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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

Black alone

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
17,706 5,567 31.4 11,758 2,545 21.6 5,948 3,022 50.8 10,561 6,811 64.5
16 to 17 years 197 78 39.9 23 2 (B) 173 77 44.3 1,277 745 58.3
18 to 64 years 16,917 5,358 31.7 11,449 2,503 21.9 5,468 2,855 52.2 6,648 4,554 68.5
    18 to 24 years 2,415 1,092 45.2 941 314 33.3 1,474 779 52.8 1,781 1,154 64.8
    25 to 34 years 4,268 1,617 37.9 2,767 748 27.0 1,500 869 57.9 1,114 784 70.4
    35 to 54 years 8,147 2,194 26.9 6,240 1,230 19.7 1,906 963 50.5 2,309 1,705 73.9
    55 to 64 years 2,088 454 21.8 1,500 210 14.0 588 244 41.5 1,444 910 63.1
65 years and over 592 131 22.1 286 41 14.1 306 90 29.6 2,637 1,513 57.4

Male
 
      Total (17)
8,208 2,176 26.5 5,576 953 17.1 2,632 1,223 46.5 4,568 2,802 61.3
16 to 17 years 91 38 41.7 7 2 (B) 84 37 43.3 641 380 59.4
18 to 64 years 7,835 2,098 26.8 5,431 939 17.3 2,404 1,159 48.2 2,948 1,918 65.1
    18 to 24 years 1,166 498 42.7 494 143 29.0 672 355 52.8 859 526 61.2
    25 to 34 years 2,006 600 29.9 1,319 246 18.6 687 354 51.6 485 287 59.2
    35 to 54 years 3,737 827 22.1 2,912 468 16.1 825 359 43.5 973 723 74.3
    55 to 64 years 926 173 18.6 706 82 11.6 220 91 41.2 631 382 60.5
65 years and over 282 40 14.2 138 13 9.2 143 27 18.9 979 504 51.5

Female
 
      Total (17)
9,498 3,391 35.7 6,182 1,591 25.7 3,316 1,800 54.3 5,994 4,009 66.9
16 to 17 years 105 40 38.3 16 0 (B) 89 40 45.2 636 364 57.2
18 to 64 years 9,082 3,260 35.9 6,018 1,563 26.0 3,064 1,696 55.4 3,700 2,636 71.2
    18 to 24 years 1,249 594 47.6 447 170 38.1 802 424 52.9 922 628 68.1
    25 to 34 years 2,262 1,017 45.0 1,448 503 34.7 813 514 63.2 629 497 79.0
    35 to 54 years 4,409 1,366 31.0 3,328 762 22.9 1,081 604 55.9 1,336 982 73.5
    55 to 64 years 1,163 282 24.2 794 128 16.1 368 154 41.7 813 529 65.1
65 years and over 311 91 29.3 148 28 18.8 162 63 38.9 1,658 1,009 60.9

