Working for Pay – Supplemental Data Tables

Children Aged 12–17 Who Worked Outside Home for Pay During the Past Week, by Location and Hours Worked, 2011–2012
Location Hours Worked Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 14,542,805 72.5 0.62%
9 or Less 4,082,258 20.3 0.55%
10 or More 1,442,310 7.2 0.36%
Large Rural 0 1,551,740 69.3 1.48%
9 or Less 496,471 22.2 1.34%
10 or More 190,247 8.5 0.82%
Small Rural 0 1,523,757 68.1 1.46%
9 or Less 474,939 21.2 1.27%
10 or More 240,289 10.7 0.86%
Children Aged 12–17 Who Worked Outside Home for Pay at Least 10 Hours During the Past Week, by Location and Race/Ethnicity, 2011–2012
Location Race/Ethnicity Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Hispanic 110,883 2.6 0.38%
Non-Hispanic White 1,066,059 10.1 0.58%
Non-Hispanic Black 169,492 5.6 0.83%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 78,370 4.2 0.62%
Large Rural Hispanic 25,312 7.7 2.50%
Non-Hispanic White 141,699 9.3 0.98%
Non-Hispanic Black 14,877 6.9 2.95%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 7,441 4.8 1.79%
Small Rural Hispanic 11,052 4.3 1.55%
Non-Hispanic White 197,184 12.7 1.06%
Non-Hispanic Black 13,611 6.7 3.28%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 17,108 9.3 2.75%
Children Aged 12–17 Who Worked Outside Home for Pay at Least 10 Hours During the Past Week, by Location and Poverty Level, 2011–2012
Location Poverty Level Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. Poverty was $23,050 for a family of 4 in 2012.
Urban 0–99% FPL 135,318 3.7 0.58%
100–199% FPL 281,170 7.3 0.94%
200–399% FPL 547,549 9.6 0.82%
≥400% FPL 478,273 7.0 0.49%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 19,350 4.0 1.45%
100–199% FPL 58,036 9.7 1.92%
200–399% FPL 72,018 10.6 1.60%
≥400% FPL 40,843 8.6 1.29%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 25,582 4.8 1.24%
100–199% FPL 56,250 10.1 1.64%
200–399% FPL 106,473 13.8 1.61%
≥400% FPL 51,984 14.0 2.37%

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