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POV23: Poverty Status, Work Experience, and Family Earnings for People 16 Years Old and Over: 2010

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2011 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

Black alone

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
16,990 4,434 26.1 10,991 1,507 13.7 1,977 1,894 95.8 461 412 89.4
16 to 17 years 140 25 17.9 13 6 (B) 12 12 (B) 4 4 (B)
18 to 64 years 16,252 4,188 25.8 10,680 1,457 13.6 1,934 1,852 95.8 449 402 89.4
    18 to 24 years 2,287 942 41.2 796 249 31.2 525 513 97.6 89 89 100.0
    25 to 34 years 4,123 1,222 29.6 2,673 414 15.5 598 571 95.5 133 114 85.9
    35 to 44 years 3,801 751 19.8 2,803 295 10.5 367 350 95.3 107 93 87.2
    45 to 54 years 3,822 758 19.8 2,811 303 10.8 284 264 93.0 79 67 85.0
    55 to 64 years 2,219 515 23.2 1,597 196 12.3 159 154 96.7 42 39 (B)
65 years and over 597 222 37.1 298 44 14.9 32 31 (B) 8 6 (B)

Male
 
      Total (17)
7,803 1,741 22.3 5,171 567 11.0 693 645 93.2 144 121 83.9
16 to 17 years 60 4 (B) 4 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
18 to 64 years 7,471 1,639 21.9 5,036 549 10.9 673 625 93.0 140 117 83.5
    18 to 24 years 1,097 389 35.5 381 100 26.2 186 175 93.9 22 22 (B)
    25 to 34 years 1,934 466 24.1 1,312 157 12.0 177 166 93.9 31 24 (B)
    35 to 44 years 1,723 278 16.1 1,331 114 8.6 122 111 91.1 43 34 (B)
    45 to 54 years 1,739 303 17.4 1,289 109 8.5 111 97 87.1 22 16 (B)
    55 to 64 years 978 204 20.8 723 68 9.5 77 77 100.0 21 21 (B)
65 years and over 272 97 35.7 131 16 12.3 20 20 (B) 4 4 (B)

Female
 
      Total (17)
9,187 2,693 29.3 5,820 941 16.2 1,285 1,248 97.2 317 291 91.8
16 to 17 years 80 21 25.7 8 4 (B) 12 12 (B) 4 4 (B)
18 to 64 years 8,782 2,548 29.0 5,644 909 16.1 1,261 1,226 97.2 309 285 92.1
    18 to 24 years 1,191 553 46.5 415 149 35.8 339 338 99.6 67 67 (B)
    25 to 34 years 2,189 756 34.5 1,361 257 18.9 421 405 96.2 101 90 89.2
    35 to 44 years 2,078 473 22.8 1,472 181 12.3 245 239 97.4 63 59 (B)
    45 to 54 years 2,084 455 21.8 1,523 193 12.7 173 168 96.8 57 51 (B)
    55 to 64 years 1,240 311 25.1 874 128 14.7 83 77 93.7 21 17 (B)
65 years and over 325 124 38.3 167 28 16.8 12 10 (B) 4 3 (B)