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
17,114 5,436 31.8 11,472 2,504 21.8 5,642 2,932 52.0 7,925 5,298 66.9
In families (2) 12,954 4,002 30.9 8,495 1,881 22.1 4,459 2,121 47.6 6,505 3,991 61.4
      Householder 6,486 2,452 37.8 4,616 1,298 28.1 1,870 1,154 61.7 1,805 1,311 72.7
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
7,762 3,149 40.6 5,096 1,562 30.7 2,666 1,586 59.5 3,956 2,765 69.9
      Householder 4,468 2,119 47.4 3,103 1,140 36.7 1,365 978 71.7 1,105 949 85.9
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
3,317 1,567 47.2 2,058 718 34.9 1,259 849 67.4 1,415 1,124 79.4
      Householder 1,929 1,037 53.7 1,227 499 40.7 703 538 76.6 552 495 89.7
In married-couple families (11) 7,196 1,249 17.4 5,095 644 12.6 2,101 605 28.8 2,793 1,214 43.5
      Husbands (11) 3,227 612 19.0 2,621 388 14.8 606 223 36.8 566 295 52.1
      Wives (11) 2,844 438 15.4 2,060 212 10.3 784 225 28.8 946 463 48.9
      Related children (18) 947 161 17.0 327 41 12.4 620 120 19.3 1,159 403 34.8
      Other 178 39 21.9 88 3 3.6 91 36 39.6 122 54 44.0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
4,114 920 22.4 2,967 504 17.0 1,148 415 36.2 1,538 756 49.1
      Husbands (11) 1,963 476 24.3 1,608 321 19.9 355 156 43.8 223 153 68.7
      Wives (11) 1,587 313 19.7 1,146 155 13.6 442 157 35.6 473 280 59.2
      Related children (18) 459 102 22.2 157 27 17.1 302 75 24.8 786 300 38.1
      Other 105 29 27.5 56 1 (B) 49 27 (B) 56 23 (B)
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,755 507 28.9 1,238 269 21.7 517 238 46.0 540 321 59.4
      Husbands (11) 899 288 32.0 705 184 26.0 193 104 53.9 80 54 67.3
      Wives (11) 654 156 23.9 437 68 15.6 217 88 40.6 250 159 63.6
      Related children (18) 158 50 31.6 72 16 (B) 86 34 40.2 191 100 52.5
      Other 45 13 (B) 24 1 (B) 21 11 (B) 18 7 (B)
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,098 367 33.4 711 169 23.8 388 198 51.1 581 372 64.0
      Householder 566 214 37.9 383 114 29.6 183 101 55.1 180 132 73.3
      Other 532 153 28.7 328 56 17.0 205 97 47.5 401 240 59.8
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
501 236 47.2 333 132 39.6 168 104 62.1 293 215 73.7
      Householder 331 162 48.9 234 93 39.7 96 69 71.0 94 80 85.3
      Related children (18) 75 24 (B) 34 12 (B) 41 12 (B) 121 73 60.4
      Other 96 50 52.7 65 27 (B) 31 24 (B) 78 62 80.1
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
209 119 57.2 125 62 49.6 84 58 68.3 85 71 83.4
      Householder 146 78 53.8 99 44 44.9 47 34 (B) 33 31 (B)
      Related children (18) 27 9 (B) 8 2 (B) 19 6 (B) 22 14 (B)
      Other 36 32 (B) 17 15 (B) 18 17 (B) 30 26 (B)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
4,660 2,386 51.2 2,689 1,067 39.7 1,970 1,318 66.9 3,132 2,406 76.8
      Householder 2,842 1,695 59.6 1,827 879 48.1 1,015 815 80.3 913 821 89.9
      Other 1,818 691 38.0 863 188 21.8 955 503 52.7 2,219 1,585 71.4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,147 1,993 63.3 1,796 926 51.5 1,350 1,067 79.0 2,126 1,793 84.4
      Householder 2,298 1,538 66.9 1,439 797 55.4 859 741 86.3 702 671 95.6
      Related children (18) 575 319 55.5 206 82 39.7 369 237 64.4 1,142 898 78.6
      Other 274 135 49.3 150 47 31.1 123 88 71.5 282 225 79.8
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,353 941 69.5 695 388 55.8 658 553 84.1 791 732 92.6
      Householder 980 726 74.1 531 322 60.5 448 404 90.2 369 361 97.7
      Related children (18) 235 132 56.2 92 37 40.2 143 95 66.5 284 266 93.4
      Other 138 83 59.9 72 29 (B) 66 54 (B) 137 106 77.2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
33 24 (B) 27 18 (B) 6 6 (B) 17 17 (B)
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,126 1,410 34.2 2,949 605 20.5 1,177 805 68.4 1,402 1,290 92.0
      Male 2,209 746 33.8 1,567 300 19.2 643 446 69.3 719 651 90.6
        Householder 1,476 440 29.8 1,066 178 16.7 411 262 63.8 473 411 86.9
      Female 1,917 664 34.7 1,383 305 22.1 534 359 67.2 684 638 93.4
        Householder 1,528 469 30.7 1,122 207 18.5 407 262 64.5 535 492 91.9

Poverty Footnotes


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