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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV24: Reason For Not Working or Reason For Spending Time Out of The Labor Force -- Poverty Status of People Who Did Not Work or Who Spent Time Out of the Labor Force: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  Did not work last year (16) Worked last year, spent time out of the labor force (16)
Reason Reason
Total Ill or disabled Retired Home or family reasons Could not find work School or other Total Ill or disabled Retired Home or family reasons Could not find work School or other
Asian A.O.I.C.
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
838 119 207 180 46 285 134 10 0 22 14 88
16 to 17 years 63 0 0 3 2 58 7 0 0 0 0 7
18 to 64 years 618 86 94 167 44 227 128 10 0 22 14 81
    18 to 24 years 142 5 2 13 10 111 51 4 0 7 1 39
    25 to 34 years 136 9 4 42 10 70 31 0 0 9 3 19
    35 to 54 years 222 41 16 101 17 46 38 4 0 5 7 23
    55 to 64 years 119 30 72 10 7 0 7 2 0 2 2 1
65 years and over 156 33 113 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
325 58 83 18 22 143 57 4 0 4 11 39
16 to 17 years 25 0 0 0 2 24 5 0 0 0 0 5
18 to 64 years 242 44 40 18 21 119 52 4 0 4 11 34
    18 to 24 years 60 3 0 1 4 51 20 2 0 0 0 17
    25 to 34 years 63 7 2 2 7 45 13 0 0 2 3 8
    35 to 54 years 72 19 9 13 8 23 14 0 0 0 6 8
    55 to 64 years 48 16 29 1 2 0 6 2 0 2 2 0
65 years and over 58 14 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
512 61 124 162 24 142 77 7 0 18 3 49
16 to 17 years 37 0 0 3 0 34 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 376 41 54 150 24 108 76 7 0 18 3 48
    18 to 24 years 83 2 2 12 6 61 31 2 0 7 1 21
    25 to 34 years 73 3 2 40 3 25 18 0 0 7 1 10
    35 to 54 years 150 22 7 89 9 23 25 4 0 5 2 15
    55 to 64 years 71 14 42 9 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 1
65 years and over 99 19 70 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
681 86 94 171 46 285 134 10 0 22 14 88
In families (2) 454 46 77 149 28 155 81 7 0 18 12 44
      Householder 151 18 34 55 12 32 39 4 0 7 8 19
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
268 16 14 122 21 94 46 5 0 7 6 28
      Householder 79 7 2 49 10 11 27 3 0 4 6 15
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
136 7 13 73 14 29 21 3 0 5 3 11
      Householder 43 1 2 26 7 6 15 3 0 3 3 7
In married-couple families (11) 355 35 67 126 21 105 55 5 0 12 7 31
      Husbands (11) 87 20 25 13 9 20 24 4 0 2 5 13
      Wives (11) 176 11 36 111 5 13 17 1 0 7 2 7
      Related children (18) 78 4 0 2 6 66 14 0 0 4 0 10
      Other 13 0 6 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
206 14 10 101 15 66 30 3 0 3 5 19
      Husbands (11) 37 10 2 9 8 8 20 2 0 0 5 13
      Wives (11) 104 4 2 90 5 2 6 1 0 3 0 2
      Related children (18) 52 0 0 0 2 50 4 0 0 0 0 4
      Other 13 0 6 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
115 7 8 61 12 26 12 3 0 2 2 6
      Husbands (11) 22 4 0 6 8 5 10 2 0 0 2 6
      Wives (11) 63 4 2 53 3 1 2 1 0 2 0 0
      Related children (18) 19 0 0 0 2 17 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 11 0 6 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
26 3 8 2 3 11 7 0 0 0 5 2
      Householder 11 1 4 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 3 0
      Other 16 2 4 2 2 6 4 0 0 0 2 2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
14 2 4 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 1 2
      Householder 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2
      Other 8 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
6 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
      Householder 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
      Related children (18) 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
73 8 2 21 4 38 19 2 0 6 0 11
      Householder 27 2 2 13 3 8 11 0 0 4 0 7
      Other 46 6 0 9 0 31 8 2 0 2 0 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
48 0 0 19 4 25 13 2 0 4 0 8
      Householder 18 0 0 11 3 4 9 0 0 4 0 5
      Related children (18) 22 0 0 3 0 19 5 2 0 0 0 3
      Other 7 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
15 0 0 10 2 2 7 0 0 3 0 5
      Householder 10 0 0 7 2 1 5 0 0 3 0 2
      Related children (18) 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
225 40 17 21 17 130 54 3 0 4 2 44
      Male 98 16 11 3 9 59 16 0 0 2 0 14
        Householder 56 8 9 2 5 32 10 0 0 0 0 9
      Female 127 24 6 18 8 72 37 3 0 2 2 30
        Householder 67 19 6 2 6 35 22 3 0 0 2 17

Poverty Footnotes

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