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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, not Hispanic
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
54,750 8,574 26,910 7,657 3,081 8,528 16,019 1,609 1,979 2,801 1,901 7,729
16 to 17 years 3,719 58 17 89 84 3,471 1,021 11 1 7 14 988
18 to 64 years 26,565 7,051 4,542 7,130 2,834 5,009 13,211 1,433 856 2,685 1,756 6,481
    18 to 24 years 5,268 360 50 684 490 3,684 4,137 113 0 335 255 3,434
    25 to 34 years 3,717 605 129 1,681 614 687 2,550 278 3 774 276 1,219
    35 to 54 years 9,423 3,301 686 3,660 1,258 518 4,154 660 81 1,249 883 1,282
    55 to 64 years 8,158 2,785 3,677 1,105 471 121 2,370 381 772 326 343 547
65 years and over 24,465 1,465 22,351 438 164 48 1,787 165 1,122 110 130 260

Male
 
      Total (17)
22,143 4,115 11,308 493 1,926 4,300 7,007 771 1,078 409 1,137 3,613
16 to 17 years 1,922 37 11 27 43 1,803 526 5 1 4 9 507
18 to 64 years 10,133 3,506 1,900 451 1,790 2,486 5,575 684 463 374 1,065 2,989
    18 to 24 years 2,569 203 24 83 348 1,912 2,038 54 0 54 164 1,766
    25 to 34 years 1,169 308 54 81 415 310 945 111 2 92 190 551
    35 to 54 years 3,073 1,583 290 231 765 203 1,536 331 48 162 523 472
    55 to 64 years 3,321 1,411 1,531 56 262 60 1,056 188 413 65 189 201
65 years and over 10,088 572 9,398 16 93 10 906 82 614 31 63 116

Female
 
      Total (17)
32,607 4,459 15,601 7,164 1,155 4,228 9,012 838 902 2,392 764 4,116
16 to 17 years 1,797 21 6 62 41 1,667 495 6 0 3 5 481
18 to 64 years 16,433 3,545 2,642 6,679 1,043 2,523 7,636 749 393 2,311 692 3,492
    18 to 24 years 2,698 158 26 602 141 1,772 2,099 60 0 281 91 1,668
    25 to 34 years 2,547 296 75 1,600 200 377 1,605 168 1 682 86 668
    35 to 54 years 6,350 1,718 396 3,429 493 314 2,619 330 33 1,086 360 810
    55 to 64 years 4,837 1,373 2,145 1,049 209 60 1,313 192 359 261 155 346
65 years and over 14,377 893 12,953 423 71 37 881 83 509 79 67 143

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
30,285 7,109 4,559 7,219 2,917 8,480 14,232 1,444 857 2,691 1,770 7,469
In families (2) 24,862 4,946 3,650 6,746 2,123 7,397 11,579 1,059 714 2,364 1,376 6,066
      Householder 8,113 2,194 1,801 2,803 756 558 3,853 513 407 1,065 576 1,292
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
12,683 1,622 324 4,627 920 5,190 6,329 519 40 1,772 633 3,364
      Householder 3,711 838 146 2,032 390 305 2,122 274 21 848 301 678
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
4,265 511 108 2,574 322 750 2,422 231 8 1,040 241 902
      Householder 1,717 248 40 1,126 156 147 1,092 115 5 472 138 362
In married-couple families (11) 19,492 3,387 3,328 5,979 1,426 5,372 9,523 868 669 1,996 1,102 4,889
      Husbands (11) 3,611 1,359 1,323 195 515 220 2,063 363 366 169 492 673
      Wives (11) 9,502 1,344 1,892 5,437 417 413 4,092 374 299 1,720 405 1,294
      Related children (18) 5,949 527 59 280 436 4,646 3,223 103 0 93 189 2,838
      Other 430 157 55 67 58 93 146 28 4 15 16 83
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
9,838 1,019 246 4,081 639 3,853 5,168 408 38 1,479 516 2,727
      Husbands (11) 1,013 409 98 133 265 108 847 146 24 91 254 332
      Wives (11) 4,488 351 74 3,701 167 194 2,412 212 10 1,324 193 673
      Related children (18) 4,078 179 33 192 174 3,501 1,826 38 0 51 64 1,673
      Other 259 81 41 55 33 50 82 11 4 12 5 49
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
3,422 329 80 2,245 214 554 1,962 192 7 854 192 717
      Husbands (11) 390 122 24 66 103 76 420 54 3 54 125 183
      Wives (11) 2,335 109 19 2,050 52 105 1,284 126 1 767 48 342
      Related children (18) 540 56 3 93 44 343 202 7 0 21 17 158
      Other 157 42 34 35 15 30 55 5 2 12 2 33
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,588 466 143 147 260 572 586 48 22 62 92 363
      Householder 586 233 80 31 130 112 228 26 19 30 54 100
      Other 1,002 233 63 116 130 461 358 21 3 32 38 263
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
672 131 34 77 94 336 236 21 0 38 33 144
      Householder 229 85 22 11 62 49 105 16 0 22 23 45
      Related children (18) 354 25 4 35 20 271 98 4 0 10 6 78
      Other 88 21 8 31 12 16 33 0 0 7 5 21
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
155 25 12 46 36 36 96 8 0 24 16 48
      Householder 72 16 6 8 30 12 58 5 0 15 12 26
      Related children (18) 46 6 0 19 4 17 21 3 0 5 2 11
      Other 37 4 6 19 2 6 17 0 0 4 2 11
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
3,783 1,093 180 620 438 1,453 1,470 143 24 306 182 815
      Householder 1,322 539 95 398 127 163 652 93 18 237 80 225
      Other 2,460 554 85 222 310 1,290 818 51 6 70 102 590
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,172 471 44 469 187 1,000 925 90 2 256 84 493
      Householder 909 330 24 354 92 109 523 78 2 222 50 172
      Related children (18) 1,020 74 5 56 70 816 361 9 0 19 30 304
      Other 243 68 16 60 25 75 41 4 0 15 4 18
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
688 157 16 284 72 160 364 31 2 161 33 137
      Householder 431 107 6 228 42 47 278 26 2 136 23 92
      Related children (18) 139 15 3 25 10 86 64 4 0 15 6 39
      Other 118 35 7 31 20 26 22 2 0 11 3 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
120 18 0 42 16 44 54 8 0 21 5 20
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,302 2,146 909 431 778 1,038 2,599 377 143 306 390 1,384
      Male 2,510 1,043 382 80 489 515 1,361 194 72 89 273 733
        Householder 1,709 821 328 31 317 212 906 138 68 59 185 455
      Female 2,792 1,103 527 351 289 523 1,238 182 71 217 117 651
        Householder 1,751 851 471 78 151 199 758 128 67 101 75 387

Poverty Footnotes

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