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POV23: Poverty Status, Work Experience, and Family Earnings for People 16 Years Old and Over: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 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) 106,675 16,366 15.3 68,526 4,385 6.4 5,154 5,011 97.2 1,068 986 92.3
16 to 17 years 1,458 138 9.5 46 2 (B) 66 60 (B) 2 0 (B)
18 to 64 years 98,946 13,910 14.1 65,770 4,096 6.2 4,992 4,855 97.3 1,046 966 92.3
    18 to 24 years 12,497 3,441 27.5 4,011 764 19.0 1,476 1,458 98.8 157 153 97.4
    25 to 34 years 20,775 3,247 15.6 14,099 1,013 7.2 1,358 1,309 96.4 308 279 90.7
    35 to 44 years 21,349 2,127 10.0 15,651 698 4.5 877 826 94.2 252 217 86.1
    45 to 54 years 25,837 2,543 9.8 19,233 866 4.5 768 752 97.9 196 187 95.0
    55 to 64 years 18,488 2,553 13.8 12,776 756 5.9 514 511 99.3 133 130 97.8
65 years and over 6,270 2,318 37.0 2,710 287 10.6 96 96 100.0 20 20 (B)

Male
 
      Total (17)
56,395 7,519 13.3 39,140 2,002 5.1 2,329 2,240 96.2 577 510 88.3
16 to 17 years 738 63 8.6 30 1 (B) 30 27 (B) 2 0 (B)
18 to 64 years 52,195 6,395 12.3 37,450 1,845 4.9 2,250 2,164 96.2 558 492 88.2
    18 to 24 years 6,413 1,552 24.2 2,231 340 15.3 584 577 98.9 83 79 95.1
    25 to 34 years 11,133 1,594 14.3 7,984 486 6.1 613 577 94.2 152 127 83.7
    35 to 44 years 11,531 1,014 8.8 9,307 319 3.4 427 392 91.7 149 119 79.8
    45 to 54 years 13,484 1,154 8.6 10,783 372 3.4 373 366 98.0 98 93 94.4
    55 to 64 years 9,634 1,081 11.2 7,145 328 4.6 253 251 99.4 76 75 98.0
65 years and over 3,461 1,061 30.6 1,660 155 9.3 49 49 (B) 18 18 (B)

Female
 
      Total (17)
50,280 8,847 17.6 29,387 2,384 8.1 2,825 2,771 98.1 490 476 97.0
16 to 17 years 720 75 10.4 16 1 (B) 36 34 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 46,750 7,516 16.1 28,320 2,251 7.9 2,742 2,691 98.2 488 474 97.0
    18 to 24 years 6,083 1,888 31.0 1,781 424 23.8 892 881 98.7 75 75 (B)
    25 to 34 years 9,642 1,652 17.1 6,115 527 8.6 745 731 98.2 156 152 97.6
    35 to 44 years 9,818 1,113 11.3 6,344 379 6.0 449 434 96.6 103 98 95.0
    45 to 54 years 12,353 1,390 11.2 8,450 494 5.8 395 386 97.8 98 94 95.7
    55 to 64 years 8,855 1,472 16.6 5,630 427 7.6 261 260 99.3 56 55 (B)
65 years and over 2,809 1,257 44.8 1,050 132 12.6 46 46 (B) 2 2 (B)

