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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) 7,609 919 12.1 5,401 356 6.6 427 411 96.1 178 166 93.4
16 to 17 years 53 10 (B) 0 0 (X) 9 9 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 7,303 846 11.6 5,243 336 6.4 413 398 96.5 175 164 93.4
    18 to 24 years 778 178 22.9 234 35 14.8 85 83 97.1 13 13 (B)
    25 to 34 years 1,867 226 12.1 1,360 88 6.5 100 95 95.7 46 42 (B)
    35 to 44 years 1,969 164 8.4 1,564 91 5.8 100 98 97.4 63 60 (B)
    45 to 54 years 1,744 166 9.5 1,353 74 5.4 83 78 94.0 38 33 (B)
    55 to 64 years 946 111 11.7 733 48 6.6 45 45 (B) 15 15 (B)
65 years and over 253 63 24.8 157 20 12.8 5 3 (B) 3 3 (B)

Male
 
      Total (17)
4,040 462 11.4 3,091 210 6.8 234 220 94.1 124 114 91.9
16 to 17 years 33 7 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 6 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 3,851 418 10.9 2,985 197 6.6 223 212 94.9 121 111 91.8
    18 to 24 years 431 101 23.4 141 23 16.4 41 40 (B) 8 8 (B)
    25 to 34 years 972 109 11.2 769 51 6.6 52 48 (B) 27 23 (B)
    35 to 44 years 1,065 92 8.6 918 59 6.5 63 61 (B) 45 43 (B)
    45 to 54 years 895 70 7.8 745 38 5.1 43 39 (B) 29 25 (B)
    55 to 64 years 488 47 9.7 411 26 6.2 25 25 (B) 13 13 (B)
65 years and over 156 37 23.8 106 14 13.0 5 3 (B) 3 3 (B)

Female
 
      Total (17)
3,569 457 12.8 2,310 145 6.3 193 190 98.4 54 52 (B)
16 to 17 years 20 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 3 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 3,452 427 12.4 2,258 139 6.2 190 187 98.4 54 52 (B)
    18 to 24 years 347 77 22.3 93 12 12.5 44 43 (B) 5 5 (B)
    25 to 34 years 895 118 13.2 591 37 6.3 48 48 (B) 19 19 (B)
    35 to 44 years 903 72 8.0 645 32 5.0 38 37 (B) 18 17 (B)
    45 to 54 years 849 96 11.3 608 35 5.8 40 39 (B) 10 9 (B)
    55 to 64 years 458 64 13.9 322 23 7.1 19 19 (B) 2 2 (B)
65 years and over 96 26 26.6 52 6 (B) 0 0 (B) 0 0 (X)

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
7,357 856 11.6 5,243 336 6.4 422 408 96.6 175 164 93.4
In families (2) 6,183 493 8.0 4,418 201 4.5 305 289 94.8 136 124 91.4
      Householder 2,670 248 9.3 2,070 101 4.9 157 153 97.4 69 65 (B)
In families with related
      children under 18 years (9)
3,447 270 7.8 2,473 119 4.8 210 194 92.5 101 90 88.5
      Householder 1,595 156 9.8 1,236 69 5.6 119 114 96.6 55 51 (B)
In families with related
      children under 6 years (9)
1,538 95 6.2 1,162 45 3.9 82 71 87.0 44 35 (B)
      Householder 743 64 8.6 582 30 5.2 55 52 (B) 27 24 (B)
In married-couple families (11) 7,235 463 6.4 5,392 209 3.9 323 306 94.5 160 146 91.4
      Husbands (11) 2,243 165 7.4 1,913 90 4.7 127 119 93.6 80 72 89.9
      Wives (11) 2,044 123 6.0 1,395 49 3.5 63 60 (B) 24 23 (B)
      Related children (18) 589 26 4.3 248 4 1.8 26 23 (B) 2 2 (B)
      Other 193 2 0.8 122 2 1.3 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 2,167 147 6.8 1,715 64 3.8 108 104 96.2 53 49 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 18 years (9)
4,303 274 6.4 3,215 133 4.2 235 217 92.4 129 115 89.3
      Husbands (11) 1,418 116 8.2 1,213 63 5.2 103 95 92.2 64 56 (B)
      Wives (11) 1,166 53 4.6 782 25 3.1 40 37 (B) 22 20 (B)
      Related children (18) 265 9 3.3 92 0 0.4 11 8 (B) 0 0 (X)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 6 years (9)
2,019 120 5.9 1,542 58 3.7 105 93 88.8 58 48 (B)
      Husbands (11) 706 53 7.6 605 25 4.2 52 44 (B) 30 22 (B)
      Wives (11) 531 20 3.7 342 11 3.1 12 11 (B) 7 7 (B)
      Related children (18) 55 0 (B) 39 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 78 0 0.0 48 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 648 47 7.2 507 21 4.2 41 38 (B) 22 18 (B)
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
450 48 10.6 318 17 5.5 32 30 (B) 12 10 (B)
      Householder 199 31 15.5 142 14 9.6 15 15 (B) 6 6 (B)
      Other 251 17 6.7 176 4 2.2 16 15 (B) 6 4 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
143 20 13.9 105 10 9.3 15 13 (B) 6 4 (B)
      Householder 72 15 (B) 57 10 (B) 8 8 (B) 4 4 (B)
      Related children (18) 14 2 (B) 5 0 (B) 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 57 3 (B) 44 0 (B) 5 3 (B) 2 0 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
47 4 (B) 40 3 (B) 3 2 (B) 2 0 (B)
      Householder 27 4 (B) 22 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 0 0 (B)
      Related children (18) 6 0 (B) 5 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 13 0 (B) 13 0 (B) 2 0 (B) 2 0 (B)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
664 129 19.5 423 39 9.1 57 57 (B) 17 17 (B)
      Householder 305 71 23.1 213 23 10.7 34 34 (B) 10 10 (B)
      Other 359 59 16.4 210 16 7.6 23 23 (B) 7 7 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
331 71 21.5 203 19 9.4 41 41 (B) 10 10 (B)
      Householder 192 47 24.3 130 16 12.3 29 29 (B) 8 8 (B)
      Related children (18) 51 17 (B) 14 0 (B) 11 11 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 88 8 8.8 59 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 1 1 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
120 17 14.5 87 6 6.7 14 14 (B) 5 5 (B)
      Householder 69 13 (B) 53 6 (B) 12 12 (B) 5 5 (B)
      Related children (18) 14 4 (B) 8 0 (B) 3 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 37 0 (B) 26 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
In unrelated subfamilies (3) 7 1 (B) 6 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Unrelated individuals (4) 1,185 368 31.0 823 135 16.4 122 122 100.0 40 40 (B)
      Male 655 175 26.8 481 79 16.5 54 54 (B) 27 27 (B)
        Householder 435 97 22.3 324 42 13.0 26 26 (B) 11 11 (B)
      Female 530 192 36.3 342 56 16.3 68 68 (B) 13 13 (B)
        Householder 359 104 29.1 250 31 12.3 35 35 (B) 6 6 (B)

Poverty Footnotes

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