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POV23: Poverty Status, Work Experience, and Family Earnings 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)

  All income levels With income below poverty threshold
Worked in previous year (16) Worked full-time year-round (16) Worked in previous year (16) Worked full-time year-round (16)
  Earnings below wtd. avg poverty threshold for 4 person family (33)   Earnings below wtd. avg poverty threshold for 4 person family (33)   Earnings below wtd. avg poverty threshold for 4 person family (33)   Earnings below wtd. avg poverty threshold for 4 person family (33)
All income levels Number Percent All income levels Number Percent Poor, total Number Percent Poor, total Number Percent

Both Sexes
      Total (17) 18,381 4,521 24.6 12,149 1,645 13.5 2,048 1,949 95.2 539 481 89.3
16 to 17 years 223 61 27.5 25 0 (B) 38 37 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 17,554 4,211 24.0 11,834 1,595 13.5 1,987 1,889 95.1 536 478 89.3
    18 to 24 years 2,580 910 35.3 1,003 242 24.2 504 492 97.7 95 92 96.6
    25 to 34 years 4,451 1,225 27.5 2,888 464 16.1 662 628 94.8 190 173 90.9
    35 to 44 years 4,348 850 19.6 3,298 367 11.1 401 374 93.3 129 106 82.4
    45 to 54 years 4,037 735 18.2 3,102 330 10.6 278 254 91.3 95 81 84.9
    55 to 64 years 2,139 491 22.9 1,542 192 12.5 141 141 100.0 27 27 (B)
65 years and over 604 249 41.2 291 50 17.1 23 23 (B) 3 3 (B)

Male
 
      Total (17)
8,541 1,774 20.8 5,774 604 10.5 742 691 93.2 198 172 86.5
16 to 17 years 98 28 28.3 7 0 (B) 16 16 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 8,158 1,644 20.2 5,629 586 10.4 721 671 93.0 198 172 86.5
    18 to 24 years 1,252 396 31.6 524 99 19.0 208 205 98.4 50 47 (B)
    25 to 34 years 2,096 448 21.4 1,382 148 10.7 200 183 91.7 43 42 (B)
    35 to 44 years 2,013 335 16.6 1,543 150 9.7 130 114 87.4 49 35 (B)
    45 to 54 years 1,845 296 16.0 1,451 123 8.5 112 98 87.3 40 32 (B)
    55 to 64 years 952 170 17.8 728 66 9.1 72 72 (B) 17 17 (B)
65 years and over 285 102 35.9 138 17 12.5 5 5 (B) 0 0 (X)

Female
 
      Total (17)
9,840 2,747 27.9 6,375 1,041 16.3 1,306 1,258 96.4 341 310 90.9
16 to 17 years 125 34 26.9 18 0 (B) 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 9,397 2,567 27.3 6,205 1,009 16.3 1,266 1,218 96.2 337 307 90.9
    18 to 24 years 1,328 514 38.7 479 143 29.9 296 287 97.1 45 45 (B)
    25 to 34 years 2,355 777 33.0 1,506 316 21.0 463 445 96.0 147 131 89.5
    35 to 44 years 2,335 516 22.1 1,755 217 12.4 271 260 96.1 80 71 88.4
    45 to 54 years 2,192 439 20.0 1,651 207 12.5 166 156 94.0 55 49 (B)
    55 to 64 years 1,187 321 27.1 814 126 15.5 70 70 (B) 10 10 (B)
65 years and over 319 146 45.9 152 32 21.2 18 18 (B) 3 3 (B)