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
16,393 4,213 25.7 10,693 1,463 13.7 1,945 1,863 95.8 453 406 89.5
In families (2) 12,185 2,493 20.5 7,834 783 10.0 1,324 1,241 93.7 360 313 86.8
      Householder 6,029 1,575 26.1 4,105 521 12.7 957 917 95.8 277 241 87.1
In families with related
      children under 18 years (9)
6,950 1,668 24.0 4,331 522 12.1 1,165 1,085 93.2 334 288 86.3
      Householder 3,959 1,248 31.5 2,614 416 15.9 879 839 95.4 261 226 86.4
In families with related
      children under 6 years (9)
3,013 857 28.5 1,768 251 14.2 674 624 92.5 196 166 84.6
      Householder 1,785 673 37.7 1,070 205 19.2 538 508 94.5 163 137 83.7
In married-couple families (11) 9,303 825 8.9 6,602 230 3.5 401 331 82.7 131 91 69.3
      Husbands (11) 2,885 225 7.8 2,264 76 3.4 141 110 78.0 58 39 (B)
      Wives (11) 2,586 238 9.2 1,816 64 3.5 103 96 93.7 24 19 (B)
      Related children (18) 950 97 10.2 403 15 3.7 27 17 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 156 35 22.4 73 6 (B) 11 7 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 2,725 230 8.4 2,046 69 3.4 120 101 84.1 48 32 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 18 years (9)
5,262 445 8.5 3,671 128 3.5 328 262 80.0 116 77 66.8
      Husbands (11) 1,710 135 7.9 1,336 47 3.5 120 91 75.6 50 33 (B)
      Wives (11) 1,425 123 8.7 956 28 3.0 85 79 92.4 22 17 (B)
      Related children (18) 453 45 9.9 150 7 4.7 22 15 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 105 16 15.3 53 3 (B) 4 0 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 1,569 125 8.0 1,175 43 3.7 97 78 80.3 43 27 (B)
In married-couple families with
    related children under 6 years (9)
2,307 228 9.9 1,562 80 5.1 195 153 78.2 80 57 70.4
      Husbands (11) 812 89 10.9 608 36 5.9 88 67 75.5 40 27 (B)
      Wives (11) 603 52 8.7 376 9 2.4 40 39 (B) 8 7 (B)
      Related children (18) 135 11 8.0 41 1 (B) 8 3 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 54 13 (B) 25 3 (B) 2 0 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Householder 704 63 8.9 513 30 5.9 56 43 (B) 32 22 (B)
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,068 246 23.0 723 85 11.7 109 101 92.2 35 30 (B)
      Householder 536 138 25.8 360 43 12.0 73 70 (B) 21 18 (B)
      Other 532 107 20.2 363 42 11.5 36 31 (B) 14 12 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
410 121 29.6 269 40 14.9 91 83 90.6 29 25 (B)
      Householder 288 90 31.2 195 29 15.0 64 61 (B) 18 16 (B)
      Related children (18) 63 10 (B) 33 2 (B) 3 2 (B) 0 0 (X)
      Other 60 22 (B) 40 9 (B) 24 20 (B) 11 9 (B)
In families with male householder,
no wife present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
198 54 27.5 127 14 10.8 42 38 (B) 12 10 (B)
      Householder 141 48 34.2 90 10 10.9 34 32 (B) 8 6 (B)
      Related children (18) 29 0 (B) 17 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
      Other 27 6 (B) 20 4 (B) 8 6 (B) 4 4 (B)
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
4,540 1,652 36.4 2,555 537 21.0 934 909 97.4 243 224 92.1
      Householder 2,768 1,206 43.6 1,699 409 24.1 764 746 97.7 208 190 91.6
      Other 1,772 446 25.2 856 128 15.0 170 163 95.9 35 33 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 18 years (9)
2,847 1,227 43.1 1,566 397 25.3 843 818 97.1 232 213 91.8
      Householder 2,102 1,034 49.2 1,244 343 27.6 718 700 97.5 200 183 91.3
      Related children (18) 461 125 27.1 138 25 18.4 79 73 93.2 11 11 (B)
      Other 284 68 24.0 184 28 15.2 46 45 (B) 21 19 (B)
In families with female householder
no husband present with related
  children under 6 years (9)
1,212 638 52.7 591 188 31.8 494 477 96.6 136 122 89.4
      Householder 939 561 59.8 467 165 35.3 447 433 96.8 123 108 88.2
      Related children (18) 142 36 25.2 53 10 (B) 22 20 (B) 6 6 (B)
      Other 130 41 31.3 71 13 (B) 24 24 (B) 7 7 (B)
In unrelated subfamilies (3) 88 25 28.1 63 10 (B) 14 14 (B) 6 6 (B)
Unrelated individuals (4) 4,136 1,698 41.1 2,797 671 24.0 611 611 100.0 87 87 100.0
      Male 2,177 917 42.1 1,446 347 24.0 354 354 100.0 44 44 (B)
        Householder 1,468 558 38.0 1,011 216 21.4 198 198 100.0 29 29 (B)
      Female 1,958 781 39.9 1,352 324 24.0 256 256 100.0 43 43 (B)
        Householder 1,579 601 38.1 1,101 252 22.9 196 196 100.0 37 37 (B)

Poverty Footnotes

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