U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

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

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar10.pdf [PDF].

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) 7,646 912 11.9 5,356 293 5.5 463 410 88.6 131 110 84.1
16 to 17 years 44 5 (B) 3 0 (B) 4 4 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 7,342 851 11.6 5,189 275 5.3 448 396 88.3 123 102 83.1
    18 to 24 years 720 188 26.2 238 27 11.5 137 116 84.9 13 9 (B)
    25 to 34 years 1,927 246 12.8 1,345 61 4.5 116 104 90.0 25 18 (B)
    35 to 44 years 2,005 146 7.3 1,530 64 4.2 83 76 92.2 40 37 (B)
    45 to 54 years 1,694 168 9.9 1,309 78 5.9 75 64 (B) 33 29 (B)
    55 to 64 years 996 103 10.3 767 44 5.7 38 35 (B) 13 9 (B)
65 years and over 261 56 21.3 163 19 11.5 10 10 (B) 8 8 (B)

Male
 
      Total (17)
4,052 496 12.2 3,046 160 5.3 253 223 88.3 83 69 83.4
16 to 17 years 25 3 (B) 1 0 (B) 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 3,870 463 12.0 2,940 149 5.1 242 212 87.7 76 62 81.9
    18 to 24 years 386 100 26.0 147 19 13.1 69 59 (B) 7 6 (B)
    25 to 34 years 1,028 151 14.7 766 38 5.0 65 59 (B) 16 12 (B)
    35 to 44 years 1,057 74 7.0 883 28 3.1 43 38 (B) 20 19 (B)
    45 to 54 years 878 93 10.6 731 48 6.6 46 40 (B) 23 19 (B)
    55 to 64 years 521 45 8.6 414 15 3.6 19 16 (B) 9 5 (B)
65 years and over 156 30 19.2 105 12 11.1 9 9 (B) 7 7 (B)

Female
 
      Total (17)
3,594 416 11.6 2,309 133 5.8 210 187 89.1 48 41 (B)
16 to 17 years 18 2 (B) 2 0 (B) 2 2 (B) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 3,472 388 11.2 2,249 126 5.6 206 184 88.9 47 40 (B)
    18 to 24 years 334 88 26.4 92 8 9.0 68 57 (B) 6 3 (B)
    25 to 34 years 899 95 10.5 579 23 3.9 51 45 (B) 9 7 (B)
    35 to 44 years 948 73 7.7 647 36 5.6 40 38 (B) 20 17 (B)
    45 to 54 years 816 75 9.2 578 29 5.1 28 24 (B) 9 9 (B)
    55 to 64 years 475 58 12.2 353 29 8.3 19 19 (B) 4 4 (B)
65 years and over 104 26 24.5 59 7 (B) 1 1 (B) 1 1 (B)

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
7,386 856 11.6 5,192 275 5.3 452 400 88.4 123 102 83.1
In families (2) 6,186 491 7.9 4,368 156 3.6 295 243 82.2 95 74 78.0
      Householder 2,698 238 8.8 2,046 82 4.0 143 123 86.2 45 38 (B)
In families with related
      children under 18 years (9)
3,556 289 8.1 2,548 96 3.8 225 190 84.3 85 67 78.8
      Householder 1,664 159 9.6 1,263 58 4.6 119 101 85.0 41 35 (B)
In families with related
      children under 6 years (9)
1,640 154 9.4 1,187 46 3.8 119 103 86.8 40 33 (B)
      Householder 781 88 11.3 573 28 4.9 64 57 (B) 17 16 (B)
In married-couple families (11) 7,237 478 6.6 5,288 151 2.9 294 252 85.7 104 86 82.1
      Husbands (11) 2,276 160 7.0 1,890 56 2.9 110 95 86.3 49 40 (B)
      Wives (11) 2,005 123 6.1 1,328 44 3.3 62 59 (B) 19 18 (B)
      Related children (18) 578 49 8.6 265 7 2.6 24 20 (B) 1 1 (B)
      Other 177 4 2.4 112 0 0.0 4 0 (B) 3 0 (B)
      Householder 2,201 141 6.4 1,693 44 2.6 93 78 83.8 33 27 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 18 years (9)
4,448 308 6.9 3,271 92 2.8 253 214 84.8 97 78 80.7
      Husbands (11) 1,512 125 8.2 1,268 44 3.5 106 91 85.8 46 38 (B)
      Wives (11) 1,175 64 5.4 754 16 2.1 46 44 (B) 16 14 (B)
      Related children (18) 228 19 8.5 91 3 2.8 15 10 (B) 1 1 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 6 years (9)
2,182 188 8.6 1,609 51 3.1 151 134 88.9 52 46 (B)
      Husbands (11) 780 82 10.5 646 25 3.8 66 59 (B) 25 23 (B)
      Wives (11) 555 37 6.6 353 9 2.5 27 25 (B) 10 9 (B)
      Related children (18) 65 4 (B) 34 0 (B) 3 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 80 2 2.2 51 0 (B) 3 0 (B) 1 0 (B)
      Householder 702 64 9.1 525 17 3.2 51 46 (B) 15 15 (B)
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
470 54 11.6 324 15 4.7 23 22 (B) 4 4 (B)
      Householder 189 37 19.5 133 13 9.4 12 11 (B) 4 4 (B)
      Other 281 18 6.3 190 3 1.3 11 11 (B) 0 0 (X)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
155 16 10.4 111 7 6.0 11 11 (B) 4 4 (B)
      Householder 66 11 (B) 56 7 (B) 6 6 (B) 4 4 (B)
      Related children (18) 15 0 (B) 6 0 (B) 0 0 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 74 4 (B) 49 0 (B) 4 4 (B) 0 0 (X)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
63 11 (B) 45 3 (B) 5 5 (B) 0 0 (B)
      Householder 28 7 (B) 22 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 0 0 (B)
      Related children (18) 5 0 (B) 3 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 31 4 (B) 20 0 (B) 4 4 (B) 0 0 (X)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
680 100 14.7 449 34 7.6 72 47 (B) 19 11 (B)
      Householder 308 60 19.4 220 25 11.6 38 33 (B) 8 8 (B)
      Other 372 40 10.7 229 9 3.9 34 14 (B) 12 3 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
357 64 17.9 240 26 10.9 43 33 (B) 15 9 (B)
      Householder 195 50 25.4 133 23 17.1 31 26 (B) 7 7 (B)
      Related children (18) 67 9 (B) 34 0 (B) 3 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 95 5 5.6 74 3 (B) 10 4 (B) 8 2 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
97 20 20.7 59 9 (B) 14 10 (B) 3 1 (B)
      Householder 52 17 (B) 26 8 (B) 12 10 (B) 1 1 (B)
      Related children (18) 23 1 (B) 12 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 22 1 (B) 20 1 (B) 3 1 (B) 2 0 (B)
In unrelated subfamilies (3) 17 1 (B) 13 0 (B) 1 1 (B) 0 0 (X)
Unrelated individuals (4) 1,195 370 31.0 813 118 14.6 159 159 100.0 28 28 (B)
      Male 670 201 30.0 473 73 15.5 79 79 100.0 16 16 (B)
        Householder 434 115 26.5 316 43 13.6 44 44 (B) 12 12 (B)
      Female 526 169 32.2 340 45 13.2 80 80 100.0 13 13 (B)
        Householder 318 85 26.8 217 24 11.0 36 36 (B) 8 8 (B)

Poverty Footnotes

[PDF] or PDF denotes a file in Adobe’s Portable Document Format. To view the file, you will need the Adobe® Reader® Off Site available free from Adobe.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)