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
17,778 4,273 24.0 11,858 1,595 13.5 2,025 1,927 95.2 536 478 89.3
In families (2) 13,444 2,690 20.0 8,749 924 10.6 1,473 1,375 93.3 441 383 86.9
      Householder 6,678 1,650 24.7 4,745 637 13.4 980 939 95.8 303 273 90.0
In families with related
      children under 18 years (9)
8,079 1,866 23.1 5,247 653 12.4 1,273 1,179 92.6 393 338 85.9
      Householder 4,599 1,367 29.7 3,191 527 16.5 917 876 95.5 287 257 89.5
In families with related
      children under 6 years (9)
3,458 892 25.8 2,139 260 12.1 738 666 90.3 210 171 81.3
      Householder 2,005 663 33.1 1,274 209 16.4 535 507 94.8 153 134 87.6
In married-couple families (11) 10,664 915 8.6 7,749 362 4.7 446 386 86.6 190 158 83.5
      Husbands (11) 3,322 258 7.8 2,702 111 4.1 163 140 85.7 79 65 82.3
      Wives (11) 2,931 266 9.1 2,111 110 5.2 92 83 89.9 34 29 (B)
      Related children (18) 1,046 122 11.6 358 30 8.4 47 42 (B) 14 14 (B)
      Other 187 25 13.4 91 5 5.0 11 9 (B) 2 2 (B)
      Householder 3,178 245 7.7 2,486 106 4.3 132 112 84.3 60 48 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 18 years (9)
6,218 464 7.5 4,563 197 4.3 352 296 84.3 155 125 81.1
      Husbands (11) 2,035 157 7.7 1,673 75 4.5 136 115 84.3 68 56 (B)
      Wives (11) 1,649 116 7.0 1,178 46 3.9 73 64 (B) 27 21 (B)
      Related children (18) 513 42 8.1 166 10 5.9 24 22 (B) 10 10 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 6 years (9)
2,693 247 9.2 1,925 97 5.0 219 182 83.1 90 74 81.9
      Husbands (11) 942 99 10.5 744 45 6.1 91 75 82.1 43 35 (B)
      Wives (11) 684 48 7.0 452 11 2.5 41 35 (B) 10 8 (B)
      Related children (18) 171 20 11.6 77 6 8.1 13 13 (B) 6 6 (B)
      Other 47 4 (B) 24 0 (B) 6 4 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 849 77 9.0 629 34 5.5 70 56 (B) 31 25 (B)
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,138 243 21.3 733 87 11.9 109 103 95.0 35 30 (B)
      Householder 589 150 25.5 394 56 14.1 68 67 (B) 19 17 (B)
      Other 549 92 16.8 339 32 9.3 40 36 (B) 17 13 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
515 131 25.4 338 57 16.8 73 67 (B) 31 26 (B)
      Householder 341 99 28.9 239 45 18.8 51 50 (B) 16 15 (B)
      Related children (18) 78 17 21.7 34 10 (B) 11 11 (B) 9 9 (B)
      Other 96 15 15.8 65 2 (B) 11 7 (B) 6 2 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
218 66 30.3 127 20 15.5 36 32 (B) 11 7 (B)
      Householder 153 48 31.3 102 18 17.8 25 25 (B) 5 5 (B)
      Related children (18) 29 5 (B) 8 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 36 13 (B) 17 2 (B) 11 7 (B) 6 2 (B)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
4,821 1,777 36.9 2,753 581 21.1 1,051 997 94.9 276 243 88.1
      Householder 2,911 1,255 43.1 1,865 475 25.4 779 760 97.6 225 208 92.4
      Other 1,910 522 27.4 888 106 12.0 272 237 87.2 51 35 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
3,258 1,410 43.3 1,834 466 25.4 958 904 94.4 258 225 87.2
      Householder 2,346 1,129 48.1 1,464 415 28.4 756 738 97.5 221 203 92.3
      Related children (18) 626 196 31.3 211 28 13.1 131 115 87.8 22 11 (B)
      Other 286 86 29.9 160 23 14.2 71 52 (B) 15 10 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
1,396 655 46.9 715 177 24.8 552 508 92.0 140 115 81.8
      Householder 1,003 539 53.7 542 157 28.9 440 426 96.8 116 103 89.2
      Related children (18) 248 74 29.7 94 10 10.9 66 51 (B) 15 4 (B)
      Other 145 43 29.7 78 10 13.3 46 31 (B) 10 8 (B)
In unrelated subfamilies (3) 35 17 (B) 29 12 (B) 9 9 (B) 6 6 (B)
Unrelated individuals (4) 4,326 1,575 36.4 3,082 659 21.4 549 549 100.0 89 89 100.0
      Male 2,322 845 36.4 1,629 331 20.3 316 316 100.0 61 61 (B)
        Householder 1,538 504 32.8 1,099 196 17.9 174 174 100.0 36 36 (B)
      Female 2,004 730 36.4 1,452 329 22.6 234 234 100.0 27 27 (B)
        Householder 1,592 522 32.8 1,176 226 19.2 153 153 100.0 13 13 (B)

Poverty Footnotes

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