2,584 2,139 82.8
        Householder 9,892 2,005 20.3 7,151 731 10.2 2,741 1,274 46.5 1,730 1,345 77.7
      Female 11,004 3,331 30.3 7,352 1,063 14.5 3,652 2,267 62.1 2,695 2,300 85.3
        Householder 7,530 1,838 24.4 5,310 631 11.9 2,220 1,207 54.3 1,728 1,374 79.5

Poverty Footnotes


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