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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) 7,162 845 11.8 5,163 335 6.5 403 391 96.9 170 160 94.1
16 to 17 years 42 9 (B) 0 0 (X) 8 8 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 6,873 774 11.3 5,007 315 6.3 392 380 96.8 168 158 94.1
    18 to 24 years 662 153 23.1 215 31 14.4 77 75 96.8 12 12 (B)
    25 to 34 years 1,726 196 11.4 1,271 78 6.1 92 89 96.9 42 39 (B)
    35 to 44 years 1,878 159 8.4 1,497 88 5.8 99 97 97.6 62 60 (B)
    45 to 54 years 1,677 158 9.4 1,303 71 5.5 80 75 93.8 37 32 (B)
    55 to 64 years 930 109 11.7 721 47 6.6 44 44 (B) 15 15 (B)
65 years and over 247 61 24.8 156 20 12.7 3 3 (B) 3 3 (B)

Male
 
      Total (17)
3,805 420 11.0 2,958 196 6.6 218 208 95.5 117 108 92.7
16 to 17 years 28 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 5 5 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 3,624 377 10.4 2,853 182 6.4 210 200 95.3 114 106 92.5
    18 to 24 years 362 80 22.1 131 21 16.0 34 33 (B) 7 7 (B)
    25 to 34 years 905 95 10.5 716 43 6.0 47 44 (B) 23 20 (B)
    35 to 44 years 1,024 89 8.7 889 57 6.4 63 61 (B) 45 43 (B)
    45 to 54 years 851 66 7.8 711 36 5.1 41 37 (B) 27 23 (B)
    55 to 64 years 482 47 9.7 406 25 6.2 25 25 (B) 13 13 (B)
65 years and over 153 37 24.3 105 14 13.0 3 3 (B) 3 3 (B)

Female
 
      Total (17)
3,357 424 12.6 2,205 139 6.3 185 183 98.5 53 52 (B)
16 to 17 years 14 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 3 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 3,249 397 12.2 2,154 133 6.2 182 180 98.5 53 52 (B)
    18 to 24 years 300 72 24.2 84 10 12.0 43 41 (B) 5 5 (B)
    25 to 34 years 821 101 12.3 555 35 6.3 45 45 (B) 19 19 (B)
    35 to 44 years 854 69 8.1 608 30 5.0 36 36 (B) 17 17 (B)
    45 to 54 years 826 92 11.1 592 35 6.0 39 38 (B) 10 9 (B)
    55 to 64 years 449 63 14.0 316 22 7.1 19 19 (B) 2 2 (B)
65 years and over 94 24 25.7 51 6 (B) 0 0 (B) 0 0 (X)

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
6,915 783 11.3 5,007 315 6.3 400 388 96.9 168 158 94.1
In families (2) 5,841 467 8.0 4,239 194 4.6 293 278 95.2 130 120 92.4
      Householder 2,545 239 9.4 1,986 98 4.9 150 148 98.4 65 63 (B)
In families with related
      children under 18 years (9)
3,247 255 7.9 2,365 115 4.8 201 187 93.0 96 86 89.6
      Householder 1,508 150 10.0 1,175 67 5.7 112 110 97.9 51 49 (B)
In families with related
      children under 6 years (9)
1,457 90 6.2 1,112 43 3.9 76 67 88.2 41 33 (B)
      Householder 697 60 8.6 550 28 5.1 49 48 (B) 24 23 (B)
In married-couple families (11) 6,903 450 6.5 5,191 203 3.9 313 298 95.4 152 142 93.2
      Husbands (11) 2,164 161 7.4 1,848 87 4.7 122 116 94.6 76 69 91.2
      Wives (11) 1,956 121 6.2 1,343 49 3.6 61 59 (B) 24 23 (B)
      Related children (18) 514 24 4.7 226 3 1.4 26 23 (B) 2 2 (B)
      Other 185 2 0.9 119 2 1.4 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 2,083 143 6.9 1,655 63 3.8 103 101 97.7 50 47 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 18 years (9)
4,092 265 6.5 3,085 129 4.2 226 212 93.6 121 111 91.4
      Husbands (11) 1,361 111 8.2 1,169 60 5.2 98 92 93.3 60 53 (B)
      Wives (11) 1,109 52 4.7 748 25 3.3 39 37 (B) 22 20 (B)
      Related children (18) 229 8 3.7 85 0 0.4 11 8 (B) 0 0 (X)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 6 years (9)
1,921 116 6.0 1,479 55 3.7 98 89 91.5 52 45 (B)
      Husbands (11) 676 52 7.7 581 24 4.1 49 43 (B) 27 21 (B)
      Wives (11) 503 19 3.8 328 11 3.3 12 10 (B) 7 7 (B)
      Related children (18) 51 0 (B) 38 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 77 0 0.0 48 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 615 45 7.3 484 20 4.1 38 36 (B) 18 17 (B)
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
412 43 10.6 301 17 5.7 29 27 (B) 12 10 (B)
      Householder 178 28 15.9 132 13 10.1 14 14 (B) 6 6 (B)
      Other 234 15 6.5 169 4 2.3 15 13 (B) 6 4 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
130 19 14.4 98 9 9.7 14 12 (B) 6 4 (B)
      Householder 64 13 (B) 50 9 (B) 7 7 (B) 4 4 (B)
      Related children (18) 11 2 (B) 5 0 (B) 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 55 3 (B) 42 0 (B) 5 3 (B) 2 0 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
41 3 (B) 36 3 (B) 2 1 (B) 2 0 (B)
      Householder 23 3 (B) 19 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 0 0 (B)
      Related children (18) 6 0 (B) 4 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 12 0 (B) 12 0 (B) 2 0 (B) 2 0 (B)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
610 117 19.1 403 37 9.1 54 54 (B) 16 16 (B)
      Householder 284 67 23.7 199 22 10.9 33 33 (B) 9 9 (B)
      Other 326 49 15.1 204 15 7.4 21 21 (B) 7 7 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
295 63 21.4 189 18 9.7 39 39 (B) 9 9 (B)
      Householder 175 45 25.6 118 15 12.9 28 28 (B) 8 8 (B)
      Related children (18) 36 13 (B) 13 0 (B) 9 9 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 83 5 6.1 57 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 1 1 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
110 16 14.4 81 6 6.9 13 13 (B) 5 5 (B)
      Householder 60 12 (B) 47 6 (B) 11 11 (B) 5 5 (B)
      Related children (18) 12 4 (B) 8 0 (B) 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 37 0 (B) 26 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
In unrelated subfamilies (3) 6 1 (B) 6 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Unrelated individuals (4) 1,084 320 29.5 766 121 15.8 112 112 100.0 37 37 (B)
      Male 598 149 24.9 448 69 15.5 48 48 (B) 24 24 (B)
        Householder 403 87 21.7 305 41 13.4 24 24 (B) 11 11 (B)
      Female 486 171 35.3 318 52 16.2 64 64 (B) 13 13 (B)
        Householder 327 92 28.2 231 28 12.0 33 33 (B) 6 6 (B)

Poverty Footnotes

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