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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
Asian alone
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
3,847 348 1,194 883 263 1,159 888 61 45 201 115 466
16 to 17 years 328 1 0 15 2 310 25 0 0 0 0 24
18 to 64 years 2,420 241 267 822 250 841 816 60 15 196 106 438
    18 to 24 years 609 8 6 58 38 499 207 2 0 9 22 174
    25 to 34 years 561 27 15 239 56 223 240 11 0 74 18 137
    35 to 54 years 776 100 53 409 118 95 280 34 0 103 49 95
    55 to 64 years 475 106 193 117 37 23 89 14 15 11 17 32
65 years and over 1,098 106 927 46 11 8 47 0 30 4 9 4

Male
 
      Total (17)
1,375 141 462 61 139 573 365 22 26 31 54 232
16 to 17 years 137 1 0 7 0 129 12 0 0 0 0 12
18 to 64 years 827 104 97 54 130 441 326 21 6 31 49 218
    18 to 24 years 310 7 4 8 28 263 108 2 0 5 8 94
    25 to 34 years 178 12 8 15 15 128 89 4 0 6 9 70
    35 to 54 years 190 46 17 22 66 40 91 14 0 14 25 38
    55 to 64 years 147 39 68 10 21 10 38 2 6 6 7 16
65 years and over 412 35 365 0 9 3 26 0 20 0 5 2

Female
 
      Total (17)
2,471 207 732 822 124 586 523 39 19 169 62 234
16 to 17 years 191 0 0 8 2 181 12 0 0 0 0 12
18 to 64 years 1,594 137 170 768 120 400 490 39 9 165 57 220
    18 to 24 years 298 0 2 50 10 236 99 0 0 4 14 80
    25 to 34 years 382 15 7 224 41 95 150 7 0 68 9 67
    35 to 54 years 586 55 36 387 52 55 189 19 0 89 24 57
    55 to 64 years 328 67 125 107 17 13 51 12 9 4 10 16
65 years and over 686 71 562 45 2 6 21 0 11 4 4 3

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
2,749 242 267 837 252 1,151 840 60 15 197 106 462
In families (2) 2,398 199 242 818 229 910 691 53 13 185 91 349
      Householder 576 71 91 202 96 115 218 24 4 74 33 83
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
1,418 93 56 595 97 577 392 30 2 149 42 170
      Householder 321 31 17 159 44 70 130 16 0 61 16 37
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
566 38 28 348 34 118 175 11 2 92 22 49
      Householder 159 10 8 97 13 32 67 4 0 39 9 14
In married-couple families (11) 1,878 133 185 728 172 659 550 47 11 168 69 256
      Husbands (11) 228 48 64 17 56 44 118 13 6 14 25 60
      Wives (11) 923 52 92 630 72 77 287 29 4 143 36 74
      Related children (18) 589 19 0 40 33 496 121 3 0 7 4 106
      Other 138 15 30 42 11 42 24 2 0 3 3 16
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,151 62 47 542 79 421 326 28 0 138 33 127
      Husbands (11) 102 18 12 16 32 25 63 8 0 11 14 30
      Wives (11) 562 24 8 464 28 38 187 18 0 120 15 34
      Related children (18) 375 8 0 28 11 328 62 1 0 6 1 53
      Other 112 13 27 34 8 31 15 0 0 2 3 9
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
512 30 22 326 33 102 157 10 0 86 18 43
      Husbands (11) 48 7 2 13 8 17 39 4 0 8 6 20
      Wives (11) 331 13 1 278 13 26 95 5 0 73 8 9
      Related children (18) 60 0 0 15 5 41 13 1 0 3 0 9
      Other 72 10 18 19 6 19 10 0 0 2 3 5
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
229 28 28 44 28 102 52 2 1 9 11 29
      Householder 61 5 5 4 11 36 16 0 0 2 2 12
      Other 168 23 23 40 17 66 36 2 1 7 9 17
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
89 13 0 19 6 50 21 0 1 4 6 10
      Householder 27 3 0 2 4 18 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 29 0 0 1 0 28 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 32 10 0 16 2 5 17 0 1 3 6 6
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
24 2 0 12 0 10 9 0 1 4 5 0
      Householder 6 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 14 2 0 10 0 2 9 0 1 3 5 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
291 38 29 46 29 149 89 4 1 9 11 65
      Householder 110 19 22 21 19 29 30 4 0 6 1 19
      Other 180 19 7 25 10 119 59 0 1 2 11 45
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
178 17 9 34 13 105 45 3 0 7 2 33
      Householder 62 9 7 17 9 20 24 3 0 6 1 15
      Related children (18) 89 2 0 7 1 79 15 0 0 0 0 15
      Other 26 6 2 10 3 6 5 0 0 0 1 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
31 6 6 11 1 7 9 1 0 2 0 6
      Householder 16 0 6 5 1 4 5 1 0 2 0 2
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 11 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
8 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
342 43 25 15 22 238 150 7 2 12 15 113
      Male 189 15 13 7 13 140 78 5 0 5 6 63
        Householder 102 11 10 5 10 66 39 2 0 0 2 35
      Female 153 27 12 8 9 97 72 2 2 7 10 50
        Householder 80 18 7 4 5 46 35 2 2 3 7 20

Poverty Footnotes

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