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
100,404 14,048 14.0 65,816 4,098 6.2 5,058 4,915 97.2 1,048 966 92.2
In families (2) 78,047 6,649 8.5 50,778 1,827 3.6 2,575 2,432 94.5 715 633 88.5
      Householder 35,521 3,495 9.8 25,479 1,033 4.1 1,587 1,527 96.2 438 402 91.8
In families with related
      children under 18 years (9)
39,521 3,423 8.7 25,289 985 3.9 1,963 1,825 93.0 578 496 85.9
      Householder 19,319 2,258 11.7 13,744 691 5.0 1,314 1,258 95.7 360 325 90.1
In families with related
      children under 6 years (9)
15,813 1,629 10.3 10,449 474 4.5 1,149 1,043 90.8 344 283 82.2
      Householder 8,244 1,120 13.6 5,669 323 5.7 781 740 94.7 205 181 88.3
In married-couple families (11) 94,539 5,110 5.4 64,776 1,413 2.2 1,890 1,721 91.1 665 559 84.1
      Husbands (11) 30,364 1,479 4.9 24,675 482 2.0 694 618 89.0 314 254 80.8
      Wives (11) 26,584 1,615 6.1 16,630 434 2.6 472 447 94.7 127 118 93.4
      Related children (18) 8,332 411 4.9 2,229 50 2.3 102 86 84.7 7 2 (B)
      Other 695 64 9.2 325 8 2.4 6 4 (B) 1 0 (B)
      Householder 28,565 1,541 5.4 20,918 438 2.1 616 566 91.8 217 185 85.2
In married-couple families with
    related children under 18 years (9)
47,909 2,085 4.4 32,495 647 2.0 1,338 1,176 87.9 509 403 79.2
      Husbands (11) 16,080 705 4.4 13,445 265 2.0 520 447 86.0 257 197 76.6
      Wives (11) 12,895 568 4.4 7,413 166 2.2 304 279 91.8 85 76 90.2
      Related children (18) 3,839 143 3.7 643 9 1.4 69 53 (B) 6 2 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 6 years (9)
20,033 1,100 5.5 13,913 345 2.5 831 710 85.4 314 236 75.1
      Husbands (11) 7,260 432 6.0 5,981 169 2.8 353 295 83.7 177 131 73.8
      Wives (11) 5,405 268 5.0 2,952 62 2.1 181 162 89.6 38 31 (B)
      Related children (18) 625 34 5.4 156 2 1.6 21 11 (B) 3 0 (B)
      Other 242 10 4.3 121 0 0.0 2 1 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 6,501 355 5.5 4,703 112 2.4 275 241 87.6 96 73 76.6
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
4,019 721 17.9 2,419 201 8.3 271 271 100.0 61 61 (B)
      Householder 2,261 440 19.4 1,519 133 8.7 188 188 100.0 49 49 (B)
      Other 1,758 282 16.0 901 68 7.6 83 83 100.0 12 12 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
1,736 398 22.9 1,090 118 10.8 202 202 100.0 50 50 (B)
      Householder 1,250 313 25.1 868 102 11.8 159 159 100.0 43 43 (B)
      Related children (18) 267 56 20.9 82 9 10.5 24 24 (B) 2 2 (B)
      Other 220 29 13.2 141 7 4.9 18 18 (B) 5 5 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
695 186 26.8 421 55 13.1 96 96 100.0 18 18 (B)
      Householder 520 158 30.4 325 51 15.7 83 83 100.0 18 18 (B)
      Related children (18) 80 16 19.8 39 2 (B) 6 6 (B) 0 0 (B)
      Other 95 12 12.9 57 2 (B) 7 7 (B) 0 0 (X)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
8,054 2,359 29.3 4,500 652 14.5 1,029 1,005 97.7 206 198 96.1
      Householder 4,695 1,514 32.3 3,043 463 15.2 782 773 98.7 173 169 97.7
      Other 3,359 845 25.2 1,457 189 13.0 247 233 94.2 33 29 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
4,593 1,594 34.7 2,506 427 17.0 863 840 97.4 178 170 95.7
      Householder 3,352 1,290 38.5 2,074 382 18.4 716 706 98.7 158 154 97.7
      Related children (18) 861 234 27.2 207 23 11.0 98 94 95.9 2 2 (B)
      Other 380 70 18.4 226 23 10.0 49 40 (B) 19 15 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
1,586 697 44.0 817 185 22.6 496 477 96.2 108 102 94.8
      Householder 1,223 607 49.6 641 160 25.0 423 416 98.3 91 90 98.4
      Related children (18) 172 50 29.0 61 7 (B) 38 36 (B) 2 2 (B)
      Other 191 41 21.3 115 17 15.1 35 26 (B) 15 11 (B)
In unrelated subfamilies (3) 264 118 44.5 142 28 19.8 83 83 100.0 15 15 (B)
Unrelated individuals (4) 22,288 7,294 32.7 14,908 2,244 15.1 2,408 2,408 100.0 318 318 100.0
      Male 12,524 3,675 29.3 8,475 1,096 12.9 1,200 1,200 100.0 170 170 100.0
        Householder 8,943 2,275 25.4 6,243 662 10.6 714 714 100.0 103 103 100.0
      Female 9,764 3,619 37.1 6,434 1,148 17.8 1,208 1,208 100.0 148 148 100.0
        Householder 6,624 2,099 31.7 4,648 729 15.7 616 616 100.0 105 105 100.0

Poverty Footnotes

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