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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: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 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
White alone
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
65,561 10,334 29,094 10,669 4,086 11,379 18,599 1,877 2,078 3,323 2,582 8,739
16 to 17 years 5,031 80 18 131 96 4,706 1,130 11 1 8 15 1,095
18 to 64 years 33,876 8,486 5,014 9,962 3,800 6,614 15,568 1,684 902 3,191 2,418 7,374
    18 to 24 years 7,228 457 76 1,088 723 4,884 4,817 137 1 417 374 3,889
    25 to 34 years 5,326 782 149 2,599 877 920 3,239 349 7 961 503 1,419
    35 to 54 years 12,034 4,019 759 4,943 1,646 667 4,961 783 94 1,459 1,147 1,478
    55 to 64 years 9,287 3,229 4,030 1,332 554 143 2,552 415 800 353 395 589
65 years and over 26,654 1,767 24,061 576 191 59 1,900 182 1,175 124 149 270

Male
 
      Total (17)
26,251 4,975 12,240 693 2,586 5,757 8,281 887 1,148 489 1,649 4,109
16 to 17 years 2,564 52 12 35 51 2,414 591 5 1 4 10 571
18 to 64 years 12,729 4,237 2,099 630 2,433 3,329 6,717 792 492 452 1,565 3,416
    18 to 24 years 3,451 254 37 114 510 2,535 2,393 61 0 71 260 2,000
    25 to 34 years 1,628 407 60 141 587 433 1,282 140 6 126 370 640
    35 to 54 years 3,888 1,948 322 307 1,022 289 1,897 381 56 187 715 557
    55 to 64 years 3,763 1,628 1,681 68 315 72 1,146 210 430 68 220 218
65 years and over 10,958 686 10,129 28 102 13 972 89 655 32 74 122

Female
 
      Total (17)
39,310 5,359 16,854 9,976 1,500 5,622 10,318 990 930 2,834 933 4,630
16 to 17 years 2,467 28 7 96 45 2,292 539 6 0 4 5 524
18 to 64 years 21,147 4,249 2,915 9,332 1,366 3,285 8,851 891 410 2,739 853 3,958
    18 to 24 years 3,778 204 39 974 213 2,349 2,424 76 1 346 113 1,889
    25 to 34 years 3,698 374 89 2,458 289 487 1,957 209 1 835 133 779
    35 to 54 years 8,147 2,070 438 4,636 625 378 3,064 402 38 1,272 431 920
    55 to 64 years 5,524 1,601 2,350 1,264 239 70 1,406 205 370 286 175 370
65 years and over 15,696 1,082 13,932 548 88 46 928 93 520 92 75 148

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
38,907 8,567 5,033 10,093 3,895 11,320 16,698 1,695 902 3,199 2,433 8,469
In families (2) 32,504 6,078 4,055 9,427 2,909 10,035 13,625 1,279 754 2,800 1,893 6,899
      Householder 10,045 2,626 1,948 3,762 973 736 4,619 632 429 1,279 771 1,508
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
18,255 2,212 469 6,871 1,419 7,284 7,721 671 48 2,130 936 3,935
      Householder 5,097 1,095 190 2,856 536 420 2,680 367 24 1,028 432 829
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
6,915 745 181 4,040 583 1,366 3,162 307 11 1,288 410 1,145
      Householder 2,517 333 62 1,688 238 196 1,425 162 7 598 202 457
In married-couple families (11) 24,618 4,024 3,633 8,078 1,883 7,001 10,893 1,015 699 2,301 1,426 5,452
      Husbands (11) 4,158 1,563 1,436 258 654 248 2,404 427 382 204 635 755
      Wives (11) 11,829 1,557 2,022 7,221 538 490 4,630 435 307 1,961 488 1,438
      Related children (18) 7,816 669 77 418 579 6,074 3,631 119 2 107 261 3,142
      Other 815 235 97 181 112 190 228 34 7 29 41 117
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
13,656 1,356 337 5,838 941 5,184 6,127 500 45 1,730 723 3,129
      Husbands (11) 1,317 521 125 184 359 127 1,076 180 27 117 357 395
      Wives (11) 6,228 446 90 5,205 245 242 2,812 260 11 1,528 249 763
      Related children (18) 5,547 255 46 292 264 4,690 2,100 47 0 59 96 1,898
      Other 564 134 75 156 74 124 139 13 7 25 22 72
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
5,310 473 130 3,385 364 957 2,463 247 10 1,035 294 877
      Husbands (11) 529 155 34 100 154 86 550 70 6 73 180 220
      Wives (11) 3,415 154 30 3,010 92 130 1,533 155 1 912 69 396
      Related children (18) 991 87 7 161 80 657 290 14 0 29 34 213
      Other 375 78 60 114 38 85 91 7 2 21 12 48
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
2,243 594 184 285 364 816 840 72 24 88 201 455
      Householder 770 283 90 45 175 177 328 34 20 34 97 143
      Other 1,473 311 95 241 188 639 512 38 3 54 104 313
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,055 191 54 173 140 498 355 37 0 52 70 196
      Householder 326 115 26 21 81 84 154 23 0 22 42 67
      Related children (18) 487 28 6 52 25 376 122 7 0 12 9 94
      Other 242 48 22 101 33 37 79 6 0 17 19 35
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
293 50 18 102 56 67 159 12 0 33 39 75
      Householder 107 28 7 13 41 18 88 6 0 16 26 40
      Related children (18) 76 6 0 28 7 35 32 4 0 7 5 16
      Other 110 15 10 62 8 14 40 2 0 11 8 19
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
5,643 1,460 238 1,064 663 2,218 1,892 192 31 411 266 992
      Householder 1,940 708 127 681 188 236 865 134 24 312 108 287
      Other 3,702 752 111 383 474 1,982 1,027 58 8 99 158 705
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,544 665 78 861 338 1,603 1,239 134 3 348 143 610
      Householder 1,402 438 44 611 142 167 706 116 3 291 75 221
      Related children (18) 1,691 120 8 117 125 1,321 450 12 0 33 43 361
      Other 451 106 26 133 72 115 83 6 0 24 25 28
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,312 221 34 553 163 342 539 48 2 220 76 193
      Householder 708 136 17 403 72 79 376 41 2 177 39 118
      Related children (18) 358 32 4 63 40 218 105 4 0 24 16 61
      Other 247 53 12 86 51 44 59 4 0 19 22 14
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
187 23 4 74 22 64 73 13 0 30 5 25
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
6,217 2,466 974 592 965 1,220 3,000 403 149 368 536 1,544
      Male 2,995 1,229 419 107 633 606 1,602 210 76 108 396 812
        Householder 1,897 922 345 34 361 236 1,001 144 72 65 230 489
      Female 3,222 1,236 555 486 331 614 1,398 193 73 260 139 732
        Householder 1,954 964 492 99 168 232 834 137 69 110 87 432

Poverty Footnotes

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