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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
All races
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
18,944 4,949 3,623 3,861 2,281 4,231 3,052 399 56 739 537 1,320
16 to 17 years 1,376 41 8 61 29 1,237 91 1 0 2 3 85
18 to 64 years 14,291 4,336 1,065 3,726 2,200 2,964 2,895 387 33 733 518 1,225
    18 to 24 years 3,357 255 44 725 492 1,841 1,061 47 1 208 123 683
    25 to 34 years 2,996 469 58 1,270 559 640 818 100 0 263 145 311
    35 to 54 years 5,458 2,412 208 1,488 930 420 783 172 7 220 191 193
    55 to 64 years 2,480 1,201 755 243 218 63 233 68 26 43 59 38
65 years and over 3,278 572 2,550 74 51 30 65 11 23 4 17 10

Male
 
      Total (17)
7,323 2,091 1,293 503 1,378 2,058 1,186 168 22 92 324 581
16 to 17 years 643 22 0 11 15 594 45 1 0 0 3 41
18 to 64 years 5,657 1,896 474 491 1,339 1,457 1,114 157 17 92 310 538
    18 to 24 years 1,428 119 25 79 313 893 399 13 0 22 66 299
    25 to 34 years 1,015 217 22 135 322 319 303 37 0 31 95 140
    35 to 54 years 2,140 1,053 76 236 567 208 316 81 5 30 115 84
    55 to 64 years 1,075 508 352 41 137 37 95 25 12 9 34 15
65 years and over 1,023 173 819 1 24 7 27 9 5 0 11 2

Female
 
      Total (17)
11,622 2,859 2,330 3,357 903 2,173 1,866 232 34 647 214 739
16 to 17 years 733 19 7 50 14 643 46 0 0 2 0 44
18 to 64 years 8,634 2,440 591 3,234 861 1,507 1,782 230 16 641 208 687
    18 to 24 years 1,929 135 19 646 180 948 662 34 1 186 57 385
    25 to 34 years 1,982 253 37 1,135 237 320 515 62 0 232 50 171
    35 to 54 years 3,318 1,359 132 1,251 364 212 467 91 2 190 76 109
    55 to 64 years 1,405 693 403 202 81 26 137 42 14 34 25 22
65 years and over 2,255 399 1,732 73 28 24 39 2 18 4 6 8

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
15,667 4,378 1,073 3,786 2,229 4,201 2,986 388 33 735 521 1,310
In families (2) 9,773 2,227 625 2,973 1,282 2,666 1,654 203 22 494 334 600
      Householder 4,033 1,191 309 1,553 590 390 980 151 11 362 166 289
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
6,946 1,267 161 2,539 858 2,120 1,302 167 2 445 229 459
      Householder 2,972 770 69 1,376 461 296 830 134 2 341 121 233
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
3,478 489 78 1,721 424 766 821 88 0 328 140 264
      Householder 1,664 266 30 959 242 166 550 68 0 255 73 153
In married-couple families (11) 4,477 896 467 1,685 487 941 655 80 22 167 165 221
      Husbands (11) 1,143 416 198 143 251 134 257 45 11 21 90 90
      Wives (11) 2,174 332 227 1,407 122 87 280 23 11 144 46 57
      Related children (18) 951 110 16 83 90 652 103 9 0 2 26 66
      Other 209 38 26 52 24 68 15 4 0 1 3 7
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
3,057 454 89 1,436 315 762 472 53 2 146 117 154
      Husbands (11) 601 207 32 106 169 87 189 33 2 17 70 68
      Wives (11) 1,494 142 21 1,215 64 52 197 12 0 126 30 28
      Related children (18) 773 73 13 66 58 563 72 4 0 2 13 52
      Other 189 33 23 49 24 60 14 4 0 1 3 6
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,716 205 43 990 148 330 307 32 0 108 74 93
      Husbands (11) 320 93 8 69 82 68 125 17 0 14 46 49
      Wives (11) 961 57 12 841 23 29 141 10 0 92 19 20
      Related children (18) 302 32 6 42 35 188 27 2 0 1 6 18
      Other 131 23 17 37 8 45 13 4 0 1 3 6
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,003 271 54 169 213 296 147 9 0 20 62 57
      Householder 466 164 26 62 134 81 78 9 0 13 33 23
      Other 537 107 28 108 79 216 69 0 0 6 29 33
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
592 139 17 110 124 202 97 8 0 17 30 42
      Householder 295 105 9 36 98 48 59 8 0 13 20 18
      Related children (18) 162 5 2 24 5 126 18 0 0 1 2 15
      Other 135 28 7 51 21 28 19 0 0 2 8 9
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
235 47 5 65 72 46 55 1 0 9 17 28
      Householder 129 25 3 24 63 13 33 1 0 7 10 15
      Related children (18) 29 2 0 9 0 18 6 0 0 1 0 5
      Other 77 19 2 32 9 15 16 0 0 1 7 9
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
4,292 1,059 104 1,118 582 1,428 852 114 0 308 108 323
      Householder 2,046 646 57 853 276 214 603 101 0 271 53 178
      Other 2,246 414 47 266 305 1,214 250 13 0 37 55 145
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,298 674 55 993 419 1,157 733 105 0 282 83 263
      Householder 1,740 480 26 797 253 183 566 96 0 260 45 166
      Related children (18) 1,217 102 6 120 113 877 129 5 0 14 23 88
      Other 340 91 23 76 52 98 37 4 0 8 16 9
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,527 238 30 666 204 390 460 55 0 212 49 143
      Householder 950 155 13 545 133 104 377 49 0 196 28 102
      Related children (18) 392 28 1 80 37 246 54 2 0 10 7 36
      Other 186 55 16 41 34 40 29 4 0 6 14 5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
171 21 1 81 23 45 52 7 0 30 6 10
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,723 2,130 446 733 924 1,490 1,280 178 11 210 181 700
      Male 2,637 950 197 163 598 730 600 91 6 50 118 336
        Householder 1,397 625 136 54 293 289 318 61 6 26 60 166
      Female 3,085 1,180 249 570 326 760 680 87 5 161 63 364
        Householder 1,660 899 194 121 154 292 320 63 5 59 28 165

Poverty Footnotes

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