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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
Black A.O.I.C.
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
12,178 3,172 3,027 1,370 1,440 3,169 2,303 348 132 369 359 1,095
16 to 17 years 1,356 27 6 26 22 1,276 146 2 0 0 4 141
18 to 64 years 7,968 2,626 782 1,312 1,370 1,878 2,009 324 53 360 336 936
    18 to 24 years 2,116 185 30 256 344 1,302 646 23 0 77 68 478
    25 to 34 years 1,472 313 38 400 397 325 514 71 0 120 88 236
    35 to 54 years 2,725 1,333 119 542 510 222 595 152 13 121 130 179
    55 to 64 years 1,654 796 594 114 121 29 253 79 41 41 50 43
65 years and over 2,854 520 2,240 33 47 14 148 22 79 10 19 19

Male
 
      Total (17)
5,418 1,469 1,213 240 885 1,611 966 121 57 66 220 501
16 to 17 years 680 17 1 8 11 643 70 2 0 0 0 68
18 to 64 years 3,645 1,268 324 232 855 965 835 114 26 63 206 425
    18 to 24 years 1,077 102 10 61 216 688 300 4 0 0 51 244
    25 to 34 years 663 188 22 52 244 157 221 34 0 20 61 107
    35 to 54 years 1,186 606 64 94 315 108 218 53 3 29 75 58
    55 to 64 years 718 372 228 25 80 13 96 23 22 15 19 17
65 years and over 1,093 184 888 0 19 2 61 5 32 3 13 8

Female
 
      Total (17)
6,760 1,703 1,814 1,130 555 1,558 1,338 226 75 303 139 594
16 to 17 years 676 10 4 18 11 633 76 0 0 0 4 73
18 to 64 years 4,323 1,358 458 1,080 515 913 1,174 210 28 296 130 510
    18 to 24 years 1,039 83 20 195 127 614 346 19 0 77 16 234
    25 to 34 years 809 125 16 348 152 168 293 37 0 100 27 129
    35 to 54 years 1,539 726 56 448 195 114 377 99 10 92 55 121
    55 to 64 years 936 424 366 89 41 17 158 56 18 26 31 26
65 years and over 1,761 335 1,352 33 29 12 87 16 47 7 6 11

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
9,324 2,653 787 1,337 1,392 3,154 2,155 326 53 360 340 1,076
In families (2) 7,496 1,781 577 1,184 1,087 2,867 1,690 233 33 325 262 836
      Householder 2,160 734 268 578 379 200 667 144 12 201 100 209
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
4,496 764 161 870 610 2,092 1,051 149 12 260 127 504
      Householder 1,342 393 69 483 272 125 466 94 6 162 59 145
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,608 265 51 525 269 498 476 66 0 173 53 185
      Householder 642 124 11 322 127 58 263 44 0 114 27 79
In married-couple families (11) 3,196 646 412 572 422 1,143 797 106 30 153 125 383
      Husbands (11) 713 260 170 45 191 48 193 47 14 33 59 40
      Wives (11) 1,043 228 207 451 70 86 294 42 16 108 36 91
      Related children (18) 1,268 115 24 65 136 928 268 11 0 9 19 229
      Other 172 43 11 11 25 81 43 6 0 2 11 23
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,824 228 97 410 251 838 497 63 10 126 60 239
      Husbands (11) 316 93 43 36 120 24 114 29 6 24 28 27
      Wives (11) 540 80 34 325 42 59 189 22 4 91 19 53
      Related children (18) 865 37 14 40 70 703 175 7 0 9 8 151
      Other 104 17 6 9 19 52 19 5 0 2 4 8
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
693 88 29 253 108 216 207 26 0 72 20 89
      Husbands (11) 127 31 7 24 51 13 53 13 0 11 12 18
      Wives (11) 303 30 11 202 23 38 98 7 0 58 1 32
      Related children (18) 200 14 6 19 28 133 41 2 0 3 2 35
      Other 62 12 5 8 6 32 15 5 0 0 4 6
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
719 222 23 75 153 246 166 12 0 18 45 91
      Householder 261 97 9 38 71 46 80 11 0 10 22 37
      Other 459 125 15 37 82 200 86 1 0 7 24 53
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
326 78 3 28 67 149 74 8 0 13 22 31
      Householder 129 47 1 17 43 21 39 7 0 8 11 13
      Related children (18) 124 3 0 1 8 111 26 0 0 2 6 18
      Other 73 27 3 10 16 17 10 1 0 4 4 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
103 22 3 18 39 22 31 3 0 7 13 8
      Householder 58 12 0 14 28 4 19 2 0 2 8 7
      Related children (18) 16 0 0 0 5 11 7 0 0 2 4 1
      Other 29 10 3 4 6 7 5 1 0 2 1 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
3,580 912 141 537 512 1,478 727 115 3 155 92 362
      Householder 1,071 394 67 335 173 102 360 93 3 123 28 112
      Other 2,510 518 75 202 339 1,375 366 22 0 31 63 250
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,346 458 61 431 292 1,104 480 78 2 121 45 234
      Householder 814 257 27 307 145 78 284 65 2 106 20 91
      Related children (18) 1,220 103 7 79 107 924 163 6 0 8 23 126
      Other 313 99 27 45 39 103 32 6 0 7 2 17
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
811 155 19 255 122 260 238 36 0 94 19 88
      Householder 393 77 6 204 68 39 178 33 0 86 12 49
      Related children (18) 284 32 0 38 31 183 41 1 0 4 6 30
      Other 134 46 13 13 23 39 18 3 0 5 2 9
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
27 1 0 13 5 8 7 2 0 4 1 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,801 871 210 141 301 279 458 91 20 31 76 241
      Male 862 403 86 38 193 142 220 37 11 9 36 126
        Householder 535 282 71 16 100 65 152 27 11 2 26 86
      Female 939 468 125 103 107 137 239 54 9 22 40 114
        Householder 696 403 117 36 78 63 184 43 9 14 33 85

Poverty Footnotes

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